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An Alabama high school principal created a parody video of the 1990 MC Hammer classic “Can’t Touch This” to encourage students to stay healthy at school this year. Dr. Quentin Lee, principal at Childersburg High School, wrote the rap himself, including lyrics like “COVID! Is stressing me, all the updates from the CDC. Lysol! Can’t be found, I’ve looked all around this town.” He told Alabama News Center he wrote the lyrics in 15 minutes, then called film director Jaylen Mitchell of City Vizualz to record it. Volunteers included several students, and teacher Jessica Veazey.

YouTuber Uncle Rob does some backyard science.

Just listen to this sweet man’s voice tremble as he repeatedly asks his donkey, “Que pasa?” The entire video is in Spanish but honestly, it doesn’t matter if you know the language, this whole scene is universal. According to the Spanish radio station Cope, the man’s name is Ismael Fernández and he lives in Malaga, Spain. He was recently allowed to move about the region again after reportedly being locked down for two months — his first move to visit Baldomera, the beloved donkey who was being cared for by Fernández’s sister. Watch as the man pats and rubs Baldomera’s head. Listen to the tears start to flow. Then, oh man, the good little burra honks and brays with affection. It’s heart-warming and weirdly moving.

From the Kansas City Zoo, “While we’ve been closed, we’ve still been actively caring for our animals, including adding enrichment experiences to stimulate their minds. Our friends at the The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art invited our Humboldt penguins for a morning of fine art and culture.”


A father and daughter re-create the “Day-O” haunting scene from Beetlejuice.

Puddles Pity Party says, “My deepest thanks to all essential workers stationed on the front lines of this pandemic, be they doctors, dentists, nurses, medical technicians and administrators, grocery clerks, farmers, delivery people, mask makers, sanitation workers, utility crews, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. Stay safe out there.”

YouTuber JennaMarbles is getting better with every try!

Imagine you could go back in time to January 2020, what would you say to yourself?


There’s definitely a formula at play here.

RaisingHeller of the Heller family says, “Solitary confinement does strange things to the best of us and this quarantine was really having an effect. My wife texted me and said, “we need to remake a music video.” I thought that sounded like a lot of work, but her persistence paid off and here we are. Enjoy!”

<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/404483016″>Journey-Separate Ways (Heller Quarantine Edition) Side by Side</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/raisingheller”>RaisingHeller</a&gt; on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a&gt;.</p>

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