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immigrationscaleChina and India now top Mexico as leading sources of new immigrants to the United Estates, new data reveals.

What are the Pocho Ocho top changes we can expect from these evolving patterns in immigration?

8. Indian actors will replace Puerto Ricans playing Mexicans on TV

7. San Jose, California will be known as Sanjay, California

6. White people will be considered “the model minority” [Mas…]

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cavewallpicnic(PNS reporting from MEXICO) Mexican researchers are baffled by the discovery of a lost tribe of Frenchmen living in an artfully-decorated cave in the foothills of Mt. Popocatépetl in the state of Puebla.

The Frenchmen, found by a group of hikers, are believed to be descended from a military patrol that went missing in 1862, during the French occupation of Mexico.

The cave was discovered when the hikers followed the distinct smell of espresso to its entrance.  Upon entering, they found the walls painted with scenes of picnics and absinthe drinkers and the floors littered with empty bottles of the hallucinatory liqueur. [Mas…]

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axolotlThey’re native to the Mexico City lake/lagoon ecosystem, but they’re endangered in the wild and people in Japan raise them for food. But the cute axolotl in this aquarium (six months old in this video) don’t care about that, because TGIF. ¡Orale! [Mas…]

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Bugs. Bugs with backpacks of rhinestones. Bugs with backpacks of rhinestones on gold-plated chains. Bugs with backpacks of rhinestones on gold-plated chains you wear as jewelry. Does Mexican PETA know about this?

“Meet the Makech, the Bedazzled Beetles Worn as Living Jewelry,” writes The Smithsonian.com. “The unusual bugs from the Yucatán have a backstory as colorful as their rhinestone-studded rumps.” [Mas…]

mexicanlunchmeatUndocumented migrants aren’t the only brown threat at our southern border — illegal Mexican sausage is making its way into the sandwiches our precious children pack for lunch. Stephen Colbert reports: [Mas…]

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A funeral for a woman in Mexico took an unexpected turn when a number of stray dogs unexpectedly showed up to pay their respects, according to this robotic announcer and some still photos as well as the Daily Mail.

‘Avocados from Mexico’ commercial is 50 shades of huh? (video)

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 30, 2015 Cultura
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Is that an avocado in your pantalones or are you just happy to see me?

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Cancun Spring Break 2015: Butt spanking with chanclas (video)

by Chale Knickerbocker March 27, 2015 El Now
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Every year, hordes of drunk, rude and entitled American college students — including kids from West Virginia University — go South of the Border for Spring Break. This year the festivities included semi-nekkid guys’ butts getting smacked by bikini babes with chanclas, so this video may be NSFW:

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Video: This is the real deal! Tacos at a Mexican roadside taqueria

by MOSCA MEXICAN March 24, 2015 Cultura

Somewhere in Mexico — RIGHT THIS MINUTE — a taqueria is serving up delicious Tuesday tacos JUST LIKE THIS!

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La Cucaracha: Spring Break? Gimme a break! (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 23, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: The Aztecs — where are they now? (#TBT toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz March 19, 2015 Cartoons
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La Tuta to cops: I was the leader of a group of pendejos (video)

by Bronco del Camino March 6, 2015 El Now
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“Do you know why you were arrested?” the Mexican cops asked just-busted Knights Templar narco gangster jefe La Tuta. “I was the leader of a bunch of pendejos,” he replied.

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At the Texas-Mexico border, re-imagine a dream (toon photo)

by JULIO SALGADO March 2, 2015 Cartoons
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#ReImaginingBorders A photo posted by @juliosalgado83 on Mar 1, 2015 at 2:04pm PST For more information, visit Culture Strike.

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Spanglish is no Juan E. Come Lately to California (audio)

by Andalé Mono February 19, 2015 Audio
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When Los Angeles was a still a little pueblo in the northern part of Mexico known as Alta California, Spanglish was born. Public Radio International’s Global Nation explains: …living in the a rancho just north of the pueblo was a young Scottish adventurer named Hugh Reid. In the 1830s he left the old world for […]

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WTF is it? A horse-shaped UFO/OVNI hovers over Colima volcano (video)

by ZORRO MULDER February 3, 2015 El Now
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Either a giant horse or a UFO/OVNI shaped like a giant horse appeared suddenly over Mexico’s Colima volcano last week. “WTF is going on?” asked Britain’s Daily Mail: Collecting samples for your home planet? Dark UFO resembling a flying horse is caught on film hovering by erupting Mexican volcano Object was spotted close to volcano […]

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Germany’s ‘Mexican’ thrill ride has its ups and downs (video)

by Lucida Grandé January 27, 2015 Cultura
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Auf Deutschland, thrill-seekers experience authentic pre-Columbian Mexico with every Talocan thrill ride at Phantasialand, the gigantor theme park in Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia. [Beer and wurst slightly wurstier east of the Seine. Fire and water included. Earth and wind available at extra charge. Ask your cartel liason about extra-judicial disappearances and Aztec sacrifices.]

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Mexican volcano video way more dramatic with orchestral strings

by DON JUAN GAMERA January 23, 2015 El Now
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If you’re going to upload a Mexican volcano webcam video of Colima exploding on January 21, be sure to add tension and release with a dramatic soundtrack featuring orchestral string and horn sections. Srsly! Check out the same volcano-cam video uploaded by news channel RUPTLY without the music:

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Feets don’t fail me now: Quebradita dance-off in Zacatecas (video)

by DOE SI DOUGH January 15, 2015 Cultura

A nine-year-old niña with dirty-blonde hair and commando pants wins the Quebradita competition in Quebradita, a Mexican analog to Square Dancing. She enters with her 26-year-old partner at 0:35, at least according to video uploader rubicon_cube.

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Pocho Ocho top questions asked before joining a Mexican cartel

by PROFESSOR EQUIS January 12, 2015 El Now
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Kids these days know they have options and they want to make smart choices — and not only kids in the United Estates. These are the Pocho Ocho top questions wannabe gangsters ask before joining a Mexican cartel: 8. Will beheading be on the final exam? 7. Soy vegetariano — is heart-eating mandatory? 6. Do I need to […]

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Video of Federales vs. gang battle shows round metallic UFO/OVNI

by ZORRO MULDER January 12, 2015 El Now
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That awkward moment when you review footage of a January 6 encounter between gangsters and Federales in Michoacan and you notice a spherical, metallic OVNI/UFO hovering overhead.

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Happy New Year from Elmo’s Mexican cousin Pepe (video)

by PENN YADA December 31, 2014 Cultura
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Hitting a piñata until the goodies fall out is hard work, but somebody’s got to do it. Los Sesame Street Muppets wish you a Happy New Year!

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Weird ‘crop circles’ mark Mexican field on Christmas (videos)

by ZORRO MULDER December 30, 2014 El Now
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Barley fields in Texcoco, northeast of Mexico DF, were marked with strange sprawling “crop circles” on Christmas Eve. Euronews outlet Ruptly described the discovery and name checked “chupakabra” in the headline:

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