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Meet the Disabled Trans Model Who's Here to DOMINATE the Fashion World

"My disability is a part of me, but it does not define my whole identity. It does not define my worth, my value, or what I can or cannot do."<p>If you …

Disability

Philip Roth: A Life in Pictures

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: Royal Wedding Edition

With just a day to go until the biggest (in our opinion) wedding of the year, all eyes are on American actress Meghan Markle and Britain’s Prince Harry, who are set to walk down the aisle at St. George’s Chapel in Windsor Saturday.<p>Will Prince William leave early to catch the FA Cup football final? …

Weddings

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 14, 2018)

The U.S. Embassy in Israel was relocated to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv with a ceremony that featured Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner, and a video message from President Donald Trump. The move sparked mass protests at the border fence with Gaza by neighboring Palestinians, dozens of whom were then killed …

Donald Trump

The 5 Best Stories I Read This Week: Steve Fine, Photo and Sports Editor

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

Books

New German Edition Gets Deep Personalization Powered By Machine Learning

<i>Du sprichst Deutsch? Ja? Prima!</i><p>Today, we’re rolling out a new German edition of Flipboard, giving that community more stories, better recommendations and new ways to personalize their Flipboard.<p>The launch continues Flipboard’s focus on Europe. Last fall, our new French edition delivered an …

Machine Learning

The Five Best Stories I Read This Week: Gabriella Schwarz, Managing Editor

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

Leonard Bernstein

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 7, 2018)

President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Iran nuclear accord—a 2015 agreement with Iran aimed at curbing their nuclear capability. He also announced his intention to reinstate economic sanctions against Iran and any foreign company that does business with them.<p>Trump also announced …

Donald Trump

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of April 30, 2018)

President Donald Trump confirmed he reimbursed former personal lawyer Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to silence porn actress Stormy Daniels’ claims they had had an affair. However, he insisted he didn’t use election funds. The statement contradicts earlier denials about his knowledge of the …

Donald Trump

The Five Best Stories I Read This Week: Mia Quagliarello, Head of Curation

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

San Francisco

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of April 23, 2018)

A historic one-day summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in led to the announcement that they signed an agreement committing to denuclearization and talks aimed at ending the Korean War.<p>President Donald Trump hosted his first state visit, welcoming …

Donald Trump

The 5 Best Stories I Read This Week: Ben Wasserman, Flipboard

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

Public Relations

On Countering Bias—in People and Algorithms

<i>No system is foolproof but there are things that can be done to help</i><p>The process of producing, delivering and presenting articles to readers has always involved more people than just journalists. To scale, it has to.<p>At Flipboard, we deliver well over 100,000 stories per day—far too many for even an …

Machine Learning

Technology on Flipboard Just Got Even Better

One of the most read categories on Flipboard is technology, and today it’s becoming an even more essential destination for tech insiders, professionals and enthusiasts, thanks to a major injection of new content, a faster way to browse the day’s news, a way to share articles with your team, and …

Tech Industry

The 5 Best Stories I Read This Week: Jess Eggert, Flipboard

<i>We at Flipboard are on a mission to inform and inspire the world. In light of that, we read a lot. In this ongoing series, our team shares the best things they’ve read recently—whether it made them smarter, challenged their perspective or just made them laugh when they really needed it—and explains</i> …

Time I

5 Magazines Worth Your Time: Music Festival Lovers’ Edition

<i>Beyonce’s reportedly been practicing for 11 hours a day and has hired 100 dancers for her Coachella debut. After cancelling last year due to her pregnancy, Queen B—and the people!—are ready to hit it in this weekend in the desert. Coachella heralds the start of the summer music festival season, and</i> …

The best career advice from this year’s graduation speeches

This year's headline-grabbing commencement speeches have been high on thinly veiled critiques of the Trump administration and big on dire warnings about the state of American democracy.<p>Former secretary of state Rex Tillerson cautioned graduates at Virginia Military Institute about the end of …

Oprah Winfrey

‘Savagely funny and bitingly honest’ – 12 writers on their favourite Philip Roth novels

One of America’s greatest novelists, Philip Roth died this week, aged 85. From 1959’s Goodbye, Columbus to 2010’s Nemesis, 14 acclaimed writers including William Boyd, David Baddiel, Linda Grant and Joyce Carol Oates pick their favourite work<p><b>Emma Brockes on Goodbye, Columbus (1959)</b><p>I fell in love …

Literature

Philip Roth Goes Home Again

Philip Roth, a prize-winning novelist and frequent Esquire contributor, died Tuesday night at the age of 85. In 2010, on the occasion of his thirty-first book, Esquire's Scott Raab returned to the Newark of Roth's boyhood. And there, on Philip Roth Plaza, he couldn't stop laughing.<p><i>This story first</i> …

Literature

Los Angeles, America’s Future Spaceport

The city of stars was once a major hub for aerospace. Soon it might be again.<p>Los Angeles is an open-air museum of aerospace history. It is a city of abandoned missile-defense facilities and stealth-jet assembly plants, of erased airfields and repurposed hangars, flagships of another era standing …

Vandenberg Air Force Base

How Amazon Is Using Whole Foods in a Bid for Total Retail Domination

<b>At 9 a.m. on June 16, 2017</b>, Whole Foods employees packed into the main level of the company’s Austin headquarters. Only an hour earlier Amazon had …

eCommerce

My 1999 Barcelona

Pesetas, firsts, Dali, Monica Lewinsky, Picasso & photography.<p>Someone’s been smashing the inside of a tomato into hunks of bread, and then covering …

New Jersey

What GDPR means for businesses outside Europe

On May 25, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will go into effect in the European Union, but its implications will reach far beyond the borders of the 28 member states of the EU.<p>US businesses need to know the regulation, understand how it can impact their business operations so they can …

Privacy

The Inside Story of Wawa, the Beloved $10 Billion Convenience Store Chain Taking Over the East Coast

54 years old. $10 billion in revenue. This family-owned business is rapidly expanding--and ditching gas and cigarettes for kale salads and nerdy coffee.<p>In February, a few days after the Philadelphia Eagles had won their first Super Bowl, a suburban convenience store celebrated. Hard.<p>The …

Customer Service

The historically low birthrate, explained in 3 charts

US women are having fewer and fewer babies. In some ways, it’s a sign of progress.<p>American women are having so few babies these days that the fertility rate has hit a historic low, according to stunning provisional data just published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.<p>The number of …

Demographics

The Risky Business of Speaking for President Trump

It was getting late on a Wednesday, and by 2018 standards the evening’s news cycle felt almost serene. The only “breaking news” of the moment was about Dr. Harold Bornstein, Donald Trump’s doctor of 35 years, who had told NBC that the president’s bodyguard led a “raid” on his office and hauled away …

Donald Trump

Stacey Abrams is the nation's first black woman governor nominee. Can she win in Georgia?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Democrat Stacey Abrams won her party's nomination in Georgia's gubernatorial primary on Tuesday, becoming the first black woman in the country to win a major party's nomination for governor.<p>She's now hoping to win the general election and become the first African-American woman elected …

Republicans

Most of us will be driving electric SUVs

American and Chinese consumers are head over heels for SUVs — a mutual love affair that seems likely to expand in the coming years into growing …

Electric Vehicles

The Boy Band Is Back

Refreshingly diverse all-male musical groups like PrettyMuch and Brockhampton are expanding what it means to be an American boy band.<p><b>On an overcast,</b> drizzly morning in March, five stylish boys and a man in a swole Tony the Tiger costume draw stares in Manhattan’s Union Square Park, across from …

Music

'Mamma Mia!' Stars, Cher, Amanda Seyfried, & Lily James Talk Fashion, Feminism, & the Power of Song

The long-awaited sequel to the 2008 ABBA-themed movie musical has arrived. Rita Wilson, one of the film’s executive producers, talks with three of its stars.<p>CHER<p><i>The legendary singer, actress, and fashion icon, 72, joins the cast as Sophie’s badass grandma</i><p><b>Rita Wilson:</b> Oh, my God. I saw the movie, …

Universal Pictures