Culture&Arts

Netflix Warns People Not To Attempt The 'Bird Box Challenge'

Netflix Warns People Not To Attempt The 'Bird Box Challenge'

The so-called "Bird Box" challenge involves people performing everyday tasks while blindfolded and posting videos of the results online, People reported.

Despite the alarm, there aren't a lot of examples of disastrous Bird Box Challenges.

"I was kind of shocked after looking for my Bird Box review on Friday to see the zone so flooded with memes nearly as if they had been pre-made, waiting in a folder on an intern's computer... ready to launch at 2:00AM ET", she tweeted.

Putin tells Trump that Moscow is open for dialogue
The tension between the two countries was reflected when Trump cancelled his meeting with Putin which was scheduled to take place on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina.

While Netflix appreciates the public and Kim Kardashian's obsession with a movie where John Malkovich says "f*ck that, where's the booze?", the streaming service isn't a fan of people going to the hospital.

Netflix caught wind of the Bird Box challenge and issued a message to all users thinking of trying it, telling them to "not hurt themselves".

Like the "In My Feelings" challenge from last summer, this trend is getting so out of hand people are actually getting hurt.

NYC's minimum wage increase may lead to a business exodus
All told, come December 31 or January 1, 20 states and 23 localities nationwide will hike the minimum wage. The minimum wage in Korea is calculated by dividing the monthly salary by the number of working hours.

The Bird Box Challenge has lead to some insane viral videos.

Some people took a different approach to the challenge.

In the film, Bullock and her two onscreen children are blindfolded while navigating through a forest and a treacherous river. One man starts running and ends up falling down many stairs of a subway entrance, and it looks horrifyingly painful. Check out their experience, which was documented and put onto Youtube. For the safety of yourself and others, it's probably best not to blindfold yourself and live out Bird Box in real life.

Three people - including a police officer - have been stabbed at Manchester Victoria
A police spokesperson confirmed Counter Terrorism officers were assisting with the investigation but said the motive is "unclear". Three people, including a police officer, have been stabbed by a man wielding a knife at Manchester Victoria station.