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Better Summer
Aug. 3 2014 11:46 PMSummer Reading 2014Get away from it all with these Slate staff picks.
Brow Beat
May 30 2014 6:31 PMIf Game of Thrones Characters Were on The Wire, Who Would They Be?
Slate Plus
April 29 2014 2:32 PMBubble Vocabulary: The Slate Email ThreadBehind the scenes of Seth Stevenson’s piece on words you don’t quite know how to use.
Dec. 12 2013 10:15 AMThe 12 Gadgets Every Kitchen Needs 
Nov. 30 2013 11:55 PMBest Books 2013: Slate Staff PicksSlate’s columnists, editors, and bloggers pick their favorite books of the year.
Slate Fare
Aug. 28 2013 12:18 PMBe Our New Social Media MavenWe’re hiring a junior editor to join our team.
Brow Beat
June 19 2013 11:05 PMJames Gandolfini’s Best (Non-Tony) Roles
May 8 2013 1:36 PMYour Bad Teacher StoriesReaders tell us their worst teacher stories using the hashtag #BadTeacher.
Dec. 30 2012 5:00 AMThe Best Slate Covers of 2012
Nov. 1 2012 9:51 PMDylan, Sinatra, and My Fair Lady: Columbia Records at Mid-Century
Fighting Words
Aug. 22 2012 5:01 PMThe Private Side of Christopher Hitchens: Photos From His Wedding and Beyond
Dec. 7 2011 1:42 PMBest Books of 2011Slate writers and editors pick their favorites.
Data Viz
Nov. 16 2011 5:24 PMWhere Do Leaders Come From?An interactive map of America's politicians, CEOs, and other muckety-mucks.
Nov. 7 2011 12:06 AMIn the Wilderness of New Britain
Oct. 28 2011 7:03 AMCorrections
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Brow Beat
July 22 2014 2:09 PMThe New Yorker Stories You Should Read Before the Paywall Goes Up
Slate Fare
May 5 2014 10:04 AMResistanceJoin L.V. Anderson for a screening and panel discussion of the film.
Future Tense
Dec. 23 2013 5:10 PMLost Viral Hits of the Pre-YouTube EraAlmost-forgotten moments that would have “won the Internet” if they happened today.
Dec. 10 2013 7:00 AMSlate’s Favorite Recipes of the YearThe dishes we made again and again in 2013.
Sept. 6 2013 7:30 AMI’m a Freshman. What’s the One Book I Must Read?Slate staffers recommend the perfect reading material for the college-bound.
Second Acts
June 22 2013 9:30 AMMr. Former PresidentFrom Taft to Carter, the second acts of American presidents are sometimes more compelling than their first.
June 7 2013 6:30 AMSummer Reading 2013: Slate Staff PicksSlate’s editors, designers, and columnists reveal their summer reading choices for 2013.
Feb. 22 2013 10:55 AMThe Slate Culture Staff Oscar PoolWho will win? See our picks for every award—and read Slatesters’ explanations for the most foolhardy ones.
Dec. 29 2012 5:00 AMSlate Illustrated, 2012The best illustrations of the year.
Oct. 5 2012 12:36 PMAndy Warhol’s Imitators Can’t Compete With the Real Thing
Feb. 16 2012 4:20 PMThe Queen of Animal-Skin Bikinis: Raquel Welch Through the Ages
Nov. 18 2011 7:05 AMCorrections
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Talking White

Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.

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Operation Backbone

How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.

A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently

The XX Factor
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  News & Politics
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Dear Prudence
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  Double X
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Behind the Scenes
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Future Tense
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  Health & Science
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Sports Nut
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