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Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Evernote: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Fast CompanyI’m Evernote’s CEO–Here’s How I Stay Productive All Week LongChris O’Neill has over 10,000 notes in his own Evernote account, manages nine different Google calendars, and swears he’s got it all on track.<p>Fast CompanyThis Time, Evernote Consulted Its Users Before Revising Its Privacy …

Rovio: Most Innovative Company | Fast Company

Fast CompanyRovio’s head of games is leaving the company<p>Fast CompanyAngry Birds maker Rovio has set the price range of its IPO valuing the company at $1 billion<p>Fast CompanyAngry Birds maker Rovio announces it’s going to IPO<p>Fast CompanyFinnish learning-game studio Lightneer just scored $5 million in …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

More people are drinking tea, but the world’s No. 2 producer is reeling

KOLKATA, India—Headlines about India in recent days have focused on heavy rains and a rescue mission in Uttarakhand, a northern province straddling the Himalayas. It rained 275% above normal levels last month, initially marooning more than 100,000 people and killing hundreds.<p>But in the far east of …

England's best vintage markets and antique fairs

Lincoln, Lincolnshire<p>The bi-monthly fair that takes place at the Lincolnshire Showground is large without feeling overwhelming. This fair is diverse, …

Antique Appraisals: 15 Items In Your Home That May Be Worth Money (PHOTOS)

Do you have an attic full of old junk you've been meaning to get rid of? Or did you inherit some jewelry and you're just not sure if it's a knock-off or the real thing? Before you toss your stuff, consider getting reputable antique appraisals on your items, because it's very possible that what you …

Treasure Browsing: How To Buy Vintage Antiques Online

Experts from 1st Dibs, eBay and One King's Lane share their tips.<p>Not to boast, but we've basically mastered the realm of online shopping — except in one particular, very important aspect — antique and vintage housewares. Navigating the muddy waters of very important piece versus quirky accoutrement …

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Readers' travel tips: antiques markets

WINNING TIP Ludwigsburg Antiques-Mile, near Stuttgart, Germany<p>The annual fair in this charming town sells everything from tiny Bavarian hedgehog …

Top 10 Flea and Antique Markets

Find hidden treasures at one of our top ten flea and antique markets.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>The 10 Best of Everything</i><p><b>Bermondsey (New Caledonian) Market<br>Long Lane and Bermondsey Street, London</b><br>There is a saying in London that anything stolen and sold before sunrise is legal. With this …

Fun at Home

It takes the average person more than two minutes to see the little guy!<p>Colman will replace Claire Foy in Season 3.<p>Rose lovers, you guys are hardcore romantics.<p>Curl up with #12 this weekend.<p>For starters, where do you store them in the winter?<p>It contains more than 300,000 gallons of water!<p>Can you …

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Paris's best antiques and street markets

Three of the most common places to find collectable junk are <i>marchés aux puces</i> (flea markets), <i>brocantes</i> (second hand shops) and <i>antiquaires</i> (antique …

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Antiques Roadshow Appraiser Interview: Betty Krulik Gives Us Insights Into Finding Great Items (SLIDESHOW)

Ask any thrifter out there, and they'll tell you that there's something incredibly satisfying about antiquing. America's <i>other</i> favorite pastime is part treasure hunt, part history lesson; a folk adventure that takes place in dusty attics and secondhand shops everywhere.<p>There's no better proof of the …

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300,000 ancient manuscripts were saved from rebels in Timbuktu, but now face a slow death by rot

It’s a story that almost sounds like the plot of a pulp novel: in the face of a marauding religious threat, and war, a local team secretly smuggled hundreds of thousands of manuscripts out of Timbuktu, preserving them for study and future generations.<p>Bribes, violence, conflict, and danger were …

The vintage explosion: Are we reaching peak antique?

On a rainy Thursday evening earlier this month, a crowd of approximately 50 people gathered inside Mrs. Huizenga's, a vintage store in Toronto, for an auction of furniture and other knick-knacks. A bartender named Justice, who had a bushy brown beard, was selling glasses of wine, local craft-brewed …

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Online Auctions Hit The Big Time: Breaking The $1.3 Million Andy Warhol Record

An unusual German startup, Auctionata, jumped head first into the art of big money auctioneering. The only difference is, the Berlin-based firm took their goods and gavel show to the world of webcast. Less than a year old, the company has already broken a million-dollar record.<p>This past Friday, …

Duchess Kate, Prince William could keep public waiting for baby's name

Royal baby watchers eagerly anticipating the birth of Duchess Kate and Prince William’s first child could end up waiting a bit longer — to learn the baby’s name.<p>If royal tradition holds true, the parents may not have picked out a name for their child by the time the bundle of joy arrives.<p>Prince …

How To Get Multiple Offers On Your Home

Mackenzie Weiss spent the last decade updating a 3,000 square-foot 1985 home she and her podiatrist husband, David, bought for $289,000 in 2000 in the Richmond, Va. suburb of Henrico. They put in hardwood floors, stainless steel kitchen appliances, energy-efficient windows and travertine tiles with …

Explore Italy’s art masterpieces

Italy hosts such a rich variety of historical art pieces it is almost overwhelming to the novice art-appreciator.<p>You can see many of Italian art’s greatest hits in a single day if you want to shuffle along behind everyone else at the Vatican, but this is a recipe for Stendhal syndrome: an arguably …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

Report: Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Has Hired Prince William's Friend To Shop For A London Mansion

Schmidt is in the market for an abode that costs around the £30 million ($44 million) and is reportedly looking at a family-sized properties in the upscale Chelsea or Holland Park neighborhoods.<p>He's hired realtor Thomas Van Straubenzee, a former classmate of Prince William who recently married the …

Snowden trained as hacker while with NSA -- report

More details about the mysterious past of Edward Snowden, the former contractor for the National Security Agency who leaked details about the agency's surveillance program, are starting to emerge.<p>Snowden, who is reportedly currently holed up in an airport in Moscow, was taught all he needed to know …

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Evernote for Windows 8 Adds Business Support, Two-Step Verification

Evernote today released an update for its Windows Touch application that brings a redesigned hub page, support for its Business product, and two-step verification to its users. While a move that may seem minor, the company calls them significant to help create the “best-looking, native experience” …

European watchdogs order Google to rewrite privacy policy or face legal action

Privacy watchdogs in the UK, Germany and Italy have told Google to rewrite its privacy policy in Europe or face legal sanctions, 15 months after the …

A Tale Of Two Netflix: Has The Streaming Giant Bounced Back After Qwikster?

Wall Street thought Reed Hastings was an idiot. Now Wall Street thinks Reed Hastings is a genius. Does Wall Street know anything about Netflix?<p>In the fall of 2011, <i>Saturday Night Live</i>‘s Jason Sudeikis skewered Netflix CEO Reed Hastings. In one skit, Sudeikis-as-Hastings announces 17 possible name …