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 favorites.


"The White Mouse," WWII heroine and spy, dies at 98 http://reut.rs/qecG0Vless than a minute ago via dlvr.it Favorite Retweet Reply


What a greatest generation! Even their household pests were American heroes. Where are our cockroach neurosurgeons and stinkbug fighter jocks? (Answer: learning how tough it is to be a vampire in high school. That's what everyone's doing.)

Europe not quite ready to blow up yet: http://mojo.ly/quIdeIless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply



But if Keanu Reeves lets that bus drop below 50 miles-per-hour, all bets are off.

VIDEO: Flying Machine Competition Takes off in Russia http://youtu.be/Bbx6G2mW2cY (via @abcWNN)less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


Again, Europe's doing just fine. If things were really bad, these designs would be far less fanciful, and more of them would work.

Could the Poe movie save Edgar Allan Poe's Baltimore house? http://lat.ms/qzc2NMless than a minute ago via SocialFlow Favorite Retweet Reply


It's either a movie or a Labor Day telethon. We vote for the movie, because there's less chance of someone getting punchy and pining for their lost Lenore on live television.

 

Tactful decision: leaving the time they outwitted James Franco and seized control of earth off the list. It goes without saying that that was an ape-smart milestone, but the wound is still too fresh

It's not often technology, sports, and butts come together like this http://nydn.us/qEAUbgless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply


That's right, it's the International Gizmo, Fungo Bat and Upper-Thigh Con 2011, or as the younger set calls it, IGFBUTC-Con 2K11. Seems like just yesterday it was IGFBUTC-Con 2K5. It was a simpler time. Nobody had smart phones and it looked like USC football would never lose another game.