Elaine Teng

No, Scottish Independence Would Not Guarantee Permanent Tory Rule
It’s bad news for Labour and Conservative alike.
September 12, 2014

Contrary to conventional wisdom, Scottish independence would not usher in Tory rule. Instead, it could a disaster for political parties across the aisle.

This Is the Most Diverse Apartment Building in America
And here are the surprising lessons it teaches us about gentrification.
September 05, 2014

No matter how much we say we want otherwise, we still end up living around people who look just like us. This Brooklyn building is the exception. 

Can "Doctor Who" Survive an Older Leading Man?
The new, older doctor who tests the mainstream popularity nerd culture
August 28, 2014

Can "Doctor Who" survive an older leading man?

Tim Howard Is Great, But I'll Take Manuel Neuer Any Day
He might not be the flashiest, but the Bayern keeper is quietly leading Germany to victory
July 10, 2014

He might not be the flashiest, but the Bayern keeper is quietly leading Germany to glory.

This Could Still Be the Highest-Scoring World Cup In History
Five goals short of the record, with three more matches to go
July 09, 2014

Five more goals to reach the record, and three more matches to go. Piece of cake, right? 

Germany Must Out-Invent Brutish Brazil: A Bizarre-But-True Semifinal Preview
Unable to rely on muscle–or Neymar–can the hosts survive?
July 07, 2014

Unable to rely on muscle–or Neymar–can the hosts survive? 

France-Germany Preview: Per Mertesacker Has a Cold
The two most complete teams in the World Cup meet in Friday's first quarterfinal
July 03, 2014

The two most complete teams in the World Cup meet in Friday's first quarterfinal

Stop Treating Women Like They Don't Know Anything About Soccer
We're not eye candy for crowd shots. And we know the game every bit as well as men.
July 02, 2014

We don't go to games to be eye candy in crowd shots. And we know the sport just as well as men. 

Chris Wondolowski NOT Missing Easy Shots, in GIFs
Five final, devastating reminders of what might have been
July 02, 2014

A final, devastating reminder of what might have been 

James Rodriguez Is the Best Player of This World Cup
Even if Colombia loses, he's already done enough
June 29, 2014

Even if Colombia loses, he's already proved it

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