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Cris Castello
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Today, in the darkest depths of the Northern Hemisphere winter, temperatures at the North Pole will warm to above freezing - 50 to 60 degrees above normal. Huh?

http://www.slate.com/articles/health_and_science/science/2015/12/the_storm_that_caused_tornadoes_will_heat_the_north_pole.single.html
This year’s holiday season has been full of extreme weather, with weird anomalies from coast to coast—like a script worthy of a Syfy network movie. The wee
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Scary!
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Barcelona vs Manchester United at Levi's. Thank you +Rick Bucich​!
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Woah, great seats!
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Spent a great weekend re-living some of my mis-spent youth by seeing the two Grateful Dead reunion shows in Santa Clara. Saw old friends, boogied down, and smiled an awful lot.

Oh and the rainbow on Saturday! Despite the rumors, it was not fake. But what an uncanny and cool coincidence given Friday's Supreme Court decision - oh and also the fact that it doesn't rain in California in June. Maybe just Jerry smiling down, lots to be happy about. #faretheewell  
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How cool that it was so close to your home, short commute to the concert and rainbow I agree must be Jerry smiling down on all the fans!
How wonderful that you could enjoy it with friends!
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Interesting article about subtle experimentation of food choices at Google cafes.
 
We helped Googlers avoid eating 3.1 million calories of junk food over two weeks.  And what we did in the office works anywhere -- even at home.   #workrules   #google  

For more strategies on creating a better workplace, visit: www.workrules.net
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Notice he said "calories" with a lowercase "c". So that's 3100 Calories for most people. That's like one breakroom not having peanut M&Ms for one day. 😛
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Magic!
 
Whether you’re deciphering a sign in Rio de Janeiro or negotiating with a shop owner in Berlin, Google Translate can be your guide. Starting today, you can instantly translate signs using your phone’s camera and the Translate app, available on Android and iOS: http://goo.gl/lVse9T
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I've logged over 1600km walking, and it would be a lot more if distance had been tracked from the beginning ...

http://www.forbes.com/sites/davidewalt/2014/11/19/ingress-players-have-traveled-halfway-to-mars/
Fans of Google's augmented reality game have walked more than 126,000,000 kilometers while playing over the last two years.
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I remember all that "walking" we did around Stierlin Ct. Those were the days...
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Now this might be the Perfect Storm.

Strongest hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere, will make landfall very near its peak strength, with sustained winds near 200 mph (!!)

Also ... it went from being a minimal tropical storm with 40mph winds to Category 5 in just 36 hours. 

http://www.weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/hurricane-patricia-mexico-coast
Hurricane Patricia is bearing down on Mexico as the strongest hurricane ever witnessed in the entire Western Hemisphere.
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I've been watching this! HUGE storm - fingers crossed for friends that have condos and boats in Puerto Vallarta......
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Had one more hour ... oh well, back on my horse!
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Before long, you'll be part of a huge, diverse community of +Ingress players too! It's time to move: 
Getting out of the house and meeting new people is hard. For a long time, I let inertia limit me to the same neighborhood and daily routine—until I started playing a mobile, augmented-reality game from Google called Ingress. In just a few months, I’ve explored places I’d never seen before, met tons of new and interesting people, and walked hundreds of cumulative miles—all because of a simple video game on my phone.
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Opening day at Avaya Stadium ... Go Quakes!
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+David Wheeler You betcha!
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Approaching 3.5 inches of rain in San Jose since 8AM, with no end in sight. A good soaking for just about anywhere, especially down here in the drier "banana belt" of the Bay Area - on average San Jose gets less precipitation annually than Los Angeles #funfact  

Oh, and this means that since this morning we've gotten more than half the rainfall we got for the entire 2013-2014 water year. Crazy.
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Wettest day here in 52 years!
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Parenting tip: Don't try to convince your kids that some other word (say, "facetious") is the F word, because they'll just turn around and say:

"No, dad, that's not the F word. FUCK is the F word."
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Truth from the mouths of babes
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Pretty terrible food. Bread was like store-bought generic bread from Safeway, heated up in the oven. The bread was accompanied by a bowl of what tasted just like Ragu or some other bottled pasta sauce. Not fresh at all. Salad contained ancient lettuce, drowned in dressing. I ordered steak medium-rare, it came out practically still alive. I wonder what it would have been like if I'd ordered it rare. The waitress took it back to cook further, brought it back out, but it wasn't much different. Apart from botching the cooking of it, it wasn't very good. Would not recommend.
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Ridiculously good.
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