Gizmodo: How to Watch the Exceptional Perseid Meteor Shower Tonight. http://google.com/newsstand/s/CBIwj87BiS0
Get Ready for the Perseids Meteor Shower: ‘It Will Rival the Stars in the Sky.’ http://nyti.ms/2b65OFR
Teaser pictures notwithstanding, we saw only a few shooting stars on Thursday night – 2 to 4, depending on who’s counting. We were not overwhelmed. But an hour spent watching the stars is still a great way to spend an evening, and to remind yourself of just how small your problems really are.