Kim Novak, Parsnips, and Dating Scientists

After a long day staring at Twitter, we're sharing the tweets that made no sense.

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We respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our job easier. But sometimes, we have no idea what they are talking about. So after a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites. 

RT @BoraZ: 5 things you should know before dating a scientist / funny mention of @sciamTue Jan 10 21:49:02 via Twitter for iPhone

First, your brain will never be fresh enough. Also, townspeople with pitchforks will interrupt at least one romantic evening you within the first six months, and if you don't like double-blind studies, try not to bring it up. And if you fail to follow the scientific method on anything, they'll notice and quietly judge you. Other than that, lots of laughs.

Hearst's present to you: Angelina Jolie (via @FishbowlNY)Tue Jan 10 21:58:57 via TweetDeck

This is amazing, because we've needed a new Angelina Jolie since Taking Lives. How did Hearst Magazines know? We didn't say anything to Car and Driver or Popular Mechanics about it.

Mitt Romney is fast becoming the Scrooge McDuck of the 2012 presidential race: via @MilbankTue Jan 10 15:26:53 via SocialFlow

In Mitt Romney's defense, the lack of depth has made this happen by default. It might have happened anyway -- it probably would have happened anyway -- but a lot of elderly cartoon ducks passed on running because they didn't think they could beat Obama.

Kim Novak says she feels "raped" by The Artist: #badwordchoiceTue Jan 10 03:20:04 via SocialFlow

This, of course, is exactly how The Guardian's book critic felt after watching Tintin. It's a phrase we should think about retiring when it comes to not caring for some aspect of an Oscar hopeful.

Beyonce's baby's fans went Cray-Z #BlueIvyTue Jan 10 07:35:02 via HootSuite

Jay-Z wants you to know that this tweet doesn't work without him. The 'crazy' pun -- it doesn't work if his name isn't Jay-Z.

Anyone looking for a good recipe involving parsnips? #parsnips #inseasonTue Jan 10 21:38:18 via Buddy Media Publisher

Slipping that last #inseason in is a very smooth use of the humble brag. But we're all stocked up on parsnip recipes over here, really. We should be giving New York parsnip recipes, that's how many we have.

The Republicans could learn more than just silence from The Artist | Hadley Freeman Jan 10 20:12:36 via twitterfeed

Kim Novak would like a word with you.

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