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Best “Tweets” Of 2010

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Every month I make a short list highlighting my choices of the best resources I shared through (and learned from) Twitter, but didn’t necessarily include them in posts here on my blog.

I thought it might be useful for both readers of this blog and for me to review those monthly lists and pick a few that I think are the very best “tweets” of the year.

If you don’t use Twitter, you can also check-out all of my “tweets” on my Twitter profile page or subscribe to their RSS feed.

You might also be interested in last year’s edition:

Best “Tweets” Of 2009

Here are my choices for The Best “Tweets” Of 2010:

McDonald’s Insists Happy Meals Can Grow Mold, The Atlantic

Some fascinating historical photos from Newsweek

Cosmic accidents: 10 lucky breaks for humanity, New Scientist

People Who Became Nouns, Fun LIFE slideshow

Several infographics on income inequality

PHOTOS: 15 Most Eye-Popping Places on Earth, ABC News slideshow

How Soft Drinks Impact Your Health infographic

Five Stubborn Beliefs about Kids that Don’t Make the Grade

Benjamin Franklin and deliberate practice

Infographic(s) of the Day: How We’ve Mapped Time Through the Ages

Video of “Words,” a story about a world without words

“Life without language” is a fascinating read

World’s Strangest Festivals slideshow

8 Wonders of the Solar System, Made Interactive

Sinkholes in History, Wash Post slideshow

10 Most Incredible Waterfalls on Earth

Teenage Mutant Ninja Brontës is a very funny video

Fun Analogies and Metaphors Found in High School Essays

The Most Ridiculous Detention Slips Of All Time

Curious Collections: Offbeat Museums Around the World, TIME Mag slideshow

Most Important Phones In History

Top 10 Most Famous Scientific Theories (That Turned out to be Wrong)

Jobs That No Longer Exist interactive from NPR

World’s Weirdest Hotels, LIFE slideshow

Changing History: Four new ways to write the story of the world, Boston Globe

“The time has come for detracking”

See how the number of crayon colors have expanded over the years in this infographic

How much data do Americans consume each day? Check out this visual breakdown

Fascinating “This Is Your Brain on Metaphors” NY Times

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Author: Larry Ferlazzo

I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.

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