Culture

July 09, 2014

Why I Hate Argentina
It started with a headbutt
4:24 PM

Remember that time in 1998 that Argentina played the Netherlands? Unforgivable.

Actually, Qatar Has No Business Hosting the 2022 World Cup
A professor at Northwestern's campus in Al Rayyan argues that the tournament will bring reform. Now a Northwestern student fires back.
3:33 PM

A professor at Northwestern's campus in Al Rayyan argues that the tournament will bring reform. Now a Northwestern student fires back. 

The Open Marriage of True Minds
The extraordinary life of Simone de Beauvoir
3:14 PM

Anne Hollander reviews Deidre Bair's Simone de Beauvoir: A Biography.

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 

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