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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Divya Narendra on Entrepreneurship, Trust, and Life After Facebook

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Please Stop Talking, John Kerry

<p>John Kerry, the U.S. secretary of state, is a thoughtful, honest man. He’s remarkably adept at seeing conflicts and issues from the perspectives of other people. That makes him a good pe...

Work Harder, America

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 306 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

The DIY Pollution-Hunters

<p>Travis Haas, a New Orleans high school science teacher, says that ever since Hurricane Katrina, his students have endured so many lectures and lessons on the importance and vulnerability o...

If a Sadistic Ringmaster Ran the Olympics &nbsp;

<p>I have spent the last couple of days imagining scenarios in which one might need to scurry across slanted boards that are staggered like a jack-o’-lantern’s teeth. Maybe it’s good pr...

Hang Up and Listen: The NBA Meets American Ninja Warrior Edition

<p><strong>Listen to Hang Up and Listen with Stefan Fatsis, Josh Levin, and Mike Pesca by clicking the arrow on the audio player below:</strong></p>

Fly in Style

<p>Flyers around the world <a href="">promptly lost it</a> after a French company pate...

The Great Writing Vs. Talking Debate

<p><em>In celebration of </em><strong>Slate Plus</strong>’<em> first anniversary, we’re republishing a selection of pieces from the past year, including this...

What a Trip

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A Brief History of Everything

<p><a href="">Neil deGrasse Tyson</a>, head of New York City's <a href="