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


Good things come in brunches for the Koch brothers http://t.co/MqXC80Vi
Sep 19 via SocialFlowFavoriteRetweetReply

 

Good things come at brunch for everyone, unless you're a Belgian waffle or peel-and-eat shrimp. In which case it's a long non-meal.


Are we living in the golden age of maps? Jeopardy whiz Ken Jennings thinks so. http://t.co/XDshhvWf

Sep 19 via SocialFlowFavoriteRetweetReply
 


We imagine Vasco de Gama would have something to say about that. Ponce de Leon, too.

Yacht case supergrass discredited http://t.co/3WzWheBeMon Sep 19 17:12:37 via twitterfeed

Supergrass, remarkably, is not a drug reference or a type of marine life that grows only in the United Kingdom. It's an English slangword for 'informant.' Which if we had a million guesses, we wouldn't have stumbled on as the real meaning of supergrass.

Is that a lamp shade or a space robot? Oh, it's just Julianna Margulies' unflattering #Emmys dress http://t.co/j5px1NStMon Sep 19 19:04:28 via TweetDeck


Tough crowd! Besides, the dress look more like a lava lamp than a lamp shade.

Giant snails invade Miami neighborhood (PHOTOS) http://t.co/kGhpKMbcMon Sep 19 21:13:03 via The Huffington Post


This story sounds funny, until you read about how the snails can grow to be 10 inches long, contain male and female reproductive organs, and can eat their way through stucco and plaster. Then it begins to resemble the premise of made-for-basic-cable science fiction movie come horribly true.

Today, in research: politics won't get you a date http://t.co/Pel6fOcEMon Sep 19 20:16:10 via Sprout Social


Policy wonks will claim they didn't get into the bureaucracy because they wanted a taste of far-flung romance. This will not be true, but it is what they will claim.