Twitter Monsters, Profit Margins, and 'Eye of the Tiger'

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Twitter Monsters, Profit Margins, and 'Eye of the Tiger'

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.

Lady Gaga Surpasses Twitter Milestone—How Many Little Monsters Does She Now Have? eonli.ne/wbCjFi

— E! Online (@eonline) March 6, 2012

Quick: does this most accurately describe the quality of your tweets or what you think of your followers. There's no wrong answer: it's just for fun.

What’s the profit margin on your BMW? bloom.bg/zuSxwd

— Bloomberg TV(@BloombergTV) March 6, 2012

Is it still a humblebrag if it turns out you're getting rolled? Good question! Depends on how strong the resale value is. Because there is nothing these humblebrag types love more than buying things that hold their value.

Scientists want to trick water around a ship to make smooth sailing in the roughest of waters. bit.ly/z7bBvS

— Wired (@wired) March 6, 2012

We are skeptical. Water is smart. You don't conquer 70 percent of the earth without being crafty.

Convicted Art Forger Says More of His Works Are Out There nyti.ms/xUYija

— artsbeat (@artsbeat) March 6, 2012

Hasn't he done enough to the people who think they might have paid $1.2 million for a forgery? Let the art collectors move on with their fancy lives.

How Hippocrates would have treated your headache: slate.me/AyIM2r

— Slate (@Slate) March 6, 2012

Two snakes and a rod. Also, bed rest. Hippocrates thinks you're going a mile-a-minute.

Newt fights 'Eye of the Tiger' suithuff.to/zwT7UG

— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) March 6, 2012

To be fair, it's a somewhat overused song. We don't love it. We probably wouldn't vote for someone just because he came out against it, but it wouldn't disqualify him.

The curious case of a numb tongue tinyurl.com/757rw4g

— msnbc.com - Health (@msnbc_health) March 6, 2012

Our numb tongue usually has something to do with eating too many Altoids. But every tongue is free to lose feeling in its own manner.

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