BOARD STIFF: BOARD GAMES & PUZZLES MAKE A COMEBACK

Digging up old boardgames and puzzles was always going to happen during the pandemic. People across the globe are trying to keep themselves entertained by dusting off their old Monopoly’s, but unfortunately through our research we found that someone in your house will be likely be the one to cheat. Reacting to the surge of idealo’s game sales, we found out that people called Emily are most likely to cheat! You’ve been warned. Read more about it in our coverage from UniLad here.

ISOLATION NOMATIONS: SOCIAL MEDIA USERS BRING BACK NOMINATION GAMES DURING SELF-ISOLATION

Killing time is one of the most talked about topics across the globe right now, with millions trying to find as many creative ways as possible to keep busy. People are even looking to make social media even more exciting and personal, after reintroducing the controversial neck-nomination drinking game, as well as ‘Run 5k, Nominate 5 people, Donate £5’ and 10 press ups in 10 seconds amongst many more. Find out more here.

NOT ALL HEROES WEAR CAPES: 99-YEAR OLD WAR VETERAN RAISES £30 MILLION AND COUNTING

Approaching his 100th birthday, Captain Tom Moore captured the hearts of millions across the globe as he planned to raise £1,000 for NHS charities by walking laps around his garden. After finishing 100 laps, more than 600,000 people from around the world have donated money and the total figure currently stands at around £30 million and counting. Read more about it here.

MONTH OF THE TIGER: NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY TURNS INTO GLOBAL PHENOMENON

Following the downright unbelievable story of eccentric Zookeeper Joe Exotic, Netflix’s Tiger King had a reported 34million viewers within the first 10 days of it going live. More than just television, it’s generated a cultural following, from memes to conspiracy theories, and has been at the forefront of talking points and trends over the last 4 weeks. Find out more here.

GO INDOORS: OUTDOOR CLOTHING RETAILERS REBRAND IN THE NAME OF SOCIAL DISTANCING

We’ve seen several well-known brands change their names in a bid to promote self-isolation – Time Out, changing their name to Time In being one of them. The next to get involved with a name change is Go Outdoors, who have temporarily renamed themselves Go Indoors. To keep the spirit of adventure alive, they’ve asked their customers to use the hashtag #GoIndoors on any stay-at-home content. Find out more here.

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