Lights, Camera, Extraction!Kids are pulling out their teeth with a string and a slammed door—and filming it for YouTube.
Permanent RecordEva and Bee: Both children of the Depression, one ended up designing Mamie Eisenhower’s inaugural gown, the other was a mentor to Calvin Klein.
Permanent RecordHow the Manhattan Trade School prepared a generation of New York women for the workplace.
Permanent RecordHelp me find more students who attended the Manhattan Trade School for Girls.
Permanent RecordHow an orphan became the matriarch of one of New York’s most powerful political families.
Permanent RecordThe saddest story in the report cards I found—and how it came to have a happy ending.
Permanent RecordRose Vrana is 95. She went to trade school in the 1930s. I found her report card. Then I found her.
Permanent RecordLucille Fasanalla saved the romper she made as a student at Manhattan Trade her whole life.
"Very Ambitious," "Irritable at Times," "Nice Type"Leaf through the report cards of the women featured in the Permanent Record series.
TODAY IN SLATE
The End of Pregnancy
And the inevitable rise of the artificial womb.
Doctor Tests Positive for Ebola in New York City
How a Company You’ve Never Heard of Took Control of the Entire Porn Industry
The Hot New Strategy for Desperate Democrats
Blame China for everything.
The Questions That Michael Brown’s Autopsies Can’t Answer
The Scene of the Crime Autopsy results aren’t going to answer the essential question: Why did Michael Brown have to die?
Kiev Used to Be an Easygoing Place
Now it’s descending into madness.
Don’t Just Sit There
How to be more productive during your commute.
This Smart Suitcase Aims to Ease Travel Headaches With a Built-In Phone Charger and Bag Tracking App
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 2 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked Dr. Meri Kolbrener about her workday.
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.