Maggie Smith

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15 Ways To Upgrade Your Kitchen Island

Yes. There are that many things you can do with them.<p>Everybody dreams of the extra counter space a kitchen island gives you, but if you're just wheeling one into the center of your room, you're seriously underutilizing it. These cool ideas update the trend, making it more than just another tabletop …

Police investigated woman after she questioned handling of mother’s death

Police investigated the political beliefs of a grieving woman – including her views on human rights and the war in Afghanistan – after she complained about the police’s handling of the death of her mother.<p>The police also claimed that the woman appeared to be mentally ill and placed her on an …

Inside Marilyn Monroe's Brentwood Home

Take a peek at the iconic Hollywood star's last home.<p><i>David Offer Real Estate</i><p>Marilyn Monroe captured America's heart and became one of the world's biggest sex symbols after her many leading roles in hit 1950s films like "Some Like it Hot" and "The Seven Year Itch". The multi-hyphenate star lived in …

Give Us a Few Flips, And We’ll Give You the World…in The Daily Edition

The Daily Edition is a new essential for Flipboard readers who want a fast, definitive roundup of the day’s news—with a little bit of fun thrown in …

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Inside a Happy, Serene House in Cool Blues, Greens, and Grays

In cool blues, greens, and grays.<p>"Cool blues, greens, and grays have a lovely softness," designer Ashley Whittaker says. Here, in this Greenwich, Connecticut house, she creates a calming environment where the colors flow effortlessly from room to room.

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

By and<p>Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You …

Mexico Is Looking For 43 Missing Students. What Has Been Found Is Truly Terrifying

After a student protest in Iguala, Mexico, last month, dozens of young men were seen being hauled off into police vans. Then, they vanished.<p>One month later, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa rural teachers college are still missing and presumed dead. Instead of finding the students, authorities …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

STOP! Before You Clean With Vinegar, Read This

This kitchen staple is handy around the house — just not in these spots.<p>We're huge fans of having vinegar in our cleaning arsenal. It's great at lifting stains, freshening laundry, cleaning windows, and much more. Plus, it's inexpensive and all-natural. But vinegar is also acidic, which means that …

Viral video documents New York street harassment

NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The …

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4 killed after plane hits building near Wichita airport

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four people died after a small plane crashed into a building near Wichita's Mid-Continent Airport in southern Kansas Thursday morning, city Fire Marshal Brad Crisp said.<p>There are five more injured and four unaccounted for, he said.<p>"Firefighters engaged in a horrific fight for several …

Before & After: This Victorian Home from 1885 Gets an Unbelievable Transformation

A married couple tackled this challenging project, and the results will blow your mind.<p>When house renovators Jeff Born and Victoria Born-Doody first laid eyes on a historic little house on Watson Avenue in St. Paul, Minnesota, they knew that they had found their next big project. The house, which …

RAF Typhoons intercept Russian bombers

Two RAF fighters scrambled after pair of Russian Bear bombers spotted over international airspace<p>RAF Typhoon fighters were scrambled to intercept two Russian Bear bombers on Wednesday amid warnings of an “unusual” spike in sightings of Moscow’s aircraft over Europe.<p>A pair of jets from RAF …