Is it Crazy To Charge People To Send You Email?Maybe. But it sure would cut down on clutter.
Competition Can Make Cities BetterImportant urban areas endure in a way that even nations do not, but we can still improve them. Here’s how.
“Really … Crummy”Steve Jobs’ legendary attention to detail, and how it caused Apple’s success.
Internet Name-CallingA new Web address system will confuse users and cost business, but Internet bureaucrats like it.
Change-Is-Hard.comThe Internet can help foment revolutions, but the hard work of democracy takes place mostly offline.
The Groupon ParadoxHow its coupon business could eventually cripple the merchants that rely on it.
Enter the DragonHow the Dragon, a new privately funded spacecraft, should revolutionize American space exploration.
"Don’t Blame Me for Being Fat"We need to teach people to be healthier while ensuring their dignity.
Go Ahead, Share My DataHow companies can turn privacy from threat to opportunity by giving sensitive consumer data to customers.
Better Software, Better EmployeesComputer simulations can help make workers and businesses more efficient.
A Healthy Dose of InformationWhat the pharmaceutical industry can learn from the advertising world.
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Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
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I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
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Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried
The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.