Chris Wilson

Chris Wilson is a Slate contributor.

May 2 2011 6:23 PMThe Jihad Spaghetti TheoryAl-Qaida is hopelessly complex and decentralized, but losing Osama could still be a major blow.
The Good Word
April 26 2011 7:03 AMWikipedia's "Macaca" ProblemThe user-generated encyclopedia makes George Allen's faux pas seem more clear-cut than it really was.
The Hive
March 28 2011 5:50 PMHow To Fix the Nuclear Crisis in JapanA physicist breaks down the best reader ideas for how to fix Fukushima.
The Hive
March 18 2011 4:12 PMHelp Wanted: Save Japan From Nuclear DisasterSlate wants your ideas on how to avoid a complete meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi power plant.
March 17 2011 6:48 AMThe Worst Waves in the WorldAn interactive map of major tsunamis.
Obama's Facebook Feed
March 4 2011 9:58 AMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedLibya, Wisconsin, and Charlie Sheen's job offers.
Feb. 15 2011 2:03 PMJeopardy, SchmeopardyWhy IBM's next target should be a machine that plays poker.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Jan. 28 2011 2:18 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedHealth care repeal, the State of the Union, and Amy Chua's new job.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Jan. 14 2011 6:55 AMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedNew era of civility edition.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Dec. 3 2010 2:37 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedWikiLeaks, DADT, and the guy who elbowed Obama in the lip.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Nov. 19 2010 6:33 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedThe Palins, Charlie Rangel, and Mitch McConnell's deficit-reduction plan. 
Obama's Facebook Feed
Oct. 22 2010 6:26 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedJuan Williams, Sharron Angle, and the real reason Ginni Thomas called Anita Hill.
Brow Beat
Oct. 7 2010 1:27 PMToward a Theory of Seatmate Deterrence on Amtrak
Oct. 4 2010 8:54 PMYou vs. the PunditsWith a month to go before the election, how do Slate readers' political predictions compare with the pros?
Sept. 16 2010 4:23 PMPlease, for the Love of God, Upgrade Your BrowserInternet Explorer 9, Chrome, and Firefox are great, but outdated software is still holding back the Web.
April 28 2011 5:41 PMThe Worst Place To Hide From a TwisterAbout half of those killed in tornadoes were in a mobile home.
The Slate Gist
April 15 2011 3:12 PMAll ApologiesI've just offended Jews, Catholics, women, Arab-Americans, and the entire gay and lesbian community. Who should I call?
April 11 2011 4:39 PMThe Arab Powder KegAn animated map of protests in the Middle East as they spread from country to country, updated with the most recent events.
Obama's Facebook Feed
March 18 2011 2:08 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedJapan, Peter King, and al-Qaida's new women's magazine.
Sports Nut
March 14 2011 12:08 PMHow To Win Your NCAA PoolAct like a hedge-fund manager and pick Texas to win it all.
Feb. 16 2011 6:00 PMAn HTML for NumbersIs Google's Public Data Explorer the first step toward a universal data format?
Obama's Facebook Feed
Feb. 11 2011 6:05 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedEgypt, CPAC, and Christopher Lee's next gig.
Jan. 14 2011 8:11 PMJesus of WikipediaUsing Christ's page as a guide to the online encyclopedia's 10-year history.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Dec. 17 2010 7:47 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedTax cuts, Julian Assange, and how Mark Zuckerberg became Time's Person of the Year.
Brow Beat
Nov. 23 2010 4:28 PMHis Wikiness Requests Your Money
Obama's Facebook Feed
Nov. 5 2010 6:15 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedJon Stewart, the midterm elections, and Steny Hoyer's Halloween costume.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Oct. 8 2010 3:48 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedRick Sanchez, Lou Dobbs, and Rahm Emanuel's new campaign slogan.
Low Concept
Oct. 5 2010 10:56 AMThe Facebook Movie Facebook FeedThe making of The Social Network.
Obama's Facebook Feed
Sept. 24 2010 4:06 PMBarack Obama's Facebook FeedChristine O'Donnell, DADT, and why Michelle hates being first lady.
Aug. 6 2010 6:44 PMCan Rangel Hold On?A flow chart illustrates when your political scandal costs you your job.




Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

Smash and Grab

Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Free Speech

These Companies in Japan Are More Than 1,000 Years Old

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 1:47 PM The Best Way to Fry an Egg
Oct. 21 2014 5:38 PM Justified Paranoia Citizenfour offers a look into the mind of Edward Snowden.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.