The maker of computer game accessories Razer has partnered with the food company Mars Wrigley to launch a chewing gum for gamers. The “Razer Respawn by 5” is available in three flavours: Cool Mint, Pomegranate Watermelon and Tropical Punch. The combination of tea extracts and vitamin B will help gamers to boost their focus and reaction time in games. The chewing gum is also free of sugar. Razer already sells a caffeine-based drink powder to e-sports players and is now expanding its range with this new chewing gum.
Berlin's renowned techno club Berghain is being temporarily used as an art gallery during the Covid-19 pandemic. People interested in art can now buy tickets to the exhibitions online. In partnership with the private Boros collection, works by 115 contemporary artists will go on display. Cultural institutions have been heavily hit by the pandemic and hope that this joint project will attract larger audiences. The group exhibition entitled “Studio Berlin” is set to run for a long time. It will feature paintings, drawings, photos as well as video and audio installations from the lockdown period.
The American start-up Werewool has managed to use biotechnology to develop a fibre development platform that permits the manufacture of biodegradable fibres for the production of sustainable textiles at “DNA level”. The platform also eliminates the ecotoxicity of dyes. The use of inherent dyes for fibre production can prevent the pollution connected with conventional textile dyes that cause “dead zones” in rivers, streams and other sweet water resources.
The Qianxi Robot Catering Group has opened the Foodom Tianjiang Food Kingdom robot restaurant complex in the Foshan Shunde District. This offers capacity for almost 600 seated diners and over 40 robots that can cook 200 dishes from three basic categories. Diners choose their food on a robot and have their meal delivered to their table shortly after via a skyrail system or from a passing tray. The robots also offer greater safety during the corona pandemic. What's more, an inspection system and the use of smart devices reduce the risk of infection.
The Four Seasons Resort Orlando in the Walt Disney World gives parents the chance to send their children to digital lessons in supervised groups during the Covid-19 pandemic. The “Schoolcation” deal for $100 per day is for guests who want to have a short break outside of the holiday season. The hotel makes large rooms available for small groups of children so that they can do their schoolwork while maintaining social distances. After the “hotel school”, the children are rewarded with a visit to the water park where they can play and relax.