Maura Kelly

Maura Kelly's book Much Ado About Loving, about what classic novels can teach you about mating, relating, and Internet dating, will be out in January. 

Explainer
July 15 2013 3:00 PMWhy Are Air Conditioners So Heavy?It's the copper.
Explainer
Aug. 2 2011 5:48 PMWho Says It's a Famine?When does large-scale hunger become a famine, and who decides?
Explainer
July 27 2011 6:56 PMNafissatou and AmadouIt seems as if every Guinean in the news has the same last name. Is Diallo the Smith of West Africa?
Jurisprudence
May 4 2007 12:38 PMTracking DeviceHow about using GPS monitoring to stop batterers?
Today's Papers
June 18 1999 9:01 PMUpdated every day at dawn.
Explainer
Sept. 6 2011 7:46 PMAre Veterans More Suicidal Than Ever?Comparing the psychiatric death tolls from Vietnam and today.
Explainer
Aug. 2 2011 2:56 PMHow Do They Run Clinical Trials for Birth Control?Aren't the subjects afraid of getting pregnant?
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May 25 2011 1:30 PMDoes Guinness Taste Better in Ireland?Yes, and not just because you're more likely to be drunk there.
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May 4 1999 4:33 AM

TODAY IN SLATE

Frame Game

Hard Knocks

I was hit by a teacher in an East Texas public school. It taught me nothing.

Chief Justice John Roberts Says $1,000 Can’t Buy Influence in Congress. Looks Like He’s Wrong.

After This Merger, One Company Could Control One-Third of the Planet's Beer Sales

Hidden Messages in Corporate Logos

If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter

Sports Nut

Giving Up on Goodell

How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.

How Can We Investigate Potential Dangers of Fracking Without Being Alarmist?

My Year as an Abortion Doula       

  News & Politics
Weigel
Sept. 15 2014 8:56 PM The Benghazi Whistleblower Who Might Have Revealed a Massive Scandal on his Poetry Blog
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 15 2014 7:27 PM Could IUDs Be the Next Great Weapon in the Battle Against Poverty?
  Life
Dear Prudence
Sept. 16 2014 6:00 AM Can of Worms Prudie offers advice to a letter writer who wants to blackmail a famous ex with tapes of his fetish.
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 15 2014 11:38 AM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 4  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Listen."
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 15 2014 8:58 PM Lorde Does an Excellent Cover of Kanye West’s “Flashing Lights”
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 15 2014 4:49 PM Cheetah Robot Is Now Wireless and Gallivanting on MIT’s Campus
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 15 2014 11:00 AM The Comet and the Cosmic Beehive
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.