Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.
Obama birth certificate released to put end to 'carnival barkers' http://gu.com/p/2zydg/tf
The midway get a lesson in Chicago-style politics
Whoa! Did you know fire ants could do this? http://huff.to/grC1pe
Probably not, unless it involves devouring something in under two minutes (it doesn't)
Pregnant Ladies need to stop popping folic-acid pills like candy. http://slate.me/gtvg5a
There goes our Reese's Folic Acid Chips idea.
Books of The Times: Bogus Shakespeare in a Fake Memoir. Really. http://nyti.ms/iAkS2I
Damn you, Francis Bacon!
Fryer grease rustling rises due to oil price hikes http://bit.ly/m2bzLH
Sure, The Simpsons made the theft of fryer grease seem lighthearted and innocuous. The real thing is desperate and sad. One rendering plant manager says he lost $1 million last year to the "used fryer grease rustlers roaming restaurant alleys" across the country. We prefer the cartoon version.