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Ward Plunet has been at 6 events

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Rackspace494,707Update:Rackspace today announced the launch of Performance Cloud Servers. Performance Cloud Servers are designed with 100 percent data center-grade, RAID 10-protected solid-state disks (SSDs), powerful Intel® Xeon® E5 processors, up to 120 Gigabytes of RAM, and 40 Gigabits per second of highly available network throughput to the host.  Join us at noon central time today to learn more about this powerful compute offering. Stay tuned to this event page for the live video stream.Big Cloud Announcement from Rackspace2013-11-05 19:00:00247 
Google+8,596,136The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0034078 
Sarah Hill2,718,846Calling all inhabitants of the Ghost Town.  Let's #HIRL in Austin, TX!!!   (Hangout In Real Life).Hear how ★ Plusketeers are using the +Google+  platform to create their own #humanmedia posse and how 2013 could be the year for + Google +. Our venue only holds 100 so you must RVSP early and email googleplus@vu.com if you'd like to join us for lunch. +Veterans United is picking up the tab for free food and drinks but you're ghosts...so you don't eat much right?  ♥♥♥   #SXSWHIRL  HIRL in Austin, TX2013-03-09 12:00:00247 
SELF Magazine406,380We're teaming up with +Google+ to host a series of Hangouts aimed to jumpstart your New Year. Starting January 14, we'll kick off Hangouts On Air, featuring a range of experts such as SELF's Fitness, Beauty and Fashion Editors, celebrity trainers, travel experts, nutritionists, career leaders, non-profit experts and more. Want a chance to join one of the Hangouts? Have questions on the topics below? Post your #13for13 query and what Hangout you're interested in joining and you could be selected. Be sure to use the #13for13 hashtag on G+ and tweet us @SELFmagazine.SCHEDULE OF EVENTS*Check back often for new hosts, participants and updates!http://www.self.com/health/resolutionsMon 1/14 - Travel to New Places - 12pm EST +Sonia GilMon 1/14 - Eat Healthy - 4:30pm EST +Shawna Coronado Tues 1/15 - Enjoy More Quality Time with Family - 2pm EST +Kimberley Blaine Wed 1/16 - De-stressThurs 1/17 - Fall in Love +The Gaggle Fri 1/18 - Kickstart Your Career - 1:30pm EST +Dan Schawbel Fri 1/18 - Spend Less, Save MoreTues 1/22 - Take Charge of Your HealthTues 1/22 - Volunteer +charity: water Wed 1/23 - Get InvolvedWed 1/23 - Learn Something New +MAKE Thurs 1/24 - Get Fit - 1pm EST +SELF Magazine Fri 1/25 - Revamp Your Look 1pm EST +SELF Magazine 13 Resolutions for a Better 20132013-01-14 14:00:00232 
Blythe Metz289,802This is a Hangout On Air, 4pm PST or 7pm EST, with +Marc Stevens and +Bradford Lowry . Dr. Marc Stevens will be discussing  ways to stay healthy this holiday.Please feel free to post your questions on this events page, We will be answering those questions during the HOA (hangout On Air). Staying Healthy This Holiday with Nutrition2012-12-18 01:00:0066 
Fraser Cain919,988To celebrate the landing of NASA's Curiosity Rover - the Mars Science Laboratory - we'll be running a special live hangout. In conjunction with +CosmoQuest. We'll have all your favorite space/astronomy journalists on hand to discuss the mission in depth, and celebrate the landing live, when it happens. Join Fraser Cain, +Pamela L. Gay, +Philip Plait and +Miles O'Brien for this special event.Over the course of this 4-hour Google+ Hangout on Air, we'll interview members of the Curiosity team live in the hangout, as well as other special guests from the +The Planetary Society and the +SETI Institute.+Scott Lewis and +Amy Shira Teitel will be on location at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory to interview members of the engineering team, and show you what it's like to be at NASA during this amazing moment.We'll update this event as we lock down more of the guests and participants. See you there! You can follow the hashtag #marshangout  (this will replace our regular Sunday night +Virtual Star Party)Google+ Hangout - Curiosity Landing Coverage2012-08-06 05:00:004875 

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Sirilus Kristio ami joyo0 Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post2014-11-22 20:28:12487002
David Jenkins131Great circle of engagers. 2014-11-22 20:08:39500013
Project Bolony1,618Rules are simple:1. SHARE this circle share Post PUBLICLY to your stream.2. Make sure you PLUS and COMMENT the ORIGINAL POST for me to see it.3. ADD this circle to your circles4. INCLUDE ME in YOUR circle and SHARE#sharedcircle       #awesomepeople   #circleshare     #circlesharing     #publiccircle   #circleshared 2014-11-20 22:29:55419000
Technology-Hub.Net0  #marketing   #sharedcircles #circleshare #socialmedia #socialmediamarketing  Share this amazing Circle of wonderful People!!To Grow your network with Us2014-11-20 12:23:13501000
John Wood20,452Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle2014-11-20 11:36:04487003
TeamLazR728Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles  #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle  #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing  #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles2014-11-19 06:58:33483001
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,950SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS : CIRCLE V.8; maintained by +Atanas Georgiev Atanasov  ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science   #Research   #Technology   #NASA    #Space   #Innovation   #Engineering   #NIAC   #nutrition   #Entrepreneur   #Commercial #ScienceSunday   #Sundayscience   #Science   #Research   #Tech #GameTech   #GameTechnology   #Gaming   #VideoGaming   #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch    #innovation   #Inflammation   #Brain #mindcontrol   #photography   #tech   #socialmedia   #googleplus #naturalproduct   2014-11-17 05:24:223625111
Matteo Di Felice8,437A very interesting new circle created by +Daniel Stock  with Google Plus international influencers.If you like to be added to the next circle:1) Add +Matteo Di Felice & +Daniel Stock  to your circles2) Plus one and a comment this post 3) Shared with your extended circlesEnjoy your new contact! :-)2014-11-15 17:17:38499102
Daniel Stock94,004▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂HERE'S VERSION 81-B OF MY SHARED PUBLIC CIRCLEUPDATED SATURDAY 11/15/2014▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia2014-11-15 16:49:35500262144
TeamLazR494Active users on Google+. Circle Share If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles  #sharedcircle #AddCircle #FindCircles #addcircle  #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing  #publiccircle   #publicsharedcircles2014-11-14 23:20:41483000
Pauline Cabrera23,507Bloggers of Google+ V12: Grow your G+ following with us!Hi guys, here is the V12 circle! The latest one :) Please share, and add the whole circle. IF you're a blogger and want to grow your G+ following, come and join us. Here's how to join (very simple!):If you want to be added to the next circle, please do the following steps:1. Add this circle 2. Share this circle to Public 3. Comment below with your quality blog URL Please note:● You must be an active Google+ user who shares useful content.● Your blog must be family-friendly. No adult, gambling, controversial, politics, religion blogs.Schedule:● We publish the circle every 2 weeks on Thursdays. The next public circle will be shared on Thursday November 27, 2014 and will be published by +David Leonhardt :)We are also looking forward to seeing you sharing and participating in the Bloggers of Google Plus Community at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/112306709258150415321Your blogging friends...+Pauline Cabrera +David Leonhardt +Sam Stormborn Ormandy How The Circle Works* Adding the circle will help you to get connected with other bloggers here on Google+* Being included in the fortnightly shared circle will help you grow a specific following of people who want to add bloggers to their circles. * The more the circle is shared, the more people are likely to add it as it will be given more publicity on everyone's profiles all over Google+*  Also if the person creating the circle has a lot of followers like myself, then those followers will see the circle and add it if they want to add bloggers to their circles. Hope this explanation helps, please feel free to ask if you have any questions! :) #Bloggers   #GooglePlus   #WordPress   #Blogger   #SharedCircle  2014-11-14 19:56:553349197121
TeamLazR408Active users on Google+. Circle Share. If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle #epicengagers #davidromaphotography #addcircle #addpeople #affiliate #awesome #awesomecircles #awesomepeople #besocial #bestengagers #bestsharedcircle #circle #circlefriday #circlemonday2014-11-13 23:03:01483002
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,633SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS : CIRCLE V.7; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science   #Research   #Technology   #NASA    #Space   #Innovation   #Engineering   #NIAC   #nutrition   #Entrepreneur   #Commercial #ScienceSunday  #Sundayscience   #Science   #Research   #Tech #GameTech  #GameTechnology   #Gaming   #VideoGaming   #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation   #Inflammation   #Brain #mindcontrol  #photography   #tech   #socialmedia   #googleplus #naturalproduct  #artists   #foodies   #cars2014-11-13 05:47:40346101
Ruta a la Patagonia - Bariloche7,570┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊ ☆ ┊ GREAT FRIENDS v2 CIRCLE  ┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊☆┊_________________________________________________________●❈●❈●❉●  Please Share From The Original Post! ●❈●❈●❉●▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ CLICK READ MORE FOR FULL CONTENT ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼This is the Great Friends v2  Google Plus CircleIf you want to participate please kindly frollow the following rules::-)1. Add me to your circles if you haven´t done it already2. Share this circle to Public3. Plus or coment this post so we know you wish to participate in upcoming circlesPlease note:● You must be an active Google+ user and shares useful content.● Your posts must be family-friendly. No adult, gambling, controversial, politics, religion blogs.Have a nice day!Your blogging friends of: +Ruta a la Patagonia - Bariloche    +Hotel Howard Johnson Trenque Lauquen   www.hjtrenquelauquen.com.ar #circle   #CircleShare   #Hotel   #HowardJohnson   #TrenqueLauquen   #Ruta5   #alojamiento   #Patagonia                            2014-11-12 14:06:03489171742
Benjamin Davis1,763This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2014-11-11 10:50:14500002
Brian Mcquillan13,393New Public CircleThis is a public circle of people that would like to be circulated in order to discover new people with similar interest and to gain more followers, if you would like to be included please follow these steps.1. Follow/Add our page(this is needed in order for us to add you to the circle).2. Share the circle publicly.3. (Optional) if you would like to be include in a more specialized circle click on this link #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomeness  #awesomepeople #awesomecircle  #awesome   #awesomesauce #awesomeness #awesomepeople2014-11-11 08:27:25464438
B3NKZZ0▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂HERE'S VERSION 1a OF MY SHARED PUBLIC CIRCLEUPDATED SATURDAY 11/11/2014▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2014-11-11 05:22:32501000
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,490SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : CIRCLE V.6; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science   #Research   #Technology   #NASA    #Space   #Innovation   #Engineering   #NIAC   #nutrition   #Entrepreneur   #Commercial #ScienceSunday  #Sundayscience   #Science   #Research   #Tech #GameTech  #GameTechnology   #Gaming   #VideoGaming   #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation   #Inflammation   #Brain #mindcontrol  #photography   #tech   #socialmedia   #googleplus #naturalproduct  #artists   #foodies   2014-11-10 06:22:16330011
Daniel Stock92,961▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂HERE'S VERSION 80-B OF MY SHARED PUBLIC CIRCLEUPDATED SATURDAY 11/8/2014▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2014-11-08 21:16:15500212040
Ruta a la Patagonia - Bariloche7,025┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊ ☆ ┊  M A R B L E  CIRCLE  ┊ ☆ ┊☆ ┊☆┊_________________________________________________________●❈●❈●❉●  Please Share From The Original Post! ●❈●❈●❉●▼▼▼▼▼▼▼ CLICK READ MORE FOR FULL CONTENT ▼▼▼▼▼▼▼This is the PLATINUM Google Plus CircleIf you want to participate please kindly frollow the following rules::-)1. Add me to your circles if you haven´t done it already2. Share this circle to Public3. Plus or coment this post so we know you wish to participate in upcoming circlesPlease note:● You must be an active Google+ user and shares useful content.● Your posts must be family-friendly. No adult, gambling, controversial, politics, religion blogs.Have a nice day!Your blogging friends of:  +Ruta a la Patagonia - Bariloche +Hotel Howard Johnson Trenque Lauquen  www.hjtrenquelauquen.com.ar                                                 2014-11-08 11:39:21489013
TeamLazR0This circle contains people WHO are very active on Google+ If you Received a notification, please reshare to your circles If you'd like to be Added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post #circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #circleoftheday #circleall #circlecircle #circleday #circleme #circlenetwork #circleoftheweek #Alexandria #Cairo #Hurghada #Luxor #Sharm #El #Sheikh #Equatorial #Guinea #Malabo #Ethiopia #Addis #Ababa #Gabon #Libreville #Gambia #Banjul #Ghana #Accra #Guinea #Conakry #Kenya #Mombasa #Liberia 2014-11-08 09:34:53484001
Ryan Johnson17,469Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle2014-11-07 11:38:23487337
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,228SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : CIRCLE V.5; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial#ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech#GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft#MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain#mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus#naturalproduct #artists #foodies #cars #sharingiscaring  #Liver#sharingmeansthankyou #socialmedia  #sports #Smartphones#tablets 2014-11-06 08:10:34369051
Becky Collins18,552Great Bloggers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo 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 !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  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-11-06 05:32:12401000
Kenneth Nicholson8,176Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle2014-11-05 08:32:434306515
Sharon Caroline1,629Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this.#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-05 08:31:58463000
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,228SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : Circle V.3, maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies 2014-11-05 07:02:42362101
Raffaele Romeo Arena55,306Very Important Circle#specialcircle        Hi friends! This is an incredible circle, created with important selection from my another ten circles very importants.In this circle there are only engagment people. If you want to enlarge your circle, you have to reshare this circle. So, do you want to enlarge your circle? And now, what are you waiting for?The most important engager is reshared, because only with it we could enlarge the our circle.if you want to be part of the next  Special Cirlce V.30:1 - include me in your circles 3 - shared the circle (include yourself) 4 - add +1 to the post 5 - happy life and sun is sunshine. More you share more you are great.http://buzznews.it/stasera-in-tv-4-novembre-programmi-8058/#cerchiamassima  #SpecialNew    #circles  #sharedcircles #addcircle  #veryimpcircle  #sharedpubliccircles  #growfollowers #circleshare  #publicsharedcircles  #circleoftheweek #circlesharing  #publiccircle  #findcircles  #circlemeup #influencers  #influencer  #influence  #influencermarketing #sharedcircle      #raffoar    #circleshare  #howtoenlargecircle #socialmediamarketing    #socialmediastrategy #highheelsbrands    #socialnetworking      2014-11-04 16:27:54484023
Diana Breath9,803GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-11-04 13:51:27487002
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,127Science and Technology +Friends: Circle 2014 V.2 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies #cars 2014-11-04 06:51:44407101
Rosie Taylor12,301#6                        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Circle Share 146  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                 •-::-•:*:•-:¦: Fall Share and Be Shared :¦:-•:*:•.::-•      •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  If you want to be shared in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-• •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Just share it and I will keep you in this circle  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•        •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Boost your visibility on Google+  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•                       •-::-•:*:•-:¦:  Share the circle!  :¦:-•:*:•.::-•This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshar2014-11-03 02:12:49436000
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov982Science and Technology Circle 2014 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA   #Space #Innovation   #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists 2014-11-02 08:37:19453101
John Nuntiatio50,195#newcircle #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small #smallcircle #photography #health2014-10-31 07:21:42206010
SHARED CIRCLES BEST ENGAGERS23,202SHARERS ELITE - REVIVE CIRCLE NO 4@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@IF YOU RECEIVED THIS NOTIFICATION IT MEANS THAT YOU ARE INCLUDED INTHIS CIRCLE:d@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@PLEASE SHARE FROM ORIGINAL POST:https://plus.google.com/103033650603951119751/posts/DxVpJtSXRpY@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@Hi!Because I was busy with myebook series project,I did not share too many circles.Therefore I decided toshare all those great circles I already haveand check what has changed.This is my 4th circle.In all my shared circlesI keep my best sharers only.My goal is always to create best circles.I really love to stay connected with you guys!So if you want to be included inany of them, please continuesharing these circles with your friends.PS.When you share, you share yourself first.Also share and allow yourself to be shared by others!Ian from+SHARED CIRCLES BEST ENGAGERS @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@IF YOU WANT TO BE INCLUDEDIN A NEW VERSIONS OF MY CIRCLES THEN:1. Make sure you have already added me into your circles2. Plus, Comment and Reshare this post in PUBLIC3. Please make sure you plus, reshare and comment on the Original Post (LINK BELOW)!Otherwise I may not notice your activity!LINK TO THE ORIGINAL POST:https://plus.google.com/103033650603951119751/posts/DxVpJtSXRpY@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@Ian Collins+Shared Circles Best Engagershttp://bit.ly/IanCollinsAmazon@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@#circle #circles #public #publiccircle   #circleshare #circlesharing   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #morefollowers #sharingcircles   #circleshare   #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles   2014-10-30 10:29:37415000
Becky Collins18,305Project Management Interest Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo 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 !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  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-29 05:09:31430002
Krzysztof Hanusiak8,792Circle share with new friends.Hi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography #Photograph #Best #BestPhotographers #BestPhotos #BestPhoto # Circles 2014-10-28 20:36:25490014
Sam Stormborn Ormandy60,002◥◣◥◣◥◣◥◣◥◣◥◣ Bloggers of Google+ V11 ◢◤◢◤◢◤◢◤◢◤◢◤◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◘◢◤◢◤◢◤◢◤ Please Share From The Original Post! ◥◣◥◣◥◣◥◣▼▼▼▼▼ CLICK READ MORE FOR FULL CONTENT ▼▼▼▼▼This is the NEW Bloggers of Google Plus CircleThis circle includes sharers from V8, V9 and V10, those who signed up these past two weeks and 10 additional people whose blogs I've noticed recently! :)Please kindly read the rules before participating! :)If you want to be added to the next circle, please do the following steps:1. Add this circle 2. Share this circle to Public 3. Comment below with your quality blog URL Please note:● You must be an active Google+ user who shares useful content.● Your blog must be family-friendly. No adult, gambling, controversial, politics, religion blogs.Schedule:We publish the circle every 2 weeks on Thursdays. The next public circle will be shared on Thursday November 6, 2014 and will be published by +David Leonhardt We are also looking forward to seeing you sharing and participating in the Bloggers of Google Plus Community at:https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/112306709258150415321Your blogging friends...+Pauline Cabrera, +David Leonhardt and +Sam Stormborn Ormandy  How The Circle WorksAdding the circle will help you to get connected with other bloggers here on Google+Being included in the fortnightly shared circle will help you grow a specific following of people who want to add bloggers to their circles. The more the circle is shared, the more people are likely to add it as it will be given more publicity on everyone's profiles all over Google+Also if the person creating the circle has a lot of followers like myself, then those followers will see the circle and add it if they want to add bloggers to their circles. Hope this explanation helps, please feel free to ask if you have any questions! :) Have you discovered TSU yet? It's a new social network that shares it's revenue with it's users and I've already made $0.08 in less than 24 hours, you can sign up via my invite link! http://www.tsu.co/SamStormbornOrmandy You'll get paid to share you're Blog posts and network at the same time!  #Bloggers   #GooglePlus   #WordPress   #Blogger   #SharedCircle  2014-10-23 19:39:13315161219
Benjamin Davis338This circle contains people who really are interesting and very active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2014-10-18 20:45:134988513
Daniel Stock89,593▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂▂HERE'S VERSION 77-B OF MY SHARED PUBLIC CIRCLEUPDATED SATURDAY 10/18/2014▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔▔Let's break 500 shares again and keep the momentum going! These are the best of the best engagers from all walks of life. Give yourself a little diversity and add these great people to your circles.➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps:  1) Add the circle2) Plus the original post3) Share the circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)4) Comment on the original post when complete #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday #share #shared #followers #addcircles #publicsharedcircles #share #addpeople #addcircle #addfriends #circle #socialmedia 2014-10-18 17:02:47500131525
Jayant Khoshiya13,709+Jayant yadavhttps://plus.google.com/+JayantYadav #circle #circles #circleshare #circleshares #circleshared #circlesharing #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #follow #followme #followers #following #authicle #authiclecircleshare #authiclecircle #authiclevol45  #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople 2014-10-17 05:52:17492001
Krzysztof Hanusiak7,917Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment #CircleSharing #Circle #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #Share #Photographer #Photographers #Landscape #CircleShare #Google #Google+ #ADD #EliteInnerCircle #TeamElite #PublicCircle #Shared #SharingCircles #PublicSharedCircles #Photography #Photograph #Best #BestPhotographers #BestPhotos #BestPhoto # Circles 2014-10-16 16:05:11491011
Harry Day9,187Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circle #circles #public #publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #photographer #bestphotographer #topphotographer #AddCircle #FindCircles #awesome #xxx   #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles #weeklyreview 2014-10-16 12:55:09494124
Becky Collins17,572Social Media Solutions & Platforms Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo 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 !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  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-14 09:14:42500000
Rosie Taylor10,162#6 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-12 04:05:30436000
Pauline Cabrera22,231Bloggers of Google+ V9 - Join us to grow your Google+ following!This circle includes sharers from the previous circles as well as those who signed up these past two weeks!  This is your big chance to connect with fellow bloggers and grow your Google Plus following specifically with other people just like you - quality bloggers!Please read the rules to participate.If you want to be added to the next circle, please do the following steps:1. Add this circle 2. Share this circle to Public 3. Comment below with your quality blog URL Please note:● You must be an active Google+ user and shares useful content.● Your blog must be family-friendly. No adult, gambling, controversial, politics, religion blogs.Schedule:We publish the circle every 2 weeks on Thursdays. The next public circle will be shared and published on Thursday October 23, 2014  by +Sam Stormborn Ormandy We are also looking forward to seeing you sharing and participating in the Bloggers of Google Plus Community at: https://plus.google.com/u/0/communities/112306709258150415321Your blogging friends...+Pauline Cabrera / +Sam Stormborn Ormandy / +David Leonhardt 2014-10-09 21:19:41411151526
Diana Breath7,336#11 GOOGLE FRIENDS! -  RESHARE if you want to be included *'"*:•:••:*:•-:¦:*  *SHARE AND BE  SHARED*  *:¦:-•:*:••-:•:''''*  This is a super Circle and in it I put together a group of really interesting and active people on Google Plus to add in your circles.I'm talking about the top   Google + users that share unique and original contents.Follow   this advice and grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:boost   visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!If you want to be added to the next Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles 3 - Share the circle (Publicly) 4 - Add +1 to the post 5 - Follow  your dreams and smile to life.More you share More you get! :)I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle #circleshare2014-10-08 14:50:30488001
Becky Collins17,256Entrepreneurs & Freelancers Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo 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 !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  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-07 05:03:53447001
Rok Šimec22,435To 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*More you share more you get!*#circle 2014-10-03 14:39:52501223
Jamer Fitler1,917My #DpXpc #ZilleJulle  #Circles Are Extensively Shared By The Top Circle Sharers On Google Plus. So naturally, Membership of #DpXpc #ZilleJulle  #Circles Is Very Exclusive And there Is A Lot Of Demand To Get In.https://plus.google.com/1088080427487201If you received this Notice - You're in this1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. Publicly share this circle to public4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done!5. So I can easily find your share---------------------------------------------------------------------Info Very Import And Better Understand 1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. DO NOT DELETE THIS SHARE OR YOU WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM NEXT WEEK'S #DpXpc #ZilleJulle  #Circles OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM #DpXpc #ZilleJulle  #Circles FOR GOOD4. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).5. So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "#Jamer# DpXpc #Fitler originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.6. You need to share within 5 days of when the circle was published, as I publish my #DpXpc #ZilleJulle  #Circles weekly, and they take me a day or so to curate. Otherwise it may be two weeks before I pick up your share and you get added to the circle again. This is especially true for my #DpXpc #ZilleJulle  #Circles . Therefore, for the best results if the circle is more than a week old, you should share my latest #DpXpc #ZilleJulle  #Circles, which you can find on my profile page at: https://2014-10-03 00:40:48500000
Jamer Fitler1,883AWESOME PEOPLE  News by #Jamer #DpXpc #Fitler  https://plus.google.com/108808042748720164796 You're in this Circle1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. Publicly share this circle to public4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done!5. So I can easily find your shareMy   #teamelite circles have a Fabulous Colours theme this time, so they are named Amber, Magenta and Cyan and of course my Elite Inner Circle.You may not have been included in my   #teamelite circles this week. This is because I start compiling the next circles 5 days after publishing. I send a circle notification, a picture notification, and I plus mention everyone in the circle, which gives everyone three chances to know they are included. If you want to make sure you don't miss my circle posts, you should create a circle called "Notify Me", add me to it, and set notifications to "On". In any case, don't worry - you can get into next week's circles by sharing this one*     #teamelite  members - see nearer the end for instructions for the next stage!     #eliteinnercircle *I have had so many great     #teamelite  engagers that I need three whole circles - why are they     #teamelite  engagers, as opposed to normal engagers? These are the ones who have shared my shared circles - you have close to 1,400 circle sharers here for you to add across these three circles. You should add people in these circles, because they are active engagers and will brighten up your Google Plus experience. I'm not sure you could handle all that Google Plus engagement, so think twice before you do so!My     #teamelite  circles are extensively shared by the top circle sharers on Google Plus, so naturally, membership of     #teamelite  is very exclusive and there is a lot of demand to get in.To get in, and to ensure you stay in     #teamelite  you need to do the following:1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. DO NOT DELETE THIS SHARE OR YOU WILL BE EXCLUDED FROM NEXT WEEK'S #teamelite OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM #teamelite FOR GOOD4. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).5. So I can easily find your share, always publicly share my original shared circle. You'll know if you're sharing the original one because you won't see "2014-10-01 11:48:515001059

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2014-11-23 19:38:56 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Fat chance: How much obesity is costing us

Our expanding waistlines are costing the global economy almost as much to deal with as smoking and military conflict, according to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute.

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2014-11-20 17:02:57 (1 comments, 12 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Lifelong learning and the plastic brain

"The faster learners are those who can attend to multiple things at the same time and recruit areas of the brain that are involved in attention," she explained. "Those who are slower at learning try to memorise, as we can see from greater activity in the parts of the brain connected with memory."

"So, in fact, being able to do the sort of multi-tasking required when interacting in busy environments or playing video games – which requires the processing of multiple streams of information – can improve your ability to learn."

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2014-11-23 00:56:13 (7 comments, 8 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Turmeric could improve the memory of people at risk of cognitive impairment

Adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment.

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2014-11-26 02:33:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Declining loneliness among American teenagers

Study 2 utilized a large representative sample of high school students from the Monitoring the Future (MTF) project. The MTF project surveyed the behaviors, attitudes and values of American high school students. Overall, high school students reported a decline in loneliness from 1991 to 2012.

Declining loneliness among American teenagers

Study 2 utilized a large representative sample of high school students from the Monitoring the Future (MTF) project. The MTF project surveyed the behaviors, attitudes and values of American high school students. Overall, high school students reported a decline in loneliness from 1991 to 2012.___

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2014-11-25 17:22:05 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

How splitting a computer into multiple realities can protect you form hackers

Invisible Things Lab, started developing its own operating system known as Qubes. The free open source OS lets users set up a collection of virtual machines on their PC, with a simple central interface to manage each quarantined system. Careful users can keep their personal online activities isolated in one virtual machine, for instance, while they do their work in another, and their banking in a third. (Rutkowska typically runs about 15.) Open a malicious email attachment or click on an infected website and the malware can’t break out of that one contaminated container.

If it works as promised, even NSA-level exploits would be contained to a single compartment in Qubes’ architecture, one that could be evaporated and re-created at will. Recovering from even the nastiest hacker attack, in otherwor... more »

How splitting a computer into multiple realities can protect you form hackers

Invisible Things Lab, started developing its own operating system known as Qubes. The free open source OS lets users set up a collection of virtual machines on their PC, with a simple central interface to manage each quarantined system. Careful users can keep their personal online activities isolated in one virtual machine, for instance, while they do their work in another, and their banking in a third. (Rutkowska typically runs about 15.) Open a malicious email attachment or click on an infected website and the malware can’t break out of that one contaminated container.

If it works as promised, even NSA-level exploits would be contained to a single compartment in Qubes’ architecture, one that could be evaporated and re-created at will. Recovering from even the nastiest hacker attack, in other words, could soon be as easy as waking from a bad dream.

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2014-11-25 17:06:51 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Researchers shed new light on the genetics of memory performance

The researchers found genetic variants near the Apolipoprotein E gene, known to harbor an increased risk of dementia (especially Alzheimer disease), were associated with poorer memory performance, mostly so in the oldest participants and for the short story recall. In a sub-study with post-mortem brain samples, participants with an increasing load of memory risk variants also had more pathological features of Alzheimer disease, perhaps reflecting in some instances early pre-clinical stages of the disease.

According to the researchers two additional regions of the genome, pointing to genes involved in immune response, were associated with the ability to recall word lists, providing new support for an important role of immune system dysfunction in age-related memory decline. "Interestingly genetic variants... more »

Researchers shed new light on the genetics of memory performance

The researchers found genetic variants near the Apolipoprotein E gene, known to harbor an increased risk of dementia (especially Alzheimer disease), were associated with poorer memory performance, mostly so in the oldest participants and for the short story recall. In a sub-study with post-mortem brain samples, participants with an increasing load of memory risk variants also had more pathological features of Alzheimer disease, perhaps reflecting in some instances early pre-clinical stages of the disease.

According to the researchers two additional regions of the genome, pointing to genes involved in immune response, were associated with the ability to recall word lists, providing new support for an important role of immune system dysfunction in age-related memory decline. "Interestingly genetic variants associated with memory performance also predicted altered levels of expression of certain genes in the hippocampus, a key region of the brain for the consolidation of information. These were mainly genes involved in the metabolism of ubiquitin that plays a pivotal role in protein degradation," explained lead author Stéphanie Debette, MD, PhD, adjunct associate professor of neurology at BUSM.___

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2014-11-25 03:02:12 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Baidu’s Andrew Ng on Deep Learning and Innovation in Silicon Valley

There are a lot of deep-learning startups. Unfortunately, deep learning is so hot today that there are startups that call themselves deep learning using a somewhat generous interpretation. It’s creating tons of value for users and for companies, but there’s also a lot of hype. We tend to say deep learning is loosely a simulation of the brain. That sound bite is so easy for all of us to use that it sometimes causes people to over-extrapolate to what deep learning is. The reality is it’s really very different than the brain. We barely (even) know what the human brain does.

#deeplearning  

Baidu’s Andrew Ng on Deep Learning and Innovation in Silicon Valley

There are a lot of deep-learning startups. Unfortunately, deep learning is so hot today that there are startups that call themselves deep learning using a somewhat generous interpretation. It’s creating tons of value for users and for companies, but there’s also a lot of hype. We tend to say deep learning is loosely a simulation of the brain. That sound bite is so easy for all of us to use that it sometimes causes people to over-extrapolate to what deep learning is. The reality is it’s really very different than the brain. We barely (even) know what the human brain does.

#deeplearning  ___

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2014-11-25 02:34:17 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Meta-analysis confirms sugar-sweetened beverage, T2DM link

I know this might seem an obvious, but people have to be convinced quite strongly to change their habits.

Sugar-sweetened beverage intake is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to research published online Nov. 11 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.

"Our findings suggested that sugar-sweetened beverages intake was associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and the association was attenuated by adjustment for BMI," the authors write. "Specifically, the associations were also found significant positive in USA, Europe."

Meta-analysis confirms sugar-sweetened beverage, T2DM link

I know this might seem an obvious, but people have to be convinced quite strongly to change their habits.

Sugar-sweetened beverage intake is associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, according to research published online Nov. 11 in the Journal of Diabetes Investigation.

"Our findings suggested that sugar-sweetened beverages intake was associated with an increased risk of type 2 diabetes and the association was attenuated by adjustment for BMI," the authors write. "Specifically, the associations were also found significant positive in USA, Europe."___

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2014-11-25 02:19:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

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2014-11-25 00:17:31 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now

For instance, let’s say that to get the best experience in VR, your ~5.5-inch screen has to be 4K and refresh 120 times per second. In 2003, a screen with approximately that resolution would have run you $8,400, and would only refresh 12 times per second. Oh yeah, and it used as much power as a small desktop computer.

#virtualreality  
#oculusrift  

Why Virtual Reality Is Happening Now

For instance, let’s say that to get the best experience in VR, your ~5.5-inch screen has to be 4K and refresh 120 times per second. In 2003, a screen with approximately that resolution would have run you $8,400, and would only refresh 12 times per second. Oh yeah, and it used as much power as a small desktop computer.

#virtualreality  
#oculusrift  ___

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2014-11-24 20:32:08 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Cataloguing 10 million human gut microbial genes: Unparalleled accomplishment

Over the past several years, research on bacteria in the digestive tract (gut microbiome) has confirmed the major role they play in our health. An international consortium has developed the most complete database of microbial genes ever created. The catalogue features nearly ten million genes and will constitute a reference for all research on gut bacteria.

#microbiome  

Cataloguing 10 million human gut microbial genes: Unparalleled accomplishment

Over the past several years, research on bacteria in the digestive tract (gut microbiome) has confirmed the major role they play in our health. An international consortium has developed the most complete database of microbial genes ever created. The catalogue features nearly ten million genes and will constitute a reference for all research on gut bacteria.

#microbiome  ___

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2014-11-24 17:52:53 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Highly-complex malware has secretly spied on computers for years, say researchers

Security researchers have discovered one of the most advanced pieces of malware ever created — and it's been in use since at least 2008. Symantec researchers published their findings today on a new Trojan they're calling "Regin."

Highly-complex malware has secretly spied on computers for years, say researchers

Security researchers have discovered one of the most advanced pieces of malware ever created — and it's been in use since at least 2008. Symantec researchers published their findings today on a new Trojan they're calling "Regin."___

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2014-11-24 17:29:47 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Digital Privacy Is “The New Frontier Of Human Rights”

“We need a more powerful moral narrative, more powerful technical narrative… Here’s where this issue is different from many other issues, the knowledge level is very low, amongst people more widely, because it is very technical, because it’s very complex, so although it’s the new frontier of human rights it’s a very complicated frontier of human rights… It’s very different from other human rights issues — it’s one where we have to educate others because they will not always see the importance of it.”

#humanrights  

Digital Privacy Is “The New Frontier Of Human Rights”

“We need a more powerful moral narrative, more powerful technical narrative… Here’s where this issue is different from many other issues, the knowledge level is very low, amongst people more widely, because it is very technical, because it’s very complex, so although it’s the new frontier of human rights it’s a very complicated frontier of human rights… It’s very different from other human rights issues — it’s one where we have to educate others because they will not always see the importance of it.”

#humanrights  ___

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2014-11-24 17:23:54 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Should Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (not antidepressant drugs) be the first-line treatment for depression?

clin­i­cal tri­als reveal that only 22–40% of patients emerge from depres­sion with drugs alone. Although there are var­i­ous approaches to psy­chother­apy, CBT is the most widely stud­ied; a meta-analysis1 pub­lished this year revealed that, depend­ing on how sci­en­tists mea­sure out­comes, between 42% and 66% of patients no longer meet the cri­te­ria for depres­sion after therapy…

Should Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (not antidepressant drugs) be the first-line treatment for depression?

clin­i­cal tri­als reveal that only 22–40% of patients emerge from depres­sion with drugs alone. Although there are var­i­ous approaches to psy­chother­apy, CBT is the most widely stud­ied; a meta-analysis1 pub­lished this year revealed that, depend­ing on how sci­en­tists mea­sure out­comes, between 42% and 66% of patients no longer meet the cri­te­ria for depres­sion after therapy…___

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2014-11-24 17:17:22 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Protein changes leading to extra sleep reduces Alzheimer's disease

In recent years, scientists at Washington University have established links between sleep problems and Alzheimer's. For example, they have shown in people and in mice that sleep loss contributes to the growth of brain plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's, and increases the risk of dementia.

Protein changes leading to extra sleep reduces Alzheimer's disease

In recent years, scientists at Washington University have established links between sleep problems and Alzheimer's. For example, they have shown in people and in mice that sleep loss contributes to the growth of brain plaques characteristic of Alzheimer's, and increases the risk of dementia.___

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2014-11-24 17:14:18 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Pain in a dish: Researchers turn skin cells into pain sensing neurons

This "disease in a dish" model of pain reception may advance the understanding of different types of pain, identify why individuals differ in their pain responses or risk of developing chronic pain, and make possible the development of improved drugs to treat pain. A report on the work was given advance on-line release today by the journal Nature Neuroscience.

Pain in a dish: Researchers turn skin cells into pain sensing neurons

This "disease in a dish" model of pain reception may advance the understanding of different types of pain, identify why individuals differ in their pain responses or risk of developing chronic pain, and make possible the development of improved drugs to treat pain. A report on the work was given advance on-line release today by the journal Nature Neuroscience.___

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2014-11-24 01:28:08 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Science of romantic relationships includes gene factor?

 "Tests on 579 Han Chinese students revealed that half of those who inherited two copies of the C variant – one from each parent – were in relationships. But students who carried one or two copies of the G variant had only a 40 percent chance of being in a relationship. The effect was small, but statistically significant."

Science of romantic relationships includes gene factor?

 "Tests on 579 Han Chinese students revealed that half of those who inherited two copies of the C variant – one from each parent – were in relationships. But students who carried one or two copies of the G variant had only a 40 percent chance of being in a relationship. The effect was small, but statistically significant."___

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2014-11-23 22:03:30 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Startup Chile: Taking the leap in South America’s top incubator

As Latin America’s largest incubator program, StartupChile has given us (along with 100 other companies from 33 different countries) approximately $40,000 in seed funding and governmental resources to grow our business. They take a zero equity stake, but look for a social return in the promotion and widespread growth of innovation in Chile.

Startup Chile: Taking the leap in South America’s top incubator

As Latin America’s largest incubator program, StartupChile has given us (along with 100 other companies from 33 different countries) approximately $40,000 in seed funding and governmental resources to grow our business. They take a zero equity stake, but look for a social return in the promotion and widespread growth of innovation in Chile.___

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2014-11-23 20:40:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Requiem for a Startup Unicorn

Not everyone has to be running a unicorn to build a great company, recruit a great team, or to raise capital. It’s hard to ignore the pundits, but just like in politics or sports, sometimes it’s the best thing one can do for their sanity. Focus on your customers, co-workers, and your venture capital strategy and there’s a good chance you can build a life-altering business that’s rewarding personally and financially.

Requiem for a Startup Unicorn

Not everyone has to be running a unicorn to build a great company, recruit a great team, or to raise capital. It’s hard to ignore the pundits, but just like in politics or sports, sometimes it’s the best thing one can do for their sanity. Focus on your customers, co-workers, and your venture capital strategy and there’s a good chance you can build a life-altering business that’s rewarding personally and financially.___

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2014-11-23 19:38:56 (8 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Fat chance: How much obesity is costing us

Our expanding waistlines are costing the global economy almost as much to deal with as smoking and military conflict, according to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute.

Fat chance: How much obesity is costing us

Our expanding waistlines are costing the global economy almost as much to deal with as smoking and military conflict, according to a new report by the McKinsey Global Institute.___

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2014-11-23 17:22:18 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Marketplaces Are Eating Firms

If software is eating the world, then marketplaces are one of the agents of destruction.  Marketplaces are eating every type of firm on the planet. Let’s look at where the feasting is happening.

With the majority of the work going to individual freelancers rather than small agencies around the world, oDesk is killing the traditional outsourcing firm. UpCounsel is trying to consume the law firm, especially for small businesses that find the cost of lawyers to be offensive. RecruitLoop, which is innovating on the delivery model and providing hourly-based recruiters, is trying to displace the recruiting firm. Rev is gobbling translation and transcription firms with fast, affordable, and high-quality service that is beating traditional providers. Contently, which is providing high-quality original content, is biting off pieces of PR and marketingfi... more »

Marketplaces Are Eating Firms

If software is eating the world, then marketplaces are one of the agents of destruction.  Marketplaces are eating every type of firm on the planet. Let’s look at where the feasting is happening.

With the majority of the work going to individual freelancers rather than small agencies around the world, oDesk is killing the traditional outsourcing firm. UpCounsel is trying to consume the law firm, especially for small businesses that find the cost of lawyers to be offensive. RecruitLoop, which is innovating on the delivery model and providing hourly-based recruiters, is trying to displace the recruiting firm. Rev is gobbling translation and transcription firms with fast, affordable, and high-quality service that is beating traditional providers. Contently, which is providing high-quality original content, is biting off pieces of PR and marketing firms. And yes, AngelList syndicates are trying to kill VC firms.___

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2014-11-23 17:17:01 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Could wine, chocolate help shield your heart from smog?

The researchers found that elderly men were less likely to experience changes in heart function during heavy smog days if they ate foods loaded with flavonoids, an antioxidant found in plants.

Baccarelli added that because the study is observational, it does not prove any cause-and-effect link between flavonoids and heart rate variability. Clinical trials will be required before any dietary changes can be recommended.

#smog  
#heartratevariability  

Could wine, chocolate help shield your heart from smog?

The researchers found that elderly men were less likely to experience changes in heart function during heavy smog days if they ate foods loaded with flavonoids, an antioxidant found in plants.

Baccarelli added that because the study is observational, it does not prove any cause-and-effect link between flavonoids and heart rate variability. Clinical trials will be required before any dietary changes can be recommended.

#smog  
#heartratevariability  ___

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2014-11-23 17:05:07 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

How People’s Political Passions Distort Their Sense of Reality

Though people might disagree on how to solve a problem, they can at least agree that the problem exists. Or can they? A new study finds that deeply held beliefs can undermine rationality: When confronted with solutions that challenge deeply held values, people may be inclined to disbelieve the problem.

Psychologists tested hundreds of American adults on their beliefs about climate change and violent crime after proposing solutions involving, respectively, government regulations and gun ownership. Spooked by legally mandated fossil fuel restrictions, conservatives were less likely to accept the best scientific estimates on global temperature changes. Conversely, after being told that looser gun control laws reduced violent crime, liberals were less likely to believe that crime is a problem.

#politics ... more »

How People’s Political Passions Distort Their Sense of Reality

Though people might disagree on how to solve a problem, they can at least agree that the problem exists. Or can they? A new study finds that deeply held beliefs can undermine rationality: When confronted with solutions that challenge deeply held values, people may be inclined to disbelieve the problem.

Psychologists tested hundreds of American adults on their beliefs about climate change and violent crime after proposing solutions involving, respectively, government regulations and gun ownership. Spooked by legally mandated fossil fuel restrictions, conservatives were less likely to accept the best scientific estimates on global temperature changes. Conversely, after being told that looser gun control laws reduced violent crime, liberals were less likely to believe that crime is a problem.

#politics  
#neuroscience  
#neuroeconomics  ___

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2014-11-23 16:53:30 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

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2014-11-23 00:56:13 (7 comments, 8 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Turmeric could improve the memory of people at risk of cognitive impairment

Adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment.

Turmeric could improve the memory of people at risk of cognitive impairment

Adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment.___

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2014-11-22 21:59:29 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Elon Musk Testing ‘X-Wing’ Fins For Reusable Rockets, Seafaring Spaceport Drones For Landing And Take-Off

a new SpaceX program to test the function of “X-Wing” style grid fins that could help spacecraft navigate upon re-entry after delivering personnel or cargo to an orbiting space station.

#elonmusk
#spacex  

Elon Musk Testing ‘X-Wing’ Fins For Reusable Rockets, Seafaring Spaceport Drones For Landing And Take-Off

a new SpaceX program to test the function of “X-Wing” style grid fins that could help spacecraft navigate upon re-entry after delivering personnel or cargo to an orbiting space station.

#elonmusk
#spacex  ___

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2014-11-22 19:54:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats

Although hummingbirds are much larger and stir up the air more violently as they move, the way that they fly is more closely related to flying insects than it is to other birds. Now, the most detailed, three-dimensional aerodynamic simulation of hummingbird flight conducted to date has definitively demonstrated that the hummingbird achieves its nimble aerobatic abilities through a unique set of aerodynamic forces that are more closely aligned to those found in flying insects than to other birds.

How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats

Although hummingbirds are much larger and stir up the air more violently as they move, the way that they fly is more closely related to flying insects than it is to other birds. Now, the most detailed, three-dimensional aerodynamic simulation of hummingbird flight conducted to date has definitively demonstrated that the hummingbird achieves its nimble aerobatic abilities through a unique set of aerodynamic forces that are more closely aligned to those found in flying insects than to other birds.___

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2014-11-22 17:14:27 (0 comments, 4 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Musicians show advantages in long-term memory

A peek inside the brains of professional musicians has given University of Texas at Arlington psychology researchers what may be the first links between music expertise and advantages in long-term memory.

Musicians show advantages in long-term memory

A peek inside the brains of professional musicians has given University of Texas at Arlington psychology researchers what may be the first links between music expertise and advantages in long-term memory.___

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2014-11-22 17:08:35 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Turmeric could improve the memory of people at risk of cognitive impairment

Adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment.

#diabetes  
#brainhealth  

Turmeric could improve the memory of people at risk of cognitive impairment

Adding just one gram of turmeric to breakfast could help improve the memory of people who are in the very early stages of diabetes and at risk of cognitive impairment.

#diabetes  
#brainhealth  ___

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2014-11-22 16:57:59 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App

“Today people—Ph.Ds—spend most of their time moving tiny amounts of liquid by hand,” he says. “Our robot makes it so they don’t have to do that.”

Anyone who has ever worked in a biology lab or hung out in one knows the work can be tedious and repetitive. While the science itself is complex, the labor involved in experimenting and engineering largely consists of sucking liquid out of one vial with a handheld instrument called a pipette and squirting it back into another one. “Our life science experts spend most of their time doing manual labor,” Canine says. “It’s a huge bottleneck for research.”

As OpenTrons’ creators point out, the process isn’t just boring but also error-prone. Human eyes, hands, and brains just can’t ensure the kind of precise consistency that arobot can. Lab robots are not... more »

This Robot Could Make Creating New Life Forms As Easy As Coding An App

“Today people—Ph.Ds—spend most of their time moving tiny amounts of liquid by hand,” he says. “Our robot makes it so they don’t have to do that.”

Anyone who has ever worked in a biology lab or hung out in one knows the work can be tedious and repetitive. While the science itself is complex, the labor involved in experimenting and engineering largely consists of sucking liquid out of one vial with a handheld instrument called a pipette and squirting it back into another one. “Our life science experts spend most of their time doing manual labor,” Canine says. “It’s a huge bottleneck for research.”

As OpenTrons’ creators point out, the process isn’t just boring but also error-prone. Human eyes, hands, and brains just can’t ensure the kind of precise consistency that a robot can. Lab robots are nothing new in biotech. But they tend to be incredibly expensive machines based on proprietary tech and intended for a narrow market of professional users.___

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2014-11-21 22:33:36 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Stockcity: Wall street meets Oculus rift

Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Fidelity Investments aims to change that equation with an experiment in 3D technology designed to make money management seem more like a mesmerizing video game than mundane number crunching. Welcome to StockCity, a virtual-reality landscape dotted with skyscrapers representing the stocks in a person's investment portfolio. A web version was released Wednesday here but StockCity ultimately is meant to be viewed on the Oculus Rift, a virtual-reality headset that still hasn't been released on the mass market.

#oculusrift  
#wallstreet  

Stockcity: Wall street meets Oculus rift

Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Fidelity Investments aims to change that equation with an experiment in 3D technology designed to make money management seem more like a mesmerizing video game than mundane number crunching. Welcome to StockCity, a virtual-reality landscape dotted with skyscrapers representing the stocks in a person's investment portfolio. A web version was released Wednesday here but StockCity ultimately is meant to be viewed on the Oculus Rift, a virtual-reality headset that still hasn't been released on the mass market.

#oculusrift  
#wallstreet  ___

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2014-11-21 21:38:48 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

 China could have high speed rail to Central Asia and Moscow around 2025

 China could have high speed rail to Central Asia and Moscow around 2025___

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2014-11-21 21:28:31 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

17 Testing Tools for Mobile UX

The tools will help you discover where your users are struggling and, thus, how to improve your app.

17 Testing Tools for Mobile UX

The tools will help you discover where your users are struggling and, thus, how to improve your app.___

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2014-11-21 21:26:05 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

In landmark study of cell therapy for heart attack, more cells make a difference

Patients who receive more cells get significant benefits. That's a key lesson emerging from a clinical trial that was reported this week at the American Heart Association meeting in Chicago.

The study was sponsored by NeoStem, Inc.

In landmark study of cell therapy for heart attack, more cells make a difference

Patients who receive more cells get significant benefits. That's a key lesson emerging from a clinical trial that was reported this week at the American Heart Association meeting in Chicago.

The study was sponsored by NeoStem, Inc.___

2014-11-21 21:04:18 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Fluorescent nanoprobe could become a universal, noninvasive method to identify and monitor tumors

Researchers have developed a hybrid metal-polymer nanoparticle that lights up in the acidic environment surrounding tumor cells. Nonspecific probes that can identify any kind of tumor are extremely useful for monitoring the location and spread of cancer and the effects of treatment, as well as aiding initial diagnosis.

#cancer  

Fluorescent nanoprobe could become a universal, noninvasive method to identify and monitor tumors

Researchers have developed a hybrid metal-polymer nanoparticle that lights up in the acidic environment surrounding tumor cells. Nonspecific probes that can identify any kind of tumor are extremely useful for monitoring the location and spread of cancer and the effects of treatment, as well as aiding initial diagnosis.

#cancer  ___

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2014-11-21 19:29:04 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Contact lenses with built-in video could be 3D printed

Beyond #googleglass  ?

Who needs Glass when you've got contact lenses that can display video and even detect health problems? What's more, lenses with these capabilities could one day be created using a 3D printer.

Contact lenses with built-in video could be 3D printed

Beyond #googleglass  ?

Who needs Glass when you've got contact lenses that can display video and even detect health problems? What's more, lenses with these capabilities could one day be created using a 3D printer.___

2014-11-21 19:16:14 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Obesity-attributable absenteeism among US workers costs the nation more than $8 billion annually

A study conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health shows that obesity costs the U.S. $8.65 billion per year as a result of absenteeism in the workplace —more than 9% of all absenteeism costs. The consequences of obesity among the working population go beyond healthcare and create a financial challenge not only for the nation but for individual states as well. Findings are published online in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

#obesity  
#economy  

Obesity-attributable absenteeism among US workers costs the nation more than $8 billion annually

A study conducted by researchers at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health shows that obesity costs the U.S. $8.65 billion per year as a result of absenteeism in the workplace —more than 9% of all absenteeism costs. The consequences of obesity among the working population go beyond healthcare and create a financial challenge not only for the nation but for individual states as well. Findings are published online in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

#obesity  
#economy  ___

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2014-11-21 18:41:02 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Urban Planning Ideas for 2030, When Billions Will Live in Megacities

The statistics are staggering: Researchers predict that by 2025, the world will have 37 megacities, defined as urban areas with more than 10 million people. New York City and Newark are expected to have more than 23 million inhabitants; Tokyo, more than 38 million people. All told, well over half of the world’s population will be living in these super settlements.

Urban Planning Ideas for 2030, When Billions Will Live in Megacities

The statistics are staggering: Researchers predict that by 2025, the world will have 37 megacities, defined as urban areas with more than 10 million people. New York City and Newark are expected to have more than 23 million inhabitants; Tokyo, more than 38 million people. All told, well over half of the world’s population will be living in these super settlements.___

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2014-11-21 17:46:27 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Regular consumption of olive oil can improve heart health

Regular consumption of olive oil can drastically improve heart health – especially in people who do not normally eat a Mediterranean diet.

Regular consumption of olive oil can improve heart health

Regular consumption of olive oil can drastically improve heart health – especially in people who do not normally eat a Mediterranean diet.___

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2014-11-21 17:17:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

New sheep obesity research that could affect future generations

Obesity in female sheep during pregnancy can impact the metabolic profile and health of the animals' granddaughters, as well as their daughters, suggests a study published in the International Journal of Obesity Oct. 30.

New sheep obesity research that could affect future generations

Obesity in female sheep during pregnancy can impact the metabolic profile and health of the animals' granddaughters, as well as their daughters, suggests a study published in the International Journal of Obesity Oct. 30.___

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2014-11-21 17:12:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Ice bath after exercise? The benefits might be in your head

But I think there could be a different explanation that what the researchers concluded. 

Ice bath after exercise? The benefits might be in your head

But I think there could be a different explanation that what the researchers concluded. ___

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2014-11-21 02:32:23 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Longer work hours for moms mean less sleep, higher BMIs for preschoolers

The majority of preschoolers may not be getting the amount of sleep they need each night, placing them at higher risk of being overweight or obese within a year, according to a new study.

Longer work hours for moms mean less sleep, higher BMIs for preschoolers

The majority of preschoolers may not be getting the amount of sleep they need each night, placing them at higher risk of being overweight or obese within a year, according to a new study.___

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2014-11-21 01:55:24 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

System reveals how our brains and bodies change as we fall asleep

"These participants continued to respond to the task, even though current clinical measures would say they were still asleep, which was clearly not the case," says Prerau. "These results suggest that it is the presence of delta and theta power, rather than the lack of alpha power, that is necessary for the cessation of behavior. We may need to carefully re-examine the way sleep onset is defined, since behavior is an essential component of the story that is not measured clinically."

System reveals how our brains and bodies change as we fall asleep

"These participants continued to respond to the task, even though current clinical measures would say they were still asleep, which was clearly not the case," says Prerau. "These results suggest that it is the presence of delta and theta power, rather than the lack of alpha power, that is necessary for the cessation of behavior. We may need to carefully re-examine the way sleep onset is defined, since behavior is an essential component of the story that is not measured clinically."___

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2014-11-20 22:35:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Obesity fuels silent heart damage

Using an ultrasensitive blood test to detect the presence of a protein that heralds heart muscle injury, researchers from Johns Hopkins and elsewhere have found that obese people without overt heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels their risk for heart failure down the road.

Obesity fuels silent heart damage

Using an ultrasensitive blood test to detect the presence of a protein that heralds heart muscle injury, researchers from Johns Hopkins and elsewhere have found that obese people without overt heart disease experience silent cardiac damage that fuels their risk for heart failure down the road.___

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2014-11-20 20:51:07 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population

We’ll need to produce 70% more food by 2050 to sustain a world population expected to grow to 10 billion. Yet agriculture startups struggle to get the funding, manufacturing, and test facilities needed to build tech that could boost food production. To fix that disconnect, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Flextronics Lab IX today launched Farm2050, a collective that will support AgTech startups with capital, design, manufacturing, and test farms to try out their inventions.

Eric Schmidt’s Farm2050 Collective Will Back Agriculture Tech To Feed Earth’s Growing Population

We’ll need to produce 70% more food by 2050 to sustain a world population expected to grow to 10 billion. Yet agriculture startups struggle to get the funding, manufacturing, and test facilities needed to build tech that could boost food production. To fix that disconnect, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt’s Innovation Endeavors and Flextronics Lab IX today launched Farm2050, a collective that will support AgTech startups with capital, design, manufacturing, and test farms to try out their inventions.___

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2014-11-20 20:10:27 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Google launches Contributor, a crowdfunding tool for publishers

Google often gets criticized by publishers for taking their content without asking them first, but the web giant has probably done more to experiment with alternative monetization options for content than any other media entity. On Thursday it starts rolling out a new one called Google Contributor, which is designed to allow web users to pay sites that they visit a monthly fee, and in return see no Google ads when they visit those sites.

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Google launches Contributor, a crowdfunding tool for publishers

Google often gets criticized by publishers for taking their content without asking them first, but the web giant has probably done more to experiment with alternative monetization options for content than any other media entity. On Thursday it starts rolling out a new one called Google Contributor, which is designed to allow web users to pay sites that they visit a monthly fee, and in return see no Google ads when they visit those sites.

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#crowdfunding  ___

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2014-11-20 17:18:07 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Many older brains have plasticity, but in a different place

A widely presumed problem of aging is that the brain becomes less flexible—less plastic—and that learning may therefore become more difficult. A new study led by Brown University researchers contradicts that notion with a finding that plasticity did occur in seniors who learned a task well, but it occurred in a different part of the brain than in younger people.

Many older brains have plasticity, but in a different place

A widely presumed problem of aging is that the brain becomes less flexible—less plastic—and that learning may therefore become more difficult. A new study led by Brown University researchers contradicts that notion with a finding that plasticity did occur in seniors who learned a task well, but it occurred in a different part of the brain than in younger people.___

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2014-11-20 17:14:03 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Low vitamin D levels increase mortality

Vitamin D deficiency is generally associated with an increased risk of poor bone health. However, recent studies have shown that low levels of this important vitamin also involve an increased risk of other diseases and higher mortality rates. For the very first time, a brand new scientific study has established a causal relationship between low vitamin D levels and increased mortality. The researchers have not only established a statistical relationship as in previous studies.

-We have conducted a major Danish study, in which we have examined the connection between genes associated with permanent low levels of vitamin D and mortality. We can see that genes associated with low vitamin D levels involve an increased mortality rate of 30 per cent and, more specifically, a 40 per cent higher risk of cancer-related deaths. An important factor in... more »

Low vitamin D levels increase mortality

Vitamin D deficiency is generally associated with an increased risk of poor bone health. However, recent studies have shown that low levels of this important vitamin also involve an increased risk of other diseases and higher mortality rates. For the very first time, a brand new scientific study has established a causal relationship between low vitamin D levels and increased mortality. The researchers have not only established a statistical relationship as in previous studies.

-We have conducted a major Danish study, in which we have examined the connection between genes associated with permanent low levels of vitamin D and mortality. We can see that genes associated with low vitamin D levels involve an increased mortality rate of 30 per cent and, more specifically, a 40 per cent higher risk of cancer-related deaths. An important factor in our study is that we have established a causal relationship, says Shoaib Afzal, Medical Doctor at Herlev Hospital, Copenhagen University Hospital.

link: http://medicalxpress.com/news/2014-11-vitamin-d-mortality.html

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2014-11-20 17:02:57 (1 comments, 12 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Lifelong learning and the plastic brain

"The faster learners are those who can attend to multiple things at the same time and recruit areas of the brain that are involved in attention," she explained. "Those who are slower at learning try to memorise, as we can see from greater activity in the parts of the brain connected with memory."

"So, in fact, being able to do the sort of multi-tasking required when interacting in busy environments or playing video games – which requires the processing of multiple streams of information – can improve your ability to learn."

Lifelong learning and the plastic brain

"The faster learners are those who can attend to multiple things at the same time and recruit areas of the brain that are involved in attention," she explained. "Those who are slower at learning try to memorise, as we can see from greater activity in the parts of the brain connected with memory."

"So, in fact, being able to do the sort of multi-tasking required when interacting in busy environments or playing video games – which requires the processing of multiple streams of information – can improve your ability to learn."___

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2014-11-20 16:55:36 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Imagination, reality flow in opposite directions in the brain

As real as that daydream may seem, its path through your brain runs opposite reality.

Imagination, reality flow in opposite directions in the brain

As real as that daydream may seem, its path through your brain runs opposite reality.___

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2014-11-20 02:39:44 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Macaques show they are self-aware by playing a computer game

In the new study, Couchman tested if rhesus macaques felt a sense of self-agency when moving a computer cursor with a joystick. He showed that the monkeys understood their own actions and were not simply visually tracking the movements of the cursor onscreen. The results suggest that monkeys, like humans, may have a feeling of “self” that helps them make some decisions.

The fact that monkeys show metacognition and self-agency, even though they don’t pass the mirror self-recognition test, demonstrates there are different ways to tap into self-awareness. Perhaps more importantly, it means rhesus monkeys understand when they cause an action and can even distinguish between different types of actions.

Macaques show they are self-aware by playing a computer game

In the new study, Couchman tested if rhesus macaques felt a sense of self-agency when moving a computer cursor with a joystick. He showed that the monkeys understood their own actions and were not simply visually tracking the movements of the cursor onscreen. The results suggest that monkeys, like humans, may have a feeling of “self” that helps them make some decisions.

The fact that monkeys show metacognition and self-agency, even though they don’t pass the mirror self-recognition test, demonstrates there are different ways to tap into self-awareness. Perhaps more importantly, it means rhesus monkeys understand when they cause an action and can even distinguish between different types of actions.___

2014-11-20 02:04:06 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Delivering stem cells into heart muscle may enhance cardiac repair and reverse injury

In the study, Mount Sinai researchers administered stem cell factor (SCF) by gene transfer shortly after inducing heart attacks in pre-clinical models directly into damaged heart tissue to test its regenerative repair response. A novel SCF gene transfer delivery system induced the recruitment and expansion of adult c-Kit positive (cKit+) cardiac stem cells to injury sites that reversed heart attack damage. In addition, the gene therapy improved cardiac function, decreased heart muscle cell death, increased regeneration of heart tissue blood vessels, and reduced the formation of heart tissue scarring.

Delivering stem cells into heart muscle may enhance cardiac repair and reverse injury

In the study, Mount Sinai researchers administered stem cell factor (SCF) by gene transfer shortly after inducing heart attacks in pre-clinical models directly into damaged heart tissue to test its regenerative repair response. A novel SCF gene transfer delivery system induced the recruitment and expansion of adult c-Kit positive (cKit+) cardiac stem cells to injury sites that reversed heart attack damage. In addition, the gene therapy improved cardiac function, decreased heart muscle cell death, increased regeneration of heart tissue blood vessels, and reduced the formation of heart tissue scarring.___

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2014-11-19 19:51:20 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

It pays to have an eye for emotions

Attending to and caring about the emotions of employees and colleagues - that's for wimps, not for tough businesspeople and efficient performers, right? Wrong! An extensive international study has now shown: The "ability to recognize emotions" affects income.

It pays to have an eye for emotions

Attending to and caring about the emotions of employees and colleagues - that's for wimps, not for tough businesspeople and efficient performers, right? Wrong! An extensive international study has now shown: The "ability to recognize emotions" affects income.___

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