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Know a leader who has a creative solution to a global problem? Nominate them for the TED Prize today: https://t.co/1iqlv5aHF0
TED Prize 23 Feb
How are archaeologists preserving Peru's ancient sites? @NatGeo takes a closer look: https://t.co/BwlykaieQ9https://t.co/sKTRj4Ow3z
TED Prize 23 Feb
What does a year in the last mile look like? Beautiful images from @lastmilehealth in 2016: https://t.co/B7ycjYu9CT https://t.co/80Cm7cEUBc
TED Prize 22 Feb
In Berlin, community members use the @InsideOutProj to show that refugees are welcome in German society:… https://t.co/XxKXoTQX7b
TED Prize 22 Feb
RT @StoryCorps: .@GeorgeTakei remembers when his family was forced to relocate to internment camps in the swamps of Arkansas. Listen https:…
TED Prize 21 Feb