N.Y.C. Officials Reassure Revelers Ahead of New Year’s Eve Festivities

Amid near-daily protests in the city, officials said there were “no specific credible threats” related to the annual ball drop in Times Square. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/2023/12/29/nyregion/new-years-eve-times-square-security.html Hurubie Meko Original Source: NY Times >>

This NASA crew has survived Mars for six months — sort of

Halfway into a simulated Mars expedition, two men and two women living together in isolation have lost a crucial piece of equipment. “I may have accidentally murdered one of our robots,” said Dr. Nathan Jones, the medical officer for the crew, who described the incident as a “traumatic death.” Anca Selariu, the science officer, joked …

5 Things to Do This Weekend

A selection of entertainment highlights this weekend, including Randy Rainbow’s concert at the Beacon Theater in Manhattan. NYTimes New Year’s Eve https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/12/29/arts/weekend-editors-picks-randy-rainbow.html Danielle Dowling Original Source: NY Times >>