The Longform.org Guide to Man and BeastSquid hunts, pet chimps, and E.B. White's dead pig—five fascinating stories about human-animal relations.
The Longform.org Guide to QuarterbacksFrom pre-draft jitters to post-retirement bliss, five glimpses into the minds of NFL QB's.
The Longform.org Guide to CastawaysPerfect storms, wicked riptides, and drunken dares: six epic tales of tragedy and survival on the open seas.
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The Longform.org Guide to the 2012 GOP FieldFrom Bachmann to Huntsman, Paul to Perry, one great read about each Republican candidate for president.
The Longform.org Guide to SiblingsFive exceptional stories about bizarrely close brothers and sisters.
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The Longform.org Guide to FugitivesFrom Whitey Bulger to the Barefoot Bandit, six amazing stories about life on the lam.
The Longform.org Guide to DetroitFrom the World War II boom to "ruin porn," five odes to the Motor City.
Battered and Blue Police departments shouldn’t feel under siege. The public just wants better policing.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, Eventually His magic sleigh journey is highly inefficient. So we made him a better itinerary.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.