Emily Yoffe pens Slate’s Dear Prudence column and its Human Guinea Pig feature, for which she has entered the Mrs. America contest and worked as a nude model.
One of America's premier humor writers, David Sedaris is the author of the bestsellers Naked, and Me Talk Pretty One Day.
The reigning master of stunt journalism, A. J. Jacobs once outsourced his life to India. He is a writer for Esquire and a frequent contributor to NPR.
Los Angeles writer Amy Ephron is the author of the memoir Loose Diamonds. Her bestselling novels include A Cup of Tea and One Sunday Morning.
After unlocking the secrets of DNA, the prize-winning biochemist traded in his centrifuge for a life of wine, women, and surf. Besides, babes really dig a Nobel.
The canine class struggle.
There’s a Megatrends reader born every minute.
I bomb as a kids’ birthday party entertainer.
Our father gave us the slip every chance he got, but we could never just let him go.
I was sexually assaulted three times before I was 20. Here’s why I never told my family or the police.
I can barely add and subtract. Can I learn enough math in five months to help my fifth-grader with her homework?
Will they really let me compete in a beauty pageant?
She died, so I could find the man I love.
In 1982, an Air Florida jet plunged into the Potomac River, killing almost everyone on board. Twenty years later, the few survivors are still feeling the chill.
A sudden decline in the world's frog population has scientists not only baffled but alarmed. Why are historically hardy frog species going extinct? And what does their mysterious disappearance signal about the entire ecosystem?
My vacation at a nudist camp.
Can I learn how to drive a stick shift?
Can I cure my sociopathic beagle with the Dog Whisperer’s techniques?
My brief career as a paparazzo.
Have you ever wished your wife would just shut up? Here’s what happens when she does.
I’ve cut back to 1,500 calories a day. Will I live to be 120 years old?
I try an Internet get-rich-quick scheme.
I’m tuneless. In four weeks, I make my concert debut.
Hard hats, tight quarters, and all-you-can-eat meals.
I’m unfriendly, solitary, and 30 years older than everyone else on the site. But could social networking work for me anyway?
It’s me vs. 420-pound Eric “Badlands” Booker for the title of world matzo-ball-eating champion.
What happened when I followed the best-selling book’s advice for two months.
Why humans are so quick to take offense, and what that means for the presidential campaign.