Hundreds of rock music fans jam highway leading from Bethel, New York, Aug. 16, 1969 as they try to leave the Woodstock Music and Art Festival. Two hundred thousand persons spent a rainy night at the festival. (AP Photo)About 400,000 people attend the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival in Bethel, N.Y., August 16, 1969. (AP Photo)This Aug. 15, 1969 file photo shows people abandoning their trucks, cars and buses, backed up for 10 miles, as some 200,000 festival goers try to reach the Woodstock Music and Art Festival in Bethel, N.Y. Woodstock will be celebrated on its 50th anniversary, but it won't be your hippie uncle's trample-the-fences concert. While plans for a big Woodstock 50 festival collapsed after a run of calamities, the bucolic upstate New York site of the 1969 show is hosting a long weekend of events featuring separate shows by festival veterans like Carlos Santana and John Fogerty. (AP File Photo)Concert-goers sit on the roof of a Volkswagen bus at the Woodstock Music and … [Read more...] about John Fogerty recalls what made Woodstock so special
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Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Health Subscribe Log In Log In Today’s Paper Health | Is Conference Room Air Making You Dumber? Advertisement Supported by A small body of evidence suggests that when it comes to decision making, indoor air may matter more than we have realized. ByVeronique Greenwood May 6, 2019 You’re holed up with colleagues in a meeting room for two hours, hashing out a plan. Risks are weighed, decisions are made. Then, as you emerge, you realize it was much, much warmer and stuffier in there than in the rest of the office. Small rooms can build up heat and carbon dioxide from our breath — as well as other substances — to an extent that might surprise you. And as it happens, a small body of evidence suggests that when it comes to decision making, indoor air may matter more than we have realized. At least eight studies in the last seven years have … [Read more...] about Is Conference Room Air Making You Dumber?
Cara Anna Associated Press Published 10:31 PM EDT Apr 9, 2019 Magaru, Mozambique — He was haunted by the thought of a small child’s skull, unburied and lost in the debris of a cyclone that had claimed hundreds of lives. Stephen Fonseca stood in a field of ruined maize where a tiny spine had been found, and he wanted to find the rest of the body. But in every direction were scattered kernels and stalks bleached by the sun. At a glance, much of the landscape looked like bones. The stark scene brought home the overwhelming challenge faced by Fonseca, the only body recovery specialist to search the rural Mozambique region struck by Cyclone Idai, since he waded into the devastation nearly a month ago. If a final death toll ever emerges – it is now more than 600 in Mozambique alone – it will be strongly informed by Fonseca’s work in the field, and the quest to name the missing and the dead. The storm tore apart frightened families and swept whole villages … [Read more...] about Quest to find Mozambique cyclone victims takes toll
Cara Anna, Associated Press Updated 2:12 am PDT, Tuesday, April 9, 2019 In this April, 4, 2019 photo, Stephen Fonseca sits outside his tent as he prepares to search for bodies in Magaru, Mozambique. As the forensic coordinator for Africa with the International Committee of the Red Cross, he was the only body recovery specialist searching the rural region struck by Cyclone Idai. less In this April, 4, 2019 photo, Stephen Fonseca sits outside his tent as he prepares to search for bodies in Magaru, Mozambique. As the forensic coordinator for Africa with the International Committee of the Red ... more Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, AP Photo: Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi, AP Image 1 of / 12 Caption Close Image 1 of 12 In this April, 4, 2019 photo, Stephen Fonseca sits outside his tent as he … [Read more...] about In cyclone-hit Mozambique, a quest to find and name the dead