Showing posts from August 1, 2020


By Unknown Author Briefing saturday New York Times August 2, 2020 at 05:00AM

To Break a Horse, and a Woman

By BY SARAH MASLIN NIR Sunday Review How do prey animals stay safe in a world out to get them? And how would I? New York Times Horses, Animal Cognition, Deer August 2, 2020 at 05:00AM

What’s on TV Sunday: ‘Connected’ and the SpaceX Landing

By BY LAUREN MESSMAN Arts “Radiolab” journalist Latif Nasser hosts a new show on Netflix, and the SpaceX craft makes its return to Earth. New York Times Television, Movies August 2, 2020 at 05:00AM

SpaceX Crew Dragon and Astronaut Return: When to Watch

By BY KENNETH CHANG Science Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley left the space station on Saturday night, preparing for a Gulf of Mexico splashdown on Sunday. New York Times Rocket Science and Propulsion, Space and Astronomy, Private Spaceflight, Motion Sickness, International Space Station August 2, 2020 at 04:01AM

Wilford Brimley, ‘Cocoon’ Star and Quaker Oats Pitchman, Is Dead at 85

By BY WILLIAM GRIMES Obituaries Recognizable by his walrus mustache, the actor specialized in playing cantankerous characters in “Absence of Malice,” “The Natural” and other films. New York Times Deaths (Obituaries), Actors and Actresses August 2, 2020 at 03:37AM

Quotation of the Day: Law to Cut Drug Sentences Is No Help for Some Inmates

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Sunday, August 2, 2020. New York Times August 2, 2020 at 03:16AM

Can Humans Give Coronavirus to Bats, and Other Wildlife?

By BY JAMES GORMAN Science Federal agencies suggest caution in U.S. bat research to avoid transmitting the novel coronavirus to wildlife. New York Times Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Bats, your-feed-science August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

Why a Data Breach at a Genealogy Site Has Privacy Experts Worried

By BY HEATHER MURPHY Technology Nearly two-thirds of GEDmatch’s users opt out of helping law enforcement. For a brief window this month, that didn’t matter. New York Times Genealogy, Forensic Science, Genetics and Heredity, Computer Security, DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid), Computers and the Internet, Cyberattacks and Hackers, Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

Rich City Tykes Swell Schools in Hamptons and Hudson Valley

By BY ALEX WILLIAMS Style New York parents of means are seeking less congested classrooms near their second — third? — homes. New York Times Education (K-12), Private and Sectarian Schools, Children and Childhood, Coronavirus Reopenings August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

How Woody Vines Do the Twist

By BY DEVI LOCKWOOD Science Slowly, scientists are learning how lianas quickly climb. New York Times Trees and Shrubs, Forests and Forestry, your-feed-science August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

Make Pizza … On Your Grill

By BY AMELIA NIERENBERG At Home Bear with us. We know this sounds bonkers, but it really does work. New York Times Quarantine (Life and Culture), Pizza, Cooking and Cookbooks August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

Tentaciones autoritarias: cómo América Latina nos preparó para Trump

By BY JORGE RAMOS en Español La democracia en Estados Unidos está a prueba. Quienes hemos vivido o trabajado en la región, conocemos bien de mandatarios que juegan con los límites de su poder. Adiós al “excepcionalismo estadounidense”. New York Times August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

Trump’s Approval Rating, Biden V.P. Search: The Latest in the 2020 Race

By BY ANNIE KARNI AND ASTEAD W. HERNDON U.S. President Trump’s more sober messaging on the coronavirus crisis didn’t last long. For Joe Biden, the search for a running mate may last a little longer. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

Yasmin Monet Prince, a New Action Heroine

By BY BRIANNA HOLT Style The young British actress stars in “Hanna,” the action drama on Amazon. New York Times Actors and Actresses August 1, 2020 at 09:00AM

Edmonton, ‘City of Champions,’ Readies for a Hockey Marathon

By BY CAROL SCHRAM Sports The N.H.L. chose the small-market, hockey-mad city as one of two “hub cities” — along with Toronto — to host its playoffs. New York Times Hockey, Ice, Coronavirus Reopenings, Playoff Games, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) August 1, 2020 at 07:00AM

A School Reopens, and the Coronavirus Creeps In

By BY ELIZA SHAPIRO, GIULIA MCDONNELL NIETO DEL RIO AND SHAWN HUBLER U.S. As more schools abandon plans for in-person classes, one that opened in Indiana this week had to quarantine students within hours. New York Times Education (K-12), Coronavirus Reopenings, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Teachers and School Employees August 1, 2020 at 07:00AM