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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 favorites.

Fact-checking The Rise of the Planet of the Apes: How many apes live in San Francisco? than a minute ago via SocialFlow Favorite Retweet Reply

And just how did James Franco become the government's top ape man? He hasn't even been to veterinary school. Which is saying something, considering he's done every other postgraduate program offered by a major university.

Human-like robot comes alive aboard space station than a minute ago via twitterfeed Favorite Retweet Reply

On the whole, the crew would have rather been on the ground with the earthquake.

This roadie is impressive, what with his whisk, but it's worth noting that very few people on your average rock tour would be in a position to know. He could say a high drier or a plate of hummus is a whisk and the band would probably believe him. We'd probably believe him. We don't have all the answers, especially when it comes to what is and is not a whisk.

We didn't care for this live-tweeting of Bill O'Reilly eating a rotisserie chicken. It's a good concept, but things get dicey--and gruesome--when the menu expands beyond soup.

Yay! we have an in-studio guest. This is rare. And fun.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet Reply

Quick, come up with a pledge drive or say you want their opinion on a new tote bag design. Anything to prevent the crushing in-studio loneliness from taking hold once more.

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