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Building An App In 45 Minutes With Meteor

That would work, but I was afraid it would prove to be too much effort. <b>If I’ve learned one thing in my years as a designer, it’s that people are …

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DIY Projects & Crafts

The World's 10 Most Mesmerizing Views

From the freedom of wide open spaces to glittering of big city lights, our world is filled with thousands of breathtaking panoramas just waiting to be enjoyed. With the variety of natural wonders and stunning cities throughout the world, finding the best views can be somewhat of a daunting task. …

Paintings by Kevin Sloan

Paintings by Kevin Sloan<p>Allegorical paintings infused with meaning that speaks of the beauty of nature but also maintains a balance with contemporary …

A Look Back at Karl Lagerfeld (PHOTOS)

Milestones<p>The legendary designer turns 80 on Tuesday. From his early days in costume to recent appearances on the runway, see pictures of Lagerfeld …

A new beautiful translucent snail from the deepest cave in Croatia

Scientists discovered a new species of a peculiar cave-dwelling snail in one of the 20 deepest cave systems in the world, Lukina Jama–Trojama in …

Nature

12 Gorgeous Color Photos Of Geisha In The Late 1800s

A glimpse at what is known as the geisha golden age — and the kimonos are absolutely striking.<p>These photos would have been taken during what is generally known as the golden age of geisha.<p>(via)

Associated Press News

SF sues Nevada after it refuses to pay patient dumping bill

San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera sued the state of Nevada on Tuesday, accusing it of deliberately giving psychiatric patients one-way bus tickets to California in a practice known as patient dumping or “Greyhound therapy”.<p>The class-action lawsuit was filed in San Francisco Superior Court …

On a Mission to Out Closeted Russian Politicians

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>With Russia seemingly growing more anti-gay by the minute, the new social media project is setting …

World's Largest Ferris Wheel Takes Shape In Las Vegas

Las Vegas is adding an eye-catching tourist attraction, in the form of a huge wheel that can take more than 1,000 people on a ride 550 feet into the sky over the city's famed Strip. The main construction of the wheel, called the High Roller, is nearly finished; it is expected to open in early …

People make the same basic investment decisions as monkeys, scientists find

Believe it or not, primates may have invisible hands as well as opposable thumbs. New research published this month (registration required) in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS), and reported at Phys.org, suggests that monkeys can be rational economic actors, just …

Monkeys

Associated Press News

Fukushima Fallout Not Affecting U.S.-Caught Fish

<i>This article was originally published by the Center for American Progress.</i><p>In recent weeks, there has been a significant uptick in news from Fukushima, Japan. Officials from the Japanese government and the Tokyo Electric Power Company, or TEPCO, admitted that radioactive water is still leaking from …

Government eyes regulation of 'Bitcoins'

Currencies created online offer flexibility and privacy, but could also be used to launder money or promote fraud<p>WASHINGTON — A Senate committee is investigating whether to establish regulations for online "virtual currencies" such as Bitcoins.<p>Bitcoins, a widely used virtual currency, are an …

Boy dies of bubonic plague in Kyrgyzstan

<b>A 15-year-old herder has died in Kyrgyzstan of bubonic plague - the first case in the country in 30 years - officials say.</b><p>The teenager appears to have been bitten by an infected flea.<p>The authorities have sought to calm fears of an epidemic and have quarantined more than 100 people.<p>Bubonic plague, …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

The Best Brands Are Mirrors

The genius of the ‘Dove Sketches’ campaign wasn’t that it highlighted the issues women have around body image and beauty, it was that it held a …

Three Words to Help You Create Customers for Life

<b>How engaged are your employees? Do you have a way to accurately measure their engagement levels? How do you create a culture of "living the brand"</b> …

What Story Are You Selling?

It feels risky to put the words story and selling side by side in the same sentence. ‘Selling’ someone on something has had a bad rap since the days …

How Zara Ballooned Into a Multi-Billion Dollar Brand Without Advertising

Over the weekend came the news that Rosalia Mera -- who made the remarkable transition from a young seamstress to head of an international business …

Artist Embeds RFID Chip in His Hand to Spread GIF Art

"Think of it as a changeable, digital net art tattoo."<p>Anthony Antonellis marked another milestone for the body-hacking movement, implanting an RFID chip encased in glass into his hand. The tiny chip can transmit an animated GIF that he's stored in it through a tiny antenna. He can swap out the …

Northern lights and night-shining clouds come together to make stunning time-lapse

This stunning time-lapse film shows a rare celestial show of noctilucent clouds and a dancing aurora recorded over a glowing Scottish night sky.<p>An astronomer who was lucky enough to witness the famous Northern Lights captured the video earlier this month, over a single night above Caithness, …

Saturday

Inside Flipboard / August 20, 2013<p>Explore. Shoot. Eat. Make a Magazine: We’re organizing a photowalk in San Francisco’s Chinatown, and you’re invited.<p>…

Fly Geyser, Nevada’s Coolest (And Least Known) Attraction

Forget Las Vegas or Area 51, Fly Geyser in Nevada offers much brighter and otherworldly sights at a much cheaper cost.<p>Source: ZME Science<p>Nestled on a …

National Parks

Timelapse of the Moon rising. Made by Dan... - Exploring Space