Category Archives: Curated Section Descriptions

Non-published, generalized descriptions of curated sections. EX: http://inside.flipboard.com/?p=7053&preview=true&super_secret=omg12345

Focus on the Shot: Flipboard’s New Photography Magazine

It took three decades for Joseph Nicéphore Niépce to take the world’s first photograph: a black-and-white grainy image of his country-home courtyard, in 1826. The photography world has rapidly developed since that maiden image, “View from the Window at Le … Continue reading

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Another March to Madness

Depending on whom you ask, the chance of creating a perfect bracket for this year’s NCAA basketball tournament is 1 in 7.4 billion—or worse. And even though there has never been a perfect bracket in recorded history, this could be … Continue reading

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Flip Bowl: Two Minute Warning

With two weeks left in the NFL season, playoff hopes are both crushed and born anew. The Seahawks, galvanized by their world record-holding “12th man,” have earned the best record in the league. In Kansas City, Coach Andy Reid has … Continue reading

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JFK: A Look Back

AP Photo Fifty years ago, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was slain by a madman’s bullet. The assassination of the popular and debonair young president was unimaginable and plunged the United States into despair and paranoia. To this day, despite the findings … Continue reading

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Films That Flip: A Conversation with Nebraska Director Alexander Payne

Any time director Alexander Payne picks up a screenplay, he says he prays it’ll be The One. But rarely were his prayers answered, so the Oscar-winning director ended up writing the scripts to many of his most famous films (like … Continue reading

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Fall Preview: Fashion, Entertainment and Football

It’s summer’s last hurrah here in the U.S., and already our partners like iBooks, NY Times, Elle magazine, Rolling Stone and Harper’s Bazaar are looking ahead to guide you through the parade of stuff coming out in September, October and … Continue reading

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The Crazy Season

Are you ready for the Big Dance? Sweet Sixteen? The Final Four? You bet you are—and Flipboard is here to help you follow March Madness, from the first tip off to the final buzzer. Among the most popular sporting events … Continue reading

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A Quarter Century of Comic Relief

This year marks an important milestone for the British charity Comic Relief: it\’s celebrating 25 years of raising money for causes within the UK and Africa. Comic Relief\’s biannual “Red Nose Day” telethon is now a staple viewing in homes … Continue reading

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The Great Sequester: $85 Billion on the Chopping Block

Absent congressional action, roughly $85 billion of federal spending will be cut from the U.S. government\’s $3.8 trillion operating budget on Friday, as part of a policy known as “The Sequester.” This automatic round of budget cuts was established under … Continue reading

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And the Oscar Goes to…

Seth McFarlane is hosting the 85th Annual Academy Awards this Sunday, and though we won\’t be able to attend (we weren\’t invited), we\’ll be rolling out our own red carpet and curating a special section devoted to the Oscars. Leading … Continue reading

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