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. So after a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.
Helllboy camp for teens dlvr.it/17C5l7— Boing Boing (@BoingBoing) January 25, 2012
Change the name all you want: it's still six weeks of Model UN prep work. They just signed the licensing deal with Hellboy after the one with Vin Diesel's XXX expired last month.
Where was our sun born? on.natgeo.com/x7ZKai— National Geographic (@NatGeo) January 25, 2012
Timing is everything in life. It's also everything on Twitter, where this tweet could have been the subject of hundreds of jokey retweets where everyone makes a variation on the same basic "Where is the birth certificate?" joke. Six months later, it gets nothing.
Pizza beer, anyone? gothamist.com/2012/01/25/wou…— Gothamist (@Gothamist) January 25, 2012
Any time's a good time for pizza beer. Except tonight, because we had it at lunch
World's only venomous primate, the slow loris, is under threat from pet trade bbc.in/zyi2Ww— BBC News (UK) (@BBCNews) January 25, 2012
Far be it for us to play God, but maybe the venomous primate is one of those we'd be better off without. Like invisible men, super-smart genetically modified tiger sharks, and rolling suitcases.
Yes, you can paint using only a basketball huff.to/xggamV— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) January 25, 2012
Tomorrow on Things You Can Paint With That Might Surprise You: your face, a program that comes installed on your computer, wildly overpriced paint brushes from boutique home design stores.
We also hashtag for headbands, so you'll hear no complaints out of us. That's how The Atlantic Wire was raised and we'll never apologize for it.