WORLD RECORDS

Who Smurfed It Best? Pictures from Global Smurfs Day

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On Saturday, thousands of people gathered in 11 cities across the planet to celebrate the birth of Peyo, the man who gave us the Smurfs, for Global Smurfs Day 2011.

SOUTH AFRICA

They Throw Porridge In South Africa, Don’t They?

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Look out, <a href="http://www.nesn.com/2011/01/charges-dropped-on-toronto-maple-leafs-waffle-thrower-but-ban-remains-in-place.html">dude who threw waffles</a> at a Toronto Maple Leafs game.

#APPLE

How Much Money Has Wikipedia’s Creepy Campaign Raised?

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We've been <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/gammasquad/2010/11/please-read-a-personal-appeal-from-these-links">making fun of</a> Wikipedia's <a href="../news/2010/11/whos-trying-to-buy-who-this-week/attachment/wikipediapleafromjimmywales/">urgent pleas</a> from founder Jimmy Wales for awhile now, but one thing is undeniable: their campaign is working.

WORLD CUP

S. African Man Done With World Cup

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A 61-year old South African man was murdered by his family last weekend after changing the channel on their TV to watch World Cup soccer.

WAYNE ROONEY

Patriots Vs. Redcoats: 2010 World Cup Edition

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<a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/2010/06/big-name-injuries-pile-up-as-world-cup-looms"> On paper, <a href="http://smokingsection.uproxx.com/TSS/tag/england">England</a> should win in a few hours.

WIKUS

Wikus from District 9 rocks a boombox

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According to Funny or Die, this is a little vignette called "Wikus and Charlize", which originally played as an intro clip during the South African Music Awards (which is apparently something that exists).

THE ONLY SPORT MORE BORING THAN TRACK IS FIELD

That Woman Sprinter That Might Be A Dude Wants To Run Again

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Caster Semenya, that South African middle distance sprinter whose gender identity came under fire after <a href="http://withleather.uproxx.com/2009/08/that-sprinter-is-a-man-babyright">winning the 800 meters in Berlin last summer</a>, is getting sick of sitting around while the governing bodies of track and field decide whether she's eligible to compete as a female.

SOUTH AFRICA

WALK LIKE AN Androgynous SOUTH AFRICAN

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Some (but not all) of the testing results are starting to leak out from the gender identity test for Caster Semenya, that South African runner who blew everyone away in the women's 800m race at the world championships in Berlin last week.

THE ONLY SPORT MORE BORING THAN TRACK IS FIELD

THAT SPRINTER IS A MAN, BABY…RIGHT?

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International track officials are asking South African sprinter Caster Semenya, who won gold at the women's 800m event at the world championships in Berlin, "Semen in ya.

#TRAILERS

I THINK THE ALIENS ARE ARABS

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A lot of people are predicting Neill Blomkamp's District 9 to be the sleeper hit of the summer, and now we've got a full-length trailer.


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