Lazy Shoppers, Rejoice!Square Market creates an Amazon-like online presence for local stores.
Attack of the ClonesInstagram’s new feature is just a rehash of Vine—and another bad omen for Silicon Valley innovation.
Click Here to RSVPOnline invites are now far better than paper. And yes, you should even use them for your wedding.
Arrested Development Was the Ultimate DVR ShowToo bad almost no one had a DVR when it aired.
Profiling Is Great ... Except When You Do It to MeWill the IRS's scrutiny of Tea Party groups convince conservatives that all kinds of profiling are wrong?
Plastic SurgeryI thought Square would kill off the credit card. Will Jack Dorsey’s company save it instead?
A Fine Whine
No, I Do Not Want to Pet Your DogThey’re lounging in our offices and licking us at our cafés. It’s time to take America back.
Don’t Fear the 3-D GunYes, it will be possible to make weapons with 3-D printers. No, that doesn’t make gun control futile.
Why I Love the National Internet Sales Tax PlanYou might end up paying more, but it’ll be good for America.
Fear of a Black HatEvery revelation about Edward Snowden should only deepen our concerns about our private data.
Designed in California, with an Assist from RedmondWill borrowing ideas from Microsoft help Apple destroy the smartphone competition?
Et Tu, Silicon Valley?How PRISM could ruin Apple, Google, and every other big tech company.
The Glorious Future of ShoppingYou order online. Your stuff comes the same day. You never have to leave your house again.
The Genius of TeslaThe electric car company is a little bit Apple, a little bit Google, and about to be huge.
TODAY IN SLATE
Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race
The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race The Whiteness Project underscores why there is so little empathy between whites and blacks.
Here’s Just How Far a Southern Woman May Have to Drive to Get an Abortion
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?
Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada
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.
Watching Netflix in Bed. Hanging Bananas. Is There Anything These Hooks Can’t Solve?
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
Why We Shouldn’t be Too Sure About the Supposed Deal to Return the Abducted Nigerian Schoolgirls
1914 Authors' Manifesto Defending Britain's Involvement in WWI, Signed by HG Wells and Arthur Conan Doyle
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Where I Was Wrong About the Royals I underestimated the value of building a team that’s just barely better than mediocre.