Posts Tagged: ITALY

HURDLES

Surprise! The World Isn’t Reacting Well To Michelle Jenneke

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/07/michelle-jenneke-sexy-hurdler-eating.jpg"></a>Last week (Jesus, has it only been a week.

ITALY

Follow-Up: Mario Balotelli Really Handled Losing The Euro 2012 Tournament Well

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Perhaps we jumped the gun a little when it was reported that Mario Balotelli – just one day after Italy lost to Spain in the Euro 2012 Final – was ready to embrace his role as a proud daddy when <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2012/07/mario-balotelli-didnt-need-to-win-euro-2012#page/1">his ex-girlfriend Raffaella Fico announced that she was pregnant with his baby</a>.

GAZZETTA DELLO SPORT

Mario Balotelli Is An Ape, Says Totally Not Racist Italian Newspaper

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Soccer racism is something we rarely talk about at With Leather, because 1) it's one of those ridiculous, inexcusable traditions hanging on as "part of the sport" because people in Europe never officially got a Civil Rights movement, and 2) <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/tag/soccer" target="_blank">we never write about soccer</a>.

ITALY

Mario Balotelli Offered Euro 2012 Fans A Friendly Heads Up

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While most parody Twitter accounts simply bring us <a href="http://twitter.com/notjaycutler">incredibly accurate portrayals of NFL quarterbacks</a>, an account <a href="https://twitter.com/#!/MarioBaloteLAD">dedicated to Italian striker Mario Balotelli</a> actually helped spread a friendly reminder earlier this morning to aspiring European soccer hooligans.

ITALY

Mark Zuckerberg Is An Exceptionally Bad Tipper, Say Restaurant Employees

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You'd think that a newly minted multi-billionaire celebrating his honeymoon with his bride in Italy wouldn't be shy about letting some of his wealth "trickle down" to the little people like the waiters and waitresses who served him when he visited some of Rome's fine dining establishments.

albert einstein

So, About Those "Faster Than Light" Neutrinos…

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Get ready for your big payout, Randall Munroe.

BASKETBALL

Von Wafer Just Wants To Be Honest, Y’all

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Von Wafer has played for 6 NBA teams since he was drafted in the second round of the 2005 NBA Draft, so it came as little surprise that he chose to play in Italy for a year instead of waiting out the lockout.

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Italian? No Wikipedia For You!

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Sadly, mostly Americans probably know Italy via the Olive Garden (Never-ending pasta bowls for everyone.

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.

albert einstein

Twitter Offers Alternate Explanations For “Faster Than Light” Neutrinos

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[<a href="http://xkcd.com/955/">via</a>] Researchers at CERN in Geneva released the results from a recent experiment (full paper <a href="http://arxiv.org/abs/1109.4897v1">here</a>) that suggested neutrinos can travel faster than light, which would be contrary to Einstein's Theory of Relativity.

BASKETBALL

Attention: Dick Vitale Is Conversing With Our World's Religious Leaders

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If The Pope has done nothing else to help the world, he's gotten Dick Vitale to shut up.

ITALY

‘Jersey Shore’ Cast Can’t Drink on Camera, Forced to Be Boring

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The "Jersey Shore" cast is scheduled to arrive in Italy on May 9th, and the mayor of Florence has done everything he can to inhibit the cast short of passing anti-tan legislation.

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New Thor Images, Courtesy of Italy?

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One way or the other, Marvel has not been shy with the goods when it comes to Thor.

CHICAGO BULLS

Is This Michael Jordan Breaking A Backboard?

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Michael Jordan did a lot of stuff in his basketball career; he won a lot of titles, sold a lot of shoes, and is almost universally recognized as one of the greatest athletes in history.

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PSP Gaming + Little Kid Walking = Epic Fall Onto Train Tracks (Video)

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Man, Italy must have some really impressive gaming titles for the PSP.

AIRPORT SECURITY

Who Wants To Read About Nudity And Drugs?

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Someone at TSA set the "My First Cavity Search" <a href="http://thedailywh.at/post/1552836986/self-deprecation-of-the-day-someone-at-the">fake kid's book</a> as their desktop photo.

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Robot Robin Hood Is Not To Be Trusted

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Oh look, it's Chief Running On Batteries.

DARWIN CALDWELL

Bow Before Our Pancake-Flipping Robot Overlords

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Not happy with only teaching a robot how to <a href="http://vimeo.com/13360649">iron their towels</a>, Darwin G.

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Italian TV Is Good

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That screencap is from the Italian variety show "Buona Domenica.


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