The Mysteriously Low Death Toll of the Heat Waves in India and Pakistan

Many of our assumptions about deaths from extreme heat may be wrong.

#delhi-india, #global-warming, #heat-and-heat-waves, #india, #internal-sub-only-nl, #monsoons, #pakistan, #south-asia, #spring-season, #weather

Spring Now Comes With a Secret Dread

Depending on the arrival of migratory birds for spring to begin means accepting the changing world the birds fly through.

#birds, #columbia-county-ny, #global-warming, #seasons-and-months, #spring-season

11 Quick Spring Dinner Ideas for Celebrating Warm, Sunny Days

Asparagus, rhubarb and peas, peas, peas: The season of abundant produce has finally arrived.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #spring-season, #vegetables

How to Manage Allergy Symptoms This Season

If you act quickly, there are a few practical steps you can take to manage symptoms, reduce allergens in your home and get long-term relief.

#allergies, #asthma, #pollen, #spring-season

April Storm Blankets Portions of Northeast With More Snow

While parts of Pennsylvania received up to 8 inches of snow on Monday, areas across central and upstate New York may see more than a foot before the storm moves out Tuesday.

#binghamton-ny, #boston-mass, #catskill-ny, #massachusetts, #new-york-state, #northeastern-states-us, #pennsylvania, #poconos-pa, #power-failures-and-blackouts, #snow-and-snowstorms, #spring-season, #weather

How to Turn Any Vegetable Into Pasta Sauce

With five simple techniques that pair fresh ingredients with any kind of noodle, you can create countless produce-based meals.

#content-type-service, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #noodles, #pasta, #sauces, #spring-season, #vegetables

Will the Virus Cooperate With Broadway’s Spring Rebound?

It will be the busiest April for Broadway openings in more than a decade. But some of its biggest stars have been sidelined by positive tests.

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3 Spring Recipes to Celebrate the Season’s Arrival

A shaved asparagus salad, roasted chicken and potatoes infused with green garlic, and a bright rhubarb crumble: This menu from David Tanis puts the season’s best on display.

#asparagus, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #poultry, #rhubarb, #spring-season

Where to Enjoy Cherry Blossoms in N.Y.C.

Though the earliest cherry trees have already begun blooming, there are weeks of pink and white flowers ahead.

#brooklyn-botanic-garden, #flowers-and-plants, #new-york-botanical-garden, #parks-and-other-recreation-areas, #parks-and-recreation-department-nyc, #spring-season

Spring Returns

Some suggestions for how to spend the first week of the season.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #internal-storyline-no, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #seasons-and-months, #spring-season

Spring Brings Joy, Even in a World on Fire

In this troubled time, it would be a crime to snuff out any flicker of joy that somehow leaps into life.

#environment, #flowers-and-plants, #global-warming, #happiness, #spring-season

The Dinosaur Age May Have Ended in Springtime

A new study examining fossils of fish suggests animals were wiped out by a massive meteor at a time when they were just emerging from hibernation and having offspring.

#dinosaurs, #earth, #endangered-and-extinct-species, #fossils, #meteors-and-meteorites, #paleontology, #spring-season

Travel Trends for Spring 2022

With Omicron cases ebbing, the industry is looking for a significant rebound in spring and summer. Here’s what to expect, in the air, at the rental car counter and beyond.

#airlines-and-airplanes, #automobile-renting-and-leasing, #coronavirus-reopenings, #cruises, #hotels-and-travel-lodgings, #spring-season, #travel-and-vacations

Mardi Gras, Coachella and Other Events Are Back

Yes. And Coachella, too. After canceling many major events over the last two years, organizers are going forward in the first months of 2022, though there may be adjustments.

#coronavirus-omicron-variant, #festivals, #parades, #south-by-southwest-music-and-media-conference, #spring-season, #super-bowl, #travel-and-vacations

Gnocchi, Leeks, Soupy Greens: What Else Do You Need?

Wine-braised chard and those tender potato dumplings make a one-pot meal that’s perfect for the still-chilly nights of spring.

#chard-vegetable, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #spring-season

Thunderous Plunges and Mossy Trickles: A Spring Guide to Waterfalls

Across the United States, a glorious array of waterfalls awaits nature lovers. And what better time to admire them than now, when snowmelt and spring rains add to the drama?

#spring-season, #states-us, #travel-and-vacations, #waterfalls

A Rhubarb Cobbler Where the Sweet-Tart Flavors Sing

Roasting sugared rhubarb until the juices condense into a tangy syrup makes for the best possible spring dessert.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #desserts, #rhubarb, #spring-season

Birds by the Billions: A Guide to Spring’s Avian Parade

For birders across the United States, it’s a rite of spring: heading out to woodlands and waterways to track down a favorite warbler, vireo, tanager or other bird, many of them migratory.

#animal-migration, #audubon-society-national, #birds, #birdwatching, #peterson-roger-tory, #spring-season, #travel-and-vacations

The 17 Best Recipes Our Food Staff Cooked Last Month

In March, the staff of the Food section and NYT Cooking made the most of early spring produce, while leaning in to easy and hearty favorites.

#cooking-and-cookbooks, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #recipes, #spring-season

Braving Another Spring Break at Home

We may be suffering from staycation fatigue, but maybe a year from now, we’ll long for the days when we could just do nothing.

#coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #real-estate-and-housing-residential, #spring-season, #travel-and-vacations

Getting the Best Out of Thick Asparagus

Wondering what to do with those stalks? Roast them with sweet slivered leeks and salty capers.

#asparagus, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #flatbush-brooklyn-ny, #gardens-and-gardening, #spring-season

How a British Gardening Show Got People Through the Pandemic

#britbox-llc, #british-broadcasting-corp, #content-type-personal-profile, #don-monty, #flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #great-britain, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #spring-season, #television

13 Spring Recipes to Add to Your Cooking List

Celebrate the season’s arrival with dishes that make the most of its best and brightest produce.

#asparagus, #content-type-service, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #spring-season

Colorful Coats for Spring 2021

It’s a retort, one forecaster said, to “too many soft clothes, too many elastic waists. We’re all craving a little structure now.”

#coats-and-jackets, #fashion-and-apparel, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #spring-season

Spring Break’s New Look: Older and Socially Distant

Beach parties in Florida, Texas and Mexico made headlines a year ago for ignoring virus safety advice. Here’s how the travel ritual will look different in 2021.

#colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-risks-and-safety-concerns, #spring-season, #states-us, #travel-and-vacations

‘Stay Alive and Survive’: Ski Resorts Brace for a Pandemic Season

Many have put capacity restrictions in place, even as new lockdowns may spook visitors.

#alpine-skiing, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #lake-tahoe-nev, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #national-ski-areas-assn, #seasons-and-months, #shutdowns-institutional, #skiing, #snow-and-snowstorms, #spring-season, #taxation, #travel-and-vacations

The Lost Spring

For many young athletes, senior night is the last act of the last season of their high school careers, and their days as competitive athletes. But how do you celebrate after the coronavirus rewrites the story?

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #education-k-12, #new-jersey, #quarantines, #spring-season, #union-union-county-nj

How These Students Lost, and Recaptured, the Magic of Senior Year

Yearbook and high school newspaper editors have spent the past few months trying to preserve traditions upended by the coronavirus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #curtis-high-school-staten-island-ny, #education-k-12, #new-york-city, #newspapers, #proms, #quarantines, #spring-season, #townsend-harris-high-school, #yearbooks

Mother’s Day Bouquets: How Five Friends Saved a Tulip Farm From Covid-19

A group of old high school friends moved home and bought a tulip farm, just as the coronavirus threatened to devastate the industry. Here’s how the power of friendship and innovation saved them.

#agriculture-and-farming, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #epidemics, #flowers-and-plants, #gardens-and-gardening, #mothers-day, #mount-vernon-wash, #mount-vernon-high-school, #spring-season, #washington-state

Introducing Rhubarb Bars, Lemon Bars’ Pinker Cousins

With a crunchy shortbread crust and tangy curd filling, this rhubarb-filled confection is perfect for spring.

#cookies, #cooking-and-cookbooks, #rhubarb, #spring-season

The Sound of One Shrimp Snapping

How climate change is altering nature’s sonic landscape.

#animal-behavior, #animals, #australia, #birds, #drought, #fish-and-other-marine-life, #frogs, #global-warming, #krause-bernie, #nagelkerken-ivan, #oceans-and-seas, #puerto-rico, #reproduction-biological, #spring-season, #summer-season, #weather, #whales-and-whaling, #your-feed-science

The Costly Toll of Florida Not Shutting Down Spring Break During Coronavirus

People got sick — and some died — after attending crowded parties and theme parks in Florida as the coronavirus spread.

#beaches, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #desantis-ron, #epidemics, #festivals, #florida, #kinsa-inc, #miami-fla, #miami-beach-fla, #spring-season, #suarez-francis-x-1977, #travel-and-vacations

28 Texas Students Have Coronavirus After Spring Break Trip

A group of about 70 students from the University of Texas at Austin celebrated spring break in Mexico, but returned to find that 28 had tested positive. Dozens more are being monitored.

#austin-tex, #cabo-san-lucas-mexico, #colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #juscollege, #spring-season, #texas, #travel-and-vacations, #university-of-texas-at-austin