#isolation

Entertainment | Entertainment

‘She Dies Tomorrow,’ ‘Amulet’ and ‘Relic’ Mine the Horror of Isolation - The New York Times

Three new movies show why this cinematic genre is best suited to the Covid-19 era, when isolation has become not just a way of life, but necessary to avoid deaths.

Health & Fitness | Psychology

How NASA Astronauts Maintain Their Mental Health

Being stuck at home for days on end can be extremely damaging to your psyche. Check out these tips from three people who know a lot about coping with isolation.

Entertainment | Miscellaneous Disney

See Disneyland as You’ve Never Seen It Before: Completely Empty

Disneyland in California has been closed for over a month due to coronavirus, and this video shows the park's eerie, empty attractions.

News | The News

A 93-year-old woman got a massive Coors Light delivery after a viral plea for more beer

Singing the folk song "99 Bottles of Beer" might be how some people are passing the time during the coronavirus pandemic.

Politics | Politics

We Have Been Placed Under Mass House Arrest, Not Quarantine. The Distinction Matters. Here’s Why. 

This was the most historic Easter that any of us have ever lived through, but for all the wrong reasons. For the first time in our history, the majority of Americans were legally barred from worshipping. Governors across the country have discovered that t

Miscellaneous | Stuff

People around the world are dressing up to take their trash out in the midst of self-isolation

Previously mundane chores are turning into a fun public outing in the midst of self-isolation. Just look at the Bin Isolation Outing Facebook group, filled with thousands of photos and videos of folks taking their bins to the curb in fun costumes.

Psychology | Psychology & Psychological Research

COVID-19 and Anxiety: Coping with the Emotional Fallout of Isolation - Alpha-Stim

Experts say to practice social distancing to stop the spread of coronavirus. Isolation can lead to depression and anxiety; Alpha-Stim can help.

Miscellaneous | Other Stuff!

What the NASA-funded HI-SEAS experiment taught me about isolation.

Social distancing, stocking up on shelf-stable food, long-distance communication, and boredom—sounds a lot like a mission to Mars.

Psychology | Personality

Separation Stings: Study Finds Social Isolation May Cause Physical Inflammation

Researchers at the University of Surrey and Brunel University London say that social isolation may lead to increased bodily inflammation.

Miscellaneous | Interesting Stuff

The Infinite Scroll: Life under the unbreakable lure of the screen.

“Phoning it in” means to do something with very little effort or enthusiasm. The idiom seems oddly prescient now, given that it dates back to a time before the internet.