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.
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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
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.
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.
TODAY IN SLATE
False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
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I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
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How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Inside Higher Ed
Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Future Tense Weather Blogger? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda? A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.