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Researchers examine dangers of lethal superbugs to Irish seawaters
# Dangers
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# Dangers

Researchers examine dangers of lethal superbugs to Irish seawaters

Aug 10th 2020, 6:46 PM 37,758 Views 15 Comments

While Ireland has some of the cleanest bathing waters in Europe, raw sewage is still being discharged at more than 30 locations.

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

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

Oct 5th 2017, 6:19 AM 64,172 Views 36 Comments

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.

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

Oct 12th 2016, 4:43 PM 30,693 Views 22 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 1st 2016, 3:31 PM 15,105 Views 8 Comments

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

Is your iPhone acting weird after the latest update?
# Apple
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# Apple

Is your iPhone acting weird after the latest update?

Mar 28th 2016, 3:19 PM 46,716 Views 40 Comments

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

Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery
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# Oops

Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:59 AM 20,067 Views 31 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 1st 2015, 12:00 PM 13,447 Views 9 Comments

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

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

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

Jun 17th 2015, 2:05 PM 19,337 Views 17 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 24th 2015, 9:37 PM 45,409 Views 70 Comments

The firebug has only been seen once in Ireland.

Apple claims only nine people complained about 'bending' iPhone 6
# Fixing It
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# Fixing It

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

Sep 26th 2014, 8:07 AM 12,229 Views 36 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 25th 2014, 9:17 AM 15,552 Views 82 Comments

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
# Buggin'
# Buggin'

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

Jul 9th 2014, 2:43 PM 24,588 Views 51 Comments

A video of biblical proportions.

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

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

May 1st 2014, 7:45 AM 5,636 Views 32 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 9th 2014, 12:10 PM 4,930 Views 3 Comments

Not a shrimp or a barbie in sight.

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

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

Jan 10th 2014, 5:06 PM 34,431 Views 74 Comments

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

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?
# Hygiene
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# Hygiene

Would this superbug make you wash your hands more often?

Nov 14th 2013, 7:05 AM 9,554 Views 10 Comments

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

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.
# Bee Salad
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# Bee Salad

The secret to making tarantula taste good? Batter it.

Aug 5th 2013, 11:30 AM 8,121 Views 44 Comments

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

Debunked: Do you really eat a dozen spiders in your sleep every year?
# True Or False
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# True Or False

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

Aug 4th 2013, 11:30 AM 28,759 Views 38 Comments

Maybe there are some arachnids clumsy enough to fall in.

How NOT to deal with a spider in the bath
# Aaaargh
# Aaaargh

How NOT to deal with a spider in the bath

Jul 1st 2013, 4:15 PM 3,019 Views 3 Comments

Do not, under any circumstances, do this.

Man dies after live roach-eating contest
# Cockroaches
# Cockroaches

Man dies after live roach-eating contest

Oct 9th 2012, 1:00 PM 19,893 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Jul 11th 2011, 3:21 PM 5,391 Views 6 Comments

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