● These 30 Regimes Are Using Coronavirus to Repress Their Citizens Dog cages, crackdowns, censorship, surveillance, expanded police powers... Authoritarians are having a moment.
● These Nurses Had to Wear Rubbish Bags as PPE. Now They Have Coronavirus. The nurses shared a photo of their makeshift personal protective equipment last month. Now, like so many of their colleagues, they're sick.
● These Are the Frontline Workers Who Take Over When Coronavirus Patients Die VICE followed hearse drivers, mortuary staff and healthcare workers in Indonesia for a week to understand the challenges they face.
● Wigs, Outfits, Banter: 'Blades of Glory' Is an Underrated Classic To celebrate the one month anniversary of our Corona Film Club, we revisited Will Ferrell and Jon Heder's 2007 figure skating comedy.
● Your Poop Might Be Key for Predicting the End of the Pandemic Looking for the new coronavirus in wastewater could give us a heads up about where the outbreak is spreading – and when it has started to dissipate.
● My Dying Coronavirus Patient Was Concerned About Their Hospital Bill "It's completely abhorrent that this question should even come up."
● Bernie Sanders Changed America The Sanders campaign was mocked, ridiculed and maligned. But five years after it first started, it's clear it has altered the country's trajectory.
● This Photographer Captures People's Secret Self-Isolation Moments Christopher Fernandez has been shooting people through his bedroom window.
● Uni Students on Why They're Refusing to Pay Rent Students across the UK are going on rent strike to protest how universities have treated them during the coronavirus pandemic – and they're winning.
● The Man Delivering Free Weed and Toilet Paper to People in Quarantine "No one is funding this apart from me. With the bud, I only had ten ounces before this was started."
● Here Are All the Times Trump Dropped the Ball on Preparing for Coronavirus The warnings date back to 2017.
● People With Now-Dead Meme Tattoos Tell Us They Regret Nothing Viral memes like Harambe and "Damn, Daniel" can quickly fall into obscurity, but that doesn't bother these guys.
● Coronavirus Is the Crisis of Conspiracy Theorists' Wildest Dreams Conspiracy peddlers of every stripe are increasingly twisting the pandemic to bolster their world views – and to claim that perhaps it's not real at all.
● The Future of the UK's Queer Clubs Is More Precarious Than Ever “We're grassroots venues that rely on continuous trade, so we can't suffer this kind of setback.”
● What We Can Learn from Pandemics of the Past Wondering how coronavirus might change the world? Look to history.
● Warm Water, Garlic, Essential Oils: They Won't Protect You From Coronavirus As COVID-19 misinformation runs rampant, pseudoscience expert Tim Caulfield has been tasked with keeping track of all the bunk.
● Now There's Another Hole in the Ozone Layer. Great. It covers 400,000 square miles above the Arctic.
● A Black Hole's Energy Beam is Seemingly Breaking the Laws of Physics New observations reveal that an "extraordinary" optical illusion on a massive scale is making a jet from the galaxy 3C 279 appear to move 20 times...
● I Lost My Dad to the Coronavirus. We Couldn't Even Say Goodbye. "It's heartbreaking that not a single one of us saw our dad during his last days."
● Bernie Sanders Is Ending His Campaign for President "I cannot in good conscience continue to mount a campaign that cannot win," Sanders said Wednesday.
● Wuhan's Lockdown Is Over and People Are Getting the Hell Out After 76 days in lockdown, Wuhan is celebrating, but the government is using surveillance technology to make sure some people don't move around the city.
● Rental Opportunity of the Week: Rate This Room Out of 10 First things first: you'll have to pay £1,192 per month to buy a bed to put in a kitchen.
● What Are Antibody Tests, and Can They Prove Coronavirus Immunity? Researchers are working on tests that look for the body's response to Covid-19 infection, and politicians keep talking about them as a way to end lockdowns. ...
● Interest in Zoom Zero-Day Hacks Is 'Sky-High' as Meetings Move Online Hackers are turning their attention to Zoom in hopes of selling bugs for thousands of dollars to government agents or other customers.