Songs That Make Slate NostalgicA roundup of the music from high school that staffers still love.
Can You Really Break an Apple in Half With Your Bare Hands? Fact-Checking BuzzFeed's "Magic Tricks."
The United Sweets of AmericaIf every state had an official dessert, what would it be? (Montana gets S’mores.)
SamenessThe Giver claims to oppose conformity but warps its source material to resemble every other teen-marketed dystopia.
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.
Katy Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
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.