Good news: June 4, 2020

Posted at 5:56 PM, Jun 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-04 22:18:08-04

A shoemaker in Romania has come up with a way to help people socially distance amid the Coronavirus pandemic. Grigore Lup created a long-nosed leather shoe that comes in a European size 75.

That size, about five feet long, - doesn't even appear on shoe charts. Lup says he saw people not respecting the rules and wanted to create a shoe to either punish them, or help them keep proper distance.

A wealthy art dealer in Old Masters is paying tribute to COVID 19 victims, by donating Bartholomeus Spranger's "Body of Christ Supported by Angels" to Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum.

The 1587 work depicts Jesus Christ being lifted from his tomb by three angels. The museum just reopened this week. Its general director calls the gift a moment of light.

They're becoming the latest trend in a pandemic world, tools that'll help open a door without touching it.

Now a 3D company in Turkey is printing hundreds to give away for free, along with tools to help fix face masks. It comes as flights between Turkey's largest cities are resuming and Istanbul's famous Grand Bazaar reopened.

Summer is starting to settle in China, and panda keepers at the Chengdu research base of giant panda breeding are doing what they can to make sure the animals stay cool.

That means on top of bamboo, the pandas are getting bamboo shoots, ice cubes with fruit and ice cake with frozen goodies inside. The pandas are also getting baths, they have air conditioning and they can even lay on a block of ice.

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