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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Bed Bugs Are Unvanquishable and It’s Our Fault

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 308 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp

<p>“The end” does not mean what it used to. Which is to say, it does not mean the end. Once, <em><a href="

More Risky Business

<p>Is Tom Cruise the first person in human history to find a loophole in this whole “mortality” scheme? Between his long association with Scientology (documented chillingly in Alex Gibney...

Bravo, Microsoft

<p>I’m typing this article on a Microsoft Surface tablet, using Windows 10.&nbsp;</p>

Shameful Sport

<p>An American hunter became the world’s most hated dentist in a matter of days, after he allegedly baited, wounded with a bow and arrow, stalked, shot with a gun, decapitated, and skinned ...

Aliens at the Engagement Party

<p>In this week’s video, Prudie counsels a man whose partner is obsessed with extraterrestrials.</p>

Who Would Want to Immigrate to Greece Right Now?

<p>ATHENS, Greece—Images of disgruntled Greek pensioners waiting to get cash from ATMs have become a <a href=";espv=2&amp;biw=1...

“If You’ve Got a Good Solution, I’m Going to Steal It for a Future Answer.”

<p><em>Emily Yoffe of&nbsp;<strong>Slate</strong></em>’s<em>&nbsp;Dear Prudence column doesn’t typically call back her letter writers to give them ad...

How America Can Prosecute More Poachers Like the Alleged Lion Killer

<p>Outrage continues to spread over Minnesota dentist Walter Palmer’s <a href="

It’s Not Donating. It’s Selling.

<p>If a woman supplies one of her own eggs to a fertility clinic, how much should she be paid? Under the economic laws of supply and demand, the price of the egg will reflect a balance betwee...