Behind the Scenes
Our Media Thanksgiving ListThe podcasts, websites, and apps Slate-sters are thankful for.
Chart: Drugs Kill YoungThe number of Americans killed by drugs and the victims’ average age at death, charted.
Who Slate-sters Follow on TwitterThe 100 Twitter accounts followed by the most Slate Staffers.
History of Innovation
What in the World Does That Invention Do?Quiz: Match these gorgeous 18th- and 19th- century patent models to their purpose.
Counting to 5 MillionThe most likely scenarios for Obama’s overhaul of the U.S. immigration system, charted.
The Instant Spin RoomWhat conservatives and liberals are saying about the 2014 midterm results.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Interactives editor Chris Kirk shares what intrigued him at the magazine this week.
Where in the World Is That Soccer Team From?Take our quiz of World Cup countries from space.
Who Would Want to Immigrate to Greece Right Now? A lot of people. And the country has never been less equipped to absorb them.
The Olympics Need an L.A. Games The city once saved the mega-event from its bloated, economically burdensome self. Los Angeles could do it again.
“If You’ve Got a Good Solution, I’m Going to Steal It for a Future Answer.” Dear Prudence and The Gist follow up with “Creeped Out,” a letter writer with an unfriendly co-worker.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?