Culture

July 01, 2014

USA 3, Belgium 0! Or, Looking for Hope in the 1930 World Cup
Are you paying attention, Fabian Johnson and Clint Dempsey?
9:25 AM

And they can do it again!

The Unknown Master of Color Photography
Timeless images from one of the earliest experts
9:00 AM

These photos look like they were taken yesterday. In fact, they were some of the first color photographs ever taken. 

USA-Belgium Preview: How the USMNT Can Win in 4 Not-So-Easy Steps
"Not-so-easy" are the key words. But it can happen, if Klinsmann's team does these things.
8:19 AM

"Not-so-easy" are the key words. But it can happen, if Klinsmann's team does these things.

June 30, 2014

Facebook Did Screw With You, and It Wasn’t Even Worth It
8:46 PM

The worst part about Facebook's studying your data without your consent is that they didn't find anything interesting.

For Me, Birth Control is Medicine First, Contraceptive Second
Issues other than sex rarely come up when we talk about birth control, but that is only part of the picture
8:00 PM

Issues other than sex rarely come up when we talk about birth control, but that is only part of the picture. 

El dilema de las transmisiones: Univisión, ESPN y la radio
Soy argentino, pero a veces no puedo ver el Mundial en español

Soy argentino, pero a veces no puedo ver el Mundial en español

Match Report: On Yesterday's Greek Tragedy
Greece comes to terms with the national team's World Cup exit

Greece comes to terms with the national team's World Cup exit

Teaching My Six-Year-Old Son About Mexico's Much Older World Cup Curse
Name your poison, we've taken it.
3:28 PM

After the most abrupt shifts of emotions he'd ever experienced, a vexing question: How to explain fate to a six-year-old? 

Stop Conflating World Cup Performance with National Character
Ghana's group stage failure isn't punishment for corruption. Nigeria's (relative) success isn't a salvo against Boko Haram.

Ghana's group stage failure isn't punishment for corruption. Nigeria's (relative) success isn't a salvo against Boko Haram.

Shanghai is One of the Greatest Jewish Cities Ever Constructed
Its current success is a function of that history

It's current success is a function of that history.

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