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Prenatal Tests Are Supposed to Detect Fetal Abnormalities With Near-Accuracy. They Don’t.
OxytotsInstead of learning from the unfounded hysteria of the crack baby era, we’re repeating it.
Is Diet Soda Girly?Marketing companies take on gender contamination, the idea that when women flock to a product, men flee.
When Did Socialite Become an Insult?From Brooke Astor to Jill Kelley. How far they have fallen.
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Sony Pictures Hack Reveal: Male Exec Doing Same Job as Female Exec Makes $1 Million More
Why Are Presidential Candidates’ Wives All the Same?What do Laura Bush, Michelle Obama, and Ann Romney have in common? Apparently, everything.
DoubleX Gabfest: The Barechested EditionListen to Slate’s show about attachment parenting, President Obama’s college love letters, and child psychopaths.
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?