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How do shark attacks affect what we know about global poverty? Watch this great #TEDTalk:
This is a pivotal moment for India. Here's what @melindagates and I hope to learn on our visit this month:
Countries that don’t engage women in the workforce lose up to 27% GDP per capita: @CFR_org
You won’t see this banana at the grocery, but it is critical to feeding the world’s poor: @qz
Meeting with former NFL player Steve Gleason post-Ice Bucket opened my eyes to what life is like with #ALS:
What does it take to climb out of the poverty trap? @realjohngreen and I talked about it in Ethiopia:
By fighting Ebola now, we can make sure it doesn't become endemic in W Africa. Join our CEO @SueDHellmann at #ebolachat at 9:30 am PT
Neat. A home design trend from the U.S. provides a cheap health solution in Rwanda: via @NPR
The Vlogbrothers explain the Big Bang in this fast, fun video for @BigHistoryPro:
What does it take to get polio vaccines to rural Nigeria? These photos tell the story: @msnbc
How do we help 2.5 billion people escape poverty? Getting them banking services is a start:
Ethiopian women have started naming their babies. @realjohngreen explains why that’s a great sign of progress:
Without #teachers, a classroom is just a room... Teachers at their Best Video: | #BackToSchool
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Take 7 minutes and see how @realjohngreen makes farming both fascinating and funny:
I love this course—and thanks to teacher feedback, it just got better. @BigHistoryPro
When you struggle to learn something, your brain actually grows. A researcher explains why you can learn anything:
Phenomenal. Thanks to you, in 3 days we helped @DonorsChoose fund more than 9K teachers, reaching more than 900k students.
Ending today... Projects @DonorsChoose are ½ off. Help support a teacher:
Overwhelmed by support, we’ve decided to increase donation matching @DonorsChoose by $500K. Support a teacher here:
Help teachers get ready for #backtoschool. This weekend your @DonorsChoose donations will have twice the impact:
Help a teacher today: Give to the teacher of your choice and we’ll meet you halfway……
Read what teachers think about some really promising tools @Graphite:
Here are 6 tech tools that could make a teacher’s job easier:
I got to demo some great technology for the classroom. These 6 tools look really promising:
Good luck @lauriejlee in your new job as CEO for @careintuk. Thanks for your work @gatesfoundation.
.@melindagates shares lessons and lesson plans from teachers she met this summer:
“If you want to do the job well, you do not sit during the summer” and other lessons from inspiring teachers:
Learning a thing or two from WA Teacher of the Year Katie Brown.
Brrr! I dumped ice water on my head to raise awareness for ALS. Over to you, @RyanSeacrest, @elonmusk, and @TEDchris
Good news for developing countries. Curing blindness is going mobile: (via @ozy)
Great bathroom reading… Researchers found a way to turn urine into energy: via @TheEconomist
I couldn’t agree more: “What Today’s Economic Gloomsayers Are Missing”
It may be #SharkWeek, but this little fly is WAY more dangerous:
Here's what I learned on my recent trip to Ethiopia with @realjohngreen:
This is one of the best and smartest investments we can make in a child’s future (and it’s not a vaccine):
Depending on where you live, cooking, sex and pooping are either 3 of life's pleasures or what kills you via @nprnews
When people in extreme poverty get an animal, extraordinary things start to happen: via @Heifer
When @melindagates and I saw the terrible impact of malnutrition, we knew we had to do more to help:
Can you draw a circle? Stunted children may not be able to complete even that simple task:
7 of the 10 countries with the highest prevalence of stunting are in Africa:
Ethiopia’s economy is growing faster than China’s. So why do we still think about famine when we think of Ethiopia?
#Malnutrition in Africa is more about food quality than quantity:
See how children in Tanzania compare to the height of the average 9-year-old:
A lot of people think of Africa as a continent of starvation. The truth is a lot more complex:
In Africa, starvation is declining. So why are 40% of kids there stunted—not developing fully b/c of malnutrition?
The world’s greatest thermos, and other impressions from my trip to Ethiopia w/ @SueDHellmann:
An introduction to the mind-bending world of quantum computing:
Here’s the first video @realjohngreen made from our trip to Ethiopia. He takes you inside an amazing newborn ward: