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Slate: The Undercover Economist

It’s a Bird! It’s a Plane! It’s—AAAACK!

<p>I’m dreaming of a drone Christmas. Tiny drones tucked into stockings. Bigger drones beneath the tree. A drone for Dad, another for Junior, a third for your cool tween niece.</p>

What Do You Give the Person Who Has Netflix?

<p>Buying presents is hard. A good gift must be personal, but not too personal; affordable, but not cheap; useful, but not utilitarian. Ideally, it’s a physical object large enough to be wo...

A Time to Snooze

<p><em>This </em><a href="http://www.wired.com/2014/11/whats-up-with-that-thanksgiving-sleepy/?mbid=synd_slate"><em>article</em></a><em> originally a...

Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 11 Transcript

<p><em>We’re posting weekly transcripts of David Plotz’s </em><a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/podcasts/working.html"><em>Working</em></a><em&...

DoubleX Gabfest: The Butch Goddess Edition

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The Startup Factory

<p><em>This </em><a href="http://www.wired.com/2014/11/startup-factories/?mbid=synd_slate"><em>article</em></a><em> originally appeared in</em>...

Algorithms Can Ruin Lives

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Why Don’t We Eat Turkey Eggs?

<p><em>Americans will eat <a href="http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2008/11/the_turkeyindustrial_complex.html">tens of millions of turkeys</a> this ...

Dear Prudence: Mother Who Can’t Tell the Truth

<p><strong><em>Slate</em></strong><em>&nbsp;is revisiting some of Prudie’s most popular video answers during the holidays this year. Below is a question fr...

Your Thanksgiving Turkey Is Really a Dinosaur

<p><em>Do you know what you’re really eating on Thanksgiving? In 2012, Brian Switek reminded us of the turkey’s true ancestors, and what creatures may have had feasted on them back ...