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RT @StoryCorps: “At night she would tell her stories.” And what stories they were, stretching back to the Civil War. Remembering a momentou…
TED Prize 22 Feb
Forget shovels, archaeologists can now find ancient sites from space. https://t.co/ioemM1Ccbb @indyfromspace… https://t.co/9kJNVRwKSQ
TED Prize 21 Feb
RT @byshondaland: He went from living at the @nypl to being college professor. In this heartwarming @StoryCorps short, we travel to "the te…
TED Prize 16 Feb
RT @SkollFoundation: Successful social entrepreneurs like @RajPanjabi illustrate the world not just as it is, but as it could be. They make…
TED Prize 14 Feb
"I came here to start a food revolution that I so profoundly believe in." @jamieoliver https://t.co/cCZWXe1qb7
TED Prize 13 Feb