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Topics Launch for Readers in the UK and India

Until now, Flipboard’s 34,000 topics have been only accessible to readers in the U.S. and Canada. But with today’s update, readers in the UK and India can access topics, too, including some tailored to local life and culture. Examples include … Continue reading

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It’s Go (And Game) Time! Flip the News, Ads and Party Tips for Super Bowl XLIX

The Seattle Seahawks and New England Patriots will meet Sunday to compete for football’s biggest prize in Super Bowl XLIX. This year’s game features the Seahawks, who won their first Super Bowl last year, and the three-time championship Patriots. Analysts … Continue reading

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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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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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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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The Week in Review: Torture Report Debated

A debate over American interrogation techniques reignited this week with the release of the long-awaited terror report. The document, submitted by the Senate Armed Services Committee, detailed the steps used by Americans against terrorists after the attacks on September 11, … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: #GivingTuesday Grows

We have Black Friday, Cyber Monday and now, for the third year in row, Giving Tuesday. The day dedicated to giving back started when a group of individuals at the 92nd Street Y in New York City decided the days … Continue reading

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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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