Brendan Koerner

Brendan I. Koerner is a contributing editor at Wired and a columnist for Gizmodo. His first book, Now the Hell Will Start, is out now.

The Green Lantern
Oct. 23 2007 7:43 AMVegans vs. VegetariansWhat kind of diet is best for the environment?
The Green Lantern
April 9 2009 6:31 AMAre the Yankees Bad for the Environment?The hidden costs of heading to the stadium.
The Green Lantern
Sept. 25 2007 5:33 PMRaise the Green LanternIntroducing Slate's environmental advice column.
April 9 2007 10:51 AMReply-To: Nigeria The e-mail scam that killed a minister in Tennessee.
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Jan. 19 2007 6:28 AMThe Purloined SirloinWhy is meat the most shoplifted item in America?
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Aug. 25 2006 1:31 PMThe Little Documentary That CouldWhat's IMAX's biggest hit? A schlocky NASA film.
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May 5 2006 1:27 PMBig GunsThe wild success of a massive Smith & Wesson revolver.
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Feb. 14 2006 4:49 PMI Don't!Why people in Connecticut have cold feet.
Dec. 14 2005 3:54 PMThe Gifts of the MagsWhat Playboy thinks you should get your mother-in-law.
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Nov. 4 2005 11:24 AMEl ChavoThe enduring popularity of a Mexican sitcom about a street kid who lives in a barrel.
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Oct. 21 2005 4:36 PMA Breath of Snow and AshesThe romance novel at the top of the New York Times best-seller list.
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Aug. 26 2005 6:31 PMThe Sin City UMDWhy gamers are watching movies instead.
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July 8 2005 5:04 PMTop DogWhy Americans love Labrador retrievers.
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May 27 2005 12:03 PMJudge JudyThe most-watched court show for 452 straight weeks.
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April 14 2005 5:50 PMJ.K. LasserThe dead accountant who wants to do your taxes.
The Green Lantern
Oct. 16 2007 7:29 AMDirty BurnsHow much carbon does a forest fire spew into the atmosphere?
The Green Lantern
Oct. 2 2007 11:35 AMJet Green?How to book your flight on an environmentally responsible airline.
April 25 2007 4:35 PMGinkgo Biloba? Forget About It.A history of the top-selling brain enhancer.
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Feb. 23 2007 12:18 PMIs Classical Making a Comeback?The hottest musical genre of 2006.
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Sept. 29 2006 12:32 PMThe Other Trojan WarWhat's the best-selling condom in America?
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June 2 2006 7:18 AMCandy LickerA best-selling book about cunnilingus and thugs.
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March 24 2006 12:43 PMSo Take Off All Your ClothesThe quick-change artists who dominate the NBA halftime circuit.
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Jan. 13 2006 5:51 AMThe Shrimp FactorAmericans love it now more than ever. Why?
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Dec. 2 2005 11:26 AMThe Shorts ListAmazon's selling stories and essays for 49 cents. Is anybody buying?
Sports Nut
Oct. 26 2005 11:26 AMThe Astros Get CrunkSome World Series hip hop, plus other sports rap classics.
The Slate Gist
Sept. 15 2005 6:20 AMWhere To Hide From Mother NatureWyoming? Nope. West Virginia? Think again.
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Aug. 5 2005 7:28 AMRanch DressingWhy do Americans love it so much?
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June 24 2005 5:34 PMDora the ExplorerHow Nickelodeon slew Barney.
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April 21 2005 3:25 PMJeff FoxworthyHe's the best-selling comedy recording artist of all time. Really.
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March 31 2005 2:16 PMThe Big Applebee'sThe restaurant at the top of the casual-dining heap.




The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

The Ludicrous Claims Women Are Pitched at “Egg Freezing Parties”

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
Business Insider
Oct. 1 2014 12:21 PM How One Entrepreneur Is Transforming Blood Testing
Oct. 1 2014 11:59 AM Ask a Homo: A Lesbian PDA FAQ
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 10:54 AM “I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death” Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Oct. 1 2014 12:21 PM How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM Watch a Crowd Go Wild When Steve Jobs Moves a Laptop in This 1999 Demonstration of WiFi
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 12:01 PM Rocky Snow
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.