Photos: Police on "Pacification Patrol" in a Rio Favela
June 20, 2014
Before the games began, there was a bloody showdown.
The World Cup of Dissonance
June 13, 2014
World Cup 2014's shaky opening proves that we don't know what to expect from the tournament, on and off the pitch.
Blackmail, dropouts, and upsets, oh my
How I Got My Soccer-Hating Son to Watch the World Cup
June 10, 2014
Step one: Let him believe Michael Bradley is "Captain America."
Welcome to Goal Posts III
June 10, 2014
Welcome to Goal Posts III, TNR's World Cup Blog
Brazil's fraught racial and sexual history with soccer—and my family's fraught history with Brazil.
Sometimes a picture looks too good to be true. This is so good I wondered if it might be one of those scenes lit and staged by David Levinthal, using little model soldiers.
Scientists Discover A New Dolphin and It Is Already Endangered
January 23, 2014
Marine biologists discover the first new river dolphin since 1918 and there may be only 600 left: their debate on Twitter.
Brazilians Are Taking Over Miami. Can They Take Over Art Basel, Too?
December 06, 2013
This week, amidst the whir of art-world mega-fair Art Basel Miami Beach, local developer Nadim Achi unveiled a new plan for the Surf Club residential and resort complex on northern Collins Avenue.
This Is What ‘Progress’ Looks Like in Pre-World Cup Brazil
November 26, 2013
The developing world has provided 90 percent of worldwide urban population growth recently, and in 2008 made human beings majority-urbanite for the first time in history. You could perhaps find no better emblem of this trend than Brazil.