Life Video

By Joe McFarlane


A quick-thinking man used a pan lid as a facemask in order to cycle around town.

With essential medical supplies such as facemasks in short supply in certain places, people have been getting creative when it comes to protecting themselves when they’re out and about.

Using a pan lid as a make-shift facemask, Christian Crosby, 28, was able to cycle around Philadelphia, PA, feeling protected.

Christian said: “I was trying to be creative and safe.

“It worked for a very short period of time before it got hot and hard to breathe.”