Doctors Could Use a Little HypochondriaWhy medical students panic too much and M.D.s too little.
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Because of Slender Man: Why the Internet Bogey Is the Perfect Metaphor for How We Explain Violence
“Haters Prove You’re Doing Something Right”Two Slate writers read and consider their foulest hate mail.
One of the Most Beautiful Stanzas Maya Angelou Wrote Is About What Happens When Great Souls Die
What’s Wrong With Sentimentality?While critics sneer, scientists try to make sense of our love of weepy books and movies.
Facebook’s Unethical ExperimentIt intentionally manipulated users’ emotions without their knowledge.
What a Beautiful Wedding! We All Die Alone. Save the Date searches for meaning in meaningless weddings.
History of Innovation
Follow Her LeadHow a mysterious woman’s 1908 patent exemplifies the drama of dogs in America.
The Wellesley ManIn the era of transgender rights, women’s colleges are struggling to figure out where their loyalties lie.
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Dark Knight Writer Calls She-Hulk a “Giant, Green Porn Star.” Stan Lee Smacks Him Down.
Shadow Trial Prosecutors in Ferguson violated our right to an open criminal justice system.
Baby Photos My 3-year-old son stole my iPhone and took some unflattering pictures of me. Am I a dad joke incarnate?
Slate Voice: “If It Happened There,” Thanksgiving Edition Josh Keating reads his piece on America’s annual festival pilgrimage.