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Video Feb 9, 2:13 PM
Why Cockroaches Are So Difficult to Crush It could make them excellent rescue robots in disasters.
Brow Beat Feb 9, 2:01 PM
Oscar Winners Will No Longer Have to Worry About Forgetting Who to Thank Onstage
Hang Up And Listen Feb 9, 1:49 PM
The 11th Worst Super Bowl in History How do you measure Super Bowl mediocrity? Slate correspondent Justin Peters stacks them up.
Television Feb 9, 1:42 PM
Vinyl Martin Scorsese’s HBO show about ’70s rock ’n’ roll has prestige everything—sets, talent, camera work, visuals—but an ersatz essence.
Slate Fare Feb 9, 1:41 PM
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Politics Feb 9, 1:36 PM
The Vulgar Dealmaker Donald Trump rallies his New Hampshire base ahead of Tuesday’s primary.
Brow Beat Feb 9, 1:30 PM
Hingle McCringleberry Still Won’t Stop Pelvis-Thrusting in This New Key & Peele (& Colbert) Sketch
Politics Feb 9, 12:59 PM
RubioBot The question isn’t whether Marco Rubio is a robot—it’s who programmed him.
The Eye Feb 9, 12:59 PM
A Russian Artist Hand-Cut These Elaborate Baroque Wigs From Paper
Year of Great Books Feb 9, 12:57 PM
Tristram Shandy Was a Runaway Best-Seller. What Did That Mean in 1760? For one thing authors still had to suck up to famous actors.
Outward Feb 9, 12:47 PM
Is the Bond Between Women and Gay Men Based in Science?
The Angle Feb 9, 12:40 PM
The Generation Gap Edition Slate’s daily newsletter on Gloria Steinem’s unfortunate comments, the naked careerism of Ted Cruz, and a review of the hilarious Full Frontal.
Atlas Obscura Feb 9, 12:30 PM
The Exquisite 19th-Century Infographics That Explained the History of the Natural World 
Whistlestop Feb 9, 12:28 PM
When the Straight Talk Express Rolled Through New Hampshire Ahead of the 2000 Republican primary, Sen. John McCain held 114 town hall meetings in the Granite State and visited every town.
Brow Beat Feb 9, 12:25 PM
Samantha Bee Tore Apart a State Senator’s Sexist Dress Code on Her Full Frontal Debut
Outward Feb 9, 12:12 PM
Marco Rubio’s Painful Encounter With a Gay Voter Perfectly Illustrates His Robot Problem
Brow Beat Feb 9, 11:59 AM
Why Sarah Koenig’s Serial Season 1 Updates From Adnan’s Trial Are So Frustrating
The Slatest Feb 9, 11:59 AM
Hong Kong’s #FishBallRevolution Is About Much More Than Fish Balls
Brow Beat Feb 9, 11:19 AM
The First Full Fuller House Trailer Is a ’90s Nostalgia Bonanza
The Slatest Feb 9, 11:19 AM
At Least Nine Killed in Head-On German Train Crash
Behold Feb 9, 10:48 AM
“As Time Goes By” Captures the Stark Reality of Aging 
Doublex Feb 9, 10:39 AM
Cracking Down on Anti-Vaxxers May Be Easier Than We Thought Compulsory vaccination laws may soon become the rule, not the exception.
Brow Beat Feb 9, 10:24 AM
Jessica Williams Took Down Beyoncé’s Super Bowl Critics on The Daily Show   
Doublex Feb 9, 9:51 AM
Laws to Protect Women Often Do Just the Opposite Texas’ draconian abortion laws are rooted in a distressing history.
Future Tense Feb 9, 9:45 AM
How to Teach Yourself About Algorithms  It involves a Car Talk Puzzler.
The Slatest Feb 9, 9:44 AM
OK, Yeah, Donald Trump Referred to Ted Cruz as a “Pussy” on Monday
Video Feb 9, 9:23 AM
Fetching Ball Boys Three dogs make the world’s best tennis ball boys.
Bad Astronomy Feb 9, 9:15 AM
New Study: Yup, Thermometers Do Show Global Warming Is Real
Brow Beat Feb 9, 9:02 AM
The Curious Decline of Paul Mooney
Brow Beat Feb 9, 8:32 AM
The Trailer for Pedro Almodóvar’s Julieta Makes It Look Like a Return to His Classic Women-Centered Dramas
Inside Higher Ed Feb 9, 8:30 AM
For Black Men A race-specific learning community at the University of Connecticut draws praise and criticism.
Brow Beat Feb 9, 8:02 AM
What Is It About the Coen Brothers’ Movies That Makes Everyone Want to Rank Them?
The XX Factor Feb 9, 7:45 AM
Women’s Health Advocates Need to Cool It with All the “Empowerment” Talk
Dear Prudence Feb 9, 7:33 AM
Keeping It Off Prudie counsels a man whose wife hides her overweight past from their daughters.
The Grind Feb 9, 7:30 AM
I Was a Super Bowl Concession Worker What it’s like making less than $13 an hour to serve $13 beers at one of the biggest games on Earth.
Future Tense Feb 9, 7:00 AM
Where Did Your Egg Come From? This company is using gold laser engraving to help you track your eggs—and maybe fight foodborne illness.
The Slatest Feb 9, 6:44 AM
How a Loss in New Hampshire Might Not Make Trump a Loser
The Slatest Feb 9, 5:45 AM
Bernie’s Margin of Victory Matters Much Less Than the Victory Itself
Television Feb 9, 1:30 AM
Full Frontal With Samantha Bee In her debut, Bee at once embraced and impaled the gendered expectations around her show. It’s hard to imagine a better start.
Brow Beat Feb 8, 11:15 PM
Coming to Netflix: A Fish-Out-of-Water Comedy Where the Fish Is Hitler