What Happens in Racial Sensitivity Training?How counselors will try to talk the racism out of Riley Cooper.
I Wish I Was a Little Bit ShorterThe research is clear: Being tall is hazardous to your health.
The New York Times Teaches the ControversyBoth sides are not equal when it comes to chronic Lyme disease.
Do Airlines Retire Flight Numbers After Crashes?Asiana Flight 214 is still flying between Seoul and San Francisco.
What’s Life Like in an Airport Transit Zone?Where does Edward Snowden sleep? Can he get a Cinnabon?
Is This What Brown v. Board Felt Like?Comparing public reaction to the gay marriage and school desegregation cases.
The Geneva SuspensionStaff Sgt. Robert Bales killed 16 Afghan civilians. Why wasn’t he charged with war crimes?
Why Are Roses the Most Famous Flower?We could just as easily have a White House Petunia Garden, right?
Do Other Countries Have “Stand Your Ground” Laws?Or do they require you to slowly back away?
Fourth of July, Independence Day, Independent Day ...What are we supposed to call this holiday?
Why Don’t U.S. Senators Hold Old-Fashioned Filibusters Anymore?Plus: If you can’t stand up, can you still filibuster?
How Does SCOTUS Schedule Its Decisions?Do the justices save the big cases for last to create suspense?
What Happens When You Defy a Secret Government Order?You have a secret trial and pay a secret fine.
Should Edward Snowden Have Had a Security Clearance?Everyone knew he advocated online privacy.
You Dropped a Bong on MeCould Amanda Bynes have killed someone by tossing glassware out of a 36th-floor window?
Diversity Won’t Help the GOP Its problems with minority voters go much deeper than its candidates.
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
Attacks on Abortion Clinics Should Be Prosecuted as Terrorism It’s the right thing, both practically and philosophically.
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
The Fossil of the Day Award Is the Best Part of the Paris Climate Summit Activists name and shame, with humor.
Warrior Kings Golden State is currently playing better than any basketball team in history. You might want to watch them.