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Let’s get down to business. We’re thrilled to add Forbes to the catalog. Just tap (+) in the app to add to your library. Speaking of industry insights, check out the annual Inc. 500, which answers the question, “What makes America’s most successful entrepreneurs so unique?”

For the long Labor Day weekend, sit back and relax with stories on the hermit that emerged from Maine’s deep woods, Lena Dunham’s candid tales of OCD and therapy, this year’s NFL predictions, or beauty products worth the hype.

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Next Issue Picks

The War of Zeros and Ones

Popular Science September 2014

Military operations around the world are quickly expanding into the digital realm, forever changing the way conflicts play out. The hard reality: With cyberwarfare, we're all in the line of fire.

Poll Winners: America's Favorite Food Cities

Food & Wine September 2014

The most intriguing findings from Food & Wine's first-annual, quasi-scientific, potentially controversial online survey about America's best food destinations.

The Baby Rain Check

Essence September 2014

For a growing number of women, freezing their eggs has given them a chance to hit the snooze button on their biological clocks and gain extra time to start a family. One woman shares how she extended her fertility and reclaimed her power.

Connected Home

PC Magazine September 2014

Connected devices have finally reached a point where you're likely to find some in just about every home. PC Magazine has gathered their favorites in a fun, room-by-room walkthrough to show you just how they fit and interact.

Trending in Business

The Billion-Dollar Dress

Forbes September 8, 2014

Rent The Runway's Jennifer Hyman hooked millennials on catch-and-release couture, but the logistics platform she built is sophisticated enough to dominate the sharing economy.

Sustainable Advantage

Inc. September 2014

This year's Inc. 500 features a number of companies committed to providing sustainable, eco-friendly products and services. Here, four companies that prove there is almost no limit to going green.

King of the Teletubbies

Canadian Business September 2014

Remember Inspector Gadget? Paddington Bear? The kids from Degrassi? Michael Donovan owns them and hundreds more. His plan? To build a Disney-size empire for the Netflix generation.

Knocking on Iran's Door

Bloomberg Markets September 2014

Investors are jockeying for position as one of the world's last closed markets—and richest oil strongholds—anticipates opening for business.

Long Reads for Labor Day

This Place Is Also That Place

New York Magazine August 25, 2014

David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas, writes books that seem nothing like each other. Until you read his new one. Mitchell is a supercontinental writer. The Bone Clocks, takes place in several real countries and several you will look for in vain on a map.

Personal History: Difficult Girl

The New Yorker September 1, 2014

If you watch HBO's Girls, you know that Lena Dunham includes much of her battle with hypochondria and OCD in each episode. In her personal history, Lena recounts her childhood, and the many therapists that helped her along the way.

The Evolution of Diet

National Geographic September 2014

Could eating like our ancestors make us healthier? What anthropologists are learning about the diets of indigenous peoples like the Tsimane, in the Amazon of lowland Bolivia, could inform what the rest of us should eat.

The Strange & Curious Tale of the Last True Hermit

GQ September 2014

For 27 years, a phantom haunted the woods of central Maine. Unseen, he lived in secret, creeping into homes and surviving on what he could steal. Spooked locals wondered how he could be real. Until one day last year, the hermit came out of the forest.

Radiant Beauty Tips

Ancient Secrets, Modern Beauty

Women's Health September 2014

Eastern rituals believed to rid the body of toxins and increase attractiveness are gaining popularity in the U.S. And, experts say, the lore is legit.

From Good Skin to Great

Lucky September 2014

The search for a flawless complexion leads senior fashion writer Jayna Maleri to a place she never expected: the foundation aisle.

23 Beauty Products Worth the Hype

Prevention September 2014

Prevention took the newest products to the scientific mat to see which are more than talk. Here, the 23 that claimed the title.

The Shining

Allure September 2014

The gospel truth has always been that the shiniest hair is virgin hair. But who wants to go her whole life without swimming pools or blow-dryers? The newest shine boosters make your hair gleam without requiring an abstinence pledge.

For the Seasoned Spectator

All Time High

Bike September / October 2014

If you think World Cup downhill racing is on the decline, think again. This season, the competition is closer than it has been in years. With some of the most dramatic outcomes ever, the glory days are here again.

Tennis: A Hawk-Eye View of Flushing

ESPN The Magazine September 1, 2014

Tennis is all about the hands? Try again. New metrics show the gravity of footwork. To preview the U.S. Open, these metrics reveal where, and how, top men's players move.

Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson

Sports Illustrated September 1, 2014

He won the Super Bowl and did not take a vacation. Instead, almost six months of bucket-list insanity unfolded, involving Jay Z and Bey, Obama, and Bieber. Now what?

Little League, Big Dreams

Sportsnet September 8, 2014

Don't call it "small ball." As hundreds of players and thousands of fans descend on a small Pennsylvania town, a kids' game gets serious. Inside the Little League World Series.

New Issues

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October 2014

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September 8, 2014

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September 2014

Us Weekly

September 8, 2014

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Make Quick, Quality Time Lapse Videos with Instagram’s New ‘Hyperlapse’

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When we heard Instagram had launched a stand-alone app that makes creating professional-quality time lapse videos as easy as the press of a button, we just knew we had to try it for ourselves.

But first, the background. Hyperlapse is available for free download on the iTunes App Store (no set launch date for the Android version just yet). Using built-in video stabilization technology, users can record videos up to 45 minutes long to share on Facebook and Instagram or to save to their devices.

Learn more from Forbes, and check out a super speedy Hyperlapse tour of the Next Issue headquarters.

Do You Think Like an Inc. 500 CEO?

Inc. 500 Quiz

With the release of Inc. Magazine’s September 2014 issue, you can browse the long-awaited annual Inc. 500 ranking in your Next Issue app.

Inside, 500 of America’s fastest-growing private companies, some awesome products we’re now itching to try, and stories from founders who pushed through the struggle to transform an industry.

Beyond that, the Inc. 500 is really a roundup of our nation’s top leaders.

Could you ever lead a startup to 1,000+% revenue growth in just three years? Tap (+) in the Next Issue app to see the full Inc. 500 list. Then, take the 4-question quiz below to measure just how much you think like an Inc. 500 CEO.

1. How do you respond when met with the answer “no?”

A. Try a new approach. “No” is just a starting point for negotiation.

B. Stick to your belief. “I’m not phased if one person doesn’t like my idea. There’s bound to be someone else who does.”

C. Take some time to sulk before going back to the drawing board.

D. “Hmm…maybe my idea wasn’t as great as I thought.” 

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Inc. 500 answer: A and B 

2.    How would you describe your risk-taking style?

A. The Skydiver – I like to jump right into risky situations. “Come what may!”

B. The Poker Player – I embrace a high level of risk, as long as I’ve intently studied the game.

C. The Chartered Sailor – Let someone else steer the boat, I’m happy just cruising along for the ride.

D. The Chess Player – Leave the adventure sports to others; I prefer sticking to a game I already know.  

Inc. 500 Insights

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Inc. 500 answer: B

 3.    How do you measure your business goals?

 A. I usually set some New Years’ resolutions, but end up forgetting about them after a month.

B. I stick to the goals my boss outlines for me, but that’s about it.

C. I set long-term quantitative goals for myself, but often don’t look back on them until it’s down to the wire.

D. I keep spreadsheets detailing my annual, quarterly, monthly, and even weekly goals. I check in daily to ensure my actions are furthering the big-picture strategy. 

Inc. 500 insights

Inc. 500 answer: D

4.    So, just how determined are you to start your own business?

A. Entrepreneurship isn’t really my thing; I’m fine working for someone else.

B. I have some great startup ideas, but I can’t imagine breaking my back to get them all the way to market.

C. I’ve got a killer work ethic, but making mistakes or facing judgment leaves me feeling humiliated and disheartened.

D. I’ve got an idea that will change the world, and I feel like I have to see it through, even if that means putting my savings on the line, not taking a paycheck until the business is on its feet, and working 80+ hours a week.

Inc. 500 insights

Inc. 500 answer: D

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Next Issue Ups Your Business Insight with Forbes

 Introducing-Forbes

You asked. We delivered. Today, we’re excited to announce the addition of Forbes, a title for which we’ve received frequent requests. With the 143rd title to join the Next Issue library, you’ll gain unique coverage of global business stories, all delivered with a conciseness business folks can certainly appreciate.

In the September issue, peruse Forbes’ exclusive list of the Top 100 Most Innovative Companies, see which NFL team earns the highest revenue, keep on track towards retirement, and meet the exemplary leaders behind brands like Hermés and Rent The Runway.

Just tap (+) within the Next Issue app to add Forbes to your library.

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#WeekendReads | Firsthand in Ferguson: Images & Video | Think It’s Cool to “Unschool?” | From the Runway to Your Wardrobe | Young Millionaires & the Money-Savvy Pope


Weight-Watchers

This week we welcome Weight Watchers Magazine, adding nutritional know-how, the latest weight-loss research, and a dose of inspiration to the Next Issue catalog. Tap (+) in the app to add it to your library, then check out our other picks on healthy, happy living.

As the world prepares to kick off Fashion Month, we’ve compiled the best fall fashion features from the largest issues of the year—some weighing in at over 4 lbs. on newsstands, but all together inside your digital library.

Then, take your golf game from bogeys to birdies…or just keep your eyes glued to the FedExCup Playoffs. All this talk of The Barclays has us thinking about the world’s top 100 courses, Scotland’s rich golf history, and even answering “nature’s call” on the course.

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Next Issue Picks

Trial by Twitter

ELLE September 2014

Deep in the digital diaries of three lovely girls, a fatal disconnect occurred. What their followers had not seen between the lines was the vanishing of morality, reality, and then, Skylar Neese.

Fall Movie Preview

Entertainment Weekly August 22, 2014

Autumn is the perfect time for Hollywood's stars to lace up their boots and explore. Liam Neeson takes "A Walk Among the Tombstones." Meryl Streep heads "Into the Woods." But first, David Fincher details the strange trip of "Gone Girl." Here's your guide to this season's big-screen adventures.

We Don't Need No Education

Outside September 2014

At least not of the traditional, compulsory, watch-the-clock-until-the-bell-rings kind. As a growing movement of unschoolers believe, a steady diet of standardized testing and indoor inactivity is choking the creativity right out of our kids.

The Tragedy of Ferguson

TIME September 1, 2014

TIME's analysis of the shooting death of Michael Brown and the violence that has followed reveals how the tragedy has only made the town's problems worse. Includes bonus footage from the protests.

Falling For Fashion

The Most Stylish Designers of All Time

GQ September 2014

Sure, the clothes they create are iconic, but what about the stuff they actually wear? This ironclad list of the best-dressed men in menswear reveals how they stack up—and what you can learn from them.

Fashion Report: The Guide to Fall 2014

LOULOU September 2014

From normcore and cuff chokers to mod mania and XXL prints, here are the top trends and must-have buys, from the catwalks to the sidewalks.

Fall Classics, Only Better

Men's Journal September 2014

You have the basics: a good pair of jeans, some oxford shirts, a dark business suit. Now it's time to build out your collection with durable new textures and trimmer cuts. Here are the key upgrades for you fall wardrobe.

Phresh Out the Runway

W Magazine September 2014

Balmain's Olivier Rousteing is bringing diversity, youth, and flagrant modernity to the storied French fashion house. Who better to model his vision than three generations of beautiful women: Iman, Naomi Campbell, and Rihanna.

Par for the Course

Taking Relief

Golf Digest September 2014

From country clubs to the Pro Tour, when you gotta go, you gotta go. With that in mind, Golf Digest embarked on this piece of investigative urinalism to find out how golfers cope with nature's call.

Top 100 Courses You Can Play

Golf Magazine September 2014

In a photo finish, Pacific Dunes edges Pebble Beach for the top spot, while three Florida courses crash the top 20. These courses are gorgeous, challenging, and all yours!

Tiger Two?

Bloomberg Businessweek August 25, 2014

The PGA would love for Harold Varner III to be its next big star. He isn't a Woods-level prodigy, but his youth and easygoing personality give him the potential to become a golf celebrity and attract a younger demographic.

Slice of Scotland

Traditional Home September 2014

St. Andrews is the birthplace of golf. If you're going to enjoy some of the most renowned courses in the world, don't miss out on the medieval Scottish town's fresh seafood, smooth whiskey, dazzling seaside, and storybook past while you're at it.

A Healthy, Happy You

Power Shift

Yoga Journal September 2014

Channel more confidence, creativity, and joy into your life with our beginner's guide to chakras, the energy vortexes in your body that ancient yogis believed you can unblock to feel lighter, clearer, and more refreshed.

Find Your Happy Place

Fitness September 2014

Put bliss on your list. No matter how crazy-busy life gets, you have the power to relax. Here, new research-proven ways to take control of your life so you can keep calm and carry on.

Friends With Benefits

Weight Watchers September / October 2014

Your social circle is good for more than quality catch-up time. Your pals can help you drop pounds, and keep 'em off. Here, how the workout buddy, the co-worker, the neighborhood pal, the virtual friend, and the BFF make weight loss easier.

7-Day Detox Made Simple

SELF September 2014

To drop two pounds this week, ease up on your workout, take meat off the menu, and find inner calm. This seven-day clean-eating, reenergizing plan includes video demos of the exercise moves and menus.

Luminary Leaders

20 Women Changing the World

Marie Claire September 2014

In honor of their 20th anniversary, Marie Claire celebrates 20 movers, shakers, mavericks, and badasses who are boldly, bravely, audaciously blazing new paths for women and girls.

Young and Restless

Entrepreneur Magazine September 2014

These young millionaires have found dizzying success before the age of 30. They may be inexperienced, but they're fearless when it comes to tackling long-stagnant business models with fresh new approaches.

Pretty Smart

Fast Company September 2014

Giving competitors like Michael Kors a run for their money, Tory Burch has built a $3 billion dollar brand in just a decade by designing stylish, feminine clothing that women can actually wear.

This Pope Means Business

Fortune September 1, 2014

The wildly popular Francis is more than a pontiff of the people. He's an elite manager who's reforming the Vatican's troubled finances. This 26-page story details the Vatican's assets and the Pope's financial leadership style.

New Issues

Bon Appétit

September 2014

Condé Nast Traveler

September 2014

Field & Stream

September 2014

Next Issue Welcomes Weight Watchers Magazine


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Today, we’re excited to welcome Weight Watchers Magazine to the Next Issue family, bringing our total count to 143 of the most popular titles.

For over 45 years, Weight Watchers has brought us the latest research on weight loss, new ideas for living our best lives, and a healthy dose of inspiration from our fellow readers.

Regardless of where you are on your personal fitness journey, look no further for everything from candid advice, to tips on what to wear, to the recipe you’ll make this evening.

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8 Back-To-School Essentials That Earn An A+


Whether your summer flew by way too fast (students, we know the feeling), or you can’t wait for the kids to be out of the house (we’re looking at you, parents), back-to-school season is unavoidably here. It’s a time to craft brand new academic goals, a time to redefine your style, a time to reconnect with familiar faces, and a time to make new friends.

Next Issue is filled with inspiring ideas to kick the year off right. We’ve put together a few of the top back-to-school basics for grade A parents and kids of all ages. To explore these items and more in the Next Issue app, just tap (+) to add each title to your library.

Back To School for Students

1. Pack for success: The latest and greatest backpacks and lunch boxes, perfect for carrying homework, textbooks, and delicious snacks from A to B every day. Find these and more in the September 2014 issue of Parents, “Pack It Up, Pack It In.”

2. Rule the playground: What little kid doesn’t love bold colors, cute cartoons, and crazy prints? These essential rain boots, cool kicks, and containers, all from the comprehensive “Back-To-School Gear Guide” in Today’s Parent, September 2014, are sure to make a statement all the way from the cafeteria line to the swing set and beyond.

3. Take charge of technology: We’re tempted to try out the impressive Asus Transformer Book. It’s a convertible tablet, so it’s lightweight and easy to carry to class, and just as effective when it comes to typing that research paper. Best of all? It’s just one of 20+ back-to-school bests of tech in the August 2014 issue of PC Magazine.

4. Transform your look: If you’re a fan of all things preppy, the Lacoste L!ve letterman jacket just might be your ideal outerwear. See where to get it, and other fashion collections from edgy to feminine to refined in the August 2014 issue of Teen Vogue’s “Back To School Style Spree.”

Back To School for Parents

1. Help them rise & shine: Straight from other parents in the special “It Worked For Me!” feature of Parents, September 2014. The Pop Clocky alarm is ideal for deep sleepers. The head actually pops off and starts bouncing around until it’s placed back on its stand!

2. Keep them organized: FamilyFun, September 2014 is packed with “25 Genius Ideas For A Super School Year.” Our favorite? A mobile supply station, allowing little ones to take control of where they want to work, and keeping all their supplies close at hand.

3. Keep yourself organized: Another winner from Parents, September 2014. These special Post-It-Notes are designed to be recognized by the Evernote app. Just snap a pic of any note, and the app will know just where to save it.

4. Pack the most-envied lunches in the cafeteria: With the September 2014 issue of Today’s Parent, not only were we getting inspired by endless creative lunch options, we were getting a little hungry ourselves. Learn to make easy wraps, baked treats, and hot meals to last throughout the week. Oh, and don’t miss out on the interactive Bento box page. We designed the car-shaped bento meal in the photo ourselves!

Best of luck in the school year to come! To see all your back-to-school essentials in one place, just open up the Next Issue app.

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#WeekendReads | Robin Williams Remembered | Snowden Spills New Secrets | Healthy Reads From a Plant-Based Dietitian

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This week, we remember Robin Williams, “the funniest man in the world,” with heartfelt tributes in TIME, People, HELLO! Canada, and a special issue from Maclean’s.

Also this week, Wired has the first in-depth interview with Edward Snowden. He may be in hiding, but he’s got even more top secret revelations up his sleeve.

Finally, explore the latest celebrity gossip, amazing comeback stories, beautiful architecture, and health-minded recommendations from registered dietitian, talk show host, and best-selling author, Julieanna Hever.

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Next Issue Picks

The Most Wanted Man in the World

Wired September 2014

The untold story of Edward Snowden. Three solid days of hard-won interview time resulted in this revealing story about a uniquely postmodern whistle-blower. And, is it true that another leaker spilled secrets under Snowden's name?

How to Make: A Boat

Popular Mechanics September 2014

As part of their special "Do-It-Yourself" issue, Popular Mechanics visits an after-school program in the Bronx. There, students build wooden boats by hand—and end up learning a whole lot more.

Robin Williams (1951-2014)

Maclean's Robin Williams Special Issue

TV alien, serious actor, comedy superstar. He brought joy and light to every generation, but struggled with a deep inner darkness. In this special issue, Maclean's remembers a bright talent who could make everybody happy but himself.

The Wow Stuff

Bicycling September 2014

50 components, gizmos, do-dads, eats, miscellanea, and wearables that will bring more fitness, style, safety, miles, smiles, and satisfaction to your cycling life.

Reader Picks | Julieanna Hever

The High-Intensity Cardio Debate

Men's Fitness July / August 2014

Shh...I like to sneak into the men's magazines every once in a while. High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been a hit (pardon the pun) for a while now, and this article does a great job breaking down the benefits.

America's Best & Worst Fast Food

Consumer Reports August 2014

I always stay on top of fast food news to see what my clients are up against. It was fascinating (and scary) to see how fast food restaurants lure in customers, aiming for a chunk of the $680 billion Americans spend dining out.

Vanity Fare

Fitness July / August 2014

Fun options for using phytochemical-rich whole plant foods, such as avocados and berries, as beauty boosters to support and protect skin, helping to fight aging. Nature's pharmacy is the best!

O’s Guide to the Little Changes That Will Change Your Life

O, The Oprah Magazine September 2014

When it comes to physical health, a healthy spirit is the place to start. I love Oprah’s tips on changes of scenery, get-togethers with friends, and workouts that take you from overwhelmed to empowered.

Designing Your Dream Home

My Own Private Idaho

Dwell September 2014

A 196-square-foot house on wheels born of architectural know-how, an enterprising spirit, and just over $11,000. See the beautiful digs and learn how you can make it yours.

The Ultimate New Old House

Country Living September 2014

In the 2014 Country Living House of the Year, the magazine's design team brings old-fashioned favorites like farmhouse architecture and pretty patterns back into fashion with fresh twists on classic style.

Global Warming

Better Homes and Gardens September 2014

Designer Bridgid Coulter shows you how to get the popular (and personal) world-traveler look, starting with your sofa. Includes video with tips for creating a global, eclectic look. How's that for armchair travel?

Mountain Magic

Southern Living August 2014

Award-winning architect Norman D. Askins and his wife invite us into their labor of love in Highlands, North Carolina—a cottage they transformed from a dark and dated house into a charming light-filled retreat.

Star-Studded Selections

The 2014 International Best-Dressed List

Vanity Fair September 2014

In this celeb-filled special Style Issue, Vanity Fair shares their top fashion acts of the year. See the stylish Lupita Nyong'o, Idris Elba, Neil Patrick Harris, and more.

The End of the Crüe

Rolling Stone August 28, 2014

Go inside the tour bus with Nikki Sixx, as he and the Crüe prepare for their final tour ever. One of the last classic bands still touring with their original line-up, the Crüe's new show is over-the-top, even by their standards.

Julia Roberts: Practical Magic

InStyle September 2014

InStyle's landmark 20th-anniversary cover demanded a worthy subject. So, naturally, they turned to the ever-captivating Oscar winner. Julia opens up about keeping a marriage strong, remembering her dad, and being a '50s housewife at heart.

Will She Leave Him?

Us Weekly August 25, 2014

Crazy in love, maybe. But certainly not crazy. As cheating rumors intensify, Beyoncé seems to be making plans to end her marriage to Jay Z.

Comebacks That Count

Out Alive: Lost and Blind!

Backpacker September 2014

After an hour and a half of touching every rock, stick, and stem in the area, David Snider sat down in disbelief. His glasses were gone...and he was all but blind.

Back From the Brink

Woman's Day September 2014

Jenese Henry's escalating reliance on pain medication turned her into someone her loved ones didn't recognize. Here, she and her family share her hard-won happy ending.

The Comeback Kid

Runner's World September 2014

He was a child prodigy, winning ultra races at 12 years old. Then he was a lost burnout who didn't run a step for two years. Join James Bonnett on his road to redemption.

Torn Apart

Chatelaine September 2014

"When I found out my marriage was over, I thought my life was over too. Turns out it was the best thing that ever happened to me."

New Issues

Harper's Bazaar

September 2014

New York Magazine

August 11, 2014

Popular Science

September 2014

Snowden’s Tipping Point: What Led Me to Release the Largest Cache of Secrets in U.S. History

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Despite hiding out for over a year in Moscow, location still unpinned by the CIA, Edward Snowden is dominating the newswires with brand new revelations.

In his first long-form interview with WIRED magazine, Snowden appears hugging the American flag (the very same flag that was used for Pamela Anderson’s cover of George magazine), proclaiming that he wishes nothing to detract from the movement he seeks to inspire.

Tap (+) in the Next Issue app to add WIRED to your library, and read the full story now—an interview that took journalist James Bamford nearly a year to arrange.

Here, the key events that transformed Edward Snowden from a young computer mastermind wishing to “do his part” for his country, to what some deem the dictionary definition of “traitor.” Be sure to scroll to the bottom for Snowden’s two newest disclosures, what he describes as his “final straw” before blowing the whistle.

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Snowden had always been passionate about serving his country, coming from a family in which everyone worked for the federal government, and volunteering for the Army special forces at the height of the war in Iraq.

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Snowden climbed the technology specialist ranks in the CIA, where he learned of moral shortcomings in field agents, mass surveillance programs, transmission of raw private data to Israel, and plans to blaspheme anti-government politicians.

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Snowden witnessed examples of torture, wiretapping, and targeted drone killings in Iraq. He first considered whistle-blowing, but hoped the new President would turn things around. When Obama entered the White House, Snowden became even more certain of what he had to do.

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Two NSA secrets tipped Snowden over the edge, released for the first time in the WIRED interview.

1) The U.S. government single-handedly caused an Internet outage in Syria while planting an exploit to monitor emails and Internet traffic, and never told a soul.

2) The NSA was working on a secret program titled MonsterMind, designed to block malware and automatically fire back at the perpetrating countries, without any human involvement.

Snowden decided to make the fateful flight to Hong Kong on May 20, 2013, secret-filled thumb drives stashed in his pockets. Read the full interview in Next Issue for more from the most wanted man in the world.

Is Tom Petty the Most Resilient Rock Legend of All Time?

 

Tom-Petty

At the ripe age of 63, Tom Petty has no intention of backing down. In fact, after almost 40 years in the business, he and The Heartbreakers just hit #1 on the Billboard 200 for the first time  

And the surprises keep coming.

In the August 2014 issue of Men’s Journal, Petty reflects on a childhood wrought with abuse, his reluctance to become a frontman, and life as a self-proclaimed “cranky hippie.”

In the August 14, 2014 issue of Rolling Stone, we learn even more about Petty’s stubborn resilience (I mean, really, pulling a switchblade during a record-label meeting?).

What’s most remarkable—at an age when Petty could easily bask in his already-outstanding achievements (16 studio albums, 6 of which went platinum), he’s taking to the tour circuit once again. As a concert junkie, I knew I had to see him live. Enjoy firsthand footage of Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers at Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival in San Francisco.

For the full Tom Petty interviews, open up the Next Issue app and tap (+) to add Men’s Journal and Rolling Stone to your library.

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