Daniel Lametti

Daniel Lametti is a Montreal-based writer and neuroscientist.

Science
Aug. 31 2012 8:15 AMIs a Science Ph.D. a Waste of Time?Don’t feel too sorry for graduate students. It’s worth it.
Brow Beat
Aug. 23 2012 10:45 AMDoes Breaking Bad Get the Science Right?
Brow Beat
Aug. 16 2012 11:27 AMCars Rarely Crash By “Accident” and Sharks Rarely “Attack”
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 11 2012 3:00 AMWhat's That Tape Every Olympian Wears? Should It Be Banned?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 7 2012 12:49 PMWhat Do You Get for Coming in Fourth At the Olympics? A Diploma.
Brow Beat
July 28 2012 12:30 PMIf You Break It Do You Really Have to Buy It?
Science
July 26 2012 4:03 PMCan You Guess These Athletes’ Nationalities?Olympians may reveal their origins with just a smile.
Explainer
July 13 2012 7:19 PMHow Do Feces Get Fossilized?The crappy origins of the archaeology of North America’s first people.
Brow Beat
July 7 2012 10:24 AMHow an Abandoned Wal-Mart Became an Award-Winning Public Library
Brow Beat
June 29 2012 3:53 PMWas the Cruise-Holmes Marriage Good for Their Careers?
Brow Beat
June 26 2012 9:05 AMTwo Aspiring Olympian Runners Tied. What Comes Next?
Brow Beat
June 19 2012 5:01 PMUnderstanding the Differences Between Whoot, Woof, and Whoomp
Brow Beat
June 13 2012 12:56 PMIs Pop Music Getting Sadder?
Brow Beat
June 8 2012 12:12 PMActually, Prometheus, God Does Build in Straight Lines
Brow Beat
June 6 2012 1:52 PMTalking with Songwriter Paul Williams and Director Stephen Kessler
Brow Beat
Aug. 29 2012 5:31 PMWhat Would will.i.am Sound Like On Mars? Would He Still Have That “Boom Boom Pow”?
Brow Beat
Aug. 16 2012 4:35 PMThe Oatmeal Raises A Load of Money Within Hours—Again
Future Tense
Aug. 14 2012 6:16 PMWill a New Hypersonic Aircraft Really Let Us Fly from New York to London in an Hour?
Brow Beat
Aug. 10 2012 1:01 PMWill This Mentos Commerical Promote Baby-Making?
Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 3 2012 5:37 PMWhy Aren’t Long Jumpers Jumping Longer? An Investigation into Why Olympic Champions Seem To Be Getting Worse.
Five-Ring Circus
July 26 2012 5:15 PMWho Will Win the Gold Medal in Literature? A History of Competitive Art at the Olympics.
Brow Beat
July 19 2012 6:53 PMAre Louis C.K. and Lena Dunham the Emmys' First Triple Threats? Almost
Brow Beat
July 11 2012 9:52 AMWhy Must Men Wear Pants?
Brow Beat
July 3 2012 4:45 PMA Brief History of Stephen Hawking’s Bets
Brow Beat
June 28 2012 7:32 PMDo Canadians Ever Threaten To Move to the U.S.?
Brow Beat
June 21 2012 12:38 PMWhy Does The New Yorker Leave Out Its Writers’ Sources?
Brow Beat
June 14 2012 2:17 PMBeing a Barista Is No Joke. Just Watch These Pros at Work.
Brow Beat
June 11 2012 4:13 PMWhich Pop Culture Property Do Academics Study the Most?
Brow Beat
June 6 2012 5:36 PMPlay the Community Video Game
Brow Beat
June 4 2012 8:10 PMWhat “Trololo” Had to Do with Soviet Propaganda

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History

The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

The GOP Senate Candidate in Iowa Doesn’t Want Voters to Know Just How Conservative She Really Is

Does Your Child Have “Sluggish Cognitive Tempo”? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

Naomi Klein Is Wrong

Multinational corporations are doing more than governments to halt climate change.

The Strange History of Wives Gazing at Their Husbands in Political Ads

Television

See Me

Transparent is the fall’s only great new show.

Doublex

Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.

Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD

The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
Moneybox
Sept. 30 2014 12:04 PM John Hodgman on Why He Wore a Blue Dress to Impersonate Ayn Rand
  News & Politics
Jurisprudence
Sept. 30 2014 2:36 PM This Court Erred The Supreme Court has almost always sided with the wealthy, the privileged, and the powerful.
  Business
Building a Better Workplace
Sept. 30 2014 1:16 PM You Deserve a Pre-cation The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.
  Life
Education
Sept. 30 2014 1:48 PM Thrashed Florida State’s new president is underqualified and mistrusted. But here’s how he can turn it around.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Sept. 30 2014 11:42 AM Listen to Our September Music Roundup Hot tracks from a cooler month, exclusively for Slate Plus members.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 30 2014 12:42 PM How to Save Broken Mayonnaise
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 2:38 PM Scientists Use Electrical Impulses to Help Paralyzed Rats Walk Again
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath the Methane Lakes of Titan?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.