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One of my favorite Israeli writers, Etgar Keret, on Israel's two wars: newyorker.com/books/page-tur… (via @ayeletw)
Nearly 900 authors across the world unite against 'thuggish' Amazon trib.al/qJ86iB2
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First time I've ever been in a helicopter, 100 miles south of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Visiting a health care center in rural Ethiopia with @BillGates, and the extraordinary work happening there: fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/928300610…
Noted hypochondriac @realjohngreen toughens up and talks about Disease in history!... fb.me/6Czrty8xG
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On the difficulty of hearing voices across the digital divide and a charity started by Ethiopian university students: fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/927493675…
My visit to Ethiopia: Best trip of my life. Thanks to everyone at @gatesfoundation for their life-saving work and for letting me tag along.
Ran into nerdfighter Baeza here at a fancy official function in Addis Ababa!
Brilliant, inexpensive health innovation by Ethiopian women health workers: a hut on the grounds of the health outpost where high-risk pregnant women can stay so they won't have a long walk to get care when labor begins.
Over 80% of Ethiopians live in rural areas. Most primarily use walking or animal-drawn carts for transportation.
This thing looks like a huge thermos, and it is. By keeping rotavirus and pneumonia vaccines cold for 50 days, it saves kids' lives. I saw it worn perfectly in a rural health outpost with no running water or electricity, just an amazing health worker using technology suited to her needs.
Jumping over babies and rolling cheese are just two of the 27 Local Traditions I talk about on @MF_video this week. youtube.com/watch?v=fLHU0P…
Selfie with Bill Gates outside a health outpost in rural Ethiopia. Amazing day.
Great day visiting health and farming programs in Ethiopia with @BillGates, who may be the best listener--and question asker--I've ever met.
Spent the day with Ethiopian women who are a big part of the reason infant and maternal mortality are decreasing: fishingboatproceeds.tumblr.com/post/925342545…
TFIOS Extended Ed. on Blu-ray™ Sept 16. This box art was selected by you, the fans of #TFIOS! bit.ly/TFIOSbluray pic.twitter.com/A9eYx3nDNL
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New vlogbrothers video! Ambiguous Victories and Real Progress: youtube.com/watch?v=6QZFel…
At this health care outpost in rural Ethiopia, I saw a very sick five-year-old get tested for malaria with a 15-minute blood test and then immediately begin treatment. That was inconceivable 10 years ago.
Amazing day in rural Ethiopia listening to health extension workers explain how they're transforming health outcomes for kids and moms.
Spent the day at one of the only Neonatal Intensive Care Units in Ethiopia. Astonishing and awe-inspiring work by doctors, nurses, and moms.
The final @mental_floss live trivia show benefitting the P4A is in Chicago on 30th July at 7.15pm at Howells & Hood: mentalfloss.com/article/57486/…
Update from my travels: The Dubai Airport was the single best-smelling indoor location I have ever come across.