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Monday 21 July, 2014

Opinion: Rory’s Open win showed that the Tiger Woods era is over

Of the players that made the cut, only three finished with worse scores than Woods.

Dudi Sela needed a hug after losing to 6’11″ Ivo Karlovic, so he grabbed a chair to stand on

It’s the old tall man, regular-sized man hugging conundrum.

Sunday 20 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What to do if you forget someone’s name immediately after meeting them The Name Of The Game

What to do if you forget someone’s name immediately after meeting them

What strategy do you have to deal with dreaded memory blank?

Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The most expensive celebrity homes in New York City New York Houses

The most expensive celebrity homes in New York City

The celebrity super rich are apparently able to afford quite nice houses.

Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why people work hard, even when they already have everything they need Overeager

Why people work hard, even when they already have everything they need

These scientists carried out a study to understand why people sacrifice leisure to work and earn more than they need.

From Business ETC Shootouts and police chases: The FBI is worried about Google’s driverless cars… Look No Hands

Shootouts and police chases: The FBI is worried about Google’s driverless cars…

The FBI’s Intelligence Directorate says Google’s project opens up “ways for a car to be more of a potential lethal weapon”.

From Business ETC How to use Snapchat’s new geofilters, a feature kept hidden until now Apps

How to use Snapchat’s new geofilters, a feature kept hidden until now

However, we might have a wait before any will be available in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace Mh17

One of the most crucial air routes in the world cuts through Ukrainian airspace

The area is now a no-fly zone after last night’s crash.

Thursday 17 July, 2014

From Business ETC This robot is designed to become part of your family’s day-to-day life Jibo

Was this the bravest individual effort of this year’s Tour de France?

Andrew Talansky finished over 30 minutes behind the stage winner.

Wednesday 16 July, 2014

From Business ETC BlackBerry users are getting their own Siri-like assistant soon Voice

BlackBerry users are getting their own Siri-like assistant soon

It has the wildly imaginative name of ‘Blackberry Assistant’.

Here’s why Qatar have scouted 3.5 million young footballers from around the world

It’s well funded and highly professional, with a space-age training facilities.

Craig Kieswetter nailed the ‘Cricket is a Tough Game’ Selfie

What, this? Just a broken nose and eye socket. No biggie.

Leo Messi keeps throwing up in matches and no one can figure out why

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino said that Messi went to a doctor, but the tests didn’t reveal anything.

Tuesday 15 July, 2014

How Germany went from Euro 2000 ‘disaster’ to World Cup champions

This is not a golden generation for Die Nazionale Mannschaft, but the product of a well-laid plan.

Monday 14 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s why you shouldn’t be worried about shark attacks Jaws

Here’s why you shouldn’t be worried about shark attacks

We thankfully don’t have any nasty sharks in Irish waters, but even if we did, we wouldn’t need to get worked up about it.

Rider caught checking his phone during the Tour de France, escapes with a warning

Luca Paolini was living dangerously during the eighth stage over the weekend.

Sunday 13 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This graph shows how to be happy at work Don't Worry Be Happy

This graph shows how to be happy at work

It’s all to do with flow, apparently.

From TheJournal.ie What can people remember about being in a coma? Memories

What can people remember about being in a coma?

People report strange memories, dreams, or even visions after being in a coma. But that’s not always the case.

From TheJournal.ie ‘It just takes your breath away’: What it’s like to step into space for the first time International Space Station

‘It just takes your breath away’: What it’s like to step into space for the first time

“The city lights at night. The storms, you see lightning from above. Then you get these scenes of the moon coming up.”

Saturday 12 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This Manhattan ‘Sky Loft’ is on the market for $48 million. Want to see inside? Property Porn

Thursday 10 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Why we smile…and why we fake it Say Cheese

Why we smile…and why we fake it

Studies indicate smiling plays a key role in our social dynamics, but can you tell a fake from the real thing?

It looks like Carmelo Anthony is going to stay with the New York Knicks

So stop spreading the news that he’s leaving today.

Wednesday 9 July, 2014

Prince Fielder the unlikely cover star of ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue

The Texas Rangers outfielder proves that athletes come in all shapes and sizes.

Sunday 6 July, 2014

From Business ETC These 17 web tools will improve your productivity Get It Done

These 17 web tools will improve your productivity

Avoid distractions and procrastination when you really need to just get down to it.

From TheJournal.ie How to outsmart any multiple-choice test Pencils At The Ready

How to outsmart any multiple-choice test

Obviously it’s better if you just know the answers but here’s a few tips on cheating the system if not.

From TheJournal.ie The 50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime Thinking Of A Holiday

The 50 places in Europe you need to visit in your lifetime

And they’re just about right on your doorstep.

From TheJournal.ie ‘Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045’ Rise Of The Machines

‘Machines, not humans will be dominant by 2045’

It won’t be like The Terminator, but it won’t be good.

Friday 4 July, 2014

Camera-wearing sheep to film Tour de France

Sony are deploying a number of Action Cams in Northern Yorkshire.

Wednesday 2 July, 2014

Wade and Bosh reportedly willing to take huge pay cuts – that’s a game-changer for Miami Heat

LeBron may not have to take his talents from South Beach after all.

Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Lebron and ‘Melo could both be playing for Phoenix next season NBA

Lebron and ‘Melo could both be playing for Phoenix next season

Reports suggest that the Suns’ state-of-the-art medical processes might tempt the ageing stars with the promise of a prolonged career.

Monday 30 June, 2014

The US World Cup team’s ‘I Believe’ chant was created by a student

The Americans take on Belgium in the second round.

Sunday 29 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie These amazing food photographers will put those Instagrammed photos of your dinner to shame DELISH

These amazing food photographers will put those Instagrammed photos of your dinner to shame

The meals probably taste a lot better too. No offence.

From TheJournal.ie 7 memory skills that will make you smarter* Total Recall
From TheJournal.ie Sugar is pretty much ruining the world – here’s how and why Sweet Tooth

Sugar is pretty much ruining the world – here’s how and why

A new study from a Swiss bank lays bare the facts.

From The Daily Edge The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon Bookworms

Saturday 28 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie What does an abandoned Brooklyn sugar factory look like? CITIZEN CANE

What does an abandoned Brooklyn sugar factory look like?

These pictures show exactly what it looks like.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what people want to do with this ‘wonder material’ Make And Do

Here’s what people want to do with this ‘wonder material’

Not, sadly, make a superhero suit out of it.

From Business ETC These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year JEROS

These jellyfish-killing robots could save the fishing industry billions per year

It’s a system called JEROS, or “jellyfish elimination robotic swarm”.