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The World Cup, Brazil and School Meals

William Lambers | Posted 08.27.2014 | Impact
William Lambers

Let's also shine the light on a very successful program operating in Brazil, one that is a model for other nations. Brazil's school feeding program is part of a series of initiatives that have dramatically reduced hunger and malnutrition.

Robert De Niro Crashed A Random World Cup Party, Just Because

The Huffington Post | Lily Karlin | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment

Rihanna may have World Cup tweeting on lock, but Robert De Niro is definitely taking the prize for best viewing story. While shooting the upcoming...

Watch Pitbull And Jimmy Fallon Play Beer Pong In Tight Pants

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Pitbull may have performed live at the World Cup, but now he's all about the Red Solo Cup. For "The Tonight Show's" last day at Universal Orlando, ...

Why Brazil's Planning Failures Could Hurt The Country Even After The World Cup Is Over

Brasil Post | Thiago de Araújo | Posted 05.22.2014 | World

The current state of mass transit in Brazil is far from desirable. An initial plethora of promises and high expectations has given way to delays and t...

Face Off: How Tensions Between Protesters And Brazil's Government Could Disrupt The World Cup

Brasil Post | Diego Iraheta | Posted 05.14.2014 | World

The World Cup is a mere 30 days away, and the #NãoVaiTerCopa (#ThereWillBeNoCup) movement persists. While large numbers of Brazilians will be watchin...

De-Evolution and Indie Revolution: Conversations With Devo's Mark Mothersbaugh and OK Go's Damian Kulash, Plus Comic-Con Gets Loopz-y

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

There is this cool little gizmo called a "Loopz" that creates sounds and beats depending on the user's physical interaction with it. An entity calling themselves The Loopz Band will be performing at Comic-Con.

The Next Level

Andrei Markovits | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Andrei Markovits

We are at a critical juncture for the future of soccer in America. Success at the Cup will capture the imagination of soccer fans and enhance the American game's legitimacy here and abroad.

Reclaiming a Legacy: The Death of Fatima Meer and the World Cup

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

Given the fact that the ANC has championed the World Cup, having the memory of Fatima Meer on the other side of the barricades would be a just reclamation of her political identity.