Todd Laird

5 Added | 1 Magazine | @ToddLaird | Keep up with Todd Laird 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 “Todd Laird”

16 islands you can buy right now

Microsoft cofounder Paul Allen, Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison, and Virgin Group chairman Richard Branson have them.<p>But you don't necessarily have to be a billionaire to buy an island. Nearly a thousand islands come onto the market each year, and they vary greatly in terms of size and price.<p>With …

Real Estate

7 Ways to Cook a Better Steak

These tips from Vegas chefs will make dinner taste like a million bucks<p>The Las Vegas food scene sure can be gaudy: the Denny’s wedding chapel, the countless Hooters knock-offs, the endless buffets. But if you look harder, the city sizzles up some amazing meals.<p>One category: high-end steak. Lucky …


A feast for Mom! 6 Mother's Day recipes from across America

This Mother’s Day, skip the crowds and toast Mom with a mimosa and a homemade spread inspired by the local food scene in cities throughout the country. We asked the editors of Edible magazines for their go-to Mother’s Day brunch recipes. From lemon olive oil shortcakes from southern California to a …


Chelsea Manning Proposed a Bill from Prison

Chelsea Man­ning wants to change the laws that earned her a 35-year sen­tence in pris­on.<p>The con­victed sol­dier on Thursday pro­posed the “Bill to …


After heavy storms, forecasters predict more to come

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Communities in several southern Plains states set to work cleaning up Thursday after a night of storms that spawned 51 tornadoes, assessing the damage under sunny skies but with the threat of even worse weather on the horizon.<p>The storms strafed northern Texas, Nebraska and …