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Germany infection rate rises after lockdown eased, as thousands protest restrictions

Thousands take to streets to demand all restrictions are removed, despite experts warning of an "exponential growth" in new cases.

Those pesky experts and their warnings.

"The loosening measures were far too poorly prepared." Karl Lauterbach, a professor of epidemiology

And this is in a nation that has handled the pandemic far better than the UK has. If Germany are feeling the effects within days of relaxing their lockdown despite having around a quarter of the number of deaths, just imagine how much worse it's going to be here. People have been partying over the bank holiday weekend, parks have been full and even the restrictions are supermarkets are not being enforced as strongly as they were before.

Posted 11th May 2020 @ 12:06

"I am not alert. I am alarmed."

This thread is important, from an MP that returned to be an A&E doctor during the pandemic.

Posted 11th May 2020 @ 09:56

Game Changer

Banksy actually sent the artwork to a hospital in Southamption where it will stay until the autumn. After that, it will be auctioned off to raise money for the NHS.

Posted 7th May 2020 @ 07:43

100 Dates, the post-quarantine bucketlist

Marie has put together an A2 poster that gives you 100 ideas for things to do once lockdown is over. If you complete a 'date', you scratch it off.

There's unlikely to be a shortage of things we'll all want to do over the weeks immediately after lockdown is lifted but this will be a nice way to commemorate any effort you put into doing a bunch of different things instead of just getting back to the daily grind.

Price: CA$35+

Posted 5th May 2020 @ 10:54

Photos of Arizona, the Grand Canyon state

Stunning photos of a state I've visited only to see the Hoover Damn and the Grand Canyon. One of those places I'd love to spend more time exploring. Even the Grand Canyon itself, I've only ever been to the the King of Rome. This time, they have an episode on his teammate, Daniele De Rossi.

At one point they're talking about his goals and I had to look a few of them up to remind myself, but then they mentioned one he scores against Juventus as the Stadio Olimpico, which I was there to watch! While his goal was the equaliser, Roma lost 1-3. Despite the result, it felt like a once in a lifetime experience, especially as it's the only time I got to see Totti play live.

Posted 4th May 2020 @ 13:14

Climate history timeline since 1830

Informative website on how we've got to where we are today with climate change.

Posted 1st May 2020 @ 09:47

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