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Mozilla reportedly developing streaming stick to compete with Chromecast

With still no sign of Mozilla's smart TV offerings, reports indicate that the company is planning another move into the living room. According to <i>GigaOm</i>, Mozilla may be working on a streaming stick running Firefox OS not unlike Google's Chromecast and the Roku Stick. While the device doesn't yet …

Murder charge still pending against woman at 102

BOSTON (AP) — Nearly five years after a woman was charged with killing her 100-year-old roommate in a Massachusetts nursing home, a second-degree …

Lawmakers seek to honor India's Modi with address to Congress | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once denied a visa to enter the United States over massacres of Muslims, is expected to receive the honor of addressing a joint session of the U.S. Congress during a visit to Washington in September.<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi takes his …

Negotiators start writing a deal on Iran's nuclear program

Negotiators from six world powers and Iran on Friday began composing the text of a comprehensive<p>agreementon Tehran'snuclear program, but remained far apart on key issues as they closed out a fifth round of talks.<p>With one month to go to their deadline, Western and Iranian negotiators each accused …

South Asia

Leo Tolstoy on Finding Meaning in a Meaningless World

Shortly after turning fifty, <b>Leo Tolstoy</b> (September 9, 1828–November 10, 1910) succumbed to a profound spiritual crisis. With his greatest works behind him, he found his sense of purpose dwindling as his celebrity and public acclaim billowed, sinking into a state of deep depression and melancholia …

Behind-the-scenes 'Saved by the Bell' Lifetime movie set for September

In news that should have children of the '90s feeling both so excited and so scared, Lifetime is planning a TV movie about the drama behind the scenes of the teen sitcom "Saved by the Bell" to air this fall.<p>"The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story," to premiere Sept. 1, will look at the inside …

TV

Iraq crisis: The Sunni-Shia divide explained

One of the factors behind the most recent violence in Iraq is the sectarian divide between Sunni and Shia Muslims in that country.<p>The majority of Iraq's Muslims are Shia, and the Isis militants gaining ground there are Sunni.<p>According to the Pew Research Center, Iraq is one of only a handful of …

Pew Research Center

#flipshopping: Dear Ol' Dad

#flipshopping: Dear Ol’ Dad<p>Inside Flipboard / June 4, 2014<p>Let’s be honest: dads tend to get stiffed on Father’s Day with some pretty dull gifts …

Amazon Kindle Update

Inside Flipboard / June 4, 2014<p>Now that the latest Kindle Fire HDX tablet is out, Amazon fans can make magazines on Flipboard and curate articles …

Quartz Goes to India, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>Can anything slow down Quartz on its path to world-wide domination? Launched a scant two years ago, the global …

Science says we've been cutting cakes all wrong

Normally, when you cut a cake you cut a triangular piece from the center, right?<p>Ready for some life-changing information? We've been cutting cakes the wrong way for our entire lives.<p>British writer and mathematician Alex Bellos suggests that if you use the triangular slice method for a circular cake …