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.


The U.S. military is set to battle China this week | http://ti.me/iPPdNYless than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet Reply

This is probably one of those things where the armies aren't actually fighting, but playing competitive checkers, or trying to see who can build a better abacus. (It's bands!) Until someone from the Pentagon confirms this though, feel free to think World War III is imminent

Secret US Helicopter: Will Pakistan Return It? http://abcn.ws/kY0vqgless than a minute ago via twitterfeed Favorite Retweet Reply

The more important question is: will they return it before our war with China? Because we're going to need our secret helicopter for that.

This wasn't NPR's finest moment, but, it could have been worse. They could have asked, "What is A Prairie Home Companion, Anyway?" Or "What is a journalistic non-fiction memoir, anyway?" Or "What is a Dixieland jazz band, anyway?"

This is not surprising. Few perp walks we've ever seen incorporate a tandem bike ride and end with the suspect and Gendarme sharing a nice Bouillabaisse.

Anderson Cooper shows shocking photos that reveal he once had dark hair http://huff.to/jx0kEgless than a minute ago via The Huffington Post Favorite Retweet Reply


This sounds shocking, and possibly NSFW

As does this.