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.


U.S. sanctions Venezuela's oil giant for Iran trade than a minute ago via Tweet Button Favorite Retweet Reply

We don't know how big an oil giant Venezuela's giving up in this deal, but it sounds like a pretty sweet swap if they're getting all of Iran for it. 

The badger in my backyard is driving my dog bonkers! He can't concentrate on reading SEC filings. Thankfully filings are slow right now!less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

Is it the dog or the badger who can't stay focused? Unclear. We will say the dog, because badgers don't file with the SEC


This is one of those Twitter links that really could take you anywhere. This one goes to a story about a London auction house selling off Hitler's letter from 1932 asking his bosses for time off to run for president. Frankly, now we're just turned off by the entire concept of vacation.

Researchers, like everyone else, belittle nice guys: than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

The Atlantic Wire has so much love to give, we just don't know where to put it