Nafissatou and AmadouIt seems as if every Guinean in the news has the same last name. Is Diallo the Smith of West Africa?
Are Veterans More Suicidal Than Ever?Comparing the psychiatric death tolls from Vietnam and today.
How Do They Run Clinical Trials for Birth Control?Aren't the subjects afraid of getting pregnant?
Does Guinness Taste Better in Ireland?Yes, and not just because you're more likely to be drunk there.
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.
Why Do We Ignore Warnings About Earth’s Future? “What's dragging us down is religious faith.”
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.