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Wake N’ Blog For February 11th: It’s True, Beetles Do Hate Ronnie James Dio

Wake N’ Blog is the Sportress of Blogitude’s morning link dump. It puts the bomp in the bomp bah bomp bah bomp, it puts the ram in the rama lama ding dong or some such nonsense. Send tips, fools!

• Scientists have started a project they have dubbed “Beetle Mania” that seeks to eradicate over-infestation by bark beetles in ecosystems by blasting heavy metal music, Rush Limbaugh, as well as some of the “nastiest, most offensive sounds” they could think of. The music “disrupted tunneling, mating and reproduction for the beetles, making it harder for the insects to eat through the trees.” I suppose you could say that bark beetles are like the Manuel Noriegas of the animal kingdom. [MSNBC]

• ESPN is dropping the “60” from ESPN360. That makes us one step closer to the Ocho, folks. [The Sporting Blog]

• Video of an awesome high school soccer brawl. Oh, the humanity! [Out of Bounds]

• Calm down folks, Chris Berman ain’t going anywhere. Step off the ledge. [With Leather]

After the jump, a “Nets coach for the day” contest, animated dinosaur sex and Drew Brees wearing Pampers? Huh? That can’t be right.

• Nike misspelled “Kentucky” as “Kentcuky” on a jersey for a photo shoot. [Deadspin]

• I don’t care, I’m linking to a post entitled, “Fat Willard: If you talk to me during an important game, I will kill your family” every time, no matter what. [Hugging Harold Reynolds]

• Awesome: Part I of IV of Gourmet Spud’s “Scams I Have Fallen For.” Enjoy. [Food Court Lunch]

• Drew Brees are teaming up with Pampers. [Shutdown Corner]

• Who wants to be the Nets coach for a day? Anyone? Is this thing on? Hello? [Last Angry Fan]

• Those guys at Four Habs Fans are goddamn Photoshop geniuses. [Four Habs Fans]

• Here are some more screen shots from the new NBA Jam. [FirstCuts]

• This is seriously fascinating: A Day in the Life of the Internet. [Uncoached]

• Who wants to see some hot, sexy animated dinosaur sex action? I knew you would. [Warming Glow]

The Onion Headline of the Day: “Huge Chunk Of Nation You’d Never Want To Meet Excited For Daytona 500” [The Onion]

• You may have seen this already as it has been everywhere, but just in case, Tracy Porter’s interception in the Super Bowl, Tecmo Bowl-style. [H/T Guyism]