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.
Did Benjamin Franklin Really Say the National Symbol Should Be the Turkey?You have got to see his original design.
Déjà Blue New York City’s largest police union thinks it’s under attack by de Blasio. It’s felt that way about every mayor.
Forget Santa. You Should Celebrate La Befana. Because what Christmas needs is a wine drinking witch.
Slate Voice: “Santa Should Not Be a White Man Anymore” Aisha Harris reads her piece on giving St. Nick a makeover.
Space: The Next Generation
The Venus Express Will Go Out in a Burst of Glory I was cheap labor on a thrifty mission to our nearest planet.
Ronald Reagan Is Kobe Bryant The best NBA analogues for George Washington, Warren G. Harding, Barack Obama, and every other president.