U.S. Coast Guard airlifts family to safety in California mudslides

Dramatic video shows the moment a family of five was rescued by the U.S. Coast Guard after a powerful rainstorm triggered flash floods and mudslides which killed at least 13 people.

Read the full story in Texture on your tablet or phone.

 

TIME Person of the Year 2017: The Silence Breakers

 

Time magazine has named the social movement aimed at raising awareness about sexual harassment and assault as the most influential ‘person’ in 2017. Read the full article on the Texture app.

 

California Wildfire Prompts State of Emergency and Threatens 12,000 Homes

 

An unrelenting wildfire fanned by dry Santa Ana winds has threatened more than 12,000 homes in and around Ventura, California. Read the full story in the Texture app.

 

Texture Deck Their Devices Giveaway Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Please read these rules before entering the Texture® Deck Their Devices Giveaway. You agree that, by submitting an entry, you will be bound by these Official Rules and you acknowledge that you satisfy all giveaway eligibility requirements.

Eligibility. If you are an individual legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia currently residing in the United States and are older than 18 years of age, you are eligible to enter the Giveaway. Our employees and our employees’ immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and our affiliates, advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Giveaway.

Giveaway Period. The Giveaway begins at 9:00:00 a.m. (PT) on December 11, 2017 and ends at 11:59:00 p.m. (PT) on December 19, 2017 (the “Giveaway Period”). Drawings for prizes will take place at 9:00:00 a.m. PT on Wednesday, December 20, and prize winners will be contacted by email within 2 business days of the drawing.

To be eligible for each prize drawing during the Giveaway Period, you must enter via either Entry Method #1 or #2 below:

Entry Method #1 To receive up to five (5) entries throughout the Giveaway Period, any existing or non-existing Texture subscriber can purchase a Texture gift plan between the dates of 12/11/17 and 12/19/17 at www.texture.com/storefront/order/gift. Any purchase will be granted five (5) entries, regardless of the quantity of gifts purchased.

Entry Method #2 To receive one (1) entry per day throughout the Giveaway Period without purchasing a Texture gift plan, send a 3×5 card with your name, address, e-mail address, and phone number to: Texture Summer Giveaway, 4600 Bohannon Drive, Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

One Sweepstakes drawing will occur throughout the Giveaway Period. To be eligible for the Sweepstakes drawing, you must have purchased a Texture gift plan or mailed in an entry prior to drawing. You may not use multiple customer accounts or email addresses to enter the Giveaway, and entries submitted from the same person through multiple accounts will be disqualified.

Mailing List. By entering the Giveaway, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other materials from Texture. You may update or change your e-mail preferences by selecting “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any Texture email.

Other Promotions. Please note that we may be running similar giveaways at the same time as this Giveaway. By entering this Giveaway, you will not be eligible to receive any prize awarded in any other giveaway unless you enter each sweepstakes separately.

Prizes. There will be five (5) winners total. Each winner will receive a 32GB iPad, each valued at $329 USD.

Prize Drawing. One drawing will be held among all eligible entries received at the time of the drawing. We will notify each potential winner by e-mail provided within two (2) business days following the drawing, and each potential winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release. We will select an alternative winner if any potential winner does not claim the prize within 72 hours of notification, or meet the eligibility criteria. The prizes will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Limit one (1) prize per person for a total of five (5) Giveaway winners.

Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Giveaway Period.

Additional Terms. We may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our sole discretion, change these rules or cancel the Giveaway at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Giveaway should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Giveaway or submission of entries. We are not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, postage due, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Giveaway; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Giveaway. We may, in our sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: (x) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway; (y) acting in violation of these rules; or (z) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Giveaway at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No greater than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. If any technical errors occur in the selection of any potential prize winner or if more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes being awarded as provided in these Official Rules, we may award the prizes by random drawing from among all eligible claimants.

Miscellaneous. The Giveaway is governed by the laws of the United States. The Giveaway and all accompanying materials are © 2015 by Next Issue Media LLC and its affiliates. All rights reserved. If you win a prize, you may not transfer, assign, or redeem the prize for cash. We may substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Each winner agrees (for himself or herself and his or her heirs) that, by accepting the prize, we, along with each of our respective affiliates and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”), will have no liability, and will be held harmless by the winner for any liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Giveaway, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties. You agree that our decisions related to the Giveaway and the random drawings are final. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the Giveaway, we may use the winner’s name, image or likeness in any manner and in any medium for our promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, and we may be required to disclose the winner’s address to state regulatory authorities.

 

Sponsor. Next Issue Media LLC (“we” or “us”), 4600 Bohannon Drive, Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Privacy Notice: All information submitted in connection with this Giveaway will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and Next Issue Media’s Privacy Notice https://www.texture.com/legal/privacy-policy/.

Texture Summer Giveaway Official Rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS SWEEPSTAKES. A PURCHASE WILL NOT INCREASE YOUR CHANCES OF WINNING. VOID WHERE PROHIBITED.

Please read these rules before entering the Texture® Summer Giveaway (the “Giveaway”). You agree that, by submitting an entry, you will be bound by these Official Rules and you acknowledge that you satisfy all giveaway eligibility requirements.

Eligibility. If you are an individual legal resident of the 50 United States or the District of Columbia currently residing in the United States and are older than 18 years of age, you are eligible to enter the Giveaway. Our employees and our employees’ immediate family members (spouses, domestic partners, parents, grandparents, siblings, children and grandchildren), and our affiliates, advisors or advertising/promotion agencies (and their immediate family members) are not eligible to enter the Giveaway.

Giveaway Period. The Giveaway begins at 9:00:00 a.m. (PT) on June 1, 2017 and ends at 11:59:00 p.m. (PT) on June 30, 2016 (the “Giveaway Period”). Drawings for prizes will take place at the following times, and prize winners will be contacted by email within 2 business days of each drawing:

9:00:00 a.m. PT on Friday, June 9

9:00:00 a.m. PT on Friday, June 16

9:00:00 a.m. PT on Friday, June 27

9:00:00 a.m. PT on Friday, June 30

To be eligible for each prize drawing during the Giveaway Period, you must enter via either Entry Method #1, #2, or #3 below:

Entry Method #1 Texture subscribers will receive one (1) entry per day throughout the Giveaway Period for signing in to the Texture app for any length of time during that day using any app-compatible device. Non-existing Texture subscribers can start a free trial on texture.com in order to sign in to the app and earn entries via Method #1.

Entry Method #2 To receive up to (10) entries throughout the Giveaway Period, any existing or non-existing Texture subscriber can refer a friend to Texture via email, Facebook, or Twitter at www.texture.com/summer-share. One entry will be granted per unique share, up to 10 entries. Each individual email address shared with counts as one unique share. Facebook and Twitter shares each count as one unique share, and will only be counted once.

Entry Method #3 To receive one (1) entry per day throughout the Giveaway Period without having a Texture account and signing in to the Texture app, send a 3×5 card with your name, address, e-mail address, and phone number to: Texture Summer Giveaway, 4600 Bohannon Drive, Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025.

Four (4) Sweepstakes drawings will occur throughout the Giveaway Period. To be eligible for each Sweepstakes drawing, you must have signed in to the Texture app at least once during the Giveaway Period prior to the drawing, shared Texture with a friend prior to each Entry Period, or mailed in an entry prior to each Entry period. You may not use multiple customer accounts or email addresses to enter the Giveaway, and entries submitted from the same person through multiple accounts will be disqualified.

Mailing List. By entering the Giveaway, you consent to being placed on a mailing list for promotional and other materials from Texture. You may update or change your e-mail preferences by selecting “unsubscribe” at the bottom of any Texture email.

Other Promotions. Please note that we may be running similar giveaways at the same time as this Giveaway. By entering this Giveaway, you will not be eligible to receive any prize awarded in any other giveaway unless you enter each sweepstakes separately.

Prizes.

  • Week 1: Two (2) winners will be randomly selected to win a $100 OpenTable Gift Card
  • Week 2: Two (2) winners will be randomly selected to win a $200 Airbnb Gift Card
  • Week 3: Two (2) winners will be randomly selected to win a $200 American Airlines Gift Card
  • Week 4: Two (2) winners will be randomly selected to win a $500 Visa Gift Card

There will be eight (8) winners total. Total value of all rewarded prizes will be $2,000.

Each winner will be responsible for paying all costs and expenses related to the prize that are not specifically mentioned, including, but not limited to taxes and any other expenses that might reasonably be incurred by a winner in receiving or using the prize.

Prize Drawing. Four (4) random drawings will be held throughout the Giveaway Period from among all eligible entries received at the time of each drawing. We will notify each potential winner by e-mail provided within two (2) business days following the drawing, and each potential winner will be required to sign an affidavit of eligibility and liability/publicity release. We will select an alternative winner if any potential winner does not claim the prize within 72 hours of notification, or meet the eligibility criteria. The prizes will be awarded “AS IS” and WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, express or implied (including, without limitation, any implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose). Limit one (1) prize per person for a total of eight (8) Giveaway winners.

Odds of Winning. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received throughout the Giveaway Period.

Additional Terms. We may, to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law and in our sole discretion, change these rules or cancel the Giveaway at any time; or modify, terminate, or suspend the Giveaway should viruses, worms, bugs, unauthorized human intervention or other causes beyond our control corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play of the Giveaway or submission of entries. We are not responsible for: (a) lost, misdirected, late, postage due, incomplete, or unintelligible entries or for inaccurate entry information, whether caused by you or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Giveaway, or by any technical or human error that may occur in the processing of entries; (b) any printing or typographical errors in any materials associated with the Giveaway; (c) any error in the operation or transmission, theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, or alteration of, entries, or for technical, network, telephone, computer, hardware or software, malfunctions of any kind, or inaccurate transmission of, or failure to receive any entry information on account of technical problems; or (d) injury or damage to your or any other computer resulting from downloading any materials in connection with the Giveaway. We may, in our sole discretion, disqualify any individual found to be: (x) tampering with the entry process or the operation of the Giveaway; (y) acting in violation of these rules; or (z) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person. If your entry is incomplete or if you use robotic, automatic, programmed or similar entry methods, your entry will be void. The authorized subscriber of the e-mail account used to enter the Giveaway at the actual time of entry will be deemed to be the participant and must comply with these rules in the event of a dispute as to entries submitted by multiple users having the same e-mail account. The authorized account subscriber is the natural person who is assigned an e-mail address by an Internet access provider, on-line service provider, or other organization responsible for assigning e-mail addresses for the domains associated with the submitted e-mail addresses. No greater than the number of prizes stated in these Official Rules will be awarded. If any technical errors occur in the selection of any potential prize winner or if more prizes are claimed than the number of prizes being awarded as provided in these Official Rules, we may award the prizes by random drawing from among all eligible claimants.

Miscellaneous. The Giveaway is governed by the laws of the United States. The Giveaway and all accompanying materials are © 2015 by Next Issue Media LLC and its affiliates. All rights reserved. If you win a prize, you may not transfer, assign, or redeem the prize for cash. We may substitute a prize with a prize of equal or greater value. Each winner agrees (for himself or herself and his or her heirs) that, by accepting the prize, we, along with each of our respective affiliates and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”), will have no liability, and will be held harmless by the winner for any liability, loss, injury or damage to property or person, including death, and reasonable attorney’s fees and court costs, due in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, by reason of the acceptance, possession, use or misuse of the prize or participation in the Giveaway, even if caused or contributed to by the negligence of any of the Released Parties. You agree that our decisions related to the Giveaway and the random drawings are final. Each winner agrees that, by participating in the Giveaway, we may use the winner’s name, image or likeness in any manner and in any medium for our promotional purposes without additional compensation, except where prohibited by law, and we may be required to disclose the winner’s address to state regulatory authorities.

 

Sponsor. Next Issue Media LLC (“we” or “us”), 4600 Bohannon Drive, Suite 100, Menlo Park, CA 94025

Privacy Notice: All information submitted in connection with this Giveaway will be treated in accordance with these Official Rules and Next Issue Media’s Privacy Notice https://www.texture.com/legal/privacy-policy/.

Texture Named Apple’s Best of App Store 2016

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NEW YORK – DECEMBER 15, 2016 – Big honors for Texture. The world’s premier digital magazine app has been selected as App Store Best of 2016 by Apple.

 

 This year’s honor celebrates the most innovative apps and games in the App Store. Texture offers users easy, unlimited access to the world’s best magazine content for one low monthly price.

 

John Loughlin, CEO of Texture, says, “Being chosen as one of the best apps of 2016 by Apple is affirmation of the elegance, depth, and breadth of Texture. Our members spend many hours a month with tablet and mobile access to the highest quality stories, and entire issues of all of their favorite magazines.”

 

Along with App Store Best of 2016 designation, Texture is celebrating the release of its new television ad. As the final week of the holiday buying season ramps up, the commercial ‘Something Amazing’ transports a modern-day Alice into an incredible and beautiful world constructed entirely from magazines. The commercial airs nationwide through January 2017. With an initial multi-million dollar buy, look for it on Direct TV, VH1, E!, MTV, CNN, Fox, and more. Click here to watch it.

 

Jim Bobowski, CMO of Texture, says, “This spot reinforces the idea that magazines are not just content, they are full entertainment experiences.  Every title and issue on Texture weaves together the finest writing and most captivating photography into an experience that delights readers from start to finish. Whether people are looking to get better informed or simply be entertained, magazines offer a premium entertainment experience people can truly enjoy.”

 

Texture is a streaming content subscription service offering unlimited access to more than 200 of the most read magazine titles in North America for one low monthly price, on a single app compatible with virtually every device. Texture offers a high fidelity experience with full access to weekly titles, monthlies, more than 15,000 back issues, as well as original content, exclusives and Early Access to many of the most compelling stories.

 

Texture is available for download on the App Store, Google Play, Amazon Appstore and Texture.com. –  

 

 

About Texture

 

Texture brings the world’s most popular and trusted magazines to life on the digital device of your choice for one monthly subscription price.  The company is owned by five leading publishers—Condé Nast, Hearst, Meredith, Time Inc. and Rogers Media—and backed by KKR.

 

Experience Texture today. For a free trial, go to texture.com.

Remembering the Legends We Lost in 2016

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Paying tribute is one of the things magazines do best. As we remember those who passed away in 2016, we celebrate the stories of their lives.

 

David Bowie 1947-2016

Entertainment Weekly, January 22, 2016
Entertainment Weekly, January 22, 2016

He ch-ch-ch-changed pop culture forever.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Alan Rickman 1946-2016

People, February 1, 2016
People, February 1, 2016

A truly, madly, deeply great actor.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Glenn Frey 1948-2016

Rolling Stone, February 11, 2016
Rolling Stone, February 11, 2016

The rock ‘n roll life of an Eagle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Antonin Scalia 1936-2016

National Review, March 14, 2016
National Review, March 14, 2016

The judge who reigned Supreme.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Harper Lee 1926-2016

Entertainment Weekly, March 4, 2016
Entertainment Weekly, March 4, 2016

Her secret life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joey Feek 1975-2016

People, March 21, 2016
People, March 21, 2016

A country singer’s valiant fight.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nancy Reagan 1921-2016

Time, March 21, 2016
Time, March 21, 2016

Remembering one of politics’ greatest love stories.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garry Shandling 1949-2016

The Hollywood Reporter, April 8, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter, April 8, 2016

A comedy mentor to so many.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Merle Haggard 1937-2016

Rolling Stone, May 5, 2016
Rolling Stone, May 5, 2016

The voice of the working man.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prince 1958-2016

Rolling Stone, May 19, 2016
Rolling Stone, May 19, 2016

His music reigns on.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Muhammad Ali 1942-2016

Sports Illustrated, June 13, 2016
Sports Illustrated, June 13, 2016

What the Greatest really meant to this world.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Cunningham 1929-2016

WWD, June 29, 2016
WWD, June 29, 2016

Long live Mr. Sunday Styles.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Garry Marshall 1934-2016

Variety, July 26, 2016
Variety, July 26, 2016

Hollywood remembers the Happy Days of Garry Marshall.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gene Wilder 1933-2016

HELLO! Canada, September 15, 2016
HELLO! Canada, September 15, 2016

A funnyman’s sad goodbye.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arnold Palmer 1929-2016

Golf Digest, November 2016
Golf Digest, November 2016

A golf legend on and off the course.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

José Fernández 1992-2016

Sports Illustrated, October 3, 2016
Sports Illustrated, October 3, 2016

Gone too soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Leonard Cohen 1934-2016

Billboard, November 26, 2016
Billboard, November 26, 2016

One final hallelujah.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

John Glenn 1921-2016

People, December 26, 2016
People, December 26, 2016

An American hero’s last journey.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Florence Henderson 1934-2016

Entertainment Weekly, December 9, 2016
Entertainment Weekly, December 9, 2016

The story of one lovely lady’s incredibly fascinating life.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fidel Castro 1926-2016

Time, December 12, 2016
Time, December 12, 2016

The last cold warrior bows out.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Craig Sager 1951-2016

Sports Illustrated, May 2, 2016
Sports Illustrated, May 2, 2016

The NBA sportscaster hangs up his colorful jacket.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cover Kings & Queens of 2016

President-elect Donald Trump topped Time’s list. Ryan Reynolds was anointed Entertainer of the Year by Entertainment Weekly. And Madonna came out of nowhere to win Billboard’s end-of-year salute. At Texture, we tallied the cover appearances and secondary stories, and came up with a list of the most-covered personalities of 2016.

 

1. Donald Trump

TIME, December 19, 2016
TIME, December 19, 2016

No surprise here: Being named Time’s Person of the Year, along with profiles of the Trump family (especially Ivanka and son-in-law Jared) and the president-elect’s most visible advisors (Kellyanne Conway, etc.), delivered this win.

 

 

 

 

 

2. Hillary Clinton

New York Magazine, May 30 - June 12, 2016
New York Magazine, May 30 – June 12, 2016

As her party’s first female presidential nominee, Clinton landed her share of memorable covers, but the ugly swirl around her trusted aide, Huma Abedin, and those damn emails created more stories than iconic moments.

 

 

 

 

 

 

3. The Kardashian/Jenner Axis

Vogue, September 2016
Vogue, September 2016

With her appearance on Vogue’s prestigious September issue, Kendall became the most fashionable sister of all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

4. The Obama’s Farewell Tour

Essence, October 2016
Essence, October 2016

They now rival the Reagans for the presidential couple with the most PDAs. They will be missed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

5. Late-Night Hosts

The Hollywood Reporter, September 23, 2016
The Hollywood Reporter, September 23, 2016

Jimmy Kimmel—along with James Corden, Trevor Noah, and Samantha Bee—racked up stories as well as ratings.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

6. The Hadid Sisters 

Allure, December 2016
Allure, December 2016

Watch out, Kardashians. Gigi (left) and Bella are rising fast.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

7. Megyn Kelly

Vanity Fair, February 2016
Vanity Fair, February 2016

Trump slayer. Ailes destroyer. And a must-read wherever she appears.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

8. Hamilton Mania

Rolling Stone, June 16, 2016
Rolling Stone, June 16, 2016

Lin-Manuel Miranda had more than one (cover) shot. But this one’s our fave.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

9. Mark Zuckerberg

December 1, 2016
Fortune, December 1, 2016

As fake news flourished, Zuck grew less elusive, granting real interviews about the state of the world’s No. 1 media company.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. Jessica Alba

Cosmopolitan, March 2016
Cosmopolitan, March 2016

Smart, stunning and savvy: The Honest entrepreneur shared her formula for success.

The Presidential Race Comes to an End

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After the most controversial election in history, the race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will come to a close this Tuesday, November 8th. Have some catching up to do? There are hundreds of stories in Texture about his business holdings, her emails, both candidates’ economic policies, and the key players in their inner circles. Be sure to check out our Political Feed for the most up-to-date articles on the future President of the United States before heading to the polls.