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From TheJournal.ie The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method Natural Cycles

The first birth control app to be officially approved as a contraceptive uses an age-old method

As a fertility-awareness based contraceptive method, the app will only work well for some people.

Wednesday 22 February, 2017

Sunday 19 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand CanO Water

How and why three guys in their 20s launched a canned water brand

CanO Water has also started shipping to China and the Czech Republic.

From TheJournal.ie We might get to welcome the mammoth back to Earth in a few years time... De-extinction

Saturday 18 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property Up And Up

The 19 most expensive cities in the world to rent a property

Do you have a spare €1,946 per month?

From TheJournal.ie You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94 Svalbarði

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94

It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie Lloyds of London has banned staff from drinking during work hours Drinking Culture

Lloyds of London has banned staff from drinking during work hours

The rule change only applies to Lloyd’s staff and not the insurance brokers and underwriters based in the same building.

Tuesday 14 February, 2017

Bill Simmons and HBO to make documentary on wrestling legend Andre the Giant

The TV channel and WWE have partnered for the first time on the documentary.

Saturday 11 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here are all the companies that have cut ties with the Trump family Grab Your Wallet

Here are all the companies that have cut ties with the Trump family

The US President’s critics have been urging customers to stop shopping at retailers that sell Trump family brands.

Saturday 4 February, 2017

What happened to the 6 quarterbacks drafted before Tom Brady in the infamous 2000 NFL Draft

#12 famously went 199th overall, in the sixth round of that year’s draft.

Friday 3 February, 2017

Here's how Vladimir Putin has a Super Bowl Ring

And yes, you can blame the Patriots.

Thursday 2 February, 2017

Roger Goodell avoids talking about Trump as his antics dominate Super Bowl build-up

And Tom Brady asked: “what’s going on in the world?”

Friday 27 January, 2017

Venus and Serena Williams' childhood coach on the moment he realised they could dominate

Rick Macci was not overly impressed by the pair initially.

Wednesday 25 January, 2017

Big Ben says he'll sit down to think about whether to retire or go on for another NFL season

The Steelers quarterback says he will ” take some time away to evaluate next season — if there’s gonna be a next season”.

Tuesday 24 January, 2017

The NFL world says hotel fire alarms are a normal occurrence the night before facing the Patriots

The New England Patriots are a franchise that…

Sunday 22 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Inside the 'paparazzi-proof' New York building where penthouses are selling for €50.5 million Property Porn

Inside the 'paparazzi-proof' New York building where penthouses are selling for €50.5 million

Jennifer Lawrence was just one celebrity who showed interest.

Thursday 19 January, 2017

Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get Age Old Problem

It looks like intelligence becomes much less important in a partner the older we get

The older we get, the less stock we put in our partner’s intelligence a new study has found.

Sunday 15 January, 2017

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.

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