The Spin CycleTide's Loads of Hope program is one part do-goodery, one part marketing genius.
Lend a Hand in HavanaHow to enter embargoed Cuba to give humanitarian aid—and not just sip mojitos.
Don't Label MeShould you feel guilty about using the address labels charities mail out to solicit donations?
Don’t Call It a MonsterBut be very cautious around the venomous, determined, lumbering Gila monster.
Walk a Mile in Their ShoesHow to give your old sneakers new life by donating them to charity.
Riches to RagsWhat's with all the celebrities serving community service? Do they really help anyone?
The Shirt off My BackHow can I ensure that the clothing I donate to charity really helps the needy?
A Slippery DilemmaWill donating money, hair, or time really help clean up the BP oil spill?
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
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.
Why Do We Ignore Warnings About Earth’s Future? “What's dragging us down is religious faith.”
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.