Jeffrey Bloomer

Jeffrey Bloomer is a Slate Video assistant editor. 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




Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

Alabama’s Insane New Abortion Law Gives Fetuses Lawyers and Puts Teenage Girls on Trial

Tattoo Parlors Have Become a Great Investment

Natasha Lyonne Is Coming to the Live Culture Gabfest. Are You?

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 4:05 PM Today in GOP Outreach to Women: You Broads Like Wedding Dresses, Right?

Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.


How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully

On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.

The Secret Service’s Big Problems Were Reported Last Year. Nobody Cared.

Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.

  News & Politics
Oct. 2 2014 11:01 AM It Wasn’t a Secret A 2013 inspector general report detailed all of the Secret Service’s problems. Nobody cared.
Business Insider
Oct. 2 2014 11:16 AM Some McDonald's Monopoly Properties Matter More
The Vault
Oct. 2 2014 11:07 AM Mapping 1890 Manhattan's Crazy-Quilt of Immigrant Neighborhoods
  Double X
Oct. 2 2014 11:34 AM Alabama’s Insane New Abortion Law Putting teenage girls on trial may finally be too much for the Supreme Court.
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 3:24 PM Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
Brow Beat
Oct. 2 2014 11:35 AM Flying Lotus and Kendrick Lamar’s New Video Is Somehow Both Creepy and Joyful
Future Tense
Oct. 2 2014 11:41 AM Dropbox Recruiting Video Features Puppets and Data Privacy
  Health & Science
Medical Examiner
Oct. 2 2014 9:49 AM In Medicine We Trust Should we worry that so many of the doctors treating Ebola in Africa are missionaries?
Sports Nut
Oct. 1 2014 5:19 PM Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?