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Simple ideas you may have heard before, and great to be reminded of.
Photographer and author Tim Grey argues that sometimes the difference between getting a good picture and a great picture can be as simple as taking a few steps to the right. His PIX 2015 talk highlights 13 smalls changes photographers can make that can add up to some huge improvements in their images. Read more
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I've run 4th Ed. D&D online for 3 years with friends in Canada (I live in Texas).  We used MapTools for the first 2 years. It's a good, robust open source system with lots of community support. I noticed Roll20.net this year and gave it a try. Haven't looked back since. It's made my job as DM much easier -- I run 3 campaigns on it (two 4th edition games and one old-school 1st edition game set in Greyhawk.) It doesn't have quite the macro capability that MapTools has, but for almost everything else it's hands-down much easier to get up and running. It supports integration into G+ Hangouts and also has its own voice and video chat if you don't want to use G+.
I started gaming using Google+ Hangouts a year ago. I started playing Dungeon’s and Dragons in 1975. My first rulebooks says they were the third printing. I played the Original Dungeon’s and Dragons, then first, second, and t...
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(Sun03) Here's one way Republicans could have won the election. Don't give Karl Rove any ideas, though.

http://www.buzzfeed.com/buzzfeedpolitics/what-the-2012-election-would-have-looked-like-with

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#BAFact: How big is the Sun? Roomy enough to fit 1.3 million Earths inside it.

The Sun is big. It's 700,000 km in radius, while the Earth's is about 6400 km. Volume goes as the cube of the radius, so if you take the ratio and cube it - (700000 / 6400)^3 - you get about 1.3 million. That's how many Earths could fit inside our star.

Heck, the Sun routinely makes sunspots bigger than our whole planet!

http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/badastronomy/2011/11/09/giant-sunspots-are-giant/
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Our galaxy is crammed full of planets!

Several new reports are coming out today presenting solid evidence that planets are freaking everywhere: one shows that there may be 100 billion planets in our galaxy alone, with 17 billion of them the size of Earth! 

I give details in the link below, but check other sources of news like +Fraser Cain +Universe Today +Ian O'Neill and others for more.

http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2013/01/07/alien_earths_new_study_indicates_there_are_billions_of_earth_sized_planets.html

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I'm an avid GTDer -- use it both at work and home. This is a great free Android app with support for the 3 primary GTD terms -- tasks, projects and contexts.
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*It's the Gamer's Life for Me*

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PIX 2015: Tim Grey and reframing your story
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Photographer and author Tim Grey argues that sometimes the difference between getting a good picture and a great picture can be as simple as

If Church Signs Were Honest...
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This meme has been going on for about 24 hours on twitter and has made me chuckle (and wince) so I thought I would post some of them here. W

Star Wars lightsabers finally invented
www.theguardian.com

Scientists in America have 'accidentally' found a way forward to the creation of real-life weapons as used by Jedi Knights

Being Black in China
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Of all the countries we’ve visited as a family, the hardest, by far, was China. As a family that believes there are things to be learned fro

Camera ZOOM FX
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Dragon Age Legends
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Dragon Age Legends is now available on Google+. Play it today!

Flipboard
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Flipboard, Your Social Magazine Flipboard's award-winning experience lets people see everything in one place. By bringing together the world

Life of Pi (film – 2012)
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So having heard that Ang Lee did an amazing job with bringing Yann Martel's Life of Pi to the big screen and had to find out for myself. I w

Django Unchained (film – 2012)
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I have always been a fan of Quentin Tarantino films and Django Unchained did not disappoint me. The movie had the traditional Tarantino over

Iowa Nice (CLEAN VERSION)
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Created by Paul D. Benedict and Scott Siepker A response to national media coverage of our beloved home state. "Iowa Nice" had been featured

Something Stupid...
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How To Post Your Google+ Feed To Facebook And Twitter
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One of the questions that we see a great deal of on our Search Engine Land Facebook Page and LinkedIn Group is “How can we get our Google+ f

Australian Peacock Spider from Up Close
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We all fear spider more or less. But the Australian scientist Jurgen Otto took the courage and went up close with the creature and took mind

Memoires: The Diary
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memoires: the ultimate way to keep your memories on the goPrivate, password protected diary / journal approved as "SAFE" by Appozle and LG W

DGT GTD & To-do List [Alpha]
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Getting Things Done for AndroidDGT GTD is a FREE! app designed for managing tasks, todos, checklists, shopping lists and commitments that yo

Turning Turtles Into Cameras With Onorato & Krebs
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Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs have created some of the strangest cameras you may ever see. It's all part of their irreverent take on photogra

SRO Productions’ [title of show] is Huge, Rollicking, Rocking Mega-Hit |...
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SRO Productions’ [title of show] is Huge, Rollicking, Rocking Mega-Hit

New Flat Lens Could Revolutionize Cameras as We Know Them | Raw File | W...
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Camera lenses might look radically different in a couple years thanks to a new technology developed by a group of physicists at the Harvard