Twitter for the MassesFor non-tweeters, the social network can feel clubby and confusing. Can its new home page change that?
The Wedding Industry’s Pricey Little SecretThat widely used “average wedding cost” figure is grossly misleading. Here’s a much more accurate number.
Pocket ScienceA South Carolina startup has built the slimmest, most practical wallet you’ll find.
Why Robot?Automated journalism is no longer science fiction. It’s time to change what we call it.
I Stream, You StreamLive webcams were one of the Internet’s first big fads. Can Meerkat bring them back?
Is Snapchat Really Confusing, or Am I Just Old?A 32-year-old’s hopeless quest to understand America’s fastest-growing social app.
Amen, Canada! The Canadian Supreme Court, unlike the United States’ Supreme Court, understands that sectarian prayer is sectarian.
Stop Vilifying Almonds Yes, they use up a lot of water in drought-afflicted California. But the story gets a lot more complicated from there.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Chad Lorenz talks about running the home page, writing headlines, and his favorite picks from the magazine this week.
Golden Status The Warriors are the best team since Jordan’s Bulls. Why aren’t they respected as such?