As the Sun Goes Down, the Rainbow Goes Up
The “How Does a Home-Birth Midwife Work?” Edition
Karen Jefferson describes her work providing prenatal and postnatal care, attending home-birth deliveries, and scrambling to find a parking spot.
The Best Joke of the White House Correspondents’ Dinner (and 11 Runners-Up)
Freddie Gray Protest in Baltimore Turns Violent, 12 Arrested
Updated: Devastating Nepal Earthquake Kills More Than 1,900, Triggers Everest Avalanche
Nepal Earthquake Was “Nightmare Waiting to Happen”
After Nepal Earthquake, Facebook and Google Offer Safety Check-In Features
Brian Williams May Have Lied to The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart
The Darkness’ “I Believe in a Thing Called Love” Sounds Surprisingly Good as a Jazz Song
Here Is What Jared Leto’s Joker Will Look Like. (Spoiler: It’s Terrifying.)
Asylum Seekers and Explosions of Color This Week in Pictures
What really makes our knuckles pop.
A Crash Course in Transgender Sensitivity
The Trying to Be Clever Edition
Author and “Sketch Guy” columnist Carl Richards joins Slate Money to talk about financial planning, billionaire whimsy, and the flash crash.
Watch Bruce Jenner Come Out as Transgender in Emotional Interview
Son, Your Grandpa Is a Little Sketchy
Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column advises a father considering introducing his toddler to a skeevy, narcissistic grandpa.
Clinton began her campaign by denouncing the big money flowing into politics. That just got a lot harder for her to talk about.
Customers Aren’t Happy With Their Data Security. Execs Are the Only Ones Surprised.
Don’t Blame Drones
It is awful that U.S. drone strikes kill innocent civilians, including our own. But many more would die without them.
Grey’s Anatomy’s McDreamy Deserved More Than This
The Most Hated Merger in America
Customers, companies, and even regulators mistrust Comcast. No wonder its deal to buy Time Warner Cable fell apart.
The GOP’s Biggest Donor Bet Big in 2012 and Lost. Has He Learned From His Mistakes?
Congress Has a Chance to Fix Its Bad “Internet Crime” Law
It’ll probably blow it.
Frank Miller Is Working on Another Sequel to The Dark Knight Returns
Study: How Much Paper Would It Take to Print the Entire Internet?
Obama’s Climate Strategy Isn’t Ambitious, but It Might Be Working
Inside Higher Ed
How to Quit Cat GIFs
Anti-distraction software can help solve your procrastination habit.
These 17 Earthquake Hazard Zones Were Likely Created in Part by Fracking Wastewater
What Man of Steel Would Have Looked Like if It Were in Color
Obama Said Drones Would Target Only Specific Terrorists. We Can’t Take His Pledges Seriously Anymore.
A Dispatch From the Shifting, Porous Border Between Butch and Trans
Reinventing the Wheel
The bike has become a symbol of poverty in China, but cycling enthusiasts are trying to make it a vehicle for individual expression.
Bill Clinton’s High Price
The former president would be an enormous asset to a Hillary Clinton administration. But it comes at a cost.
Politician Caught Googling “Historical Figure” After Being Asked to Name Admired Historical Figure
Why Must All the Plaintiffs in Same-Sex Marriage Cases Be So Darned Respectable?
That Is Not How You Use An Exclamation Mark, Kim Kardashian
Microsoft Word Spells the Names of Game of Thrones Characters Better Than You Can
Obama Knows the Truth About the Armenian Genocide
He, more than any American president, should know the importance of speaking it.
The Eternal Appeal of “Bye, Felicia,” 20 Years Later
Some People in China Hire Sexy Dancers to Perform at Funerals