Keeping with our last post’s theme of celebrating women in the global community, we discovered World Pulse, a “media enterprise covering global issues through the eyes of women.” The group produces a magazine, an interactive newswire, and an online forum. Visit http://www.worldpulse.com/.
- Get updates on UN activity and read world news by subscribing to UN Wire, a free e-newsletter: http://www.smartbrief.com/un_wire/index.jsp#.
- Test your knowledge of world capitals (or another subject!) and donate to the World Food Programme for free with the wonderful FreeRice: http://www.freerice.com/index.php?&t=15431859752&s=World%20Capitals.
- Poet Taylor Mali’s speech funny and insightful speech “Totally Like Whatever” challenges us to speak with conviction. You can read the text of his speech here, watch the author perform here, watch a lip-synced version here, or watch a typographic version here.
Just a month after the crisis in Haiti, an 8.8 magnitude earthquake struck Chile last Sunday. For updates and information on relief efforts, please visit http://www.google.com/relief/chileearthquake/.