frankne

31 Flips | 5 Magazines | 6 Following | @frankne | Keep up with frankne on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “frankne”

The Guide to Every Kind of Carry-On Bag (And Which You Should Choose)

It pains us to say, but long gone are the days when you could bring pretty much any bag on a commercial flight. Some airlines will let you check one bag for free, others charge a premium. Meanwhile, the size restrictions for carry-on bags are getting stricter; the industry standard set by the Big …

7 Super-Useful Apps for Last-Minute Trips

You’ve spent all week looking at #vanlife pictures at work and now you simply have to get out of town. The beach would be great, but you’ll take the mountains. Or the city. Really, anywhere but here. It’s time to let that tiny computer in your pocket do the work for you. In recent years, …

Apps

Investigators search wreckage of EgyptAir plane, test DNA

CAIRO (AP) — A French ship joined the international effort to hunt for the black boxes and other wreckage of EgyptAir Flight 804 Monday, searching …

Golden Retriever Adopts Rescued Kitten, Can't Stop Cuddling

When Ichimi, a tiny tabby kitten, was rejected by her mother last year, she was taken in by Ponzu, a golden retriever, and Jessiepon, his owner. …

4 Champagne Cocktails To Serve At Your Next Brunch

Hosting a springtime brunch? These champagne cocktails are sure to get your guests buzzing.<p>Hosting a springtime brunch? These champagne cocktails are sure to get your guests buzzing. <i>Via TownandCountrymag.com</i>

Beyond Immersion: Learn a New Language with Better Listening Skills

Get on the fast track to accomplishing one of your bucket list items, learning another language. Chris Lonsdale's TEDx talk offers five principles …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Lose yourself to dance with this 'Happy' and 'Get Lucky' mashup

Mashing up Pharrell Williams' "Happy" and "Get Lucky," music-making duo Pomplamoose has come up with one of the more original music videos we've seen. Shot in a single take and employing just one projector, the video uses a variety of surfaces and objects in the 3D world as a stage for a series of …

An Astronaut's View of the North Korean Electricity Black Hole

Japanese scuba diver describes horror in Bali seas as dead companion found

One of the five Japanese scuba divers who were rescued after spending three days stranded on a reef off the coast of Bali has described how the group survived by drinking from coconuts after a sudden storm turned the sea into a violent whirlpool.<p>Saori Furukawa, 37, a Bali-based diving instructor, …

U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos - ABC News - ABC News

What is Juneteenth?<p>'GMA' Hot List: Firefighters rescue a St. Bernard trapped on a roof<p>Modified game of Russian roulette suspected in teen's death<p>ICE …

Detroit to Lay Out Bankruptcy Blueprint

The historic Detroit bankruptcy case moves into a crucial and contentious phase with the filing expected this week of the city's so-called "plan of adjustment." That is the city's plan to settle with its creditors and emerge from America's largest-ever municipal bankruptcy.<p>The plan has implications …

The tar sands horror story you weren’t supposed to hear

<b>Oilsands development in Northern Alberta (Christopher Kolaczan/Shutterstock)</b><p>Toxic emissions forced a family out of their home — and Big Oil tried to buy their silence<p>Lindsay Abrams<p>February 18, 2014 10:50pm (UTC)<p>The oil industry was willing to pay big money to keep this one quiet. Instead, …

Missouri Execution Stalled Over Lethal Drugs In Short Supply

A few years ago, Missouri, like other states, was having trouble finding lethal execution drugs. Europe was balking, and U.S. drug manufacturers didn't want a part of it.<p>So Missouri turned to a place called a compounding pharmacy to make up the needed drugs based on the ingredients. Missouri …

Five Sauces Everyone Should Know How to Make for Endless Meal Options

"What's for dinner?" might be the most dreaded question of everyday life. Even if you have a ton of ingredients at the ready, you have to figure out …

Cooking

The Right Way to Merge Lanes to Avoid Traffic-Induced Road Rage

The world can be divided into two kinds of drivers: Those that get over into a lane to exit or merge early (lineuppers) and those that zoom by until …

Cut These Vague, Cliched, and Meaningless Words from Your Resume

Most resumes have to make it through an automated keyword sorter before they even stand a chance at getting a brief glance (an average of 6.2 …

Silo Mesh Card

Fans of keeping their every day carry slim and low profile are going to find a lot to love in the Silo Mesh Card ($40). Made to keep your back pocket …

Logitech Powershell Controller

You know by now that your phone is way more than just a phone — in fact that may be the thing you use it for the least — whether you're using it to …

Logitech

mixologist - Uncrate

18-foot 'sea monster' terrorizes Internet — but is this oarfish a small fry?

A snorkeler off the coast of California made an alarming discovery this weekend while paddling around Catalina Island, south of Los Angeles: a recently deceased 18-foot oarfish, one of the creatures thought to be the "sea serpents" of nautical legend.<p>Jasmine Santana, a science instructor for the …

Fish

Mars One says 80,000 have applied for one-way mission to red planet

Almost 80,000 people have applied to take part in a one-way mission to Mars, each of them completing a rigorous application that stresses the need …

China doesn’t want your trash anymore—and that could spell big trouble for American cities

As Americans carefully separate the paper and plastics from their trash, most probably don’t realize that their country doesn’t recycle stuff so much as export it to be recycled elsewhere. Specifically, to China. For more than five years, scrap and trash has consistently been the US’s biggest …

Sustainability

NASA Wants To Send Your Haiku To Mars

Submit your three-line ode to the red planet by July 1!<p>When NASA launches the Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft in November, it wants to pack onboard a DVD containing three poetic messages to everyone's second-favorite planet. Any Earthling can submit a haiku about Mars by …

Maryland abolishes death penalty as governor signs bill into law

Maryland has become the first southern US state to abolish the death penalty.<p>Democratic governor Martin O'Malley signed the measure Thursday. …

Branson's Tourist Spaceship Breaks Sound Barrier

Milky Way Rife With Complex Carbon Molecules, NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope Reveals

Our 10 billion year-old Milky Way galaxy seemingly gets more complicated with each passing observation.<p>That’s partly because trying to observe its structure — from our vantage point two-thirds of the way out from the galactic center, at least — is akin to determining the boundaries of a …

'Proof' Jamestown settlers turned to cannibalism

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/974000/974902_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524684996_15cd176569eca3752a740e70bb0e16e3<p><b>Newly discovered human bones prove the first permanent English settlers in North America turned to cannibalism over the cruel winter of 1609-10, US</b> …

Bangladesh factory collapse: Pope hits out at 'slave labour' amid May Day protests

Pope Francis made a passionate attack on the “slave labour” conditions endured by workers inside the eight-storey building in Bangladesh which collapsed last week, claiming at least 384 lives.<p>Up to 900 people remain missing presumed dead in the ruins of Rana Plaza, which contained four garment …

Pope Francis