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Dynasty Football 101 - Episode 11; SportsCrew Radio Network

This weeks conversation deals with the unique buy low / sell high window for rebuilding teams. Trade your older players and turn them into gold. Limited time only. Discussing Rams, Vikings, Patriots, Raiders, Eagles and Cowboys. We also open some eyes breaking down upcoming draft prospect WR James Washington from Oklahoma State.

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How Taylor Swift & Joe Alwyn will Make Relationship Work During Tour #celebs #celebrity #taylorswift

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LaVar Ball dismisses idea of Donald Trump helping his son http://nyp.st/2zOGYGU

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Weekend Play Store Deals: 17 on sale and 20 temporarily free apps
https://www.goandroid.co.in/weekend-play-store-deals-17-sale-20-temporarily-free-apps/74646/

#Android #playstore #google #apps #deals #sale

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New this week: new Google+ Profile cards on desktop, updated Google Maps icons, YouTube restricting “disturbing” videos aimed at kids

* This week there are updates for Plussers, YouTubers and much more:
Google+ has a new Profile “About” card on desktop, which nicely formats your personal details, and provides buttons to contact the profile owner directly. Check yours today to see if your profile needs tweaking.

* Google Maps updated its look to make it easier to identify businesses, services and landmarks. There are new color-coded icons and the icons you see are more context dependent - if you’re using driving navigation, you will see gas stations, while if you are using public transit, you’ll see train stations.

* YouTube announced that in-video notifications of a featured video or playlist will be discontinued December 14 . It turns out, very few people follow those links, and those who do sometimes are taken to a non-existent live stream. YouTube is encouraging using Cards and End Screens to promote your videos and playlists instead.

* YouTube also came under fire this week as media outlets noticed that there were “startling” and “bizarre” videos available in the YouTube Kids app. Some videos use characters from kids’ cartoons, movies or books in sexual or violent situations. While some of these videos may be churned out algorithmically, there are human-created videos as well.

YouTube quickly promised to age-restrict such content, which would prevent it from appearing in the YouTube Kids app. And in the past few days there appear to have been related video removals and the suspension of the controversial Toy Freaks channel, which had 8.5 million subscribers. This is still a developing situation, and I think it’s likely there will be more terminations.

* Facebook continues to court video creators and live streamers. This week they launched a new Creator portal and app, which includes new tools for video creation and connecting with collaborators and fans.

* Twitter finally realized that people believe the Verified check mark represents an endorsement from the platform. They revised their policies to include a number of behaviors that could cause loss of verification. As most of these behaviors violate existing Twitter policy, it’s not clear why the Twitter accounts wouldn’t be suspended, rather than just losing the check mark. But in any case, Twitter has indeed started removing the check mark, most notably from several far right and white supremacist personalities.

* You can now broadcast your voice from your Google Home device using Google Assistant, wherever you are. Plus Home has improved music controls.

Get all this week’s links, updates and tips:
https://www.peggyktc.com/2017/11/weekly-update-november-18-2017-google.html

Upcoming

22 November: AdSense on Air: Get your website mobile ready
https://events.withgoogle.com/google-adsense-livestream/

23 November: Google Partners Academy on Air: Smart Bidding: Embrace the Future of Marketing
https://events.withgoogle.com/academy-on-air-livestreams/#content

30 November: Google Partners Academy on Air: DataStudio: Automate Your Reporting
https://events.withgoogle.com/academy-on-air-livestreams/#content

1 December: YouTube Paid Channels will be made private
*https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/7515570


Image: Chrysanthemum Closeup (by me)

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The best "This is Fine" #longread you'll come across this month

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T-Mobile Launches Galaxy S8 Active, LG V30+, And Revvl Plus

T-Mobile customers can now get Samsung Galaxy S8 Active, LG V30+, and Revvl Plus from their favorite carrier starting today.

Starting with the Galaxy S8 Active, the device carries a price tag of $820 (excluding tax). You can also purchase it on monthly payments plans with $100 down payment and $30 per month for 24 months.

Next comes the LG V30+, which differs from the standard V30 majorly in terms of storage (it has 128GB internal memory). T-Mobile is selling the handset for $850 sans tax. Needless to say, there are monthly payments plans as well.

Finally, The Revvl Plus is an improved version of the Revvl. It is naturally a much more budget-friendly alternative to the V30+ and GS8 Active. It’s only $200 or $8 down and $8 per month for 24 months.

Read all about it here: https://goo.gl/JqFWp7

#TMobile #GalaxyS8Active #LGV30Plus #RevvlPlus

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Jupiter's Great Red Spot is made up of clouds of ammonia, ammonium hydrosulphide and water vapour. All three gases produce white clouds, so why is Jupiter's spot red?

Possibly what is happening is that the ammonium hydrosulphide is reacting with high energy photons to produce granules which look reddish when cooled to -223°C, which is slightly colder than the cloud tops.

Alternatively, the ammonia could be mixing with acetylene, the latter being produced when methane is split by sunlight in the upper atmosphere. As the acetylene drifts down to mix the ammonia, it forms a reddish colour.

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This detailed guide shows you various ways to install applications in Ubuntu Linux and it also demonstrates how to remove installed software in Ubuntu.

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A telomere is a region of repetitive nucleotide sequences at each end of a chromosome. They protect the chromosome from deterioration or from accidentally fusing with neighboring chromosomes. Without telomeres DNA strands become damaged and our cells can’t do their job.

Shorter telomere length is widely considered a manifestation of stress in young children, but the results of a new study find it’s more complicated than that.

Telomere Length and Childhood Stress Don’t Always Correlate
https://www.the-scientist.com/?articles.view/articleNo/50985/title/Telomere-Length-and-Childhood-Stress-Don-t-Always-Correlate/

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"They couldn’t say accurately today how many gallons exactly had been leaked," said Dave Flute, tribal chairman of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate. "We need to know. I think everybody needs to know for a variety of reasons.”

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Check out @sixers’s Tweet: https://twitter.com/sixers/status/931933470842146816?s=09

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1750-word Review & Analysis of Stranger Things: Season 2, Episodes 1-9

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Russia 2018 World Cup venue cities with several air and rail travel time approximations

https://redd.it/7dlltp

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Week 12 college football scores, highlights from Saturday's games: Keep up with all the latest from college gridiron on Sporting News' big play blog. http://dlvr.it/Q1dcKk

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Geekscape of the Day: The Final View
Artist: Laurens Spruit Visit: http://bit.ly/2zPRWJD .

Want more? Visit us over at http://geekscapes.com and see all of the archives and subscribe via RSS so you never miss an image!

Have a listen to our Geek Questioner Podcast!
Our latest episode: https://geekquestioner.com/current

#scifi #fantasy #eye #planets #cosmic #nebula #eclipse #gsotd #gsotd2017

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World's First Human Head Transplant Successfully Carried Out #science #tech #technology #innovation

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Trump Reinstates Elephant Trophy Ban, For Now http://nym.ag/2mEiyKX

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Rain at Last

We've had an incredibly dry spring, and been watering the garden for the last couple of months, but after a massive storm on Friday, we've had steady rain since. It's always amazing how quickly things change, we're now surrounded by greens of every hue, and the flowers seem more vibrant than ever.

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Sydney Harbour Bridge

I think the bridge is more impressive close up than at a distance, the scale of the structure is imposing from any angle.

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"Establishing a colony on Mars is incredibly technically challenging and expensive."

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#tech #gift
latestnewsheadline.com

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Google Lens In Assistant! Let us know whether your device has it or not?
#GoogleLens   #GoogleAssistant   #Android   #Google  

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Zimbabwe army stops crowd marching towards Mugabe’s ‘Blue Roof’ compound http://ow.ly/DZE230gFd2Z

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Dog ownership linked to lower mortality

A team of Swedish scientists have used national registries of more than 3.4 million Swedes aged 40 to 80 to study the association between dog ownership and cardiovascular health. Their study shows that dog owners had a lower risk of death due to cardiovascular disease or to other causes during the 12-year follow-up. A total of more than 3.4 million individuals without any prior cardiovascular disease in 2001 were included in the researchers' study linking together seven different national data sources, including two dog ownership registers. The results are being published for the first time in Scientific Reports. The goal was to determine whether dog owners had a different risk of cardiovascular disease and death than non-dog owners. "A very interesting finding in our study was that dog ownership was especially prominent as a protective factor in persons living alone, which is a group reported previously to be at higher risk of cardiovascular disease and death than those living in a multi-person household. Perhaps a dog may stand in as an important family member in the single households. The results showed that single dog owners had a 33 percent reduction in risk of death and 11 percent reduction in risk of cardiovascular disease during follow-up compared to single non-owners. Another interesting finding was that owners to dogs from breed groups originally bred for hunting were most protected," says Mwenya Mubanga, lead junior author of the study and PhD student at the Department of Medical Sciences and the Science for Life Laboratory, Uppsala University.

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Fomalhaut (sounds like a piece of Swedish furniture) is Perpendicular to our Galaxy's (Milky way) plane; it is also in the thick part, and you see beyond MW- when you peer behind- into Intergalactic Space.
Haughty it may be, but Fomalhaut is Orthogonal, or 90 degrees to the MW Disk which is near 60 degrees Tilt to our Ecliptic (Earth-Sun plane).

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Jack Black talks about how his son racked up a $3000 bill on an in-game currency and the predatory nature of these games

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Evolution doesn't require Darwinian culling – new theories challenge the notion that all complexity must be adaptive.

"Complexity is not purely the result of millions of years of fine-tuning through natural selection—a process that Richard Dawkins famously dubbed “the blind watchmaker.” To some extent, it just happens."

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In Brief, conventional wisdom holds that complex structures evolve from simpler ones, step-by-step, through a gradual evolutionary process, with Darwinian selection favoring intermediate forms along the way.

But recently some scholars have proposed that complexity can arise by other means—as a side effect, for instance—even without natural selection to promote it. Studies suggest that random mutations that individually have no effect on an organism can fuel the emergence of complexity in a process known as constructive neutral evolution.

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Life on earth is characterized by three striking phenomena that demand explanation: adaptation—the marvelous fit between organism and environment; diversity—the great variety of organisms; and complexity—the enormous intricacy of their internal structure. Natural selection explains adaptation. But what explains diversity and complexity?

Unlike standard evolutionary theory, McShea and Brandon argue that there exists in evolution a spontaneous tendency toward increased diversity and complexity, one that acts whether natural selection is present or not. They call this tendency a biological law—the Zero-Force Evolutionary Law. This law unifies the principles and data of biology under a single framework and invites a reconceptualization of the field of the same sort that Newton’s First Law brought to physics. This statement is, they maintain, a fundamental law of biology—perhaps its only one.

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(Star Wars Heir To The Empire Chapter 6) ... Leia, Han And Like Have Just Arrived To Bimmisaari For The Negotiations Only To Find That Their Chief Negotiator Is Not Well ... Luke Senses No Duplicity On The Part Of The Bimms So They Agree To Take A Tour Of The Market Place In The Mean Time ... My Rating 9 Out Of 10

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The First Trailer for Deadpool 2 is Finally Here https://trib.al/2W6CY9B

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“He will not step down. He will not stop fighting for the people of Alabama,” said Kayla Moore, who did not take questions.

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Step-by-step guide to improving your story and fiction writing skills

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Jupiter and Saturn's Rapid Early Growth Was the Source of Most of the Water on Earth

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"We went to fight in the war, I was taught how to hold a gun as a young girl, but today Zimbabwe is free and I am poor" http://aje.io/5bs82
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