Roll with it - beating the coronavirus toilet roll shortage with bidets

Roll with it - beating the coronavirus toilet roll shortage with bidets

Bidet toilet attachments and spray sales have been booming in the United States, according to a San Francisco based bidet supplier on Wednesday, as concerned shoppers have been emptying toilet roll supplies amid the coronavirus outbreak.
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Food shortages caused by COVID-19 lockdown threaten vulnerable children in Afghanistan

Soaring food prices caused by Afghanistan's coronavirus lockdown threatened large parts of the population struggling to feed themselves
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The ‘Tiger King’ may be in prison, but the ‘Lion Whisperer’ is also in trouble

The ‘Tiger King’ may be in prison, but the ‘Lion Whisperer’ is also in trouble

South Africa’s very own ‘Tiger King’, the ‘Lion Whisperer’ says he is struggling financially. Kevin Richardson aka the ‘Lion Whisperer’, is a YouTube personality who is known for his close interaction with lions. Due to coronavirus, his 1300ha gam...
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Gelato shop keeping it cool with tear gas flavoured ice cream

Gelato shop keeping it cool with tear gas flavoured ice cream

A bitter taste common in the clashes between protesters and the police can now be tried in an ice cream parlour in Hong Kong. Sogno Gelato, an anti-government shop in Tsuen Wan, is offering customers the inside scoop with tear gas flavour ice cream.
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Seafood restaurant puts diners in 'bumper boat' tubes to ensure social distancing

Seafood restaurant puts diners in 'bumper boat' tubes to ensure social distancing

An ingenious solution to the social distancing measures has caused the Ocean City, Maryland seafood restaurant Fish Tales to go viral online after its visitors were filmed entering the restaurant in oversized inner tubes resembling bumper boats.
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'Corona-style' hairdo helps raise awareness of disease in Kenya

'Corona-style' hairdo helps raise awareness of disease in Kenya

A hairdo resembling the shape of the novel coronavirus is having a comeback in Kenya. Once out of fashion, the spiky braids are having a comeback as they are more affordable than going to a salon and raise awareness of the virus at the same time.
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Argentinean company develops robot that disinfects with UV rays to fight COVID-19

Argentinean company develops robot that disinfects with UV rays to fight COVID-19

Argentinean company, UV-Robotics, has developed an autonomous robot that can disinfect various environments by using UV rays. The robot can eliminate viruses, bacteria and parasites. Development was completed in just 20 days, so it could assist in...
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Brewery gives away FREE BEER to locals as COVID cuts sales

Brewery gives away FREE BEER to locals as COVID cuts sales

The Willinger Brewery has gifted hundreds of bottles of free beer to customers after they remained unsold due to the coronavirus restrictions. Locals were seen picking up their bottles in the town of Willingen in Hessen.
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Toe-riffic Iranian artist creates portraits with her feet in Sefidshahr

Toe-riffic Iranian artist creates portraits with her feet in Sefidshahr

Iranian artist Fatemeh Hamami Nasrabadi has been using her feet to create portraits of famous figures, including footballers Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, for several years.
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Syrian refugee couple offers free meals to Lisbon's health workers battling COVID

Syrian refugee couple offers free meals to Lisbon's health workers battling COVID

A Syrian refugee couple who fled their war-torn country years ago is giving away free meals to health workers fighting the COVID-19 pandemic in Lisbon hospitals.
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Amsterdam restaurant trials greenhouses for COVID social distancing dining

Amsterdam restaurant trials greenhouses for COVID social distancing dining

Diners enjoyed their meals in small greenhouses at an Amsterdam restaurant, as the establishment trailed new ways to allow customers to eat out while observing social distancing. Waiters clad in personal protective equipment (PPE) brought food out...
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Wuhan's landmark Yellow Crane Tower reopens after nearly 100 days

Wuhan's landmark Yellow Crane Tower reopens after nearly 100 days

The Yellow Crane Tower, one of Wuhan's most famous tourist attractions, reopened on Wednesday after a closure that lasted nearly 100 days, amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Army helicopter reminds Bogota residents of COVID-19 measures

Army helicopter reminds Bogota residents of COVID-19 measures

Colombia’s army is using helicopters and loudspeakers to remind locals to abide by coronavirus measures. Some locals continue to go out, thus increasing the risk of coronavirus spreading. The army hopes to raise awareness with the helicopters and ...
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Coronavirus locks DRC 'garbage' band in music studio

Coronavirus locks DRC 'garbage' band in music studio

DRC band Fulu Muziki are stranded in a recording studio in Uganda due to coronavirus travel restrictions. The musicians are famous for making instruments out of objects found in Kinshasa dumps.
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Firefighters ready to douse with water those who do not keep social distance

Firefighters ready to douse with water those who do not keep social distance

The fire brigade of Santiago de los Caballeros, a northern city in the Dominican Republic, created a "refreshing" way to make residents comply with social distancing measures amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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Remote controlled robots deliver food amid COVID-19 outbreak

Remote controlled robots deliver food amid COVID-19 outbreak

Remote-controlled robots to deliver food to Medellin homes amid coronavirus restrictions. The robots are disinfected before and after each trip.
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Locals rock fancy anti-coronavirus 'personal tents' in Gdynia

Locals rock fancy anti-coronavirus 'personal tents' in Gdynia

The owner of an interior design boutique in Gdynia, northern Poland, has created a range of fancy waterproof anti-coronavirus suits.
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Still groin strong! Chinese Kung Fu students show off their stones following COVID-19 hiatus

Still groin strong! Chinese Kung Fu students show off their stones following COVID-19 hiatus

A Kung Fu gym in Zibo has opened up its doors after a brief hiatus during the pandemic, and its residents were quick to pick up where they left off - with their scrotums. Footage shows students, aided by a Kung Fu master, swinging heavy loads of b...
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Drone footage captures massive queues at Khartoum petrol station amid COVID-19 lockdown

Drone footage captures massive queues at Khartoum petrol station amid COVID-19 lockdown

Massive queues are forming at Khartoum’s petrol stations, as Sudan is hit by fuel shortages amid the coronavirus lockdown.
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100-yr/old patient discharged from hospital after beating COVID-19

100-yr/old patient discharged from hospital after beating COVID-19

Hundred-year old resident of Sicily Concetta Lenzi was discharged from the 'Martino' hospital in Messina on Wednesday after being given the all-clear from COVID-19.
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Indigenous women in Oaxaca craft masks from palm leaves amid coronavirus crisis

Indigenous women in Oaxaca craft masks from palm leaves amid coronavirus crisis

A group of indigenous women in Mexico is making masks out of palm leaves by hand, as surgical masks are scarce and expensive due to the COVID-19 epidemic.
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Berlin parks filled with 'precious' coronavirus-inspired street art and murals

Berlin parks filled with 'precious' coronavirus-inspired street art and murals

Whether you want to enjoy the sun at Mauerpark, go for a stroll at Nordbahnhof park or simply walk under the shade of trees Anita-Berber-Park in Berlin, do not forget to look at your surroundings and pay attention to the coronavirus-inspired graff...
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From baby shields to robots - People in Indonesia respond to the coronavirus pandemic in the most cr

From baby shields to robots - People in Indonesia respond to the coronavirus pandemic in the most cr

People in Indonesia respond to the COVID-19 crisis in creative ways.
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Mexico's 'Batman' patrols Monterrey in his Batmobile, asking people to stay home to fight coronaviru

Mexico's 'Batman' patrols Monterrey in his Batmobile, asking people to stay home to fight coronaviru

Mexican Batman impersonator, Candelario Maldonado, drives through the city of Monterrey, asking people not to leave their homes to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. At the wheel of a car modified to look like the iconic Batmobile, Maldonado p...
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Activists won’t let COVID-19 stop them from protesting, take things to the next level

Activists won’t let COVID-19 stop them from protesting, take things to the next level

Activists are getting creative, ensuring their voices are still heard, even when countries apply strict measures amid the coronavirus epidemic.
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