Heidi Valvo

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A City-by-City Guide to Frank Sinatra's Favorite Haunts

The crooner's 100th birthday would have been today.<p>Frank Sinatra was born in Hoboken and rose to fame in Manhattan, but he built his legend on the West Coast. Los Angeles was not only where he filmed his greatest movies, from <i>On the Town</i> to <i>Man With the Golden Arm</i>, but also where he recorded immortal …

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

Get Out of Here! 6 Magazines for Summer Travel

Summer is almost here, so pack your bags for a break. No matter if it’s a day trip, overseas, with kids, your friends or flying solo, Flipboard has a number of resources to help you plan.<p>Here are five magazines for summer travel:<p>#IWantToGoHere: Summer Travel Edition by The Findery: The Findery …

Racked Adds Its Style to Flipboard

Celebrity news and style aren’t typically considered serious topics, but Racked is “seriously interested” in them. “Connecting premium brands with trendsetters who are hungry to shop and ready to spend” is the stated mission of Vox Media’s fast-growing trend arm.<p>It is that vision that drives their …

5 Great Books To Read In June

A roundup of recent favorites we’ve reviewed in the BuzzFeed Books newsletter.

Recommended Reading: The Ashley Madison hack should scare you

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>The Ashley Madison Hack Should Scare You, Too</b><br>by Heather Havrilesky<br>New York …

Mortal Kombat

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Books

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Literature

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've compiled a list of books that can …

Books

Thought-In-A-Bubble: Photo

5 Topics For…Comic-Con

Comic-Con, the biggest comics and fantasy event of the year, officially kicks off Thursday. Thousands of comics creators, science fiction authors, film and television directors, producers, writers and more are expected in San Diego for the 46th anniversary of the four-day long event. Batman v. …

Now Boarding: Condé Nast Traveler Joins Flipboard

Blending literary journalism with luxury travel, Condé Nast Traveler trademarked the term “truth in travel.” Repudiating freebies and fluff, founding editor Sir Harold Jones wanted the magazine’s writers to “experience travel the way you do—with no special recognition, treatment or obligations.”<p>No …

Pope Francis Addresses Congress: Pictures

The USA’s top historical sights

A lot of people think of the United States as a young country with little in the way of history. Sure, the country’s only been a country since 1776, but before that there was the colonial period and before <i>that</i> there were centuries of Native American cultures. And, of course, there's its more modern …

History

Tough Words From Pope Francis: 8 Great Quotes From His U.N. Speech

Pope Francis, addressing the U.N. General Assembly today, urged international cooperation not only to solve humanity's largest problems but to save humanity itself.<p>Quoting a speech to the U.N. by his predecessor Pope Paul VI in 1965, Francis said of the world today: "The real danger comes from …

Sustainable Development Goals

Pope Francis Spends a Day in New York City: Pictures

Cuba

20 best places to go apple picking in the northeastern U.S.

Feel that chill in the air? Apple picking season has arrived.<p>With every season comes the quintessential seasonal getaway, and with our fall sweaters, …

New Hampshire

An Insider’s Guide to Wonders of the State Fair of Texas

Today marks the 129th year of Dallas’ State Fair of Texas. Here's how to do it right.<p>Every year, shortly after the beginning of fall, Dallas’ famed …

Texas

5 Flipboard Magazines for Summer Style

Whether you’re road tripping, globe-trotting or just sitting on the beach, dress for the last days of summer with Flipboard. Let us inspire your closet and look your best with topics like summer fashion, street style and vintage clothing.<p>Here are five Flipboard Magazines for summer style:<p>Style …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of August 17, 2015)

The Daily Edition was filled with diverse stories this week, from the Ashley Madison hack, to the FDA‘s approval of “Female Viagra” and an increased spotlight on immigration. Read our top picks from the week that was.<p>1. 7 things we’ve learned from the Ashley Madison leak – MarketWatch, Priya</b> …

The Week in Review: Most Livable Cities Report Reflects Global Issues

Melbourne, Australia, topped the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) list of most livable cities for the fifth year running earlier this week. Rounding out the top five were, in order: Vienna, Vancouver, Toronto, and Adelaide, Australia, and Calgary, Canada, tied for fifth.<p>A noteworthy finding was …

Follow Pope Francis’ First U.S. Trip with Flipboard Topics

Pope Francis, often referred to as the “people’s pope,” will arrive in the U.S. Tuesday for a six-day trip. This is his first visit to America since he was elected pope in 2013. The 78-year-old Argentine, who completed a historic trip to Cuba over the weekend, is expected to meet with President …

The Week in Review: Religion, Front and Center

For three of the world’s biggest religions, Islam, Christianity and Judaism, this past week was one of great significance with great implications. The annual (and this year deadly) Hajj pilgrimage took place on Thursday, Pope Francis made his first trip to the United States this week, and Jews …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of September 21, 2015)

Each day this week was filled with a big news story covered in The Daily Edition, including the deadly Hajj stampede, Pope Francis’s historic trip to the U.S. and the announcement that House Speaker John Boehner would step down from Congress. Read more about these stories in our top picks from the …