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Friday Headlines: A cave into the future.

A new model estimates that instead of the 23 cases confirmed in five major US cities on March 1, there were actually 28,000.

See also: Antibody tests show one in five New Yorkers may have had COVID-19.

In LA County, the coronavirus is now killing more people every day than coronary heart disease, emphysema, COPD, or flu.

An additional 4.4 million people in the US filed for unemployment benefits this week, bringing the total to 26.5 million claims over the past five weeks.

How the outbreak might swing the 2020 election: In battleground states, older Republicans are at risk of dying during the pandemic.

"This really looks like a causal effect of misinformation [leading] to deaths." How Sean Hannity's show may have helped spread COVID-19.

Gyms should be among the last places to reopen, but Trump thinks otherwise, possibly due to relationships with major chain owners.

What to expect when people return to offices: "largely empty floors, with few if any meetings and elevator rides, and everyone in masks."

Working from home was already on the rise—and other reasons traffic may not return after the pandemic.

Workers didn't leave a Pennsylvania factory for 28 days straight, making millions of pounds of raw PPE materials.

Two house cats in New York have now tested positive for the coronavirus, the first known cases of the disease in pets in the US.

The swell in COVID-19 deaths has pushed Instagram to accelerate plans to roll out its account memorialization feature.

Due to concerns about the coronavirus outbreak, Insane Clown Posse has canceled its 2020 Gathering of the Juggalos.

With no stay-at-home order in place, more than 1,000 people are expected to attend auto races in South Dakota this weekend.

On watching vintage sports broadcasts at a moment when no new games are happening.

"Ten apple varieties previously thought extinct are, in fact, alive and crisp as ever."

Dubrovnik—the shooting location for King's Landing on Game of Thrones—was built around quarantine, using it to keep the port free of plague.

Astounding porcelain collages of human anatomy, flora, and fauna, by Melis Buyruk.

“...after tragedies one has to invent a new world, knit it or embroider, make it up. it’s not gonna be given to you because you deserve it, it doesn’t work that way. you have to imagine something that doesn’t exist and dig a cave into the future.” Björk interviews herself.

__home cooking__ is a pandemic publication, 100 pages of open-sourced art, movement, and activities built on Google Docs and Zoom.

Where early hip-hop relied on samples, today’s rap hits are built by legions of loopmakers trying to create the perfect backing track.

"Our Paths Will Cross Again," a brief series of geometric figures, painted by Stephen Baker.

A multimedia history of US Census questions, tracked across themes like immigration, civil rights, and occupation.