WombTubeThe odd and addictive videos of women who reveal their pregnancy test results online.
What's an Abortion Doula?They're strangers who will hold your hand while you go under the knife.
The Secret Life of the American Teenage Rock StarA review of Kristin Hersh's memoir, Rat Girl.
Hitting the Racks, Not the BottleA review of former model Avis Cardella's shopping-addiction memoir, Spent.
Kelly Cutrone Is My GuruThe Kell on Earth star is more than just a reality TV diva—she's a spiritual leader.
Bring It On. And On. And On.How a sleeper hit about cheerleading became a direct-to-DVD franchise. Plus: which sequel is best.
The Slacker Movie's Quarterlife CrisisMutual Appreciation and The Puffy Chair reveal a genre stuck in a rut.
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The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
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Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
What Happened at Slate This Week? The Slatest editor tells us to read well-informed skepticism, media criticism, and more.
“The More You Know (About Black People)” Uses Very Funny PSAs to Condemn Black Stereotypes
Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.