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Europeans Still Love Obama

Darrell West | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Darrell West

Europeans still support President Barack Obama, but are puzzled by his drop in domestic support. On a speaking tour this week of Germany and Netherla...

Library In An Airport

The New York Times | NICOLA CLARK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Opened with little fanfare over the summer, the library -- the first ever at a major international airport -- has 1,200 books in more than two dozen l...

PHOTOS: The 11 Richest Countries In The World

Huffington Post | Nathaniel Cahners Hindman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Global wealth imbalances are shrinking in the wake of the financial crisis, according to a new report that measures data from 50 countries which make ...

For You To Succeed, Must Someone Else Fail?

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

"You have to know when to kick ass and when to kiss ass." That Tweetable maxim was Leonard Stern's principal advice to me during the six years I worke...

Netherlands Withdraws From Afghanistan After Four Years: 1,950 Troops Head Home

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The Netherlands is ending its military involvement in Afghanistan, after four years in which its 1,950 troops have won praise for their effectiveness....

Medical marijuana chain?: Amsterdam firm's plan may be killed by residency requirement

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Among the more controversial elements of the state's pending overhaul of the medical marijuana industry, is a requirement that those operating dispens...

Kampala World Cup Massacre

Vicky Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Vicky Collins

I had hardly stopped fist pumping in the air over Spain's victory in the World Cup when I heard the news about the simultaneous bombings in Kampala, Uganda.

World Cup Fans Celebrate Spain's Victory Around The Globe (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

From sheer ecstasy in Spain to disappointment in Holland -- and everything in between around the globe -- it was a long night filled with tension and ...

World Cup 2010: What We Learned About Ourselves and the World

David Henry Sterry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
David Henry Sterry

World Cup 2010 put South Africa on the map as the Olympics did for China. And they weren't scary about it. They know how to party, and they have the infrastructure. I wish I had gone.

Spain of the Good Heart

Barry Yourgrau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Barry Yourgrau

Spain won a final that turned from a sporting contest to a morality play. Spain were the good guys. Holland deserted its legacy of Total Football and went for a disgraceful program of thuggish fouling.

WATCH: Spain Wins World Cup With Dramatic Goal In Extra Time

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

SCROLL DOWN FOR SPAIN-NETHERLANDS HIGHLIGHTS, VIDEO, PHOTOS & MORE. PLUS: Paul the Octopus finishes World Cup with two more perfect picks! (AP) JOH...

Netherlands vs. Spain: LIVE Streaming Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Netherlands vs. Spain is underway in the World Cup 2010 final in South Africa. Watch the match LIVE with the link below. Netherlands won 3-2 over Uru...

Six Positively Promising World Cup Campaigns You Might Have Missed

Daniel Maree | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Daniel Maree

As the eyes of the world turn elsewhere, South Africans, myself included, find themselves inspired by the creativity and entrepreneurism surrounding the spectacle. So in the spirit of optimism, here are six such examples you might have missed.

Genius Octopus Stuns World With Two More Perfect Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: PAUL THE OCTOPUS IS NOW EIGHT FOR EIGHT. AMAZING. The brilliant octopus finishes the World Cup with a perfect record, and as many correct pick...

Is Soccer Better Than Sex?

Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Yvonne K. Fulbright

It's down to the last climactic moment. On Saturday, the Netherlands and Spain will play for the 2010 World Cup title, inspiring orgasmic reactions on...

Netherlands Eliminates Uruguay, Advances To World Cup Final

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(SCROLL DOWN FOR NETHERLANDS VS. URUGUAY VIDEO HIGHLIGHTS, PHOTOS & MORE) CAPE TOWN, South Africa -- A Dutch treat: The Netherlands is in the World...

WATCH: Dutch Take Lead In World Cup Semifinals With ROCKET Goal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Netherlands faces Uruguay in the World Cup semifinals, and the Dutch got off to a great start when 35-year-old Giovanni van Bronckhorst rocketed i...

Uruguay Vs. Netherlands LIVE Streaming Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Uruguay vs. Netherlands is underway in a World Cup 2010 semifinal match in South Africa. Watch the match LIVE with the link below. Uruguay outlasted ...

WATCH: Netherlands Eliminates Brazil With Second-Half Comeback

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The Netherlands has eliminated Brazil from the World Cup in a comeback victory in the first of four quarterfinal matches. Brazil took an early lead af...

Brazil Vs. Netherlands: LIVE Streaming Online (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Brazil vs. Netherlands is underway in a World Cup 2010 final 8 match-up in South Africa. Watch the conclusion LIVE with the link below. Brazil won 3-...

World Cup: Only Eight Teams Remain.. Who Will Win?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

And then there were eight. The World Cup quarterfinals kick off Friday, with Brazil facing the Netherlands and Uruguay playing Ghana. On Saturday, Arg...

OVER: Netherlands Knocks Slovakia Out Of World Cup

AP/Huffington Post | ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DURBAN, South Africa — Impressive as Arjen Robben and his Dutch teammates were in advancing to the World Cup quarterfinals, they seek much more. Th...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Netherlands Cruises Through World Cup Group Stage

AP/Huffington Post | RAF CASERT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

CAPE TOWN, South Africa — The players were delighted, the coach was discomforted. So which is the real Netherlands team at the World Cup? The Dutc...

WATCH: Netherlands Beats Japan At World Cup

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

DURBAN, South Africa -- The Netherlands is showing it doesn't have to be flashy to win. Wesley Sneijder scored the only goal Saturday and the Netherl...