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Bono: The Rolling Stone Interview

In 1985, shortly after U2 broke through in America, <i>Rolling Stone</i> named them the "band of the Eighties." Over the course of 30 years and 16 cover …

Music

Shanti - Shanti (1971 us / india, wonderful raga folk psych fusion rock)

Indian flavoured hippie folkrock in the mood of Grateful Dead or CSN. Adding instruments such as sarod, dholak and tablas to their regular …

The Week in Review: Iraq Uprising

Inside Flipboard / June 20, 2014<p>Formerly associated with al-Qaeda, militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) have crossed the border …

Patrick Stewart And Ian McKellen Wear Matching Bowler Hats, Achieve Next Level Preciousness

Adorable Sirs Patrick Stewart and Ian McKellen have uploaded the latest documentation of their best friendship. Collaborating in an attempt to break the Internet, they wore matching bowler hats and playfully called each other on adjacent "phoneboxes."<p>The two have just 11 shows left of "Waiting For …

10 Men Who Were Hot Then and Still Hot Now

...because what else do you want to look at right now?<p>...because what else do you want to look at right now?

Spring Music Preview 2014: 27 Must-Hear Albums

The cold is slowly, gradually starting to subside, the leaves will soon be budding on the trees and the album release schedule is heating up. Yep, …

Music

The Week in Review: From the Global Desk

Inside Flipboard / March 21, 2014<p>In the past two years, the ideological fires lit by the Arab Spring have burned throughout the rest of the world. …

How to Manage and Turn Off In-App Purchases on iPhone

If you've ever played a super-addictive game like Candy Crush Saga, you'll be intimately familiar with in-app purchasing – and the money you can find …

Apps

This Famke Janssen Creepy-Book Saga Is Perhaps the Weirdest Gossip Story of the Year

For those of you who haven’t been following this Famke Janssen children’s book story, a) you’ve really been missing out, and b) here’s the quick summary to catch you up: the <i>X-Men</i> star called police on August 10 after walking into the bedroom of her Soho penthouse and finding a children’s book on …

A Walker in the City

Over the past four years, William Helmreich, a sixty-seven-year-old professor of sociology at <i>CUNY</i>, has walked almost every street in New York City: a hundred and twenty thousand blocks, or about six thousand miles. He’s written a book about the effort called “The New York Nobody Knows,” which will …

The Jeweller and His Gun: A Shooting Divides France

While the United States grapples with its most recent gun massacre, France is up in arms about a crime that would probably not even travel beyond a local newspaper in an American city. In Nice, a jeweller who was the victim of a robbery shot one of the two stickup men as he rode away on a motor …

The Top 100 Websites For Your Career

Last year we inaugurated our first-ever list of the best websites for your career. We took nominations from readers and combed through some 700 sites in order to compile our list of the top 75. This August we put out another call for nominations and got a flood of 2,000 comments, emails and tweets …

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Apple Store offline ahead of expected rush for iPhone 5S

While the store's offline status is pretty standard, its closure for retooling more than three hours before the high-end handset hits the market is a bit unusual.<p>In a familiar procedure before a major Apple product release, the company's online store has gone offline in preparation for the onset of …

iPhone

The Week in Review

Inside Flipboard / September 6, 2013<p>Fashion leaders and lovers from around the world are now in Manhattan for New York Fashion Week (NYFW), which …

P Diddy loses $1 million to Rick Ross in dice game

Rapper lost the money during a high-stakes game of Craps<p>P Diddy lost $1million to <b>Rick Ross</b> in a dice game yesterday (September 14).<p>The rappers were …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Mophie Juice Pack Powerstation Duo: All day charger for mobile gadgets

I bought this USB charging unit because I have a lousy sense of direction. I get lost in buildings and in cities, even ones I’m familiar with. My …

How to Work Hard and Not Pay Taxes

A recent study revealed that about $2 trillion of unreported earnings is passing through the United States' underground economy. From gardeners to mechanics to dog walkers and construction workers, more and more Americans are working for cash and...<p><i>Photos by Cristina Dunlap</i><p>After Americans filed …

Disneyland’s Exclusive Club 33 to Undergo Major Expansion

Ricky Brigante of Inside the Magic is reporting that Club 33, Disneyland’s exclusive membership-only restaurant, will be closing temporarily starting …

Boris Johnson Is Creating a New Homeless London Underclass

No Second Night Out doesn't help the city's long-term rough sleepers.<p>Back in 2008, as Boris Johnson was entering the final month of his race to become London mayor, he pledged to end rough sleeping in the capital by 2012. Imagine that – no one sleeping on the streets, in one of the biggest cities …

The Most Groundbreaking Remix In The History of Dance Music

It's a DJ Zinc endorsed version of his classic jungle track "Super Sharp Shooter"<p>Oh yeah, you like jungle? Is that you in the rave bussin more gun fingers than Putin with your trousers further south than Tonga? Sick. You must like "Super Sharp Shooter". And rightly so, because no matter how much …

Cormac McCarthy’s 'Child of God'

Cormac McCarthy can be disturbing, but so is the human condition.<p><i>Image by Courtney Nicholas</i><p>It is Cormac McCarthy’s m.o. to uncover the underbelly of American history and explore some of the most violent and immoral acts swept under the façade of progress and civilisation. The cyclical recurrence of …

I Dated a Mephedrone Addict for Two Very High Months

I've never taken anything that made me feel so defenceless.<p><i>Wise words. via Flickr</i><p>On the morning I turned 25, I woke up to find my brain had disappeared, replaced by a barren mental landscape populated by the odd tumbleweed and a few lonely crickets. I couldn't make sense of anything. I was …

Microsoft offers $200 credit for used iPads, hopes you'll become a Surface convert

Microsoft's new recycle-for-reward initiative doesn't target one of its own devices -- instead, it focuses on another company's popular gadget: Apple's iPad. The US trade-in program offers at least $200 in exchange for a "gently used" iPad 2, 3 or 4. You can probably get more than $200 in other …

The California Comeback Myth

Late last year, when Californians voted for a multibillion-dollar tax hike, people declared that Governor Jerry Brown had nearly singlehandedly repaired the state’s humiliating financial troubles. The former wooer of starlets, known for proposing, years ago, that the state launch its own space …

Weekend Reading: Meth Sites, A Serial Killer of Men, Celebrity Elephants

Even for those who feel like “Breaking Bad” has made them minor authorities on meth production and distribution, there is much to be learned from Jonah Engle’s piece in <i>Mother Jones</i> about the reality of the “shake and bake” labs that have rapidly spread throughout the United States in the past …