Young Soccer Girls Sport Their Best #GameFace

In preparation for the upcoming Women’s World Cup, Portland-based store Wildfang partnered with photographer Andrea Corradini for #GameFace: a series of portraits that capture the fierce gazes of young soccer players. Each of the 14 girls chosen for the powerful collection of photos also offer up some sage words that accompany their #GameFace perfectly, including this gem from 11-year-old Tess: “Cheetahs are my favorite animal—they’re …

Mac Premo’s 2014 Year in Review

A clever, comedic short highlighting milestones and madness month by month

For a year riddled with milestones, tragedies and epic world events, many of the most important moments will fade from memory and get muddled with time. Thankfully, Brooklyn-based artist and “stuff-maker” Mac Premo co-wrote, directed, shot and edited a clever year in review video that tackles most things major, one month at a time. Thoughtful, spot on and at times laugh out loud funny, it’s …

The Opera Machine

Seinfeld emoji, fashion's World Cup team, an artist's secret swimming pool and more in our weekly look at the web

Westminster, England’s Royal Opera House is hoping to change the societal misconceptions that surround opera with The Opera Machine. Offering a unique behind-the-scenes look at their production of Wagner’s classic “Die Walküre,” the online page shows that opera is much more than a couple of people singing on stage. Hear the deputy stage manager call cues, see a close-up of the horns in the orchestra, …