What We Love This Week, Volume LXIX

Published June 13, 2014
Updated September 18, 2014

Compelling Photos Of How Brazil Prepares For The World Cup

Brazil World Cup Boy

Source: The Atlantic

As the world eagerly anticipated the kick off the FIFA World Cup held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this week, even more were scrambling to prepare for it. Encompassing the perspectives of athletes, activists, labor and more, this fantastic photo essay by the Atlantic perfectly encapsulates the potpourri of World Cup actors and critics. Even if you don’t enjoy soccer (or football, pending your latitude and longitude lines), the photography is excellent and worthy of your consideration.

Brazil World Cup Balls

Source: The Atlantic

Brazil World Cup Activism

Source: The Atlantic

7 Stunning Examples Of Early Film

We are spoiled so much by cinematic innovations that it’s not that odd to hear people griping about only being able to see a film in 2D. But when we consider that the medium has only been around for a little over a century, the leaps and bounds that the movie industry has made are truly remarkable. At All That Is Interesting, we look back on some of film’s earliest examples to see–and appreciate–just how far we’ve come.