Twitter Fights, Tea Cups, and Chia Pets

Ray Gustini

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. After a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.

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A Twitter fight with ramifications: Cincinnati vs. Charlotte http://t.co/5uYt3WuiTue Nov 29 23:09:32 via SocialFlowThe Washington Post washingtonpost

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We're a few laptop mounted flamethrowers from the Twitter spat becoming the unholy blood sport of the future that The Running Man and Rollerball predicted would be coming down the pike. Though we really do need to get moving on building cavernous underground arenas for it so the public can come out and watch.

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Gingrich, a Student of History, Is Determined to Influence It http://t.co/aQ4pis8iTue Nov 29 03:55:33 via The New York TimesNYT National News NYTNational

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We'd say he should be careful about notching up the rhetoric too quickly, but it's like they say: those who don't learn their history history are doomed to repeat it, or write extensively about alternate history.

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Why are teacups on the cover of every every chick-lit novel recently? http://t.co/UT56aGFtTue Nov 29 22:00:13 via SocialFlowSlate Slate

Tea cups can be brooding outsiders with issues just like you and me and that British vampire over on the bleachers watching lacrosse practice.

The Chia Pet diet. Seriously! http://t.co/EBkjghEPTue Nov 29 17:50:16 via HootSuiteThe Daily daily

It will make you lush and verdant in 30 days, or your money back. 

Would you swim in Jellyfish Lake? (VIDEO) http://t.co/muEcNY78Tue Nov 29 23:30:22 via The Huffington PostHuffington Post HuffingtonPost

 

It'd be silly not to. We get two free hours of Jet Ski time with this weekend package at Castle Bloodkill.

 

The robot invasion (of the mall) has begun http://t.co/RUyK5ZKkTue Nov 29 16:45:14 via HootSuiteThe Atlantic Wire TheAtlanticWire

Somehows, the malls are always the first to know. And be overrun.