Christina Gossmann

Jan. 6 2012 12:08 PM“I Don’t Believe in Magic Potions, But My Friend Used Some To Turn Into a Fly”Making sense of traditional healing culture in South Africa.
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Aug. 8 2011 4:34 PMQuestions for Jonathan Gruber The MIT professor explains his approach to health care and what he is up to next.
Cocktail Chatter
July 30 2011 7:08 AMThomas the Imperialist Tank Engine, Christian Terrorism, and DebtpocalypseThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
July 23 2011 12:04 AMCranky Little Bastards, Carmageddon, and Bachmann's "Ex-Lesbian" FriendThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Slate Labs
July 20 2011 4:28 PMPumpkins in SpaceAn interactive guide to all those gizmos on NASA's orange space suits.
Cocktail Chatter
July 16 2011 8:12 AMThe Brain Fag Syndrome, Cuddly Men and Harry Potter VirginsThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
The XX Factor
July 13 2011 9:31 PMHow Cell Phones Both Help and Hurt Women Abroad
The XX Factor
June 23 2011 9:13 AMFIFA Should Speak Up About Homophobia
Cocktail Chatter
June 11 2011 7:52 AMPalin's Doomed Campaign, Fact-Checking Orgasms, and More on Anthony WeinerThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Aug. 9 2011 7:03 AMJonathan Gruber, Professor of Economics, MIT The economics professor who is shaping health care reform at the national and state level.
Aug. 2 2011 5:48 PMWho Says It's a Famine?When does large-scale hunger become a famine, and who decides?
Brow Beat
July 28 2011 2:08 PMWhy is Google+ Built to Hold More Users than There Are People on the Planet?
July 22 2011 3:37 PMWhy Do We Call the Gang of Six a "Gang"?Blame the Communists.
Brow Beat
July 20 2011 2:51 PMWhat Is Borders Going To Do With All of Its Books?
The XX Factor
July 14 2011 4:02 PMHow the Google Science Fair Girls Found Their Calling
Cocktail Chatter
July 2 2011 6:47 AMGay Bars, Sharkonomics, and Living on GrouponThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
June 16 2011 6:38 PMBeyond Weiner: Eight Other Naughty Politicians Who Didn’t Resign



Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem

Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology. 

I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore

And schools are getting worried.

Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War

The XX Factor

Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough

So they added a little self-immolation.

Medical Examiner

The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola 

The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

Why a Sketch of Chelsea Manning Is Stirring Up Controversy

How Worried Should Poland, the Baltic States, and Georgia Be About a Russian Invasion?

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Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Brow Beat
Sept. 20 2014 3:21 PM “The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 20 2014 7:00 AM The Shaggy Sun
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.