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Dublin: 16 °C Thursday 2 July, 2015

Yesterday’s News

This dunk machine is the proud new owner of a record $145 million, 5-year NBA contract

The 22-year-old’s jackpot day is a sign of things to come.

Lionel Messi’s glorious piece of skill was the highlight of last night’s Copa semi

The Barcelona superstar was at his influential best against Paraguay.

From TheJournal.ie As you tuck into breakfast, here’s what the rich and famous eat every morning Power Breakfast

As you tuck into breakfast, here’s what the rich and famous eat every morning

It’s not ALL healthy goodness, but most of it is.

Monday 29 June, 2015

$2.75 million of Phil Mickelson’s money linked to illegal gambling operation – reports

ESPN’s Outside the Lines cited two unnamed sources close to the investigation.

Here’s why the players at Wimbledon have to wear all white

And why organisers have only become more strict over the years.

Sunday 28 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Russia’s secret space shuttles have been sitting in plain sight for 22 years Space Race
Miami Heat reignited with a steal, Knicks’ shock Latvian pick and all you need to know about the NBA draft Rough Justise This post contains videos
From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Step inside one of the world’s most luxurious river cruise ships Holiday Porn

PHOTOS: Step inside one of the world’s most luxurious river cruise ships

The SS Maria Theresa: Three decks, an elevator, 75 rooms, €10,729 a pop.

From Business ETC Here’s 11 ways to make your computer run faster Pc Gone Mad

Here’s 11 ways to make your computer run faster

And all without breaking the bank.

From Business ETC Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution Boston Lager

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

Where are they now? The Lance Armstrong team that dominated the Tour de France Fyi

Where are they now? The Lance Armstrong team that dominated the Tour de France

With the annual race beginning next week, we take a look at some of its most infamous competitors.

Saturday 27 June, 2015

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to produce Fifa movie you might actually want to see

Another film about the organisation, United Passions, reportedly made just $607 in its US opening weekend.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Welcome to Sealand, the bizarre ‘micronation’ off the coast of England The Principality Of Tides

PHOTOS: Welcome to Sealand, the bizarre ‘micronation’ off the coast of England

The Principality of Sealand has its own currency, flag, and royal family.

From TheJournal.ie Heading out tonight? Here are the chat up lines you should be using (according to science) Come Here Often?

Heading out tonight? Here are the chat up lines you should be using (according to science)

A study in the United States as looked at how 600 subjects responded to three different types of lines.

From TheJournal.ie There’s something a little spooky about this empty, 46-bedroom mansion Texas
From TheJournal.ie People are paying up to €450 for professionals to write their wedding speech Toast Whisperers
From TheJournal.ie These are some of the most bizarre dishes from around the world Cooked Alligator
From TheJournal.ie Australian fishermen accidentally catch extremely rare giant basking shark Unusual Catch

Australian fishermen accidentally catch extremely rare giant basking shark

Even at a massive 6.3-metres, this shark is just a baby.

Friday 26 June, 2015

Oscar De La Hoya ‘very serious’ about comeback at the age of 42

De La Hoya hasn’t fought since 2008, when he was knocked out by Manny Pacquiao in the eighth round.

From Business ETC The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago Money Money Money

The first time Greece defaulted was more than 2,000 years ago

Here’s 11 things you might not have known about their economy.

Thursday 25 June, 2015

Ex-NFL player explains how he ended up blowing a chunk of his $20 million

Ex-NFL player explains how he ended up blowing a chunk of his $20 million

Phillip Buchanon’s mother demanded a million from him after he was drafted.

From TheJournal.ie An 8-year-old girl busted the McDonald’s burger ‘no rot’ myth Yuck

An 8-year-old girl busted the McDonald’s burger ‘no rot’ myth

Turns out they do have a use-by date.

Wednesday 24 June, 2015

From Business ETC Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack Security

Samsung laptops are blocking Windows updates leaving them open to attack

A piece of software blocks Windows updates, which regularly include important security updates.

Ex-NFL running back found his calling as a writer, and now works on HBO’s ‘Ballers’

“Ballers”, starring ‘The Rock’, is about an ex-NFL player who transitions to life as an agent.

Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Rule #1 of Live TV: Don’t hit anyone with an axe Whoops

Rule #1 of Live TV: Don’t hit anyone with an axe

At least it wasn’t a trident.

From TheJournal.ie Forget phones, Samsung’s developing a truck that could help reduce road deaths Taking Risks This post contains videos

NFL star Gronkowski still hasn’t spent a penny of his $16.3 million career salary

“I still wear my favourite pair of jeans from high school.”

Monday 22 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie An ancient Chinese medicine could help treat MS and diabetes Miracle

Sunday 21 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Video of Chicago cop opening fire on a car full of unarmed black teens is “disturbing on a whole new level” Police Brutality

Video of Chicago cop opening fire on a car full of unarmed black teens is “disturbing on a whole new level”

None of them had a weapon or acted aggressively toward the officers, according to the complaint.

From TheJournal.ie Shocking photos show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth Self Destruction This post contains images

Shocking photos show the many ways humans are destroying the Earth

The images might make you see the world in a new way, and that’s the point.

From TheJournal.ie 9 documentaries that will make you smarter about business Watch This
From TheJournal.ie 14 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday It's Business Time

14 things successful people do in the last 10 minutes of the workday

Top tips from those in the know.

Saturday 20 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Agreeing to disagree could be bad for your relationship Red Flag

Agreeing to disagree could be bad for your relationship

That’s according to this expert anyway. But you could agree to disagree with them…

From TheJournal.ie Why does Tinder work? A biological anthropologist explains… Makes You Think

Why does Tinder work? A biological anthropologist explains…

Users of the dating app assess potential partners in much the same way as neanderthals did, according to academic Helen Fisher.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how long it really takes to get out of shape Witness The Fitness

Here’s how long it really takes to get out of shape

An expert gives the lowdown.

From TheJournal.ie The best sharks on earth, ranked by the most unusual Get Outa The Water

The best sharks on earth, ranked by the most unusual

Sharks have been around 415 million years longer than humans – let’s face it – they rule the roost.

Thursday 18 June, 2015

No Championship, but LeBron did help the Cavs make a truckload of extra cash this season

The Cavaliers’ revenues are up three times what they’re paying the best player in the game.

Wednesday 17 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Teenager shot dead after using app to track his iPhone Find My Phone

Teenager shot dead after using app to track his iPhone

He had left the phone in a cab.

Tuesday 16 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park Cloning

Here’s how much it would cost to build a real Jurassic Park

How much for one raptor?

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