Sylvia Earle: How to protect the oceans (TED Prize winner!)


www.ted.com Legendary ocean researcher Sylvia Earle shares astonishing images of the ocean — and shocking stats about its rapid decline — as she makes her TED Prize wish that we will join her in protecting the vital blue heart of the planet.TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world’s leading thinkers and doers give the talk of their lives in 18 minutes. Featured speakers have included Al Gore on climate change, Philippe Starck on design, Jill Bolte Taylor on observing her own stroke, Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, Jane Goodall on chimpanzees, Bill Gates on malaria and mosquitoes and “Lost” producer JJ Abrams on the allure of mystery. TED stands for Technology, Entertainment, Design, and TEDTalks cover these topics as well as science, business, development and the arts. Watch the Top 10 TEDTalks on TED.com, at www.ted.com

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Top 10 Ways to Increase your Twitter Followers

Today, we have come up with ways to increase your twitter following, as it only seems justified that your following grows too with the growth in popularity of the popular social networking site.

No 10. Signature

Include your twitter ID in a forum signature. If you are active in some big forums, then this can really boost your following. Use the signature in every forum you use and people who know you there will follow you on twitter too. You can also set the twitter URL as a signature in your emails.

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No 9. Social Networking

Use your twitter URL on any other social networking site such as Facebook, Orkut, Foursquare etc. Post your twitter URL in the status, in the scrapbook and simply ask your friends to follow you on twitter too. This will help people interested in your conversations to follow you on twitter.