So I just thought I would share something that makes my life a little more awesome.
First off, is this not the saddest graphic you've ever seen?
I have two brothers, two sisters, and two parents. We all try to talk to each other every week, so what that used to mean was I called everyone and talked to them for 15+ minutes each Sunday.
Then we discovered hangouts on Google+, which is a lot like skyping, except that we can have a group video chat all at once. 5 different computers in 4 different states. It's a lot more fun too, because I don't have to re-tell the same story 6 times, and we all get to talk about it together.
There are still a few bugs, but it's getting better. Go try it!