Chris Kirk

Chris Kirk is Slate's interactives editor. Follow him on Twitter.

Low Concept
March 7 2014 4:59 PMDid You Invent Bitcoin?Take our simple quiz to find out whether you are the mysterious Satoshi Nakamoto.
Low Concept
March 3 2014 4:53 PMThe Adele Dazeem Name GeneratorUse our widget to Travoltify your own name.
Feb. 27 2014 8:31 AMPut Your Oscars Knowledge to the Test With This Screenplay Quiz
Feb. 19 2014 11:52 PMMeryl Streep Gets Thanked More Than GodCrunching the numbers on a decade-plus of Oscar acceptance speeches.
Feb. 18 2014 12:33 PMWhere Is Information Still Not Free?A ranking of 180 countries by their restrictions on the press and Web.
Future Tense
Feb. 11 2014 11:48 AME.A. Resurrects Beloved ’90s Video Game Franchise as Hideous Free-to-Play Zombie, Fans Outraged
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 6 2014 11:21 AMBuild Your Own National AnthemUse Slate’s interactive to create an anthem for your city, neighborhood, business, or anything else.
Sports Nut
Feb. 2 2014 12:00 PMWorst/Best Call Ever!The biggest Broncos and Seahawks fans on Twitter, side by side.
Jan. 28 2014 6:03 PMThe Instant Spin RoomThe dueling conservative and liberal Twitter responses to the State of the Union.
Jan. 26 2014 6:30 PMMap: Publicly Funded Schools That Are Allowed to Teach Creationism.Thousands of schools in states across the country can use taxpayer money to cast doubt on basic science.
Slate Labs
Jan. 10 2014 5:33 PMSlate’s Interactives LabData journalism, infographics, and video from Slate’s interactives team.
Low Concept
Jan. 9 2014 12:41 PMThe Chen Guangbiao Business-Card GeneratorNow you can have a card fit for a Chinese billionaire.
Altered State
Jan. 6 2014 11:18 AMMap: Conservative Voters Who Supported Pot in ColoradoPot was twice as popular as Obama in some rural counties.
The Next Silicon Valley
Dec. 19 2013 12:37 PMA World Map of All the “Next Silicon Valleys”Want a startup scene in your hometown? First, think of a catchy nickname.
Dec. 13 2013 10:48 AMDid Your State Pass Any Gun Control Laws Since Newtown?The 20 states that passed 41 new state laws to restrict guns or improve background checks.
Brow Beat
March 7 2014 12:28 PMPlay Wes Anderson Bingo—Special Grand Budapest Hotel Edition!
March 2 2014 6:00 PMThe Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
Future Tense
Feb. 20 2014 5:59 PMThe $19 Billion Facebook Spent on WhatsApp Could Have Bought 76 Washington Posts
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 19 2014 12:33 PMWay to Go, Slovenia! Not So Hot, Team USA.Re-ranking the 2014 Winter Olympics medal table by population and GDP.
Feb. 11 2014 4:22 PMThe Deadliest Cancers, in One Chart
Five-ring Circus
Feb. 7 2014 6:02 PMSochi Night LiveThe best Olympic opening ceremony tweets in real time.
Brow Beat
Feb. 6 2014 10:51 AMHere’s Statistical Proof That February Movies Suck
Future Tense
Jan. 30 2014 5:10 PMHere's What the World Would Look Like if Apple, Microsoft, and Google Were Countries 
Low Concept
Jan. 28 2014 2:19 PMWhich BuzzFeed Quiz Are You?Let’s be honest, we’re all hoping to get “Which Simpsons Character Are You?”
Slate Labs
Jan. 13 2014 1:02 PMSlate's Interactives LabData journalism, infographics, and video from Slate’s interactives team.
Low Concept
Jan. 9 2014 5:10 PMWhat Should the Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Be Called?Help us find out by taking our poll.
Low Concept
Jan. 8 2014 12:31 PMBattle of the Weather JokesIt’s cold, but is it Hoth cold or Beyond the Wall cold?
Low Concept
Dec. 22 2013 11:38 PMSlate’s Honest Plot Summary ChallengeName the 2013 movie that each plot synopsis describes.
Map of the Week
Dec. 19 2013 7:52 AMStarbucks, State Sports, and Sea MonstersSlate’s most compelling maps of 2013.
Dec. 12 2013 11:31 PMThe Missing 20,000 Gun DeathsHomicide is only part of the gun violence issue—the smaller part.




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Sept. 16 2014 11:46 PM The Scariest Campfire Story More horrifying than bears, snakes, or hook-handed killers.
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.