Category Archives: NY Times


Mar

24

2017

I Loved My Grandmother. But She Was a Nazi.

Op-Ed Contributor By JESSICA SHATTUCK March 24, 2017 My grandparents were Nazis. It took me until recently to be able to say — or write — this. I used to think of and refer to them as “ordinary Germans,” as if that was a distinct and morally neutral category. But like many “ordinary Germans,” they were members of the Nazi Party — they joined in 1937, before…

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Mar

21

2017

How Does Life Live?

“Where does the sun go? Can girls be robots? Why don’t worms have faces?” A little girl wants to know.


Mar

21

2017

How Does Life Live?

“Where does the sun go? Can girls be robots? Why don’t worms have faces?” A little girl wants to know.


Mar

20

2017

Even Penguins Have Children Who Won’t Leave the Nest

By NICHOLAS BAKALAR March 20, 2017 Galápagos penguin chicks have it good. Even when they are old enough to hunt on their own, they beg their parents for food — and the parents give in. Recently researchers in the Galápagos watched as fully fledged birds squeaked and pleaded until their parents turned to them and regurgitated a meal into their mouths. One big young bird, recorded on…

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Mar

20

2017

More Grandparents Than Ever

Since 2001 the number of grandparents has grown by 24 percent, partly as a result of the aging of the baby boom generation.



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