Bobby Subramaniam

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The Netherlands didn't make Euro 2016. Here’s why.

Things are looking bleak for the Oranje. Here's how they sank so low, and what they can do about it.<p>Guided by a golden generation, the Netherlands pushed Spain, perhaps the best international team in history, to extra time in the final of the 2010 World Cup. In 2014, they took Argentina to …

A new low for Jose Mourinho as he resorts to playground insults

José Mourinho has never been one to take an insult lying down, so it will come as no surprise to hear that he went straight on the offensive after Rafa Benítez’s wife teased him by saying her husband always had to clear up the mess Mourinho left behind.<p>Mourimnho and Benitez have never seen …

Milan sale raises plenty of questions

So then, has the Thai businessman, Bee Taechaubol just signed a “pact with the Devil”? In this case, the devil in question is nothing less than Serie A giant Milan, oft knicknamed “<i>Il Diavolo</i>”.<p>Last weekend, Mr. Taechaubol and Milan owner, media tycoon and former Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, …

Xavi: Spain's greatest ever player

It was one o’clock in the morning when Xavi Hernandez left the dressing room as a Barcelona player for the last time. And he couldn’t have wished for better company on his final walk, stepping out at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin and down the concrete slope underneath the main stand towards the …

Contrasting hopes for the new season for two Chelsea managers past and present

Frank Sinclair believes Leicester will have to ‘hit the ground running’ if they are to avoid getting embroiled in another relegation battle from the Premiership.<p>The 43-year-old says it is unlikely that his former club can repeat the form they showed towards the end of last season, winning six out …

Diego Simeone: the secret of his success

There is a single phrase that sums up Diego Simeone; one that condenses the philosophy and attitude that he brings to his teams and what he expects from his players. “Effort is non-negotiable”.<p>While his career path and his teams reflect this maxim, there is also one single defining moment in his …

How Globes Showed the Earth Was Round (Way Before 1492)

For many of us, the legend of Christopher Columbus’ voyage across the Atlantic goes something like this: The explorer stumbled upon the New World …

SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN Not About 'Becoming A Superhero' But Becoming 'Not-An-A-Hole'

Credit: DC Comics<p>Despite his experience with blockbuster Hollywood movies, Max Landis' upcoming <b>Superman: American Alien</b> isn't a bombastic tale about …

5 Years Ago Marvel Comics Had Zero Female-Led Titles, Today They Have 17

The women of Marvel are growing every day.

Marvel Comics

Black Widow Is Back In An Awesome Looking New Marvel Comic

When Marvel Comics announced their enormous Secret Wars crossover event, which is currently throwing all the different alternate universes in the …

What's The Best To-Do List Manager?

There are plenty of tools to help you keep up with your to-dos, stay organized, and be more productive, but it's been a while since we took a look at …

Does the Human Body Really Replace Itself Every 7 Years?

It's a neat idea, and one that has caught the popular imagination. Here's how the story goes: Every seven years (or 10, depending on which story you …

Images Of A Young André, Before He Became The Giant

Before he was the biggest competitor in the ring the man who would be known as André the Giant was simply André René Roussimoff, dapper man about …

The Hardest Job Interview Questions—And How to Ace Them

How many people would use a drug that prevents baldness? Name as many uses for a brick as you can in one minute. If you were shrunk to the size of a …

10 facts about the reclusive state of North Korea

As <b>ITV News Correspondent Lucy Watson visits North Korea</b> to gain an insight into what life is like there, here are ten facts about the secretive state.<p>…

15 Things That Introverts Would Never Tell You

Introverts get a bad rap in a world that celebrates extroversion and “people-persons”. There are things introverts wish you knew about them that …

What Kind of Emailer Are You? New Study Compiles Stats on Emailing Habits

Do you spend hours puzzling over the perfect wording of a lengthy email? Or shoot off a quick five-word reply? Does it take you days to respond? Or …

Research

Body Language: Why Comics Still (and May Always) Get Women Heroes Wrong

Unlike comics creators of the past, comics creators of the present can’t be faulted for not trying to make better female comic superheroes. <b>The days</b> …

11 Spunky Facts About the Maltese

Everyone loves to pamper these little white dogs—one look at their expressive eyes and button noses and it's easy to see why. Learn more about one of …

Pets

10 Asian Movies Which Became Cult Classics Over The Years

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

12 Snappy Facts About Kit Kat

First developed 80 years ago as "Rowntree’s Chocolate Crisp," the Kit Kat bar has become a staple in grocery and convenience stores the world over. …

Mental Floss

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A Totally Insane Rumor Says Marvel Is Killing The Inhumans Movie

An unlikely actor is rumored to take over the role of Boba Fett. An <i>Adventure Time</i> movie is still in the works. <i>Agent Carter</i> casts four big new …

10 of the Most Polluted Places on Earth

The most polluted areas of the world are typically little known even in their own countries, yet they impact millions of people, leading to cancers, …

5 Unbelievable Airplane Seat Patents

Any air traveler knows there's always room for improvement in the friendly skies, and while we're all for forward-thinking innovations, these recent …

Patents

Stop Feeling Guilty For Getting Sleep

You need sleep. This should be obvious, yet many of us keep hitting burnout. Part of the reason may be that, despite better judgment, we feel …

9 Keys To Confidence

You see THEM all around you:<p>Walking confidently into a bar and asking someone for their number.<p>Expressing their views in a company town hall …

America Is Falling Apart! Here's Where You Should Live Instead.

Every day, you read about some fresh horror besieging the US. Stock market crashes. Hurricanes. Netflix buffering! This stuff sucks! At some point, …

What Hotel Star Ratings Actually Mean

You’re taking a vacation, and you’ve booked a luxurious, five-star hotel. Their rating is even displayed on the building, so you <i>know</i> it’s fancy. But …

10 Funky Illustrations to Help You Understand English Idioms

Travel opens the mind, so they say. This certainly seems to be the case for Roisin Hahessy, a freelance illustrator from Ireland. After moving to …