Expand Your Twitter: 7 Interesting People to Follow

So now you are on Twitter, and you follow your friends and family, but you are sick and tired of learning about the latest restaurant your sister went to. You want to hear more interesting and worldly information.

Well, lucky for you, almost everyone has a Twitter now.  This includes celebrities, scientists, entrepreneurs, and legislators and you can follow them and hear what they have to say.

Here are 7 of the more interesting folks who you should be following on Twitter:

  1. Conan O’Brien: This talk-show host is really a master of the absurd. His posts are always witty and clever. So if you’re wanting to follow someone that will give you a mid-day chuckle, follow @ConanOBrien. Also, he doesn’t promote his show through his tweets.
  2. Marissa Mayer: You might not know Marissa Mayer, but if you love technology, she’s worth a follow. Mayer is the first female engineer at Google. If you want some interesting tidbits about Google and a look at the life of a tech expert, follow @Marissamayer.
  3. Mike Massimino: Follow @Astro_Mike, if you’d like to get the inside scoop about NASA. Mike Massimino is an astronaut who recent made an appearance on The Big Bang Theory, which he then tweeted about.
  4. Rainn Wilson: You may know Rainn better from the character of Dwight Schrute on the popular Tv series The Office. What you probably don’t know is that his Twitter feed is as entertaining as the show. Follow him @Rainnwilson.
  5. Ryan Penagos: Are you a comic book fan? If so, you should follow @Agent_M. Penagos. This is Ryan Penagos’ Twitter; he is the editorial director of Marvel Comics. He’s a busy Tweeter, updating his followers about his favorite comics and new video games that are coming out.
  6. Barack Obama: You can get a peek at the daily life of the Commander in Chief @BarackObama.
  7. Bill Gates: You may not like Microsoft Windows, but you should still check out the Twitter feed of Bill Gates. The man has made an undeniable impact in the tech world. And today, he and his wife are devoting their time to important charitable causes.