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Science proves that Trans kids are not confused, they are telling it like it is for them. 
The researchers behind a groundbreaking new study on trans youth says data can help dismantle societal discrimination.
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Have a look at our world with new eyes
Look at the Worldometer, and the following links
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Please become a part of the movement to change the world into a better place for our children and their children.
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I think this is an excellent post to share with anybody who want or need to know more about using Google+
Google+ University

With 40+ articles and counting, it occurs to me that there’s quite a bit of information on our favorite social network within my site, but they’re not so easily organized or discovered. So, I’ve put together this resource for you so that you can jump in wherever you need to. Whether you’re at the 101 level or the 501 level, there are articles and resources here for you.

GOOGLE+ 101: Introduction to Google+

01. The Power of the +Plus 
02. Social Media Active Users by Network [INFOGRAPH]
03. Should Google+ Be a Digital Marketing Priority? 
04. Top Google+ Influencers and Educators 
05. Learn About the Benefits of Google+ with Mike Allton [VIDEO]

GOOGLE+ 201: Getting Around The Plus

06. How to make Google+ your favorite Social Network 
07. Guide to Formatting Google+ Posts [INFOGRAPHIC]
08. 6 Ways a Formatted Google+ Post Will Increase Engagement and Interest
09. Secret Tips to Using Google+ Circles 
10. The Complete Social Media Cover Photo Guide
11. How to Save Google Plus Posts for Later Reading 
12. How to Link to a Google Plus Post 

GOOGLE+ 301: Growing Your Business with Google+

13. Manage Google+ Pages from Mobile - 
14. How To Create Google +Post Ads 
15. Are You Mining Google Plus for Gold? 
16. Google+ Releases Gorgeous New Site Badges 
17. Use this Amazing Technique to Increase Blog Engagement on Google+ 
18. Is your brand listening on Google Plus? It should be! 
19. Promoting Content with Google+ 
20. 8 Ways to Get More Google+ Page Followers

GOOGLE+ 401: Advanced Plussing

21. How Not to use Google+ 
22. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Google Plussers
23. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Google Plussers [VIDEO]
24. Should You Plus Your Own Plus Posts? 
25. How To Get Full-Bleed Images on Google+ - 
26. How to Track Google+ Post Impressions 
27. Key to Virality: What's Hot on Google+ 
28. Explore the Benefits of Google+ Ripples 
29. Anatomy of a Viral Post

GOOGLE+ 501: HOAs, Tools & Communities

30. How to Test and Refine Your Google+ Strategy
31. Brand Your HOA to Positively Impact Your Audience 
32. How to Manage Your Google+ Brand Using HootSuite
33. How to Mention a Google+ User or Business with Buffer 
34. How to Mention a Google+ User or Business with HootSuite 
35. Scheduling Google+ Posts, The Complete Guide 
36. How to Create a Google+ Community 
37. Stop the insanity! Keep Google+ Community posts off your profile.
38. The Best Google+ Communities 
39. Cleaning Up Your Google+ Communities 
40. Understand and Monitor your Google+ Followers with CircleCount 

GOOGLE+ 601: Google Authorship

41. Google AuthorRank: Fact or Fiction 
42. Google Authorship - are we there yet? 
43. Is Ranking First on Google All That Matters?

This is a lot to cover, so bookmarking this post would be a good idea. (See #11 & #12 above). You can also pin the post to Pinterest!

If you have any questions, or would like more hands-on help developing a strategy for success on Google+ for your business, circle and private message me and we’ll start a dialogue.

Learn everything you need to know to get started on Google+, and start using the platform to learn and grow!

#GooglePlus #SocialMedia #GooglePlusTips #Business  

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+Pete Robbens It seems you love feminine beauty as much as I do. So I circled you. 
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How do you feel about Mondays? 2/2
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Come on Google, we need this!
In 2012, Google’s Dianne Hackborn threatened to revoke CyanogenMod’s access to the Android Market if they moved forward with adding “Cornerstone” multitasking to their custom ROM. Samsung has since created their own multi-window multitasking feature.
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Change your mind, and change the mind of the governments of the world, to work together against runaway Climate Change.
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It's more like an extremely slow walk I think...  And you may want to check, but I think it's walking backwards too boot...
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Working from my phone until Friday, when the internet connection is set up at The House.

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So that's why I couldn't get ahead in the game...
The Cartel was there before me.  :-)
The rich get richer, and the poor stay poor in the game, just like in real life, according to this study.
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Quote: "Unlike any other form of statement, an affidavit becomes truth in law, if it is not rebutted.  It will now be up to critics of the theory to present their evidence and analysis to rebut the statement point by point.  If they do not – or cannot – then the US government will be obliged to admit that the account given by the 9/11 Commission is wrong."
  A former CIA and civilian pilot has sworn an affidavit, stating that no planes flew into the Twin Towers as it would have been physically impossible. John Lear, the son of Learjet inventor, Bill Lear, has given his expert evidence that it would have been physically impossible for ...
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lol +Scott Leighton and +Gerrit Haase 
People are so jaded about the whole thing.
The article struck me as the best 9-11 conspiracy article I have seen so far. No alternative scenarios given. Just a flat-out sworn affidavit saying "it is impossible".
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Carpooling the right way :-)
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If you can dream it, if you can imagine it, if you can think it, if you can believe it, pray for it and plan for it - if you can work on it despite all obstacles, hazards and disappointments - with God's help you can make it happen, you can make it true, you can make it a reality.
IT Jack of All Trades, Amateur Photographer, Gamer, Lifelong student of various sciences, & avid Reader of anything science- & technology-related I can get my hands on.

I have been married to my wife & best friend for 29 years, and we have 3 lovely daughters. The eldest is married to a super son-in-law and we have been blessed with two lively intelligent grandsons.

I enjoy reading fiction, especially classic Sci_Fi such as Robert Heinlein & Isaac Asimov. Also Naval series about the age of sail, Spy novels, The Earth's Children series of Jean M Auel & Romance novels.. 

Films & TV series I love include Star Trek, Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Babylon 5, Above & Beyond, House, CSI, & Romantic Chick Flicks..

Rugby fan & supporter of the SA Springboks, the Blue Bulls & Stormers. Cricket fan & supporter of the SA Proteas. I also love swimming, athletics & gymnastics.

I am a Charismatic Christian, trained to be a pastor, but I am not a dogmatic fanatic. I consider myself to be a believer in Jesus Christ as saviour, but not religious in the traditional sense of the word. Living in Jesus is more real than Churchianity. Living according to the Word, and being led by the Holy Spirit is what is important to me. I am also a believer in Religious freedom, and the right to agree to disagree on religion & faith.

I am a realistic optimist about life, and enjoy the beauty of love & God's creation. But I also suffer from depression (not bipolar), and fight a constant up & down battle to make it through each day. I do not believe suicide is an option, it is a cop-out.

I believe it when transsexual individuals say they have been born in the wrong body. I would much rather have been born a girl myself. Unfortunately, for various reasons, transition is not an option for me at this time. But I can dream.

If you can dream it, if you can imagine it, if you can think it, if you can believe it, pray for it and plan for it - if you can work on it despite all obstacles, hazards and disappointments - with God's help you can make it happen, you can make it true, you can make it a reality.
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Married 29 years, Father of 3 daughters, grandfather of 2 boys...
  • School of Life
    Husband, dad, grandfather, friend, conqueror of everything life threw at me..., 1958 - present
  • High School Paarl Gimnasium
    Academic Matric, 1973 - 1975
  • University of Pretoria
    Started but did not complete BSc with Geology as major, 1976 - 1978
  • SA Defense Force
    Compulsory Military Service, 1977 - 1979
  • University of Pretoria
    BA Social Work, 1980 - 1982
  • AGS Teologiese Kollege / AFM Theological College
    Theology, 1983 - 1985
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