Christine Judson

17 Flips | 1 Magazine | @ChristineJudson | Keep up with Christine Judson on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Christine Judson”

14 of the Best Books Written by Women in 2015

From haunting fiction to hilarious memoir.<p><i>The New York Times</i> has their annual "notable books" list. NPR has their "great reads" guide. <i>The Guardian</i> has their "best books" breakdown. ELLE has a 2015 book list, too—but while our selections are all great, notable, and the best, they're also each …

Oscar Isaac reveals what Star Wars and Lost have in common

Plus: John Boyega turns up at a Brixton cinema to announce Rian Johnson’s Star Wars: Episode VIII begins shooting in just a few weeks’ time<p><b>Warning: The following article features spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens</b><p>Related: Ewan McGregor's Obi-Wan Kenobi is in Star Wars: The Force Awakens<p>JJ …

Labour accuses George Osborne of ‘risky behaviour’ as Office for Budget Responsibility forecast shows decline from £67bn surplus in 2010<p>Families are expected to run up £40bn of debt this year, sparking fears about Britain’s economic recovery.<p>Labour raised concerns that millions of households would …

Transgender Equality A 'Totemic' Issue Of Our Time And Abuse Is 'Shocking', Says MP Leading Commons Inquiry

"I have gone through hell and have begged them to please move me to a female estate. If I had already been there I would not have been raped and …

LGBTQI

Why Desperation Pies Are Making a Comeback

The salt and vinegar chip-flavored pie was once made when fresh fruit wasn't in season. Now it's back on the menu.<p>When James Beard Award-winning chef <b>Chris Shepherd</b> was putting together the menu for Underbelly, his Houston restaurant, he ran into a dessert quandary. He wanted a sweet tart that used …

Rich pickings: Yotam Ottolenghi’s recipes for an indulgent Christmas

Christmas is a time to forget the waistline and treat ourselves, so make room at your table for French onion soup gratin, confit duck and chocolate yo-yos<p>A couple of weeks ago, in Weekend’s winter food special, I argued that this Christmas we should let vegetables rule the roost. But if you’d …

Onions

Mast Brothers: controversial world's 'best' chocolate faces swirl of scandal

Allegations are flying that the company bought chocolate from a French luxury supplier, melted it down with their own ingredients and resold it as handmade<p>The aroma drifting past the murals, designer lofts and chichi boutiques of Williamsburg was alluring and intriguing. Cocoa. Notes of vanilla and …

The British bakery that's big in Japan

From Victoria sponges to lemon drizzle cake, Tokyo residents can't get enough of the products baked by an expat from Stockport<p>It’s Saturday morning in the upmarket Tokyo district of Azabu. Five minutes’ walk from Azabu Juban station, under a cast iron sign of a Battenberg cake, a long queue is …

The Kinks’ Ray and Dave Davies in London live reunification – watch

It's been nearly 20 years since the brothers last teamed up<p>The Kinks brothers Ray and Dave Davies have performed live together for the first time …

'Force Awakens' crosses $250M globally after record Friday

NEW YORK (AP) — "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has already surpassed $100 million in North America and $250 million globally, setting it up for a …

The Neuroscience Of Musical Perception, Bass Guitars And Drake

In June of 2001 musician Peter Gabriel flew to Atlanta to make music with two apes. The jam went surprisingly well.<p>At each session Gabriel, a known dabbler in experimental music and a founding member of the band Genesis, would riff with a small group of musicians. The bonobos — one named …

Flute

Here are Science Magazine's picks for the coolest things that happened in science this year

• Tech<br>• Science<br>• Culture<br>• More<p>Tech<p>Apple<br>• Google<br>• Microsoft<br>• Apps<br>• Photography<br>• Virtual Reality<br>• Business<br>• Design<br>• AI<br>• All Tech<p>Science<p>Space<br>• Energy<br>• Health<br>• Environment<br>• All Science<p>Culture<p>Web<br>• TV<br>• Film<br>• Games<br>• Comics<br>• Music<br>• All Culture<p>Cars<p>Ride-Sharing<br>• Cars<br>• Mass Transit<br>• Aviation<br>• Rideables<br>• Autonomy<br>• All …

Headphones

Star Wars: how future world conflicts will be decided in space

The next world conflict will begin in space with superpowers or terrorists blasting communications and spy satellites out of orbit, defence experts predict<p>Future conflicts will be fought in space as rival nations compete to plunge each other into a 'technological Dark Ages' by destroying …

3 Grown-Up Ways to Up Your Apple Intake

The orchard is infiltrating cocktail hour, with apple-based booze, stand-alone cider bars, and produce-driven cocktails that won’t cause appletini flashbacks.<p>The orchard is infiltrating cocktail hour, with apple-based booze, stand-alone cider bars, and produce-driven cocktails that won’t cause …

Coloradans Will Put Single-Payer Health Care To A Vote

On a brisk morning in Denver recently, an ambulance pulled up in front of a downtown office tower. "I think the patient is going to make it," Dr. Irene Aguilar said as a team rolled out the gurney.<p>This wasn't a medical emergency, but rather a bit of political theater. The gurney held several big …

Kendall, Cara, and Gigi Make This Much Per Post on Social Media

Holy smokes! Models Kendall Jenner, Cara Delevingne, and Gigi Hadid make a hefty penny for every post they make on social media—up to $300,000 <i>per post</i>, to be exact, CR Fashion Book reports. You read that right.<p>CR Fashion Book spoke with analytics group D'Marie Archive, who recently spearheaded an …

Cyber-attack risk is too great to ditch the experts

Cybercrime is big business these days, and is evolving fast<p>Corporate risk comes in many shapes and sizes, but one form that has only quite recently assumed centre-stage in boardroom discussions is that of cybercrime and security. In no small measure, that’s down to the negligence of the broadband …