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Every week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top five industry headlines of the moment. This week, American Express confirmed its website was hacked, RIM announced a new strategy to revive the company, and Google launched its same-day delivery service. See what else made our top headlines. Eaton >> Read more Ads by Pheedo
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Drones are everywhere. They are blasting suspected al-Qaida militants in Pakistan, Yemen, and Somalia. They are menacing China. They are being shot down in Israel. They are hovering outside of homes in America and spying on their residents. And they are forcing us to rethink some basic legal principles—for good reason, because drones are making the old ones obsolete.
Listen to Gary Greenberg discuss what he calls the “DSM wars,” The Book of Woe: The DSM and the Unmaking of Psychiatry:
Every once in a while, a terrorist sets off a fatal bomb in the United States. In 1993, it was the World Trade Centers. In 1995, it was Oklahoma City. In 1996, it was Atlanta Olympics. Now it’s Boston. Each time it happens, we’re shocked.
The annual Masters golf tournament begins Thursday, and most of us will watch the festivities in air-conditioned splendor. In a 2002 article reprinted below, Alex Heard commends those who take in the proceedings while reclined on the couch. "Be not ashamed of yielding to televised golf's soporific power," Heard advises.
One hot summer day when I was 12, I stepped onto a clay tennis court to play a girl I’d never met before. I knew that her name was Lisa and that she was 9, and I could see that she was short. I figured that I’d gotten a lucky draw.
At first glance, the tensions with North Korea seem like Europe 1914: One country steps out of line; another responds with the threat of force; the next thing you know, the World War I breaks out.
I have a friend who does not understand camp. Or at least, she’s not confident of her camp judgment. So once she learned that I was preoccupied with the subject, she took to regularly asking me if this or that thing was camp. “Drag queens...Show More Summary
Last week a man bumped into me on Fifth Avenue.
Every weekend, Longform shares a collection of great stories from its archive with Slate. For daily picks of new and classic nonfiction, check out Longform or follow @longform on Twitter. Have an iPad? Download Longform’s app to read the latest picks, plus features from 70 of the world’s best magazines, including Slate.
To say that this is an exciting year to be a Doctor Who fan is pretty much the under-est of understatements. Sure, show runner Steven Moffat has already set this season’s mystery in motion – who is Clara Oswin Oswald, why does she seem...Show More Summary
It was hard to believe, but the student insisted it was true. He had discovered that compact discs from a major record company, Sony BMG, were installing dangerous software on people’s computers, without notice. The graduate student, Alex Halderman (now a professor at the University of Michigan), was a wizard in the lab. Show More Summary
Seven years ago, I jumped into shark-infested waters. Three dozen black-tipped reef sharks swarmed around me while two 12-foot tiger sharks circled the perimeter. There was no cage—just 12 divers and a swarm of sharks, sometimes literally brushing past us. They darted above, below, and beside me in the silent and shallow blue waters off South Africa.
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The FBI is investigating allegations that the Wall Street Journal bribed Chinese officials for information for news articles. Dow Jones, the Wall Street Journal’s publisher, has denied the allegations, saying, “[W]e have not found any evidence of impropriety.” When is it illegal for journalists to pay sources?
Every week, Eaton scours the Internet to bring you the top five industry headlines of the moment. This week, Andrew Mason was ousted as Groupon’s CEO; Sugata Mitra took home the 2013 TED Prize; and rumors where a buzz over the next version of Windows. See what else made our top headlines. Eaton >> Read more Ads by Pheedo
In a Feb. 28 “Explainer,” Brian Palmer misstated that an amicus brief in the challenge to California's Prop 8 was authored by Ted Olsen and David Boies. It was drafted by Seth Waxman.
This article arises from Future Tense, a partnership of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State University. On Feb. 28-March 2, Future Tense will be taking part in Emerge, an annual conference on ASU’s Tempe campus about what the future holds for humans. This year’s theme: the future of truth. Visit the Emerge website to learn more and to get your ticket.
Today, the fate of the world economy rests with an Italian stand-up comedian. This was not supposed to happen. The center-left Italian Democrats spent the entire campaign with strong leads in the polls. Foreign reporters swooned over “Operation Ohio,” fresh-scrubbed Italian politicos trained by the Obama campaign taking their new tactics into swing state Lombardy.