Vikram Narula walked into an HMT showroom in Delhi's central business district this week to get his hands on an iconic mechanical "Pilot" watch. But the watches were sold out.
from Photographers' Blog:
By Murad Sezer
All photographers make plans to deal with possible clashes. They are ready to protect themselves and their equipment when covering a potential riot (or a May Day demonstration as I did a few days earlier). But you don’t expect to be doing that before a soccer match, or any other sports events.
from Reuters Soccer Blog:
I had been told the Stade Velodrome had a great atmosphere and after the constant noise the Marseille fans made in Wednesday's 0-0 Champions league draw with Manchester United, I have one question -- what would it be like if the stands had roofs?
Bryant Simon is a professor of American history and culture at Temple University and the author of "Everything but the Coffee: Learning about America from Starbucks." The views expressed here are his own.
from Our Take on Your Take:
Last Sunday's World Cup final between the Netherlands and Spain galvanized fans on either side. Your View contributors Niels de Vries (top) and Susan Kordalewski captured their very different emotions at the outcome.