Explainer's Wildfire RoundupYour questions about the disaster in Southern California, with answers from our archives.
Intruder AlertThe New Yorker on how an Asian parasite has devastated America's eastern hemlock population.
Greenback Goner?The Economist on what could happen if the dollar's value keeps dropping.
Newsweek's New HiresKarl Rove and Markos Moulitsas make their respective debuts in Newsweek.
The Pointless ProtestsThe Economist on why Pakistan won't be democratizing any time soon.
Explainer's Wildfire RoundupYour questions about the disaster, with answers from our archives.
Grave MatterNational Geographic reports on the quirks, pitfalls, and future of memory.
In MemoriamIn Vanity Fair, Christopher Hitchens reflects on the death of a soldier whom he inspired to join the armed forces.
Down the DrainThe New York Times Magazine profiles an Iraqi intellectual whose goal in life was to topple Saddam.
Nativist AmericansThe New Yorker on the Republican presidential candidates' new favorite issue: illegal immigration.
What Do the Cops Have on Me?What turns up when a police officer punches your name into the computer.
The Other Mormon ProblemThe New Republic on how Mormons resent Mitt Romney's courting of evangelical voters.
The Albino Capital of the WorldVirginia Quarterly Review reports on a small Argentine town where albinism is startlingly common.
Korean BarbecueThe New Yorker on how a New Jersey restaurateur works with North Korea.
The Terrorists Among Us Forget Syria. The most dangerous religious extremists are migrants from North and South Carolina.
Safeway Almost Made a Massive Deal With Theranos. Now It’s Teaming Up With Theranos’ Biggest Rival.
Cards Against Humanity Asked People to Give It $5 on Black Friday for Nothing in Return. The Stunt Worked.
Girl, Uninterruptible Prudie advises a letter writer upset over a college freshman daughter’s lack of contact.
A New Statue in Edinburgh Honors a Bear Named Wojtek That Served in the Polish Military During World War II
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
Help! I Can’t Get Enough Dear Prudence. Prudie answers more of your questions, only for Slate Plus members.
The Best (and Only) Nigerien Remake of Purple Rain: “Rain the Color of Blue With a Little Red in It”
Internet-Connected Toys Are Getting Hacked, and It's as Creepy as We Feared It Would Be
Warrior Kings Golden State is currently playing better than any basketball team in history. You might want to watch them.