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?
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.