Elizabeth Weingarten

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

Future Tense
May 20 2014 8:13 AMThe Most Important Points Missing From the Conversation About Cyberwar
Future Tense
Dec. 30 2013 3:00 PMHow Do You Tell a Whole City to Shush?
Nov. 27 2013 8:15 AMIn Praise of the Small ThanksgivingI used to wish for more guests at my holiday dinner. Now I know better.
Future Tense
May 3 2013 2:06 PMEvent Recap: How Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen See the Future
March 11 2013 11:28 AMNo Nuts, No GloryThe perks of having a life-threatening food allergy.
Jan. 10 2013 3:35 PMThe Developing World Needs More Female Internet UsersA new report outlines some ways to make it happen.
Future Tense
June 1 2012 9:02 AMThe Future of Food: Five FrontiersHow nanotechnology, vertical farms, and lab-grown meat may change the way you eat.
Future Tense
Dec. 15 2011 12:47 PMTime Travel: Beyond the Science Fiction
Dec. 9 2011 11:22 AMFurious at Facebook Again!When a man tried to return my lost laptop, Facebook hid his messages from me. How come?
Dec. 2 2011 5:21 PMAmazing Money Sculptures and Collages
Nov. 23 2011 2:32 PMThe Mystery of the Little Norwegian ChessmenA new exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum of Art showcases strange and charming chess pieces from the Middle Ages.
Nov. 17 2011 11:36 AMRevealing Presidential Images
Nov. 11 2011 12:47 PMTo Be Black in America
Nov. 9 2011 9:07 AMFun Facts About 11 Iconic Images
Nov. 8 2011 10:12 AMBeards, Theft, and Other Peculiar Factors That Turn Images Into IconsA new book traces how images become universally recognized icons.
Future Tense
March 28 2014 2:41 PMHow to Get Girls to Choose, and Stick With, STEM Careers: A Future Tense Event Recap
Dec. 7 2013 7:16 AMYou Did Not See Mommy Kissing Santa ClausI spoiled Santa for a classmate in third grade and have felt guilty about it ever since.
Future Tense
Sept. 9 2013 9:45 AMThe Language Time MachineGoogle’s Ngram Viewer gave us a new way to explore history, but has it led to any real discoveries?
Future Tense
April 15 2013 5:26 PMFuture Tense Event Recap: Evgeny Morozov on His New Book To Save Everything, Click Here
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Feb. 21 2013 3:29 PMThe Best Reason Yet for Facebook To Stop Filtering Messages
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Oct. 12 2012 6:09 PMHow To Stop Apple's iOS6 From Tracking Your Activity for Advertisers
Future Tense
Feb. 3 2012 8:50 AMEric Topol: Patients Need To Demand, “Show Me My Data!”
Dec. 14 2011 10:49 AMSweet Air, Michelle Obama!
Dec. 7 2011 10:26 AMEerie Japanese Internment Camp Photos
Nov. 23 2011 3:09 PMAn Angsty Queen, A Deadly Elephant and Other Early Chess Pieces From the Cloisters Collection
Nov. 17 2011 11:56 AMSay Cheese, Mr. PresidentA new traveling exhibit highlights the most captivating presidential photography of the past 50 years.
Intelligence Squared
Nov. 16 2011 3:40 PMLet’s Abolish Religion!How two British atheists convinced a crowd of New Yorkers that the world would be better off without faith at last night’s Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Intelligence Squared
Nov. 10 2011 3:28 PMReligion Doesn’t Make People Immoral, Being Human DoesAn interview with Rabbi David Wolpe: Why he’ll argue against the motion,"The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion," at the Nov. 15 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Intelligence Squared
Nov. 8 2011 5:06 PMWhy We’d Be Miserable in a World Without ReligionAn interview with King’s College President Dinesh D’Souza: why he’ll argue against the motion, “The World Would Be Better Off Without Religion,” at the Nov. 15 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.
Brow Beat
Oct. 28 2011 12:17 PM

How to Live Forever (According to Hollywood)




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
Brow Beat
Sept. 21 2014 2:00 PM Colin Farrell Will Star in True Detective’s Second Season
Future Tense
Sept. 19 2014 6:31 PM The One Big Problem With the Enormous New iPhone
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 21 2014 8:00 AM An Astronaut’s Guided Video Tour of Earth
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.