Why Brazil LostRather than make a real plan, they abandoned themselves to romantic notions of passion and desire.
United We FallIs David Moyes to blame for the collapse of Manchester United? Or is it all Sir Alex Ferguson’s fault?
Walking to Stay One Step AheadLionel Messi has figured out how to win matches by moving less than everyone else.
Inside Higher Ed
Criticism Unwelcome The United Arab Emirates blocked an NYU professor who questioned its policies. Is academic freedom at risk?
The XX Factor
Nashville Prosecutors Reportedly Offered Women Plea Bargains in Exchange For Sterilization
The “How Does a U.N. Official Work?” Transcript What’s it like to manage the U.N.’s Ebola response? Read a transcript of Adam Davidson’s conversation with the assistant secretary-general for field support.
“I’d Rather Not Rewrite All the HTTP Stuff Myself” Fascinating early posts from the founders of eBay, Amazon, Google, and others.