Elizabeth Weingarten

Elizabeth Weingarten is the associate editor at New America and the associate director of its Global Gender Parity Initiative.

April 29 2011 7:14 AMCelebrity TreesIf Us Weekly had an Arbor Day edition, these A-list trees would be on the cover.
April 22 2011 7:00 AMIt's a Small World After AllA slide show of aerial photography, from pigeon-mounted cameras to Apollo 17 and beyond.
The Slate Gist
April 15 2011 3:12 PMAll ApologiesI've just offended Jews, Catholics, women, Arab-Americans, and the entire gay and lesbian community. Who should I call?
History Lesson
April 8 2011 11:29 AMCxjlrp ZfmebopTranslation: "Famous Ciphers." A photo gallery.
Brow Beat
March 25 2011 4:42 PMHow Did "Muffin Top," "LOL" and "OMG" Get into the Oxford English Dictionary?
April 11 2011 4:39 PMThe Arab Powder KegAn animated map of protests in the Middle East as they spread from country to country, updated with the most recent events.
March 7 2011 5:45 PMFriends Without BenefitsBehind the feud between Greenpeace and Facebook over renewable energy.
Feb. 21 2011 7:00 AMAwkward Presidential EncountersThe strangest and most uncomfortable meetings in White House history. Reagan and Michael Jackson?
Jan. 26 2011 3:42 PMCan You Train Your Pet Cat?Yes, but it won't be easy.
Jan. 14 2011 6:26 PMBest Interns EverWe asked you to tell us about some memorable interns. Here are the results.
Jan. 7 2011 5:59 PMWhen Did Radio Announcers Start Talking in a Deep Voice?It started with the FM dial. 
Jan. 7 2011 5:56 PMStrangest Presidential Campaign Advertisements
April 22 2011 7:00 AMIt's a Small World After All
Brow Beat
April 15 2011 6:40 PMBring Me Tina Fey's Head on a Popsicle Stick!
April 13 2011 3:22 PMNot Just PeanutsA slide show of the strangest presidential campaign advertisements.
April 5 2011 10:24 AMKate and Will's Magic Carriage RideThe ingredients of a successful royal wedding are more complex than "something borrowed and something blue."
March 25 2011 10:44 AMWe're Not Gonna ProtestWhy Qatar seems immune from the Arab world's revolutionary fever.
March 11 2011 7:19 AMIf You Want a Friend in Washington …The closest, and sometimes strangest, friendships in politics.
The XX Factor
Feb. 22 2011 3:09 PMThe Sudanese Referendum May Only Benefit Half the Country’s Women
Feb. 14 2011 5:35 PMBut Wait, There's More!The strange characters who descended on Washington to pitch the "Infomercial King," and how they fit into Obama's innovation narrative.
Jan. 20 2011 7:06 AMCheeks of SteelAre face exercises a scam or a fountain of youth?
Jan. 11 2011 3:32 PMKepler Was an Intern, TooDaniel Hernandez may have saved Gabrielle Giffords' life. Send us other examples of memorable interns!
Jan. 7 2011 5:56 PMAwkward Presidential Encounters


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Oct. 20 2014 7:15 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 9 A spoiler-filled discussion of "Flatline."
Brow Beat
Oct. 20 2014 8:32 AM Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy—and a Mess. Can the Movies Fix It?
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 20 2014 7:00 AM Gallery: The Red Planet and the Comet
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.