A little morning adrenaline boost, from yesterday’s epic photoessay by Eduardo Leal: http://roadsandkingdoms.com/2014/argentina-wins-for-best-fans/ #worldcup
Argentina Wins (For Best Fans)
Their team succumbed to Germany on the pitch, but everywhere in Rio, Argentina was winning. Photographer Eduardo Leal spent the last weeks following the Argentines’ journey through the tournament:
Mike Boyer celebrates being first to legally buy weed in Spokane, Wash. Apparently all the media attention got him fired, but at least he lived it up in the moment.
The Strangest Sport No One Knows
In the highlands around Mumbai, practitioners of Mallakhamb perform curious acrobatic feats using poles, ropes… and castor oil.
Buying, smoking, and somehow finding a way to break the law on the first day of legalized recreational marijuana sales in Washington State.
Old fashioned retail politicking in a city park in Colville, Wash. Joe Pakootas, CEO of the Colville Confederated Tribes, is running for Congress as a Democrat in a very red, very Caucasian district. R&K is reporting on the race for our upcoming series on the midterm elections with Al Jazeera America.
The Boat People of Britain
Boat-dwellers have been living on Britain’s canals since the industrial revolution. Will their unique culture be able to survive Britain’s latest boom and bust cycles?
A Macedonian Makeover?
The city of Skopje is undergoing a Disneyfied transformation in celebration its ancient Macedonian heritage. If only the Greeks next door didn’t argue it was their history first.