Ochocinco FTW of the Day

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Ochocinco FTW of the Day
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Cheryl Minton, of Franklin, Ohio, sent a sad tweet to Miami Dolphins wide receiver Chad Ochocinco: "I'm feeling pretty low today. Lost my hubby 2 weeks ago. Together 30 years. Very hard. Please pray for me. Thanks..."

Little did she know, the NFL star is renowned for taking care of his fans -- and he promptly tweeted back an invite to his upcoming wedding.

How did Minton react? "I'm flabbergasted! I love you!"

Awww.

Olympic Qualifier of the Day

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Olympic Qualifier of the Day
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In the age of social media, sometimes Twitter is faster than the Olympic Committee when it comes to informing athletes that they've qualified for London. 2008 Olympic gold medalist Ricky Berens experienced this firsthand today, after the news of Michael Phelps dropping the 200-meter freestyle reached him through Phelps' coach, Bob Bowman.

Having finished third in an event where only the top two qualify in trials, Beren's path to London was cleared when Phelps bowed out.

This isn't the first instance of someone getting big news from all the wrong places either. Back in December of last year, Oakland Athletics pitcher Craig Breslow found out he'd been traded to Arizona via Twitter.

Tweet of the Day

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Tweet of the Day
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Ronan Farrow, the 24-year-old sole biological child of Woody Allen and Mia Farrow, has never been a fan of his father's marriage to Soon-Yi Previn, who is also Ronan Farrow's adopted sister.

Mia Farrow's "boom" retweet? Perf.

[hypervocal]

Heartbreaking Tearjerker of the Day

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Tony Nicklinson suffered a massive stroke in 2005 that left him with locked-in syndrome -- he is completely paralyzed and unable to speak, but his mind was unharmed.

Now, the 57-year-old has become the first person to tweet using only the movement of his eyes:

Hello world, I am tony nicklinson, I have locked-in syndrome and this is my first ever tweet.

Nicklinson, who lives in the U.K., will ask the high court Monday to argue that a doctor should be allowed lawfully to end his life. He says his current state is "dull, miserable, demeaning, undignified and intolerable."

Follow him @TonyNicklinson. (Loving husband and father. Rugby fan. Twitter novice with locked-in syndrome.)

[gizmodo]

Tweet of the Day

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Tweet of the Day
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Buffalo Bills wide receiver David Clowney was so excited that his recent HIV test came back negative, he decided to share his good news with the Internets. Touchdown!

[@davidclowney]