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Sex, Love, And Tinder Culture: Are Millennials Setting Themselves Up For Failure?

Dr. Logan Levkoff is a sexologist, sex educator, and the sexual expert on the TV show, <i>Married At First Sight</i>. Married At First Sight is the social …

Collapse of the universe is closer than ever before

12/13/2013 11:30:00 AM<p>Maybe it happens tomorrow. Maybe in a billion years. Physicists have long predicted that the universe may one day collapse, and …

Why America Still Needs Historically Black Colleges

Beverly Tatum, the outgoing president of Spelman College, explains how schools created for African Americans in the 1800s can help desegregate the rest of the country.<p>At the beginning of her 1997 book, <i>Why Are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the School Cafeteria?</i>, psychology professor Beverly …

When Dude-Bro Pranksters Punk the Police

Florida teens with fake beer experience two different approaches to law enforcement.<p>In Clearwater, Florida, there are a few friends who go around with a video camera filming innocent pranks to amuse themselves and fans of their growing YouTube channel. Their aesthetic is surfer dude. Their sense of …

Elder Statesmen Declare a War on the 'War on Drugs'

What took them so long?<p>A violent organization that includes recruits with Western passports uses terrorist tactics—beheading journalists, for example—as it seizes swaths of territory. That describes ISIS, a radical Sunni militia operating in Iraq and Syria. But it also describes the transnational …

When the View From Space Is Meaningless

You can't see the tragedy of 9/11 from orbit.<p>I have seen many space photos of particles moving through air. Volcanic eruptions, forest fires, dust storms. And now, every year around this time, a satellite image of smoke rising from the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001 appears in a box in …

The New Demographics of Suicide

A new report from the World Health Organization challenges notions of who's at greatest risk.<p>The World Health Organization (WHO) released a report this week that has piqued the interest of the public health community for its surprising findings on who commits suicide.<p>One dramatic trend the WHO …

Why India’s best tech schools produce more entrepreneurs than the Ivy League

If you need one more reason to justify why it’s so incredibly difficult to get into an Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), then consider this—IITs are among the world’s most entrepreneurial undergraduate universities, even ahead of storied Ivy League institutions such as Princeton, Yale and …

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The World, the Flesh and the Devil tackles racial politics in a post-apocalyptic world (VIDEO).

<i>Welcome to the Slate Screening Room! In this new video series, Aisha Harris and Slate culture staff will delve deeply into the world of movies, from</i> …

Union Street Guest House: Is it legal to fine consumers for negative online reviews?

Union Street Guest House, a self-described "historic" hotel in New York's Hudson River Valley, is testing the proposition that all press is good …

Paramount's thin film slate puts drag on Viacom profit

Viacomis hoping some muscular turtles can stomp out the doldrums at itsParamount Picturesmovie studio.<p>Paramount this week releases the "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" movie, which comes on the heels of the studio's summer blockbuster, "<p>Transformers: Age of Extinction."<p>However, the two films did not …

Aaron Swartz book: Slate’s Justin Peters on writing and planning The Idealists.

<i>Slate correspondent</i> <i>Justin Peters</i> <i>is on leave this year while he writes a book based on his</i> <i>February 2013</i> <b>Slate</b> <i>profile</i> <i>of the Internet activist Aaron</i> …

History of contraception: 19th-century classified ads for abortifacients and contraceptives.

<i>The Vault is</i> <b>Slate</b><i>'s history blog. Like us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, follow us on Twitter</i> <i>@slatevault</i><i>, and find us on</i> <i>Tumblr.</i> <i>Find out more about what this space is</i> …

The sculptural skeletons of Rome

<i>Atlas Obscura on Slate is a blog about the world's hidden wonders. Like us on Facebook, Tumblr, or follow us on Twitter @atlasobscura.</i><p>The Catholic …

Dear Prudence: My brother may have been molested by our uncle, and now they’re friends.

<i>Get Dear Prudence delivered to your inbox each week; click</i> <i>here</i> <i>to sign up. Please send your questions for publication to</i> <i>prudence@slate.com</i><i>. (Questions</i> …

Rosetta gallery: Top 10 photos so far.

Phil Plait writes <b>Slate</b>’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of <i>Death From the Skies!</i><p>On Aug. 6, …

Google Shopping Express teams up with Barnes & Noble: The Amazon-Hachette feud is good for someone.

This morning I received my first-ever copy of a James Patterson novel. <i>Along Came a Spider</i> arrived at <b>Slate</b>'s New York office at 10:11 a.m. in a crisp …