This Simple Trick Will Change the Way You Shop at Trader Joe’s ForeverSlate’s secret T.J.’s shopping hack, explained.
Why Do Employers Still Routinely Drug-Test Workers?There’s very little evidence it’s worth the cost or hassle.
An Exclusive Interview With the “Cannibal Cop”Exonerated of his alleged crimes, Gilberto Valle describes his experience in court, his time in prison, and his attempt to start a new life.
I Haven’t Got Time for the ’PaignFinally, a browser extension that will allow you to filter out campaign coverage until it really matters.
The Mind-Body ProblemWhy was Chris Borland’s NFL retirement a bigger deal than Patrick Willis’?
Storm a-Brewin’—Let’s Hit Trader Joe’s!Americans get way too excited about stocking up before a storm.
Mann’s ManI watched every movie and TV show ever directed or produced by Michael Mann, Hollywood’s greatest hack.
Let’s Kill All the MosquitoesNow is the time to wipe the disease-carrying critters off the face of the Earth.
Concussion LiesThe film about the NFL’s apparent CTE epidemic feeds the pervasive national myths about head trauma.
Slate Voice: “The Case Against the Case Against Air Conditioning”Listen to Daniel Engber read about the moral justification for using air conditioning and why it isn’t bad for you or even (relatively) for the planet.
Soft Football, Hard ScienceA rumble over physics and statistics has turned this year’s pregame hype into a classic test of mental toughness.
Leave the Cannibal Cop AloneHe never harmed anyone, and his conviction was overturned. Why can’t he look for love on Match.com?
Does Drinking Soda Really Age Your Cells?How the science of telomeres turned into a spurious health trend.
NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives.Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.
How Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Won the 1964 New Hampshire Primary Without Lifting a Finger Four friends thought running the “old man” would be a fun thing to do.
LED Bulbs Were Once Pricey. Now They’re Cheap, Mass-Produced, and Plentiful. This Is How Efficient Technology Will Take Over.
TV Club Podcast
The Downton Abbey Podcast Join our members-only TV Club to listen to a spoiler-filled discussion of Episode 6.
The Anthropocene: Great Marketing, Wrong Product Are we living in a new geological epoch? Not exactly.
Why You Hated the Super Bowl It was hard to tell if it was a great defensive contest, or a terrible offensive one.