What You Really See in a Wildlife DocumentaryShark Week is a great time to read this insider’s account.
“I’m Not a Scientist” Is a Dangerous Cop-OutPoliticians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.
Stephen Colbert Is the Best Source of Science on TVWill he be stuck interviewing dingbat celebrities at CBS?
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehoods about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
After 88 Firefighters Died in the Tianjin Blast, Chinese Officials Question Dangerous Chemical Procedures
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.