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?
The Myth of the Hero Cop Police officers earn more than you think for a job that’s less dangerous than you imagine.
Did You Spend Too Much on Your Wedding? If you’d invested in the stock market instead, here’s how rich you’d be.
The XX Factor
Duggar Revelations Are Just the Latest Sex Abuse Scandal to Rock Far-Right Fundamentalism
The “Making the Case” Transcript Read Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last months’ big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
How Things Break Ali fought Liston 50 years ago. Two legends were born, but another was broken.