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Brits stop worrying what people think about them at 46

Self-conscious Brits finally stop worrying about what other people think of them at the age of 46.  A study of 2,000 adults aged 55 and over found they also don't feel comfortable in their own skin until they turn 42 and aren't content in their careers until the ripe old age of 40. When it…

Old batteries and phone chargers dominate ‘drawer of stuff’

The average Brit’s ‘drawer of stuff’ contains six batteries, three phone chargers, five ‘unspecified’ cables – and four takeaway menus! It’s also home to four mysterious keys with no known lock, six pens and pencils, and five instruction manuals. Research of 2,000 adults found 55 per cent keep their ‘drawer of stuff’ in the kitchen,…

World Book Day: Harry Potter best movie adaptation ever, claims survey

The Harry Potter franchise has been voted the best movie adaptation of a book of all time, according to new research marking this Thursday's World Book Day (March 4). The study, by Showcase Cinemas, shows that a third of Brits voted the magical movies as the greatest film adaptations of all time. Following close behind…

Syringe emoji loses blood in Covid re-vamp

Apple is changing its syringe emoji to remove the dripping blood, as it becomes widely used to talk about the Covid-19 vaccine instead, writes The BBC.  Apple's new version appears to have nothing inside the needle (though it could be the clear vaccine liquid). "This makes the emoji more versatile when used to describe Covid-19…

You Tube’s Top 10 Romantic Film Scenes – Heath Ledger tops list

From epic kisses to emotional declarations of love, romantic scenes in films make up some of the most memorable moments in movie history. Luxury holiday company Kuoni has trawled through hundreds of the most famous romantic film scenes to discover which is the most loved by the public. YouTube ‘like’ data was analysed to pinpoint the most…

Analysis Reveals Top Gambling Movies Of All Time

Do you feel a pull to watch gambling movies? Well, you are not alone! Many movie enthusiasts, actors, filmmakers, producers, and online gamers feel the same way. Watching gambling movies is equally as thrilling as playing any casino game, whether online or offline. Believe it or not, some of the top gambling movies of all…

1 in 3 Brits have tried out wacky fads – like Dog Yoga

  Dog Yoga by ErharYaksaa - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=62034151 A third of Brits have tried out wacky fads, including screaming therapy, dog yoga ('doga')and drinking saltwater, according to a new survey. A survey of 2,000 adults found almost half have tried drinking apple cider vinegar, a well-known fad…

Top 10 phrases from 2020 which we ALL want to forget

‘Social distancing’, ‘rule of six’ and ‘the new normal’ are just some of the top phrases from 2020 which Brits want to resign to the history books, research has revealed. A survey of 2,000 UK adults examined the things they would like to lock up and leave behind in 2020. More than a third (36…

Top 6 Board Games for Lockdown

Locked down in your own home - once again - and can't find anything to watch on TV or anything interesting to do? How about going old school and getting one of these board games to keep yourself and other family members entertained over the next few weeks. Chris Price reports... The Taskmaster Board Game…

Cool Ways You Can Make Money With Your Art

Everyone is always looking for new or fun ways to make money. The 9-5 life isn't for everyone, which is apparent as people seek to find gainful employment that also means something to them. This goal allows people to make money with their passion, but it's not always that simple. Making money with your passions…