In his GQ cover story, James Harden muses on adding an NBA championship ring to his jewelry collection


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@srtalmadge, reacting to GQ’s May cover story on the Houston Rockets’ James Harden. The bearded guard spoke about his jewelry, saying his next addition would be an NBA championship ring. The Rockets start their playoff run Sunday.

A UCLA professor now finds himself endlessly distracted by the cuteness of some recently hatched owls

@mc_lens, tweeting about a trio of owlets that hatched near his colleague’s desk and have been peeping into the window. Twitter users wondered how the UCLA professor gets any work done with the adorable distraction. Some even speculated that the extra-curious owlet on the left might be a cat in disguise.

In a wide-ranging, hilarious interview, rapper Cardi B responded to the backlash she’s received since announcing her pregnancy


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@izuh_, tweeting her reaction to an interview rapper Cardi B gave to New York City’s Hot 97. The discussion revolved around the backlash the Bronx MC has received since confirming she’s pregnant during her “Saturday Night Live” performance. The 25-year-old said, in part, “Why do I have to choose a baby or a career? … I’m a grown woman.” Fans largely supported her intent to balance the two, with @_nicolecrystal_ tweeting, “She’s got a career, a fiance, and money, why y’all expect any less from her?”

76ers center Joel Embiid returned to the court with a protective mask … and Twitter found its next superhero

@andrewgrutt, joking about Joel Embiid’s protective mask, which he has to wear after surgery for a facial fracture. The Philadelphia 76ers center said it was “unlikely” he would play in Game 1 against Miami on Saturday. Still, Twitter had endless superhero comparisons for Embiid.

Wawa celebrated its 54th anniversary with a “Secret Menu” that let some customers down

@lavintyler, voicing his disappointment at Wawa’s “Secret Menu” for its 54th anniversary. After tapping the golden goose in the corner of the ordering screen, customers were given a choice of simply a birthday cake milkshake or a birthday cake smoothie.