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Brazil Beats Expectations at Rio Games

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Before it started, coverage of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games left the world expecting the worst. While it is unclear if hosting the games will help Rio long-termBrazil came through.

Trump Continues to Defy Common Sense

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Donald Trump campaigned on Saturday in the swing state of Virginia, but chose a town that is nearly three quarters white and solidly Democrat.

Victorian Christians Juiced the Olympics

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Weve always been told about the altruistic intentions of the Olympics, but what about their origins as a way to perfect Christian men at a Victorian boarding school?

A Martyr When Black Lives Didn’t Matter

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In 1965 Alabama, Episcopal seminarian Jonathan Daniels was gunned down while trying to buy a Coke with two black girls. The cop who shot him was acquitted.

Wild West Novels That Inspired Hitler

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The adventure stories of Karl May set in the American Southwest have charmed millions of Germans, but especially Hitler, who patterned Nazi policies on their plots.

Is Sleep Music a Real Genre?

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Tunes for the unconscious are a hot music trend. But how do you assess songs you sleep through?

The Genius of Karen Finley

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Karen Finley, famed for her transgressive performance art, has two new targets in her latest show, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton--and how they use, abuse, and revel in power.

Where’s the Outrage Over Nun Beachwear?

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

While the French are banning Muslims in burqinis, Italian Catholic bishops find it ironic theres alarm when a woman is overdressed while swimming in the sea!

Why Science Says It's OK to Stay Fat

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Its time we stop equating good health with weight loss.

The Burning of Churchill's Portrait

4 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Britain's wartime PM Winston Churchill diplomatically commented of Graham Sutherland's portrait of him that it was a great example of modern art.Unofficially, he and his wife Clementine hated it.

Watch Brazil Go For Their First Ever Soccer Gold in the 2016 Rio Olympics

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Brazil mens soccer team has never won Olympic gold. This years team, led by Neymarwidely considered one of the worlds top playersis just one step away from claiming the gold at home in Rio.

How Local Fans Cheer on Brazilian Soccer

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The streets of Rio will be empty on Saturday as Brazil watches its soccer team face off against Germany in the gold medal matchand viewers wont be able to relax until the referee blows that final whistle.

The Epic Downfall of Medellin’s Top Pimp

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Prostitution is legal in Pablo Escobars old hometown, but pimping is notand according to police Colombia Jake was pimping little girls.

Why We Love Gabby Douglas

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Gold-medal gymnast Gabby Douglas endured trial after trial during the Rio Gamesand now shes got a powerful message for young girls: Be strong and have a strong mind.

The Shrine to the Real Indiana Jones

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In a small house in a quiet Los Angeles neighborhood, the Holyland Bible Knowledge Society honors the memory of an evangelist and relic hunter who just might be the original Indy.

How Harvey Milk Became a Navy Ambassador

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The USNS Harvey Milk is the first navy ship to be named after a member of the LGBT communityand, like the brave advocate it is named after, it will take its message of equality everywhere.

The Spy Who Broke Into Polish Ghettos

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Jan Karski was a courier for the Polish underground determined to bring evidence of Nazi inhumanitybut the West wasnt ready to listen.

The Man Who Networked the World

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

In giving us the wireless world, the Irish-Italian inventor Guglielmo Marconi was arguably the first truly global figure in modern communication

Tony Robbins Assesses the 2016 Election

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

The self-help king sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss Trump vs. Hillary, both of whom hes consulted with, as well as how men have become more feminine.

The Curse of a Controversial Aristocrat

5 days agoNews : The Daily Beast

Tom Cholmondeley killed two black Kenyans on his fathers game reserve. Now he himself is dead, and one of the victims families says the curse that killed him will be visited on his descendants.

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