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Tonight's Meteor Shower: Live, From Space, It's The Quadrantids

It's early January, and that means it's time for the Quadrantid meteor shower to peak. Despite winter weather that might cloud the skies in some areas, forecasters say this year's event is worth getting up for, citing lunar conditions that will darken the night sky.<p>If you haven't heard of the …

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Floating Biodome Absorbs Carbon Dioxide, Emits Oxygen

<i>Bloom</i> is a futuristic take on marine farming designed by French firm Sitbon Architectes that was selected as one of five finalists for the first Architizer A+ Awards in the “architecture and weather” category. The spherical structure is designed to be a semi-submersible laboratory garden, …

Modern Floating Home is the Perfect Tranquil Retreat

<i>Floating House</i> is a home designed by architect Dymitr Malcew that offers its residents beautiful unobstructed views, a connectedness to their surroundings, and an easy way to move from one locale to another. Created for H2ORIZON, a French developer that specializes in floating structures like this …

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Giants vs. Redskins Ends with This Season's Most Embarrassing Mistake Yet

The Washington Redskins don't deserve to be much better than 3-9.<p>Against the Giants, they started strong but then completely disappeared on both sides of the ball in their 24-17 home loss. It was their fourth loss in a row.<p>But the Redskins have every right to be upset about the way in which the …

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Remembering River Phoenix On The 20th Anniversary Of His Death

Today (Oct. 31) we remember one of Hollywood's most promising talents, River Phoenix. The young star died from a drug-related heart failure outside the Viper Room 20 years ago.<p>Phoenix rose to fame after 1986's "Stand By Me" and earned an Academy Award two years later for his role in "Running On …

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Coroner Can’t ID Paul Walker’s Body After Car Crash

A Los Angeles coroner said Monday that she is unable to identify Paul Walker’s body because of how badly it was damaged in the car crash that killed …

Florida State, Ohio State move to 1-2 in BCS standings

Ohio State moved up to No. 2 in the Bowl Championship Series Standings released Sunday, giving the Buckeyes an edge on Auburn as the teams prepare for their respective conference championship games this week.<p>The team that ends up No. 2 in next week's final BCS standings could meet new No. 1 Florida …

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Thanksgivukkah Is Coming and It Will be the Greatest Night of Our Lives

Due to a once-in-a-lifetime quirk in the calendar, Thanksgiving and Hanukkah fall on at the same time this year. For those gentiles out there, we offer a handy guide to celebrating this hybrid holiday. This won’t happen again for another 70,000 years...<p><i>Photo via Wiki Creative Commons</i><p>Thanksgivukkah …

The Only Thing Better Than Black Friday? Skipping Black Friday

Okay, so there is <i>a lot</i> of pressure to go out on Black Friday. And we totally get it: There are deals to be had and money to be saved. But there is also a strong case to be made for staying home, eating raw cookie dough and (re)watching "Elf."<p>So, to all the ladies (and gents) out there who are …

Turkeys Get Spa Treatment and Love on Thanksgiving (VIDEO)

Please meet Anne and Jessica Turkey, named for vegan beauties Anne Hathaway and Jessica Chastain.<p>Having been given the full spa treatment, including bath and blow dry (see video), they will be joining us for the Thanksgiving feast as the guests of honor -- at the table rather than on it. The only …

Henry Earl, Arrested More Than 1500 Times, In Jail Again

A man who's been arrested over 1,500 times will be spending yet another Thanksgiving behind bars.<p>Henry Earl, dubbed "World's Most Arrested Man" by The Smoking Gun, was arrested last month for public intoxication in Lexington, Ky. The 65-year-old has spent nearly 6,000 days -- nearly 16 and a half …

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You Gotta Fight For Your Right to Copyright

High-powered attorney for Getty Images and Washington Post, Marcia Paul, made the following remarks in her opening statements in the defense against …

Crane's eye view of Shanghai - in pictures

A crane worker on the construction site of the Shanghai Tower, one of the highest spots in the city, is a prize winner in the Shanghai City Photography Competition. Wei Gensheng's views over Shanghai have become increasingly impressive as the building has continued to climb

The Flip Bowl Muscles On: Rookie Edition

Inside Flipboard / November 14, 2013<p>We’re entering the dog days of the NFL season. Injuries have befallen some of the game’s best talents. New …

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Mustache Wooden Laser Cut Bow Tie -Handsome Mens Gift from Alder Wood

Description<p>Enlighten your dapper side with an Alder hardwood bow tie! Backed with an industrial strength magnet for easy, lightweight wear. Each bow tie comes gifted in a laser-cut box custom fit to the size of the bow tie.<p>YOU WILL RECEIVE:<br>>> Wood Bowtie with Magnetic Backing<br>>> Custom Cut Box<br>>> …

#BoFLive | A Conversation with Tory Burch

We are pleased to present the full conversation between American designer Tory Burch and BoF founder and editor-in-chief Imran Amed, streamed live …

The Week in Review: Typhoon Haiyan Takes Its Toll

Inside Flipboard / November 15, 2013<p>Nearly a week after Typhoon Haiyan swept through the Philippines, the local government is still struggling to …