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For high schoolers across the nation, this is the first week of AP testing. To help students prepare, Fiveable is offering free test prep and tips to optimize remote learning while in quarantine.

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In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Fitz Frames has launched “Fitz Protect,” a line of 3D-printed protective eyewear designed to custom fit each wearer’s face. Frontline medical professionals across the country can sign up to receive a pair free of charge.

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A 7-year-old in Southampton, UK celebrated the end of her leukemia treatment by ringing the “End-Of-Treatment Bell” from home, banging together pots and pans in her kitchen while onlookers cheered her on via Zoom. Congrats Edith!

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Over the weekend, John Krasinski and his fellow castmates of The Office reunited to surprise two superfans with a virtual wedding!

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Attention all theater geeks: Disney Plus has announced that they will be moving up the release of Hamilton the musical, filmed live at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, to this summer (July 3). 

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Need something to do in quarantine this week? From “Superhero Yoga” to quiz shows, the DCist has compiled a full list of virtual activities.

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Video conferencing can be tricky for anyone adjusting to this new normal. Take a look at how Olive and Mabel are faring in this “company meeting.” Fingers crossed they can reach their ‘squirrels caught’ quota next quarter.

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Need a way to keep your mind sharp throughout quarantine? WAMU is hosting a virtual DC-themed trivia night on May 14! 
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Quick! Check your posture right now. How’s it looking? The Washingtonian has some professional tips from a pilates and wellness instructor on how to alleviate back, neck and shoulder pain while working from home.

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Tech company Zipline is using drone technology to deliver important COVID-19 medical supplies to rural areas in Ghana and Rwanda.
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What a sweet deal—Krispy Kreme is offering free donuts to 2020 college and high school graduates. Other companies like Chipotle and Edible Arrangements are also offering graduation deals.

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Want a way to spice up your mask collection? From Tiger King to Star Wars and beyond, Thrillist has a list of over 25 face masks that will add a little flair to your wardrobe.

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As sourdough bread is having a moment right now, we present for your consideration “Rainbow Bread,” courtesy of Ashley Shotwell, an artist, vegan baker and cake decorator.

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Ever go down a rabbit hole on Netflix looking for something new to watch? Consider checking out Alamo Drafthouse’s “Alamo on Demand,” a new video-on-demand site that provides recommendations and access to some obscure and cool flicks.

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You know what? It’s Friday! We hope everybody has as much fun this weekend as these two brothers from across the pond sharing an orange soda and a laugh.


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