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The Week in Review: State of the Union Is ‘Strong’

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union Tuesday night before a joint session of Congress, a tradition dating back to George Washington. For the seventh time in his presidency, he laid out his vision for the country, and … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: El Capitan Conquered

On Wednesday, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson became the first individuals to reach the summit of El Capitan’s Dawn Wall, a vertical rock in Yosemite National Park, using just their hands and feet—no rope (other than for safety). They climbed … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: CES Pushes the Innovation Envelope

Televisions with a curved display. 3D printed pizzas. High fashion wearables. An app that changes how you feel by delivering “neurosignaling waveforms to the brain.” A smart belt that automatically expands when you’ve eaten a bit too much. Self-driving cars. … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: “Trust Agent” Mario Sundar

As LinkedIn’s second PR hire, Mario Sundar’s official title was Senior Social Media Manager. But to Sundar, that didn’t accurately describe his main responsibility: to act as a trust agent for the go-to social network for professionals. What that meant … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Author Julia Alvarez

When learning a new language, it’s important to watch what you say —especially if forced to flee your homeland under the threat of death. A way with words is partly what made Julia Alvarez a writer. But as with many … Continue reading

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2014: The Year in Magazines

We’ve already covered the year in news, but what about the year in street style, meditation, Super Bowl commercials or a certain viral podcast? Look no further than Flipboard’s wondrous community of MagMakers to see enthusiasts around the world flip, … Continue reading

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#MagsWeLove: Staff Picks Edition

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 magazines that inspire and educate us every day. Here are the magazines some of us just … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Thaw in U.S.-Cuba Relations

Ties between the United States and Cuba, severed more than 50 years ago, were restored this week after months of negotiations and a prisoner exchange. U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro announced the agreement to repair diplomatic … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Roald Dahl’s Grandson Luke Kelly

Whether you’re 50 or 15, there’s a good chance Roald Dahl influenced your childhood in some way. The prolific British author penned 17 hugely popular children’s books, many of which—including The Gremlins, James and the Giant Peach, and Matilda—were adapted … Continue reading

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Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked Americans and other Westerners despite a fierce military response. Protests erupted across the country after decisions … Continue reading

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