What Are Extreme Runners Thinking?The addicts, obsessives, pain seekers, and euphoria nuts who choose to race 100 miles.
Why Does Old King Coal Still Rule?Despite better alternatives and concern about climate change, coal isn’t disappearing any time soon.
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.