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J.K. Rowling Drops Harry Potter Hints to Send Twitter Crazy

Riddles, anagrams and cryptic messages...the game is afoot<p><i>Harry Potter</i> author <b>J.K. Rowling</b> had fans speculating feverishly over the last 24 hours over …

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Apr 05, 2017<p>Check out Coliseum Of Comics in Altamonte Springs, Florida! Learn more about the retailer, view photos of the store, and see what makes …

Palermo Has an Underground City Filled With Its Mummified Dead

Beneath the Sicilian streets are rooms filled with monks, lawyers, babies, and virgins. Enter if you dare: Palermo’s catacombs are teeming with …

If Shakespearean Characters Had Instagram

Celebrating the Bard’s Birthday with #nofilter

Visit the Samurai Sword of the WWII Japanese Pilot Who Bombed Oregon

The town of Brookings, Oregon has a very interesting artifact in their possession. A "priceless" 400-year old samurai sword. It's not just any priceless, 400-year old samurai sword. But the sword of Japanese fighter pilot, Warrant Flying Officer Nobuo Fujita, who was responsible for dropping four …

Obama’s Easter story read in tooth and claw

President Barack Obama gave a hair-raising performance of a much-loved classic at the annual White House Easter Egg event.<p>Barack Obama’s daughters are now long past needing bedtime stories, but the US president showed he had lost none of his parental amateur dramatic skills yesterday as he read to …

Barack Obama

Internet users advised to change passwords due to 'Heartbleed' bug

Following the discovery of a major bug known as "Heartbleed," Tumblr has sent out a note encouraging users to change the passwords for all of their online accounts immediately.<p>The Heartbleed bug makes it possible for hackers to retrieve code from websites and other online services that would give …

Information Security

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

Travel Photography

Pupils with English as a second language 'outperform native speakers'

Department for Education figures show that pupils who have English as a second language are more likely to gain the "English Baccalaureate" than native speakers<p>Children who speak English as a second language are outperforming native speakers in a range of academic GCSEs, according to official …

Language Learning

Scottish independence: dwindling North Sea oil revenues mean country faces tougher challenge to balance books

Institute for Fiscal Studies expresses concern over an independent Scotland's likely borrowing commitments<p>Scotland will miss out on the short-term benefits of Britain's recovery and fail to balance its books before the end of the decade if it votes for independence, the Institute for Fiscal Studies …

Scotland

Running through the Macetown Ruins

Going barefoot more<p>I’ve never been one of those tough guys that walks barefoot everywhere. But, maybe I’m becoming more of one. There are all these …

Professional Juggler Creates Crazy Hinge System

Sweden-based Erik Åberg has created a rather crazy system of hinging cubes together. Even more interesting is his background: Åberg is a professional …

Mathematics

Sleep Under the Stars at This Stunning South African Resort

As many of us bide our time with ice, snow, and unpleasant temperatures, it's fun to daydream about exotic vacation resorts. The Lion Sands Game Reserve, located at the Sabie Sand Reserve in South Africa is the perfect escape. Here, you observe amazing wildlife like lions, hippos, and giraffes as …

14 Musical Acts To Watch in 2014

There’s a lot of music out there and sometimes it’s hard to know where to start. That’s where we come in. From Nashville to Portland to Sweden — we …

Photographers Find Creative Ways to Deal With Irritating Potholes

Potholes are the cherry on top of winter. A frustrating, dangerous cherry.<p>In cities hit hardest in the winter months, drivers risk flat tires and …

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …

Pippa Middleton FINALLY Addresses Her Hip-Hugging Royal Wedding Dress

Of course, we all remember the Royal Wedding -- while Kate Middleton became the Duchess of our dreams, there was another Middleton girl that got the world's attention.<p>Yes, Pippa Middleton was in the spotlight for wearing a Alexander McQueen bridesmaid gown that hugged her in all the right places, …

900-Year-Old Viking Message Decoded, Reads 'Kiss Me'

The mystery of a 900-year-old Viking message has finally been solved. Cryptologists, put down your cipher devices, because the formerly incomprehensible code that's been haunting your dreams reads in part: "Kiss me."<p>A runic artifact that reads: "Kiss Me". Photographer: Jonas Nordby.<p>The baffling …

Riddle of Mars doughnut solved

Nasa scientists discover prosaic answer to the riddle of the Mars doughnut<p>The sudden appearance of a piece of <b>white-rimmed and red-centred rock last month</b> in a picture of the Mars baffled the scientific community.<p>Dubbed Pinnacle Island, it appeared out of nowhere.<p>Investigation revealed high levels …

Doughnuts

Oscar Pistorius sends out Valentine's Day message of regret over dead girlfriend

The world-famous paralympian says in first statement for a year that the shooting on St Valentine’s Day last year was a “devastating accident”<p>Oscar Pistorius, the South African paralympian who faces trial next month for shooting his girlfriend dead last <b>St Valentine’s Day</b>, said on Friday that he was …

South Africa

Mobile phones 'pose no health risk' according to report

UK research group publishes its final report which shows no evidence of health risks linked to mobile phone use<p>There is no evidence of mobile phones causing any health risks according to the UK’s largest programme of research into the possible link.<p>Following 11 years of research, the mobile …

Research

DNA proves women reunited via YouTube are twin sisters

Separated at birth, twins grew up in Paris and Los Angeles were unaware of each other's existence<p>DNA tests have proven that two women given up for adoption in South Korea but who reconnected 26 years later via the internet are identical twins.<p>In a storyline that is straight out of Hollywood, Anais …

Mystery of 'Dumb Starbucks' coffee shop solved

The store's decor is reminiscent of a real Starbucks, complete with a huge menu on which most of the drinks were prefaced by 'dumb'<p>The brains behind the "Dumb Starbucks" coffee shop that popped up and started serving free drinks from the corner of an otherwise uncelebrated strip mall in Los Angeles …

Coffee

Look Up to the Stunning Rugged Peaks of This National Park

<b>Location: Wyoming<br>Established: February 26, 1929<br>Size: 309,994 acres</b><p>The peaks of the Teton Range, regal and imposing as they stand nearly 7,000 feet above the valley floor, make one of the boldest geologic statements in the Rockies. Unencumbered by foothills, they rise through steep coniferous forest …

National Parks

Danish zoo shoots giraffe and feeds carcass to carnivores

Marius is put down at the age of 18 months for being inbred - despite online petition and offer of home in Yorkshire<p>A perfectly healthy young giraffe was shot dead at Copenhagen zoo on Sunday despite an online petition to save it signed by thousands of animal lovers.<p>Marius, an 18-month-old giraffe, …

Giraffes

Seven dead as major snowstorm hits Japan

Tokyo sees its heaviest snowfall for almost half a century with a winter storm wreaking havoc on Japan's road system and leaving at least seven people dead and over 1,000 injured<p>The heaviest snow in decades in Tokyo and other areas of Japan has left at least seven dead and more than 1,000 injured …

Let the Games Begin

Inside Flipboard / February 7, 2014<p>Welcome to the 2014 Winter Olympics, which starts today in Sochi, Russia. And not a moment too soon. With a run-up …

Webchat: Are we entering the third phase of the Great Financial Crisis?

Ambrose Evans-Pritchard answers your questions about the global economy amid tightening in the US and China, ECB inaction and emerging markets turmoil<p>Economic tremors are hitting emerging markets, the US recovery isn't as strong as we have been led to think and the European Central Bank needs to …