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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 …

Flipping for Oscar

Inside Flipboard / March 1, 2014<p>It’s time to put the finishing touches on your Oscar picks, get your hors d’oeuvres ready and put that bubbly on …

Xbox One mods can permanently ban players who use Twitch inappropriately

Xbox One moderators will have the ability to temporarily or permanently ban Xbox Live members who broadcast inappropriate content via the system's …

Oscar-themed DLC planned for Typing of the Dead: Overkill

Sega is planning a new Oscar-themed DLC pack for its zombie / keyboard dexterity game <i>Typing of the Dead: Overkill.</i><p>The <i>Silver Screen Lexicon Pack</i>, priced at $2.99, replaces all the words and phrases in the game with well known quotes from cinema history. To avoid a zombie-death fate, players must …

Microsoft charges ahead with free-to-play Warface on the Xbox 360 (interview)

Crysis maker Crytek is one of the hardcore video game makers that is experimenting with new platforms and business models. And in the case of Warface, the German video game maker is taking free-to-play gaming to the Xbox 360.<p>Crytek launched its first-person-shooter modern combat game on the PC last …

Escape from Zombie City coming to 3DS on Oct. 10

Japanese developer Tom Create is bringing the Nintendo 3DS title <i>Escape from Zombie City</i> to North America on Oct. 10, it was revealed by Nintendo.<p>The top-down game throws players into a city of zombie hordes, putting them against the clock before the start of a bombing raid to wipe out the remaining …

Report: Mobile Gaming Revenue Rose Across iOS, Google Play in 2013

A new report issued today by the International Data Corporation (IDC) and App Annie sheds some light on how portable — and in particular mobile — gaming is rising in terms of spending worldwide.<p>The report shows that gamers spent more than four times as much money on Google Play smartphone and …

2015 Hyundai Sonata Spy Shots (With Interior)

Hyundai is adopting a more aggressive rollout program for its Sonata and will introduce a brand new version later this year, giving the current model …

Battlefield 4 Naval Strike Expansion Coming Late March

The next expansion pack to hit Battlefield 4 puts water-based warfare in the spotlight.<p>Battlefield 4's third expansion pack adds new weapons, …

Viking Santa Origin Story 'Winter's Knight' in the Works – /Film

Gritty superhero origin stories are a dime a dozen these days, but the latest pop culture icon to get the treatment wasn’t crafted by Marvel or DC. …

New Maserati Concept and Limited Edition Quattroporte to Bow at Geneva

Maserati announced it will head to the 2014 Geneva Motor Show with not only a<br>limited edition Quattroporte, but also a concept car that the automaker says will “give a nod to the style of Maseratis of the next 100 years.”<p>That’s all Maserati is willing to share for now, which means we’re left to …

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Last Call- This is Why We Have Roads Edition

Venice California is an LA beach suburb that was developed in the first decade of the last century by Abbot Kinney as a planned community designed to …

Twitch beat Pokémon (watch it here)

It started as an experiment, but more than two weeks later, Twitch Plays Pokémon beat the game.<p>More than 16 days ago, a new livestreaming channel called Twitch Plays Pokémon started broadcasting on the video site. It enables thousands of gamers to control a single instance of the 1996 Nintendo …

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After Taxpayer-Funded Flops, Tesla's 'Dangerously Ambitious' Gigafactory Could Save U.S. Battery Business

It wasn’t too long ago that the Obama Administration was handing out money by the fistful to anyone who wanted to get into the advanced battery business. His 2009 economic stimulus plan was packed with green initiatives, including $2.4 billion in grants – not loans — to 48 recipients to set up U.S. …

The 10 NHL Players Most Likely to Be Moved as the 2014 Trade Deadline Looms

The NHL's March 5 trade deadline is only days away. Anticipation is growing among fans and pundits over which players could be on the move by the 3 p.m. ET deadline. Friday's trade that sent Ryan Miller to the St. Louis Blues, per the Associated Press (via CBC Sports) indicates some stars could be …

Joba Chamberlain made his Tommy John surgery scar into a smiley face via tattoo

Surgery scars can be depressing reminders of injuries. Joba Chamberlain's is a happy smiley face! Wheeee!<p>For the first time in his career, Joba Chamberlain is pitching for a team that isn't the New York Yankees. Down in Florida for spring training, the Detroit Free Press noticed something neat …

Kansas vs. Oklahoma State: Stars That Will Steal the Show in Big 12 Clash

With an opportunity to clinch the Big 12 regular-season title on Saturday night, the Kansas Jayhawks figure to come out flying. They will have a difficult road test against a talented Oklahoma State squad, however.<p>Although things haven't gone as expected for the Cowboys with an awful 6-9 record in …

Topher Grace's 'Star Wars' Prequel Re-Edit Trailer – /Film

<b>Topher Grace</b>‘s <b>Star Wars</b> Prequel Re-edit has become the stuff of Internet legend. Fans went crazy a few years back when news broke the <i>That 70’s Show</i> …

Justin Rose is the best ball striker on tour. Here's the data that proves it

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>BOSTON -- Who's the best ball-striker on the PGA Tour?<p>That question gets debated often -- at least a few times annually -- and the answer usually depends on who you ask. Some people look at accuracy stats. Others at distance figures. Some just size it up themselves using the …

Steph Curry Making Habit of Lighting Up NBA's Biggest Stages

There are some guys who just love playing in the spotlight, and Stephen Curry is quite clearly one of those guys.<p>If there's one takeaway from his triple-double against the New York Knicks on Friday, Feb. 28, it's exactly that.<p>You can talk about his offensive talent, the Golden State Warriors' …

Do You Agree With Consumer Reports’ Worst Car List?

Consumer Reports is a great resource if you’re interested in buying the best dishwasher or are wondering which cell phone company is going to screw …

The World’s Most Talented Barista Is Drawing This Year’s Best Picture Nominees In Coffee

Mike Breach, barista extraordinaire, is stepping up his game as the Academy Awards approach. He’s in the process of “painting” this year’s Best Picture nominees — in lattes. So far he’s finished <i>Dallas Buyers Club</i>, <i>Gravity</i>, <i>Her</i>, and <i>The Wolf of Wall Street</i> (see below).<p>Lest you think this is all just …

Name these eight films – and win free cinema tickets for a year

<b>Competition:</b> Late last year we commissioned illustrator Matt Blease to create 50 unique images for our Movie Mashup interactive, with each one representing a different film that had been released in 2013.<p>Here are eight of the illustrations. Can you spot which film each image represents? For your …

Could The Obscenely Powerful Koenigsegg One:1 Be The World's Fastest Production Car?

Electric cars and autonomous driving might grab headlines, but 2014 is shaping up to be the year of the supercar—or, as obscure Swedish automaker Koenigsegg calls it, the “mega car.”<p>That’s how it refers to the new Koenigsegg One:1, debuting at the 2014 Geneva Motor Show.<p>Previous Koenigseggs, such …

Willem Dafoe: Spider-Man reboot is a 'cynical approach to making money'

Willem Dafoe has become the latest actor from Sam Raimi's Spider-Man films to lay into the current reboot, calling it "a cynical approach to making money".<p>Dafoe, who appeared in 2002's Spider-Man as Norman Osborn, aka The Green Goblin, said Hollywood was telling the same story all over again with …

Fumble...

Fumble…<p>Inside Flipboard / September 5, 2013<p>Time out! The NFL football season officially kicks off today, and the Flip Bowl was supposed to start …

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Are You Ready For Some Flip Bowl?

Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>We are, admittedly, a bit late to this, and we thank you for your patience. But at long last, we have anointed …

More Than Meets the Eye

Inside Flipboard / September 17, 2013<p>With today’s release, Flipboard is ready for iOS 7, the re-envisioned version of Apple’s mobile operating …

Здравствуйте! Flipboard Launches Russian Edition

Inside Flipboard / October 3, 2013<p>Flipboard is expanding its global reach with an edition for Russian speakers. Anyone who has their device language …