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How One Woman Is Turning Her Online Harassment Into Art

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Phil Plait My good friend, Amy Davis Roth, is awesome. Or, more properly, awe-inspiring. On ...

Why I'm So Annoyed by the Recent Debate Over Home Cooking

Bettina Elias Siegel | Posted 09.08.2014 | Food
Bettina Elias Siegel

Last week a debate over family dinner and home cooking erupted in the blogosphere -- and I'm here to tell you that just about everyone involved is ticking me off.

Making Dinner Doesn't Need To Be As Hard As We Make It

Meagan Francis | Posted 09.08.2014 | Parents
Meagan Francis

all in all, we've become precious and perfectionistic about food to the extent that it almost seems not to count if we eat really well MOST of the time, while giving ourselves a break SOME of the time.

Reinserting Black Women Into Art History

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts

This post originally appeared on Slate. By Aisha Harris When it comes to visual art, I’m far from a connoisseur. I’m much more of a dabb...

5 Reasons To Blame Apple For The Recent Hacks

Slate | David Auerbach | Posted 09.03.2014 | Technology

In the wake of the theft of the private data and photos of dozens of celebrities, there is at least one major culprit. Not the alleged leakers, th...

(VIDEO) Slate Sees Videos on All Its Pages

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.21.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Web magazine Slate says it can make up for a lack of opportunities for its video advertisers by turning every text article in to a video ad opportunit...

(VIDEO) Slate Begins Selling Teads' "inRead" Video Ads

Andy Plesser | Posted 08.15.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Slate magazine wants to sell more video ads - it just needs to use text to get there. "What's next is video, video, video - we need to get more video...

Meet The Lady Gaga Of Myanmar

2012-07-03-slatelogo.jpg | Posted 08.08.2014 | Arts

This article originally appeared on Slate. By Jordan G. Teicher Phyu Phyu Kyaw Thein (aka Lady Gaga of Myanmar), 32, singer. “They say I am...

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 09.16.2014 | 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...