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RT @StoryCorps: "If we left, they wouldn't have nobody.” When an assisted living home suddenly shut down, Maurice Rowland & Miguel Alvarez…
TED Prize 23 Jan
The corruption capital of the world isn't an island paradise, it's a bustling European city: https://t.co/Hv5dzJYEuw @Global_Witness
TED Prize 20 Jan
This year, don't find your calling, fight for it. @daveisay offers 7 lessons for finding meaningful work: https://t.co/Wz6TqQiwr5
TED Prize 20 Jan
A deeper dive into @indyfromspace's work reminds us why 'space archaeology' really matters: @SmithsonianMag https://t.co/l860Gyrjt1
TED Prize 19 Jan
How can you watch Raj Panjabi reveal his 2017 TED Prize wish? Sign up for updates & learn more about Raj: https://t.co/J2s5ZuQDy0
TED Prize 19 Jan