Ben Crair

Ben Crair is an associate editor at the Daily Beast.

Feb. 26 2010 9:40 AMTouring a Buddhist Theme Park With a Chinese Muslim
Feb. 24 2010 9:44 AMThe Part I'm Dreading: Leeches
Feb. 22 2010 12:07 PMHainan Is China's Jamaica
Aug. 29 2010 7:48 AMThe Evolution of the Minnesota State FairHow 4-H kids run the show.
May 1 2007 1:43 PMMarching With the DarfuriansMeet Philadelphia's Sudanese community.
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Aug. 18 2006 4:22 PMKitty Kelley's Latest Tell-AllHer sit-down with Duke Cunningham's wife.
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Aug. 4 2006 4:50 PMLevant Is Going To BreakCan the U.N. stop the Israel-Hezbollah conflict?
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July 21 2006 3:28 PMThe Hezbollah ProxyIs the war an Iranian diversion?
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June 30 2006 5:22 PMThe $60 Billion MenWarren Buffett, Bill Gates, and their joint philanthropy.
Feb. 25 2010 9:39 AMListening and Looking
Feb. 23 2010 11:52 AMWhat Happened to the Hainan Gibbon?
Dec. 29 2008 1:28 PMGood Germans and Uplifting UprisingsHollywood's take on the Holocaust.
July 29 2008 4:20 PMThe Forgotten Ape Why can't the gibbon get any respect?
Aug. 30 2006 2:14 PMThe Evolution of the Minnesota State FairHow 4-H kids run the show.
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Aug. 11 2006 4:53 PMJihad in Somalia?Islamism, poverty, and rapid growth put the nation on the brink.
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July 28 2006 3:42 PMIt's Clinton vs. DeanThe big battle for the netroots.
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July 7 2006 5:20 PMKim Jong-il's Big FlopHis hopes to intimidate the West fizzled with the failed missile tests.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 19 2014 11:45 PM An All-Female Mission to Mars As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.