"The libido isn’t just persevering in quarantine; it’s loudly insisting." Trending during the pandemic: virtual sext bunkers.
At the Germany-Denmark border—closed two weeks ago for the pandemic—an elderly couple (safely) meets to chat.
Remembering the 2009 Alexander McQueen show that changed the future of fashion.
"The non-pharmacological components of a good club." For architects, 250 things you should know.

Fou yellowish orange. One-on-one clear blue. Tractive barbie pink. Farraginous nice blue. Scrubby pale rose. Jerking grapefruit.

Overly descriptive color palettes.

↩︎ colors.lol
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"Corona is the cure." British white supremacists posing as Extinction Rebellion post eco-fascist propaganda.
On pretense of pandemic, Hungary's Orban is granted sweeping new powers, becoming the dictator he always wanted to be.

Salles was at sea in a sub when his father died, but the news was kept from him until he had finished his 60-day mission. He believes current submariners will likely only be told of the pandemic as they head back to port, in the final two days of their mission.

Submariners are likely among the last pockets of people who are unaware of the coronavirus.

↩︎ The Los Angeles Times
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India is the top source of drug ingredients. The White House wants restrictions lifted amid fears of a US drug supply shortage.
In case this applies to your stay-at-home situation: How to arrange your home to get a stronger wifi signal.

A poem for your week: Dorothea Lasky's "I Like Weird Ass Hippies." Readable version here.

A round-up of people doing good deeds during the pandemic.

Worth the click-thru. Related, in case you missed it, "Some Good News with John Krasinski."

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The world’s biggest condom producer, based in Malaysia, says the lockdown will cause a widely-felt shortage.
"12 million gloves, 130,000 N95 masks, 1.7 million surgical masks." America is airlifting in medical supplies.
Corporate conglomerates are interpreting "social distancing" with logo redesigns.
While media consumption is up generally, podcast consumption is down, perhaps because people aren't commuting.
For researchers who study boredom, this is a "once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hopefully learn some really important things."

It is extremely difficult to predict how many of the 164.4 million people who report working for pay at any point during the previous year... will experience reduced hours or earnings as a result of the current coronavirus-related economic slowdown. 

Who are the workers most likely to need emergency income support during the coronavirus crisis?

↩︎ Econofact
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Why to pay people to stay home: the history of livestock epidemics shows quarantine combined with financial incentives works best.