A Japanese robotics company turned its attention to the mask problem and made one that does more than just save lives. The charmingly named Donut Robotics invented an internet-enabled mask that can can transcribe and translate speech into text, make calls, or amplify the mask wearer’s voice.
As sports leagues around the world stumble thru working out protocols that will keep everyone safe, the Women’s Roller Derby League surprised everyone with their sensible & straightforward plan.
Of course the Parisians have figured out how to keep everyone socially distanced and look cool doing it.
Coronavirus fashion is now a thing.
Covid-19 has reached the remote jungles of the Peruvian Amazon where there are now six cases among the Nahua tribe who have been living in voluntary isolation since first contact in the 1980s.
Melbourne police were tipped off when someone came into a KFC at 1:30 am and placed a “suspiciously huge order.” Following the car home, they broke up a party in violation of group gatherings and handed out $26k in fines.
Refrigerators stocked with free food are popping up all over Oakland. “Take what you want, leave what you don’t.” The fridges are part of the Town Fridge volunteer network to feed those in need.
A Japanese Inn bought some grapes for $12,200.
Florida’s command center for statewide emergencies (such as Covid) shut down on Thursday after 12 staffers tested positive for . . . Covid.
Just when you think it can’t get any worse we learn that a squirrel in Colorado tested positive for the bubonic plague.
Trump supporters are getting fed up with the candidate’s pushy text messages. “Pres. Trump texted & YOU didn’t respond. Don’t let him down AGAIN.” Unsubscribe.
Scientists looking up determined that an Andean condor can fly 100 miles without flapping its wings.
Scientists looking down figured out how to make a camera small enough to put on the back of a beetle so they can see things from their perspective.
Scientists looking way up found the oldest star so they could confirm the age of the universe. Happy 13.8 billion years!
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