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Sunday 26 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 10 high-paying jobs you can do on the side Ready Money

10 high-paying jobs you can do on the side

Here are a few ideas to get you started on working from home.

From TheJournal.ie Meet China’s richest man Chinese Bling

Meet China’s richest man

Wang Jianlin is worth about €37.5 billion. And he ain’t shy about flaunting it…

From TheJournal.ie Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas’ top hotels Sin City

Fire breaks out at one of Las Vegas’ top hotels

A number of guests were evacuated from the Cosmopolitan Hotel on the Las Vegas strip.

Saturday 25 July, 2015

25-year-old ‘stepping away’ from the NFL after losing 2 fingers in fireworks accident

CJ Wilson lost his index and middle finger on 4 July, but he’s not giving up on football just yet.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what to do if you’re ever attacked by a shark Get Outa The Water

Here’s what to do if you’re ever attacked by a shark

Poke it in the eye, hit it on its nose – what’s the correct advice in this unlikely scenario.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It’s easier than you might think Easy Money

Fancy being a millionaire hacker? It’s easier than you might think

Learn some code, pick up some Russian… and be ok with living a criminal life. Easy as 1,2,3…

‘I thought I looked amazing’: You’d never guess ‘The Taylor Swift of boxing’ lost his fight Cam Awesome This post contains videos

‘I thought I looked amazing’: You’d never guess ‘The Taylor Swift of boxing’ lost his fight

‘I would have given myself that fight if I was a judge,’ says the magnificent Cam Awesome.

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Under Armour has become one of sport’s biggest players – and it’s mainly down to these 3 athletes

Sportswear giant reported a 29% growth in revenue last year.

From TheJournal.ie Wall Street interns are still working around the clock despite the death of a peer Grueling

Wall Street interns are still working around the clock despite the death of a peer

It used to be normal for interns to keep sleeping bags under their desks and regularly spend nights at the office.

From TheJournal.ie Siblings to be released from jail after murder they committed when they were 12 and 13 Family Tragedy

Siblings to be released from jail after murder they committed when they were 12 and 13

The incident occurred in 1999 and they were charged as adults,

Friday 24 July, 2015

NFL officially outlaws genius trick play that helped the Patriots to the Super Bowl

No more tricky formations allowed in the No Fun League.

PGA tour golfer forced to return to South Korea for mandatory two-year military service

29-year-old Sang-Moon Bae has racked up 5.2 million euro in career earnings to date.

Thursday 23 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Affairs website AshleyMadison.com is ‘one of the best companies I’ve ever worked for’ Cheaters

Affairs website AshleyMadison.com is ‘one of the best companies I’ve ever worked for’

An ex-employee of Ashley Madison says it’s “one of the best companies I’ve ever worked for”.

Wednesday 22 July, 2015

From Business ETC An Irish startup thinks it can stop you from blocking online ads Ad Wars

An Irish startup thinks it can stop you from blocking online ads

The digital ad wars are heating up.

From TheJournal.ie The ‘King of All Fun’ is selling his mansion for $95 million Nice Gaff

The ‘King of All Fun’ is selling his mansion for $95 million

Here’s what it looks like.

Tuesday 21 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Man tells wife he gave up smoking, gets caught on Google street view Stubbed Out

Ali’s ‘Thrilla in Manila’ boots and Jordan’s backboard among $430,000 worth of US sports merchandise up for auction

But Mickey Mantle baseball cards are still the hottest property stateside.

From Business ETC The men who harass female gamers online are likely to be losers themselves* Sore Loser

No wonder nobody ever free-climbed this cliff before, these photos are terrifying

Yep, that perilously positioned tent is where you’re supposed to try to sleep.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why every flight you take is obsessively monitored Eyes In The Sky

Here’s why every flight you take is obsessively monitored

An engine alone, for example, is likely to have as many as 5,000 elements monitored every second.

Monday 20 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Amazon’s grocery delivery service is launching in the UK this year Fingers In Pies

Amazon’s grocery delivery service is launching in the UK this year

No word on when it might be coming to Ireland.

From Business ETC The site people use to have affairs has been hacked and all their data is leaking online Love Rats

Sunday 19 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie A professor asked volunteers to spend time in prison – but it went horribly wrong Stanford

A professor asked volunteers to spend time in prison – but it went horribly wrong

The controversial Stanford Prison Experiment has now been made into a film.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world Future

Scientists are on the cusp of these 11 discoveries that will transform the world

Many of the devices that power our everyday lives would have been unimaginable a century ago.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Professional surfer fends off shark attack during competition Tripping Out

Watch: Professional surfer fends off shark attack during competition

Mick Fanning came through the incident shaken but without injury.

From TheJournal.ie William and Kate are still getting a hefty allowance from Prince Charles…

William and Kate are still getting a hefty allowance from Prince Charles…

It’s good to be the (future) king.

From TheJournal.ie Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they’re now ‘works of art’ War

Isis has perfected the suicide and car bombs so they’re now ‘works of art’

A policeman said they were “so sophisticated that they destroyed everything”.

Saturday 18 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This magazine cover shows exactly what Donald Trump is doing to his opponents Outrageous Fortune

This magazine cover shows exactly what Donald Trump is doing to his opponents

Trump is leading the Republican field in several states, despite (because of?) his comments about immigrant “rapists”.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now Luxury Getaway

Here are the 11 cheapest Greek islands for sale right now

The cheapest one is on the market for €3 million.

From TheJournal.ie These women are secretly using Pinterest to plan weddings with husbands that don’t even exist Virtually Perfect

These women are secretly using Pinterest to plan weddings with husbands that don’t even exist

Meet the Pinterest Bride: a woman planning her wedding pre-engagement (and sometimes, pre-boyfriend).

Friday 17 July, 2015

Here’s the scariest part of what’s wrong with Tiger Woods right now

There’s just no way of telling which part of his game is going to be terrible any given week

Wednesday 15 July, 2015

Golf analyst destroys the theory that Tiger Woods has a chance of winning the Open

There is some cautious optimism about the American golfer’s chances ahead of the event.

From Business ETC This man built a startup with zero funding and kept everything when it sold for $575 million Hook Line And Sinker

This man built a startup with zero funding and kept everything when it sold for $575 million

His dating site, Plenty of Fish, has been picked up by Match for a very tidy sum.

Jordan Spieth’s caddy has made more money than most PGA Tour players this year

There’s a lot of money to be made if you’re holding Jordan Spieth’s bag.

Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Lance Armstrong just questioned if the Tour de France leader is ‘too strong to be clean’

The disgraced former cyclist insisted he wasn’t accusing anyone.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Mockingbird’ fans aren’t happy that Atticus Finch turned out to be a racist Go Set A Watchman

‘Mockingbird’ fans aren’t happy that Atticus Finch turned out to be a racist

Finch – portrayed on film by Gregory Peck – became a civil rights icon, and inspired generations of young people to become lawyers.

Kobe Bryant on how he once made a team-mate cry

He quickly realised that his comment sounded much worse out loud than he was expecting.

One of the NFL’s best players is threatening to go on strike

Dez Bryant is turning down nearly €12 million for a long-term deal.