#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.

#Star Wars

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

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

TRAINS

Unconscious Man on Train Tracks Gets Mugged, Run Over

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.

THE MIGHTY DUCKS

Magisk Klubbpass: The Coolest Thing The Mighty Ducks Never Did

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

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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.

SWEDEN

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.

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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 entry-level contract.

#Star Wars

C-3PO Pinata Rocket

I made a solemn vow when I took this job: that I would geek out over Star Wars.

SWEDEN

Reality Dating Meets ‘Survivor’

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NBC is planning a reality show for summer 2011 that will fuse jungle-survival-challenge reality TV with dating-game reality TV.

SWEDEN

Stop Motion LEGO Meets Classic Nintendo

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Let's play a game: Hipsters, Swedes, or Both.

Tech

Sweden Gets World’s Largest Drum Machine

Music software designers Propellerhead Software, creators of the Reason 5 midi studio rack, decided to promote their products in a big way.

#Animals

Animals In The News

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I wasn't planning to relay news on only one subject today, but then a fish stole a lady's bikini, guaranteeing I would be looking for nothing but animal news, trying to find where that fish is now so I can high five one of his fins.

WTF

Giant Herring Found, WTF Is That?!?

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So for the past 130 years, no one has seen any giant fish around the western coast of Sweden.

SWEDEN

OH, SWEDEN. DON'T EVER CHANGE

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This is a Swedish hockey player that forgot to that the protective guards off his skates, and so naturally he has to crawl back to the bench like a little girl so he can take them off again.

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DOLPH LUNDGREN DEMANDS A LITTLE MORE ACTION

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Saturday night at the then smashed some boards and ice blocks (obligatory: "I must break you").

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BTW, THIS HOCKEY PLAYER ALMOST DIED

Here's Niklas Lihagen from the Swedish league, and he's about to die.

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HOCKEY PLAYER GOES OUT ON TOP

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I also thought about "My Bum Is On The Swedish" for the title of this post, but (a) it's a incredibly dated ref and (b) you can't really tell from the image that this dude falling through the glass after scoring a goal is actually Swedish.


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