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.?



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 16 2014 7:03 PM Kansas Secretary of State Loses Battle to Protect Senator From Tough Race
Sept. 16 2014 2:35 PM Germany’s Nationwide Ban on Uber Lasted All of Two Weeks
The Vault
Sept. 16 2014 12:15 PM “Human Life Is Frightfully Cheap”: A 1900 Petition to Make Lynching a Federal Offense
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PM The Case of the Missing Cerebellum How did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 8:41 PM You’re Cut, Adrian Peterson Why fantasy football owners should release the Minnesota Vikings star.