Remember Paul the Octopus who become famous for predicting the winners of the 2010 World Cup games before his sudden demise? Well, the mollusk now has a 6 1/2-foot monument erected in Germany at the Sea Life Centre in Oberhausen:
The kids loved Paul. So did the gamblers. His legion of fans had requested a memorial and now the Sea Life aquarium where he lived, frolicked and died in Oberhausen, Germany, has one. The 6 1/2-foot tall memorial is made of plastic (not bronze? marble?) and — here's where it gets a little weird — inside is a gold-leaf covered urn containing Paul's cremated remains.