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10 of the best World Cup goals of all time

10 of the best World Cup goals of all time

WHILE THIS YEAR’S WORLD CUP is sure to have its fair share of electrifying strikes, years past have shown us the same. Take a look at 10 of our favorite World Cup goals of all time, in no particular order.Diego Maradona: Argentina vs England, 1986No, it’s not the notorious “Hand of God” goal. This one came less than 5 minutes later during the same game.

How to piss off a Vancouverite

How to piss off a Vancouverite

Call us sore losers.So, we have a history of rioting. You’re all thinking of losing the cup to Boston in 2011, when cars were flipped and lit aflame, and the downtown core looked like a scene from The Walking Dead. There were also incidents in 1972, 1994, and 2002. You know what? Inside scoop: Being the polite Canadian all the time is hard.

26 futuristic urban farms and green spaces [pics]

26 futuristic urban farms and green spaces [pics]

With cities taking up more space on the planet than ever, communities are struggling to solve problems of food security, climate control, and how to make our concrete jungles look a little more…well, jungle-like.These amazing inspirational farms show that urban farming can pave the way to real change in the future.

Living in someone else’s home: A meditation on Airbnb

Living in someone else’s home: A meditation on Airbnb

All we know of Maya S. is the back of her head. Her thumbnail indicates she is blonde with a bun and a floral-print shirt. There are no photographs of her face in the apartment even though it’s otherwise lived-in, cozy. Just as her Airbnb ad described it. When I borrow a pair of mittens that hang from her coatrack, I hope to whomever that she doesn’t accidentally catch me wearing them around the neighborhood, masquerading as Maya S.

Don’t call it “world” music

Don’t call it “world” music

Reasons why I dislike the “world music” genre:1. ALL music is technically world music. But since the world music category was created to describe non-Western music, this makes me ask…why? What makes the West (read: the USA, Canada, and Great Britain) exempt from being categorized as “world” music?2. Using the term to describe non-Western music is othering.

A writer is a writer is a writer: Q & A with Dinty Moore

A writer is a writer is a writer: Q & A with Dinty Moore

Join a growing community of thousands of travel journalists and develop your skills in travel writing, photography, and film with a course at MatadorU.Dinty W. Moore is the coordinating editor for the anthology Best Creative Nonfiction (W.W. Norton), and edits the internet journal Brevity. A National Endowment of the Arts fellowship recipient and author of several books, including the memoir Between Panic and Desire and The Truth of the Matter: Art and Craft in Creative Nonfiction, Dinty teaches writing at Ohio University and guest teaches nonfiction seminars around the US and Europe.