Introducing Lean/LockPlay Slate's new political prediction game, which tests your skill at forecasting the outcome of the midterm elections.
Politico IncorrectWhat the politics Web site deletes from its articles without telling anyone.
The Olympics Sap-o-MeterThe Sap-o-Meter says an emotional goodbye to Vancouver. Plus: the Sappiest Word of the 2010 Olympic Games.
The Olympics Sap-o-MeterSlate's scorecard of NBC sentimentality makes an emotional return.
The Consent ConundrumDecades after a woman's cervical cancer cells were taken without her permission, we're still trying to determine what rights researchers have to your body.
Quitting Time, Gay Panic, and Pill-Popping Pop StarsThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Afghanistan's Census of the DeadWhat the WikiLeaks data reveal about civilian and enemy casualties of war. An interactive chart.
The Olympics Sap-o-MeterCourage, determination, and passion at the ladies' figure skating finals.
O Say Can You Guess?Get ready for the Winter Olympics with Slate's national-anthem quiz.
Moonwalks, an Honest Apology, and the Weakest LinksThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Roads & Kingdoms
Life After ISIS The Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Stuff to read when you need to escape from your family gathering.
The Generic City Boring landscapes impede on our biological need for intrigue. So why are so many buildings so hideous?
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.