My favstarred tweets this week
This is how baby elephants drink water. They don't know how to use their trunks to drink until they are 9 months old. pic.twitter.com/bg5JNKyhPs
— Discover and Know (@DiscoverAndKnow) April 28, 2014
Good news! Sean Randall Potterveld came in at 8lb, 6 oz, 20.5 in. We're both doing great! Will have pics soon.
— Karen Burnham (@SpiralGalaxy) April 28, 2014
I think I did pretty well, considering I started out with nothing but a bunch of blank paper.
STEVE MARTIN pic.twitter.com/YzusTtW2ro
— Jon Winokur (@AdviceToWriters) April 29, 2014
Sheep in a Vector Field pic.twitter.com/lj8dLQhW1U
— Simon Pampena (@mathemaniac) April 29, 2014
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver Bans Donald Sterling For Life pic.twitter.com/pDbBcs7KHn
— NBA (@NBA) April 29, 2014
Strong leadership from Commissioner Silver! He has my full support.
— David Robinson (@DavidtheAdmiral) April 29, 2014
This is actually what I was afraid, I'm seeing SIlver get applauded. He'll get age limit raised while being touted as "not racist", sigh.
— Andrés Alvarez (@NerdNumbers) April 29, 2014
Clippers won't be issuing a statement from Donald Sterling. "He's not a part of the team anymore."
— Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) April 29, 2014
Popovich on Silver's action re. sterling: "I thought it was absolutely appropriate and done in a really heartfelt manner. It was fantastic."
— Mike Monroe (@Monroe_SA) April 29, 2014
For the record, the fact that there’s apparently only one new female character in Star Wars VII is the absolute height of bullshit.
— Dresden Codak (@dresdencodak) April 29, 2014
"Terrorism in the guise of poetry, words wrapped around a falafel of fear." <–comment on my Darwish review.
— Amal El-Mohtar (@tithenai) April 29, 2014
weird how every attempt to kill people in a clean, emotionally nontraumatizing way turns into a horrorshow, huh
— Josh Fruhlinger (@jfruh) April 30, 2014
Close up. pic.twitter.com/inSKukibZ4
— Chris Kohler (@kobunheat) April 26, 2014
New writers—please don't make anything in your story stand "like sentinels". Thanks.
— Margo Lanagan (@margolanagan) April 30, 2014
In the Amazon rainforest lives the "fire beast caterpillar." I'd like to believe it's as badass as it sounds, but life has disappointments.
— Bill Corbett (@BillCorbett) May 1, 2014
— The QI Elves (@qikipedia) May 1, 2014
Dear Idaho book-banners, I'll happily pay big taxes on the big money you're making for me.
— Sherman Alexie (@Sherman_Alexie) May 1, 2014
The odds of a five game playoff series having 4 overtime games is 1 in 12,500
— The man with the #'s (@ArturoGalletti) May 1, 2014
Comedy writers everywhere, never give up. (From the BBC): pic.twitter.com/6zpgkNXxuk
— James Rhodes (@JRhodesPianist) May 1, 2014
Rich people make cities boring.
— chelsea g. summers (@chelseagsummers) May 2, 2014