Megan O'Connor

Megan O'Connor is a Slate intern.

Aug. 2 2005 6:28 PMYou Call That a Planet?How astronomers decide whether a celestial body measures up.
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Aug. 5 2005 4:22 PMA Taxing ProposalThe New Republic's plan to reform Social Security, health care, and more.
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July 29 2005 5:55 PMNewt in '08?If so, why is he talking nice about Hillary?
July 21 2005 6:32 PMWhat Do Bombs Smell Like?And how do they train dogs to sniff them out?
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July 14 2005 6:59 PMThe Torturous Thong
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July 8 2005 3:57 PMResolute in the United KingdomWeighing the impact of the terror attacks.
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June 22 2005 6:26 PMHard for Me To Say I'm Sorry
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June 15 2005 6:51 PMSo, So Sorry
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June 10 2005 5:33 PMWhat Next for Africa?Tony Blair has President Bush (sort of) on board. Will Europe follow?
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Aug. 2 2005 6:08 PMTerror Links Broken
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July 28 2005 5:41 PMTricks or Treaties
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July 21 2005 6:42 PMA Very Long Disengagement
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July 22 2005 1:14 PMRaise the RoofThe glass ceiling is still firmly in place.
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July 15 2005 2:58 PMForget Roe v. WadeThe Supreme Court needs a justice who cares about crime.
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July 1 2005 5:21 PMHow To Help AfricaThe Economist offers suggestions to the G8.
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June 24 2005 11:52 AMAmerica's Biggest A**holeNorman Mailer gets the Rolling Stone treatment.
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June 17 2005 4:45 PMReduced SugarThe Economist urges Bush to ignore the sugar lobby and push CAFTA.
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June 3 2005 7:46 PMWhen Non Means Nee, and Nej, and ...What's in store for the EU constitution.


Justice Ginsburg’s Crucial Dissent in the Texas Voter ID Case

The Jarring Experience of Watching White Americans Speak Frankly About Race

How Facebook’s New Feature Could Come in Handy During a Disaster

The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented

Sprawl, Decadence, and Environmental Ruin in Nevada

View From Chicago

You Should Be Able to Sell Your Kidney

Or at least trade it for something.

Space: The Next Generation

An All-Female Mission to Mars

As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.

Terrorism, Immigration, and Ebola Are Combining Into a Supercluster of Anxiety

The Legal Loophole That Allows Microsoft to Seize Assets and Shut Down Companies

  News & Politics
Oct. 19 2014 1:05 PM Dawn Patrol Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s critically important 5 a.m. wake-up call on voting rights.
Business Insider
Oct. 19 2014 11:40 AM Pot-Infused Halloween Candy Is a Worry in Colorado
Oct. 17 2014 5:26 PM Judge Begrudgingly Strikes Down Wyoming’s Gay Marriage Ban
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 17 2014 4:23 PM A Former FBI Agent On Why It’s So Hard to Prosecute Gamergate Trolls
  Slate Plus
Slate Picks
Oct. 17 2014 1:33 PM What Happened at Slate This Week?  Senior editor David Haglund shares what intrigued him at the magazine. 
Oct. 19 2014 4:33 PM Building Family Relationships in and out of Juvenile Detention Centers
Future Tense
Oct. 17 2014 6:05 PM There Is No Better Use For Drones Than Star Wars Reenactments
  Health & Science
Space: The Next Generation
Oct. 19 2014 11:45 PM An All-Female Mission to Mars As a NASA guinea pig, I verified that women would be cheaper to launch than men.
Sports Nut
Oct. 16 2014 2:03 PM Oh What a Relief It Is How the rise of the bullpen has changed baseball.