Susan Poggioli

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Upside Down Day: Rare and Wonderful Vintage Children’s Book by the Head of NASA’s Public Affairs Office

In 1968, less than a year before the iconic NASA moon landing, a charming children’s book titled <b>Upside Down Day</b> (<i>public library</i>) made its debut. What made it special weren’t just the vibrant illustrations by artist <b>Kelly Oechsli</b>, but that it was written by <b>Julian Scheer</b> — the head of NASA’s Public …

Love Undetectable: Andrew Sullivan on Why Friendship Is a Greater Gift Than Romantic Love

<i>“A principal fruit of friendship,”</i> Francis Bacon observed, <i>“is the ease and discharge of the fulness and swellings of the heart, which passions of all kinds do cause and induce.”</i> Thoreau would “sometimes awake in the night and think of friendship and its possibilities.” St. Augustine described …

Google refunding buyers of fake anti-virus app

<b>Google is refunding users who unsuspectingly bought a fake anti-virus app from its Play Store.</b><p>The Virus Shield app reached the number one ranking in the Play Store with over 10,000 downloads before it was removed.<p>The fake app was uncovered by news site Android Police, which looked at the app's code …

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Your internet is probably slower than advertised

When it comes to internet speeds, "you get what you pay for" is pretty far from the truth a majority of the time. The <i>Wall Street Journal</i>used Ookla's speed-testing data to survey some 800 US cities and 27 ISPs in terms of advertised transfer rates and what customers are actually getting, and the …

Heartbleed Bug Update

Inside Flipboard / April 9, 2014<p>As soon as we found out about the Heartbleed bug, the team here began working on understanding its implications for …

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FCC proposal would destroy net neutrality

The Federal Communications Commission's proposal for new net neutrality rules will allow internet service providers to charge companies for preferential treatment, effectively undermining the concept of net neutrality, according to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>. The rules will allow providers to charge …

50 Years Ago: NYC World's Fair in Pictures

Flickr Shows it Could Still Be the Best Photo-Sharing Platform

While I was studying photography in college, Flickr was the best place to store, organize and share photos. Almost everyone with a DSLR used it, poring over photosets and meticulously crafted albums.<p>As smartphones grew in popularity, casual and professional photographers alike adopted …

Your old AOL email address may be sending out spam

Advertisement<p>37 Comments<p>Usually, receiving an email from an AOL(s AOL) email address with a cryptic subject like “Hi” or “Fw: news” wouldn’t be too …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Reader Recs: Favorite National Parks in the U.S.

The beauty of America’s 59 national parks is hard to put into words.<p>From the crystal clear waters of Glacier to the breathtaking enormity of the Grand Tetons, it’s something you should experience firsthand—and this is the perfect time to do it. Why? It’s <b>National Park Week</b>.<p>To pay homage to the …

30 Things You Might Not Know About Cheers

The sitcom <i>Cheers</i> ran from 1982 to 1993, and there are few who were around at the time who didn’t watch it at least occasionally. But as well as we …