Thelma Fouche

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Where to travel in 2017: The cities and countries you need to see

January: Chile<p>British Airways took delivery of the Boeing 787 three years ago — and from 4 January the airline finally deploys the ultra-long range …

Marine Conservation

Unearthing a Rare 1971 Monty Python Film All About Peas

Let’s say you suddenly found yourself in charge of a major corporation. If you’re good at your job, imagine you’d probably try to steer the ship and …

Labour Party

13 Facts About Netflix, Recommended For You

Netflix has become the world’s intravenous line for filmed entertainment. And like any media empire, it has a few stories of its own to tell. Take a …

The Top IMDb Rated Movie Set in Each State

Today's map comes from Reddit user . It features the highest IMDb rated movies set in each state. For the most part, it looks like each state has at …

Pop Culture

30 Fun Facts About 30 Rock

Though it turned out to be one of the most critically acclaimed television comedies of all time, earning a record-breaking 22 Primetime Emmy Award …

11 Writers Who Started Late

Forget “under 30” or even “under 40” lists. Some of the world's most celebrated writers didn’t hit their literary stride until their mid-forties or …

Literature

The Singing Trees

Dozens of musicians have planted trees in this Danish park, and donated songs to go with them.<p>In the Danish city of Aalborg there is a park visitors …

How Charlie Chaplin Changed Paternity Laws in America

Legendary jack-of-all trades Charlie Chaplin is best known for his childlike Tramp character. But in 1943, Chaplin became embroiled in an adults-only …

The Secret Origin of 7 Extremely Important Actions

From high-fives to air quotes, these smooth moves had to start somewhere.<p>1. THE FIST BUMP<p>The fist bump received its 15 minutes of fame most recently …

Etymology

7 Things You Might Not Know About Calvin and Hobbes

Though we can’t pick your friends, we strongly encourage you to ostracize anyone who expresses disinterest or disdain for <i>Calvin and Hobbes,</i> the …

Literature

Michelangelo's David on the Duomo Roof

<i>A version of this story originally appeared on The History Blog.</i><p>Michelangelo's iconic sculpture of <i>David</i> now stands in the Accademia Gallery in …

9 Shameless Abuses of Diplomatic Immunity

Diplomatic immunity may be intended to keep diplomats from running afoul of local authorities while serving abroad, but some workers take it as a …

Pop Culture

11 Logo Designs That Angered the Masses

Since her official announcement on Sunday, the internet's been all aflutter over Hillary Clinton's campaign logo. It's been compared to the "I'm with …

Marco Rubio

Exactly When Do "Indicator Bubbles" Tell Someone You're Typing?

I love the little bubbled ellipse—technical name: "typing awareness indicator"—that lets you know when your conversation partner is typing on iPhone, …

South Dakota

Watch Catherine Tate try to guess who David Tennant played in Harry Potter

Apropos of absolutely nothing, here’s one of my all-time favorite videos<p>.<p>While on the British chat show <i>The Justin Lee Collins Show</i>, Catherine Tate …

Hotel My Phone Temporarily Moves Your Number to Another Phone

iOS/Android: It happens to the best of us: you forget your phone when you go out, or it runs out of juice. Hotel My Phone lets you use a friend's …

48 Things You Didn't Know Had Names

So that's what it's called!<p><i>Don't miss an episode—subscribe today! Images and footage provided by Shutterstock. Here's a transcript courtesy of</i> …

A Taylor Swift Acapella Parody About Science

Science is the driving force behind all of our daily comforts—and basically everything else. This playful parody of Taylor Swift's "Style" reminds …

Rhode Island

Find Your Birthday Word at Oxford Dictionaries

Language is always changing and new words are always being formed. That means there are a bunch of words that were born the same year you were. …

TV's 10 Best Fake Swear Words

Swearing on television can be a tricky business. There are still a lot of “dirty” words you can’t say, and the ones you can are often limited. For …

TV

9 Spunky Facts About Dachshunds

Here’s the lowdown on everyone’s favorite vertically challenged dog.<p>1. Dachshunds are fierce.<p>The little dogs were bred 300 years ago in Germany to …

Pets

Joss Whedon on Super Heroes, Killing Characters, and Existing Outside the Pop Culture Mainstream

In John Ford’s 1950 Western <i>Wagon Master</i>, the protagonist, Travis Blue, is asked whether he has ever drawn his gun on anyone. “No, sir. Just snakes,” …

6 Behind-the-Scenes Secrets of Supermarkets

Your local grocery store is a psychological minefield, where even the bananas are ripe with mystery.<p>1. SOUTHPAWS HAVE AN INVISIBLE ADVANTAGE<p>You’ve …

Incredible Nurse Cat From Poland Looks After Other Animals At Animal Shelter

Radamenes, an angelic little black cat in Bydgoszcz, Poland, has come through hell and high water to help the animals at the veterinary center there …

Pets

Mythbusters' Grant Imahara reverse engineers McDonald's fries and learns they have 19 ingredients

Grant Imahara visited McDonald's fry factory and found out what they are made of. Keep in mind this video series was made by McDonald's and I don't …

History of NYC's drinking fountains

At Re:form, Makalé Cullen reveals the design history of the drinking fountain in New York City.<p>In the early 1990s, during the salad days of his civic …

New York City

#MagsWeLove: Staff Picks Edition

<i>At Flipboard, we love to read on the job. In fact, we’re encouraged. No matter the department, we’ve each got our own favorite reader-curated</i> …

11 Apps That Will Revolutionize Your Holiday Entertaining

Make sure your holiday soiree is the event of the season by downloading these 11 innovative, life-saving apps. From the guest list to the menu to the …

Paperless Office

11 Podcasts to Fill Your Serial Void

After a dozen ear-tingling episodes, <i>Serial</i>—the most popular and talked-about podcast of all time—just ended its first season.<p><i>Serial</i> captured …