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World Cup Sentiment Offers Insight into the Global Consciousness

John Bates | Posted 09.09.2014 | Technology
John Bates

Twitter mining is becoming the next big thing in algorithmic trading; with sentiment analysis being used to try to qualify and quantify the emotional chatter around a particular market.

World Cup 2014 -- USA Ties Portugal 2-2: What Would Paul Have Done?

Dorian de Wind | Posted 08.23.2014 | Sports
Dorian de Wind

Paul was an English-born octopus who led a relatively sedate aquatic life in an aquarium in Oberhausen, Germany, until he became an instant worldwide celebrity when he started correctly and consecutively predicting the outcome of all of Germany's 2010 World Cup matches.

Pip The 'Psychic' Goat Is A Fraud

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 03.26.2014 | Weird News

A "psychic" goat is in a b-a-a-d way this morning after everyone realized he's a fraud and a liar. It would have been an act of sheer stupidity to...

This Dead Octopus Would Make A Better Investment Adviser Than Our Living Finance Reporter

Ben Hallman | Posted 11.12.2012 | Money
Ben Hallman

I cover housing and finance for The Huffington Post. Yet on Nov. 21, 2007, I bought into the company identified more than any other with the subprime bubble and subsequent crash. I bought a $1,037 chunk of Countrywide Financial.

WATCH: Staten Island Monkey Will Predict GOP Primary Winner

Posted 01.06.2012 | New York

Former News Of The World editor Colin Myler wasn't the only big hire this week at The New York Daily News. The tabloid has also enlisted the help of a...

PHOTOS: Paul The Octopus Gets 6-Foot Memorial

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

BERLIN -- Fans of Paul the Octopus can admire a memorial to the mollusk at the aquarium where he became the World Cup prognosticator. The Sea Life aq...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Miami may have James, Wade and Bosh, but Utah has Paul Millsap. He scored 46 points as the Jazz dumped the Heat in overtime in Miami.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Brett Favre is having a helluva year. He now has two fractures in his ankle. How long will it be before he really really retires?

Paul the Psychic Octopus Is Dead

David Mizejewski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Mizejewski

R.I.P. Paul. It's not every day that an animal oddity garners the world's attention!

Psychic Octopus Gets An iPhone App

mashable.com | About 9 Hours Ago Samuel Axon 16 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

You know that German octopus who successfully predicted all those World Cup games? He's back in the form of an iOS app that makes predictions about an...

Ahmadinejad Attacks Paul The Octopus

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Paul the Psychic Octopus became a superstar by accurately forecasting the results of eight consecutive World Cup matches. But while the tentacled orac...

PHOTOS: Psychic Animals -- A Cat That Predicted 50 Deaths, Dogs That Sense Seizures And More!

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

We know that animals can be extremely intuitive creatures. Whether you think that snakes can sense impending natural disasters, or that a cat predicte...

GOING HOLLYWOOD: Paul The Octopus Hires Agent

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus may be enjoying his retirement, but he is hardly resting on his laurels. The magical mollusk, whose fantastic football forecasting ma...

MILLIONAIRE OCTOPUS? World Cup Prophet Could Be Rich

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus, the precious prophet whose prescient predictions proved unprecedented during the World Cup, could become a millionaire mollusk if he...

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

As a reporter, I probably criticized George Steinbrenner more than any other personality, but he never held a grudge.

Michael Steele's Latest Big Idea: Hire Paul the Soccer Octopus

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Brian Ross

Embattled G.O.P. chairman Michael Steele is reaching out to a slimy German political consultant to save his job and bring the Republicans victory in the fall: Paul, the soccer octopus.

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Len Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Len Berman

Bob Sheppard passed away yesterday just three months shy of 100. In his first day as Yankees announcer in 1951, he called out the names Joe DiMaggio, Mickey Mantle and Ted Williams.

RETIRING!

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul the Octopus, the mesmerizing mollusk whose supernatural skill at predicting World Cup outcomes earned him a global following, is set to retire fr...

Nicholas Sabloff

The Best And Worst World Cup 2010 Moments (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Nicholas Sabloff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

We have now reached that moment in time where one must face up to the cruelest aspect of the World Cup, which is that it will be another four years be...

Genius Octopus Stuns World With Two More Perfect Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

UPDATE: PAUL THE OCTOPUS IS NOW EIGHT FOR EIGHT. AMAZING. The brilliant octopus finishes the World Cup with a perfect record, and as many correct pick...

Psychic World Cup Octopus Received Death Threats

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The psychic octopus known for his amazingly accurate World Cup predictions has received death threats, the Telegraph reports. Paul, the oracle octopus...

SHOCK: Psychic Octopus Stuns Home Country With Latest World Cup Pick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul, a brilliant German octopus, has impressed fans worldwide with his uncanny ability to correctly predict the outcome of Germany's World Cup games ...

Amazing Octopus Tries For Another Successful World Cup Pick

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

Paul, an octopus in Oberhausen, Germany, gained notice around the world last week by blowing away soccer fans with his wise World Cup picks. The marve...

Brilliant Octopus Stuns Soccer Fans With World Cup Picks

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

An Octopus in Germany is stunning soccer fans around the world with his remarkable ability to predict the outcome of German World Cup games. Paul, a m...