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#Bugs

From TheJournal.ie False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite? Nui Galway

False widow spiders have invaded Ireland over the past 20 years, but what are the symptoms of a bite?

In 20 years, the false widow spider has invaded Ireland, one NUIG researcher said, with the highest number of them found in Dublin and Cork.

From TheJournal.ie Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know Sponsored By HSE

Flu season is back - here are 8 things you really should know

Including how to tell the difference between flu and the common cold.

From TheJournal.ie iPhone freezing up after tapping on links? The latest update will fix it Quick Fix

iPhone freezing up after tapping on links? The latest update will fix it

The bug was found in the latest update to iOS, version 9.3, and caused iPhones to freeze after clicking on app links.

From TheJournal.ie Is your iPhone acting weird after the latest update? Apple

Is your iPhone acting weird after the latest update?

Some users are complaining about the screen freezing and other issues associated with the iOS 9.3 update.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery Oops

Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery

But if you update to the latest version, it will solve most of the problems.

From TheJournal.ie Android phone having problems? Here's how to activate safe mode TechGuide

Android phone having problems? Here's how to activate safe mode

Handy for when your phone ends up becoming a little too slow for your liking.

From TheJournal.ie Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw Risk

Own a Samsung device? It may have a major security flaw

More than 600 million Samsung devices could be affected by this flaw.

From TheJournal.ie A woman found an extremely rare bug in a packet of raspberries Firebug

A woman found an extremely rare bug in a packet of raspberries

The firebug has only been seen once in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Apple claims only nine people complained about 'bending' iPhone 6 Fixing It

Apple claims only nine people complained about 'bending' iPhone 6

The company also released another update to fix problems experienced with iOS 8.0.1.

From TheJournal.ie Apple's week goes from bad to worse as it apologises for buggy iOS8 update A Fine Mess

Apple's week goes from bad to worse as it apologises for buggy iOS8 update

The update meant some users were unable to make or receive calls and caused issues with users’ Touch ID feature.

Irish couple runs through a swarm of locusts, just for the craic

A video of biblical proportions.

From TheJournal.ie Overuse of antibiotics is giving killer bugs free reign --- WHO Resistance

Overuse of antibiotics is giving killer bugs free reign --- WHO

The UN health agency said the problem was becoming a global emergency.

From The42 'I didn't think I'd get away with a Vegemite sandwich': Scott serves up steak and 'bugs' at Augusta Champions Dinner

Doctors remove inch-long cockroach from Australian man's ear

“They said they had never pulled an insect this large out of someone’s ear.”

From TheJournal.ie Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often? Hygiene

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?

The bug was drawn for a HSE competition to raise awareness of microbes.

From TheJournal.ie The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it. Bee Salad

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.

Spiders not to your liking? You could enjoy a grasshopper shish kebab instead.

From TheJournal.ie Debunked: Do you really eat a dozen spiders in your sleep every year? True Or False

Debunked: Do you really eat a dozen spiders in your sleep every year?

Maybe there are some arachnids clumsy enough to fall in.

How NOT to deal with a spider in the bath Aaaargh This post contains videos

How NOT to deal with a spider in the bath

Do not, under any circumstances, do this.

Man dies after live roach-eating contest

Edward Archbold, pictured during the contest, became ill shortly after it ended and collapsed in front of the store.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’ Invasion

Ireland’s ant population ‘reaching a ten-year high’

Humans aren’t the only creatures becoming more plentiful in Ireland, Rentokil warns, offering tips to avoid infestation.