Behind the Scenes
The Great J-School DebateFour Slate-sters (and journalism school grads) dish on the pros and cons of going to journalism school.
Who Slate-sters Follow on TwitterThe 100 Twitter accounts followed by the most Slate Staffers.
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?
What Happened at Slate This Week?Interactives editor Chris Kirk shares what intrigued him at the magazine this week.
Chart: Drugs Kill YoungThe number of Americans killed by drugs and the victims’ average age at death, charted.
History of Innovation
What in the World Does That Invention Do?Quiz: Match these gorgeous 18th- and 19th- century patent models to their purpose.
Use Our Fast-Food Generator to Build Delicious Items like the Chorizo Maple Syrup Dumpling
Vote for Bruce Something-or-Other Michelle Obama didn’t know the Democratic Senate candidate’s name. Will Iowans remember Bruce Braley on Election Day?
The American Horror Story: Freak Show Podcast, Episode 3 The “Edward Mordrake (Part 1)” edition.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.