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David Andrews has been at 2 events

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Science on Google+396,382Be curious. Question assumptions. Explore the world from atoms to astrophysics with Veritasium.Join +Derek Muller of popular +YouTube Channel Veritasium on a journey to the beautiful, viral side of physics, hosted by Science on Google+ in honor of YouTube Geek Week (Aug 4-10). Our +Amy Robinson, +Jason Davison and +Nic Hammond will host, along with +Joe Hanson of +It's Okay To Be Smart and a few members of the community who ask Derek interesting questions on the event page.  The hangout happens on Wednesday, August 7th at 5 pm US PT / 8 ET.Derek will share why he creates Veritasium and how it has evolved into one of YouTube’s favorite sources of answers to epic science questions. He’ll also answer your questions so leave them here on the event page. You may be selected to join the hangout live and ask him in person.  Check out Veritasium on YouTube at http://veritasium.com This is the third hangout in a new series that brings science to life through conversations with the world's leading minds. Join +Science on Google+: A Public Database for the latest events.Veritasium: A Science on Google+ Conversation2013-08-08 02:00:00238G+
Slooh79,440Slooh Space Camera to Broadcast Annular Solar Eclipse with Ring of Fire live from AustraliaSlooh Space Camera will broadcast a free, real-time view of the Annular Solar Eclipse from Australia.  Viewers can capture a first look of the eclipse on Slooh.com, Thursday, May 9th starting at 2:30 PM PDT / 5:30 PM EDT / 21:30 UTC as the Moon’s shadow begins its journey over Australia on its way to eastern Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands, the Gilbert Islands, and finally over the Pacific Ocean. Viewers can watch live on their PC/MAC or by downloading the free Slooh iPad app in the iTunes store and touching the broadcast icon.The Slooh broadcast team, along with Bob Berman, author of numerous astronomy books, and contributing editor and monthly columnist for Astronomy magazine, will provide live commentary. As a special treat, Slooh will broadcast an additional feed of the Sun from the Prescott Solar Observatory, a fantastic facility located in Arizona - giving viewers a unique look of the Sun from the other side of the world.Download the free Slooh iPad App: www.appstore.com/sloohSlooh Annular Eclipse Video: http://youtu.be/_MZQRFIxJiY#solareclipse   #ringoffire   #eclipse   #annulareclipse   #sun   #moon   #lunar   #slooh   #hangoutsonair  Slooh's Coverage of Annular Solar Eclipse2013-05-09 23:30:00361G+

David Andrews has been shared in 33 public circles

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Ryan Johnson9,043* Google Friends! - You're in this Circle - Share the circle and follow*Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the post#circle   #circleshare   #sharecircle   #circles   #sharecircleoftheday   #follow   #followback   #sport   #betting  2014-07-10 10:49:37492262053CC G+
John Nuntiatio39,291#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small #smallcircle #photography #health2014-06-24 05:38:05172457CC G+
Walter Soestbergen62,967✯✯  *WS Bird Photographers circle*  ✯✯The New Bird Photographers Cɪʀᴄʟᴇ is out!    [30-05-2014]This 3rd 2014 edition from the Birds circle has been released. This circle is a must have for people who love Birds.Please support yourself by adding and sharing this awesome Birds photographers circleHow to get in this circle:Ask for inclusion here when you are active on google+ and regular posting Bird photos from yourself.You comment, plus and share this postingWhen I +1 you, you are in the upcoming Bird circleIf you want to share your photos with the +Birds4All theme then you can use this copy and paste line:#Birds4All by +113942799549327773662 & +115533614048623021648 (+114469338382698658494)Also I want to thank  +Ricky L Jones for his great help on the +Birds4All theme and for the communitie +Jane Floor , +Mandy Allen and  +Thomas Kirchen.You can find the #Bird4all communitie here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/117152286456045395241with kind regards,+Walter Soestbergenps.I have also included a few special friends.  These people are good to know.   #photography #photographycircles  #diamondcircle   #awesome   #awesomesauce   #awesomeness  #awesomepeople #diamondclub   #circle #circles #circlesharing 2014-05-30 13:30:3740216149110CC G+
Alessandro Folghera34,710#Artists #ArtistsSharedCircle  Circle of #actors #singers #poets To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !#teatro #theatre #theater #gruppimusicali   #pittrici   #pittori   #painters   #artists   #artisti   #attori   #attrici  #artistic #actors   #music   #music   #arte   #spettacolo  Special #ArtisticMention to:Daniela Calabrò   +Daniela CalabròRome Heels   +Rome HeelsGabriella Paci   +Gabriella PaciNata Liya   +Nata LiyaMichael B. Stuart   +Michael B. StuartAndrea VJ   +2014-01-30 05:01:0811311516CC G+
Cyrus Khan15,832 *Active Engager's Circle*If you've received a notification, it means you are a part of the circle.Please re-share the circle to increase the exposure of all these friendly and interactive people.Thanks for interacting : )  This is the next edition of my weekly Engagers circle, where I highlight and share the people who've interacted with me this week.I will share this circle to all my followers for exposure as an personally approved group.The criteria to be added are:1)You have commented on and publicly shared one or more of my posts;2) You have re-shared this weeks circle;As this circle grows, I may have difficulty accommodating everyone, so if you add and re-share this week's circle, you'll be guaranteed a spot in next week's edition.Cheers! #circleshare   #active   #engagers   #science   #sciencecircle  2014-01-04 22:40:36476463690CC G+
Carlos Esteban30,646ENGAGERS + INTERESTING PEOPLE So here is my first circle of 2014… actually my first circle ever! This is the first time that I create and share a circle. Here you will find recent engagers and people that publish interesting, useful or amusing posts. Maybe you like some of them. Happy New Year! #circles #circlethis #circleyoushare #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #sharedcircle #circleshare  #thursdaycircle   #thursdaycircleshared   #circlethursday #circle2014-01-01 13:25:133659245138CC G+
Cyrus Khan15,016Active Engager's CircleIf you've received a notification, it means you are a part of the circle.Thanks for interacting : )  This is the next edition of my weekly Engagers circle, where I highlight and share the people who've interacted with me this week.I will share this circle to all my followers for exposure as an personally approved group.The criteria to be added are:1)You have commented on and publicly shared one or more of my posts;2) You have re-shared this weeks circle;As this circle grows, I may have difficulty accommodating everyone, so if you add and re-share this week's circle, you'll be guaranteed a spot in next week's edition.Cheers! #circleshare   #active   #engagerscircle   #science   #sciencecircle  2013-12-05 18:31:07494532387CC G+
Alessandro Folghera21,378#Artists #ThursdaySharedCircle   #topartists   #sharedcircle  To be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to: 1 - Do +1 t the post 2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ... 3 - Include the circle among your circles 4 - Share the circle (include yourself) Have a wonderful weekend and a better popularity Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community: https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104   This shared circle has #artists   #topengagersand   #artistic  people, enjoy the circle!  #thursdaysharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles         #circleoftheday   #sharedpubliccircles     #sharedcircles     #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday         #sharewithyou         #followme     #followers #followback #circle #googleplus     #coolpeople   #circleshare 2013-11-07 06:08:4397202CC G+
Cyrus Khan14,028Active Engager's CircleAttention:  Please reshare and comment if you want to be a part of next weeks edition, instead of messaging me individually.If you've received a notification, it means you are a part of the circle.Thanks for interacting : )  This is the next edition of my weekly Engagers circle, where I highlight and share the people who've interacted with me this week.I will share this circle to all my followers for exposure as an personally approved group.The criteria to be added are:1)You have commented on and publicly shared one or more of my posts;2) You have re-shared this weeks circle;As this circle grows, I may have difficulty accommodating everyone, so if you add and re-share this week's circle, you'll be guaranteed a spot in next week's edition.Cheers! #circleshare   #active   #engagerscircle   #circle #circleoftheweek   #sciencecircles  2013-08-26 17:27:32477574284CC G+
Cyrus Khan13,678Active Engager's CircleAttention: This circle has been filled this week, and will start again from scratch next week. Please reshare and comment if you want to be a part of next weeks edition.If you've received a notification, it means you are a part of the circle.If you want to be added, simply add the circle, reshare and comment saying so.Thanks for interacting : )  This is the next edition of my weekly Engagers circle, where I highlight and share the people who've interacted with me this week.I will share this circle to all my followers for exposure as an especially active group.The only criteria to be added are:1)You have commented on and publicly shared one or more of my posts;2) You have re-shared this weeks circle;As this circle grows, I may have difficulty accommodating everyone, so if you add and re-share this week's circle, you'll be guaranteed a spot in next week's edition.Cheers! #circleshare   #circleoftheweek   #active   #engagerscircle   #science   #sciencecircles   #circlesharesunday  2013-08-18 17:07:30490452363CC G+
Cyrus Khan13,309Active Engager's CircleIf you've received a notification, it means you are a part of the circle.If you want to be added, simply add the circle, reshare and comment saying so.Thanks for interacting : )  This is the next edition of my weekly Engagers circle, where I highlight and share the people who've interacted with me this week.I will share this circle to all my 13,000 odd followers for exposure as an active bunch among others.The only criteria to be added are:1)You have +1, or publicly shared one or more of my posts;2) You have re-shared this weeks circle.3) If you're not already in the circle, and want to be, simply comment so below.As this circle grows, I may have difficulty accommodating everyone, so if you add and re-share this week's circle, you'll be guaranteed a spot in next week's edition. #sharedcircles   #circleoftheweek   #active   #engagerscircle  2013-08-12 16:03:13488432073CC G+
Cyrus Khan13,001Active Engager's CircleThis is the next edition of my weekly Engagers circle, where I highlight and share the people who've interacted with me this week.I will share this circle to all my 13,000 odd followers for exposure as an active bunch among others.The only criteria are:1)You have +1, or publicly shared one or more of my posts;2) You have re-shared this weeks circle.3) If you're not already in the circle, and want to be, simply comment so below.As this circle grows, I may have difficulty accommodating everyone, so if you add and re-share this week's circle, you'll be guaranteed a spot in next week's edition.If you've received a notification, it means you are a part of the circle.Thanks for interacting : )   #sharedcircles   #active   #engagers  2013-08-05 16:50:46224113CC G+
Michael Bennett3,024This circle is comprised of many of the people who have plussed, shared, and commented on my posts.  Regrettably it's not as organized as it once was, and I hope to be more diligent with my organization in the future.   #circles   #circleshare   #followfriday  2013-05-10 15:49:2628214312CC G+
Richard Green6,257This is the final share of the Much Better than the Average Circle, Part 2, which is now full.  The previous circle in this series is also full, and can be found here: https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/Ayz29gFXkLa  It's safe to add Part 1 of the circle as well, since there is almost no overlap between the two.I add to this circle series every day: if someone circles me and I like their profile, it goes here.  I've checked every profile in this circle myself, and it's been carefully controlled for quality; in particular, there shouldn't be any blue silhouette profiles in the list.If you're looking for a circle of mine that you can add yourself to, check out my new Plus Ten circle.  I'll share it again soon once some more people sign up.  For details, see https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/KnK28rwtjxS2013-02-28 05:18:0950113519CC G+
Richard Green5,515This is the second to last share of the Much Better than the Average Circle, Part 2.  I'll share it once more when it's full.The previous circle in this series is full, and can be found here: https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/Ayz29gFXkLa  It's safe to add Part 1 of the circle as well, since there is almost no overlap between the two.I add to this circle every day: if someone circles me and I like their profile, it goes here.  I've checked every profile in this circle myself, and it's been carefully controlled for quality; in particular, there shouldn't be any blue silhouette profiles in the list.If you're looking for a circle of mine that you can add yourself to, check out my new Plus Ten circle, which I'm about to share again.  For details, see https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/iSJY5NkUoQF2013-02-06 23:58:5041916118CC G+
Richard Green4,841This is version 3 of the Much Better than the Average Circle, Part 2.  I've added nearly 100 new people since the last share.  I'll share it again when it's in the low 400s, and for a final time when it's full.The previous circle in this series is full, and can be found here: https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/Ayz29gFXkLa  It's safe to add Part 1 of the circle as well, since there is almost no overlap between the two.I add to this circle every day: if someone circles me and I like their profile, it goes here.  I've checked every profile in this circle myself, and it's been carefully controlled for quality; in particular, there shouldn't be any blue silhouette profiles in the list.2013-01-18 21:31:443178210CC G+
Richard Green3,577This is the start of the Much Better than the Average Circle, Part 2.  I'll be sharing this one a few more times before it hits 500, and I have never shared most of the profiles in this circle before.The previous circle in this series is full, and can be found here: https://plus.google.com/101584889282878921052/posts/Ayz29gFXkLa  It's safe to add the latter circle as well, since there is almost no overlap between the two.I add to this circle every day: if someone circles me and I like their profile, it goes here.  I've checked every profile in this circle myself, and in each case, I think that the profile (a) is adequately filled out, (b) engages well, and (c) doesn't bore or scare me.  What more could you ask for?2012-12-29 07:29:56141609CC G+
CAT LOVERS NETWORK1,873cat lovers 1 /42012-12-07 15:49:3150091111CC G+
Art BySilent Studio6,187The fifth shared circle of artists/art pages/art lovers being recycled for the first time with some new members added replacing those that have left the circles.  Please check out of the circle to see if there is anything that you like, feel free to add &/or share to/with your circles.#circleshare   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle  #sharedpubliccircles   #circlesharing   #publiccircle  2012-12-04 16:14:45424314CC G+
CAT LOVERS NETWORK1,490Cat Lovers family that's the Circle #1 of 42012-11-22 15:58:49487446CC G+
Gene Bowker41,161Something Different for SaturdayI have to admit that my G+ experience is pretty photo-centric.However, I've also met a bunch of people (and pages) who I enjoy for different reasons but that have not been in my StreamCircle shares.This circle includes some folks who bring a smile to my face, something new to think about, great art, or just good information.  It also includes some pages that I follow including +NASA +Google etc...I hope you will check out these folks and pages and see if they have a home in your circles too.Feel free to share.2012-09-22 14:21:38570410CC G+
James Bowie0Based on the feedback I am getting from the people in it I must share again. People are reporting over 300 people in 5 days!! That is how we keep #googleplusisawesome I consider most of these people real friends now it is fantastic! Add them to your circle you will see what I mean!Yes, every one matters equally on G+, but these are the folks that #influence and are #engagers who in one way or another have helped me or have directly made my G+ experience more than awesome. They also have intelligent things to say and produce quality content. Most of them have less than 2000k followers with some exceptions you might recognize. Again, ALL deserve respect.That is how we keep #googleplusisawesome I consider most of these people real friends now it is fantastic! Add them to your circle you will see what I mean!If you would like to be added please share the circle and plus 1 it also make a request in the comments so I can see. THX!We have #youtubers #filmmakers #science #technology and just great #peopletofollow #circleshare #circles #circlesharing #circleshared #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #circleplusIf you would like to be added please share the circle and plus 1 it also make a request in the comments so I can see. THX!We have #youtubers #filmmakers #science #technology and just great #peopletofollow #circleshare #circles #circlesharing #circleshared #sharedcircles #sharedcircleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #circleplus2012-05-04 02:11:20450237CC G+
Meilani MacDonald1,640Latest great shared circle find - this one is by +Ghost Town Google plus and it's filled with a lot of people that have been great resources for info on how to use G+'s great resources, or are just plain downright interesting. A lot of these are already in my circles but what the hey...I like the name Ghost Town :)Please keep the sharing going, especially if you have friends new to Google+. They'll get a lot of use out of this one. #sharedcircles #ghosttown2012-04-17 06:03:242559313CC G+
Ghost Town Google plus349Hello Happy Ghosts this is +pio dal cin welcoming our new entries: +Google+ +Google Earth +YouTube +Robert SKREINER +Robert Anderson We are growing fast as +CircleCount pointed out thanks to every ghost for sharing the page +Sharing is Caring on G+ If you all share the circle, by the end of the day we will be on the hot list(uahuhahuahuha) Remember: to be on this circle all you need is to circle the page (no question asked)ping: +Vic Gundotra +Bradley Horowitz +Larry Page (this is more YOUR town than mine so come on in...join the fun of being on +Google+2012-04-05 07:11:18300211426CC G+
Ghost Town Google plus314Share the circle publiclythank you for joining...It is simple. Share the page and you are in this wonderful circle of ghostsLove your post ghost #ghostowngoogleplus2012-04-04 00:57:4025882621CC G+
Armando Lioss9,370“Active Engagers Shared Circle” 2.0In this shared circle you will find some interesting people to add to your circles, all of these GPlussers currently are actively participating commenting on my posts or sharing them as well as other GPlussers’ posts, so you can be sure they are getting involved in the G+ community.If you do not wish to be included in my future shared circles, please let me know with a comment to this post. I will remove you from this and any future shared circle I create, but I will keep you in my G+ circles.Furthermore, with each version I try to include new active engagers that are looking to meet other GPlussers to interact with, but I understand the old users may not have as much interest to meet new users and won’t circle them back, so I will prefer including users that really want to interact with new users.For TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU you may want to check: https://plus.google.com/u/0/111635150542674847021/posts/Q6c3ikBhdT3Thank you for your help making Google Plus adventure and exhilarating one…#SharedCircle #CircleShare #ActiveUsers #Engagers #Commenters #TopCirclesP.S. Only active comment and active share engagers were included in this version...2012-03-31 17:36:3545581819CC G+
Armando Lioss9,049“Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.4If you do not wish to be included in my future shared circles, please let me know with a comment to this post. I will remove you from this and any future shared circle I create, but I will keep you in my G+ circles.Furthermore, with each version I try to include new active engagers that are looking to meet other GPlussers to interact with, but I understand the old users may not have as much interest to meet new users and won’t circle them back, so I will prefer including users that really want to interact with new users.For TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU you may want to check: https://plus.google.com/u/0/111635150542674847021/posts/Q6c3ikBhdT3Thank you for your help making Google Plus adventure and exhilarating one…#SharedCircle #CircleShare #ActiveUsers #Engagers #Commenters #TopCirclesP.S. Only active comment engagers were included in this version...This week I've introduce +Marcelo Milman to my circle, he is a young writer interested in literature and journalism, I met him in G+ and as he let me know he has not been very successful reaching out to other GPlussers... He wishes to publicize his first eBook "cada rincón desnudo" (free download) http://www.cadarincondesnudo.net/ See post bellow for details on his work:https://plus.google.com/111635150542674847021/posts/EoYDUsCA2oW2012-03-24 16:35:34249328CC G+
Tania Walters104“Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2GPlussers, this is the latest version of my “Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2, a difference of other shared circles that include users with the most wonderful pictures, or those with the most number of users, or the nicest people in G+; this “Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2 just includes the GPlussers that are making Google Plus a great experience, with their frequent interaction, in the form of comments, shares or +1’s. All these GPlussers have interacted with my posts on the last week so you know they are currently active and willing to enjoy, share and comment on any good post.Disclaimer: This “Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2 includes GPlussers with different interests and a variety of political positions. I don’t necessary agree with all their opinions, but I certainly respect their point of views… even if while I was adding some of them to this circle I was trying to kick my own… well you get the point…I recommend you to make your best to hook these guys to your circle and the best way to make them circle you back is having some great public posts in your stream before you add them to your circle, follow the following tips to make the best of your Google Plus adventure…TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU.First thing, go to your profile and fill out the “About” tab, it is very important that you try to fill this out as much as possible, you may want to avoid personal information like your address and phone number, after all it is the Internet. A lot of people before circling you back will review this page and won’t circle you if it is blank. At least you should fill the Introduction, Bragging rights (something that catch the eye, brag about yourself), and Places lived.Also, it is very important to change the default photo, as beginner I would recommend to put one of your best pictures where the other Google Plus users can see your face, then later change it with your pet picture or whatever you want to have as your avatar. It is very important when you start that people feel like is getting to know you so they can feel confident to circle you back… don’t put that picture your friends shoot last time you fall asleep at that party… leave it for later, when enough people have circled you back..Don’t hide your information, there is nothing wrong with being new to Google Plus and don’t having too many people in your circles or not too many people that circled you back. A lot of people, like me, won’t be really inclined to circle back somebody that hides this information, it could be a troll or a spammer. Besides, looking to the people you have in your circle and who circle you back may help to get somebody to circle you back, it has happened to me when I do not find enough posts from a user that interest me, I check their circle and if I find people that I know as interesting, I assume there is potential for this person to become interesting as well.Before you start adding people to your circle, fill your stream with great stuff. The first think I do when people circle me is to check their streams to find out what they post, if I don’t find enough stuff that interests me, I don’t circle back. Chances are, this will be the only time the people you circle will take a look to your stream, if they don’t circle you back, so don’t miss the chance to introduce yourself with great posts.Don’t even think on writing, “I’m going to take a shower”, “Brrr, it is freezing”, “I’m going to the gym”, … as posts, you can use FB for that, for some reason people don’t find amusing these kind of posts in Google Plus. Instead, you can share whole anecdotes, funny stuff is always very well welcomed… The usual “Good Morning” or “Good night” seems to be fine, if you really have to post it…Until you have enough people in your circles, try to make only public posts, so the people you circle can chec2012-03-19 10:05:55498818CC G+
Armando Lioss8,557“Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.3If you do not wish to be included in my future shared circles, please let me know with a comment to this post. I will remove you from this and any future shared circle I create, but I will keep you in my G+ circles.Furthermore, with each version I try to include new active engagers that are looking to meet other GPlussers to interact with, but I understand the old users may not have as much interest to meet new users and won’t circle them back, so I will prefer including users that really want to interact with new users.For TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU you may want to check: https://plus.google.com/u/0/111635150542674847021/posts/Q6c3ikBhdT3Para ser incluidos en mi Círculo “Posts en Español” déjenme una nota: https://plus.google.com/u/0/111635150542674847021/posts/QUCDRtgVoNTThank you for your help making Google Plus adventure and exhilarating one…#SharedCircle #CircleShare #ActiveUsers #Engagers #Commenters #TopCirclesP.S. _Several engagers were left out due to shared circle limits... you will be included on future circles...-2012-03-18 18:09:48500191826CC G+
Armando Lioss8,419“Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2GPlussers, this is the latest version of my “Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2, a difference of other shared circles that include users with the most wonderful pictures, or those with the most number of users, or the nicest people in G+; this “Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2 just includes the GPlussers that are making Google Plus a great experience, with their frequent interaction, in the form of comments, shares or +1’s. All these GPlussers have interacted with my posts on the last week so you know they are currently active and willing to enjoy, share and comment on any good post.Disclaimer: This “Active Engagers Shared Circle” v1.2 includes GPlussers with different interests and a variety of political positions. I don’t necessary agree with all their opinions, but I certainly respect their point of views… even if while I was adding some of them to this circle I was trying to kick my own… well you get the point…I recommend you to make your best to hook these guys to your circle and the best way to make them circle you back is having some great public posts in your stream before you add them to your circle, follow the following tips to make the best of your Google Plus adventure…TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU.First thing, go to your profile and fill out the “About” tab, it is very important that you try to fill this out as much as possible, you may want to avoid personal information like your address and phone number, after all it is the Internet. A lot of people before circling you back will review this page and won’t circle you if it is blank. At least you should fill the Introduction, Bragging rights (something that catch the eye, brag about yourself), and Places lived.Also, it is very important to change the default photo, as beginner I would recommend to put one of your best pictures where the other Google Plus users can see your face, then later change it with your pet picture or whatever you want to have as your avatar. It is very important when you start that people feel like is getting to know you so they can feel confident to circle you back… don’t put that picture your friends shoot last time you fall asleep at that party… leave it for later, when enough people have circled you back..Don’t hide your information, there is nothing wrong with being new to Google Plus and don’t having too many people in your circles or not too many people that circled you back. A lot of people, like me, won’t be really inclined to circle back somebody that hides this information, it could be a troll or a spammer. Besides, looking to the people you have in your circle and who circle you back may help to get somebody to circle you back, it has happened to me when I do not find enough posts from a user that interest me, I check their circle and if I find people that I know as interesting, I assume there is potential for this person to become interesting as well.Before you start adding people to your circle, fill your stream with great stuff. The first think I do when people circle me is to check their streams to find out what they post, if I don’t find enough stuff that interests me, I don’t circle back. Chances are, this will be the only time the people you circle will take a look to your stream, if they don’t circle you back, so don’t miss the chance to introduce yourself with great posts.Don’t even think on writing, “I’m going to take a shower”, “Brrr, it is freezing”, “I’m going to the gym”, … as posts, you can use FB for that, for some reason people don’t find amusing these kind of posts in Google Plus. Instead, you can share whole anecdotes, funny stuff is always very well welcomed… The usual “Good Morning” or “Good night” seems to be fine, if you really have to post it…Until you have enough people in your circles, try to make only public posts, so th2012-03-15 20:42:07500202630CC G+
Carmelyne Thompson28,374What is a community?One definition is a feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.What's the goal of circle sharing?To help you find the people in the Google+ Community with the same interests as youWhy am I sharing this circle and who are these people I am sharing with you?I am part of a circle shared today that were considered engaging community builders. I don't think it should stop there. I think part of community building is sharing other folks who are as interactive regardless of their follower counts. Those folks are not easy to find. Without sounding like I'm full of myself, you'll need someone like me with a decent following to help promote them. That's my main role in community building now. It's like being a gatekeeper. That being said, here are 100 individuals from different fields of interest who have interacted with me the previous months through comments in my posts. You should check them out. They don't have a lot of followers, but they are truly engaging. I hope someday they will in turn share you to others.-2012-03-07 22:20:011001139CC G+
Armando Lioss7,406How to Get People to Circle YouIf you don’t want to get bored, jump to the tips and skip my blah blah blah…This weekend has being snowing and a bit cold for my taste, so I spent it social networking most of it… I had a chance to chat with a bunch of friends in FB and find out that several of them have tried Google Plus and gave up, because they couldn’t make friends… the word was “it is boring”, “it is dead”, “nobody friends you back for weeks”, “I have sent invitations to 100’s and just a couple friend me back”, …Well, been in FB myself for a while I can understand the culture, but the first thing one needs to be aware of is that this is not FB, here we have circles and we don’t send invitations, we circle the people that we find interesting, the goal is not to have a lot of friends, but to find people with the same interests, those we find amusing, entertaining, we can learn from or connect with. Yes, ideally we want to connect too and that is why it is not that important to have a lot of friends, but get the ones that share our interests so we can interact with them, but not all the people in your circles will circle you back. As you add people to your circle your stream will run faster and you don’t want to flood your stream with posts that you don’t care about, so make sure you circle the right people. The following are some pointers to get people to circle you back, most of it based on my own preferences, what I have learned from others in Google Plus and the errors I have seen chatting with my FB friends.TIPS TO GET PEOPLE TO CIRCLE YOU. First thing, go to your profile and fill out the “About” tab, it is very important that you try to fill this out as much as possible, you may want to avoid personal information like your address and phone number, after all it is the Internet. Every single one of my FB friends that complained about not getting “friends” got this page blank. A lot of people before circling you back will review this page and won’t circle you if it is blank. At least you should fill the Introduction, Bragging rights (something that catch the eye, brag about yourself), and Places lived.Also, it is very important to change the default photo, as beginner I would recommend to put one of your best pictures where the other Google Plus users can see your face, then later change it with your pet picture or whatever you want to have as your avatar. It is very important when you start that people feel like is getting to know you so they can feel confident to circle you back… don’t put that picture your friends shoot last time you fall asleep at that party… leave it for later, when enough people have circled you back..Don’t hide your information, there is nothing wrong with being new to Google Plus and don’t having too many people in your circles or not too many people that circled you back. A lot of people, like me, won’t be really inclined to circle back somebody that hides this information, it could be a troll or a spammer. Besides, looking to the people you have in your circle and who circle you back may help to get somebody to circle you back, it has happened to me when I do not find enough posts from a user that interest me, I check their circle and if I find people that I know as interesting, I assume there is potential for this person to become interesting as well.Before you start adding people to your circle, fill your stream with great stuff. The first think I do when people circle me is to check their streams to find out what they post, if I don’t find enough stuff that interests me, I don’t circle back. Chances are, this will be the only time the people you circle will take a look to your stream, if they don’t circle you back, so don’t miss the chance to introduce yourself with great posts. Most of my FB friends didn’t have anything worth to show or even they had their streams bl2012-03-05 12:32:54391261716CC G+
Carmelyne Thompson15,565This circle are among the newest users of Google+ that I've interacted with.Most of them have under 200 followers I think everyone is just as interesting as the next person regardless of follower count. They will surprise you.They're brilliant. -2011-12-04 23:21:1541341216CC G+

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2014-03-08 20:14:40 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

Yes, she is doing it on the train in NYC subway.

Most reshares: 4

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2014-06-19 18:15:32 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 12 +1s)

Hey, can I borrow your phone char...ger... um, never mind. 

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2014-06-08 04:21:19 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)

Corundum variety Ruby in Zoiesite | #Geology #GeologyPage
Tanzania
©usageology on Flickr
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2014-08-27 15:55:13 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

And the difference is... Night and Day

Fraudulent practices, to sustain and create revenue for the shareholders.
Google owns G+, and has no need to monetize it.

Bad Facebook!

Facebook Fraud___And the difference is... Night and Day

Fraudulent practices, to sustain and create revenue for the shareholders.
Google owns G+, and has no need to monetize it.

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2014-08-26 01:03:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

By a large margin

Via +Mallory Andrews  my Daughter who is new here and trying to figure this place out.

NEW VIDEO!! What’s the world’s DEADLIEST animal? 

(…besides humans, that is)

Biologists estimate that this animal has killed half of all humans that have ever lived, and today is responsible for more than 45 million years of lost human life annually. Chances are, you’ve been attacked by one.

Meet mankind’s most pesky foe in this week’s It’s Okay To Be Smart, and find out why they prefer some prey over others, what makes them so deadly, and how today’s bioengineers are trying to stop them… if such a thing is even possible.

Watch the video and share! What's The Deadliest Animal In The World?___By a large margin

Via +Mallory Andrews  my Daughter who is new here and trying to figure this place out.

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2014-08-25 17:14:53 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Another variable along with the Milankovitch cycles that influence our biosphere over the long term

Want a better grasp of the Universe and the reality you travel through?
You should follow +Brian Koberlein!

Ups and Downs

The Sun orbits the center of the Milky way at a speed of about 230 km/s, taking about 250 million years to go around the galaxy once. It is a period of times sometimes referred to as a galactic year. But the Sun does not move in a simple circle or ellipse as the planets move around the Sun. This is due to the fact that the mass of the galaxy is not concentrated at a single point, but is instead spread across a plane with spiral arms and such. As a result, while the Sun orbits the galaxy it also moves up and down across the galactic plane. While the Sun is above the plane, the mass of the galaxy works to move it downward, and when below the plane the mass pulls it upward.  As a result the Sun oscillates through the galaxy, crossing the galactic plane once every 30 million years or so.

There has been a great deal of speculation that this oscillatory motion could have implications for life on Earth, such as triggering cometary bombardments and causing mass extinctions. There is little evidence to support this idea, since mass extinctions don’t strongly follow a 30 million year cycle, and studies of impacts on the Moon show no correlation either. But now a new study in Scientific Reports shows what seems to be a relation between galactic motion and Earth’s temperature.

The paper looked at temperature measurements of the Phanerozoic, which is the geologic period covering the last 540 million years. It covers everything from the Cambrian up to the present, which is most of the period in which complex life has been on Earth. Specifically, they looked at what is known as delta-O-18 measurements, which is a measurement of the oxygen 18 isotope relative to oxygen 16 within calcium carbonate deposits. These deposits were made by shelled organisms. Since the evaporation of water prefers O16 over O18 due to its smaller mass, delta-O-18 provides an indicator for geologic temperatures.

The team looked at 24,000 delta-O-18 measurements covering the Phanerozoic, and looked for a correlation between O18 levels and the position of the Sun relative to the galactic plane. What they found was a correlation with a confidence of 99.9%. So it seems fairly clear that our galactic position has had an effect on geologic temperatures. What isn’t clear is what could cause such a variation. The authors suggest that the motion may result in a variation of gamma rays striking the upper atmosphere, which could lead to changes in atmospheric temperature. At this point that it still pretty speculative.

Just to be clear, this paper looked at variations over long geologic scales. The motion of the Sun through the galaxy and any resulting temperature variation has no effect on the current warming trend we observe due to rising CO2 levels. Global warming, as it is often called, is not a galactic effect.

Image: Nature/C. Carreau-ESA.

Paper: Nir J. Shaviv, et al. Is the Solar System’s Galactic Motion Imprinted in the Phanerozoic Climate? Scientific Reports 4, Article number: 6150 (2014)___Another variable along with the Milankovitch cycles that influence our biosphere over the long term

Want a better grasp of the Universe and the reality you travel through?
You should follow +Brian Koberlein!

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2014-07-21 15:39:01 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

Via +Eric D Gayden

+Tina Vigilante for this great and Visual Post.
It puts an argument to rest in the best way....___Via +Eric D Gayden

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2014-07-02 05:19:21 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

There is a difference between caves and caverns

Look across this landscape. How long for a bed of sediments to erode into  mountains?
Ever see a 148 foot tall stalagmite?
Time. Written drop by drop. 

Via +Garry Hayes 

Pretty incredible fly-through of the second largest underground cavern room so far discovered.___There is a difference between caves and caverns

Look across this landscape. How long for a bed of sediments to erode into  mountains?
Ever see a 148 foot tall stalagmite?
Time. Written drop by drop. 

Via +Garry Hayes 

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2014-06-24 19:09:16 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 3 +1s)

Let the individual contribute as they would, but let us effectively prohibit corporations from contributing directly or indirectly." - Theodore Roosevelt

Since that wisdom has been subverted, we should have the benefit of knowing who their sponsors are.
The problem is obvious enough that it compelled a teen to address it.

Some people would say this needs to work all over the world, right, +Harish Pillay, +Sue Travers? "In the volatile political landscape of the United States, getting a straight answer out of a politician is virtually impossible, so don’t expect even the most trustworthy elected official to talk about who is stuffing their campaign coffers. If you want that information, you could spend the next week poking around on campaign finance websites, or you could just install Greenhouse [ http://allaregreen.us/ ], a browser plugin crafted by a kid who can’t even vote yet. Its creator, 16-year-old Nicholas Rubin, is helping add some much needed transparency to the folks bankrolling the U.S. political machine.
[...]
The data Greenhouse uses is pulled from OpenSecrets.org, and includes dollar figures from each politician’s most recent election cycle. There is, of course, the possibility that the lobbies that funded a congressperson’s last election aren’t necessarily the same ones currently contributing, but the chances are pretty good."___Let the individual contribute as they would, but let us effectively prohibit corporations from contributing directly or indirectly." - Theodore Roosevelt

Since that wisdom has been subverted, we should have the benefit of knowing who their sponsors are.
The problem is obvious enough that it compelled a teen to address it.

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2014-06-20 17:37:48 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Excellent!
Technology closing the gap

Share via +Giovanni Ranzo

Finally worked up the courage to e-mail my most beloved, OLPC. I want to go on location. Why? Because this. <3___Excellent!
Technology closing the gap

Share via +Giovanni Ranzo

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2014-06-19 18:15:32 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 12 +1s)

...it is charging as long as you hear the grunting noise.

Hey, can I borrow your phone char...ger... um, never mind. ___...it is charging as long as you hear the grunting noise.

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2014-06-19 17:56:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

In general, our educational product

hat tip to +Jared Carlisle

___In general, our educational product

hat tip to +Jared Carlisle

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2014-06-14 18:05:17 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

It seems people are much better at getting along than governments

From Helmet to Hijab
One woman, two wheels and the open road - #Iran___It seems people are much better at getting along than governments

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2014-06-13 14:02:17 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

Bravo!

Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport," Musk writes. "If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property landmines behind us to inhibit others, we are acting in a manner contrary to that goal."

Tesla Motors just open-sourced its electric car patents___Bravo!

Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport," Musk writes. "If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property landmines behind us to inhibit others, we are acting in a manner contrary to that goal."

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2014-06-12 16:15:10 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)

With thanks to +Bruce Marko

A favorite poet and philosopher, who's thoughts couldn't be expressed more completely or in more beautiful verse.
It is rare that I am compelled to stop reading and close the book, so that I might dwell there with the author and his thoughts for a moment longer.

“Trees are poems the earth writes upon the sky,
 We fell them down and turn them into paper,
 That we may record our emptiness.”  ― Khalil Gibran

#trees   #lovepoem   #earthandsky  
#deforestation   #paper  
  #emptiness   #khalilgibran  ___With thanks to +Bruce Marko

A favorite poet and philosopher, who's thoughts couldn't be expressed more completely or in more beautiful verse.
It is rare that I am compelled to stop reading and close the book, so that I might dwell there with the author and his thoughts for a moment longer.

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2014-06-11 03:05:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

Fun with escape velocity and taking out the trash

Imagine the speed required for atmospheric gas molecules to generate enough frictional heat to render this ship into plasma.

Look closely - that's a spaceship burning up in the atmosphere. (an unmanned cargo ship, photo by Alexander Gerst)___Fun with escape velocity and taking out the trash

Imagine the speed required for atmospheric gas molecules to generate enough frictional heat to render this ship into plasma.

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2014-06-11 00:43:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

The Gift from our Star

My driveway, West is to the left. The dryer portion to the left is barely sloped more toward the afternoon Sun by just a few degrees.

Our star does this on half the planet all the time, with the exception of cloud cover.
It is exciting that we are making such progress in harnessing that energy. Around a thousand watts per square meter at peak. Absolutely clean, and the source is free.
We were clever enough to learn how to capture it in multiple forms - wind and wave in addition to photo voltaic, now we have to work toward switching from fossil fuels to what has been there all along, 
Bouncing off the ground.
Our gift.

The Gift from our Star

My driveway, West is to the left. The dryer portion to the left is barely sloped more toward the afternoon Sun by just a few degrees.

Our star does this on half the planet all the time, with the exception of cloud cover.
It is exciting that we are making such progress in harnessing that energy. Around a thousand watts per square meter at peak. Absolutely clean, and the source is free.
We were clever enough to learn how to capture it in multiple forms - wind and wave in addition to photo voltaic, now we have to work toward switching from fossil fuels to what has been there all along, 
Bouncing off the ground.
Our gift.___

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2014-06-10 15:43:52 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

Brilliant way to sneak the point in

"Keep your eyes on the road and your hands upon the wheel"

Brilliant! ___Brilliant way to sneak the point in

"Keep your eyes on the road and your hands upon the wheel"

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2014-06-08 04:21:19 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)

Aluminum and Oxygen

Pure Corundum (aluminum oxide) is a colorless crystal but when formed in the presence of an impurity, it is colored.  In this case chromium, you get ruby. Substitute iron and you have sapphire.

For a natural crystal to be pure enough to be cleanly transparent, with no inclusions,cracks or other flaws - and have the right amount of a single homogeneous impurity to present a deep color throughout. .. The odds against all three perfections happening in the same place are tall.

You are much more likely to encounter a specimen like this rather than a perfectly clear pigeon blood crystal without a spec in it.
This is why a colored gemstone can far exceed a diamond in price.

Corundum variety Ruby in Zoiesite | #Geology #GeologyPage
Tanzania
©usageology on Flickr
www.geologypage.com___Aluminum and Oxygen

Pure Corundum (aluminum oxide) is a colorless crystal but when formed in the presence of an impurity, it is colored.  In this case chromium, you get ruby. Substitute iron and you have sapphire.

For a natural crystal to be pure enough to be cleanly transparent, with no inclusions,cracks or other flaws - and have the right amount of a single homogeneous impurity to present a deep color throughout. .. The odds against all three perfections happening in the same place are tall.

You are much more likely to encounter a specimen like this rather than a perfectly clear pigeon blood crystal without a spec in it.
This is why a colored gemstone can far exceed a diamond in price.

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2014-06-06 18:41:24 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

if I hadn't already, this would be the straw

Listening in through your microphone??
If you are happy participating in this business model fine, but there are better alternatives if it begins to creep you out.

if I hadn't already, this would be the straw

Listening in through your microphone??
If you are happy participating in this business model fine, but there are better alternatives if it begins to creep you out.___

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2014-06-06 17:11:52 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

*Those that lay down their lives at the alter of freedom seventy years ago are reflected in the lives we live today. The gift they bequeathed us is perpetual.
Rest in peace gentlemen, your legacy continues to flourish*

To all members of the greatest generation, thank you for the sacrifices you made to preserve the freedoms we enjoy today.



#DDay70   #Normandy   #normandylandings   #normandyinvasion   #normandy2014   #veterans   #DDay70th   #thegreatestgeneration   #sacrifice  #D-day___*Those that lay down their lives at the alter of freedom seventy years ago are reflected in the lives we live today. The gift they bequeathed us is perpetual.
Rest in peace gentlemen, your legacy continues to flourish*

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2014-05-30 21:29:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

BenchTip

A real time saver for me, no searching for the handpiece wrench.
On the end of a chain attached to the bench, I don't even have to look. Just reach to the right, feel the chain, slide my hand down and bingo.


BenchTip

A real time saver for me, no searching for the handpiece wrench.
On the end of a chain attached to the bench, I don't even have to look. Just reach to the right, feel the chain, slide my hand down and bingo.
___

2014-05-26 22:57:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt”

With the Memorial day weekend fresh in mind,
this will move you.
Well Done Lizzy!___“Those who have long enjoyed such privileges as we enjoy forget in time that men have died to win them."
- Franklin D. Roosevelt”

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2014-05-12 18:12:47 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)

Ah springtime in the Rockies. Mow the grass one day and shovel the snow the next day.

Ah springtime in the Rockies. Mow the grass one day and shovel the snow the next day.___

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2014-05-06 23:59:51 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

The beautiful fact that both extremes are  aspects of the same thing - you couldn't know one without the other

Beauty? not without ugly. Low? compared to what?

Via +Bruce Marko 

#lightandshadow

https://www.smore.com/93s4f-obat-kanker-payudara___The beautiful fact that both extremes are  aspects of the same thing - you couldn't know one without the other

Beauty? not without ugly. Low? compared to what?

Via +Bruce Marko 

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2014-05-05 18:39:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Well done Dad!
Teach them physics and leave them laughing!

Guy is an awesome dad :D___Well done Dad!
Teach them physics and leave them laughing!

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2014-05-04 18:02:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

"A man who does read has no advantage over a man who can't."

So be careful ;)___"A man who does read has no advantage over a man who can't."

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2014-04-30 23:29:41 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Anchor Chain

Slightly larger than actual size, 16inch 14k.
One of the most labor intensive pieces Iv'e ever done.
Mine.

Create a wax model and execute an original master (in sterling) with one end closed and the other open.
Make a vulcanized rubber mold and create a sprue and smaller vent.
Wax inject the mold repeatedly.
Build a sprue tree, invest it's flask and burn it out.
Cast
Sawing off each link, filing and smoothing each link.
Assemble the chain, flux and solder the links individually.
Pickle, and clean the chain  
Final smoothing of all the joints.
Polish each link.
Solder a sister hook clasp on one end, clean that and polish.
Grin.

It's been a while and you can see the wear, when I did this gold was $200. an ounce for 24k casting shot. I alloyed the metal myself also.

Anchor Chain

Slightly larger than actual size, 16inch 14k.
One of the most labor intensive pieces Iv'e ever done.
Mine.

Create a wax model and execute an original master (in sterling) with one end closed and the other open.
Make a vulcanized rubber mold and create a sprue and smaller vent.
Wax inject the mold repeatedly.
Build a sprue tree, invest it's flask and burn it out.
Cast
Sawing off each link, filing and smoothing each link.
Assemble the chain, flux and solder the links individually.
Pickle, and clean the chain  
Final smoothing of all the joints.
Polish each link.
Solder a sister hook clasp on one end, clean that and polish.
Grin.

It's been a while and you can see the wear, when I did this gold was $200. an ounce for 24k casting shot. I alloyed the metal myself also.___

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2014-04-30 21:54:04 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Quite alarming that such a powerful event can manifest in even a "weak" solar cycle

Unpredictable. Our electronic dependent society is twisting in the wind, and barely aware of it.

The Earth narrowly evaded a huge electromagnetic burp from the sun. Worth the 4-minute listen: ScienceCasts: Carrington-class CME Narrowly Misses Earth___Quite alarming that such a powerful event can manifest in even a "weak" solar cycle

Unpredictable. Our electronic dependent society is twisting in the wind, and barely aware of it.

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2014-04-30 19:38:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)

Jonathan Livingston dolphin

The cognitive capacity on display here affirms to me there is an intellect capable of higher communication.
For all of our "intelligence" we are unable to develop a language that bridges our species. It doesn't bode well for our ability to communicate with aliens.

Dolphin creates bubble rings
#wow #gif

via http://xeeme.com/LADYTEREZIE___Jonathan Livingston dolphin

The cognitive capacity on display here affirms to me there is an intellect capable of higher communication.
For all of our "intelligence" we are unable to develop a language that bridges our species. It doesn't bode well for our ability to communicate with aliens.

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2014-04-30 17:59:12 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)

For the pedestrian it's a game of "Beat the Reaper"

And they establish liability by______ ?

Crazy Ethiopian intersection.___For the pedestrian it's a game of "Beat the Reaper"

And they establish liability by______ ?

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2014-04-17 23:03:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Might have been a good idea to equip the robotic arm with a soft brush

Mars Rover Selfie! A self-portrait of our Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity taken in late March 2014 (right) shows that much of the dust on the rover's solar arrays has been removed by wind since a similar portrait from January 2014 (left). Cleaning effects boosted the amount of electricity available for the rover's work. More: http://www.nasa.gov/jpl/mer/solar-panel-selfie20140417/index.html#.U1BaRPldWSq___Might have been a good idea to equip the robotic arm with a soft brush

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2014-04-17 22:55:21 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)

Connect the Dots

Interesting that shells in sediment cores accurately record the oxygen isotope ratio, that reflects deep ocean temperature.

As we distill more information into understanding, the picture becomes clearer.

Crucial new information about how the ice ages came about | #Geology #GeologyPage

An international team of scientists has discovered new relationships between deep-sea temperature and ice-volume changes to provide crucial new information about how the ice ages came about.

Researchers from the University of Southampton, the National Oceanography Centre and the Australian National University developed a new method for determining sea-level and deep-sea temperature variability over the past 5.3 million years. It provides new insight into the climatic relationships that caused the development of major ice-age cycles during the past two million years.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2014/04/crucial-new-information-about-how-ice.html

*Photo : An international team of scientists has discovered new relationships between deep-sea temperature and ice-volume changes to provide crucial new information about how the ice ages came about.
Credit: © biolphoto / Fotolia

Geology
www.geologypage.com___Connect the Dots

Interesting that shells in sediment cores accurately record the oxygen isotope ratio, that reflects deep ocean temperature.

As we distill more information into understanding, the picture becomes clearer.

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2014-03-16 16:51:19 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Seeing through new eyes
Neither do the astronauts, those privileged enough to have looked down from orbit.

+Ron Garan shared an observation upon returning from the I.S.S. riding back aboard a Soyuz after the Shuttle was retired.
The capsule lands in Kazakhstan, half way around the world from where he lives.

Ron said the Soyuz rested on it's side, and through the window he could see soil and the grass growing in it and his first though was I am home

___Seeing through new eyes
Neither do the astronauts, those privileged enough to have looked down from orbit.

+Ron Garan shared an observation upon returning from the I.S.S. riding back aboard a Soyuz after the Shuttle was retired.
The capsule lands in Kazakhstan, half way around the world from where he lives.

Ron said the Soyuz rested on it's side, and through the window he could see soil and the grass growing in it and his first though was I am home

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2014-03-14 18:42:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Life at Escape Velocity

I applaud NASA and their effort to further engage the public in the operations of the greatest multinational effort of scientific research in history.

Credit must go to the Canadian rocket man, former station commander +Chris Hadfield for his outreach to social media and the world wide interest he generated.
Well done Commander!

NASA couldn't help but notice the potential for public relations.

Space history will be made tonight, and it will be broadcast "Live From Space" for the world to watch. How NASA and National Geographic will transport you up: http://oak.ctx.ly/r/sviu

The two-hour "Live From Space" special, which National Geographic Channel will air at 8 p.m. EDT/5 p.m. PDT (0000 GMT)___Life at Escape Velocity

I applaud NASA and their effort to further engage the public in the operations of the greatest multinational effort of scientific research in history.

Credit must go to the Canadian rocket man, former station commander +Chris Hadfield for his outreach to social media and the world wide interest he generated.
Well done Commander!

NASA couldn't help but notice the potential for public relations.

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2014-03-12 23:55:12 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

A global communications network

Is a catalyst for social evolution and Is a hallmark of an advanced civilization. If you are reading this, you are privileged enough to have access to it.

It occurred to me reading the link headline, that after the Barbary Wars It became the stated mission of the United States Navy to keep the world's oceans "Open and Free" for all. That's how important the flow of commerce was for the development of Nations.

An open and free network is just as critical

A global communications network

Is a catalyst for social evolution and Is a hallmark of an advanced civilization. If you are reading this, you are privileged enough to have access to it.

It occurred to me reading the link headline, that after the Barbary Wars It became the stated mission of the United States Navy to keep the world's oceans "Open and Free" for all. That's how important the flow of commerce was for the development of Nations.

An open and free network is just as critical___

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2014-03-11 17:48:04 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

Outstanding!!

Carl Sagan's Cosmos (all 13 episodes) - Just because....even now the music alone is enough to make my spine tingle___Outstanding!!

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2014-03-08 20:14:40 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

Doing what needs to be done

International Women's Day

Yes, she is doing it on the train in NYC subway.___Doing what needs to be done

International Women's Day

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2014-03-07 23:07:17 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

A copy of Nature

Having taught myself rubber mold making to replicate my jewelry designs, the technique can be used to copy anything that can withstand the temperature and pressure of the vulcanizing process. 

Here is a close relative of Tridacna, the giant clam that made an excellent belt buckle.

A copy of Nature

Having taught myself rubber mold making to replicate my jewelry designs, the technique can be used to copy anything that can withstand the temperature and pressure of the vulcanizing process. 

Here is a close relative of Tridacna, the giant clam that made an excellent belt buckle.___

2014-03-07 22:22:40 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)

Argue your limitations and sure enough, they are yours

A lot of good advice in here

Argue your limitations and sure enough, they are yours

A lot of good advice in here___

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2014-03-07 18:46:57 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)

Magma movement provides seismic imagery of structure beneath volcano

Sound waves generated by earthquakes from magma movement travel through material and temperatures at different rates, yielding a detailed structural image.

First-ever 3D image created of the structure beneath Sierra Negra volcano | #Geology #GeologyPage

The Galápagos Islands are home to some of the most active volcanoes in the world, with more than 50 eruptions in the last 200 years. Yet until recently, scientists knew far more about the history of finches, tortoises, and iguanas than of the volcanoes on which these unusual fauna had evolved.

Now research out of the University of Rochester is providing a better picture of the subterranean plumbing system that feeds the Galápagos volcanoes, as well as a major difference with another Pacific Island chain -- the Hawaiian Islands. The findings have been published in the Journal of Geophysical Research: Solid Earth.

Read more : http://www.geologypage.com/2014/03/first-ever-3d-image-created-of.html

*Photo : This illustration shows the plumbing system beneath
the Sierra Negra volcano.
Credit: Cynthia Ebinger, University of Rochester

Geology
www.geologypage.com___ Magma movement provides seismic imagery of structure beneath volcano

Sound waves generated by earthquakes from magma movement travel through material and temperatures at different rates, yielding a detailed structural image.

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2014-03-06 02:40:44 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Entropy in high gear

___Entropy in high gear

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2014-03-06 00:07:54 (8 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)

Ballast Stone

Geologically the Cayman Islands are little more than fossil coral with White beaches - So you can see a dark igneous stone like this from a hundred yards away.

On their way back to Spain, the great galleons Adjusted their ship's ballast according to their load. They did this by adding weight to the ship's bilge.
The trip back home took a while, and as it happened, the islands of the Caribbean were populated with turtles. Well, a turtle could survive in the bilge of the ship for months without food or water, providing the crew with fresh meat for the journey.
This stone was thrown overboard and it's weight replaced with a live turtle as the ship passed the Caymans.

 I felt the stone would make a nice memento of the scuba trip so I brought it home. looking closer as I cleaned it up, I noticed it was riddled with what looked like... more »

Ballast Stone

Geologically the Cayman Islands are little more than fossil coral with White beaches - So you can see a dark igneous stone like this from a hundred yards away.

On their way back to Spain, the great galleons Adjusted their ship's ballast according to their load. They did this by adding weight to the ship's bilge.
The trip back home took a while, and as it happened, the islands of the Caribbean were populated with turtles. Well, a turtle could survive in the bilge of the ship for months without food or water, providing the crew with fresh meat for the journey.
This stone was thrown overboard and it's weight replaced with a live turtle as the ship passed the Caymans.

 I felt the stone would make a nice memento of the scuba trip so I brought it home. looking closer as I cleaned it up, I noticed it was riddled with what looked like green crystals - So being a lapidary kind of guy, I slabbed it on my diamond saw.
Turns out it is full of little emeralds, The source of which in South America was a primary draw for the crown.
The white you see is from impacts rolling around in the surge from a couple of hundred years of hurricanes.

after polishing the cut and seeing it, coupled with the history behind it, I was compelled to make a display for it.
The tag says "Reef Gallery" which was my mail order business for  marine oriented jewelry.___

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2014-02-27 18:07:27 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)

You are here

Observe the light source, from the lower left. Now notice that the moons orbiting Jupiter draw a line pointing in the same direction. A "fossil" of the accretion disk the system coalesced from, the orbital plane of the solar system - the ecliptic.

Go outside after sunset and observe the terminator on the Moon. Imagine viewing the Earth from a similar vantage, and think of your position just on the dark side.
 Locate Polaris, remember that the two stars that form the front edge of the big dipper point to it.
Place East and West from where you observe.
That will give the perspective of your planet's direction of rotation, it's axis and your particular seasonal orientation to the star.
The Moon and multiple planet alignment allows you to perceive the ecliptic, the entire systems orbital plane, and where you stand in relation to it.

All ato... more »

Vlad Dumitrescu imaged the moon from Romania as it approached Jupiter and it's four Galilean moons on July 15, 2012___You are here

Observe the light source, from the lower left. Now notice that the moons orbiting Jupiter draw a line pointing in the same direction. A "fossil" of the accretion disk the system coalesced from, the orbital plane of the solar system - the ecliptic.

Go outside after sunset and observe the terminator on the Moon. Imagine viewing the Earth from a similar vantage, and think of your position just on the dark side.
 Locate Polaris, remember that the two stars that form the front edge of the big dipper point to it.
Place East and West from where you observe.
That will give the perspective of your planet's direction of rotation, it's axis and your particular seasonal orientation to the star.
The Moon and multiple planet alignment allows you to perceive the ecliptic, the entire systems orbital plane, and where you stand in relation to it.

All at once, you become aware that you have expanded your perspective to encompass everything, from the spot you stand on - to the gravitational embrace of the entire system that your planet participates in.
Witness the wonder, then go back inside and get warm. Don't be surprised if someone asks you what you are smiling about.

Image by Vlad Dumitrescu
H\T Henna khan

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2014-02-22 23:50:15 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)

This is great...
The fourth tweet is my fav. Best laugh of the day!

JP Morgan gets Owned on Twitter

#Banksters   #JPMorgan   #AskJPM   #TooBigToFail  
http://goo.gl/pdcPlH___This is great...
The fourth tweet is my fav. Best laugh of the day!

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2014-02-22 19:58:40 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)

Saturn's polar hexagon

That geometry claws at my intellect and cries to be understood..

Spectacular image of the Saturn North Polar Region

To give the viewers context and an idea of the enormous size of Saturn, this image is taken at an altitude just short of about 1,000,000 kilometers from the surface; that's about 3 times the distance between the Earth and the Moon!

#SaturnDay  

"This view is centered on terrain at 75 degrees north latitude, 120 degrees west longitude. Images taken using red, green and blue spectral filters were combined to create this natural-color view. The images were taken with the Cassini spacecraft wide-angle camera on July 22, 2013.

This view was acquired at a distance of approximately 611,000 miles (984,000 kilometers) from Saturn. Image scale is 51 miles (82 kilometers) per pixel. "

read more --> http://www.ciclops.org/view/7735/Painted-Lines-on-an-Ornament

Image Credits: Cassini/NASA/JPL-Caltech/Space Science Institute
Released: December 23, 2013 (PIA 17175)___Saturn's polar hexagon

That geometry claws at my intellect and cries to be understood..

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2014-02-21 18:27:23 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)

As we have been able to extend our senses beyond their range with technology, "the more we learn, the greater we find is our ignorance."

I am reminded of William Herschel and his experiments with the light spectrum displayed by a prism. He was sliding a thermometer into each color and noticed the temperature increase before the thermometer touched the red end. He had just discovered the infrared, proving the spectrum extended beyond what was visible to us

Reading the Rainbow

The visible spectrum is only a narrow range of wavelengths within a much larger spectrum.  Much of astronomy is done at these other wavelengths, such as radio, x-ray, and ultraviolet.  In the image below, the Sun is viewed at various wavelengths, and you can see how each wavelength tells a slightly different story.

This is true for other objects as well, which is why we use so many different types of telescopes to view the heavens.

Image: NASA/SDO/Goddard Space Flight Center.  (http://goo.gl/M29nb)  It is worth checking out the link for more information on the various images.___As we have been able to extend our senses beyond their range with technology, "the more we learn, the greater we find is our ignorance."

I am reminded of William Herschel and his experiments with the light spectrum displayed by a prism. He was sliding a thermometer into each color and noticed the temperature increase before the thermometer touched the red end. He had just discovered the infrared, proving the spectrum extended beyond what was visible to us

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2014-02-18 19:09:15 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)

The story of life on Earth is locked up in the human body

This is going to be a great series of three programs. I can highly recommended the book.

___The story of life on Earth is locked up in the human body

This is going to be a great series of three programs. I can highly recommended the book.

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2014-02-13 23:12:42 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)

Wave Cloud
Atmospheric circumstances collide here and roll East across the great plains. 
We get some pretty dynamic weather along the front range (Eastern slope, Colorado) of the Rocky Mountains. High altitude, high velocity winds sculpt this weather front into stacked lenticular glory.
This presented itself as I was on a walk with only a cell phone to capture it, and not enough time to hang and watch the sunset paint it.

Wave Cloud
Atmospheric circumstances collide here and roll East across the great plains. 
We get some pretty dynamic weather along the front range (Eastern slope, Colorado) of the Rocky Mountains. High altitude, high velocity winds sculpt this weather front into stacked lenticular glory.
This presented itself as I was on a walk with only a cell phone to capture it, and not enough time to hang and watch the sunset paint it.___

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2014-02-13 22:40:13 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)

It all depends on your perspective

Sometimes it is difficult understanding how others look at the same thing as us and see it so differently, tending to believe the other is in error. We fail to consider we can only see through the lens of our own experience.

It all depends on your perspective

Sometimes it is difficult understanding how others look at the same thing as us and see it so differently, tending to believe the other is in error. We fail to consider we can only see through the lens of our own experience.___

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2014-02-07 17:52:07 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

Starving in the dark
Such a stark contrast of a backward little kingdom positioned between two planet powerhouses. One day the people are going to take their government by surprise.

A picture is worth a 1000 words...

Via +Fragile Oasis  Light is not playing a trick on your eyes - in between the blazing night lights of China on the left and South Korea on the right - 25 million Earthlings of North Korea in the dark. This picture was taken by a human living and working on the International Space Station 30 January 2014.___Starving in the dark
Such a stark contrast of a backward little kingdom positioned between two planet powerhouses. One day the people are going to take their government by surprise.

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2014-02-07 05:02:14 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)

You shall Not Pass..

___You shall Not Pass..

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2014-02-05 18:44:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)

Period. A punctuation

A fresh impact on Mars.
Think of the meteor that exploded over Russia, not large in terms of the potential, not an extinction level event - but had it impacted things would be different today. Earth experienced a much larger impact that resulted in a biological reset that ended the 165 million year rule of the dinosaurs... A period to their era.

Our window of opportunity has lasted 65 million years, and we stand on the threshold of being able to influence an object with Earth's name on it. We might just make it...
It would be poetic if the damage we have wrought in our technological adolescence proved to be an evolutionary necessity to develop the ability to save everything.
That scar on Mars is a good argument for funding asteroid manipulation.

Period. A punctuation

A fresh impact on Mars.
Think of the meteor that exploded over Russia, not large in terms of the potential, not an extinction level event - but had it impacted things would be different today. Earth experienced a much larger impact that resulted in a biological reset that ended the 165 million year rule of the dinosaurs... A period to their era.

Our window of opportunity has lasted 65 million years, and we stand on the threshold of being able to influence an object with Earth's name on it. We might just make it...
It would be poetic if the damage we have wrought in our technological adolescence proved to be an evolutionary necessity to develop the ability to save everything.
That scar on Mars is a good argument for funding asteroid manipulation.___

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