“Jackson has dealt effectively with erratic characters like Dennis Rodman and Metta World Peace as a coach, and this willingness to interact non-judgmentally with notorious figures—a confidence that if two people really get to know each other, they will almost always be able to work together—looks already to have helped him in his new job.”
According to ESPN, there were 1.7 million concurrent streams on its WatchESPN service. That crushes the previous high of 750,000 concurrent streams set by last week’s match between Mexico and Brazil.
The three 6-year-old girls who make up the Pink Helmet Posse, profiled by The New York Times, in a short Op-Doc, are equal parts adorable and badass. The film opens with the three friends, Relz, Bella, and Sierra, painting their nails in the middle of a skate park. Next, we see them dropping into a half-pipe and maneuvering around a pile of leaves. The rest of the film follows the insanely talented crew as they practice tricks, fall on their faces, and get scared of bees.
The design history of the world’s favorite ball, from leather clunkers to the nostalgic Buckyball to the most spherical ball in the world.
Artist “Red” Hong Yi wanted to pay tribute to Lionel Messi and other World Cup heroes by painting their portraits with just her feet and a soccer ball. Goal!
Just in time for the World Cup, the UK-based artist has transformed this waste into an eye-catching photo series, called Penalty, which aims to raise awareness about marine plastic pollution in the world’s oceans. Arranged against black, the colorful, sea-gnarled balls resemble galaxies of waste. Viewed abstractly, the images are simply beautiful. But they take on a more sinister aspect when you realize they represent just a tiny fraction of the pollution clogging our oceans.
The 2014 World Cup is a petri dish for larger changes to the personal assistant—changes that will stick around when the games are over.
Quite handy for those of us in the U.S. without access behind the scammy paywall known as cable television. My personal favorite method: just watch Univision.