#2014 FIFA World Cup

Chilean Striker Mauricio Pinilla Will Never Forget His World Cup Miss Against Brazil Because It’s Tattooed On His Back

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Some athletes would be pretty bummed about missing a huge shot, but Mauricio Pinilla is really positive about his lost World Cup glory.

Willy Wonka

Watch As This Man Frantically Tries To Stop An Out Of Control Elevator From Crashing Into The Roof

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A malfunction caused this elevator to race up 31 stories in 15 seconds, giving this Chilean man the scare of his life.

#2014 FIFA World Cup

Cerveza Cristal’s Pro-Chile World Cup Ads Are Hilariously Terrifying

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Chile's soccer fans have a reason to laugh at the 2014 World Cup's 'Group of Death' in these wonderful Cerveza Cristal commercials.

VANDERLEI LUXEMBURGO

A Horrible Week Of Soccer Bullsh*t Ends In a Riot Between Fans, Players, Ball Boys, Swat Teams

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We use the "REASONS TO HATE SOCCER" tag pretty liberally at With Leather, but this has been one of the worst-ever weeks to be a soccer fan.

SOCCER

Today In Positive Soccer News: Chilean Fans Tried To Beat A Referee To Death

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It's pretty sad that I have to preface every soccer violence story with an, "at least nobody <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/12/a-turkish-soccer-match-gets-interrupted-by-smoke-bombs-because-of-course-it-does" target="_blank">tried to kill them with grenades</a>" thing, but here we are.

Space

Exoplanet Discovered Only 4.3 Light-Years Away In Alpha Centauri, Our Closest Neighbor

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The closest star system to our sun, Alpha Centauri, has at least one exoplanet orbiting it, and it's broken some records already.

WILL.I.AM

10 Amazing Sports Predictions For This Week

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I think we all need to take a seat, maybe form a circle and just relax for a few minutes.

#Twitter

Teenager In Chile Builds A Twitter-Enabled Earthquake Warning System For His Country

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14-year-old <a href="https://twitter.com/#%21/sebasak">Sebastian Alegri</a> wasn't injured in the 8.

URUGUAY

Man Getting Hit By Football

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Or as we would call it in the United States, "Man Getting Hit By Soccer".

THIS VIDEO DESERVES AN OSCAR

‘I Call It The MEX Games’

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This is acutally helmetcam footage of a BMX racecourse in Chile, not Mexico, but props to Ufford on the headline anyway.

WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS

Now That’s A Fantastic Soccer Flop

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Bryan Carrasco plays for the Chilean under-20 national soccer team and today he is well on his way to becoming a global Internet superstar.

PLAN B

Brad Pitt Wants to Make Chilean Miner Movie

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You probably don't remember this story, but a couple weeks back, there were these Chilean miners, and they got trapped in a mine (the who went what now.

News

Watch the Chile Miner Rescue

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In one of the more remarkable news stories of the year, the first of the Chilean miners trapped underground were rescued last night.

#Animals

Tipping Point: More People Now Get Their News Online Than In Print

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A Pew Research study asked over 3000 American adults where they got their news yesterday, allowing them to list all sources.

WEIGHTLIFTING

WEIGHTLIFTER GIVES BIRTH IN TRAINING

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About <a href="http://guanabee.com/2009/12/weightlifter-has-baby/">75</a> <a href="http://slanchreport.com/2009/12/15/this-is-exactly-why-i-dont-work-out/">of</a> <a href="http://lastangryfan.com/2009/12/olympic-weightlifter-gives-birth-while-training/">you</a> have sent me this story about the Chilean Olympic weightlifter who didn't realize she was preggers until she gave birth in the middle of a training session to a preemie.

#TRAILERS

THE CHILEAN JAMES BOND

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// This is the trailer for Mandrill, which is sort of like the Chilean James Bond.

QUANTUM OF SOLACE

IS BOND AN EMO PUSSY NOW?

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<a href="http://www.usatoday.com/life/movies/news/2008-04-03-bond-quantum_N.htm" target="_blank">USA Today</a> has a big article on the new Bond flick and a couple new pictures.

QUANTUM OF SOLACE

JAMES BOND GETS A CHILEAN MAYOR ARRESTED

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The mayor of a small Chilean town was arrested after driving onto the set of Quantum of Solace yesterday, disrupting filming.

TASER THE SHIT OUT OF HIM

CHILE U-20 TEAM BRAWLS TORONTO PD

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The <a href="http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070720/Chile_FIFA_070720/20070720?hub=TopStories" title="CTV" target="_blank">Chilean U-20 soccer team brawled with Toronto Police</a> late Thursday after Chile's 3-0 loss to Argentina in their FIFA U-20 World Cup semifinal match.


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