Wednesday Link-Off: America, F*ck Yeah

miranda-kerr-cannes15-02A little late but probably better for it, it’s time for the Wednesday links. Today, we’ve got a bit of a ‘Murica themed edition of the links. It includes such timeless links as how many Americans are married to their cousins and… Yes, that is an actual statistical analysis someone did. And, yes, it was an American site that did it.

Anyway, let’s get to the links. We’ve got a lot of pictures from the Cannes Film Festival and let’s start with Miranda Kerr.

How to do the Republican Presidential candidates want to assure you they aren’t all gung-ho about war? They’re now blaming faulty intelligence for the Iraq War. Faulty intelligence that most people saw through. (Mother Jones)

The question everyone wants the answer to: Just how many Americans are married to their cousins? (FiveThirtyEight)

Could Stephen Harper be considered one of the worst Prime Ministers of all-time? Of recent memory, yes. In 50 years, he could go down as one of the most forgettable. (National Observer)

The New York Times goes in search of the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto. (New York Times)

It’s that time of year. Drew Magary is back with his annual speech to the graduating class of 2015. (Deadspin)

James Hinchcliffe’s crash at IMS on Monday looked hard but we didn’t know how bad it was. (Racer)

In better Indy 500 stories, young Sage Karam is trying to make his mark on the sport at a young age while driving for Chip Ganassi. Also, SI’s website still hate’s Chrome. (Sports Illustrated)

Kevin Owens made his WWE Raw debut on Monday ahead of tonight’s NXT special. He talks about his journey from the indies to NXT to kicking John Cena’s ass. (Rolling Stone)

A Journal reporter dropped email for SnapChat. He and his wife weren’t fans. (Wall Street Journal)

You guys know me well enough to know that I’m going to run an Alton Brown interview every chance I get. (Men’s Journal)

The Post has a story about how to score a threesome because it’s the Post. (New York Post)

Speaking of that lead-off photo, she’s speculated to be subject of this juicy piece of blind gossip. (Blind Gossip)

Somehow, I only saw this video last week. Let’s correct that for all six of you that read down this far.

Did I mention that the next NXT Takeover live special is tonight? I’m not sure if I’m looking forward to it as much as the last couple.


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