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22 May 2020


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#FridayFiver 🧼✋ – Lockdown News for Light Relief

#FridayFiver 🧼✋ – Lockdown News for Light Relief

It’s Friday!

And not just any Friday, but the start to a three-day weekend. 

With the bank holiday on Monday, you might not have many plans. So if you need entertaining, why not check out our top 10 Netflix comedy binges

For now, though, if you need a pick-me-up to get you to 5 o’clock, check out our round-up of the best news from the web. 

🎼 Hamilton Comes to Disney+

Hit musical Hamilton is coming to Disney+ a year earlier than its scheduled theatrical release. Disney’s live Broadway recording of the show was set to hit cinemas in October 2021, but with production on hold for many of the platform’s planned releases, viewers will be treated to the early release from July 3rd

Share the excitement here!

🐦 Twitter Makes Permanent Move to Working From Home

This week social media giant Twitter announced that its offices would see a phased re-opening no sooner than September. But it added that for employees whose role allowed them to work from home, that option would remain available permanently.

Find out more here.

🏡 Animal Crossing: Live From Lockdown

Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been a chart-topping fan favourite in the gaming world since its release in March. And fans can enjoy a live version of its theme music as performed by the original Nintendo musicians from their own homes. 

Have a listen here.

😷 Face Masks VS Facial Recognition

Face masks are the nemesis of the increasingly popular Face ID technology that many phones now use, but tech company Huami have been working on the solution. The Amazfit Aeri is not only transparent, making the wearer recognisable to their mobile device, but also self-cleaning. 

Check it out here. 

⌚ Social Distancing Wristband Trialled

The Port of Antwerp in Belgium have started trialling genius wristband devices that detect the distances between wearers and notify them with a vibration if they are within two metres of one another. Could these be the future for social distancing? 

Take a look here.

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