The tiny country that odds-makers predicted would not score a single goal has knocked off a handful of football giants.
As teams slug it out to win the football World Cup, the winner so far has been the hosts: the Brazilian people.
New technology and the rise of citizen journalism has blurred the lines between police, protester, and journalist.
While a footballer who bites an opponent should be punished, the reaction to the Suarez incident is not rational.
Discovery on mobile phones of microbes commonly found on people's bodies opens up potential for gadget's use as sensors.
Micro beads, used in products including face cleansers and toothpaste, cannot be filtered from waste water.
A poll has found that Argentina, the United States and Iran are the most disliked teams participating in the World Cup.
Hosting foreign journalists for dinner a week before World Cup, president insists her country is ready to host event.
In Washington the plot is revealed, the clock ticks and in 30 minutes it’s all over and the problem is "solved".
The clock may show the World Cup kickoff is still days away, but as far as I'm concerned the big game has already begun.
In a close race, it remains unclear how recent scandals and legacies of violence affects voters ahead of Sunday’s poll.