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.
China's VP has company in Iowa: hundreds of high-school wrestlers wapo.st/yBvsYb— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 15, 2012
Come for the State Visit. Stay for the John Irving novella.
Are smartphones becoming comically large? PHOTO: slate.me/yEJ7Ad— Slate (@Slate) February 15, 2012
Hopefully Nothing's funnier than a big phone. Wait, strike that: big top hats are funnier. We're laughing right now, just thinking of one getting knocked off some swell's head.
Pickled flower buds: You eat them all the time, and might not even know it huff.to/xjtLcp— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) February 15, 2012
We're skeptical of stories involving all the things people accidentally eat. Who does that? Besides all of us, every day in pickled flower bud season. But that's only two weeks out of the year.
What would it be like to hear colour? One colour-blind man is using technology to find out bbc.in/wIpDqF— BBC News (World) (@BBCWorld) February 15, 2012
We're obviously not up on all the science in this case, but why does the color-blind man want to hear color?
Women, policy and the prime minister: what you suggested gu.com/p/35g73/tf— Guardian news (@guardiannews) February 15, 2012
No, no: Twitter is for making fanciful suggestions. Not for getting updates on the ones we've already made.
Electronic cigarette blows up in man's face, knocks out 'all his teeth'... drudge.tw/ztQ8b0— Drudge Report (@Drudge_Report) February 15, 2012
Stories involving electronic devices that explode around the face-area generally don't have happy endings, so this person, whoever he is, should feel lucky. Let this be a lesson to all you electronic chain smokers, like big-time Hollywood celebrity Katherine Heigl.