Is the Ocean the Real Final Frontier?The sea is the underdog, but it has some advantages over space.
Will Teachers Unions Kill Virtual Learning?New educational technologies could be great for kids—if regulations and politics don’t get in the way.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?