Posts Tagged: SWEDEN

2014 winter olympics

Erik Karlsson Claims That He’s Putting His Silver Medal On eBay Because Boo Hoo

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Team Sweden and Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson didn't handle his team's gold medal loss well and claims he'll sell his silver medal on eBay.

BAD IDEAS

A Hotel Made Entirely Out Of Ice Has Been Ordered To Install Fire Alarms

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An ice hotel is exactly what it sounds like; made entirely from ice. And yet, to the Swedish authorities, it desperately needed fire alarms.

MORNING LINKS

The Invisible Bike Helmets + Links

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The Swedes have invented an invisible bike helmet. We won't spoil how it works.

Scandinavia

SEXISM WATCH: Movie theaters in Sweden to rate films according to the Bechdel Test

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Theaters in Sweden will soon rate films according to the Bechdel Test to measure gender equality. I've written a short script that will pass the Bechdel Test.

CATS WEARING TIGHTS

Cats Wearing Tights Have The Most Stylish Meowtfits

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An apathetic cat has been recruited for a single-serving Tumblr called Meowtfit Of The Day. The site only posts pictures of cats wearing tights. Of course.

court rulings

Public Masturbation Is Now Legally ‘Okay’ In Sweden

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A 65-year old man in Sweden was acquitted of sexual assault charges because even though he masturbated at a public beach, he didn't look at anyone.

CRAYFISH PARTIES

Do Not, Under Any Circumstances, Go To IKEA’s ‘Crayfish Party’

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You may have been recently invited to a "crayfish party" at IKEA. Do not even think about going to this.

local news

Hardcore Porn Played Behind A Swedish TV News Broadcast For 10 Minutes

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That's it: we're moving to Sweden, where their CNN gets ALL the porn.

ALEXANDER WENNBERG

Ah Yes, The Old Hockey Puck In The Pants Trick

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If you can't figure out what's supposed to be happening in that picture, let me help you out.

COMMERCIALS

Straight From Sweden, It's Skydiving Cats

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Swedish insurance company Folksam has brought together two of my favorite things: R.

BACK TO THE FUTURE

Skydiving Cats, Marty McFly Goes To The Movies, And Afternoon Links

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Today's links, featuring a special appearance by 'Star Wars' in 'Back To The Future' as well as Swedish skydiving felines.

Crime

Unconscious Man on Train Tracks Gets Mugged, Run Over

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A Swedish man fell onto underground train tracks and lay there unconscious as a mugger robbed him and left him to get run over by an oncoming train.

GREAT PASS

Magisk Klubbpass: The Coolest Thing The Mighty Ducks Never Did

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I will handle this video's title like I handle the opening credits to Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

drunk moose

Actual Headline: ‘Seemingly Drunk Swedish Moose Found Stuck In Tree’

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Meanwhile, <a href="http://www.usatoday.com/news/offbeat/story/2011-09-08/Seemingly-drunk-Swedish-moose-found-stuck-in-tree/50316558/1?csp=34news">in Sweden</a>.

GERMANY

Swedish Sweater Swap Paralyzes German News, Creeps, Weirdos

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Have you ever been to a baseball game and seen your favorite player warming up a few feet in front of you, but when you call out his name or try to ask him for an autograph he waves at you and moves or just ignores you completely.

ADORABLE SPORTS

Your Weekly Dose Of Racing Awwwww

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Leave it to the Swedes to not only make affordable dorm room and bachelor pad furniture, but it seems they’ve also invented the most adorable form of animal competition not called the Puppy Bowl.

HOCKEY

Mark in Da Air Canada Centre

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In a story that almost made me break out the "Yahoo Serious Festival" screen grab from The Simpsons, the Toronto Maple Leafs (the real NHL hockey team, in real life) have signed Mark Owuya, a 21-year old rapping Swedish goalie, to an <a href="http://sports.nationalpost.com/2011/04/28/leafs-sign-swedish-rapper-to-an-entry-level-contract/">entry-level contract</a>.


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