THE BEST Covid-19

Empty San Francisco

Empty San Francisco

In the midst of the COVID-19 shutdown, filmmaker Dan Denegre of Space Race Studio headed to the streets of San Francisco with his drone. There, he captured this surreal and disquieting footage of the normally bustling city all but shuttered. Similarly haunting footage is popping up all around the world.

Megadeth & Electra Come Together

Megadeth & Electra Come Together

Even metal guitar gods are mortal. Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine is playing it safe by isolating at home with his family during the COVID-19 shutdown, so he and his daughter Electra (a monster singer in her own right) recorded a living room jam on a Beatles classic: “Come together! Right now… QUARANTINE!”

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COVID No More!

COVID No More!

Video editor Cut to Black provides a bit of lighthearted relief from the stress and worry of the coronavirus epidemic with a pop culture supercut that recaps the news, then reminds us that we will prevail if we all follow the scientists’ advice and stay home as long as it takes.

StatGear Hygiene Hand

StatGear Hygiene Hand

Designed by a retired NY City paramedic, StatGear’s Hygiene Hand is a keychain-sized tool you can use to push buttons and open doors without touching them with your hand. It’s made from solid brass, which is an inherently antimicrobial metal. They hope to start shipping as soon as May 2020.

It’s Time to Get Good at Darts

It’s Time to Get Good at Darts

Like many of us, entertainer Brian David Gilbert is stuck at home for a while. But rather than sit there and whine about it, he’s making the most of it and using the time to perfect his dart-throwing (and song writing) skills. Our dart-throwing technique of choice? Spray-and-pray.

Hands… Washing Hands

Hands… Washing Hands

“Don’t touch me, I won’t touch you…” Musician Neil Diamond brings a little joy into our worlds today with an intimate fireside performance of his classic Sweet Caroline, but with the lyrics tweaked to reflect the current world we live in.

EDC for COVID-19

EDC for COVID-19

While many of us are staying put to control the spread of coronavirus, there are times that you must venture out to get groceries, medicine, or other essentials. But what should you carry with you while you’re out? Besides the obvious hand sanitizer and gloves, Everyday Carry has some other ideas for a minimal, useful gear loadout.

Coughing Compared

Coughing Compared

While we’re all practicing social distancing, it’s important to know how to handle yourself should you feel a cough or sneeze coming on. This fascinating video from Amayu Wakoya Gena at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar uses schlieren imaging to compare how our breath disperses in different coughing scenarios.

Self-Isolation

Self-Isolation

As much of the world is staying home to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, we’re all looking for things to do while we’re not going out. UK creative guy Rob Wakefield is having no trouble keeping his mind entertained while he self isolates, and took a little of his time to create this amusing little clip.

How to See Germs Spread

How to See Germs Spread

We’ve all heard the advice to wash our hands, avoid touching our faces, and clean our smartphones if we want to avoid catching and spreading coronavirus or other bugs. Mark Rober uses some UV-reactive powder to demonstrate why that’s so important, and shows just how much stuff we touch and leave our germs on.

Duke Cannon PSA Posters

Duke Cannon PSA Posters

To help remind people to use proper hygiene during the horrible COVID-19 pandemic, grooming product maker Duke Cannon Supply Co. presents a series of free-to-print posters reminding us to clean up our acts. In addition to these habits, we’d like to add: Stay the F**k Home!

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