The Anthropocene: Great Marketing, Wrong ProductAre we living in a new geological epoch? Not exactly.
The Return to MedievalismWhy is the world so troubled right now? Rejection of modernity and technology may be to blame.
Is Human Enhancement Cheating?The answer will affect sports, schools, and the battlefield of the future.
What Will “Truth” Mean in the Future?New technologies are changing what we can consider real.
Why We Need New “Rules of War”Individually addressing new technologies like drones isn’t enough. We need to rewrite the rule book.
The Problem With Making Meat in a FactorySome hope that creating meat without any animals will save energy. But that might not be the case.
Choose at Your Own RiskHow technology is changing our choices and the values that help us make them.
Talking ’Bout My Generation: The Real Walking DeadThe problem with longevity? Old people.
What Human Rights Watch’s “Case Against Killer Robots” Gets Wrong About Military Realities
Ted Cruz Is Not Eligible to Be President, According to the Most Plausible Interpretation of the Constitution
LED Bulbs Were Once Pricey. Now They’re Cheap, Mass-Produced, and Plentiful. This Is How Efficient Technology Will Take Over.
You, Me, and … Him? Prudie advises a woman whose husband wants to have a threesome with his unattractive best friend.
My Wife Won’t Stop Flirting on Facebook Dear Prudence answers more of your questions—only for Slate Plus members.
Full Frontal with Samantha Bee In her debut, Bee at once embraced and impaled the gendered expectations around her show. It’s hard to imagine a better start.
Rick Rubin Is Making a Star Wars-Themed Album Featuring Lin-Manuel Miranda and More. Hear Songs Now.
Indian Facebook Users School Mark Zuckerberg on the Kind of Internet Their Country Needs
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.