The Evolution of SeinfeldFor a show about nothing, the sitcom changed a lot over its nine-year run.
30 Ballparks in 30 DaysThe ultimate baseball road trip itinerary generator returns for the 2015 season.
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, EventuallyHis magic sleigh journey is highly inefficient. So we made him a better itinerary.
Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel; Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel; Dreidel, Dreidel, Dreidel …The classic Hannukah game is painfully slow. It’s time to speed it up.
Kyrie on My Wayward SonJames of Thrones, Home Oladipo, Ibaka Flocka Flame, and 2014’s other most popular fantasy basketball team names.
The United States of Dunkin’ DonutsWhat America would look like if our state borders were based on fast-food density.
The New United States of AmericaState borders were drawn in the distant past. Is it time to reimagine our map?
The Million-Mile ClubWhich athlete traveled the most miles in his career? Which team holds the single-season frequent-flyer record?
Meet RutherfordThe surprisingly durable American habit of naming kids after sitting presidents.
Upset CityNCAA bracket names are way more boring (but way less sexist) than fantasy sports team names.
Top 10 Things to Love About Letterman’s Top Ten Lists10. Their topicality 9. Their absurdity 8. Their longevity 7. Their irreverence 6. Their silliness 5. Their brevity 4. Their self-deprecation 3. Their surprise 2. Their reliability 1. Regis.
Manifest DensityUse our interactive map to figure out how many sparsely populated flyover states it takes to equal one densely packed New York City.
Bunt-a-Palooza!How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?
Teenage Mutant Ninja BortlesTurn Down for Watt, Stafford Infection, and 2014’s other most popular fantasy football team names.
Do The Math
Mo Money Mo MilesUnited Airlines’ new frequent flier scheme creates a perverse incentive for business travelers.
The Longest Movie Plot Summary on WikipediaDoes it belong to Ben-Hur? Star Wars? Inception? (Hint: You’re not even getting warm.)
How Mass Shooters Get Their Guns Here are the origins of every gun used in the high-profile massacres of Obama’s presidency.
Even Appalachia Is Walking Away From Coal Why the Tennessee Valley Authority is about to retire a massive chunk of its coal-burning plants.
Financial Firms Hire Academics to Conduct Favorable Research. This One Got Caught, Thanks to Elizabeth Warren.
What We Talk About When We Talk About the Man Bun A man and a woman who sometimes wears a bun debate.
TV Club Podcast
The Empire Podcast: The Second Season Is Here Hear Slate’s complete commentary on the newest Empire episodes.