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Annie Colbert

Police in UK dye blue lagoon black to ward off pesky influencers who should be staying home

If you dye it, they will not come.

Police in Buxton, England found a clever way to prevent would-be influencers from flocking to the town's Instagrammable Caribbean-blue quarry lake — they dumped buckets of black dye in the water and called it a day.

According to a Facebook post by the local police department, they'd received calls complaining of people gathering at the picturesque "Blue Lagoon." The UK government instituted a stay-at-home order last week to combat the on-going...


College basketball's 'greatest of all time' bracket: Final Four breakdown

ESPN.com panelists share their thoughts and opinions on the Final Four.


Siobhan Neela-Stock

Striking photos show empty landmarks around the world

Coronavirus has created a new normal, and it's quieter and far less crowded. 

With more than one-third of the world's population hunkered down indoors, once-bustling international landmarks and attractions are now vacant. The near-total absence of people has allowed for extraordinary photographs that show some of world's most celebrated places as quiet shadows of their pre-COVID-19 existences. 

While it may be tempting to go out to visit historical sites near you, it's best to stay away...

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Kim Lyons

Latest OnePlus 8 leaks reveal “Interstellar Glow” and other colors

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A pair of leaks shows renders for the upcoming OnePlus 8 series that include a slate of new colors, including a purplish-red one called Interstellar Glow. WinFuture and Ishan Agarwal both posted images of the new colors, which also include a Glacial Green and Onyx Black, according to Agarwal.

#OnePlus8 Official Renders have leaked! I know what the marketing name for these colours will be:
-Interstellar Glow
-Glacial Green
-Onyx Black
Looks amazing in my opinion!...

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An Artist Drew Humanlike Versions Of Mufasa, Scar, And Simba...And Suddenly I’m A Furry, Y’all

I’m 99.9% sure you’ve never seen Mufasa look this sexy.

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Thomas Fuller

How Much Should the Public Know About Who Has the Coronavirus?

Amid calls for more transparency, a debate is raging among public health experts over how much data on the spread of the virus should be released.


Morgan Sung

Museum asks people to recreate art from household items while social distancing and it's delightful

Most people are staying at home, but that doesn't mean we can't appreciate good art. 

To combat the spread of the coronavirus, the state of California issued a stay at home order last week. That means that all non-essential businesses, including museums, have to close for the foreseeable future. To keep the appreciation for the arts alive, the Getty Museum in Los Angeles asked people to recreate their favorite works of art using household objects. 

After all, it's not like anyone was doing...

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Bill de Blasio: New York City only has enough medical supplies to last through the week

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told CNN's Jake Tapper Sunday that the city, which has become the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak in the US, only has enough medical supplies to last through the week.

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If You Think You're Fashionable, You Should Have No Problem Acing This Checklist

Trends come and go, but did you stand the test of time?

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Everyone And Their Mother Is Baking Bread During The Quarantine So Here Are A Bunch Of Recipes

When "let's get this bread" is about actual bread.

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Annie Colbert

Turn off your Screen Time notifications for your own good

Let me make this incredibly clear *clears throat*:

Turn off your iPhone Screen Time notifications. Go ahead, do it. It's OK. 

When every day of coronavirus social distancing feels like a Tuesday on repeat, the weekly iPhone Screen Time alert is one way to know it's actually Sunday. And friends, it's a brutal reality to wake up to when all you wanted to do was make pancakes and finish Tiger King. 

Each Sunday morning, your iPhone lights up with a notification. No, it's not a...

The Verge

Kim Lyons

FDA approves Battelle’s process to decontaminate N95 face masks but limits it to 10,000 per day

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The Food and Drug Administration has approved the limited use of a process that would clean much-needed N95 protective face masks and allow them to be reused, the agency said in a release. Columbus-Ohio based Battelle uses a “vapor phase hydrogen peroxide” process to decontaminate the masks being used by healthcare providers and others to protect against the spread of COVID-19. Battelle says its Critical Care Decontamination...

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Millions Of People Will Get Sick And The US Is On Track For 100,000 Deaths Because Of The Coronavirus, Fauci Says

“We got a serious problem in New York, we have a serious problem in New Orleans, and we’re going to be developing serious problems in other areas.”

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29 Korean Dramas That'll Keep You Entertained While You're Social Distancing

So much to watch, so *much* time — amirite?

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Graham MacAree

With New York locked down, the dinosaurs have returned to Yankee Stadium

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“Nature is taking back the fields.”

Look down into the playing field of Yankee Stadium these days and you’re in for a surprise – not just a clear view of the grass and dirt, but herds of grazing hadrosaurs, scurrying ornithomimids and awesome sauropods.

Under New York’s lockdown, aimed at preventing the further spread of Covid-19, all public gatherings, including sports, have been banned. Yankee Stadium’s hundreds of rows of seating...


Graham MacAree

SB Nation reviews: Adrián Beltré

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On Dec. 17, 2004, a fallen American League powerhouse scored a free agent coup. Adrián Beltré was 25 years old and was coming off a .334/.388/.629 season with the Los Angeles Dodgers. True, his production since reaching the majors as a teenager had been erratic, but his 2004 was the long-awaited breakout. He didn’t land the NL MVP award, because Barry Bonds existed, but he had Arrived.

The Seattle Mariners were thrilled to land Beltré on a $64...

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