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  • Andy Byford spoke for the first time since leaving the NYCT about how Cuomo "undermined" him, excluded him from meetings, and ultimately drove him away: "Even the dumbed-down role, the reduced role that I found myself in, even with that I would not be allowed to get on with what needed to be done."
  • Nature explains why coronavirus spreads so easily between people.
  • Shell will become "She'll" on March 8th, International Women's Day, to show that "with the simple addition of an apostrophe to show that small gestures can motivate and deliver big messages."
  • The Times takes a look back at how various NYC neighborhoods got their names.
  • A Manhattan teen whose bar mitzvah was cancelled because he's under quarantine instead had a "virtual bar mitzvah."
  • How do you tell the difference between the early signs of coronavirus and allergies?
  • Here's a gross statistic: according to a 2009 study, 69% of men apparently don't wash their hands after using the bathroom.
  • Kellyanne Conway got testy with a reporter who pointed out that the Trump administration had not yet stopped the spread of coronavirus, despite multiple boasts about it being “contained.”
  • How do people move pianos in NYC? Here's a great photo piece about it.
  • The Internet Archive has recently expanded its VHS Vault section to 20,000 digitized tapes, making it probably the only place to see That’s My Bush! and watch the Law Enforcement Guide to Satanic Cults.
  • The CDC won't tell us whether it's safe to kiss or do hand stuff as coronavirus continues to spread, so Vice investigated.
  • Here are a bunch of fun graphs explaining how working-class life is killing Americans.
  • And finally, Harlow is a VERY GOOD big sister: