Twitter users--frequently unhelpful or downright uninterested when the subject turns to life advice--were in a rare reflective mood Tuesday. For those who cared to listen, the advice was both plentiful and sensible.

The Washington Post's Ezra Klein gave away a billion dollar idea, just like that


Free tumblr idea: Very large men walking very small dogs.less than a minute ago via web


The American Prospect's Adam Serwer took the world's press agents under his wing

emails titled "story idea" have vaulted to the top of my "most hated flack emails" listless than a minute ago via web


The Office star Mindy Kaling relayed an oft-overlooked piece of parenting advice

Parents, when you're relaying a story of your toddler's cuteness, NEVER DO A BABY VOICEless than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®


Luke Mazur reminded the press to save room for supper

carl paladino is the unlimted salad and breadsticks of the news cycle. he'll spoil your appetite for the more substantive selections.less than a minute ago via web


Jezebel founder Anna Holmes shared an easy and murderous way to dispense with household pests

Organic pest control: Herd flies into bathroom. Close door. Turn on shower. Herd flies into water stream. Cackle as they drown.less than a minute ago via Tweetie for Mac


Twitter celebrity @DrunkHulk advised fledgling stars to consider a name change

DRUNK HULK BET IF YOU LAST  NAME WAS LOHARDASHIAN! AND YOU TRAP IN CHILE MINE! YOU BE MOST FAMOUS PERSON EVER!less than a minute ago via web



ABC News's political director Amy Walter stumbled on an answer to Amtrak's coffee splash epidemic


Again I ask. Acela, is it that hard to install cup holders? Shaky train + coffee near lap = certain disasterless than a minute ago via web


Politico's Josh Gerstein offered news agencies a way to spice up their Chilean mine disaster coverage


Why not lower a pool reporter into the Chilean mine?  #transparencyless than a minute ago via web


Michael Kupperman volunteered an easy solution to America's most pressing domestic crisis

Hey cannibals! Stop eating people! #enoughalreadyless than a minute ago via web