Are You Man Enough for the Cockatiel?Four things to know before adopting the wildly popular hairstyle.
Notes from a Sickly SojournAdvice on traveling with—and surviving!—biohazardous loved ones this summer.
Enough With the Red and GreenAdopt a new color scheme for this year’s holiday gifts and décor: black-and-white stripes!
On the Death of My Homophobic DogI named him Liberace, but I couldn’t have chosen a less appropriate namesake for this coarse, emotionally withholding Norwich terrier.
Joan Rivers, National TreasureThe viper-tongued vixed taught us to be bitchy to celebrities but nice to people.
Cool ItTen fun and fashionable ways to stay chill when the summer heat starts to get to you.
Why Are Guys Afraid to Wear Speedos?American men need to get over their Freudian fear of showing off their junk.
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
The United Slang of America If every state had an official word, what would it be? (Connecticut, you get glawackus.)
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.
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.