Gerald

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Kerry 'surprised' by Foley family reaction

The U.S. government Friday defended its handling of James Foley's case after the slain journalist's mother told CNN that officials suggested the family could be charged if they tried to raise money to free him.<p>Saying everything possible had been done to bring the journalist home, State Department …

US smartphone thefts doubled in 2013

The number of smartphones stolen in the U.S. doubled last year, with an estimated total of 3.1 million handsets being taken from their owners. That's an increase from 1.6 million stolen smartphones in 2012. Another 1.4 million phones were lost or misplaced by their owners last year, an increase of …

Tech cities and mega dams: Africa's giant infrastructure projects

Resource rich and home to some of the world's fastest-growing economies, the stage is set for Africa to become the world's next industrial juggernaut.<p>But making this dream a reality remains a major challenge.<p>A lack of railways, ports and quality roads has hindered Africa's development in recent …

How to make sex 'more awesome' using Google Glass

Would you wear a pair of Google glasses while having sex? Would being able to see what your partner is seeing make you more or less likely to? Sex with Glass, a new app in development for Google Glass, hopes the answer is yes.<p>The project started off with the question "how can we make sex more …

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Japanese fishermen begin annual slaughter of hundreds of dolphins

Fishermen in Japan began slaughtering hundreds of bottlenose dolphins early on Tuesday morning, campaigners said, despite mounting international calls for the animals to be spared.<p>Members of the marine conservation group Sea Shepherd who are monitoring the annual cull in Taiji, on Japan’s Pacific …

The Best Looks from Couture Spring 2014

As glamorous haute couture creations take to the runway in Paris, we're compiling the top one-of-a-kind looks to note. Follow our edit here.<p>As glamorous haute couture creations take to the runway in Paris, we're compiling the top one-of-a-kind looks to note. Follow our edit here.

The Week in Review: Twitter Goes Public

Inside Flipboard / November 8, 2013<p>Twitter’s initial public offering yesterday saw the tech company soar into dizzying new heights. The company and …

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …

TIME for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / November 20, 2013<p>When the innovative publisher Henry Luce launched TIME Magazine 90 years ago, his big idea was that TIME would …

The Week in Review: The 50th Anniversary of the JFK Assassination

Inside Flipboard / November 22, 2013<p>This week marks the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. The youngest elected …

JFK: A Look Back

Inside Flipboard / November 21, 2013<p>Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and …

Capt. James Kirk To Command Navy's New 'Stealth Destroyer'

Capt. James T. Kirk always got the latest, most advanced ship in Starfleet, so it seems only fitting that the Navy's new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is slated to be commanded by none other than Capt. James A. Kirk, USN.<p>We can only speculate about the ribbing the Bethesda, Md., native might …