Jeffrey Bloomer

Jeffrey Bloomer is a Slate assistant editor focused on video. Follow him on Twitter.

Sept. 16 2014 1:39 PMThe Case of the Missing CerebellumHow did a Chinese woman live 24 years missing part of her brain?
Sept. 2 2014 2:54 PMAn Image So Powerful NASA Spent 20 Years Debunking It  
Aug. 27 2014 3:55 PMAll the Strange Ways People Attract MosquitosYour blood type is just the beginning.
Aug. 14 2014 1:06 PMThe Power of TreesThe U.S. Forest Service wants to prove the immediate, measurable effects of tree loss on human health.
Aug. 7 2014 1:27 PMWhy Do American Schizophrenics Hear Threatening Voices​? Ghanaian and Indian schizophrenics often don't. 
Wild Things
July 29 2014 1:13 PMHuge Aquatic Insect Discovered: What Is the World’s Largest Bug?
July 22 2014 3:22 PMWhy Is the New Alan Turing Biopic Afraid of His Homosexuality? 
The Slatest
June 19 2014 12:34 PMWatch Fox News Host Confront Dick Cheney on Iraq: “History Has Proven That You Got It Wrong"
Wild Things
June 4 2014 10:05 AMRudy Giuliani’s Unhinged Tirade and the Future of New York Ferrets
Brow Beat
May 12 2014 2:15 PMNow Frozen Is Going to Conquer TV, Too, Apparently
April 10 2014 4:22 PMThe “Boyfriend Twin” and Our Tendency to Date People Who Look Like Us
The Slatest
Feb. 2 2014 9:55 PMWatch That Creepy Scientology Ad From the Super Bowl 
Oct. 25 2013 1:09 PMWhy Theaters Should Let (Gay) Teens IntoBlue Is the Warmest Color
July 19 2013 3:51 PMKiller Whale KillersA new film shows why orcas don’t belong at SeaWorld, but it misses the real problem.
The Slatest
July 5 2013 9:33 PMBolivia joins Venezuela, Nicaragua in welcoming Snowden
Future Tense
Sept. 12 2014 3:16 PMShould You Let Machines Edit Your Home Movies?
Wild Things
Aug. 30 2014 9:15 AMWhat Happens When You Raise Walking Fish Entirely on Land?
Brow Beat
Aug. 21 2014 1:34 PMYou Cannot Make a Decent Tomato Soup With Canned Tomatoes
Brow Beat
Aug. 8 2014 2:36 PMEven if You Gave Up on The Killing Long Ago, You Should Watch the Final Season
Aug. 5 2014 6:33 PMWe Pushed for Pizza. Here’s How It Went.
July 23 2014 1:41 PMWhat Is the Bloop?A sound recorded deep in the Pacific has been a lively mystery for years—even if it’s probably been solved.
Wild Things
July 9 2014 12:23 PMWhat Happens When You Give LSD to Elephants, Dolphins, and Fish 
Brow Beat
June 9 2014 4:14 PMLast Night’s Veep Finale Had the Most Satisfying Moment I’ve Seen on TV This Year
May 28 2014 12:20 PMMaya Angelou’s Stirring Performance at the Clinton InaugurationHer famous rendition of "On the Pulse of Morning.”
Future Tense
April 16 2014 3:17 PMThe World’s Biggest Jenga Game, Featuring Caterpillars and 600-Pound Blocks 
Brow Beat
March 1 2014 1:33 PMHow to Stream the Oscars
Wild Things
Dec. 3 2013 4:44 PMWatch an Eagle Steal a Tiny Camera and Take It for a Ride
Future Tense
Oct. 10 2013 4:02 PMWatch Ford’s Delightful Self-Parking Car Find a Spot and Pull In
Brow Beat
July 18 2013 12:17 PMWatch 275,000 Clacking Dominos Break a World Record
The Slatest
July 5 2013 4:13 PMVideo Emerges of Man Shot in Egypt Protest; 17 Dead




Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
Sept. 22 2014 8:07 AM Why Haven’t the Philadelphia Eagles Ever Won a Super Bowl?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Sept. 22 2014 8:08 AM Slate Voice: “Why Is So Much Honey Clover Honey?” Mike Vuolo shares the story of your honey.
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
Future Tense
Sept. 22 2014 7:47 AM Predicting the Future for the U.S. Government The strange but satisfying work of creating the National Intelligence Council’s Global Trends report.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.