A. Cochrane

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We Have A New Prime Number, And It’s 23 Million Digits Long

Somewhere out there on the number line, huge prime numbers are lurking, waiting to be discovered. On Wednesday, a new one was. The Great Internet …

Putting the Popular in Mechanics

Inside Flipboard / January 15, 2013<p>When I was a little boy, every few Saturdays my dad would take me to the basement of the Abraham Lincoln Hotel, in …

The Great Sequester: $85 Billion on the Chopping Block

Inside Flipboard / February 27, 2013<p>Absent congressional action, roughly $85 billion of federal spending will be cut from the U.S. government’s $3.8 …

The Week in Review: Thatcher, North Korea and Birds

Inside Flipboard / April 12, 2013<p>The death of Margaret Thatcher and the escalation of tensions in North Korea dominated the news last week. Our …

Flipboard for Travelers and Adventure Seekers (Even Just Armchair Ones)

Inside Flipboard / May 20, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

BBC Autos Joins the Flipboard Garage

Inside Flipboard / May 31, 2013<p>News junkies rely upon the BBC to deliver authoritative journalism told from a uniquely British perspective. Gearheads …

The Week in Review: When the Revolution Was Flipped

Inside Flipboard / June 21, 2013<p>At the G8 summit in Northern Ireland, leaders from the U.S., France, the U.K., Italy, Japan, Canada, Russia and …

The Week in Review: Civics to Cycles

Inside Flipboard / June 28, 2013<p>For Flipboard’s magazine makers, the week was dominated by two obsessions—Washington and Sports.<p>The biggest story in …

Road & Track: A High

Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2013<p>Car magazines are a lot like the subject they cover: This year’s models often look shiny and new, but true classics …

Causes Get a Home on Flipboard in New "Big Ideas" Category

Causes Get a Home on Flipboard in New “Big Ideas” Category<p>Inside Flipboard / July 23, 2013<p>Some of the biggest ideas of our time are also the …

The Week in Review: A Window Seat on the Aviation World

Inside Flipboard / July 12, 2013<p>Asiana Flight 214 crashed while attempting to land at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, and while the …

The Week in Review: Lords, Ladies and Royal Babies

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>There was one man in the news this week who took the media by storm—and he’s only a couple of days old. George …