Reality TV Has Never Felt More Untethered From Real Life Now that the actual world has turned upside-down, shows like 'Love Island' and 'Billy on the Street' feel even more surreal. It's hard to stop watching. wired.com/story/reality-tv-cor /TV

9 Amazon Workers Describe the Daily Risks They Face in the Pandemic "This job is essential because people need deliveries, but it’s also essential for me because I need the money to feed my family." wired.com/story/amazon-workers /TechCulture -19

Biden's Path to Victory Does Not Bode Well for Voters Like Trump in '16, he coasted on free media coverage. If that's the future of campaigning, America's in trouble. wired.com/story/bidens-path-to -19

Shuttered: For Maggie Steber, Self-Isolation Is a Secret Garden Being stuck inside hasn't stifled the veteran photographer. In fact, she's drawn inspiration from kitchen tools and light flooding in through windows. wired.com/story/shuttered-magg

6 Popular Video Conferencing Tools Compared: Zoom, Skype, Houseparty Keeping in touch while sheltering in place means relying on a video chat service. But which one is most appropriate for which situation? wired.com/story/6-popular-vide /HowToandAdvice /Products/Apps

Thanks to Sheltering in Place, Animal Shelters Are Empty A recent pet adoption boom is the feel-good pandemic story you need right now. wired.com/story/coronavirus-pe -19

Life in Pandemic and Echoes of Soviet Russia Plus: Revisiting the trial of Ira Einhorn, ridding the internet of ghost websites, and testing tigers for Covid-19. wired.com/story/plaintext-life /TechCulture -19

The US Is Waging War on Digital Trade Barriers As Washington tries to take China, Russia, India, and others to task, the world mounts “cyber sovereignty” defenses. wired.com/story/the-us-is-wagi

Trump Isn't Wrong About Investigating WHO A right-wing stunt to pin the blame for Covid-19 on the World Health Organization actually contains a useful notion. wired.com/story/trump-isnt-wro -19

The Race to Develop a Coronavirus Vaccine On this week's podcast, we talk with staff writer Megan Molteni about the efforts to eradicate the virus. We also discuss Covid-19 testing in the US. wired.com/story/gadget-lab-pod /GadgetLabPodcast -19

Modified Sleep Apnea Machines May Ease the Ventilator Crunch Preparing for surges of Covid-19 patients, health care workers are turning to retrofitted versions of devices that are plentiful and approved for use. wired.com/story/modified-sleep /Health -19

Does Vaping Raise Your Risk of Covid-19 Symptoms? There are no studies yet, but reports showing heightened dangers for tobacco smokers and lung damage from vaping are raising alarms for doctors and parents. wired.com/story/does-vaping-ra /Health -19

The 5 Best VR Headsets (2020): Oculus Quest, Rift S, and More Virtual worlds are more accessible than ever. These headsets can take you there, whether you want a standalone, room-scale, or PC-based experience. wired.com/gallery/best-vr-head /Products/AugmentedandVirtualReality /BuyingGuides

Short Fiction: ‘Rules of Special Measures’ by Ben Fountain “So was it really so terrible living without those 800-thread-count sheets, that lovely Danish-modern chest of drawers?” wired.com/story/fiction-rules- -19

14 Tips for Acing Your Next Videoconference Job Interview Prospective boss wants to video-chat over Zoom? Here's how to make an impression when your F2F is not IRL. wired.com/story/14-tips-for-on /HowToandAdvice /Products/Apps -to

Covid-19 Symptoms (Coronavirus): What to Do If You Might Have It Stay calm. Here's our guide to what symptoms you should look out for, and how to respond if you've been exposed. wired.com/story/covid-19-sympt /HowToandAdvice -19 -to

Coronavirus Tips and Supplies Guide: What to Buy (and Avoid) to Shelter in Place Don't: hoard toilet paper and medical masks. Do: make sure you have plenty of food, water, and indoor activities. wired.com/story/covid-19-gear- /BuyingGuides -19

Vote by Mail Isn't Perfect. But It's Essential in a Pandemic Despite Donald Trump's invective, the spread of Covid-19 has made the expansion of absentee voting expansion critical. wired.com/story/vote-by-mail-a /SecurityNews -19

A Lot of People Don't Even *Know* They Should Stay Home A new survey finds that a startling proportion of Americans remain confused or misinformed about the local public-health advice. wired.com/story/a-lot-of-peopl -19

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