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Oh California, full of life you are.

I have to say, that I'm getting used to seeing Black Widows around here. They really used to freak me out just a few years ago. 
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+Michael Neale how people live along all the poisonous critters in Australia is beyond me :-) 
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One of our balloons has had quite a journey over the past few weeks. It did a lap around the world in 22 days, and has just clocked the project’s 500,000th kilometer as it begins its second lap. It enjoyed a few loop-de-loops over the Pacific ocean before heading east on the winds toward Chile and Argentina, and then made its way back around near Australia and New Zealand. Along the way, it caught a ride on the Roaring Forties — strong west-to-east winds in the southern hemisphere that act like an autobahn in the sky, where our balloons can quickly zoom over oceans to get to where people actually need them.

Traversing the stratosphere is particularly challenging this time of year because the winds actually change direction as the southern hemisphere moves from warmer to colder weather, resulting in divergent wind paths that are hard to predict. Since last June, we’ve been using the wind data we’ve collected during flights to refine our prediction models and are now able to forecast balloon trajectories twice as far in advance. In addition, the pump that moves air in or out of the balloon has become three times more efficient, making it possible to change altitudes more rapidly to quickly catch winds going in different directions. There were times, for example, when this balloon could have been pulled into the polar vortex – large, powerful wind currents that whip around in a circle near the stratosphere in the polar region – but these improvements enabled us to maneuver around it and stay on course. We can spend hours and hours running computer simulations, but nothing teaches us as much as actually sending the balloons up into the stratosphere during all four seasons of the year.

Take a look through our photo album to see some of the specific improvements that have been made to the balloon technology, thanks to the lessons we’ve learned in flight.
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These +AngularJS releases contain a workaround for V8's memory leak that I investigated for quite a bit of time recently.

We are testing some other ideas that should help with the issue even more and a real fix in V8 is in progress.

If you see any hard to explain leaks, it can be due to V8. If you can reduce the app to a plunker, I'd love to see it.

more info: https://code.google.com/p/v8/issues/detail?id=2073
 
We've got two releases of +AngularJS today. 1.3.0-beta.5 chimeric-glitterfication and 1.2.16 badger-enumeration. The releases include a handful of bug fixes, docs changes, and performance improvements. See the full changelog here: https://github.com/angular/angular.js/blob/master/CHANGELOG.md

Big thanks to everyone who contributed to these releases!
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Agree IE is totally opposite of Chrome
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For a few years now I believed that natural fat in food not a bad thing and it's in fact heavy processing, skimming, sweetening and unnatural ways of growing and producing food that makes it harmful.

#eatFood #mostlyPlants #notTooMuch
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My philosophy is that any food should be eaten in moderation, even if it's natural. And there are some cuisines that make this hard to achieve - I am searching for the right one for my family.
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Lemons from buds through flowers to green and yellow fruits. All on a single tree! 
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Odd weird fact. I grow a lemon tree in Utah, in my house.
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Regular priced tickets for +ng-europe are on sale now!  From the speed of the initial early-bird sales they may sell quite quickly.
See http://tickets.ngeurope.org/
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As someone in the comments of the original post said: "*Nobody won, everyone lost.*"

(context: http://www.bbc.com/news/technology-26868536)

Edit: +Andrew Sullivan summed it up the best: http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/3pg0sn/brendan-eich-s-forced-resignation---andrew-sullivan
 
I support marriage equality, and I am COMPLETELY disgusted by my co-proponents who have treated #Mozilla  and +Brendan Eich so poorly. Tolerance is a two way street. If you abandon tolerance towards others, and you do it in the name of fighting for tolerance, then you are really just a douchebag, and a hypocrite. 

Those who have treated Mozilla so poorly, shame on you! (Yes, I am finger wagging) Brendan made the donation that you are so upset about, not the Mozilla organization. Don't take it out on them. If you want to take it out on Brendan, and completely remove him from your life, please, by all means. Disable JavaScript on all of your browsers. That will show him! That will teach Mr Eich to follow your rules. Meanwhile, you can experience the modern web without JavaScript. Which is to say, that you can't experience the modern web.

You take the bad with the good. This is what compromising/life is about.
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It's not acceptable to hate. Not even to hate people that hate.

+Andrew Sullivan summed it up the best: http://thecolbertreport.cc.com/videos/3pg0sn/brendan-eich-s-forced-resignation---andrew-sullivan
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This is going to be interesting... I'm going. Are you?
 
Hello everyone, we're very happy announce ng-europe, the first +AngularJS  European conference in Paris! http://goo.gl/20uhYj
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First round of tickets sold out in under an hour. Google IO all over again >.<
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A company/product to watch: http://www.spritzinc.com/
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And when you're done reading you can write about it using Hemingway! -  http://www.hemingwayapp.com/
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"Don’t hate, create."

via: +Dave Geddes 
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Inspiring! Thank you!
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Igor is a software engineer at Google. He is the lead of the AngularJS, practitioner of test driven development, open source enthusiast, hacker.


In his free time, Igor enjoys spending time with his wife and two kids, doing outdoor activities (including but not limited to sports, gardening and building retaining walls).

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Sunnyvale, California - Bratislava, Slovakia - Zlate Moravce, Slovakia
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Smaller resort with an abundance of great slopes for beginners as well as experts.
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OK food but no tables or benches for eating.
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Great selection. High quality plants, seedlings and supplies. Knowledgeable and ready to help staff. I love this store. It's like a little oasis full of plants. I often like to just walk around and get inspiration for my garden. I used to shop at other places like Home Depot and OSH, but this place has much better selection, higher quality stuff, staff that actually understands what they sell; all while having comparable prices.
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I just discovered this place and it instantly became my trailing running favorite in the San Diego area. The canyon is beautiful (especially during spring) and the trails are plain awesome!
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Great crepes, excellent bookstore built-in, good tea, but no wifi.
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Very nice store offering many of the naturals brands I'm used to seeing in California. The fruit and vegetables section contained only limited selection of stuff (in early June), but that's actually good, as it means that they don't haul stuff half way across the world. I visited other local grocery stores as well and I'm definitely sticking to this one for my next shopping. PS: I really like that the store not only offers great groceries, but it also runs seminars and other educational events to help folks learn more about how to make healthy choices.
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Some of the best ice cream I've ever had!
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