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Jennifer Lai is an associate editor at Slate.

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Oct. 2 2014 2:42 PMThe Slate Archives Podcast: “My Husband’s Other Wife” June Thomas tells us about her favorite Slate piece.
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July 14 2014 9:43 AM“There’s Really Nothing to Be Ashamed About Anymore”Two Brow Beat bloggers chat about guilty pleasures and the mysteries of taste.
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March 18 2014 12:55 PMTraffic ControlKatherine Goldstein talks “monster traffic,” what Slate readers like to share, and how Slate plans to keep growing in 2014.
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Aug. 29 2013 12:26 PMJudge Admits Blaming a 14-Year-Old for Her Own Rape Was "Stupid"
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Aug. 27 2013 11:16 AMGeorge Zimmerman Will Ask Florida To Pay His Legal Fees
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Aug. 23 2013 11:39 AM22-Year-Old Photojournalist Gang Raped in Mumbai
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Aug. 21 2013 12:33 PMThe Hannah Anderson Kidnapping Story Just Became that Much Crazier
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Aug. 19 2013 11:43 AMChris Christie to Sign Gay-Conversion Ban Bill Into Law
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Aug. 14 2013 12:16 PMExplosions Trap Sailors on Indian Sub
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Aug. 12 2013 12:04 PMJudge Orders Baby's Name Changed From "Messiah"
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Aug. 8 2013 10:20 AMGrenade-Wielding Gunman Kills Four In Texas Shooting Spree
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Aug. 6 2013 11:17 AMGunman Kills Three at Town Hall Meeting
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Oct. 1 2014 10:54 AM“I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death”Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
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May 12 2014 1:09 PMThe Editor’s CreedTwo Slate editors debate their very different editing philosophies.
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March 24 2014 3:30 PMThe Slate Podcast Endorsement-O-Matic(Almost) every product recommended on every Slate podcast since the dawn of creation.
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March 19 2014 2:12 PMShould Slate Change Its G.D. Profanity Policy? Three Editors Debate.
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Aug. 28 2013 11:55 AMGeorge Zimmerman's Wife Pleads Guilty To Perjury
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Aug. 26 2013 3:59 PMMassive Wildfire Threatens Yosemite, San Fran's Water Supply
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Aug. 22 2013 2:21 PMThe FBI Thought William Vollmann Was the Unabomber
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Aug. 20 2013 12:33 PMPolice Say "Bored" Teens Killed Exchange Student "For Fun"
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Aug. 16 2013 11:23 AMFeds Arrest Princess in Sweep of Illegal U.S. Cockfighting Ring
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Aug. 13 2013 11:38 AMBraves Fan Dies After 65-Foot Fall At Game
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Aug. 9 2013 2:18 PMWhat Are We Bringing To Mars? 1,100 Haiku.
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Aug. 7 2013 11:04 AMAriel Castro's "House of Horrors" Is Being Demolished
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July 30 2013 11:08 AMPakistan Prison Break Frees 250




Driving in Circles

The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.

Where Ebola Lives Between Outbreaks

Gunman Killed Inside Canadian Parliament; Soldier Shot at National Monument Dies

Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band

Can it be again?

The Simpsons World App Is Here, and Nearly Perfect


“I’m Not a Scientist” Is No Excuse

Politicians brag about their ignorance while making ignorant decisions.


The Right to Run

If you can vote, you should be able to run for public office—any office.

In Praise of 13th Grade: Why a Fifth Year of High School Is a Great Idea 

Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 22 2014 2:05 PM Paul Farmer Says Up to Ninety Percent of Those Infected Should Survive Ebola. Is He Right?
Continuously Operating
Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
Oct. 22 2014 4:45 PM Welcome to 13th Grade! Several Oregon high schools are offering a fifth year of high school. Every district should consider it.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
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Tv Club
Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2014 4:10 PM Skinny Mark Wahlberg Goes for an Oscar: The First Trailer for The Gambler
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.