Charter Is Reportedly Almost Ready to Seal Deal to Buy Time Warner Cable
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Malaysia Finds 139 Graves in Horrifying Human Trafficking Camps
The Last of the World War I Vets Speak
No soldiers survive the first Great War. But the author of The Last of the Doughboys talked to some of the last vets before they passed.
The “Making the Case” Transcript
Read Dahlia Lithwick’s conversation with one of the lawyers who argued last months’ big gay-rights case at the Supreme Court.
Sacré Bleu! Why Is Blue the Most Profane Color?
Anne Meara, Actress and Ben Stiller’s Mother, Dies at 85
Are Daenerys Targaryen and Tyrion Lannister Finally a Game of Thrones Power Couple?
Heartbreaking Photos of the Bedrooms of Fallen Soldiers
Dr. Denton is more than your family's friendly practitioner.
The International Flag of Planet Earth
Finally, a signpost to plant when we conquer alien worlds.
Why Wasn’t Big Ben Bombed During World War II?
The Straight Parents’ Guide to Raising Non-Homophobic Children
The Red Flower, Red Planet, and Red Lagoon
Watch a Police Officer Taser, Pepper-Spray a Man Who is Suffering a “Massive Stroke”
Sting Joined Jimmy Fallon’s Ragtime Gals for a Barbershop Rendition of “Roxanne”
Police Arrest 71 During Protests Over Cleveland Officer’s Acquittal
The Avengers Are a Couple of Feuding Rednecks in Bad Lip Reading’s Latest Masterpiece
A Beautiful Mind Mathematician John Nash Killed in Car Crash
Turning GIFs Into Fine Art
Inside Van Gogh’s The Night Cafe
No, really—inside it.
A Comet Throws Its Own Shade
Why Is The Great Gatsby’s Daisy Buchanan So Reviled?
The Cardigans’ ’90s Classic “Lovefool” Sounds Pretty Great as a Vintage Jazz Tune
Man Convicted of Killing Chandra Levy is Likely to Get a New Trial
Cleveland Police Officer Acquitted for Firing 15 Shots That Killed Unarmed Black Couple
Quentin Tarantino’s Best Visual References, in Three Minutes
Irish Voters Overwhelmingly Back Marriage Equality
Lava Flows and Oil Spills in This Week’s Best Images
Why Is the Space Jam Soundtrack So Beloved?
How Do Clouds Form?
The Off the Books Edition
The Financial Times’ Cardiff Garcia joins Slate Money to talk about banks manipulating currency, Cuba’s real economy, and the fight over the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Why Karaoke Carries a Torch for 1984
Mike Pesca slips on his parachute pants to explore immortal hits and memorable oddities from an exceptional year in Billboard chart history.
The Strong, Loud Type
Chris Christie is offering a blunt-talking tough-guy routine to win over voters.
All the Disney References Hidden Around Tomorrowland
Driving for Uber Can Be a Lot Easier When You’re on Your Parents’ Health Plan
How to Green the U.S. Government
The Defense Department and other agencies have found an easy way to switch to renewable energy. Now they need to do it a lot more.
Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim
A woman tweets #KillAllWhiteMen and the Internet explodes.
Your Online Security Questions Probably Aren't Doing Enough