Fans of Brazil and Chile were kept on edge throughout the World Cup match on Sunday, right until the end of the decisive tie-break shootout. The stress was palpable on social media and on the faces of fans inside the stadium, especially considering that if Brazil had lost, the host country would no longer be playing in the tournament. When Brazil finally won the shootout 3-2, their fans went crazy, as all that tension was released
If there’s anything that can inspire a good story, it’s a trip to the dentist. With flavored tooth paste, whirring power tools and laughing gas, it would be hard not to have a memorable tale from the dentist’s chair.
In this month’s MashableReads book selection, Joshua Ferris’ To Rise Again at a Decent Hour, readers follow Paul O’Rourke, a dentist who has his identity stolen. As Paul grapples with social media and struggles to reclaim his online identity, he quickly begins to lose touch with…
Not every painting can be The Last Supper.
The Middle Ages and the Renaissance were glorious eras for art, but for every Mona Lisa there was something that looked a little, well, derpy. There are ugly babies, angry-looking madonnas, and a lot of weird and inappropriate marginalia in manuscripts
Bestiaries — encyclopedias of beasts — were common in the Middle Ages. There are some very accurate drawings of animals in these manuscripts….
Fargo and Orange Is the New Black were the two major winners at Thursday’s 4th Annual Critics’ Choice Awards
Fargo, which closed out its freshman season on Tuesday, walked away with three awards — for Best Miniseries, as well as individual awards for Billy Bob Thornton, who played murderous Lorne Malvo, and Allison Tolman, who played good-natured police officer Molly
Orange also won three trophies, a stunning turn of events for Netflix. Its biggest trophy was Best Comedy Series — a race that…
Colombia danced its way to a World Cup win on Thursday against the Ivory Coast
After Colombian midfielder James Rodriguez scored a beautiful header to put the team up 1-0, the South American squad assembled to celebrate. The World Cup announcers basically sum it up: “Move over, Shakira. There’s a new Colombian No. 1.”
Was it spontaneous? Was it rehearsed? Just ask their hips — they won’t lie
Sure, they’ve mastered one…
A massive crowd of happy Chileans stormed downtown Santiago’s streets on Wednesday, after the national team beat Spain in the first round of the World Cup at Maracana Stadium in Rio, sending the defending champions packing.
The final score, 2-0 to Chile, sent a shock through the soccer world. Spain was widely expected to cruise through the group round and be a major presence in the knockout stage, which they won in 2010.
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