Where Are People Moving?The first estimates of global migration shows it’s surprisingly steady.
Neutrino TimeThe quirky particles come from some of the most violent phenomena in the universe.
Can Your Phone Tell You You’re Stressed?It may sense tense moments better than you can.
Risking Life and Libel Suits To Expose FraudThe blogger who uncovers plagiarism, false claims, and faked research in China.
Unexpected Genetic HeroesDid you inherit a childhood disease that you somehow conquered?
It’s Time for a National Park on the Moon“You can do archaeology in all places. This place happens to be off Earth.”
Half a Million Plus Three to Five YearsAn ambitious plan to drill into an ancient Antarctic lake failed on Christmas.
Floating Cities? Bon Voyage, Rich Libertarians.Seasteads will be communes for the wealthy.
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.