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 Huffington Post voluntarily adopts the Twitter equivalent of TV's parental advisory alphabet soup...
Zut Alors! McDonald’s is selling baguettes in France | http://ti.me/nkxgwm
...while Time opted to self-censor and lead this tweet with what Google Translate says is merely the French version of our "schucks."
UFO researchers emphasize scientific method http://lat.ms/pYeRCK
Say what you will about the world's UFO researchers, they are nothing if not thorough. Just ask, they're more than happy to tell you.
RE the good birth control news, check out our greatest hits in contraceptives slide show http://mojo.ly/qYDEMb
The post promises a history of birth control dating back to "the start of time" and doesn't disappoint. The slideshow picks up in AD 1000.
In Earth's defense, this was the only thing left on Jupiter's wedding registry.
Japan earthquake survivors find comfort in robot seals http://gu.com/p/3xvk7/tf
It should be noted that the robot seals in question are more like stuffed animals--small, white, furry. Not an exposed plastic molding or inhuman whirling sound to be found.
No longer getting high: Hot air ballon thief had 'seven varieties of drugs' on him when captured. http://bit.ly/rbSdKy
If America can't keep its hot air balloons off the streets and out of the skies, what chance do we have of solving Europe's arsonist problem?
It's Hot Out There, But Dallas Is Hotter http://n.pr/oXPX3r
Thank you NPR, for looking on the bright side of this sweltering heat wave. Or maybe just the slightly cooler side.