That Photo of a Weasel on a Flying Woodpecker Is Real. Here’s How The Photographer Got the Shot.
Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say the National Symbol Should Be the Turkey?You have got to see his original design.
Will a Movie About Birding Finally Get It Right?It shouldn’t be so hard to make a bald eagle sound like a bald eagle.
The High-Tech Future of Staring at Birds in the WoodsThe arms race—wings race?—in bird-watching field guides.
I’ll Tell You Why I Love BirdsAnd Their Fate Is Our Fate tells you why we should listen to them.
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Could Better Psychological Testing Prevent a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash? Probably not.