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Larry Fournillier1,389,777In this exciting episode of *Food Stories*, my favorite G+ couple,@101888088652157354149 and @117875987563872032638  will be cooking and serving up a tasty Belgian dish, *Stoverij* *_(Carbonnade Flamande)_*.  This is a traditional Belgian sweet-sour beef and onion stew made with *beer*, and seasoned with *thyme, bay-leaf and mustard*. Mushrooms or spiced bread can also be added. In addition, George and Marilyn has a fascinating story behind this dish and I can’t wait for them to share it.  Meanwhile, check out *George's recipe* here:  http://goo.gl/s4okuq  So join us on *Sunday 15th, March at 1:00PM(PDT), 4:00PM(EDT & AST)* for another fun-filled and *_must see_* HOA.  I will have a special guest join us in Marilyn and George's kitchen :) *Reminder*: Don't forget to bring along your favorite *food and drink*. #belgianbeefstew   #foodstories   #hoa   #hangoutsonair   #STOVERIJ   #larryfournillier  Food Stories | Stoverij (Flemish Beef Stew) S02E052015-03-15 21:00:0069  
Digital Dentistry Inc276Since their introduction, Google+ Hangouts on Air have become an amazingly powerful way to reach your audience via live interaction.  HOAs allow us to hold live webinars for both existing and potential patients to answer questions, talk about new procedures we're offering, inform about the newest trends and technologies, even have fun Events!  And after that, the HOAs are placed on your dental practice YouTube channel for future people to watch, be embedded on your website and social media, be included in e-newsletters, and more.   @108210288375340023376  , known as the Hangout Helper, is a coach, master trainer, and Google+ Trusted Tester. Every day he actively empowers entrepreneurs to harness technology and apply it to their own industries. Following his lead, thousands of people worldwide are mastering the use and power of social media, video, broadcast communications, and discoverability online. @102000982871890720967 Alex is a communication graduate student, teacher, and I suppose what has come to be known as brand voicer. With an interest in all things communication, Alex has explored Google+ as both herself and the brand SEOWiSE, a brand that has fallen in love with the Google Hangouts technology so much so that we have taken it to a new level. Using third-party technology, Livestream, John Ellis of SEOWiSE has discovered a way to combine the live audience interactivity of Hangouts-On-Air and the production quality of network broadcasting.  Come learn from 2 top experts on HOAs, to learn how to reach out to your patients more easily than ever before.Digital Dentistry Inc: The Power of Hangouts on Air2014-10-11 19:00:0030  
Ammon Johns & Company277This is the *pilot episode* for a brand new series of HOAs: "Ammonize" Featuring @112140265311719498977 and a guest appearance by @104267556228949747305 all joining me, @113426828273677356184 for this pilot show. *Ammonize* is a new series in which I'll be sharing my unique approach to marketing.  Each week I'll be sharing my insights, processes, approaches and perspectives, from almost 20 years of experience as a leading Internet Marketing Consultant.  The aim is helping you to 'Ammonize' your own projects and business ventures by understanding exactly how I approach various marketing objectives and situations. What is _really_  special about the shows is that every other week, the show will be an hour of actual consulting, live on air. Real-world cases, real solutions, in real time! Please join me for this pilot show where my -willing sacrifice- wonderfully generous guest is @112140265311719498977 allowing me to share with you an hour of consultation on his business and marketing.  Join the show to lend him your own support, views, and insights, as I examine his business and marketing plans, evaluate his market position and align what he wants to achieve with the resources he has available.  The end result ... tune in to see!Ammonize: The Series2014-08-09 20:00:00229  
Christopher Vogelmann2,384*Behavioral Science is Sexy - How to Create Engagement on a Grand Scale*  Scientist+Strategist+Sassy = @106279635800132388713  That's the formula that describes our special guest this week who was featured in Times Square this year (See Trailer Photo). Clarissa Silva is a behavioral scientist and clinician with 16 years of experience in mental health, behavioral science, and public health. She created “You’re Just a Dumbass,” as a very tongue-in-cheek relationship wellness blog to help people select and maintain healthy relationships and avoid some of the difficult life lessons that one encounters in suboptimal relationships. On the blog, Clarisa shares techniques that she developed to help clients with creating relationship wellness in their lives from 16 years of practice. Join us for a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the *scientific* blogging strategies that Clarissa Silva employs in order to create *Massive Engagement*. A frequent guest on Fox, NBC and Huffington Post, Clarissa, is an in-demand guest on the talk show circuit.   Get ready to learn about the scientific side of blogging and how you can engage your readers for greater responsiveness. Clarissa's PR Newswire Link:  http://prnewswiremedia.wordpress.com/tag/clarissa-silva/ #behavioralmarketing   #behavioralscience   #bloggingtips   #influencers   #engagement   #relationshipmarketing  Behavioral Science is Sexy - How to Create Engagement on a Grand Scale2014-08-07 21:00:00111  
Sean Poluk5,164Come enjoy some great food  and drinks  with a side of Original blues, roots & more. Sean Poluk @ Gate 403 in Toronto2014-08-05 17:00:0018  
Social Media Hangout5,409*Watch live and you have a chance to win a BETA invite code for Google Domains!* Join us as we discuss a whole slew of topics related to SEO and Google Search. Recaps  and insights from MozCon 2014 with @107022061436866576067 and @113690073826160821557  and listen in as we chat about the lack of updates on Penguin, and why we think that Google needs to adjust how they penalize those who break the rules. Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like  @102572320061138442096, @103008963082975341976, @117547081660023231214, @115516333681138986628, @107665939201638457855, @113690073826160821557, @107022061436866576067,  @108514565934812016751  and maybe even a surprise panelist or two! All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.) *If you have watched before, please take a minute to review our show here, on IMDB:* http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3750472/reviews-enter In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes: http://smhangout.com/youtube http://smhangout.com/itunes http://smhangout.com/soundcloud Keep us up and running and improving! Even $1 a month will help us keep giving you the communities and hangouts you want to see! http://smhangout.com/donate #googleplusevents    #hangoutsonair #SMhangout     FAQ: *What time is the event?* The event always shows the local time (dependent upon your own time zone) if you are on desktop, but if the event is viewed on a Mobile Device it unfortunately will NOT show your local time, but will show our local time. Be sure to check the math! We are at 3pm EDT = 7pm GMT If you were invited to this event in error, please accept our humblest apologies. Leave a comment on the event page or email infoATsmhangout.com, and we will move you from the invite circles.MozCon 2014, and Attack of the Killer Penguin Update (or lack thereof) - S01E192014-08-03 21:00:00143  
martin shervington1,134,808You know I spend most of my time on Google+, right? Well, increasingly I've been valuing the role of using Twitter alongside - the cross platform connections make a huge difference to building relationships. So, I thought you all may like to dig a little deeper and there is no one better to ask in than @108947920975167979671 on this one as he is just bringing out a new edition to his book. He has a solid business view of social as well. So, hope to see you on Wednesday; and we will be taking questions so please ask away! About the book: The book was initially created to solve a problem. The most common question am I asked is, "Can you help me understand Twitter?"  That is just not something that can be addressed over a cup of coffee! So I wrote this book, first to help my students, but it caught on has loyal fans all around the world.  The Tao of Twitter teaches you the practical MINDSET for success, not just a bunch of theoretical or technical suggestions. If you follow the strategy in the book, I know it can work for you because I have seen it impact hundreds of lives. The Tao of Twitter is beyond a book. It's a movement. Welcome to a global community that is unleashing the power of this amazing communication platform to connect to the world and drive new business benefits in wonderful and unexpected ways! The Tao of Twitter! (And the Te of Google+ :D)2014-07-30 18:00:0092  
Stephan Hovnanian40,200*Social Proof - The Ultimate Showdown!* Most of us have heard the phrase "social proof" and seen/read discussions on the value of "engagement" in getting additional audience attention and actions. But how relevant is social proof? Is social proof really a factor, and if so, a good factor? This battle is between two professionals, one standing on the side of Social Proof, and the other believing that much of it is malarkey: *In the Red Corner: @107665939201638457855:* Dustin is a proponent of social proof, saying that "if you saw two restaurants on the street, one with a line out the door, and one without, which would you want to go to for dinner?" Get Dustin's full thoughts on social proof in his popular blog post, _This Changes Everything_ (http://goo.gl/P5t8GW) *In the Blue Corner, @106704368739672674589:*  In David's eyes, how your audience is earned will make a huge difference in the value that you derive from the audience you create, and whether it returns value to your goals (ROI) or is simply an exercise in Ego. In other words, seeing/experiencing value is more important than social proof, both for businesses and customers. Get David's thoughts on earned audiences here (http://goo.gl/uw5sDY) *Your Moderator, @105076725141939280120:*  Stephan is going to play Switzerland here, and hopefully keep these two passionate businessmen from jumping through their respective screens and getting physical. In the immortal words of the ref from Rocky IV, _"watch the low blows, and the rabbit punches. In case of a knockdown, go to the corner I tell you to and wait until I tell you to come out."_ *You!* We want to hear from you, which is more important, social proof, or tangible value, or something in between? Weigh in on the comments, shares, you name it. Bring your friends, grab the popcorn, and let's have it out!Social Proof - The Ultimate Showdown!2014-07-17 21:00:00121  
matthew rappaport219,547This, that, a refreshing drink and anything on your mind! HAPPENIN' NOW!Friday / Weekend Mini Blast w/Matthew Rappaport & Co.2014-07-12 01:58:3158  
Steady Demand5,879Join the Tools of Google Plus @116266498226740184904  @108883357423682942734  @111487545374003509241  @109096245971703802400 @105750980959577516811  as we talk about the top 3 tips on how to get the most of @101560853443212199687 using tools to get the best ROE ( Return On Engagement ). This event will be packed with insights, information, informality and prizes! @109096245971703802400 - (1) Free Pro Plan @105750980959577516811 - 1 Starter Plan Free For Life! @111487545374003509241 - (3) T-Shirts with a NEW Logo @116266498226740184904  - ( To ALL ) SD Pro 30 Days Accounts  @108883357423682942734 (1) 3 months full NOD3x access to all data sources and premium UIs @107665939201638457855 of @118277786822373935125 will be the Host of this event. Producer: @102572320061138442096  Host: @107665939201638457855  Cast: @109032873352508658020 @110240596237283903526  @100034828195835575273  @102572320061138442096  @117778937939543425499  @103778702993142591484 @112472587150551442541 @105076725141939280120  Remember the game, and bring a #drink  with you to this event, every time you hear the word *TOOL* , you must take a sip! ? http://www.steadydemand.com/Google-Plus-Brand-Audit-Tool.php http://www.nod3x.com http://www.circloscope.com http://www.friendsplus.me http://www.circlecount.comGPlus Tool Party! - #Drink - Stay Hydrated My Friends #GPlusTools2014-07-10 20:00:00267  
My Music Hangout34,632*The Aston Family Music Hangout Party!* Mobile Link: http://youtu.be/tX7uSIr4qm0 Calling all music fans! Last week's music hangout with the #PhabAstonFour was such a success that we have put together a special presentation for us all to watch together! Grab a glass of wine and join The Aston Family once again, this time from the audience, while we watch and listen to the music together! Afterwards, we will open up a hangout and everyone is welcome to jump in and meet The Astons! I am sure that @115426241049772555652 will have plenty of rock cakes to go around and I know many of you would like to talk to @109267076309480704067 about his debut appearance last week - and of course we know you must have questions for @114871590987938514928 and @102624446085942888509 about what it is like growing up in this terrific family! When: Sunday, July 6th at 1pm EST  Where: All Over The World! Mobile Link: http://youtu.be/tX7uSIr4qm0 *This is going to be fun! Help show your love and support for The Aston Family by joining us! This will be a fun, uplifting and very enjoyable party around the world!* Set List: Nancy's Garden Flight Pale Jacket Homecoming  Way Home Alsia Lee on classical guitar (cover song Cavatina) Dance of the Red Glove If you missed the original show and would like to watch it, go to http://bit.ly/TheAstonFamilyMusicHangout Links: http://www.sueaston.com http://www.danaston.com Support Our Efforts By Becoming Our Patron! http://www.patreon.com/MyMusicHangout Presented By: @106050675641651299878     Executive Producer: @117778937939543425499  Subscribe to My Music Hangout on YouTube:  https://youtube.com/user/MyMusicHangout My Music Hangout Website: http://www.MyMusicHangout.com #MyMusicHangout     #music   #indiemusic   #SueAston   #DanAston   #hangoutsonair  The Aston Family Music Hangout Party!2014-07-06 19:00:00165  
Those 4 Girls1,004*Welcome to +Those 4 Girls weekly show!!* _Tune in for our month long series on Sustainability._ *_Can't watch it live?_* _Catch all the replays and podcasts at_ www.those4girls.com G+ Live Event: http://bit.ly/T4G07022104 YT Live Event: coming soon RSVP YES or MAYBE here on the event and you'll have a place holder so you can catch us live or watch the replay at your convenience! *Everyone is talking about Organic & GMO's and Sustainability.* *What are we eating these days?* *Is it really food or is it a chemical compound made to look, feel, smell and taste like food?* *Is organic better? What exactly is GMO?* *What kind of small changes can we do to today to improve our lives and our health for the long term?* *Tune in this week as we chat with our amazing and knowledgeable panel as we dive in to this very HOT topic!!* *_Meet Our Panel This Week!!!_* @113884560496712884472 - I'm the Community Leader of Mamavation, which is where I teach moms disease prevention behaviors,http://www.mamavation.com.  I'm also the Creator of ShiftCon which is the first social media conference for Eco-Wellness Bloggers October of 2014,http://www.shiftconmedia.com. And I own a network of just over 9,000 bloggers who want to work with health/wellness brands called the Bookieboo Influencer Network, http://www.bookieboo.com.  Other than that, I'm generally just a pain in the ass..in a good way  @106506914071969243397  - Wayne Meador is a visionary and entrepreneur. He’s the creator of AWorld4ChangeTV, and on a mission to make a difference and change the world around him. Before AWorld4ChangeTV, he was working as a small business sales consultant, has been to nursing school, worked as an EMT, a volunteer firefighter, supervised heavy equipment crews at jobsites, been a sheep farmer, and restored his first car by the time he was 16. He’s a dedicated, single father on a mission to build a better world, by helping each one of us learn how to become more sustainable and self-reliant in our daily lives. When he’s not glued to the computer screen and sharing his mission, he enjoys building food security through gardening, aquaponics, and hydroponics. On any given day, you’ll find him experimenting with different growing techniques or building his next time and labor saving contraption. As a part of his “change the world” movement, he designed the Seed Savers and Pay-it-Forward communities on Google Plus and is actively addressing these topics through many different forums.. His personal desire to make healthy food and clean water available to the developing world, has driven him to push forward with his mission, to build a build a better home for generations to come. @104335013517157407992 - A graduate of Stanford Law School and Duke University, Giselle Achecar is the Creator & CEO of EcoRico TV, a healthy food and lifestyle network con sabor, featuring a salsa-rific cooking show, recipes & tips. She recently launched MamiTalk, a talk show for parents, and FooT4G - Sustainable Living - All About Food2014-07-02 19:00:00122  
My Music Hangout34,632*The Aston Family Music Hangout* Calling all music fans! Please join @106050675641651299878 on Sunday, June 29th at 1pm EST for an intimate hangout with *The Aston Family*! @115426241049772555652 and her son @114871590987938514928 will be playing some of their music for us and we will have discussion in between songs. Sue's son Lee might also make an appearance. This show will be produced by @109267076309480704067.  We have given away special backstage passes in advance for this special event to: @114960466077967141907 @109057163018759143790 and @101696764219780312734 Links: http://www.sueaston.com http://www.danaston.com Set List: Nancy's Garden Flight Pale Jacket Homecoming  Way Home Alsia Lee on classical guitar (cover song Cavatina) Dance of the Red Glove *Support Our Efforts By Becoming Our Patron!* http://www.patreon.com/MyMusicHangout Presented By: @106050675641651299878    Executive Producer: @117778937939543425499   Subscribe to My Music Hangout on YouTube:  https://youtube.com/user/MyMusicHangout My Music Hangout Website: http://www.MyMusicHangout.com #MyMusicHangout    #music   #indiemusic   #SueAston   #DanAston   #hangoutsonair  The Aston Family Music Hangout2014-06-29 19:00:00233  
Social Media Hangout5,409Welcome to another special edition of Social Media Hangout as we welcome Circloscope's finest: @117778937939543425499 and @112472587150551442541! Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like @107022061436866576067, @113690073826160821557, @102572320061138442096, @103008963082975341976, @117547081660023231214 and @115516333681138986628, @107665939201638457855 and our special guests from @109096245971703802400, @117778937939543425499 and @112472587150551442541! All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.) Share this event publicly along with the hashtag #SMcircloscope   to be entered in our giveaway this week! Link to promotion coming soon! Be sure to check back HERE! *If you have watched before, please take a minute to review our show here, on IMDB:* http://www.imdb.com/title/tt3750472/reviews-enter In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes: *1.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCNFul1AVN0 *2.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsxgHaoVces *3.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ChapN6uB-E *4.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3a4Sxgn7c8 *5.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA6_kx9HoGo *6.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSMQB-akX50 *7.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gM5Nt1h9Xg *8.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPUktF1SWME *9.* THE LOST EPISODE! Sorry! Not our fault! *10.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=couNbiLZH6c *11.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k70Z7FY0xc  *12.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jO6dHXlOfnw  *13.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KQIRZmXOjiU Also available on SoundCloud, and coming VERY soon to iTunes! https://soundcloud.com/smhangouts/ #googleplusevents                   #hangoutsonair                   #SMhangout    FAQ: *What time is the event?* The event always shows the local time (dependent upon your own time zone) if you are on desktop, but if the event is viewed on a Mobile Device it unfortunately will NOT show your local time, but will show our local time. Be sure to check the math! We are at 3pm EDT = 7pm GMTSocial Media Hangout #14 - Circloscope and More!2014-06-22 21:00:00117  
Ronnie Bincer111,161#TNTBootcamp - *Building Influence by Helping Others* @107742059751171695340 is one of the world’s leading authorities on Google+ knowledge. She is a Google+ Top Contributor, a Google+ trusted user and beta tester. Helping others “get” Google+ is her passion. Jaana’s business Gplussa helps coach businesses, students and non-profits on Google+, Google tools, social media and digital marketing.  One of Jaana’s recent posts was titled _How I became the most followed Nobody in Finland_. In this post, she writes, “Consistently NOT posting solely about my own topic but sharing a wide variety of interests with my Circleverse. I have also helped a lot of people and have dished out my knowledge for free since the beginning.” *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x  ************** *Upcoming Shows in the Series* Welcome to the second part of our series where we will explore the techniques of influence marketing. In the coming weeks, Christine & Ronnie will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why.  *Monday, July 7th* An interview with: @113055030863291439319 Chef, Food Blogger, HOA Host *Monday, July 21st* We will revisit the tools part of our series by spending a few episodes providing a more indepth look at the new version of @109096245971703802400 as well as discussing circle management techniques and best practices. ************** *Previous Episodes: Tools* Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x   @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol  @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM  @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0   @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w  Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS    *Previous Episodes: Techniques* *Using Hangouts on Air to Build Influence* An interview with @115620878851836664537: http://bit.ly/1mTctAf In his most recent best-selling book, _Google+ Hangouts for Business: How to use Google+ Hangouts to Improve Brand Impact, Build Business and Communicate in Real-Time_, David says “Hangouts on Air are a unique opportunity. This is the most disruptive marketing opportunity we have had for a long time. At a stroke you can dispel doubts about who you are and what you do, reach people, form relationships, and create new potential customers, and you can do it both in real time and asynchronously, increasing your marketing footprint with time.” *Connecting With Influencers To Improve SearchTNTBootcamp - Building Influence by Helping Others2014-06-16 20:30:00195  
AWorld4Change1,452What is Elderberry Syrup? First lets learn a bit about the benefits of the Elderberry. +Wayne Meador will host as Kristi Carter teaches this class on Saturday, June 14th at 2pm ET | 1pm CT | 12pm MT | 11am PT. *Scroll Down To RSVP. Responding Yes or Maybe will set a reminder so you can catch the replay.* _SHARE THIS WITH YOUR FRIENDS_ *Full Schedule Of Live Events Here:* http://www.aworld4change.com/events Elderberries have a long history as a folk cure for a variety of ailments. Currently, scientific studies are being conducted to test the accuracy of these health claims. While some uses haven't been proven yet, elderberries in the form of elderberry syrup have been shown to boost immunity, decrease mucous production during colds and fight the flu. Boosting the Immune System, it helps your body fight disease. Elderberries are a rich source of vitamins A and C, which are crucial in helping the body maintain optimal health. Plus, the bioflavonoids in elderberry syrup boost the body's immune system by increasing antioxidant levels and viruses that damage cell walls. A daily dose can assist you in preventing both acute and chronic disease. Making Elderberry Syrup is as easy and the usages are endless. You can use it as an elixir to drink, on top of your ice cream or pancakes, and to flavor your water...   This HOA we will teach you how to make this wonderful Syrup... *We monitor the comments in as many locations as we can. If you're wanting a question answered, make sure and comment below the video and we’ll do our best to answer it during the show* _(Our show may not be timely for your schedule. Responding Yes or Maybe will set a reminder so you can catch the replay)_ *Hashtag*: #AWorld4Change Please use for your tweets and when sharing out the show. _SHARE THIS POST WITH YOUR FRIENDS_ *Subscribe to +AWorld4Change's YouTube Channel to catch future, and watch past episodes of our shows.* http://goo.gl/ONYbKX *Like the topic?* Know someone that will enjoy it? *Invite your friends to watch too.* #SustainableBuilding #CarTireFoundation #ReclaimedBuildingMaterial     --------------------------------------- Producer for today's show is the wonderful +Nazim Beltran! --------------------------------------- *Website* - http://www.aworld4change.com *TV Show YouTube Channel* -http://goo.gl/ONYbKX  *Wayne's YouTube Channel* - http://goo.gl/aDNCKg  *Wayne's Google Plus Profile* - https://plus.google.com/+WayneMeador *TV Show Google Plus Profile* - https://plus.google.com/+Aworld4changeTV *Seed Savers Community* - http://goo.gl/dFQmKI  *Pay It Forward Community* - http://goo.gl/L5f0MM  *Pinterest* - http://www.pinterest.com/aworld4change/  *TV Show Twitter* - http://www.twitter.com/AWorld4Change  *Wayne's Twitter* - http://www.twitter.com/wmeadorElderberry Syrup (How To Make & Uses For It)2014-06-14 20:00:0036  
Mia Voss35,383http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vofsbIlM5Xc This week on @109324423871490315778 Power Chat - we'll be getting the 411 on Book Publishing, Self Publishing, Writing Techniques, Marketing Your Book and more! Friday, June 13 - 9am PT/10am MT/11am CT/12pm ET @109324423871490315778 Power Chat: Each week we cover a variety of business topics and feature influencers & innovators from all types of industries who share their smarts. In a word: #Infotainment       And we always get a little #BatCrapCrazy     More about our Panel: @103507319847335351139 - Online Business Strategist, Founder of The Blog Squad and Co-Founder of The Future of Ink. Denise is the host of the popular Hangout show Adventures In Visibility, focused on helping small businesses and online entrepreneurs to optimize, leverage, and strategically use social marketing tools to gain visibility, build credibility and make more money selling their products and services.   Denise is passionate about Adventure travel and how it can inspire you to think bigger and go for what’s possible in your business and life. She’s currently planning a new Adventure for entrepreneurs in Peru and another in India. denisewakeman.com @111238595346429376929 - Founder of @101560483852587124925 and co-author of Stop Wasting Time and Burning Money.  @101560483852587124925' passion is to uplift women, encourage, advise and support women in their individual missions. Lany is a highly successful and seasoned business owner and sales professional with several years of progressive experience in establishing and managing operational functions of companies in various industries.  lanysullivan.com @107499215004519214139 - Author of " The Unofficial Book On HootSuite", the most thorough book on the most popular social media marketing tool, HootSuite. Mike spent the last year studying and writing about HootSuite. Mike is also the man behind @106860584597630365429  where he blogs daily about social media and content marketing, and regularly works with people and businesses who want to learn how to leverage content and social profiles to strengthen online relationships, establish their authority within their industry, and grow their business.  Mike owns The Social Media Hat where he blogs daily about social media and content marketing.  On Amazon: http://owl.li/xhoK0  @107098776847894040162 - author of How to Blog a Book and The Author Training Manual, transforms writers into inspired, successful authors, authorpreneurs and blogpreneurs. Known as the Inspiration to Creation Coach, she moves her clients from ideas to finished books as well as to careers as authors by helping them combine their passion and purpose so they create products that positively and meaningfully impact the world. A sought-after author, book, blog-to-book, and results coach, some of Nina’s clients have sold 300,000+ copies of their books, landed deals with major publishing houses and created thriving businesses around their books. She writes fThe Mia Connect Power Chat - All About Book Publishing2014-06-13 18:00:00200  
Social Media Hangout5,409We are joined by two special guests this week. @108140238181191084668 of @117094489888018583396 will talk to us about the awesome "Social Marketer's Quiz" http://beta21.circussocial.com/smquiz/, and @111552522175915203592 will be around for us to pick his brain on relationships, trust and authority! This is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business, so it's worth listening in! Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like @107022061436866576067, @113690073826160821557, @102572320061138442096, @103008963082975341976, @117547081660023231214 and @107665939201638457855! All you need to do to gain access to the video is RSVP: YES! (You don't have to watch live if you can't make it, simply RSVP to take part in the great discussion afterwards! The video will always be available on YouTube.) In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes: *1.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCNFul1AVN0 *2.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsxgHaoVces *3.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ChapN6uB-E *4.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3a4Sxgn7c8 *5.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA6_kx9HoGo *6.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSMQB-akX50 *7.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gM5Nt1h9Xg *8.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oPUktF1SWME *9.* THE LOST EPISODE! Sorry! Not our fault! *10.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=couNbiLZH6c *11.* https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4k70Z7FY0xc Also available on SoundCloud! https://soundcloud.com/smhangouts/ #googleplusevents                   #hangoutsonair                   #SMhangout    FAQ: *What time is the event?* The event always shows the local time (dependant upon your own time zone).Social Media Hangout #122014-06-08 21:00:0092  
Eric Enge22,744This week on the #DMEShow  @104858643838035519891 and @108493275257625053433 and I will chat about Pinterest and G+ and how to leverage them together. The show airs at 5 PM EDT on Thursday May 29th.  Just say yes to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  I will also share the video here for mobile users. Please help us by inviting others or sharing the event!Pinterest and Google Plus: Two Peas in a Pod2014-05-29 23:00:23205  
Christopher Vogelmann2,384*Semantic Engagement and the Science of Influencing Behavior* In our next episode of *Epic Influencers*, we have a conversation with @115620878851836664537 about his story of becoming an influencer and how you can use your unique message to become an epic influencer yourself. As most of you know, David is a major force on Google+, a prolific author and an in-demand consultant to major corporations.  His engaging style and sincere desire to help others are palpable in the online world.  Many viewers have expressed the notion that they can listen to him for hours on end. Mark your calendars for this very special conversation with a humble, humorous, informative and powerful visionary - @115620878851836664537. Say "YES" to this event and please share it with your circles and friends.  It is guaranteed to be memorable. Mobile/YouTube Link: http://youtu.be/fr66h5vovJo ================================================= #influence #influencer #engagement #gamification #BehavioralMarketing #BehavioralGuidance #LoyaltyMarketing  Semantic Engagement and the Science of Influencing Behavior2014-05-28 21:00:00157  
Eric Enge22,744Join me for this special edition of the #DMAShow  as we have tossed @107022061436866576067 to the side (sorry Mark!) and I will be joined by @107665939201638457855.  Dustin and I are going to talk about the role of images/photos/visuals in amping up your content marketing to the next level. The show will air at 1 PM EDT on Tuesday May 27th. Just say YES to get access to the video for live or later viewing.  We will also share the video link here for mobile viewers. Please help us pack the house by inviting others or sharing the event.  It helps make for a lively event comment stream which we will pull into the show!I Don't Need No Stinkin' Images! Or Do I?2014-05-27 19:00:00187  
Eric Enge22,744Join us as @107022061436866576067 and I chat with @110720576611232766643 about the role of social media in your overall business.  We will talk about identifying and leveraging the highest octane gasoline possible! Here is the YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TIjWbpdWA0Q The show will be at 3 PM EDT (Boston time) on Thursday.  We will also share the YouTube link here for mobile viewers.  Just say YES to get access to the video link for live or later viewing. Please INVITE others or SHARE the event to help us build up the audience.  We appreciate your help!Playing with Gasoline With Jay Baer2014-05-22 21:00:00173  
Christine & Mia8,215YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-DvaXLN6KfQ Join @117778937939543425499 and @101696764219780312734 and guest host @112472587150551442541  as we chat with our guest @108210288375340023376  Wednesday, May 21st 11:30am PT/12:30pm MT/1:30pm CT/2:30pm ET A little more about Ronnie: You know him as the Hangout Helper and a master at  - #VideoContentMarketing / Video SEO (VSEO) and Online Marketing. We'll be peeking into the Man Behind The Hangout during this episode. We are looking forward to hearing the rest of the story from Ronnie! This week's show is sponsored by: @108712904755834193601  A full service hotel, conveniently located in downtown Washington, DC The hotel is located within walking distance of the White House, DC Convention Center, and two separate Metro/subway stops. http://www.inndc.com Follow the buzz on Twitter and Google+ using hashtags #15MinutesOnAir  & #WhatsYourStory      What's Your Story - Ronnie Bincer - 5/21/142014-05-21 20:30:00158  
Plus My Reach607*Monetize Your Hangouts - Media Kit* _Broadcast Times:_ 13:30 PST 16:30 EST 21:30 GMT The second in a series of shows we will be holding with industry leaders and specialists focusing on monetizing your Hangouts. This weeks guest: @110539034508686983445  www.reformationdesigns.com Ryan J. Rhoades - CEO & Lead Graphic Artist at Reformation Designs, which is a company he started in Silicon Valley in 2011. Some of his recent clients include Jack Canfield, Jim Kwik of SuperheroYou and Kwik Learning, Rick Frishman of Morgan James Publishing, and many others. His clients have appeared in publications like Forbes, The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and been on many television networks like CNN, MSNBC, etc. Potential sponsors will expect a media kit from you. This should include, but is not limited to: Who you are, what you do, and how do you do it. Examples of your HOA's with their audience engagement is obviously essential. What other affiliated activity do you support? We've used the video holder to display a demonstration of +Plus My Reach while the event is scheduled for those interested in finding out more about Plus My Reach prior to the event broadcasting. Watch and Participate Live Google Plus: https://plus.google.com/events/cnm6qm1ch2vtv86e0jhnv8bjqdg Or YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SSNIVxF1VGI ______________________________________________________________________ Don't forget the General Q&A on Wednesday, all welcome: https://plus.google.com/events/cnsp9c3ntb6h9u9r6m6t5pt9p7c Event Hashtag: #PlusMyReachMonetize Your Hangouts - Media Kit2014-05-08 22:30:0097  
Ronnie Bincer111,161*Can Connecting With Influencers Improve Search Results?* An interview with: @113690073826160821557 “If you can build a strong audience of your own, or if major influencers in your market space +1 or share the content, this can get you a lot of exposure to your target market.” _Google+ & SEO: How Google+ Impacts Search Results_, Nov 2013, http://bit.ly/1tXnC7v *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* @117778937939543425499 & @108210288375340023376 launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn more about the tools used to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x ********************************************* *Upcoming Shows in the Series* Welcome to the second part of our series where we will explore the techniques of influence marketing. In the coming weeks, Christine & Ronnie will interview several influencers to get their perspective on how relationships are built on Google Plus and to understand which tools n' techniques work best for (and with) them and why.  Monday, May 5th An interview with: @113690073826160821557 CEO of @115515796589038584989, Author _Art of SEO_, Speaker, Search Engine Land and Search Engine Watch Columnist Monday, May 19th An interview with: @107022061436866576067 Sr. Director of Online Marketing at +Stone Temple Consulting Monday, June 2nd An interview with: @114918475211209783081  Speaker, Consultant, Author, Professional Coach, Marketing Psychologist ********************************************* *Previous Episodes: Tools* Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x  @111487545374003509241: http://bit.ly/1eOmIol @109096245971703802400: http://bit.ly/1k6hBSM @116266498226740184904: http://bit.ly/1lpAQo0  @108883357423682942734: http://bit.ly/1gWHG5w Review of Tools Covered: http://bit.ly/Qm8VuS  *Previous Episodes: Techniques* @115620878851836664537: http://bit.ly/1mTctAf ********************************************* *Learn More* Case Study Example Using Tools Covered by @117778937939543425499: http://bit.ly/1jFt0Xb  View on @117621824418336664774 curated by @115091224082668507135: http://flip.it/ojxyN ********************************************* #TNTBootcamp airs on the 1st & 3rd Mondays each month at 11:30am PST / 2:30pm EST. #SocialMediaMarketing #InfluencerMarketing #GooglePlusTips #DataMining #TNTBootcamp - Can Connecting With Influencers Improve Search Results?2014-05-05 20:30:00228  
martin shervington1,134,808This week I'll interview @115415882981569471878. Barry loves me; in fact, Barry loves me so much he called me a knucklehead earlier. Yes, that much. But here is the thing, that is Barry, it expresses who he is - an energetic, straight talking, 'from the hip shoot' King of personal branding. And that is what I want to show you. Not just 'go read his stuff', but to show you how to infuse your personality into everything you do online. I'll be learning too, of course. p.s. I met Barry at the Social Media Marketing World conference, and he is starting to 'get' Google+, and maybe even fall in love with it as well. So, please join me, to shake out your branding cobwebs, get fresh, and be inspired this Wednesday!How to build an AWESOME personal brand!2014-04-30 20:00:00105  
Social Media Hangout5,409Sit down with the owners and moderators of your favorite Social Media Communities on Google+, as they discuss *the introduction of +Post ads* and *the surprise departure of Google+ head* @107117483540235115863. Get great insight and learn valuable lessons from experts like @103008963082975341976, @107022061436866576067, @113690073826160821557, @102572320061138442096, @107665939201638457855, @117547081660023231214, @115516333681138986628 and possibly even a surprise guest or two! As usual, this is an unscripted hangout so our hosts may suddenly veer off into any number of topics that can be helpful to you and your business. Be sure to *tune in and share your questions about the introduction of +Post ads and the surprise departure of Google+ head Vic Gundotra*. In the event that you missed any of our previous episodes: *1.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oCNFul1AVN0 *2.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XsxgHaoVces *3.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1ChapN6uB-E *4.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b3a4Sxgn7c8 *5.* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZA6_kx9HoGo #googleplusevents     #hangoutsonair     #postads     #vicgundotraIt's the End of Google+ As We Know It.... Or Not - Social Media Hangout #62014-04-27 21:00:00244  
Wade Harman19,472Relationship Marketing: Do We Benefit From Circle Shares? I would love to point you toward some of my favorite social media tools, the first being a Google Plus tool called +NOD3x get a tour here: http://goo.gl/hVniiZ The second being +PicMonkey where you can get a free month of Royale here! https://www.picmonkey.com/#promo/RELATIONSHIP This week @111552522175915203592 is joined by @118332593230195158666 and @118298229252974224674 to talk about circle sharing.  We will discuss if this is a viable option to build relationships and how the people coming in at the last minute are affected.   Circle sharing has been the topic of conversation with me for a while with various people, and I want to get to the bottom of it and ask if this really does work.  I've got my own experience in circle sharing that I want to divulge, and you may find it surprising!  Don't forget to circle the new G+ page @108827198716965466311 and would love to have you come join us over in the *Relationship Marketing* Community http://goo.gl/xmXdVNCircle Sharing: Do We Benefit From Relationships?2014-04-17 19:00:0061  
Lisa Engles5,978*Link to the program mentioned in this hangout www.hangoutsforvisionaryleaders.com/program* *Coaches, Authors and Speakers: Go From Ground Zero to Hangout Hero* Have you spent a lot of time, energy and money spinning your wheels, trying to spread your message and build your audience using social media marketing, but haven’t seen the results that you hoped for?  Do you feel disconnected from the very people you want to reach?  Well, you’re not alone.  In fact, most heart-centered entrepreneurs and visionary leaders that I talk to all say the same thing: " I feel disconnected from the people I want to reach"  and : “I don’t like using social media, but I know I’m supposed to.”  And less than a year ago, I was one of them. ​I was frustrated because there was something about social media that didn’t feel right to me.  I was very resistant to using it.  It felt useless to me because honestly, I was a small fish in a big pond of thousands of 'experts' who were using all types of tactics that felt pushy and in your face. If that's what I needed to do to get seen and get clients, then no thanks.  It's just not who I am. Then one day, I had an ‘ah-ha” moment.  I realized that the reason I was feeling so much resistance was because at the core of who I am and what I do as a coach, author and speaker is - connect and communicate. In that moment I saw how social media was actually putting a divide between me and ideal audience and was keeping me from getting noticed and ultimately, getting clients because there was a lack of authentic connection and communication.  Think about it, how much can you really connect with people when you’re limited posting a 140 characters, a link or an image?  The lack of authentic engagement was not only keeping me from effectively communicating my message, it was keeping me from connecting with my ideal audience and it was ultimately keeping me from making money doing what I love to do.  So I made it my goal to figure out how I could reach others with my message in a way that felt real and that created an opportunity for authentic connection.  And that’s when I decided to look into google hangouts on air.   Within 6 months of using hangouts on air (HOA) I was finally able to break the barriers between me and my ideal clients, get the support of influencers both in google plus and in my niche, establish my expertise and build a loyal following of people who want what I have to offer… all things I had been unsuccessful in accomplishing before. So, in this hangout I want to show you how you can have this type of success using hangouts as well.    #RonnieBincer  has been a big piece of my 'winning' equation, so he'll be joining us in this hangout where you'll: *Learn the 4 critical steps that will take you from ground zero to hangout hero (or shero)* *Discover how to use hangouts on air to connect and communicate with your ideal audience in real time so that you create trust and meaningful relationships* *Learn how usHangout Strategies for Visionary Leaders2014-04-14 20:00:0094  
Jim Shankle1,757John Brown University is pleased to Host @115620878851836664537 (and possibly a _"mystery guest"_ who might just pop in) for a unique HOA that adds to information David presented to a JBU MBA Marketing Strategies course last year. Additionally, David will discuss his new book _"Google+ Hangouts for Business"_ which he wrote in collaboration with @108210288375340023376, @114918475211209783081 and others.  This Friday & Saturday seminar on Entrepreneurialism will be taught by @108402756538374871470  and @117130452445930022312 (retired VP, People Division and Training at Walmart). Both are Adjunct Professors at JBU. Other speakers during this Seminar (in private sessions) include Donnie Smith, CEO and @100397511207083609950 Manager, Social Media & Online Communities at Tyson Foods and Terry Turpin, COO of Acumen Holdings. David will give his historical perspective regarding Social Business on the internet and where it is going as a result of the influence of Google Semantic Search. He (and later Friday afternoon in another HOA - https://plus.google.com/events/cn6vs30l287loeaalp03bkut1r0, @100948891249021511115 , @113055030863291439319 and @108210288375340023376) will discuss real-world, "life applications" for how individuals and Brands are increasingly utilizing G+ as a platform for all their Social Business initiatives - *JBU Seminar on Entrepreneurialism Presents "Hangouts, Helpouts, Hirls and Mobile Hangouts On Air"* Tune in. *LINKS:* _Event Page_ - https://plus.google.com/events/cetvvjacuf3106n5itbe7qvvpac _Youtube_ - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eEhA3iSlzq4David Amerland at JBU Seminar on Entrepreneurialism2014-04-11 18:00:0072  
Social Media Hangout5,409Join the owners and moderators of the Social Media communities on Google+ (Strategy, Professionals, Creative, and Discussions) as they introduce you to this brand new HOA series: Social Media Hangout! as well as the Social Media communities. 3:00 PM EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - NEW YORK TIME ZONE) This means: 7:00 PM GMT (Greenwich Mean Time) http://smhangout.com Featuring the likes of: @103008963082975341976  @107665939201638457855  @107022061436866576067  @113690073826160821557  @102572320061138442096  @117547081660023231214  @115516333681138986628  and more to come, keep an eye out for announcements this week! We just may sneak in a few surprises and gifts for viewers, so this is one HOA you definitely don't want to miss. Brought to you by @109836237376101025302, as well as our wonderful partners: @102987204232298235213 @115515796589038584989 @118277786822373935125 @102577254872201879750 @110898358562182430662 and @116266498226740184904 Social Media Hangout: Greetings and Salutations2014-03-09 20:00:00168  
The Hangout Helper285Come be a part of the first official day of SXSW with @112374836634096795698 & a live interview from the streets of Austin TX. Click *Read more...* One of our very first #MobileHOA  interviews of the festival will feature everyone's Google Plus favorite. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xiHqA4p06E Join in the conversation via comments... We'll also feature @104858643838035519891 and @108493275257625053433 in the filmstrip to start things off. @110581056743381299062 will work on the mobile broadcast with Guy & @108210288375340023376 so we can join in as soon as we are able. *Feel free to invite your friends & add comments/questions for Guy below.* Guy Kawasaki is the author of _APE, What the Plus!, Enchantment_, and nine other books. He is also the co-founder of www.Alltop.com an “online magazine rack” of popular topics on the web. Previously, he was the chief evangelist of Apple. Kawasaki has a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College. This Live HOA from the streets is one of many we will be doing all week long. *Because Guy is so special, he get's his own Event!* To keep up on all the other live action, *Check out the Event list below* for each day of the Interactive portion of #SXSW2014  where #SXSWmobileHOA  will be taking place. The 'control room' will be managed by various members of *The Hangout Mastery* community... _signup to keep up bit.ly/HangoutMastery ._ Day 1 (Friday, March 7, 2014) http://goo.gl/MeLO9F Day 2 (Saturday, March 8, 2014) http://goo.gl/KVEpd7 Day 3 (Sunday, March 9, 2014) http://goo.gl/Q9c99F Day 4 (Monday, March 10, 2014) http://goo.gl/cmb6kg Day 5 (Tuesday, March 11, 2014) http://goo.gl/syEZ1g#SXSWmobileHOA Guy Kawasaki Interview Live from Austin2014-03-07 16:45:00115  
Chef Dennis Littley788,713*Mobile Users* : http://youtu.be/zeow4K-6NR8 Join me and my Co-host @108641528210325220263  as we discuss *Google Local* and how to use it to your advantage on the 12th episode of The Bloggers Guide to Using Google+ Effectively Every Monday  for thirty minutes we will focus on a different aspect of Google+  offering guidance and  answering questions.    If you have questions please leave them in the Comment Bar of this event  before the start of the show and we will do our best our best to answer them. The goal of our series is to help everyone understand how Google+ works and what they need to do to become successful on G+.  Once G+ begins to make sense to you, you'll be able to enjoy your time on the plus, making new friends, engaging in communities and seeing some pretty amazing search engine results.  While our series will be focused on Bloggers everyone is welcome and we hope to see all of you with your questions-    You can also join us at the G+ Food Bloggers Community - http://goo.gl/IEKmsV  where we discuss all the issues that Bloggers have as well as sharing best practices. All of our previous episodes are on Youtube  http://goo.gl/3iukbR Monday March 3rd @ 1 PM EST/12 PM CST/11 AM MST/10 AM PST #googleplustips   #bloggers   #Gplusfoodbloggers  The Bloggers Guide to Using Google+ Effectively - Google Local2014-03-03 19:00:0065  
Future of StoryTelling551,770On Wednesday, 2/26, we're hanging out with Scott Snibbe, media artist, filmmmaker, entrepreneur, and self-proclaimed "designer of useless programs".  Known for breakthrough iOS music applications like Bjork's "Biophilia" and Philip Glass' "REWORK_", Snibbe is literally shaping the future of music before our eyes. This week we'll also be joined by musicians @116323800024582462500  of OK Go, and the Google Plus Sensation @100974258168375166691.  Submit your questions to our panel of experts in realtime, right here on Google Plus.  The conversation will explore how interactive design is revolutionizing the way we consume. Snibbe's work transforms music into a participatory experience that can impact an audience's social, emotional, and physical behavior. We'll talk about how technology can empower people to participate in music, and ultimately contribute to the story it relays. Submit your questions to our panel of experts in realtime, right here on Google Plus.  Snibbe’s artwork is in the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Modern Art. His large-scale interactive projects have been incorporated into concert tours, the Olympics, science museums, airports, and other major public spaces and events. In the 1990s, he was one of the co-developers of the special effects software, Adobe After Effects. Virtual Roundtables feature a different FoST speaker every Wednesday at 12:30pm EST, as part of an ongoing weekly series. Check out the full line-up of speakers and topics on our website here: http://futureofstorytelling.org/fost-virtual-roundtables/Virtual Roundtable: Scott Snibbe, Artist and Researcher in Interactivity2014-02-26 18:30:0077  
martin shervington1,134,808*Who wants to join me as I interview Jay Baer about his New York Times best selling business book?* We will be talking about the attitude/culture/approach of 'helping', including how Jay finds the culture on Google+; where he thinks we should be putting our attention right now, and where it is going in the future. Whether you are a business or an individual looking at your own approach, this should be a lot of fun and give you new insights too! *What is 'Youtility' all about?* Jay says..."The difference between helping and selling is just two letters. But those two letters are critically important to your company’s success. You’re not competing for attention only against other, similar products. You’re competing for attention against everything. To win in this hyper-competitive environment, you must ask “How can we help?” If you sell something, you make a customer today, but if you genuinely help someone, you create a customer for life. This is Youtility." Sound good? See you then!An interview with Jay Baer about his book 'YouTility"!2014-02-25 20:00:0076  
Ronnie Bincer111,161*Introducing the New and Improved Circloscope* On Monday, February 17th, @108210288375340023376 and @117778937939543425499 will be joined by @112472587150551442541 of @109096245971703802400. Craig is a former product manager for Microsoft and now a co-founder at @109096245971703802400 along with @117778937939543425499 and @115932955064831083806. Circloscope is in the final phases of redevelopment; Christine and Craig will give us a sneak peek of Circloscope's new features, will tell you how it can be used to help you *identify engagers and influencers in your area of interest*, and will discuss the _*importance of circle management*_ so you can filter through the noise and focus in on the conversations that really matter to you. *Helpful articles on Using/Getting the most out of the current version of Circloscope:* *Circloscope A to Z* by the developer @115932955064831083806  https://plus.google.com/u/0/+EhsanAhmadiGharacheh/posts/MQznXkSJbAR *Circloscope Recipes* by @114918475211209783081  http://www.plusyourbusiness.com/circloscope-recipe-list/ *Introduction to Circloscope* by @100172216890994354180   https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/ceijk9piqlmiv3ffkkgdi7nuqo4 Christine & Ronnie launched *Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques* aka #TNTBootcamp to an audience of over 300 who were eager to learn to identify and engage with key influencers on Google Plus and to understand how to "get on the radar" themselves. Click here to watch the first episode in the series and to read the recaps put together by several of the audience members:http://bit.ly/MhiA4x _Upcoming Shows in the Series_ *Monday, February 17th* -www.circloscope.com @112472587150551442541, former Product Development Manager at Microsoft and now a partner at @109096245971703802400, discusses how @109096245971703802400 is being used to identify engagers on Google+ and will provide a sneak peak at the new features that will be released in the new version of the tool. *Monday, March 3rd* -www.steadydemand.com/tool/ @102572320061138442096 from @116266498226740184904 discusses how Steady Demand's Pro Tool provides special engagement tools for both Profiles and Pages including some unique alert features and a scoring system to measure post quality and social signals to post ratio. It can be used to identify top engagers on your pages' posts as well analyze competitors' engagement and posts. Learn how to increase engagement by improving the quality of your posts and to gauge the impact of your SEO and social efforts over a given time period. *Monday, March 17th* -http://www.NOD3x.com Dive into data mining with @100034828195835575273 from @108883357423682942734 to learn how this powerful tool can be used to identify influencers across Google+, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube based on keywords and hashtags and how Klout, Kred and PeerIndex are being used along with NOD3x to measure influence. _*Previous Episodes*_ First, Series Kickoff Overview: http://bit.ly/MhiA4x Second, @11148754#TNTBootcamp - Influence Marketing Tools N' Techniques - Circloscope2014-02-17 20:30:00178  
Chef Dennis Littley788,713Mobile Use this Link: http://youtu.be/OATc03mlDks Join me and my Co-host @108641528210325220263  with are very special guest @115620878851836664537  as we tackle the topic of *Semantic Search*  on the 10th episode of *The Bloggers Guide to Using Google+ Effectively* And who better to learn it from then the Author of Google Semantic Search himself.   Every Monday  for thirty minutes we will focus on a different aspect of Google+  offering guidance and  answering questions.    If you have questions please leave them in the Comment Bar of this event  before the start of the show and we will do our best our best to answer them. The goal of our series is to help everyone understand how Google+ works and what they need to do to become successful on G+.  Once G+ begins to make sense to you, you'll be able to enjoy your time on the plus, making new friends, engaging in communities and seeing some pretty amazing search engine results.  While our series will be focused on Bloggers everyone is welcome and we hope to see all of you with your questions-    You can also join us at the G+ Food Bloggers Community - http://goo.gl/IEKmsV  where we discuss all the issues that Bloggers have as well as sharing best practices. All of our previous episodes are on Youtube  http://goo.gl/3iukbR Monday February 1th @ 1 PM EST/12 PM CST/11 AM MST/10 AM PST #googleplustips   #bloggers   #Gplusfoodbloggers  The Bloggers Guide to Using Google+ Effectively - Semantic Search with David Amerland2014-02-17 19:00:00145  
Daria Musk3,679,675*BE MY VALENTINE!* Announcing the "Lonely Hearts Club Hangout Concert"! This Saturday, Feb 15th will you be my valentine? You're the ones I love so let's celebrate together! I'll bring the songs, you bring you. ❤ *HOW TO ATTEND* You are cordially invited to watch and most importantly _join_ my "Lonely Hearts Club Band" by Hanging Out with me for this special love-themed Concert! ❤ *RSVP YES & COMMENT HERE TO TELL ME IF YOU WANT TO JOIN THE HANGOUT WITH ME!*  I'll add you to a special circle that will be invited to join the windows in the Hangout during the show. As always I'll rotate the seats and sing as long as it takes to see you! We'll date, face-to-face all night if we have to ;) *DAY + TIME* I know real v-day is on Friday, so I thought holding our global-date-night on Saturday instead would make it even more inclusive and awesome! Even if you've got romantic plans (ahem not me haha) we can all team up into one big "Lonely Heart's Club Band" on Saturday! (Sunday for you Kiwis and Aussies, ;) *WHAT TO EXPECT* We can eat chocolates and toast to love in all it's forms! We can sing and shout and laugh and leave no-date-behind! You can bring your loves (even if they're pets, or or kids, or friends or fiancés) or come solo and be my date! I prefer roses and tulips thank you ;) *SHARE THE LOVE* Share the love and share this with anyone and everyone you want to celebrate with and remember to tell you love them too!  So bring on the lovebirds and lonely hearts worldwide! Get ready to be loved! See you on Saturday!  *XO, Daria*Daria's Lonely Hearts Club ❤ Hangout Concert!2014-02-16 00:00:00291  
Kevin Kelly545,668Kevin Kelly converses with urban homesteader Lloyd Kahn about new cool tools.Lloyd Kahn and Kevin Kelly on Cool Tools2014-02-13 02:00:0083  
martin shervington1,134,808I am delighted to be interviewing @104858643838035519891 @108493275257625053433 and @111798765849955344981. And here is the plan... I am going to ask every question about social that I can think of, but I need you help. What would you like to know? What are the gaps you need to be filled? How about cross platform posting? Tools they use? This is going to be a great opportunity to look at Google+, alongside Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook and beyond. Can't wait. It is going to be a lot of fun too.Interview with three of the very best in Social Media!2014-02-11 20:00:00119  
martin shervington1,134,808*Google Plus for Individuals and Business!* _Including launch of the free 'Quickstarter' courses..._ There have been so many changes in the Plus over the past few months, and as such we wanted to get together to re-launch the website, tell you about some of the resources and pick up on some of your questions as well. So get yourself ready and see you on Monday!The PYB team talk about some amazing, free resources available for Google+!2014-02-10 21:00:00116  
Eric Enge22,744In this week's #DMEShow  I will be joined by Google's @107562852116793589182 and @104048500804447341038: 1. Getting Started Strong on Google Plus (for brand pages) 2. +Post ads what to expect, and how to use them 3. How to Run a Great Hangout The live YouTube link will be here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gHyg7LPb0vA  This should be a fantastic event!  We will share the live YouTube link here just before show time.  The event will be live at 3 PM ET (Boston time). Please feel free to share the event or invite others!Google Plus Tips From the Google Plus Team!2014-02-06 21:00:00261  
The White House2,950,671Join President Obama as he "travels" across the country in a virtual whistle-stop tour. The President will join Google+ Hangouts with people across the United States and talk with Americans about the issues laid out in his speech. RSVP now to watch the live Hangout on Friday, January 31. Watch the full video of the State of the Union and learn more about all the ways you can engage with us at http://WhiteHouse.gov/SOTU. #POTUSRoadTripA Virtual Road Trip with President Obama2014-01-31 20:00:0013490  
Men's Health699,536Stay on track in 2014 with healthy eating and nutrition tips from our panel of experts. TOPICS OF DISCUSSION: -Tips for maintaining flavor while eating healthy -Cooking demo -How to incorporate fruits and vegetables during the winter months PARTICIPANTS: -Paul Kita, Men’s Health Senior Associate Editor -Cheryl Forberg, Nutritionist and Chef -David McInerney, Co-Founder, Fresh Direct -Christopher Mohr, Ph.D, RDHealthy Cooking & Nutrition Tips2014-01-28 19:00:00154  
Ronnie Bincer111,161Join us for the #KraftyCooking Live HOA. If on mobile watch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cA9zva5bRnU This is a follow up to our blog post http://www.plusyourbusiness.com/use-google-hangouts-krafty-cooking/ which contains video interviews of all the chefs on the panel. We’ll be talking about how these Chefs have used Hangouts and Hangouts on Air along with their culinary skills to help people learn the joys of cooking. The event info above shows your local time, but as a reference we start at 1pm EST (New York) on 8-Jan-2014. We will likely go into some behind the scenes stories as well as how they incorporate some of their own childhood food experiences into their online cooking endeavors. All tied into how they have been Krafty in their Cooking showmanship! Please invite others to this event to watch and interact with the live show or to view afterwards and help us spread the word on how Google Plus and #KraftyCooking ideas are an incredible combination. === === #KraftyCooking #GooglePlusMarketing #HangoutsWithFood#KraftyCooking and 5 Chefs’ Stories Live and Uncensored2014-01-08 19:00:00247  
Ronnie Bincer111,161*So Many Ways to use Hangouts on Air - Where do I start?* If that is your question, then watch this live HOA recording to get some answers. We discussed the options and gave tips on what your best choices will be moving forward. *Invite others to come, and leave questions in the comments.* If you want the latest info and guidance on what really matters, join in with the members at bit.ly/HangoutMastery - this live show will give you a taste of the training/help Hangout Mastery members have been getting for a while now. As a Reference post on the New Scheduled HOA Event tool, check out my recent post on that here: http://goo.gl/0CY0Ba We'll also address the fact that we now have the ability to do *Limited Broadcasts* via _*Private HOAs*_ - Real ones, not the kind you have to try to fake out the system. This means that every business/person has their own *Private Broadcasting Channel*... Your own Private TV Channel... ground breaking stuff - For Free! _The key is to know how to use the stuff properly_... this session will get you started. If you have not watched my Hangouts Tutorial video re. Being a Great Hangout / HOA Guest check it out here: http://goo.gl/pEqRJP === === #HOAtips   #HOAbroadcasting   #HangotusOnAir   #ScheduledHOA   #PrivateHOA   #GooglePlusTips   #EventsTips   _Keep up with Hangouts via bit.ly/HangoutMastery ..._So Many Ways to use Hangouts on Air - where do I start?2013-12-17 21:00:00390  
Google Plus Week TV Show485Troll Time Weekly returns this Friday when we welcome another batch of YouTube trolls to Google Plus Week. (Not to mention a special guest! Which means we'll actually be starting on time!)  We'll also be looking at the new profile layout for Google+, the problems with the new Android client, and much much more! Join us Friday, with your comments on YouTube live, as we wrap up another Google Plus Week!Google Plus Week - 15 Nov 20132013-11-16 02:30:0018  
Mia Voss35,383This week we bust out a Weekend Edition for you! +Dustin W. Stout, +Michael Q Todd & +Ileane Smith will join us as we chat all things online & Social Media. Grab your cup of coffee and stay in your PJ's and bring your questions & comments. These three are *POWERHOUSES of Info* and you don't want to miss it!   Saturday, November 9th 9:30amPST/10:30amMSt/11:30amCST/12:30pmEST Find your time zone!  http://bit.ly/18QhHTy How & where to watch: - Google Events: You can watch, comment & ask questions right here on this event - YouTube:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grTWzAGFvlY - Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/TheMiaConnect - TweetHappy? Follow us at https://twitter.com/TheMiaConnect and use hashtag #BatCrapCrazy           Join the #SocialMediaPowerchat  Community for updates! *http://bit.ly/HwmLXI* Can't make the show? Not to worry - you can catch the Youtube replay right here on the event or at http://themiaconnect.com/episodes/ #BatCrapCrazy    | #GetYourLearnOn    Social Media Power Chat - Weekend Edition with Dustin Stout, Michael Q. Todd & Ileane Smith2013-11-09 18:30:00236  
Jim Shankle1,757It's always a pleasure hearing +David Amerland discuss _*"The GSS/G+ Connection"*_ because it's a subject area with many facets. For mobile viewers click on this YouTube Link - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S76tXQ5qZ30  The time for the Event is translated to your local time zone. As a reference, it starts at 7:30 PM ET. _Google Semantic Search_ and its direct connection to, and support by, Google+ (what I am starting to call _"The GSS/G+ Connection"_) is remarkably deep and important. Yet David explains it with such simplicity, ease, and freshness that it's very understandable and enjoyable no matter your level of experience. Unquestionably, there is a wealth of material in this subject matter which means David will never be over-exposed or fail to peel back yet another layer of this *very large* onion every time he appears in an HOA. Thursday night he is joining my _MBA Marketing Strategies_ class at John Brown University (Rogers Center in Northwest Arkansas) via Google Hangouts On Air. David will explain _The GSS/G+ Connection_ from an MBA's and marketer's perspective. He will also introduce some unique "life applications" that should be pursued as an extension of the emerging power of GSS and Google+. Our session will start at 6:30 PM CST for those interested in seeing Marketing Strategies examined from David's unique perspective. *Two facts backing my conclusion that David has struck a deep vein...* 1) He had 22,000 Followers when I started communicating with him 5-6 weeks ago. Today his Followers number over 150,000, and 2) His game-changing book _Google Semantic Search_ - 230 pages (including an extensive Bibliography for those who want to explore the subject even further) that mines (as David calls it) a "semantically dense" subject. Proof that GSS/G+ is a critically important subject for MBA students (everyone really) was on display last week. Friday for an enjoyable and fast-paced hour, David, +Mark Traphagen  +Ronnie Bincer   (aka "The Hangout Helper") and +martin shervington  discussed how Google+ is changing behavior on the internet - to the better - https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c0n7nndld5gebbjat1of0dhb124  Even after a full hour, there were many unaddressed questions - reflecting that the session could have continued for the rest of the day. Based on the enjoyable chemistry of these four professionals, most their large audience probably would not have left them had it continued. Come join us Thursday night to continue the discussion. #mktgmba  MBA Marketing Strategies - David Amerland Explores "The GSS/G+ Connection" at John Brown University2013-11-08 01:30:0064  
Simon's Cat122,257Join Simon Tofield the creator of Simon’s Cat and his team as they explain the work that goes into making their hugely popular animated films. They'll give drawing and animation demonstrations as well as showing some of their recent work, giving rare insights into the making of a 400 million views internet phenomenon. Come early as seating is limited. Register before arrival.   Apple Store, Regent Street, London UK Wednesday 30 October 7:00pm - 8pm   For more information and to reserve a place http://www.apple.com/uk/retail/regentstreet/ The Bumper Book of Simon's Cat is available on the iBookstore* https://itunes.apple.com/gb/book/bumper-book-simons-cat-enhanced/id714024668   *UK link. Please check your regional iBookstore for which Simon's Cat titles are available to you.Special Event - Simon's Cat2013-10-30 19:00:0016  
Google+10,568,049The Google+ team will be sharing a few updates. RSVP to this event to watch the broadcast live.A Morning with Google+2013-10-29 17:30:0033847  
Google Plus Week TV Show485Great show planned for tonight! Hope you can join us! Don't you wish you had bought Google stock yesterday??? WOW!!Google Plus Week 10/18/20132013-10-19 02:30:0028  
martin shervington1,134,808We plan to cover as much of the following as we can in an hour: Want to watch on a mobile? http://youtu.be/WeCZ-Z9us7M How to properly Create a HOA Event Use the "Details" area of the Event to achieve your goals Properly Invite people and communities to the Event Encourage Event Comments and Sharing of the Event Before the show Send out Reminders to Guest based on Attendance Status Connect the HOA Video feed to the Event (making is a HOA Event) Use Hangout Toolbox v.2 to self identify and Guide the Focus of the Show Utilize the Event Comments as part of the show Bring Comments on screen with Comment Tracker stand-alone App Save Comments for later review Engage After the Event Identify people via comments that fit your target audience Engage with them in comments, add to circles Invite to future events, via circles Invite to future events and Event’s Message Options Repeat to build valuable relationships using HOA Events Why are we doing all this for free? This is a promotion for Ronnie's Hangout Helper Mastery programme which you may like to know I've joined myself as a paying member as I need to keep up my skills too. And no, I am not on commission :) See you then!How to build valuable relationships using HOA events!2013-10-11 18:00:00353  
martin shervington1,134,808When it comes intelligence, let's face it, Moms know their stuff. And none more so than Kimberley Blaine - my guest for a show this coming Sunday! We decided we would get together and be intelligently social for around 30 minutes.  "What will you get if you 'tune in'?" I hear you cry. Well, Kimberley is the the executive producer of mental health webseries, www.TheGoToMom.TV and a very positive and uplifting influence in the Plus - with a good sense of humor too (I missed the 'u' out to make my American friends feel comfortable!). So it should be really fun one! See you then, MartinHow Social Intelligence Influences Your Social Media!2013-09-22 18:00:0037  
Ronnie Bincer111,161*Learn about the New HOA Q&A App - bring more interaction to HOAs* Hangouts on Air can be very interactive - It is like "Yelling at the TV" and _The TV can answer back_ to paraphrase a friend. This new Q&A app adds another element to the back and forth conversation with Hangouts on Air. As noted in the intro video, this live session *will use the Q&A app to address your questions* and *will NOT likely use the comments you might enter in the Event*. Here is the link to the Referenced intro video so you can watch it after the Q&A interface auto-replaces the video in the event: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzusNaJ5E0U This Event's start time will translate into your local time (unless you are on mobile) - as a reference point, the start time is 9am PT/12pm ET. We will not only discuss how people are using this Q&A app but will likely *compare this method of interaction* with prior methods and *rate the pros and cons of each.* Please invite others and/or share this Event with others that may be interested in the new Q&A app for Hangouts on Air. *Bring your Questions!* Here is a reference post for the official help guide re. the Q&A App: http://goo.gl/BRYkSM and this is a link to my last Event test using the same Q&A App: http://goo.gl/17i4yp Learn even more about Hangouts and HOAs here bit.ly/HangoutMastery - - -  #HOAtips   #QandAapp   #QuestionsApp   #GooglePlusTips   #TheHangoutHelper   #HangoutMastery  Questions and Answers re. the Q&A app - live HOA discussion2013-09-18 18:00:00114  
Bradford Lowry7,190Join FitnessHOA and an amazing panel of Fitness Entrepreneurs as we  learn  how to grow our fitness authority and influence online.  Joining us as our guest professor for this Master Class is Internet Marketing & Google Plus Expert @107022061436866576067. The topics on the board for discussion include, but are not limited too: *What is Authorship and why is it important?* *Social Media - building my authority and influence online* *Online Marketing - Pro Tips* *Search Engine Optimization - Best Practices* *Content & Engagement*  Our Panel: _Online Marketing Experts and Fitness Entrepreneurs_ @110741717824031340056 - Social Media Strategist for Zephyr Adventures  @107720541281412618494 - Creator of @107175550805465406250  @108086887435909989445 - Fitness Guru and SEO expert  (200,000+ Google Plus followers) @104249817935941630977 - Marketing Solutions Expert with StrategicMarketingEDU.com  @105250836780181048166 - Physical Therapist and owner of Bauer Physical Therapy  @105775546175909363163 - Creator of FitnessHOA and founder of Plethora LLC. @115359388793696390635 - Co-Founder of Fitness & Nutrition Community Fitness: Online Marketing Master Class featuring Mark Traphagen2013-09-14 17:00:0021  
Google Plus Week TV Show485Hey, let us never say you don't get invited to all the cool parties! But in case you don't, you can join us every Friday night as we talk about the hottest happenings on the worlds coolest social network - Google+! This week, we'll be taking a look at new ways of getting your Blogger posts into Google+, getting your Google+ posts out onto your web page, and other new features. Secretary of State Kerry will be in a Hangout - we'll share your thoughts about it and anything else you've seen on Google+ as we take your comments via YouTube live and this Event! #gpw20130913  Google Plus WEEK!2013-09-14 02:30:0035  
Ronnie Bincer111,161*Learn how to make Google Drive Presentations for Google Plus* This live HOA Discussion will walk you through the process of making Google Drive Presentations that can be easily posted in Google Plus and be used as part of your Hangout On Air presentations. @107290419352782290509 is our featured guest. Those watching on Mobile use this YouTube Link: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a9puOREqyzU The live show will be visible just to the left... when you see a Play Arrow in a video player, Click on the Play Arrow to watch. Mobile viewers will be given a YouTube Link to use just before showtime. Feel free to invite others to this event. And leave questions/comments for us to address as part of the show. - - -  #HOAtips   #GoogleDrive   #PresentationTips   #GooglePlusTips  Making Google Drive Presentations for Google+2013-09-09 19:00:00147  
MasterChef1,789,998MASTERCHEF Fans! Want a chance to cook alongside your favorite finalists in a first-of-its-kind cooking series? Now you can! MasterChef will be streaming its live Cookalong via Google+ Hangouts. On each one-hour “Cookalong,” up to four fans will cook and interact with a Season Four MASTERCHEF finalist in real time as he/she prepares a favorite summer dish.  The next “Cookalong” takes place on Tuesday, September 3 at 7:00 PM ET with MASTERCHEF finalist Jessie Lysiak. Jessie will be making Shrimp and Grit Cakes with Sweet Tomato Relish and Spring Vegetable Salad. The cookalongs will stream live at 7:00 PM ET on the MASTERCHEF Google+ page (https://plus.google.com/+masterchef/posts), as well as on FOX’s YouTube Channel, (http://www.youtube.com/FOX), where the cookalongs will also be available for playback. The “Cookalong” series will be moderated by Laura Vitale, creator of “Laura in the Kitchen” (YouTube). You can watch all previous cookalongs here: http://fox.tv/MCcookalongs Don't miss all-new episodes of MASTERCHEF on Wednesdays at 9/8c, on FOX! MasterChef TM & © 2013 Reveille Independent, LLC. All Rights Reserved.MASTERCHEF COOKALONG w/ Jessie Lysiak2013-09-04 01:00:001513  
Dustin W. Stout50,558It's time again for a collective group of bloggers to come together, Hangout, and challenge each other to be better than ever at online publishing!  The last blogging challenge was a *huge* success - dustn.tv/blogging-challenge-001- and the general consensus was, _we need to do this again!_ So join us this Saturday for the second edition of the dustn.tv blogging challenge! We'll go live on the event page via Hangouts On Air and you'll be able to follow along with us even though you aren't in the video with us. If you show up late-- no problem! You can always rewind the video *in real time!* And feel free to ask questions in the comments section of the event page.  See you soon!Blogging Challenge2013-08-31 18:00:0017  
Google Australia188,843Join us for a special Doodle 4 Google explorer Hangout On Air and hear Project Loon engineer +Anton Staaf talk about exploring big ideas and a behind the scenes look at +Project Loon with students from Roydvale Primary School in Christchurch. #projectloon #loon #balloonpoweredinternetDoodle 4 Google Explorer Series: HOA with Project Loon's Anton Staaf2013-08-27 12:00:00423  
Google Plus Week TV Show485Back in April, we discussed if Google VP, and occasional special guest on Google Plus Week, +Vic Gundotra would make a good replacement for Microsoft CEO Steve Balmer. Tonight, with the official announcement from Balmer that he will retire within a year, we'll be revisiting that topic. We'll also be looking at the latest changes in our favorite social layer and across the Google product line, as well as take your questions and comments. All this, and more, as the sun sets on another Google Plus Week! #gpw20130823  Google Plus WEEK!2013-08-24 02:30:0037  
Ronnie Bincer111,161Join +Ronnie Bincer The Hangout Helper and 3 featured guests: @107022061436866576067 @114918475211209783081 & @107431520081154066675 for a Live Q & A session about Google Plus Hangouts and Hangouts on Air. Mobile Viewers can watch via this link on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P493WsQm1mQ Those interested in the Hangout Mastery membership, click this link to learn more: www.TheHangoutHelper.com/members I've had many requests to do a Public Q & A session regarding how to best use Google Plus Hangouts and Hangouts on Air (HOA). Here is your chance to ask and get answers to your most pressing questions/concerns. Please leave your questions (make them short if possible) in the comments of this event. We'll try to get to as many as we can in our 45 min. time-frame. *Feel free to invite others here to the Event...* More Special Links and help info will be added after we go live... see you soon! - - -  #HOAtips   #HangoutsOnAir   #GooglePlusTips   #HVCtips   #HangoutsTips   #GooglePlusHangouts   #SocialMediaMarketing   #TheHangoutHelper   #EventsTips  Google+ Hangouts - Live Questions and Answers event2013-08-21 18:00:43185  
Google Plus Week TV Show485Lots of updates to Google+ this week, and we'll be exploring what they mean for this platform we love and loathe. A new Android app, photo integration with Google Drive, and a new API that lets programs write to your stream (with some caveats). Our panelists will be sharing their thoughts, and we welcome yours as well via YouTube or the comments on this event. This will be a great way to wrap your head around all the changes, not to mention wrapping up an awesome Google Plus Week! #gpw20130816  Google Plus WEEK!2013-08-17 02:30:0047  
Google Plus Week TV Show485We have an exciting show planned for this week. We will be joined by the dazzling +Natalie Villalobos - Google+ Community Manager. She'll be explaining what a CM does, fielding your questions live, and will reveal what cool features we can expect next! (Well... probably not the last one.) So join us via YouTube, Google+ comments, and Hangout Questions as we wrap up another awesome Google Plus Week! #gpw20130809Google Plus WEEK!2013-08-10 02:30:0070  
Ronnie Bincer111,161With the new availability of YouTube Live Events, many people want to know how they compare to Google+ Hangouts on Air. We'll tell you here! The video of the live show is visible on the left, click it to watch. MOBILE VIEWERS watch here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SRTsWhNhTW4 _Here is a Special Link I'll reference in the show: www.TheHangoutHelper.com/members ..._ We'll talk about how YouTube Live and HOA are similar and how they differ. My featured guest will be @113251903012045208366 the owner of the *YouTube Live Streaming Community* here on Google+ http://goo.gl/XDXYjP YouTube lowered the bar to only needing 100 subscribers to let us use YouTube Live Events... I bet you're curious so we'll do our best to let you know what's up. Leave questions in the comments before, during and after the live show. *Feel free to invite others to come*, and read up on Live Events here: *BONUS POST* -Recording Private Hangouts with YouTube (using YouTube Live Event tricks)-: http://goo.gl/Sb45My {{Edit: this no longer works}} YouTube Live Streaming Guide: https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2474026?hl=en Video Help from YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/ytliveops Overview of YouTube Live offered by +Moritz Tolxdorff http://goo.gl/3628Et - - -  #YouTubeLive   #LiveEvents   #HOAtips   #HangoutsOnAir   #YouTubeLiveEvents   #LiveBroadcasting   #VideoMarketingTips   #YouTubeTips   #GooglePlusTips  YouTube Live Events vs. Hangouts on Air - similarities & differences2013-08-08 18:00:00513  
Google Plus Week TV Show485Another Google Plus WEEK! And what a week it has been! Were you one of the hundreds of thousands who rushed to get their Chromecast device? We'll swap stories and talk about Google's strategy with this new hardware - more than just another Q! We'll  be taking your thoughts on this, via Google+, YouTube, and the Questions app. So join us for another wild Google Plus Week! (Think you got this notice twice? Nah... just an illusion... trust us...) #gpw20130726Google Plus WEEK!2013-07-27 02:30:0035  
Scott Lewis331,168Have you ever wondered what it's like to give a TEDx talk? How about working at M.I.T.? What sort of excitement comes with working on a project that allows people from across the globe to map neurons through a video game? Come find out when +Buddhini Samarasinghe and +Scott Lewis interview +Amy Robinson! Buddhini and Scott will be together in San Diego hosting this special Google+ Hangout On Air interview with Amy from +Sebastian Seung's computational neuroscience lab at MIT.  This Hangout On Air will be broadcast live and recorded to YouTube. If you have any questions or comments for Amy or the hosts, please feel free to leave them here on the event page, through the live Google+ shares, via YouTube or on Twitter using the hashtag #ktcHangout .  Buddhini's Twitter:@DrHalfPintBuddy Scott's Twitter:@BaldAstronomer Amy's Twitter:@AmyLeeRobinson #HangoutsOnAir   #ScienceSunday   #ScienceEveryday   #CitizenScience   #TEDx   #OpenScience   #WomenInSTEM   #ktc20130616   #Science   #STEM   #Neuroscience   #MIT  Interview with Amy Robinson | ktc2013-06-16 23:00:0056  
Life at Google2,408,797Excited about Google I/O 2013 next week? Even if you weren't able to get tickets to the live event in San Francisco, you can still experience all of the proceedings via  *Google I/O Extended.* Hosted by our Google Developer Groups, Student Ambassadors, and local developers, I/O Extended lets you watch all of the sessions from a remote location. Part viewing experience and part community building, I/O Extended programming includes everything from live streaming of the event content to local developer demos, hackathons, and speaker sessions. RSVP here and visit the I/O Extended site to find a viewing session in your area, or set up your own: http://goo.gl/yG01oGoogle I/O Extended 20132013-05-15 18:00:00619  
Euro Maestro96,170Live Hangout on Air ShowExplore Google Glass with Euro Maestro - Live2013-05-09 21:00:0083  
After Earth360,259Join us Tuesday, April 23rd at 9am PST for a special Google+ Hangout for After Earth! The After Earth Day Google+ Hangout will be moderated by futurist +Ray Kurzweil, Google's director of engineering. Joining Kurzweil will be Elon Musk, the founder of SpaceX and the co-founder of Tesla Motors and PayPal; the environmental advocate, explorer and filmmaker +Alexandra Cousteau, granddaughter of Jacques-Yves Cousteau; NASA astronaut +Sunita Williams, an Indian American astronaut and a United States Navy officer who holds the record for longest space flight by a woman; and Jaden Smith and Will Smith, the stars of After Earth. On the literal day after Earth Day, they will discuss the future that awaits the human race on Planet Earth, in the context of the overall themes of the action-adventure. After Earth will inspire a conversation focusing on the important questions we face about the present state of the planet, the future, and the environment. The participants will also explore the interaction of technology development, space travel, and ecological preservation.Will and Jaden's After Earth Day Hangout2013-04-23 18:00:001855  
martin shervington1,134,808In this interview with the brightest chap on the subject, I ad going to be asking every question I've wanted to ask Mark for months! We should all get the most understanding on this whole subject area in a rapid fire, energetic and dense 30-40 minute session. Content will include... What is ‘authorship’? How do you set authorship up? (G+ account, website, publishers) What is the benefit of setting it up? Can a business Page have authorship? What is ‘rel publisher’ all about? What is PageRank? (simple version!) Is this all about ‘relevance’? How do the people you to whom you are connected matter now? What advice would you give to: a) an individual, and  b) a business to get it all set up! See you all there :DJust about everything you need to know about 'authorship', 'author rank' and 'social SEO', with Mark Traphagen2013-03-30 18:00:0093  
ARTISTS IN THE PLUS1,972,809"In The Spotlight!" is the Hangouts On Air interview series from @103083353388507768122 bringing you closer than ever before to your favorite Artists. This new series will introduce you not only to the Artist's work, but their journey in the music industry, and their lives outside of music. On Saturday February 9th we talk to @106041114769512924179! Join us as we discuss her journey in the music industry, and learn more about @115923573643670883559, and Rachel's solo experience. The On Air Event can be viewed here on the Event page or on YouTube at goo.gl/qS77Z also. "In The Spotlight!" Rachel Koller2013-02-09 22:00:0090  
Ronnie Bincer111,161*Watch the 6th in the series about Google Plus Communities (GPC)* _Google Plus Community Check-up_ Special Guest: +Fraser Cain - author of the GPC 30-day challenge. Listen and watch as Fraser, +Jesse Wojdylo +Nikol Murphy +Ronnie Bincer discuss the ups and downs of this 2 month-old Topic Based Community tool for Google Plus. *Feel Free to Share this Event with others to help them get up to speed!* Do you primarily post inside your GPC now? How do you like the interaction in your GPC? Do you have suggestions for changes? These and other topics will be quickly discussed... 30 min. show is the plan. *_Scroll Down for more info..._* *Leave Questions to Cover in the comments.* The video up top is the recording of the Live HOA Video. Fraser's 30-day Challenge: http://goo.gl/rDWHd & the 30-day wrap-up post: http://goo.gl/jKMDb Find all the previous discussions in this YouTube playlist: http://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLh2TCfgo3UtvWhn9rV0qox1Vj2KHykLl1 or if you prefer check them out here... To get ready, you can *watch part 1 here:* http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QIvlKooab-c *watch part 2* via this link here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P1PWWSrnzhA  *watch part 3* via this link here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ica-tWpmSnY *watch part 4* via this link here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wrQEgBE8Xcg *watch part 5* via this link here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fEkKTx0KgIo *watch part 6* via this link here (this one): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gUwocBZfs3o Tell your friends, come join in the discussion as we will try to bring in some of the comments from the stream into the live show. *Feel free to share this event and invite others to join in!* - - -  #communitytips   #googlepluscommunities   #communities   #onairdiscussions   #community   #GPC   #GPCtips   - - - Google+ Communities - What we know after 2 Months2013-02-06 21:00:25147  
Google TV382,635Join us at 3:30pm PST TODAY for a #GoogleTV  hangout to discuss Voice Search.  Send us your question ahead of time to see them answered live and on air. If you would like to attend, leave your name in the stream below.Voice Search Hangout2012-11-30 00:30:00267  
ARTISTS IN THE PLUS1,972,809"In The Spotlight!" is the new Hangouts On Air interview series from @103083353388507768122 bringing you closer than ever before to your favorite Artists. This new series will introduce you not only to the Artist's work, but their journey in the music industry, and their lives outside of music. On Monday October 15th we talk to @107158210554763556081! Max Lugavere is a founding host and producer of the Emmy-winning Current TV. He is a regular contributor to The Huffington Post and Psychology Today. Most recently, he completed a pilot for an HBO science and technology-themed docu-series entitled Talk Nerdy To Me with executive producer Bill Maher. Max is a singer-songwriter his first EP is titled "One Year Later".  This On Air Event can be viewed at this link goo.gl/Shml5 or on YouTube at goo.gl/qS77Z also. Future Shows goo.gl/j6cyI"In The Spotlight!" Max Lugavere2012-10-16 02:00:00115  
Fraser Cain961,882Join us for a weekly roundup of breaking space news from a dedicated team of space journalists. We may or may not talk about: - The space shuttle Endeavour's transfer to California - Curiosity's analysis of the rock "Jake" on Mars - NASA's plans to build a base beyond the Moon - The possibility that Comet ISON will be the brightest in living memory - A new stratospheric freefall attempt - The Milky Way's galactic halo - The new Hubble eXtreme deep field survey ... and other space stories as they develop. I've attached last week's episode so you'll see what this is all about.Weekly Space Hangout - Sep. 27, 20122012-09-27 19:00:00262  

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2015-07-14 16:11:41 (15 comments, 7 reshares, 55 +1s)Open 

Question for you about “edgy” living
If you inherited this house proposed to be built in the crack of a cliff on the Aegean Sea, would you choose to live in it, lease it to others, or sell it ASAP?

References:
•http://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/09/casa-brutale-concept-home-would-be-built-into-cliff.html
•http://www.digitaltrends.com/home/casa-brutale-is-a-conceptual-cliff-house-on-the-aegean-sea/
•http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/opa-casa-brutale-cliff-house
•http://www.designboom.com/architecture/opa-casa-brutale-conceptual-residence-aegean-sea-greece-07-02-2015/

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2015-07-19 05:23:31 (4 comments, 18 reshares, 97 +1s)Open 

Today in History: 4 Significant Events in Spaceflight
On July 19, 1963 — 52 years ago today — Joseph “Joe” Walker, a NASA test pilot, became the first and only X-15 pilot to fly over 100 kilometers (62 miles) in altitude (his actual altitude was 106 kilometers (66 miles), the point at which “space” officially begins according to the international definition established by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

On July 19, 1969 — 46 years ago today — NASA’s Apollo 11 entered lunar orbit to complete an essential step necessary for humankind’s first attempt at landing on the Moon (which occurred the next day).

On July 19, 1975 — 40 years ago today — NASA’s Apollo “CSM-111” mission undocked from the Russian Space Agency’s Soyuz 19 to become the last Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP), the collaborative international program that preparedthe way for the International Spac... altro »

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2015-07-17 05:25:05 (7 comments, 6 reshares, 102 +1s)Open 

Today in History: First international “kiss in space” — first joint international space docking, 1975.
Age of International Space Cooperation Opened
On July 17, 1975 — 40 years ago today — a U.S. Apollo and a Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked in space to become the first joint international space mission. The two spacecraft were docked for about 44 hours. Because the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft used different cabin pressurization compositions, U.S. and Russian engineering teams collaborated to create an airlock and transfer corridor module that was inserted between the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft. This docking mission was designed by political and space program leaders to signify the easing of tensions between the two major adversarial national political powers, and it opened the way for further cooperation in space (the U.S. Shuttle-Russian Mir space station program) and thedevelopme... altro »

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2015-07-27 12:47:37 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 23 +1s)Open 

Minky sleeping in her window bed compartment
Minky explained that she wanted the books removed from the box compartment next to the TV screen, so that she could use the space for napping, looking out the window, and watching me in bed. So i removed the books and put down her favorite type of towel.

Minky sleeping in her window bed compartment
Minky explained that she wanted the books removed from the box compartment next to the TV screen, so that she could use the space for napping, looking out the window, and watching me in bed. So i removed the books and put down her favorite type of towel.___

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2015-07-27 12:27:58 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Minky Watching Birdies On Her “Porch”
Minky lived in a tiny cage with her litter pan and food dish for many months. It has taken her some time to get used to her much bigger apartment cage. But she now enjoys the fresh air while watching birdies and speeding cars from her “porch” just below her top bunk bed, which is slightly more secluded (with white towel to her right above the binders, haha). Minky let me know that she would appreciate a porch and bunk bed in those positions (you know, via paw language and those screamy tones).

Minky Watching Birdies On Her “Porch”
Minky lived in a tiny cage with her litter pan and food dish for many months. It has taken her some time to get used to her much bigger apartment cage. But she now enjoys the fresh air while watching birdies and speeding cars from her “porch” just below her top bunk bed, which is slightly more secluded (with white towel to her right above the binders, haha). Minky let me know that she would appreciate a porch and bunk bed in those positions (you know, via paw language and those screamy tones).___

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2015-07-26 12:06:51 (1 comments, 1 reshares, 27 +1s)Open 

hmmmm - contradictory, yet carefully created and intentionally installed signs at the same spot

___hmmmm - contradictory, yet carefully created and intentionally installed signs at the same spot

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2015-07-26 00:38:12 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 35 +1s)Open 

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2015-07-26 00:36:42 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 56 +1s)Open 

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2015-07-26 00:35:51 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 26 +1s)Open 

Some relationships are hard to forget.

Gorilla reunites with man who raised Gorilla
This is a touching story (only 4 minute video) about Damian Aspinall, who raised a Gorilla for years and then released him to a wildlife conservation area in West Africa. The Gorilla had been exceptionally unfriendly to humans who had tried to approach him while in this wildlife area. When Damian returned 5 years after the Gorilla's release, their reunited experience is shown in the video. 

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Peaches & Herb - Reunited

Gorilla reunites with man that saved him___Some relationships are hard to forget.

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2015-07-26 00:34:29 (2 comments, 0 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

This may be Bill Cosby washing his dog.

Dog really enjoys bath time___This may be Bill Cosby washing his dog.

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2015-07-26 00:33:16 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Sometimes it is necessary to use hardware to get the job done.

Clever Dog

The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris, or Canis familiaris) is a member of the Canidae family of the mammalian order Carnivora. The term "domestic dog" is generally used for both domesticated and feral varieties. The dog was the first domesticated animal and has been the most widely kept working, hunting, and pet animal in human history. The word "dog" can also refer to the male of a canine species, as opposed to the word "bitch" which refers to the female of the species.

Recent studies of "well-preserved remains of a dog-like canid from the Razboinichya Cave" in the Altai Mountains of southern Siberia concluded that a particular instance of early wolf domestication approximately 33,000 years ago did not result in modern dog lineages, possibly because of climate disruption during the Last Glacial Maximum. The authors postulate that at least several such incipient events have occurred. A study of fossil dogs and wolves in Belgium, Ukraine, and Russia tentatively dates domestication from 14,000 years ago to more than 31,700 years ago. Another recent study has found support for claims of dog domestication between 14,000 and 16,000 years ago, with a range between 9,000 and 34,000 years ago, depending on mutation rate assumptions. Dogs' value to early human hunter-gatherers led to them quickly becoming ubiquitous across world cultures. Dogs perform many roles for people, such as hunting, herding, pulling loads, protection, assisting police and military, companionship, and, more recently, aiding handicapped individuals. This impact on human society has given them the nickname "man's best friend" in the Western world. In some cultures, however, dogs are also a source of meat. In 2001, there were estimated to be 400 million dogs in the world.

Most breeds of dog are at most a few hundred years old, having been artificially selected for particular morphologies and behaviors by people for specific functional roles. Through this selective breeding, the dog has developed into hundreds of varied breeds, and shows more behavioral and morphological variation than any other land mammal. For example, height measured to the withers ranges from 15.2 centimetres (6.0 in) in the Chihuahua to about 76 cm (30 in) in the Irish Wolfhound; color varies from white through grays (usually called "blue") to black, and browns from light (tan) to dark ("red" or "chocolate") in a wide variation of patterns; coats can be short or long, coarse-haired to wool-like, straight, curly, or smooth. It is common for most breeds to shed this coat.


Etymology and related terminology

Dog is the common use term that refers to members of the subspecies Canis lupus familiaris (canis, "dog"; lupus, "wolf"; familiaris, "of a household" or "domestic"). The term can also be used to refer to a wider range of related species, such as the members of the genus Canis, or "true dogs", including the wolf, coyote, and jackals, or it can refer to the members of the tribe Canini, which would also include the African wild dog, or it can be used to refer to any member of the family Canidae, which would also include the foxes, bush dog, raccoon dog, and others. Some members of the family have dog in their common names, such as the raccoon dog and the African wild dog. A few animals have dog in their common names but are not canids, such as the prairie dog.

The English word dog comes from Middle English dogge, from Old English docga, a "powerful dog breed". The term may possibly derive from Proto-Germanic *dukkōn, represented in Old English finger-docce ("finger-muscle"). The word also shows the familiar petname diminutive ga also seen in frogga "frog", picga "pig", stagga "stag", wicga "beetle, worm", among others. The term dog may ultimately derive from the earliest layer of Proto-Indo-European vocabulary, reflecting the role of the dog as the earliest domesticated animal.

In 14th-century England, hound (from Old English: hund) was the general word for all domestic canines, and dog referred to a subtype of hound, a group including the mastiff. It is believed this "dog" type was so common, it eventually became the prototype of the category "hound". By the 16th century, dog had become the general word, and hound had begun to refer only to types used for hunting. Hound, cognate to German Hund, Dutch hond, common Scandinavian hund, and Icelandic hundur, is ultimately derived from the Proto-Indo-European *kwon "dog", found in Sanskrit kukuur (कुक्कुर), Welsh ci (plural cwn), Latin canis, Greek kýōn, and Lithuanian šuõ.

In breeding circles, a male canine is referred to as a dog, while a female is called a bitch (Middle English bicche, from Old English bicce, ultimately from Old Norse bikkja). A group of offspring is a litter. The father of a litter is called the sire, and the mother is called the dam. Offspring are, in general, called pups or puppies, from French poupée, until they are about a year old. The process of birth is whelping, from the Old English word hwelp (cf. German Welpe, Dutch welp, Swedish valpa, Icelandic hvelpur). The term "whelp" can also be used to refer to the young of any canid, or as a (somewhat archaic) alternative to "puppy".
Taxonomy
See also: Subspecies of Canis lupus

In 1753, the father of modern biological taxonomy, Carl Linnaeus, listed among the types of quadrupeds familiar to him, the Latin word for dog, canis. Among the species within this genus, Linnaeus listed the fox, as Canis vulpes, wolves (Canis lupus), and the domestic dog, (Canis canis). In later editions, Linnaeus dropped Canis canis and greatly expanded his list of the Canis genus of quadrupeds, and by 1758 included alongside the foxes, wolves, and jackals and many more terms that are now listed as synonyms for domestic dog, including aegyptius (hairless dog), aquaticus, (water dog), and mustelinus (literally "badger dog"). Among these were two that later experts have been widely used for domestic dogs as a species: Canis domesticus and, most predominantly, Canis familiaris, the "common" or "familiar" dog.

The domestic dog was accepted as a species in its own right until overwhelming evidence from behavior, vocalizations, morphology, and molecular biology led to the contemporary scientific understanding that a single species, the gray wolf, is the common ancestor for all breeds of domestic dogs. In recognition of this fact, the domestic dog was reclassified in 1993 as Canis lupus familiaris, a subspecies of the gray wolf Canis lupus, by the Smithsonian Institution and the American Society of Mammalogists. C. l. familiaris is listed as the name for the taxon that is broadly used in the scientific community and recommended by ITIS, although Canis familiaris is a recognised synonym.

Since that time, C. domesticus and all taxa referring to domestic dogs or subspecies of dog listed by Linnaeus, Johann Friedrich Gmelin in 1792, and Christian Smith in 1839, lost their subspecies status and have been listed as taxonomic synonyms for Canis lupus familiaris.


Source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dog


#dogs #doglovers #dogsareawesome #dogsrule #dogsofgoogleplus #dogsofgoogle   #animals #animallovers #animalphotography #dogphotography #dogsphotography #dogsphotographs #dogpictures #dogpictureoftheday #dogpicoftheday #dogpics #dogslife   #gif #animals #animallovers #cute #cuteanimals #cuteness #cutenessoverload #animaloftheday #gifoftheday #gifofthedayindeed #gifoftheweek?___Sometimes it is necessary to use hardware to get the job done.

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Damn, these are good.

"Immature poets imitate; mature poets steal."
~ T. S. Eliot

The word "steal" has so many meanings, from funny to serious, and from good to evil. This fun video of a dog stealing muffins is one illustration. But the word immediately brings to mind the incredible album "Steal Away" by Charlie Haden and Hank Jones, two jazz artists who have now passed away, but will never be forgotten for their simplicity of touch, and depth of feeling. Here is a link to find out more about the record (buy it or stream it! It's incredible): http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steal_Away_(album)

When it comes to dogs, I have to get on my soapbox. My neighbor down south had a chained up dog that they left for two weeks in 100-degree heat. A neighbor came twice a day with water and food. Up north, we lived near dogs that are in a pen outside that is the size of a chicken coop. Other places I have visited in the world, I have seen dogs ganging up at night in the streets or chained to a stone outside a home.

What is our responsibility to these lovely animals? I grant that not everyone has to treat their animals with the deep respect we do (our Golden Retriever, Maria, sleeps in our bed), but isn't there something we owe to these wonderful friends who co-evolved with us?

I hope and pray for peace in the Middle East, and for comfort to all of the animals and people who are suffering around the world.

#dogs #doglovers #dogsareawesome #dogsrule #dogsofgoogleplus #dogsofgoogle #dogsoninstagram #dogsofinstagram #animals #animallovers #animalphotography #dogphotography #dogsphotography #dogsphotographs #dogpictures #dogpictureoftheday #dogpicoftheday #dogpics #dogslife   #gif #animals #animallovers #cute #cuteanimals #cuteness #cutenessoverload #animaloftheday #gifoftheday #gifofthedayindeed #gifoftheweek #lol #funny #cute #dog #gif via Señor Gif


Golden retrievers are a sociable, people-loving breed that make great pets for families with young children. They are medium- to large-sized dogs that weigh between 50 and 80 pounds. Aside from their amiable personalities, golden retrievers are also obedient and relatively easy to train. Unfortunately, like many other recognized breeds, golden retrievers have their share of genetic weaknesses and caring for them can be high maintenance. Exercise, interaction and regular visits to a veterinarian are all necessary to keep your dog healthy and happy.

Step 1:
Acclimate your golden retriever to his new environment slowly when you bring him home. Puppies tend to adapt to new surroundings quicker than adults, but it is a good idea to confine your new dog to a single room or floor for his first few days. While golden retrievers are rarely aggressive, the stress of a recent move may cause him to react unexpectedly if you startle him. Feed your dog the same type of food that he ate before you began to care for him. If you want to switch food brands, do it by slowly mixing the new brand with the old, increasing the portion of new food each day.

Step 2:
Monitor your dog's behavior for the first few weeks after you introduce him to the household. Both puppies and adults may have a disease or medical condition that is not yet apparent, so it is important to watch for signs of pain, lethargy, lack of appetite and aggressiveness. Consult a veterinarian if you notice unusual or suspicious behavior. For golden retrievers, the four most important areas to monitor are their hips, elbows, eyes and heart, according to the Golden Retriever Club of America. The breed has a genetic predisposition towards medical difficulties in these areas.

Step 3:
Exercise your golden retriever every day. The breed is known for its energy and playfulness, and goldens need some rigorous activity to get the excitement out of their system. Throw a ball or stick for your dog to fetch for about 20 minutes twice a day, or facilitate a similar workout for your pet. This may seem like a big time investment, but it is a necessary part of your dog's daily life. Golden retrievers that don't get enough exercise time are likely to pester their owners or damage objects inside the house out of boredom, according to Gaylan's Golden Retrievers.

Step 4:
Take your dog to a veterinarian for a checkup at least once a year. Golden retrievers have various genetic weaknesses that expose them to various ailments, including cancer and bleeding disorders. They are also susceptible to joint dysplasia in both their front and hind legs. One of the most important parts of a golden retriever is his heart examination. Retrievers have a natural tendency to have heart disease, and the symptoms may be impossible to notice for a dog owner without medical training.

Step 5:
Brush your dog's entire body several times a week to keep tangles from matting his hair. Brushing more often keeps your dog comfortable, particularly in the summer, and helps prevent your dog's hair from shedding all over the house. You can also trim your dog's hair with scissors or take him to a grooming parlor several times a year to thin and neaten his coat. Bathe your dog in a bathtub with room temperature water and canine shampoo as necessary.

Step 6:
Examine your dog's teeth every few months by gently lifting his lips with your index finger. Wash your hands thoroughly or wear disposable gloves before touching your dog's mouth. Consult your veterinarian if your dog has unusually bad breath for an extended period of time, or if his teeth begin to discolor. You can brush your dog's teeth on a semi-daily basis at home, or take him to a specialist for cleanings several times a year. Only use toothpaste designed for dogs, although you can use a normal toothbrush. Feed your dog hard treats instead of soft ones to reduce tartar buildup and bad breath.

#dogs #doglovers #dogsareawesome #dogsrule #dogsofgoogleplus #dogsofgoogle #dogsoninstagram #dogsofinstagram #animals #animallovers #animalphotography #dogphotography #dogsphotography #dogsphotographs #dogpictures #dogpictureoftheday #dogpicoftheday #dogpics #dogslife  #gif #animals #animallovers #cute #cuteanimals #cuteness #cutenessoverload #animaloftheday #gifoftheday #gifofthedayindeed #gifoftheweek___Damn, these are good.

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More than one way to get some exercise.

More with a cat...___More than one way to get some exercise.

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2015-07-26 00:28:47 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Clever Street Artist Leaves Googly-Eyes Everywhere

German artist Timm Schneider turns common objects into chuckle-inducing urban art.

 Via Colossal http://buff.ly/19hHED0

#creativeideas   #streetart   #funny   #cute   #germany  

Clever Street Artist Leaves Googly-Eyes Everywhere

German artist Timm Schneider turns common objects into chuckle-inducing urban art.

 Via Colossal http://buff.ly/19hHED0

#creativeideas   #streetart   #funny   #cute   #germany  ___

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2015-07-26 00:27:55 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 3 +1s)Open 

This kitty works for a bank that is short on cash and has hired her to keep clients from withdrawing money, obviously.

Kitty, I'm getting really tired of your bullshit.___This kitty works for a bank that is short on cash and has hired her to keep clients from withdrawing money, obviously.

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2015-07-25 12:59:25 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 21 +1s)Open 

Don’t you poke me, you Facebooker!

Hi there!

#cat #caturday #cats #wiggle #gif #cute

Please check out my friend's Craigslist posting, trying to sell his car, thanks!! http://oklahomacity.craigslist.org/cto/4451549836.html___Don’t you poke me, you Facebooker!

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2015-07-25 12:58:09 (3 comments, 6 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

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2015-07-25 12:57:55 (1 comments, 3 reshares, 17 +1s)Open 

Those cats.

Hehe! ___Those cats.

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2015-07-25 12:57:17 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

introducing the Beatles ...

___introducing the Beatles ...

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2015-07-25 12:55:26 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

LOL I love this one!
#caturday   #music   #gif   #lol   #funny  

LOL I love this one!
#caturday   #music   #gif   #lol   #funny  ___

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2015-07-25 12:55:00 (5 comments, 7 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Passengers come together to free stuck man from the "gap"

With all the bad stories out there lately it's nice when you see something that shows the good will and nature of people as a whole!
 
(Stirling, Australia)

Passengers come together to free stuck man from the "gap"

With all the bad stories out there lately it's nice when you see something that shows the good will and nature of people as a whole!
 
(Stirling, Australia)___

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Bom dia G+
Good morning G+

;)

Bom dia G+
Good morning G+

;)___

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2015-07-25 12:51:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

                                    #chillen  ....

                                    #chillen  ....___

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2015-07-25 10:43:22 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Just what we all needed — a self-extension-selfie-arm that looks like a friend dancing with you.

Creepy Fiberglass ‘Selfie Arm’ Adds the Illusion of a Friend to a Self-Portrait Photo___Just what we all needed — a self-extension-selfie-arm that looks like a friend dancing with you.

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2015-07-25 01:30:38 (3 comments, 10 reshares, 59 +1s)Open 

Beach weather.

Beach weather.___

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2015-07-25 01:10:17 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 15 +1s)Open 

Our history is full of silent heroes: people who did something to change the world, without great fanfare. Nicholas Winton's story only came to light in 1988, when his wife found an old scrapbook of his in the attic and pressed him about it. (Not that he had been idle in the years before that; he had been knighted five years earlier for his work for refugees around the world)

The world lost one of its great men today. But thanks to him, it has nearly a thousand more.

Our history is full of silent heroes: people who did something to change the world, without great fanfare. Nicholas Winton's story only came to light in 1988, when his wife found an old scrapbook of his in the attic and pressed him about it. (Not that he had been idle in the years before that; he had been knighted five years earlier for his work for refugees around the world)

The world lost one of its great men today. But thanks to him, it has nearly a thousand more.___

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2015-07-25 01:06:18 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.

Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.___

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2015-07-25 00:59:32 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

Kindness #ThoughtforTheDay #Tuesday  

Kindness #ThoughtforTheDay #Tuesday  ___

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2015-07-25 00:57:04 (0 comments, 1 reshares, 9 +1s)Open 

Spread kindness and magical things will happen Love and light blessings to all :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))

Spread kindness and magical things will happen Love and light blessings to all :)))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))___

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2015-07-25 00:56:30 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

#bekind   #behappy   #quoteoftheday  

Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.

#bekind   #behappy   #quoteoftheday  ___

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2015-07-25 00:54:55 (1 comments, 2 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

#helping #saving an #animal #sloth    #helpi   #angels   #animallovers   #kindness   #compassion    #helpingothers   #helping   #Animals #GIF    #Greed #CostaRica #Gluttony #Cute #SevenDeadlySins #Wildlife #Lust #Goonies #PuraVida #Funny #Envy #Writing #Bonnie #Zoo #Yoga #Art #Raisins
#Okra 

#helping #saving an #animal #sloth    #helpi   #angels   #animallovers   #kindness   #compassion    #helpingothers   #helping   #Animals #GIF    #Greed #CostaRica #Gluttony #Cute #SevenDeadlySins #Wildlife #Lust #Goonies #PuraVida #Funny #Envy #Writing #Bonnie #Zoo #Yoga #Art #Raisins
#Okra ___

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2015-07-25 00:54:10 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 14 +1s)Open 

Every act of love and kindness
Rises the vibration of the entire universe

Inspirational quotes

This little elephant shows the
Compassion of a good heart, it
Says more than thousand words

Have a pleasantly relaxed
Weekend dear G+ Friends

#Love #compassion #goodheart #kindness #adorableelephant #inspirationalQuotes




Every act of love and kindness
Rises the vibration of the entire universe

Inspirational quotes

This little elephant shows the
Compassion of a good heart, it
Says more than thousand words

Have a pleasantly relaxed
Weekend dear G+ Friends

#Love #compassion #goodheart #kindness #adorableelephant #inspirationalQuotes


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2015-07-25 00:52:07 (0 comments, 2 reshares, 12 +1s)Open 

Amazing hugging !







#hugs   #amazing   #awesome   #kindness   #kids   #humor   #lovely   #funny   #best #bestfriends  

Amazing hugging !







#hugs   #amazing   #awesome   #kindness   #kids   #humor   #lovely   #funny   #best #bestfriends  ___

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2015-07-25 00:51:44 (0 comments, 0 reshares, 7 +1s)Open 

Kindness makes you the most beautiful person in the world no matter what you look like.

#Love #LoveQuotes #Friendship 

Kindness makes you the most beautiful person in the world no matter what you look like.

#Love #LoveQuotes #Friendship ___

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2015-07-25 00:27:26 (0 comments, 3 reshares, 16 +1s)Open 

Cat mold.

And then, the cat fell asleep there for 18 hours.___Cat mold.

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2015-07-25 00:26:29 (0 comments, 5 reshares, 11 +1s)Open 

There's a mouse! OMG! I SAW A MOUSE! OMG!



Cats have a reputation of being loners, but try telling that to owners whose feline follows them around like a shadow. Some domestic cats even become so attached to their humans that they crave nonstop attention. If “Mrrrrooooow! Mrrrrrrow! Mrrrrow!” followed by a friendly, yet forceful, head butt, have ever altered your plans, you might share your home with such a devoted, needy pet.

Signs of a Clingy Kitty

According to Jacqui Neilson, DVM and DACVB, “A clingy cat will follow the owner around constantly.” For example, she says, consider the cat that persists in jumping into whatever it is you are focusing on. “It is not easy to type on a keyboard or read a paper if the cat has positioned itself on that item.”

Your attention-craving kitty may do the same action over and over again.“Repeated a... altro »

There's a mouse! OMG! I SAW A MOUSE! OMG!



Cats have a reputation of being loners, but try telling that to owners whose feline follows them around like a shadow. Some domestic cats even become so attached to their humans that they crave nonstop attention. If “Mrrrrooooow! Mrrrrrrow! Mrrrrow!” followed by a friendly, yet forceful, head butt, have ever altered your plans, you might share your home with such a devoted, needy pet.

Signs of a Clingy Kitty

According to Jacqui Neilson, DVM and DACVB, “A clingy cat will follow the owner around constantly.” For example, she says, consider the cat that persists in jumping into whatever it is you are focusing on. “It is not easy to type on a keyboard or read a paper if the cat has positioned itself on that item.”

Your attention-craving kitty may do the same action over and over again. “Repeated attempts to relocate the cat often fail as the cat just jumps back up,” says Dr. Neilson, who runs a behavior referral specialty practice at the Portland Animal Behavior Clinic. In some cases, cats may become demanding only “when they want a specific item, such as food or interactive play.”

Clingy cats are difficult to ignore, agrees Sherry Woodard, an animal behavior consultant at Utah’s Best Friends Animal Society. “When you arrive home, he or she is at the door vocalizing.” Your demanding cat may attempt to climb up your legs, then “follow you everywhere, in and out of every room.” In addition, the needy pet might “help” you “work, clean, cook and read.” If this happens, you might discover kitty hopping onto your shoulder to “groom you” or even “chew on you,” Woodard adds.

Too Close for Comfort
If you’re dealing with a cat that seems to crave your attention all the time, try thinking outside the box. A needy cat may decrease its demands if you offer “some mental enrichment and physical activity,” according to Dr. Neilson. For example, try “creating a treasure hunt around the house with treats, or moving furniture around, so they have new things to investigate,” she says. You might also install a window perch, where your cat can become a “bird watcher.”

Investing in one or two DVDs designed just for cats, such as a movie of birds flying or fish swimming, might also keep kitty busy when you need some quiet time. Tip: Many online stores that sell such products offer previews. Test your cat’s interest level for free by showing the clip to kitty. You should also be sure that your cat has plenty of other diversions at “paw,” Woodard suggests, such as “cat toys, yummy edible plants, other cats, a huge cat tree in the living room, cat tunnels, beds and catnip.”

Cat daycare could also help your needy cat, according to Woodard. “Have someone come to your home and spend some quality time with your cat so he or she receives more attention,” she says. Another option: “Teach your cat to enjoy trips to a friend’s or family member’s house where someone is home to enjoy the cat’s company during your workday.”

While all cats could benefit from these stimulating diversions, your feline might also require a more fine-tuned approach, depending on its personality. Many felines fall under the “Midnight Meower,” “Laptop Lounger” or “Garfield Gobbler” profiles:

Midnight Meowers
If you have a Midnight Meower, your feline probably naps throughout the day but turns into an Energizer Bunny at night. Typically the owners of such cats will make excuses to their houseguests that “kitty can’t help it -- all cats are nocturnal creatures.”

That assumption is not true, according to Dr. Neilson. Cats tend to exhibit “heightened activity at dawn and dusk,” she says. Although some house cats may regularly display “a burst of nighttime activity that awakens the soundest of sleepers,” the Portland veterinarian believes felines are not nocturnal by nature. She, however, adds that the average house cat does not enjoy “a great deal of exercise and activity during the day.” She says, “While the humans are out working, most cats spend the day sleeping. In the evening, owners may enjoy curling up on the sofa with their feline companion.”

The result is akin to a teenager bored in a classroom all day, then obsessed with computer games and TV in the evening. By midnight or 2 a.m., that teenager may have so much pent-up energy that misbehavior ensues, such as sneaking out to party with pals. The same could happen to your cat. It may become passive throughout the day and early evening, gathering proverbial steam. The accumulated cat energy then “explodes in the wee hours of the morning -- often as dawn is approaching but well before our alarm is set to ring.

To manage the problem, you need to channel that energy into activities when your cat is awake,” Dr. Neilson explains. She recommends keeping your cat lively throughout the evening by playing games, such as an interactive toy chase. You also may be unwittingly motivating your cat’s midnight prowls by responding with “screams, shrieks or bellows,” combined with a chase that “the cat probably thinks is great fun,” cautions Dr. Neilson. “Consistent disregard on the part of the owner will eventually extinguish this type of behavior.”

Laptop Loungers
Does your cat love to lurk atop your computer keyboard or spread out in the midst of the newspaper that you’re trying to read? Such a feline “is making a very clear plea for attention,” Dr. Neilson says. Consider whether your cat receives sufficient “mental stimulation and physical exercise. If you are overworked, overbooked and burning the candle at both ends, your cat may be giving you a very important message -- slow down and smell the roses or at least scratch the cat.”

Perhaps kitty receives what should be sufficient attention from you. In that case, “you need to become creative and consistent. The creative part is discovering ways to engage your cat in activities that don’t require your constant engagement. A treasure hunt for treats, where you hide treats around the house for your cat to find,” or a “battery-powered toy” can help, suggests Dr. Neilson. As for consistency, make sure you don’t give in to your cat’s attention-seeking behaviors.

Garfield Gobblers
Does your cat calmly leap onto the kitchen table and slurp up the milk in your cereal bowl? Are you the embarrassed owner of the cat who came to the table and gobbled up the guest of honor’s salmon?

#Cat #Kitty #CutenessOverload #Meme #CaturdayEveryday #CatLovers #CatsRule #lolz #laugh #CuteCat #Cats #Animals #HappyCaturday #Kitten #LOLCats #Anime #CaturdayEveryday #Caturday2014 #Cute #Funny #Gif #CatLovers #LOL #FunnyCats #FunnyPics #Kitten #Caturday2014 #CatsAllOverTheWorld #OneCatADayKeepsTheDoctorAway  #animallovers #cute #cuteanimals #cuteness #cutenessoverload #animaloftheday #gifoftheday #gifofthedayindeed #gifoftheweek___

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http://www.gocomics.com/claybennett#.UnqJfOKaaF8

http://www.gocomics.com/claybennett#.UnqJfOKaaF8___

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2015-07-24 23:55:41 (5 comments, 7 reshares, 43 +1s)Open 

Firefighter gives water to thirsty Koala Bear during forest fire in Australia.

Firefighter gives water to thirsty Koala Bear during forest fire in Australia.___

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Catchy Tune - Budapest by George Ezra
•https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHrLPs3_1Fs
•http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1vx31o_george-ezra-budapest_music
•http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x215286_george-ezra-budapest-live-vevo-uk-the-great-escape-2014_music

George Ezra came on the scene by sharing tunes on You Tube — one of the new ways artists singing at home in their bedrooms or basement studios can launch a career. (It helps to have widely-appealing “good looks,” it seems.) Months ago when i first heard this tune, i found it to be catchy and was singing along, i thought, with these words, “Oh, ooooh, my Baby-O.” No “Baby-O” but i’m still singing along only i found the lyrics by listening carefully to this rendition:
•http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1vx31o_george-ezra-budapest_music


Budapest
~byGeorge Ezra
My... altro »

Catchy Tune - Budapest by George Ezra
•https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VHrLPs3_1Fs
•http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1vx31o_george-ezra-budapest_music
•http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x215286_george-ezra-budapest-live-vevo-uk-the-great-escape-2014_music

George Ezra came on the scene by sharing tunes on You Tube — one of the new ways artists singing at home in their bedrooms or basement studios can launch a career. (It helps to have widely-appealing “good looks,” it seems.) Months ago when i first heard this tune, i found it to be catchy and was singing along, i thought, with these words, “Oh, ooooh, my Baby-O.” No “Baby-O” but i’m still singing along only i found the lyrics by listening carefully to this rendition:
•http://www.dailymotion.com/video/x1vx31o_george-ezra-budapest_music


Budapest
~by George Ezra
My house in Budapest
My, my hidden treasure chest
Golden grand piano
My beautiful Castillo

You
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd leave it all

My acres of a land
I have achieved
It may be hard for you to
Stop and believe

But for you
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd leave it all
Oh, for you
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd leave it all

Give me one good reason
Why I should never make a change
Baby, if you hold me
Then all of this will go away

My many artifacts
The list goes on
If you just say the words
I'll, I'll up and run

Oh, to you
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd leave it all

Oh, for you
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd leave it all

Give me one good reason
Why I should never make a change
Baby if you hold me
Then all of this will go away

Give me one good reason
Why I should never make a change
Baby if you hold me
Then all of this will go away

My friends and family
They don’t understand
They fear they’ll lose so much
If you take my hand

Oh, for you
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd lose it all

Oh, for you
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd lose it all

Give me one good reason
Why I should never make a change
Baby if you hold me
Then all of this will go away

My house in Budapest
My, my hidden treasure chest
Golden grand piano
My beautiful Castillo

You
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd leave it all

Oh, for you
Ooh, you
Ooh, I'd leave it all___

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2015-07-22 22:47:32 (1 comments, 5 reshares, 13 +1s)Open 

History on YouTube via AP
Isn’t this fantastic?

History on YouTube via AP
Isn’t this fantastic?___

2015-07-22 16:40:44 (7 comments, 5 reshares, 37 +1s)Open 

Question about How You Feel
How do you feel today? And I don’t mean: “I’m fine, thank you, and how are you?” Haha. On a scale of 1 being you feel like you are in hell and 10 being you feel like you are in heaven, how are you feeling right now?

Question about How You Feel
How do you feel today? And I don’t mean: “I’m fine, thank you, and how are you?” Haha. On a scale of 1 being you feel like you are in hell and 10 being you feel like you are in heaven, how are you feeling right now?___

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2015-07-22 06:09:55 (2 comments, 8 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

Today in History: Circumnavigations and Venus
On July 22, 1933 — 82 years ago today — U.S. aviator Wiley Post returned to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York to complete the first solo around the world flight in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes. Post completed his circumnavigation in a purple-and-white Lockheed 5C Vega, which he named the “Winnie Mae.” Two technological advances allowed Post to attempt the solo circumnavigation: (1) an autopilot and (2) an experimental radio compass. As Post prepared to land at the field from which he began his record-setting trip, 50,000 spectators crowded onto the landing field as 1,000s more lined the highway leading to the airfield. 

In 1931, Post and navigator Harold Gatty made a 14-stop around-the-world trip in a little over 8 days — a flight which cut 12 days off the previous circumnavigation record set by the “GrafZeppelin” in... altro »

Today in History: Circumnavigations and Venus
On July 22, 1933 — 82 years ago today — U.S. aviator Wiley Post returned to Floyd Bennett Field in Brooklyn, New York to complete the first solo around the world flight in 7 days, 18 hours, and 49 minutes. Post completed his circumnavigation in a purple-and-white Lockheed 5C Vega, which he named the “Winnie Mae.” Two technological advances allowed Post to attempt the solo circumnavigation: (1) an autopilot and (2) an experimental radio compass. As Post prepared to land at the field from which he began his record-setting trip, 50,000 spectators crowded onto the landing field as 1,000s more lined the highway leading to the airfield. 

In 1931, Post and navigator Harold Gatty made a 14-stop around-the-world trip in a little over 8 days — a flight which cut 12 days off the previous circumnavigation record set by the “Graf Zeppelin” in 1929. One of the first people to congratulate Post for his solo flight was Harold Gatty! Post’s record stood until 1973 when William P. Odom circled the globe in 3 days,1 hour, 5 minutes.

On July 22, 1962 — 53 years ago today — NASA launched the first spacecraft ever directed to Venus, Mariner 1. The launch went perfectly, but just before the spacecraft was set to separate from its rocket, the rocket fishtailed and went off course from its necessary trajectory for getting into space. The safety officer had no choice but to issue a “destruct command.” Later, it was determined that a single misplaced symbol of code — a software error — caused the rocket’s malfunction.

On July 22, 1972 — 43 years ago today — Russia’s Venera 8 landed softly on the planet Venus.

On July 22, 1983 — 32 years ago today — Australian pilot Dick Smith completed the first solo helicopter flight around the world. 

YouTube videos: (coming soon)

Web sources:
•http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/wiley-post-flies-solo-around-the-world
•http://www.airspacemag.com/history-of-flight/follow-path-wiley-posts-historic-around-world-flight-180947934/?no-ist
•http://www.wired.com/2010/07/0722wiley-post-completes-circumnavigation/
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_206
•http://www.wtvy.com/news/headlines/This-Day-in-History-Mariner-1-Venus-Probe-Fails-216422971.html
•http://www.edn.com/Home/PrintView?contentItemId=4418667
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venera_8
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Observations_and_explorations_of_Venus
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dick_Smith_(entrepreneur)
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bell_206

Book sources: (coming soon)

Image credits (not yet complete):
•1933, Wiley Post posing before his Lockheed 5C Vega, the plane in which he traveled around the world as the first solo pilot to accomplish the feat.
•1962, Mariner 1 launched July 22, 1962. 
•1962, Mariner 1 immediately after “destruct command” given, from frame of video by NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology.
•1972, Venera 8 landing capsule. NASA: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Venera_8_capsule.jpg#file.
•1983, Dick Smith, helicopter world circumnavigation record-setter (photo, May 2013). By Eva Rinaldi from Sydney Australia (Cropped from Dick Smith) [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
•1983, A Bell 206 Jetranger helicopter, similar to the one Dick Smith used to circumnavigate the world. By Mfield - Matthew Field, http://www.photography.mattfield.com (Own work) [GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html), CC-BY-SA-3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/) or CC BY 2.5 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5)], via Wikimedia Commons

#history #tech-history #solonavigators #Venus #circumnavigation #circumnavigators___

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2015-07-21 05:56:19 (1 comments, 0 reshares, 24 +1s)Open 

Minky in a New Observation Post
Can you find Minky in her new hiding spot? Her effort to get up there and into that tiny space took some real careful planning and acrobatic execution. She screamed at me when her observational duty time was up, so i got a stool and carried her down in my hands. She gave me her “purrfull” thanks!

Minky in a New Observation Post
Can you find Minky in her new hiding spot? Her effort to get up there and into that tiny space took some real careful planning and acrobatic execution. She screamed at me when her observational duty time was up, so i got a stool and carried her down in my hands. She gave me her “purrfull” thanks!___

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2015-07-20 14:12:01 (3 comments, 10 reshares, 47 +1s)Open 

Today in History: Outstanding Events on July 20
On July 20, 1903 — 112 years ago today — entrepreneur and inventor Henry Ford opened his second major car manufacturing plant. By the end of the day, the Ford Motor Company had shipped its first car.

On July 20, 1927 — 88 years ago today — aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh began a 3-month, nation-wide tour to promote the development of aviation in the United States.

On July 20, 1931 — 84 years ago today — inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla was featured on the cover of Time Magazine to celebrate his 75th birthday.

On July 20, 1969 — 46 years ago today — U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldren became the first humans to walk on another celestial body (Earth’s Moon).

On July 20, 1999 — 16 years ago today — the Mercury space capsule, “Liberty Bell 7,” of U.S. astronaut GusGrissom was recovered fro... altro »

Today in History: Outstanding Events on July 20
On July 20, 1903 — 112 years ago today — entrepreneur and inventor Henry Ford opened his second major car manufacturing plant. By the end of the day, the Ford Motor Company had shipped its first car.

On July 20, 1927 — 88 years ago today — aviation pioneer Charles Lindbergh began a 3-month, nation-wide tour to promote the development of aviation in the United States.

On July 20, 1931 — 84 years ago today — inventor and futurist Nikola Tesla was featured on the cover of Time Magazine to celebrate his 75th birthday.

On July 20, 1969 — 46 years ago today — U.S. astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldren became the first humans to walk on another celestial body (Earth’s Moon).

On July 20, 1999 — 16 years ago today — the Mercury space capsule, “Liberty Bell 7,” of U.S. astronaut Gus Grissom was recovered from the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean. The capsule’s door opened unexpectedly and the capsule filled with so much water that recovery helicopters had to abandon it and let it sink — back in 1961.

On July 20, 2006 — 10 years ago today — Tesla Motors introduced its electric sports vehicle, the Roadster.

YouTube videos: (coming soon)

Web sources:
Ford
•http://www.at.ford.com/news/Plants/Pages/This-Month-in-Ford-History0716-5621.aspx
•http://www.charleslindbergh.com/history/gugtour.asp
(more links to follow)

Book sources: (coming soon)

Image credits:
•Ford Motor Company - model of first car produced July 20, 1903. http://www.ritzsite.nl/FORD_1/02_eford.htm
•Map of Lindbergh’s Guggenheim Tour to promote U.S. aviation, which began on July 20, 1929. http://www.charleslindbergh.com/history/gugtour.asp
•Charles Lindbergh, about 1927. http://www.biography.com/people/charles-lindbergh-9382609
•Nikola Tesla on the cover of Time Magazine on July 20, 1931. http://content.time.com/time/magazine/article/0,9171,742063,00.html
(more links to follow)

#history-tech #history #ford #lindbergh #tesla #MoonLanding #roadster #LibertyBell7 ___

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2015-07-19 05:23:31 (4 comments, 18 reshares, 97 +1s)Open 

Today in History: 4 Significant Events in Spaceflight
On July 19, 1963 — 52 years ago today — Joseph “Joe” Walker, a NASA test pilot, became the first and only X-15 pilot to fly over 100 kilometers (62 miles) in altitude (his actual altitude was 106 kilometers (66 miles), the point at which “space” officially begins according to the international definition established by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

On July 19, 1969 — 46 years ago today — NASA’s Apollo 11 entered lunar orbit to complete an essential step necessary for humankind’s first attempt at landing on the Moon (which occurred the next day).

On July 19, 1975 — 40 years ago today — NASA’s Apollo “CSM-111” mission undocked from the Russian Space Agency’s Soyuz 19 to become the last Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP), the collaborative international program that preparedthe way for the International Spac... altro »

Today in History: 4 Significant Events in Spaceflight
On July 19, 1963 — 52 years ago today — Joseph “Joe” Walker, a NASA test pilot, became the first and only X-15 pilot to fly over 100 kilometers (62 miles) in altitude (his actual altitude was 106 kilometers (66 miles), the point at which “space” officially begins according to the international definition established by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

On July 19, 1969 — 46 years ago today — NASA’s Apollo 11 entered lunar orbit to complete an essential step necessary for humankind’s first attempt at landing on the Moon (which occurred the next day).

On July 19, 1975 — 40 years ago today — NASA’s Apollo “CSM-111” mission undocked from the Russian Space Agency’s Soyuz 19 to become the last Apollo-Soyuz Test Project (ASTP), the collaborative international program that prepared the way for the International Space Station many years later.

On July 19, 2011 — 4 years ago today — Space Shuttle Atlantis undocked from the International Space Station (ISS) to become the last Shuttle to visit the ISS.

YouTube videos:
•NASA Chief Test Pilot Joe Walker’s X-15 Flight (length 07:57). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LqYAbnNmTo
•Edge of Space: X-15 – World’s Fastest Rocket Plane (length 27:04). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFcCx4uR6rk
•STS-135 Space Shuttle Atlantis Undocks from the International Space Station, July 19, 2011. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wD8r3Lm_mV8
•STS-135 Timelapse of Undocking Flyaround of ISS, July 19, 2011. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=67zN2eo_sgg

Web sources:
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_American_X-15
•http://www.space.com/26577-apollo-11-flight-log-july-19-1969.html
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_11
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo%E2%80%93Soyuz_Test_Project
•http://www.space.com/12376-nasa-space-shuttle-program-facts-statistics.html
•http://www.space.com/12341-shuttle-atlantis-final-space-station-undocking-photos.html
•http://www.cnn.com/2011/US/07/19/shuttle.undocks/

Book sources: 
• Transiting from Air to Space: The North American X-15 by Robert S. Houston, Richard P. Hallion, and Ronald G. Boston. http://amzn.to/1Vh4XRx
• X-15: Extending the Frontiers of Flight by NASA and Dennis R. Jenkins. http://amzn.to/1fVbZLM
• Apollo 11: The History and Legacy of the First Moon Landing by Charles River Editors. http://amzn.to/1Vh5qmT
• The Eagle Has Landed: The Story of Apollo 11 by Jeffrey Smith. http://amzn.to/1MiBjZr
• Beyond the Stars – NASA’s 50 Years of Manned Space Flight – Part 10 – Apollo-Soyuz Test Project by Henry M. Holden. http://amzn.to/1fVd3PK
• The Partnership: A NASA History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project by Edward Clinton Ezell. http://amzn.to/1I20V5y
• Atlantis: The Final Space Shuttle Mission by Tony Riches. http://amzn.to/1I21zjo

Image credits:  
•1963, left: X-15 in flight.
•1963, right: cockpit of an X-15. Public domain. https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:North_American_X-15A-2_cockpit_2_USAF.jpg#file
•1969: Apollo command module attached to Lunar Excursion Module as it orbits the Moon. http://www.ninfinger.org/models/vault2008/Apollo11%20in%20Lunar%20Orbit.jpg
•1975: Artist depiction of the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft just before docking occurred.
•2011: Space Shuttle Atlantis, after it undocked from the International Space Station, to begin its return to Earth.

#history #history -tech #spaceshuttle #Atlantis #Apollo -Soyuz #CSM -111 #Apollo11 #X -15___

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2015-07-18 15:34:23 (10 comments, 18 reshares, 65 +1s)Open 

Today in History: First Photograph Uploaded and Posted to Web, 1992
On July 18, 1992 — 23 years ago today — the first photographic image in history was uploaded to the web and posted by “the father of the web,” Tim Berners-Lee, on behalf of a comedy “doo-wop” singing group formed at CERN, — “Les Horribles Cernettes.” The group dubbed itself as “the one and only high energy rock band” and sang songs about antimatter, quarks, colliders, voltage leaks, liquid nitrogen in 1960’s-like outfits. Not so coincidentally, the initials of the group’s name are the same as “Large Hadron Collider.” Digging into the story a bit, you can learn that Tim Berners Lee worked at CERN near Silvano de Cennaro (lower right in images), and Silvano’s girlfriend at the time (later they married) was one of the 4 women in the singing group, “Les Horribles Cernettes” that he managed and forwhom he wrote songs. Tim asked Silv... altro »

Today in History: First Photograph Uploaded and Posted to Web, 1992
On July 18, 1992 — 23 years ago today — the first photographic image in history was uploaded to the web and posted by “the father of the web,” Tim Berners-Lee, on behalf of a comedy “doo-wop” singing group formed at CERN, — “Les Horribles Cernettes.” The group dubbed itself as “the one and only high energy rock band” and sang songs about antimatter, quarks, colliders, voltage leaks, liquid nitrogen in 1960’s-like outfits. Not so coincidentally, the initials of the group’s name are the same as “Large Hadron Collider.” Digging into the story a bit, you can learn that Tim Berners Lee worked at CERN near Silvano de Cennaro (lower right in images), and Silvano’s girlfriend at the time (later they married) was one of the 4 women in the singing group, “Les Horribles Cernettes” that he managed and for whom he wrote songs. Tim asked Silvano for a photo of CERN’s comedy singing group so that they could be promoted on the little web at CERN, and Silvano asked the 4 ladies to pose for a CD cover and for Tim’s purpose. De Cennaro used a Canon EOS 650 and Photoshop 1.0 on his Mac to remove the background. Haha.

Shawn Knight (7/11/2012) reported via TechSpot.com that Tim Berners-Lee had become friends with Michele and Silvano de Cennaro “through an amateur operatic society.” So when Tim and his research team working on the web at CERN needed to test a new version of the web that supported photo files, Tim turned to his friend Silvano for a photo. Shawn further reported, “Michele told Motherboard that Berners-Lee was into cross-dressing, perhaps a clue as to why he wanted an image of attractive ladies in dresses.”

YouTube videos:
•Goodnight Sweet CERN, sung at the CERN Hardonic Festival 1998 (length 01:49). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mXtSnOGtDhQ
•Les Horribles Cernettes live at the LHC Inauguration (length 57:32). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQKpB81kB3k
•Tim Berners-Lee at CERN: Invention of the World Wide Web (03:02:43). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g4hO_-TuTlo

Web sources:
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Les_Horribles_Cernettes
•http://www.brainpickings.org/2014/07/18/les-horribles-cernettes/
•http://www.techspot.com/news/49342-the-first-picture-ever-uploaded-to-the-web-and-the-story-behind-it.html
•http://finance.yahoo.com/news/the-first-ever-email--the-first-tweet--and-12-other-famous-internet-firsts-181209886.html
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doo-wop

Book sources:
• Weaving the Web: The Original Design and Ultimate Destiny of the World Wide Web by Tim Berners-Lee. http://amzn.to/1Mcfh9v

Image credits:
•The first photographic image to be published on the world wide web, July 18, 1992. From left to right: Angela Higney, Michele de Gennaro, Colette Marx-Neilsen, and Lynn Veronneau. Please see the background discussing the copyright issues with this image: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Les_Horribles_Cernettes_in_1992.jpg
•Tim Berners-Lee, circa 1992. 
•Silvano de Cennaro, circa 1992.

#history #history-tech #web #firstwebphoto___

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2015-07-18 10:08:29 (4 comments, 8 reshares, 29 +1s)Open 

Only You (and You Alone)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FygIKsnkCw (length 02:44)
The Platters first recorded this tune, composed by Buck Ram, while they were signed under Federal Records, but it was “deemed unreleasable by the label.” They re-recorded the song after signing with Mercury Records and released it in the summer of 1955 — when i was 5 years old and just starting to tune in the radio to find the songs i liked. This is one of those songs that grew on me as i advanced through the romantic years and experienced the deep feelings expressed by the words and magical music.

In 1955, this song became the Platters’s first Top Ten hit on the pop charts and topped the R&B charts for 7 weeks.  BTW, The Platters were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990!

Image credit:
•Platters singing in video posted on Solrac Etnevic’s YouTubeChannel (see... altro »

Only You (and You Alone)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3FygIKsnkCw (length 02:44)
The Platters first recorded this tune, composed by Buck Ram, while they were signed under Federal Records, but it was “deemed unreleasable by the label.” They re-recorded the song after signing with Mercury Records and released it in the summer of 1955 — when i was 5 years old and just starting to tune in the radio to find the songs i liked. This is one of those songs that grew on me as i advanced through the romantic years and experienced the deep feelings expressed by the words and magical music.

In 1955, this song became the Platters’s first Top Ten hit on the pop charts and topped the R&B charts for 7 weeks.  BTW, The Platters were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1990!

Image credit:
•Platters singing in video posted on Solrac Etnevic’s YouTube Channel (see link at top of post-second line).
•The image cover on the Mercury Record Corporation release of “Only You (and You Alone)” by Buck Ram, sung by the Platters. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:The_Platters_-_Only_You_single.jpg

Memory Confirmation References, haha:
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Platters
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Only_You_(And_You_Alone)___

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2015-07-17 05:25:05 (7 comments, 6 reshares, 102 +1s)Open 

Today in History: First international “kiss in space” — first joint international space docking, 1975.
Age of International Space Cooperation Opened
On July 17, 1975 — 40 years ago today — a U.S. Apollo and a Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked in space to become the first joint international space mission. The two spacecraft were docked for about 44 hours. Because the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft used different cabin pressurization compositions, U.S. and Russian engineering teams collaborated to create an airlock and transfer corridor module that was inserted between the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft. This docking mission was designed by political and space program leaders to signify the easing of tensions between the two major adversarial national political powers, and it opened the way for further cooperation in space (the U.S. Shuttle-Russian Mir space station program) and thedevelopme... altro »

Today in History: First international “kiss in space” — first joint international space docking, 1975.
Age of International Space Cooperation Opened
On July 17, 1975 — 40 years ago today — a U.S. Apollo and a Russian Soyuz spacecraft docked in space to become the first joint international space mission. The two spacecraft were docked for about 44 hours. Because the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft used different cabin pressurization compositions, U.S. and Russian engineering teams collaborated to create an airlock and transfer corridor module that was inserted between the Apollo and Soyuz spacecraft. This docking mission was designed by political and space program leaders to signify the easing of tensions between the two major adversarial national political powers, and it opened the way for further cooperation in space (the U.S. Shuttle-Russian Mir space station program) and the development of today’s International Space Station. 

Further information:
The Soyuz spacecraft was launched first, just over 7 hours before the launch of the Apollo spacecraft, with a crew of two cosmonauts: Alexey A. Leonov and Valery N. Kubasov. The Apollo spacecraft with 5 astronauts aboard — Commander Thomas P. Stafford, Docking pilot Donald K. Slayton, and Command Module pilot Vance D. Brand — maneuvered to rendezvous and dock with the Soyuz craft just a little over 2 days (52 hours) after the Soyuz spacecraft had launched. Both crews conducted a number of experiments while docked over a 2-day period. After separation, Apollo remained in space for 3 additional days, and Soyuz returned to Earth first after a little less than 2 more days in space.

YouTube videos:
•Apollo Soyuz Mission 1975 NASA Film (length 29:08). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MOha7dj84o8

Web Sources:
•http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo%E2%80%93Soyuz_Test_Project
•https://www.californiasciencecenter.org/Exhibits/AirAndSpace/HumansInSpace/Apollo-Soyuz/Apollo-Soyuz.php
•http://www.nasa.gov/mission_pages/apollo-soyuz/astp_mission.html#.U8gSpY1dX48
•http://history.nasa.gov/apollo/apsoyhist.html
•http://archive.wired.com/geekdad/2013/03/lego-cuusoo-apollo-soyuz-mission/
•http://www.astronautix.com/flights/soy9astp.htm

Book Sources:
• The Partnership, a History of the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project by Edward Clinton Ezell and Linda Neuman Ezell. http://amzn.to/1SqEQn1
• Handshake in Space: The Apollo-Soyuz Test Project by Sheri Tan. http://amzn.to/1OiYocs
• Beyond the Stars–NASA’s 50 Years of Manned Space Flight - Part 10: Apollo-Soyuz Test Project by Henry M. Holden. http://amzn.to/1Hylslc

Image credits (top to bottom, left to right):
•Proposed lego 1000-piece depiction of the silver-gray Apollo command module (displaying U.S. flag), the gray-colored docking “airlock and transfer corridor module,” and the Soyuz green-colored, solar-powered spacecraft. http://archive.wired.com/geekdad/2013/03/lego-cuusoo-apollo-soyuz-mission/
•Recreation of the historic docking in the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Washington, DC. http://airandspace.si.edu/explore-and-learn/multimedia/detail.cfm?id=1101
•Launch of the Soyuz spacecraft on July 15, 1975 from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, the Soviet Union.
•Launch of the Apollo spacecraft on July 15, 1975 from the Kennedy Space Center’s Launch Complex 39B. http://www.century-of-flight.net/Aviation%20history/space/Apollo-Soyuz%20Test%20Project.htm
•U.S. Astronaut Deke Slayton in a head embrace with Russian Cosmonaut Alexey Leonov in the Soyuz spacecraft. By NASA (NASA Human Space Flight Gallery) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3AAstronaut_Donald_K._Slayton_and_cosmonaut_Aleksey_A._Leonov_in_the_Soyuz_Orbital_Module.jpg___

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2015-07-16 13:39:31 (11 comments, 14 reshares, 52 +1s)Open 

Today in History: First Atomic Bomb Detonated
On July 16, 1945 — 70 years ago today — the U.S. Army conducted the first detonation of a nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The code name used for this project was Trinity, and the blast was called “The Trinity explosion.” The blast had the energy equivalent of about 20 kilotons of TNT. The bomb’s shock wave was felt over 100 miles (160 km) away, and the mushroom cloud reached 7.5 miles (12.1 km) in height. On hand to witness the explosion were such scientific and research luminaries as Vannevar Bush, James Chadwick, James Conant, Thomas Farrell, Enrico Fermi, Leslie Groves, Robert Oppenheimer, and Richard Tolman.

The development of the atomic bomb by the U.S. originated from the genuine fear that Nazi Germany might be building an atomic bomb. The driving force for getting the U.S. government to act on building anatomic bo... altro »

Today in History: First Atomic Bomb Detonated
On July 16, 1945 — 70 years ago today — the U.S. Army conducted the first detonation of a nuclear weapon near Alamogordo, New Mexico. The code name used for this project was Trinity, and the blast was called “The Trinity explosion.” The blast had the energy equivalent of about 20 kilotons of TNT. The bomb’s shock wave was felt over 100 miles (160 km) away, and the mushroom cloud reached 7.5 miles (12.1 km) in height. On hand to witness the explosion were such scientific and research luminaries as Vannevar Bush, James Chadwick, James Conant, Thomas Farrell, Enrico Fermi, Leslie Groves, Robert Oppenheimer, and Richard Tolman.

The development of the atomic bomb by the U.S. originated from the genuine fear that Nazi Germany might be building an atomic bomb. The driving force for getting the U.S. government to act on building an atomic bomb came from physicist Leó Szilárd, who originally conceived the idea of a nuclear chain reaction in 1933 and patented the idea (with Enrico Fermi) for a neutron-induced nuclear chain reaction. He was worried that Nazi Germany might build this bomb first, and so he wrote President Franklin D. Roosevelt a letter in 1939 explaining the feasibility and urgency for the U.S. to develop such a bomb, and he also succeeded in winning the support of Albert Einstein for this letter. Interestingly, when Szilárd first met Einstein to explain about the possibility of man-made atomic bombs, Einstein replied: “I had not thought of that.” After Einstein signed the letter and President Roosevelt received it, Roosevelt summed up the letter: “..what you are after is to see that the Nazis don’t blow us up.” Roosevelt immediately ordered the start of what became known as “The Manhattan Project” — a research and development effort involving both the United Kingdom and Canada and growing to employ 130,000 people at a cost of $26 billion (in today’s dollars). 

Einstein, according to Linus Pauling, regretted signing the letter because Nazi Germany never developed the atomic bomb and because the bomb was used against civilian populations. In fact, because the U.S. Army considered Einstein to be a security risk as a consequence of his pacifist leanings, Einstein was denied clearance to work on the Manhattan Project.

Nazi Germany had surrendered in May, 1945, two full months before this test took place. However, Japan had not surrendered. U.S. President Harry S. Truman, in order to effectuate a swift end to the war, ordered that an atomic bomb be dropped on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945 and on Nagasaki on August 9, 1945. Japanese Emperor Hirohito surrendered on August 15 — one month after this first test of the atomic bomb and one week after the bomb had been used on civilian populations.

Sources:
•http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trinity_(nuclear_test)
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alamogordo,_New_Mexico
•http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Le%C3%B3_Szil%C3%A1rd
•http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Einstein%E2%80%93Szil%C3%A1rd_letter
•http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Manhattan_Project
•http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Surrender_of_Japan
•http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/aso/databank/entries/dp45at.html
•http://www.trumanlibrary.org/whistlestop/study_collections/bomb/large/index.php?action=documentary

Image credits (top to bottom, left to right):
• Google Earth Map of the United States and part of Mexico showing the location of the first explosion of the Atomic Bomb near Alamogordo, New Mexico in what is now the White Sands Missile Range.
•The first explosion of a nuclear bomb about 0.016 second after it was denotated; the height of the explosion’s hemisphere is about 200 meters (656 feet) high at this point. By Berlyn Brixner [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ATrinity_Test_Fireball_16ms.jpg
•The only known color photograph of the detonation of the first atomic bomb. Photograph by Jack Aeby of the Special Engineering Detachment, Manhattan Project, Los Alamos: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ATrinityColorLargeRestored.jpg
• The Trinity Site Obelisk National Historic Landmark. By Samat Jain [CC BY-SA 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0) or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File%3ATrinity_Site_Obelisk_National_Historic_Landmark.jpg

 #atomicbomb #FirstAtomicBomb #ManhattanProject #atomicbomb #nuclearbomb #nuclearage #nuclearwar #TrinityBlast #Alamogordo___

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2015-07-15 17:12:57 (10 comments, 11 reshares, 45 +1s)Open 

Today in History: Aldus Pagemaker 1.0 was released, 1985
On July 15, 1985 — 30 years ago today — one of the first desktop publishing programs was released by Aldus for the original Apple Macintosh. (Much later, in December 1986, Pagemaker was made available for the IBM PC.) Pagemaker was awarded an “SPA [Software Publishers Association] Excellence in Software Award for Best New Use of a Computer” in 1986. The software was primarily written by Paul Brainerd (see images, lower right).

YouTube Videos:
•Computer Chronicles: PageMaker for the Mac (length 01:37). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNwe12xmono
•Computer Chronicles – PageMaker on the PC (length 06:21). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVXxH6qVpSs

Web Sources:
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_PageMaker
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Brainerd•http://www.pet... altro »

Today in History: Aldus Pagemaker 1.0 was released, 1985
On July 15, 1985 — 30 years ago today — one of the first desktop publishing programs was released by Aldus for the original Apple Macintosh. (Much later, in December 1986, Pagemaker was made available for the IBM PC.) Pagemaker was awarded an “SPA [Software Publishers Association] Excellence in Software Award for Best New Use of a Computer” in 1986. The software was primarily written by Paul Brainerd (see images, lower right).

YouTube Videos:
•Computer Chronicles: PageMaker for the Mac (length 01:37). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNwe12xmono
•Computer Chronicles – PageMaker on the PC (length 06:21). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UVXxH6qVpSs

Web Sources:
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adobe_PageMaker
•https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Brainerd
•http://www.peterlewis.com/2013/08/05/apple-and-the-desktop-manufacturing-revolution/

Book Sources:
• When Computing Got Personal: A History of the Desktop Computer. http://amzn.to/1I2N99d

Image credits (top to bottom, left to right):
•Apple Macintosh and Laserwriter
•Aldus Pagemaker Apple Macintosh disk
•Paul Brainerd

#history #history-tech #aldus #pagemaker #apple #macintosh___

2015-07-14 16:11:41 (15 comments, 7 reshares, 55 +1s)Open 

Question for you about “edgy” living
If you inherited this house proposed to be built in the crack of a cliff on the Aegean Sea, would you choose to live in it, lease it to others, or sell it ASAP?

References:
•http://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/09/casa-brutale-concept-home-would-be-built-into-cliff.html
•http://www.digitaltrends.com/home/casa-brutale-is-a-conceptual-cliff-house-on-the-aegean-sea/
•http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/opa-casa-brutale-cliff-house
•http://www.designboom.com/architecture/opa-casa-brutale-conceptual-residence-aegean-sea-greece-07-02-2015/

Question for you about “edgy” living
If you inherited this house proposed to be built in the crack of a cliff on the Aegean Sea, would you choose to live in it, lease it to others, or sell it ASAP?

References:
•http://www.cnbc.com/2015/07/09/casa-brutale-concept-home-would-be-built-into-cliff.html
•http://www.digitaltrends.com/home/casa-brutale-is-a-conceptual-cliff-house-on-the-aegean-sea/
•http://www.mymodernmet.com/profiles/blogs/opa-casa-brutale-cliff-house
•http://www.designboom.com/architecture/opa-casa-brutale-conceptual-residence-aegean-sea-greece-07-02-2015/___

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