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Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

Lauren Bacall's Effortless Glamour

The Hollywood icon leaves behind a legacy of style and glamor. This is 'The Look.'<p>Hollywood icon Lauren Bacall died yesterday at the age of 89. She leaves behind a legacy of style and glamor: those seductive cat eyes, that sultry swagger, that voice. Called "The Look," for the way she gazed at her …

40 Greatest Rock Documentaries

Burning guitars, big suits, meeting the Beatles — the concert films and rockumentaries that stand head and shoulders above the rest<p>The movies started …

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A brief history of USB, what it replaced, and what has failed to replace it

USB isn't perfect, but it replaced lots of ports we'll never have to see again.<p>Like all technology, USB has evolved over time. Despite being a …

Science Fiction And Fantasy Books That Will Change Your Life This Fall

Science fiction and fantasy books are seriously going to blow your mind this fall. William Gibson returns to the future. Plus there are new books by …

J.K. Rowling publishes story on Harry Potter character Celestina Warbeck

Celestina Warbeck, a famous singing witch, remained a mystery in the Harry Potter series—readers only saw her name mentioned briefly in a few of the …

The Multimillion Dollar Quest To Brew the Perfect Cup Of Coffee

Coffee crusaders, backed by caffeine-buzzed venture capitalists, are taking aim at Starbucks with a $7 cup of joe. And you might even consider buying it.<p>On a Thursday morning in May, a man and a woman roll into a midtown Manhattan office with two James Bond–looking suitcases.<p>They slither over to …

These are the blockbuster games you'll be playing this holiday season

Welcome to the first annual Verge Hack Week. We're totally blowing up our site: we've given our reporters and editors the entire week to play with new tools and experiment with new storytelling ideas, while members of our amazing product team have gathered in New York to help build all sorts of …

Winnebago rolls again

Consider the Winnebago. Just five years ago, the brontosaurus of consumer vehicles looked as if it might be on the point of extinction. Sales had …

Twitter vs. Facebook as a news source: Ferguson shows the downsides of an algorithmic filter

Advertisement<p>21 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / Oleksiy Mark<p>While Twitter has been alive with breaking news about the events in Ferguson, Mo. after the …

What the hell is happening at Google Ventures?

Sure Google loves the almighty algorithm, but does it love it so much that it actually thinks it can have a venture firm without a committed, stable …

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MagMaker / March 17, 2014<p>Looking for something new to read? There are a few places to start, including Flipboard’s staff-curated #MagsWeLove and By …