Twoppics, the stories behind the hottest topics on Twitter.
Seven score and seven years ago, your twoppic of the moment was delivered. Today marks 147 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address at the dedication of the Soldiers' National Cemetery, the final resting place for over 35-hundred Union soldiers killed in the Civil War battle. Lincoln's carefully crafted speech lasted less than 2 minutes, opening with the now-iconic "Four score and seven years ago" reference to the American Revolution. @placerm tweets "Nice to see Gettysburg as a trending topic, compared to the usual TTs which express the depressing state of our generation."
Your twoppic of the day... The debut of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I." The first half of the 7th and final installment of the Harry Potter series opened at midnight, and is getting rave reviews from theater-goers... Harry's adding to his billions---opening night ticket sales have topped $24 million.
Your top twoppic is a rapper-slash-actor in trouble with the law...again... DMX, whose real name is Earl Simmons, was arrested in Phoenix Thursday night, suspected of violating his parole. He's already spent 2 stints in the slammer so far this year, and could be headed for a third after a hearing next week about last night's arrest. @A_RamseyLTSB tweets "arrested again? He should change the address on his ID to 'JAIL'."