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Liz Krane has been shared in 342 public circles

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Lư Thăng0Chia sẻ vòng kết nối chất lượng cho mọi người <3 #sharedcircles  2014-04-23 16:24:54477001CC G+
Ryan Johnson2,352sharedcircle   #publiccircleshare     #circleshare     #circleoftheday  #circleshares     #circlesharing     #circlesshare    #publicsharedcircle   #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircleoftheweek     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircle   #todayspublicsharedcircle  #todayssharedcircle     #publiccircle   #circle     #circles    #awesome   #awesomeness   #awesomepeople   #shareyourcircle     #bestengagers   #followers   #followback     #awesomecircles  #topsharedcircle   #topsharedcircle     #myseoissocial     #besocial     #socializethesocial     #trust   #circles   #sharedcircle     #followers      #social     #socialnetworking     2014-04-16 05:12:352627211CC G+
Johnathan Yesson26,554Add this circle of awesomeness! #SuperCircle  2014-04-15 20:44:20501251231CC G+
Johnathan Yesson26,170Here is another round of my #SuperCircle  off the back of the success of the last.If you want to remain in this circle:1.) Plus 12.) Reshare3.) Add PeopleIf you want to be added:1.) Plus 12.) Reshare3.) Add People4.) Comment asking to be added#sharedcircle #publiccircleshare   #circleshare   #circleoftheday #circleshares   #circlesharing   #circlesshare   #publicsharedcircle #publicsharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleoftheweek #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircle #todayspublicsharedcircle #todayssharedcircle   #publiccircle #circle   #circles   #awesome #awesomeness #awesomepeople #shareyourcircle   #bestengagers #followers   #followback #paulaawesomecircle   #awesomecircles #paulateshima #topsharedcircle #topsharedcircle   #myseoissocial #besocial   #socializethesocial   2014-04-09 15:55:01501332143CC G+
John Nuntiatio33,101#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health #tennis #europe   #asia   #america   #africa   #australia   #football   #golf   #basketball   #news  2014-04-09 06:25:5632961312CC G+
Johnathan Yesson25,805This is the #SuperCircle  full to the brim with some of the best and most active G+ users I have come across, these are the people I recommend that you MUST add, Lets get RESHARING!#circleshare #publicsharedcircle #sharedpubliccircle #publiccircleshares #publicsharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circleoftheweek #sharingiscaring #SuperCircle2014-04-05 10:13:20501443946CC G+
Enrico Altavilla5,522I'm sharing with you my Science circle. It's focused mainly on physics, astrophysics and math but it also contains subjects (both people and pages) who share news about other scientific fields. Enjoy! 2014-03-21 06:45:031031015CC G+
Becky Collins5,363Software and Hardware 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 ?2014-03-20 04:29:134326716CC G+
steph wanamaker100,376#followfriday  this is my awesome women who comment circle2014-03-14 21:48:0616868865CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:46:45475126CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:46:00475125CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:45:28475014CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:44:37475126CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 19:43:264755010CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:27:36393014CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:50393033CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:17393012CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:52393011CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:16393204CC G+
Vincent Kuepper418Here is my Education CircleWatch: How to Share a Circle on Google Plus> http://youtu.be/Uhu3W-KtSCUWatch: About circles> http://youtu.be/GUywKEtXX2cRead: How to Find & Add people to circles> http://goo.gl/qSfHLMRead: Shared circles and circle tips on Google+> http://goo.gl/Pw6K0c2014-03-13 15:14:26500024CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,392#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health  #entertainment #news2014-03-10 06:55:19356117CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,392#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health  #entertainment #news2014-03-10 06:55:003561094CC G+
Thibaut Delp22,406Time for some  #CircleShare   This is my  #Awesome  Circle! Awesome people for an awesome Google+ experience! Enjoy folks :)+Nothing but Circles +Shared Circles on G+ +Full Circle +Circles (CircleHub) 2014-03-07 19:15:572389712CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,141#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health   #entertainment #news2014-03-07 06:21:26497000CC G+
John Nuntiatio29,141#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health   #entertainment #news2014-03-07 06:21:05497103CC G+
Paige Keaton57,202This is my Women's circle. Stuffed with amazing people. A really decent add to anyone's circles.  Thanks ladies for being so great to me and my G+ experience.  Some people may have not been included in this circle share. I can only share 500 at one time. This circle exceeds that. Sorry ahead of time. #whateverwednesday   #wednesdaywisdom   #wednesdaymotivation  2014-03-05 15:08:18501211623CC G+
steph wanamaker99,599#followfriday  this is my awesome women who comment circle 2014-02-28 20:01:1716967659CC G+
Becky Collins2,634Learning and Knowledge Management Circle - Feb22#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins2014-02-22 06:31:49990014CC G+
Johnathan Yesson22,342Here's a special Circle, add, plus 1 and RESHARE! Have a great day everyone!#circleshare #publicsharedcircle #sharedpubliccircle #publiccircleshares #publicsharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circleoftheweek #cmbc45x38121x5739508x0001 #sharingiscaring #cmbc45x #magicball #magicball Rusty Ferguson   +Rusty FergusonAnu T Jose   +Anu T JoseSam Stormborn Ormandy   +Sam Stormborn OrmandyPaul Meulman   +Paul MeulmanJason Levy   +Jason LevyJasmina Brozović   +Jasmina BrozovićDr Tammy Cashion   +Dr Tammy Cashionsunny lai   +sunny laiSandra Deichmann   +Sandra DeichmannMeresha Cube   +Meresha CubeAyJay Schibig   +AyJay SchibigR Ferguson   +R FergusonLarry J. Myers   +Larry J. MyersMilan Pavlovic   +Milan PavlovicJuggler TS   +Juggler TSDubie Bacino   +Dubie BacinoClaude A Robinson III   +Claude A Robinson IIIDarren R   +Darren RMarlo Angelo Tito   +Marlo Angelo TitoCrazy Circles   +Crazy CirclesMìkë P.R.   +Mìkë P.R.Chad Sideburn   +Chad SideburnJulz Fox   +Julz FoxAltered DNA   +Altered DNAFreediver HD   +Freediver HDOle Olson   +Ole OlsonEdith Kukla   +Edith KuklaSilvia ZK   +Silvia ZKChristine Searle   +Christine SearleCaptain R.B.   +Captain R.B.Team Rusty Ball   +Team Rusty BallMario Falcetti   +Mario FalcettiSteven Krohn   +Steven KrohnTim McDaniel   +Tim McDanielDominique Keller   +Dominique KellerMichael Sonntag   +Michael SonntagAntonio Gallinaro   +Antonio GallinaroPeter Gregg   +Peter GreggOsiris Jenkins   +Osiris JenkinsCatherine Wilfong   +Catherine WilfongAnne Marie Morris   +Anne Marie MorrisMaria L.D.   +Maria L.D.Jean Phillipe   +Jean PhillipeMartha Rodriguez-Brasby   +Martha Rodriguez-BrasbyDavid Oldenburg   +David OldenburgRusty's DSLR Reviews   +Rusty's DSLR ReviewsKenji T   +Kenji TTammy Cook   +Tammy CookRichie Garcia   +Richie GarciaDavid Schiffman   +David SchiffmanLeon Rodgers   +Leon RodgersAssistant to Rusty Wheel Team   +Assistant to Rusty Wheel TeamBill Yoder   +Bill Yodertee janna   +tee jannaRandall Snyder, Jr.   +Randall Snyder, Jr.Richard Sample   +Richard SampleWatson + Nowlin   +Watson + NowlinChris Lau   +Chris LauRune Holthen   +Rune HolthenPam Bauer   +Pam BauerJari Peuhkurinen   +Jari Pe2014-02-14 16:55:14501312141CC G+
steph wanamaker98,623#followfriday  this is my awesome women who comment circle   Happy Friday!2014-02-07 20:14:2816844766CC G+
Johnathan Yesson21,485My Super Circle, Everyone Plus 1, ADD and Re-share!#circleshare #publicsharedcircle #sharedpubliccircle #publiccircleshares #publicsharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circleoftheweek #sharingiscaring #SuperCircle  2014-02-03 13:38:56501442854CC G+
Gray Photography Chicago1,124Shared Circle of Bloggers V5These are people that really engage with posts.  I mean REALLY.  Plussers, sharers, circle adders, you name it!  Every post every time!  Awesome people if you ask me!Want more followers?  Want people that engage with your posts?  What people that care about growing your followers as much as theirs?  Please follow these steps:1. +1 (please)2. Share this circle publicly. (show them love, and they'll show you love in return)3. Add this circle to your circles.4.  Share this circle (adding yourself of course!)#circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #circleshareoftheday   #sharedacirclewithyou   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday   #sharedcircle  2014-02-01 17:18:2537213924CC G+
steph wanamaker98,429#followfriday  this is my awesome women who comment circle2014-01-31 19:46:22166811372CC G+
Abinash Mohanty5,710Sharing my best Web Design CircleAdd and Share with you network.#circles   #circleshare   #sharedcircle   #circlesharing #followers   #social #sharedcircles  #sharedpubliccircles   #circleshared #sharedcircleoftheday #addmetoyourcircles  #awesomepeople   #circlecount #newfollowers  #googleplus   2014-01-26 09:19:36500012CC G+
Ravishankar Ramanathan9,848*Are you even a bit interested in Science ?  Add this to your circles then. Simple. *===========================+Peter Edenist  originally shared: TESLA Super Science Circle 2014!!!! : A quality circle curated carefully and tended over 2 years. If you like science or are interested in science, this circle is a must for you! Add and share for science.+Who is in this circle? NASA, KQED Science, MNN, Bioscienca, Scientists, (Garett Lisi too!).... have rejigged the circle for the nth time and cleaned it to include people who are active on the Science on G+ community. Community link is here http://goo.gl/46uFH and the Page is +Science on G+!Add and Share for Science! Its what makes our cars run, our cities exist, the lights burn and has been instrumental in our progress.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Want to nominate someone? Please do so in comments. If you want to recommend something let us know. People who are notified are part of the circle.#science #tesla #scienceongplus #scienceeveryday  2014-01-25 18:41:543253213CC G+
Peter Edenist29,163TESLA Super Science Circle 2014!!!! : A quality circle curated carefully and tended over 2 years. If you like science or are interested in science, this circle is a must for you! Add and share for science.+Who is in this circle? NASA, KQED Science, MNN, Bioscienca, Scientists, (Garett Lisi too!).... have rejigged the circle for the nth time and cleaned it to include people who are active on the Science on G+ community. Community link is here http://goo.gl/46uFH and the Page is +Science on G+!Add and Share for Science! Its what makes our cars run, our cities exist, the lights burn and has been instrumental in our progress.--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Want to nominate someone? Please do so in comments. If you want to recommend something let us know. People who are notified are part of the circle. #science #tesla #scienceongplus #scienceeveryday  2014-01-25 16:26:413258081109CC G+
Artur M.36,283circle of people, with active life position in Google+Круг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.2014-01-25 13:12:34481431263CC G+
Константин Вишневский43,146A Very Social CircleCircle of the Most Active Users of Google+Круг наиболее активных пользователей Google+2014-01-25 13:00:32447361257CC G+
Johnathan Yesson20,495A truly great bunch of people!Everyone please ADD, RESHARE AND +1! While your at it please subscribe to my Youtube channel, I have some awesome new music videos coming soon and I don't want you guys to miss out! ----> http://www.youtube.com/user/UKRapArtistDJJY#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday#circleofcricket   #FollowMeNiall   #follow   #Circle2014-01-23 13:00:04501383453CC G+
Jack C Crawford83,338Here's a modest 300 person circle for those that are new and want to get a jumpstart here on Google+  AND, I did add myself, because I wear Google Glass and the circle looks cooler with it.  lolRequested by my good friend and circle member +Islegrooves Sherrie 2014-01-17 23:40:32300442443CC G+
Francesco Zambelli3,107#sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #sharedcircleoftheday #grandecerchiacondivisa #cerchiadelgiovedi   #cerchiecondivise  2014-01-16 09:46:0049724937CC G+
Johnathan Yesson19,841#SuperCircleMade of some of the most active people I have connected with on Google+.I would appreciate it if everyone who has been included would do the following:1.) +1 2.) Reshare3.) Add PeopleOnly the best and most active people will remain in this circle, so get sharing!#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare  #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople   #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday2014-01-16 08:58:59499443157CC G+
B.A. TruthWarrior1,260These are some verified unusual characters....in general.#circleshare  #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharedcircleday #circleshared   #variety  2014-01-16 03:45:1647527826CC G+
Artur M.34,220A Very Social CircleКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+circle of people, with active life position in Google+Если вы поделились этим кругом вчера, вы находитесь в нем сегодня. Если вы разделяете его с друзьями сегодня, вы будете в нем и завтра.#forfriends  2014-01-08 15:24:56421401863CC G+
Cyrus Khan15,832 *Active Engager's Circle*If you've received a notification, it means you are a part of the circle.Please re-share the circle to increase the exposure of all these friendly and interactive people.Thanks for interacting : )  This is the next edition of my weekly Engagers circle, where I highlight and share the people who've interacted with me this week.I will share this circle to all my followers for exposure as an personally approved group.The criteria to be added are:1)You have commented on and publicly shared one or more of my posts;2) You have re-shared this weeks circle;As this circle grows, I may have difficulty accommodating everyone, so if you add and re-share this week's circle, you'll be guaranteed a spot in next week's edition.Cheers! #circleshare   #active   #engagers   #science   #sciencecircle  2014-01-04 22:40:36476463892CC G+
Константин Вишневский40,080Circle of people, with active life position in Google+Simple To be added PLUS the post Share the post and Add the circle. Once you have done this let me know in the commentsКруг людей с активной жизненной позицией в Гугле+Просто быть добавлены PLUS сообщению Share пост и добавить круг. If you agree that this is a great circle, please re-share!#ForFriends2014-01-02 16:06:42447382566CC G+
Jason Hurtado Daniels29,824High Content Circle at 30,000I am sharing the New Year’s edition of my High Content circle as my community tops the 30,000 mark. This is my most carefully curated circle yet, and includes some of the most interesting people who have joined my G+ community over the past two and a half years. This group of artists, business leaders, educators, engineers, futurists, programmers, and scientists represents the kind of collaborative core we'll need to solve the problems of this century.Not everyone could make in. This circle contains proven friends and new acquaintances.  There are representatives of every continent and dozens of professions. Those who know me are aware that I do not ask for conformity, just civility and good will.Thank you for being a part of this community. Welcome to my world, our world. Make yourself at home and... Enjoy!Blessings,JasonTopics#3DPrinters  #Activism  #Agriculture  #Analysis  #Art  #Artist #Bicycle  #Biodiesel  #Biofuel  #Biogas  #Biomass  #Business #BusinessDevelopment  #Change  #Christian #CivilDisobedience  #CivilLiberties  #CleanTechnology #ClimateChange  #Coaching  #Cogeneration  #Collaborate #Collaboration  #Communications  #Consulting  #Cooperative #Creative  #Creativity  #CRM  #Crowdfunding  2014-01-01 20:54:42500191527CC G+
Christy Sandhoff25,496HNY 2014 Jason Hurtado Daniels==============Jason Hurtado Daniels originally shared: High Content Circle at 30,000I am sharing the New Year’s edition of my high content circle as my community tops the 30,000 mark. This is my most carefully curated circle yet and includes some of the most interesting people who have joined my G+ community over the past two and a half years. This group of artists, business leaders, educators, engineers, futurists, programmers, and scientists represents the kind of collaborative core we'll need to solve the problems of this century.Not everyone could make in. This circle contains proven friends and new acquaintances.  There are representatives of every continent and dozens of professions. Those who know me are aware that I do not ask for conformity, just civility and good will.Thank you for being a part of this community. Welcome to my world, our world. Make yourself at home and... Enjoy!Blessings,JasonTopics#3DPrinters #Activism #Agriculture #Analysis #Art #Artist #Bicycle #Biodiesel #Biofuel #Biogas #Biomass #Business #BusinessDevelopment #Change #Christian #CivilDisobedience #CivilLiberties #CleanTechnology #ClimateChange #Coaching #Cogeneration #Collaborate #Collaboration #Communications #Consulting #Cooperative #Creative #Creativity #CRM 2014-01-01 20:09:414975411CC G+
Jason Hurtado Daniels29,824High Content Circle at 30,000I am sharing the New Year’s edition of my high content circle as my community tops the 30,000 mark. This is my most carefully curated circle yet and includes some of the most interesting people who have joined my G+ community over the past two and a half years. This group of artists, business leaders, educators, engineers, futurists, programmers, and scientists represents the kind of collaborative core we'll need to solve the problems of this century.Not everyone could make in. This circle contains proven friends and new acquaintances.  There are representatives of every continent and dozens of professions. Those who know me are aware that I do not ask for conformity, just civility and good will.Thank you for being a part of this community. Welcome to my world, our world. Make yourself at home and... Enjoy!Blessings,JasonTopics#3DPrinters #Activism #Agriculture #Analysis #Art #Artist #Bicycle #Biodiesel #Biofuel #Biogas #Biomass #Business #BusinessDevelopment #Change #Christian #CivilDisobedience #CivilLiberties #CleanTechnology #ClimateChange #Coaching #Cogeneration #Collaborate #Collaboration #Communications #Consulting #Cooperative #Creative #Creativity #CRM #Crowdfu2014-01-01 18:56:4250016418CC G+
Core Marketing4091. Plus The Post 2. Comment3. Add People To Circles/Include Yourself4. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle   #circleoftheday   #sharedcircle    #circlesharing   #circleshare         #circles       2013-12-28 07:48:32495859CC G+


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2014-04-23 17:09:12 (13 comments, 118 reshares, 120 +1s)

Copy/Paste (even Edit and Translate) Text Inside Images with a Free Chrome Extension:
"Project Naptha automatically applies state-of-the-art computer vision algorithms on every image you see while browsing the web. The result is a seamless and intuitive experience, where you can highlight as well as copy and paste and even edit and translate the text formerly trapped within an image." http://projectnaptha.com/

This plugin is so cool, it makes me want to learn all about computer vision algorithms just so I can understand how it works! And it does work. I installed it and tried it out, and I have to say I'm still amazed. It works very well. This will save me a lot of time!

Animated GIF from projectnaptha.com

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2014-02-10 19:44:14 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 30 +1s)

50 Years Ago Today: The British Invasion in Space
Where are they now?

This infographic follows the radiomagnetic waves that broadcast the first show on US soil by the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show on February 9, 1964.

The infographic immediately called to mind a fun chat I had with +Liz Krane and +Yonatan Zunger on almost precisely this topic  in Liz's obituary of the comet ISON here (http://goo.gl/SHg0Uk), though at that time we used a broadcast of I Love Lucy for purposes of the discussion:

http://www.insidescience.org/blog/2014/02/05/british-invasion-space

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2014-02-06 15:36:57 (15 comments, 7 reshares, 49 +1s)

When it comes to political beliefs, studies have found that when exposing misinformed people to "corrected facts in news stories, they rarely changed their minds. In fact, they often became even more strongly set in their beliefs. Facts, they found, were not curing misinformation. Like an underpowered antibiotic, facts could actually make misinformation even stronger."

-- How Facts Backfire by Joe Keohane
http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/ideas/articles/2010/07/11/how_facts_backfire/

via this Smithsonian article by +Rose Eveleth:

When Are We Going to Stop Making Famous People Argue About Evolution?
http://www.smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/when-are-we-going-stop-making-famous-people-argue-about-evolution-180949648/

^ That one's also a must read!

I used to think political debates were worthwhile, but now that... more »

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2014-02-05 20:48:37 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)

Happy Digital Learning Day!
digitallearningday.com

Here are two G+ student debates that happened today via on air hangouts:
Digital Footprint Student Debate  (http://goo.gl/iQIDJj) 
Coding Literacy Student Debate (http://goo.gl/DWUhxa) 

This is a good time to be a student. :)

PS: It's also World Nutella Day! nutelladay.com

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2014-02-05 00:02:35 (25 comments, 6 reshares, 34 +1s)

RIGHT NOW:  Bill Nye Debates Creationist +Ken Ham Live

The videos that sparked the debate:
Bill Nye: Creationism Is Not Appropriate For Children
Ken Ham Responds to Bill Nye "The Humanist Guy"

Why is Bill Nye even doing this in the first place? The Science Guy says, "I decided to participate in the debate because I felt it would draw attention to the importance of science education here in the United States."

"Tuesday's debate will be about whether Ham’s creation model is viable or useful for describing nature. We cannot use his model to predict the outcome of any experiment, design a tool, cure a disease or describe natural phenomena with mathematics.

These are all things that parents in the United States very much want their children to be able to do; everyone wants his or herkids ... more »

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2014-01-31 17:59:50 (32 comments, 6 reshares, 72 +1s)

Don't Just Follow Me....ENGAGE

I am thankful for all the followers I have and try to circle back the ones who engage on my posts with comments/shares.   But, unfortunately I miss a bunch of good people that add me.    

When I add someone to my circles I let them know in a comment why I did.  At that point they can add me back or not but I like to let them know that I am out there and why I chose to follow them.  So please, let me know you are out there.

#patrickstewart   #startrek   #cartoon  

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2014-01-30 19:32:38 (16 comments, 0 reshares, 50 +1s)

So you know how we're doing that thing where we're doing whatever our
G+ friends says to do?

I took +Liz Krane's advice and mixed my Earl Grey with some hot chocolate. I also added a bit of condensed milk to sweeten and since I like some milk with my tea occasionally and I also like it in my Hot Chocolate.

It actually tastes great! Tastes like a chocolate bergamot orange! And now I will be annoyingly slurping this in class. Thanks for the tip Liz!

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2014-01-30 16:51:24 (16 comments, 1 reshares, 38 +1s)

Starting my morning with tea. Earl Grey. Hot.

(I also added some hot chocolate to it and I have to say... it's yummmmmm! You should try it!)

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2014-01-03 15:26:16 (10 comments, 3 reshares, 91 +1s)

"If at first you don't succeed, that's one data point." - xkcd.com/1154

Ah, resolutions. Anyone else feel like this already? lol. This year's XKCD comic is great, too: http://xkcd.com/1311/

2014-01-01 17:16:37 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 45 +1s)

Hey everyone! I figured this is as good a way as any to start the new year! 2014 HOA! 

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2013-12-28 01:15:46 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 25 +1s)

What were the most important developments in astronomy this year?

Live right now: a great discussion with +Tony Darnell, +Scott Lewis, +Fraser Cain, and some special guests! Share your comments and questions on the YouTube page or here: https://plus.google.com/events/c58oeeh4jttc6m7l01tvvqt2g54

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2013-12-10 03:02:17 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)

Autism Brainstorm and Science On Google+ Collaborative HOA
Please join us for a collaborative Hangout On Air with Autism Brainstorm (http://goo.gl/HO5LZL). We will be discussing comparative approaches to autism education, current research topics being considered by the Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee, and protein biomarkers associated with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Hosted by +Liz Krane. 

Topics: 
1) Lead by Dr. +Stephen Shore:   
Research in Comparative Approaches to Autism Education with special emphasis on the Miller Method®. Dr. Shore will be joined by +Ethan Miller for discussion and Q&A.

2) Lead by +John Elder Robison: 
Current research topic(s) being considered by IACC (The Interagency Autism Coordinating Committee is a Federal advisory committee charged with coordinating all activities concerning autism spectrumdisord... more »

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2013-12-05 03:56:59 (95 comments, 4 reshares, 389 +1s)

Weeeeee, I'm back from my first day of work!

I just started my first "real" job at a real office! I'm the web and social media editor for the USC Annenberg Center on Communication Leadership and Policy (communicationleadership.usc.edu)! Well, I'm just a part-time temp worker for now, but hopefully they'll want to keep me around. ;)

Anyone have a good first-day-of-work story? When was the first time you felt like you had a "real" job? And how did it go?

As for me, so far so good! I'm excited and nervous and motivated and terrified and all that good stuff that accompanies anything new. Yay for new adventures! :)

PS: Follow us on Twitter for interesting news from the world of communication technology and social change: https://twitter.com/USC_CCLP

PPS: Any and all tips and advice or warnings or... more »

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2013-12-04 03:22:49 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 43 +1s)

Secret Santa 2013 starts today!
Share this post so we can collect as many lists as possible!

HO HO HO! It's good to be back! Last year Secret Santa only lasted for less than a month and were able to collect over 2,500 lists! 1,500 more than 2011! Your generosity and compassion giving gifts to the Google+ community made holidays better last year. Today I'm happy to announce that my elves and I start collecting your Amazon wishlists into our master list. It's easy to create a list! The hardest part is deciding what to put on it ;)

Just follow these simple steps:
1) Create your public wishlist on Amazon: http://goo.gl/eUIwm
2) Add your list to the form: http://goo.gl/03TwI8 (Important instructions are on the form!)

Once added you can continue to edit your list. We'll share everyone's list with you on November 25th! We suggest... more »

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2013-12-02 20:16:59 (25 comments, 16 reshares, 122 +1s)

R.I.P. Comet ISON ("born 4.5 billion BC, fragmented Nov. 28, 2013")

"Comets are like cats; they have tails, and they do precisely what they want." — David H. Levy, who discovered 22 comets

As Karl Battams writes in this beautiful eulogy, Comet ISON was a comet full of "tenacious ambition":
http://www.isoncampaign.org/karl/in-memoriam

Battams' caption for the image below: "This is how comet C/2012 S1 (ISON) wished to be remembered."  :)

"Survived by approximately several trillion siblings, Comet ISON leaves behind an unprecedented legacy for astronomers, and the eternal gratitude of an enthralled global audience. In ISON's memory, donations are encouraged to your local astronomy club, observatory or charity that supports STEM and science outreach programs for children."... more »

2013-12-02 04:44:36 (20 comments, 2 reshares, 29 +1s)

My Awesome Commenters Circle  - November

These folks wrote insightful, funny, nice, or interesting comments on my posts this month! Thank you all for making G+ the special place that it is. :) I saw a lot of familiar faces joining in the discussions this month, but I've also met a few new friends!

To everyone in this circle: please leave a comment sharing a link to one of your best recent posts and/or tell us a little about yourself!

I'm going to keep up this ongoing experiment (see the first post: http://goo.gl/xTSGPW), so look out for the December circle in one month!

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2013-12-01 21:36:52 (76 comments, 165 reshares, 350 +1s)

The Invention of Orange Carrots

Today I learned that carrots weren't orange until the 16th or 17th century! The first domestic carrots were purple and yellow, originating in Central Asia in the 10th century [1].

You can thank the Dutch for cultivating our modern orange carrots. Holland was "a leading country in carrot development" by the 1700s [2], and the carrot's rise in popularity was also reflected in "the sudden appearance of orange carrots in period oil paintings" like Joachim Wtewael's famous "Kitchen Scene" [3], which you can see here: http://www.wikipaintings.org/en/joachim-wtewael/kitchen-scene-1605

In fact, all of today's orange carrots derive from just four varieties of Dutch carrots, three of which come from the "Horn" variety named after the Dutch town Hoorn [2].

But why have I never... more »

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2013-11-28 21:42:07 (12 comments, 36 reshares, 144 +1s)

Turkey and Tryptophan: Thanksgiving Myth Debunked

ƵƵƶƶ Why do we feel sleepy after a big meal? You've probably blamed the Thanksgiving turkey for having too much tryptophan, an amino acid that the body converts to serotonin and melatonin, two sleep-inducing compounds. But it turns out that tryptophan has to be consumed on an empty stomach and not with gourmandish excess of cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie, to be effectively blamed for your soporific state.  Did you know that even oat bran and soybeans contain more tryptophan than turkey? Check out this infographic ▶ http://goo.gl/pQtLTp .

ƵƵƶƶ Another popular theory is that after a big meal, our body diverts blood supply to the gut, and away from the brain, to help digestion. While this seems logical, it turns out that cerebral blood flow and oxygenation are kept stablethrough more »

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2013-11-27 16:24:02 (44 comments, 37 reshares, 59 +1s)

Why Aren't There More Women Making STEM Videos on YouTube?

Emily Graslie spent "an embarrassingly long amount of time just trying to think of a handful" of women who make STEM videos on YouTube.* She asked for suggestions on Twitter and got replies like "There are others besides you and Vi Hart?"

Emily found that "while there are at least 13 STEM channels hosted by men with more than 400,000 subscribers (and 7 of those 13 have topped a million subscribers), there are only four channels by women which have more than 160,000 subscribers."

Emily discusses one of the main issues: those horrible, horrible YouTube comments! (Some of the comments quoted in the video made me want to laugh and cry at the same time. lol.)

It's definitely one of the reasons I've been hesitant about making more YouTube videos of my own... more »

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2013-11-23 04:44:21 (15 comments, 7 reshares, 57 +1s)

The Geekhood of the Travelling Book ... Who Wants It Next?

When I'm done with this book, I'll mail it to one of you awesome Google+ friends of mine! Thanks +Jason Salas for sending me this splendid Android textbook all the way from Guam -- a 6,000 mile trip to reach me here in Los Angeles! I just opened it up, and this absolutely made my day. :) It looks like a great resource. (See Jason's review of the book here: http://goo.gl/EzSkoV)

Whoever I eventually send it to will need to promise to then send it to someone else so that eventually, this book might travel all the way around the earth!

Soooo... who else wants to learn about programming for Android? What sorts of projects do you want to work on? Video games? The next big social media web 2.0 buzzwordy thing? 

As for me, I first want to get up to speed on the new API and finally update myve... more »

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2013-11-18 19:01:08 (4 comments, 3 reshares, 55 +1s)

MAVEN is well on its way!

Wooooooooo!!! I'm in the audience at the +KPCC radio station now with +Scott Lewis watching an episode of Planetary Radio Live hosted by panelists from +The Planetary Society -- see the livestream here: http://www.scpr.org/events/2013/11/18/1237/maven-launch/

The whole audience was standing and cheering at liftoff :D And I was taking photos with my phone in one hand and video with my video camera in my other hand, so unfortunately I had no hands left to applaud. lol.

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2013-11-16 23:21:57 (2 comments, 13 reshares, 58 +1s)

THE SCIENCE OF DOCTOR WHO - Dr. Brian Cox Presents

This is a fantastic special that someone has been kind enough to put up on YouTube and the BBC has been kind enough not to kill it. (which always means that it might go away rather suddenly)

The special is available on iPlayer in the UK and will air in the US on BBC America on November 18th at 10:00pm cut up and with a dozen commercials interrupting it every 10 minutes.

You might expect some of the crappy, campy, snappy crap that you would expect from BBC America but it's not that at all.

It's a fun, interesting, intelligent and highly entertaining presentation from Dr. Brian Cox about all sorts of science that intersect with Doctor Who.

I'm really hopeful a lot of young fans get to see this and it sparks their interest in science.

Thanks t +Pierce Arner er for finding... more »

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2013-11-15 04:49:10 (13 comments, 14 reshares, 155 +1s)

Hey, have you ever looked at NASA HQ's Flickr stream? It's full of treasures, all licensed with a Creative Commons BY-NC license! Definitely a good way to procrastinate.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/

Photo by NASA HQ PHOTO:
"The Orbital Sciences Corporation Antares rocket, with the Cygnus cargo spacecraft aboard, is seen in this false color infrared image, as it launches from Pad-0A of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport (MARS), Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2013, NASA Wallops Flight Facility, Virginia."
flickr.com/photos/nasahqphoto/9806274146/

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2013-11-11 18:22:14 (8 comments, 26 reshares, 83 +1s)

Full-Length Documentary "Minecraft: The Story of Mojang"

I haven't watched it all yet, because I have things to do -- it's a full-length documentary, an hour and a half! You can also download it on their website: http://minecraftstoryofmojang.com/

"Minecraft: The Story of Mojang is a feature-length documentary that follows the young company over the course of its first year as their profile expanded across the world stage and into the homes of millions of gamers. Featuring insights from industry icons (Peter Molyneux, Tim Schafer), journalists (Geoff Keighley, Stephen Totilo), tastemakers (Gabe & Tycho of Penny Arcade), and players profoundly impacted by the game (Yogscast, The Shaft, Minecraft Teacher), the film serves as a time capsule for one of this generation's most unorthodox success stories.

Minecraft is the second feature from... more »

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2013-11-10 18:58:07 (15 comments, 70 reshares, 108 +1s)

The beauty of physics and animation

I love love love this animation by Xiangjun Shi. Everything in her portfolio (http://www.xiangjunshi.com/film.html) is worth taking a look at!

And that dual degree program she took (see http://risd.brown.edu/) sounds so cool! It's exciting to see more and more universities offering programs that encourage students to combine their interests in the arts and sciences. They work together so beautifully!

#ScienceSunday +ScienceSunday 

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2013-11-07 18:57:36 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)

A wonderful video essay on Fantastic Mr. Fox

I loved this movie! Here's a great review of it, part of a series of 7 videos about Wes Anderson's films:
http://www.openculture.com/2013/10/video-essays-on-wes-andersons-films.html

Adapted from the book The Wes Anderson Collection by Matt Zoller Seitz, edited by Steven Santos

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2013-11-05 21:24:20 (6 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)

Why Ecology & Environmental Science is Everyone's Business
Our most recent +Science on Google+ Posterside Hangout on Ecology and Environmental Science was excellent and well worth watching in full. It highlighted the intersections between climate change the social consequences of environmental damage. The presentations covered the measurement of air quality; disease outbreak amongst fish; and the relationship between extreme thunderstorms and global warming. Below I give a detailed summary of the points I was most interested in as a social scientist (I will do the same for our previous hangouts).

I urge you to watch the presentations in full and comment on the talks from your perspectives. I am particularly interested in different social science reactions to these talks: how can we make a contribution to weather and marine sciences using the ecological frameworks and methods... more »

2013-11-04 04:00:54 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)

Added photos to Virtual Star Party - November 3, 2013.

2013-11-03 21:44:17 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 21 +1s)

George Whitesides, the CEO of Virgin Galactic, will be giving a special presentation at the 2013 meeting for the Association of Science Writers in Gainsville Florida.

http://www.sciencewriters2013.org/sessions/future-spaceflight-update-virgin-galactic

Join +Fraser Cain , +Alan Boyle  and +Amy Shira Teitel for live coverage of the presentation.

After the presentation, George will stick around and answer your questions about the future of space tourism.

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2013-11-03 18:48:00 (3 comments, 20 reshares, 69 +1s)

Seeking scientists!

Know any scientists who would like to present their research in a Google+ hangout on air? Sign up here: http://goo.gl/71P91w

The +Science on Google+ community (which has almost 150k members now!!) is organizing more Posterside Hangouts, virtual poster presentations where anyone around the world can ask questions! 

See our last hangouts here:

Ecology and Environmental Science
http://goo.gl/DUFNoL 

Physics and Material Science
http://goo.gl/c1trzS

Psychology
http://goo.gl/PR8tp6

#ScienceSunday  / +ScienceSunday 

Photo by Mike Neilson
flickr.com/photos/55677727@N00/490672092/

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2013-11-03 05:39:30 (22 comments, 1 reshares, 52 +1s)

Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 AM tomorrow!

You know what that means... The clock in my car will finally be accurate again! :D

Now I just have to retrain myself not to add 1 hour to the time whenever I check the clock while driving. Ah, traditions.

Photo by Mylla Ghdv
flickr.com/photos/83969782@N00/4503353233/

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2013-11-03 01:35:13 (9 comments, 9 reshares, 106 +1s)

It don't mean a thing if it ain't got that swing. :D

2013-11-02 02:32:11 (19 comments, 3 reshares, 23 +1s)

My Awesome Commenters Circle  - October

The people in this circle shared great links, cracked funny jokes, taught me something new, or otherwise made meaningful contributions to our discussions. Thank you all for your great comments this month!

To everyone in this circle: please leave a comment sharing a link to one of your best recent posts and/or tell us a little about yourself!

I'm going to keep up this ongoing experiment (see the first post: http://goo.gl/xTSGPW), since this makes for a rather diverse and interesting little circle. Keep the great comments coming and I'll share the November circle next month. :)

Isn't the G+ community just spectacular? Group hug!!!

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2013-11-01 18:07:14 (11 comments, 8 reshares, 80 +1s)

Happy Movember! The Moustache Charity Event
http://www.movember.com

Every November, men from all over the world grow moustaches and help raise awareness (and money) for men's health issues!

And for the ladies, you can use Photoshop or the G+ image editor to make your own moustache pic to show your support! Share them at the G+ Ladies of Movember event here: http://goo.gl/Q693DS 

If you need some inspiration, check out these photos of the 2013 Beard And Mustache Championships taken by Greg Anderson: http://goo.gl/LbyzsY

Get your 'stache on! :D

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2013-10-31 17:20:35 (14 comments, 30 reshares, 134 +1s)

“Goblin sharks have a very large mouth relative to their size,” added Duffy, and the skin and muscles that comprise it are very loose, “allowing it to expand considerably when the mouth is opened and the jaws protruded.” The rapid expansion “probably creates a vacuum that sucks prey into the shark’s mouth.”
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2013/10/absurd-creature-goblin-shark/

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2013-10-31 00:16:04 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)

Let's hang out tonight at the Science on Google+ Happy Hour!

I might even be in costume. Because that's how I celebrate Halloween now: sitting at my computer, eating candy, and chatting with science geeks. :D The hangout starts at 7pm PDT / 10pm EDT and it's not on air -- just casual.

For an invite, sign up at the event page: http://goo.gl/tXgJfs

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2013-10-30 17:35:06 (17 comments, 45 reshares, 146 +1s)

Great costume! Happy Halloween!
Image Source: http://goo.gl/UHQy6B
#happyhalloween   #halloween   #halloween2013  

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2013-10-30 02:23:22 (20 comments, 33 reshares, 110 +1s)

Spiders on Speed: NASA scientists inexplicably investigated web spinning by stoned spiders. Turns out that the geometrical structure of a web provides a good measure of the condition of its central nervous system.

LSD: Webs took on a minimalist structure.

Marijuana: Spiders made a reasonable stab at spinning webs but appeared to lose concentration about half-way through.

Amphetamine ("speed"): Webs retained their size but showed an increase in spiral spacing and radius irregularity, as well as a decrease in building efficiency. Spiders spin their webs "with great gusto, but apparently without much planning leaving large holes", according to New Scientist magazine.

Caffeine: makes spiders incapable of spinning anything better than a few threads strung together at random.

Chlora... more »

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2013-10-29 17:37:18 (12 comments, 2 reshares, 54 +1s)

Have you ever read Vi Hart's blog? (vihart.com)

One of her recent posts (goo.gl/gJMA91) features some wonderfully silly photobooth GIFs and a link to a talk she did at the XOXO Festival: youtu.be/U9NhhnnWoTQ

Her blog's FAQ is great too:

"Q: How long does it take you to make a video?
A: About a week per minute or two."

"Q: You should make a video about…
A: Nope! You should make that video!"

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2013-10-28 17:40:15 (21 comments, 13 reshares, 57 +1s)

Today I learned: taste receptors aren't only on our tongues!
http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v486/n7403_supp/full/486S7a.html

They're also in the stomach, intestines, and pancreas, "where they aid the digestive process by influencing appetite and regulating insulin production." And they're even in our airways and bile ducts!

But it's not so strange when you remember that so-called "taste buds" are just a mechanism for sensing chemicals, which don't necessarily have anything to do with taste. It just so happens that they were first discovered on the tongue.

via +Derek Pennycuff's comment on this post: http://goo.gl/jZhs1X

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#TIL  (I want to start using this tag more!)

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2013-10-28 15:37:42 (9 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)

AI software company claims it can crack up to 90% of CAPTCHAs

...really? Well, they did raise $15 million dollars last year (http://goo.gl/PhR6LJ) to develop software that tries to mimic the human brain. Of course they won't be releasing any of it to the public, though. So who knows if it really works as well as they claim. =P

http://www.forbes.com/sites/roberthof/2013/10/28/ai-startup-vicarious-claims-milestone-in-quest-to-build-a-brain-craking-captcha/

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2013-10-28 01:41:21 (13 comments, 9 reshares, 68 +1s)

Tongue surface, coloured scanning electron micrograph (SEM).
Covering the tongue's surface are scale-like projections called filiform papillae, which sense pressure. The round areas (purple) are fungiform papillae, which contain the taste buds. This is a human tongue.

Source: http://www.sciencephoto.com/media/148093/view

#sciencesunday  

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2013-10-26 17:48:51 (12 comments, 75 reshares, 97 +1s)

$10 DIY Project: Use Your Smartphone as a Microscope
http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Smartphone-to-digital-microscope-conversion/

"With magnification levels as high as 175x, plant cells and their nuclei are easily observed!" It's also great for macro photography. :) All you need are some nuts, bolts, washers, plexiglass, plywood, basic tools like a drill, and a lens from a laser pointer.

Got any other favorite science DIY projects to share? #ScienceEveryDay  

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2013-10-26 03:02:47 (13 comments, 5 reshares, 50 +1s)

Yes, it is a spider being cute

Awwwwww! I thought my photo of a spider was cute, but this one takes the cake. Apparently jumping spiders like the one I found the other day are known for being inquisitive and looking right at the camera. The one I photographed wouldn't take its eight eyes off me!

They're smart spiders, too; they can be trained to recognize and remember colors (http://www.bioone.org/doi/abs/10.1636/JOA-ST06-61.1). And one type of jumping spider is even a vegetarian:
http://www.wired.com/wiredscience/2009/10/vegetarian-spider/

Great, now I can't stop reading about spiders. They're too cool!

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2013-10-22 05:08:15 (31 comments, 5 reshares, 51 +1s)

Another Week, Another Woman Harassed Into Leaving

Over the weekend I found out yet another awesome geek lady of G+ has abandoned the site due to overwhelming sexual harassment. 

Rory Triscuit (https://profiles.google.com/100979357612465960518/about) is gone and told mutual friends that she left because of being sick of the sexual harassment she faces here every day.  I don't know what specific event was her last straw, but she's deleted her posts and all that remains is her about page with its bolded appeal to not hit on her.  But creepers don't read about pages or heed warnings, do they?

Last week I posted about a woman who was getting rape threats from a troll she'd snarked back on, and how G+ staff actually told her she shouldn't have engaged the troll to begin with and just block him, completely ignoring the fact that the dude had beenbl... more »

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2013-10-21 02:57:01 (13 comments, 8 reshares, 49 +1s)

qCraft: Quantum Physics In Minecraft

We built the Quantum A.I. Lab to explore the potential of quantum computing, and figure out what questions we should be asking. One question is clear: Where will future quantum computer scientists come from? 

Our best guess: Minecraft. 

Millions of kids are spending a whole lot of hours in Minecraft, not just digging caves and fighting monsters, but building assembly lines, space shuttles, and programmable computers, all in the name of experimentation and discovery. 

So how do we get these smart, creative kids excited about quantum physics? 

We talked to our friends at MinecraftEdu and Caltech’s Institute for Quantum Information and Matter and came up with a fun idea: a Minecraft modpack called qCraft. It lets players experiment with quantum behaviors inside Minecraft’s world, with new blocksthat ex... more »

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2013-10-17 02:55:28 (14 comments, 137 reshares, 228 +1s)

Grace Hopper was not only a US Navy Officer, but also the creator of the first compiler for a programming language, and she's the one who popularized the term "debugging".

Not too many people have a US Navy destroyer (the USS Hopper) and a supercomputer named after them. To top it off, her nickname was Amazing Grace!

Her biography: http://www.history.navy.mil/bios/hopper_grace.htm

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Resharing from an old Ada Lovelace Day post. I know it was yesterday, but I couldn't resist!

2013-10-16 17:56:47 (11 comments, 1 reshares, 20 +1s)

STEM Women on G+ Shared Circle (Release 3)

This is the first crowd-sourced, collaboratively curated circle of Women who work in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields that are also active on G+.

We had some simple criteria for inclusion in this circle; every woman in this circle has a job that relates directly to STEM or is an advanced student of STEM. They are all active users of G+ and post Publicly about their STEM discipline regularly (i.e. at least once a week).

• Import these people into a brand new circle, and then move people over into your permanent circles if you like what they post.

Reshare this post, to get the STEM goodness out to as many as people as possible :)

• If we have missed someone that should be included in this circle in time for our next update, please nominate them athttp:... more »

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2013-10-16 04:27:45 (19 comments, 0 reshares, 49 +1s)

Gotcha! A gruesome end after a long battle...
Uncensored photo: http://goo.gl/n1h0G6

This mosquito bit me right on my face today. On my face!  I've been bitten by mosquitoes hundreds of times, but never on my face! Grrrrrr! So I chased this little blood-thief all around my apartment until finally I cornered her (only female mosquitoes drink blood), and then I got my revenge: splat! ... ... "Ewwww!"

I've never caught a mosquito red-handed or, uh, red-blooded before. So I guess that's my blood splattered all over the glass! Gross, huh? But it does make for a fascinating photo, in a CSI sort of way.

Have you ever caught a mosquito in the act? (Or been bitten on the face? lol.)

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2013-10-11 17:49:55 (6 comments, 5 reshares, 30 +1s)

Documentary about The Phantom Tollbooth
http://phantomtollboothdoc.vhx.tv/

This is only one of my favorite books ever!  Can you believe The Phantom Tollbooth is over 50 years old now? This documentary about the book's creators looks like a real treat. :)

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