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Glenn Rogers
Works at GRR Systems, Inc.
Attended Sheridan College
Lives in St. John's, NL, Canada
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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada | International Space Station
Tim Peake: "First time I’ve seen Newfoundland free of cloud…spring has sprung!"
Looking North to St. Pierre and Miquelon

Newfoundland and Labrador is the most easterly province of Canada. Situated in the country's Atlantic region, it comprises the island of Newfoundland and mainland Labrador to the northwest, with a combined area of 405,212 square kilometers (156,500 sq mi). 

Overseas collectivity of Saint Pierre and Miquelon is a self-governing territorial overseas collectivity of France, situated in the northwestern Atlantic Ocean near Newfoundland. It is the only remnant of the former colonial empire of New France that remains under French control. The islands are situated at the entrance of Fortune Bay, which extends into the southern coast of Newfoundland, near the Grand Banks.They are 3,819 kilometers (2,373 mi) from Brest, the nearest point in Metropolitan France, but 25 kilometers (16 mi) from the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland, Canada. 
(Source: Wikipedia)

Credit: ESA/NASA, British astronaut Tim Peake
Image Date: April 11, 2016
Release Date: April 13, 2016

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+Memorial University of Newfoundland 
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+European Space Agency, ESA 
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It was an awesome week in science....
Clickable image with links to the stories: futurism.com/noiNX
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Astronomers say a Neptune-sized planet lurks beyond Pluto
Science Magazine Article by Eric Hand | Jan. 20, 2016
The solar system appears to have a new ninth planet. Today, two scientists announced evidence that a body nearly the size of Neptune—but as yet unseen—orbits the sun every 15,000 years. During the solar system’s infancy 4.5 billion years ago, they say, the giant planet was knocked out of the planet-forming region near the sun. Slowed down by gas, the planet settled into a distant elliptical orbit, where it still lurks today.

The claim is the strongest yet in the centuries-long search for a “Planet X” beyond Neptune. The quest has been plagued by far-fetched claims and even outright quackery. But the new evidence comes from a pair of respected planetary scientists, Konstantin Batygin and Mike Brown of the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, who prepared for the inevitable skepticism with detailed analyses of the orbits of other distant objects and months of computer simulations. “If you say, ‘We have evidence for Planet X,’ almost any astronomer will say, ‘This again? These guys are clearly crazy.’ I would, too,” Brown says. “Why is this different? This is different because this time we’re right...

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Release Date: January 20, 2016

#NASA #Astronomy #Space #Science #Planets #SolarSystem 
#Orbit #Sun #Exploration #Planet #PlanetX #Planet9 #Caltech #USA #UnitedStates #California
Planet would orbit the sun once every 15,000 years
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Brief review of DBGallery
Download DBGallery 7.0 - An application that enables you to organize your images into a database and export them as web galleries, PDF files, or attach them to emails
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This is the pic of a space shuttle leaving our atmosphere taken from space by NASA. Amazing isn't it? How nano are we in the cosmic scale.

Photo via NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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Scientists have grown their own eyes - retinas, corneas, the eye's lens - and used them to restore sight.
Biologists have discovered a new way to grow the tissues that make up the human eyeball using only a small sample of adult skin.
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Describes DBGallery's web server plugin, which allows for self-hosted sharing of images from your company's image collection.
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The best weather app by far, and I've tried a few. 
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The "What is DBGallery" page now sports a product history timeline (near the bottom).
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Education
  • Sheridan College
    Computer Programming, 1986 - 1988
  • Ryerson University
    Business, 1992 - 1997
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  • GRR Systems, Inc.
    Product Manager, present
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St. John's, NL, Canada
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Toronto, ON, Canada - New York, NY, USA - Tucson, AZ, USA - Phoenix, AZ, USA - Lviv, Ukraine - Beijing, China - Tianjin, China
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reviewed a month ago
Excellent height, climb variety and staff.
Public - a month ago
reviewed a month ago
Large excellent room with excellent staff. Loved the location. 15 min walk from the Seattle Center and the Space Needle. Also just 5 mins from the waterfront trails, which were easily visible from my room. Nicely equipped kitchen as well. Cons: Missing modern requirements. Very few electrical outlets. The only one in the bedroom was hidden behind the bed and hard to get at. Internet was VERY slow and needs to be constantly logged into.
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Very clean for China and the cost (300 RMB/night). The best hotel for the price I've stayed at in Beijing. Everything worked...A/C, hot water, kettle, etc. Staff was quite friendly and helpful as well. Western level cleanliness isn't easy to find in China for this price. I'd definitely stay here again. The cons were: While it is a good over all location, the immediate surroundings are in tatters or under construction. The showers water is either very hot or very cold. The setting with the nozzle for warm is a difficult to get right. If the nozzle is hit while showering, which it easily is, the water temperature can chance very abruptly and unpleasantly.
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Public - 7 months ago
reviewed 7 months ago
Great food. Tasty and authentic.
Public - 8 months ago
reviewed 8 months ago
Wonderful! Clean and elegant with lots of character. Great hosts and breakfast. Peaceful with beautiful grounds.
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