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July 09, 2014

This Could Still Be the Highest-Scoring World Cup In History
Five goals short of the record, with three more matches to go
2:35 PM

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

'Boyhood' Is a Stunning Experiment in Filming Time
1:39 PM

The result perfectly captures the essence of childhood.

Before and After Photos Show How Devastating the Germany Loss Was for Average Brazilians
Matthew Niederhauser's Photo Diary, Day 13

No rioting, and not much to say—yet—as fans absorb the massacre at the Mineirão 

It's Time to Fix the Very Pale, Very Male Boardroom
12:00 AM

Despite the benefits of diverse leadership, boardrooms and C-suites are still lacking women and minorities. How do we fix it?

July 08, 2014

Americans Think Africa Is One Big Wild Animal Reserve
Delta and 'The Lion King' are part of our long history of stereotyping the continent

Delta and 'The Lion King' are part of our long history of stereotyping the continent.

Paradise Lost, 7-1: If Milton Did Post-Match Analysis for Germany-Brazil
To be read in the voice of Ian Darke.
8:21 PM

To be read in the voice of Ian Darke.

Brazil's "Bullyball" Goes Belly Up
1-7 is a result, too

A squad built for low-scoring games found out what happens when the other team refuses to yield 

Let the Recriminations Begin in Brazil, and Let Them Begin with Scolari
Corruption and European clubs are sapping the country's talent. But it was their coach who ensured that this team played scared.
7:19 PM

Corruption and European clubs are sapping the country's talent. But it was their coach who ensured that this team played scared.

Ten Other World Cup Teams Who've Lost by Six or More Goals
Brazil's collapse against Germany puts Scolari and his team in undistinguished company
6:44 PM

Brazil's collapse against Germany isn't even in the top 5.

In GIFs: Brazil's World Cup Dreams Shatter in Belo Horizonte
A collapse for the record books
5:29 PM

A collapse for the record books 

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