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David Harkness
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Trevor Aaronson: How this FBI strategy is actually creating US-based terrorists #TED : http://on.ted.com/f12aP
There's an organization responsible for more terrorism plots in the United States than al-Qaeda, al-Shabaab and ISIS combined: The FBI. How? Why? In an eye-opening talk, investigative journalist Trevor Aaronson reveals a disturbing FBI practice that breeds terrorist plots by exploiting Muslim-Americans with mental health problems.
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The United States is an Orwellian nightmare, and I don't mean because of the NSA. Over decades, we've destroyed the difference between the words “government” and “state.” This linguistic trick has made it impossible to truly understand what either of those words mean, or to realistically ...
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Climate change is more than just temperature.
The greatest extinction event in the history of the planet was driven by oceans acidifying about as fast as they are today.
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No end in site . . .
 
The Rise of Carbon Dioxide in a Single Video

I’m always amazed by the power of data visualization. In this case a video shrinks the rising levels of carbon dioxide over the course of 800,000 years to just under two minutes.

The motivation is simple: April set a carbon dioxide milestone by averaging 400 parts per million for the entire month. That’s uncharted territory over the course of human history.


Read more: http://www.universetoday.com/111719/the-rise-of-carbon-dioxide-in-a-single-video/#ixzz30wilZeDe
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Great combination of low and high tech to capture the raw beauty of the snowflake.
 
I know what you're thinking... but that's not a chip, it's a snowflake! Some spectacular shots: http://bit.ly/JokrSZ - and an awesome DIY setup to boot.
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Three Kittens on DJ Turntable Decks
http://laughingsquid.com/three-kittens-on-dj-turntable-decks/

According to +Steve Larsen who made the video, it might be the first video to go viral on Google+ http://www.stevelarsen.co.uk/2011/07/kittens-on-dj-decks-first-viral-video.html
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Elon Musk lays out the clearest argument of why we should err on the side of caution with our atmosphere: being wrong will be catastrophic and we have to find an alternative to carbon fuels at some point anyway.
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I hope he's wrong about wild lions becoming extinct within twenty years. These images are simply breathtaking!
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The Khan Academy is using technology to humanize the classroom and bring education into the twenty-first century.
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Yup.... Just spent 20 minutes on this site:

http://animalsrunningintoshit.tumblr.com/
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Romain “Creak” Failliot originally shared:
 
Aller, je teste le partage de vidéo (Vimeo, pas Youtube): http://vimeo.com/25380454
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  • UCLA
    Applied Mathematics & Computer Science, 1988 - 1994
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  • High Gear Media
    Senior Software Engineer, 2009 - present
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Pebble Beach, CA
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Mountain View, CA - Palo Alto, CA - Los Angeles, CA - San Francisco, CA - Los Gatos, CA - San Jose, CA
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Great Oaxacan cuisine for a more interesting take on authentic Mexican food. Excellent margaritas and appetizers, plus some large meat plates, make this a great place for celebrations and dates.
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