Week 202015

The Costly Toll of Not Shutting Down Spring Break Earlier
People got sick — and some died — after attending crowded parties and theme parks in Florida as the coronavirus spread.
The Impact Of Coronavirus On Global Activity – Fitbit Blog
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, it has impacted the physical activity levels of millions of Fitbit users around the globe. Find out how.
Heeft Ryanne van Dorst (DOOL) nog niet genoeg van zichzelf laten zien?
De gedroomde lancering op Roadburn viel in het water, maar Ryanne van Dorst’s DOOL brengt vandaag wel gewoon zijn tweede album uit. Summerland, een mysterieus album vol duistere metaforen. Hoe verhoudt het zich tot de grote bek van vroeger en de nieuwsgierige tv-host die ze tegenwoordig ook is?
World cities turn their streets over to walkers and cyclists
From Berlin to Bogotá there are new footpaths and bike lanes – but not in London
Open Source Virtual Background
Zoom’s most interesting feature is the “Virtual Background” support which allows users to replace the background behind them in their webcam video feed with any image [..] It turns out we can actually get pretty decent results with off the shelf, open source components and just a little of our own code.
Our Government Runs on a 60-Year-Old Coding Language, and Now It’s Falling Apart
Retired engineers are coming to the rescue
6 Rules for Staying Active During a Pandemic | Outside Online
Tricks to making your home workout as easy—and productive—as possible
The Queen Of England Gives A Speech In A Green Dress..
And The Photoshoppers Know What To Do (35 Pics)
What We Can Learn from Studying Older Marathoners
New lab data from a record-setting 59-year-old offers insights on how we age—and, potentially, how to avoid it
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How To Make Life Easier When Using Git — Smashing Magazine
If you use Git every day and feel like it’s a juggling act, then here are some tricks and tips to help make your life a bit easier.
Belgisch onderzoek: fietsen, joggen of wandelen doe je best niet achter elkaar in tijden van corona
Wie tijdens het bewegen ademt, hoest of niest, creëert namelijk een wolk van druppels achter zich die verder reikt dan 1,5 meter, legt professor Bert Blocken uit aan HLN.
Himalayas visible for first time in 30 years as pollution levels in India drop
As the lockdown to stop the spread of coronavirus in India continues, pollution levels across much of the country have dropped sharply. Now some residents in northern India say they can see the snow-capped Himalayas 200 kilometres away for the first time in 30 years.
A dark sense of humor
1918 Spanish flu pandemic: Here’s what the deadly H1N1 virus looked like a century ago
Researchers Push for Mass Blood Tests as a Covid-19 Strategy | WIRED
While it might seem wasteful to test the seemingly healthy, tracking antibodies could show how widely the virus has spread—and who may now be immune.
Netflix Party
A new way to watch Netflix with your friends online, synchronizes video playback and adds group chat to your favorite shows.