“The most anticipated soccer match in recent South American memory was again postponed on Sunday, following an attack on the Boca Juniors team bus on its way to River Plate’s stadium one day earlier.”

November 27, 2018

https://www.wsj.com/articles/south-americas-soccer-final-postponed-for-second-time-1543167490?mod=hp_major_pos27

Well, somehow during my time in Argentina I became a Boca fan (or “hincha de Boca,” mejor dicho), and even managed to develop some dislike for River.

On my way back to the United States I actually ran into the Boca team in the airport, got Hugo Gatti to autograph my airline ticket holder, and Roberto Mouzo gave me a friendly pat on the head as if I were a little boy (and I probably looked like one back then, notwithstanding my being in a suit at the time).

“I love the land, I love [Israel,] I love the people…They don’t obey, they do what they want, they drive like mad, shove while waiting in line and don’t listen to anyone. Just like me.” “

November 27, 2018

https://www.dailystar.co.uk/news/weird-news/744716/noahs-ark-israel-sail-built-holland-biblical-news

“31 of the Funniest Comebacks in History”

November 26, 2018

https://rewind.topix.net/slideshow/20423

“[Many] Chinese cities [identify jaywalkers by means of AI] and [shame them] by displaying their photographs on large public screens…”

November 26, 2018

https://www.scmp.com/tech/innovation/article/2174564/facial-recognition-catches-chinas-air-con-queen-dong-mingzhu

“[The] share of Americans who never go to church has risen from 10% to 27% since 2000.”

November 26, 2018

https://www.economist.com/united-states/2018/11/24/what-explains-americas-mysterious-baby-bust