As passionate Twitter users would say "Facebook is for connecting with people you went to high school with. Twitter is for connecting with people you wish you went to high school with".
This is my small collection of interesting twitter accounts you should follow. This is a "No Development" edition, meaning there will be no developers' or IT accounts in here. This is a topic for another post because there are so many "must-follow" developers and development accounts out there. So, on with the list. It is sorted in no particular order.
United Nations - @UN
"The United Nations is an international organization founded in 1945 after WW II by countries committed to maintaining international peace and security, developing friendly relations among nations and promoting social progress, better living standards and human rights."
Gates is a programmer, inventor, former CEO of Microsoft and a philanthropist. Right now he's trying to save the world.
Neil deGrasse Tyson - @neiltyson
Neil deGrasse Tyson is an astrophysicist, cosmologist and author. He tweets great stuff not only about space, but about science and humanity in general.