Heidi Gadbois

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Your Brand’s Reach on Flipboard: Case Studies with Intel & Merrill Lynch

In February, we launched Promoted Story on Flipboard. In keeping with our style of advertising, this product fits right into the normal reading experience by presenting a promoted story as users flip through their feeds. And it turns out, when you add great content from a brand into a feed of …

Public Relations

Need Dinner Table Conversation? Try Flipboard Topics

It’s late Friday afternoon and I am in my office thinking about the big game the next night. Cold beers, BBQ spare ribs, a good salad…ahh, life is bliss in this Australian city.<p>In walks my wife, Lisa. “David, we’ve been invited to Stan and Barbara’s tomorrow night for dinner. They’ve invited the …

Art Galleries

This Bricklaying Robot Can Build A House In Two Days

Replacing ancient human art with mechanical precision<p>An engineer in Perth wants to mechanize one of humanity’s oldest jobs. His robot is named “Hadrian,” after the Roman Emperor who built a wall in Northern Britain, and it can lay 1,000 bricks an hour. With a building plan programmed in, it …

11 Sexy Movie Entrances That Deserve an Oscar for Their Sexiness

"I want to. I want to be someone else or I'll explode."<p><b>1. Channing Tatum as Magic Mike in Magic Mike</b><p>Channing Tatum's entrance in <i>Magic Mike</i>? Pretty sexy. Channing Tatum's stripper alter ego Magic Mike's entrance in <i>Magic Mike</i>? Oh god. If you're looking for the reason why <i>Magic Mike</i>'s long-awaited …

The psychology of emojis

I have a confession to make: I’m a grown woman who peppers pretty much every text and social media post I send with smileys, hearts, stars and various other decorations.<p>Emojis have taken over my communication—and I’m far from alone. According to Swyft Media, 74 percent of people in the U.S. …

Social Media

Best airlines for germaphobes

If you’re one of those people who fly with Purell and worry about sniffling passenger sitting next to you, then this survey is for you.<p>Skytrax …

Luxe Retreats

The No-Fail Way To Stop Procrastinating

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>I’m working on Before and After, a book about habit-formation, so I constantly ask myself, “What are the issues in my life …

11 of Our Favorite Looks From the Billboard Music Awards 2014

Now that you've had your fill of the classic glamour that walks the red carpets of the Cannes Film Festival, get ready for the risk-taking, eye-popping fashion of the <i>Billboard Music Awards</i>. Check out the 11 looks that can't be missed.<p>In a fiery red gown complete with a plunging neckline and a …