Cyber attackers target easyJet | The West Australian

British budget airline easyJet says hackers have accessed the email and travel details of around nine million customers, as well as the credit card details of more than 2,000 of them, in a “highly sophisticated” attack. The news means the airline, which has grounded most of its flights due to …

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Kids Are Grieving, Too – The New York Times

The coronavirus pandemic has taken more than a quarter of a million lives, many of them mothers, fathers, aunts, uncles and grandparents — adults who have left grieving children behind. Many more children will lose loved ones in the coming months. Here’s some guidance on how to talk to kids …

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Burnt Out on Home Schooling?

There have been multiple pits of quicksand on our remote-learning journey, logistically and emotionally. One low point was the day my husband was on work calls from 9 a.m. until 7:45 p.m. in our bedroom. I was about to get on a video interview in my children’s bedroom when I …

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How (and Why) to Use Native Plants

In recent years, the demand for pollinator plants has surged. But most of us don’t have room for a meadow. So where do these native plants fit in your garden, which may not be that big and is probably not very wild-looking? And how do you find plants that are …

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Will Cirque du Soleil Rise Again?

MONTREAL — Until the coronavirus pandemic hit, the Mongolian contortionist Uranbileg Angarag wowed spectators nightly at Cirque du Soleil shows on a cruise ship, contorting her body into a ball and balancing on a vertical stick held in her mouth. For the past 50 days, however, the 26-year-old has been …

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Shopping for Planters – The New York Times

Bringing greenery inside is important if you’re going to be spending a lot of time indoors. But don’t just focus on the plants. A well-designed container “allows you to curate your plant choices to create something that feels special and personal,” said Aaron Booher, a principal at Future Green Studio, …

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Opinion | Stacey Abrams’s Election Warning

This article is part of the Opinion Today free newsletter. You can sign up here to receive it every weekday. Jared Kushner may think there’s a chance the next presidential election could be postponed, but pretty much anyone familiar with election law thinks otherwise. The president doesn’t have the authority …

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Three Poets on Marriage and Female Identity

“Names have a lot of meaning, but I also think that you can create meaning.” — Denice Frohman, a poet and organizer of #PoetsforPuertoRico In Her Words is available as a newsletter. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. What does marriage mean for a woman’s identity? …

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With the World on Pause, Salamanders Own the Road

Out they come on warm, wet spring nights, from beneath leaves and under logs and inside burrows where they have hibernated since fall: a veritable army of amphibians embarking on one of nature’s great migrations, albeit largely hidden from human sight and all too often ending beneath automobile tires. It …

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