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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Inside Van Gogh’s The Night Cafe

<p>While most virtual reality seeks to take us on more realistic adventures, one programmer wants to take us on some abstract ones: like actually visiting Vincent van Gogh’s <em>The N...

The Off the Books Edition

<p><strong>Listen to Episode No. 54 of&nbsp;Slate&nbsp;Money:</strong></p>

Why Karaoke Carries a Torch for 1984

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 263 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

The Strong, Loud Type

<p>OKLAHOMA CITY—Chris Christie doesn't give speeches so much as engage in performance art. How he speaks is as much a part of his message as what he says. At the&nbsp;Southern Republic...

How to Green the U.S. Government

<p>Big defense contracts awarded to big defense contractors are usually a big cause for concern. They tend to go over budget, often for things we don’t really need (like a <a href="http:...

Ironic Misandry Claims Its First Victim

<p>Last month student union leaders at Goldsmiths, University of London, organized a meeting for minority students to chat about their stake in the student protests being staged at <a href...

Circumcision Armageddon

<p>Heather Hironimus and Dennis Nebus are fixated on their son’s foreskin. It is an obsession that has bound them together long beyond the end of their relationship. Nebus believes their 4 ...

How Things Break

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Hillary’s Bubbles

<p>Hillary Clinton spoke recently on bubbles and public life. Asked about emails sent by her longtime confidant and Clinton Foundation employee Sidney Blumenthal, the candidate <a href="ht...

Be Very Afraid of Ticks

<p>All parents have at least one issue that keeps them up at night worrying over their kids. For some, it’s gun violence. Others, cyberbullying. For me—especially in the spring and summer...