The “Executive Function” PuzzleNew research suggests kids who direct their own activities have better outcomes.
Your Sriracha Is SafeAfter months of apocalyptic headlines, the famed hot-sauce factory has reached an agreement with its hometown.
Gordon Willis’ Enduring Mark on HollywoodThe legendary cinematographer of The Godfather and Manhattan has died.
The Game of Thrones Podcast, Episode 4The “sometimes they’re stoic while killing people and sometimes they’re stoic while stealing babies” edition.
The Reddit ReckoningOne year after turning up false clues in the Boston-bombing manhunt, the site’s users have done some soul-searching.
From Single to Double to TripleThe evolution of the jump in women’s figure skating, from 1936 to 2014.
Lawrence of Arabia, the Man What the movie gets right and wrong about the enigmatic antihero.
Where’d You Get Your Grass?The “first chimp fad” suggests primates want to be fashionable, too.
Our New Memory PlaygroundResearchers show they can erase and then reintroduce memories, at least in rats.
Why David Brooks Shouldn’t Talk About Poor People The New York Times columnist believes their poverty stems from a lack of virtue.
Anne Hathaway’s New One-Woman Play Predicts a Frightening (and Very Possible) Future in the Drone Wars
Snapchat Is Pushing Out More Than 30 Small Businesses to Move Into its Latest Office
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Is Obsessed With Muslims But she doesn’t understand what it’s like to be one in America.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Dan Kois found the single rightest thing ever published at Slate Dot Com.
Talent Trumps Principle Jameis Winston’s disturbing history will soon be a distant memory for the NFL.