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Karissa Locke
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Making the world a more Google-y place
Making the world a more Google-y place

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#FieldTripFriday is the best!  #GetPumped  #MakerCamp 
For this week’s #makercamp  Field Trip Friday, we're heading to +Project Loon at the top-secret Google X. The Loon team is building balloons that will float in the stratosphere and provide Internet connectivity to people down on Earth. Tune in to tomorrow's Hangout at 11AM Pacific to meet the team and watch a live test launch! 
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There is a group of people in the world today who are more persecuted than anyone else, but they are not political or religious activists. They are girls. 

I Am A Girl is an inspirational feature documentary that we're so proud to support. Watch the trailer here: www.iamagirl.com.au
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I can't wait!
COUNTDOWN TO MAKER CAMP! Get a head start! Maker Camp kicks off July 8th, but you can join in on the fun NOW by sharing your projects and ideas right here on the +Maker Camp Community page!  Then sign up for #makercamp at makercamp.com . You won't need to pack your bags--just follow +MAKE and join the +Maker Camp Community! 
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+One Day's Wages is such a cool way to get behind a cause! This is just one many projects you can back by donating one day's worth of your wages. Check out www.onedayswages.org to find the cause you're passionate about. 
This project provides 170 children living with HIV/AIDS the treatment needed to live longer and healthier lives.

Make an impact --> www.onedayswages.org/HopeThroughHealth
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"If you want to build a ship, don't gather people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather, teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea."
/ Saint Exupéry
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"According to +Human Rights Watch, women in Saudi Arabia are still treated as minors under the guardianship system, which requires them to receive permission from their husbands, brothers or fathers in order to travel, study or work..."

The No More Abuse campaign is a small step in the right direction - away from abuse and towards equality. 

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Thanks new Google+, for making me look like a stellar photographer although my skills may be subpar.  
                         #LoveIt   #AutoAwesome   #AutoEnhance
Meet the new Google +!

Whoa!  I took a nap and came back on and there is a whole new look!

Also, after watching I now know what zorbing is...

#parenting #googleplus #googleplusupdate  

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A trip just isn't complete without a meal that makes you smile.
Travel. Explore. Eat http://vimeo.com/27243869

Looking for something tasty to start off the day? 50 of the World’s Best Breakfasts
http://blog.hostelbookers.com/travel/best-breakfast/

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Decorating lessons from Anthro? Yes. Please. Loving this post from +Melissa Michaels 

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I've got to admit, this surprised me.
This map never ceases to amaze us. Chances are the last world map you looked at wasn't very accurate. More here: http://ow.ly/k85lf 

Did you know Africa was actually this large?
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