Written By Franklin V on Monday, April 25, 2011 | 8:45 AM
100 Twitter Feeds to Teach You Something New, Fun, and Useful
As an online student, you’re probably already plugged into some of the best online learning resources out there. But have you discovered the educational benefits of using Twitter? The social media and microblogging network is packed with users who log on to share news, experiences and lessons from all sectors, including literature, media, business, health, and plenty more. Here are 100 Twitter feeds to teach you something new, fun and useful. Words and Language From book reviews to author insight to writing and grammar tips, you’ll learn something new each day just by following these Twitterers.
@taxtherapy: Discover tips for managing your taxes here.
@StockTwits: Real investors connect by following this feed.
@walletpopper: Get money saving tips and advice on surviving the recession.
Life Questions Follow these tweeters to get a steady stream of life questions and challenges.
@geneweingarten: This Washington Post columnist tweets things like "Theory: Water and celery are the same thing, only celery tastes worse" and "Some men see what is and think "Why?" I see what never was and think "Why not?" Like, why don’t ladies’ nipples dispense beer?"
@shitmydadsays: This 29-year-old tweeter writes down everything his dad says, like "Anytime someone sells you food in a sack, it’s not a sack of food, it’s a sack of shit."
Health Discover tips for living a healthier life from doctors, health news sites and more.
@sanjayguptaCNN: Dr. Sanjay Gupta shares health tips plus insight into his fascinating, high profile career.
@BrstCancerNews: Follow @BrstCancerNews to get medical research updates, risk factors, and other related news.
@diseaseaday: Learn more about diabetes, obesity, H1N1 and more.
@EatThisNotThat: This popular diet makes it easy to find fun, delicious alternatives.
@WomensHealthMag: By following this feed, you’ll get all kinds of fitness, healthy eating and healthy living tips.
Jokes and Humor By following these feeds, you’ll learn everything from new jokes to a new spin on the news of the day.