Reading While Eating for December 8: Driving Slow and Spending Low

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Whirling Dervishes perform during the Mevlana's 737th Reunion Anniversary International Commemoration Ceremonies in the central Turkish city of Konya, December 7, 2010. Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi is an Anatolian philosopher, poet and the founder of the Whirling Dervish and Mevlevi sect.

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Wednesday’s links have good aim and better moves.

Cool Concept: You’d slow down when driving if these were on the streets: traffic cameras that automatically entered good drivers into the lottery. (The Consumerist)

Game Geeks: Ever want to read a complicated mathematical analysis of how the ghosts move in Pac-Man games? Well, now you can! (GameInternals, via Awl)

Penny Pinchers: Now here’s a way to save money: Use a wallet that’s harder to open when your bank account gets low. (The Daily What)

Hunting Hypocrisy: Sarah Palin hunted, killed and carved up a caribou on her TLC show. Do meat-eaters have a right to get grossed out? Social Network scribe Aaron Sorkin says yes, and throws a few barbs in Palin’s direction while he does so. (Huffington Post)

Wiggle Room: Check out the Crooked House, part of a shopping center in Poland. The wobbly lines will make you dizzy, but it’s 100% real. (Boing Boing)

Star Shots: As the year winds down, check out the best celebrity pictures of 2010. (LIFE)

Elsewhere on On the anniversary of John Lennon’s death, see rare photos from the Beatles’ “Mad Day Out” photo shoot.

Must See: Get a midweek pick-me-up with this salsa-dancing dog. Olé! (via Gawker TV)