Rand Paul Wins CPAC Straw Poll for Third Time
How George Lois, ’60s Ad Man and Art Director, May Be the Real-Life Don Draper
The Letter of the Law
Two perspectives on the Supreme Court case that could bring the Affordable Care Act to its knees.
Boehner’s Last Stand?
Will the DHS funding showdown threaten John Boehner’s speakership?
Killing a Dissident’s Dream
Boris Nemtsov was brusque, impatient, and rejected everything that Vladimir Putin represents.
Watch Kanye West Sing “Only One” in a Beam of Light on a Norwegian-Swedish Talk Show
Murdered Russian Opposition Leader Was Planning to Release Information on Ukraine Conflict
One Billion Young People Risk Hearing Loss Due to Loud Music
Autopsy of Teen Killed by Denver Police Appears to Contradict Official Account
Snapchat's Ambitious Plan to Become More Powerful Than TV
Who Was the Better Tocqueville? Karl Ove Knausgaard, Bernard-Henri Lévy, or Stephen Fry?
The Rain Bomb
How a “microburst” fell from the sky in Australia.
Tickets to Space
The Shiny New Things Edition
Slate Money on the new Panoply podcast network, Google’s new headquarters, and students taking a stand against college debt.
Venmo Issues Apology for Security Shortcomings
House Approves One Week's Worth of Funding for Department of Homeland Security
An Israeli Insult
Benjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.
How Do You Play The Originalist?
Phil Robertson Says Interesting Things at CPAC, Bemoans Non-Christians in White House
The Life Span of the Novel, From Pamela to Fifty Shades of Grey
What the professors of the future will tell their students about E.L. James’ erotic opus.
Remembering Leonard Nimoy’s Mr. Spock, One of History’s Greatest TV Characters
Google's Plan for a New Googleplex Could Not Be Googlier
Looks Like Uber Got Hacked
Prominent Putin Critic Fatally Shot in Moscow Days Before Anti-Government Rally
World Saved by Jet-Skiing Comedian
On behalf of chickens and goats, Kurt Braunohler roared down the Mississippi on the dumbest form of transportation.
GOP Hardliners Just Embarrassed John Boehner on the House Floor
In Defense of Scott Walker
He didn’t compare unions to ISIS. He just said something foolish.
GOP Taps Top George W. Bush Economist to Head Congressional Budget Office
Venmo’s Terrible Excuse for Not Telling You When Someone Steals Your Money
Drugs and Prostitutes Are a Surprisingly Large Chunk of Italy’s Economy
Post-Adware Disaster, Lenovo Is Trying to Clean Up Its Act
House of Cards Showrunner Beau Willimon on Morality, Netflix Leaks, and Frank Underwood’s Presidency
Customs Agents Find Stolen Picasso in Mail
Watch Stephen Colbert Play “Stephen Colbert” One Last Time on Season 3 of House of Cards
The Hunting Ground
The failures of a new documentary about rape on college campuses.
NFL Hires House Majority Whip’s Aide as “Chief Republican Lobbyist”
The Arrested Brooklyn ISIS Guys Were Not a Threat to the U.S.—or Probably to Anyone
A nutrition panel’s common-sense advice could spark Washington’s next major climate fight.
The Dress and the Llamas Are Exactly What the Media Should Be Covering
Listen to Leonard Nimoy Explain the Jewish Origins of His Famous Vulcan Hand Greeting