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Paul the Psychic Octopus

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.

Psychic Turtle Predicts World Cup Win For Brazil

AP | Posted 06.10.2014 | Weird News

PRAIA DO FORTE, Brazil (AP) — The animal oracle predictions for the World Cup have begun, with host nation Brazil getting a vote of confidence from ...

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...

Psychic Manatees Predict Super Bowl Winner

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 01.28.2014 | Weird News

It's Broncos vs Seahawks in the big game, but it all might come down to the manatees. Hugh and Buffett, two manatees who live at the Aquarium at th...

No Bull: Psychic Sheep Predicts Rugby Winners (VIDEO)

HuffPost Weird News | David Moye | Posted 11.10.2011 | Weird News

A psychic sheep sounds like a bunch of bull, right? Well, so far, a sheep seer in New Zealand named Sonny Wool is keeping skeptics from saying "bah...

David Moye

Search Is On For New Psychic Octopus

HuffingtonPost.com | David Moye | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

It's not every day you meet a psychic octopus like the one that predicted eight World Cup wins in a row last summer, but that isn't stopping a German ...

Octopus Paul II: Successor To Paul The Octopus Revealed

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

OBERHAUSEN, Germany — The successor to the World-Cup predicting Paul the Octopus is French. Seal Life aquarium spokeswoman Tanja Munzig says th...

Paul the Psychic Octopus Speaks Out After Attack by Iranian President

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Rory Fitzgerald

Paul was mentioned by Mr. Ahmadinejad on a number of occasions during a speech in Tehran at the weekend. Paul recently became an international celebrity after correctly predicting the outcome of all German World Cup matches.

WATCH: 'Nazi Octopus' Slain By Argentine TV Host In World Cup Revenge

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Furious with Paul the "psychic" octopus' astonishing 100% World Cup prediction rate, an Argentine TV presenter has gotten his revenge by slaughtering ...

Paul the Psychic Octopus Is the Real Hero of the World Cup

Rory Fitzgerald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Rory Fitzgerald

In the face of threats that he would be turned in to calamari, Paul the Psychic Octopus has bravely, and accurately, predicted Germany's defeat by Spain yesterday.