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Mary Mactavish has been at 5 events

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Andrij “Andrew” Harasewych329,195*March 14, 2015 9:26:53 will be epic.* Why? 3.141592653 = π Take advantage of this day to spread some love of math and science. Teach something, share something, learn something, or read something!Pi Day!2015-03-14 14:26:00583  
Joanne Manaster113,015Join us as @104733415626297507218 and Joanne Manaster chat with @112026058728255591897 and @106544067325247750869 about their book, "Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program" on Monday, June 23 at noon EDT, 11 CDT. Read Science! "Marketing the Moon" Edition2014-06-23 18:00:0018  
The Planetary Society5,213,709Join @117328732331103841331 and @110701307803962595019 for their biweekly discussion of Curiosity with a special update on the latest science from the Division for Planetary Sciences meeting. Note this week's event will end 15 minutes early!Cosmoquest Science Hour: Curiosity and #DPS12 updates2012-10-25 01:00:00170  
Science on Google+587,896We will be updating and sharing this General Science Page Circle (see http://goo.gl/9muuE) on Tuesday (10/9) at 9:00 PM (EST). Please add your Science Page to this database (http://goo.gl/WCohT) if you would like to add your page to the circle. Here's the form: http://goo.gl/bfqHa. You do not have to fill out the form if you are already in the database. Here's the link to the updated Science Page circle, http://goo.gl/aGQPB.Science Page Circle2012-10-10 03:00:00133  
CosmoQuest42,777International Observe the Moon Night is bringing all of humanity together to gaze at the Moon. It's simple to participate... go outside and look up!  We'll have a series of Hangouts throughout the day so you can observe the Moon with people from all over the world. Exact times TBA, but expect them to be centered around Australian, European, and American time zones. You can also visit the website and participate in a local event near you. Be sure to share your pictures and experiences here and on Twitter with the hashtag #MoonNight .  *First Moon Observation Session* Taking place at 0800 UTC // 0000 PDT from Australia and New Zealand Archived: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_PPufpWk3c *Second Moon Observation Session* Taking place at 1600 UTC // 0800 PDT from Malaysia ---- Cancelled due to clouds ---- *Third Moon Observation Session* Taking place at 1830 UTC // 1030 PDT from Turkey and Denmark http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XKWcy9rfW7oInternational Observe the Moon Night2012-09-22 09:00:0085  

Mary Mactavish has been shared in 103 public circles

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Harry Day18,222If 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...!!!#West #Ironworkin #fully #establheby #roughly #Bin #many #areas #East #anWest #althougor #regions #didn't #begin #ironworkinunti #early #centuries #ACopper #objects #from #independent #center #civilization #wittradinlinks #Phoenicestablheby #Phoenicians #from #Tyron #northwest #n #coast #at #CarthageEuropean #exploration #began 2015-05-01 06:25:20344181630
Brian Mcquillan23,952Boost 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 2015-02-27 10:33:26381172326
Harry Day14,317If 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 #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #ireland #ireland #cork #ireland #dublin #italy #italy #florence #italy #milan #italy #naples #italy #rome #italy #venice #latvia #latvia #riga #lithuania #lithuania #vilnius #netherlands #netherlands #amsterdam #netherlands #rotterdam #norway #norway #bergen #norway #oslo2015-02-06 11:00:264938052110
Crazy Cats29 Public #circleshare   January 20, 2015Hope that you have been having a great week on Google+. Thank you for sharing and promoting this and for connecting up with all the great accounts I have included. Great With This #cirlce  !!!***************************************************************Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!Follow me here : http://goo.gl/7rWIEVTo 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 +1 this circle4 Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. ( dont forget share the circle and include yourself )5 If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).6  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.Special Invite :+A Tech Buzz +Axel Kratel +Andrea Gervasi +Andrew Sowerby +Anette Mossbacher +Brett Szmajda +Andrew Sowerby +Irina Sadokhina +Sean Carroll +Michael Sonntag +Mighty Dragon Studios +Eric Delcour +2015-02-01 10:25:324744412
Natasha Velicia475Get More Google+ Follower with  +TubeDEVILZ  January 15, 2015*****************************************************************HERE'S OF MY SHARED PUBLIC CIRCLE*****************************************************************Hope that you have been having a great week on Google+. Thank you for sharing and promoting this and for connecting up with all the great accounts I have included. Great With This Cilcle!!,Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!Boost your visibility on Google+ - Share the circle!To be added to the Circle you have to do these simple steps:1 Include me in your circles2 Click add people and create your circle3 +1 this circle4 Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles. ( dont forget share the circle and include yourself )5 If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above (I say "if possible" as my circle comments more often than not hit the 500 comment limit).6  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.**************************************Follow Me Here : http://goo.gl/c18bpxAnd Subcribe : http://goo.gl/NT0MCkSpecial Invitation (Please +1 and Share) :+Alfina Dewi +Agus Septiann +Dini Ashanti +Amy Cesario +Sergii Daniloff +Danis Sanju +Lieven Damman +dini iftita +Lincoln Harrison +Riskhha Nur Hayati +Nanang Hendro +Hanste2015-01-16 20:15:35473419
Ryan Johnson23,295This circle contains people who are very active on Google+If you received a notification, please reshare to your circlesIf you’d like to be added to the next circle share: • +1 this circle • Share this circle to PUBLIC • Include me in your circles • Comment on this post#circle #Sharedcircles #circleshare  #sri_lanka #colombo #australia #adelaide #australia #cairns #australia #darwin #australia #hobart #new_zealand #auckland #new_zealand #wellington #papua_new_guinea #papua_new_guinea #awesome #AwesomePeople #AwesomeCircle #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle #addpeople #circlemeup #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circlesharing #publiccircle #publicsharedcircles #SharedCircles #weeklyreview #sharedcircle #topsharedcircle #circleoftheday 2015-01-16 13:00:35472313051
RuMuZ NeYiMe1,336good morningadd friends list..#addcircle #addcircles #addpeople #awesomecircle #awesomecircles #awesomepeople #besharable #besocial #bestcircle #bestcircles #bestengagers #circleadd #circleall #circleme #circlemenow #circlemeup #circlenetwork #circleplus #circlesdiscovery #circleshare #circleshares #circlesharing #circleup #circleyoushare #coolpeople #engagerscircle #engagerscircles #findcircle #findcircles #follow4follow #followback #followme #fullcircleshare #influencermarketing #internetmarketing #morefollowers #networkcircle 2015-01-12 08:56:27466107
John Sean10,506This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.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!#publiccircle #circleshare #circlesharing #philadelphia #phoenix #san_antonio #san_diego #san_francisco #san_jose #seattle #tampa #washington #american_samoa #american_samoa #pago_pago #fiji #fiji #nadi #fiji #suva #argentina #argentina #buenos_aires #argentina #cordoba #argentina #iguaza #argentina #mendoza #argentina #rosaio #argentina #san_carlos_de_bariloche #bolivia #bolivia #cochabamba 2015-01-12 06:41:19465171529
Robert Connor17,408Another great circle shared with me by an amazing G+'er!!All those  *#sharing  publicly THIS circle* will also be included in my other major circle sharingIf you received the notice you are in this circleIf 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.Thank you to all those who participated#fabwomenonG+ #womenongplus #womenonline #womenongoogleplus #women #activeusers #activedirectory #activeengagers #fabfems #googleplusengagers #femalesongoogleplus #female #fabulouswomenongoogleplus #slhc #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles2014-09-11 11:06:23494432567
Aman Singh2,014Circle of the dayYour re-share is appreciatedPlease re-share this circle in your stream.To be added:1- Add +Circles Circles Circles to your circles2- Write the URL of your blog in the comments section below3- Your blog must be an active blog (posts must be current)2014-07-16 12:15:324990719
Ryan Johnson9,485Hi friends! This is a great circle created with an important selection from all circles. The most important engagers are reshared because only that way can we grow our circle and have the people of google circle us.To get in, and to ensure you stay in this circle you need to do the following:1. Add me to your circles, if you haven't done so already!2. +1 this circle!3. Publicly share this circle to public, your circles and extended circles.4. If possible, leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above!#circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #wanttobecircled #addmetoyourcircles #public #publiccircle #sharedcircles #Britain #sharedcircle #morefollowers #sharingcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedpublicircles #sharedcircle #photography #uk  #nottingham #Holland #Netherlands #Duch2014-07-16 10:40:014918712
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
Becky Collins10,439Super Science 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 ?2014-05-31 05:09:154901211
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:27:36393014
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:50393033
John Nuntiatio29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:26:17393011
John Nuntiatio (TodayNews)29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:52393011
John Nuntiatio (TodayNews)29,767#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport2014-03-14 06:25:16393203
John Nuntiatio28,623#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #newcircle #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport #health   #entertainment  #news  2014-03-01 15:15:34459261728
Becky Collins3,213Baseball circle #Baseball  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins 2014-02-26 10:30:413883216
Becky Collins3,213Gardening Circle for you#Gardening  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins 2014-02-26 06:14:154522310
Becky Collins2,634Marketing Circle : Feb 22#circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing   #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedcircleoftheday +Becky Collins2014-02-22 06:29:4945517722
Scott Lewis119,839*The Amazing Women Circle*So as today's Hangout from +STEM Women on G+ w/ +Jonathan Eisen started, I decided to go back through my "Amazing Women's Circle" and feature the fantastic people that enrich my life, particularly in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. These brilliant women contribute regularly here on +Google+ and are a shining example of how it doesn't matter what sex or gender you are, everyone can do remarkable things.Please feel free to share this about and let me know in the comments if there are more Amazing Women I should add to this group! #STEMWomen   #GenderEquality   #Equality   #ScienceEveryday   #ScienceSunday  2014-02-16 21:06:57103251529
Tancredi Matranga8,830WEB INFLUENCER MEGAMIX 13Have a Great Tuesday my Google+ Friends!I am happy to share with you my 13th  #sharedcircle named Web Influencer Megamix.I put together a mix of #TopEngagers  - Really Interesting People who share unique and original content.   Do yo want to be added to the Web #Influencer Circle?To be included, be so kind to:   1 - Do +1 t the post   2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest)         (ex: fashion, photography, seo, social media marketing)   3 - Include the circle among your circles   4 - Share the circle (include yourself)   5 - Be free and smile to life! :)   #circles #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #growfollowers #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #publiccircle #findcircles #circlemeup #influencers #influencer #influence #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circletuesday   #tuesdaycircle   #tuesdaycircleshare   #tuesdaycircleshare  2013-12-03 07:43:1749910046118
Lo Sauer2,493This is a great circle combined of active engagers, creative folks and  some of the best and brightest people on google+. A thank you in this circle-inclusion-shoutout to: +Peter Terren +Michael Műller +Carlos Esteban +Justin Chung +Malthus John +Marta Rauch +Rajini Rao +Katherine Vucicevic +Jonathan Eisen +Mike Allton +Scott Buehler +Mario Falcetti +Zvonimir Fras +Krithika Rangarajan +sridhar krishnan +Joanna Ortynska +Seamus Smyth +Chuck Croll +Michael Schobel +2013-11-19 18:19:4843218317
Rank Kemeng0This is a group of individuals that has personally shared four of my best circle sharing circles in the last month (or so).  They also include a mix of new circle sharers and some that are just trying to learn it for the first time. :) :) :0)They are individuals, to a large degree, that are very interested in not just circle sharing (which is great), but also engaging with you in a meaningful way (which is awesome)!!!Guidelines for Core Multipliers- Share the circle to stay in the circle- Have some fun!- If you are new and want in the circle, share the circle.This is a great group.  Enjoy this circle and have an awesome Thursday!*if you were somehow missed/ not included in the circle, please let me know and it will be corrected on the next share. My apologies ahead of time! :)**For those coming from multiplying circle, we are not inviting new folks here, you can privately message them or ping them when you share the circle on your public feed. Thanks!#corecircle #multiplyingcircle #coremultipliers #sharedcircles #circleshare #bestsharedcircle   #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #circleoftheday   #CircleQueen   #CircleMaster   #GPlusList   #Circle   #Circleshare   #Circlesharing   #PublicSharedCircles2013-11-01 15:53:38426115
Coyeb Sundel02013-10-24 10:04:35425202
Tiberiu Igrisan448Science (part 1)#science #sciencecircle #sharedcircles  2013-10-14 18:53:04257123
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:30:23414103
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:39414003
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:27414002
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:29:04414002
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:27:59414004
James Steward1,112These are awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:27:16414002
James Steward1,112These are my awesome scientist friends who comment my posts#scientistcirle #circle #circleshared #sharedcircle #circleoftheday #followfriday2013-10-10 16:25:57414103
Fraser Cain824,747Super Science Circle for October, 2013I know it's been a while, so it's time for a new Super Science Circle - the October 2013 edition.In case you weren't aware, the Super Science Circle is a list of more than 400 people who are actively engaged on Google+ and regularly post about science and education. We've got journalists, scientists, even a few astronauts. The Super Science Circle should be your best response to anyone who tells you that Google+ is just a ghost town. If you love science, this circle will deliver the goods.If you know anyone who actively posts about science, please let me know and I'll add them to the list.2013-10-04 20:14:53415304681
Fabian Weiland0#sharedcircle #health #science #medicine  2013-08-26 11:59:11426000
Fraser Cain798,034Super Science Circle, July 2013 EditionNeed more science in your streams? Want to convince a friend that Google+ is a thriving place of science and rational thinking? Then import my Super Science Circle and be amazed at the awesomeness.PLEASE RESHARE THIS CIRCLE... FOR SCIENCE!Every single person in this circle is active on Google+ and regularly contributes high quality posts about science. You've got my personal guarantee.As always, I recommend you import this group into a temporary circle and look for people who match your interests. Then pull them over into more permanent locations in your circles. Or just wait for me to give you an update next month.If you want to be included in this circle, just make a post in the comments and I'll check out your profile.I'm looking for people who:1. Are active on Google+ (but not too active)2. Regularly post about science3. Provide context and additional information, and not just bare links or annoying memes.2013-07-16 18:35:56415255987
Paul Christen113If you want to be TOTALLY freaked out, follow this science circle. Its not mine, it was shared by (I think) +Fraser Cain .Man, a  day does not go by that I'm not amazed by the advances in science and technology.2013-06-11 13:54:194095310
Markos Giannopoulos3,766197 interesting People // If you're into technology, the Web, photography and science, here's a circle to consider. Methodology: out of 3200 people that I follow, using +Circloscope I ordered them according to relevance score (calculated by Google depending on whose posts I engage the most) and filtered for a value over 30, then filtered for whether they are active (when was their last post) and finally filtered by whether they were in my "must read" circles. Voila! I hope you find it interesting :) #circleshare   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #circlesharing  2013-05-26 09:51:2119713412
Fraser Cain779,548Super Science Circle - May 2013 EditionNeed more science in your Google+? Well, here's all the science you can handle! Enjoy my latest, heavily curated edition of the Super Science Circle.Please share this circle... for Science!For the uninitiated, I maintain a circle of 450+ people who are active on Google+ and regularly post on Google+. In this circle you'll find scientists, journalists, astronauts, educators, and science enthusiasts. By importing this circle into your own circles, you'll immediately gain a vibrant and fascinating feed of amazing science stories.I recognize that it might be too much science, so I suggest you create a brand new temporary circle and evaluate the people in the circle. Only transfer the keepers to your permanent circles. Then, when I update the circle next month, rinse and repeat.Are you active on G+ and regularly post about science? +mention me and I'll check out your profile.Remember, please share this post2013-05-22 19:26:51456348088
Fraser Cain770,050Super Science Circle - April 2013 EditionIt's time for another sharing of my Super Science Circle. This is a collection of 400+ active people on Google+ who often post about science. If anyone tells you G+ is a ghost town (not that anyone does any more), get them to import this circle. PLEASE SHARE THIS CIRCLE... FOR SCIENCE!I have personally reviewed each and every person on this list, to make sure that they:1. Are active and engaged on Google+2. Regularly post science-related stories on Google+In this list you'll find scientists, journalists, researchers, professors, astronauts and general science enthusiasts. Not everyone in this list is going to be to your personal liking. So what you'll want to do is import the list into a temporary circle. Then move people over one by one into more permanent locations in your circles.I'm always looking for more people to add to the list, so if you know people who meet my criteria, feel free to nominate them.Again, please share the circle. Every little bit helps2013-04-26 21:02:03419226174
Alessandro Folghera7321. PLUS+1 This Post! 2. ADD Circle3, Share the circle (note you can add yourself when you go to share)4. COMMENT Below if you are not on it and I will add you!#circleshare   #geekcircle   #sciencecircle   #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  Social Media Marketing Shared Circle ... share and increase your popularity !2013-04-16 08:01:53422229
Mike Barnes590Science and Techno Geeks Shared Circle1. PLUS+1 This Post! 2. ADD Circle3, Share the circle (note you can add yourself when you go to share)4. COMMENT Below if you are not on it and I will add you! #circleshare   #geekcircle   #sciencecircle   #sharedcircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedcircleoftheday  For more Social Media and Search Engine Marketing Tips visit http//SEO-Alien.com2013-04-09 20:08:43412417
Fraser Cain759,117The Return of the Super Science CircleOkay, I'll admit, I made a mistake in retiring the Super Science Circle. I wasn't wrong; Communities are still the future and the best way to make friends here on Google+. But I realized that the Super Science Circle is simple and efficient way to get new people to see that Google+ isn't a ghost town.PLEASE SHARE THIS POST... FOR SCIENCE!When I was attending +ScienceOnline 2013, I must have helped dozens of people join Google+, and the first thing I had them do was import this circle. It's an invaluable tool for getting new people up to speed.So, I just did a complete refresh on the circle. I examined every single member and judged them according to my two-part criteria:1. Active in the last 30 days or so.2. Regularly post on scientific topics.If you know anyone who might make a good candidate for this circle, please let me know.As always, import this circle into a new, temporary circle, and then you can refresh it when I share a new version.DON'T FORGET TO SHARE THIS POST2013-03-19 22:39:3139967159161
Katherine Vucicevic222A great shared circle. Get your daily dose of science here! Great posts.If you want to join this circle,Add me,Add this circleShare this circle and include yourself in the share.Easy. #science #scienceeveryday #sciencefiction #scienceisawesome  2013-03-15 01:28:13242905
Fraser Cain694,882The Final Super Science CircleWell, this is it, this is going to be the last posting of the Super Science Circle. Why? Communities, that's why. In case you didn't know, I've been maintaining my Super Science Circle from the very beginning of Google+. As soon as the feature to share circles was enabled, I was happy to share those circles around into Google. I did this because it was very difficult for people with related interests (science) to be able to find each other. I wanted new G+ users to realize this place isn't a ghost town; there are vibrant groups of people actively discussing scientific topics.But it was a hack. Each month took me almost an entire day to curate down the list of people, remove the inactive, and incorporate newly active people who often posted about science. And it was always imperfect. Some people got a massive boost in followers and engagement, while other, equally deserving people were left out.It was inelegant, inefficient and arbitrary.But now you can do this all on your own. You can go into any Community that matches your interest and instantly discover thousands of people who share your enthusiasm for a topic - just joining a Community will bring a trickle of posts about topics that interest you back into your stream. Keep your participation in the Community, or circle the most interesting people and harvest them back into your own stream.In the coming months, I'll be suggesting Communities you should join, instead of people you should circle. Thanks to everyone for using the shared circles and helping science get such a firm foothold here on Google+. Thanks to all the past and present members of the Super Science Circle for sharing such wonderful stuff.Science!2013-01-17 02:59:31420544084
Shells Bells5,180Best of 2012 CircleThis circle is some of the G+ awesomeness that has enriched my life this year - and I am grateful.  A while back +Sean Cowen asked what G+ has meant to us.  After watching Brene Brown's TEDTalks (http://www.ted.com/speakers/brene_brown.html) I realize that for me, G+ has been a lesson in vulnerability and courage. I have been humbled by the courage of every one of you.  I love that women post no make-up pictures and that you all speak your minds (your clever, creative, crazy & beautiful minds...). I have been blown away by the public sharing regarding topics as deep as abuse and depression - talk about vulnerability and putting yourself out there - absolutely amazing.  By doing so, you have helped others in ways you may never know.  <3Inspiration's what you are to me, inspiration, look... see.  Led Zeppelin - Thank YouYou have inspired me. (warning TL:DR personal stuff below) Oh, & I did include some new peeps.  If they're freaks, blame +Ben Zaitz.This month, I gathered some courage and let three people see me in, what was to me, a position of vulnerability.The first was a very dear friend from Elementary School.  For the past few years, I avoided HIRLing because I was ashamed of my weight and I guess I didn't want to disappoint him.  The same reason recently kept me from seeing a dear High School friend.  I saw them and each did not care that I was not perfect, they love me for me.  Mann, it was great to see their faces again, talk in person and have some non-virtual hugs.  <3I attribute this change in thinking to your responses to a July post: https://plus.google.com/115807723984369772514/posts/Ui2TQBPuELKAmong the other awesome words from you peeps, +Alvin Stearns wrote, "Never again compare yourself to others so that you make unfair and useless judgments about yourself or others.  That includes comparing yourself to you in the past."  The third was that, with your encouragement on a private post, I actually asked a guy out.  I would have never even considered doing that a year ago.  (He has a gf, so no deal, but it's all good cause he was cool.)I know these are little things, but I thank you all from the bottom of my heart.  And thank you to +matthew rappaport, Bobbi Jo Woods and +Tiffany Henry for coordinating the first NYCHIRL. Due to my kiddies, I couldn't see +Daria Musk and +Ryan Van Sickle2012-12-31 06:09:4450026231
Kerry Jones569Haven't shared my secular homeschooling circle in a little while...please pass along if you know other secular homeschoolers who haven't added themselves yet!2012-11-30 15:42:29484001
Peter Smalley10,068#sharedpubliccircles   #science  It's been a while since I shared a circle. Let's fix that, shall we? Here is my Circle of Science. Here you will find people who are practicing scientists, science writers, and science enthusiasts - and sometimes all three at once. There are biologists, chemists, physicists, microbiologists, food safety scientists, mathematicians, neurologists, astronomers and many other disciplines represented here. But regardless of their specialties they are intelligent, interested, and interesting.I won't call this a curated circle per se, but I can personally speak to quality of many of these individuals. Many of them are true gems.FOR SCIENCE!2012-11-26 17:29:545015211

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2015-04-17 07:17:43 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 155 +1s)Open 

Anyone else cheer when they saw Chewbacca and Han Solo?

Most reshares: 6

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2014-11-27 06:33:25 (4 comments, 6 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

One small selfie for man; one more annoying selfie for humankind

Most plusones: 155

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2015-04-17 07:17:43 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 155 +1s)Open 

Anyone else cheer when they saw Chewbacca and Han Solo?

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2015-05-27 23:32:27 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

I'd be proud to call her my daughter.

So fantastic.___I'd be proud to call her my daughter.

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2015-05-25 20:06:00 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

This song makes me miss the Big Man.

This song makes me miss the Big Man.___

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2015-05-01 05:52:04 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Wow. This is a cool image.

We were recently reading this story from NASA that says Mars used to have large oceans. It includes a tantalizing picture reminiscent of Google Earth. So we decided to see if we could simulate oceans in Google Mars.

http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2015/04/oceans-mars.html___Wow. This is a cool image.

2015-04-25 23:11:21 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

I don't have much to say about Nepal, but have retweeted random info on @geographile on twitter. 

I don't have much to say about Nepal, but have retweeted random info on @geographile on twitter. ___

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2015-04-24 02:33:15 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

Eating smurfs will not have the same effect.

___Eating smurfs will not have the same effect.

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2015-04-24 01:32:55 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

I'm so excited about this. 

I'm so excited about this. ___

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2015-04-17 07:17:43 (14 comments, 0 reshares, 155 +1s)Open 

When I saw this -- most specifically the last scene, with the two old friends --   I choked up, and I had a hard time talking for a minute afterwards. I suddenly became a 14 year old riding her bike alone to the theater because no one else she knew wanted to see this ridiculous nerdy movie. And that sounds sad but it's not how I mean it. I became that totally swept-away, thrilled kid, who then joined the science fiction club and never really looked back. 

If Abrams screws this one up, he's going to need armed guards.

Anyone else cheer when they saw Chewbacca and Han Solo?___When I saw this -- most specifically the last scene, with the two old friends --   I choked up, and I had a hard time talking for a minute afterwards. I suddenly became a 14 year old riding her bike alone to the theater because no one else she knew wanted to see this ridiculous nerdy movie. And that sounds sad but it's not how I mean it. I became that totally swept-away, thrilled kid, who then joined the science fiction club and never really looked back. 

If Abrams screws this one up, he's going to need armed guards.

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2015-04-17 02:23:06 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

San Jose is full of strange people.

Oh look, it's ME!___San Jose is full of strange people.

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2015-04-13 07:51:41 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 0 +1s)Open 

Impossible Space: @sci4thepeople talks with Andy Weir about "The Martian" (@themartianfilm) & @StartsWithaBang

This week Science for the People is exploring the limits of science exploration in both fictional and fact. We’re joined by “lifelong space nerd” Andy Weir, to talk about his debut novel The Martian (and soon to be film, trailer below), that pits human…

Impossible Space: @sci4thepeople talks with Andy Weir about "The Martian" (@themartianfilm) & @StartsWithaBang

This week Science for the People is exploring the limits of science exploration in both fictional and fact. We’re joined by “lifelong space nerd” Andy Weir, to talk about his debut novel The Martian (and soon to be film, trailer below), that pits human…___

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2015-04-13 06:10:59 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

http://ow.ly/3xJy4v

Bourton-on-the-Water, with its model (model (model (model))) village. 

http://ow.ly/3xJy4v

Bourton-on-the-Water, with its model (model (model (model))) village. ___

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2015-04-08 03:54:09 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

uhoh ... do freshwater ones count as _sea_food? Because that might be a problem in California soon because of this --> http://goo.gl/d8tLEX <------

April recommendations are posted with good news for people who enjoy freshwater prawns.___uhoh ... do freshwater ones count as _sea_food? Because that might be a problem in California soon because of this --> http://goo.gl/d8tLEX <------

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2015-04-07 16:47:01 (6 comments, 3 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

I actually reread bits of this a couple of times just sighing, imagining. This is immediately on my list of Places I Must Visit. The Lindbergh map, omg! I know petting the maps would be irresponsible, but I'd still want to. Anyone want to come with me? 

I actually reread bits of this a couple of times just sighing, imagining. This is immediately on my list of Places I Must Visit. The Lindbergh map, omg! I know petting the maps would be irresponsible, but I'd still want to. Anyone want to come with me? ___

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2015-04-02 08:46:01 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

Besides urban water conservation, I'd really like to see much less alfalfa grown (at least quit exporting it, but can we restrict that?) and a moratorium on new almond orchards, and limitations on rice grown outside of historic wetlands. (Rice in historic wetlands is ecologically very important, especially for migrating birds.)

Governor Jerry Brown has announced mandatory water restrictions.___Besides urban water conservation, I'd really like to see much less alfalfa grown (at least quit exporting it, but can we restrict that?) and a moratorium on new almond orchards, and limitations on rice grown outside of historic wetlands. (Rice in historic wetlands is ecologically very important, especially for migrating birds.)

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2015-03-30 21:57:07 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

CaH can be problematic but I don't want to avoid it entirely. I think removing some cards and glomming on to extension packs is the best plan.

On the other hand, I got Apples to Apples years ago and attend gamey gatherings so seldom anymore that I've never opened it.

Yeah, baby!___CaH can be problematic but I don't want to avoid it entirely. I think removing some cards and glomming on to extension packs is the best plan.

On the other hand, I got Apples to Apples years ago and attend gamey gatherings so seldom anymore that I've never opened it.

2015-03-30 21:52:28 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

I think whatever is screaming near my house is an American Crow, but it could be a crow/peacock/cat-in-heat hybrid.

I think whatever is screaming near my house is an American Crow, but it could be a crow/peacock/cat-in-heat hybrid.___

2015-03-26 09:53:31 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Yesterday my sister and I took my kid, and our grand-nibling (an older sister's grandchild) out for dinner between an afternoon playing at our house and an evening playing at the park.

These days I look very 52, and have a short pixie cut. My sister is a little younger than me, slightly longer hair; we present as a similar age and in general we present very similarly, neither femme not butch, not ladylike, fairly relaxed.

After dinner, the cute young i-think-queer female couple behind me, whom I hadn't noticed before, said "I just wanted to tell you two: Your kids are adorable." I smiled politely like you do and said thank you, then as they left, the light bulb went on, and I said, "I think they thought those were our kids.

That's a first. Hm.

Yesterday my sister and I took my kid, and our grand-nibling (an older sister's grandchild) out for dinner between an afternoon playing at our house and an evening playing at the park.

These days I look very 52, and have a short pixie cut. My sister is a little younger than me, slightly longer hair; we present as a similar age and in general we present very similarly, neither femme not butch, not ladylike, fairly relaxed.

After dinner, the cute young i-think-queer female couple behind me, whom I hadn't noticed before, said "I just wanted to tell you two: Your kids are adorable." I smiled politely like you do and said thank you, then as they left, the light bulb went on, and I said, "I think they thought those were our kids.

That's a first. Hm.___

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2015-03-17 09:25:59 (1 comments, 4 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

NASA has unveiled a photo of Emerald Isle as it appears from space.

NASA has unveiled a photo of Emerald Isle as it appears from space.___

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2015-03-16 19:43:15 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

/sigh

snork

#antivaxxers  ___/sigh

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2015-03-15 08:06:48 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Hey look, a planet. Go Hubble go.

NASA's Hubble space telescope's first visible-light photo of a planet - Fomalhaut b - circling another star.
NASA's Hubble space telescope's first visible-light photo of a planet - Fomalhaut b - circling another star. Photo: Reuters
THE first photographs of a planet outside our solar system were unveiled in America this week, sending local astronomers into a spin.

Two groups of astronomers have taken two sets of pictures. One, depicting three planets circling a star known as HR 8799 in the constellation of Pegasus, was captured by Christian Marois from the Herzberg Institute of Astrophysics in British Columbia.

The other, a planet three times the size of Jupiter, was spotted by Paul Kalas from the University of California, Berkeley. The planet, dubbed Fomalhaut b, was observed orbiting the star Fomalhaut in the constellation of Piscis Austrinus, 25 light years from our solar system.

The discoveries were reported in Science Express, the online version of the journal Science.

Simon O'Toole, research astronomer at the Anglo-Australian Observatory in Sydney, said the discoveries, which come on the eve of the International Year of Astronomy next year, were "a pretty major breakthrough".

"Not only is it the first image of a planet around another star where we know for sure that the planet is orbiting a star, it's actually a family of planets that we didn't know about before," he said.

The search for pictures of planets outside our solar system took US astronomers eight years to secure, although Kalas suspected the planet's existence in 2005.

The pictures also reveal a star in its youth — 60 million years old compared to our sun, which is 4 billion years old — which will provide a wealth of information for astronomers keen to establish the chemical make-up of planetary systems and how they form.

Dr O'Toole said observing such a young planetary system would be an advantage for astronomers. "If you were to look at our solar system from the same distance, it would be a lot harder to see Jupiter because it is much fainter as the planet has cooled down (with age) and dimmed," he said.

Using a camera mounted on the Hubble telescope, the astronomers tracked the group of stars over the past year, watching the planets as they moved through space with the stars as gravity held them together as a group.

- with agencies

___Hey look, a planet. Go Hubble go.

2015-03-15 05:41:57 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

"His name is in the code, in the wind in the rigging and the shutters." - Terry Pratchett http://owl.li/KlqOb (And I'm sniffling again.)

"His name is in the code, in the wind in the rigging and the shutters." - Terry Pratchett http://owl.li/KlqOb (And I'm sniffling again.)___

2015-03-15 01:11:00 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

“He felt it was more important that I experienced the wonders of the world than got a good night’s sleep,” [Rhianna Pratchett, Sir Terry's daughter] says.

I share those priorities. So much of children's time is wasted. 

“He felt it was more important that I experienced the wonders of the world than got a good night’s sleep,” [Rhianna Pratchett, Sir Terry's daughter] says.

I share those priorities. So much of children's time is wasted. ___

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2015-03-14 17:40:12 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

My friend +Rakesh Bharania​ pointed out that over much of the world, today is not 3/14/15 but 14/3/15, which prompted my friend +David Barr​ to reply such that I realized this date needs a specific song.

https://youtu.be/ih7N9_VUU4U

My friend +Rakesh Bharania​ pointed out that over much of the world, today is not 3/14/15 but 14/3/15, which prompted my friend +David Barr​ to reply such that I realized this date needs a specific song.

https://youtu.be/ih7N9_VUU4U___

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2015-03-13 20:30:42 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

This sounds like a lot of "may be" but makes some valid points. I definitely use(d) circles mow than I do communities.

I tend to pay more attention to Facebook because I have more personal contacts there, inlaws and former schoolmates, etc. but as a product, I far prefer g+.

If this ever disappears and you want to find me, you can probably poke me via Twitter @mactavish or @geographile

This sounds like a lot of "may be" but makes some valid points. I definitely use(d) circles mow than I do communities.

I tend to pay more attention to Facebook because I have more personal contacts there, inlaws and former schoolmates, etc. but as a product, I far prefer g+.

If this ever disappears and you want to find me, you can probably poke me via Twitter @mactavish or @geographile___

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2015-03-13 20:19:12 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

This is one of the more comprehensive descriptions of RA I've seen.

-- tl;dr It sucks. http://ow.ly/3xvmrc

This is one of the more comprehensive descriptions of RA I've seen.

-- tl;dr It sucks. http://ow.ly/3xvmrc___

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2015-03-13 17:19:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

"Ganymede has an ocean," which I keep thinking of as a saline mantle. http://ow.ly/3xvk8L

"Ganymede has an ocean," which I keep thinking of as a saline mantle. http://ow.ly/3xvk8L___

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2015-03-08 12:14:50 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Super duper worth a read (before you share). 

Super duper worth a read (before you share). ___

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2015-02-22 05:10:25 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Owl Power ~ About | Nature | PBS (setting this aside to watch tomorrow ... or maybe tonight, sleep is for the weak)

Owl Power ~ About | Nature | PBS (setting this aside to watch tomorrow ... or maybe tonight, sleep is for the weak)___

2015-02-17 05:12:02 (4 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

ges ago, when I was reading about a charter school that used to be across the street from our house, I read about the local school district's excused absence policy. They allow excused absences with a doctor's note, and for immediate family funerals, and for religious reasons, but not when you're too unwell to go to school but don't need medical care, and not for dear friends' funerals, or personal/special/spiritual reasons that aren't associated with a religion.
And now that schools around here start in August, that means that Owen would have to miss the first week of first grade, unexcused, so we can go to Oregon: http://goo.gl/WkXU
That made me think that, though I know attendance is important, it's fairer to allow kids a given number of "personal" days off to use as desired than it is to allow specific religious days off. Kids without a given religion... more »

ges ago, when I was reading about a charter school that used to be across the street from our house, I read about the local school district's excused absence policy. They allow excused absences with a doctor's note, and for immediate family funerals, and for religious reasons, but not when you're too unwell to go to school but don't need medical care, and not for dear friends' funerals, or personal/special/spiritual reasons that aren't associated with a religion.
And now that schools around here start in August, that means that Owen would have to miss the first week of first grade, unexcused, so we can go to Oregon: http://goo.gl/WkXU
That made me think that, though I know attendance is important, it's fairer to allow kids a given number of "personal" days off to use as desired than it is to allow specific religious days off. Kids without a given religion technically have fewer allowed days off, otherwise.___

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2015-02-03 00:06:24 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

I've heard a lot of Anna's hummingbirds recently, so I put a feeder on my bedroom window. This is what I wake up to, these days. I think she's nesting in one of the trees in our yard.

I've heard a lot of Anna's hummingbirds recently, so I put a feeder on my bedroom window. This is what I wake up to, these days. I think she's nesting in one of the trees in our yard.___

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2015-01-27 02:03:09 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 42 +1s)Open 

This makes me SO HAPPY.

Big tiny news! Baby tortoises have been found on the the Galapagos island of Pinzón for the first time in 100+ years: thedo.do/1yTSMjC.___This makes me SO HAPPY.

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2015-01-27 00:16:54 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Awwww, an asteroid with a cute little moon!

Asteroid 2004 BL86 That Flew Past Earth Today Has Moon

Scientists working with NASA's 230-foot-wide (70-meter) Deep Space Network antenna at Goldstone, California, have released the first radar images of asteroid 2004 BL86. The images are showing that 2004 BL86 has a small moon.

They estimate the size of the asteroid to be 1,100 feet (325 meters) across and the moon  230 feet (70 meters) across.

Full story here: http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/news/news.php?feature=4459

(357439) 2004 BL86 in Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%28357439%29_2004_BL86

Image credit: NASA/JPL-Caltech

#science   #2004bl86   #asteroid   #astronomy   #moon  ___Awwww, an asteroid with a cute little moon!

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2015-01-26 09:01:49 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

These stars are dusted like so much powdered sugar on a cake. And yet, there are light years between each and its neighbor.

(I'm such a Hubble hugger.)

These stars are dusted like so much powdered sugar on a cake. And yet, there are light years between each and its neighbor.

(I'm such a Hubble hugger.)___

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2015-01-21 05:55:03 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

quoting a quote within the larger post:

To quote Mark Manson’s wonderful “The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fuck”:

Developing the ability to control and manage the fucks you give is the essence of strength and integrity. We must craft and hone our lack of fuckery over the course of years and decades. Like a fine wine, our fucks must age into a fine vintage, only uncorked and given on the most special fucking occasions.

https://medium.com/@bendreyfuss/barack-obama-is-out-of-fucks-592606919932

quoting a quote within the larger post:

To quote Mark Manson’s wonderful “The Subtle Art of Not Giving A Fuck”:

Developing the ability to control and manage the fucks you give is the essence of strength and integrity. We must craft and hone our lack of fuckery over the course of years and decades. Like a fine wine, our fucks must age into a fine vintage, only uncorked and given on the most special fucking occasions.

https://medium.com/@bendreyfuss/barack-obama-is-out-of-fucks-592606919932___

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2014-12-26 09:22:55 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Street Art

Street Art___

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2014-12-24 08:37:16 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 4 +1s)Open 

+rosalyn woodliff 

A young Pict (pre-Scot) woman.___+rosalyn woodliff 

2014-12-24 03:29:56 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

I love my weird little family. 

It's atypical, but I don't try to defend it. I think it defends itself pretty well.

I love my weird little family. 

It's atypical, but I don't try to defend it. I think it defends itself pretty well.___

2014-12-24 02:26:16 (3 comments, 0 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Dear Big Pharma: 

Thank you.

Me

Dear Big Pharma: 

Thank you.

Me___

2014-12-21 06:33:34 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 



The Shortest Day

By Susan Cooper

And so the Shortest Day came and the year died

And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world

Came people singing, dancing,

To drive the dark away.

They lighted candles in the winter trees;

They hung their homes with evergreen;

They burned beseeching fires all night long

To keep the year alive.

And when the new year’s sunshine blazed awake

They shouted, revelling.

Through all the frosty ages you can hear them

Echoing behind us – listen!

All the long echoes, sing the same delight,

This Shortest Day,

As promise wakens in the sleeping land:

They carol, feast, give thanks,

And dearly love their friends,

And hope for peace.

And now so dowe,... more »



The Shortest Day

By Susan Cooper

And so the Shortest Day came and the year died

And everywhere down the centuries of the snow-white world

Came people singing, dancing,

To drive the dark away.

They lighted candles in the winter trees;

They hung their homes with evergreen;

They burned beseeching fires all night long

To keep the year alive.

And when the new year’s sunshine blazed awake

They shouted, revelling.

Through all the frosty ages you can hear them

Echoing behind us – listen!

All the long echoes, sing the same delight,

This Shortest Day,

As promise wakens in the sleeping land:

They carol, feast, give thanks,

And dearly love their friends,

And hope for peace.

And now so do we, here, now,

This year and every year.

Welcome Yule!

By Susan Cooper

___

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2014-12-14 02:22:26 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

The sense I get from this bed isn't ... unkinky. Seriously. Is it actually meant for dogs?

My dachshund, and my mid-size-but-elderly-and-arthritic dog, would appreciate the stairs to the Real Bed, though.

Love your pets? Want them close?


Then this is the bed for you.

Also good for naughty children, partners and others.___The sense I get from this bed isn't ... unkinky. Seriously. Is it actually meant for dogs?

My dachshund, and my mid-size-but-elderly-and-arthritic dog, would appreciate the stairs to the Real Bed, though.

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2014-12-13 22:43:18 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

This image wrt SF Bay Area storm prep is funny because it's true. It's so true.

#hellastorm

https://z-1-scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/10845986_823247394383365_3010220006662676424_n.jpg?oh=c3107f26362472a0d3fc1c918b39ae86&oe=550A8F1A

This image wrt SF Bay Area storm prep is funny because it's true. It's so true.

#hellastorm

https://z-1-scontent-a-sjc.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xaf1/v/t1.0-9/10845986_823247394383365_3010220006662676424_n.jpg?oh=c3107f26362472a0d3fc1c918b39ae86&oe=550A8F1A___

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2014-12-13 22:16:59 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 2 +1s)Open 

My Personal Dialect Map: http://nyti.ms/1zO9pNm

I talk like I'm in the San Joaquin Valley (which is neither where I live nor where I was raised).
I've changed answers over time, e.g. I called soft drinks "coke" as a kid, but "soda" now.
The small freshwater lobster-thing one pins me right where I grew up, which makes sense given that's where Mom taught me to look for them under rocks.
I once got in an argument with my SIL's 's ex-MIL over mary/marry/merry.
I have still never seen a map showing a pattern for long vs short A in "apricot," but would love to. (Which do you use and where are you from?)

My Personal Dialect Map: http://nyti.ms/1zO9pNm

I talk like I'm in the San Joaquin Valley (which is neither where I live nor where I was raised).
I've changed answers over time, e.g. I called soft drinks "coke" as a kid, but "soda" now.
The small freshwater lobster-thing one pins me right where I grew up, which makes sense given that's where Mom taught me to look for them under rocks.
I once got in an argument with my SIL's 's ex-MIL over mary/marry/merry.
I have still never seen a map showing a pattern for long vs short A in "apricot," but would love to. (Which do you use and where are you from?)___

2014-12-11 03:53:04 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

I'm adding to this as background and/or watching stuff for me and Owen.
Feel free to make suggestions, anything relatively pensive or joyful this-season holiday is fine, I dislike glum stuff though, and what I think of as ill-spirited novelty songs. 
I'm totally not into the Transsiberian Orchestra.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5E6FAA47BB7B9ED0

I'm adding to this as background and/or watching stuff for me and Owen.
Feel free to make suggestions, anything relatively pensive or joyful this-season holiday is fine, I dislike glum stuff though, and what I think of as ill-spirited novelty songs. 
I'm totally not into the Transsiberian Orchestra.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL5E6FAA47BB7B9ED0___

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2014-12-10 04:16:07 (9 comments, 0 reshares, 63 +1s)Open 

I'm not a Christian by any stretch. But this piece always fills me with joy and brings me to tears, and this version is spectacular.

I'm not a Christian by any stretch. But this piece always fills me with joy and brings me to tears, and this version is spectacular.___

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2014-11-27 06:36:02 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

My kid's little, I don't teach him "reality," but I also don't teach him myth. In our family, Thanksgiving is when we get together with loved ones, share a big meal, sometimes play instruments and sing together. (He says he'll bring his harmonica.)

The Thanksgiving mythology is bullshit.  Happy Thanksgiving.___My kid's little, I don't teach him "reality," but I also don't teach him myth. In our family, Thanksgiving is when we get together with loved ones, share a big meal, sometimes play instruments and sing together. (He says he'll bring his harmonica.)

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2014-11-27 06:33:25 (4 comments, 6 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

This selfie reminds me of something Mike Massimino said about becoming reaccustomed to the earth. When he got home from grocery shopping, he went to set the groceries down, but instead of setting the bag on the counter, he released it -- and it fell.

One small selfie for man; one more annoying selfie for humankind___This selfie reminds me of something Mike Massimino said about becoming reaccustomed to the earth. When he got home from grocery shopping, he went to set the groceries down, but instead of setting the bag on the counter, he released it -- and it fell.

2014-11-26 08:38:56 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

I just googled "Allowing Our Imaginations Free Rein" and it suggested  "Allowing Our Imaginations Free Reign" so I fixed it then this cries http://owl.li/EUpwl

I just googled "Allowing Our Imaginations Free Rein" and it suggested  "Allowing Our Imaginations Free Reign" so I fixed it then this cries http://owl.li/EUpwl___

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2014-11-24 08:16:01 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

the anglerfishes' "...stomachs are highly flexible murder balloons."

http://blog.sfgate.com/stew/2014/11/23/rare-blacksea-devil-anglerfish-film-monterey-photos/

the anglerfishes' "...stomachs are highly flexible murder balloons."

http://blog.sfgate.com/stew/2014/11/23/rare-blacksea-devil-anglerfish-film-monterey-photos/___

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2014-11-21 18:26:02 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 1 +1s)Open 

from my email, please help out one of our favorite places (very very easy click, no registration required, feel free to share)
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+Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose   has entered a video contest, and we REALLY need your help! ADP, our payroll company, is sponsoring a video contest for small business clients (less than 250 employees) to say why they like working with ADP as their payroll company. Our video is now up on the ADP gallery (link below) for voting.
Watch our video and vote at: http://www.beyondthestartup.com/video-gallery.html
Our immediate goal is to get in to the top five most voted for: WE NEED YOU!!! You can vote once per device (home, work, smart phone, tablet,) voting ends December 15th. Share this email, and ask your family and friends to VOTE! The five videos with the most votes will then be judged by ADP executives to win one of three prizes:$... more »

from my email, please help out one of our favorite places (very very easy click, no registration required, feel free to share)
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+Children's Discovery Museum of San Jose   has entered a video contest, and we REALLY need your help! ADP, our payroll company, is sponsoring a video contest for small business clients (less than 250 employees) to say why they like working with ADP as their payroll company. Our video is now up on the ADP gallery (link below) for voting.
Watch our video and vote at: http://www.beyondthestartup.com/video-gallery.html
Our immediate goal is to get in to the top five most voted for: WE NEED YOU!!! You can vote once per device (home, work, smart phone, tablet,) voting ends December 15th. Share this email, and ask your family and friends to VOTE! The five videos with the most votes will then be judged by ADP executives to win one of three prizes: $100,000 of free advertising; one year of free ADP payroll services with their new software program; or one year of free ADP payroll services. WOW – this would really impact CDM in a Mammoth way!
Please help CDM by voting!
THANK YOU!!

Beyond the Startup - Video Contest Gallery | ADP
BEYONDTHESTARTUP.COM
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