Lauren Hepler

Lauren Hepler is a Slate intern.

Cocktail Chatter
Dec. 3 2011 4:16 AMFinding E.T., Vintage Robot Hysteria, and Driving While HighThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
The Hive
Dec. 2 2011 10:20 AMWork With Your Hands. Don't Get Married.Slate readers' 10 best ideas for starting a business or reviving a career.
Politics
Nov. 18 2011 12:20 PMEverything You Need To Know About Occupy Wall StreetA timeline of the movement, from February to today.
Cocktail Chatter
Nov. 5 2011 7:41 AMCheap Wine, Fried Chicken, and Ladies NightsThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
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Oct. 22 2011 7:41 AMThe Trippy Fashion of Occupy Wall Street, How the Economy Really Is Getting Better, and a Bizarrely Successful Fad DietThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Oct. 8 2011 9:28 AMThe Death of Steve Jobs, the Atrocities of the No-Iron Shirt, and Man-Cave Masculinity    The week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Cocktail Chatter
Sept. 10 2011 8:41 AMConspiracy Theories of 9/11, a Bruised Glee star and Perry vs. RomneyThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
Brow Beat
Aug. 24 2011 6:07 PMCan You Tell Mary-Kate From Ashley?
The Hive
Dec. 2 2011 3:21 PMWork With Your Hands. Don't Get Married.Slate readers' 10 best ideas for starting a business or reviving a career.
Cocktail Chatter
Nov. 19 2011 7:09 AMThe Resurrection of Gabby Giffords, the Latest Non-Romney, and Lessons From Penn StateThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Brow Beat
Nov. 7 2011 12:37 PMHow Do You Study a Tribe Without Contacting It?
Fashion
Oct. 28 2011 9:42 AMA Guide to Couples Costumes With Tips From Al Gore, Heidi Klum, and Coco
Politics
Oct. 13 2011 7:17 PMEverything You Need To Know About Occupy Wall Street

Twinkling, "mic check," and Zucotti Park: a guide to protest terminology.

Cocktail Chatter
Sept. 24 2011 7:13 AMTrippy Nakedness at Burning Man, Bears That Sell Toilet Paper, and R.E.M.'s Music RevolutionThe week's most interesting Slate stories.
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Aug. 27 2011 7:44 AMTwin Takeover, Taxing the Poor, and an East Coast EarthquakeThe week's most interesting Slate stories.

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Medical Examiner

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The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.

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  Life
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  Slate Plus
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Sept. 19 2014 12:00 PM What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
  Arts
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  Technology
Future Tense
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  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
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  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.