Yvette M. Smith

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Bernard-Henri Lévy: A Great Day for America

Obama’s reelection is a victory for intelligence, reason—and, yes, hope.<p>Well, there it is.<p>As we predicted in France, as all the true friends of …

Fear of a Black President

As a candidate, Barack Obama said we needed to reckon with race and with America’s original sin, slavery. But as our first black president, he has avoided mention of race almost entirely. In having to be “twice as good” and “half as black,” Obama reveals the false promise and double standard of …

Will Michelle Obama's speech change history?

If Barack Obama is re-elected on November 6, he will owe more to his first lady than any president ever to win a second term.<p>On Tuesday night in Charlotte, North Carolina, Michelle Obama gave one of the finest speeches ever delivered at a national political convention. More important, it could have …

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

The Most Simple Yet Amazing Cranberry Sauce You Can Make

Shares 13K<p>HOW TO MAKE HOMEMADE CRANBERRY SAUCE<p>If you’ve never made homemade cranberry sauce because you thought it was too complicated, I’m going to …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Photography

Remembering Nelson Mandela, 1918-2013

Inside Flipboard / December 6, 2013<p>Nelson Mandela, the human rights leader, Nobel Laureate and first black African president of South Africa, died …

Nelson Mandela in Pictures

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Present Cake

"This is the ultimate, ultimate list of my Favorite Things," says Oprah. Why? Because no matter who's on your holiday list, you'll find everything …

Powerful Portraits of Secluded Cultures on the Brink of Extinction

Before They Pass Away is a powerful documentary series by photographer Jimmy Nelson featuring dozens of cultures around the world whose people live in seclusion and are at risk of fading away. Traveling across five continents, the English photographer manages to embrace the various cultures he has …

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The Secret Ingredient to Make Windows Shine Bright Like a Diamond

When it comes to cleaning my home, I like to take as natural an approach as possible. In my ideal world, the process of making my own cleaning …

21 Glorious Photos of Double Rainbows Around the World

<b>Toroweap, Grand Canyon, Arizona</b><p>For many photographers, taking a picture of the elusive double rainbow is a rare and unexpected treat. Not only do you have to be at the right place at the right time, you need to have your camera on hand so that you don't miss nature's colorful show. As photographer …

Top 20 International Small Hotels: Andrew Harper's Picks (Photos)

Best Small Hotels<p>From Australia to Botswana and Italy to India, see the top luxury boutique hotels around the world.<p>09.08.13 4:45 AM ET

Best Places To Vacation And Indulge Your Vices

Vacation is a time to indulge. For many, that indulgence may be lazing around in a beautiful place and doing nothing very much at all.<p>For others, indulgence may come in a less...innocent...form. Whether your poison is liquid, herbal, material or menacing, we've found the best cities to vacation in …

5 Ideas For The Ultimate Luxury Travel Experience

Tired of the same old destinations and tasteless hotel rooms? Why not trying something different this year? From safaris in Africa to urban luxury in …

7 Best Spa Retreats for 2013

As spring (finally!) approaches, ’tis the season to start thinking about renewal—from the cleaning out of closets to the reemerging from our …

Introducing the Flipboard Magazines Blog

Inside Flipboard / August 13, 2013<p>We’re rolling out a new blog this week. It’s called Flipboard Magazines, and it’s dedicated exclusively to …

Qatar’s Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Architecture

5 Natural Hair Styles that Embrace Shrinkage

<b>By Chinwe of</b> <b>Hair and Health</b><p><b>1. Faux Wedge Cut</b><p>In this tutorial, Ambrosia shows you how to create a faux wedge cut by embracing shrinkage in the back of …

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Squats Part 4 Back Squat

This is the Third Part of a series on Squats, the earlier posts can be found here: <b></b><p>Squats Part I <br>Squats Part 2 General Mechanics <br>Squats Part 3 Air …