The Power of Habit--How the history of toothpaste explains why you can’t lose weight.

You Need To Learn How To Program--Make a free weekly coding lesson your New Year’s resolution.

The Atlantic: Study of the Day: There Are No Winners in an Overcrowded Mall

NYT: 10 Things Job Applicants Should Know

Atlantic: How Walmart Is Changing China

NYT: As Facebook Aims at Millions of Users, Some are Content to Sit Out

NYT: Online Learning, Personalized--Khan Academy Blends Its YouTube Approach with Classrooms

Don’t Blink! The Hazards of Confidence

Four Excellent Habits--The subtle skills that will give you a permanent edge in shaping your career or starting a new one.

Advice to job market newbies Dress appropriately, don't surf the web all day, and think twice before posting drunken shots on Facebook

NYT: Picking Brand Names in China is a Business Itself

How to Read Body Language to Reveal the Underlying Truth in Almost Any Situation

Stone-Washed Blue Jeans (Minus the Washed)

Being too polite to your waitress may cost you money

Bitter Brew--I opened a charming neighborhood coffee shop. Then it destroyed my life.

From Dung Power to Solar Power--How billions without electrical access will benefit from clean energy.

Introducing //**Slate**//’s Negotiation Academy--A series of short podcasts to teach you the basic rules for getting the best deal.

Schmoozing as Strategy: **//Slate//**’s Negotiation Academy--Episode 2 of our series on haggling like the pros.
Episode 3: The Art and Trickery of Persuasion
Episode 4: The Ticking Clock and Other Physical Tactics
Episode 5: Negotiating with Jerks and Liars
Episode 6: Closing the Deal

The Gender Divide: **//Slate//**’s Negotiation Academy Episode 7
Location, Location, Negotiation: Slate's Negotiation Academy Episode 8
Episode 9: Negotiating with Kids
Episode 10: Negotiating for Salary

Endangered Dragon:As Its Economy Sprints Ahead, China’s People Are Left Behind

What caused the wealth gap? Protesters are furious over America's growing income disparity. Economist Jeffrey Sachs explains where it came from

Is Netflix As Dumb As It Seems?The strange logic of the company's decision to divide itself in half.

China's soaring costs could help American jobs

Who Killed 3-D? A box-office whodunit.

Great Social Networks Steal--In praise of Facebook's thievery.

In a Race to Out-Rave, 5-Star Web Reviews Go for $5

'Psychic Benefits' and the NBA Lockout--The author of The Tipping Point explains why owning a basketball franchise has always been a bad business — and ought to stay that way

Salman Khan, Founder of Khan Academy--His folksy lectures are revolutionizing how kids learn math and science.

Print vs. Online--The ways in which old-fashioned newspapers still trump online newspapers.

Can a redesign make us eat better? A look at the creative process behind the colorful new FDA nutrition labels

Get a Room! Is Airbnb a fad, or will it revolutionize the way you travel?

Go Ahead, Eat Chocolate for Breakfast: Why the lawsuit against Nutella is bunk.

New for Aspiring Doctors, the People Skills Test

Now you can buy groceries using augmented reality, in South Korean subway stations

Google unveils next social network feat
Google+ faces uphill climb vs. Facebook

Coaching and Much More for Chinese Students Looking to U.S.

Superbrands' success fuelled by sex, religion and gossip

NYT: Foods With Benefits, or So They Say