Author Archives: Inside Flipboard

The Week in Review: A Very ‘Vape’ Year

Per its annual tradition of picking the most significant word of the year, Oxford Dictionary chose “vape” as 2014′s winner. Originating in the 1980s, “vape,” in verb form, means to “inhale and exhale the vapor produced by an electronic cigarette … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Actress/Author Evangeline Lilly

She’s perhaps best known as Kate Austen from Lost and the pointy-eared elf Tauriel in The Lord of the Rings films. But Evangeline Lilly has another, lesser-known talent: children’s book author. Her first publication is The Squickerwonkers, just released on … Continue reading

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On the Red Couch with Ebola Photographer Kieran Kesner

Earlier this year, photographer Kieran Kesner graduated from New York University when he got the break of a lifetime: The photo editor from The Wall Street Journal, whom he’d met socially, offered him a chance to cover the unfolding Ebola … Continue reading

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Flipping in a Winter Wonderland…Let the Holidays Begin!

And just like that, another holiday season is upon us—and this time, we’re prepared. Actually, not really: we have no clue what we’re serving with our turkey or what to buy mom this year, but we have a lot of … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: A Space Milestone

In the 10 a.m. EST hour on Wednesday morning, a space traveler called the Philae detached from the Rosetta spacecraft and landed on Comet 67P. “We are there. We are sitting on the surface. Philae is talking to us,” said … Continue reading

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Celebrities Unfiltered, on Flipboard

WhoSay launched in 2010 with the goal of providing celebrities more control over how their pictures were used online. Its network has since grown to over 1,600 celebrities, giving us “normal people” an inside look at celebrity life. So instead … Continue reading

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From Good to Greatist: The Health and Happiness Site Joins Flipboard

Greatist is about what it sounds like: content to help readers be their best—healthier, happier and their greatest selves. But it’s also an ideology, complete with a manifesto that contains lines like, “I don’t need six-pack abs to be happy. … Continue reading

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Remembering the Fall of the Berlin Wall: A Firsthand Account From a Flipboard Curator

Flipboard’s curator for Germany, Stefanie Bastian, remembers the night the Berlin Wall fell in 1989 and suggests magazines to flip through in honor of the 25th anniversary of this historic occasion. When I moved to West Berlin in 1988, the … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Big Republican Win in Midterm Elections

The most expensive midterm election in history culminated Tuesday night with a Republican Party wave. Nearly $4 billion in spending turned state houses, governors’ mansions and districts throughout the country red. The GOP now controls two chambers in 29 states … Continue reading

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What I’m Reading: California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom

Wanna run for office? Be prepared for some heavy reading. Besides writing laws that impact millions of people, you need to stay hyper informed and alert while the issues of the day rapidly unfold. For California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, … Continue reading

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