What Happens When You Try to Make a Movie About Scientology?
This Prefab Cube Shrinks an Entire House Into One Tiny Structure
Everything That’s Happened Around Adnan Syed’s Case Since Serial Premiered: A Timeline
Astronomers Find Ancient Earth-Sized Planets in Our Galactic Backyard
Watch the First Trailer for Fantastic Four, Starring Miles Teller and Michael B. Jordan
Freed POW Bowe Bergdahl Will be Charged With Desertion (Update: Army Denies)
Slate Voice: “American Liar”
Listen to Mark Joseph Stern read his piece about Jesse Ventura’s defamation suit against Chris Kyle.
Watch GIF-iti Artist INSA Create the World’s Largest GIF
Many New York Subway Cars Ran Overnight Despite Purported Shutdown
The Many Modern-Day Kings and Queens of Nigeria
How Technology Is Changing the Family Tree: A Future Tense Event Recap
Prudie advises a mother whose baby won’t sleep through the night, making it hard to have sex.
Meet Kevin Daniels, the Actor Behind One of TV’s Most Interesting Gay Characters
A Victorian Argument That Snow Is Holy, Illustrated by a Beautiful Catalog of Flakes
Western Australia Is Perverting Science to Kill Sharks, and Scientists are Furious
Shameik Moore on the Significance of Dope in the Wake of Trayvon Martin and Michael Brown
The Danger of Reading the Comments
People trust supposedly credible online sources even for health decisions.
When Will Downton Abbey’s Miss Bunting Mind Her Manners? Two Slate Critics Dissect the Latest Episode.
On International Holocaust Remembrance Day, We Mustn’t Forget Nazism’s Gay Victims
What Is the Most Important Classical Chinese Painting?
Director Craig Zobel on Faith vs. Science in His New Post-Apocalyptic Drama
Catching a Comet’s Dusty Breath
The Best Photos From the Great East Coast Blizzard of 2015
After Months of Fighting in Syria, U.S.-Backed Kurdish Forces Drive ISIS Out of Kobani
Microsoft’s Imperfect 10
We can mock the decision to skip Windows 9, but the software giant still has a serious share of the market.
Here Are the Craziest Revelations From Sundance’s Hit Scientology Documentary, Going Clear
Obama’s Gallup Job Approval Rating Reaches 50 Percent for First Time Since 2013
Police Oppose Police-Tracking Function in GPS App Waze
Microsoft Is Selling More Phones Than Ever, but It Isn’t Nearly Enough
Blizzard Latest: NYC Wakes Up to...Not That Much Snow. Storm Still Hitting New England Hard.
Recipe for a Five-Star Review
Why the top-rated restaurants on Yelp are places you’ve never heard of.
Former CIA Agent Convicted of Espionage in New York Times Case
Slash Discusses His Favorite Horror Movies and Directors
Pilot Saved by Giant Airplane-Sized Parachute, Cruise Ship in Amazing Video
House Conservatives Form "Freedom Caucus" as Right-Wing Rebellion Continues
The Patriots became nearly fumble-proof after a 2006 rule change backed by Tom Brady.
The Simpsons Imagines How Elon Musk Could Save and Destroy the Future
Hang Up And Listen
Hang Up and Listen: The Good Sport, Bad Sport Edition
Slate’s sports podcast on Deflategate. Plus, interviews with Super Bowl photographer John Biever and tennis player Tim Smyczek.
Protests Turned Deadly This Weekend in Egypt. President Sisi Doesn’t Really Have to Care.
The XX Factor
New Orleans Was Supposed to Get a New Planned Parenthood Clinic. Here's Why It's Still Not There.