Michael Shannon and Ramin Bahrani on How Shannon Improvised His Last Line in 99 Homes
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Ramin Bahrani on Why He Dedicated His New Movie to Roger Ebert
Once Again, the NFL Gets a Very Funny Bad Lip Reading
What Really Happens at #Davos?
Imagined scenes from the favored convention of the rich and connected.
Just About Every Famous Detroit Rapper Stars in Eminem’s “Detroit vs. Everybody” Video
Michael Shannon and Ramin Bahrani on Creating the Gordon Gekko of Real Estate
Japanese Hostage Shown Beheaded in Alleged ISIS Video
Bill Maher: American Sniper’s Chris Kyle Is a “Psychopath Patriot”—and Country Loves Him
Sarah Palin Says She’s Interested in Running for President, Holds Sign Insulting Michael Moore
Watch the Moon Get Squashed From Orbit
The Davos Edition
Slate Money on what actually happens when you go to Davos, when the European Central Bank tries quantitative easing, and when the U.S. capital gains tax goes up.
The Five-Second Story
Your greatest story probably comes from a tiny sliver of your life. Tell us about it for The Gist’s new storytelling project.
A Flight Attendant Explains How SkyMall Didn't Make Its Money From Its Catalog
The New England Patriots’ prevention of fumbles is nearly impossible.
Iowa’s Early Birds
Republican presidential candidates are trying to figure out the secret of success in the Hawkeye State.
Keep Calm and March On
Why we shouldn’t overreact to terrorism.
Uber Study Finds Driving for Uber Is Great. Uber Study Is Flawed.
Embrace the Hate
The five stages of Patriots fans’ Ballghazi grief.
The Senior Senator From Kentucky
Former Kentucky Sen. Wendell Ford passed away on Thursday. His greatest accomplishment came from defeating Sen. Mitch McConnell.
State Department Wants Frozen PSAs About Climate Change
Who Stole Your Identity?
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. says today’s cybercriminal is yesterday’s chain-snatching street hustler.
Supreme Court Will Hear Case on Legality of Oklahoma Lethal Injection Drugs
Turn Off Your Heat
Living in a cold home will make you a healthier, stronger, better person.
Why Obama’s Visit to India Is Such a Big Deal
Bad Science, Crazy Mining Laws, and Childcare Horror Stories
#MuckReads: A weekly roundup of investigative reporting from ProPublica.
Letter From Reviled Titanic Survivor Lady Lucy Duff-Gordon Sells for $11,875
The Mysterious Storms on Uranus
Why was 2014 the planet's most turbulent year on record?
Bad, Bad Barrett Brown
The sentencing of someone who couldn’t hack his way out of a paper bag is the latest sign that we’re in the middle of a nerd scare.
People Who Are Great With Reading Social Cues Are Also Great With the Internet
The Trailer for Peter Bogdanovich’s Long-Shelved Rom-Com Is Finally Here
Argentine President Suggests Prosecutor Was Manipulated, Murdered by Spies
Tsarnaev’s Lawyers Say 68 Percent of Potential Jurors Already Think He’s Guilty
Netflix Says Piracy Is Still Its Biggest Competitor
Here’s How We’re Going to Solve the Global Chocolate Shortage
Can You Really Make Yourself Fall in Love With a Stranger?
Acting out a famous psychological experiment designed to “create closeness.”
The Magnificent Ottoman Ruins of Ishak Pasha Palace
The Best Movies and TV Shows Coming to Netflix in February
Hundreds of Private Jets Delivered People to Davos. Also, It’s Climate Change Day at Davos.
These Sleek Pop-Up Rentals Designed for Broke Millennials Redefine Prefab Housing