The Snark MachineWhat Twitter’s smartest critics and funniest comics are saying about the Oscars.
Map of the Week
This Amazing Map Shows Every Person in AmericaSegregation, diversity, and clustering become very clear when every human becomes a dot.
Super Size the Minimum WageFast food workers are striking for better pay. Will the industry start listening?
What Slate’s Millennials Remember About Monica LewinskyRead what Slate’s millennials said when Jeremy Stahl asked them about Bill Clinton’s impeachment.
The Instant Spin RoomThe dueling conservative and liberal Twitter responses to the State of the Union.
No Hugging, No Learning, No Spelling@Seinfeld2000 perfectly skewers our petty, narcissistic age.
Can an American Sex Toy Magnate Persuade Pakistanis to Use a Condom?Phil Harvey will certainly try, even if it means making people blush.
The Concorde’s CousinsWhy there hasn’t been a successor to the aviation world’s greatest engineering marvel and probably won’t be any time soon.
TODAY IN SLATE
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
The XX Factor
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore, and Schools Are Getting Worried
The Good Wife Is Cynical, Thrilling, and Grown-Up. It’s Also TV’s Best Drama.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.