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 Did It Take More Than a Year to Charge the Officer Who Shot Laquan McDonald? A former prosecutor, now running to be Cook County state’s attorney, decries Chicago’s crawl to justice.
Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving Edition Josh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.
Why Florida Fans Think FSU Fans Are Dumb How in-state college football rivalries became a form of class warfare.
How Much Did the Pentagon Pay Your Favorite Sports Team for Its Patriotism? Find Out With This Chart.