by Thuy Ha The World Cup is over, but there is one thing people will remember most about the event - not the Spanish winners but the psychic octopus. It was the most talked about topic during the world cup, and it still remains a subject of debate. Paul the Octopus, whose current home is Germany, stunned football fans around the world with his remarkable ability to "predict" the outcome of German World Cup games. Paul, who lives in Oberhausen, correctly picked the result of all seven German games. Selecting the correct country-flagged box before sliding in to retrieve the awaiting mussel, Paul's psychic power in "predicting" Spain's Cup win whipped the media into a frenzy and drew a lot of attention to this intriguing (and delicious) species. The attention the media gave to Paul increased after each match having Paul's accurate "prediction". The global media, including the Guardian, and the FIFA official website started to present live webcasts of Paul's predictions for the … [Read more...] about Superstition or media invention?