This week begins with a last quarter moon in Taurus and ends with a new moon in Leo. Despite the retrograde motion of both our outer planets, Pluto, Saturn, Jupiter, and several asteroids like Chiron, Pallas, and Juno, there’s a steady forward motion to the week. It begins slowly and quickens our hearts as it progresses, like a hike up a long and steep incline. At the summit, the new moon in Leo makes a square to Uranus in Taurus, and what we survey promises imminent change, despite the familiar landscape. Of course, a new moon in Leo isn’t interested in waiting for the universe to bring it all home. Instead, we’re invited to work toward what we envision and take pride in that work, and to call in what we want not with words but with actions.
It will serve us well to consider how we apply our efforts, how willing we are to honour collective boundaries, and how often we’re able to accept responsibility for the marks we miss — despite our best intentions. Mercury in Leo is a proud transit, and it makes several challenging aspects this week. But, Leo magic is more than ego, more than showmanship. This week gives as many chances as we have words to speak from the heart, to align on a common goal, and to create something big and beautiful together.
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Brandon Crawford homered to cap a four-run ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants held their lead in the NL West, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-2 on Sunday. The Giants, who have won 15 of 19, began the day with a two-game lead over the Los Angeles Dodgers. San Francisco now heads home to Oracle Park with a chance to clinch their first division title since 2012.
Von Miller led a Denver defense that sacked Zach Wilson five times, intercepted him twice and limited the rookie to 160 yards passing in the Broncos' 26-0 win over the New York Jets on Sunday. Denver is off to its first 3-0 start in five seasons thanks in part to a soft September schedule. The Jets (0-3) became the third NFL team to lose a dozen consecutive games in September, joining the 1994-97 Saints and the 2007-10 Rams, who hold the record with 13 consecutive losses in the month.
The New York Giants are hurting in more ways than one. Having three starters leave the game with injuries in the first half against the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday was the physical hurt. The mental anguish was just as bad after the winless Giants (0-3) dropped a 17-14 decision to the Falcons on a 40-yard field goal by Younghoe Koo on the final play of the game.
China's drive for self-sufficiency in aerospace and its growing military prowess will be on display at the country's largest air show this week, in an event set against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic and trade frictions with the West. The normally biennial Airshow China in the southern city of Zhuhai, delayed by a year due to COVID-19, will be a mostly domestic affair because of tight quarantine rules. "The fact that Airshow China is happening at all, when the global air show calendar has been pretty disrupted, allows China to show it has returned to post-COVID normalcy," said Douglas Barrie, a senior fellow for military aerospace at the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS).
The New York Film Festival premiere of Paul Verhoeven’s “Benedetta” was greeted by a small group of protesters on Sunday. The biographical drama, starring Virginie Efira, tells the story of a 17th century nun who falls in love with another nun. It opened to wide acclaim at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, receiving a five-minute […]
Carson Wentz had his ankles taped and stayed in the pocket when he moved around. “It didn’t feel great when I did that,” the Colts quarterback said. On the other side, Titans quarterback Ryan Tannehill showed the difference a mobile quarterback can make when healthy.
Life expectancy fell by more than six months compared with 2019 in 22 of the 29 countries analysed in the study, which spanned Europe, the United States and Chile. There were reductions in life expectancy in 27 of the 29 countries overall. The university said most life expectancy reductions across different countries could be linked to official COVID-19 deaths.
Bleecker Street’s sci-fi romantic comedy I’m Your Man blasted off – relatively speaking in today’s specialty market – with a per screen average of $2,139 in 16 theaters in North America (12 U.S., four in Canada). Directed by Maria Schrader film with Maren Eggert and Dan Stevens, it was the rare specialty film of late […]
Mac Jones knew there would be a time this season when he’d feel the growing pains of being a rookie quarterback in the NFL. After two weeks of playing mostly efficient football, mistakes piled up for Jones as the Patriots struggled in their 28-13 loss to the Saints on Sunday. The setback dropped the Patriots to 0-2 at home for the first time since Bill Belichick’s first season as coach in 2000.
Almost a year after the Tony Award nominations dropped, it’s finally time to announce the winners. Amid rising health concerns Broadway (and theater across the globe) went dark in March of 2020 as the world battled the pandemic. Only very recently has the curtain raised on the theater industry, with emotional returns for shows like […]
The long-delayed James Bond film No Time To Die will finally be unveiled this week and star Daniel Craig has said he hopes it will provide a shot in the arm for cinemas following long closures due to the pandemic. The movie, which will be Craig’s final outing as 007, was initially due for release in April 2020.
Bond producer Barbara Broccoli has said she believes that 007 will always be a male character. The head of Eon Productions, who signs off on every key hiring and firing in the franchise, said she will be discussing who will take over the role from Daniel Craig next year.
Children set for more climate disasters than their grandparents, research showsClimate crisis brings stark intergenerational injustice but rapid emission cuts can limit damage Boy walks through a dried up agricultural field in the Saadiya area, north of Diyala in eastern Iraq. Photograph: Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images
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Covid has wiped out years of progress on life expectancy, finds studyPandemic behind biggest fall in life expectancy in western Europe since second world war, say researchers The study analysed data from 29 countries and found 27 had experienced reductions in life expectancy. Photograph: Jorge Mantilla/NurPhoto/Rex/Shutterstock