#Animals

An A-Z Guide To Endangered Animals And The A-Holes Who Keep Killing Them

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If there’s one consistent theme among the Uproxx family, it’s that we love sodomy communism gymnastics Seltzer/Friedberg movies Glenn Beck animals.

VEHICLES

Scrap metal helicopter runs on cajones and double dog dares

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Three men from Somaliland dreamed of someday building a helicopter, so they gathered some scrap metal and windshields and an engine from an old van and built one.

SOCCER

WHOOPS

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More silliness from that Africa Cup Of Nations soccer tournament: this is Mozambique's goalie, Joao Rafael Kapango, playing a routine roller into his little goalie area and then falling right on his head.

SOCCER

SOCCER WAGER OF THE DECADE

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This post is for the kids out there, because I don't want to hear about how this site is a bad influence on our youth.

WILL AND GRACE

NEED PENIS SURGERY? DEBRA MESSING IS THERE FOR YOU.

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This cheerful penis surgery photo appeared on <a href="http://deadspin.com/5437105/at-least-the-lady-from-will--grace-held-my-hand-while-the-deranged-zimbabwean-doctor-took-my-foreskin" target="_blank">Deadspin</a> without any context, but if I had to wager a guess, it has something to do with <a href="http://debra-m.com/2009/12/emmy-award-winning-actress-debra-messing-visits-zimbabwe/" target="_blank">Debra Messing's trip to Zimbabwe</a>, where the actress/Population Services International Ambassador promoted stopping the spread of HIV/AIDS.

NEXTWAVE

WORLD’S FIRST 99 DOLLAR LAPTOP DEBUTS

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The first $99 laptop to go on sale didn't come from <a href="http://laptop.org/en/">One Laptop Per Child</a> after all.

#TRAILERS

NEW PAULY SHORE MOVIE LOOKS… FUNNY?

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This is just like a dream I've always had.

WORLD CUP

AFRICA’S WORLD CUP IS GONNA BE GREAT

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South Africa is supposed to host next year's World Cup, and without getting too deep into metaphors, it's <a href="http://unprofessionalfoul.com/2009/01/world-cup-2010-countdown.html" target="_blank">gonna be the Africa of World Cups</a>.

#Documentaries

PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HECK

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This is the trailer for Pray the Devil Back to Hell, a documentary about a peace movement in Liberia which seems to suggest that Africa may not be the bastion of civility and tolerance I always assumed it to be.

SOCCER

AFRICAN SOCCER SEX SCANDAL!

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I have long searched for an African sports story that had nothing to do with AIDS or violent deaths, and it seems we've finally got a nice <a href="http://www.zimdaily.com/news/zifa27.6466.html" target="_blank">European-style soccer sex scandal in Zimbabwe</a>, where the nation's head of soccer, Henrietta Rushwaya (right), allegedly overruled a standing team policy of a pre-match curfew for the players so that she could bed star striker Benjani Mwaruwaru (left).

SOCCER

AFRICA IS SUPER DEPRESSING. EVERY TIME.

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An African soccer player died before a match on Sunday when he <a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/oddlyEnoughNews/idUSTRE4967ZF20081007" target="_blank">drowned in a crocodile-infested river</a>.

SOCCER

AFRICA + WITCHCRAFT + SOCCER = 11 DEAD

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2008/09/witchdoctor.jpg"></a>Well, this was predictable: a soccer game in Congo was interrupted when one team's goalie began practicing witchcraft on the field, yadda yadda, <a href="http://www.guardian.co.uk/football/feedarticle/7798808" target="_blank">eleven people died</a>.

SOCCER

SOUTH AFRICANS PRACTICE SAFE SOCCER

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I'm not sure if word of this has gotten around, but apparently Africa has a really bad AIDS problem.

SOCCER

EIGHT DEAD IN AFRICAN SOCCER STADIUM

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Sunday's World Cup qualifier between host Liberia (motto: "Where descendants of freed slaves kill freely") and Gambia ("Come for our lions, stay because you're dead") turned ugly when overcrowding <a href="http://www.iht.com/articles/2008/06/01/sports/stadium1.php" target="_blank">caused at least eight deaths</a>.

SOCCER

THAT’S HYPERINFLATION, HOLMES

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Think those McDonald's Dollar Menu commercials are annoying.

WORLD CUP

AFRICAN HOOKERS STOKED FOR WORLD CUP

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The World Cup is still two years away, but South African hookers are already excited by the prospect of new business.

THE GOOD KIND OF RAPE

BEAUTY QUEEN RAPES MENTAL PATIENT

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A South African beauty queen believed to be associated with a gang of women responsible for raping several soccer players was arrested for <a href="http://www.sabcnews.com/south_africa/crime1justice/0,2172,152626,00.html" target="_blank">allegedly raping a mental patient</a>.

SOCCER

TEAM DIARRHEA LEADS TO FORFEIT

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I know how much everyone loves getting updates about African soccer -- specifically, the Ugandan Super League -- so I thought you might want to know that the Mbale Heroes are in danger of relegation after forfeiting a match against league powerhouse URA.

WORLD CUP

AFRICAN SOCCER IS TRAGIC, DEPRESSING

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A post-match stampede in Zambia and a helicopter crash in Sierra Leone <a href="http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story?id=436731&cc=5901" target="_blank">killed 35 soccer supporters in Africa</a> in the span of 24 hours, further dampening enthusiasm for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, which will be the first Cup held on the continent.


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