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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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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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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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The Week in Review: Giants Win the Series

A 25-year-old North Carolina native who married his high school sweetheart at 20 broke the record for most postseason innings pitched, was awarded the series MVP and won it all for the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday night. Madison Bumgarner … Continue reading

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The New Flipboard Gets Personal with Over 30,000 Topics to Follow

We’re on a quest to create the world’s best personal magazine, and today’s update—the third generation of Flipboard—builds on our core tenets. The new Flipboard is both more personal and magazine-like. Here’s how: 1) With over 30,000 topics now available, … Continue reading

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Meet Some Extraordinary People in the New “My Magazine” Campaign

Over 10 million—that’s how many magazines our community has created since March 2013, when the feature launched. Now anyone can curate magazines focused on the things they care about most. But a nagging question has always been: how do you … Continue reading

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Give Us a Few Flips, And We’ll Give You the World…in The Daily Edition

The Daily Edition is a new essential for Flipboard readers who want a fast, definitive roundup of the day’s news—with a little bit of fun thrown in the mix. Although it’s packed with information, it’s also a quick read. There … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Remembering Oscar de la Renta, Celebrating Fashion

Oscar de la Renta shaped the meaning of elegance. With his tasteful lines, flowing silhouettes and bold colors, de la Renta proved great art in any form can transcend. In his 82 years—50 of which were spent at the helm … Continue reading

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The Week in Review: Catholic Church Debate

Over 19 months ago, Jorge Mario Bergoglio became Pope Francis. The pontiff has since changed the face of the Catholic Church, speaking out against income inequality and poverty and about the importance of family and responsible government. While the Pope … Continue reading

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