Jeffrey Rapkin

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Missing jet's travelers with stolen passports show no terror links

BEIJING -- The passengers traveling on stolen passports on the vanished<p>Malaysia Airlines Flight 370were Iranians who authorities believe were trying to migrate to Europe.<p>Malaysian Police Inspector General Khalid Abu Bakar on Tuesday told reporters that one of the men was Pouria Nour Mohammed …

Ever After

• <b>Author:</b> Kim Harrison<p>New York Times bestselling author Kim Harrison returns to the sexy, supernatural adventures of Rachel Morgan with the eleventh book in the Hollows series<p>Ever After<p>The ever-after, the demonic realm that parallels our own, is shrinking, and if it disappears, so does all magic. …

The Car That Runs On Air

Bringing new meaning to running on fumes<p>For more than a century, air cars have remained a quixotic quest of engineers—an idealistic exercise with little long-term likelihood of entering mass production. As fuels go, air has obvious upsides: It’s ubiquitous, clean, and, best of all, free. But air …

As I Lay Dying Frontman Pleads Guilty in Murder for Hire Plot

Tim Lambesis, the frontman for metalcore band As I Lay Dying, has pleaded guilty to his role in a murder-for-hire plot, admitting Tuesday that he had …

Bitcoin backers not deterred by Mt. Gox collapse

As Mt. Gox smolders amid accusations that the Tokyo exchange somehow let nearly $400 million worth of bitcoins simply vanish into thin air, local bitcoin supporters Tuesday rallied behind the beleaguered virtual currency.<p>Bitcoin user Cole Albon of San Francisco said Mt. Gox's well-publicized …

Gays in Uganda 'At Risk' After Tabloid Publishes List

Gay individuals and those who were said to be gay in a Uganda tabloid report today could be "at risk in their local community," according to a human …

Vogue India Finds a Home on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / February 25, 2014<p>When Priya Tanna was hired, at 32, to helm Vogue India in 2007, she was one of the youngest editors running an …

Classical music explodes, both in sales and in expanding boundaries

Classical music is becoming the new pop.<p>As the music world reels from declining sales, the one bright spot in the market this year came not from rap, …

Judy Garland’s Children Will Reunite for ‘Wizard of Oz’ Tribute

To celebrate the 75th anniversary of <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>, Judy Garland’s three children (Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft) are reuniting this …

St. Vincent completes Annie Clark’s transformation into art-rock pop star

Mere seconds into St. Vincent’s new, bracingly brilliant self-titled album, it becomes clear that the defining moment of Annie Clark’s career is no …

‘Midnight Rider’ May Not Have Been Allowed to Shoot During Fatal Crash

The accident that killed one crewmember and injured several others on the set of the Gregg Allman biopic <i>Midnight Rider</i> may not have been given proper …

New ‘Game of Thrones’ Posters Tease Ominous New Season

The Lannister family was firmly in control of the Seven Kingdom when <i>Game of Thrones</i> wrapped up its third season, with the heads of the Stark family …

Coldplay Ease Into Chilly New Track ‘Midnight’

With zero context, Coldplay have released a new song, “Midnight.”<p>The group has yet to announce a new album or any other release for 2014, and their …

band crush: september girls

There's a lot of things to love about September: the switch from iced coffee to hot, the leaves about to change, and the chance to bust out the …

Whiteboards

Coldplay: "Midnight"

<i>Photo by Anton Corbijn</i><p>Coldplay's most recent record, <i>Mylo Xyloto</i>, was released back in 2011. Today they've shared the first hint at a new record via the atmospheric video for "Midnight" (which seems to suggest that Chris Martin has spent a fair amount of time with <i>Bon Iver</i>...) The video was directed …

St. Vincent

Annie Clark (a.k.a. St. Vincent) isn’t just a great songwriter. She’s a great song dissector, breaking down pop’s essential rhythmic, melodic and …

Photographers Find Creative Ways to Deal With Irritating Potholes

Potholes are the cherry on top of winter. A frustrating, dangerous cherry.<p>In cities hit hardest in the winter months, drivers risk flat tires and …

Road Trip: California's Pacific Coast Highway

Travel<p>Strap in and get ready for an exhilarating driving experience along this twisting, cliff-hugging route.<p>An exhilarating driving experience, this twisting, cliff-hugging, 123-mile (198-kilometer) route along the central California coast takes about five hours to complete at a leisurely pace. …

Pacific Coast Highway