1. LeBron James rejoins Cleveland Cavaliers
Awesome news, Cleveland: The prodigal is returning. Four years after James ditched his hometown team for the Miami Heat, he announced today that he’s rejoining in an unprecedented move. You still mad, Cleveland? [SI.com]

2. Germany pummels Brazil in World Cup semifinal
The Teutons defeated the FIFA host team 7–1 in a surprise upset that made soccer fans’ jaws drop the world over. Up next, Germany will take on Brazil’s archrivals, Argentina, in the final. [LA Times]

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3. Emmy nominees announced
Game of Thrones and Fargo topped the charts with almost 20 nods apiece, and Laverne Cox made history as the first transgender person to be nominated for an Emmy (for her role in Orange Is the New Black). And yes, that sound you heard coming out of your computer the other day was the collective voice of the Internet wailing, “Tatiana Maslany wasrobbed!” (At least Orphan Black got renewed for a third season.) [Hitfix]

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4. Kickstarter for potato salad raises more than $46K
Shortly before the 4th, Zack Brown asked for $10 on Kickstarter to make…potato salad. A week later, he’s made five figures, with 22 days left to go. That’s more than some people make in a year of work. Eff this guy. [Kickstarter]

5. World’s tallest waterslide opens
Hang onto your Speedo bottoms. Kansas City, Kansas’s Schlitterbahn Waterpark has unveiled a seven-story waterslide called the Verrückt. In tests this spring, rafts filled with sandbags flew off the side and crashed spectacularly. So uh…good luck! [The Guardian]

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6. Pink Floyd releasing first album in 20 years
It’s been two decades since the Roger Waters-less Division Belldropped, and Syd Barrett and Richard Wright have since departed to that Great Gig in the Sky. But the remaining members of the band (sans Waters, alas) have a new one coming in the fall called The Endless River. [Consequence of Sound]

7. Vatican says exorcism is still a thing
Further proof that we may be living in the new Dark Ages: The Pope gave his blessing to the International Association of Exorcists and their demon-casting-out ways. How long do you think before the crazies start accusing every woman who wants to get birth control to be possessed by the devil?
[Vice]

8. Italian village for sale on eBay
It might not even take a village to buy a village. For the shockingly low price (by entire-town standards) of $333,057 or your best offer, you can buy the historic alpine village of Borgata Calsazio on the online auction site. Hilariously, the seller has listed its condition as “used.” [Global Post]

9. Israel intensifies airstrikes on Gaza
More than 100 people, many of them civilians, have been killed in a series of bombardments designed to target Hamas. The militant group has retaliated with rocket fire of its own. The U.N. Security Council is encouraging a cease-fire, but both sides seem poised to escalate the conflict further. [Huffington Post]

10. Joel McHale and Tony Hale parody Seinfeld
On The Soup, the pair sent up Jerry Seinfeld’s “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” with a segment they dubbed “Comedians in Cars Getting Cocaine.” Just…just watch it. [Top 5 Funniest]