NASA Explains How The 2014 World Cup Soccer Ball Is The Best Ever

Had you heard about the absolute disaster that revolved around the 2010 Adidas Jabulani soccer ball, used in that year's World Cup? Yeah, me either. But professionals used words like terrible, disaster, and catastrophe to describe its performance. How has Adidas changed the ball for this year's Cup? » 6/15/14 12:11pm 6/15/14 12:11pm

World Cup Car Commercials- Who Did It Better?

In the United States the Super Bowl is a huge opportunity for a brand to showcase a great TV ad. However, there are about 110 million viewers for the Super Bowl compared to about 910 million viewers for the World Cup. So if you are going to reach a big audience with a commercial, Fùtbol not Football (American) is the… » 6/13/14 11:29am 6/13/14 11:29am

Brazil Wants To Blow You Out Of The Sky If You Fly Over The World Cup

In anticipation of the World Cup soccer tournament this summer, Brazil has announced that it will enforce no-fly zones within a 4 nautical mile radius of the twelve Cup stadiums. As the law currently stands, unresponsive planes cannot be shot down over populated areas, but the Brazilian Air Force is hoping to change… » 3/26/14 4:30pm 3/26/14 4:30pm

Yaris-Yaris-Yaris! Toyota's Gone World Cup Crazy In England


We remember when the World Cup came to the motor city back in 1994 — we saw the first-ever indoor World Cup game at the soon-to-be demolished Pontiac Silverdome. It was an epic struggle between two powerhouses — the US and Switzerland — and by powerhouses we mean both teams bumbled to a tie. The best part was how… » 6/14/06 9:31am 6/14/06 9:31am

16 World Cup Players Stop Playing With Their Balls For A Moment; Show…


It seems soccer players are like most guys, they're either playing with balls or they're off playing with their cars. Sometimes they do both at once. Here's a little photo montage of 16 World Cup soccer (futbol) players and the cars they love to drive. We figure if you're watching soccer, you might as well have… » 6/08/06 6:05pm 6/08/06 6:05pm