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Google Glass: now available for people who actually need glasses

Google Glass: now available for people who actually need glasses | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it

Google has taken the step that many asked for regarding its Google Glass head-mounted computer – it introduced prescription frames for the device.


Via Guillaume Decugis, Danielle M. Villegas
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This is cool!

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Lori Wilk's curator insight, February 2, 4:34 PM

With the introduction of new technology there's the first products and then there's the one's that are introduced in next phase. Here's the next phase of Google Glass- Google Glass with presecriptions. 

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Title: A new way to cheat in exam

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#Googleglass #Google #Technology

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Social, Digital & Mobile Around The World (January 2014)

This report presents all the key statistics, data and behavioural indicators for social, digital and mobile channels around the world. Alongside regional pictur
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Wow, impressive data about how social media (and others) penetrate the current world.

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The crisis in pet health care

The crisis in pet health care | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
The veterinary industry has been talking about it for several years now: there have been several studies confirming what many in the industry have seen: pets ar
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At last the news that people take their pets to the vet less often is taken seriously! Vets are compared to Dentists and Car mecanics but with a job that is so much more complicated.

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How to prevent the next pandemic - CNN (blog)

How to prevent the next pandemic - CNN (blog) | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Voice of America
How to prevent the next pandemic
CNN (blog)
Isaac's is the face of global health security today, a real-life example of the worry and the hope we face.
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Nice insight about CDC, they are doing a great job and do you know they are covering animal contagious disease too? It seems logical as in many of the 'new' pandemics animals are involved 

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What is Influencer #Marketing? New trend for 2014

What is Influencer #Marketing? New trend for 2014 | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it

Via Eric_Determined / Eric Silverstein
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10% of the digitalbudget goes to socmed.

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John M. Lee's curator insight, January 25, 3:40 PM

Important Topic

Denise Barbezani's curator insight, January 27, 10:46 AM

Share your thoughts.

Carlos Polaino Jiménez's curator insight, February 1, 12:51 PM

Datos al día. Basicos para los community managers!

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Meeeoooow! USDA finds corn could be purr-fect in your cat’s litter box

Meeeoooow! USDA finds corn could be purr-fect in your cat’s litter box | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Researchers at the U.S. Department of Agriculture have found a way to a way to make cat littler that is almost fully degradable.
The department’s Agricultural Research Service found that using ...
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Never realised tht litter was not biodegradable and now it can be!

 

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Tails of Marin: Tips to keep pets safe during the holidays

Tails of Marin: Tips to keep pets safe during the holidays | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Companion animals have ample opportunity to get into mischief during the holiday season, but there ways for guardians to keep them out of harm's way.
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Be careful around Christmas with things that can hurt your pet: Chocolate is bad & dangerous!

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Portraits of Dogs Enjoying Bath

Portraits of Dogs Enjoying Bath | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Sophie Gamand, a French photographer has created an awesome photo series of dogs enjoying baths. The pictures of this series is really fun to see. Photographs
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Awesome pics, just be4 the shake

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Sharks Do Get Cancer: Tumor Found in Great White

Sharks Do Get Cancer: Tumor Found in Great White | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Scientists recently found tumors in bronze whaler and great white sharks, showing that the animals do in fact get cancer. This counters pseudoscientific claims that shark cartilage may treat cancer.
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20 Reasons You Absolutely Need A Dog In Your Life

20 Reasons You Absolutely Need A Dog In Your Life | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
I gave my dogs a huge hug after writing this. They are truly amazing animals.
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Absolutely true, the dog is man's best friend

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Animal Health Literacy > Get the Facts! Raw Pet Food Diets can be Dangerous to You and Your Pet

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Raw pet food = not good in over 15% of the samples

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WSAVA and OIE call on political leaders for action on rabies (anglais): OIE - World Organisation for Animal Health

WSAVA and OIE call on political leaders for action on rabies (anglais): OIE - World Organisation for Animal Health | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
zoonoses, animal welfare, animal health,food safety,veterinary,animal disease,animal,health,animal production,Bernard Vallat
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Amazing new step for WSAVA and OIE, a call to everybody to combine efforts to eliminate Rabies from this globe

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5 Social Media Marketing Trends For 2014

5 Social Media Marketing Trends For 2014 | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it

Halloween is behind us, American Thanksgiving is upon us and the mad dash towards the end-of-year Holidays has begun.

 

A recent study conducted by Adobe showed that social media marketing remains the most important marketing area of concern for the upcoming three years. So while social media now has reached a certain level of maturity beyond the phase of “the shiny new toy with bells and whistles”, where should marketers keep an eye for the upcoming year? Will Facebook still remain king of the social media hill or will there be (another) revolution that most aren’t seeing coming?

 

Here are five social media marketing trends to look out for in 2014....


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Videos are hot! This is the essential message of social media presence.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, November 4, 2013 1:29 AM

Here are five trends for social marketers to watch.

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Doctors, veterinarians share ideas for treating medical problems in humans, animals

Doctors, veterinarians share ideas for treating medical problems in humans, animals | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
NEW YORK, N.Y. - What do Siberian tigers and post-menopausal women have in common?
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This is a nice articel proving that cross talk between veterinarians and human doctors really is important

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Google Glass: now available for people who actually need glasses

Google Glass: now available for people who actually need glasses | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it

Google has taken the step that many asked for regarding its Google Glass head-mounted computer – it introduced prescription frames for the device.


Via Guillaume Decugis, Danielle M. Villegas
Jolle Kirpensteijn's insight:

This is cool!

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Lori Wilk's curator insight, February 2, 4:34 PM

With the introduction of new technology there's the first products and then there's the one's that are introduced in next phase. Here's the next phase of Google Glass- Google Glass with presecriptions. 

Martin Hunt's curator insight, February 3, 12:00 AM

Title: A new way to cheat in exam

ChaeBae 888-554-0144's curator insight, February 3, 8:57 AM

#Googleglass #Google #Technology

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Post-Dental Care Tips for Pets | Pawsitively Pets

Post-Dental Care Tips for Pets | Pawsitively Pets | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Your pet may feel some discomfort after they have their teeth cleaned at the veterinarian's office. These post-dental care tips for pets will have them feeling better in no time!
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Feburary is National Pet Dental Health Month

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Community Post: 10 Design Trends For 2014

Community Post: 10 Design Trends For 2014 | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Autodesk asked some of our friends and leading thinkers throughout the world about what design trends and predictions they have for the new year.
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Crowd sourcing will be an important trend to watch

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Does Being Cold Make You Sick? - YouTube

Can being cold give you a cold? SUBSCRIBE! It's free: http://bit.ly/10kWnZ7 Links to follow us below---- Instagram: Greg's (http://bit.ly/16F1jeC) and Mitch'...
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Love asapscience, because they just answer questions that are so logical

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e-Bulletin: Issue 9 - jollenl@gmail.com - Gmail

e-Bulletin: Issue 9 - jollenl@gmail.com - Gmail | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Google's approach to email
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New e-bulletin from WSAVA with a focus on breeding healthier animals and a suggestion for a global veterinary oath!

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Top 10 tech trends for 2014: Wearables, 3D printers, mobile money, and more

Top 10 tech trends for 2014: Wearables, 3D printers, mobile money, and more | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Juniper released its top 10 tech trends for 2014 today. And if the research firm is right, our cities are going to get smarter, our money is going digital, and we'll be printing a lot more products...
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Most of the trends listed here are a no brainer, but some are interesting

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The Web Index | by World Wide Web Foundation

The Web Index | by World Wide Web Foundation | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
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Sweden is number 1 on the webindex!

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Auf vier Pfoten im OP - Sendung vom 19. November 2013 - WDR Weltweit - WDR Fernsehen

Auf vier Pfoten im OP - Sendung vom 19. November 2013 - WDR Weltweit - WDR Fernsehen | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
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Practice your German, a nice overview of the Dutch university vet clinic

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5 Reasons Pets are Great for the Workplace

5 Reasons Pets are Great for the Workplace | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Rover and Mittens could be the key to higher productivity.
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They release stress, eat up mice and other vermints, make people happy and are ice breakers
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La rage tue encore, la vaccination des chiens la solution

La rage tue encore, la vaccination des chiens la solution | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
La rage tue encore 150 personnes par jour et la vaccination de 70% des chiens dans le monde permettrait de l'éradiquer presque complétement,...
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We are hiiting the news!

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Rise in pets as therapy for mental conditions

Rise in pets as therapy for mental conditions | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
Animals increasingly are being used to assist patients with mental disorders, as evidence grows that they can help people with autism, PTSD and other conditions function in their everyday lives.
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The role of pets in mental disorders gets the attention it deserves

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Top 11 Couch Potato Dog Breeds

Top 11 Couch Potato Dog Breeds | Vet Specs 4 U | Scoop.it
All dogs need some daily exercise, but we showcase a dozen couch-loving canines whose exercise needs can be satisfied with a short stroll or brief indoor playtime.
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Although it is much better not to stay on the couch, if you want to have a couch partner look at these breeds

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