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tags: Paul the Prognosticating Octopus Oracle Sez, soccer, football, World Cup 2010, fun, offbeat, weird, news Paul the Prognosticating Octopus Oracle has disappointed his German fans by choosing Spain over Germany in tomorrow’s World Cup Football match. Paul is a two-year-old English-born octopus of unknown species who has lived in the aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany…

tags: How Can You Filter Out The Vuvuzela?, World Cup 2010, physics, technology, football, soccer, sports, television, Sixty Symbols, University of Nottingham, streaming video A University of Nottingham video explains the physics that underlies the technology being developed to filter out that annoying drone from 30,000 blasting vuvuzelas in the background of all World Cup…

Tango y Fútbol

tags: Fútbol Deporte Nacional, Tango y Fútbol, Argentina, Germany, World Cup 2010, soccer, football, Fútbol, satire, streaming video If the Argentinian fútbol team plays as skillfully and as gracefully as this couple dances the Tango (and the implication is that they will), I think it’s no contest: the Germans will lose on Saturday … just…

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, South Africa, FIFA, humor, funny, television, The Daily Show, streaming video This video explores the local South African opinions about the World Cup — in one scene, the reporter asks: “What’s more African than the subjugation of black people?”

tags: Meet Paul, Germany’s Prognosticating Octopus, soccer, football, World Cup 2010, fun, offbeat, weird Paul — an octopus at the Sea Life public aquarium in Oberhausen, western Germany — has so far correctly predicted the outcome of each of Germany’s World Cup matches. On Tuesday, Paul contemplates Wednesday’s match between Germany and Ghana. [larger view]

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, Germany, Serbia, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows highlights of Germany’s loss to Serbia in the World Cup 2010, recreated in Lego. (I am pleased to report that Frankfurt has remained pleasantly quiet all night long…

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, France, Mexico, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows highlights of Mexico’s shock 2-0 win over France in the world cup 2010, recreated in lego.

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, Germany, Australia, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This video shows the highlights from Germany’s 4-0 thrashing of Australia. Like the others being created in this ongoing series, it’s quite accurate, even though all the players are made of Lego!

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, Niederlande, Dänemark, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows a clip from the Netherlands versus Denmark game.

tags: Fußball, sports, soccer, futbol, World Cup Soccer, USA, England, Lego, silly, satire, humor, funny, television, streaming video This hilarious video satire is surprisingly well-done. It shows a clip from the USA versus England World Cup game. (This is a great video for those who didn’t see the game since this video shows the highlights).