The Disappearing Borders of the Middle EastThey were drawn incorrectly in the first place.
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.
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.
The Planned Parenthood Hearings Aren’t About Those Videos They are group therapy sessions for pro-lifers.
Dyrehavsbakken: The World’s Oldest Amusement Park First Opened in 1583 and You Can Still Go There Today
Introducing the Best of Slate Podcasts Only have time for one podcast this week? Make it this one.
Good News for Kanye West: California Bans Paparazzi Use of Drones to Spy on Celeb Homes