Kendra Cividanes-MacMillan

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The Week in Review: Flip to the Year Ahead

Inside Flipboard / December 27, 2013<p>In Japan, where I was born and raised, New Year’s is the most important holiday. Planning your resolutions …

Beyoncé's Embarrassed to Play Songs from Her New Album for Her Mom

Beyoncé says it was important to get back in touch with her sexy side after she gave birth to her daughter, Blue Ivy, in 2012, and while she did that …

New Albums

Guess How Many Times ‘Wolf of Wall Street’ Used the F-Word to Become the New Title Holder

While the <i>Wolf of Wall Street</i> has been the subject of much debate over the past few weeks (shameless pimp of my own column!), there’s one fact about which we can all agree: <i>Wolf of Wall Street</i> is the new all-time F-word champion. <i>Wolf</i>‘s 506 uses of the F-word broke the previous record held by Spike …

The Eagles’ “Hotel California” turned into the world’s largest vinyl record

The Eagles lost out on being our Most Evil Musicians of All Time, but here’s something that might change the vote: they just made a 75-member crew …

Patients deserve the truth: health screening can do more harm than good

There was some good news shortly before the Christmas break: the Parliamentary Science and Technology Committee announced an enquiry into health screening.<p>The need for a review is pressing. Screening always sounds good – catch disease early, while it can still be treated – but the reality is more …

Women's Rights News

Cronut Mania

Even in blizzard conditions, plenty of people in NYC lined up this morning to get pastry chef <b>Dominique Ansel's</b> mania-inducing <b>Cronuts</b>. 2013 may have been the year of the Cronut, but so far the hybrid pastry shows no signs of slowing in 2014. [Eater NY]

Big Cannabis: will legal weed grow to be America's next corporate titan?

The people who made a hippie dream come true do not look the part.<p>Instead of tie-dye T-shirts, the campaigners who masterminded the legalisation of recreational marijuana in Colorado wore dark suits and ties to celebrate the world's first legal retail pot sales. Instead of talking about the …

FYI: Do Fat People Stay Warmer Than Thin People?

Pack on some extra pounds for winter<p>At the yearly Rottnest Channel Swim in Western Australia, participants often smear their bodies with animal fat for insulation against the 70-degree water. But their own body fat also helps to keep them warm, like an extra layer of clothing beneath the skin. When …

U.S. Army

The NSA is racing to build a quantum computer capable of cracking even the strongest encryption

The encryption battle may be leaving the realm of 1s and 0s.<p>The National Security Agency wants the ability to crack the strongest available encryption methods — and it’s investigating how an advanced field of computing could help.<p>The NSA has a $79.7 million research program called “Penetrating Hard …

Associated Press News