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Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower Luxury Apartments

Take a look inside Taiwan's environmentally-friendly twisting tower

Trees and plants outside the building will absorb 130 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions per year.

Saturday 14 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users Encryption

Whatsapp denies claims of a 'backdoor' into the messages of its 1 billion users

The Facebook owned company has flatly denied a report by The Guardian.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname MOUNTBATTEN WINDSOR

Here's why the British royal family doesn't use a surname

Before 1917, the family had no last name at all.

Thursday 12 January, 2017

The Patriots are still enormous favourites to win the Super Bowl

New England won the Vince Lombardi trophy in more than 50% of simulations.

Wednesday 11 January, 2017

Tennis match ends in 'farcical scene' as both players claim injuries after one game

The moves were made reportedly in order to bow out of the tournament ahead of the Australian Open.

Tuesday 10 January, 2017

Here's the weird contraption Aaron Rodgers uses to perfect his Hail Marys

The Packers quarterback nailed yet another deep ball attempt on Sunday.

From Business ETC HSBC's chairman says jobs will be shifted to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit Financial Services

HSBC's chairman says jobs will be shifted to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit

The bank is worried about the loss of passporting rights.

From TheJournal.ie HSBC chairman says jobs will move to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit Brexit Wounds

HSBC chairman says jobs will move to 'France, Ireland or Holland' because of Brexit

The bank is worried about the loss of passporting rights.

Sunday 8 January, 2017

They do things quite a bit differently at half-time in Florida

On Saturday afternoon, the Florida Gators put on a half-time show with a difference.

Saturday 7 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space A Galaxy Far Far Away

There are 2,076 black holes lurking in this photo of deep space

The central region of this image contains the highest concentration of supermassive black holes ever seen.

From TheJournal.ie Why a detox diet is possibly the worst way to kick off the new year Toxins

Why a detox diet is possibly the worst way to kick off the new year

Your liver and kidneys are a perfectly efficient system for filtering out the vast majority of the harmful substances we eat and drink.

Thursday 5 January, 2017

Russell Westbrook hit a ref in the head with the basketball and a former player says it was intentional

Russell Westbrook hit a ref in the head with the basketball and a former player says it was intentional

The OKC star received a technical foul on the play.

Wednesday 4 January, 2017

The 76 million reasons NBA superstars are less likely to leave their teams in future

The NBA’s new collective bargaining agreement encourages players to stay with their current team.

Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Why pain feels more... well, painful in cold weather In Me Bones

Why pain feels more... well, painful in cold weather

There may be biological reasons why pain feels more intense in the winter.

From TheJournal.ie The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18 Hard Knock Life

The 4 major life skills to learn by the time you are 18

A former Ivy League admissions interviewer says that these help students to thrive.

Monday 2 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The co founder of Skype is backing a company building mini electric planes that take off vertically TAKE OFF

Sunday 1 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Even the head of Google couldn't answer one of their interview questions Flummoxed

Even the head of Google couldn't answer one of their interview questions

You’re the captain of a ship that finds treasure…

Saturday 31 December, 2016

With one week to go, 3 teams are battling for the final 2 NFL playoff spots

The season is on the line for Detroit, Green Bay and Washington this weekend.

Thursday 29 December, 2016

Formula One's new owners planning huge revamp in a bid to make it like Super Bowl

It is hoped the overhaul of the competition will boost sponsorship revenue.

I tried a headset that electrifies the brain to help athletes unlock new potential

Halo Sport claim to have a device that will help you get results in the gym.

Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There was huge money to be made gambling on three of 2016's most unexpected victories Holy Moly Trinity

There was huge money to be made gambling on three of 2016's most unexpected victories

Leicester winning the Premier League, the Brexit vote, and Donald Trump’s presidential victory combined into an accumulator worth a staggering €5.3 million – from a €1.20 bet.

Why a guy who runs 100-mile races eats a high fat diet while training

There’s no reason to get off the couch after that turkey sandwich.

Tuesday 27 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony Pooled Resources

Every apartment in this building has a private pool on its balcony

The cost? A mere €5 million.

Monday 26 December, 2016

Here's why you should start your New Year's fitness resolution this week

Okay, enjoy your dinner but there’s no reason to sit on the couch for the next few days.

Sunday 25 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie The lecturer teaching a course on The Simpsons explains why it appears to predict the future Stranger Than Fiction

The lecturer teaching a course on The Simpsons explains why it appears to predict the future

President Trump? You heard it on The Simpsons first.

From TheJournal.ie The secrets to long life from some of the oldest people in the world Eat Cookies

The secrets to long life from some of the oldest people in the world

What you put into your body has a big impact on longevity, it seems.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why Christmas dinner gives you a food coma Anyone For Sandwichzzzzzz?

Here's why Christmas dinner gives you a food coma

What’s really going on inside your body, as your eyes slowly close?

From TheJournal.ie BBQs and KFC : Here's what people in 10 different countries eat on Christmas Day Christmas Dinner

BBQs and KFC : Here's what people in 10 different countries eat on Christmas Day

Reindeer meat is a favourite in one country.

Saturday 24 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie This is Amazon's grocery store of the future: no cashiers, no registers, and no lines Amazon Go

LeBron James was destined for greatness as the rest of the 2003 Draft shows

13 years ago, the NBA had almost legendary Draft.

Where are they now? The 6 quarterbacks infamously drafted before Tom Brady

Someone got fired after this.

Friday 23 December, 2016

7 mental tricks Olympic athletes use to perform under pressure

Allyson Felix tunes out distractions and other psychological strategies.

Tiger Woods is playing golf with Donald Trump today - reports

The sporting icon also played a round of golf with President Barack Obama roughly three years ago.

Monday 19 December, 2016

This ‘gym boat’ that could float across the Seine is powered by workouts

It’s a bit nicer than a spinning class. .

Report: Buffalo Bills 'preparing to part ways' with Rex Ryan NFL

Report: Buffalo Bills 'preparing to part ways' with Rex Ryan

Where next for Rex?

Saturday 17 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Syrian refugee who travelled for 55 days to get from Aleppo to a new life in the UK Journey From Hell

Meet the Syrian refugee who travelled for 55 days to get from Aleppo to a new life in the UK

Ahmad Al-Rashid crossed through Syria, Turkey, Greece, France, and Germany before finally reaching his goal.

Friday 16 December, 2016

Tuesday 13 December, 2016

The NFL has tried to make the Pro Bowl more interesting by adding a skills competition

A relay race and a game of dodgeball will now feature in the star-laden football game.

Thursday 8 December, 2016

Controversial Chapman returns to the Yankees on an $86 million contract

Chapman won a World Series with the Cubs this year.

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