Squelching CreativityWhat the “Blurred Lines” team copied is either not original or not relevant.
History of Innovation
Scales of JusticeHow a terrible Supreme Court decision about player pianos made the cover song what it is today.
Who Deserves Those 4 Inches of Airplane Seat Space?An investigation into the economics of reclining.
Beauty and the BeastiesGoldieBlox should win its court case against the Beastie Boys—and it will, even if it loses.
Why David Brooks Shouldn’t Talk About Poor People The New York Times columnist believes their poverty stems from a lack of virtue.
Anne Hathaway’s New One-Woman Play Predicts a Frightening (and Very Possible) Future in the Drone Wars
Snapchat Is Pushing Out More Than 30 Small Businesses to Move Into its Latest Office
What Happened at Slate This Week? Dan Kois found the single rightest thing ever published at Slate Dot Com.
Talent Trumps Principle Jameis Winston’s disturbing history will soon be a distant memory for the NFL.