Disney World Is Reopening, but You Won’t Be Able to Hug Mickey

Walt Disney World, one of the largest tourist sites on the planet, has a plan to reopen in mid-July. But the necessary safety protocols — limiting the number of visitors, making face masks mandatory, deploying roaming squads to enforce social distancing, no longer allowing people to get up close and personal with Mickey Mouse —…

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Coronavirus Isn’t Keeping Florida Crowds From SpaceX Launch

NASA has urged spectators to stay away from the Kennedy Space Center for Wednesday’s SpaceX launch to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But officials from cities and counties around the launch site, an area known as Florida’s Space Coast, are expecting large crowds to gather to watch the country’s first astronaut launch in nine…

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Partying on Minecraft, in a Replica of a Brooklyn Club

On a recent Friday, thousands of partygoers gathered on the rooftop of a popular Brooklyn club to hear a performance by Alice Glass, the former front woman of the Canadian electronic band Crystal Castles. The diverse group wore dark green camouflage, electric blue jumpsuits and pink hair, while they moshed with abandon before the multitiered…

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A Deeply Flavorful Grain Salad, Full of Lemony Flavor

I cooked up a pound of dried chickpeas over the weekend, and I’ve loved the freedom of being able to just toss a handful into almost everything we’ve been eating — or at least everything that could benefit from their savoriness. They starred in Tuesday night’s dinner, mixed into a nubby bulgur salad with loads…

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Moda Operandi’s Massive Sale Will Actually Make You Excited For Summer

Courtesy While we’re still uncertain when our next beach day will be, we refuse to believe that summer isn’t happening at all. And nothing will make you more optimistic for the sunnier days ahead than a Jacquemus straw bag, Isabel Marant jeans, or an Ulla Johnson dress. Get all of these designer must-haves plus more…

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Elon Musk’s SpaceX Suit Is Like a Tuxedo for the Starship Enterprise

Michael Bay, the director of the 1998 cosmic disaster movie “Armageddon,” once gave an interview discussing the worst crisis in the making of the film. “Three weeks before our first day of principal photography, I went to see the spacesuits,” he said. “They looked like an Adidas jogging suit on a rack. That’s where I…

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Coronavirus Live: World Updates

Here’s what you need to know: ImagePreparing tables to serve customers in Milan this month. A proposed European Union stimulus package would distribute billions in grants to member states, with Italy getting the largest amount.Credit…Alessandro Grassani for The New York Times E.U. proposes stimulus package worth €750 billion. The European Union’s executive arm said on…

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Coronavirus Live Updates: U.S. Death Toll Approaches 100,000 as Cases Climb

Video Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo of New York provides the state’s latest coronavirus stats.CreditCredit…Lucas Jackson/Reuters Here’s what you need to know: ImageDowntown Los Angeles on May 14.Credit…Philip Cheung for The New York Times California is the fourth state with at least 100,000 known cases. California has become the fourth American state with at least 100,000…

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Instagram Wants Its Influencers to Make More Money

Instagram is beginning to roll out updates that will allow creators to make money directly on the platform, a change that could drastically alter the influencer moneymaking landscape. The company announced several new features on Wednesday, including ads on IGTV videos, digital badges that fans can purchase through Instagram Live, merchandise sales through Instagram Shopping…

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