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Celebrity couples who postponed their wedding because of Corona

Gender reveals have a way of going spectacularly awry. Last weekend, for example, proud parents-to-be blew up a bunch of explosives to announce the sex of their coming baby, igniting a ten-acre blaze in Florida — a small-scale repeat of a 2017 gender reveal that ended in a 47,000-acre wildfire. Elsewhere, these ostensibly benign celebrations have resulted in plane crashes ... Read More »

Street paintings of the corona virus

A member of the public walks past a coronavirus mural on a building in Bath Street on April 4, 2020 in Glasgow, Scotland. The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has spread to many countries across the world, claiming over 60,000 lives and infecting over 1 million people. Read More »

Five places that planes can’t fly over

Whether or not they wanted to, airlines are prohibited from entering Mecca and, particularly, flying over the Holy Kaaba. It all has to do with religious custom. Non-muslims are not permitted to travel to Mecca since it is a sacred place for the Islamic faith and centre of the Hajj pilgrimage. Read More »

Big Perspolis fooball fan passes

Mohsen Pourmohammadi, a football fan who was a big fan of Persepolis and especially Ali Karimi, died yesterday. He always talked about his great interest in Ali Karimi, former captain of Persepolis had given his shirt to this fan as a souvenir. Ali Parvin and Ali Daei also gave him shirts as souvenirs. Mohsen Pourmohammadi, who suffered from severe obesity, ... Read More »

Disinfecting Qom

There is much to learn about the novel coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). Based on what is currently known about the virus and about similar coronaviruses that cause SARS and MERS, spread from person-to-person happens most frequently among close contacts (within about 6 feet). Read More »

Cops wear coronavirus helmets

As India enforces a nationwide lockdown due to the novel coronavirus pandemic, one police officer has found a creative way to get the message across.Rajesh Babu, a police inspector in the southern city of Chennai, wears a specially constructed coronavirus helmet while stopping vehicles and pedestrians at checkpoints.The helmet is covered in red spikes with bulbs on the end, just ... Read More »

Use of Robots for University Graduation

University graduates in Japan attend ceremony via robot avatars amid the COVID-19 pandemic. A university in Japan found a way to carry out graduation ceremonies without breaking social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a story published on the university blog. The Business Breakthrough University (BBT University) held a graduation ceremony on Mar. 28 at the Hotel Grand Palace, ... Read More »

Getty Museum

On Wednesday we issued a playful challenge on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to re-create your favorite art using just three objects lying around home. And wow, did you respond! Thousands and thousands of re-creations later, we’re in awe of your creative powers and sense of humor. Read More »

6 illustrations to teach children about coronavirus

Millions of children around the world are isolated at home with their families without going to school due to the coronavirus pandemic.For these children, as for adults, it is an exceptional situation that, depending on their age, may be difficult for them to understand. From the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) they recommend talking to children about the coronavirus “in ... Read More »