Juliet Lapidos

Juliet Lapidos is a staff editor at the New York Times.

Explainer
March 16 2010 6:30 PMHow To Get an Apartment in East JerusalemWho builds settlements, and who moves into them?
Explainer
Feb. 19 2010 6:45 PMWhy Do All National Anthems Sound the Same?Shouldn't the one for Iraq sound a little more "Arab-y"?
Recycled
Feb. 4 2010 10:47 AMWhat's With All the Prayer Breakfasts?Why can't they do a prayer lunch instead?
Brow Beat
Jan. 25 2010 11:25 AMLibrarian of the Year
Recycled
Jan. 13 2010 10:08 AMHow Will They Count the Dead in Haiti?The grim statistics of natural disasters.
Books
Jan. 11 2010 6:52 AMThe Curse of the Open RoadEscaping the office is no picnic in Joshua Ferris' new novel.
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Dec. 29 2009 6:21 PMWhat if the Christmas Bomb Had Exploded?Would the plane have crashed?
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Dec. 8 2009 6:08 PMA Day in the Life of a Climate Change DelegateWhat are they actually doing in Copenhagen?
Food
Nov. 24 2009 1:13 PMBanish the BeanWhy green beans have no place on a Thanksgiving menu.
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Nov. 17 2009 6:48 PM"How Ceremonious You Are!"A history of bowing in America.
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Nov. 11 2009 6:08 PMIs Nidal Malik Hasan a "Terrorist"?Figuring out what to call the accused Fort Hood shooter.
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Nov. 3 2009 4:46 PMNo Ligaments, No ProblemHow can DeJuan Blair play without an anterior cruciate ligament in either knee?
Brow Beat
Oct. 22 2009 2:40 PMThe Slate Pitch Twitter Meme
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Oct. 13 2009 5:30 PMHot and Holy What's so spiritual about sweat lodges?
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Oct. 9 2009 4:23 PMThe Audacity of $1.4 MillionWhat will President Obama do with his Nobel winnings?
The Oscars
March 2 2010 11:23 AM"What's Going On?"Revisiting A Serious Man, the most puzzling of the best-picture nominees.
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Feb. 9 2010 6:23 PMDeath by DrivewayCan shoveling snow kill you?
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Jan. 26 2010 5:59 PMHow Long Have Politicians Wanted To "Change the Culture of Washington"?Did George Washington promise to change Philadelphia?
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Jan. 20 2010 12:25 PMSeat Him When?How long will it take for Scott Brown to arrive in the Senate?
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Jan. 12 2010 6:38 PMHow Many Iranian Nuclear Physicists Are There?Would assassinating one or two of them stop a weapons program?
Slate Fare
Jan. 4 2010 12:48 PMThe Platonic Friendship ProjectDo you have a good friend of the opposite sex? Slate wants to hear from you.
Explainer
Dec. 15 2009 6:37 PMTrail Mix-UpHow easy is it to hike into the Islamic Republic of Iran by accident?
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Dec. 2 2009 5:32 PMHow 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?
Recycled
Nov. 24 2009 9:33 AMMmm ... Turk'yThe search for a palatable vegetarian bird.
Green Room
Nov. 16 2009 11:50 AMAtomic Priesthoods, Thorn Landscapes, and Munchian PictogramsHow to communicate the dangers of nuclear waste to future civilizations.
Explainer
Nov. 5 2009 5:10 PMDirty Beef… and other alimentary concerns. An Explainer roundup.
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Oct. 29 2009 4:57 PMWhy Won't They Just Drag Karadzic to Court?It's not like the guy has anything else to do.
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Oct. 20 2009 6:46 PMWhat's a Nuclear Secret?And why would Israel need one?
Books
Oct. 12 2009 6:56 AMSurvivalist Fairy TalesKeith Gessen translates a bold Russian storyteller.
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Sept. 22 2009 6:21 PMHow Mean Are Drill Sergeants?Sir! Not that mean, sir!

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Jan. 28 2015 2:33 PM When Jeb Bush and Bill Belichick Were High School Classmates The young Jeb wasn’t always straitlaced. There were his Andover years, when he and classmates (like the future Patriots head coach) cut loose.