Barbie has actually had a long history of space exploration, with Barbie Miss Astronaut released in 1965, 18 years before Sally Ride became the first American woman in space.
The Myths of Katrina Ten years after the storm, falsehood about warnings, violence, and recovery persist. Here’s the truth.
Inside Higher Ed
Her Résumé Is Good, But How’s Her Personality? Colleges are trying to use personality tests to pick their presidents.
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.