Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.
This is the last thing Twitter needs. Its attention span is only 140 characters to begin with.
British Library and Google bring 18th-century hippos to the web http://gu.com/p/3v2j7/tf
There's a joke to be made about the Internet service provider that's reaching out to the 18th-century hippos demographic Internet provider is, but we're not going to be the ones to make it. Name the company that gets you online, that's who the hippos's service provider is.
Chinese Dark Horse To Challenge Chestnut At Nathan's July 4th Hot Dog Eating Contest http://bit.ly/iN9kfD
The Chinese dark horse mentioned in this tweet is not an actual Chinese dark horse, but a human man nobody thinks can beat Joey Chestnut. Because he is not actually a horse.
Hiccuping Rafael Nadal was our favorite pictured conjured up by Twitter today. We're laughing now just thinking about it. This is saying something, because we really enjoyed the thought of that Chinese dark horse.
Teens' love affair with soda goes flat: http://bit.ly/lznBI7
You know how it is with teens--one day they're not talking to each other, the next day they're in love, the day after that they're out of love. They'll circle back around to one another before the summer is over.
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