New Yorkers agree that this is the worst place in the city

During the daily rush hour, confusing signs have tourists walking in circles, seasoned commuters shove and shoulder each other as their assigned train tracks appear on the big board. Hundreds race down cramped stairs to tunnels even further underground.  New Yorkers agree that this is the worst place in the city

Opinion | The Coronavirus and America’s Humiliation

At least Americans are not in denial about the nation’s turmoil of the last three months. According to a Pew survey, 71 percent of Americans are angry about the state of the country right now and 66 percent are fearful. Only 17 percent are proud. Opinion | The Coronavirus and America’s Humiliation – The NewContinue reading “Opinion | The Coronavirus and America’s Humiliation”

The Roman Republic Was Teetering. Then a Volcano Erupted 6,000 Miles Away.

“Scientists have linked historical political instability to a number of volcanic events, the latest involving an eruption in the Aleutian Islands.“ The Roman Republic Was Teetering. Then a Volcano Erupted 6,000 Miles Away. – The New York Times

Wildlife Trade Spreads Coronaviruses as Animals Get to Market

“DNA tests show an increase in the number of animals with positive tests for some coronaviruses from the time they are trapped until they arrive on someone’s dinner plate.“ Wildlife Trade Spreads Coronaviruses as Animals Get to Market – The New York Times

A War Against Climate Science, Waged by Washington’s Rank and File

“There is no doubt in my mind that my paper was denied government approval because it had to do with efforts to mitigate climate change,” Dr. Crusius said, making clear he also was speaking in his personal capacity because the agency required him to so. “If I were a seismologist and had written an analogousContinue reading “A War Against Climate Science, Waged by Washington’s Rank and File”