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At Flipboard, we believe strongly in the power of facts, in the power of information, and in the power of trusted sources and reporters. We’ve known this since Day One. These values drive our entire team and are becoming ever-more important as the world’s content landscape changes quickly.<p>Our …

Logan Ryan’s Unique Viewpoint of Tom Brady

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — There may not have been a more unique set of eyes on Tom Brady Saturday night than the ones in Tennessee’s defensive …

New England

Sex, scandal and scoops: Meet Italy’s Matt Drudge

ROME — For Roberto D’Agostino, Italy’s upcoming election is going to be a bit “like sex often is.”“The foreplay, namely the campaign, is far more …

Rome

Emojis are making us feel less of the feels

Every day we rely on a mix of emojis, emoticons, and gifs in our messages to help our friends and colleagues understand what we’re trying to say—and how we’re trying to say it. We heart and like our way through our feeds, providing support or adding a dash of color to our posts. We tap the sad face …

Emotions

10 CEOs Predict What We’ll All Be Talking About A Year From Now

We asked CEOs across a wide range of industries to put on their futurist hats and predict which issues and ideas we’ll be debating by this time next year.<p>2017 was full of surprises–some of them more welcome than others. There’s no reason to expect this year won’t also hold its fair share of …

Trends

Why Women's March organizers are turning their attention to Nevada this year

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The day after President Donald Trump's Inauguration, a sea of people clad in pink hats walked toward the Capitol in Washington DC, setting the stage for a nationwide Women's March movement.<p>One year later, Women's March organizers are heading West -- to Las Vegas, to be exact -- …

Linda Sarsour

Michelle Williams Is Ready to Lead

Consider the curious career of Michelle Williams. She is, at 37, regarded as one of the best actresses of her generation, with four Oscar nominations …

Tarana Burke

Raising a Social-Media Star

The parents of teen internet celebrities get a crash course in a new kind of fame while trying to maintain boundaries for their newly rich and powerful children.<p>When then-14-year-old Jonas Bridges ran down the stairs of his Atlanta home shouting, “Dad, I’ve got 1,000 fans!” his father, Rob Bridges, …

Parenting

From Charlottesville to Gainesville to a College Town Near You, Campuses Brace for More Tumult in 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Kent Fuchs, the president of the University of Florida, was in the living room of his stately campus residence last fall when he saw the first televised images of a parade of terror unfolding in another college town further north.<p>There were protesters. Counterprotesters. Angry …

There Is More Than One Opioid Crisis

To better tackle the epidemic, Kentucky needed to know which drugs were causing lethal overdoses.<p>Sarah Hargrove didn’t expect to be on the front …

Addiction

A Timeline of the American Crime Story: Versace Drama

The first installment of <i>American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace</i> airs on Wednesday night, but the drama surrounding the show started swirling long before its premiere. Ryan Murphy's second <i>ACS</i> installment for FX after <i>The People vs. OJ Simpson</i> has legendary Italian designer Gianni …

TV

Hot Wheels at Detroit Auto Show: Pictures

Dodge

Sneezing myths and facts

Sneezing is an involuntary reflex that all humans have but we still understand relatively little about.<p>Following on from the news that stifling a sneeze by clamping your nose and mouth shut can cause serious physical damage, we explore some sneezing facts - and myths.<p>Weird things can make us …

Medical Journals

11 Ways to Decorate With Vintage Ladders

01 of 12<p>Decorative Wooden Ladder Ideas<p>When a ladder is no longer safe to climb, it used to be forgotten about and exposed to the elements. In recent …

Home Decorating

50 Modern Homes With Floor-to-Ceiling Windows

While being inherently modern, floor-to-ceiling windows can also solve practical problems, such as allowing residents to enjoy the outside from the comfort of their homes during harsh summers or winters. Here are some outstanding modern window setups that may give you some ideas on how you can …

Houses

Kevin McCarthy relishes role as Trump’s fixer, friend and candy man

President Trump and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) were alone in the presidential suite on Air Force One, flying east toward Washington in early October, when the president reached for a handful of Starbursts, the square-shaped candy fruit chews.<p>But instead of unwrapping all the …

Donald Trump

Snowboarder Chloe Kim, a rising star, will get serious airtime at the Winter Olympics

Spinning, flipping, flitting from one place to the next, Chloe Kim speaks in much the same way she rides the halfpipe, with breathless velocity and startling twists.<p>“Snowboarding brought me out of my shell,” she says. “You know, if you meet someone for the first time, they’re not going to bite you.”<p>…

Winter Olympics

Why Nike Sees Social Responsibility As An Opportunity To Innovate

Nike’s Hannah Jones and soccer great Abby Wambach are finding powerful, targeted ways to foster respect for the planet and all who live—and play—on it.<p>Environmental protection and equal opportunity are two of today’s most pressing global issues. Nike sustainability head Hannah Jones and soccer star …

Abby Wambach

The diabolical genius of the baby advice industry

Every baffled new parent goes searching for answers in baby manuals. But what they really offer is the reassuring fantasy that life’s most difficult questions have one right answer. By Oliver Burkeman<p>Human beings are born too soon. Within hours of arriving in the world, a baby antelope can clamber …

Parenting

The Extraordinary Life of Nikola Tesla

The eccentric inventor and modern Prometheus died 75 years ago, after a rags-to-riches to rags life<p>Early years<p>Success as an inventor<p>Challenges along …

Albert Einstein

The Grunge Gold Rush

<b>On the most humiliating day of Jawbox's career</b>, guitarist Bill Barbot was wearing a colorfully striped cotton T-shirt, white Calvin Klein jeans and Persol sunglasses and standing in a suburban New Jersey grocery store. Underneath orange and purple balloons and a hand-printed "Juicy Cubed Beef 59 ¢ …

Chicago Blues

The Crack-up of Theocracy

It is odd to hear Westerners, hopelessly permeated with Marxism, dissect the nationwide Iranian protests as primarily an economic eruption, the …

Iran

The Magic Skin of Glossier’s Emily Weiss

<b>Emily Weiss is standing</b> on Lafayette Street, just north of Canal, wearing a red lace Valentino dress with a puffy pink fur jacket draped awkwardly …

Beauty

What It Took to Save a North Korean Defector's Life

A soldier fled across the border and was shot by his comrades. The South Korean trauma surgeon who helped stabilize him describes his recovery.<p>SEOUL, South Korea—In late November, a 24-year-old North Korean soldier dashed across the demilitarized zone separating North from South Korea. He barely …

Korean Peninsula

50 Years Later, It Feels Familiar: How America Fractured in 1968

It was a year when liberals reeled, a war dragged on and protests raged. Back then, the evening network news and the printed newspaper told the stories of the day. But what would it have been like to experience it all with modern news alerts?

United States

Martin Luther King Day in Pictures

Parades

The Cranberries

There's got to be some sort of equation to determine the precise moment for which the most possible people feel nostalgic at a given moment — the sweet spot would likely fall somewhere between 15 and 20 years prior to the present. That way, young adults can attach to their early childhood, while …

Entertainment

Raise Your Voice For Martin Luther King Day

To mark Martin Luther King Day, may we recommend an excellent playlist to help celebrate the memory of the great civil rights campaigner? The …

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Pictures of Surprising Eagles You Never Knew Existed

Move over, bald eagle—there are 60 species of these birds of prey worldwide.<p>The famous bald eagle, the U.S. national symbol, was chosen for its physical strength, fierce beauty, and independence. (See "Endangered No Longer: Our Favorite Pictures of Bald Eagles.")<p>But the original design included …

Birds