Archive | social distancing

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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Nicky Romero confirms positive COVID-19 test

Even though many countries are reporting lowering numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and slowly returning to some semblance of “normal,” COVID-19 is still proving to be a fledging global issue. An unfortunate reminder that even countries with relatively low numbers are still not in the clear comes with news from Nicky Romero confirming he has […]

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Nicky Romero confirms positive COVID-19 test

Even though many countries are reporting lowering numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and slowly returning to some semblance of “normal,” COVID-19 is still proving to be a fledging global issue. An unfortunate reminder that even countries with relatively low numbers are still not in the clear comes with news from Nicky Romero confirming he has […]

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Nicky Romero confirms positive COVID-19 test

Even though many countries are reporting lowering numbers of confirmed coronavirus cases and slowly returning to some semblance of “normal,” COVID-19 is still proving to be a fledging global issue. An unfortunate reminder that even countries with relatively low numbers are still not in the clear comes with news from Nicky Romero confirming he has […]

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UK government postpones plan to bring back live music events

The UK government has delayed its plans to resume live music events. In July, government officials announced that the ban on outdoor music events would cease, and followed this news with a declaration that, starting August 1, indoor performances would be allowed with the understanding that strict social distancing measures were to be followed. Theater […]

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German experiment to assess efficacy of socially-distanced concerts

The people want concerts back, but in the middle of a pandemic, these close-quarters events can easily facilitate the spread of COVID-19. Creative solutions such as drive-in live music events and “rave in a box” concepts persist, and now, the federal states of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt are funding an experiment to measure the effectiveness of […]

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