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Maya Angelou: A Photo Gallery

The Weekender: transient texting, covert computing, and subversive smoking

The best of the week gone by<p>Welcome to <i>The Verge</i>: Weekender edition. Every Saturday, we'll bring you some of the best and most important reads of the past seven days, from original reports, to in-depth features, to reviews and interviews. Think of it as a collection of some of our favorite pieces …

2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

The 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is under way, and entries will be accepted for another six weeks, until June 30, 2014. First prize winner will receive an 8-day Alaskan expedition for two. National Geographic was once more kind enough to allow me to share some of the early …

10 Brilliant Books That Will Grab You From Page One

<i>Originally posted on Kirkus:</i><p>We expect true crime books to draw us in from page one. But when a vast, epic novel or nonfiction book about the details of an international news story smartly seduces us from page one, count us impressed. Here are some titles that hooked us from the beginning but kept …

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Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant

Chelsea Clinton is expecting her first child, the former First Daughter announced Thursday.<p>Clinton, speaking at the “Girls: A No Ceilings …

12 Amazing Glimpses Into The Private Lives Of New Yorkers

Brandon Stanton has been running his website Humans of New York since November 2010, resulting in a diverse community of millions who are intrigued …

FBI to investigate disappearance of a Malaysian Airlines jet

WASHINGTON — The<p>FBIis deploying agents and technical experts to assist in investigating the disappearance of a Malaysia Airlines jet, based on the American citizenship of three of the passengers aboard the lost flight, a top federal law enforcement official in Washington said Saturday.<p>He said that …

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Kapow: Marvel adds sound to comics

The publisher has scored and released a five-comic storyline as it rethinks the medium.<p>Marvel is hoping that sound will be as revolutionary for comics as it was for film. The company just released an updated version of its subscription app, Marvel Unlimited, which includes access to a five-comic …

The Soul Of The World's Most Expensive Violin

The Vieuxtemps Guarneri is a violin that is older than the United States of America — 273 years old, to be exact. It recently became the most expensive violin in the world, selling for an estimated $16 million. Its new owner anonymously donated the historic instrument to violinist Anne Akiko …

iPad DJ Launches Lightwave To Provide Wearable, Real-Time Analytics For Events

Wearables are being used by users to measure their activity and provide them with feedback that can help them improve their health. Today, a new startup called Lightwave is using wearable technology to provide analytics around live events for performers and artists.<p>The project was started by Rana …

Headline News: CNN Comes to Flipboard

In 1980, in a former country club in Atlanta, Ted Turner launched America’s first 24-hour news channel. “We won’t be signing off until the world …

On the Red Couch with Model and Advocate Christy Turlington Burns

Shortly after the birth of her first child, Christy Turlington got a big scare. She experienced inexplicable complications that made her aware of the …

This Photographer Just Made $15K In One Day On Instagram

Daniel Arnold had $90.03 in his bank account on Thursday when he had a clever idea: Why not sell some photos on Instagram?<p>Arnold, a Brooklyn-based photographer, enjoys a bit of fame on the network: He was lauded by Gawker as “the best photographer on Instagram” two years ago, after getting his …

Samsung's Milk Music internet radio service is only for Galaxy devices (video)

Do we need yet another online music service? Samsung certainly thinks so, as it's just introduced its very own internet radio service called, weirdly enough, Milk Music. So named for its supposed "fresh" take on music (Get it? Because milk is fresh? Yeah, we're not sure about that either), it's …

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Gillibrand: Senate 'Failed' Military Sex Assault Victims

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., had harsh words for her colleagues on Thursday, who she accused of having "failed" the victims of military sexual assault.<p>"Despite earning the support of the majority of the Senate, we fell five votes short of overcoming the 60-vote filibuster threshold," Gillibrand …

Only 10 Percent of Uninsured People Have Signed Up for Obamacare

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Two surveys released Thursday found that only ten percent of uninsured people who qualify for …

U.S. apologizes after airstrike mistakenly kills 5 Afghanistan troops

KABUL, Afghanistan — The U.S. military offered its condolences Thursday after an airstrike on an Afghan army outpost mistakenly killed five Afghan soldiers and injured at least seven.<p>The predawn strike in eastern Afghanistan's Logar province, which U.S. military officials described as an …

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Oscar Pistorius breaks down as trial hears grisly details of girlfriend's killing

Track star Oscar Pistorius broke down in court Thursday, the fourth day of his murder trial, as a neighbor described the grisly scenes when he tried to save the athlete's girlfriend after a fatal shooting on Valentine's Day 2013.<p>The amputee sprinter, 27, nicknamed "Blade Runner," has pleaded not …

Sen. Gillibrand's Military Sexual Assault Reform Bill Blocked

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>After heated debate on the floor, the Senate voted to block Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand's Military …

The Liberation of Steve McQueen

A decade and a half ago, the British filmmaker Steve McQueen took a plane to Grenada, the tiny West Indian island, to visit a beautiful place where …

Gwen Stefani and Gavin Rossdale Welcome New Baby Boy

Gwen Stefani gave birth to a baby boy on Friday, <i>Us Weekly</i> reports. The new member of the family, named Apollo Bowie Fynn Rossdale, is Stefani’s third …

Spaghetti alla carbonara

There are a number of stories about the <i>origins</i> of this dish. The word <i>carbonara</i> refers to a carbonaio, meaning coal miner or charcoal worker. (Both …

London's biggest nightclub opens

London's biggest nightclub opened its doors on Saturday, a venue with a capacity of 3,000 promising something of the alfresco debauchery of Ibiza with an outdoor terrace incongruously sited next to the Blackwall Tunnel.<p>Studio 338 is in Greenwich, south-east London, and has hot air pumped into the …

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …

Flipping for Oscar

Inside Flipboard / March 1, 2014<p>It’s time to put the finishing touches on your Oscar picks, get your hors d’oeuvres ready and put that bubbly on …