Nate Silver’s Soccer Power Index broke down the chances each team has to advance to the Knockout Stage in the 2014 World Cup
As we all already know, Australia isn’t making it through, with only a 2% chance to make it to the next round. Brazil meanwhile has a 99.6% chance of making it through, which is a little low if we’re being honest.
As you can see here, the USMNT is pretty much neck and neck with Portugal, which is sort of what I concluded yesterday.
Click through to view the interactive graphic and see what your teams chances are.
a happy couple might’ve got married today
someone might’ve kissed their best friend and realized they are gay today
someone might’ve found out they were officially cancer free today
someone might’ve finally finished their debut novel today
lots of interesting things might’ve happening today
we should celebrate
The interesting thing is, with a song like “Skinny Love” [from For Emma, Forever Ago], the thing that nobody knows is that I’m singing from the perspective of someone I hurt— I’m yelling at myself for being uncourageous and unwilling to step up to the plate in that song. It’s embarrassing, which is why I ended up writing the song and it coming out the way it did. “Acetate” is coming back to myself and saying, “Life is too short, and love is beautiful and it ends and there are much deeper and more complex things to be concerned about.
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