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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.

Death was spontaneous combustion Sep 23 11:38:42 via twitterfeed

It's 'the first Irish case' of spontaneous combustion ever reported, which we find fascinating for reasons we're not entirely clear on. At least we now know that Spinal Tap never played Dublin.

The vapid epiphanies people have at Burning Man. Sep 23 18:05:36 via SocialFlow

Epiphanies not making the list include: "I'm 25 years-old. It's time to invest in a sturdy pair of brown wingtips"; "It's been three hours, I should probably stop talking about my skull bong"; "I don't care what that elderly nudist says, the 2001 St. Louis Rams are the greatest football team of my lifetime."

Noticed: The Image of Marilyn Monroe Is Everywhere — Noticed Sep 23 22:36:22 via The New York Times

Also: Ryan Gosling seems to be popping up quite a bit lately. What is the deal with that?

...ON SECOND THOUGHT!Fri Sep 23 21:54:53 via Drudge

The Internet still doesn't have a special font for sarcasm, but at least we now have a way to say INDECISION AND POSSIBLY REGRET TOO!

Ketchup killing proves sauce of fun for Brazilian town Sep 23 20:00:08 via TweetDeck


Remember before George Clooney started taking himself so seriously, all he did was make breezy ketchup-murder capers? Those were terrific.

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