History of Innovation
What in the World Does That Invention Do?Quiz: Match these gorgeous 18th- and 19th- century patent models to their purpose.
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How Does the Game of Thrones Series Line Up With the Books?Which episodes portray which chapters, charted.
Goop-ify Your Love LifeUse our widget to find out how Gwyneth Paltrow would describe your relationship status.
Should I Get Amazon Prime?Use our widget to find out if the service—now $99 per year—is a good deal for you.
Did You Invent Bitcoin?Take our simple quiz to find out whether you are the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto.
Meryl Streep Gets Thanked More Than GodCrunching the numbers on a decade-plus of Oscar acceptance speeches.
Where Is Information Still Not Free?A ranking of 180 countries by their restrictions on the press and Web.
Where in the World Is That Soccer Team From?Take our quiz of World Cup countries from space.
Four Features Mac Mail Is Still MissingApple’s desktop mail app is great. But it could be even better.
A Filthy HistoryInteractive map: Which countries have emitted the most carbon since 1850?
The Slate Podcast Endorsement-O-Matic(Almost) every product recommended on every Slate podcast since the dawn of creation.
The Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
Way to Go, Slovenia! Not So Hot, Team USA.Re-ranking the 2014 Winter Olympics medal table by population and GDP.
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.