Headlines edition

Tuesday headlines: Good news.

"12 million gloves, 130,000 N95 masks, 1.7 million surgical masks." America is massively airlifting in medical supplies. 

Here are some pictures of field hospitals treating patients.

John Krasinski, best known for The Office, offers good news from around the world.

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

Instacart workers strike over safety, Amazon workers walk off the job, Whole Foods employees are staging a nationwide “sick-out.”

Maybe if you’re “essential” enough to work through a pandemic, you’re essential enough to be paid a living wage?

See also: Who are the workers most likely to need emergency income support?

Corporate conglomerates are interpreting "social distancing" with logo redesigns.

Liberty University brought its students back to campus. Now a dozen students are showing Covid-19-like symptoms.

Related: Fox News is worried about legal action after misleading viewers.

Mr. Trump reverses another piece of President Obama’s climate policy, announcing new rules to relax fuel standards.

With a severe reduction in demand, oil prices fall to an 18-year low.

A newly discovered strain of bacteria that eats polyurethane may help tackle the plastic pollution issue.

The world’s biggest condom producer says the coronavirus lockdown will cause a widely-felt shortage.

While media consumption is up generally, podcast listening is down, perhaps because people aren't commuting.

Sesame Street launches a project to help families stay healthy, both physically and mentally. Pulitzer-Winning cartoonist Matt Wuerker hosts a virtual workshop.

"Hunting for stuffed animals" is becoming a popular activity in West Virginia. In New York City, it’s hunting for rainbows.

For researchers who study boredom, this is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity “to hopefully learn some really important things."

“Take heart! Humanity’s been through it before. There will be an Other Side, eventually. We just need to make it through this part, between Before and After.” Margaret Atwood’s advice for surviving pandemics.

See also: “How to Survive This,” a poem by Barbara Kingsolver. Or maybe John Dickerson’s advice to spare a moment for sorrow.

How about a nationwide solution to protect the integrity of the 2020 election?

Gerry is a font made out of gerrymandered Congressional districts.

Record yourself playing along with a neural net trained to "Disintegration Loops."

TMN’s 2020 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes, concludes with a special announcement. Hint: it’s called a Super Rooster.