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The Audio Book Club
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Nine Tweets and One SelfieSlate’s editor David Plotz and DoubleX founder Hanna Rosin gave a commencement speech together. Here’s what they said.
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When Men Are RapedA new study reveals that men are often the victims of sexual assault, and women are often the perpetrators.
"I Feel Particularly Bad About That Last One"When using friends and family to make an argument feels right, and when it feels wrong.
The XX Factor
Fear Over Online Predators Is the New “Stranger Danger.” When Will Parents Stop Panicking?
The Audio Book Club
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DoubleX Gabfest: “The Blepharoplasty” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the autism cure, ethnic plastic surgery, and the Israeli TV show Srugim.
The Shortening LeashSix thousand respondents to the Slate survey and the trend is clear: Kids today have a lot less freedom than their parents did.
Arianna Huffington Is Just Like UsIn Thrive, she accurately diagnoses what ails our workplace culture. But like the rest of us, she hasn’t found the cure.
Alone, Alone, All, All Alone, Alone on a Wild Wild SeaBarbara Ehrenreich searches for transcendence.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Conscious Uncoupling EditionListen to Slate’s show about Gwyneth Paltrow’s conscious uncoupling from Chris Martin.
TODAY IN SLATE
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The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.
Inside Higher Ed
Empty Seats, Fewer Donors? College football isn’t attracting the audience it used to.
Think You’re Smarter Than Slate’s Future Tense Weather Blogger? Find Out With This Week’s News Quiz.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Forward, March! Nine leading climate scientists urge you to attend the People’s Climate March.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.