Fusion ReactionHow America fell in love, and then out of love, and then in love all over again, with Asian-influenced cuisine.
The Tea Party Is Giving Tea Parties a Bad NameGet out your Wedgwood and bake some scones. It's time to resurrect this delightful social custom.
Rumble in the OvenSlate pits Cook's Illustrated against food52. Who can come up with the best recipes for pork shoulder and sugar cookies?
Oscar Fashion Report CardZoe Saldana's "ornamental kale," George Clooney's shaggy new look, and why we missed Tilda Swinton.
Vacuum Sealing for the Everyday CookIdeas in Food argues that technological cuisine is within reach of amateurs.
Reinventing the TurkeyWhat Bon Appétit, Food and Wine, Saveur, and other magazines recommend you make for Thanksgiving.
Well Done, Rare, or CryovackedThe story of the cow from four-legged co-worker to shrink-wrapped cutlet.
Don't Wet-Brine Your Turkey. Do Stir-Fry Your Sweet Potatoes.Slate's guide to online Thanksgiving advice.
TODAY IN SLATE
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Talking White Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Alabama’s Insane New Abortion Law Gives Fetuses Lawyers and Puts Teenage Girls on Trial
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Tattoo Parlors Have Become a Great Investment
A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently
Big Problems With the Secret Service Were Reported Last Year. Nobody Cared.
How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.
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Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.
This Gargantuan Wind Farm in Wyoming Would Be the Hoover Dam of the 21st Century
It Wasn’t a Secret A 2013 inspector general report detailed all of the Secret Service’s problems. Nobody cared.
Why Can’t States Do More to Protect Patients From Surprise Medical Bills? It’s complicated.
Behind the Scenes
Revelry (and Business) at Mohonk Photos and highlights from Slate’s annual retreat.
If Someone Secretly Controlled What You Say, Would You Notice? What cyranoid experiments reveal about how people act.
The Panic Virus How public health officials are keeping Americans calm about the Ebola threat.
Bunt-a-Palooza! How bad was the Kansas City Royals’ bunt-all-the-time strategy in the American League wild-card game?