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Richard Branson To Launch iPad Magazine

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Billionaire Richard Branson is expected to announce that Virgin will launch an iPad magazine on November 30th. The digital magazine will be designed...

WATCH: Virgin's SpaceShipTwo Makes First Solo Flight

The Huffington Post | Samira Nanda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo made its first solo glide flight on Sunday in the Mojave Desert in California, marking a step forward in the company's ...

Virgin Plans Maverick Magazine, iPad App

Advertising Age | Posted | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Virgin is planning to extend its brand into consumer magazines with the launch of a new title, Maverick, which will be available as an app for the iPa...

Exclusive: Twilight Saga Spotlights Human Actress Christian Serratos

Brad Balfour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Balfour

As the ardor cools for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, it's easy to forget all the humans except that most desired one -- Kristen Stewart's Bella. And then there's actress Christian Serratos's bespectacled Angela Webber.

The Insufferable Terror of Economy Air Travel, Featuring Delta Airlines

Ed Zitron | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ed Zitron

Economy travelers pay to be treated at best like idiots, and at worse like prisoners, and it's only getting worse.

Plane 'Flies' Underwater: Virgin Unveils Necker Nymph To Richard Branson's Luxury Fleet | Blake Ellis, Staff Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Virgin unveiled the latest addition to Richard Branson's luxury fleet: an underwater plane that flies riders into the depths of the Caribbean Sea....

How to Sell Your Maidenhead

E. Jean Carroll | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
E. Jean Carroll

Why should I waste my purity on a "meaningful" college boyfriend or a saggy sugar daddy when I can receive a pot of gold all in one go?

Branson's Virgin Money Aims To Become Retail Bank

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Virgin Money, part of Richard Branson's Virgin empire, took big strides on Friday towards becoming a major retail bank able to compete within a sector...

Virgin Galactic SpaceShipTwo getting ready for test flights ahead of space tourism

Tom Chivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology


Zimbabwe Virgins Forced into Marriage to 'Appease' Evil Spirits

Inter Press Service | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Nyarai Kachere MUTARE, Zimbabwe, Sep 29 (IPS) - Three years after being seized from their families and forced to marry and have sex with adult m...

Who Is Gary Go?

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Gary Go is a rising UK star who has gained momentum by landing a spot touring with pop star Lady Gaga, having performed with just his iPhone at Wembley Stadium.

Virginity Auctions: Going Once, Going Twice

Anneli Rufus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anneli Rufus

Are Alina Percea and her ilk reinventing ancient initiation rites, accidentally-on-purpose? Is the online virginity auction the initiation rite of a new age?

Virgin To Voluntarily Report Greenhouse Gases

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Virgin has volunteered to provide the Climate Registry annually with details regarding greenhouse gases emitted operating the airline. Virgin's mov...

Virgin Mobile: Pink-Slip Protection For Laid-Off Customers

WSJ | Marisa Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Virgin Mobile USA has joined the ranks of companies angling for business in the deepening recession, as it launches a new promotion that promises to c...

Why Is America So Obsessed with Virginity?

Anastasia Kousakis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Anastasia Kousakis

As a concept, virginity is more dangerous than not, because it puts us into these virgin or not categories, which doesn't really give us a very nuanced perspective or understanding of sexuality.

All Virgin Megastores In US To Close By Summer

AP | RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES — After nearly two decades of rocking the music world with a mix of brash stunts and splashy CD releases, the remaining six Virgin M...

Virgin Atlantic Anniversary Ad Prompts Claims Of Sexism

Guardian | Mark Sweney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Virgin Atlantic's high-profile 25th anniversary retro TV ad campaign, featuring crowds ogling its glitzy female cabin crew, has prompted complaints to...

Branson: Virgin, Lufthansa To Discuss Cooperation

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS — Virgin Atlantic boss Richard Branson said Tuesday his airline will discuss a possible cooperation deal with Lufthansa _ even as he slamm...

Richard Branson's Plans In America And Space In The Age Of Expensive Oil | Richard Siklos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

LOS ANGELES (Fortune) -- So here we were at 6:20 Monday morning at Los Angeles International Airport. Despite the hour, a disc jockey played pulsing c...

Branson To Partially Unveil Commercial Spaceship On Monday

AP | ALICIA CHANG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LOS ANGELES — Aerospace engineers have been holed up in a Mojave Desert hangar for four years, fashioning a commercial spaceship to loft rich to...

An 'Open Source' Philosophy Of Government, Commerce & Innovation

Jerry Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Weinstein

Last week began with the return of eminence grise Jim Hansen, twenty years to the day since he first testified on warming. And it ended with Bill Gates riding off into the philanthropic sunset.

Virgin's Green Investment Fund Gets First $199 Million

Financial Times | Chris Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wolverhampton City Council and Calpers, the influential Californian pension fund, have emerged as some of the maiden investors in Virgin Group's first...

Branson Ditches Virgin Megastores

The Guardian (U.K.) | Owen Gibson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sir Richard Branson yesterday severed his last remaining link with the high street, offloading his Virgin Megastore chain at a time when record shops ...

Spaceport America: Virgin Galactic Unveils Plans For Tourist Spaceport In New Mexico

Business Week | Dianna Dilworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

As NASA prepares to retire the space shuttle by the end of the decade, just in time for completion of the International Space Station, the tourism ind...