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Dublin: 2 °C Monday 2 March, 2015

Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how Birdman shot that crazy scene of Michael Keaton in Times Square in his underwear Tighty Whiteys
From TheJournal.ie Why you shouldn’t worry about the massive amount of cholesterol in eggs One A Day Is OK
From TheJournal.ie 11 places that have the same name in Britain and America but look very different Spot The Difference

11 places that have the same name in Britain and America but look very different

A rose by any other name would smell as sweet…

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Saturday 28 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The excellent story of Taylor Swift, her belly button and the paparazzi That'll Learn Them
From Business ETC THE $10 BILLION CLUB: Meet the 9 most valuable startups in the world Dot Com

THE $10 BILLION CLUB: Meet the 9 most valuable startups in the world

A list of young CEOs making it big, early.

Thursday 26 February, 2015

LeBron James’ 10-year-old son is already being recruited by colleges

And dad isn’t too happy about it all.

From Business ETC Watch: Ad for ‘the world’s slimmest phone’ banned for objectifying women Kazam

Watch: Ad for ‘the world’s slimmest phone’ banned for objectifying women

Authorities in the United Kingdom received several complaints about the ad.

Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly threatens to ‘come after’ reporter over war zone claims Not Lying

Fox News anchor Bill O’Reilly threatens to ‘come after’ reporter over war zone claims

“I am coming after you with everything I have,” O’Reilly’s reported to have said, adding: “You can take it as a threat.”

Sunday 22 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This French castle – a favourite with Rihanna – is on sale for €5 million Ultimate Property Porn
From TheJournal.ie The 6 best Oscar speeches in recent history Top That
From TheJournal.ie These maps show the world’s hard drug trade in remarkable detail War On Drugs

These maps show the world’s hard drug trade in remarkable detail

They exclude cannabis, however, which would need a global graphic all to itself…

From TheJournal.ie A new hotel in Australia lets you dine with lions and take a bath next to bears Oh My

A new hotel in Australia lets you dine with lions and take a bath next to bears

Ever dreamt of feeding giraffes from your hotel balcony? Probably not, right?

From TheJournal.ie This amazing photography trick lets you see sound waves Crazy World

This amazing photography trick lets you see sound waves

What does the sound of a gun firing look like? Wait … what?

Saturday 21 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The obvious things we should do before we go to bed – but don’t Snoozy Sleepy Time
From TheJournal.ie Google Street View has made it to Greenland and it looks stunning Nice Work

Fifa president Sepp Blatter floats theory that racism is natural

He was reacting to the incident involving Chelsea fans in Paris.

From Business ETC Meet the 23-year-old guy who makes $500,000 a year from tweeting ‘facts’ Dolla Dolla Bills

Meet the 23-year-old guy who makes $500,000 a year from tweeting ‘facts’

He only joined Twitter because he was a Britney fan.

From Business ETC Malcolm Gladwell shares the worst advice he’s ever received You're Not Helping

Malcolm Gladwell shares the worst advice he’s ever received

The ‘Outliers’ author didn’t listen to his well-intentioned friend’s career advice. Which is just as well, really.

Friday 20 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Holidays, horoscopes and a sex toy: here’s what’s in the Oscars swag bag Turn Your Swag On
From Business ETC Forget iPhones, Apple wants to start selling electric cars in five years Automatic For The People

Forget iPhones, Apple wants to start selling electric cars in five years

The tech giant has been poaching staff from electric car company Tesla.

From TheJournal.ie This map shows what Africa’s deadliest terror group may be planning next Boko Haram

This map shows what Africa’s deadliest terror group may be planning next

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

Thursday 19 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Road deaths: Motorcyclist is 21st person to be killed on Irish roads this year Tralee

Road deaths: Motorcyclist is 21st person to be killed on Irish roads this year

The man in his 30s was pronounced dead at the scene.

From TheJournal.ie This 5-year-old boy had an incredibly lucky escape Take A Break

What are ‘side stitches’ and how can I get rid of them?

Do you cramp up after a few kilometres?

Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Protesters take to the streets of Brazil over their dwindling water supply Sao Paulo

Protesters take to the streets of Brazil over their dwindling water supply

Angry protesters say local and national governments have neglected problems for too long.

From Business ETC Millionaires rejoice – you will FINALLY be able to buy a Rolls-Royce SUV They See Me Rollin

Monday 16 February, 2015

This NBA player’s new dribble move has the basketball world baffled NBA

This NBA player’s new dribble move has the basketball world baffled

Think the Sean Cavanagh fake solo on hardwood.

Sunday 15 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere Scary Stuff

Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere

It is always within Obama’s reach.

From TheJournal.ie Dream of winning the lotto? These people did… but lost it all Jackpot

Dream of winning the lotto? These people did… but lost it all

Be careful, potential millionaires.

Saturday 14 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here are all the psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more Eating Out

Here are all the psychological tricks restaurants use to make you spend more

Just a few things to look out for during your romantic meals tonight…

From TheJournal.ie On board the “most luxurious cruise ship ever”

Friday 13 February, 2015

From Business ETC More details are emerging of Apple’s plans to develop a car ICar

Thursday 12 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic Cheery Reading

The things most likely to kill you in one handy infographic

People worry about being murdered and dying in plane crashes but the NHS says it’s the heart disease that’ll get you.

From TheJournal.ie Take a break and see what schoolkids around the world eat for lunch Break Time

Take a break and see what schoolkids around the world eat for lunch

Some will make your ham sandwich look awful.

Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Little League World Series champions stripped of title after using fake maps to entice ineligible players

Chicago’s Jackie Robinson West won the 2014 tournament for children between the ages of 11 and 13.

NBA player claims a dolphin tried to drown him and steal his rapper girlfriend Eh What? This post contains videos

Here’s how Instagram has changed the careers of Sports Illustrated swimsuit models

Social media has had a massive impact on the careers of the models.

Tuesday 10 February, 2015

From Business ETC First computers, then phones – now Apple is getting in on the car business I-car?
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