We respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our job easier. But sometimes, we have no idea what they are talking about. After a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.

Photographing Willy, The Nilly Silly Old Polar Bear http://t.co/Lnq4Vuir via @nprpictureshowThu Dec 08 18:52:28 via twitterfeed


In defense of Willy, he only becomes nilly and silly and tough to work with when people don't pay attention to his rider. He's very specific: he only wants green M&Ms and ten pounds of flash-frozen -- not fresh -- salmon. Give him that and he's a peach

Ever wonder what it feels like to be tossed in the air like a LSU cheerleader? Watch: http://t.co/OaSdBF47Thu Dec 08 16:05:11 via HootSuite


Like, all the best Twitter come-ons, this mixes the specific and the mundane to perfection. But an opportunity was missed by not writing 'WATCH' in all-caps.

.@THR COVER: Angelina Jolie, Director Jennifer Yuh Nelson on Hollywood's Female Director Deficit, 'Kung Fu Panda 3' http://t.co/VXoDTdVhThu Dec 08 20:48:48 via web


Finally, someone's talking about a real, pressing issue  that's facing Hollywood: will Dustin Hoffman return to provide a voice in the third Kung Fu Panda?

SF Giants' Brian Wilson -- HUMAN BACKPACK http://t.co/Xe0osBsgThu Dec 08 08:19:20 via twitterfeed


It was overshadowed by the Albert Pujols signing, but San Francisco Giants fans will tell you, it's impossible to win championships without a closer who also doubles as a sensible and durable tote bag. Has never been done, cannot be done.

Top 25 dog names of 2011 (PHOTOS) http://t.co/O8nxOnoaThu Dec 08 16:25:08 via The Huffington Post


Totally misleading: the photos are of dogs not their names. Sure, everyone knows cute dogs get clicks, but what about slideshows comprised solely of proper names like 'Ginger' and 'Toby'? Nobody knows. This could be the next great thing in linkbait, waiting to be discovered.

The Black Keys Refuse To Stream El Camino http://t.co/zVaGiiVsThu Dec 08 22:04:49 via twitterfeed



This wouldn't be the first time The Black Keys have stood in the way of digital progress. Remember how Dan Auerbach didn't switch his default browser from Safari until the end of 2008? "I don't want to switch all my bookmarks" he'd say. That was a bleak period for rock-and-roll.

On Gingrich's to-do list: "articulate the vision of civilizing humanity" http://t.co/rggeQ5r0Thu Dec 08 17:30:11 via Sprout Social


Ours too, ours too. But first we need to get milk and price one of those tiny plastic Christmas trees for our apartment windowsill.