Culture

July 11, 2014

What the World Cup Looks Like to a Refugee Child
"Germany are playing with a lot of self-confidence." Sounds right to us.

"Germany are playing with a lot of self-confidence." Sounds right to us.

LeBron James Stole a Page Out of Louis CK's Playbook by Returning to Cleveland
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The only way for LeBron to really cash in was to change the way the world saw him.

Taylor Swift May Be Right About the Death of the Autograph
But some people now want their selfies signed
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And serious autograph collectors are not happy about it.

Is This the Political Photo of the Year?
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At the very least, it's the most provocative image uploaded to the White House Flickr feed in 2014.

Why Can’t Women Compete Against Men at Video Games?
Sexism, that’s why
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Sexism, that’s why.

Photos: Displaced Brazilians Protest as Argentina Prevails in Sao Paulo
A visit with the squatters of the Copa do Povo. Matthew Niederhauser's Photo Diary, Day 14

A visit with the squatters of the Copa do Povo

Science Is Not About Certainty
The separation of science and the humanities is relatively new—and detrimental to both
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The separation of science and the humanities is relatively new—and detrimental to both.

Shakespeare Was an Epicurean
Tracing the Bard’s debt to the French essayist Michel de Montaigne
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Tracing the Bard’s debt to the French essayist Michel de Montaigne.

What Will We Take From This Tournament?
Some World Cups write a beautiful romance, but more often they offer up troubled stories
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Some World Cups write a beautiful romance, but more often, they offer up troubled stories

Will LeBron and the Republicans Collide in Cleveland in 2016?
And seven other silly questions about The Decision 2.0
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And seven other silly questions about The Decision 2.0.

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