Jonathan Rapoport

Explainer
Aug. 25 2010 12:58 PMThis Call May Be Recorded (and Distributed)Can you stop someone from posting your 911 tape?
Explainer
Aug. 11 2010 6:02 PMIn the Line of IreCan you shoot an Obama target?
Explainer
Aug. 3 2010 6:09 PMMosqued CrusadersCan anyone stop construction of the mosque near Ground Zero?
Brow Beat
June 22 2010 5:10 PMNorth Korea Acquires Elimination With Oft-Open Goalmouth
Explainer
June 11 2010 3:21 PMPomp and CircumstanceWhy do graduating students wear academic robes?
Culturebox
Aug. 16 2010 9:58 AMElizabeth the UbiquitousWho hasn't been photographed with the Queen of England?
Brow Beat
Aug. 5 2010 4:18 PMNuclear Cigarettes
Explainer
July 23 2010 4:29 PMRules of EngagementCan CIA agents marry foreigners like they do in Salt?
Brow Beat
June 22 2010 10:25 AMSundays With Red Bull
Brow Beat
June 7 2010 6:42 PMThe Story Behind the Recycled Newspaper Prop

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
  Arts
Television
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
The Good Word
Sept. 21 2014 11:44 PM Does This Name Make Me Sound High-Fat? Why it just seems so right to call a cracker “Cheez-It.”
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.