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?
Roads & Kingdoms
Everybody in Uganda Is Kung Fu Fighting A rising generation of young martial artists are hoping to drop kick their way onto the big screen.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.