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LA County to require masks at all outdoor events

When the vaccine first became widely available around the US, a sigh of relief accompanied all of those who have spent the past year plus stuck indoors. With restrictions being lifted during the summer and some semblance of normalcy managing to return, it opened up for a new variant to spread. Now, after first mandating […]

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Thousands return to UK dance floors as restrictions officially lift

Restrictions in the UK have officially lifted, and thousands are returning to the dance floor after more than 16 months. As social distancing requirements are removed, club-goers are still asked to show proof of either a negative COVID test or full vaccination in order to gain entry. Full capacity festivals are also marking their return […]

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What the CDC’s COVID Vaccination Guidelines Mean for Families

Any grandparent will tell you that occasional video chats or socially distanced, masked get-togethers on the back porch don’t count as sufficient quality time with their grandkids. What grandparents want—what they have craved—all these long months are big hugs and grins they can actually see in real life. And finally,…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Know If Your Kid’s School Is ‘Safe’

We’ve spent the better part of the past year grappling with what is and what isn’t safe. It’s almost as if the word has no meaning anymore, because nothing short of “no one in your family ever goes anywhere or sees anyone” is completely safe during a pandemic. But while we may have accepted that […]

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Will Living in a Personal Bubble Protect You From the Horrors of the Outside World?

Apparently wearing a small piece of fabric affixed to your face has caused such fervent debate in our society that companies are trying to find new and “innovative” solutions to shield your face. Author Celeste Ng uncovered a real gem when she tweeted about these personal social distancing pods:Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Here Are the COVID Seating Policies for Each Major Airline

Many Americans are planning to travel for the first time this upcoming holiday season but still have concerns about safety during a pandemic. Here’s a look at the cleaning and social distancing policies of each major airline, including which ones offer blocked middle seats on flights. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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Feast Your Eyes on the Best Outdoor Heaters to Keep Patio Dining Alive Through the Winter

With the pandemic still raging on in much of the United States, it stands to reason that we’ll continue socializing outdoors for much of the foreseeable future. In fact, the New York City Council has made its outdoor retaurant program permanent and will allow restaurants to use portable heaters during the winter…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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KAKU talks performing at Taiwan’s massive S2O music festival amid COVID-19 [Interview]

On the weekend of September 5, as most of us huddled around a screen, tuning into whatever virtual festivals were taking place, thousands in Taiwan flocked to a massive, in-person music festival. S2O, Taiwan’s premier electronic music festival, beat the summer heat with massive water cannons and resounding bass. Featuring virtual performances from Don Diablo […]

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KAKU talks performing at Taiwan’s massive S2O music festival amid COVID-19 [Interview]

On the weekend of September 5, as most of us huddled around a screen, tuning into whatever virtual festivals were taking place, thousands in Taiwan flocked to a massive, in-person music festival. S2O, Taiwan’s premier electronic music festival, beat the summer heat with massive water cannons and resounding bass. Featuring virtual performances from Don Diablo […]

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Organizers of upcoming Australian music festival have unique plan to thwart COVID-19 spread

Coordinators of Good Day Sunshine music festival, a 5,000 capacity event taking place in Busselton, Western Australia, are gearing up for the October 31 event. With COVID-19 related concerns at the forefront of everyone’s minds, event organizers have devised a rather unorthodox method of hosting their event with the hopes that it will deter the […]

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Organizers of upcoming Australian music festival have unique plan to thwart COVID-19 spread

Coordinators of Good Day Sunshine music festival, a 5,000 capacity event taking place in Busselton, Western Australia, are gearing up for the October 31 event. With COVID-19 related concerns at the forefront of everyone’s minds, event organizers have devised a rather unorthodox method of hosting their event with the hopes that it will deter the […]

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France eases social distancing guidelines for indoor events with fewer than 5,000 as daily COVID-19 cases remain in the thousands

France has revised its COVID-19 social measures, allowing indoor gigs and events with fewer than 5,000 people to commence without social distancing guidelines. This change in policy comes as the country continues to report thousands of new positive coronavirus cases each day. At the time of the August 26 press conference announcing this shift, France […]

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France eases social distancing guidelines for indoor events with fewer than 5,000 as daily COVID-19 cases remain in the thousands

France has revised its COVID-19 social measures, allowing indoor gigs and events with fewer than 5,000 people to commence without social distancing guidelines. This change in policy comes as the country continues to report thousands of new positive coronavirus cases each day. At the time of the August 26 press conference announcing this shift, France […]

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France eases social distancing guidelines for indoor events with fewer than 5,000 as daily COVID-19 cases remain in the thousands

France has revised its COVID-19 social measures, allowing indoor gigs and events with fewer than 5,000 people to commence without social distancing guidelines. This change in policy comes as the country continues to report thousands of new positive coronavirus cases each day. At the time of the August 26 press conference announcing this shift, France […]

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Germany holds indoor concert experiment to study methods of COVID-19 spread, safety of socially-distanced shows

In July, German researchers announced that they would be conducting an experiment to track the spread of COVID-19 during indoor concerts and measure the effectiveness of socially-distanced concerts. The experiment, which was powered to support 4,000 total participants, took place on August 22 in Leipzig over the course of three separate concerts, and appears to […]

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Germany holds indoor concert experiment to study methods of COVID-19 spread, safety of socially-distanced shows

In July, German researchers announced that they would be conducting an experiment to track the spread of COVID-19 during indoor concerts and measure the effectiveness of socially-distanced concerts. The experiment, which was powered to support 4,000 total participants, took place on August 22 in Leipzig over the course of three separate concerts, and appears to […]

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Germany holds indoor concert experiment to study methods of COVID-19 spread, safety of socially-distanced shows

In July, German researchers announced that they would be conducting an experiment to track the spread of COVID-19 during indoor concerts and measure the effectiveness of socially-distanced concerts. The experiment, which was powered to support 4,000 total participants, took place on August 22 in Leipzig over the course of three separate concerts, and appears to […]

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Kanye West revamps Sunday Service for the COVID-19 era at Wyoming ranch

Amid his ongoing 2020 run (jaunt?) for president, Kanye West recently revamped his famed Sunday Service worship series at his ranch in Wyoming, with newly employed COVID-19 safety precautions. Draped in matching red outfits, the Sunday Service choir was filmed in front of a sprawling backdrop of rolling mountains and crystal-blue skies. And while the […]

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