Culture

June 27, 2014

One of The Best Films About World War I Deserves to Make a Comeback
Jean Renoir beautifully illuminates the Great War's conflicts
10:13 AM

Jean Renoir beautifully illuminates the Great War's conflicts.

Algeria's Chance for Revenge
Facing Germany in the Round of 16, Les Fennecs have a chance to avenge the wrongs of 1982.
10:07 AM

Thirty-two years after Algeria were thrown out of the World Cup by West German-Austrian collusion, Les Fennecs have a chance for revenge

The 11 Most Beautiful Goals of This World Cup (So Far)
Our picks for the strikes we'll remember from a tournament already known for its scoring

Alex Massie, Luke Dempsey, Leon Krauze and more on the goals we'll remember from a tournament known for its scoring

June 26, 2014

The Internet's Worst Dating Site for Women
Sparkology thought it was making online dating better by charging men to send messages. Instead, it was stoking male entitlement
8:00 PM

Sparkology purports to use social science to create an innovative dating site for young professionals. In actuality, it's both elitist and retrograde. 

Who Would Ever Want to Be a Referee?
Right or wrong, you're always making somebody mad

Right or wrong, you're always making somebody mad

Mapping the HIV Crisis in Nine American Cities
4:24 PM

From Boston to Baton Rouge, you can see exactly where the disease is striking hardest.

Little Failures: Russia's Very Expensive & Yet Wholly Unimpressive Side
It’s all a very Russian story: ungodly amounts of money spent with little to show for it
4:06 PM

Too bad he's having zero effect.

Liberal Media Is Desperate to Prove That Student Debt Is a Huge Problem
The backlash against David Leonhardt's New York Times column may be unwarranted
3:56 PM

The backlash against David Leonhardt's New York Times column may be unwarranted.

Bravo, Klinsmann. And Look Out, Belgium!
It wasn't pretty, but we cheated (the Group of) Death
3:06 PM

It wasn't pretty, but we cheated (the Group of) Death

USA-Germany Recap: 9 Takeaways On The Loss That Felt Like A Win
And on to the Round of 16 we go.
2:40 PM

And on to the Round of 16 we go.

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