Mo Akbr

53 Flips | 3 Magazines | 7 Likes | @MoAkbr | Keep up with Mo Akbr on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mo Akbr”

9 Great American Train Journeys too Epic to miss

There’s no need to get on an anti-septic flight or a tiring driving trip to get an amazing travel experience. Why not make the most of the best kept …

Trains

Eugenie Bouchard takes fan on date to Nets game after losing Super Bowl bet

John Goehrke has had worse days than the one that unfolded Wednesday. The 20-year-old Chicago resident and University of Missouri student spent the evening in the company of Eugenie Bouchard, taking in a Nets game from courtside seats with the 22-year-old tennis star, who went on a date with him as …

Social Media

Elon Musk Says the United Auto Workers Union Is Pushing Tesla Factory Employees to Organize | Inc.com

As Tesla looks to ramp up production for the rollout of its Model 3, factory workers are asking the company to unionize.<p>Jose Moran, a person claiming to be an employee at Tesla's Fremont factory for the last four years, wrote a Medium post stating that factory workers are asking to unionize because …

Tesla

Instagram is one of the last online escapes in the Trump era

There are few places left on the internet where you can avoid Donald Trump. News about the president and his administration dominate Facebook and Twitter in 2017. Seemingly every front page, news app, and headline have been yanked into the gravitational swirl of modern politics. Your options so far …

The 50 greatest train journeys on Earth

Unless you are one of the poor souls condemned to the purgatory of Southern Rail, train travel as a rule is something that, almost two centuries after Robert Stephenson’s invention of the Rocket, remains one of the most civilised ways of getting from A to B.<p>It offers the opportunity to admire …

Bruce Makowsky’s latest creation seeks $250 million in Bel-Air

When two L.A.-area homes sold for $100 million last year, the question wasn't how but rather what's next. The answer may be an entirely new stratosphere.<p>In Bel-Air, a four-story mega-mansion built on speculation has hit the market for $250 million, a price tag among the highest in the country if …

Ex-MI6 officer Christopher Steele, named as writer of Donald Trump memo, is ‘highly regarded professional’<p>His denials – at least some of them – were emphatic, even by the standards that Donald Trump has come to be judged by. The dossier, he said, was a confection of lies; he compared it to Nazi …

Russia

Snow falls in Sahara for first time in 37 years | CNN Travel

In Trump’s America, here’s why we need travel more than ever

<i>The views and opinions expressed in this article are the author’s and do not necessarily reflect the official position of Matador Network.</i><p>I awoke in …

Siblings

Senior aide Kellyanne Conway says president-elect considers the contentious move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem a ‘very big priority’<p>A senior adviser to Donald Trump has reiterated that the president-elect is determined to overturn years of government policy and move the US embassy in Israel from Tel …

Donald Trump

Happy Birthday, Hillary! A Tribute to Hillary Clinton's Style Evolution, from Skirt Suit to Pantsuit

Dedicating her life to the service of this country, we have seen the style evolution of our current Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Rodham Clinton, since she was a young college student. From being a trailblazer at Wellesley who wore flared pants and '70s styled glasses and became the …

Here's How Your Body Knows You Found the Perfect Sexual Partner

It's all about your immune system, apparently.<p>One of the real secrets of white-hot attraction to someone isn't terribly sexy, according to a recent study published in <i>Nature</i>: It's a part of your genetic coding.<p>All humans have their own unique human leukocyte antigen (HLA) complex, which helps the …

Rimac's electric bike can go 150 miles on a single charge

Rimac has revealed a new electric bicycle that is just as impressive as its LaFerrari-killing, million-dollar Concept One supercar, in its own way. With a massive 3kWh battery, the Greyp G12H can go up to 240 km (150 miles) on a single charge, making it the longest-range e-bicycle out there. If you …

Electric Bikes

HERE IS HOW YOU CAN LOSE WEIGHT LIKE CRAZY IN A MONTH WITH THESE AMAZING SHAKES

Image resource: https://goo.gl/zkWkFF<p>Overweight and excessive weight could raise the risk of lots of health troubles, including heart problem, …

The Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which takes on Nasa’s most ambitious missions, runs a studio where a mix of design and engineering creates stunning results<p>If you’ve marveled at space news recently, there’s a good chance it’s thanks to the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. This arm of Nasa is responsible …

Jet Propulsion

2 Muslim women kicked off American Airlines flight in Miami

Two Muslim-American women were kicked off an American Airlines flight this week, basically for flying while Muslim.<p>The women were identified as …

President criticises Republican nominee’s remarks about Muslim couple whose son was killed in Iraq, telling disabled veterans he is ‘humbled by them’<p>Barack Obama has intervened in the furore over Donald Trump’s criticism of a Muslim couple whose son was killed in Iraq, telling disabled war veterans …

Donald Trump

ISIS Trying to Topple Saudi King with Attack on Mohammed's Mosque

Current and former U.S. officials say a recent ISIS attack on the tomb of Mohammed in Saudi Arabia -– Islam’s second holiest site -- shows the terror group is now directly challenging the kingdom’s ruling family and trying to topple the monarchy.<p>“The Saudi king's tiles include 'Protector of the two …

Islam

Rachel Talalay talks going from Tank Girl to Sherlock

It’s been almost three months since Rachel Talalay began shooting the premiere of the new season of <i>Sherlock</i>, and even now she is still on a high from …

TV

Self-driving Mercedes-Benz bus takes a milestone 12-mile trip

CityPilot has taken a key early step towards fully autonomous public transportation: The Mercedes-Benz self-driving bus program saw one of its Future Bus vehicles drive 20 km (or around 12.4 miles) in the Netherlands, on a route that connected Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport with the nearby town of …

The McLaren 675LT is the high-tech supercar for worshippers of raw speed

McLaren builds supercars for people who love technology. Ferrari builds them for people who are into a sexy, screaming engine and breathtaking styling, and Lamborghini builds them for people who had Lamborghini posters on their bedroom walls as teenagers. Pagani builds them for artists. Porsche …

A Step By Step Guide On How To Remove Your Online Presence

Can you ever really disappear from a world where your face is plastered all over Facebook, your location is stamped all over Instagram, and your …

See Lin-Manuel Miranda's Stirring Tribute to Orlando Victims

Lin-Manuel Miranda celebrated his Tony Award for Best Original Score with an emotional sonnet paying tribute to his wife and the victims of the …

Lin-Manuel Miranda

How to burn fat

All gym rats have the same primary goals: Build muscle and burn fat. But melting away that pudgy layer to reveal the six pack you’ve worked so hard …

Native Union introduces stylish Italian leather & braided nylon TAG Lightning cables

Native Union makes some really well designed accessories for Apple products, and TAG is the latest to join its collection. TAG is a stylish Lightning cable meant to look attractive enough to carry on your key chain or loop around your bag.<p>The idea is that making a good looking Lightning cable will …

8-year-old developer wows Satya Nadella with his game

On his recent visit to India, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella met the Indian Prime Minister, entrepreneurs and various government officials. Yet, it was …

Satya Nadella

The millionaire founder of Nasty Gal says a mantra her dad taught her as a fourth-grader made all the difference with her money

"I vividly remember going with my mom and dad to the credit counselor's office and watching them slice their credit cards into a jar filled to the brim with the shards of other people's bad financial decisions," she writes in her book, "#GIRLBOSS."<p>"From that point on, my dad preached a mantra of</b> …

Simple brain hack from Harvard can stop you forgetting important tasks

Remembering to turn the gas off, or water the plants before a weekend away, can prove an impossible feat when the mind is churning with other tasks.<p>But Harvard University has uncovered a simple ‘brain hack’ to bring back those forgotten to-do lists - the mental equivalent of tying a piece of string …

You can book Aaron Paul's ridiculously gorgeous home for $400 on Airbnb

If you've ever wondered how a <i>Breaking Bad</i> star lives, it's in a palatial, two-bedroom house in the bustling city of Boise, Idaho. And now's your …