Long Lives Made Humans HumanOld people were invented in the Paleolithic Age and perfected in the 20th century.
Cats Are EvilWhy New Zealand is right to consider banning them in order to save its wildlife.
Is The Impossible Reprehensible?Laura Helmuth and Dan Kois argue about the new movie based on the 2004 tsunami.
How Did Science, Medicine, and the Environment Do in the Elections?Your House of Representatives now has twice as many physicists.
Why Is Romney Campaigning on Medical Quackery?He's going after the ultimate niche voter: Virginia’s Lyme disease conspiracy theorists.
How Would You Have Died in 1811?Play our Wretched Fate game and risk dropsy, quinsy, consumption, and worms.
So Robert F. Kennedy Jr. Called Us to Complain …He says scientists lie, journalists are scared of the CDC, and the government is poisoning children.
What’s the Worst Thing a Teacher Ever Said to You?We thanked the good teachers yesterday. Now let’s remember the ones we hated.
Danica Patrick, Shut Up and DriveRacing’s fastest female is throwing the women’s movement into reverse.
The XX Factor
New Blow To Evolutionary Psychology is Good News for Women Who Want Men Who Cook and Clean
“Protect Us Against Our Enemies” The story of one Syrian fighter and why his capture is a major defeat for America’s war on ISIS.
Donald Trump Said It’s “Disgusting” to Pump Milk in Front of Colleagues. So We Found A Lady Who Did.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Aisha Harris rounds up some shocking, informative, and hilarious reads.
What Happens When We Get It Wrong? Slate’s Corrections Czar Talks About Our Policy on Errors and Typos.
It Took 22 Years for the Women’s 1,500-Meters Record to Fall. What's the Fastest Humans Can Possibly Run?