Why Do All National Anthems Sound the Same?Shouldn't the one for Iraq sound a little more "Arab-y"?
Is Nidal Malik Hasan a "Terrorist"?Figuring out what to call the accused Fort Hood shooter.
No Ligaments, No ProblemHow can DeJuan Blair play without an anterior cruciate ligament in either knee?
"What's Going On?"Revisiting A Serious Man, the most puzzling of the best-picture nominees.
How Long Have Politicians Wanted To "Change the Culture of Washington"?Did George Washington promise to change Philadelphia?
How Many Iranian Nuclear Physicists Are There?Would assassinating one or two of them stop a weapons program?
The Platonic Friendship ProjectDo you have a good friend of the opposite sex? Slate wants to hear from you.
How Important Is the East Anglia Climate Data Set?Let's say it's irredeemably corrupt. What would that mean for our understanding of climate change?
Atomic Priesthoods, Thorn Landscapes, and Munchian PictogramsHow to communicate the dangers of nuclear waste to future civilizations.
The Angle: Extreme Primary Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on victories for Sanders and Trump in New Hampshire, Obama’s big military budget, and the Bernie vs. Hillary meme.
LED Bulbs Were Once Pricey. Now They’re Cheap, Mass-Produced, and Plentiful. This Is How Efficient Technology Will Take Over.
Can You Guess What Cosmo Named These Sex Positions? Match the anatomical contortion to Cosmo’s colorful name for it. (Volume 2.)
The XX Factor
Major Title IX Lawsuit Says University of Tennessee Is “Indifferent” to Athletes’ Alleged Rapes
Hang Up And Listen
The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.