Cities of the 19th century were breeding grounds for disease. Find out how poor living conditions played a role and how the discovery of the germ led to public health reforms still seen today.
Long day hike to the top of Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, with outstanding views of Vernal and Nevada Falls, Half Dome, Yosemite Valley and the High Sierra. -from Amazing Places on Our Planet
Months ago, Zoom was just a fast-growing startup in the somewhat boring enterprise communication space. Today, Zoom has become a household name. Here’s how it happened. -from Bloomberg
Five filmmakers documented their cities under lockdown in 360. This is what they saw. -from National Geographic
Having spent multiple years in Switzerland, it's time for all of us to enjoy a virtual visit during this lockdown.
Was Emperor Palpatine's Death Star, a Debt Star? In the original Star Wars trilogy, the rebels blew up 2 Death Stars, which may have thrown the galactic economy into financial crisis. -from Bloomberg
Even when covid-19 is under control, the long-term effects of the virus will be far-reaching. How will the coronavirus pandemic—and the way it has been handled—change the world? -from The Economist
What do you think will be the future of travel post COVID-19?
The FT takes you on a tour around the world from dawn to dusk on a single day of lockdown, using web cameras trained on tourist hotspots, construction sites, and more. -from Financial Times
As life on Earth slowed to a crawl, hundreds of satellites orbiting overhead captured day-by-day images of this unprecedented moment in history. -from Bloomberg
As some countries begin to reopen parts of the economy amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, CNBC visits Hong Kong to look at how the new normal may include regular temperature checks and more. -from CNBC
Governments are starting to ease restrictions designed to curb covid-19. But with most of the world still vulnerable to the virus, what's the right way to leave lockdown?
Economists can study the histories of ancient civilizations like Rome to determine basic economic functions in a time before modern financial systems could skew results. -from Economics Explained
With virtually unlimited optional extras, upgrades, and customizations, the true cost of a bespoke Rolls-Royce has no limits. Is that what makes Rolls-Royces so expensive? -from Business Insider
When it comes to Covid-19, Iceland has deployed what medical experts see as the best weapon against the pandemic: testing. -from Bloomberg
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