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|Author||Followers||Date||Users in Circle||Comments||Reshares||+1||Links|
|John Nuntiatio||33,200||#circles #sharedcircles #circlesharing #circle #bestcircle #news #bestofcircles #bestcircleshare #share #tech #business #sport||2014-04-10 10:46:04||489||3||10||6||CC G+|
|Andrea Orselli||5,541||Welcome to this new circle which has members of the Share Your Circle Community. This is a great place to Find and Add Circles#circleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleday #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharedpublicircles #circle #circles #circlemeup #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle||2014-04-03 22:45:30||107||4||2||5||CC G+|
|Martin Claussen||0||Add the following circle for top tech, business and news communities and websites. The most frequent posters of interesting articles.Join the circle now and post your interesting articles and share your thoughts!||2014-03-03 12:15:05||48||1||1||1||CC G+|
|IMF Survey Magazine||8,062||News circle. keep up with events around the world. #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles ||2014-02-26 22:09:55||224||0||1||1||CC G+|
|Glenn Joseph Francis||492||+Team Circle Share join this circle....#Thankyou||2014-02-24 11:11:38||402||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Vũ Phá||1,285||A nice circle to explore G+: ... to meet people; to discover places; to appreciate the nature; to approach arts, science and technologies; … (updated February 21st, '14) #circles #sharedcircle #circlesharing #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshared||2014-02-22 07:20:54||465||0||0||3||CC G+|
|Tourej Ansari||10,655||Looked for more interesting circles and this is a great start#GuardiansOfTheGalaxy#TBT#JuicyJ#Cklostopcutting#TeamUSA#LoveYourPetDay#Hangouts#Disneyland#NFLCombine#TMobile#publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #uk #ireland #england #wales #scotland #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #ukcircles #british #circle #circles #sharedcircle #thursday #thorsday #googleplus #gpluscircles #googlecircles #publiccircle #awesome #amazing #people #friends #followers||2014-02-21 05:59:29||311||2||1||6||CC G+|
|Vũ Phá||0||Shared Circle for those that CareA circle to support Habitat for Humanity’s efforts to build free homes for Filipinos||2014-02-06 11:44:03||501||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Marci Sischo||0||A news circle. Suggestions?||2014-01-24 21:27:13||8||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Margie Hearron||43,173||My end of the year circle share. Most of my favorite Google Plus people are in this circle. Browse through it and add the people you want or add the entire circle. Lots of beautiful and good people in this circle share. And if you want to be included in a future circle share, let me know in the comments and I'll check you out and consider following you back. :-)You have to check the circle on desktop G+ or change your User Agent to Desktop in a mobile browser and check G+.link to original post: https://plus.google.com/u/0/+MargieHearron/posts/CNtTyFWQ8uF||2013-12-28 21:32:33||231||21||5||36||CC G+|
|Brandon Sharps||0||Fun & Interesting People #sharedcircles #circleshare #circleoftheday ||2013-11-13 07:14:30||496||3||3||10||CC G+|
|Ivan Forsch||0||Thank you for sharing :)+Circle Plus #addcircle #sharedcircles #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle ||2013-11-13 06:25:06||492||3||3||5||CC G+|
|Andrea Orselli||2,284||This is one of my favourite personal circle :)Hope you like itPlease plus, comment and reshare the original post.#sharedcircles #publicsharedcircle #circleshare #sharedpubliccircle #circlesharing #circle #circleoftheday #circleoftheweek #rustyferguson #rustywheel #corecircle #therustywheel #circleoftheday||2013-10-20 13:04:45||107||10||7||11||CC G+|
|Andrea Orselli||2,176||One of my best circle. Journalist, bloggers, newsers and others interesting people#circleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circlesharingforthepeopleplc #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharedcircleday #publiccirclesproject #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharedpublicircles #circle #circles #circlemeup #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #circleme #sharedpoint #sharewithyou #ShareYourCircle||2013-08-29 11:18:24||44||1||0||1||CC G+|
|Google+ Categorized Circles||1,139||Entertainment circle for you..this circle contains amazing and useful entertainment,news, current affairs, politics related pages and peoples who like such stuff..!!many funny pages and active googlers.. #circleshare #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles ||2013-08-24 19:34:29||339||1||4||6||CC G+|
|Andrea Orselli||0||A small circle of newser and journalists#Circle #Circles #PublicCircle #CircleShare #CircleSharing #SharePublicCircle #QSC #querosercirculado #circleoftheday #publicsharedcircles #publiccirclesproject #sharedcircleoftheday #fullcircleshare #addmetoyourcircles #awesomepeople #awesomecircle #awesomepeople #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleday #shared #circleday||2013-06-07 11:14:22||44||0||0||2||CC G+|
|Steven Styffe||0||I need recommendations for my 'News' circle! #news #circle #sharedcircle ||2013-05-18 13:31:04||7||1||0||0||CC G+|
|IMF Survey Magazine||6,680||Latest news from around the world at your fingertips. Circle of newspapers and other news outlets. #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #awesomecircle ||2013-04-29 23:56:44||226||0||1||3||CC G+|
|Northwest Registered Agent, LLC||1,146||Help me build this circleCompanies to follow. Please share and add companies as you see fit. Add. Share. And Enjoy. ||2013-02-11 19:30:01||52||0||1||0||CC G+|
|Acharabia Dondazoo||0||Somebody can add their navtive MASS medias G+ page here for thnaks. #sharedcircles ||2013-02-02 15:43:23||46||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||10,513||Circle Plus, Circle Update - Pages OnlyCircle Plus#addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle #publiccircles #circlecount||2012-12-21 12:15:51||167||2||15||14||CC G+|
|matt vovakiss||0||Maximum SHARE! #2 #revision 2Another group of #random people from my #circles . An #experimental #top #circleshare for #everyone to #enjoy . Please add and #share . #topcircles #circlesharing #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharepubliccircle #bestsharedcircle #marketing #socialnetworks #reshare ||2012-12-17 14:50:50||500||17||21||22||CC G+|
|matt vovakiss||0||Maximum SHARE! #2I grabbed 499 #random #people from my #circles , bundled them up into a big ol' #circleshare . Please add and #reshare . #circleshare #circlesharing #circles #circleoftheday #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #sharedcircleoftheday #sharepubliccircle ||2012-12-15 18:14:00||500||2||1||4||CC G+|
|Johanna Woehler||0||BRAND AND BUSINESS PAGES ONLY #circleshare #brandpages #pages #brands #sharedcircles #brandcircles #circlesharing #brandpage #circles #publiccircles #brandpages #brandpagescircles #circlefriday ||2012-12-14 08:54:42||448||0||0||0||CC G+|
|IMF Survey Magazine||2,568||#News CircleGet news from around the world--financial, business, and trading perspectives. #news #business #finance #money #financenews #euro #circleshare #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #ghosttown #awesomecircle #circles ||2012-12-09 20:46:17||171||2||0||2||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||8,907||Circle Plus, Circle Update - Pages+Circle Plus#addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle #publiccircles #circlecount||2012-11-28 12:17:28||166||2||11||8||CC G+|
|Ole Olson||8,317||Some of the top notch #progressive news and analysis sites on #Google #SharedCircles #Media #Politics ||2012-11-23 01:45:17||90||1||1||3||CC G+|
|IMF Survey Magazine||765||News Circle. Global news from around the world.Financial and political information and analysis. #News #reporting #journalism #sharedcircles #publicsharedcircles #circles #ghostowngoogleplus #sharedcircleoftheday #circleshare #publiccirclesproject||2012-11-10 17:26:18||170||0||1||1||CC G+|
|Hugo van der Merwe||450||My Pages circleMy G+ Home stream is pretty overwhelming, it would not be possible to read everything if I hadn't significantly dialled down some circles. I can and do read everything in my "Friends" circle, not too hard as many people aren't very active. ;) (I also limit my "Friends" circle to fewer than 100 people: I have an Acquaintances circle dialled down to the recommended "most posts", rather than "every post").A large portion of my Home stream consists of news-related posts from pages, with a good dose of geek and personal interests mixed in. I have a couple of non-overlapping circles that I use specifically for pages. A "Google Pages" circle contains, you guessed it, a whole bunch of Google pages. I also have a plain "Pages" circle which doesn't contain Google pages. In fact, here I'm sharing my "Pages" circle, for what it's worth. It is not particularly well curated, it's a mixed-value bag, but some of the pages in this circle are highly recommended! ;) What are your favourite pages?(BTW my pages circles are dialled down to one notch above zero, i.e.: "Show some posts from Pages in your Home stream".)||2012-11-08 21:45:19||32||3||0||0||CC G+|
|Michael Snyder||511||People and pages that post regularly and primarily about news. All are active Google+ posters or participants. It is surprising hard to find reporters and journalists that are not part of the suggested user list but I'm trying to find more. #sharedcircles #news||2012-10-25 15:28:40||42||0||0||1||CC G+|
|Michael Erwin||0||Canadian News SourcesI haven't found many, but here is a circle of active news sources on Google+ that might interest Canadians. I've included a couple, like BBC, that aren't Canadian, but might appeal to fill up the circle a little. If you know of others that I may have missed or forgotten, please do share!||2012-10-25 13:43:24||10||0||0||1||CC G+|
|AJ Durling||0||6) Number six, and the final circle share of the day, the favourite of my circles - Best of BritishThe homeland plussers; mostly interesting people, with a handful of interesting brand pages.If you like this, feel free to share it; if you don't, feel free to ignore it.Notable mentions: +Steve Jaszczak +Pete Graham +Jolyon Walker +Alastair Preacher +Chloe Crouch +Ruth Wood +Edward Hartwell Goose +Sandrine Pitiot +Lucky Charmz +Bruce Boulton +Dave Palmer +Mick SLM +Viki Fairweather +Marcus East +Bal Sangeezer +Antony Pace +Matt Rose +Russell Heilling +Julian White||2012-10-19 15:05:04||407||29||1||9||CC G+|
|Error 404 (Nicht||0||Mainstream News NetworksTo get news from the leading news agencies follow this circle. We've filtered out the other news pages that don't really post often and so this circle should give you a very active news update each day.||2012-10-10 04:12:06||30||0||0||1||CC G+|
|Waqas Awan (warrioRR)||132||#Awesome #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #circleshare #circleoftheday ||2012-10-08 06:33:14||501||4||0||5||CC G+|
|Daniel Harrington||20,075||The #America #News #Circle - #USA News! Thanks for Sharing! #sharedcircles #fridaycircle #circlesharing||2012-09-28 07:12:44||147||0||0||2||CC G+|
|IMF Survey Magazine||515||#News circle. Great starting point for tracking global and business news.+Shared Circles on G+ +CIRCLES on Google+ #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles #newscircle #circles||2012-09-27 10:17:20||109||0||1||1||CC G+|
|Rupert Wood||1,791||Dear Aunty Beeb.......please stop wasting your time on playing farmville promoting Facebook, and spend a little time trying to engage with G+ users. I know budget constraints mean you can't afford to throw money at every new social media. but surely you can't afford to ignore Google+ so thoroughly that you don't even provide a Share on G+ button on your pages? There are some pages here that are making a little effort, even if that largely is just copying the exact same copy and link as used in a tweet. A lot of these pages appear to have been verified, though just as many seem to ave simply been grabbed and no effort to include any content.Meanwhile, if you feel the BBC should be making a bit of an effort to engage on G+, or even provide G+ share buttons on their pages, you may want to circle +BBC - No Google Plus button? to show your support for getting the BBC supporting G+ users.||2012-09-21 14:58:39||21||0||1||7||CC G+|
|Dolidh Young (Eileen)||267,280||I was recently asked what kind of pages I find myself following. The answer is that really it's a fairly small circle, compared to the nearing 3 and a half thousand people I follow.So here it is... My pages circle... filled with all sorts of stuff, from Chrome and hangout apps, charities, chocolate (yes, lots of chocolate - +Cadbury UK share a lot!) and news.There's a special wee charities section for +Macmillan Cancer Support,+Marie Curie Cancer Care and +Dogs Trust... Three charities very close to my heart. Between them, I've had family helped and we adopted a dog from Dogs Trust.Oh yeah - and +TED - if you've never watched their inspiring videos, I absolutely encourage you to. They're wonderful.||2012-09-07 10:08:32||77||17||1||28||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||4,284||Circle update: [Page Circle]+Circle Plus #addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle||2012-09-01 15:54:44||167||1||3||6||CC G+|
|Ishrath Qadir||4,436||Circle update: [General Page Circle]+Ishrath Qadir #addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle #ishrathqadir #qadir #page #pagecircle #generalpagecircle||2012-09-01 06:04:57||137||2||0||1||CC G+|
|Alessandro Mencarini||698||My Following circle, after some cleanup, is neat enough to be shared :)You'll find lots of diverse people and Pages in here. Tech, comedy, politics, random stuff. Add and enjoy it!||2012-08-15 21:26:02||100||3||0||8||CC G+|
|Ishaque Baloch||0||Welcome....Most welcome... Shared a circle with me+You.These are the efforts of G+ provides a way for joining, sharing with each other , thinking . combining the thought for the benefit of human beings,Most appreciate able work.by G+.Good Luck for all.||2012-08-04 10:17:09||501||2||2||5||CC G+|
|David Hartley||0||These are news organizations or people that are new, or just deserving of more attention. It includes all media forms. Check them out, there are any number of fascinating new people to engage with.#sharedcircles||2012-08-01 17:20:05||435||1||0||1||CC G+|
|Jens Eckleben||2,257||Für PR-Menschen und andere Interessierte hier mein Kreis Radio- und Fernsehsender Über Ergänzungen würde ich mich freuen.||2012-08-01 15:40:03||48||0||0||1||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||3,318||Circle Plus update: [Pages Circle]+Circle Plus #addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #plusmembers #page #circles #circlesharing #circleshare #publiccircles #publicsharedcircles #sharingcircle #BestSharedCircle||2012-07-28 11:19:27||170||0||0||0||CC G+|
|Michael Snyder||0||People and pages that post regularly and primarily about news. All are active Google+ posters or participants. #sharedcircles #news||2012-07-21 20:48:01||22||0||0||1||CC G+|
|James Crawford||0||Here is my shared circle of UK news outlets. It includes +BBC News +The Guardian +TheObserver TheObserver and +The Times plus some others too.I am also certain that +Richard Frost +Mark Mayne +Jon Clements +Alex Moss +Andy Nicol and +Steve Leigh might like this circle (if they don't already have these guys circled).Each day I am sharing a new list to highlight The European Directory of Shared Circles which you can access via a link in this blog post: http://www.pragencyone.co.uk/blog/news/uk-list-of-shared-google-circles/Please do contribute your own shared circles to the database.||2012-06-13 12:46:06||11||1||2||5||CC G+|
|Arvid Bux||25,492||Curated circle with English PagesFor my upcoming eBook release, I have curated several circles. This one contains 202 Pages that post mostly in English.It is a mixture of news, photos, tech and brands. This circle also contains Google Pages so stay up-to-date on all the Google news. #sharedcircle ||2012-06-11 18:21:59||202||2||0||5||CC G+|
|Full Circle||1,522||Brand Pages Only on G+ Circle Updates 5.24.12. Any G+ Brand Page can add these to there followers list. #brandpages #brandpagecircles #sharedcircles #sharedpubliccircles||2012-05-24 14:41:14||500||0||1||2||CC G+|
|Circle Plus||2,013||Circle update: Page Circle+Circle Plus #addcircle #sharedcircles #googleplus #googlepluscircles #circleplus #sharecircle #googleplusmembers #circle #plusmembers||2012-05-22 15:03:03||174||1||0||4||CC G+|
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2014-04-16 17:14:20 (3 comments, 4 reshares, 50 +1s)
The European Union's new Sentinal-1a radar satellite has returned its first images of Earth: http://bbc.in/1l2ztzq
The spacecraft is part of a fleet of orbiting sensors that monitor the state of the planet.
Here's some of the images released by the +European Space Agency, ESA
2014-04-16 14:18:18 (5 comments, 2 reshares, 74 +1s)
Senses working overtime!
Welcome to the intriguing world of #neurogastronomy http://bbc.in/1l6eBmo
2014-04-16 10:23:44 (27 comments, 56 reshares, 374 +1s)
Why is the mayor of this tiny 15th century Spanish village giving it away for free? http://bbc.in/1naVSKw
2014-04-16 09:00:08 (10 comments, 16 reshares, 115 +1s)
Redefining the concept of the bedside manner - the robot that's helping doctors visit hospital wards: http://bbc.in/1exo3AS
2014-04-16 02:01:08 (67 comments, 79 reshares, 324 +1s)
A ferry with about 450 people on board is sinking off the south-west coast of South Korea, coastguard officials say: http://bbc.in/1hHhOKo
Many passengers have already been lifted off and TV reports say remaining passengers have been told to jump into the sea to await rescue.
2014-04-15 14:56:07 (28 comments, 49 reshares, 256 +1s)
Constantly sitting at work is bad for you, a number of studies have suggested.
Should offices do more to cater for standing in the workplace? http://bbc.in/1ikyl6H
2014-04-15 13:16:46 (24 comments, 79 reshares, 307 +1s)
People in the Americas have been treated to a rare celestial show as the Earth's shadow fell across the Moon.
The Moon appeared to change colour from orange to blood red during a total lunar eclipse.
But what caused this "blood moon"? The BBC's Science correspondent, Jonathan Amos explains.
2014-04-15 08:55:32 (16 comments, 21 reshares, 180 +1s)
A "second skin" pressure sensor which could prevent dangerous sores has been developed by researchers.
The "early warning" technology is being used initially for amputees who suffer rubbing against their artificial limbs. It's hoped it could help prevent further amputations in some cases.
Have a look at how it works: http://bbc.in/1qXXcOv
2014-04-15 06:46:09 (78 comments, 88 reshares, 439 +1s)
Air pollution in #Asia has far-reaching impacts on weather patterns across the Northern Hemisphere, a study suggests: http://bbc.in/1kVkgQu
Researchers have found that pollutants are strengthening storms above the Pacific Ocean, which feeds into weather systems in other parts of the world.
2014-04-15 03:03:36 (39 comments, 137 reshares, 995 +1s)
There are estimated to be around 400 practising falconers in #Mongolia today.
Kazakh boys learn how to use the huge birds to hunt for foxes and hares at the age of 13.
But meet Ashol-Pan; the little girl who may well be the country's only apprentice huntress: bbc.in/1kUvTr6
2014-04-14 17:27:24 (21 comments, 7 reshares, 91 +1s)
Mumsnet - a leading UK site for parents - and the Canadian tax authority have both announced they have had data stolen by hackers exploiting the Heartbleed bug. http://bbc.in/1gWtR1t
Mumsnet - which says it has 1.5 million registered members - says that it believes that the cyber thieves may have obtained passwords and personal messages before it patched its site. "The worst case scenario is that the data of every Mumsnet user account was accessed," the site says in a statement.
The Canada Revenue Agency says that 900 people's social insurance numbers have been stolen.
2014-04-14 14:17:36 (29 comments, 28 reshares, 145 +1s)
A man convicted of harassing his neighbours and their disabled children has received this unusual punishment from an #Ohio judge. http://bbc.in/RiewU1
2014-04-14 11:09:56 (16 comments, 20 reshares, 130 +1s)
Miracle survival! Man drives off a 24m cliff and lives.
2014-04-14 09:35:15 (23 comments, 23 reshares, 164 +1s)
More than ten thousand people have been evacuated from from the Chilean port city of Valparaiso to escape a vast forest fire that has already killed twelve people. The blaze has destroyed hundreds of homes http://bbc.in/1qsyUOn
2014-04-14 06:45:06 (41 comments, 33 reshares, 239 +1s)
Robot deployed to 'scour Indian Ocean' for #MH370: bbc.in/1iL74qw
Teams searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines plane will deploy the Bluefin-21 drone as soon as possible to search for wreckage on the sea floor.
2014-04-13 13:54:56 (48 comments, 120 reshares, 565 +1s)
Currently doctors treating cancer have two main approaches - bombard the tumour with drugs and radiotherapy or cut it out. The second option is very common but not always successful - because it is often also impossible to tell where the tumour ends and healthy tissue begins. But a new goggle technology being developed in the US lets surgeons "see" which cells are cancerous (as pictured) and which are healthy, increasing the chances that they will be able remove all cancer cells in one operation http://bbc.in/1kLFccH
2014-04-13 10:21:29 (53 comments, 84 reshares, 364 +1s)
A large forest fire has killed two people and destroyed more than 500 homes in Chile's port city Valparaiso. Thousands of people are being evacuated from the city to escape the flames, which have been fanned by strong winds coming in from the Pacific http://bbc.in/1qsyUOn
2014-04-13 09:42:50 (73 comments, 11 reshares, 99 +1s)
One Ukraine Security Service officer killed in Sloviansk clashes, five injured says Ukrainian Interior Minister http://bbc.in/1qTJdJy
2014-04-13 09:37:53 (78 comments, 48 reshares, 251 +1s)
A long-awaited UN report on how to curb climate change says the world must rapidly move away from carbon-intensive fuels. There must be a "massive shift" to renewable energy, says the 33-page study released in Berlin http://bbc.in/1gTZA3g
2014-04-13 08:08:00 (79 comments, 14 reshares, 147 +1s)
Ukraine has launched an operation to remove pro-Russian activists who seized a police station in the city of Sloviansk, the interior minister says. Continuing coverage of the eastern Ukraine crisis on the BBC news website http://bbc.in/1oYTuIV
2014-04-12 13:24:59 (125 comments, 32 reshares, 156 +1s)
Pro-Russian gunmen in Ukraine have seized a state security building in the eastern city of Sloviansk shortly after they occupied a police station. David Stern reports http://bbc.in/1kgzEEm
2014-04-12 11:59:18 (86 comments, 26 reshares, 166 +1s)
UPDATE: Pro-Russian gunmen have also seized a state security building in the eastern Ukrainian city of Sloviansk.
Armed men dressed in camouflage clothing have seized a police station in eastern Ukraine, officials say. Police said the gang fired shots and used stun grenades to seize the offices in Sloviansk, near the Russian border http://bbc.in/1kgzEEm
2014-04-12 08:19:17 (11 comments, 33 reshares, 309 +1s)
A selection of the best news pictures from the past week.
2014-04-11 16:07:19 (25 comments, 12 reshares, 169 +1s)
A young girl, badly wounded by a stray grenade in Afghanistan, has finally returned home after treatment in the United States.
2014-04-11 14:26:03 (38 comments, 68 reshares, 398 +1s)
How easy is it to live without processed food for a week? Helen Briggs finds out. http://bbc.in/Qcm8q0
2014-04-11 10:50:16 (42 comments, 52 reshares, 185 +1s)
A Brazilian woman has narrowly avoided being robbed - while being interviewed about local crime. The television crew was investigating thefts and muggings in an area of Rio de Janeiro notorious for crime.
2014-04-11 09:39:20 (39 comments, 75 reshares, 343 +1s)
In an era of potent concern over internet pornography, cyber-bullying, and drugs, it is hard to imagine a game being controversial. But 30 years ago Dungeons & Dragons was the subject of a full-on moral panic http://bbc.in/1n0uJtP
2014-04-11 02:55:35 (118 comments, 64 reshares, 390 +1s)
Do we have the power to combat climate change? bbc.in/1i6RoRH
Half of the world's population now lives in cities, and this proportion is set to rise to two-thirds by 2050.
Yet cities all over the world are vulnerable to the worst impacts of climate change.
Do cities have the power to combat climate change? Tell us what you think.
2014-04-10 15:48:46 (6 comments, 11 reshares, 154 +1s)
The humble razor clam has provided the inspiration for a new burrowing robot that can anchor miniature #submarines: http://bbc.in/1ixcXaF
2014-04-10 11:02:33 (23 comments, 39 reshares, 271 +1s)
They've been lying in Northumberland's countryside for 6,000 years - have a look at the mysterious carvings that have now been given protected status: http://bbc.in/1enUIJ8
2014-04-10 10:53:03 (24 comments, 29 reshares, 155 +1s)
#Australia braces for Cyclone Ita: http://bbc.in/1ecKTgP
The Australian state of Queensland is bracing for the arrival of Cyclone #Ita, a category five storm set to hit its far north coast.
The storm is expected to hit the Cape York peninsula late on Friday night, bringing very destructive winds.
2014-04-10 08:38:04 (46 comments, 39 reshares, 308 +1s)
This plane has no fuel on board. So how do its pilots plan to fly it around the world? http://bbc.in/1hCYw3F
2014-04-10 06:32:20 (207 comments, 56 reshares, 428 +1s)
Where do you stand with regards to killing sharks? http://bbc.in/1emJkgG
Authorities have launched a controversial cull on sharks in Western #Australia - with efforts being made to catch and shoot the biggest ones.
While some welcome the attempt to make the beaches safer, others see it as little more than an inhumane political stunt.
2014-04-09 20:09:10 (20 comments, 51 reshares, 260 +1s)
The British Museum in London has revealed how modern technology is unlocking the mysteries of Egyptian and Sudanese mummies it's held for more than 250 years. Researchers are now using CT scanners to go beneath the bandages, to see skin, bones and even preserved internal organs. The mummies chosen for next month's exhibition were scanned at London hospitals, though they were wheeled in after hours.
2014-04-09 14:28:19 (37 comments, 80 reshares, 282 +1s)
Several tech firms are urging people to change all their passwords after the discovery of a major security flaw. http://bbc.in/1hgEp08
2014-04-09 09:39:59 (20 comments, 28 reshares, 393 +1s)
Just keep swimming: http://bbc.in/1kpYcNU
Female humpback #whales with calves head for shallow waters to avoid sexual harassment, a new study says.
The researchers said avoiding males helped the females save energy needed for feeding calves, helping them to survive.
2014-04-09 08:34:36 (12 comments, 31 reshares, 197 +1s)
"Learning can be very lonely,"
Why the online #university revolution is returning to the classroom http://bbc.in/1lPu2mQ
2014-04-09 05:52:54 (51 comments, 75 reshares, 462 +1s)
A volcanic island in the Pacific Ocean has merged with its neighbour to form one landmass: bbc.in/1qkPf5L
The merged island lies some 1,000km (621mi) south of #Tokyo, the result of eruptions on the seafloor that have spewed enough material to rise above the water line.
2014-04-08 14:27:22 (72 comments, 25 reshares, 295 +1s)
"You look a complete idiot," said my teenage son. "Must you wear that thing?" asked my wife. But "Wow that's exciting!" said at least a couple of colleagues.
BBC Technology correspondent +Rory Cellan-Jones on his +Google Glass experiment http://bbc.in/1gHOJtc
2014-04-08 13:34:03 (8 comments, 18 reshares, 77 +1s)
Liliane Umubyeyi, who is now 35 and moved to Britain in 2000, witnessed her family being slaughtered by armed Hutus and was gang-raped, but survived. This powerful animation by the BBC's Newsnight programme is part of the 20th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide.
2014-04-08 08:55:31 (6 comments, 8 reshares, 138 +1s)
Could this be the best chance yet of detecting #darkmatter? http://bbc.in/QZS2qN
Tell us what you think of this experiment in a high-tech laboratory at the bottom of a gold mine in South Dakota.
2014-04-08 07:54:53 (41 comments, 14 reshares, 93 +1s)
Six of the biggest movie studios have sued file-sharing site Megaupload and its key operators, including founder Kim Dotcom: http://bbc.in/1gGg1Ab
They have alleged the site and its operators "facilitated, encouraged, and profited" from copyright infringement.
Did you use 'Megaupload'? What do you think of this move?
2014-04-08 02:22:20 (14 comments, 39 reshares, 136 +1s)
Rare blackthroated blue robins spotted in China: http://bbc.in/PVUugY
The blackthroated blue robin is one of the world's rarest "robins", being known from only a handful of records since it was first described in the 1890s.
But experts have now sighted a female and a breeding pair in #China
2014-04-07 17:51:12 (163 comments, 70 reshares, 424 +1s)
TV presenter Peaches Geldof, the daughter of musician Bob Geldof and Paula Yates, has died aged 25: http://bbc.in/PTiRMa
Her body was found in Kent on Monday afternoon.
2014-04-07 15:53:12 (70 comments, 50 reshares, 174 +1s)
A study has revealed feelings of aggression after playing video games are more likely to be linked to #gameplay mechanics rather than violent content: http://bbc.in/1jUSOzr
2014-04-07 11:00:57 (86 comments, 11 reshares, 128 +1s)
"I'm scared to sleep, I have terrible nightmares, I can smell blood and wake up terrified" http://bbc.in/1oGiwMM
Oscar #Pistorius has taken the stand at the start of the defence case at his murder trial in South Africa.
2014-04-07 03:24:15 (28 comments, 28 reshares, 187 +1s)
The world's biggest election has begun: bbc.in/1fYRxma
Indians have begun voting in the country's giant election, with the ruling Congress party pitted against the Hindu nationalist BJP opposition.
The nine-phase ballot begins on Monday and will conclude on 12 May. Votes will be counted on 16 May.
2014-04-06 11:39:07 (25 comments, 49 reshares, 341 +1s)
You know the classic video game #Tetris?
People have been playing it using skyscraper lights in Philadelphia: http://bbc.in/1jQNNb9
2014-04-06 08:16:00 (44 comments, 146 reshares, 414 +1s)
Several million people have been amazed by Pepsi's bus shelter commercial. LJ Rich from the Click programme explains how it was all done. #click
2014-04-05 12:33:28 (40 comments, 137 reshares, 543 +1s)
A volcano in Ecuador has erupted throwing a spectacular ash plume 10km into the sky: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-26901834
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