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Sarah Rios39,430WHOVIANSMark your calendars... and your arms.http://imgur.com/lP0i5Xj(Original post: https://plus.google.com/u/0/101453162215777563254/posts/ED4yBRm41su)Edit: Facebook event - https://www.facebook.com/events/150522868436180THE SILENCE2013-04-23 08:00:001277 

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Brian Mcquillan19,804Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to or stay in this Circle - Share the circleIf 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 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 #Gif #Cute #Anime #Animals #Online #Life #CatLovers #Cat #FunnyPics #Quote #Art #CaturdayEveryday #QuoteOfTheDay #Truth #Dog #Dogs #XD #Meme #LOL #Humor #Cute #Anime #Gif #Animals #Cat #CatLovers #Art #Online #Cats #Life #FunnyPics #CaturdayEveryday #Dog #Quote #Dogs #Truth #Manga 2015-01-15 07:18:52498323
John Cleese10,248Hey my friends. Good morning/evening to all! Circle brings together nice and interesting peopleIf you want to be a part of my best shared circles, this is the circle, you may want to add and share circle.Share The Circle And Boost Your Visibility On G+1. Add us to your circles, if you haven't done so already2. +1 this circle3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so we know you have done the three steps above.Please make sure you do it on the original post or I won't notice it More you share more you get!#circleoftheday #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #sharedcircleoftheday #myseoissocial #besocial #socializethesocial #trust #circles #circleshare #sharedcircle #circlesharing #followers #social #socialnetworking #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #googleplus #communities #topsocialcircle #influencers #influencer #socialnetworking #betrustable #popularitycircle #trustablesharedcircle #cerchiacondivisa #circuloscompartidos #smiletolife2015-01-15 05:26:16493000
Harry Day13,177*If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends  circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!4. Publicly share this circle...!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography  #circlesharingforthepeopleplc  #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircles #share #sharedcircleoftheday #sharewithyou #circlethursday #followme #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle #frankfurt #germany #hamburg #germany #munich #greece #greece #athens #greece #heraklion #greece #rhodes #portugal #funchal #portugal #lisbon #portugal 2015-01-09 10:32:47496112
Aly Hodge13,741This is my social media/SEO circle, which contains pages for people who share lots of content on social media, not just about G+.2014-12-20 07:50:59362003
Matty James146,500If you would like to be kept in this circle for sharing , the please plus 1, if you have been sent a notification then you are in this circle, you can either add the people, share the circleyou can add yourself to the circle before sharing, it is a sure way of finding better content, or if you dont like what people post then take them out the circle, it is a way for people new to google + t build thier circles or following #circleshare   #circlesharing  2014-12-17 23:31:15177106
phu truong153DIAMOND TEAM ELITE ENGAGER CIRCLE 11.11.14This is my Diamond Team Elite Circle. Along with my Elite Inner Circle, these are the people who have helped me grow to where I am today. They have my gratitude, and to help them, and to help you grow your followers I am sharing them here. There is no automatic criteria to get into this circle. These are people who I have chosen and personally hand curated.To get to the next level and have a chance to become a Team Elite Engager, there are five simple steps:1. Make sure you have added me!2. +1 this post3. 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  OR POSSIBLY BLACKLISTED FROM  FOR GOOD4. Optionally, comment to let me know what you have done! (this is optional, because my circles often reach the maximum 500 comments).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 "Jason Levy originally shared" above here. If you do see it, click on "originally shared" and it will bring you to this post.6. Optionally, add everyone from this circle - your Google Plus engagement is likely to skyrocket, as many people in the circle will add you back and plus, share and comment on your posts!~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~I don't wish to offend anyone on the internet, so if you would like to be removed from my shared circles, please send me a private message and I won't share your profile in the future. The only way being shared will affect you is that you will get notifications that people have added you. You are under no obligation to add them back to your circles. If you don't add them back, they will most likely remove you from their circles after some time.~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~@~The ReSound Enzo includes two firsts: It is the first Super Power Made For iPhone hearing aid, and it is also the first MFi hearing aid that includes a telecoil, allowing wearers to take advantage of hands free calling with their iPhone, as well as wireless streaming of music, Facetime and YouTube from their iPhone, iPad, iPad mini, and iPod Touch - as well as listening through public loop induction systems in theatres, banks, post offices and places of worship.Unless you have used this kind of technology before you're probably thinking it's no big deal - after all, you've been able to get Bluetooth headsets for years, but until now you used to need an intermediate wireless device worn as a necklace or lapel clip to translate between Bluetooth and each manufacturer's own proprietary wireless protocol. As well as extra bulk, these would be one more gadget you'd have to remember to charge. The Made For iPhone protocol and hardware does away with all that as it's already built in to the hearing aids. Pretty neat, huh?http://www.londonhearingaids.co.uk/ReSound/resound-enzo-9-hearing-aid-uk-price-lowest-guaranteed-1675-including-lifetime-aftercare-call-0203-397-9787.html#enzo   #resoundenzo   #resound   #mfi   #MadeForiPhone   #superpower2014-11-11 01:24:174678514
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 11:38:234874856105
Colin Wilson7,975Grow 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!#topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circle 2014-11-07 07:05:27456686496
Nolan Harvey218More friend today #sharedcircles   #circleshare   #morefollowers  2014-11-05 16:59:40501138
Michael Junghans10,859A big thank you. Great to be connected with you :-)Please share | +#sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare   #circlesharing   #teamelite   #teamelitecircle   #teameliteengagercircle    #sharedcircle #cerchiacondivisa   #condividicerchia   #cerchiadiitaliani   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle   #circleshare  #bosmol #BosmolCircle   #GrowthCIrcle     #GooglePlus   #CircleShare   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircles   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #google   #circle #circles #publiccircle #sharedcircles   #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #circleshare 2014-10-26 18:14:54501839
Scotty REwing25,330This is my current "Women of G+" circle. These ladies are entertaining, beautiful, enlightened, engaging, interesting, Intelligent and all around enjoyable to have in your feed. You might want to consider them. 2014-09-19 17:30:20129102
Becky Collins16,373Young Adult Authors 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 ?2014-09-13 05:03:59465138
Becky Collins15,718 TV / TELEVISION 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 ?2014-08-26 05:30:28464649
Peter Edenist31,0152014 Super Sci-FI Circle : No, the Sky is not Falling!!! Also the Gravity is not sucking you in... please +1 this post to support it or you may have to take a trip in Snowpiercer, no need to thank me. Please reshare if you think this is a worthwhile circle. If you have been notified, you are in the circle!All the people in this circle are linked to our community (see link further down). As usual, please tag and recommend anyone who you think should be in this circle. Live long and prosper!Sci-FI Community here: http://goo.gl/s1NVd  Science Fiction Pics: http://goo.gl/sOSPK5Mighty Shiny Browncoats : http://goo.gl/9osg1tDoctor Who : http://goo.gl/z3uWX3Ultimate Star Wars : http://goo.gl/Wu8bv6Ultimate Star Trek : http://goo.gl/JJPql9Science on G+ community here: http://goo.gl/46uFH #sciencefiction #sf #scifi  2014-07-24 12:58:0746211659144
Laura B Williams864I just posted this circle to My Circles when I meant to post it publicly...ooops.This is a circle full of some of the most talented writers on Google+. I am sharing this with you because I like to share awesomeness. If you  are a writer and I do not have you in this circle please let me know in the comments and I will add you! 2014-07-12 13:09:58344302
PinterestPin2,817Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the postMore you share more you get! #circle   #circleshare   #sharecircle   #circles   #sharedpubliccircles   #food   #foodblog   #foodblogger   #foodbloggersshare  2014-06-11 11:26:50353327
Dina Tika0Here is a group of Active Engagers, Circle Sharers, Awesome Plus Oners, and Cool People on Google Plus!   Circle Sharing is an awesome way to increase your followers and active engagers on your profile. Some of my favorite people that I've met here on Google + through Circle Sharing.    Want to be in the next Circle of Awesomeness? Follow the Steps Below!  ☛ Add the circle ☛ Share in the Public ☛ Plus 1 the Post. ☛ Comment. 2014-06-10 05:53:52479001
PinterestPin2,427Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!This circle will add great, amazing, wonderful, and awesome content to you feed plus your page will receive massive engagement and ppplllluuuussss OnEs!!!   Welcome to +circle your circle with circles!!!!!  :DBoost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - Click add people and create your circle3 - share the circle (include yourself)4 - add +1 to the postMore you share more you get! #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleshared   #circlesdiscovery   #share   #sharing   #folow   #sharecircle   #sharedpubliccircles   #food   #recipes   #foodrecipes   #foodphotography   #foodblog   #foodblogging  2014-06-03 10:48:20343112
TecnoAndroid.it11,608#sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #sundaycircle #circleshare #Wednesday #wednesdaycircle #wednesdaycircles #circlewednesday #cerchie #cerchieitaliane #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharedCircles #CircleOfTheDay #SharedPublicCircles #GooglePlusTips #Google+ #Google #AddCircle #SocialMedia #SharedCircleOfTheDay #addcircles #Engagers #addpeople 2014-05-28 10:30:54499849
John Nuntiatio36,773#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news   #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #small   #smallcircle #football #tennis #golf #photography #health #weightloss  2014-05-19 21:53:11494136
PinterestPin1,867Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!  Meet new people who will engage with you and as always add major PPPllllluuuuSSSS OnEs!!!!!!!!  Welcome to To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles 2 - Click add people and create a new circle name on the top left3-  Click "Create Circle" 4 - share the new circle (include yourself) 5 - add +1 to this post 6- enjoy your new fRiEnDs!!!More you share more you get! #circle   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circles   #sharedcircles   #sharing   #folowers   #folow   #add   #food   #recipes   #pictures   #pinterest   #foodphotography   #foodblogger   #circleoftheweek   #circleoftheday  2014-05-15 12:16:35341328
Tourej Ansari16,188My new Worldwide circle of travelerPlease plus, comment add and share! These are people that will share and re-post your circles and other content you produce. This circle contains people who have Plussed my posts within the last few weeks.#CircleShare #SharedCircles #Circle #CircleOfTheDay #SharedPublicCircles #GooglePlusTips #Google+ #Google #teamelitecircle #Hearingaids #Hearing #PublicCircle #SocialMedia #Engagers #TeamElite #Circles #EliteInnerCircle #HearingLoss 2014-05-05 10:00:50483241545
Shashi S6,305SOME GREAT PHILOSOPHER'S AT GOOGLE PLUS____________________________________________________This is some of the most interesting Philosopher's I found at Google Plus, selected over the years, following them will be one of the best thing you will do to make your timeline, interesting, informative and worthwhile. Join in and enjoy...If you are interested to join in, please leave a comment, and share Those of you who are notified are already in the circle...With this team, you will be able to find fresh content and original thoughts as well as increase your own visibility in the Google Plus. And the first step towards engaging is to join and share this circle... That way you will have some connect with the group here.To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 - include me in your circles2 - share the circle 3 - add +1 to the post4 - Start something new and share within the world of google plusThe more you add and share, the more visibility you will have and more and more people will share your own circles and content...PLEASE DON'T FORGET TO INCLUDE YOUR SELF BEFORE YOU HIT THE SHARE BUTTON.__Shashiॐ नमः शिवायOm Namah Shivaya#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #sharedcircles #Friday #sharingcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday #circlesunday   #share   #shared   #followers   #addcircles #publicsharedcircles   #share   #addpeople   #addcircle #addfriends   #circle   #empireavenue   #socialmedia     #influencers   #influencer   #influence   2014-04-21 08:26:26310114
El Rey León220This circle was shared to me by some random people the day I joined G+... and I am resharing for those who are new or may find this circle interesting....!!!Have Fun People!! :-)2014-04-18 23:04:1791703
Adam Black6,745The Doc Whobies/Fandom CircleBy popular Demand, my Circle Sharing Continues...This was Originally a #DoctorWho Fans Circle  with added Added #Browncoats and #ScienceFiction #Fandom  ( started out from Peter Edenist, but I  weeded it & doubled it )If you are tagged,  you are in it.This was my First Great GooglePlus Circle, and its filled with Interesting People that will give an all-over shot of awesome to your stream.Weblink for Mobile Users:https://plus.google.com/u/0/108177944448520252638/posts/bmyr4RtwQVfRecent SciFi Posts:Red Dwarf Is back :https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AdamBlack/posts/MhaycJuj3aHNew Mind-Blowing Ambient Film score to Metropolis( free Download. Trust me, You want this  )https://plus.google.com/u/0/+AdamBlack/posts/MsMJkKkyYJ4Other Upcoming Coming Circle Shares include:Cognitive/PhilosophyOfMind ( started from Peter Wells and Iv added lot of new relevant people )The Geekerati:You can recommend People to this one.  Authors, Scientists, Actors... They are famous or talented...PoliticalReform( started out with the AntiSopa movement and turned Hard Left at Romney, and more  center after #Justice4Aaron Aaron Swartz death  and Snowden.  If you are progressive you may love it, if Libertarian its probably  a mix Love/hate  )If you want to be added to those circles,  before I share them, let me know#GeekCulture   #CircleShare #DrWho   #scififans   #DoctorWhoCircle  2014-04-14 13:16:4124619016
Paige Keaton57,548In memory of +Dirk Talamasca I am sharing a circle of friends from G+ I have shoved into a circle named. People Worth Keeping. As he was really into getting people connected. This circle is 700 people deep and it only shares 500. I need to split this in 2 and share all of you lovelies.. Dirk was a bad ass. He was what G+ was all about. Enjoyed many hours online during Beta with him. Really sucks when people die on here.   #RIPDIRKTALAMASCA   #shareyourpeople  2014-03-31 01:45:085017137
Shashi S5,199Got an Amazing women's circle at Google Plus... through +Ay Jay Schibig ... Check it out...AMAZING WOMEN'S CIRCLE  3.21.14Some  Amazing Women from all walks of life  in this New Circle!  Add them to enliven your G+ network!  Please Share!See  all of my Curated Circles on my Circle Sharing Page  +Circle Energy   and also my Circle Sharing and More Community https://plus.google.com/communities/110688741176520942310#circleoftheday    #circleshare     #circlesharing     #circlesharingforthepeopleplc     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles       #sharedcircleoftheday     #sharedcircleday     #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles     #publicsharedcircles       #sharedpublicircles       #circle   #circles     #circlemeup       #awesomepeople     #awesomecircle   #circleme     #sharedpoint     #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle   #womenscircles  2014-03-22 05:19:3840115920
AyJay Schibig53,216AMAZING WOMEN'S CIRCLE  3.21.14Some  Amazing Women from all walks of life  in this New Circle!  Add them to enliven your G+ network!  Please Share!See  all of my Curated Circles on my Circle Sharing Page  +Circle Energy   and also my Circle Sharing and More Community https://plus.google.com/communities/110688741176520942310#circleoftheday    #circleshare     #circlesharing     #circlesharingforthepeopleplc     #sharedcircles     #sharedpubliccircles       #sharedcircleoftheday     #sharedcircleday     #publiccirclesproject   #publiccircles     #publicsharedcircles       #sharedpublicircles       #circle   #circles     #circlemeup       #awesomepeople     #awesomecircle   #circleme     #sharedpoint     #sharewithyou     #ShareYourCircle   #womenscircles  2014-03-21 23:39:21500372945
Wilco Wings16,365A powerful shared circle of active engagers!If you're in it, please reshare!This circle is based on mentions from this post: https://plus.google.com/+WilcoWings/posts/ftBBQeqYS88 #sharedcircles  2014-03-12 16:03:182849974112
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 15:08:18501211623
Becky Collins3,213Foodies Circle for Recipes, Chefs and Home Cooks#foodies #recipes #chefs #cooks #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins 2014-02-26 04:03:57359008
Dan Thompson2,147Here is my circle of writers.  My suggestion to you new G+ folks is to add the entire circle as its own circle, i.e. "Dan's Writing Circle".  Over time, move your favorites over into your own growing array of circles.In particular, though, I'd say pay attention to John Ward, Evo Terra, Nathan Lowell, Brook Johnson, and Jefferson Smith.2014-02-22 19:51:53249212
Raquel Hunter17,237Foodies Rejoice circle! This is my ultimate go to circle when I am looking for a delicious recipe. #SharedCircle   #FoodiesCircle   #ChefCircle  2014-01-29 05:58:49498649
Jay Carter7,522Haven't shared a Circle in 2 years so... This is my "Haven't Sorted" circle which generally means people I find have great sense of humour and are all interesting :-) 2014-01-26 21:27:3117920034
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 23:40:32300442443
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,563My Christmas Boxing Day Circle...hope everyone had a good christmas and holidays :) 1. Add +Best Cars 2. Plus The Post 3. Comment4. Add People To Circles5. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-26 22:12:29500012
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,473My Saturday Late Friday Circle Share...have a great weekend everyone! 1. Add +Best Cars 2. Plus The Post 3. Comment4. Add People To Circles5. Share The Circle!#sharedcircle   #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday #sharedcircle #trustinme   #circlesharing   #circleshare  #circles         #circleoftheday #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircles  #share   #vipsnowballcircle #sharedcircleoftheday  #sharewithyou               #followme  #followers #followback #circle #googleplus #coolpeople  #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedcircle  #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circleshare #circlesharing #fullcircleshare2013-12-22 07:03:16500002
Sam Sager3,743Science-Fiction and Fantasy Writers CircleIt's been a very long time since I've shared this circle. It is long over due. This is a great group of writers to follow. They range from the very well known to the aspiring, but all are worth following. I learn something new and am very entertained by these people everyday.If you or someone you know is a science-fiction or fantasy writer and would like to be a part of this circle please let me know.2013-12-22 01:05:22308413
Chill Ideaz Jay Beek Rocksuperstar1,322Sharing my CIRCLE #5. Add +Best Cars   for new circles daily !Welcome to the newest version of my #Active   #Engagers   #Circle  Please add and share this circle and you will be guaranteed to grow your own following. Be open to commenting, sharing, and plussing posts from people in this circle. Most will respond, and in turn it will make your experience on Google + better.If you are NOT in this circle and would like to be added, just let me know in the comments below, and share this circle. Thank you!#circleshare   #circlesharing   #circleoftheday   #circlemaster#sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharecircle   #publiccircle   #publiccircles   #publicsharedcircles   #topengagers   #engagers   #snowballcircle   #snowball   #circles   #circleshare   #circlemasters   #circlemaster   #circlequeen   #crazycircles   #circlehub   #morefollowers #ghosttown2013-12-15 05:38:13500001
Danial Hallock10,323No Name NeededIt's getting close to the Holiday Season, and the whole point of this particular part of the season is to "give thanks" to the people (or, in America, things) that have positively impacted your life.  For me, these are those people.You all should remember my initial circle The Three Hundred (http://goo.gl/kqE8h) which was well received at 251 +1s and 48 reshares.  This circle was my first round of hyper-vetting individuals for circling, based on a lot of criteria that was centered around high quality content and a high level of engagement.  I think I combed through about 2,300 profiles on a one-by-one basis before arriving at the final product.That circle then morphed into the The Collaborative Circle (http://goo.gl/Ex9ai) which was less publicized, but still racked in 90 +1s and 13 reshares.  This circle was based on the premise that "If four people from The Three Hundred enjoy person X, then I should also enjoy them."  Well, the combination of these circles lead to an interesting scenario in which I was able to locate all stars through a combination of overlap and relevance (via Google algorithms).  Out popped these twenty five individuals, and I could not be happier with the results.  These are twenty-five individuals in which I am subscribed, their posts are always enjoyable as well as insightful, and the notification stream keeps me engaged throughout the day.Whether you're looking at the tech news from +Mike Elgan, the social and scientific commentary of +Yonatan Zunger, or the general internet awesomeness that is the enigma of +Sarah Rios, you're not going to be disappointed.I normally only notify people that are contained within a circle, but these people are too awesome not to be guilty of a little plus-spam;  feel free to request a removal from the notified (all) circles.(Link to this post: http://goo.gl/AlsXG5) #nonameneeded   #circleshare   #sharingiscaring   #sharedcircle  2013-11-13 23:53:242639671
Justin Fournier1,722Social & SEO CircleIt's been awhile since I've shared circles with the general public.  In this Circle I've labeled it as my Social/SEO circle.  Users within this circle generally gave me insight, tips, and tricks into G+ and social branding.Add and follow their posts to increase your own branding in this now digital world!Share and enjoy all! #SEO   #googleplus   #socialmediamarketing   #sharedcircles   #googleplustips  2013-11-03 01:00:37143215
Paige Keaton54,103I shared this circle earlier and realized it was lacking a lot of women that I have circled. I went through my other circles and found about 300 more just glancing. I have added these women and would like to share it with you.  Be kind to the women I am sharing with you today. I don't share circles often but I hear a lot that G+ is mostly male. I have spent a lot of time finding good women. This is not a porn circle if that is what you are into. This is NOT a HOT WOMEN  circle. This is a circle of real women who have a G+ page just like me.  #circleshare   #circlesharing   #womenofgoogleplus  2013-10-30 17:36:0450023821
Brittany Constable3,838You know, I haven't seen any NaNoWriMo shared circles going around yet.  Perhaps communities have made them a little redundant, but this is still one of my favorite things about the Plus, so I'm sharing away.The people in this circle have all either mentioned NaNoWriMo in posts or comments, or are in the NaNoWriMo 2013 community.  Please let me know if you:- are not in this circle and should be (this is the one time of year I'll circle anyone and everyone as long as they're doing NaNo)- are in the circle and shouldn't be- are doing NaNo, but would not like to be included in shared circlesA note about adding large circlesIn the past, I've added WriMos to both the NaNo circle and the general writers circle.  This has proven a mistake, since a lot of people who pipe up enthusiastically during November later disappear off G+, or just don't prove a good fit for my stream, and it leaves me spending a lot of time doing circle maintenance.So what I'm doing this year, and what I'd recommend others do as well, is add new people only to this circle (if they're not already in other circles) and keep the volume turned all the way down.  Then you can go to the separate stream and check people out, adding only the people you want to keep around to other circles. In a couple of months you can empty out the NaNo circle and clear out all the people who didn't make the cut.2013-10-23 17:06:17401404
Kathryn Nokony7,394Here is a circle of dynamic Women from all walks of life #circleshare  2013-10-08 17:50:17422815
Trevor Penwarden4,674Here is my Doctor Who Circle, thank you all for you entertaining posts and comments :)A question for you all, what is your favorite Doctor Who story/episode?I have so much trouble picking, but today I am picking 'Terminus' Where the Doctor, Tegan , Nyssa and Turlough visit the centre of the universe.https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Terminus_%28Doctor_Who%29 #sharedcircles #DoctorWho #TARDIS #Terminus  2013-09-19 06:19:40270405
Jane Ellen43,979I call this one my Big Ball-0-Fun.  I started with Dede's Fundies, thank you +Dede Craig King and added smaller circles I had made, along with a science circle from +Ray Sanders ,  and some small circles from +Lynette Young and +Carter Gibson and I don't even know who else.  So I haven't organized circles in two years.  You wanna make sumpin' of it? #sharedcircles   #circleshare  #newbies 2013-09-06 17:42:0642925629
Raquel Hunter6,447Food, a simple substance that tantalizes our tastebuds and brings us continued pleasure.This circle is composed of chefs, foodies, and food enthusiasts. Let them inspire you with their beautiful pictures and simple, yet wonderful recipes. #Foodies   #CircleShare   #SharedCircle  2013-09-05 00:48:07499349
Peter Edenist23,865The Super SciFi Circle - Weekend Special!!!!!!!!!!!!!                                                 Resharing the main Science Fiction circle. I am notifying select people who are in the circle separately.  This is the TOP SF Circle - for people who want in, please comment in the specific circle in the links enclosed. All my circles which are reshared are listed here. These are public circles and form part of the Public Circles Database:) Please Reshare to share the love and to support SF!!!!!! =========================Our linked communities:Sci-FI Community here: http://goo.gl/s1NVd  Science on G+ community here: http://goo.gl/46uFH=========================I have taken the liberty of adding some people interested in Science fiction. If you want to leave, please let me know with a comment. If I have missed anyone, my apologies, please comment and let me know.=========================Hastag zoo:#scifi  #scififans   #scifichat   #scifiwatcher   #scififriday   #sciencefiction  #sciencefictiontelevision   #sciencefictionandfantasy   #sciencefictionmovies  #hardscifi   #fantasy   #worthsharing   #robotics   #drwho   #whovians  #publiccircles   #publiccirclesproject   #publicsharedcircles   #public  #circlesharing   #circle   #circles   #circleshare   #circleoftheday   #topcircles  #reshare   #reshared   2013-08-14 16:20:33496799687
Jimmy James5,458Entrepreneurs 2nd Edition #circleshare   #sharedcircles  2013-08-12 16:10:51127015
Conspiracy Theory1,555Conspiracy seekers Part 2 #sharedcircles   #circleshare  2013-08-11 01:32:07147025

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2015-01-28 20:38:31 (24 comments, 3 reshares, 87 +1s)Open 

Random Post Is Random

Yes hello, has anyone seen my concentration lying around anywhere because I HAVE LOST IT.

Also I have new glasses. They are hella and do things like turn green in sunlight. That is all.

Most reshares: 9

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2015-01-22 14:40:05 (8 comments, 9 reshares, 81 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

This is too cute for words.

I don't normally sports and now I'm trying to decide who should win based off this bet.

Most plusones: 87

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2015-01-28 20:38:31 (24 comments, 3 reshares, 87 +1s)Open 

Random Post Is Random

Yes hello, has anyone seen my concentration lying around anywhere because I HAVE LOST IT.

Also I have new glasses. They are hella and do things like turn green in sunlight. That is all.

Latest 50 posts

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2015-01-28 20:38:31 (24 comments, 3 reshares, 87 +1s)Open 

Random Post Is Random

Yes hello, has anyone seen my concentration lying around anywhere because I HAVE LOST IT.

Also I have new glasses. They are hella and do things like turn green in sunlight. That is all.

Random Post Is Random

Yes hello, has anyone seen my concentration lying around anywhere because I HAVE LOST IT.

Also I have new glasses. They are hella and do things like turn green in sunlight. That is all.___

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2015-01-27 04:36:04 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

SCIENCE IS AWESOME

And so is this YouTube channel!

If you haven't caught them already, the first two +CrashCourse episodes on Astronomy by +Philip Plait are up, and fantastic.

Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rHUDWjR5gg___SCIENCE IS AWESOME

And so is this YouTube channel!

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2015-01-24 23:45:07 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

SCIENCE IS AWESOME

And so are time lapse videos!

Spaaaaaaaace!

via +Yonatan Zunger​

Night Sky Timelapse with Stars Fixed Shows We're Just a Rock Hurtling Through Space http://twistedsifter.com/videos/night-sky-timelapse-with-stars-fixed-and-earth-rotating/___SCIENCE IS AWESOME

And so are time lapse videos!

Spaaaaaaaace!

via +Yonatan Zunger​

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2015-01-24 23:41:16 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

WHOVIAN MINIONS

I normally never wear jewelry (even wedding bands).

This would change my jewelry habits.

NEED.

Be still my heart.... <3

http://goo.gl/cQ0J9M___WHOVIAN MINIONS

I normally never wear jewelry (even wedding bands).

This would change my jewelry habits.

NEED.

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2015-01-24 23:37:18 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

ARCHERY MINIONS

THIS IS THE COOLEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN.

via +Yonatan Zunger​

The world's fastest archer has some compelling evidence that we've got archery all wrong. Frankly, as a GM you may not want your players watching this video...___ARCHERY MINIONS

THIS IS THE COOLEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN.

via +Yonatan Zunger​

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2015-01-22 22:08:59 (11 comments, 1 reshares, 62 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

The Puddin' was told he couldn't play with the phone.

He is 18 months old.

LOOK at that shade.

MINIONS

The Puddin' was told he couldn't play with the phone.

He is 18 months old.

LOOK at that shade.___

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2015-01-22 19:19:46 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

Since I don't like feeling pressured into random clicks, I'll give you an out now:

IF YOU HATE THESE THINGS, FEEL FREE TO IGNORE THIS POST. :) Mute it and move on! Dance on your way past the post! Be free!

If you don't mind clicking things, a friend of a friend (I know) is trying to get a free hoodie. All ya gotta do is like their comment (in case my attempt at direct linking doesn't work, like Brett Shazam Lowther's comment, he's the dude in the Green Lantern outfit). Also clicking Like on the post gets you little minions a free chance to win one as well, but you don't have to do that either.

I think there's like an hour left, so go fast and don't worry about it if you missed it. Like I said, no big thing.

Bonus: These are some sweet hoodies that you can also simply order from Etsy if you... more »

MINIONS

Since I don't like feeling pressured into random clicks, I'll give you an out now:

IF YOU HATE THESE THINGS, FEEL FREE TO IGNORE THIS POST. :) Mute it and move on! Dance on your way past the post! Be free!

If you don't mind clicking things, a friend of a friend (I know) is trying to get a free hoodie. All ya gotta do is like their comment (in case my attempt at direct linking doesn't work, like Brett Shazam Lowther's comment, he's the dude in the Green Lantern outfit). Also clicking Like on the post gets you little minions a free chance to win one as well, but you don't have to do that either.

I think there's like an hour left, so go fast and don't worry about it if you missed it. Like I said, no big thing.

Bonus: These are some sweet hoodies that you can also simply order from Etsy if you just wanna throw money somewhere, so there's that.___

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2015-01-22 14:40:05 (8 comments, 9 reshares, 81 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

This is too cute for words.

I don't normally sports and now I'm trying to decide who should win based off this bet.

MINIONS

This is too cute for words.

I don't normally sports and now I'm trying to decide who should win based off this bet.___

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2015-01-17 00:09:08 (14 comments, 2 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

FOODIES

This is surprisingly delicious.

FOODIES

This is surprisingly delicious.___

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2015-01-16 23:18:32 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Random LOLs

Why have I not heard of this guy before? TOO DAMN FUNNY.

___Random LOLs

Why have I not heard of this guy before? TOO DAMN FUNNY.

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2015-01-16 22:06:38 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 46 +1s)Open 

WHOVIAN MINIONS

Just so you know, this is a thing that exists.

I need it.

WHOVIAN MINIONS

Just so you know, this is a thing that exists.

I need it.___

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2015-01-13 03:14:31 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

AVENGERS MINIONS

::Kermit flail::

"I'm going to tear you apart... from the inside." - Ultron

(Note the Hulk's RED eyes later on in the trailer, instead of the green shade in an earlier scene... Ultron influenced?)___AVENGERS MINIONS

::Kermit flail::

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2015-01-10 19:25:07 (5 comments, 3 reshares, 25 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

Powerful.

Wow.


H/t +Kennedie Le Roy


What did you learn in school today??

NOT THIS. but you should have. ___MINIONS

Powerful.

2015-01-10 18:48:35 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Random LOLs

ehehehehe

GENTLE TIEFLING SORCERER FROM A MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON WHO HAS SERIOUS DADDY ISSUES

I'M GOING TO ROLL THE STATS FOR A FUCKING
COLD ELF FIGHTER FROM A RUINED CITY WHO HAS A DRINKING PROBLEM
I DON'T REALLY GIVE A FUCK ABOUT THAT GUY

Roll up and tell me what characters are joining the fucking party___Random LOLs

ehehehehe

GENTLE TIEFLING SORCERER FROM A MAXIMUM SECURITY PRISON WHO HAS SERIOUS DADDY ISSUES

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2015-01-10 18:35:10 (10 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

READER MINIONS

This looks amusing. Anyone read it yet?

+Eoghann Irving​ this seems like it would cross your reading list at some point.

Who likes humorous sci-fi?

If it's you, I suggest this. Here's the recent review from boing-boing:___READER MINIONS

This looks amusing. Anyone read it yet?

+Eoghann Irving​ this seems like it would cross your reading list at some point.

2015-01-08 09:10:24 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

REVENGE MINIONS

I am up way too late and five episodes into this season and holy shit.

Just.

This is the best damn show on network TV. Hands down. Like I love you Marvel but your writers need to sit down with these writers because a fling between you two would move planets you don't understand.

Yes I am shipping the writers of two different shows. Someone back me up on this. They could give GoT a run for its money.

Dramaaaaaaaa.

REVENGE MINIONS

I am up way too late and five episodes into this season and holy shit.

Just.

This is the best damn show on network TV. Hands down. Like I love you Marvel but your writers need to sit down with these writers because a fling between you two would move planets you don't understand.

Yes I am shipping the writers of two different shows. Someone back me up on this. They could give GoT a run for its money.

Dramaaaaaaaa.___

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2015-01-07 23:32:47 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

MARVEL MINIONS

EXCITE.

Daredevil, Netflix, April 2015

Can't wait.___MARVEL MINIONS

EXCITE.

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2015-01-07 13:33:54 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

SCIENCE IS AWESOME

Spaaaaaaaaaace!

NASA pointed the Hubble Space Telescope back at the "Pillars of Creation," a cloud formation in the Eagle nebula, but now with its newest and most modern camera, the WFC3. The resulting photographs are even more beautiful than the famous originals taken nearly 20 years ago. 

For those wanting technical details, the picture below was taken in visible light, using a "false-color" technique to make it more visible. It was photographed through three filters: an Sii filter (673nm, a fairly dark red color which is characteristically emitted by Sulfur), a H-α filter (657nm, a brighter red which characterizes Hydrogen), and an Oiii filter (502nm, a blue-green characteristic of Oxygen). Those three colors are then mapped to red, green, and blue (respectively) to form an image that clearly highlights the gas distribution to the human eye. This particular combination of light filters is the one most commonly used when photographing astronomical gas clouds. (Those interested in doing so themselves or learning more about this can read more at http://www.astrodon.com/Orphan/astrodonfaqnarrowband/) At the link, you can also see some great photos taken in the infrared, colors which highlight different features; in those colors, the Pillars are translucent and you can see the stars beyond them.___SCIENCE IS AWESOME

Spaaaaaaaaaace!

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2015-01-06 23:53:22 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

I got a belated Christmas present from Nedthing (with added enthusiasm from Little Man, of course).

It's like he knows me or something :D

(It's the Phase 1 Marvel Set if you can't tell from the pictures.)

MINIONS

I got a belated Christmas present from Nedthing (with added enthusiasm from Little Man, of course).

It's like he knows me or something :D

(It's the Phase 1 Marvel Set if you can't tell from the pictures.)___

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2015-01-06 04:56:19 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Random LOLs

Now that's a knife!

This is an actual thing that exists, and the reviews are AWESOME.

Surprising Results
By a fan on December 31, 2013
I tried to file my nails, but in the process I accidentally fixed a small engine that was near by. Which was nice.

Ooops
By Owenlong on May 27, 2014
I forgot the knife in the front pocket of my Swiss Army shorts and when my wife washed them it completely disassembled our washing machine.

Found this...
By MechYeti on January 22, 2011
...stuck into a stone while on vacation. I'm impressed with it, generally. Unfortunately, it turns out that removing it made me the new king of Switzerland, which is a lot of responsibility.

Bad Tooth Pick Placement
By MozartFX on October 27, 2010
It's a great knife, it's just that the toothpick is in the center of the knife so when you use it, it looks like your playing some kinda f'd up harmonica.

Changed my life
By Amazon Customer on May 27, 2014
Received this knife as a gift for my 18th birthday. Wish I'd have known what it was because as soon as I touched it, I grew a mustache and became a Navy Seal. Mom fainted and my dad laughed and handed me a beer. I was born a girl.

It doesn't have a TOWEL!
By Kevin Moore on May 27, 2014
But it doesn't have a TOWEL! It does, however, come equipped with a Babel fish for those long Vogon flights.


Go. Read. LOL with me!___Random LOLs

Now that's a knife!

2015-01-05 19:09:34 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

PSA

$460 later at the optometrist, I would like to remind my little minions to make sure you add your kids to all your individual insurance options, including separate vision plans.

Do not assume you already did it (as we did before we went in). It's an expensive mistake.

It would have cost us $10 (ten! TEN! Ah!) for the visit and glasses if he'd have been enrolled on the vision plan. The whole shebang. $10.

Reality check: $460.

At least they're hella cute glasses?

PSA

$460 later at the optometrist, I would like to remind my little minions to make sure you add your kids to all your individual insurance options, including separate vision plans.

Do not assume you already did it (as we did before we went in). It's an expensive mistake.

It would have cost us $10 (ten! TEN! Ah!) for the visit and glasses if he'd have been enrolled on the vision plan. The whole shebang. $10.

Reality check: $460.

At least they're hella cute glasses?___

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2015-01-04 14:54:34 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

MAKEUP WEARING MINIONS

This is useful info!

THE STRUGGLE IS REAL___MAKEUP WEARING MINIONS

This is useful info!

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2014-12-30 23:52:11 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

What's the title / artist of this song?

via +Mz Maau​

I wonder why this hasn't blown up and been all over Google+ and other social media? Hmmm, maybe the subject matter.___MINIONS

What's the title / artist of this song?

via +Mz Maau​

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2014-12-30 21:29:41 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

GHOSTBUSTING MINIONS

I am so happy this is a thing :D

Via +Katey Springle Lempka​

I ain't afraid of no gimmicks!___GHOSTBUSTING MINIONS

I am so happy this is a thing :D

Via +Katey Springle Lempka​

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2014-12-30 16:41:51 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

PSA

The Puddin' is getting over a week long sick fest, and this is most likely the culprit.

Via +Mz Maau​

According to the CDC, data from 122 US cities shows deaths from influenza and pneumonia exceeded the national baseline and is at the epdidemic threshold of 6.8 percent.

The new data also reflects the fact that the number of states reporting high flu activity has risen from 13 to 22.

The reason for the national explosion in flu numbers is this years H3N2 virus has mutated and reduced the effectiveness of the vaccine which was pre-prepared.

About 90 percent of flu cases so far this year have been the virulent H3N2 subtype, the CDC reported. 

H3N2 affects young children, people age 65 and older, and teenagers the hardest.___PSA

The Puddin' is getting over a week long sick fest, and this is most likely the culprit.

Via +Mz Maau​

2014-12-30 01:16:07 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

RIOS's 2014 IN SUMMARY

The year I woke the f* up, basically. Admitted some personal things, picked some realistic [attainable] goals for myself, and stopped dismissing the little things (they are all, so far, signs of big things that should not be ignored).

How was your year?



RIOS's 2014 IN SUMMARY

The year I woke the f* up, basically. Admitted some personal things, picked some realistic [attainable] goals for myself, and stopped dismissing the little things (they are all, so far, signs of big things that should not be ignored).

How was your year?

___

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2014-12-27 20:23:20 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

CATURDAY

Science joke edition!

It's ok... string theory can be hard

#Caturday   #Science   #StringTheory  ___CATURDAY

Science joke edition!

2014-12-26 23:13:16 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

SARAH IS WEIRD

I love local quirks. Things like saying the restaurant is on south 7 highway. Not highway 7. It's 7 highway. 40 highway. Etc. And if you say it with "highway" first everyone knows you aren't a local.

7 highway.

I love my hometown.

SARAH IS WEIRD

I love local quirks. Things like saying the restaurant is on south 7 highway. Not highway 7. It's 7 highway. 40 highway. Etc. And if you say it with "highway" first everyone knows you aren't a local.

7 highway.

I love my hometown.___

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2014-12-26 01:27:38 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

SCIENCE IS AWESOME

And so is glitter!

via +Mz Maau​

Does this mean +Mz Maau could become a consultant to NASA?___SCIENCE IS AWESOME

And so is glitter!

via +Mz Maau​

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2014-12-25 23:01:52 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

HOLIDAY MINIONS

Some festive history for you!

I'm afraid that this article doesn't do a good job of answering the question it poses in the headline, but it does do a good job of describing the various yuletide monsters which are intimately involved in Christmas across Europe, from the Italian witch La Befana, who contents herself with leaving lumps of coal for the bad children, to Germany's Frau Perchta, who goes right to the heart of the matter -- so to speak -- slitting open the naughty children and stuffing their insides with straw. (Krampus splits the difference, simply showing up after Saint Nick with his own sack -- into which he stuffs the naughty children and takes them away. What their ultimate fate is, be it toiling in Santa's enormous toy factories in the far North, or simply ending up as a Boxing Day treat for the reindeer, is left unclear.) 

To add a bit more context to this, these monsters seem to have vanished from both American and English celebrations of Christmas in the mid- to late-19th century, during a general "sanitization of Christmas." Prior to this, Christmas had been a generally wild feast and party, a "festival" in the traditional medieval sense, with people in costume engaging in all of the classical festal behaviors, such as drinking, wenching, gambling, and so on. (The tradition of caroling was originally more like trick-or-treating: it involved showing up and demanding food and booze. You can still see some of this in the later verses of "We Wish You a Merry Christmas:"

We wish you a Merry Christmas / And a happy New Year
Now bring us some figgy pudding / And a cup of good cheer
We won't go until we get some / So bring it right here)

The Puritans did, indeed, cancel Christmas, both in the US and the UK, although not simply because of the boisterousness of the festivities: they viewed the entire holiday, and in fact any celebration whatsoever, as being pagan behavior. The result in England was violent pro-Christmas rioting, a phrase that I never thought I would write.

Starting in the Victorian era, this began to change, with a few authors -- notably Charles Dickens, with A Christmas Carol, and Clement Clarke Moore's "A Visit From St. Nicholas" (aka "The Night Before Christmas"), both of which were tremendous popular hits -- pushing a more "wholesome" image of Christmas, focused on family and charity. The era of store-bought Christmas cards, treacly carols, and rapid commercialization followed in jig time. 

We should remember that this is also the time period in which childhood itself began to become a cultural idea, and (for example) fairy tales, which up to then had been much more of the variety catalogued by the Grimm bros. or Alexander Pushkin, were likewise being reënvisioned as "children's stories." 

Which is to say that, despite its name, Disneyfication was not a product of the twentieth century, but was simply the endpoint of a much longer process which began nearly a hundred years earlier, and also chased away all of the Christmas monsters.

But this process was quite focused on the Anglophone world, and so even if you hop across the Channel, you'll discover a wide bestiary of Christmas monsters, all prepared to cause trouble, roister, and mostly steal children.

Now, if there are any kids reading this and concerned, I want to offer you some good news: The child-stealing monsters all tend to come on Christmas Eve. So if you're reading this now, you're safe.

For now.

If you are curious about the history of all of this, the Wikipedia article on Christmas is surprisingly informative: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Christmas

h/t +Jordan Peacock for finding the article.___HOLIDAY MINIONS

Some festive history for you!

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2014-12-23 17:47:59 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Holiday LOLs

ILU +John Scalzi​. Never change.

Holiday LOLs

ILU +John Scalzi​. Never change.___

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2014-12-22 00:43:32 (12 comments, 0 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

I did not know they made cozies with zippers. Look at the thing!

Also: guess what I'm drinking?

MINIONS

I did not know they made cozies with zippers. Look at the thing!

Also: guess what I'm drinking?___

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2014-12-22 00:42:02 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

ECONOMICS

Good read.

This article does an excellent job of explaining an important idea of economics. Say there's a shortage of something that people want, such as water. There are two basic ways to allocate it: using market mechanisms, by raising the price of the scarce good, or using control mechanisms, by saying "OK, everyone gets this much, and that's it." 

You often hear it said that "markets are efficient," and that's true: market mechanisms allocate resources far more efficiently than control mechanisms. (In control mechanisms, some people get more than they want, some people get less than they want, and nobody can trade, so pretty much everyone ends up unhappy.) However, there's another side to this, which is fairly obvious if you think about it: if you try to distribute water by raising its price, then the poor have to cut down on their usage, but the rich, for whom the change in price matters less, don't. 

The reason for this is what's called the "declining marginal utility of money" -- that is, if you have a million dollars, $100 is no big deal, but if you're living paycheck-to-paycheck, the same $100 means rather a lot. 

In particular, markets are very efficient at distributing dollars and water, using the principle that how much people are willing to spend on something is a good indicator of how much they want it -- but when the dollars themselves aren't distributed uniformly, they can be very bad at distributing happiness (or to be technical, what economists call "utility") and water. 

What this means in practice is that price-based distribution systems work well in highly equal societies, but increasingly poorly in unequal societies. What this means is that in an unequal society, you're stuck with two lousy options for distributing resources, pricing and control, neither of which efficiently distribute resources. Reducing that inequality increases the efficiency of markets. (Which, as any economist will tell you, ends up making everybody richer -- inefficiencies are resources which we simply lose to stupidity)___ECONOMICS

Good read.

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2014-12-19 20:23:17 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

PSA

Via +Katey Springle Lempka​

These are the biggest lessons from the 1st full year of operation at Autcraft

#autism   #minecraft  ___PSA

Via +Katey Springle Lempka​

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2014-12-18 16:58:42 (7 comments, 1 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

HOLIDAY MINIONS

Bless the person that decided to add lines to the back of wrapping paper. Makes cutting/wrapping so much easier.

HOLIDAY MINIONS

Bless the person that decided to add lines to the back of wrapping paper. Makes cutting/wrapping so much easier.___

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2014-12-18 15:23:48 (24 comments, 0 reshares, 53 +1s)Open 

GOOD MORNING PLUSKADOODLES

I'm am officially on holiday vacation at my seester's house, and I'm gracing you all with my I-slept-in-my-ponytail hair. Sexy, right? Right. Don't answer that.

I'm probably going to wrap presents today but that's about it. Lounge mode activate!

What are you little minions up to?

GOOD MORNING PLUSKADOODLES

I'm am officially on holiday vacation at my seester's house, and I'm gracing you all with my I-slept-in-my-ponytail hair. Sexy, right? Right. Don't answer that.

I'm probably going to wrap presents today but that's about it. Lounge mode activate!

What are you little minions up to?___

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2014-12-17 08:04:26 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Random LOLs

Epic.

Via +Mz Maau​

Pretty sure they had +Talie McClintock​ in mind when they designed this.___Random LOLs

Epic.

Via +Mz Maau​

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2014-12-16 15:40:04 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

LINGUISTIC MINIONS

Interesting data is interesting.

This is a really interesting study on languages. It shows languages linked by bilingualism: specifically, by books translated between languages, multilingual tweeters, and multilingual Wikipedia editors. This measures "elite" bilingualism, of course -- among people who write and communicate -- but as the article points out, these are the same groups which are key to how information is transmitted around the world, and so this is actually a good way to understand which languages act as "hubs," both globally and between particular cultures.

You won't be surprised that English is the biggest hub language, but others are more surprising. Chinese is actually fairly low down on the list: while many people speak it, its speakers are far more disjoint from other languages. German, French, Spanish, Italian, and Russian are far larger hubs -- as, perhaps more interestingly, are Malay and Portuguese on Twitter. (Twitter, being a somewhat more "demotic" medium than books or Wikipedia, may be a better indication of mass-public bilingualism) 

There are plenty of other goodies in this, and the linked article tells you many of the goodies. If you want all the details, you can read the full paper at http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2014/12/11/1410931111.full.pdf .

h/t to +Bruno Gonçalves, both for the link and for being one of the authors of the paper.___LINGUISTIC MINIONS

Interesting data is interesting.

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2014-12-14 15:08:32 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

Sharing for future reference.

This site is chock-full of awesome: it's a bunch of detailed and clear animations about how things work, ranging from jet engines, to speakers, to tarantulas. If you enjoy seeing the insides of things, it's a great job of technical illustration.

Via +Mark Oehlberg.___MINIONS

Sharing for future reference.

2014-12-12 05:44:09 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

ARROW MINIONS

WHO DECIDED THAT MID SEASON FINALE WAS OKAY.

THAT WAS NOT OKAY.

DAFUQ JUST HAPPENED.

#arrow
#asdfghjkl
#icant

ARROW MINIONS

WHO DECIDED THAT MID SEASON FINALE WAS OKAY.

THAT WAS NOT OKAY.

DAFUQ JUST HAPPENED.

#arrow
#asdfghjkl
#icant___

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2014-12-12 05:41:01 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

I need it.

Holy SHIT!

#IHaveAMightyNeed  ___MINIONS

I need it.

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2014-12-11 17:20:19 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

LOTR MINIONS

Watch the video. Please, please watch the video. Colbert is the biggest geek in the history of geeks and it's amazing.

Via +Anthony Deaver​

The Colbert Report host and The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings fanatic Stephen Colbert took part in a Hobbit-themed photo shoot for Entertainment Weekly recently. Colbert received the full makeup and costume treatment to become Bilbo, Legolas, and…___LOTR MINIONS

Watch the video. Please, please watch the video. Colbert is the biggest geek in the history of geeks and it's amazing.

Via +Anthony Deaver​

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2014-12-11 17:11:37 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

It's watermelon time.

At first, I was skeptical...but I was wrong. This is the best song/video about watermelons of all time. And it haz much happy. +Bliss Morgan​ and +Amanda Rachelle Warren​, you guys could prolly use a little of this happy. Try not to dance too hard.


(Via Rikki "Jello Bits" Kuykendall)___MINIONS

It's watermelon time.

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2014-12-11 13:39:12 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

MINIONS

Sofaloaf has jumped up on the bed to say good morning.

MINIONS

Sofaloaf has jumped up on the bed to say good morning.___

2014-12-10 22:04:16 (8 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

ACTIVE UPDATE

So, for the last however many weeks, I've kept up doing 2 days of exercise per week. I'm supposed to be doing 3, but 2 is better than not doing them at all. I'll take it.

(There was even a week I didn't do any exercise at all, but I got irritated and said hell no I'm not stopping again.)

Today since I had time, and since it's one of Nedthing's days off, I tried starting a beginning runner's thing. It didn't seem too hard until right now when I'm sitting here internetting and my legs are letting me know I did something they're not used to. (I did stretch after, but still.)

Now I'm supremely tired. And I want ice cream.

Question for you all who do this exercise thing on a regular basis:

How do you holidays?

ACTIVE UPDATE

So, for the last however many weeks, I've kept up doing 2 days of exercise per week. I'm supposed to be doing 3, but 2 is better than not doing them at all. I'll take it.

(There was even a week I didn't do any exercise at all, but I got irritated and said hell no I'm not stopping again.)

Today since I had time, and since it's one of Nedthing's days off, I tried starting a beginning runner's thing. It didn't seem too hard until right now when I'm sitting here internetting and my legs are letting me know I did something they're not used to. (I did stretch after, but still.)

Now I'm supremely tired. And I want ice cream.

Question for you all who do this exercise thing on a regular basis:

How do you holidays?___

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2014-12-10 21:33:15 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

SPACE MINIONS

Beautiful.

Headphones or good speakers required.  ___SPACE MINIONS

Beautiful.

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2014-12-10 21:27:34 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

AGENTS OF SHIELD

You. GUYS. #asdfghjkl  

DID YOU WATCH THE MID SEASON FINALE. DID YOU. DID YOU WATCH IT. IF YOU DIDN'T WATCH IT, DO NOT WITH THE READING.

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Why are you still reading YOU CHEATER.

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eeeeeeEEEeeEEEEEeEEEEEEEeeeEEEE!!!!1!!1!11!111

The speculation was right! We got Daisy the Holy Shit Here's An Earthquake Johnson!

(I only just recently found out about this character BUT IT IS STILL EXCITING I mean you watched the episode HOW DO YOU NOT EXCITE?)

IS SHE GONNA BE IN ONE OF THE MOVIES?

IS SHE GONNA BE IN THE INHUMANS MOVIE?

WHY DID WE NOT GET TO SEE THE ENTIRETY OF WHAT RAINA BECAME I WANT TO SEE FLOWERS' POWERS.

Also wow Skye's... more »

AGENTS OF SHIELD

You. GUYS. #asdfghjkl  

DID YOU WATCH THE MID SEASON FINALE. DID YOU. DID YOU WATCH IT. IF YOU DIDN'T WATCH IT, DO NOT WITH THE READING.

.....


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..................


Why are you still reading YOU CHEATER.

.........

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..

eeeeeeEEEeeEEEEEeEEEEEEEeeeEEEE!!!!1!!1!11!111

The speculation was right! We got Daisy the Holy Shit Here's An Earthquake Johnson!

(I only just recently found out about this character BUT IT IS STILL EXCITING I mean you watched the episode HOW DO YOU NOT EXCITE?)

IS SHE GONNA BE IN ONE OF THE MOVIES?

IS SHE GONNA BE IN THE INHUMANS MOVIE?

WHY DID WE NOT GET TO SEE THE ENTIRETY OF WHAT RAINA BECAME I WANT TO SEE FLOWERS' POWERS.

Also wow Skye's dad is hella unbalanced. I mean, for good reasons, but wow. 

Dear Ward: Holy shitballs man what are you doing. I have no idea what's going on in your head at any given moment. None. Other than possibly the name "Skye" playing on repeat.

Oh hey another dude with an obelisk it lights up too and dEAR LORD HE HAS NO EYEBALLS WHERE ARE HIS EYES WHO IS THAT.

::flail::

Now we wait.

Until March 3rd.

What even.___

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