Favorite Tweets: January – March 2014

Amazing_Maps

How many times people kiss when they meet in Regions of France

Source: http://bigthink.com/strange-maps/210-french-kissing-map
pic.twitter.com/m6SyKfm9GD

frank_rieger

That the #Huawei router backdoors the western “cyber-experts” worried about for years might actually be #NSA backdoors is so hilarious.

luebberding

Mit dem Verbot von Twitter in Deutschland hätte #Erdogan wahrscheinlich die #Piraten gerettet. Das wird man ja noch sagen dürfen. #Türkei

Noahpinion

This is what you get when you analyze big data with no theory. pic.twitter.com/ZoQ0LZhFa0

edwardlucas

German colleagues: Please ask Gerhard Schroeder if he sold his Gazprom shares before Russia attacked Ukraine. #tipoff #justasking

bueti

Neues von der #Linkspartei! #Krim pic.twitter.com/FTDbBvtNAH

ianbremmer

After a long search, Sec Kerry finally found a negotiation process less likely to succeed than Israel-Palestine. pic.twitter.com/vPfKrR0b5T

CardiffGarcia

pic.twitter.com/xn1GrddfbW

pdacosta

People can work in the snow. Economists stumped, stunned.

Queen_Europe

What do you mean OMT isn’t going to fix this?

Nemo_incognito

@prchovanec @niubi got to say being bearish enough for the bears requires a level of commitment that I last saw in Greenpeace

Pawelmorski

Russia Today: ‘On a scale if 1 to 10 how much of a victim do you feel?’

JustinWolfers

50 Shades of Green #bernankebooktitles

mrmmad

Der Widerstand hat Tedi erreicht, oder andersrum. Guy Fawkes-Masken jetzt für 2€ bei Tedi. Unfassbar. #bamberg pic.twitter.com/vIDSXoPjK6

ulrikelanger

Global Google searches for #Threema #whatsappalternative The rest of the world doesn’t care. http://bit.ly/1flVzcF pic.twitter.com/wzRWTKCyji

ObsoleteDogma

Bernanke trolling Fisher in August 08 pic.twitter.com/qIzhmqTKd2

ianbremmer

World’s Most Polluted Cities (@WHO)
1 Ahwaz Iran
2 Ulaanbaatar Mongolia
3 Sanandaj Iran
4 Ludhiana India
5 Quetta Pakistan
(no China!)

adamgurri

The scholar’s virtue of temperance is best expressed in @ATabarrok‘s advice to render judgments based on literatures, not on specific papers

mileskimball

Green activists have a comparative advantage at demonizing coal. Economists have a comparative advantage at arguing for basic solar R&D.

mattsteinglass

Not that Dutch would make fun of English over flood control, or resent 4th Anglo-Dutch War, or anything pic.twitter.com/lyfZSrqHXG

cigolo

It’s time to add a new line #Italy #Renzi pic.twitter.com/PgYSnBf74E

JustinWolfers

“But… but… but there’s @monkeycageblog!”
—the collective response of political science to @NickKristof

endeavoringE

NASA is working on Star Trek healing devices—’it’s not sci-fi anymore’ http://buff.ly/1lV5TMn

xtra3

Hätte die #Schweiz früher gegen #Masseneinwanderung gestimmt, müssten sie zu dritt zur WM. http://bit.ly/1lVIElj pic.twitter.com/CYamMtVUQM

russian_market

That awkward moment when Ukraine wants into EU while Switzerland is building new walls to it. #abst14 pic.twitter.com/vo1v56aexy

neiltyson

Yup, Dogs & Cats are genetically modified organisms. So are practically all foods we eat — 10,000 years of agriculture.

JoeWSJ

If i had a lira for every time the lira hit a record low in January, i’d have a lot of (rapidly depreciating) liras.

jamescrabtree

Economics: I’d say this chart basically nails it. pic.twitter.com/CvlwSJSacb

pourmecoffee

On the same day Obama gives today’s NSA speech in 1961, Eisenhower warned of “unwarranted influence by the military-industrial complex.”

alexmassie

Terrific @BrookesTimes cartoon on poor Monsieur Hollande’s troubles: pic.twitter.com/aN5OZkXEsj

StephanEwald

In einem Punkt ist allerdings die #CDU weiter als die #AfD bei der Reise zurück ins 19.Jh. Sie hat die Schuldknechtschaft wieder eingeführt.

Noahpinion

“All financially useful data costs money. That’s why macroeconomic data is free.” – anonymous successful quant finance guy

nycsouthpaw

omfg W call your mom!! https://twitter.com/GeorgeHWBush/status/418838270005346307

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