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07.14.14 Marina Galperina

After a month of FIFA festivities, the 2014 World Cup soccer championship finally ended with the German team kicking a ball into the big ground basket. And now, to savor the tail-end of those sweet, sweet World Cup metrics, here’s a list of the most important things that happened on the internet, by the internet, […]

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07.09.14 Marina Galperina

Performance art diva Marina Abramović has already utilized social platforms such as Kickstarter and Reddit and celebrities like Jay Z and Lady Gaga in order to promote and fund the Marina Abramović Institute, a giant sleek space in Hudson, NY that will “will serve as her legacy and homage to time-based and immaterial art.” And yet, some of us have been surprised at her collaboration with Adidas in “restaging” Work Relation […]

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06.27.14 Marina Galperina

World Cup’s Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez is known for getting into trouble for biting his opponents — a quality joyously mocked by the masses of the internet, because biting opponents is funnier than the fact that he’s a racist.  So far, he has been suspended three times for biting opponents, earning him the privilege of being featured in this dramatic […]

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06.25.14 Sophie Weiner

We know why many Brazilians hate the World Cup, but here’s a closer look at how. Watch these short films of the anti-World Cup protests by the 12PM collective. They bring you into the scene with darkness and anxiety-producing sound design, creating a drama that more closely resembles a political thriller than a news clip. 12PM member Danilo […]

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06.19.14 Aymann Ismail

As of this moment, there have been 21 World Cup matches. Though there are plenty of reasons to hate this corrupt, poor people exploiting, international sporting event in Brazil, this is very exciting stuff to some people, particularly the soccer fans who show up garlanded in patriotic regalia and face-paint, waiting and waiting and waiting […]

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06.12.14 Eugene Reznik

Mario Tama, a staff photographer for Getty Images, first caught my eye a few months ago with this disturbing photo above taken in what the caption calls Rio de Janeiro’s “Cracolandia” (Read: “Crackland” or “Dope City”). In addition to the complexity of his layered compositions, the ‘daily life’ photos he’s been filing from Brazil ever […]

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07.12.10 Bucky Turco

A Dutch porn star promised to give out blowjobs to all of her Twitter followers if Holland won the World Cup, but luckily for her, they lost and she won’t have to fellate the more than 106k people she tallied after making that promise. […]

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07.07.10 Bucky Turco

Even though all the omens were there, the Germans still bravely tried to fight off Spain, but as Paul the Octopus predicted, Spain won the match, 1-0. They’ll now face off against the Netherlands to see who finally wins this never ending soccer competition. […]

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07.06.10 Bucky Turco

You know the World Cup has reached a fever pitch when even drug dealers are getting in on the buzz. A replica World Cup trophy molded from 24 lbs of cocaine was seized at Bogota airport in Colombia. The sculpted coke was bound for Spain. Illicit drug smuggling statuette or victorious omen? Paul the Octopus […]

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07.02.10 Bucky Turco

American socialite Paris Hilton was taken into police custody outside of Nelson Mandela Bay stadium after the World Cup match between Brazil and Netherlands reports the AP. An officer confirmed she was arrested for possession using the South African slang for weed while explaining why he doesn’t have any further details: […]

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