Susan Salem

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Cella Urban Planter Pods Bring You Closer to Nature

<b>Cella Urban Planter Pods</b> project aims to bring people closer to nature. It doesn’t matter if your house/apartment is small, these little pods will …

Best in Show

Inside Flipboard / May 27, 2014<p>“We have too many choices and too little time,” wrote Entertainment Weekly founder Jeff Jarvis in a memo nearly 26 …

The Week in Review: Endless Summer

Inside Flipboard / May 30, 2014<p>Summer unofficially kicked off last Monday (at least here in the U.S.) and with it came a surf-sized wave of articles …

Mary Meeker's Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard

Mary Meeker’s Internet Trends Report 2014 is Live on Flipboard<p>Inside Flipboard / May 28, 2014<p>There are few things that get the tech and business …

In the Kitchen With: Justin Gellatly’s Doughnuts

Alright, you know me by now… When I get on a kick, I turn into Motormouth Maybelle. I can’t stop talking about stuff I’m loving, and this week’s …

Watch Kara Walker (And Team) Construct The Massive “Sugar Baby” Sculpture

New York artist Kara Walker’s latest piece, located in and inspired by the disused Domino Sugar plant in Brooklyn, New York, is a pretty incredible spectacle. Consisting of a giant sugar-coated sphinx and several life-sized candy figures, the work’s full title is “A Subtlety, or the Marvelous Sugar …

Shower David Lynch-Style With Twin Peaks Curtains

“Every day, once a day, give yourself a present,” Agent Dale Cooper, hero of David Lynch’s cult classic TV show <i>Twin Peaks</i> once advised. “Don’t plan it. Don’t wait for it. Just let it happen. It could be a new shirt at the men’s store, a catnap in your office chair, or two cups of good, hot black …

Botas 66, Prague

Five years ago, Jan Kloss and Jakub Korouš—then graphic design students at Prague's Academy of Arts and Design—decided to bring classic Botas sport shoes back to life as part of a school project. Established under the name Botana in 1948 in the small town of Skuteč in East Bohemia, the factory that …

Phone App Might Predict Manic Episodes In Bipolar Disorder

There are smartphone apps for monitoring your diet, your drugs, even your heart. And now a Michigan psychiatrist is developing an app he hopes doctors will someday use to predict when a manic episode is imminent in patients with bipolar disorder.<p>People with the disorder alternate between crushing …

A Microsoft Smartwatch Is Coming

Microsoft is the latest technology giant preparing to jump into the wearables market, with plans to offer a sensor-rich smartwatch that measures heart rate and synchs with iPhones, Android phones and Windows Phones, <i>Forbes</i> has learned.<p>It’s a surprising development in the ongoing conversation about …

Watch Out For Saas Startups in Asia

<i>Pieter Walraven is the co-founder of Pie, a Singapore-based SaaS startup.</i><p>As an Asia-based SaaS business founder, I’ve lost count of how many times I’ve been asked: “Why did you base your startup in Asia, and not the US?”<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing …

The iPhone 6 Had Better Be Amazing And Cheap, Because Apple Is Losing The War To Android

And if that is the case, can a mobile device that serves such a small minority of the planet stay relevant in the years to come? To put it in its bluntest terms, what is the point of launching the new Candy Crush Saga on a platform that hardly anyone — in a global sense — uses?<p>The question is not …

Obama heralds health benefits of climate plan to cut power plant emissions

Barack Obama talked up the health benefits of his climate plan on Saturday, saying cuts to carbon pollution would reduce asthma attacks by 100,000 and heart attacks by 2,100 just in the first year.<p>The president, speaking in his weekly address, said cutting carbon pollution from the country's power …

India gang-rape: Victims' relative calls for public hanging of attackers

Mourners sat on mud floors at a village in India where two teen girls were gang-raped and then found hanging from a mango tree. They wailed and talked of fears of more attacks.<p>The assault on the cousins, ages 14 and 16, sparked outrage in the community in Uttar Pradesh state.<p>Villagers streamed into …

Ukraine's first victory over eastern rebels leads Russia to show its hand

In the last seven days, Ukraine's bid to retake the east has gained ground - but Russia's part in the turmoil has become increasingly obvious<p>Sergei Prokofiev International Airport was once a gleaming symbol of Donetsk’s revival as an industrial city.<p>Opened in time for <b>Ukraine</b> to co-host the European …

We've Found The Happiest Cat Ever, And He Will Make Your Day.

His name is Hironeko, or "white cat," and sometimes it's tough to tell if he's smiling or sleeping.<p>He is known as the "zen master cat" for his …

Retail industry to share data breach information

Retail heavyweights such as<p>J.C. Penney, Gap, Nike and Walgreen are joining forces with the Retail Industry Leaders Assn. to try to protect the industry from hackers and other cybercriminals.<p>On Wednesday the companies and the trade group launched an intelligence-sharing center designed to prevent …

Cal State San Marcos evacuated; structures burn in Carlsbad

A new wildfire in San Diego County forced the evacuation of Cal State San Marcos on Wednesday as crews battled a series of other blazes that had taxed firefighting resources to the point that officials declared a local emergency.<p>The university, which has an enrollment of more than 10,000 students, …

CDC Races to Track People Exposed to MERS

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The 10 Best Stories In the Star Wars Expanded Universe

The Star Wars Expanded Universe is no more. In many cases; this is no big loss — some stories and characters are best tossed into a black hole and …

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Clever Camping Cookware Designs

Auto designers and Milan-friendly furniture folks are the rockstars of industrial design, but designers who work on camping cookware deserve more …

Save the Date

• <b>Author:</b> Jen Doll<p><b>From a fresh and exciting new voice, a hilarious and insightful examination of the search for love and the meaning of marriage in a time of anxiety, independence, and indecision.</b><p>Weddings. They’re fun, festive, and joyful, and at a time when people marry later in life—and sometimes …

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?

• <b>Author:</b> Roz Chast<p><b>#1 New York Times Bestseller</b><p><b>2014 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST</b><p>In her first memoir, Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents. Spanning the last several years of their lives and told through four-color cartoons, family photos, and documents, and a narrative as …