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Alan Beard

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Biblical Tweets: Top 7 'Historical Tweets' From The Bible (PHOTOS, POLL)

(6) Comments | Posted May 25, 2010 | 6:50 AM

Where did Twitter come from?

It's an age-old debate. Some argue that Twitter evolved over time from some type of single-celled, micro-blogging organism, while others believe that God created Twitter on the 6th day, right in between manatees and Lady Gaga (Why do you think He tweeted "This is...

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Dumb Luck: Top 7 'Historical Tweets' From Inventors (PHOTOS, POLL)

(5) Comments | Posted May 11, 2010 | 7:20 AM

Whether scientist or tinkerer, academic or technologist, the greatest inventors of all time had one thing in common--they divulged their innermost thoughts using history's truly greatest invention: Twitter. And like presidents, dreamers, and historic women, we're the beneficiary of their oversharing.


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History's Hotties: Top 7 'Historical Tweets' From Women (PHOTOS, POLL)

(2) Comments | Posted May 4, 2010 | 6:56 AM

As we've shown in previous weeks, the great men of history were desperately addicted to Twitter. Our research has discovered something else just as groundbreaking: there were important women in history before Madonna. We're not kidding.

Now, ladies, before you don your

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Gandhi's Diet, Marie Antoinette's Cake Shop: Top 7 'Historical Tweets' Of Dreams That Went Awry (PHOTOS, POLL)

(1) Comments | Posted April 27, 2010 | 7:27 AM

Last week, we broke the news that Twitter has--like the moon and stars--always existed, and we shared the Top 7 Presidential Tweets of All Time just to prove it.

This week, our continued scholarly research into Twitter's secret backlog uncovered seven tweets that prove hindsight is indeed 20/20....

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Richard Nixon, George Washington, Al Gore: Top 7 Presidential 'Historical Tweets' (PHOTOS, POLL)

(33) Comments | Posted April 20, 2010 | 7:03 AM

Last week, the Library of Congress acquired every Twitter update in history, but they got more tweets than they bargained for.

Most believe that Twitter was "invented" in 2006, when, in fact, Twitter has always been. Historical tweets date back to the dawn of time, and since the...

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