Dimoko Alexander

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Why commentator Peter Drury has women watching the World Cup

Peter Drury has been termed passionate, wondrous, colourful, poetic, brilliant and a man capable of making the World Cup exciting, whether one's team …

Bafana Bafana

Why France Are Carrying Africa's Hopes in the World Cup Final

Officially, Africa's involvement in the World Cup ended in Samara on June 28, when Senegal were eliminated by Colombia. But in the eyes of football fans from across the continent, there is still one African team left in the tournament. And they face Croatia in the final on Sunday.<p>There are at least …

Soccer

Mistakes Men Make During Sex

Let’s talk openly here. <b>The truth is women love to have sex as much, if not more than men.</b> Of course, we only fully enjoy ourselves when our sexual …

Carnal

England’s dream over but on ITV Roy Keane’s fun was just beginning

Before kick-off ITV tried to enhance the excitement by transmitting rallying cries from Joanna Lumley and Prince William, plus footage of Ricky Gervais interviewing a dog. That turned out to be more tolerable than Gabby Logan’s interview with Harry Maguire on the BBC the day before, when Logan was …

Soccer

England 1 Croatia 2 (AET): Five big talking points from Moscow

The air sure is thin here. This is the time in tournaments when England are usually engaged in a root and branch review and when some poor scapegoat …

Soccer

Six Takeaways From the World Cup Quarterfinals

<i>Welcome to the fourth edition of the Front Six. Russia is already home, Neymar is going home, and football might be coming home.</i><p>1. European dominance …

Soccer

Mission Accomplished

In 1986, the space shuttle Challenger stunned the nation when it broke apart 73 seconds into flight. This is the story of the soccer ball that …

Space Exploration

World Cup 2018 is delivering, from VAR to Ronaldo, Messi and Germany drama

MOSCOW -- The group stage is over. Those dreaming the dream -- for some an exercise in positive visualization, for others the most enjoyable fantasy …

Soccer

The Boy Who Would Be King

<b>Kylian Mbappe wills things into</b> existence—even a pitch in his living room, and especially where the good things are not supposed to belong, like right here at home in the suburbs of Paris. Little Kylian set up miniature goals and kicked the ball around, the French prodigy begging the under-13 …

Soccer

The Biggest Myths Busted During the Group Stage of the World Cup

After a thrilling two weeks, we've learned that a bunch of early-tournament narratives have turned out to be false as we head into the knockout stage.<p>After two weeks and 48 mostly thrilling matches during the group stage at the FIFA World Cup, we've learned that you can't always rely on the …

Soccer

David Squires on … hostility, culture and Nordic noir at the World Cup

After big results for Germany, Brazil and VAR, our cartoonist delves into the latest stories at Russia 2018

FIFA World Cup

The Shift From 4G to 5G Will Change Just About Everything

Telecom experts are going so far as to herald the arrival of 5G as the advent of the fourth industrial revolution. There are an ever-expanding number …

Advertising Industry

These Gravity-Defying Hills Are One of The Strangest Natural Phenomena We've Seen

Where cars drift uphill.<p>Scattered across the world are a number of bewildering 'mystery spots' that appear to defy gravity - places where cars seem …

This Tree Is So Toxic, You Can't Stand Under It When It Rains

The Tree of Death.<p>In 1999, radiologist Nicola Strickland went on a holiday to the Caribbean island of Tobago, a tropical paradise complete with …

Red Cross

A woman's tongue was inseminated by a squid after eating undercooked seafood

Were you ever told that if you swallowed any apple seeds, a tree would start growing in your stomach? Well, these medical case studies are a bit like that, but 100 times worse.<p>As documented in a 2012 edition of the Journal of Parasitology, the foreign bodies were identified as squid spermatophores …

Biology

A retiring Chinese general revealed that China's greatest military weakness is a US strength

China's People's Liberation Army Gen. He Lei, one of the more hawkish voices asserting Beijing's absolute rights to the South China Sea, made a telling observation at a defense conference in Singapore that reveals his military's biggest weakness.<p>China has undertaken massive strides to build a …

World Cup Countdown: 2 Weeks to Go - The Underappreciated Genius of Romário

When God created man, even he wouldn't have expected one of his creations to possess as much ability with a football as Romario. The boy from Rio de …

How to Succeed in Advertising (and Transform the Internet While You’re At It)

<i>In celebration of</i> New York <i>Magazine’s 50th anniversary, this series, which will continue through October 2018, tells the stories behind key moments</i> …

20 Hacks That'll Make Your Home Cleaner And More Organized

Line the tops of hard-to-reach cabinets with paper grocery bags so instead of dusting, you can just replace the bags.

FBI agent loses his gun during dance-floor backflip, accidentally shoots bar patron

<b>(CNN) —</b> An FBI agent's backflip at a club looked pretty impressive -- until he lost his gun and accidentally shot someone.<p>Video of the off-duty agent showed him unleashing a torrent of dance moves at a Denver bar early Saturday before launching into a back handspring.<p>But midflip, his weapon flew …

FBI

He Stole Priceless Old Masters. His Mom Destroyed Them—And Him

Stéphane Breitwieser stole over $1 billion-worth of art, one of the most prolific art thieves of modern times. He loved what he stole. His mother …

Zidane steps down as Real Madrid head coach in shock announcement

• Club legend steps down after winning third Champions League<br>• Zidane had won six major trophies since January 2016<br>• As it happened: read our rolling report on Zidane’s surprise exit<p>Zinedine Zidane has walked away from Real Madrid, only five days after winning a third consecutive Champions League. …

Soccer

The 7 Manscaping Tricks You Need for Safely Shaving Your Balls

Make shaving as painless as possible.<p>Being the highly-prepared expert adventurer you are, you wouldn’t just whack your way through a forest’s uncharted territory without devising a sound strategy first. The same should apply to clearing the treacherous path to your private parts. That thick thatch …

Skin Care

Why Manchester United should not allow Jose Mourinho to sign Gareth Bale

opinion<p>After a season so lacking in attacking spark and creativity, it is hardly surprising that Jose Mourinho has allowed himself to become …

Pablo Picasso’s Idiosyncratic Genius

A life in art.<p>Pablo Ruiz Picasso began being an artist at the age of prodigy—at about seven—and at seventy-five he remains the complete phenomenon he has been throughout the intervening years. The excesses of his artistic endowment, of his will, of his life appetites, and of his character appear to …

12 people reveal the weirdest things they’ve been asked to do in the bedroom

Three’s company (Picture: Liberty Antonia Sadler for Metro.co.uk)<p><b>As you know, I think sex is disgusting.</b><p>To that end, if I *have* to do it, I make …

Weird

‘Pirate,’ Priest, and Korean Prisoner of War Emil Kapaun Embodied America the Beautiful

‘With complete disregard for his personal safety and unwavering resolve,’ he single-handedly inspired and saved the lives of hundreds of his fellow …

The strangest (and tastiest) ways people drink coffee around the world

Americans love coffee – and for good reason. It reportedly has a host of health benefits (that is, if it doesn’t cause cancer); in some ways, it …

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

35 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

Protect your house by knowing what burglars are looking at<p>Of course I look familiar. I was here just last week cleaning your carpets, painting your …

Home Security