Anthony Neri

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2013: Year in Review

Inside Flipboard / December 20, 2013<p>With 2013 about to be inscribed in the history books, we’ve curated several collections to commemorate what went …

Find black holes while you’re on the bus

“With a large enough sample from your classifications, we can pick out black holes at different stages and build a better picture of their origins.” …

Where were you when Kennedy for iPhone was released?

A minimalist journal that helps you contextualize your memories<p>There's no shortage of apps that want to help you document your life, but there are none quite like Kennedy. The critically acclaimed app Day One has carved out a niche for itself as the go-to journalling app for iOS users, offering a …

Mandela's family thanks nation and world for support

Nelson Mandela's family express "heartfelt gratitude to South Africa and the world" for support over long period of illness<p>Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time about their “grave sadness” over his death, saying they drew comfort from the knowledge “that our pain and sorrow is …

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Thanskgiving Could be a Travel Nightmare

We all have the best intentions for a stress-free Thanksgiving holiday, but let's face it, things rarely go as planned. Airlines for America reports that more than 25.1 million passengers are expected to fly this Thanksgiving holiday, the largest number on record since 2010. And with bad weather …

7 Reasons to Go to Zambia

This past summer I spent 3 weeks exploring Zambia and I loved it. It not only offers great game-viewing and stunning scenery but also has maintained an uncrowded, authentic, down-to-earth safari experience that is really unique and increasingly hard to find. Here is just a taste of what I loved …

The Time to See -- and Save -- Africa's Elephants is Now

For safari travelers, few experiences are more moving than to be in the presence of elephants. One of Africa's most iconic species, they are highly intelligent and social. To watch a herd interact, especially with its youngsters, offers wonder and delight. And not many wildlife encounters can …

Hotels That Make the Most of a Stellar Location

When it comes to hotels, great views are always a selling point. A cityscape, a beach sunset, a lush courtyard...pretty much any slice of wonder or beauty can bump up a room's desirability (and price). But then there are those instances when -- by virtue of its proximity to something spectacular -- …

This Week in Disney Parks Photos: ‘Frozen’ Fun Debuts at Disney Parks

While Disney’s “Frozen” doesn’t arrive in theaters until November 27, character greetings and other offerings inspired by this film have already made …

Step In Time: 'Mickey’s Birthday Parade' Marks 50 Years For the Mouse at Magic Kingdom Park

On November 18, 1978, Mickey Mouse celebrated a very special occasion – his 50th birthday – with a new parade at Magic Kingdom Park.<p>Mickey Mouse and …

Caption This: Snowman at Osborne Family Spectacle of Dancing Lights

This week’s “Caption This” image was shot at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. It sure looks like this snowman is enjoying the view at Osborne Family …

Special Holiday Disneyland Resort Annual Passholder Offers

Disneyland Resort Annual Passholders, this one’s for you! Here are some quick tips on a few special merchandise offerings you might want to take …

The History of the Disneyland Monorail: Mark II, 1961-1969

Last month, we began a series on the history of the Disneyland Monorail. Today, we continue our look back at this iconic Disneyland park attraction …

‘Frozen’-Inspired ‘Norsk Kultur’ Gallery Opens at Epcot at Walt Disney World Resort

A new gallery, Norsk Kultur, opened its doors in the Norway pavilion at Epcot over the weekend. The gallery showcases a collection of artifacts and …

Holiday Treats Delight at the Disneyland Resort

December is right around the corner. Are you curious as to what our Candy Makers or – as I like to call them – magical Candy Elves have been up to? …

‘Tis the Season for Gingerbread Creations All Across Walt Disney World Resort

Each year, the elaborate gingerbread creations get bigger and better at Walt Disney World theme parks and resorts. From a 3-foot-tall replica of …

Cyber Monday 2013 May Yield $1.8 Billion In Sales

Researching shopping apps for #BlackFriday heightened my awareness about security online. As I started contemplating keeping safe when shopping online up pops an email from my friend, Kevin Winston in Los Angeles, founder of Digital LA, with an email about CyberMonday.<p>I took it as a sign that I …

The Most Expensive Book in the World Just Sold for $14.2 Million

A Sotheby's employee handles a copy of the Bay Psalm BookPHOTO/Emmanuel Dunand (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)<p>The first …

Thanksgiving fliers wait: How bad will Wednesday be?

Delays – but not cancellations – proved to be the biggest headache for air travelers on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving.<p>Travelers can only hope that the also holds true for Wednesday, when a developing coastal storm threatens to swamp some of the nation's busiest airports just as Thanksgiving …

Pope Francis calls for power to move away from Vatican

<b>Pope Francis has called for power in the Catholic Church to be devolved away from the Vatican, in the first major work he has written in the role.</b><p>In the document, he says he is open to suggestions to changes in the power of the papacy.<p>He also warns that rising global economic inequality is bound to …

NYC, Travel Secrets From a Local

Bright lights, big city is NYC in a nutshell, but that's just the surface. Underneath, it is a city with a whole lot of soul. It's a place where people come to be inspired, a place where they can define themselves. It's a place you have to live in at least once in your life. It's a place where you …

Oldest Javelins Predate Modern Humans, Raise Questions on Evolution

The oldest stone-tipped projectile weapons date to 280,000 years, study says.<p><b>The oldest known stone-tipped projectiles have been discovered in Ethiopia. The javelins are roughly 280,000 years old and predate the earliest known fossils of our species, Homo sapiens, by about 80,000 years.</b><p>These …

Forest giraffe on the brink of extinction, red list warns

The blue-tongued forest giraffe, the national symbol of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, is on the brink of extinction, according to the latest update to the red list of threatened species. The stripy-legged creature, which appears on Congolese banknotes and is actually a species of okapi, has …

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Australia’s sea of crimson claws

Every year in late spring, Australia’s Christmas Island sees more than 40 million red crabs make the arduous journey from the wet inland forests to the Indian Ocean to spawn.<p>Every year in late spring, Australia’s Christmas Island becomes covered in crabs when the more than 40 million red …

Adventure 101: Hiking an American Treasure

“The Appalachian Trail is both intimate and majestic,” says hiker and author <b>Jennifer Pharr Davis</b>, who has through-hiked the megatrail three times and holds the speed record (46 days, 11 hours, and 20 minutes).<p>Completed in 1937 and stretching 2,180 mountainous miles from Georgia to Maine, the</b> …

Step Inside Africa's First Underwater Hotel Room

Africa opened its first underwater hotel room this month, making it the second in the world.<p>The room, at the Manta Resort on the Zanzibari island of Pemba, was designed by Swedish artist Mikael Genberg, who also built the first underwater hotel room in a lake in Sweden. The Manta Resort room sits 4 …