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Entire Abandoned Spanish Village Going For The Low Low Price Of Zero Dollars

We’ve heard about white hot real estate, but who knew that could apply to an entire village? Spain has an estimate 2,900 empty villages, hamlets and tiny towns tucked all over the country, including one dating back to the 15th century that’s currently going for the bargain basement price of absolutely no money whatsoever. [More]

Coca-Cola Tests Vending Machine That Changes Price Based On The Weather

Coca-Cola Tests Vending Machine That Changes Price Based On The Weather

When it’s hot as heckfire outside, an ice-cold beverage really hits the spot for most people; not so much when there’s a foot of snow on the ground. That’s why Coca-Cola has been testing a vending machine in Spain that charges a different price depending on the weather. [More]

Protesters Stop Foreclosures For Strangers In Spain

Protesters Stop Foreclosures For Strangers In Spain

Some people don’t even know their neighbors’ names, but in Spain protesters are gathering in front of people’s houses to stop or stall foreclosures. And they’re getting results. [More]

German Sprouts Not Deadly E.coli Culprit, Initial Tests Show

German Sprouts Not Deadly E.coli Culprit, Initial Tests Show

German sprouts are not the cause of the deadly e.coli outbreak that has killed 22 and sickened over 2,000, according to initial tests of samples from a farm that a German agriculture minister had earlier named as the epicenter. The retraction is only the latest in a series of confusing finger-pointings and “cucumber slurs,” and has left European consumers afraid to eat a salad. [More]

Which Political Figures Are Okay To Feature On T-Shirts?

Which Political Figures Are Okay To Feature On T-Shirts?

When we reported earlier this week about Target pulling a T-shirt off its racks because it featured the flag associated with the reign of Spanish dictator Francisco Franco (who is still dead), many were quick to point out that there are plenty of other — perhaps more controversial — political and historical figures that have been featured on clothing without causing an uproar. [More]

Target Realizes Spain Is No Longer A Dictatorship; Pulls Shirt With Franco Flag

Target Realizes Spain Is No Longer A Dictatorship; Pulls Shirt With Franco Flag

While it’s nowhere near as embarrassing as the Walmart Nazi skull shirt fiasco of 2007-08, the folks at Target are more than a little red in the face after having to pull a shirt featuring the former flag of Spain, which is now closely associated with murder-happy dictator General Francisco Franco. [More]

Apparently There Is A Meat Vending Machine In Spain

Apparently There Is A Meat Vending Machine In Spain

Spain is a magical place. How do we know this? Because they apparently have a meat vending machine. [More]

Ouch: Spain Has 20% Unemployment

Ouch: Spain Has 20% Unemployment

The overall unemployment rate in the EU is about 10%, but Spain is being especially hard hit by the economy and has reached 20%. Ouch. [More]