Jon White

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Aug. 3 2014 7:08 AMUnexpected Genetic HeroesDid you inherit a childhood disease that you somehow conquered?
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Feb. 8 2014 7:30 AMHow Do You Make an Ocean?Why I’m drilling for rocks beneath the South China Sea.
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Sept. 2 2013 9:45 AMIt’s Time for a National Park on the Moon“You can do archaeology in all places. This place happens to be off Earth.”
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Jan. 20 2013 8:00 AMHalf a Million Plus Three to Five YearsAn ambitious plan to drill into an ancient Antarctic lake failed on Christmas.
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Sept. 29 2012 8:06 AMFloating Cities? Bon Voyage, Rich Libertarians.Seasteads will be communes for the wealthy.
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July 7 2012 7:00 AMJesus WeptA skeptic faces possible charges for debunking Mumbai’s miracle statue.
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March 30 2014 7:17 AMWhere Are People Moving?The first estimates of global migration shows it’s surprisingly steady.
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Jan. 18 2014 7:15 AMNeutrino TimeThe quirky particles come from some of the most violent phenomena in the universe.
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March 24 2013 8:33 AMCan Your Phone Tell You You’re Stressed?It may sense tense moments better than you can.
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Nov. 24 2012 8:30 AMRisking Life and Libel Suits To Expose FraudThe blogger who uncovers plagiarism, false claims, and faked research in China.
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Aug. 5 2012 7:00 AMThe End of the Age of AquariusThe world’s only undersea lab may be sunk.
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June 17 2012 9:12 AMThe Agony of Banning Ecstasy A former adviser to the U.K. government says the ban on drugs is hampering neuroscience.



More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 8:15 AM Ted Cruz Will Not Join a Protest of "The Death of Klinghoffer" After All
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 17 2014 9:03 AM My Father Was James Brown. I Watched Him Beat My Mother. And Then I Found Myself With Someone Like Dad.
Future Tense
Sept. 17 2014 8:27 AM Only Science Fiction Can Save Us! What sci-fi gets wrong about income inequality.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 7:30 AM Ring Around the Rainbow
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.