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“Pulpo Paul Ha Muerto” – Pulpo Paul Has Died

Pulpo Paul is dead. The 8-tentacled clairvoyant octopus, which correctly predicted Spain’s great victory over not only The Netherlands in The 2010 World Cup Final, but also against Germany and countless other matches, died last night of natural causes in … Continue reading

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Madrid River Project Destroying 30 Century Old Trees for “Beautification”

According to “Ecologistas en Accion“, the Madrid City Government’s “Madrid-Río” project – a Manzanares River Beautification project including the tunnelization of the M-30 highway innerbelt – has destroyed or is in the process of destroying about thirty 100-year old trees … Continue reading

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Spanish Holiday Food Ads Include Dead Pigs

Really, you gotta love Spain. I know I do. Maybe I’m now fully indoctrinated into Spanish culture because my first glance at the above Lidl advertisement in today’s Madrid 20Minutos free newspaper had no effect on me whatsoever – until … Continue reading

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