Paul Flipboard Ferrel

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A Veteran Spy Has Given the FBI Information Alleging a Russian Operation to Cultivate Donald Trump

On Friday, FBI Director James Comey set off a political blast when he informed congressional leaders that the bureau had stumbled across emails that …

Sunday World

The Golden Age of Havana Is Now

In February, I was rolling in an old, squeaking taxi through Havana, headed back to my rented digs atop a house in the tiny Chinatown. I got the room in a way many travelers to Cuba will recognize: a friend passed me a phone number, which was never answered.<p>Eventually, days after arriving in Havana …

How To Do Nothing In Web Design

Best Practices for Minimalism<p>This essay is excerpted from the ebook <i>Interaction Design Best Practices: Mastering the Tangibles</i> by Jerry Cao, Kamil Zieba, and Matt Ellis of UXPin, a UX design platform.<p>It’s a rookie mistake to confuse minimalism with merely “getting rid of things.” Minimalism was an …

Brazil's top court bans corporate political financing

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's Supreme Court on Thursday banned corporate contributions to political campaigns and parties, a hot issue as investigators in the nation's biggest corruption scandal say such financing was used by businesses to win lucrative contracts with state-run oil company …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Essential Books for the Well-Read Explorer

Hey, we're with you. Given half a chance, we'd much rather hit the road than the armchair. Nothing can replace the intensity of authentic experience. Yet experience needs shape and wisdom and behind every great adventure are the stories that inspired it. We read before we go; and after we arrive, …

24 of Our Readers’ Best Camper Vans

We asked and you delivered. Searching for the best outdoor rigs and a little inspiration to hit the road, we asked our followers to share their adventure vehicles on Instagram using #OutsideMobile. Here are 24 of our favorite setups.<p><i>Photo</i>: Our winning shot! Courtesy of …

The Local's Guide To Chamonix

<b>Chamonix has been my home base for the past several years.</b> And over time, I’ve gotten fairly good at avoiding lift lines, finding fresh snow a couple …

Change This iPhone Setting To Stop Closed Apps From Tracking Your Location

Foursquare users who play hooky from work to go see a movie may not “check in” for fear of colleagues seeing their whereabouts, but the app still knows they’re there. Last week, the Wall Street Journal confirmed an earlier report that Foursquare “tracks your every movement, even when the app is …

Exploring the Second Tallest Bridge in Washington State

<i>IMPORTANT NOTICE: The Vance Creek Bridge is officially closed to the public. Visitors will be ticketed for trespassing.</i><p>Tucked away in the forgotten …

Sleeping Giant

Welcome to 'the Matrix': At FedEx's sorting hub, 1 night, 1.5M packages

Every night, 140 of the shipping giant's planes land in Memphis, Tenn., at FedEx's World Hub. CNET Road Trip 2014 watches as things get sorted out.<p>MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- The blue lights are flashing, and that means the sort is going to start late.<p>The blue lights don't go on often. They flash only when …

25 iPhone tips you'll wish you knew all along

Phones

In the January 1, 1951 issue of LIFE Magazine, the editors declared the west coast youth culture as: “Brawny and Buoyant, It Is a Bright Asset for the U.S. Future.” See for yourself with color photos by Loomis Dean - http://ti.me/1mAJUZz (Loomis Dean—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)

Kraftwerk

Ralf Hütter // all photos by Peter Boettcher<p>Considered “The Beatles” of electronic music, <b>Kraftwerk</b> broke new boundaries in computerized composition …

Ranked: The 10 Best Island Beaches Around the World

By David Jefferys, CNTraveler.com<p>Beach season is officially here, and though there are many amazing shorelines to explore, our readers are partial to island beaches. Here are their ranked favorites in countries across the globe.<p><i>More from Condé Nast Traveler:</i><p>The Friendliest and Unfriendliest Cities …

Overlandia: Heading to Patagonia and tired of cramped buses, this couple took a flier on a 1973 Ford and everything changed. http://adv-jour.nl/1nHHh6m

How To Nail An Interview, In 6 Simple Charts

You landed an interview. Congratulations! Now what?<p>Against all the odds, you’ve gotten an interview. A machine, an intern (or if you’re really lucky, your potential supervisor), read and did not immediately set your resume on fire or on the compost heap. The job is real and it looks like it pays …

Tucking Into Taiwan: Ultimate Food Tour

What's for breakfast? Photos by Cyrena Lee<p><i>By Cyrena Lee for Fathom</i> | A little gem of an island, Taiwan is the ultimate food destination for Asian cuisine. So unless you're lucky enough to already have been introduced, get ready for an eye- and stomach-opening adventure. That goes for vegetarians, …

Sunset at Xingping

Massimo Vignelli obituary

The greatest achievement of the designer Massimo Vignelli, who has died aged 83, was to give America a modern look. With its citrus fruit-salad of colour and its bold typography, Vignelli's work on the New York subway system redefined Manhattan in the 1970s. When the city was at its lowest ebb, …

Edward Snowden’s Motive Revealed: He Can ‘Sleep at Night’

In his first American television interview, Edward Snowden defended his disclosure of the American government's use of surveillance programs to spy on its own people, and described himself as a patriot for trying to stop violations of the Constitution.<p>"I may have lost my ability to travel," Snowden …

Biggest Teahupoo Ever, Shot on the PHANTOM CAMERA. [Original 720p video]