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The Best Slate Comments Are on Science Stories
Nov 05, 2015
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What Slate’s Editors Learned From Our Members-Only Happy Hour
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Do Recurring Dreams Mean Anything?
Victoria Fine, Laura Helmuth, Amanda Hess, Dan Kois, A.J. McCarthy, and Erica Walsh
July 08, 2015
How Should Editors Edit? Two Slate Editors Debate.
Dan Kois, Laura Helmuth, and Jennifer Lai
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Slate Staffers Pick Their Out-of-Left-Field Favorite Slate Articles of 2014
Allison Benedikt, Jamelle Bouie, David Haglund, Laura Helmuth, Dan Kois, Joshua Keating, Chris Kirk, Miriam Krule, Dahlia Lithwick, and Katy Waldman
Dec 31, 2014
Suburban Neighborhoods’ Christmas Lights Are Visible From Space
Dec 16, 2014
James Watson Is Auctioning Off His Nobel Prize. Please Do Not Bid on It.
Dec 01, 2014
What Are Slate Staffers Really Thankful For? Podcasts, Websites, Apps, and More.
L.V. Anderson, Jeff Friedrich, Aisha Harris, Laura Helmuth, Chris Kirk, Dan Kois, Jennifer Lai, Rachael Larimore, Abby McIntyre, Ayana Morali, David Plotz, June Thomas, Julia Turner, Katy Waldman, Forrest Wickman, and Betsy Woodruff
Nov 28, 2014
Saving This Bird Is the Best Thing Humans Have Ever Done
Nov 26, 2014
Doctor Who Podcast: Phil Plait on What's Next for Doctor Who
June Thomas, Mac Rogers, Phil Plait, Laura Helmuth, and Gabriel Roth
Nov 17, 2014
Barack Obama Hugged an Ebola Victim. Ronald Reagan Refused to Even Say the Word AIDS.
Oct 26, 2014
The Best Summer Party Icebreaker (Next to Alcohol)
Aug 26, 2014
What Songs Make You Nostalgic? A Slate Staffer Roundup.
Rachael Larimore, Dahlia Lithwick, June Thomas, Julia Turner, Katy Waldman, L.V. Anderson, David Haglund, Dan Kois, Rebecca Onion, Vivian Selbo, Lindsey Underwood, Laura Helmuth, Mark Joseph Stern, Aisha Harris, Derreck Johnson, Dee Lockett, Jamelle Bouie, Eliza Berman, and Jane C. Hu
Aug 13, 2014
The Washington Post’s RFK Jr. Profile Paints Him as Sympathetic. He’s Not. He’s Dangerous.
July 20, 2014
What Should I Read This Week? Science Editor Laura Helmuth Shares Her Picks.
July 04, 2014
The Catholic Church’s New Respect for and Openness About Exorcism
May 12, 2014
Dear Prudence on the Most Memorably Awful Moms (and Mothers-in-Law) She’s Gotten Letters About
Emily Yoffe and Laura Helmuth
May 08, 2014