The XX Factor
Today's Google Doodle Honors Trailblazing Journalist Nellie Bly (With an Assist from Karen O)
Slate Voice: “No Reason for the Season”Torie Bosch reads her piece on the joy of celebrating a godless Christmas.
What Happened at Slate This Week?Slate’s Future Tense editor shares her favorite reads of the week. Plus, a sneak peek of next week’s most exciting thing!
Leave Cupid Alone, You SnobsI'm not a brainwashed moron for sincerely loving Valentine's Day.
“When You Do Something, It Will Follow You”Is the ability to erase your online past a good thing? Slate editors weigh in.
The XX Factor
Lean In Isn’t Just About Professional Fulfillment. It’s Also About Worst-Case Scenarios.
Tab Roulette!Slate’s business and tech writers share what they’re reading, whether they want to or not.
Slate Voice: “Leave Cupid Alone, You Snobs”Listen to Torie Bosch read her piece about why it’s OK to love Valentine’s Day.
Demons Are RealA horror movie goes behind the scenes on an Intervention-like reality show.
The Best New Sci-Fi Novels for Discussing Cutting-Edge TechnologiesWhat’s on Slate editor Torie Bosch’s bookshelf?
Roads & Kingdoms
Life After ISIS The Northern Iraqi city of Sinjar has been recaptured from ISIS, but it’s a long way from back to normal.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Stuff to read when you need to escape from your family gathering.
The Generic City Boring landscapes impede on our biological need for intrigue. So why are so many buildings so hideous?
The Craziest Endings in College Football History After the turkey, enjoy some classic finishes.