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Wow! In case you're not into Skype:
 
Faster phone calls in Google Hangouts

Calling from desktop just got better. We're excited to announce: 

* Faster call connections right inside of Gmail and Inbox
* Quicker call answering for incoming Google Voice calls

Start a phone call by clicking the phone tab in Gmail, or by searching for a phone number in Hangouts. You can also try this in the Hangouts Chrome App: http://goo.gl/FujGNb

Look for these updates as we roll them out over the next few days!

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The Baatara Gorge Waterfall,
Tannourine, Lebanon

The waterfall drops 255 metres (837 ft) into the Baatara Pothole, a cave of Jurassic limestone[2] located on the Lebanon Mountain Trail.[3]

Discovered in 1952 by French bio-speleologistHenri Coiffait,[4] the waterfall and accompanying sinkhole were fully mapped in the 1980s by the Spéléo club du Liban.[5] The cave is also known as the "Cave of the Three Bridges."[6] Traveling from Laklouk toTannourine one passes the village of Balaa, and the "Three Bridges Chasm" (in French "Gouffre des Trois Ponts") is a five-minute journey into the valley below where one sees three natural bridges, rising one above the other and overhanging a chasm descending into Mount Lebanon. During the spring melt, a 90–100-metre (300–330 ft) cascade falls behind the three bridges and then down into the 250-metre (820 ft) chasm. A 1988 fluorescent dye test demonstrated that the water emerged at the spring of Dalleh inMgharet al-Ghaouaghir.
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In this gallery of gorgeous photographs, architect Marc Kushner shares his selection of 10 of the most innovative buildings of today and tomorrow, including a reindeer viewing station, an inflatabl...
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Can't wait for some Game of Thrones? Sesame Street has got you covered ~
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Um, this looks a little familiar... LOL
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Please fill me in! 😌 Would love to know what it's really like. 
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Powerful presentation!! Am sharing it far and wide. Thank you. :-*
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Space Science image of the week -  A massive eruption on the Sun generated this colourful, shimmering auroral curtain. The image was taken by +Carlos Gauna near Jökulsárlón Glacier Lagoon in southern Iceland.

http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images/2015/04/Colourful_cosmic_curtains

#SpaceScience   #aurora   #Iceland  
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Words of Wisdom!

"There are no limits on what you can achieve with your life, except the limits you accept in your own mind."  ~ Brian Tracy

#tuesday   #inspiration   #quote  
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I energize creatives to discover (and deliver) their brightest ideas - and I laugh too loud. | Best Selling Author of Online Reputation Management For Dummies
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  • Social Media Design
    Principal, 2009 - present
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Jacksonville, Florida - New London, New Hampshire - West Seneca, New York - Greenville, South Carolina - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina - Athens, Georgia
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I energize creatives to discover (and deliver) their brightest ideas - and I laugh too loud. | Best Selling Author of Online Reputation Management For Dummies
Introduction

"Now I help people I never dreamed I’d meet: world famous entertainers, C-level executives, entrepreneurs, and directors of charitable organizations. By helping them to contribute something meaningful into the world, I get to serve my deepest desire. I want to unlock the proverbial music inside of every leader (their deepest passion, purpose, and identity) so they can build a social platform that will touch the world with their sound (and get them amazing opportunities!) I want to help all of us to make the world a better, brighter place via social media the way it was meant to be ~ via collaboration and sharing what matters most."

How? Everybody asks. Here's my backstory:

In 2005, just after Mark Zuckerberg opened up Facebook to Universities, I found myself back in college again. Full time. With all the 20 year olds. My best friend at school was 18 and from out of town. I was old enough to be her Mom, but we clicked over our love of French language and travel. Hanging out with her felt natural, because my kids weren’t much younger and we always had a house full of somebody’s kids spending the night.

Danielle patiently explained important things about college life to me, such as how carrying all your books to every class is not done, being called a “MILF” is a compliment, and that the only person stopping me was me. The full-out life in all those girls inspired me to end my dead marriage of many years and to finish college while bringing up three kids.

Every professional I consulted assured me I would be able to find a rewarding, salaried position with health benefits after graduation. I imagined wearing fancy clothes and feeling more “serious” than I did after years of truly delightful work in natural childbirth, owning and running an upscale specialty boutique, singing (also developing my intuition and interpreting dreams) for an international ministry, schlepping laundry for my family, and cooking inventive meals based on whatever was fresh and on sale that week. I’ve had a wonderful life.

The economy tanked right as I graduated with honors,

as class speaker for my Communications major, in 2008. Even though I took pride in paying bills on time, my carefully laid cash flow plans disappeared as my credit card monthly bills quintupled overnight. I couldn’t sleep during this economic free fall with no end in sight. That’s about the time I got laid off from the job I managed to get among 240 qualified applicants in our sleepy little Southern college town. I alternated between speechlessness and covering my face as I cried my heart out when I was alone.

My family and my ex-husband were far away. I was completely alone and desired to work as close to home as possible so I could be more available for my kids. I needed flexible hours. I needed a flexible location. I needed INCOME. And I needed to do it in a way that honored my soul and put good out into the world. I wanted a lot.

So I created my deeply researched, field-tested Online Reputation Management method and bootstrapped my way into a satisfying and rewarding online presence.

Within a couple months of nonstop re-writing and design work, I landed my first social media design client... in Dubai. My second was in Silicon Valley. Everybody told me this wasn't possible, but I didn't listen. A year and a half later Wiley Publishing came to me out of the blue with an offer to write Online Reputation Management For Dummies. And it became a bestseller on Amazon at #2 in November of 2012. 

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Bestselling Author of Online Reputation Management for Dummies (Wiley Publishers) It hit #2 in Public Relations on Amazon! | Went back to college to earn a degree in Communications while bringing up 3 very awesome kids by myself, working part time,taking 18 credit hours (on average), and graduating with honors and as class speaker for my major. I guess you could say I'm a self motivated hard worker. ;)
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  • The University of Georgia
    Communications, 2005 - 2008
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