A 3D-Printed Bottle Clinches a Murder Trial
DEA Head Resigns, Was OK With Cartel-Funded Prostitute Parties But Not Legalized Weed
We Dish on the Knish
The traditional Jewish soul food is filled with potatoes, onions, and for one author, family history.
Chipotle Plans to Raise Prices on Its Steak and Barbacoa Burritos
The Ferguson Effect
Chief Justice Roberts rules against police abuse at the Supreme Court. Maybe he finally gets it.
Listen to Kurt Cobain’s Haunting Lost Cover of the Beatles’ “And I Love Her”
Why Hillary Clinton must turn her back on parts of her husband’s political legacy to win in 2016.
Measles-Mumps-Rubella Vaccine Not Linked to Autism, Large Study Concludes
Make It Stop: When Binge-Watching Turns to Purge-Watching
Is That Viral Quadruple Rainbow Picture Real?
Volunteer Tulsa Deputy Who Killed Suspect Pleads Not Guilty, Will Vacation in Bahamas
The Koch Brothers Want It Both Ways
How can they support criminal justice reform and Scott Walker at the same time?
German Scientists Say They Can Remote-Control People. What Could Go Wrong?
A Southerner Explains How You’re Doing Grits Wrong
The Queasy Cultural Legacy of Sábado Gigante
The XX Factor
More Female Cops Leads to More Arrests of Female Sexual Predators
Mad Men Zinger of the Week: “The Forecast”
Slate’s TV Club writers pick their favorite Mad Men lines of the episode.
Manager Apologizes for “Inappropriate Language” (Using F-Word 77 Times in Six Minutes)
Blue Bell Creameries Recalls All of Its Products, Is “Heartbroken” Over Listeria Concerns
The Bystander Effect
What is it like to be the neighbor of a “free-range kid”?
If You Can’t Stop It, Hide It
Twitter has a new plan to make its community less abusive—by siloing off abuse.
United States Couple Convicted in Bali Suitcase Murder of Mother
Amy Schumer Shares Her Mom’s Lame Dating Advice on Her Last Letterman Appearance
Weirdest Senate Fight of the Year Finally Ends, Paving the Way for Loretta Lynch to Get Confirmed
Records show teachers and school board members conspiring to teach creationism in public school science class.
Could America Torture Again?
Charges Against Argentine President Dismissed in Case Created by “Suicide” Prosecutor
Happy Birthday, Slate Plus!
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Former Egyptian President Morsi, Elected After Tahrir Square, Is Sentenced to 20 Years in Prison
Recreating the Middle Ages as They Should Have Been
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The Comcast–Time Warner Merger Will Create a Cable and Internet Behemoth. Here’s What You Need to Know.
A Video History of the SnorriCam, the Ultimate Cinematic Shorthand for Disorientation
The Logical Failures of Food Fads
Why studying the humanities can help you live a healthy life.
Gustav Eiffel Built Himself an Apartment to Entertain the Elite in his Famous Tower
It’s Not Done
Why did I watch It Follows twice? What was I seeking in the feeling of fear?
ISIS Leader Baghdadi Was Seriously Injured by March Airstrike, Report Says
Furious 7 Is the Super Bowl of Deep Voices. But Whose Voice Is Deepest?
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The King and Queen of Planets