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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Close Your Heart

<p>Even by the standards of<strong> </strong>Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic and one of the poorest cities in the world, Sa&iuml;dou is poor. Unlike the distri...

The Most Important Figure in School Reform We Never Talk About

<p>As we go back to school this fall, parents will naturally be fretting about teachers—mainly, did their kids get the best ones? But what if, in the interest of educational improvement, we...

Lego in the Lab

<p><em>This article originally appeared in</em>&nbsp;<a href="http://www.newscientist.com/">New Scientist</a>.</p>

House of Cards: Magic and Probability

<p>Listen to Episode No. 16 of Slate Money:</p>

The Longform Guide to Modern Las Vegas

<p><em>Every weekend, Longform shares a collection of great stories from</em><a href="http://longform.org/the-archive/"><em> its archive</em></a><em>...

The Thing I Need to Do Before “I Do”

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 82 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

What Immigration Crisis?

<p>Earlier this summer, as unaccompanied Central American children poured into the United States <a href="http://www.dhs.gov/news/2014/08/07/dhs-update-situation-along-southwest-border">...

Ice, Ice Baby

<p>While the mysterious tracks carved into the dry lake bed of Racetrack Playa in Death Valley were long ago attributed to sliding rocks, an explanation for what causes the &quot;sailing ...

Romney 2016!

<p>“Oh, no, no, no. No, no, no, no, no. No, no, no.”</p>

In the Blood

<p><strong>BUCHAREST, Romania—</strong>About eight hours’ drive from the capital, and another four hours’ trek from the nearest road, Izvorul Calimanului Mountain looks like...