The Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
Slate Voice: “Battling My Daemons” Listen to Slate’s Chris Kirk read his story on building his own email app from scratch.
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.
E.A. Resurrects Beloved ’90s Video Game Franchise as Hideous Free-to-Play Zombie, Fans Outraged
Build Your Own National AnthemUse Slate’s interactive to create an anthem for your city, neighborhood, business, or anything else.
The Instant Spin RoomThe dueling conservative and liberal Twitter responses to the State of the Union.
Map: 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.
What Should the Chris Christie Bridge Scandal Be Called?Help us find out by taking our poll.
Slate’s Honest Plot Summary ChallengeName the 2013 movie that each plot synopsis describes.
Way to Go, Slovenia! Not So Hot, Team USA.Re-ranking the 2014 Winter Olympics medal table by population and GDP.
Which BuzzFeed Quiz Are You?Let’s be honest, we’re all hoping to get “Which Simpsons Character Are You?”
Slate's Interactives LabData journalism, infographics, and video from Slate’s interactives team.
The Chen Guangbiao Business-Card GeneratorNow you can have a card fit for a Chinese billionaire.
Map: Conservative Voters Who Supported Pot in ColoradoPot was twice as popular as Obama in some rural counties.
The Next Silicon Valley
A World Map of All the “Next Silicon Valleys”Want a startup scene in your hometown? First, think of a catchy nickname.
Did 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.
Every John F. Kennedy Street, Park, Airport, and School in the WorldA map of the hundreds of locations named for the 35th president.
Red Summer In 1919, white Americans visited awful violence on black Americans. So black Americans decided to fight back.
Ringling Brothers Says It Will Stop Using Elephants in Its Circus Act After Years of Animal-Abuse Allegations
How Sex Trafficking Became a Christian Cause Célèbre Evangelicals made it less feminist and more mainstream.
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