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Jurgen Klinsmann Is Either Making U.S. Soccer More American or Less American

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>With the World Cup a week away, the impact of U.S. soccer coach Jurgen Klinsmann is clear: he is …

Soccer Aid 2014: Charity Match Score, Recap and Post-Match Reaction

As the saying goes, class is permanent. Clarence Seedorf, 38 years young, turned back the clock on Sunday night as he notched a hat-trick to help give the Rest of the World a 4-2 win over England in Soccer Aid 2014 at Old Trafford.<p>The stars were out in full force in Manchester, England, for the …

Taliban claim deadly attack on Karachi airport

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Silence in the favela

As part of its cleanup for the World Cup, in 2008 the Brazilian government began a police crackdown to sweep criminals out of the urban slums known as "favelas." The government has boasted of its success in bringing down crime, but the patrolling squads have made life in the favelas’ crowded …

I See London, I See France…

To know what a woman wears under her clothes is to have an insight into the times she lives in. Compare the many layers a woman of the 1880s donned on under her gown—chemise, corset, corset cover, bustle, petticoats—with the lightweight camiknickers her flapper granddaughter stepped into and you …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

Books

Two Cops, Three Others Killed in Las Vegas Shooting Spree

A Las Vegas couple who shot to death two police officers, a civilian and themselves delivered an ominous message before they left home with a shopping cart of weapons to carry out the anti-government ambush, a neighbor said.<p>"We gotta do what we gotta do," Jerad Miller told Kelly Fielder, adding …

Law Enforcement

Fasting for three days can regenerate entire immune system, study finds

Fasting for as little as three days can regenerate the entire immune system, even in the elderly, scientists have found in a breakthrough described as "remarkable".<p>Although fasting diets have been criticised by nutritionists for being unhealthy, new research suggests starving the body kick-starts …

Holistic Medicine

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Yahoo to strip Facebook and Google logins from Flickr starting June 30th

Yahoo's slowly been closing off third-party logins for its web services, but it's now turning its attention to one of its most-established communities: Flickr. <i>The Next Web</i> reports that the company has emailed users telling them that Facebook and Google account logins will be removed from the …

Uber Confirms $1.2 Billion in Funding, $17 Billion Valuation

Uber on Friday announced that it had raised $1.2 billion, bringing its valuation to $17 billion.<p>"It’s remarkable that it was only four years ago this …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Public Speaking

These World Cup Posters Are A Must-See For Any Soccer Super Fan

Brazilian artist and graphic designer Cristiano Siqueira pulled out all the stops when creating these incredible World Cup team posters for an ESPN campaign celebrating the tournament, which begins on June 12.<p>Each of these posters illustrates one of the 32 teams that will be heading to this year's …