thedailywhat: How About That of the Day: For 24 years, Canada was forced to watch as its national Under 17 soccer team lost match after FIFA U-17 World Cup match, outscored by superior players 45-3 across 13 games. Enter: Quillan Roberts, the team’s 16-year-old reserve goalie, who, in the 87th minute of play against England, with his team down 2-1, shot a powerful kick from the halfway to score...
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Iceland Is Crowdsourcing Its New Constitution
Iceland is creating a new constitution…via social media. Draft clauses to the constitution are posted online and drafters are taking comments/suggestions/edits in Facebook, Twitter and Youtube form. Read more at the Atlantic
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