Stanford’s Machine Learning Class Tackles the Lazy Hiker Principle
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20th anniversary of the World Wide Web: We dug up some baby pictures. (PHOTOS)
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Tom Petty vs. Michele Bachmann: Can he make her quit playing “American Girl”?
Live-blogging the Pottermore Announcement (from the Couch)
A New Harry Potter Book? My Prediction.
An economic history of the last three years, interpreted through Slate internships.
A map of tornado-related fatalities in 2011.
The real Da Vinci Code: Is the Rosslyn code real or fake?
The real Da Vinci Code: Is a Scottish Da Vinci responsible for the Rosslyn melodies?
The real Da Vinci Code: Unearthing a hidden melody.
The real Da Vinci Code: Are the chapel's mysterious stone symbols a musical score?
The real Da Vinci Code: Rosslyn Chapel's stone cubes may conceal a 500-year-old secret.
Barack Obama's Facebook news feed: The final updates.
Bin Laden was a symbolic leader, but his death could still devastate al-Qaida.
Tornadoes and mobile homes don't mix.
Wikipedia’s “Macaca” entry: Read it with care.
The Slate Jobs Map: before and after the recession.
Apology cheat sheet: Who to call when you’ve made an offensive remark.