Culture

June 22, 2014

Its Dragons Felled, Bosnia Reflects on Defeat
A nation’s dream comes to an end.
10:25 AM

A nation’s dream comes to an end.

June 21, 2014

How the CIA Stole 'Dr. Zhivago'
The novel stood in subtle opposition to much that Soviet life tried to destroy
8:00 PM

The novel stood in subtle opposition to much that Soviet life tried to destroy.

As Colombia Celebrates the World Cup, a Constant Reminder of War
You just have to turn on the radio.
1:27 PM

You just have to turn on the radio. 

The Team That Refuses to Die
Greece is down on points but full of fight.

Greece is down on points but full of fight. 

An Open Letter to England Fans: Uncle Sam Wants You!
There’s no need to be afraid, you might actually like what you find.
11:41 AM

There’s no need to be afraid, you might actually like what you find.

Photos: Brazilian Vendors, Sticking it to FIFA, Set Up a DIY Fan Fest of Their Own
Matthew Niederhauser’s World Cup Photo Diary: Day Five

The big screen wasn't as fancy, but the throng of fans didn't mind 

June 20, 2014

USA - Portugal Preview: Why the Americans Should Play Ugly (Again) to Record (Another) Sweet Win
Sometimes to win the beautiful game you have to play without beauty.
11:14 PM

Sometimes to win the beautiful game you have to play without beauty.

Photos: There's a Stadium in Germany Where You Can Bring Your Couch and Watch the World Cup
A 20,000-seat living room is the best kind of living room.

A 20,000-seat living room is the best kind of living room.

The History of Pain Is Racist, Sexist, and Classist
5:22 PM

Speculation about the degree to which human beings and animals experienced pain has a long history.

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