Trust No One
Slate Money on noncompete clauses, bad statistics in financial economics, and what the Federal Reserve knew in advance about J.P. Morgan’s “London Whale.”
STUNNING Video Promoting Space Exploration ... and It's Not What You Expect
“One Has a Moral Responsibility to Disobey Unjust Laws”
The Longform guide to open letters from MLK, Philip Roth, and others.
Why October’s campaign attacks explain next year’s political dysfunction.
Taylor Swift’s 1989: A Track-by-Track Breakdown
High Times Rolls On
The longtime editor of the marijuana bible talks about legal weed, the fight ahead, and exercising while high.
Vote for Bruce Something-or-Other
Michelle Obama didn’t know the Democratic Senate candidate’s name. Will Iowans remember Bruce Braley on Election Day?
Russian Company "Weed Growth Fund" Buys Ebola.com for $200,000
The Courts’ Baffling New Math
By what logic do hundreds of thousands of people simply stop counting?
Where Does ISIS Get Its Money? And How Much Does it Have Left?
Google Senior VP Jumps From Stratosphere, Beats Red Bull’s Space-Diving Record
Police Identify Remains of Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham
Watch Animals Watching Themselves in Mirrors. What Do They Think They See?
Surprising Findings About Introverts in the Workplace
The XX Factor
Jewish Women Forced to Use Tiny Torah and Magnifying Glass to Celebrate Bat Mitzvah
Yes, We Have Dick Cheney to Thank for Ebola Drugs
Fatal School Shooting at High School Near Seattle
Killer Mike and El-P of Run the Jewels Talk Writing, Rap Regionalism, and Cat Sounds
Lead Poisoning, Toxic Weed Killer, and Other Things That Will Make You Sick
#MuckReads: A weekly roundup of investigative reporting from ProPublica.
The Devil Behind the Dumpster
Mulholland Drive, like the best horror films, gets at the most unsettling of existential fears.
Notes on Fringe
Hippie fashion is back for men. Is that a good thing?
“In the End, We Should Be Able to Defend Ourselves by Ourselves”
An interview with Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon.
U.S. Investigating Reports That ISIS Used Chemical Weapons
Watch a Hitchcock Tribute That Includes Every Single One of His Surviving Films
There Might Be a Way to Securely Reuse Abandoned Email Addresses
Watch this brilliant and pitiless critique of marriage and masculinity with someone you love.
These Apartments Were Designed to Induce Immortality
David Simon on Cities, the Police, and His Next HBO Show, Coming in 2015
Light Emotional Sharing
Amy Poehler joins the famous women’s comedy/memoir/advice-book club.
Go to This Site Right Now and Check If Someone Owes You Money
NIH Says Dallas Nurse Now Ebola-Free, Will Be Released From Hospital
How Sad Keanu got his groove back.
The XX Factor
“Men’s Rights” Group Tries To Lure Visitors Away From Anti–Domestic Violence Website
Roads & Kingdoms
An American Drug Dealer in Beijing
Inside the Chinese capital’s expat underground.
Don’t Get Used to Mobile Apps—Their Days Are Obviously Numbered
Japanese Designers Give the Ordinary Rubber Band a Hip Makeover
Dressing in Drag for Halloween? You’re Probably Doing It Wrong.
Ebola Won’t Go Airborne
Viruses don't change their means of transmission so fundamentally.
Why a Professor Is Teaching an Entire Class About Beyoncé
What Did You Make of the Latest Episode of Serial? We Discuss the Riveting New Podcast.