The Google+ musings of

Cynthia Kelly

Dare I say, unique and geeky...
February 27, 2015 15 comments 37 shares 153 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

May he be forever remembered throughout galaxies near, and far far away.

#startrek   #leonardnimoy   #spock   #ripspock   #LiveLongAndProsper  #RIPNimoy

VIEW 15 COMMENTS
February 27, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 9 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

#startrek   #leonardnimoy   #spock  #RIPNimoy

Leonard Nimoy, Spock of ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 83 - NYTimes.com

In addition to acting, Mr. Nimoy directed films; published poetry, autobiographies and books of photography; and recorded music.

VIEW 0 COMMENTS
February 27, 2015 0 comments 1 shares 4 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site'

"The Chicago police department operates an off-the-books interrogation compound, rendering Americans unable to be found by family or attorneys while locked inside what lawyers say is the domestic equivalent of a CIA black site."

#politics   #news   #chicago   #humanrights   #constitution   #billofrights   #law  

The disappeared: Chicago police detain Americans at abuse-laden 'black site'

Exclusive: Secret interrogation facility reveals creeping aspects of war on terror in US city as accounts describe shackling and brutality without basic rights

VIEW 0 COMMENTS
February 27, 2015 4 comments 2 shares 10 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

#thedress   #blueandblack   #goldandwhite   #colorblindness  

Explained! Why People Can't Agree on the Color of that Dress

It’s been driving people crazy. What colors are the dress? Is it blue with black lace? Or white with gold lace? You see one or the other, and you probably can’t believe anyone else would see anything different. Each person is certain that his or her perception is correct. So what’s going on?

VIEW 4 COMMENTS
February 27, 2015 0 comments 2 shares 6 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

F.C.C. Approves Net Neutrality Rules, Classifying Broadband Internet Service as a Utility

#netnutrality   #internet   #freedom   #broadband  

F.C.C. Approves Net Neutrality Rules, Classifying Broadband Internet Service as a Utility - NYTimes.com

The agency’s 3-2 vote is intended to ensure a level playing field for Internet content providers, with no so-called pay-to-play fast lanes.

VIEW 0 COMMENTS
February 17, 2015 1 comments 0 shares 4 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

#oceanlife   #gif   #whale   #marinelife  

Majestic Perspective

The Internet's visual storytelling community. Explore, share, and discuss the best visual stories the Internet has to offer.

VIEW 1 COMMENTS
February 17, 2015 2 comments 2 shares 10 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

Gorgeous  #Waterfall   #GIF   #relaxation   #landscape  

VIEW 2 COMMENTS
February 13, 2015 43 comments 1101 shares 393 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

Friday 13th. vs. Saturday 14th.   #valentinesday2015   #fridaythe13th   #valentinesday   #love   #hearts   #funny  

VIEW 43 COMMENTS
February 11, 2015 9 comments 5 shares 9 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

Int'l community surprised killing of 3 Muslim students isn't getting more coverage http://huff.to/17fV8z0 

#worldnews   #muslims   #northcarolina   #collegestudents  

Muslim Student Murders Spark 'Islamophobic' Outcry Over (Lack Of) Media Coverage

A bitter row has erupted after the murders of three Muslim students over what has been labelled 'Islamophobic' media coverage of the tragedy.

Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, his wife Yusor Mohammad, 21, and her sister Razan Mohammad Abu-Salha, 19 were sh...

VIEW 9 COMMENTS
February 10, 2015 3 comments 2 shares 13 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+
VIEW 3 COMMENTS
February 10, 2015 0 comments 7 shares 16 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

"This time-lapsed video shows the arm of a neuron snaking through two microtubes made from silicon nitride. The video covers 32.5 hours of real time.

Researchers think they can control how and where neurons grow on a surface using arrays of these tubes. With that control, they hope to design synthetic neural circuits that can interface with electronics, possibly leading to new types of cochlear implants or prosthetic limbs with a sense of touch. To read more, go to " http://cenm.ag/axon.

Source: http://imgur.com/r/EverythingScience/yZMiFmb

#science   #micro   #technology  #gif

VIEW 0 COMMENTS

February 09, 2015 2 comments 0 shares 15 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

VIEW 2 COMMENTS

February 09, 2015 7 comments 1 shares 22 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

VIEW 7 COMMENTS
February 03, 2015 2 comments 1 shares 9 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

"Lt Moaz Kasaesbeh, who was shown burned alive by Isil jihadists in a video released today, was one of eight children from a prominent family in Jordan"

What a horrific thing this man had to endure due to Isil extremist. May he RIP, condolences to his family and friends, and Jordan.

#worldnews   #jordan   #isil   #isis   #terrorism   #wars  

Moaz al-Kasaesbeh: profile of Jordanian pilot burned alive by Isil - Telegraph

Lt Moaz Kasaesbeh, who was shown burned alive by Isil jihadists in a video released today, was one of eight children from a prominent family in Jordan

VIEW 2 COMMENTS
January 27, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 2 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

"Kurdish forces have fired rockets into Mosul for the first time since Islamic State militants overran the northern Iraqi city last summer, Kurdish military sources said on Saturday."

#worldnews   #iraq   #mosul   #isis   #military   #politics   #wars  

Kurdish forces fire into Islamic State-controlled Mosul

VIEW 0 COMMENTS
January 27, 2015 3 comments 1 shares 10 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

In case you missed it: Kurdish Officials Say They've Pushed ISIS Out Of Kobani

Great development! Well done Kurdish forces!

"Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition."

#worldnews   #news   #kobani   #isis   #kurdishforces   #military  

Kurdish Officials Say They've Pushed ISIS Out Of Kobani

BEIRUT (AP) — Jubilant Kurdish fighters ousted Islamic State militants from the key Syrian border town of Kobani on Monday after a four-month battle — a significant victory for both the Kurds and the U.S.-led coalition.

The Kurds raised ...

VIEW 3 COMMENTS
January 27, 2015 2 comments 1 shares 7 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

Google Expected To Announce Google Fiber Expansion To Atlanta, Nashville Today

#GoogleFiber   #internet   #google  

Google Expected To Announce Google Fiber Expansion To Atlanta, Nashville Today

Last week, it became pretty evident that Google is going to announce that the North Carolina markets of Charlotte and Raleigh-Durham would be the next to get Google Fiber high-speed broadband servi...

VIEW 2 COMMENTS
January 23, 2015 1 comments 0 shares 5 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

"Yemen's president, prime minister and Cabinet resigned Thursday amid a standoff between powerful Iran-backed Houthi rebels who control the capital and the embattled U.S.-backed president, who had been held captive in his house for two days.

President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi submitted his resignation to parliament rather than make further concessions to Shiite rebels."

-USA Today

#worldnews   #yemen   #politics  

U.S.-backed Yemeni president resigns

In a worsening political crisis that threatens the U.S. counterterrorism mission in Yemen, the country's president, prime minister and Cabinet resigned.

VIEW 1 COMMENTS
January 23, 2015 0 comments 0 shares 2 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

In today's Brief: Yemen's coup; crisis in DR Congo; US gives Uzbekistan military vehicles; Burundi journalist arrested; CAR court call; Indonesia arrests anti-graft official; arrest of key activists in China; same-sex unions in Chile; rights in an age of extremism; and any hope for rights with a new Saudi king?

#worldnews   #humanrights   #yemen   #CAR   #saudiarabia  

Human Rights Watch Daily Brief, 23 January 2015 | Human Rights Watch

In today's Brief: Yemen's coup; crisis in DR Congo; US gives Uzbekistan military vehicles; Burundi journalist arrested; CAR court call; Indonesia arrests anti-graft official; arrest of key activists in China; same-sex unions in Chile; rights in an age of extremism; and any hope for rights with a new Saudi king?

VIEW 0 COMMENTS
January 22, 2015 0 comments 1 shares 4 plus ones
View comments
View post on Google+

#news   #supremecourt   #civilrights  #law 

JURIST -
Supreme Court hears arguments on housing discrimination, traffic stops

[JURIST] The US Supreme Court [official website] heard oral arguments [day call, PDF] in two cases on Wednesday. In Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs v. Inclusive Communities Project [transcript, PDF], the Supreme Court heard arguments on whether discrimination claims under the ...

VIEW 0 COMMENTS
 
  NEXT PAGE