Thursday’s links feature Snooki, John McCain and a gigantic yo-yo.Do As I Say: After a yearlong investigation, The Nation is reporting that Lou Dobbs, a fierce opponent of illegal immigration, has employed illegal immigrants. (The Nation)
Maverick No More: Being John McCain in 2010 is certainly a lower point than his spot as a “national hero” in 2000. See how — and why — he’s fallen, in this in-depth analysis. (Vanity Fair)
Switching Cities: The recession has led to many people changing their career path. If you’re one of them, The Daily Beast has a list of the best cities for a fresh start. (Daily Beast)
Naming Nuisance: Meet Justin Bieber… a 35-year-old man who lives in Florida. Needless to say, he gets a lot of fan mail. (BuzzFeed)
Daily Diversion: Watch the world’s largest handmade yo-yo, made from two dog pools, get launched off a roof. (TheDailyWh.at)
Lost in Translation: In Japan, KFC’s slogan “finger-lickin’ good” translates to “eat your fingers off.” Check out more hilarious mistranslations. (LIFE)
Elsewhere on TIME.com: See five little-known truths about American sex lives.
Must-See: If Jersey Shore were an old-school video game, it seems like it would be really fun to play.