EUROPE

Italy Really Wants You To Buy A Piece Of Poveglia, The Most Haunted Island On The Planet

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You could soon own the most haunted place on Earth when Italy auctions off Poveglia. Better hope the Wayans Brothers don't beat you to it!

marketing

What If Europe's Top Football Clubs Got The American Sports Logo Treatment?

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Here's a pretty good idea of what it might look like if the sports logos of Europe's best clubs were suddenly designed by Americans.

EUROPE

Man’s Dead Body Found Horrifyingly Plastered On The Front Of A High Speed French Train

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The body of a 48-year-old man was found splattered on the front driver's carriage of a French high-speed TGV train, which went undetected for a full 25 miles. Train washer = WORST JOB EVER.

EUROPE

The EU Wants To Bring The Hammer Down On Free-To-Play Games

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Free-to-play games might soon be forced to be a little more honest, thanks to the EU.

ADRIAN ALVARSTEIN

Great Hockey Celebration Or GREATEST Hockey Celebration?

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Norway's Adrian Alvarstein busted a move after his team's 8-3 win and redefined what a good hockey celebration could be. This one involves breakdancing.

BASKETBALL

Please Enjoy Watching Felipe Reyes Hit The King Of Ridiculous, Lucky Buzzer-Beaters

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Spanish basketball league star Felipe Reyes sunk an over-the-head, no-look, leaping-out-of-bounds three-point buzzer-beater. Unbelievable.

NORWAY

European News: A Million Norwegians Watched A Show About Knitting And Drunk French Dudes Stole A Circus Llama

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Checking in with Europe: A show about knitting got Super Bowl-esque number in Norway, and a bunch of drunk French guys kidnapped a circus llama.

POLITICIANS

Europe Is Trying To Ban Pornography

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On Wednesday, the European Parliament approved a new bill that effectively eliminates gender stereotypes in the media, which is bad news for Italian weathermen who refer to giant storms as “spicy meat-a-balls”.

BAD IDEAS

Europe Isn't Banning Porn, For Now

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The EU Porn Ban is effectively dead, and many are relieved. And not just for the reasons you'd think.

BAD IDEAS

European Politicians Block Emails From Citizens Irate Over Proposed Porn Ban

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Remember the European Union porn ban? Apparently elected officials are taking the "LA LA LA LA CAN'T HEAR YOU!" approach to citizen comments on the topic.

BAD IDEAS

The EU Wants A ‘Flag This As Terrorism’ Button On Every Internet Browser

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The Clean IT Project apparently consists entirely of people who have never, ever, been on the Internet.

Fights

Google Vs. Europe: Place Your Bets

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Google and Europe are not so friendly anymore.

GOLF

Taiwan Explains Europe’s Ryder Cup Comeback: Fire, Armor, Ghosts

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Taiwan Animation covered Europe's unlikely Ryder Cup comeback in their usual way -- with afros, morphsuits and people from the United States dressing like Uncle Sam at all times.

greed

Europe Still Trying to Hide A Censorship Policy Inside A Stupid Tax Idea

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American companies should pay for European networks because... because... help us out here, Europe.

EUROPE

Hay, It's The National Shin-Kicking Championships

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Finally, something less constructive than <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/04/air-sex-world-championship-preliminaries-happened-last-night-in-austin#page/1" target="_blank">Air Sex</a>.

john naughton

Europe Somehow Missed Facebook’s Anti-Privacy Attitude

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/01/shutterstock_92519419.jpg"></a>Everyone knows how annoying Facebook can be.

AT LEAST IT'S COMPETITIVE

The Best Of The Inaugural 2011 European Rabbit Hopping Championships

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<a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2011/05/your-weekly-dose-of-racing-awwwww#page/1">Back in May</a>, I introduced the world of With Leather to the latest Swedish sport to win our hearts – Kaninhop.

DAREDEVILS

You Couldn’t Pay Us Enough: Swiss Adventurers Perfect Extreme Hot-Tubbing

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On October 1, a group of 25 adventure-loving maniacs from Switzerland set out to accomplish their most death-defying feat to date.

2011 NBA LOCKOUT

La Vita E’ Kobe

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In case you're the type who needs a screenprinted message on an oversized foam finger to be convinced of anything and believes the NBA Lockout is ending soon, here's your finger: pending the ability of the team owner to actually get the money to make it happen, Kobe Bryant has agreed to play basketball in Italy.


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