We Want Plates (@WeWantPlates)
Showcasing the worst of the restaurant craze for serving food and drink in silly things.
The photos make me LOL.
"Behold, my twist on classic pie and mash." "What's the twist, Chef?" "Annoying dishes and no plate." (Pic: @Coupey) pic.twitter.com/rMZsMs9NlG— We Want Plates (@WeWantPlates) July 30, 2015
Mini picnic benches have been superseded by a new menace: the mini country stile. (Pic: @lone_smoggie) pic.twitter.com/l4kOSOETX4— We Want Plates (@WeWantPlates) August 10, 2015
So, so good. When you've spent a few years wrangling parenting and work AND dealing with the endless scream-worthy, useless, unfair and impossible "advice" in women's lifestyle articles, welcome to your soulmate, ManWhoHasItAll. Turning all the stupid "work-life balance" advice for women around as if it were written for men:
Working dad? 9 easy, breezy hair styles to get you out the door in no time.— manwhohasitall (@manwhohasitall) August 11, 2015
BUY NOW! Dad's school year diary. Busy man's family organiser. Life book: designed especially for busy men. Dad's weekly planner.— manwhohasitall (@manwhohasitall) August 11, 2015
1 almond. 3 broccolis. 2 yoghurts. Mix together and apply to face to draw out insecurities.— manwhohasitall (@manwhohasitall) August 12, 2015
DADS! How do you manage childcare if you work anti-social or unpredictable hours?— manwhohasitall (@manwhohasitall) August 11, 2015
If 30 minutes of 'me time' per day seems impossible, break up your 'me time' into mini-breaks of 1 and 2 minutes at a time.— manwhohasitall (@manwhohasitall) July 20, 2015
Kids in bed? Wife back on the playstation? Time to kick off your shoes, have a full glass of water and light a scented candle. 'Me time'.— manwhohasitall (@manwhohasitall) June 16, 2015
I could keep going. I have retweeted so many of these I've virtually stolen the account.Father who works? Not enough time in the day? Well organised dads know the secret to having more time is staying hydrated during the day.— manwhohasitall (@manwhohasitall) June 16, 2015
Spineless Wonders (@SpinelessWonder)
I love short stories, in particular of the speculative fiction type. And I love flash fiction - when it's good (which it often is not). All last month under the hashtag #MicroLitMonth, this account put up some really great short short fiction.
Like this one
The Conversation (@ConversationEDU)
Source of excellent articles which look at issues and ideas slightly differently, with the benefit of academic insight. The articles are a good length, striking just the right balance between Buzzfeed and Longform, and they publish them all under a Creative Commons license. Nice work, The Conversation.
It’s an abuse of copyright to use it to stifle creativity – even the everyday, unglamorous kinds. https://t.co/jQtwErdLR2— The Conversation A+C (@TC_culture) August 12, 2015
Explainer: what's really keeping young and first home buyers out of the housing market. http://t.co/RkbNi0XPVj— The Conversation (@ConversationEDU) August 11, 2015
The God we really need.
Saying "guns don't kill people" is like saying "defibrillators don't save people".— God (@TheTweetOfGod) July 16, 2015
Happy #CanadaDay to the world's Ned Flanders who shares a 3,000-mile border with Homer Simpson.— God (@TheTweetOfGod) July 1, 2015
"Lord, can I have a pony?" Sure. Just as soon as I get a prayer from a pony asking for a little girl with no clue how to take care of it.— God (@TheTweetOfGod) May 27, 2015
Daily Dose of Puppies (@TheDailyPuppy)
Cynical exploitation of internet-cute? Sure. But ADORABLE.
And my favourite tweet today:
Can't. Introverted.— snowjob (@canadasandra) August 12, 2015