Popular places before and during the COVID-19: what happens when everyone stays home

APR 01, 2020 AT 02:24 PM

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The Colosseum, Rome, Italy

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It’s well known, that some people are known to break off pieces of The Colosseum and take them home as souvenirs.  That being said, now that it’s closed, the majestic architectural arena can take a breather from all that wear-and-tear.  Let’s hope this is preserving human-kind and a piece of history.

Supermarkets Across the United States

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It might be surprising to see supermarkets on the list, but fascinatingly enough, it’s one of the most crucial and frequently-visited places to go in the United States.

As we’ve transitioned from isolation of patients, to quarantining air travelers, to going on a full lock-down and self-quarantine in certain cities and countries around the world, we’ve all felt the stress of going to the supermarket. The results of this panic become clear in the “after” picture.