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Andy Farrell says he is ‘big enough and ugly enough’ to deal with the pressure
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# Evolution

Andy Farrell says he is ‘big enough and ugly enough’ to deal with the pressure

Dec 4th 2020, 6:00 AM 4,002 Views 4 Comments

Ireland coach says he is comfortable under the spotlight as his first year in charge draws to a close.

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say
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# Evolution

Babies being born without wisdom teeth due to rapid evolution, scientists say

Oct 9th 2020, 12:37 PM 89,809 Views 51 Comments

A study has found that humans are evolving at a faster rate than at any point in the past 250 years.

Fossil from previously unknown human species sparks fresh questions about where we come from
# Talking Bout An Evolution
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# Talking Bout An Evolution

Fossil from previously unknown human species sparks fresh questions about where we come from

Apr 11th 2019, 9:29 AM 19,986 Views 49 Comments

Dubbed Homo luzonensis, it is a long-lost cousin of modern people.

The Cluxton effect, converted forwards and sports psychology  - the rise in free-taking goalkeepers
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# Evolution

The Cluxton effect, converted forwards and sports psychology - the rise in free-taking goalkeepers

Mar 23rd 2019, 9:50 AM 5,848 Views 4 Comments

Cavan’s Raymond Galligan and Wicklow’s Mark Jackson both kick long-range frees for their counties.

Butterflies are genetically wired to choose a mate that looks just like them
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# Laws Of Attraction

Butterflies are genetically wired to choose a mate that looks just like them

Feb 9th 2019, 6:00 PM 7,330 Views 3 Comments

Male butterflies show a preference for females that have similar markings.

Jim Gavin: 'The perception that Tyrone are just defensive is incorrect'
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# Evolution

Jim Gavin: 'The perception that Tyrone are just defensive is incorrect'

Aug 27th 2018, 6:15 PM 4,495 Views 5 Comments

Gavin is preparing to go head-to-head with Mickey Harte on Sunday, a man he says is “one of the all-time great Gaelic football managers.”

This is why expressive brows might have mattered during human evolution
# On Fleek
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# On Fleek

This is why expressive brows might have mattered during human evolution

Apr 15th 2018, 12:00 PM 18,538 Views 16 Comments

Mobile eyebrows gave us the communication skills to establish large, social networks.

Prehistoric women crushing grain into flour were stronger than today's Olympic standard rowers
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# Evolution

Prehistoric women crushing grain into flour were stronger than today's Olympic standard rowers

Dec 3rd 2017, 9:31 AM 20,224 Views 19 Comments

A new study has shown that the arm bones of Neolithic women were 11-16% stronger.

Kearns vows that Tipperary will only get better following stunning Croke Park success
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# Evolution

Kearns vows that Tipperary will only get better following stunning Croke Park success

Apr 10th 2017, 2:06 PM 6,000 Views 14 Comments

The Premier County boss has been reflecting on a League campaign that saw him use 27 players.

Humanity's oldest relative is an egg-shaped creature with a huge mouth and no anus
# The Hole Truth
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# The Hole Truth

Humanity's oldest relative is an egg-shaped creature with a huge mouth and no anus

Jan 30th 2017, 9:57 PM 18,282 Views 48 Comments

The Saccorhytus lived some 540 million years ago.

Mourinho admits changing style for United
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# Evolution

Mourinho admits changing style for United

Dec 9th 2016, 10:30 PM 7,548 Views 22 Comments

Manchester United’s performances are worthy of a place in the Premier League title fight, according to Jose Mourinho.

This is what we'd have to look like if we wanted to survive every car crash
# Crash Test Dummy
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# Crash Test Dummy

This is what we'd have to look like if we wanted to survive every car crash

Jul 23rd 2016, 11:15 AM 30,937 Views 52 Comments

Meet Graham.

City in the sky - check out these incredible photos of Manhattan from above
# Stunning
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# Stunning

City in the sky - check out these incredible photos of Manhattan from above

Nov 21st 2015, 9:00 PM 30,942 Views 33 Comments

The number of skyscrapers in Manhattan has doubled to 56 in the last ten years, and another 19 are on the way.

The story of Gordon D'Arcy's hair through 12 glorious headshots
# Reeling In The Beard
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# Reeling In The Beard

The story of Gordon D'Arcy's hair through 12 glorious headshots

May 1st 2015, 3:29 PM 15,094 Views 9 Comments

The Leinster and Ireland centre wasn’t afraid to adapt his image from time to time…

No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed -- Rob Kearney
# A Whole New World
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# A Whole New World

No point comparing Leinster to 2012 vintage, everything has changed -- Rob Kearney

Apr 21st 2015, 9:47 PM 7,162 Views 20 Comments

The fullback says his side must keep evolving to challenge the threats from the Top 14.

Money well spent - How Toulon evolved from rich mercenaries to trophy-addicted galacticos
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# Evolution

Money well spent - How Toulon evolved from rich mercenaries to trophy-addicted galacticos

Apr 14th 2015, 12:10 PM 12,930 Views 21 Comments

The team from the south of France have evolved dramatically over the last few years.

These modern ads are even more sexist than their 'Mad Man'-era counterparts
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# Evolution

These modern ads are even more sexist than their 'Mad Man'-era counterparts

Apr 6th 2015, 6:00 PM 32,594 Views 44 Comments

One promotion from 2008 actually offered men a trip to pick a Russian bride.

Ireland Women aiming for 'the next level' with big changes on and off the field
# Intertwining Structure
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# Intertwining Structure

Ireland Women aiming for 'the next level' with big changes on and off the field

Feb 3rd 2015, 3:40 PM 4,461 Views 2 Comments

New head coach Tom Tierney wants to bring more great athletes onto Ireland’s rugby scene.

From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer's career
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# Evolution

From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer's career

Jan 24th 2015, 12:46 PM 6,524 Views 1 Comment

Sophia Stuart’s career began when the internet was taking its first steps, and her fascination with it took her all over the world.

How to change minds and influence people: Irish athletes who altered public perceptions in 2014
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# Evolution

How to change minds and influence people: Irish athletes who altered public perceptions in 2014

Dec 29th 2014, 2:00 PM 4,791 Views 1 Comment

Don’t I know you?

Pope backs evolution theory, says 'God doesn't have a magic wand'
# Big Bang Theory
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# Big Bang Theory

Pope backs evolution theory, says 'God doesn't have a magic wand'

Oct 28th 2014, 8:11 PM 26,518 Views 165 Comments

The pontiff said that the Big Bang theory is not inconsistent with Catholic teachings.

Wayne Rooney: I'm not the player I used to be
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# Evolution

Wayne Rooney: I'm not the player I used to be

Sep 23rd 2014, 1:07 PM 7,646 Views 9 Comments

The England star was handed the club captaincy in the summer and insists his game has progressed.

Humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side for 5,000 years. We share DNA. Do the maths.
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# Get It On

Humans and Neanderthals lived side-by-side for 5,000 years. We share DNA. Do the maths.

Aug 20th 2014, 10:31 PM 20,059 Views 64 Comments

We (humans) eventually “outcompeted” them though. Go us.

Why you feel like you're falling in your sleep
# Falling Slowly
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# Falling Slowly

Why you feel like you're falling in your sleep

Aug 4th 2014, 10:30 AM 37,581 Views 18 Comments

Don’t be scared by the hypnic jerk.

Herpes infected humans before we had even evolved into humans
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# Thanks A Lot Apes

Herpes infected humans before we had even evolved into humans

Jun 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,342 Views 12 Comments

There was no escape.

Fish with protective parents (like Nemo) are more likely to evolve into new species
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# Evolution

Fish with protective parents (like Nemo) are more likely to evolve into new species

Jun 10th 2014, 7:00 AM 4,296 Views 36 Comments

Research from Trinity College Dublin has found that egg-guarding habits help boost species diversity.

Brian O'Driscoll: 'I am a big believer that the lows happen for a reason'
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# Evolution

Brian O'Driscoll: 'I am a big believer that the lows happen for a reason'

May 9th 2014, 8:00 AM 12,955 Views 11 Comments

As he moves towards the end of his Leinster career, the 35-year-old reflects on the great changes he has played through.

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy
# Bear Necessities
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# Bear Necessities

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy

May 8th 2014, 7:43 PM 14,029 Views 9 Comments

It’s all down to genes and some super-speedy evolution.

The evolution of the World Cup football in one cool GIF
# Brazil 2014
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# Brazil 2014

The evolution of the World Cup football in one cool GIF

Mar 4th 2014, 10:57 AM 4,438 Views 8 Comments

They don’t make them like they used to.

10 life skills technology has stolen from you
# As Time Goes By
# As Time Goes By

10 life skills technology has stolen from you

Feb 11th 2014, 9:30 PM 58,228 Views 67 Comments

The question is, do we care?

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict
# Rats
# Rats

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict

Feb 4th 2014, 8:00 PM 2,822 Views 4 Comments

If you’re terrified of rodents you may want to avert your eyes.

Does heartbreak cause actual pain?
# Love Hurts
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# Love Hurts

Does heartbreak cause actual pain?

Oct 28th 2013, 7:00 PM 23,922 Views 38 Comments

A broken heart isn’t just an abstract concept… and evolution wants it that way.

VIDEO: Chabal gets smashed, gets angry in French second division
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# Pro Div 2

VIDEO: Chabal gets smashed, gets angry in French second division

Sep 21st 2013, 4:54 PM 4,444 Views 3 Comments

All together now, OOOOHHH!

Spanish dig seeks prehistoric ancestors of Europeans
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Spanish dig seeks prehistoric ancestors of Europeans

Jul 28th 2013, 10:30 AM 7,728 Views 38 Comments

Site at caves of Atapuerca has been yielding secrets about evolution of mankind.

Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm
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Female mammals can choose the sex of their offspring by controlling sperm

Jul 15th 2013, 9:45 PM 14,705 Views 28 Comments

New research has backed up a theory that females can speed up or slow down ‘male’ and ‘female’ sperm in the reproductive tract to choose the sex.

Scientists discover new reason why humans began walking on two feet
# On Their Own Two Feet
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# On Their Own Two Feet

Scientists discover new reason why humans began walking on two feet

May 25th 2013, 7:45 AM 12,663 Views 48 Comments

And it seems it’s NOT because our ancestors were forced out of trees and onto their feet.

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added Die Hard

Oct 7th 2012, 8:00 PM 14,321 Views 8 Comments

Here’s the things we learned, shared and loved today.

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell"
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# Science

US Congressman: evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell"

Oct 7th 2012, 5:31 PM 20,917 Views 169 Comments

Republican politician Paul Broun from Georgia, who sits on the US government’s science committee, said he believes the earth is les than 9,000 years old.

VIDEO: A history of the basketball video game in four and a half minutes
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# Nostalgia

VIDEO: A history of the basketball video game in four and a half minutes

Aug 29th 2012, 10:30 PM 801 Views 0 Comments

The genre has come a long way since its humble beginnings on the Atari 2600 in 1979.

Video: How Obama went from supporting gay marriage... to supporting gay marriage
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# Evolution

Video: How Obama went from supporting gay marriage... to supporting gay marriage

May 10th 2012, 8:45 AM 2,653 Views 17 Comments

The US president said his position had been ‘evolving’ over the years but 16 years ago he declared support for legalizing same-sex marriage.

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