The Music Industry's Extortion SchemeThe record labels want you to pay a tax on music. It's not as horrible as it sounds.
Confessions of a Jericho FanIt's not good. It's not so-bad-it's-good. It's just plain mediocre. And yet I watch.
In Search of the Perfect Web PageHow Netvibes helped me cram the whole Internet onto a single screen.
Good Guys Don't Make BillionsWeb companies discover the perils of putting privacy before profits.
The Facebook CommandmentsHow to deal with unwanted friend requests, the ethics of de-friending, and other social networking etiquette predicaments.
Meet the Hindustani Malcolm XLooking for pulse-pounding excitement in Richard Attenborough's Gandhi.
The DVD That Will Save AmericaNow you can finally watch Mike Judge's suppressed masterpiece, Idiocracy.
The Dismal Science
Love Thy PlayStation, Love ThyselfWhy you should make a $500 game console your life partner.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Smash and Grab Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis. Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
You Should Be Optimistic About Ebola Don’t panic. Here are all the signs that the U.S. is containing the disease.
Forget Oculus Rift This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual-reality experience.
Is Anybody Watching My Do-Gooding? The difference between being a hero and being an altruist.
Bio-Inspiration Is Finally Delivering Inventions Based on Porcupines, Parasites, and Of Course Geckos
Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.