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Say Goodbye To Vuvuzelas

ABC/Univision | Posted 05.05.2013 | Latino Voices

To the dismay of many and the joy of some, the horn-like drone of the vuvuzelas served as the soundtrack to the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. The Af...

5 Sports Fans Who Ruined Sports

Cracked.com | David Moye | Posted 01.27.2012 | Weird News

Sporting events have one thing in common with concerts: A few douchebag fans can ruin everything. They're running onto the field, they're blowing some...

Reviewing 2010's Pop Cultural Lessons

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

As we bid farewell to another year, some pop culture critics are doing more than reflecting on trends gone by -- they're speculating about what it all means. Here, the best explanations.

The Top 10 Trends On Twitter In 2010

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Twitter recently unleashed a list of 2010's top trends, which reflect the topics that dominated the 25 billion tweets sent this year. Twitter defi...

Top Words Of 2010

languagemonitor.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

AUSTIN, Texas November 15, 2010 -- The Global Language Monitor has announced that Spillcam is the Top Word, Anger and Rage the Top Phrase and Chinese ...

Top 5 of 2010 (PHOTOS): Travel News That Made You Say 'Whoa!'

OneTravel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
OneTravel

From a monotone musical instrument's rise to global stardom to one very teed-off Jet Blue employee, 2010 was certainly a year chock-full of stories that made us say "whoa!"

Vuvuzela Invades Google Street View

mashable.com | 35 Minutes Ago Brenna Ehrlich 2 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Google has added an awesome little Easter Egg to the service when one surfs through maps of South Africa: a vuvuzela clutched in peg man's hot little ...

Wimbledon Bans Vuvuzelas After World Cup Ruckus

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Quiet, please. Organizers are making sure there will be no racket from vuvuzelas at the Wimbledon tennis championships....

Vuvuzela Ban Could Come To World Cup

FanHouse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

World Cup organizers are considering a vuvuzela ban at World Cup 2010. What's the vuvuzela, and why ban it? The vuvuzela is the horn responsible for t...

To Err Is Human

Roger I. Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Roger I. Abrams

The egregious mistakes made by World Cup field officials are far more insufferable than the incessant vuvuzelas. These kinds of errors, made while the world is watching, can be both embarrassing and dangerous.

Study: 15 Minutes In World Cup Stadium Can Cause Permanent Hearing Loss

AOL News | Andrew Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

The South African researchers found the noise in the stadium "reached dangerously high levels," averaging 131 decibels but up to 144 decibels. At thes...

Vuvuzela Guy Cheers For EVERYTHING

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

As if car bombs and train accidents weren't enough to disturb New Yorkers, now we have to deal with this Vuvuzela Guy. Maybe the plastic horn is real...

Funniest Vuvuzela Pics (PICTURES)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

If you've seen any World Cup match so far - or for that matter know anyone with a TV - you've heard the sound: BZZZZZZZZZZ. It's awful. And it never s...

Vuvuzelas BANNED From Yankee Stadium

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Don't worry Yankees fans, your ears are safe. While the vuvuzela -- those plastic horns that sound like a swarm of bees-- has quickly become the scou...

Vuvuzela Time Brings World Cup Buzz To Any Page On The Web

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What's the latest buzz about the FIFA World Cup? It's more of a buzzing sound, and it's coming from thousands of soccer enthusiasts blowing on their v...

Vuvuzela to Soccer Fans: Blow Me

Jim O'Grady | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jim O'Grady

Noting how viewers of the World Cup love the song of the vuvuzela, FIFA has decided that future tournaments will encourage fans of the host nation to ...

Jason Linkins

Vuvuzelas: How To Drown Out That Drone

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

We may be helpless in the face of the oil that's spilling into the Gulf of Mexico but, by God, if you are as sick as I am of hearing the terrifying "D...

World Cup Buzzing Noise: Sound Of Vuvuzela Fills Stadiums (POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

If you've watched any matches of World Cup 2010, you've surely heard it: an ongoing buzzing noise filling the stadium. What is that buzzing sound? ...

Vuvuzela Ban? A Case for Vuvuzelas to Keep Blowing at World Cup 2010 (VIDEO, POLL)

Craig Kanalley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Craig Kanalley

Despite some legitimate criticisms of the horns, the vuvuzela is all about South African pride. It has become a huge part of the country's identity and it has united a people. It's not time to silence the noisemaker.