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The Week in Review: Endless Summer

Inside Flipboard / May 30, 2014<p>Summer unofficially kicked off last Monday (at least here in the U.S.) and with it came a surf-sized wave of articles …

The three majestic natural bridges of Natural Bridges National Monument in Utah invite you to ponder the power of water in a landscape usually defined by its absence. View them from an overlook, or hit the trails and experience their grandeur from below. Declared a National Monument in 1908, the bridges are named "Kachina," "Owachomo" and "Sipapu" in honor of the Native Americans that once made this area their home. This is also home to some of the darkest night skies in the United States. Photo: Manish Mamtani

Pictures of the Week 5.15.14

100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …

What Are the Best Phone Apps for My Summer Camping Trip?

<i>A:</i><p>Before you go off the grid camping and hiking, tap the latest apps that will help you plan your trip, your trails, and where to pitch your tent. Even if you don’t have service, many of these apps will remain handy.<p>AllTrails<p>(AllTrails, Inc.)<p>A catalog of hiking routes in the U.S. and Canada, …

The Week in Review: Heartbleed Strikes

Inside Flipboard / April 12, 2014<p>Last Monday, news broke that sensitive user information stored by most major websites was vulnerable to hackers–and …

#flipshopping: Gifts for Mom

Inside Flipboard / April 29, 2014<p>We love our moms and we want to show them how much we care, but let’s be honest: sometimes they’re a little tricky …

The Week in Review: White House Fights Climate Change

Inside Flipboard / May 9, 2014<p>Of all the problems facing the planet, global warming gets little attention from the average American. Recent Gallup …

California fires: 10 large-scale blazes rage; winds may decrease today

Two brush fires on military bases in northern San Diego County have burned over 14,000 acres and aren't yet contained as the region enters its fourth day of being scorched by multiple blazes.<p>The Las Pulgas fire on Camp Pendleton has burned more than 8,000 acres, officials said, forcing evacuations …

Red Cross

U.S. officials frustrated by Nigeria's response to girls' kidnapping

As American military and intelligence specialists joined the hunt for Nigeria's missing schoolgirls, U.S. officials expressed frustration Thursday with the country's inability to act on fresh intelligence about the Boko Haram extremists who took more than 200 teenagers captive and threatened to …