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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Finding Mr. Right Too Soon

<p>In this week's video Prudie counsels a young woman who thinks she's with the man of her dreams but also wants to sow her wild oats.</p>

Big Data Is Overrated

<p>Today, we live in a world of data. Twenty years ago, we didn’t. Just as computing power has exponentially increased over the last 50 years, doubling every two years or so, the amount of ...

Mike and Mike on Michael Sam

<p>Last week, former NFL coach Tony Dungy said <a href="http://www.slate.com/blogs/outward/2014/07/22/tony_dungy_makes_homophobic_statement_about_michael_sam.html">he wouldn’t have dr...

Freedom Online Is an Illusion

<p>Many a parent and teacher have despaired over how easily young people’s attention is diverted, especially when they’re online. <em>Stay focused!</em> we urge them. <em&g...

The Truth About Elevator Deaths

<p>Each year, fewer than 30 Americans die in elevator accidents​, making them among the rarest causes of accidental death. But elevator&nbsp;anxiety&nbsp;is very real, inspiring <...

Big Boo on Orange Is the New Black

<p>As a member of <strong>Slate Plus</strong>, you’ll get access to exclusive podcasts—including our newly launched series about <a href="http://www.netflix.com/WiMovie/702...

The Culture Gabfest “Dumb Culture Gabfest” Edition

<p><strong>Listen to Culture Gabfest No. 306 with Julia Turner, Dana Stevens, and Dan Kois with the audio player below.</strong></p>

The Accumulibrary

<p><em>Excerpted from</em> <a href="http://www.amazon.com/dp/0674725034/?tag=slatmaga-20"><strong>The Library Beyond the Book</strong></a><strong> &l...

Who’s Behind the New Washington Football Team Website?

<p>You may have noticed ads on the <em>Washington Post</em> and <a href="https://twitter.com/themantz/status/494153720469676032/photo/1"><em>Sports Illustrated</em&...

Who Said Impeachment?

<p>Last week, House Republicans <a href="http://www.politico.com/story/2014/07/house-republicans-immigration-border-plan-109279.html">huddled in a Capitol conference room</a> to f...