The All In with Chris Hayes team puts out a daily call to the Twitter and Facebook communities for the “awesomest things” they encountered on the Internet.
1. We're tipping our hat to Patton Oswalt's most recent "Parks and Recreation" performance. He plays a man who filibusters a Pawnee City Council vote by making his pitch for the forthcoming "Star Wars Episode VII." It's the most satisfying (geek) humor you'll encounter today, we promise. read more
Wednesday night, the small town of West, Texas was rocked by a massive explosion at the local fertilizer plant owned by West Fertilizer Co. where more than 160 people were wounded by the blast, and as many as 15 may have been killed. The explosion may have also released dangerous levels of anhydrous ammonia, which can cause severe burns and even death, into the surrounding area. read more