German octopus picks World Cup winners better than you

TAGs: 2010 world cup, german octopus

So how’s your World Cup betting tally so far? Did you (like Warren Buffett) predict that France was going home early? How about the Swiss defeating Spain? No? How much worse would you feel if you heard that an octopus in a German aquarium is building an enviable reputation for picking winners by selecting a treat from one of two flag-marked boxes? And he’s no homer — he (accurately) picked Serbia over Der Deutsches last week. All we’ll say is, God help him when vengeful punters start Googling tentacle recipes. Read more.


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