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.
Recycled
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.
Shopping
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.
Brains!
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.

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