Germany routed Brazil 7–1 on Tuesday, and as you'd expect, the home fans were overwhelmed with emotion. Here is a photo gallery of how Brazilians looked during and after the historic rout.
And for an alternate view on things:
Postpone Christmas We should celebrate Jesus’ birth in early February, not the end of December.
Women’s Work The jobs recovery was supposed to be great for women. It hasn’t exactly worked out that way.
Slate’s Working Podcast: Episode 17 Transcript Read what David Plotz asked a middle school principal about his workday.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.