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Sunday 27 December, 2015

LeBron James signed a lifetime deal with Nike… and it may be even bigger than we thought

In December, LeBron James made himself even richer.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s how the star of the new Rocky movie got into such amazing shape Creed
From TheJournal.ie The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here’s a look back at its glory years Flying High

The days of the jumbo jet are coming to an end — here’s a look back at its glory years

Since its introduction in 1969, the Boeing 747 has transformed the way people travel.

The fastest-growing gym in America has $10 memberships and gives out free pizza and sweets

The company has a ‘no gymtimidation’ rule.

Saturday 26 December, 2015

Tom Brady’s contract gives the Patriots an enormous advantage over the rest of the NFL

The Patriots have the biggest advantage in the…

From TheJournal.ie 33 books everyone should read before turning 30 Must Reads

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

Are your favourites on the list?

Friday 25 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what happens to your stomach when you eat too much Christmas Overeating

Here’s what happens to your stomach when you eat too much

We often say that our stomachs feel as if they’re about to burst. But can we really die from overeating?

Kobe Bryant: How the highest-paid player in the NBA spends his millions

All the cars, houses, and lavish purchases.

From TheJournal.ie These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future Crystal Ball

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

When science fiction becomes fact.

Thursday 24 December, 2015

How Under Armour become one of the big players in sports gear

Watch your back, Nike.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: 20 incredibly delicious Christmas desserts from across the world Yule Drool

PHOTOS: 20 incredibly delicious Christmas desserts from across the world

How many of these have you tried?

Monday 21 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Off the beaten track: 12 emerging holiday destinations to visit in 2016 Travel Guide

Off the beaten track: 12 emerging holiday destinations to visit in 2016

The highlights include vast rolling mountains, labyrinth markets and cultural treasure troves.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what alcohol preferences look like around the world Mine's A Schooner

Here’s what alcohol preferences look like around the world

They’re fond of a cold brew in the US, but spirits dominate in Asia.

Peyton Manning blasts ‘bullshit’ reports that he’ll refuse to sit on the bench

Is Manning unwilling to serve as the Denver Broncos’ back-up quarter-back when he returns from injury?

Sunday 20 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The story behind Krampus – Santa’s terrifying demonic helper Horned Beast

The story behind Krampus – Santa’s terrifying demonic helper

The mythical alpine creature exists simply to scare children into good behaviour.

Saturday 19 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This map shows Islamic State’s expanding reach across Europe Terrorism

This map shows Islamic State’s expanding reach across Europe

Calls to action in Europe have led to a number of successful attacks for the terrorist group this year.

From Business ETC Hitler’s 3-mile-long abandoned Nazi resort is being transformed into a luxury getaway Baltic Beaches

Hitler’s 3-mile-long abandoned Nazi resort is being transformed into a luxury getaway

Hitler ordered the construction of the massive ‘Prora’ complex in the 1930s – but it later fell into ruin.

Friday 18 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015 Different Perspective

12 of the most breathtaking drone photos of 2015

Pretty spectacular.

Wednesday 16 December, 2015

Lance Armstrong on the $100 million fraud lawsuit against him: ‘We like our case’

The former cyclist is feeling bullish.

Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Michael Jordan donates ‘millions’ to 23 children’s charities

“I care deeply about the city of Chicago and have such incredible memories from my years there.”

Sunday 13 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Here’s where terrorist groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda get their money Follow The Money

Here’s where terrorist groups like Islamic State and Al Qaeda get their money

Scamming banks, demanding ransoms and controlling oil are among the many ways these terrorists fund their activities.

Lance Armstrong says his critical mistake in life was bigger than doping — is he still making it?

The disgraced former Tour champion says he basically raised himself.

From TheJournal.ie A test track for an 800mph train is being built Hyperloop

A test track for an 800mph train is being built

It may be able to outrun The Flash.

From TheJournal.ie ‘The change in the global population over the next few years is unprecedented’ Getting Auld

‘The change in the global population over the next few years is unprecedented’

Though the overall global population will continue to grow for some time yet, the growth of the working-age population is slowing down pretty much everywhere.

Saturday 12 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East? Stop Talking

Is Donald Trump ruining his businesses in the Middle East?

He has quite a few of them, and it looks like his anti-Muslim rhetoric isn’t doing them any favours.

Friday 11 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 13 things you should never do at the office Christmas party Put Down The Champers

13 things you should never do at the office Christmas party

You have been warned.

Wednesday 9 December, 2015

The NFL could have a 6-10 playoff team this year – here is what would need to happen

Somebody needs to take a long, hard look at the standard in the NFC East.

From Business ETC You might have to pay to listen to certain artists on Spotify soon Charm Offensive

You might have to pay to listen to certain artists on Spotify soon

Spotify is considering a plan where certain artists can withhold their music from its free version.

Sunday 6 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper The Bride

The tallest building in the world will be an Iraqi skyscraper

With its iconic ‘veil’ of solar panels, the four-tower behemoth will produce as much energy as it consumes — a breakthrough in tall-building design.

From TheJournal.ie What if you sent an abusive tweet, and it ended up on a billboard outside your home? Public Shaming

What if you sent an abusive tweet, and it ended up on a billboard outside your home?

That’s exactly what a new anti-racism movement is doing in Brazil.

The almost forgotten story behind Tiger Woods’ iconic juggling commercial

Remember the one you almost broke a golf club trying to copy?

From TheJournal.ie A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum Lord Of The Rings

A huge legal case in Turkey hinges on whether the President looks like Gollum

A Turkish doctor could face two years in prison for his tweet.

Saturday 5 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie “Throwaway tickets” are a way of getting cheap flights – here’s how they work Flying High
From TheJournal.ie Dramatic footage claims to show aftermath of Russia bombing Islamic State oil trucks Syria

Dramatic footage claims to show aftermath of Russia bombing Islamic State oil trucks

The video says the fires are the result of a Russian airstrike on trucks near Aleppo.

From TheJournal.ie There’s a strange forest in Poland that’s filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way Spooky

There’s a strange forest in Poland that’s filled with crooked trees — and no one can explain how it got that way

The “Crooked Forest” rests within an area outside of Nowe Czarnowo in the West Pomerania region of Poland.

From TheJournal.ie Isis is preparing a ‘backup capital’ in case its main base should fall Escape Plan

Isis is preparing a ‘backup capital’ in case its main base should fall

The city of Sirte, in Libya, has been earmarked as a potential fallback option for Islamic State.

Friday 4 December, 2015

From Business ETC JD Wetherspoon customer details stolen after website hacked Swiped

JD Wetherspoon customer details stolen after website hacked

The database for its old website, containing details on 656,723 customers, was hacked in June.

Tuesday 1 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Mark Zuckerberg is giving away $45 billion Like

Mark Zuckerberg is giving away $45 billion

That’s around €42 billion.

Monday 30 November, 2015

NBC came up with a nifty trick to help TV viewers watch an NFL game in the snow

It was chilly at Mile High last night.

Sunday 29 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This apartment in New York could be yours for €283,000 a month Pretty Swanky