Mariko Hurst

8 Flips | 3 Magazines | 2 Likes | @Mariko1986 | 28. Canadian. Barista. Geek. Nerd. Coffee-addict. Alan Doyle/Great Big Sea Superfan.

Photographer captures glow of Portuguese man o' war as they hunt for fish at night

Beauty of the beast: Photographer captures alien-like glow of Portuguese man o' wars as they hunt for fish at night<p><b>Photographer Matthew Smith</b> …

Why 'The Hobbit: Battle Of The Five Armies' Needs To Be Peter Jackson's Last Middle-earth Film

I have such mixed feelings about Peter Jackson’s <i>Lord of the Rings</i> and <i>The Hobbit.</i><p>On the one hand, I think both trilogies have a lot going for them, from great acting and special effects to rousing action sequences, not to mention absolutely lovely original scores.<p>On the other hand, I think …

Gen Y money: The post-grad struggle is real - and painful

<i>Thanks for reading our Gen Y money blog, where a recent grad chronicles her real-life journey to becoming a financially independent adult.</i><p>I wasn't prepared for the post-grad struggle.<p>After completing my undergraduate arts degree from the University of Toronto, I thought I had a pretty good idea as …

Here's What North America Would Look Like On Other Planets

You may think you have a good sense of exactly how big Earth is compared to the other planets in our solar system. But clever new illustrations by John Brady, founder of the website Astronomy Central, put the size of our planet in perspective in the starkest way possible.<p><b>(Story continues below</b> …

Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Firsthand Account From a Flipboard Curator

<i>Flipboard’s curator for Germany, Stefanie Bastian, remembers the night the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and suggests magazines to flip through in honor</i> …

Deadlocked

• <b>Author:</b> Charlaine Harris<p>Felipe de Castro, the vampire King of Louisiana (and Arkansas and Nevada), is in town. It’s the worst possible time for a human body to show up in Eric Northman’s front yard—especially the body of a woman whose blood he just drank.<p>Now it’s up to Sookie and Bill, the official …