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Quiz: Did an Irish person invent this?
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Quiz: Did an Irish person invent this?

Dec 12th 2020, 10:00 PM 45,921 Views 22 Comments

We can claim a fair number of inventions across the world.

This guy has invented a special 'glue' for women to seal their vaginas shut during their periods
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# Mensez

This guy has invented a special 'glue' for women to seal their vaginas shut during their periods

Feb 21st 2017, 7:06 PM 13,678 Views 3 Comments

He thinks it will replace tampons. Guess what people who actually have periods think?

How much do you really know about your phone?*
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How much do you really know about your phone?*

Aug 13th 2016, 8:30 PM 26,891 Views 17 Comments

*Not your phone specifically, but the features that make it what it is.

6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality
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6 inventions that Irish women would love to see become a reality

Jan 15th 2016, 1:18 PM 14,150 Views 24 Comments

Get on it, inventors.

11 essential inventions for people who are always tired
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# Cream Crackered

11 essential inventions for people who are always tired

Jan 5th 2016, 10:34 AM 6,311 Views 1 Comment

Wrecked? Or just lazy? Either way, we’re here to help.

11 ingenious solutions all lazy people will covet in the kitchen
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# A Bit More

11 ingenious solutions all lazy people will covet in the kitchen

Nov 2nd 2015, 11:55 AM 9,335 Views 1 Comment

Never think in the kitchen again.

13 deadly inventions you are going to want in your life immediately
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# Eureka

13 deadly inventions you are going to want in your life immediately

Sep 21st 2015, 6:06 PM 16,040 Views 12 Comments

Why didn’t we think of that?

This is the only way we want to eat Nutella from now on
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# Sticky Fingers

This is the only way we want to eat Nutella from now on

Sep 16th 2015, 7:29 PM 7,330 Views 3 Comments

Well, not the ONLY way, but…

Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI
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Teenagers invent a condom that changes colour if you have an STI

Jun 24th 2015, 10:40 PM 18,526 Views 27 Comments

It’s all about the molecules.

9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life
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# Inventive

9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life

Jan 7th 2015, 9:30 PM 53,470 Views 47 Comments

The future is *almost* here.

Ever smashed your phone? Apple's new invention could change your life
# Gamechanger
# Gamechanger

Ever smashed your phone? Apple's new invention could change your life

Dec 3rd 2014, 1:06 PM 21,678 Views 33 Comments

The pain of having a cracked screen could become a thing of the past.

Genius turns his ice-maker into sweets dispenser, lives the dream
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# Ice Ice Baby

Genius turns his ice-maker into sweets dispenser, lives the dream

Oct 23rd 2014, 7:36 AM 2,778 Views 1 Comment

What a man.

Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp
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Japanese researchers win Nobel for inventing the "revolutionary" LED lamp

Oct 7th 2014, 11:49 AM 7,240 Views 13 Comments

The LED has helped in the fight against global warming and also helps people in poverty.

You need this wearable futon bed in your life right now
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# Sleepy Snoozy

You need this wearable futon bed in your life right now

Oct 2nd 2014, 8:09 AM 2,534 Views 0 Comments

What a time to be alive.

8 world-changing things you never knew were invented by Irish people
# Eureka
# Eureka

8 world-changing things you never knew were invented by Irish people

Sep 20th 2014, 1:00 PM 59,480 Views 38 Comments

We’re a brainy bunch.

This British inventor wants to 'fart' at France with a giant mechanical arse
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# Mad Scientist

This British inventor wants to 'fart' at France with a giant mechanical arse

Jul 24th 2014, 8:02 AM 2,118 Views 3 Comments

Exactly as it says.

Mother of Invention: 11 happy accidents in the lab and the kitchen
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Mother of Invention: 11 happy accidents in the lab and the kitchen

Jun 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 24,919 Views 11 Comments

Taking the wrong turn was so right.

18 ingenious cooking inventions you need in your kitchen immediately
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# Bake Better

18 ingenious cooking inventions you need in your kitchen immediately

Mar 24th 2014, 1:00 PM 57,951 Views 22 Comments

Take every single scrap of our money.

Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?
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Open thread: What invention would you most like to see?

Mar 12th 2014, 10:47 AM 7,072 Views 92 Comments

Be as creative as you like.

17 wonderful inventions to solve all your first world problems
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# Eureka

17 wonderful inventions to solve all your first world problems

Mar 7th 2014, 9:30 PM 116,762 Views 56 Comments

Never be slightly irritated ever again!

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day
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# Bubble Trouble

Today is Bubble Wrap Appreciation Day

Jan 27th 2014, 11:57 AM 1,228 Views 0 Comments

Get out there and show bubble wrap some love.

9 futuristic inventions we were promised but never got
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# Reject Reality

9 futuristic inventions we were promised but never got

Oct 26th 2013, 9:30 AM 24,668 Views 37 Comments

We’re tired of Hollywood’s empty promises.

Everything you need to know RIGHT NOW about NeverWet
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# Weird Science

Everything you need to know RIGHT NOW about NeverWet

Jun 24th 2013, 7:00 PM 4,555 Views 7 Comments

It will BLOW YOUR MIND.

Books AND gaming both have place with student entrepreneurs
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Books AND gaming both have place with student entrepreneurs

Apr 18th 2013, 4:37 PM 4,700 Views 0 Comments

Feeling down about the future of this country? These enterprising students give us a sense of hope…

8 things that genuinely seemed like they would change our lives
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# Mind = Blown

8 things that genuinely seemed like they would change our lives

Mar 10th 2013, 9:45 AM 24,871 Views 54 Comments

But probably didn’t.

7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows
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7 inventions that put a stop to domestic rows

Feb 26th 2013, 5:37 PM 29,560 Views 36 Comments

“Did you turn off the immersion?”

4 stupidly simple but successful new inventions
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4 stupidly simple but successful new inventions

Dec 25th 2012, 12:30 PM 25,894 Views 34 Comments

Start-up turns community-generated ideas into clever new products, paying back lifetime royalties to inventors.

Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally
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Column: Why it’s important to look at the stars – literally

Dec 15th 2012, 7:00 PM 6,342 Views 32 Comments

It’s good to be curious about a world outside our own, because being inquisitive in the past has gotten us where we are today, writes Conor Farrell.

Check out this life-size Mousetrap game
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Check out this life-size Mousetrap game

Oct 7th 2012, 6:00 PM 8,428 Views 2 Comments

Gigantic fun and games at New York engineering and inventor festival.

7 Dublin curiosities that tell of capital's inventive past
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7 Dublin curiosities that tell of capital's inventive past

Sep 2nd 2012, 8:15 AM 19,141 Views 24 Comments

New book, Ingenious Dublin, charts the world-shaking discoveries, inventions and feats of engineering that came out of the capital – and helps you find physical signs of them yourself.

Afraid of needles? 'Jet-injected' drugs may have solution
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Afraid of needles? 'Jet-injected' drugs may have solution

May 27th 2012, 5:00 PM 4,770 Views 27 Comments

Scientific researchers are developing a ‘jet-injector’ to get medicine to the right spot – by using pressure, rather than a puncture of the skin.

Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products
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Try these for size: Irish inventor selling 200 ideas for new products

May 25th 2012, 6:45 AM 6,495 Views 11 Comments

Fancy your own startup? Bill O’Riordan says he doesn’t have the skills to make money from his gadget ideas – but hopes they can spur others on to success.

9 fictional film items we really, really wish existed
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# Fantasy Inventions

9 fictional film items we really, really wish existed

May 20th 2012, 12:00 PM 9,013 Views 29 Comments

Lightsabres, hoverboards, and Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory – will someone invent them for us please?

Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered
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Irish doctor who invented the modern injection remembered

Feb 17th 2012, 4:06 PM 8,319 Views 7 Comments

Plus, some other things that you may not have known were invented by Irish people (spoiler: one is chocolate milk!)

Ireland above EU average for innovation - study
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Ireland above EU average for innovation - study

Feb 9th 2012, 10:03 PM 2,908 Views 12 Comments

A Europe-wide study rated us highly for research and skills – but noted a lack of financial support for innovative products.

Ever needed boots fitted with a blood pressure sensor? You're in luck
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Ever needed boots fitted with a blood pressure sensor? You're in luck

Apr 6th 2011, 3:32 PM 901 Views 0 Comments

These boots, and many other semi-useful ideas, are being showcased at the world’s largest inventions fair in Geneva today.

Irish invention makes Time's Top 50 inventions of 2010
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Irish invention makes Time's Top 50 inventions of 2010

Nov 12th 2010, 7:41 PM 1,922 Views 0 Comments

Sugru – a dough that “looks like Play-Doh” but “acts like Super Glue” – makes a major list of top new inventions.