Update: This company is no longer operating sails.  With so much sweltering heat and humidity still to come this summer, it’s about time to think of something—anything—that will provide temporary respite from boiling sidewalks, still, stale air, and stuffy fourth-floor walkups. Whether you’re of the admirable “we all sweat together” constitution, or the less courageous […]

Every four years, the top 32 soccer teams gather for a month-long tournament in select cities throughout a host country. It’s the most widely-viewed sporting event in the world; at the 2006 World Cup final in Germany, an estimated 603 million people watched as Italy edged past France on penalties in a tense match that […]