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Confusion plagues EPA response to toxic Colorado mining spill it caused

Communities in Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona along the Animas and San Juan rivers struggle to make sense of mixed messages and a lack of communication from the federal agency<p>Six days after a burst plug shot 3m gallons of toxic mining waste from Gold King Mine into Colorado’s Animas River, …

The UK’s Spectator Brings Its Provocative Voices to Flipboard

Established in 1828, The Spectator is the oldest continuously published magazine in the English language and has long had a taste for controversy. From George Brimley’s essay questioning the intellectual worth of Dickens (1853) to then-Editor Ian Gilmour’s firm views on ending capital punishment in …

Give Us a Few Flips, And We’ll Give You the World…in The Daily Edition

The Daily Edition is a new essential for Flipboard readers who want a fast, definitive roundup of the day’s news—with a little bit of fun thrown in the mix.<p>Although it’s packed with information, it’s also a quick read. There are top stories in news, business, technology, sports and popular culture, …

Deep Flip: The Washington Post Comes to Flipboard

Few publications can claim that their articles led to the impeachment of a U.S. President. In fact, only one comes to mind: The Washington Post, whose shoe-leather reporting during the Watergate scandal made the newspaper (as well as reporters Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein) a household name.<p>Since …

The Flip of the Town: The New Yorker Comes to Flipboard

Eustace Tilley is in the house. Starting today, Flipboard users will be able to read The New Yorker—the award-winning magazine, plus its original digital content—all right here.<p>Founded in 1925 as a humor magazine with a literary bent, The New Yorker is known for its definitive, meticulously …

Pakistan stumbles upon its 'biggest' child sex scandal

Officials in the Pakistani state of Punjab have called for a federal inquiry into what it called the largest-ever child abuse case in the South Asian country's history involving nearly 300 children.<p>The government of Punjab state on Sunday ordered a judicial investigation into the case that came to …

I’ve Got Your Missing Links Right Here (08 August 2015)

<b>Top picks</b><p>“This ridiculous vision—in which Japanese cities were destroyed by a giant bomb full of bats that were themselves carrying tinier bombs—was called Project X-Ray.” By Cara Giamo.<p>“They are none of these things now. They are bone and muscle and tissue.” Amazing piece from Meehan Crist on …

50 Summer Salads You'll Actually Enjoy Eating

No more sad, wilted greens.<p>No more sad, wilted greens.

The Mystery of the Hardy Boys and the Invisible Authors

Along with the Nancy Drew series, almost all of the thrillers in the popular teenage franchise were produced by ghostwriters, thanks to a business model that proved to be prescient.<p>In the opening pages of a recent installment of the children’s book series <i>The Hardy Boys</i>, black smoke drifts though …

Special report - West Africa's alarming growth industry: meth

DAKAR (Reuters) - When customs officers in the sleepy Senegalese town of Koumpentoum discovered a stash of pills hidden in a bus from Mali in late February, they initially thought it was counterfeit medicine.<p>Senegalese police prepare to incinerate methamphetamines seized at the Malian border in …

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Summer Chickpea Salad with Honey Garlic Lime Vinaigrette

The Simple Chickpea Salad I’m Losing My Mind Over.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> June 23, 2014 168<p>I feel ridiculous.<p>This is so easy. But it tastes SO FAB. I’m …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

Time Inc. Has a Big Problem—So Does Digital Journalism

As the storied magazine company returns to its inky origins, the future looks bright for digital journalism as a product, but dim for large-scale digital journalism as a business.<p>Time Inc., the mother of newsmagazines, was born in 1922. She survived wars and recessions, grew up to be fabulously …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

Rosen: Does Country Music Have a Problem With Women?

There were a whole lot of girls on last week’s <i>Billboard</i> "Hot Country Songs" chart.<p>There’s the girl in the current country No. 1, Luke Bryan’s “That’s …

5 Crazy-Easy Steps To The Perfect Roast Chicken

<i>Have a minute? That’s all it took us to get hooked on Leaf.tv, an addictive new YouTube series from content queens Erin Falconer and Geri Hirsch.</i> …

Recipes

11 Homemade Beauty Recipes For Dry Skin, Rough Heels, Cracked Cuticles & More

Our recipe rolodex is filling up fast thanks to all the homemade beauty treatments we've been testing out. Now that we've stocked our kitchen cupboards and refrigerator bins with fresh finds from the farmer's market, we'd like to get as much use out of our favorite fruits and vegetables. (And we …

Scandi crush: The Bridge's Sofia Helin

Sofia Helin is explaining the inspiration for her character Saga Norén, the brilliant but blunt detective at the heart of Scandi crime drama The Bridge. Her English is flawless, but I'm not sure I've heard her right. Saga Norén is based on what? "A goat." She nods. "Charlotte, who was the first …

Must Every YA Action Heroine Be Petite?

From Divergent's Tris to The Hunger Games' Katniss, the women of young-adult fiction can be strong, independent, and mature—as long as they're also scrawny.<p>Nearly every time Tris Prior is given a new set of clothes, they’re too loose. The protagonist of the enormously popular <i>Divergent</i> trilogy—which …

Chris Rizik: The Whitewashing of Popular Radio - A bad history repeats itself

(March 17, 2014) A surprising fact has had the music world abuzz for weeks: In 2013, for the first time in the 55 year history of the <i>Billboard Hot …

Veronica Mars and the case of the disappearing movie

If something isn’t financed like a movie or distributed like a movie, and it doesn’t look like a movie or behave like a movie, is it still a movie? …

Why That Big Twist on The Good Wife Is a Breakthrough for TV

The show has sent the message that its female lead's story will not be driven by her love interests.<p><i>This post discusses details from the episode that aired on Sunday, March 23.</i><p>Will Gardner's death on "The Good Wife" was arguably the most shocking TV demise in recent memory.<p>“OH MY GOD GOOD WIFE WHAT …

Katy Perry’s “Teenage Dream”: Explaining the hit using music theory.

In the days since Ted Gioia published his essay in the <i>Daily Beast</i>, alleging that music criticism has devolved into lifestyle reporting, with little …

For the love of it: notes on the decline of Entertainment Weekly, the firing of Owen Gleiberman, and the ongoing end of an era | MZS

Owen Gleiberman's sacking as lead film critic of <i>Entertainment Weekly</i> — part of a ritual bloodletting of staffers – marks the end of an era.<p>I was an …

20 best apps for your new tablet computer

If you've unwrapped a brand new tablet and are looking for the best apps to start with, try these. All are available for both iPad and Android tablets.<p><b>Entertainment</b><p><b>BBC iPlayer</b><p>Watch TV shows from the Beeb, or download them offline.<p><b>Spotify</b><p>Stream a big catalogue of music, create and share playlists, …

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Inglorious Bastards - Eight by Eight

Atlético are pushing their more famous—and much richer—rivals in La Liga.<p>by Pete Jenson<p>Back in 2003, a story circulated that Quentin Tarantino’s …