Sunday, July 04, 2010

Cat Shit Theory of Soccer

From Slate.

Probably not for the squeamish cat lover:

What if I told you that last week I predicted all eight winners of a round of the World Cup? And that instead of rankings or divination all I did was look up how many people in each team's home country had a tiny parasite lurking in their amygdalas? Would you believe me? A decade ago, Discover Magazine concluded that parasites ruled the world, and now I'm going to try to tell you that, at the very least, parasites rule the World Cup.

Follow the link for an improbable but tantalyzingly suggestive story.