The Man Who Discovered ThiaminToday, we take vitamin B1 for granted. But it took a horrible, wasting disease—and lots and lots of chickens—for scientists to discover it.
Flywheel: SoulCycling for the Truly SadisticI killed myself to win a fitness competition involving a stationary bike and a torque board. I won. For what?
Boyhood An astounding, one-of-a-kind trove of stories and drawings reveals what life was like for young men growing up in rural 19th-century America.
It's Not Just Josh Duggar—A String of Sex-Abuse Scandals Have Recently Rocked Christian Fundamentalism
“And Then You March In, According to Your Existential Importance in Life” A day in the life of Slate’s Supreme Court reporter.
Charter Promises Its Time Warner Cable Acquisition Won’t Hurt Net Neutrality. We've Heard That Before.