April 6, 2020

College Student Designs Face Mask for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The current COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE), but those who are crafty enough have been making their own face masks from recycled fabric at home. The CDC has approved many of these homemade masks as acceptable precautionary protection, but there’s one design flaw—by covering our mouths with fabric, the masks make it impossible for the deaf and hard of hearing to communicate.

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March 23, 2020

Artists Are Sharing Free Coloring Pages to Help People De-Stress While at Home

With the threat of COVID-19 compelling many from around the world to stay at home, artists are sharing coloring pages to keep people creative as they practice safe social distancing. These free-to-download files feature beautiful illustrations of whimsical characters, fantasy worlds, and intricate patterns, making them an ideal stress-relieving activity. Award-winning artist Jen Bartel—whose clients include Marvel and Disney—has released a Sailor Moon-inspired coloring book entitled In the Name of the Moon.

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