"Seems These Movie Stars Are Nothing but Plain Old People!"Celebrity coverage from a century ago.
Hail to the HousewifeCan Michele Bachmann be the leader of the free world and still obey her husband like a good evangelical?
"Who's Sarah Palin?"Following the potential presidential candidate to the only spot in America where people don't recognize her.
Get This Woman Some Laughing Gas!Other countries use nitrous oxide in the delivery room. Why don't we?
The Other Kennedy CurseHas Maria Shriver finally bucked her family's addiction to bad marriages?
When a Home Birth Ends in Tragedy, Can the Midwife Go to Jail?What the case of a Baltimore midwife tells us about midwifery and the law.
The Cure for Your Fugly ArmpitsHow advertisers create body anxieties women didn't know they had, and then sell them the solution.
We Need to Spend More on Our Soldiers and Sailors Yes, the U.S. already spends a lot on our military. But our people are more valuable—and cost more—than any other armed force in the world.
Safeway Almost Made a Massive Deal With Theranos. Now It’s Teaming Up With Theranos’ Biggest Rival.
Cards Against Humanity Asked People to Give It $5 on Black Friday for Nothing in Return. The Stunt Worked.
Girl, Uninterruptible Prudie advises a letter writer upset over a college freshman daughter’s lack of contact.
A New Statue in Edinburgh Honors a Bear Named Wojtek That Served in the Polish Military During World War II
Attacks on Abortion Clinics Should Be Prosecuted as Terrorism It’s the right thing, both practically and philosophically.
A Radical Experiment in Democracy Is Happening in Northern Syria. Americans Need to Start Paying Attention.
Help! I Can’t Get Enough Dear Prudence. Prudie answers more of your questions, only for Slate Plus members.
The Best (and Only) Nigerien Remake of Purple Rain: “Rain the Color of Blue With a Little Red in It”
Internet-Connected Toys Are Getting Hacked, and It’s As Creepy As We Feared It Would Be
Warrior Kings Golden State is currently playing better than any basketball team in history. You might want to watch them.