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2015-06-22 07:05:40 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Via +Women For Bernie Sanders 

Fixed to drop the Ello ad.

Most reshares: 3

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2015-06-29 08:57:21 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Most plusones: 13

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2015-07-03 06:17:53 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

If I sit in my office and watch this all day.... am I working?

I can watch this all day :D
http://i.imgur.com/y5heWWO.gif___If I sit in my office and watch this all day.... am I working?

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2015-07-02 18:11:27 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Not "good Muslim". Mensch. Community member. We are all Homo Saps.... but what does it take to be.... Human?

I suspect... empathy. That is what I miss in so many trolling, so many hateful posts. If empathy were a virus, I would infect anyone I could.

___Not "good Muslim". Mensch. Community member. We are all Homo Saps.... but what does it take to be.... Human?

I suspect... empathy. That is what I miss in so many trolling, so many hateful posts. If empathy were a virus, I would infect anyone I could.

2015-07-01 11:27:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Signal boost!

INFO REQUEST! Please folks, if there's anybody out there who meets ALL of the following criteria, then I need to know...

If you:
- use Google+ daily, or at least almost daily, for posting comments and sharing posts or pictures.
AND
- Use the G+ Android app as your Primary method of using the plus
AND
- Have done so for at least the last three months continually.
AND
- Have NO complaints about speed or "App Not Responding" errors. (complaints about features are fine).

If you can agree with all these things, then I want to know what Android device you are using. Also details about it like whether it's rooted, what version of Android, if you use any system monitoring apps, things like that.

There's got to be some device out there that this crap works on. Whatever the programmers use to write the program, probably. I need to upgrade, mine's falling apart anyway - time for a new one. So I want to know which options work best. I'll still probably go with the cheapest thing I find that works, but first knowing what works is vital.

If you know of someone or something that you think fits these criteria, PLEASE send them my way or comment on my post. Or even reshare this if that's what it takes.___Signal boost!

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2015-07-01 10:53:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Get to know what he thinks, what he wants to do. His back history is solid.

                                          Why Not?
by Bernie Sanders                                http://goo.gl/KVMHls

Our job is not to think small. It is to think big.

The United States is the wealthiest nation in the history of the world. Why are we so far behind so many other countries when it comes to meeting the needs of working families and the American middle class?

Why doesn't every American have access to healthcare as a basic right?

Why can't every American who is qualified get a higher education, regardless of family income?

Why can't we have full employment at a decent living wage?

Why must many older Americans be forced to choose between paying for food, shelter, or medical care?

Why can't working parents have access to affordable, high-quality childcare?

We should be asking questions like these every day. We have more billionaires in this country than any other nation on earth. We also have more child poverty than any other major industrialized nation. We have the highest rate of student debt. We have more prisoners, more homeless people and more economic inequality.

It doesn't have to be this way. These conditions are the result of deliberate policy decisions. We provide outrageous tax loopholes for billionaires and large corporations. The top tax rate is less than half of what it was during the postwar economic boom. The real minimum wage has fallen dramatically since the 1960s.

We can make better choices. Let's look at some of the issues that matter most to the American people:

Health Care for All

35 million Americans still lack health insurance. Millions of others are under-insured, with high deductibles and copayments that can make needed medical treatment unaffordable.

We are the only major industrialized country in the world that does not provide universal health care for all its citizens. Medicare is much more cost-effective than private insurers, and could serve as the foundation for a single-payer system like those in Great Britain, Spain, Norway, Italy, Iceland and Portugal. Other countries, including Japan, France, Germany, Canada and Denmark, provide universal coverage without a single-payer system but with better controls on costs and service.

If these countries can provide universal health care, why can't we?

Tuition-Free Public Higher Education

Student debt has reached crisis proportions in this country. 41 million Americans are burdened with student debt. Student debt has surpassed credit card debt and is now the second-largest source of personal indebtedness in this country.

People who graduated in 2014 with student debt owed an average of $30,000 each. That's unsustainable, and unforgivable.

College tuition is free in Germany, even for citizens of other countries. It's also free in Denmark, Norway Sweden, Finland, Ireland, Iceland, and Mexico. If they can do it, why can't we? Why do we accept a situation where hundreds of thousands of qualified people are unable to go to college because their families don't have enough money?

Paid Family Leave

We are the only major nation in the world that doesn't guarantee paid time off for new parents. Of 182 nations that do provide paid leave, more than half guarantee at least 14 weeks off.

In Great Britain, new mothers get 40 weeks of paid leave. 70 percent of countries offer paid leave to new fathers as well. Dads get two weeks of paid leave in Great Britain, Denmark, and Austria.

We are a nation that prides itself on its dedication to family values. Why can't we ensure that new parents have time to bond with their children?

Sick Leave

Even when working Americans face a serious disease like cancer, they have no guarantee of paid sick leave.

The average worker in other developed countries is guaranteed paid sick leave for long-term cancer treatment, for periods that range from 22 days in Canada to 44 days in Germany and 50 days in Norway.

We are the only one of 22 wealthy nations that does not guarantee some type of paid sick leave. When will we join the rest of the world in ensuring that ailing workers can get well without going broke?

Paid Vacation

We are the only advanced economy, and one of only 13 nations in the entire world, that doesn't guarantee workers a paid vacation. Workers in France get an entire month of paid time off every year. Scandinavian workers are guaranteed 25 paid vacation days per year. In Germany the figure is 20 days, and Japan and Canada each guarantee 10 paid vacation days per year.

It's common (although not guaranteed) for higher-paid American workers to get some vacation time. But half of all low-wage workers in this country get no paid time off at all.

Overwork

Americans are overworked in other ways, too. Despite huge increases in productivity over the last 100 years, Americans continue to work some of the longest hours on earth. Vast majorities of working people (85.8 percent of men and 66.5 percent of women) work more than 40 hours per week. Compare that to a country like Norway, where only 23 percent of males and 8 percent of females work more than 40 hours per week.

Every year Americans work 137 hours more than Japanese workers, 260 hours more than British workers, and 499 hours (62.3 days) more than French workers -- despite the fact that productivity has risen 400 percent since 1950!

Other countries are moving in the opposite direction. Spain, Norway, and the Netherlands have all shortened their workweeks to 35 hours. Interestingly, those countries have higher productivity than those with a 40-hour workweek.

We're also spending more years of our life at work. Millions of Americans are delaying retirement -- and, in some cases, working until the day they die. Polls have shown that a third of Americans are afraid they will never be able to retire.

Inequality

We're lagging behind in other areas too, ranging from childcare costs to internet access. We can and must do better. That means addressing the great economic, political, and moral issue of our time: wealth and income inequality. We have more inequality today than at any time since 1928. That is unacceptable.

We must send a simple message to the billionaire class: You can't have it all.

They will argue, of course. So will the politicians who serve them. They will insist that we can't do better, that we can't have the same basic rights as citizens of other countries.

It's time to ask them, and ourselves, a simple but very important question: Why not?

from HuffPost -> http://goo.gl/KVMHls

#bernie2016   #FeelTheBern   #mydailybernie  ___Get to know what he thinks, what he wants to do. His back history is solid.

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2015-06-30 07:51:46 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

What he said......

When I came to Germany (from Santa Cruz, CA) and got my job, (in IT) many of the women around me trilled "Oh, there is no need for (ick) Feminismmmmmm. We get paid the same as our colleagues." Me: "Oh, so you are team leads, department heads or VIPs in the company? Do you expect to be.... and if you do, take a look at the company structure and tell me how many of us women are in management positions?" (At that time there were exactly: Zero.)
They did not understand that they would always be paid the same as their colleagues, who would always be the new ones coming in, and then these would move on and up.... leaving the women to be paid the same as their new colleagues.

h/t +Craig Shaw 

I've always loved watching Mark Ruffalo on screen. Now I love listening to him/reading him too. Much respect. 

#HeForShe   #EverydayFeminist  ___What he said......

When I came to Germany (from Santa Cruz, CA) and got my job, (in IT) many of the women around me trilled "Oh, there is no need for (ick) Feminismmmmmm. We get paid the same as our colleagues." Me: "Oh, so you are team leads, department heads or VIPs in the company? Do you expect to be.... and if you do, take a look at the company structure and tell me how many of us women are in management positions?" (At that time there were exactly: Zero.)
They did not understand that they would always be paid the same as their colleagues, who would always be the new ones coming in, and then these would move on and up.... leaving the women to be paid the same as their new colleagues.

h/t +Craig Shaw 

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2015-06-29 08:57:21 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

I have felt "Sonder". And oh,my... "Vellichor" - caused by the smell in a used bookstore, particularly of my favorite one,  I miss that....

How about you? Recognize any of the described feelings? When do they hit you?

h/t +BIBLIOMATIC 

___I have felt "Sonder". And oh,my... "Vellichor" - caused by the smell in a used bookstore, particularly of my favorite one,  I miss that....

How about you? Recognize any of the described feelings? When do they hit you?

h/t +BIBLIOMATIC 

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2015-06-29 08:48:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

If you agree, there are many ways in which you can let ICANN know your views. Between now and July 7th, you can send your comments by email to comments-ppsai-initial-05may15@icann.org. You can also support a petition ( http://www.savedomainprivacy.org/sign-the-petition/) that a coalition of companies and concerned individuals have established at savedomainprivacy.org, or use the phone and email tool of another coalition at respectourprivacy.com, both of which EFF supports.

h/t +Xenophrenia 

Vulnerable users will suffer if the entertainment industry succeeds in pushing ICANN to roll back privacy for domains.___If you agree, there are many ways in which you can let ICANN know your views. Between now and July 7th, you can send your comments by email to comments-ppsai-initial-05may15@icann.org. You can also support a petition ( http://www.savedomainprivacy.org/sign-the-petition/) that a coalition of companies and concerned individuals have established at savedomainprivacy.org, or use the phone and email tool of another coalition at respectourprivacy.com, both of which EFF supports.

h/t +Xenophrenia 

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2015-06-26 11:03:05 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

A clear explanation of what happens to ANYONE in a frightening , threatening situation. And in particular, an explanation of why someone did not, run, scream or fight.
NOT because a victim is not "really" a victim. Body chemistry is not something that we have control over.


h/t +Béibhinn Mhodartha 

Instead of telling people how victims should act, I encourage more studies of what actually happens and to build from that.___A clear explanation of what happens to ANYONE in a frightening , threatening situation. And in particular, an explanation of why someone did not, run, scream or fight.
NOT because a victim is not "really" a victim. Body chemistry is not something that we have control over.


h/t +Béibhinn Mhodartha 

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2015-06-25 20:00:28 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Gotta share. Faux News. Fox Noose. ore whatever you want to call it... it is NOT journalism, not News. It is propaganda, mouth organ for xyz and not to be taken seriously by anyone who wants to be informed about the world.

___Gotta share. Faux News. Fox Noose. ore whatever you want to call it... it is NOT journalism, not News. It is propaganda, mouth organ for xyz and not to be taken seriously by anyone who wants to be informed about the world.

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2015-06-25 19:58:02 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Margaret Atwood?!?!? Holy WOW! A person I so very admire... and she draws comics?! Oh YES!!!

The Secret Loves of Geek Girls
a Kickstarter project

This already-seriously cool deal has been made even more seriously cool by the new found knowledge that Margaret Atwood can draw!

The Secret Loves of Geek Girls is the brainchild of Hope Nicholson, a Canadian comic-book publisher and editor, who called it “a celebration of the stories we tell each other but never make public – until now”. Atwood is the most high-profile of a host of women, both creators and fans, contributing a mix of prose stories and comics to the anthology.

Link to Kickstarter page: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/hopelnicholson/the-secret-loves-of-geek-girls/description___Margaret Atwood?!?!? Holy WOW! A person I so very admire... and she draws comics?! Oh YES!!!

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2015-06-25 19:55:37 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Vote. Vote. Vote....
Not voting is making a choice... to leave it up to "others" do you really want that? Do you really want someone else making a choice FOR you? I f we keep making a choice between the "lesser" of two evils, over and over, won't the "evil" grow ... lesser?

<blatant support> Look at Bernie Sanders.... and his history.. and think about voting for him. "Consistency is truth" and he has been constant throuout his whole political history.

___Vote. Vote. Vote....
Not voting is making a choice... to leave it up to "others" do you really want that? Do you really want someone else making a choice FOR you? I f we keep making a choice between the "lesser" of two evils, over and over, won't the "evil" grow ... lesser?

<blatant support> Look at Bernie Sanders.... and his history.. and think about voting for him. "Consistency is truth" and he has been constant throuout his whole political history.

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2015-06-25 05:20:34 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

How I hope this spreads. The idea of a system treating people as people, of doing what is right instead of what is easy or "the rules"....

"Calabrese was using what have become the four principles of procedural justice: first, that people who come before a judge trust that the process is impartial; second, that they are treated with respect; third, that they understand what is going on and what they are expected to do; fourth, that they have a voice. Defendants find the procedure fairer when they are allowed to state their views. Experimental evidence shows that this is true even when they are allowed to speak only after the judge has announced their decision. No one likes to lose a court case. But people accept losing more willingly if they believe the procedures used to handle their case are fair."

___How I hope this spreads. The idea of a system treating people as people, of doing what is right instead of what is easy or "the rules"....

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2015-06-24 19:15:13 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

So much beauty in the world. So many different aspects.

Himba tribe, beautiful woman!___So much beauty in the world. So many different aspects.

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2015-06-24 14:39:47 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

How to actually bring this appeal to the attention of journalists? Supposed to be News Agencies? To actually make a change on these platforms? Or educate people to move to actual journalistic writings and offerings?

This one is a must-read. Thanks, +Angie Brill​!___How to actually bring this appeal to the attention of journalists? Supposed to be News Agencies? To actually make a change on these platforms? Or educate people to move to actual journalistic writings and offerings?

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2015-06-24 13:25:19 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Since I have been noticing how MANY people are being prescribed anti-depressants.... passing this on so that info is spread.

Are Psych Drugs Killing 500,000 Seniors?

By Margie King June 23, 2015

Does the long term use of psychiatric drugs cause more harm than good? 

Yes, says Professor Peter C. Gotzche.  

And, he contends, the harm done by psych drugs causes a shocking 500,000 deaths in adults aged 65 and older every year in the Western World.

Professor Gotzche is a professor at the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Denmark, part of the prestigious Cochrane Collaboration.  

He presented his argument in the 52nd Maudsley Debate at King's College London.[i]  The Maudsley Debates take place three times a year at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology & Neuroscience (IoPPN) of King's College.

How could this information go unnoticed? 

Professor Gotzche blames biased drug trials.  

Almost all randomized trials include patients already taking another psychiatric drug.  

They are taken off their medication, and after a short "wash-out" period, are randomized to a placebo or the test drug.  

But the patients going "cold turkey" are dealing with withdrawal symptoms.  

As a group they make the new drug look good in comparison. 

In addition, Professor Gotzche blames under-reporting of deaths in drug company trials.  

As an example, he cites studies showing 14 suicides per 9,956 patients (a .14% rate) taking fluoxetine (Prozac) or paroxetine (Paxil).  

But because the FDA only included adverse events occurring up to 24 hours after patients stop taking the drug, they report only 5 suicides in 52,960 patients or just .0009%.

Based on statistics like those and other studies, Professor Gotzche estimates there are 15 times more suicides among people taking antidepressants than are reported by the FDA.

He also looked at Danish prescription statistics to determine the number of deaths in people 65 and older from antipsychotics, benzodiazepines, and antidepressants.  

He conservatively estimated that the death rate from antipsychotic drugs in that group is 1%.  For benzodiazepines he estimated the death rate at 1% and for antidepressants 2%.  

Based on those death rates he estimated that approximately 539,000 people over 65 die from these drugs in the U.S. and European Union combined.  

Compared to the minimal benefits of these drugs, Professor Gotzche calls for stopping almost all psychotropic drugs.  

He advocates stopping ALL antidepressants, ADHD drugs, and dementia drugs.  

He also calls for using only a fraction of the antipsychotics and benzodiazepines currently in use.

And because psychotropic drugs are so harmful when used long term, he advocates restricting them to acute situations and only with a plan in place for tapering them off.

Older adults are particularly vulnerable to benzodiazepines and other psychotropic drugs.  

They have a more difficult time eliminating them from their bloodstreams.  

The drugs can accumulate in the body and increase the risk of overdose. 

Common side effects of these drugs include:

Dizziness
Unsteady gait, falling, hip fractures
Impaired thinking, and memory loss
Nausea
Diarrhea
Sexual dysfunction
Insomnia
Fatigue

It's even estimated that psych meds put 49 million Americans at risk for cancer. 

If you are given a prescription for one of these drugs check the Beers Criteria.  

A panel of 11 experts in geriatric care and pharmacology reviewed 2,000 studies on different drugs.  They published a list of 53 medications that may be inappropriate for older adults.  Their guidelines are called the Beers Criteria.  Click here to check your drugs against the Beers Criteria:

http://www.americangeriatrics.org/files/documents/beers/2012AGSBeersCriteriaCitations.pdf

Even if a drug is on the list it may be essential for some patients, so talk to your doctor.

Cited: [i] 52nd Maudsley Debate: "Does long term use of psychiatric drugs cause more harm than good?" BMJ 2015;350:h2435 doi: 10.1136/bmj.h2435 (Published 12 May 2015) http://www.bmj.com/content/350/bmj.h2435

http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/are-psych-drugs-killing-500000-seniors___Since I have been noticing how MANY people are being prescribed anti-depressants.... passing this on so that info is spread.

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2015-06-24 11:43:08 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Kids are so amazing!! The fourteen year old that developed a cheap simple home cancer test. The young woman who, according to reputable scientists, has pointed the way to FTL flight.... and so many more.

A condom that changes colour when it comes into contact with STIs has been invented by a group of sc...___Kids are so amazing!! The fourteen year old that developed a cheap simple home cancer test. The young woman who, according to reputable scientists, has pointed the way to FTL flight.... and so many more.

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2015-06-24 07:58:59 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Pretty!!

CGI: Starred.
Join the Simple Science and Interesting Things Community and share interesting stuff! https://plus.google.com/communities/117518490246975838002

http://33.media.tumblr.com/e307f09117b4b9fb714991461083bde4/tumblr_nba7g1tImk1slsxfzo1_500.gif___Pretty!!

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2015-06-23 14:30:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Signal boost!!! Anyone interested?
And if not- please boost the signal. Bernie deserves the best!!

https://berniesanders.com/digital-organizing-director-job-posting/___Signal boost!!! Anyone interested?
And if not- please boost the signal. Bernie deserves the best!!

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2015-06-22 09:00:11 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I think this might be older... I remember those 3. But I think they might be more songs around that they have done. FUN!

h/t +AdmiralLadyPaula Rizzuto 

Ah, Depeche Mode, how you've changed and yet how much still the same.___I think this might be older... I remember those 3. But I think they might be more songs around that they have done. FUN!

h/t +AdmiralLadyPaula Rizzuto 

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2015-06-22 07:05:40 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Yes, I wish for Bernie. That means I will VOTE. And how about you? What is your opinion, and what will you do about it?

h/t +Béibhinn Mhodartha 

Via +Women For Bernie Sanders 

Fixed to drop the Ello ad.___Yes, I wish for Bernie. That means I will VOTE. And how about you? What is your opinion, and what will you do about it?

h/t +Béibhinn Mhodartha 

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2015-06-22 06:44:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

"Consistency is truth." The man is consistent thru his whole career.
If he actually would become president, we would know what we get. The other half of the equation would be- what could he change an move if the Hill stands against him?
The point would be not only to vote Bernie in, but we would also need to vote into offices across the country those that would support his work on the Hill .... FOR the people, by the people.

Which at this point, most of the congress and senate are NOT.
h/t +Xenophrenia 

___"Consistency is truth." The man is consistent thru his whole career.
If he actually would become president, we would know what we get. The other half of the equation would be- what could he change an move if the Hill stands against him?
The point would be not only to vote Bernie in, but we would also need to vote into offices across the country those that would support his work on the Hill .... FOR the people, by the people.

Which at this point, most of the congress and senate are NOT.
h/t +Xenophrenia 

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2015-06-14 07:49:42 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

Yep. There are many fine police personnel, brave, honest, wanting to help and protect. and ethical.
 And there are others. And they should not be or become the standard.

___Yep. There are many fine police personnel, brave, honest, wanting to help and protect. and ethical.
 And there are others. And they should not be or become the standard.

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2015-06-13 07:30:56 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

I like this sooooo much better than the "usual" version. That used to terrify me as a child... I did not want to die while I slept ("If I die before I wake....")

___I like this sooooo much better than the "usual" version. That used to terrify me as a child... I did not want to die while I slept ("If I die before I wake....")

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2015-06-13 05:37:48 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

What a cool idea. §d printers are going to change things... print clothes, shoes, and medical aids.....
Needs a 3d scanner so that it can be custom fitted.....

This is awesome!  It should be cheaper than a cast but I bet the hospitals won't make it cheaper.. 
The cost of a broken arm and hospital emergency is well over 1000.00

After designer Jake Evills broke his arm, he created the Cortex Cast as a solution. A breathable, light, recyclable and washable exoskeleton that mimics the body’s inner bone structure.___What a cool idea. §d printers are going to change things... print clothes, shoes, and medical aids.....
Needs a 3d scanner so that it can be custom fitted.....

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2015-06-11 08:25:26 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

There are some good Hackers out there.....

There are some good Hackers out there.....___

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2015-06-10 12:25:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

So young, so cynical.... or a good observer!

h/t +James Cowan 

___So young, so cynical.... or a good observer!

h/t +James Cowan 

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2015-06-10 12:12:54 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

If you were collecting, what would your sign say?
Mine would be:
"I have a home. I can buy the food to cook a nice meal."

#GoodNewscast  ___If you were collecting, what would your sign say?
Mine would be:
"I have a home. I can buy the food to cook a nice meal."

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2015-06-10 11:21:22 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

There is much in this world that is horrifying. And there are people who do horrifying things.
then there are some.......

20 yr old BOYAN SLAT from the Netherlands has a novel, viable solution for cleaning our oceans of plastic waste. He came up with the idea at 17. With tenacity and perseverence he sought help from corporations, from social media,  crowd sourcing for a team to develop a comprehensive proof of concept. In 2014, Stage 1 - all the reasons for why it couldn't be done were addressed and it was proven it can be done, including what to do with the harvested plastic after .

Stage 2 - implementation and raising the resources for the continued work until the problem is resolved is now in process.

#theoceancleanup #BoyenSlat  #netherlands #Hope___There is much in this world that is horrifying. And there are people who do horrifying things.
then there are some.......

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2015-06-07 14:12:41 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Fits my mood at at the moment......

Fits my mood at at the moment......___

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2015-06-05 12:13:55 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

I just love to read.
If you need reasons to here are some:

#reading  

___I just love to read.
If you need reasons to here are some:

#reading  

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2015-06-05 11:59:24 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

This is the Wikileaks analysis of the leaked Chapters of TPP. Yes, long. And thourough.

#informactsharestayaware #tpp  

This is the Wikileaks analysis of the leaked Chapters of TPP. Yes, long. And thourough.

#informactsharestayaware #tpp  ___

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2015-06-05 11:51:39 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

A good site if you wish to be active against TPP and organize "something".

#informactsharestayaware  

A good site if you wish to be active against TPP and organize "something".

#informactsharestayaware  ___

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2015-06-05 11:47:03 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Austrailians..... so Tony Abbott knows better than you do what is good for you.....

#informactsharestayaware #tpp  

Austrailians..... so Tony Abbott knows better than you do what is good for you.....

#informactsharestayaware #tpp  ___

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2015-06-05 11:45:02 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Corporations are suing countries..... for making laws that protect the health of their citizens, but, by doing that, cut into the profits of the Corp.

#informactsharestayaware #tpp  

Corporations are suing countries..... for making laws that protect the health of their citizens, but, by doing that, cut into the profits of the Corp.

#informactsharestayaware #tpp  ___

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2015-06-05 11:42:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

It is not just "fringe wing nuts" or "eco-whosises" that are worried about the TPP.
This is the Sierra Club calling for action and offering assistance to take action.

#tpp #informactsharestayaware  

It is not just "fringe wing nuts" or "eco-whosises" that are worried about the TPP.
This is the Sierra Club calling for action and offering assistance to take action.

#tpp #informactsharestayaware  ___

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2015-06-05 11:37:15 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Resources to inform about TPP

#tpp #informactsharestayaware

Resources to inform about TPP

#tpp #informactsharestayaware___

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2015-06-05 11:30:48 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

Reposting this. It is still actively taking signatures.

Make Noise! Take Action!!!!! TPP is NOT funny.

Inform | Act |Share | Stay Aware #informactsharestayaware  ___Reposting this. It is still actively taking signatures.

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2015-06-05 11:24:13 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Need more info on TPP? Let this get your dander up.

Need more info on TPP? Let this get your dander up.___

2015-06-05 11:17:44 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Friends of the Earth TPP Information: downloadable pdf thwith information
Leaked TPP investment chapter provides greater rights for foreign investors than U.S. Constitution.

#informactsharestayaware

Friends of the Earth TPP Information: downloadable pdf thwith information
Leaked TPP investment chapter provides greater rights for foreign investors than U.S. Constitution.

#informactsharestayaware___

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2015-06-05 11:13:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

This is what the EFF is saying about the TPP


#tpp
 #informactsharestayaware

This is what the EFF is saying about the TPP


#tpp
 #informactsharestayaware___

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2015-06-05 11:01:49 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Wikkileaks got its hands on a further draft of the tpp - with a good bit more info on what is being negotiated
.

#tpp #informactsharestayaware  

Wikkileaks got its hands on a further draft of the tpp - with a good bit more info on what is being negotiated
.

#tpp #informactsharestayaware  ___

2015-06-05 11:00:28 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

WikiLeaks has released ALOT more documents to the TPP. And there has been more analysis of what those agreements are- and what the signify.
A long and thourough (by topic) analysis on the post.
Other links here:
http://www.foe.org/news/archives/2015-03-wikileaks-exposes-white-house-misinformation-on-tpp
http://www.ip-watch.org/2014/10/17/leaked-tpp-draft-reveals-extreme-rights-holder-position-of-us-japan-outraged-observers-say/
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/10/latest-tpp-leak-shows-us-still-pushing-terrible-drm-and-copyright-term-proposals

Released by Wikileaks:
https://www.wikileaks.org/tpp-ip2/
#tpp #internetfreedom
  #informactsharestayaware  

WikiLeaks has released ALOT more documents to the TPP. And there has been more analysis of what those agreements are- and what the signify.
A long and thourough (by topic) analysis on the post.
Other links here:
http://www.foe.org/news/archives/2015-03-wikileaks-exposes-white-house-misinformation-on-tpp
http://www.ip-watch.org/2014/10/17/leaked-tpp-draft-reveals-extreme-rights-holder-position-of-us-japan-outraged-observers-say/
https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2014/10/latest-tpp-leak-shows-us-still-pushing-terrible-drm-and-copyright-term-proposals

Released by Wikileaks:
https://www.wikileaks.org/tpp-ip2/
#tpp #internetfreedom
  #informactsharestayaware  ___

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2015-06-05 10:46:35 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

Remember when the friendly cop was your "friend and helper"?

Focus, people. Life choices are the choice of that person. Militarized police are a nationwide troublesome development.

___Remember when the friendly cop was your "friend and helper"?

Focus, people. Life choices are the choice of that person. Militarized police are a nationwide troublesome development.

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2015-06-05 09:38:24 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

And just when you thought it is just about TPP..... the hydra that grows more heads the more are cut off.

Yet another trade agreement has leaked—the draft IP chapter of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP). Incredibly, it's an even worse deal than the TPP or ACTA.___And just when you thought it is just about TPP..... the hydra that grows more heads the more are cut off.

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2015-06-05 09:35:11 (2 comments, 3 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Yeh. I keep thinking "if they only knew how much I am not a grown-up". I have to act adult sometimes, but not grown-up.

___Yeh. I keep thinking "if they only knew how much I am not a grown-up". I have to act adult sometimes, but not grown-up.

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2015-06-05 09:33:53 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

TPP. It is not only toxic because governments want to control the internet. It is ALSO toxic because it contains steps to control the internet.
TPP is a secret negotiation between 12 countries including the USA. of the 29 chapters only 5 have been leaked. And what is in those 5 chapters alone is hair-raising. Among other thing it would allow corporations to sue countries, if that country was making laws that would, in the eyes of the corporation, be "harmful to business".

h/t +Xenophrenia 

TPP. It is not only toxic because governments want to control the internet. It is ALSO toxic because it contains steps to control the internet.
TPP is a secret negotiation between 12 countries including the USA. of the 29 chapters only 5 have been leaked. And what is in those 5 chapters alone is hair-raising. Among other thing it would allow corporations to sue countries, if that country was making laws that would, in the eyes of the corporation, be "harmful to business".

h/t +Xenophrenia ___

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2015-06-05 09:03:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

A hopeful infographic about war and peace.
Text from the video:
We give such importance to the word peace. But we don't tend to notice it when it happens. We don't report on it.
Sometimes it takes reminding us how terrible war once was to see the peace that is growing around us.
...
So if watching the news doesn't make us feel hopeful about where things are heading, looking at the numbers, might.

Incredible Video!

Hat tip +Chris Hussey 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pcVzfOmt4Tg&feature=youtu.be___A hopeful infographic about war and peace.
Text from the video:
We give such importance to the word peace. But we don't tend to notice it when it happens. We don't report on it.
Sometimes it takes reminding us how terrible war once was to see the peace that is growing around us.
...
So if watching the news doesn't make us feel hopeful about where things are heading, looking at the numbers, might.

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