Football

This Week in Football + Futbol [Dec 4]

hiding from world cup draw simulators What a month it’s been! Between wasting hours on World Cup draw simulators and watching AFC teams do their best to NOT make the playoffs, it’s been quite the emotional rollercoaster for fans of these two sports. But this week is crazier than ever…so Read more…

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Football

This Week in Football + Futbol [Oct 22]

no vuvuzelas at the meadowlands? the nerve! Welcome back to the second installment of This Week in Football + Futbol! If you’re new and wondering what all this weekly column nonsense is about, you can check out my first attempt here. If you’re back because you loved my scintillating original Read more…

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Technology

Gadget Geek Fatigue

I was a little girl who loved sports and gadgets. Thanks to a computer scientist dad and a feminist mother, my sister and I went to basketball camp instead of Girl Scouts, and played with Lego Mindstorms instead of Barbies. Our grandfather, also an engineer, contributed to our tomboyish upbringing Read more…

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Football

This Week in Football + Futbol [Oct 14]

futbol in a football stadium – it’s a beautiful thing I’m trying something new and I need your full loyal-reader-of-dheerja.com support to help me through this journey – a weekly column! Welcome to the first edition of This Week in Football + Futbol, an attempt to bring together my two Read more…

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Technology

The Power of Nostalgia

I was in the middle of a much-needed emotional break from yesterday’s Denver-Dallas shootout (my fantasy matchup had five Broncos players between the two of us), when this Samsung Galaxy Gear commercial froze me mid-laundry folding. As it cycled through my childhood via sound bites from the Power Rangers, Inspector Read more…

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