Nicholas Duchesne

Nicholas Duchesne is a Slate intern.

Wild Things
Dec. 4 2013 12:46 PMDeath From the Skies! Poisonous Mouse Paratroopers Bomb Guam.
Nov. 23 2013 7:04 AM“Adults Don’t Need Baby Food”What the Web thought of our anti-juicing rant.
Billion to One
Nov. 18 2013 8:30 AMThe Most Exclusive CirclesSorting the world’s top 50 billionaires by age, location, how they got their moolah, and more.
Wild Things
Nov. 6 2013 2:36 PMGorgeous, Quirky, Award-Winning Wildlife PhotosThe best of 2013.
Oct. 1 2013 3:33 PMWorld War II Veterans Storm World War II MemorialA dispatch from the government shutdown on the National Mall.
Cocktail Chatter
Sept. 14 2013 6:45 AMVladimir Putin, Longevity, and Parents Left BehindThe week’s most interesting Slate stories.
Wild Things
Dec. 2 2013 12:05 PMKoalas Have a Newfound Sex Organ—in Their Throats
Slate Labs
Nov. 22 2013 3:34 PMEvery John F. Kennedy Street, Park, Airport, and School in the WorldA map of the hundreds of locations named for the 35th president.
Nov. 13 2013 4:58 PMA Glitch in the MatrixThe Slate/SurveyMonkey snap poll gauges the depths of despair over
Cocktail Chatter
Oct. 19 2013 7:00 AMiLessons of the Shutdown, Binge Drinking and Rape, and Not-So-Cool TechnologyThe week’s most Interesting Slate stories.
Brow Beat
Sept. 25 2013 3:53 PMThose “Nickname Jerseys” Are Actually a Great Idea



The Democrats’ War at Home

How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?

Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best

Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke

Windows 8 Was So Bad That Microsoft Will Skip Straight to Windows 10

Homeland Is Good Again! For Now.


Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.

How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.

Building a Better Workplace

You Deserve a Pre-cation

The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.

The Ludicrous Claims Women Are Pitched at “Egg Freezing Parties”

Piper Kerman on Why She Dressed Like a Hitchcock Heroine for Her Prison Sentencing

Oct. 1 2014 11:48 AM An Up-Close Look at the U.S.–Mexico Border
  News & Politics
The World
Oct. 1 2014 12:20 PM Don’t Expect Hong Kong’s Protests to Spread to the Mainland
Oct. 1 2014 1:11 PM This Company Wants to Fight World Hunger With Flies 
The Eye
Oct. 1 2014 1:04 PM An Architectural Crusade Against the Tyranny of Straight Lines
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 1 2014 1:01 PM Can Activists Save Reyhaneh Jabbari?  
  Slate Plus
Behind the Scenes
Oct. 1 2014 10:54 AM “I Need a Pair of Pants That Won’t Bore Me to Death” Troy Patterson talks about looking sharp, flat-top fades, and being Slate’s Gentleman Scholar.
Brow Beat
Oct. 1 2014 1:13 PM The Essence of Gender Roles in Action Movies, in One Supercut
Future Tense
Oct. 1 2014 1:25 PM Japanese Cheerleader Robots Balance and Roll Around on Balls
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Oct. 1 2014 12:01 PM Rocky Snow
Sports Nut
Sept. 30 2014 5:54 PM Goodbye, Tough Guy It’s time for Michigan to fire its toughness-obsessed coach, Brady Hoke.