Reza Aslan
Books
Nov. 20 2008 3:03 PMHow To Read the QuranA new translation captures the confusion.
Books
May 2 2008 7:07 AMSpring Books in BriefWhat Slate's reading this spring.
Dispatches
Sept. 3 2007 8:02 AMWhen Bush Comes to IranThe view of American tough talk from Tehran.
The Book Club
Jan. 24 2007 4:35 PMOptimism in the Face of a "Cosmic War"
Faith-based
Feb. 8 2006 3:45 PMDepicting MohammedWhy I'm offended by the Danish cartoons of the prophet.
Faith-based
Feb. 16 2004 8:38 AMIn the Footsteps of the MartyrsA religious procession expresses more than historical frustrations.
Books
July 28 2008 1:43 PMRock the MullahsCan heavy metal music help transform the Middle East?
Books
March 17 2008 12:11 PMWhat Slate's Reading This MonthBook reviews in 300 words or less.
Books
Aug. 6 2007 1:49 PMWhy Do They Hate Us?Strange answers lie in al-Qaida's writings.
The Book Club
Jan. 23 2007 2:05 PMAssimilation and the Creation of a Uniquely American Faith
Faith-based
Aug. 13 2004 12:32 PMEnd of DaysThe mission of al-Sadr's Army of the Mahdi.

TODAY IN SLATE

Politics

Meet the New Bosses

How the Republicans would run the Senate.

The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers

Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.

Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.

Why all cracker names sound alike.

Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom

The Eye

This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059

Medical Examiner

Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?  

A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.

The Afghan Town With a Legitimately Good Tourism Pitch

A Futurama Writer on How the Vietnam War Shaped the Series

  News & Politics
Photography
Sept. 21 2014 11:34 PM People’s Climate March in Photos Hundreds of thousands of marchers took to the streets of NYC in the largest climate rally in history.
  Business
Business Insider
Sept. 20 2014 6:30 AM The Man Making Bill Gates Richer
  Life
Quora
Sept. 20 2014 7:27 AM How Do Plants Grow Aboard the International Space Station?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 19 2014 4:58 PM Steubenville Gets the Lifetime Treatment (And a Cheerleader Erupts Into Flames)
  Slate Plus
Tv Club
Sept. 21 2014 1:15 PM The Slate Doctor Who Podcast: Episode 5  A spoiler-filled discussion of "Time Heist."
  Arts
Television
Sept. 21 2014 9:00 PM Attractive People Being Funny While Doing Amusing and Sometimes Romantic Things Don’t dismiss it. Friends was a truly great show.
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 21 2014 11:38 PM “Welcome to the War of Tomorrow” How Futurama’s writers depicted asymmetrical warfare.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 22 2014 5:30 AM MAVEN Arrives at Mars
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 18 2014 11:42 AM Grandmaster Clash One of the most amazing feats in chess history just happened, and no one noticed.