Amanda Thompson

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Make Over Your Home With These 23 DIY Rugs

When making over a room in your home, all it takes is the right accessory to pull everything together. If you are looking to switch things up this spring, you’ll need a statement rug to highlight your new and improved (and clean!) space. This rug will be like art you can walk on, dig your toes in …

Home Decorating

11 Ways To Feng Shui Your Home This Spring With Tips From A Pro

Refresh your space to inspire personal growth this season.<p>For feng shui expert Laura Carrillo, her space-planning services go beyond organizing and decorating a home — as she says, feng shui is a lot more like "house therapy."<p>"A lot of people like to compare it to interior design, but for me, it's …

Home Decorating

Photo Friday: The Power of Photojournalism

If photography has any kind of power, photojournalism—photos that “show” the news—has the power to shape the world’s perceptions, tell stories and make history. For the last hundred years, photographers have been going out into the field and risking their own lives to chronicle humanity’s greatest …

Great Journalism from America’s High Schools: First Finalists Are In!

It was a fantastic first month for our collaboration with the JEA, as we look to showcase the best high school journalism in the land. Twenty-six stories were submitted from schools that literally spanned the country—Florida, California, Massachusetts, Nevada, Maryland, Missouri and more. Our …

Turning Pages: The Gift of Flipboard for Voracious Readers

Some of us don’t just love books, we devour them (say hey, fellow bookworms!). For beloved bibliophiles, there’s not enough books in the world—nor enough time to read any of them. That’s why this holiday season there’s nothing better than the Gift of Flipboard for the voracious readers in your life.<p>…

Give the Gift of Flipboard to…Self-Improvers

For some people, the holiday season is a time to relax the health and fitness regimen, put it on the backburner until the new year. But for others, being healthy, happy and successful is a nonstop concern. If you’ve got friends who like to keep their minds and bodies in check all year long, then …

2015: The Year in Magazines

Our collection of 2015 in magazines isn’t just another year-end list; it’s a look at what the Flipboard community cares about (and flipped!) the most. This year, enthusiasts had fun with a slew of new TV shows, indulged in celebrity gossip, partied hard, and wondered at the beauty of photography. …

Give the Gift of Flipboard to…LOL Lovers

This Gift of Flipboard is geared toward people who love memes, LOLCats, GIFs and generally the silly stuff the Internet loves to share. It’s the last of this season’s Gift of Flipboard packages, which you can send to friends and family for free; it’s a fast and easy way for anyone to set up …

Productivity Tips from Flipboard Curators

Every Monday, we put the spotlight on a wonderful curator in our MagMaker blog. We ask them to share insights about their media diets and habits, both on and off Flipboard. In doing so, we also learn about what makes them tick.<p>At the end of each post, we ask for a special productivity tip. And …

The Week in Review: Remembering Cultural Great David Bowie

An innovator in his field, and hugely influential to generations of musicians, David Bowie kept up his enigmatic persona until the end, shielding his 18 month battle with cancer from the media spotlight until his death on Sunday.<p>Known for his regular reinvention, Bowie evolved through a variety of …

All About Interior Design Tips

Good or bad, most of us are at least amateur interior designers. Anyone who’s bought a couch, placed books on a coffee table or uttered the phrase “feng shui” has been dabbling in home decoration. If you want to make a home your own, having some semblance of interior design in mind is extremely …

Spotlight: Cultural Critic Joe Nolan

<b>My name is</b> Joe Nolan and I am a singer/songwriter/poet based in Nashville, Tennessee. My creative projects have always included far-flung inspirations and a love of borrowing and montage. As a result, I’m also a commentator, columnist and critic in local and regional publications and sites, and on …

5 Topics for Democratic Debate No. 5

Secretary Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders will meet Thursday night for the first time since Gov. Martin O’Malley dropped out of the race and the final time before New Hampshire voters head to the polls Tuesday.<p>The historically close finish between Clinton and Sanders in the Iowa caucuses …

The Week in Review: Zika Virus Spreads

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a “public health emergency” this week after previously saying the virus was “spreading explosively” in the Americas. WHO health officials estimated three to four million people across North and South America could be infected by the end of …

CNN Democratic Debate Recap: From Disagreements to ‘All-Out Political Brawl’

The Democratic presidential election transitioned Thursday night from a largely cordial campaign between Secretary Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders into a jab-filled one over the future of the Democratic Party. Clinton and Sanders voiced disagreements over health care, Wall Street and …

Black History Month: 5 to Follow on Flipboard

Buzzfeed’s Saeed Jones is right: this February has “been one hell of a Black History Month.” In the last few weeks African-American issues have come to the fore like never before, thanks in no small part to some of our favorite musicians. We danced along to Beyoncé’s empowering Super Bowl show, …

The Most Powerful Lesson I’ve Ever Learned In Business

How to lead by first principles when everything is at stake<p>One morning in the depths of the 2001/2002 recession, a decision was looming large at a …

CDC investigates 14 more possible cases of sexually transmitted Zika virus

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says it is investigating 14 new reports of possible sexual transmission of the Zika virus.<p>The CDC said several of these cases are among pregnant women, although it did not specify how many.<p>"These new reports suggest sexual transmission may be a …

Public Health

The science of magic: how tricks are changing real-life research

The small yellow ball disappears from the magician's left hand, reappearing moments later, plucked out of thin air, by his right.<p>Hardly a …