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Trump can't actually win, can he?

I talked with<p>Republicanwise men last week — sober establishment strategists who have seen many presidential campaigns come and go — to ask them how long the improbable popularity ofDonald Trumpcan last. Reassure me, I said: He can't actually win, right?<p>Their answers surprised me.<p>"It's not …

Government

Stolen violin turns up after 35 years

A Stradivarius, last seen at the office of a virtuoso violinist in 1980, discovered by the thief’s widow<p>The family of the renowned violinist, Raymond Totenberg, had given up all hope of ever seeing his beloved Stradivarius after it was stolen from his office in Cambridge, Massachusetts 35 years ago.<p>…

British museums are most googled in the world

The Science Museum in Kensington ranks on average as the most googled museum in the world<p>British museums are the most googled in the world with the Science Museum coming out on top, new research has found.<p>The capital's theatres also generate more searches than those in any other city, research by …

England

Starwatch: The June night sky

The Sun stands at its furthest N at our summer solstice on the 21st, bringing our longest days and leaving our brief nights awash with twilight which is severe enough over northern Britain to swamp all but the brighter stars.<p>At least we are in prime position for occasional sightings of noctilucent …

National Geographic Travel

Travel

National Geographic Travel

Kylie and Kendall Jenner Visit Dad Bruce Before About Bruce Special

Kendall Jenner and Kylie Jenner continued to support their father Bruce Jenner yesterday, visiting the former Olympian before going out for lunch.<p>The …

Kendall Jenner

The History of Flower Crowns and the Women Who Wore Them: From Frida Kahlo to Kate Moss

Few accessories have aroused such commentary, for and against, than the flower crown, so trendy of late among the neo-hippie festival crowd. Despite detractors, these decorative headpieces, whose history in mythology and art can be traced back to ancient civilizations, show no signs of fading from …

Frida Kahlo

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez Insults Native Americans While Talking to Indian Americans

Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, D-Calif., having just entered the race for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by Barbara Boxer, put her foot in her mouth on Saturday with a racist gesture.<p>While talking to a group of Indian Americans — people with links to India — the politician was captured on cell …

Democratic National Convention

What People Around the World Dream About

An atlas of the subconscious, from Tijuana to Reykjavik<p>The first thing I learned is: Everybody flies.<p>Consider the surly taxi driver I met in Ukraine who, when asked what he dreamed of at night, responded, “I jump and then I fly—higher than the trees, higher than the trolley wires.”<p>“I think when I …

Charlie Chaplin

How Airbnb Works

For years, you've been squirreling away money in your "Paris" fund and hording sick days for the trip of a lifetime. The goal is to eat as many …

What Orange Is the New Black Creator Jenji Kohan Secretly Put on Officer Healy’s Desk

Plus, more eccentric data on Netflix’s prison warden.<p>Who knew, until Netflix’s <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> came along, that the “women in prison” premise, long the province of pulp novels and sexploitation pictures, could be re-purposed for prestige television? By the end of 2013, its first year of …

Restaurant creates plates designed to look good on Instagram

Sure, it tastes delicious, but how will it look on Instagram?<p>Israel's Carmel Winery teamed up with Tel Aviv restaurant Catit to offer the customers …

How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Corporations and governments have co-opted the idea of the ‘social’ for their own ends. Is there anything we can do about it?<p>Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come …

Jill Dillard: Why New Mom's C-Section Won't Keep Her from Having 'as Many Kids as God Will Bless Me with'

<i>After a 70-hour delivery and surprise C-section, Jill and Derick Dillard open up about their firstborn’s arrival. Subscribe now for Jill and Derick’s</i> …

Pregnancy

5 Magazines to Make History Come Alive

The word “history” is Greek for inquiry, which is knowledge acquired by investigation of the past. Scholars interpret this information and study how it relates to humans. Long, narrative accounts of events can get rather boring, but with Flipboard you can read about various perspectives you …

The year 1907: Portrait of an Ojibway, or Chippewa Indian girl. Flashback 127 years into photographic history as we bring you images from the Natgeo archives—see more at natgeofound.tumblr.com @natgeocreative Photo by Roland W. Reed

The dystopian lake filled by the world’s tech lust

Hidden in an unknown corner of Inner Mongolia is a toxic, nightmarish lake created by our thirst for smartphones, consumer gadgets and green tech, discovers Tim Maughan.<p>From where I'm standing, the city-sized Baogang Steel and Rare Earth complex dominates the horizon, its endless cooling towers and …

Rare Earth

Gigi Hadid and 16 puppies make for an epic feature in Vogue

Whether you care about women's fashion or not, <b>Gigi</b> <b>Hadid</b>'s newest feature for the April issue of <i>Vogue</i> is guaranteed to catch your attention. …

Gigi Hadid

Your Creative Calendar: 73 Things To Do, See, And Hear This April

Get ready to say goodbye to Mad Men, welcome back Toni Morrison, and get Furious again, as your Creative Calendar for April ushers in spring.<p>It’s no longer April Fools’ Day, so you can trust that there are no hilarious pranks in this month’s entertainment forecast. Let’s leave the pranks to …

Fast & Furious

Snapchat got more than 400 legal requests for user data in 4 months

In "most cases," the content-sharing app Snapchat says it deletes messages from its servers after recipients have viewed them. But one of the exceptions is when police or authorities come calling.<p>On Thursday, Snapchat disclosed that more than 400 government requests seeking user data arrived from …

Startups

The Life of An International Fashion Model Is A Glamorous Lie -- Trust Me, I Used to Be One

It was after a coked up 13-year-old arrived at the agency with dark circles under her eyes and a boyfriend 10 years her senior that I had my final wakeup call.<p>I could no longer do it. I looked at myself. Emaciated body. Controlled life. Negative thoughts. And the fact that I worked in an industry …

Calgary Stampede

Charlotte McKinney & More: 10 New Supermodels In Their Sexiest Looks

The hottest new supermodels are taking the runways and magazines by storm! Check out HollywoodLife.com’s gallery of these sexy stars looking totally …

Fashion Modeling

Meet NYC’s Best Instagrammer, Sam Horine

Some of the best shots of New York you’ll ever see are all on one Instagram page.<p>There are those Instagram accounts that it seems everyone you know …

Mobile Photography

The Wild Story of the Who's Managers: Inside New Doc 'Lambert & Stamp'

The film recounts how Chris Stamp and Kit Lambert helped turn the band into rock icons<p>In the summer of 1964, two aspiring filmmakers, Chris Stamp and …

The Who

Carol Morley: ‘Mass hysteria is a powerful group activity’

Fainting, twitching, nausea… What is really going on when a group – and it’s almost always teenage girls – exhibit real symptoms without organic cause? Carol Morley explains how her fascination with mass psychogenic illness led to her film The Falling, the story of a fainting epidemic at a girls’ …

Boehner ‘baffled’ as Israel denies report it spied on Iran nuclear talks

House Speaker John Boehner said Tuesday that he's "baffled" by reports that Israel spied on negotiators in the closed-door talks over Iran's nuclear program – espionage that Israeli officials denied.<p>"I'm baffled by it," Boehner told reporters about the news report that comes at a time of strained …

See Miley Cyrus's Twerking Fail and Her Impression of North West

She may be one of the richest and most famous people cruising into Austin for SXSW, but that doesn’t mean that Miley Cyrus isn’t like everybody else. …

Miley Cyrus

'Even God can’t help you here': Nauru refugees describe a life devoid of hope

In covert interviews, refugees settled on Nauru under Australia’s asylum policy tell of fear, desperation and a profound sense of helplessness<p>Refugees who have been settled on the Pacific island of Nauru under Australia’s offshore asylum policy have told the Guardian in covert interviews of their …