Enforcing Social Distance

Humanity’s Vision of the 21st Century
What We Got Instead.

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I wouldn’t say science fiction writers lacked vision, but did ANY describe pool-noodle hats to enforce social distancing? Yeah, I didn’t read that one either.

From the Comments Below:

“Put on the pool noodle hat, Dave.”

“I’m sorry, Hal, I’m afraid I can’t do that.”

After I made this, life imitated art: a cafe in Schwerin, Germany, apparently liked this idea so much they’re requiring customers to wear them to enforce social distancing. No, really:

Photo: Cafe Rothe.

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