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How to Follow the NHL’s Stanley Cup Final on Flipboard

The 2017 Stanley Cup final begins Monday night with a classic matchup: the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins, coming off an epic double overtime Game 7 victory in the Eastern Conference final against the Ottawa Senators, face the upstart Nashville Predators, who are in the final for the first …

Your Coffee Is From Where? California?

GOLETA, Calif. — There is a new crop growing in Southern California’s famous avocado groves — coffee.<p>About two dozen farms between San Diego and here, just outside of Santa Barbara, are nurturing coffee bushes under the canopies of old avocado trees, in what may be the first serious effort in the …

Coffee

Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs

Southern rock pioneer fused country blues with San Francisco-style extended improvisation, creating a template for countless jam bands to come<p>The …

Music

The Week in Review: Manchester Terror Attack

Twenty-two people died and 120 were injured on Monday, after suicide bomber Salman Abedi targeted an Ariana Grande concert at the U.K.’s Manchester Arena. ISIS later claimed responsibility for the attack.<p>Many of the victims were children, the youngest was eight-years-old. The device contained …

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of May 22, 2017)

Terror hit the U.K. this week when suicide bomber Salman Abedi attacked the Manchester Arena at the end of an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 people. ISIS later took responsibility. Police arrested 11 people in the days following and the threat level was raised.<p>President Donald Trump was overseas …

The 100 Best Burgers in America, Ranked by Our National Burger Critic

M ost events in life feel ephemeral, the ever-ticking hands of time speeding them through your brain until they become distant memories. Burger Quest …

Restaurants

Five Techniques for Maintaining a Positive Mindset

Disappointments are a part of life. Here are five tips for staying positive when things don't go our way.<p>My great-grandparents, Cleve and Zelma Carder, lost almost everything they owned during the Dust Bowl years. After losing their homestead and ranch, they packed what they could into a Conestoga …

Happiness

Truly intelligent enemies could change the face of gaming

L<i>ive, die, repeat</i> -- the tagline for the 2014 science-fiction film <i>Edge of Tomorrow --</i> describes its protagonist, who "respawned" every time he died in the real world. Critics noted that the conceit resembled the cyclical experience of playing a video game, in which dying resets a staged arrangement …

Game Design

How did the French Open draw fare for the top players?

PARIS -- Whoever comes through to reach the final at the French Open (May 28-June 11) over the next fortnight will have done it the hard way. Why is …

Tennis

The race to build the world’s first sex robot

The $30bn sex tech industry is about to unveil its biggest blockbuster: a $15,000 robot companion that talks, learns, and never says no<p>In the brightly lit robotics workshop at Abyss Creations’ factory inSan Marcos, California, a life-size humanoid was dangling from a stand, hooked between her …

Robots

Kumail Nanjiani Is the Future of Funny

With his breakout role on Silicon Valley and a new rom-com that's both romantic and comedic, we can see Kumail Nanjiani's future will be filled with success and happiness. And much less confusion on the streets. (You'll understand in a moment.)<p>Photographs by<p>If you recognize the caped man above, …

TV

Meet the Real Jared Kushner

He’s a lot tougher than he looks.<p><i>Editor's note: The original version of this story said, incorrectly, that a representative for Kushner did not reply to a request for comment. In fact, an email was sent to the wrong address. POLITICO Magazine regrets the error. It is our policy to seek the input of</i> …

Real Estate

‘Forgive Me’: Manchester Bomber’s Tangled Path of Conflict and Rebellion

MANCHESTER, England — Salman Abedi was wearing a red vest, his suicide bomb hidden in a small backpack, when he phoned his younger brother in Libya and asked him to put his mother on the line. It was about 10:20 p.m. on Monday, and the call was short.<p>“How are you doing, Mom? Please forgive me for …

Manchester Arena

2017 Alt-Summer Movie Preview: Haunted Dolls, Docs and Tupac

Horror flicks, hot docs and a long-awaited hip-hop biopic – your alternative guide to what to see at a theater near you this summer<p>Wim Wenders' 1999 …

Movies

Alternately charming and boorish, Trump plays the role of a lifetime overseas

TAORMINA, Italy — Little matters more to Donald Trump, the brander-turned-American president, than imagery. Trump staffed his government out of central casting, and this past week it was time for him to audition for his role: leader of the free world.<p>In Washington, Trump is mostly seen only when he …

Donald Trump

Everything coming to Netflix, Hulu, Amazon and HBO in June

Season finales galore<p>It’s a good month for comedy.<p>[<b>Warning:</b> The following contains spoilers for the end of <i>Orange is the New Black’</i>s fourth season.]<p><i>Orange is the Black’</i>s fourth season ended on pretty big cliffhanger that has been teased as a main focal point for its upcoming fifth season: Did Diaz …

Netflix

How to Follow the French Open on Flipboard

At this year’s French Open, it’s more about who’s not there than who is.<p>So much has happened since the Australian Open in January and not just in the tennis world.<p>Roger Federer, who won the men’s singles at the Australian Open in a stunning late-career revival, decided to concentrate this summer on …

Gregg Allman: A Life in Pictures

Rock Music

Get hyped for this year’s total solar eclipse by watching a partial one seen from space

A small preview of the Great American Eclipse<p>On August 21st, the United States will have an epic front row seat to a total solar eclipse — one that can be seen from the coasts of South Carolina to Oregon. Because of the country’s unique vantage point, the event has been appropriately named the …

Astronomy

The 20 Best Mountain Towns in America

When the lifts shut down in America’s mountain towns, out come the flip-flops, microbrews, and inner tubes. For a real recharge this summer, spend …

7 Budget-Friendly Ways to Remodel a Kitchen

There’s no denying it – a kitchen remodel is an assault on your wallet. In a survey of more than 4,800 kitchen remodels, HomeAdvisor found that the …

Renovations

You Won't Be Able To Resist These S'mores Recipes

Summer can't come fast enough.<p>Posted on May 26, 2017, 17:00 GMT<p>These four s'mores recipes are a fun take on the old classic. Whether you're a peanut butter fan, chocolate chip cookie fanatic, or a sandwich cookie lover, these recipes are sure to please!<p>Nifty<p>PEANUT BUTTER CUP<p>INGREDIENTS<p>Graham …

Dessert

Incredible winning images revealed in the 2016 Travel Photographer of the Year contest

Photography

Is Jack Sock America's Next Great Hope in Men's Tennis?

15th-ranked player in the world looks to deliver U.S. a men's Grand Slam title for first time since 2003<p>As the French Open gets set to begin, the …

Tennis

The 6 Best Dermatologist-Approved Sunscreens for Summer

Summer is almost here, and while the season is synonymous with rosé-filled weekends spent poolside for some, or riding waves for others, it also recalls the often-dreaded task of applying and reapplying layers of thick sunscreen for all. And with Memorial Day weekend on the horizon and plenty of …

Skin Care

Fidget spinners, ranked by design

In this strange new world, there are those who fidget spin and there are those who wish this toy trend would run its course already, oh my god.<p>For those in the former group, a boring fidget spinner will not do. Lucky for them, there are hundreds of options on Amazon boasting impressive spin times …

Amazon

Stories of New Orleans: As Monuments Go Down, Family Histories Emerge

NEW ORLEANS — The debate over the removal of four Confederate-era monuments has stewed here for nearly two years, longer than the city was under Confederate control, and it has not abated with the removal of the last: the statue of Robert E. Lee, plucked off its pedestal on Friday afternoon. On …

Black History

Egg freezing, so hot right now

Facebook started the trend. Now more than a dozen tech firms offer benefits that pay for female staff to put their eggs on ice.<p>When Leslie Kennedy landed a job at Facebook and moved from New York to California, she hadn't given much thought to having a family. She was 30, single and focused on her …

Silicon Valley

8 summer books to read on the beach this Memorial Day Weekend

While summer will not officially begin until late June (the exact date depends on your time zone), Memorial Day Weekend has generally been understood …

Books

‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 7: Watch The Explosive First Trailer

After months and months of waiting, the official ‘Game of Thrones’ season 7 trailer is here. This trailer proves that season 7 is going to be the …

Game of Thrones