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From TheJournal.ie First-ever giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident Creepy Crawly

First-ever giant swimming, venomous centipede discovered by accident

The rare species has just recently been described in a science journal.

From TheJournal.ie 'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable Pregnancy

'Where there's one sperm there's a way': Male infertility is common but treatable

A doctor from Cork Fertility Centre said the procedure for men to get checked out is “non-invasive and not expensive compared to what a female has to do”.

From TheJournal.ie Paralysed man can now use his hand thanks to pioneering software World First

Paralysed man can now use his hand thanks to pioneering software

Ian Burkhart was left with a broken neck after a swimming accident.

From TheJournal.ie 6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week Forest Pumped

6 wonderful walks in the woods to take this week

Ireland’s woodland treasures are the star of a new TV show.

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: The stunning winners of National Geographic's travel photo competition Point And Shoot
From TheJournal.ie Investigation after hand grenade found on waste ground in Dundalk O'hanlon Park

Investigation after hand grenade found on waste ground in Dundalk

Gardaí were alerted to the grenade this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems Bad Buzz

Bees are disappearing - and scientists are warning about worrying knock-on problems

Scientists want to move bee populations to new areas.

Watch this rabbit kick a snake's ass to save her baby

Mammy rabbit does not take ANY prisoners.

From TheJournal.ie A volcano could be about to make these lizards extinct What You Iguana Do?

A volcano could be about to make these lizards extinct

Wolf volcano had last erupted in 1982.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have no issue with Ray': Mooney not sure moving radio slots was the right decision RTÉ

'I have no issue with Ray': Mooney not sure moving radio slots was the right decision

The radio presenter said he would one day like to host the Late Late Show.

From TheJournal.ie Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered Whale Of A Time

Good news! The humpback whale is no longer endangered

It was considered endangered, but is not anymore. Which is good.

A woman bought a mouse to feed her snake, but they became BFFs instead

Mice are friends, not food!

From TheJournal.ie Deep, deep blue: This is what a flipped-over iceberg looks like Wonders Of The World
From TheJournal.ie A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections MRSA

A new antibiotic could finally turn the tide against superbugs and drug-resistant infections

And it could be just start of the discovery of dozens of new antibiotics.

From TheJournal.ie Iran wanted films of the Irish struggle... we wanted to send them nature docs State Papers

Iran wanted films of the Irish struggle... we wanted to send them nature docs

A rep from Iranian TV wanted a video from Ireland for broadcasting.

From TheJournal.ie An electric eel shocks its prey like a Taser Eel's Electric

An electric eel shocks its prey like a Taser

It can make its prey twitch so it can eat it.

From TheJournal.ie Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow Trees Need Love Too

Which tree is the most loveable one in Ireland? We'll know by tomorrow

Voting is currently taking place in the National Tree Huggers contest.

From TheJournal.ie The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously) Two Become One

The first sex was like square-dancing in Scotland (seriously)

And it wasn’t humans who did it.

Just LOOK at these extremely rare albino hedgehogs that have just been rescued

Why can’t they just share the hedge?

From TheJournal.ie This colossal squid is absolutely massive and slightly terrifying Damn Nature You Scary

This colossal squid is absolutely massive and slightly terrifying

It’s only the second time a colossal squid has been found intact.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible Nature

Opinion: I've never been so excited about Dublin's future – a Dodder Greenway would be incredible

Imagine a walking and cycling route following the River Dodder – the whole way from the mountains to the sea!

From TheJournal.ie Here's what life looks like when you abandon civilisation Into The Wild

Here's what life looks like when you abandon civilisation

Off grid, on camera.

Massive squadron of pelicans diving for fish is both fascinating and terrifying

Nature is amazing… from a distance.

David Attenborough observes the species of 'fangirls'

They move in crowds.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea Lucky Shot

Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea

Fin whales are the second largest animals on the planet.

Zoo kills neglected bear cub and stuffs it to teach 'cruelty of nature'

The bear cub was being neglected by its mother and bullied by its father.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy... Holistic Gardener

Opinion: Summer thyme and the remedy's easy...

Gardening expert and holistic practitioner Fiann Ó Nualláin shares some of his secrets on how to survive the summer.

Fish-eating spiders exist, and here is horrifying proof

Well, this is awful.

From TheJournal.ie Think otters are cute? Here's one eating an alligator for lunch See You Later Alligator
From TheJournal.ie 'I nearly fell out of my chair': Irish scientists uncover Einstein's lost theory Eureka Moment

'I nearly fell out of my chair': Irish scientists uncover Einstein's lost theory

The unpublished document shows that the Nobel Prize winner once considered a model of the universe very different to the Big Bang Theory.

Peace doves released by the Pope are immediately attacked by a seagull and crow

Tens of thousands of people watched in horror in St. Peter’s Square.

Stephen Fry narrates a chipmunk Matrix-style fight on telly tonight

BBC One’s Hidden Kingdoms is back.

From The42 'Whether people believe it or not, professional rugby is a tough, tough sport' Long Read

'Whether people believe it or not, professional rugby is a tough, tough sport'

We spoke to Munster Academy Manager Peter Malone about what goes into producing a professional player.

What is the one species of animal David Attenborough 'never thinks about'?

That, and 8 other highlights from his Reddit AMA.

From TheJournal.ie Volcano erupts 30 times in one day Indonesia

Volcano erupts 30 times in one day

Around 20,000 people have been displaced as Mount Sinabung spews lava on Sumatra island.

Can you make it through this post without getting the travel bug?

Time to plan your 2014 holiday.

Reckless dolphin teens found to be deliberately getting high by chewing pufferfish

They’re just looking for a porpoise in life.

11 incredible GIFs of beautiful winter scenes around the world

We don’t have much of it here this Christmas, so here’s some lovely snow.

From TheJournal.ie The Week in Photos: Breaking through Top Pics This post contains images

The Week in Photos: Breaking through

Pushing out, gathering speed, breaking out.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Stargazing for beginners – get the most out of these dark winter nights Stargazer

Column: Stargazing for beginners – get the most out of these dark winter nights

Short days can hinder what we can do with our free time – but there is plenty to see and do at night, even in these days of less money to spend, astronomy is a surprisingly inexpensive (and often free!) hobby to enjoy, writes Conor Farrell.