It's the end of July. The days are hot. The news is slow. And Twitter is growing restless.

The AP's Phil Elliott whiled away the hours by playing bookie.

Any bets when Blago verdict comes back?less than a minute ago via Twitter for BlackBerry®

Balloon Juice John Cole pondered a matter of etiquette...

How far from Ground Zero are atheists allowed to live?  What are the rules on this stuff?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck

...while Mindy Kaling mused on what ails America

@dannychun which is worst, snark, camp or whimsy? I say whimsy.less than a minute ago via web

Reihan Salan's Twitter came down with heat stroke

Poured milk on my Brizzly/it was grisly/so wack/my hair grew back frizzy/now my tweets/are soggy like Frosted Mini-Wheats/I roast beetsless than a minute ago via Brizzly

The Washington Post's Chris Cillizza gained a new appreciation for one of Owen Wilson's lesser works.

RESOLVED: "Starsky and Hutch" is an underrated movie. Talk amongst yourselves.less than a minute ago via HootSuite

Liberal blogger Markos Moulitsas didn't let a mild day in D.C. change his mind about climate change.

Pakistan just set a record for the entire Asian continent -- 128.3F degrees -- but it snowed last winter so there's no global climate changeless than a minute ago via TweetDeck

Chris Lehmann just told it like it is.

Dear last week of July: What the fuck did I ever do to you? Begone.less than a minute ago via web