Did DNA Evidence Really Identify Jack the Ripper?Behind the hype is some shoddy forensic science.
Confessions of a John le Carré DevoteeI read all 23 of le Carré’s novels. Here’s my full and complete testimony to Control.
Ranking Le Carré’s NovelsWhich is the master’s greatest? And where does his new one fall?
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash