Magic 8-Leg: Paul the Clairvoyant Octopus

Magic 8-Leg: Paul the Clairvoyant Octopus

In keeping with our animals theme this week, I humbly present Paul the Clairvoyant Octopus.

Paul, an octopus in Germany, has correctly predicted the winner of the last 4 World Cup matches involving Germany’s team. Paul’s 4-0 record, which included his prediction that Serbia would upset Germany in their match on June 18th, has garnered international attention.

Now, Paul has picked Germany to beat Argentina. Fans will watch with bated breath to see if the cephalopod has again divined the outcome of an expectedly tight match.

Read more at Der Spiegel.

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3 Responses to “Magic 8-Leg: Paul the Clairvoyant Octopus”

  1. Sean Rameswaram Says:

    June 30th, 2010 at 11:21 pm

    This is like that one movie Powder.

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  3. Opossum Oscars Says:

    February 24th, 2011 at 10:50 am

    […] loved Paul the Octopus. I followed his predictions closely during the 2010 World Cup. Of course, I was deeply saddened […]