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Karl-Ludwig Rehse

Couturier to the Queen

First Scam on the Moon

Apollo 11 was one small step for man, one giant leap for some German philatelists

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The Château That Ate Provence, Part I

The gaudy villa that has French countrysiders in a tizzy

Nanny State

Norland nannies have looked after royalty, rock stars—and even Boris Johnson. His sister recalls the hand that rocked the cradle

Good Reef



The End of Silent Suffering

The View from Here

Hidden Figure

At the Moon launch, NASA engineer JoAnn Morgan took a small step for womankind

Braking News

Supersonic Boom

New York to London could take 90 minutes

Jesus Spotted on Red Sea

Grim Reaping

Forest twice the size of Wyoming destroyed to grow food


Burial Plots

The Man Behind the Craigslist for Sloanes and Squires

“What ho, Nigel!”

Small Fortune, No Cookie

Where’s the Beef?

Veganistas declare war on the faux-meat movement

The Curious Case of the Vogue Grifter

Yvonne Bannigan went from high-profile assistant to convicted felon. Hers is a particularly sad New York story

The View from Here

Yakuza Yuk It Up

Second-Class Goopsters

Thanks to Goop for Men, now the average guy can feel just as bad about his physical self as women do

Viva Zapata

The inventor of the Flyboard channels his inner Tony Stark