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James Hirschfeld He started Paperless Post as an undergrad at Harvard. Ahead of the company’s busiest time of year, the founder explains how he got here

No Secret Handshake Required The Freemasons go public (and put a price tag on it)

Battle of the Sexists Arguments over free speech dominate at Eton and Cambridge

Crystal Clearing London private-equity bigwigs are enlisting crystal healers to tell their wives they want a divorce—and paying them hefty sums to do it

Forget 5G. 6G Will Blow Your Mind Because the 6 might as well stand for “sixth sense”

Little Feat In this New York City miniaturist’s workshop, it’s the pictures that got small—the classic-movie props, that is

Breathing Fire Millennials are taking the coronavirus particularly badly. Is their discontent rooted in something deeper than not being able to party?

Three-Ways, U.K.-Style It’s Netflix/Palace vs. No. 10 for this week’s biggest ratings

What Lies Beneath … A town house collapses in Chelsea as the underground lairs of some of London’s wealthiest residents may be cracking under the pressure

Instagram’s Brave New World Influencers who are computer-generated and who, like their followers, never sleep

I, Coronavirus Trump’s real running mate takes a stand

The King and They Blinged-out Maha Vajiralongkorn of Thailand is losing his God-like status as protesters march in the streets

The Secret Histories Collectors and voyeurs vie for other people’s diaries

Off the Rails The famed Ian Allan Book & Model Shop in London, a favorite of railway enthusiasts, is the U.K.’s latest coronavirus casualty

October 28, 2020

Benched A former Trump-appointed judge (of the Miss USA pageant) has some advice for Amy Coney Barrett

Scandale à Paris The millennial French influencer Léna Mahfouf, whose new book is outselling classics, earns the ire of the Parisian intelligentsia

October 21, 2020

Africa Rising Harvard? Yale? Princeton? A nonprofit program is recruiting Kenya’s top high-school students and connecting them with America’s most competitive universities

Kind Hearts and a Baronet? What happens when an eccentric 74-year-old British aristocrat looks for someone to pay him $23,000 to live with him?

No Spring Chickens Women—most of them single and nearing their mid-30s—are rushing to freeze their eggs as the coronavirus makes finding a partner more difficult

October 14, 2020

Hugging My Pillow A day in the Notting Hill life of the great British actor

Take a Right at the Second Cloud After 50 years, is one man’s dream of flying cars closer to reality?

“Off with Their Euros!” Welcome to Royalist theme park Puy du Fou, the least woke place in France

Party Like It’s 1929! Americans are finagling their way around international-travel bans and decamping to Europe, where the living is (comparatively) easy