Juliet Lapidos

Juliet Lapidos is a former Slate associate editor.

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.
Explainer
Dec. 29 2009 6:21 PMWhat if the Christmas Bomb Had Exploded?Would the plane have crashed?
Explainer
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.
Explainer
Nov. 17 2009 6:48 PM"How Ceremonious You Are!"A history of bowing in America.
Explainer
Nov. 11 2009 6:08 PMIs Nidal Malik Hasan a "Terrorist"?Figuring out what to call the accused Fort Hood shooter.
Explainer
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
Explainer
Oct. 13 2009 5:30 PMHot and Holy What's so spiritual about sweat lodges?
Explainer
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.
Explainer
Feb. 9 2010 6:23 PMDeath by DrivewayCan shoveling snow kill you?
Explainer
Jan. 26 2010 5:59 PMHow Long Have Politicians Wanted To "Change the Culture of Washington"?Did George Washington promise to change Philadelphia?
Explainer
Jan. 20 2010 12:25 PMSeat Him When?How long will it take for Scott Brown to arrive in the Senate?
Explainer
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?
Explainer
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.
Explainer
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.
Explainer
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.
Explainer
Sept. 22 2009 6:21 PMHow Mean Are Drill Sergeants?Sir! Not that mean, sir!

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