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The Week in Review: Miley Mania

Inside Flipboard / September 27, 2013<p>Miley Cyrus’ constant twerking and wrecking-ball writhing have generated more than their share of headlines …

The Week in Review: Snowden Leaks Into Europe

Inside Flipboard / November 1, 2013<p>Edward J. Snowden remains in the news this week with the latest batch of files released proving the United States …

Get Cosmopolitan on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 14, 2014<p>Cosmopolitan Magazine has been around for over 100 years—first as a family magazine, then as a literary magazine. …

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …

We'd Like to Know More About You

We’d Like to Know More About You<p>Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>You can search for anything on Flipboard, but when it comes to what we recommend …

Massive CT Scanner Will Glean Safety Insight From Wrecked Cars

See inside a car wreck without disturbing anything.<p>Computed tomography (CT) scanners are great for diagnosing problems in people, but what about cars?<p>The Fraunhofer Development Center is using the biggest CT scanner it can find to analyze wrecked cars. Researchers hope to gain some insight into how …

Flood Forensics: Why Colorado's Floods Were So Destructive

Parts of Colorado are still drying out after floods hit the state last month. Eight people died, and damage from the worst flooding in decades is in the hundreds of millions of dollars.<p>Scientists are now venturing into the hardest-hit areas to do a sort of "flood forensics" to understand why the …

Watch A 3-D Printer Make A Pizza

Just some dough, ketchup, and cream cheese. Classic pie.<p>This summer we heard about a 3-D printer for food developed with NASA funding, but we didn't have much to look at in the way of a prototype. Now, lo and behold, the printer has shown up at SXSW Eco, and we caught a short demonstration from the …

3D

National fusion project passes new milestone

Today, the National Ignition Facility passed a new milestone, heating a hydrogen fuel until it emitted more energy than it absorbed, fueled by the atomic energy released in fusion. The results bring the lab one step closer to turning nuclear fusion into a viable power source — although, as …

Scientists Are Bad At Identifying Important Science, Study Finds

'We're all sort of stumbling around in a fog,' one of the study authors says.<p>Maybe you shouldn't put too much stock in what four out of five dentists say? Scientists, even experts in the same field, don't agree on which research studies are the most important, a new study (of course) found. On one …

Evidence of a comet that rained 'a shockwave of fire' detected on Earth

A comet that struck Earth around 28 million years ago annihilated part of modern-day Egypt — but managed to leave behind a few relics for modern scientists to marvel over.<p>According to a team of South African researchers, a small pebble discovered by an Egyptian geologist in 1996 has been identified …

The Higgs boson particle – digested

In the aftermath of the big bang that flung the universe into existence 13.82bn years ago, the forces of nature were one. But as the universe expanded and cooled, they separated out into the four seen today. The electromagnetic force, which is carried by photons, allows you to see, and stops you …

A Very Simple Explanation Of The Higgs Boson

François Englert and Peter Higgs just received the Nobel Prize in Physics for laying the groundwork for the discovery of the Higgs boson. But can someone please explain what a Higgs is? Like, really simply.<p>François Englert and Peter Higgs have won this year's Nobel Prize in Physics, as was pretty …

Physics

How Do Ants Get Their Magnetic Compasses?

<b>Tropical leafcutter ants don’t need to stop and ask for directions—they have internal magnetic compasses that help them navigate.</b><p>Now, scientists have figured out just how the insects get their “sixth sense,” which is also found in an increasing number of animals, including birds, bats, and rodents. …