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5 Topics to Follow Comic-Con 2016

The pop culture phenomenon that is Comic-Con returns Thursday, bringing with it the promise of movie sneak peeks, in-depth panel discussions and lots more geeky goodness. Authors, actors, illustrators, directors and cosplayers (of course) will all flock to San Diego for the convention’s 47th …

Comics

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 18, 2016): Trump Claims Nomination Amid Discord

This week was dominated by the Republican National Convention, during which Donald Trump accepted the party’s nomination for president. The four-day long event was filled with ups—like the largely lauded speeches by Trump’s children—and downs, including the plagiarism controversy surrounding …

Donald Trump

Behind the Story: BBC Goes ‘Under the Skin of Trump Country’

<b>Story:</b> US election: Under the skin of Trump country<p><b>Outlet:</b> BBC<p><b>Reporter:</b> Jessica Lussenhop<p><i>BBC reporter Jessica Lussenhop spent four days in Henry County, Virginia, earlier this month speaking to over 30 residents about their choice for president. In the typically conservative county in the important</i> …

Government

The Week in Review: Istanbul Airport Terror Attack

Forty-three people died and more than 230 were injured during a terror attack at Istanbul’s Ataturk airport in Turkey this week.<p>Three suicide bombers targeted Europe’s third busiest airport with Kalashnikov rifles and bomb vests Tuesday night local time. The trio arrived together and began …

Extremism

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week of June 27)

Facebook users will start to see a change in their news feed soon, after the company announced Wednesday they would be focusing on friends over brands. Going forward updates from friends and family will take precedence in news feeds over updates from brands and publishers. The company also …

Social Media

State of the Race (Pre-Convention Edition): ‘Chaotic,’ ‘Unforgettable,’ ‘Unthinkable’

<i>The Democratic and Republican conventions are officially the nominating contests for the two major political parties. Unofficially, the days-long events provide a large platform for leading figures to unify as a party and make their cases to the American people. Given this year’s unconventional</i> …

Government

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of June 27, 2016)

This week terror rocked the airport in Istanbul and the shopping districts in Baghdad. Political chaos continued in the U.K. following the Brexit vote and controversies surrounding Hillary Clinton remained in the spotlight with a new report on the attack in Benghazi and Attorney General Loretta …

Boris Johnson

The 21st Century Gentleman: GQ Joins Flipboard

For guys and the people who love them, GQ is the go-to guide for style, culture, politics and the pursuit of happiness. Covering everything from romance to really great meals, the magazine has given generations of gentlemen enough wisdom to be entertaining and erudite in (almost) any situation.<p>One …

Sushi

The Week in Review: Dallas Police Shooting

Five police officers died in Texas Thursday night in the deadliest attack on law enforcement since 9/11. Numerous other people, both officers and civilians were also injured when at least one sniper opened fire from rooftops on a peaceful protest in the Texan city of Dallas.<p>According to Dallas …

Law Enforcement

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 4, 2016)

Tragic deaths in Minnesota, Louisiana and Texas this week caused protests around the country, outrage from national leaders and tremendous grief. Five police officers were shot in Dallas on Thursday, after the killing of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and Philando Castile in Falcon …

Law Enforcement

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week of July 4)

It was all change for Blackberry veterans this week after the company announced they would no longer be producing the BlackBerry Classic. Snapchat users are also in for a shake-up with the introduction of “Memories,” a new section of the app that stores photos and videos. Ten million Android …

Profit

5 Ways Bilinguals Can Use Flipboard

As a Brazilian immigrant in the U.S., I was amazed when a friend first showed me Flipboard. I said goodbye to daily visits to multiple sites from Brazilian and American publications and to the many news apps downloaded on my phone. I could now read all the news that matter to me in only one place!<p>I …

Language Learning

On the Red Couch: ‘No Safe Spaces’ at Louise Mensch’s Heat Street

<i>Heat Street launched in February under the leadership of former British member of Parliament and conservative firebrand Louise Mensch and producer Noah Kotch. The News Corps-owned publication is focused on commentary around larger tentpoles including culture, politics and technology, all of which</i> …

Feminism

Behind the Story: Lucky Peach on the History of Pho

American cuisine isn’t an oxymoron. For centuries immigrants have introduced different culinary crowd-pleasers, crossover hits that mish and mash until they become indelibly American. Italians brought pizza, Mexicans the taco, the Chinese gave us steamed dumplings, and the Vietnamese introduced <i>pho</i> …

Vietnam

Now You Can Edit Your Flipboard Magazines on iOS

MagMaker tools are now available on iOS. Previously available only on Flipboard.com, you can now edit your Flipboard Magazines on the go.<p>In our latest iOS update, visit any of your magazines in-app. Tap on the gear icon to open your magazine settings.<p>From here, you can…<p><b>Effortlessly edit your title</b> …

iOS

6 Photographers on Flipboard Dish on How to Improve Your Photography

TL;DR: wanna be a better photographer? The simple answer is: shoot every single day, study the work of other photographers, and try your darndest to find something new to say in your work. The other, slightly more complicated answer is: everyone has and should have a different approach to improving …

Street Photography

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week of July 11)

The nation went Pikachu crazy this week as Pokémon Go became an overnight success. The smartphone app, based on the 90s Nintendo Game Boy game, was initially only available in Australia, New Zealand and the U.S. but millions across the world found ways around the barriers. Official releases in …

Reality TV

The Week in Review: Britain’s New Prime Minister

Britain got a new prime minister this week as Theresa May entered the door of 10 Downing Street Wednesday, becoming the second female head of government in the country’s history.<p>Previous leader David Cameron stepped down following the nation’s Brexit fallout. It was initially thought he would leave …

Conservative Party

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 11, 2016)

A large truck crashed into a crowd during Bastille Day celebrations in Nice, France Thursday evening. More than 80 people were killed and many more are in critical condition. The deadly attack occurred after a busy week in politics, in the U.S. and in the U.K. Following much deliberation, Donald …

Bernie Sanders

What’s New at Flipboard? Latest Updates from the Team

From big events to highlights from the release notes you may have missed, here’s what’s been going on in our world.<p>1. Thanks to your votes, <b>the world can stream our Cannes Lion session</b> “The Art of Curation from a Curator of Art.” Flipboard CEO Mike McCue takes the main stage with Adam Weinberg of …

Cannes Lions

#ICYMI: Popular Stories in Tech This Week (Week of May 30)

The annual Mary Meeker Internet Trends report was released this week, with detailed analysis of current trends and predictions for the year ahead. Meanwhile, a Taiwanese company announced the latest in robot technology as Asus showcased their ‘Zenbo’ home robot. Scientists at Harvard also revealed …

Electric Vehicles

10 Photography Curators You Should Follow on Flipboard

To get an education in photography, one simply has to look around. That’s not asking much. From advertisements to Instagram, the modern age is awash in images appearing before us from every possible angle. Adding to this is the convergence of cameras and mobile phones, which led to the world taking …

Photography

On the Red Couch with Jo Piazza, Co-Author of The Knockoff

<i>Is it possible for a “beach read” to be breezy and playful while skewering ageism, sexism and several other “-isms?” Enter The Knockoff by authors Jo Piazza and Lucy Sykes. Set in the competitive world of fashion media, the book focuses on Imogen, the 40-something Editor-in-Chief of Glossy</i> …

Startups

5 Topics for…Tour de France

Cycling’s biggest event began in 1903 as a way to boost the sales for L’Auto, a French magazine. It has since grown to a 21-stage race between 22 teams of 198 riders, covering over 2,000 miles. Each day participants bike about 110 miles and burn roughly 6,071 calories. Defending champion Vincenzo …

Cycling

5 Topics For…Comic-Con

Comic-Con, the biggest comics and fantasy event of the year, officially kicks off Thursday. Thousands of comics creators, science fiction authors, film and television directors, producers, writers and more are expected in San Diego for the 46th anniversary of the four-day long event. Batman v. …

Comics

5 Topics For…Iran Nuclear Negotiations

Representatives from Iran and six other countries are meeting in Vienna for the latest round of negotiations surrounding Iran’s nuclear activities. The deadline for a deal between the so-called P5+1 countries (U.S., U.K., France, China, Russia and Germany) has been pushed back twice as the group …

South Asia

On the Red Couch with Million Dollar Listing’s Justin Fichelson

<i>Historically San Francisco has been a place where almost anyone could make their fortunes. From the Gold Rush to the ongoing tech boom, newly rich entrepreneurs have made the City by the Bay their permanent home—and their residences often reflect the outrageousness and opulence one might</i> …

Real Estate

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of July 13)

An Iranian nuclear deal was reached this week. Americans were fatally shot in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The world saw the first images of Pluto. The 2016 presidential election roared on, with Donald Trump as the center of attention. And Harper Lee‘s much anticipated book, “Go Set A Watchman,” was …

Top 10

The Week in Review: U.S. Dominates in Women’s World Cup

This past weekend, the United States Women’s National Team won the FIFA Women’s World Cup, beating Japan 5-2 for its first tournament victory since 1999. USA midfielder Carli Lloyd delivered a hat trick within the first 16 minutes of the game, putting the team up 3-0 and all but sealing the game’s …

FIFA Women's World Cup

The Knockoff Co-Author Lucy Sykes Guest Curates Daily Edition’s Style Section Today

<i>From time to time, we’ll be featuring guest curators’ Flipboard Magazines inside The Daily Edition, our roundup of the day’s top news and culture stories. First up is Lucy Sykes’ Glossy, a Flipboard Magazine “for lovers of fashion, tech and shiny new things.” Today it replaces Top of Style, which</i> …

Social Media