Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pick of the Day: Skift—How the Smart Folks Travel

Did you know that United Mileage Plus credit card holders automatically get upgraded from seating group 3 to seating group 2 when boarding United flights? You would know—if you read Skift, a cool new site for people who travel a … Continue reading

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Pick of the Day: Travis Jensen Photography

Travis Jensen moved to San Francisco by himself in the summer of 1997, fresh out of high school. He describes himself as “at risk” in those days, living hand to mouth as he roamed the legendary hills with his skateboard. … Continue reading

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HuffPo Meets Flipboard

The enormously popular Huffington Post is now available, beautifully made for Flipboard. HuffPo has been on the leading edge of digital news media from its inception in the spring of 2005. Founded by and named after the erstwhile conservative commentator, … Continue reading

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The Second Inauguration of President Barack Obama

Thousands of people will gather on the west front lawn of the U.S. Capitol on Monday morning to watch President Barack Obama take the oath of office for his second term. The gala will be strictly for the public\’s enjoyment; … Continue reading

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Decoding Capitol Hill

While the media world is abuzz with the recent tale of how columnist Andrew Sullivan crowdsourced nearly $350,000 in a day to bootstrap his own site, he\’s hardly the first popular journalist to unleash the power of the Internet to … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with DecodeDC’s Andrea Seabrook

Andrea Seabrook left “the best job in journalism” at NPR to launch a bold new radio show called DecodeDC. Funded through Kickstarter, the podcasts seek to explain U.S. politics in a clear, concise way—devoid of political jargon and agendas. Seabrook … Continue reading

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A Flippable Financial Advisor

Readers of Forbes and The Atlantic on Flipboard doubtless have already noticed a new financial services publication—a magazine within a magazine—in those pages. We\’re pleased to welcome Merrill Lynch, our newest sponsor, which has created the special section, updated daily … Continue reading

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Putting the Popular in Mechanics

When I was a little boy, every few Saturdays my dad would take me to the basement of the Abraham Lincoln Hotel, in Reading, PA, to get my hair cut. The only thing that would numb the pain of being … Continue reading

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Flipboard Daydream Now on Android 4.2

With today\’s Android update, users operating Android 4.2 get an exciting new addition: Flipboard Daydream, which turns Flipboard covers into a “screensaver” for your tablet or phone. Until now, Flipboard\’s signature covers could only be visible on the tablet edition. … Continue reading

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Going for Gold(en Globe)

This Sunday\’s running of the 70th Annual Golden Globe Awards marks the beginning of another glamorous awards season, which culminates with February 24\’s Oscars ceremony. The Globes have always been the Oscar\’s looser cousin: for more than 40 years, the … Continue reading

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