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The Inequity Leading Young Women To Make Dangerous Decisions

| Jessica Grose | Posted 03.02.2012 | Women

By Jessica Grose (Click here for original story) There's a new study from the Journal of Adolescent Health that shows that teenage girls whose prim...

A Camera as Big as a New York Apartment

Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

Imagine looking at a 24-foot photograph of your face, created with such detail that if you got up on a ladder with a magnifying glass you could inspec...

Michael Calderone

Behind The 2012 News (And Noise) Cycle

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.07.2012 | Media

Last week, Jon Ralston, a veteran Las Vegas Sun columnist, dared reporters to ignore Donald Trump's unveiling of his presidential endorsement -- with ...

Obama Sics Media On Romney

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.26.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The media are having no problem decoding the not-so-secret message from last night. Obama wants us to know that Mitt Romney is what the president's new role model, Theodore Roosevelt, would have called a "malefactor of great wealth."

Jason Linkins

I Was Not Mentally Prepared For This Simon Doonan Column About Boobs, I'm Afraid

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.19.2012 | Media

In the Slate-iest thing you'll read all week, Simon Doonan -- of Barneys New York fame -- is given the opportunity to consider whether that small brea...

The Four Stages Of Tech

| Posted 01.17.2012 | Technology

By Brian David Johnson (Click here for original article.) My one-man campaign against fear started on a chilly evening in San Francisco. I was dis...

Grumpy Conservatives Survey Post-Iowa Scene

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.05.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

The Pollyanna award goes to Ross Douthat of the New York Times, who thinks caucus-goers did themselves proud last night. "Presented with the weakest presidential field of any major party in a generation," he writes, "they made the best of a bad situation."

Filibustering A D.C. Circuit Court Judicial Nominee

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 12.08.2011 | DC

WASHINGTON -- This week's Republican filibustering of judicial nominee Caitlin Halligan brought to light a whole bunch of ironies. In Slate, Dahlia...

Town divided over major employer's permission to pollute the air

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
The Center for Public Integrity

By Howard Berkes and Sarah Harris, iWatch NewsThis story is a collaboration between the Center for Public Integrity, NPR and Slate."This person right ...

HP Unleashes Brand New Tablet

The Huffington Post | Jason O. Gilbert | Posted 01.03.2012 | Technology

Can't find one of those much coveted, discontinued Touchpads? Well, HP's got a new tablet coming out -- but it's going to cost you a little more than ...

Does Marrying Young Spell Disaster? Not For Me

Slate | Posted 12.07.2011 | Women

To celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary last year, my husband and I spent the weekend at a funky motel in the Catskills. We arrived Friday night, p...

If the 'End of Men' Is Here, Why Is Female Poverty Up?

Barbara & Shannon Kelley | Posted 11.14.2011 | Women
Barbara & Shannon Kelley

Sure, women may be doing better in school, but we're still up against the pay gap and glass ceiling at work and the second shift at home. And that's only half the story.

Jack Shafer Laid Off From Slate

Adweek | Posted 10.24.2011 | Media

Slate, the online news magazine owned by the Washington Post Company, has laid off a number of employees, including editor-at-large Jack Shafer, Adwee...

Eliot Spitzer SUED

Posted 10.22.2011 | Media

Eliot Spitzer is being sued for a year-old column, Reuters reports. The libel lawsuit concerns an August 22, 2010 column that Spitzer wrote for Sla...

Is A Double-Dip Recession Right Around The Corner?

Slate | Annie Lowrey | Posted 10.02.2011 | Business

What does the last-minute deal to raise the debt ceiling do to aid the flagging, faltering economy? Nothing. The economy is in appalling shape. Las...

The Destruction of Our Wealth

Harlan Green | Posted 09.30.2011 | Business
Harlan Green

The destruction of middle class wealth and income by Republicans, in particular, has been prolonged and systematic for decades. This standard of living has already declined for most of us since the 1980s, and will continue to decline.

PHOTOS: The Artwork Of Guantanamo Detainees

Posted 09.12.2011 | Arts

Although inmates at Guantanamo Bay's detention center can't see the Cuban coast only meters away from the jail, sensory deprivation also causes the im...

Dissecting the Photo of Obama in the Situation Room

Danny Groner | Posted 07.05.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

While some have turned the photo into a meme, others have reflected on its significance, particularly Obama's and Hillary Clinton's expressions.

Are Weight Loss And Common Sense At War?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

I am surprised, and even more so concerned, about how readily people with good common sense switch it off when it comes to weight control and the illusory promise of a quick fix.

Teaching Being Wrong

Elory Rozner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Elory Rozner

We require "internal flexibility and communal permission to backtrack and revise." Can we get schools to value teaching this skill, and skilled educators who can teach this value?

Why Ubiquitous Use Of 'Post-Feminist' Is An Insult To Feminism

Rachel Kramer Bussel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Rachel Kramer Bussel

The problem with using the singular brand name "feminism" is akin to using the word "women": It's too big, too vast to cover all the people who either consider themselves some kind of feminist or who are engaging in "feminist" acts.

Watson's Jeopardy! Win: What Did We Discover?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Danny Groner

Scientists and technicians clearly proved something this week about ingenuity, progress, and communication. What's the big takeaway from this three-day experiment?

Battle Hymns And A Presidential Satire

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

'Chinaberry Sidewalks' by Rodney Crowell Los Angeles Times The revelation of Crowell's new memoir is that this seemingly stable adult emerged from a ...

Why Do college Students Get Such Long Winter Vacations?

Slate Magazine | Noreen Malone | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Many college students have already landed at home for a long winter's nap, taking back their old bedrooms and vying for control of the remote. In 2009...

Joseph Stiglitz on Gordon Brown

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Teitelman

We may never know for certain whether former Prime Minister Gordon Brown was the great and magnanimous hero of Stiglitz's telling or a figure brought low by forces he failed to foresee.