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Cities With the Best Halloween Parties 2015

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>Boo! Did we scare you? Probably not, but it's that time of year when thousands don their scary best and hit the streets in search of tricks, treats and frightening fun. If you're looking for this year's biggest events and best shivers, here are the best …


U.S. Will Send Special Operations Troops To Help Fight ISIS In Syria

Giving new detail to an operation that has been hinted at in recent days, the White House says President Obama has authorized the deployment of a small number of U.S. Special Operations Forces troops — fewer than 50 — to help fight ISIS in Syria.<p>The U.S. personnel will be sent to northern Syria, …

Middle East

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East

5 Curators to Follow If You Love Gourmet Food

Food is many things: sustenance, an excuse to take a break, a chance to taste the world’s diversity. For some people, it’s more, shall we say, refined; for them, food is an art. Which helps explain the existence of gourmet food, both an industry classification for “high-quality premium foods” and …

New York City

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of October 12, 2015)

This dramatic week included President Barack Obama‘s decision to delay withdrawing troops from Afghanistan and the first Democratic presidential debate. Read more about these events and our other top picks from this week’s Daily Edition.<p><b>1.</b> Obama’s decision to delay withdrawing troops from …

H&M x Balmain: See the Entire 100+ Piece Collection With Prices

If you had your eye on one of those beaded H&M x Balmain dresses as seen on Gigi Hadid and Kendall Jenner, get ready to fork over some cash online and in stores on the launch date, November 5th. The full Balmain for H&M collection just hit the internet, and it looks like it will be one of the fast …

Star Wars ‘Force Awakens’ on China’s Great Wall: Pictures


Balmain X H&M Collection Launch: Pictures

Kendall Jenner

'Back to the Future' red carpets definitely looked more 1985 than 2015

Wednesday is the day that <i>Back to the Future</i> fans have been waiting for.<p>In part II of the trilogy, Marty, Doc and Jennifer travel to the future date …

Back to the Future

Tesla's Radical Update Is Just More of the Same

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

6 reasons to visit San Francisco now | CNN Travel

San Francisco

Lana Del Rey's 'Honeymoon': Everything We Know

The pop icon-in-the-making has left a trail of digital breadcrumbs building up to her 'Ultraviolence' follow-up<p>By<p>Lana Del Rey is one of the most …

Fade In: The Cinematic Grandeur of Lana Del Rey’s ‘Honeymoon’

By the fourth film, you generally know whether you like a director’s work or not. The stylistic tropes and defining characteristics are set, but …

Lana Del Rey

Stephen Hawking talks technology, AI and more in his first Reddit AMA

Stephen Hawking, genius that he is, is just like us. He finds <i>The Big Bang Theory</i> hilarious, and his favorite song ever written is Rod Stewart's "Have …


Snow Leopard Cubs Make Public Debut at Brookfield Zoo: Pictures

Endangered Species

37 Amazing Pancake Recipes for Any Time of Day

Anyone who says pancakes are only for breakfast needs a wake-up call—and this list of recipes. Because, sure, buttermilk with maple syrup (we're …


How To Make Your Own Almond Milk, Because It's Ridiculously Easy

The list of ingredients on a carton of almond milk is long. Too long. It includes things like locust bean gum, sunflower lecithin, gellan gum and sometimes even carrageenan. Though those are all commonly found in many foods you buy at the grocery store and <i>most</i> aren't thought to be harmful to your …


Review: 'The Martian' is just the movie space travel needs

You get the impression that Ridley Scott read Andy Weir's 2011 hit sci-fi survival novel <i>The Martian</i> -- with its detailed descriptions of chemical …

Donald Glover

Paris Fashion Week Opens: Pictures

Jada Pinkett Smith

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Follow Flipboard on Google+ for our original blog posts, animated GIF tips as well as ways to dive deep on what’s trending. Each topic page we share is powered by real people who are flipping content from all over the Web into their Flipboard Magazines.<p>Use your Google+ account to create an account …

21 striking photos of ballerinas, what dreams are made of

Oct. 1 is World Ballet Day — a day to celebrate some of the most skilled and graceful dancers on the planet.<p>On Thursday five of the world’s leading …


The 54 Best Romantic Comedies of All Time

There is no “best” romantic comedy. Something is funny when someone laughs, or romantic when their heart swells, for better or for worse, and we have no right to say why one of these should top another. Your uncle, or cube-mate might say, “That’s stupid. <i>Breakfast at Tiffany’s</i> is obviously the best …

Bill Murray

Blood Moon in pictures: Total 'supermoon' lunar eclipse seen around the world

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Music<p>Prine’s new record proves he hasn’t missed a beat.<p>By Nick Marino2 days agoView More<p>Entertainment<p>With <i>Westworld</i>’s second season just days away, …


18 Movies to Watch Before They Leave Netflix in October

"That rug really tied the room together."<p>Every month, Netflix bids farewell to a collection of great titles, but this September is a particularly difficult month for those who love the streaming giant. From horror to drama to comedy, an unusually large number of notable films will disappear when …

Bruce Willis

Google Unveils Cool, New Stuff: Pictures


From dirt poor to billionaire — the incredible rags-to-riches story of fashion legend Ralph Lauren

On Tuesday, the fashion legend announced he would step down as CEO from his iconic brand Polo Ralph Lauren.<p>He will stay with the company as its executive chairman and chief creative officer.<p>Lauren has an estimated net worth of $6 billion.<p>Long before he became a fashion icon, he was Ralph Lipschitz, …

Ralph Lauren

A Flipboard Ode to Coffee

Today, on International Coffee Day, we pay our respects to our dear friend and comforter, the bean-roasted beverage, <i>coffea arabica</i>. All hail the nectar of the gods in all its wonderful varieties. From the smokey roasts of Ethiopia’s Yirgacheffe region with subtle top notes of grass and butter, to …