SPAIN

Morning Links, with Spanish Poop Statues

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From the Telegraph: "A ceramic figurine of Michael Jackson defecating is seen at a market in Barcelona, Spain.

WHEN ANIMALS ARE AWESOME

This Parrot Sure Does Love Soccer

America may have the best all-around animals in the world – Keyboard Cat, Lobster Dog, Birthday Dog, American Squirrel, and my dog Lilah, among others – but today we are featuring a pet from Spain that may give every animal in the world a run for the title of Coolest Pet Ever.

TONY PARKER

NBA Stars Put In Work Overseas; Adam Morrison Could Have A Job

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Dirk used a lot of magic this spring in the NBA, but he saved a little something for Turkey.

TURKEY

Spain Sits At The Top Of The International Class (Again)

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We've followed the Spanish men's play in the EuroBasket tournament and they, along with France and Turkey, are at the top of the heap.

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Ricky Rubio Throws Alley-Oops To Rudy Fernandez & Serge Ibaka

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Now here's something you won't see in the NBA.

transplants

World’s First Double Leg Transplant?

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A man in his 20s who lost both legs in a traffic accident and was unable to walk with prosthetic limbs underwent the first double leg transplant last Sunday under the care of Pedro Cavadas and his team of about 50 staff members at the La Fe Hospital in Valencia, Spain.

WHEN ANIMALS ATTACK

Bulls on Parade: A Heartwarming Gallery from the 2011 Running of the Bulls

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Yesterday marked the start of the 2011 Running of the Bulls, the most popular part of the seven-day festival of Sanfermines in honor of San Fermín in Pamplona, Spain.

#NBA

Ricky Rubio is the Most Important Person in Minnesota History

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The first thing you hear when you click play on this video is people going HE'S COMING, HE'S COMING.

#Animals

Best Protest Ever?

This protest is a smashing success.

#APPLE

Has Atlantis Been Found?

The lost city of Atlantis A research team may have found the lost city of Atlantis in the marshlands of Doñana National Park in Spain which were flooded by a tsunami thousands of years ago.

#Facebook

Don’t Bahrain On Our Parade

Internet access has been restricted in Bahrain leading up to and in response to the recent protests there.

#superman

Javier Bardem Was Superman

Something good happened on the Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night.

#Facebook

A Weekend of Failures and Perversion

By "failures and perversion", I'm not just talking about my "Sexy Gravedigger" costume.

#Facebook

Bee Mystery Solved, Toddlers Online, and The Original Justin Bieber

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In the past four years, twenty to forty percent of bee colonies in the U.

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Rudy Fernandez Gets Savagely Posterized

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If you weren't watching Spain take on Lithuania yesterday, then chances are you missed this savage posterization of Spain's Rudy Fernandez by Lithuania's Jonas Mačiulis.

WORLD CUP

Iker Casillas Knows How to Party

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Yes that reporter Sara Carbonero is his girlfriend, but it's cooler if you pretend that she isn't.

VIDEOS

Zee Germans Are Zee Best, But So Is David Villa

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Win or lose, the Germans have made their mark. By steamrolling over England and obliterating Argentina, they haven’t just beaten top sides, but rather demoralized them for years to come, causing both nations to question the overall direction of their footballing associations.

WORLD CUP

Spain Striker Pins Success On His Skin-Tight ‘Incredible Hulk’ Shirt

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Spanish back-up striker Fernando Llorente has come off the bench to energize Spain in their run for World Cup glory, and he's attributing all of his 'chaos sowing' to the shirt that kind of makes him look like the Incredible Hulk.


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