Introducing Slate’s Marathon Time Predictor A better way to calculate how fast you’ll run.
Misfearing Breast CancerMore evidence that routine mammograms make healthy people sick.
The Molester and MeMy high school coach was like a dad to me, until he abused my teammate and violated us all.
Check Your HeadDoes testing athletes for concussion with fancy software do any good?
Stay the Hell Home!For a year, I stayed within 100 miles of my house. It’s the best decision I ever made.
Athletes, Stop Taking SupplementsThey’re expensive, they don’t improve performance, and they might make you test positive for dope.
Kiddie CholesterolA dangerous new plan to screen 11-year-olds for their risk of heart disease.
Lipitor RageIf statins carried a rare but serious side effect, would we ever find out?
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.