Monthly Archives: August 2012

Three Things We Love: Perfect Criticism Edition

When the first cave person used a stick to poke at the communal camp fire, some cave critic or other doubtless piped up and critiqued the stick. Criticism is part of our nature. As our stuff evolved over the millennia, … Continue reading

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Flipboard “TV”: New Curated Video Sections

Combine watching videos with the print-magazine experience, and you get our new “TV” sections: the newest addition to the Flipboard Content Guide. Flip through pages of videos—powered by popular YouTube channels—organized into topics like cooking and news. Whether you enjoy … Continue reading

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Flipboard at Two: 20 Million Users, One New User Per Second

This summer, we celebrated our second birthday. Just the last year alone makes our bones hurt: we launched iPhone and smartphone editions; debuted features like Cover Stories, audio and shopping; added seven new social networks; forged partnerships with publishers like … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch With Colossal’s Christopher Jobson

While waiting around for jury duty in 2009, Christopher Jobson made use of his time by creating a list of 100 things he wanted to do—ranging from learning to kayak to running a 5k race. It took about a year … Continue reading

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Match Point, Follow the US Open On Flipboard

Don\’t expect the rest of the US Open to play out as predictably as Day One did. On Monday, tennis\’ top players breezed through the first round of play: Last year\’s women\’s champion, Samantha Stosur, beat her opponent, Petra Martic, … Continue reading

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Obama or Romney? The 2012 Campaign Trail Runs Through Your Flipboard

The warm days of summer will end soon, but election season is heating up, with less than 100 days remaining until the United States selects its next president. On Monday, Republicans gather in Tampa, Florida, for their 2012 convention to … Continue reading

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Three Things We Love: Tiny Living Edition

Apparently, there is a tiny-house movement afoot—people seeking homes that are the antithesis of the McMansion, usually between 100 and 130 square feet, and epitomize simple living. Here are some of our favorite feeds about life, downsized. Tiny House Blog: … Continue reading

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Flipboard for Kids

Got kids? If so, this week\’s roundup is devoted to sections that will entertain them, spark creativity and stoke wonderment. Coupled with Parents magazine\’s helpful advice and inspiring projects, it\’s everything a mom or dad needs to get through the … Continue reading

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Oprah’s Books and Other Beach Reads

We hear many of you like to kick back with Flipboard on vacation. Tap on the red ribbon to open the Content Guide and in “This Week” you\’ll see some reading recommendations for those lazy days at the beach. Oprah: … Continue reading

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Follow the Games on Flipboard…Before They\’re Over

With less than a week to go, the 2012 Olympic Games are nearing an end—not with a whimper, but a bang. With exciting finals from volleyball, basketball and track and field still remaining, there are plenty of storylines to get … Continue reading

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