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Thomas Kang has been shared in 169 public circles

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Robert Connor38,649This is a shared circle of people that help G+ to growShare and be shared If you like this Circle, please share this post and Circle. If you want to be in the next #circle, share this circle and post a comment here! #but #succeedeby #MalEmpirwhicconsolidatemuc #western #Sudan #sex #thirteentcentury #Kanem #acceptelam #sex #eleventcenturyIn #foresteregions #West #n #coast #independent #kingdoms #grew #up #witlittlinfluencfrom #Muslim #nort #Kingdom #Nr #establhearoun #nintcentury #an #on #first #It #on #oldest #kingdoms #sex #presentday #Nigerian #ruleby #EzNr2015-05-04 05:34:29300101114
Benjamin Davis8,895This circle contains people who really are interesting and active people on Google Plus.Grow your G+ community with people that share amazing content that will surprise you:If you received the notice you are in this circle, then well done.If you would like to be included in the next Circle Share, you only have to do these simple steps:1 - Include me in your circles (If you haven't already)2 - Share the circle (Publicly) - (cc) me in the comments on the share and I can add you to the next circle immediately.  Otherwise I may not notice your activity!3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.5 - Add the circle or just check it out.Follow your dreams, Share and Be Shared.More you share more you get! :)Thanks!2015-03-20 17:32:39498151234
Colin Wilson21,691This 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#Carson #City #Las #Vegas #October #New #Hampshire #NH #Concord #Manchester #June #New #Jersey #NJ #Trenton #Newark #December #New #Mexico #NM #Santa #Fe #Albuquerque #January #New #York #NY #Albany #New #York #July #North #Carolina #NC #Raleigh #Charlotte #November #North #Dakota #ND 2015-03-20 10:10:32376121327
Mamy Shimomatsu2,967#CircleShare #newperson   #newpeople   #active  #UnusualShare this circle to PUBLICNew & Unusual Share Circle 5.Please, add and reshare. #topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circ2015-03-10 07:28:11328015
Mamy Shimomatsu2,967#CircleShare #newperson   #newpeople   #active  #UnusualShare this circle to PUBLICNew & Unusual Share Circle 5.Please, add and reshare. #topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circ2015-03-10 07:27:39328005
Mamy Shimomatsu2,967#CircleShare #newperson   #newpeople   #active  #UnusualShare this circle to PUBLICNew & Unusual Share Circle 5.Please, add and reshare. #topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circ2015-03-10 07:27:02328003
Mamy Shimomatsu2,967#CircleShare #newperson   #newpeople   #active  #UnusualShare this circle to PUBLICNew & Unusual Share Circle 5.Please, add and reshare. #topofthepeople #influencermarketing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circlethis #socialmediamarketing #socialmediastrategy #socialnetworking #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #circleoftheday #topofthecircle #howtoenlargecircle #enlargecircle #thursdaycircle #share #weekendcircle #weekend #weekendfun #circles #circleyoushare #publiccircle #sharedcircles #addcircle #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #publicsharedcircles #circleoftheweek #circlesharing #sharedcircle #circleshare #circ2015-03-10 07:26:42328005
Robert Connor33,885This is a shared circle of people that help G+ to grow.Share and be shared.If you like this Circle, please share this post and Circle. If you want to be in the next circle, share this circle and post a comment here!#CircleSharing #Circle #Circles #CircleOfTheDay #the #United #States #Name #Abbr #Date #established #Population #est #Total #area #in #mi #kmB #Land #area #in #mi #kmB #Water #area #in #mi #kmB #House #seat #District #of #Columbia #DC #July #H2015-03-10 06:48:44479161531
Jomar Cabillo0✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦ONCE AGAIN HERE'S SMILE VERSION  OF MY SHARED PUBLIC Great Great CIRCLE .. I wish to be a friend to all of ya guys.. cheerz with us.. and cheerz with them.. GUYS JUST WANNA SAY, THANKS FOR THE CIRCLE AND HOPE COULD BE FRIENDS AT ANY CIRCLE, FRIENDS, PHOTOGRAPHY, ACQUAINTANCES, FOLLOWING ETC.. THANKS LOVE YOU ALL GUYS..  GOD BLESS.Like-Comment-and SHARE.. UPDATED FRIDAY 7/12/2014✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦✦GREAT reshares last week! INSANE! Let's keep it going!➤ To be added into the next share, follow these simple steps: 1) Plus the original post2) Share this circle publicly (and with your circles/extended circles)3) Comment on the original post when complete4) Add the circle weekly so you can get the new members! Thank A lot Guys..Love You all#Qhuilouah Aquino  #circle  #circles #public   #publiccircle    #circleshare   #circlesharing    #sharedcircles    #sharedcircle    #morefollowers   #sharingcircles    #circleshare    #sharedpubliccircles   #sharedpublicircles    #sharedcircle    #photography   #photographer #bestphotographer    #topphotographer    #AddCircle   #FindCircles   #awesome    #AwesomePeople    #AwesomeCircle   #addmetoyourcircles #addcircle   #addpeople    #circlemeup   #circlesdisc2015-03-05 14:53:30448001
Colin Wilson20,197This 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 #publiccircle #followme #public #sharedpubliccircles #Em. #United #Kingdom #United #States #Uruguay #Uzbekistan #Vanuatu #Venezuela #Viet #Nam #Virgin #Islands #Wallis #& #Futuna #I. #Yemen #Zambia #Zimbabwe new_zealand #auckland #australia #brisbane # #new_zealand #christchurch #algeria #algeria #algiers #angola #angola #luanda2015-03-05 12:24:13465172033
Ryan Johnson26,769This 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 2015-03-05 07:52:19424534083
Jason Hurtado Daniels33,5672015 High Content CircleThis weekend I sorted through my many circle categories to identify the people most related to my projects for 2015. These old friends and new discoveries represent people in my network active in the following categories. If you feel you should be included, please indicate which category might be a good fit. Enjoy!#3Dprinting#ArtificialIntelligence #Biodeisel   #Biogas  #Biomass#Crowdfunding#Databases#Engineering#FOSS#GameTheory#Gardening#Geothermal #GIS  #Makers#OpenSourceGovernance#Oregon #Organic  #OSS#Recycling#RenewableEnergy#Robotics#Science#Software#Solar #Startups  #Sustainability#Teams#WaterResources #WoodGas  2015-02-09 01:42:394924113
Pierre Markuse15,913Circle shareAnd again a shared circle heavy on science and tech but not exclusively limited to it. Please reshare to get more people attracted to science here on Google+.If you like to be included next time, drop a comment and I'll have a look at your posts and see if you fit in. For those of you following me here on Google+, I also use Twitter. Usually science related stuff, so if you want to add me there, feel free: https://twitter.com/Pierre_Markuse#science   #circle   #circleshare2015-02-08 22:35:1553000
John Sean12,552This 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 2015-02-06 11:25:57366151927
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
Pierre Markuse15,882Circle shareAnd again a shared circle heavy on science and tech but not exclusively limited to it.If you like to be included next time, drop a comment and I'll have a look at your posts and see if you fit in. Reshare if you want to.For those of you following me here on Google+, I also use Twitter. Usually science related stuff, so if you want to add me there, feel free: https://twitter.com/Pierre_Markuse#science   #circle   #circleshare2015-01-29 20:26:0052000
Pierre Markuse15,853Circle shareAnd again a shared circle heavy on science and tech but not exclusively limited to it.If you like to be included next time, drop a comment and I'll have a look at your posts and see if you fit in. Reshare if you want to.For those of you following me here on Google+, I also use Twitter. Usually science related stuff, so if you want to add me there, feel free: https://twitter.com/Pierre_Markuse#science   #circle   #circleshare  2015-01-20 11:03:3252000
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 06:41:19465171630
Frank Gainsford53,086A circle of people who either post or share stuff that is about science 2015-01-09 10:11:403392512
Pierre Markuse15,335Circle shareAnd again a shared circle heavy on science and tech but not exclusively limited to it.If you like to be included next time, drop a comment and I'll have a look at your posts and see if you fit in. Reshare if you want to.For those of you following me here on Google+, I also use Twitter. Usually science related stuff, so if you want to add me there, feel free: https://twitter.com/Pierre_Markuse#science   #circle   #circleshare  2014-12-21 23:10:3750002
Harry Day11,679*If You recieve this message You are included in circle !!!To get in, and to ensure you stay in #thebestfriends  circle you need to do the following:1. Include me in your circles...!!!2.  Add the circle if you can, if not try again later.3. Plus this post...!!! 4. Publicly share this circle...!!!5. Leave a comment on this circle so I know you have done the three steps above...!!!*#photography  #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday  2014-12-11 11:21:54449714397
Pierre Markuse15,170Circle shareHaven't done that in a while, here with a few updates a shared circle heavy on science and tech but not exclusively limited to it.If you like to be included next time, drop a comment and I'll have a look at your posts and see if you fit in. Reshare if you want to.For those of you following me here on Google+, I also use Twitter. Usually science links and news, so if you want to add me there, feel free: https://twitter.com/Pierre_Markuse#science   #circle   #circleshare  2014-12-10 22:23:1350043
Sharon Caroline2,650Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+! Add them all!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this. :)Circle by : http://informasidoang.blogspot.com/#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-17 08:15:33501221927
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,950SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS : CIRCLE V.8; maintained by +Atanas Georgiev Atanasov  ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science   #Research   #Technology   #NASA    #Space   #Innovation   #Engineering   #NIAC   #nutrition   #Entrepreneur   #Commercial #ScienceSunday   #Sundayscience   #Science   #Research   #Tech #GameTech   #GameTechnology   #Gaming   #VideoGaming   #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch    #innovation   #Inflammation   #Brain #mindcontrol   #photography   #tech   #socialmedia   #googleplus #naturalproduct   2014-11-17 05:24:2236226837
Evie Jayanti1,432Here is the circle of some of my G+ friends from east and west. If you received a notification, it means that you are included in this circle.I might have missed some friends in this circle, don't get mad, get even, comment here :D and you will be in my next share. There are no specific requirements to be included in this circle, but if you are included, re-sharing this circle will help you gain more visibility in G+.2014-11-15 20:45:42370407
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,746SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS : CIRCLE V.7; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research at: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science   #Research   #Technology   #NASA    #Space   #Innovation   #Engineering   #NIAC   #nutrition   #Entrepreneur   #Commercial #ScienceSunday  #Sundayscience   #Science   #Research   #Tech #GameTech  #GameTechnology   #Gaming   #VideoGaming   #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation   #Inflammation   #Brain #mindcontrol  #photography   #tech   #socialmedia   #googleplus #naturalproduct  #artists   #foodies   #cars2014-11-13 05:47:40346607
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,550SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : CIRCLE V.6; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science   #Research   #Technology   #NASA    #Space   #Innovation   #Engineering   #NIAC   #nutrition   #Entrepreneur   #Commercial #ScienceSunday  #Sundayscience   #Science   #Research   #Tech #GameTech  #GameTechnology   #Gaming   #VideoGaming   #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation   #Inflammation   #Brain #mindcontrol  #photography   #tech   #socialmedia   #googleplus #naturalproduct  #artists   #foodies   2014-11-10 06:22:16330123
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,294SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : CIRCLE V.5; maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov ; You can learn more about my personal scientific research here: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science   #Research   #Technology   #NASA    #Space   #Innovation   #Engineering   #NIAC   #nutrition   #Entrepreneur   #Commercial #ScienceSunday  #Sundayscience   #Science   #Research   #Tech #GameTech  #GameTechnology   #Gaming   #VideoGaming   #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation   #Inflammation   #Brain #mindcontrol  #photography   #tech   #socialmedia   #googleplus #naturalproduct  #artists   #foodies   2014-11-06 08:10:3436954038
Kenneth Nicholson8,176Circle share with new friendsHi friends follow this circle1 - Include me in your circles2 - Share the circle (Publicly)3 - Add +1 to the post.4 - Leave a comment if you like.I will thankful if you plus and share this circle!#circles #shared #share #add #friends #circle #share #sharecircle2014-11-05 08:32:434305536103
Sharon Caroline1,691Hello my friends, good morning/evening for you all!Boost Your visibility On Google+!Shared and be shared. :)Thank you for sharing and promoting this.#circleshare #sharedcircles #sharingcircles #sharedcircleoftheday2014-11-05 08:31:58463203
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,228SCIENCE and TECHNOLOGY + FRIENDS of it : Circle V.3, maintained by +AtanasGeorgievAtanasov To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment/add me to your circles. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies 2014-11-05 07:02:42362626
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,127Science and Technology +Friends: Circle 2014 V.2 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA  #Space #Innovation  #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming +Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch  #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists #foodies #cars 2014-11-04 06:51:44407103
Atanas Georgiev Atanasov1,054Science and Technology Circle 2014 To be added to the circle, please +1/reshare/comment. I would be happy to connect on other networks too:http://about.me/Atanas_At   You can learn a bit more about my personal scientific research from these links: https://plus.google.com/115938908270684192009/posts/MGt3zvEtTgq  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25083916   Below I am just pasting some keyords/topics to improve the visibility of the circle and to make it more discoverable: #Science  #Research #Technology #NASA   #Space #Innovation   #Engineering #NIAC #nutrition #Entrepreneur #Commercial #ScienceSunday #Sundayscience #Science #Research #Tech #GameTech #GameTechnology #Gaming #VideoGaming #Microsoft #MicrosoftResearch   #innovation #Inflammation #Brain #mindcontrol #photography #tech #socialmedia #googleplus #naturalproduct #artists 2014-11-02 08:37:19453526
Becky Collins18,305Project Management Interest Circle :Circle of very #social #engagerspeople and companiesTo be included in my shares (#sharedcircle), be so kind to:1 - Do +1 t the post2 - Comment the post and specify your "category" (job or interest) Ex: Fashion, SEO, Companies, Social Media Marketing, Sailing, Photography, Bloggers/Writers, Web graphics and design, Italy, Artists, Sport, Finance/Economy ...3 - include the circle among your circles4 - share the circle (include yourself)Improve your popularity, be social be cool !Keep yourself updated, enjoy the Shared Circles Hellenic Alliance, you can share your shared circles inside the upcoming Community:https://plus.google.com/communities/112552559573595396104  #socialmedia  #media  #circles   #circleshare   #circlesharing  #circlecircle   #beckyscircle   #sharedcircles   #sharedpubliccircles  #sharedcircleoftheday  +Becky Collins ?2014-10-29 05:09:314303512
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Most comments: 46

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2014-09-11 11:44:36 (46 comments, 0 reshares, 627 +1s)Open 

Does anyone know whether this has launched yet? How exciting!

Most reshares: 100

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2013-05-11 14:04:14 (15 comments, 100 reshares, 194 +1s)Open 

The world loves Richard Feynman. Richard Feynman is dead.

Richard Feynman would have turned 95 today. My favorite Feynman story is from his time at Los Alamos. As he was working on the Manhattan Project. He would spend his free time picking locks to alleviate his boredom. After he discovers a hole in the wall of the top-security compound one day, he would walk in through the front gate, go out through the hole, then walk in again through the front gate. After a few times doing this, he almost got himself arrested by the MPs.

The world doesn't know his address, but he'll be getting plenty of these kinds of tributes today.

In June of 1945, Arline Feynman — high-school sweetheart and wife of the hugely influential physicist, Richard Feynman — passed away after succumbing to tuberculosis. She was 25-years-old. 16 months later, in October of 1946, Richardwrot... more »

Most plusones: 627

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2014-09-11 11:44:36 (46 comments, 0 reshares, 627 +1s)Open 

Does anyone know whether this has launched yet? How exciting!

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2014-11-26 04:39:26 (13 comments, 13 reshares, 31 +1s)Open 

How anyone could not know how to play carrot clarinet, I don't understand.

There is apparently a Pozible crowdfunding campaign to enable Lindsey Pollak to record a CD with the carrot clarinet and 11 other DIY instruments. The following video has background accompaniment, and the music is quite good--I dare say the best carrot clarinet I've heard yet:

http://youtu.be/LWbj7FYEi3M

How anyone could not know how to play carrot clarinet, I don't understand.

There is apparently a Pozible crowdfunding campaign to enable Lindsey Pollak to record a CD with the carrot clarinet and 11 other DIY instruments. The following video has background accompaniment, and the music is quite good--I dare say the best carrot clarinet I've heard yet:

http://youtu.be/LWbj7FYEi3M___

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2014-09-15 13:47:29 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

I had never heard of Prince Ea before. I have no idea whether he will be a major voice of the next generation, but he sounds like an inspiring poet in my book.

H/T to +Eve A.

The true mind of the humanist... What a powerful message to humanity...


___I had never heard of Prince Ea before. I have no idea whether he will be a major voice of the next generation, but he sounds like an inspiring poet in my book.

H/T to +Eve A.

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2014-09-14 00:06:47 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

. . . to find a voice, to locate a voice, that is to locate a self, a self that is not fixed, a self that struggles for it's own existence.

And as I grew older I understood that instructions came with that voice. What were these instructions? The instructions were never to lament casually, and if one is to express the great inevitable defeat that awaits us all, it must be done within the strict confines of dignity and beauty.

And so I had a voice. . . .

Leonard Cohen's acceptance speech in Spain is poetry itself -- heartfelt, gracious, moving.  Posted privately by someone in my circles, thank you!

Leonard Cohen's Prince Of Asturias Speech - No Overdubbing


#poetry ___. . . to find a voice, to locate a voice, that is to locate a self, a self that is not fixed, a self that struggles for it's own existence.

And as I grew older I understood that instructions came with that voice. What were these instructions? The instructions were never to lament casually, and if one is to express the great inevitable defeat that awaits us all, it must be done within the strict confines of dignity and beauty.

And so I had a voice. . . .

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2014-09-11 11:44:36 (46 comments, 0 reshares, 627 +1s)Open 

Does anyone know whether this has launched yet? How exciting!

Does anyone know whether this has launched yet? How exciting!___

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2014-05-07 14:55:59 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

What a stunning image.

H/T to +Derya Unutmaz 

Cancer cells SEM
•Image description=
Two cultured adenocarcinoma cells, that can be seen to have completed cell division and the only connection between each other are few cytoplasmic filaments.

•Technique= Scanning electron microscope
•Magnification=2500:1

Image via: Meckes & Ottawa/ EyeOfScience-Medicine

Adenocarcinoma, a form of cancer that appears in glands that secret mucus throughout the body.

It can happen in several locations in the body, and is most prevalent in the following cancer types:

》Lung cancer
》Prostate cancer
》Pancreatic cancer
》Esophageal cancer
》Colorectal cancer

Know more: http://www.cancercenter.com/terms/adenocarcinoma/

#biology #science #cancer___What a stunning image.

H/T to +Derya Unutmaz 

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2014-05-03 14:53:49 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

My college buddy Aaron Isherwood, Managing Attorney for the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program, has recently returned from the Amazon jungle in Ecuador. On behalf of the Achuar Nationality of Ecuador, Aaron is asking people to spread the word to help dissuade the government of Ecuador from its plan to auction off millions of acres of the Amazon for massive oil drilling, threatening the lives of the Achuar and other indigenous people in the region.

Please help spread the word that the lives and livelihoods of indigenous peoples hang in the balance. His blog post below offers an inspirational first-hand account of his experiences there, of the warmth and generosity of the Achuar people, and of the threats they face as a result of unrestrained greed and broken promises:

http://sierraclub.typepad.com/planet/2014/05/indigenous-amazonian-people-threatened-by-oil-drilling.htmlmore »

My college buddy Aaron Isherwood, Managing Attorney for the Sierra Club Environmental Law Program, has recently returned from the Amazon jungle in Ecuador. On behalf of the Achuar Nationality of Ecuador, Aaron is asking people to spread the word to help dissuade the government of Ecuador from its plan to auction off millions of acres of the Amazon for massive oil drilling, threatening the lives of the Achuar and other indigenous people in the region.

Please help spread the word that the lives and livelihoods of indigenous peoples hang in the balance. His blog post below offers an inspirational first-hand account of his experiences there, of the warmth and generosity of the Achuar people, and of the threats they face as a result of unrestrained greed and broken promises:

http://sierraclub.typepad.com/planet/2014/05/indigenous-amazonian-people-threatened-by-oil-drilling.html
INDIGENOUS AMAZONIAN PEOPLE THREATENED BY OIL DRILLING___

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2014-05-03 12:21:34 (3 comments, 5 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

This is very cool. More info here, along with a few animated GIFs:

http://www.businessinsider.com/softwheel-wheelchair-2014-4#!HDbH7
_An Israeli company has interpreted the phrase "reinvent the wheel" quite literally. Tel Aviv-based Softwheel has figured out a way to improve the wheel, making it possible for wheelchairs and bicycles to smoothly ride over bumps and even stairs, Reuters reports.

This is very cool. More info here, along with a few animated GIFs:

http://www.businessinsider.com/softwheel-wheelchair-2014-4#!HDbH7
_An Israeli company has interpreted the phrase "reinvent the wheel" quite literally. Tel Aviv-based Softwheel has figured out a way to improve the wheel, making it possible for wheelchairs and bicycles to smoothly ride over bumps and even stairs, Reuters reports.___

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2014-04-01 11:22:41 (18 comments, 53 reshares, 97 +1s)Open 

Via a Huffington Post piece entitled "Everything Wrong With Humanity, In One Short Animation."

Apparently, this came out in 2012.

It seems worthwhile to include the link below. The report deserves its own post, but I'm presuming that the news is no longer much of a surprise to anyone who has been following the news anytime over the last few decades.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/30/un-climate-change-report_n_5060317.html
UN Scientific Panel Releases Report Sounding Alarm On Climate Change Dangers

Via a Huffington Post piece entitled "Everything Wrong With Humanity, In One Short Animation."

Apparently, this came out in 2012.

It seems worthwhile to include the link below. The report deserves its own post, but I'm presuming that the news is no longer much of a surprise to anyone who has been following the news anytime over the last few decades.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/03/30/un-climate-change-report_n_5060317.html
UN Scientific Panel Releases Report Sounding Alarm On Climate Change Dangers___

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2014-02-23 13:46:34 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Wildlife Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough Provides Commentary on Women's Olympic Curling

Here is some fun narration on Olympic curling in the style of The Gods Must Be Crazy.

By coincidence, a few days earlier I had been entertaining the idea of a cleaning lady who comes out of nowhere to become a new international curling sensation, an instant legend, along the lines of George Plimpton's Sidd Finch (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidd_Finch - link to story here: http://goo.gl/q31b7). All those years of sweeping floors and pumping Windex translates into phenomenal skills that turn a cleaning lady into the next international superstar.

Wildlife Broadcaster Sir David Attenborough Provides Commentary on Women's Olympic Curling

Here is some fun narration on Olympic curling in the style of The Gods Must Be Crazy.

By coincidence, a few days earlier I had been entertaining the idea of a cleaning lady who comes out of nowhere to become a new international curling sensation, an instant legend, along the lines of George Plimpton's Sidd Finch (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sidd_Finch - link to story here: http://goo.gl/q31b7). All those years of sweeping floors and pumping Windex translates into phenomenal skills that turn a cleaning lady into the next international superstar.___

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2014-02-22 13:09:52 (4 comments, 8 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

I came across this as I was looking up the tune for the "You're nothing but treble" post (http://goo.gl/vIGJIN). I had not seen this before, but it reminds me of the Korean baby singing Hey Jude (http://goo.gl/ZM6RNI), which I presume the whole world has seen many times. My little ones love the Beatles, too, and it's heartwarming to see the next crop of humans warming to the band.

I came across this as I was looking up the tune for the "You're nothing but treble" post (http://goo.gl/vIGJIN). I had not seen this before, but it reminds me of the Korean baby singing Hey Jude (http://goo.gl/ZM6RNI), which I presume the whole world has seen many times. My little ones love the Beatles, too, and it's heartwarming to see the next crop of humans warming to the band.___

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2014-02-22 12:18:09 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down

진정한 "스탭" 회의 The STAFF meeting so funny~!
(참고: 음자리표가  영어로 staff)

 ___The Beatles - Don't Let Me Down

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2014-02-22 12:03:28 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

H/T to +CK Feisal.

___H/T to +CK Feisal.

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2014-01-31 16:40:09 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

This sounds like a huge discovery. Does anyone have any idea why an acid bath would cause an adult cell to revert to a stem cell? Now I'm curious what happens to cancerous cells when they are bathed in acid.

New Way to Make Stem Cells in 30 Minutes

Vacanti, along with Haruko Obokata at the Riken Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan, and colleagues have discovered a different way to rewind adult cells – without touching the DNA. The method is striking for its simplicity: all you need to do is place the cells in a stressful situation, such as an acidic environment.

The idea that this might work comes from a phenomenon seen in the plant kingdom, whereby drastic environmental stress can change an ordinary cell into an immature one from which a whole new plant can arise. For example, the presence of a specific hormone has been shown to transform a singlea... more »

This sounds like a huge discovery. Does anyone have any idea why an acid bath would cause an adult cell to revert to a stem cell? Now I'm curious what happens to cancerous cells when they are bathed in acid.

New Way to Make Stem Cells in 30 Minutes

Vacanti, along with Haruko Obokata at the Riken Center for Developmental Biology in Kobe, Japan, and colleagues have discovered a different way to rewind adult cells – without touching the DNA. The method is striking for its simplicity: all you need to do is place the cells in a stressful situation, such as an acidic environment.

The idea that this might work comes from a phenomenon seen in the plant kingdom, whereby drastic environmental stress can change an ordinary cell into an immature one from which a whole new plant can arise. For example, the presence of a specific hormone has been shown to transform a single adult carrot cell into a new plant. Some adult cells in reptiles and birds are also known to have the ability to do this.

http://www.newscientist.com/article/mg22129542.500-stem-cell-power-unleashed-after-30-minute-dip-in-acid.html___

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2014-01-27 10:56:33 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Astronauts have all the fun. . . . I see that +ScienceSunday covered this about a year and a half ago.

NASA: Amazing Experiments with Water in Zero Gravity
Experimenting with the physics of water in the weightless environment aboard the International Space Station.

Astronauts have all the fun. . . . I see that +ScienceSunday covered this about a year and a half ago.

NASA: Amazing Experiments with Water in Zero Gravity
Experimenting with the physics of water in the weightless environment aboard the International Space Station.___

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2014-01-27 10:47:05 (2 comments, 4 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Here's a fun way to illustrate the effects of gravity and the warping of space-time -- great for young budding physicists.

Here's a fun way to illustrate the effects of gravity and the warping of space-time -- great for young budding physicists.___

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2014-01-26 15:30:06 (6 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

Here in Korea, students spend a lot of time studying, or rather being thrust into situations where they are supposed to be studying. The inevitable boredom in front of nothing but a desk with books, notebook, and pencil produces these skills.

Other skills include textbook spinning:

http://youtu.be/88AeDKBu4yo
http://youtu.be/-a7wk0JyhTw

On some occasions, students actually use the pencils and textbooks for the purposes for which they were originally designed!

Here in Korea, students spend a lot of time studying, or rather being thrust into situations where they are supposed to be studying. The inevitable boredom in front of nothing but a desk with books, notebook, and pencil produces these skills.

Other skills include textbook spinning:

http://youtu.be/88AeDKBu4yo
http://youtu.be/-a7wk0JyhTw

On some occasions, students actually use the pencils and textbooks for the purposes for which they were originally designed!___

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2014-01-26 13:27:52 (8 comments, 3 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

The moment I saw the GIF above, I felt compelled to play this in another tab:

http://youtu.be/I_izvAbhExY

Perfect!

The robots are coming ... but at this rate, it may take them a while

see http://www.bostondynamics.com/ for more___The moment I saw the GIF above, I felt compelled to play this in another tab:

http://youtu.be/I_izvAbhExY

Perfect!

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2014-01-26 13:10:51 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

A bath without water

One question I have for the audience today is: On the gravel roads of Limpopo (northernmost province of South Africa), with an allowance of 50 rand a week (~US$4.50), I came up with a way for the world not to bathe. What's stopping you?

https://www.headboy.org/drybath/

A bath without water

One question I have for the audience today is: On the gravel roads of Limpopo (northernmost province of South Africa), with an allowance of 50 rand a week (~US$4.50), I came up with a way for the world not to bathe. What's stopping you?

https://www.headboy.org/drybath/___

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2014-01-26 10:53:25 (5 comments, 1 reshares, 6 +1s)Open 

Following up the last post on the imagined US currency from +John Koenig (http://goo.gl/b07Gwt), here is his latest video of a newly coined word from The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (http://goo.gl/wV6R): keta

The way this video triggers past memories reminds me of the Bob Dylan video of "When the Deal Goes Down" (http://youtu.be/CEoGqUqy-0w).

Following up the last post on the imagined US currency from +John Koenig (http://goo.gl/b07Gwt), here is his latest video of a newly coined word from The Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows (http://goo.gl/wV6R): keta

The way this video triggers past memories reminds me of the Bob Dylan video of "When the Deal Goes Down" (http://youtu.be/CEoGqUqy-0w).___

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2014-01-26 10:05:53 (12 comments, 4 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

This has been shared over a thousand times, but I want this in my own stream, too. Just spend a day or two making this in math class, and so many more kids will be hooked.

Pythagorean theorem water demo

Demonstration of the Pythagorean Theorem
Not a proof, as it could have been just a close approximation, but it's what I call an "engineer's proof." For an actual visual proof:

https://plus.google.com/+TomEigelsbach/posts/Qu3t4YmkSb7

And see a more algebraic proof by (20th) President Garfield here:
Garfield's proof of the Pythagorean Theorem

(President Garfield said that this was the only claim he ever made that people in both parties and both houses of Congress could all agree upon was fact!) 

And a different visual proof, maybe my favorite: 
Pythagoras in 60 Seconds

And here's yet another one, also a fun one to watch:
Visual Proof of the Pythagorean Theorem ___This has been shared over a thousand times, but I want this in my own stream, too. Just spend a day or two making this in math class, and so many more kids will be hooked.

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2014-01-18 14:54:55 (2 comments, 2 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

DrumPants: An Entire Band in Your Pocket

DrumPants: An Entire Band in Your Pocket___

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2014-01-18 14:47:56 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Electric Car Vending Machine

On-demand electric cars in Hangzhou, China, can be rented for about $3 per hour.

Electric Car Vending Machine

On-demand electric cars in Hangzhou, China, can be rented for about $3 per hour.___

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2014-01-17 04:01:29 (4 comments, 2 reshares, 22 +1s)Open 

Very wise words from +Yonatan Zunger.

In Syria, sleeping between his parents.

I wanted to share this with you because it served as such a potent reminder of why I do what I do. My family has been shaped by war; everyone's lives were shaped by the wars they survived (and others didn't), by the places they fled to, by the fears of other wars to come. 

Our world is broken. It is broken in so many ways that sometimes it's hard to count. This is the consequence of things we cannot control: of the lack of infinite resources, of our natural tendencies to want to protect ourselves at the expense of others, of history, of habit. It is the consequence of a universe with free will in it.

These are things we can change. We have exceptional power in the world: not infinite power, but some power in each of our hands, and great power combined. If we have any useful purpose, it is to fix the evils of the world.

The Rabbis tell us that on the day the Messiah comes, we will all be instituted into perfect health, want will be eliminated from the world, and a regime of perfect justice will be instituted: and that on that day, nobody will notice, because the condition for the Messiah to come is that we will have first created, by our own hands, the Messianic kingdom in the world. 

This is not an easy task, nor is it one we should expect to achieve in our lifetimes. That's OK. But it is important to work towards it, every day.

Not all of these things are obvious. It's not hard to guess what a teacher or a doctor does to repair the world, but that's only a small part of it. The construction worker who builds a house with all of his abilities, the parent who raises a child to be kind and thoughtful, the writer who puts our thoughts into words so that we can understand ourselves better, the public servant who honestly and diligently works to create justice and wealth, the scientist who adds to our store of knowledge and opens new doors of understanding, all help to build up the world. And the builder who leaves something shoddy because nobody will ever know, the parent who encourages their child's baser instincts, the propagandist, the corrupt official, all take down the work that the rest of us are trying to build.

I'm sharing this image with you because you should never, in all the days of your life, forget the stakes of what we do. Will the things we build prevent this? Will they comfort the child, help him in the days that are to come? What could we have done differently, and what can we do in the future?

Think about these things night and day: write them on the doors of your house, hold them in front of your eyes. Spend your time thinking about the choices you make individually and the choices we make as a society: are these the choices which will lead to the best consequences? Why? Why not? Debate these things every day with your friends and your family, and with strangers and people who disagree with you. Make your work an offering, every day, towards the repair of the world.

The Mishna says: It is not yours to finish the task, but neither are you free to set it aside. Never forget that.

(The image was shared with me by +Sreek Menon, via Reddit)___Very wise words from +Yonatan Zunger.

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2014-01-08 03:08:10 (4 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

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2014-01-03 14:37:25 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 5 +1s)Open 

I just tracked down this video and managed to narrow down the creature whose image I captured to either a Macroglossum bombylans (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroglossum_bombylans) or a Macroglossum stellatarum (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroglossum_stellatarum), both of which are also known as the hummingbird hawk-moth or sometimes hummingmoth.

Here is what Wikipedia has to say about Macroglossum stellatarum:

Its long proboscis and its hovering behavior, accompanied by an audible humming noise, make it look remarkably like a hummingbird while feeding on flowers. It should not be confused with the moths called hummingbird moths in North America, genus Hemaris, members of the same family and with similar appearance and behavior. The resemblance to hummingbirds is an example of convergent evolution. . . . Its visual abilities have been much studied, and it has been shown to havea ... more »

I just tracked down this video and managed to narrow down the creature whose image I captured to either a Macroglossum bombylans (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroglossum_bombylans) or a Macroglossum stellatarum (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macroglossum_stellatarum), both of which are also known as the hummingbird hawk-moth or sometimes hummingmoth.

Here is what Wikipedia has to say about Macroglossum stellatarum:

Its long proboscis and its hovering behavior, accompanied by an audible humming noise, make it look remarkably like a hummingbird while feeding on flowers. It should not be confused with the moths called hummingbird moths in North America, genus Hemaris, members of the same family and with similar appearance and behavior. The resemblance to hummingbirds is an example of convergent evolution. . . . Its visual abilities have been much studied, and it has been shown to have a relatively good ability to learn colors.___

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2014-01-03 14:02:37 (7 comments, 0 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

One more hummingbird video, this time from birth to fledglings taking their first flight.

One more hummingbird video, this time from birth to fledglings taking their first flight.___

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2014-01-03 12:44:23 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

After discovering the hummingbird eggs in my last post (http://goo.gl/Q4GX7M), I found this on YouTube. The image is blurry in the beginning, but there are plenty of crisp shots throughout, showing the mother coming to feed the hatchlings.

After discovering the hummingbird eggs in my last post (http://goo.gl/Q4GX7M), I found this on YouTube. The image is blurry in the beginning, but there are plenty of crisp shots throughout, showing the mother coming to feed the hatchlings.___

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2014-01-03 00:17:45 (3 comments, 3 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Coccolithophores are single celled eukaryotic phytoplankton that synthesize intricate exoskeletons from crystals of calcium carbonate.  The functions of these coccoliths are unknown, and may include buoyancy, osmotic regulation, protection from UV light, predation, or mechanical shock.  When nutrient and light conditions are optimal, coccolithophores can form massive plankton blooms that are visible from space.  Large numbers of these organisms can accumulate on the ocean floor forming chalk deposits such as the White Cliffs of Dover. 

Know more:
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Coccolithophores/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccolithophore
Reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Cliffs_of_Dover
Images via Wikimedia Commons

Coccolithophores are single celled eukaryotic phytoplankton that synthesize intricate exoskeletons from crystals of calcium carbonate.  The functions of these coccoliths are unknown, and may include buoyancy, osmotic regulation, protection from UV light, predation, or mechanical shock.  When nutrient and light conditions are optimal, coccolithophores can form massive plankton blooms that are visible from space.  Large numbers of these organisms can accumulate on the ocean floor forming chalk deposits such as the White Cliffs of Dover. 

Know more:
http://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/Coccolithophores/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coccolithophore
Reference:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Cliffs_of_Dover
Images via Wikimedia Commons___

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2014-01-03 00:17:51 (9 comments, 6 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

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2014-01-01 12:35:16 (7 comments, 9 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Here's a nice video to start off the new year.

Here's a nice video to start off the new year.___

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2013-12-02 03:13:52 (5 comments, 0 reshares, 10 +1s)Open 

Very cool!

da Vinci sketched this device over 500 years ago, and he's still having a huge impact on humanity.
Details of how this thing works are available on Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viola_organista

#music   #ViolaOrganista   #daVinci  ___Very cool!

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2013-12-02 02:31:52 (11 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

(Yet More Amazing) Changes Ahead

According to this CNET article (http://goo.gl/46Stha), Amazon expects to be using small drones to deliver packages to customer doorsteps within 30 minutes of their order in the next five years. That bodes ill for the future job prospects of bike messengers who deliver packages.

I'm curious about the risks not only of a faulty drone or package falling from the sky and seriously injuring a pedestrian, but also of the possibility that a passer-by will steal the drone as it lands, then hack the drone for nefarious purposes.

Having said that, this is a far better use of drones than its current usage by el presidente de los Estados Unidos. I'd much rather have Jeff Bezos sending me a copy of the Washington Post (or this item on my wish list: http://goo.gl/qLQzEi) by drone than I would Señor O-bomb-a showering me with his&... more »

(Yet More Amazing) Changes Ahead

According to this CNET article (http://goo.gl/46Stha), Amazon expects to be using small drones to deliver packages to customer doorsteps within 30 minutes of their order in the next five years. That bodes ill for the future job prospects of bike messengers who deliver packages.

I'm curious about the risks not only of a faulty drone or package falling from the sky and seriously injuring a pedestrian, but also of the possibility that a passer-by will steal the drone as it lands, then hack the drone for nefarious purposes.

Having said that, this is a far better use of drones than its current usage by el presidente de los Estados Unidos. I'd much rather have Jeff Bezos sending me a copy of the Washington Post (or this item on my wish list: http://goo.gl/qLQzEi) by drone than I would Señor O-bomb-a showering me with his "gift" from the sky.___

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2013-10-31 14:32:18 (2 comments, 1 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

This is haunting on more than one level. I wish I could see a full video of the concert.

Pianist Maria João Pires panics as she realises the orchestra has started the wrong concerto…

This is quite extraordinary. The wonderful Maria João Pires is ready to play a Mozart piano concerto with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw conducted by Riccardo Chailly, only to hear the orchestra begin playing another Mozart concerto – no 20 in D minor, K466, not what she was expecting or had prepared for. Can you imagine her horror? You'll have to watch the film below to find out what happened next.

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/damianthompson/100243153/pianist-maria-joao-pires-panics-as-she-realises-the-orchestra-has-started-the-wrong-concerto/

This is haunting on more than one level. I wish I could see a full video of the concert.

Pianist Maria João Pires panics as she realises the orchestra has started the wrong concerto…

This is quite extraordinary. The wonderful Maria João Pires is ready to play a Mozart piano concerto with the Amsterdam Concertgebouw conducted by Riccardo Chailly, only to hear the orchestra begin playing another Mozart concerto – no 20 in D minor, K466, not what she was expecting or had prepared for. Can you imagine her horror? You'll have to watch the film below to find out what happened next.

http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/damianthompson/100243153/pianist-maria-joao-pires-panics-as-she-realises-the-orchestra-has-started-the-wrong-concerto/___

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2013-10-17 04:25:41 (2 comments, 8 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Seeing +Liz Krane's video post of Grace Hopper here (http://goo.gl/auKrVe) reminded me of this exchange with David Letterman:

DAVID LETTERMAN:
You worked on the original computer in this country, right?

GRACE HOPPER:
I was very fortunate. The Navy ordered me the first big computer in the United States - Mark One at Harvard.

DAVID LETTERMAN:
It was called Mark One at Harvard? Now, in those days the thing was . . . .

GRACE HOPPER:
Fifty-one feet long, eight feet high, and eight feet deep.

DAVID LETTERMAN:
_And that was the pocket model.

[Laughter.]

GRACE HOPPER:
That's right. You can put it on a little tiny corner of a chip now.

DAVID LETTERMAN:
Now, how did you know so much about computers then?

GRACE HOPPER:
I didn't. That was the first one.
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Seeing +Liz Krane's video post of Grace Hopper here (http://goo.gl/auKrVe) reminded me of this exchange with David Letterman:

DAVID LETTERMAN:
You worked on the original computer in this country, right?

GRACE HOPPER:
I was very fortunate. The Navy ordered me the first big computer in the United States - Mark One at Harvard.

DAVID LETTERMAN:
It was called Mark One at Harvard? Now, in those days the thing was . . . .

GRACE HOPPER:
Fifty-one feet long, eight feet high, and eight feet deep.

DAVID LETTERMAN:
_And that was the pocket model.

[Laughter.]

GRACE HOPPER:
That's right. You can put it on a little tiny corner of a chip now.

DAVID LETTERMAN:
Now, how did you know so much about computers then?

GRACE HOPPER:
I didn't. That was the first one.

[Laughter. Letterman scratches his head.]___

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2013-10-08 02:45:43 (11 comments, 2 reshares, 19 +1s)Open 

Only minutes after viewing this awesome video, I came across a (private) conversation here on g+ between (seemingly/outwardly) sweet folks who are apparently as protective-to-the-death of their laptops as the woman presented here. I won't mention names, but +Rajini Rao, +Zee L, and +K. Al Abdalla will appreciate this.

Only minutes after viewing this awesome video, I came across a (private) conversation here on g+ between (seemingly/outwardly) sweet folks who are apparently as protective-to-the-death of their laptops as the woman presented here. I won't mention names, but +Rajini Rao, +Zee L, and +K. Al Abdalla will appreciate this.___

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2013-10-06 11:30:25 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

This video opened up my mind to yet another world that I know very little about.

H/T to +Michelle Beissel.

Comparing Sperm Whales To Sperm: A Swimming Contest

"Ready? Get Set? Go! Let's compare a sperm whale plowing through the ocean to a human sperm plowing through a glass of water: The whale barely notices the water it's in; the sperm — oh, gee — it's got a problem. How it solves that problem — being much closer to the size of the water molecules around it — is ... well, masterful."

(via Robert Krulwich at NPR: http://goo.gl/a75bdS)___This video opened up my mind to yet another world that I know very little about.

H/T to +Michelle Beissel.

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2013-10-05 12:19:53 (18 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

Once "Extinct" Pinocchio Lizard Pokes His Nose Out

This ain't no lie: The Pinocchio lizard was thought to be extinct for 50 years, but has been rediscovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador.

[. . . .]

Also called the Pinocchio anole (an anole is a type of lizard) . . . was first discovered in 1953 . . . but wasn't seen between the 1960s and 2005, when an ornithologist saw one crossing a road in the same remote area in northwest Ecuador. This is only the third time scientists have spotted it since 2005.

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Pinocchio anoles (Anolis proboscis) are an endangered species and have been found in only four locations, mostly along a single stretch of road, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a global environmental group. They have one of the smallest ranges of any lizard in the world.

The... more »

Once "Extinct" Pinocchio Lizard Pokes His Nose Out

This ain't no lie: The Pinocchio lizard was thought to be extinct for 50 years, but has been rediscovered in the cloud forests of Ecuador.

[. . . .]

Also called the Pinocchio anole (an anole is a type of lizard) . . . was first discovered in 1953 . . . but wasn't seen between the 1960s and 2005, when an ornithologist saw one crossing a road in the same remote area in northwest Ecuador. This is only the third time scientists have spotted it since 2005.

[. . . .]

Pinocchio anoles (Anolis proboscis) are an endangered species and have been found in only four locations, mostly along a single stretch of road, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature, a global environmental group. They have one of the smallest ranges of any lizard in the world.

The lizard's noselike appendage is a sexually selected trait that likely serves no functional purpose but to advertise a male's good genes; females of the species have no such "noses." Other examples of sexually selected traits include the peacock's brilliant tail-feathers. Extensive research has shown that these traits communicate to the opposite sex that the animals are fit and will sire high-quality offspring.

[Album: Bizarre Frogs, Lizards and Salamanders - http://goo.gl/YWhJ4K]

http://www.livescience.com/40191-pinocchio-lizard-rediscovered.html___

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2013-05-18 14:00:35 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 


Volvo XC90 LEGO Replica 
10 most amazing LEGO creations ► goo.gl/0HHNY


Volvo XC90 LEGO Replica 
10 most amazing LEGO creations ► goo.gl/0HHNY___

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2013-05-18 13:55:37 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Good morning and Happy Saturday everybody :)

http://i.imgur.com/G1Ghfh7.gif

Good morning and Happy Saturday everybody :)

http://i.imgur.com/G1Ghfh7.gif___

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2013-05-18 13:52:11 (3 comments, 2 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

This is a stunning collection of photos of castles.

♣ Magnificent Castle Reflection ♣___This is a stunning collection of photos of castles.

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2013-05-18 11:48:16 (13 comments, 29 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Bertrand Russell (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970)

One last question: Suppose, Lord Russell, that this film will be looked at by our descendants, like the Dead Sea scroll, in a thousand years' time. What would you think it's worth telling that generation about the life you've lived and the lessons you've learned from it?

I should like to say two things, one intellectual and one moral. The intellectual thing I should want to say to them is this: When you are studying any matter, or considering any philosophy, ask yourself only what are the facts and what is the truth that the facts bear out. Never let yourself be diverted either by what you wish to believe, or by what you think would have beneficent social effects if it were believed, but look only, and solely, at what are the facts. That is the intellectual thing that I should wish to say.

Them... more »

Bertrand Russell (18 May 1872 – 2 February 1970)

One last question: Suppose, Lord Russell, that this film will be looked at by our descendants, like the Dead Sea scroll, in a thousand years' time. What would you think it's worth telling that generation about the life you've lived and the lessons you've learned from it?

I should like to say two things, one intellectual and one moral. The intellectual thing I should want to say to them is this: When you are studying any matter, or considering any philosophy, ask yourself only what are the facts and what is the truth that the facts bear out. Never let yourself be diverted either by what you wish to believe, or by what you think would have beneficent social effects if it were believed, but look only, and solely, at what are the facts. That is the intellectual thing that I should wish to say.

The moral thing I should wish to say to them is very simple. I should say love is wise; hatred is foolish. In this world, which is getting more closely and closely interconnected, we have to learn to tolerate each other. We have to learn to put up with the fact that some people say things that we don't like. We can only live together in that way; if we are to live together and not die together, we must learn a kind of charity and a kind of tolerance which is absolutely vital to the continuation of human life on this planet.

- Interview of Bertrand Russell (1872-1970), British philosopher and mathematician and Nobel laureate, on BBC's Face to Face (1959)___

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2013-05-17 15:07:27 (4 comments, 5 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

We just can't get enough of FalconCam!
Here's mama Helen feeding her two Peregrine chicks this morning on the live stream around 9:15am. What are they up to now? Click and see!
http://1130falcon.click2stream.com/

We just can't get enough of FalconCam!
Here's mama Helen feeding her two Peregrine chicks this morning on the live stream around 9:15am. What are they up to now? Click and see!
http://1130falcon.click2stream.com/___

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2013-05-16 15:38:33 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Don't Blame the Sea: Fishing After the Tsunami
May 6, 2013 | A beautiful documentary about one family's determination to survive on the coast of Sri Lanka.

This is quite a poignant video short. As I get older, I feel as if I have a better understanding of our connection with nature, but it's still very hard to express it in words.

I was planning on rereading The Old Man and the Sea later this month, so this is a nice primer. While I'm at it, I may as well reread The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Via The Atlantic:
http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/275472/fishing-after-the-tsunami/

http://vimeo.com/65052872

Don't Blame the Sea: Fishing After the Tsunami
May 6, 2013 | A beautiful documentary about one family's determination to survive on the coast of Sri Lanka.

This is quite a poignant video short. As I get older, I feel as if I have a better understanding of our connection with nature, but it's still very hard to express it in words.

I was planning on rereading The Old Man and the Sea later this month, so this is a nice primer. While I'm at it, I may as well reread The Story of a Shipwrecked Sailor, by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Via The Atlantic:
http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/275472/fishing-after-the-tsunami/

http://vimeo.com/65052872___

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2013-05-16 15:25:50 (3 comments, 1 reshares, 8 +1s)Open 

Thomas Edison's Boxing Cats

This may be my first cat video.

Via The Smithsonian (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/video/Thomas-Edisons-Boxing-Cats.html) and The Atlantic (http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/253134/the-oldest-cat-video-of-all-time/).

Thomas Edison's Boxing Cats

This may be my first cat video.

Via The Smithsonian (http://www.smithsonianmag.com/video/Thomas-Edisons-Boxing-Cats.html) and The Atlantic (http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/253134/the-oldest-cat-video-of-all-time/).___

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2013-05-16 15:17:59 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

This one is different. I can imagine a new genre of other videos like this but with different stories.

This one is different. I can imagine a new genre of other videos like this but with different stories.___

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2013-05-14 12:55:43 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way.

Neil deGrasse Tyson: Want Scientifically Literate Children? Get Out of Their Way.___

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2013-05-11 14:16:48 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 18 +1s)Open 

Richard Feynman - Ode to a Flower

I have a friend who’s an artist and he's sometimes taken a view which I don’t agree with very well. He’ll hold up a flower and say “Look how beautiful it is,” and he says “You see, I as an artist can see how beautiful this is, but you as a scientist, oh, take this all apart and it becomes a dull thing.” And I think that he’s kind of nutty.

First of all, although I may not be quite as refined aesthetically as he is, I can appreciate the beauty of the flower.

At the same time, I see much more about the flower than he sees. I mean, it’s not just beauty at this dimension; there's also beauty at a smaller dimension. I could imagine the cells in there, also the processes, the complicated actions inside, which also have a beauty.

The fact that the colors in the flower evolved in order to attract insectsto pollinate it i... more »

Richard Feynman - Ode to a Flower

I have a friend who’s an artist and he's sometimes taken a view which I don’t agree with very well. He’ll hold up a flower and say “Look how beautiful it is,” and he says “You see, I as an artist can see how beautiful this is, but you as a scientist, oh, take this all apart and it becomes a dull thing.” And I think that he’s kind of nutty.

First of all, although I may not be quite as refined aesthetically as he is, I can appreciate the beauty of the flower.

At the same time, I see much more about the flower than he sees. I mean, it’s not just beauty at this dimension; there's also beauty at a smaller dimension. I could imagine the cells in there, also the processes, the complicated actions inside, which also have a beauty.

The fact that the colors in the flower evolved in order to attract insects to pollinate it is interesting; it means that insects can see the color. It adds a question: Why is it aesthetic? All kinds of interesting questions which the science knowledge only adds to the excitement, the mystery, and the awe of a flower. It only adds. I don’t understand how it subtracts.

Richard Phillips Feynman (May 11, 1918 – February 15, 1988)

http://vimeo.com/55874553

#science   #physics   #ScienceEveryDay  ___

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2013-05-11 14:04:14 (15 comments, 100 reshares, 194 +1s)Open 

The world loves Richard Feynman. Richard Feynman is dead.

Richard Feynman would have turned 95 today. My favorite Feynman story is from his time at Los Alamos. As he was working on the Manhattan Project. He would spend his free time picking locks to alleviate his boredom. After he discovers a hole in the wall of the top-security compound one day, he would walk in through the front gate, go out through the hole, then walk in again through the front gate. After a few times doing this, he almost got himself arrested by the MPs.

The world doesn't know his address, but he'll be getting plenty of these kinds of tributes today.

In June of 1945, Arline Feynman — high-school sweetheart and wife of the hugely influential physicist, Richard Feynman — passed away after succumbing to tuberculosis. She was 25-years-old. 16 months later, in October of 1946, Richardwrot... more »

The world loves Richard Feynman. Richard Feynman is dead.

Richard Feynman would have turned 95 today. My favorite Feynman story is from his time at Los Alamos. As he was working on the Manhattan Project. He would spend his free time picking locks to alleviate his boredom. After he discovers a hole in the wall of the top-security compound one day, he would walk in through the front gate, go out through the hole, then walk in again through the front gate. After a few times doing this, he almost got himself arrested by the MPs.

The world doesn't know his address, but he'll be getting plenty of these kinds of tributes today.

In June of 1945, Arline Feynman — high-school sweetheart and wife of the hugely influential physicist, Richard Feynman — passed away after succumbing to tuberculosis. She was 25-years-old. 16 months later, in October of 1946, Richard wrote his late wife the following love letter and sealed it in an envelope. It remained unopened until after his death in 1988. 

(Source: Genius: The Life and Science of Richard Feynman; Image: Richard Feynman, via.)

October 17, 1946

D’Arline,

I adore you, sweetheart.

I know how much you like to hear that — but I don't only write it because you like it — I write it because it makes me warm all over inside to write it to you.

It is such a terribly long time since I last wrote to you — almost two years but I know you'll excuse me because you understand how I am, stubborn and realistic; and I thought there was no sense to writing.

But now I know my darling wife that it is right to do what I have delayed in doing, and that I have done so much in the past. I want to tell you I love you. I want to love you. I always will love you.

I find it hard to understand in my mind what it means to love you after you are dead — but I still want to comfort and take care of you — and I want you to love me and care for me. I want to have problems to discuss with you — I want to do little projects with you. I never thought until just now that we can do that. What should we do. We started to learn to make clothes together — or learn Chinese — or getting a movie projector. Can't I do something now? No. I am alone without you and you were the "idea-woman" and general instigator of all our wild adventures.

When you were sick you worried because you could not give me something that you wanted to and thought I needed. You needn’t have worried. Just as I told you then there was no real need because I loved you in so many ways so much. And now it is clearly even more true — you can give me nothing now yet I love you so that you stand in my way of loving anyone else — but I want you to stand there. You, dead, are so much better than anyone else alive.

I know you will assure me that I am foolish and that you want me to have full happiness and don't want to be in my way. I'll bet you are surprised that I don't even have a girlfriend (except you, sweetheart) after two years. But you can't help it, darling, nor can I — I don't understand it, for I have met many girls and very nice ones and I don't want to remain alone — but in two or three meetings they all seem ashes. You only are left to me. You are real.

My darling wife, I do adore you.

I love my wife. My wife is dead.

Rich.

p.s., Please excuse my not mailing this — but I don't know your new address.

via: http://www.lettersofnote.com/2012/02/i-love-my-wife-my-wife-is-dead.html

EDIT: I thought I would include this beautiful post by +Mercè Gamell (including a new tag), with thanks to +Kevin Clift for the heads up:

http://goo.gl/1VoxD

Direct link:
http://mywifesfightwithbreastcancer.com/

#science   #physics   #ScienceEveryDay   #helpfightcancer  ___

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2013-03-27 00:55:43 (13 comments, 1 reshares, 30 +1s)Open 

There must have been a caveman caveperson who looked up at this very sky twenty thousand years ago -- the blink of an eye in geological time, and a flash of a Higgs-Boson in space time.

Milky way Above Tre Cime di Lavaredo (Drei Zinnen) in Dolomites. Italy

Copy Credit : Roberto Sysa Moiola___There must have been a caveman caveperson who looked up at this very sky twenty thousand years ago -- the blink of an eye in geological time, and a flash of a Higgs-Boson in space time.

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2013-03-22 15:42:37 (23 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

World Water Day 2013

This is a photo of the surface of a tub of water, with a bit of organic matter floating on top that became food for bacteria. My wife uses the tub to rinse out and salt the Chinese lettuce when she makes a batch of kimchi. After the tub was used about a month ago, the water just sat there and this is the bacterial party that resulted. In the last three photos, I kicked the bucket from the side, disturbing the surface of the water.

World Water Day 2013

This is a photo of the surface of a tub of water, with a bit of organic matter floating on top that became food for bacteria. My wife uses the tub to rinse out and salt the Chinese lettuce when she makes a batch of kimchi. After the tub was used about a month ago, the water just sat there and this is the bacterial party that resulted. In the last three photos, I kicked the bucket from the side, disturbing the surface of the water.___

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