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NASA's Kepler mission has confirmed the first near-Earth-size planet in the “habitable zone” around a sun-like star. This discovery and the introduction of 11 other new small habitable zone candidate planets mark another milestone in the journey to finding another “Earth.”
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The next full-margin rupture of the Cascadia subduction zone will spell the worst natural disaster in the history of the continent. Credit Illustration by Christoph Niemann; Map by Ziggymaj / Getty
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Two Worlds, One Sun
Left Image Credit & Copyright: Damia Bouic; 
Right Image Credit: +NASA, +NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory-Caltech, MSSS; Digital processing: Damia Bouic
http://apod.nasa.gov/apod/ap150512.html

How different does sunset appear from Mars than from Earth? For comparison, two images of our common star were taken at sunset, one from Earth and one from Mars. These images were scaled to have same angular width and featured here side-by-side. A quick inspection will reveal that the Sun appears slightly smaller from Mars than from Earth. This makes sense since Mars is 50% further from the Sun than Earth. More striking, perhaps, is that the Martian sunset is noticeably bluer near the Sun than the typically orange colors near the setting Sun from Earth. The reason for the blue hues from Mars is not fully understood, but thought to be related to forward scattering properties of Martian dust. The terrestrial sunset was taken in 2012 March from Marseille, France, while the Martian sunset was captured last month by NASA's robotic Curiosity rover from Gale crater on Mars.
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Oh, now that's funny.
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This is awesome. I've wanted to be able to do this in the past.
 
Every minute after you clock out of the office counts. Next time you run errands after work, push directions from your computer to your Android phone and have them ready in hand as you head out the door.
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I really like the updates on what went wrong.  With updates like this, even the failures are entertaining.

[ Side note: and how they name their barges by Iain M Banks culture ship names.. If you haven't read the novels, you're missing out. ]
Some of you may have been following our recent attempts to vertically land the first stage of our Falcon 9 rocket back on Earth.
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Ride along with our vehicle designed to carry astronauts as it accelerates from 0-100 mph in 1.2 sec during a critical Pad Abort Test earlier this month 
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A Picture is Worth 1,000 Words

via the Wake County Public Libraries and the wonderful author, +Michelle Berry
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Getting better and better.
 
Custom Google App voice commands are here for 3rd party apps

The Googs keeps getting better and better. Today google announced custom voice commands and voice actions for third party apps for the Google App. You can use Wink to control the lights, TuneIn to jam to music, get the news from NPR, identify a song with Shazam, and more.

What else can the Googs do for you? Check out these tips! https://get.google.com/tips/#!/?category=ask-google

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#GoogleApp   #Android  
Google is looking to super charge the voice command functionality on your Android device by integrating 3rd party apps with the usual “Ok Google” commands. Announced today on Google+, you can now launch applications with nothing else but your voice using the Google Search app.
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  • Kennesaw State University
    Computer Science, 2000 - 2006
  • Kennesaw State University
    Mathematics, 2000 - 2006
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  • Concur Technologies
    Software Engineer, Principal I, 2013 - present
  • TRX, Inc.
    Software Developer, 2006 - 2013
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