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Ten great ghost towns in the West

Los Angeles

When it comes to new markets, one size does not fit all

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Vector Market<p>The 1958 novel <i>The Ugly American</i> was a fictionalized study of American jingoism in action. …

To Successfully Launch A Product, You Have To Tell A Compelling Story

<i>“The art of narration and dramatic presentation, together with a keen sense of the oral epic style, became a characteristic quality of the Russian people.”</i> —Vladimir Propp, Morphology of the Folktale<p>At the end of a week filled with product launches and press conferences, it’s hard not to compare …

Move over Hello Kitty, Sanrio's newest character Kirimi-chan is a salmon fillet

Sorry, Hello Kitty, there's a new kid on the block, and she's already got a big head.<p>Kirimi-chan is the latest character to join Sanrio, the Japanese lifestyle brand behind Hello Kitty. But she isn't a teddy bear, a cute cat or a furry friend of any kind. She's a fillet of salmon with arms and legs.<p>…

Ice Cream

Can men write good heroines?

Can men write good heroines? Most of the heroines I write about in my book <i>How to Be a Heroine</i> are written by women. And most of the heroines I find most problematic are written by men. It's very troubling to go back to Hans Christian Andersen's <i>The Little Mermaid</i> and find that it's a story about a …

A letter to … the woman I wasn't ready for

I was a naive, hopeful young man when I met you; all romantic intentions and love songs. You were a (slightly) older woman with a young son. We'd both come out of stressful relationships, mine with a younger, depressed student and you with the manipulative father of your child. In those early days …

The Walking Dead, Season Two, Episode One: All That Remains review

The second season of 2012 game of the year builds a strong basis for success, but there are fears it may have lost sight of what made The Walking Dead so good to begin with<p><b>Formats</b> Xbox 360 (tested), PlayStation 3, PC, Mac, iOS <b><br>Developer</b> Telltale Games <b><br>Publisher</b> Telltale games <b><br>Released</b> Out now<p>The first …

The Walking Dead

Orange buys into cloud gaming with G-Cluster investment

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>The French telecoms giant Orange(s oran) has bought a minority stake in G-Cluster, a Japanese outfit that provides cloud …

Psst, Pass It On

Inside Flipboard / October 31, 2013<p>With its celebrity news and human interest stories, People is a juggernaut in the magazine world. A gigantic …

Flipboard Goes Live on Windows 8.1

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>A new edition of Flipboard is available today for Windows 8.1, and it’s a truly beautiful, custom experience with …

2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming...No, It's Here

The Week in Review: Winter is Coming…No, It’s Here<p>Inside Flipboard / January 4, 2014<p>The new year is here and so is the snow. Winter Storm Hercules, …