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History App on iPhone, iPad & Android<p>Download the HISTORY App for your iOS or Android device:<p>Watch your favorite HISTORY shows and content on your …

Google must pay Canadian woman $2,250 for showing her cleavage in Street View

Advertisement<p>28 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Sancho McCann<p>Google invaded the privacy of a Montreal woman by showing her sitting outside of her house with …

Raw: Hawaii Lava Approaching Village Road

The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The …

Mind-boggling photos that defy perspective

What Putin’s Russia and other homophobes around the world are doing with their iPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook’s revelation in Businessweek that he is gay has elicited a generally positive response from around the web, garnered mostly praise from media journalists, and led LGBT rights watchdog group Human Rights Campaign to say that Cook’s “courageous step forward” is destined to “save …

LGBTQI

The 30 Best Movies of 2014 (So Far)

With Oscar season just around the corner (literally -- we can see it peeking out, all gilded and glittery and begging for attention), we thought we'd run down 10 more of the best movies of 2014. (For those of you playing along at home, this is our third such rundown in three such quarters.)<p>This is …

Why NASA Blew Up a Rocket Just After Launch

A National Geographic staffer's on-scene account of the Antares rocket failure.<p><b>WALLOPS ISLAND, Virginia—Every time NASA launches a rocket, two safety officers have one weighty decision: They have to decide whether to push a self-destruct button if it appears the launch is going awry.</b><p>If they make …

90s Supermodels Children and Kids

Consider it basic math (or biology?): two gorgeous people mixed together will equal another gorgeous person. Such is the case with the offspring of the biggest supermodels of the '90s, and they've all gone from being tiny cuties along the lines of North West or Suri Cruise into being, well, …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Columbia University

Mexico Is Looking For 43 Missing Students. What Has Been Found Is Truly Terrifying

After a student protest in Iguala, Mexico, last month, dozens of young men were seen being hauled off into police vans. Then, they vanished.<p>One month later, 43 students from the Ayotzinapa rural teachers college are still missing and presumed dead. Instead of finding the students, authorities …

Goodbye Canon, Hello Olympus OMD E-M5 – Switch to Mirror-less for Travel Photography

The heat beats down on me through the blue heavenly skies above me as I climb. I climb up the mountain slowly with many steps to go to reach 400 …

Cameras

Apple tells developer to kill iOS app widget after the company promoted it

<b>Update</b>: Apple has reversed its decision. Calculator widgets are now allowed in Notification Center.<p>Apple might have a new groove, but that doesn't …

The LeBron James Love Festival in Cleveland Is Reaching Critical Mass

Scant few hours remain until the Cleveland Cavaliers season opener against the New York Knicks, and it’s not stretching reality to say the residents of Cleveland are whipping themselves into a state of delirium over the return of LeBron James.<p><i>Newsday</i>’s Al Iannazzone brings us pictures from a …

Basketball

Best advice from CEOs: 40 execs' secrets to success

Warren Buffett<p><b>Chairman and CEO—</b><b>Berkshire Hathaway</b><p>Advice for young women: “You do the same thing a male will do. You follow your passions. You find …

The Best Wildlife Photography Of 2014

Every year, London’s Natural History Museum and the BBC team up to wade through tens of thousands of the very best images of the natural world in the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Awards. Last week, American photographer Michael “Nick” Nichols was awarded the top prize for a dramatic …

The 17 Best-Kept Secret Celebrity Weddings

Our favorite celebrity couples who kept their big days private.<p>While some celebrities turn their nuptials into star-spangled public spectacles, more and more duos are opting for secret ceremonies. Mary-Kate Olsen and Olivier Sarkozy were the latest couple to keep mum on matrimony, but here are the …

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 …

Chevy makes most of exec's gaffes

DETROIT -- Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.<p>Yes, …

A Candid Memoir From Comedian Amy Poehler? 'Yes Please'

When comedian Amy Poehler was in her 20s, she read her boyfriend's journal and found out that he didn't think she was pretty.<p>"It was almost like an itch being scratched, which was, 'Aha! I knew that you didn't think I was pretty!' ... And then it was followed by a real crash because ... my ego was …

Viral video documents New York street harassment

NEW YORK (AP) — A video recording the comments a woman hears as she walks around the nation's biggest city is a testament to the pervasiveness of …

Halloween Costumes for Singles: Sugar or Spice?

With Halloween approaching, singles everywhere need to ramp up their mingling skills and accept invitations to parties knowing that they'll have extra permission to flirt this week.<p>If you're not sure what to wear to capture his or her eye, online dating site PlentyOfFish can help you with your …

Hey AT&T Customers: It May Be Time to Give Up Your Unlimited Data Plan

Wireless carriers may continue to offer unlimited data plans, but they're not the great deal they once were.<p>Almost half of all AT&T mobile customers …

#TBT: Celebrities Who Starred in Abercrombie & Fitch Ads Before They Were Famous

Talk about an amazing throwback! Before Taylor Swift became a singing superstar she was a fresh-faced model for Abercrombie & Fitch, and <i>InStyle</i>’s …

Tim Cook: I'm proud to be gay

In an editorial at <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> today, Apple CEO Tim Cook reveals he's proud to be gay. "So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay, and I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me." Cook explains that "plenty" of Apple employees know he’s gay and "it doesn’t seem to make a …

'Unusual' Russian flights concern NATO

An "unusual" uptick in the size and scale of Russian aircraft flying throughout European airspace in recent days has raised alarm bells for NATO officials that come amid other provocations already rattling the West.<p>Multiple groups of Russian military bomber and tanker aircraft, flying under the …

Voyeuristic Photos Capture Intimate Scenes Through Apartment Windows in Paris

American photographer Gail Albert Halaban has voyeuristic tendencies. When she peers out her window, she not only observes the world, but she documents it with her camera for all to see. In her first series, <i>Out My Window</i>, the New York-based artist staged a series of moments that capture people in …

Photography

Melo needs help triangle can't offer

NEW YORK -- The eighth wonder of the world, the triangle offense, was hopelessly overmatched on opening night in Madison Square Garden, leaving the …