Juliet Lapidos

Juliet Lapidos is a former Slate associate editor.

March 16 2010 6:30 PMHow To Get an Apartment in East JerusalemWho builds settlements, and who moves into them?
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"?
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
Jan. 13 2010 10:08 AMHow Will They Count the Dead in Haiti?The grim statistics of natural disasters.
Jan. 11 2010 6:52 AMThe Curse of the Open RoadEscaping the office is no picnic in Joshua Ferris' new novel.
Dec. 29 2009 6:21 PMWhat if the Christmas Bomb Had Exploded?Would the plane have crashed?
Dec. 8 2009 6:08 PMA Day in the Life of a Climate Change DelegateWhat are they actually doing in Copenhagen?
Nov. 24 2009 1:13 PMBanish the BeanWhy green beans have no place on a Thanksgiving menu.
Nov. 17 2009 6:48 PM"How Ceremonious You Are!"A history of bowing in America.
Nov. 11 2009 6:08 PMIs Nidal Malik Hasan a "Terrorist"?Figuring out what to call the accused Fort Hood shooter.
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
Oct. 13 2009 5:30 PMHot and Holy What's so spiritual about sweat lodges?
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.
Feb. 9 2010 6:23 PMDeath by DrivewayCan shoveling snow kill you?
Jan. 26 2010 5:59 PMHow Long Have Politicians Wanted To "Change the Culture of Washington"?Did George Washington promise to change Philadelphia?
Jan. 20 2010 12:25 PMSeat Him When?How long will it take for Scott Brown to arrive in the Senate?
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.
Dec. 15 2009 6:37 PMTrail Mix-UpHow easy is it to hike into the Islamic Republic of Iran by accident?
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?
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.
Nov. 5 2009 5:10 PMDirty Beef… and other alimentary concerns. An Explainer roundup.
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.
Oct. 20 2009 6:46 PMWhat's a Nuclear Secret?And why would Israel need one?
Oct. 12 2009 6:56 AMSurvivalist Fairy TalesKeith Gessen translates a bold Russian storyteller.
Sept. 22 2009 6:21 PMHow Mean Are Drill Sergeants?Sir! Not that mean, sir!




The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

A Plentiful, Renewable Resource That America Keeps Overlooking

Animal manure.

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

The Ludicrous Claims Women Are Pitched at “Egg Freezing Parties”

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM Syria’s “Moderate” Rebels Are Realizing That U.S. Airstrikes Help Bashar al-Assad, Not Them
Buy a Small Business
Oct. 1 2014 11:43 AM “I Didn’t Want to Build the Next Twitter for Cats” Search funds are the quiet, dependable, risk-averse sibling to the startup. 
Oct. 1 2014 11:59 AM Ask a Homo: A Lesbian PDA FAQ
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 30 2014 12:34 PM Parents, Get Your Teenage Daughters the IUD
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 10:54 AM “I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death” Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 10:44 AM Everyone’s Favorite Bob’s Burgers Character Gets a Remix You Can Dance to
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM Watch a Crowd Go Wild When Steve Jobs Moves a Laptop in This 1999 Demonstration of WiFi
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 12:01 PM Rocky Snow
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.