The rich plan to ride out the plague in private jets, but there's a problem: there's not enough of them, and crews are leery of flying to China.
The wealthy ones are turning to private jet operators to ask them to arrange flights, despite the huge costs.
But the companies are having to turn them away due to travel bans and a lack of available planes and crews.
Australia-based Darin Voyles, of Paramount Business Jets, said the firm had seen a ''considerable uptick'' in requests, but the majority can't be filled as they can't get the crew or planes.
They resolved to leave means neither of ingress nor egress to the sudden impulses of despair or of frenzy from within. The jet was amply provisioned. With such precautions the courtiers might bid defiance to contagion. The external world could take care of itself. In the meantime it was folly to grieve or to think. The CEO had provided all the appliances of pleasure. There were buffoons, there were improvisatori, there were ballet-dancers, there were musicians, there was Beauty, there was wine. All these and security were within. Without was SARS-CoV-2.
Autodesk’s former CEO Carl Bass is a deeply talented artist and maker with his own fab lab in Berkeley. Now, Carl along with his pal Chris Taggart and their families have been cranking out a unique kind of plastic face shield to help protect nurses and doctors on the front lines of COVID-19. In some […]
There’s a lot of back-and-forth about the effectiveness of facemasks to prevent the spread of Covid-19, and I can’t vouch for this one, called the ragmask. But the design is tastefully understated and elegant, as are the PDF instructions for making your own. Image: ragmask
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp admitted yesterday he was unaware that coronavirus could be spread by infected people who don’t show any symptoms —– a common fact he knew nothing about “until the last 24 hours.” Where has this so-called leader been for the last two months since this basic information was first made public? My […]
If you’re looking to become a software engineer or it’s an idea you’ve tossed around half-seriously, there may be no better time than now to take the leap. It’s one of the fastest-growing, most in-demand roles already. And in the midst of the pandemic, between the extra hours you likely have in your day, and […]
Whether you’re looking to create perfect portraits or amazing artwork, if your medium is digital, you know you absolutely must have Photoshop to do your best making. So if you’ve been putting off really mastering the various techniques, tools, and styles it offers for your craft, now is a great time to make it happen. […]
There are few things more satisfying than the clickety-clack of an old keyboard. So old, in fact, that it’s really more of a typewriter sound and feel than that of a keyboard. But if you want to enjoy the benefits of both, check out this Rymek Retro Bluetooth 3.0 Mechanical Keyboard. Bringing you an impressive […]