1. TED Talks

TED Talks discusses ideas that are worth spreading around the world for our knowledge.

2. CNN Breaking News

The amazing thing about Twitter is that you have up-to-date information at your fingertips, including breaking news.

3. Mental Floss

Mental Floss is like “flossing your brain”, giving you random information and facts you most likely weren’t aware of before you started following this account.

4. Brain Picker

5. Jennifer Preston

6. History Pics

This Twitter account is actually REALLY cool- it has pictures from different times and events in history. Who doesn’t like looking at pictures from way back when?

7. RealTimeWWII

If you love the World War 2 era, you’ll love this Twitter account.

8. Atlas Obscura

9. MIT Tech Review

Love keeping up to date with the latest technologies? Follow MIT Tech Review on Twitter.

10. Health Tap

Advice and tips from doctors, which connects doctors and patients on Twitter.

11. Jim Roberts

Need news and information without the bias? Follow Jim Roberts on Twitter.

12. Health Tips

Health Tips actually provides visuals on how to work each part of your body. It’ll even tell you which muscles each exercise uses.

13. Slate

Slate reports on topics in politics, culture, technology, business, and news. A lot of thought provoking commentary can be found here.

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