Jeffrey Rapkin

26 Added | 1 Magazine | @rapkin | Keep up with Jeffrey Rapkin on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Jeffrey Rapkin”

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 faces up to nine years in jail and $10,000 fine<p>Tim Lambesis, the frontman for metalcore band As I Lay Dying, has pleaded guilty to his …

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 …

Bitcoin

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 is blowing up

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, …

Piano

Judy Garland's Children Will Reunite for 'Wizard of Oz' Tribute

Liza Minnelli, Lorna Luft and Joey Luft will honor the film this weekend at the Oscars<p>To celebrate the 75th anniversary of <i>The Wizard of Oz</i>, Judy …

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

One person was killed and seven injured during train accident on Gregg Allman biopic<p>The accident that killed one crewmember and injured several …

New 'Game of Thrones' Posters Tease Ominous New Season

Posters show the Lannisters alongside deadly phrase, 'Valar Morghulis'<p>The Lannister family was firmly in control of the Seven Kingdom when <i>Game of</i> …

Coldplay Ease Into Chilly New Track 'Midnight'

The group premiered the video at midnight, Mongolia time<p>With zero context, Coldplay have released a new song, "Midnight."<p>The group has yet to …

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 …

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 …

Coldplay

St. Vincent: 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 …

National Geographic Travel