Culture

June 17, 2014

World Leaders Interacting Awkwardly with Soccer Balls
Unstatesmanlike conduct!

Including George Bush slidetackling...himself.

Why Johnny Can't Operate
3:51 PM

Arnold Relman reviews Time to Heal: American Medical Education from the Turn of the Century to the Managed Care Era

Neymar's Not Enough: Brazil Needs Hulk to Be Huge, Too
The striker puts power over finesse, and that's just what the Green and Yellow needs
3:04 PM

The striker puts power over finesse, and that's just what the Green and Yellow needs

Jen Davis's Self-Portraits Offer Eleven Years of Self-Scrutiny
A weighty study of beauty
3:02 PM

The results are a beautiful exploration of body image.

In This Papua New Guinea Village, People Use Cell Phones to Call the Dead
1:32 PM

When their calls don’t go through, they don’t blame shoddy service; they believe the spirits of the dead can interfere with their connections. 

French Revival? Five Story Lines to Watch During Les Bleus' Next Matches
Plus one supposedly burning question you can safely disregard

Plus one supposedly burning question you can safely disregard 

The Distinct Charm of TV's Coen Brothers Remix
FX's 'Fargo' is less a tribute to the film than the entire oevre of the directors'
11:30 AM

FX's 'Fargo' is less a tribute to the film than the entire oevre of the directors'.

How to Pass Time on an Aircraft Carrier
Find the places that resemble bars, play dominoes, imagine a fated connection
10:52 AM

If I ever get asked to design a carrier I’ll create more places like this, places that look properly like bars, cosy red-signed environments with lots of neon so you can feel like you’re in an episode of "Cheers" and enjoy a mirage of life back home.

The U.S.-Ghana Match Was the Best Worst Game of the Tournament
Years of investment, for what?
10:01 AM

Years of investment, for what?

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