Editor'S Choice

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.

Interview with Steve Duncan, Urban Explorer

Interview with Steve Duncan, Urban Explorer

All photos courtesy of Steve Duncan. All rights reserved.Olivia Dwyer speaks with Duncan about why he likes to climb around in sewers and what advice he has for prospective urban explorers. Editor’s note: Make sure to check out Photo Essay: Exploring Sewers, Utility Tunnels, and Catacombs Around the World, published yesterday at Trips.

Everyday life insists on this

Everyday life insists on this

There is fiction in the space betweenYou and realityYou will do and say anythingTo make your everyday lifeSeem less mundane– Tracy Chapman, Telling StoriesIn mid-September, a friend called to tell me that a woman writer in one of the outer circles of my life went into the hospital in June, thinking she had a stomach problem, to learn that she had massive colon cancer.

19 signs you were born and raised in the Florida Panhandle

19 signs you were born and raised in the Florida Panhandle

1. You actually know which part of Florida the Panhandle is.Hint: It’s the part touching Georgia and Alabama.2. You’ve heard someone say, “If it’s called ‘tourist season,’ then why can’t we shoot them?”Tourist season is basically all year. Spring break, summer tourists, then the snowbirds flock. They bring in lots of revenue, but they’re also really, really annoying.

Stirling: Scotland’s ‘Castle of the Velvet Penis’

Stirling: Scotland’s ‘Castle of the Velvet Penis’

It was raining when we arrived at Castle Rock, the ancient mound of gravel and dirt upon which Stirling Castle sits. I was over-napped, exhausted from staring out a rain-streaked window all day, and ready for some medieval action. I wanted high vaulted ceilings, locals in period costumes, and a rousing story of the stabbings, beheadings, battles, and film crews that have haunted this magnificent storybook palace for centuries.

How to carve a menorah

How to carve a menorah

Raw materialCutting cantonera. All photos by Lau BernheinStart cutting an old fenceboard. (Down here in Patagonia they call it cantonera, rough cut Douglas fir.)Don’t bear down on the saw. Feel the saw-teeth doing the work.Cut through the first inch of wood. Think about names. Pino Oregón. It’s not really pine.