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Where does Paul the Octopus rank?

Updated: October 26, 2010, 2:29 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

He's gone. After correctly predicting the outcome of eight World Cup matches, Paul the Octopus died in his tank in a German aquarium today, leaving behind an unblemished sports prognosticating legacy and -- no, really! -- his own agent.

Where does Paul rank among history's greatest seers? Page 2 presents our unscientific rankings:

1. Paul the Octopus Resume: 8-for-8 in 2010 World Cup. Key insight: Sports gambling is an exact science best left to the experts.

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