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Friday, Oct 9, 2015


The Real Reason for the Chaos in the House

1 hour, 26 minutes ago

First of all, let’s not shed any tears over the fall of Kevin McCarthy. Though the Republican majority leader is well-liked by his colleagues, he seems to have even less of a vision for where the GOP should go than the famously visionless John Boehner. If McCarthy has ever had a deep thought on how Republicans…
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Financial Advice Just for Women Might Seem Like a Great Idea

3 hours, 29 minutes ago

The career of former Wall Street executive Sallie Krawcheck is an index people look to when attempting to gauge women’s progress—or lack thereof—in the finance world. Featured on the cover of Fortune as Wall Street’s “Last Honest Analyst” in 2002, Krawcheck ascended to multiple CEO and CFO titles at…
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A Look Inside the Smitten Kitchen

3 hours, 34 minutes ago

Deb Perelman, the writer behind the wildly popular food blog Smitten Kitchen, recently published her 1,000th recipe. She’s also written a cookbook that spent weeks on the New York Times best-seller list in 2012 and is still No. 1 on Amazon in the “gourmet cooking” category. Perelman’s success is easy…
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Who Will Replace John Boehner, Now?

3 hours, 49 minutes ago

Now that Kevin McCarthy has abandoned his bid, the state of the race for speaker of the House is … not really a race, yet. Everyone is waiting for Rep. Paul Ryan to stop whining about wanting to spend time with his family and just take the gig already.
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Our First Latino Poet Laureate

3 hours, 52 minutes ago

Listen to Episode 354 of Slate’s The Gist:
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Introducing the Best of Slate Podcasts

4 hours, 34 minutes ago

What’s the worst thing about Slate’s podcasts? There are too many of them to keep up with every week.
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The Lover and the Object of His Affection

5 hours, 5 minutes ago

You Must Remember This, the podcast that tells the secret and forgotten history of 20th-century Hollywood, has joined Panoply. And when each episode airs, creator and host Karina Longworth will share some of the research that went into the episode in a transcript excerpt here on Slate. Listen to the…
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The Audio Book Club Meets The Martian

5 hours, 45 minutes ago

To listen to the Audio Book Club discussion of The Martian, click the arrow on the player below.
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The “Blood and Guts” Bonus Segment

5 hours, 59 minutes ago

During this week’s Slate Plus Culture Gabfest bonus segment, hosts Stephen Metcalf, Dana Stevens, and Julia Turner discuss Stephen’s former vegetarianism and his sudden return to meat-eating. What triggered the change from tofu-tastic days to an omnivorous existence? Do converted vegetarians eat less…
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Disney’s Magic Coloring App

6 hours, 17 minutes ago

With the Disney Research Lab’s as-yet-unnamed augmented-reality coloring-book app, a tablet’s camera watches children coloring a Disney character on paper. As seen in the video above, before they can say “bibbity-bobbity-boo,” the character springs to life in 3-D on the tablet’s screen.
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