Wednesday Link-Off: The Almighty Dollar

For no real reason, here’s Anna Kournikova in 3D. I wish I held on to one pair 3D glasses right about now.

The NFL doesn’t have a salary cap this year so teams have carte blanche (more or less) on total salary. So who are the biggest spenders? Mostly teams that suck. (Pro Football Talk)

There hasn’t been much in the way of bright spots for the Blue Jays this season. Fortunately, they have Jose Bautista to make everything better for fans. (Sports and the City)

Here’s a profile of sports columnist Jason Whitlock. The best line is “I try not to burn bridges, but he napalms them.” I can appreciate the need to do that. (New York Times)

After the jump, the death of the English language, scads of lists, and the new OK Go video.

About a month back, Nintendo released the latest Metroid game. They made one small problem. They destroyed decades of Samus’ character in the opening scenes. (IGN)

It was only a matter of time before this happened. A columnist has declared the English language dead. (Washington Post)

Here’s your ironic new iPhone app of the day. Introducing Napster for the iPod, iPhone and iPad. (Engadget)

In a sci-fi based project that can only end badly, Southern Methodist University and the US Department of Defense have partnered in developing prosthetic limbs that can feel. (Dallas Observer)

We all know that R2-D2 was good for carrying around messages and Death Star plans but somebody has come up with a better purpose. Here’s an R2-D2 loaded with half-a-dozen gaming consoles and a projector. (Fort 90)

Ever eat lunch at your desk? Well, you’re in luck. Here’s some new tools to help you out. (PicChore)

If there’s one thing that I can’t stand, it’s hipsters. Makes me wonder how I spent five years associated with London’s most hipster radio station. Anyway, here are superheroes reimagined as hipsters. (College Humor)

Let’s close off with some lists. First, five facts about the professional sport of STARCRAFT in Korea. (Cracked)

The second list marks the season debut of Glee. It’s a good show except for the whole singing part. Fortunately, they’re supposed to be cutting down on musical interludes this season. That hasn’t saved us from these five butchered songs. (Smoking Section)

And finally, here are the ten most unanswerable questions of the last ten years. Sadly, there are no questions about what Barack is cooking. (Daily Telegraph)

OK Go’s new video for White Knuckles is completely ridiculous but completely awesome.

And in other completely awesome things, here’s Scott Speed using his NASCAR race car as a taxi in downtown Chicago.


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