Eric Weiner

Eric Weiner is author of the forthcoming book The Geography of Bliss, to be published in 2008.

Life And Art
Nov. 3 2006 4:57 PMThe Real KazakhstanWhat does Borat get right and wrong about his native land?
Dec. 23 2005 12:03 PMEntry 5
Dec. 21 2005 12:06 PMEntry 3
Dec. 19 2005 1:24 PMEntry 1
How They Do It
March 25 2005 7:17 AMEuromailWhat Germans can teach us about e-mail.
How They Do It
Jan. 4 2005 12:41 PMPaper or Plastic?Mexico and Australia have ditched paper money for plastic bills. Should we, too?
Net Election
Sept. 29 2004 8:17 AMThe Bombay BallotWhat the U.S. can learn from India's electronic voting machines.
How They Do It
Feb. 14 2006 6:39 AMWiretapping, European-StyleThink Bush's warrantless NSA surveillance is bad? Wait till you hear what the British government does.
Dec. 22 2005 2:07 PMEntry 4
Dec. 20 2005 11:49 AMEntry 2
How They Do It
Aug. 15 2005 2:59 PMThanks for Your Hard Work. Now Get Out!Can a Persian Gulf-style guest-worker program succeed in the U.S.?
How They Do It
Jan. 20 2005 7:25 AMThe First Nonsmoking NationBhutan banned tobacco. Could the rest of the world follow?
The Best Policy
Oct. 29 2004 7:19 AMYou Must Vote. It's the Law.Australia requires citizens to vote. Should the U.S.?


The Slatest

Ben Bradlee Dead at 93

The legendary Washington Post editor presided over the paper’s Watergate coverage.

This Scene From All The President’s Men Captures Ben Bradlee’s Genius

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again

The XX Factor

I’m 25. I Have $250.03.

My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

The XX Factor
Oct. 20 2014 6:17 PM I’m 25. I Have $250.03. My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.

Forget Oculus Rift

This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.

George Tiller’s Murderer Threatens Another Abortion Provider, Claims Free Speech

The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 21 2014 3:13 PM Why Countries Make Human Rights Pledges They Have No Intention of Honoring
Oct. 21 2014 5:57 PM Soda and Fries Have Lost Their Charm for Both Consumers and Investors
The Vault
Oct. 21 2014 2:23 PM A Data-Packed Map of American Immigration in 1903
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 21 2014 3:03 PM Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 21 2014 1:02 PM Where Are Slate Plus Members From? This Weird Cartogram Explains. A weird-looking cartogram of Slate Plus memberships by state.
Brow Beat
Oct. 21 2014 9:42 PM The All The President’s Men Scene That Perfectly Captured Ben Bradlee’s Genius
Oct. 21 2014 5:38 PM Justified Paranoia Citizenfour offers a look into the mind of Edward Snowden.
  Health & Science
Climate Desk
Oct. 21 2014 11:53 AM Taking Research for Granted Texas Republican Lamar Smith continues his crusade against independence in science.
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.