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.
Why Putin wants an atom collider of his own | http://bloom.bg/llnGZO
Long answer: he wants Russia to keep pace with the 20 European countries that had a hand in building the Large Hadron Collider in 2008. Short answer: he likes the sound of particles smashing.
Nothing, assuming your circle of friends is limited to the ex-cast of American Gladiators.
Don't click! This is how Slate got everyone to watch the videotape in The Ring.
Roswell says Yes! to roundabout. (Most of y'all too young to get the reference but read the story anyway) http://bit.ly/mh86GR
We appreciated the concern, but there really wasn't any need to apologize. The same disclaimer could apply to forty percent of tweets. That number skyrockets to 85 percent if you factor in references to things the majority of users may be too old to understand.
Grodin: Insane? http://nydn.us/jOs4UI
This is a link to a Charles Grodin column, not an attempt by the Daily News to suggest that the Midnight Run star is operating at anything less than full mental capacity. Which is good, because if there's one thing What the Tweet does not abide, its gossip about Charles Grodin.
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