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Combining Images Across Time And Place To Tell A Single Story

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 07.25.2014 | Arts

This piece originally appeared on Slate. By James Emmerman David Hilliard’s vibrant, multipanel images find a delicate and unique balance be...

Lone Soldier: Birthright Is ‘Not Responsible For The Loss Of My Arm'

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

A recent Slate article drew harsh criticism for suggesting that an Israeli organization that sponsors a 10-day free trip to Israel for young Jewish pe...

Grownups: You Can Read YA, and Why Not Read It With Your Kids?

Lori Day | Posted 07.17.2014 | Books
Lori Day

Just as there are good and bad adult novels, there are good and bad YA novels. To snidely pan the entire YA genre as being an embarrassment for any adult to enjoy is both small-minded and myopic.

How Physically Intense Is Ballet?

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 06.26.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Quora Contributor Answer by Joshua Engel: Here's one way to look at it: Have a look at what ha...

Twitter: As a Bluebird on Facebook's Shoulder? Satisfactual!

Jim Treacy | Posted 07.21.2014 | Technology
Jim Treacy

Mark Zuckerberg is rapidly collecting a portfolio of dominant, social media properties - each performing nicely on its' own and become even more powerful if integrated. Twitter sits in that bullseye.

Do Big Movies Have Big Messages?

Troy Campbell | Posted 05.20.2014 | Entertainment
Troy Campbell

Can big movies, and other entertainment media, have big messages or even pose big questions?

The Mysterious New York City Island You've Never Heard Of

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 05.17.2014 | Arts

By Jordan G. Teicher North Brother Island is a secret hiding in plain sight. Located in New York’s East River, it was once an important part ...

What Language Does Your State Speak?

mentalfloss.com | Posted 05.14.2014 | Travel

Today's map comes from Ben Blatt of Slate, who used data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey. He created several other language m...

The Cave That Inspired History's Most Creative Minds

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 05.03.2014 | Arts

By Ella Morton Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world's hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook, Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter @atlasobscur...

The 'Rebel Heart' Parents Want To Show Their Daughters The World. The Risks Are Worth It.

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 04.11.2014 | Parents

By Diane Selkirk for Slate My husband and I are raising a child while traveling aboard our 40-foot sailboat Ceilydh. The world has two types of res...

This Is What Gun Ownership Looks Like in America

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 04.06.2014 | Arts

By David Rosenberg In early 2013, on a five-day assignment for the German magazine Stern, photographer Charles Ommanney traveled around the United ...

Bisexuality: What NYT and Slate Got Wrong

A.J. Walkley | Posted 05.28.2014 | Gay Voices
A.J. Walkley

Consulting a few bisexuals, only for quotes in dismissive pieces like the aforementioned, doesn't make up for not running stories on what is really happening in everyday bisexual people's lives. We are so much more than our habits in the bedroom.

Exploring The Lives Of Russia's Amazingly Glamorous Retired Artists

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts

By David Rosenberg Many people find retirement homes to be dull, sterile places. But this is not so in the case the Savina House for Veterans of th...

New York's Fabulous 1980s and '90s Club Scene

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 03.15.2014 | Arts

By Jordan G. Teicher In New York’s nightclub scene of the late 1980s and early 1990s, Alexis Di Biasio stood out in the crowd. For one, he was ol...

Mardi Gras and Multitasking: More in Common Than It Seems

David Ropeik | Posted 05.04.2014 | Healthy Living
David Ropeik

We ought to worry what the constant cognitive Mardi Gras of our über-connected/multitasking existence is doing to our social and intellectual health, to our decision making, and even literally to our safety.

Creationists Can't Be Scientists

Sean McElwee | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics
Sean McElwee

Creationism is part of the larger crusade within the religious right to make "biblical literalism" Christian doctrine and federal law. To espouse it is to preclude practicing science.

Basically Every Single Hairstyle Prince Has Ever Had, In One Chart

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 02.11.2014 | Arts

By Forrest Wickman Over the course of his 35-plus years in music, Prince has found a lot of ways to be funky. Case in point: His hair, which he’s...

Looking Into the Gazes of the Blind

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts

By David Rosenberg While the power of the gaze is often admired in portraiture, there is still a mystery, or perhaps a fear, of trying to capture t...

Safe Shmafe: How Slate's Latest Article on Pesticides Got It (Really) Wrong

Kristin Wartman | Posted 02.07.2014 | Food
Kristin Wartman

Why wouldn't we seek to further regulate all toxic substances on our foods, whether organic or not, rather than concluding we might as well eat the conventional foods?

Slate Errs Big Time In Article On BBQ & Cancer

Meathead | Posted 01.31.2014 | Taste
Meathead

Your article is the type of thing that scares consumers and serves to confuse not enlighten. For what reason? Because one Slate columnist wanted to start a fire and obscure the facts with smoke?

40 Years Of Photography Destroyed By Hurricane Sandy

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 01.29.2014 | Arts

By Alyssa Coppelman The stories that continue to surface about the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy include photographer Randy Taylor, who lo...

14 Things The Republican Party Just Doesn't Get About Poverty

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 01.27.2014 | Business

In an era of soaring income inequality, stagnant wage growth and a dismal job market, the Republican Party has decided that its hard-line, welfare-moc...

Make Your Selfies Mindful Instead Of Mindless

Posted 01.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

It happens at concerts, on vacation and, apparently, at funerals. Even President Obama has been caught in the act. The selfie has reached total ubiqui...

What Parents' Google Searches Reveal About Sexism

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Parents

By Amanda Marcotte for Slate One of the unintended consequences of the digital era is that it leaves a historically unprecedented pile of evidence ...

The Weird and Wonderful World of Animal Shows

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

By Jordan G. Teicher Photographer Amy Lombard grew up in a house filled with pets and has always loved animals. After finishing a series on IKEA ...