"For millions of people, soccer is just a game. For a small few, soccer is a craft and profession. When an opportunity comes about like the one on Wednesday to play against one of the best teams in the world in Manchester United, it is met with an array of thoughts and emotions. It is both what I’ve done countless times in the past, and simultaneously something I have never done before."
Frustrated and bemused by the pro-life protesters at the local clinic in Cary, N.C., Tina Haver Currin and her husband Grayson Haver Currin decided to exemplify “if you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em.”
So they joined them, and have joined the protesters every Saturday, but in their own way and with their own sense of humor. The resulting project has now being documented in our favorite new Tumblr, Saturday Chores.
— That’s how many people died in Syria this week, it’s bloodiest ever — and yet, you heard nothing about it
One day, you may be taking your grandkids to a natural history museum. As you pass through the extinct animal wing, don’t be surprised when you hear that question.
German parliamentarian Peter Beuth
The average person in the United States produces four pounds of garbage per person per day. Collectively, we produce millions of tons of trash each week, adding up to over 220 million tons each year. And that number is growing. Seeing that reality in focus through Gregg Segal’s work puts our country’s trash crisis into sharp relief.
Want to know what Tina Fey and Rachel Dratch were doing back when they were our age before they hit the big time? They were being completely hilarious.
A 1999 video of the two performing at Chicago’s Second City surfaced, showing the comediennes performing in their two-woman show Dratch & Fey. The brilliant early work from these two is inspiration for artists to keep chipping way at whatever they’re working on. You never know where you’ll wind up.
Andreja burst onto the modelling scene in 2011 and was an instant hit for her androgynous look and ability to model both menswear and womenswear. She was also the target of some offensive commentary; her gender-fluid modelling work invited a great deal of tired and insensitive media coverage that focused obsessively on her sexuality.
After raising more than £100, 000 with their original 2009 calendar, the team is continuing its tradition. This latest iteration is just as risqué as you hoped it would be, for the low price of approximately $17.
Did you wish for pretzel buns? How about the return of one of your favorite ’90s R&B groups? Thanks to Wendy’s, if you wished for either, you’re in luck.
It looks like Obama’s next hot button issue is at the other end of the wage spectrum: putting corporate fat cats in their place.
Toronto-based editor Lyndsay Kirkham has started a firestorm this week after overhearing what was apparently an incredibly sexist conversation between IBM executives at lunch — and live-tweeting it.
Unaware that they were transmitting sexist nonsense to cyberspace, the IBM executives openly discussed “why they don’t hire women.” If you take Kirkham’s account at its word, it actually gets way worse.
After 16 days of fighting between Israel and Hamas militants, resulting in the deaths of nearly 700 Palestinians, 32 Israeli soldiers and 3 Israeli civilians, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met in Jerusalem on Wednesday and ss the photo shows, the smiles were a bit forced.