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From The42 Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match? Experiment This post contains videos

Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match?

Raphael Varane was sent off after some deliberation, much to the dismay of his team-mates.

From TheJournal.ie An Indian schoolbook advised children to suffocate kittens Experiement

An Indian schoolbook advised children to suffocate kittens

It was part of an experiment designed to show what would happen to an animal in an airtight box – the result isn’t too surprising.

From TheJournal.ie NASA scientists to spend eight months in Hawaiian dome for 'Mars simulation' Dome Sweet Dome

NASA scientists to spend eight months in Hawaiian dome for 'Mars simulation'

The study will assess the psychological difficulties associated with living in isolation.

From The42 History made as penalty awarded by video referee for the first time New Dawn This post contains videos

History made as penalty awarded by video referee for the first time

Japan’s Kashima Antlers stunned South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0.

From The42 Analysis: Could the diamond formation be a viable option for Ireland at the Euros? Experiment

Analysis: Could the diamond formation be a viable option for Ireland at the Euros?

Martin O’Neill tried out the system against Slovakia at the Aviva Stadium the other night.

From The42 The experiment failed -- time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch 4-4-2 Opinion

The experiment failed -- time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch 4-4-2

The Boys in Green earned a 1-0 win over Switzerland in last night’s friendly at the Aviva Stadium.

This American girl sent a Valentine's text to every random Irish guy she met when here

Two summer’s worth of unknown numbers.

From TheJournal.ie Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official Experiment

Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official

It’s offering a one-click purchase option to US users that pirated Windows 10, and will expand it to other countries if successful.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it ok to cat-call people as part of a social experiment? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it ok to cat-call people as part of a social experiment?

4FM’s The Niall Boylan Show set a reporter out to wolf whistle women and men as part of a segment earlier this week.

From TheJournal.ie 3 Midweek Longreads: Can this controversial child experiment end racism? Bookmark Or Get Stuck In

3 Midweek Longreads: Can this controversial child experiment end racism?

Longreads to savour or save.

Coke mixed with milk is the stuff nightmares are made of

It goes clear. Totally clear.

From TheJournal.ie "Do you trust me?": Blindfolded Muslim asks strangers to hug him Islamophobia
From TheJournal.ie Is Google going to introduce a 'try before you buy' feature for apps? Trial Mode

Is Google going to introduce a 'try before you buy' feature for apps?

The company is said to be working on a system which would allow users to download micro versions of an app before paying for it.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook is copying Snapchat again, but not in the way you would expect Disappearing Act

Facebook is copying Snapchat again, but not in the way you would expect

The service is experimenting with a feature that will allow posts on the main site to delete themselves after a set period of time.

Twitter is clogging timelines with favourites and people are not impressed

The website’s latest experiment is not a hit with users.

From TheJournal.ie How an empty crisp packet could be used to listen in on a conversation Good Vibrations

How an empty crisp packet could be used to listen in on a conversation

Researchers from MIT, Microsoft and Adobe have developed an algorithm which can identify vibrations through objects and convert them into sound.

From TheJournal.ie Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook's controversial mood experiment Questions

Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook's controversial mood experiment

It will be working with Britain’s independent data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, as it investigates Facebook’s decision to alter 700,000 users’ News Feed as part of an experiment

From The42 O'Neill vows to experiment in Ireland's summer friendlies Changes

O'Neill vows to experiment in Ireland's summer friendlies

“This is an opportunity, it’s ideal for me but not ideal for the players,” the coach added.

Here's what happens when you mix Coke and milk, and it's disgusting

You’ll never look at Coke the same way again.

The ultimate coke-mentos eruption involves nutella and a condom

He might be a bit hoarse after this.

Here is yet another reason all men should have beards

The storage potential is infinite.

From The42 POLL: Are sin bins in football a good idea? Experiment This post contains a poll

POLL: Are sin bins in football a good idea?

FIFA are considering bringing in the concept.

Teacher ‘slices’ student in shiver-inducing class experiment

May not be for the overly squeamish.

From TheJournal.ie Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread? Young Sci 2014

Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?

Brown bread is more nutritious, while white bread is more processed.

From TheJournal.ie How to trick algae to save the planet Young Sci 2014

How to trick algae to save the planet

Plus – why the Hen Harrier bird needs to be saved.

From TheJournal.ie Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado Legalisation

Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado

Business owners opened their doors to shoppers at 8am, with 25 pot shops in eight towns opening today.

From TheJournal.ie Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed Memory

Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed

Trinity College scientists work with fruit flies to make discovery about ‘habituation’ that could help with some neurological diseases.

From TheJournal.ie Twitter tests out location feature that shows nearby tweets In The Know

Twitter tests out location feature that shows nearby tweets

The experimental feature would allow users to see a map and timeline of what people are tweeting in their area.

Here's what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave Why? This post contains videos

Here's what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave

Why would anyone want to find out? It’s art, of course!

From The42 Snapshot: What Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry would look like as a single entity Experiment

Snapshot: What Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry would look like as a single entity

Bayern fans’ dream was taken a step further thanks to Old School Panini.

From The42 VIDEO: Here's what happens when you serve a ping pong ball at 900mph That's Science This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here's what happens when you serve a ping pong ball at 900mph

Hint: it’s not returnable.

From The42 Duffy admits that yellow card rule may be reviewed Experiment

Duffy admits that yellow card rule may be reviewed

The GAA Director-General also insists that Hawkeye has to be used in inter-county championship games this year.

From TheJournal.ie So, exactly how happy is Ireland? Happiness

So, exactly how happy is Ireland?

The Happiness Experiment says it has found the answer…

From The42 Ref has 'final word' on goal-line technology New Dawn

Ref has 'final word' on goal-line technology

The initiative begins this week in Japan, following a surge of calls for it to be introduced in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie Why was a Boeing 727 deliberately crashed in desert? Air Safety This post contains images

Why was a Boeing 727 deliberately crashed in desert?

Experiment for Discovery Channel aims to understand what it takes to survive an air crash.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists discover immune cells could protect against obesity Obesity

Scientists discover immune cells could protect against obesity

The research was undertaken by Marie Curie Fellow Lydia Lynch at Trinity College Dublin, and showed the importance of ‘iNKT’ cells in managing obesity and diabetes.

From TheJournal.ie How happy are you? Scientists want to know HAPPY NATION This post contains images

How happy are you? Scientists want to know

The Science Gallery’s new exhibition ‘Happy? Take a Second Look’ uncovers the true mood of the nation – and will putting the country to the happiness test.

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm Drones This post contains videos

Video: Watch this incredible (and unnerving) footage of a drone swarm

The drones can coordinate their movements to fly in formation.

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