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University of Life – A third of freshers can’t boil an egg

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One in three students will head off to university unable to boil an egg, it has been revealed. A new study has uncovered a string of basic chores the average 18 year old can’t do, including making a pot of tea, putting on a white wash and buying a train ticket. Indeed, a fifth of [...]


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A nation of kidults- our colouring, cuddly toy-loving and kids TV-watching parents

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Britain has become a nation of ‘kidults’ – adults obsessed with childish pastimes such as playing computer games and spending hours on Facebook. Researchers found that 57% of the population admit they are ‘immature’ and would rather partake in hobbies more commonly associated with the younger generation and their own children. Indeed, British adults would [...]


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Holiday Triggers- the Top 20 reasons we shoot off abroad

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Watching another colleague get promoted, missing out on a pay rise and sheer exhaustion are some of the top motivations for booking a trip away, as a study of 2,000 Brits discovered the top 20 factors which prompt a sudden interest in jetting off abroad at the drop of a hat. The results suggest people [...]


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Death of the High Street- 60% head elsewhere for everyday purchases

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Six in 10 shoppers no longer consider the high street their first port of call for everyday household purchases, a study has revealed. Researchers found the majority of shoppers now turn to malls or the internet, rather than get in the car and drive to the local high street. The study of 2,000 adults found [...]


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Broken Nights – 12854 sleepless nights in a lifetime

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The average Brit endures 12,584 sleepless nights over the course of their lifetime, as research has shown that the typical adult wakes up twice at least 4 nights out of seven.  The main reason for a troubled slumber is needing to go to the toilet, followed by a partner’s snoring and the sound of heavy [...]


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Beauty Blunders- the top 25 make-up mistakes and morning-routine muck-ups

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Heavy pencilled in eyebrows have been declared the biggest beauty blooper of the 21st century. The study of 2,000 women found dense, false looking dark brows were the ultimate make-up no-no. Sporting a tide-mark of foundation around the jaw line where make-up hasn’t been blended in properly was declared as the second clanger, while third [...]


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Penny-pinching traits now cool – 40% shop in budget supermarkets

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Using discount vouchers in shops and restaurants, comparing prices online and claiming reward points at the till is now COOL, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 adults shows that nine in 10 people now believe it is acceptable to be more frugal and sensible with money. Before the recession, using vouchers instead of cash [...]


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‘Generation Give-in’- parents spend nearly £500 a year keeping kids up with trends

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Modern mums and dads have become swept up in a ‘Generation Give-In’ style of parenting – by buying children gifts whenever they ask for them, it has emerged. A new study shows parents spend almost £500 a year making sure their children ‘fit in’ at school, feeling compelled to buy their children exactly the same [...]


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A Lifetime of Holidays- 17 different countries and 282,000 miles travelled

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Sun-seeking Brits will travel to 17 different countries, fly almost 282,000 miles and spend 90 days lounging by the pool over their lifetime. A study of 2,000 Brits has revealed that 228 books will be read, 456 ice-creams will be eaten and 2,394 alcoholic drinks will be sipped. Additionally, almost three months will be spent [...]


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Inspired Offspring- half of children pushed to live their parents dreams

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Millions of parents admit they live their life vicariously through their children by encouraging them to hit the highs in sports and hobbies which they never achieved, as researchers have found that nearly half of parents have encouraged their offspring to go down a certain path in life because it was something they were keen [...]


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