James Smit

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The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

For Fans, By Fans

Inside Flipboard / November 25, 2013<p>The crew at CBS Sports has been obsessed with all manner of sports since 1994, “when modems buzzed and Michael …

Let the Games Begin

Inside Flipboard / February 7, 2014<p>Welcome to the 2014 Winter Olympics, which starts today in Sochi, Russia. And not a moment too soon. With a run-up …

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 …

The Week in Review: Violence in Gaza

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank last month, simmering tensions between Israel and Palestine have risen to a boil. …

The Week in Review: Marijuana Goes Mainstream

In recent years, American social policy became a very sticky subject. Issues ranging from gay marriage to gun ownership are hotly politicized, and …

The Week in Review: Catholic Church Debate

Over 19 months ago, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. The pontiff has since changed the face of the Catholic Church, speaking out against …

The Week in Review: Big Republican Win in Midterm Elections

The most expensive midterm election in history culminated Tuesday night with a Republican Party wave. Nearly $4 billion in spending turned state …

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

A Rare Look at Design Genius Jony Ive: The Man Behind the Apple Watch

<i>How Apple’s under-the-radar design genius, Jonathan Ive, has found the way to our hearts.</i><p>I first catch sight of Jony Ive across the Apple campus, in a plain Dodger-blue T-shirt and white painter’s pants, in conversation, nodding. The head Apple designer, who brought you the iMac and the iPad and …

Product Design

6 Mouth-Watering Cheeseburger Recipes You Can't Swiss Out On

Swiss, blue cheese, Monterey Jack— it all tastes so much better when melted over a giant, juicy burger cooked on your very own home grill.<p>In honor of …

Aziz Ansari: “I’m a feminist”

The comedian mocks the stigma that surrounds the deeply politicized word<p>It's so nice to hear that Aziz Ansari, a comedian so frustrated by the rituals of modern dating that he is writing a book about it, is in a stable and loving long-term relationship. What's even greater to hear is that this …

These original sketches from the Star Wars trilogy have gone up for auction. Full gallery: http://fw.to/G1Zb61J (Photo: Profiles in History/BNPS)

'The Walking Dead': 10 Essential Episodes to Watch Before the Season 5 Premiere

<i>By Jen Sansevere, The Walking Dead Fansite</i><p>It's hard to imagine, but it's true: There are people out there who have yet to sit down and watch an episode of "The Walking Dead." Sadly, even I was a little late to the game getting into this version of the global apocalypse caused by an undead …

Fitness Friday: Is your workout bad for your back?

Perhaps the biggest misconception in terms of training for a better golf game is that your back— particularly the lower back—needs to be more mobile. Trying to increase the range of motion in your lower back with a variety of torso-twisting exercises is a recipe for future pain and injury, says …

Star Citizen Planetside Gameplay Unveiled For The First Time (video)

Gamers patiently waiting for the space epic Star Citizen game to launch that did not attend Citizen Con 2014 or would like to see the first Star …