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Five-Ring Circus
Aug. 11 2016 4:13 PMHow to Tell if You’ve Been Mistaking U.S. Gymnast Simone Biles for Lithuanian Swimmer Simonas Bilis
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Aug. 10 2016 12:50 AMNBC Looks for More #PhelpsFace Drama, Finds Katie Ledecky Drinking Water
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Aug. 9 2016 5:04 PMWhat’s the Best Part of the Clean and Jerk, the Clean or the Jerk?
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Aug. 8 2016 11:05 PMLilly King Breaststrokes for America. Yulia Efimova’s Wagging Finger Is at Rest.
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Aug. 8 2016 6:21 PMIs Chinese Swimmer Sun Yang the Biggest Jerk of the Rio Olympics?
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Aug. 7 2016 6:19 PMDoes the Red Flag Guy at the Trap-Shooting Competition Have the Best Olympics Job?
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Aug. 6 2016 5:57 PMThe Olympic Air Rifle Competition: Lead Pellets, Leather Jackets, Mind Games, and Feminism
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Aug. 4 2016 10:00 AMIn Defense of the OlympicsThey are horrible. I love them.
Crime
June 12 2016 11:05 AMThe NRA Claims the AR-15 Is Useful for Hunting and Home Defense. Not Exactly.
Science
April 29 2016 11:36 AM“Everyone” Downloads Research Papers IllegallyScience magazine just published a great piece on the utility of Sci-Hub. Unfortunately, its defense of its own business model is flawed.
Science
April 5 2016 12:01 PMWhy Is It So Expensive to Read Academic Research?Content piracy may be illegal, but price gouging is at least as despicable.
Sports Nut
March 14 2016 3:35 PMEverything You Need to Know About March MadnessWhat are the best teams? Who’s the tallest guy? Which player enjoys gyros?
Future Tense
Feb. 25 2016 3:16 PMDrone Racing Is Fun. But This British Kids’ Show Demonstrates How Dull It Is to Watch.
Future Tense
Feb. 17 2016 1:07 PMA Philadelphia Union Is Using (Unarmed) Drones to Protect Itself
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Feb. 10 2016 5:34 PM325,000 People Have Now Registered Drones With the FAA. That’s Not Enough.
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Aug. 10 2016 3:12 PMBest Jobs at the Olympics: Table-Tennis Autograph Wrangler
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Aug. 9 2016 11:20 PMOlympics Jerk Watch Special: Was Michael Phelps a Jerk When He Won the 200 Butterfly?
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Aug. 9 2016 12:48 PMDoes the Earring-Retrieving Scuba Diver Have the Best Job at the Olympics?
Hang Up And Listen
Aug. 8 2016 7:41 PMHang Up and Listen: The Kids Don’t Tip EditionSlate’s sports podcast on NBC’s Olympics coverage and American jingoism. Plus, a Wrigley Field beer vendor tells all.
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Aug. 7 2016 11:30 PMKatie Ledecky Broke the World Record in the Women’s 400-Meter Freestyle by 24 Syllables
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Aug. 7 2016 2:35 PMRio Games Conspiracy Watch: Did a Kayaker Get Capsized by a Runaway Sofa?
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Aug. 5 2016 9:47 AMMichael Phelps Is Back for the Rio Games. Is He a Jerk?
Crime
June 14 2016 6:49 PMOmar Mateen Had a “Modern Sporting Rifle”The firearms industry doesn’t call the gun he used in Orlando an assault weapon. It prefers a less threatening name.
Technology
May 26 2016 4:25 PMPeter Thiel’s Revenge Campaign Is a Wakeup Call The multibillionaire is spending a fortune to destroy Gawker in court. It will be catastrophic to democracy if he gets away with it.
Future Tense
April 13 2016 7:28 PMMatthew Keys Will Serve Two Years for Something That Was Barely a Crime. It’s a Travesty.
Brow Beat
March 25 2016 7:01 AMThe Larry Sanders Show Was a Brilliant Sitcom That Only Garry Shandling Could Have Made
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March 4 2016 1:40 PMA Proposed Connecticut Law to Ban Putting Guns on Drones Has a Really Big Hole
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Feb. 18 2016 12:41 PMFamous Tech Company Mattel Releases Drone Barbie and a $300 3-D Printer
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Feb. 16 2016 1:16 PMThis Expert Worries That Using Drones to Protect Wildlife Could Backfire
Sports Nut
Feb. 7 2016 11:31 PMOne of the Worst Super Bowls EverThe Denver Broncos win a grim, tedious, maddeningly ugly football game.

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