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How fake ‘celebrity geniuses’ fooled the internet
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How fake ‘celebrity geniuses’ fooled the internet

Jun 10th 2013, 4:07 PM 113,341 Views 1 Comment

A story of Mensa, the media and Shakira.

Francois Hollande confuses Japanese with Chinese on State visit to Japan
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Francois Hollande confuses Japanese with Chinese on State visit to Japan

Jun 7th 2013, 10:02 AM 6,206 Views 17 Comments

The French president made the error on a three-day state visit to Japan.

Alert! The gardaí have an important message
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Alert! The gardaí have an important message

Jun 5th 2013, 11:12 AM 10,641 Views 1 Comment

AKA an amusing Twitter blooper.

16 signs that really shouldn't be spelled wrong
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16 signs that really shouldn't be spelled wrong

Jun 4th 2013, 10:30 PM 49,985 Views 53 Comments

Spelling: it’s impotent.

You can still buy a Hitler Kettle!
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You can still buy a Hitler Kettle!

May 30th 2013, 1:32 PM 2,880 Views 3 Comments

But you’ll have to wait. Here’s how the dictator-resembling utensil took over the internet.

13 of the biggest mistakes in the history of the world
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# Reverse Reverse

13 of the biggest mistakes in the history of the world

May 28th 2013, 10:30 PM 44,623 Views 52 Comments

Whoops.

'A tremendous amount of sex' - embarrassed sports reporter's blooper
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'A tremendous amount of sex' - embarrassed sports reporter's blooper

May 2nd 2013, 10:09 AM 11,254 Views 8 Comments

Now THAT is what I call a pre-game warmup.

This motorbike rider did NOT see that coming
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# Biker Fail

This motorbike rider did NOT see that coming

Apr 29th 2013, 10:18 AM 2,028 Views 2 Comments

Wait for it…

Typo of the Day: Austerity hits Ireland's budget for World Food Programme
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# Austerity

Typo of the Day: Austerity hits Ireland's budget for World Food Programme

Apr 23rd 2013, 2:15 PM 14,936 Views 36 Comments

We are living way beyond our means…

Local newsreader says 'f***ing s**t'... on his first day
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Local newsreader says 'f***ing s**t'... on his first day

Apr 22nd 2013, 8:55 AM 3,987 Views 4 Comments

You’ll want to put your headphones on if you’re in an office.

Will your tweets get you fired?
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Will your tweets get you fired?

Mar 27th 2013, 12:49 PM 10,864 Views 27 Comments

This app can check that out for you…

Has Ireland accidentally given 'fraping' to the world?
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Has Ireland accidentally given 'fraping' to the world?

Mar 11th 2013, 7:45 PM 39,354 Views 55 Comments

Maybe not quite – but we definitely tried.

This company accidentally advertised a plasma TV for €7
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This company accidentally advertised a plasma TV for €7

Mar 4th 2013, 1:15 PM 24,950 Views 50 Comments

But there’s bad news for anyone who snapped up the ‘offer’…

US Secretary of State John Kerry invents new country: Kryzakhstan
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US Secretary of State John Kerry invents new country: Kryzakhstan

Feb 26th 2013, 10:56 AM 7,916 Views 31 Comments

We think he meant Kyrgyzstan. Easy mistake.

VIDEO: WHAT did this newsreader just mime on air?
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# Careful Now

VIDEO: WHAT did this newsreader just mime on air?

Feb 14th 2013, 9:59 AM 16,839 Views 14 Comments

Did she imitate… a popular bedroom activity? (Possibly NSFW.)

Official Police Tweet of the Day
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Official Police Tweet of the Day

Jan 28th 2013, 9:54 AM 17,766 Views 10 Comments

Morto for the Dallas Police Department.

VIDEO: Weatherman’s hand gestures are accidentally very suggestive
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VIDEO: Weatherman’s hand gestures are accidentally very suggestive

Oct 16th 2012, 9:00 PM 21,552 Views 16 Comments

Let’s just say he finds it hard going.

Sarcastic Tumblr of the Day: The Amazing iOS 6 Maps
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# Map Fail

Sarcastic Tumblr of the Day: The Amazing iOS 6 Maps

Sep 21st 2012, 10:52 AM 14,968 Views 42 Comments

And you thought Ireland had it bad?

'Alan Shatter concerned over fake Apple airport' Statement of the Day
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'Alan Shatter concerned over fake Apple airport' Statement of the Day

Sep 20th 2012, 10:49 AM 35,762 Views 91 Comments

The Minister for Justice is concerned about the error in Apple Maps, which he says could mislead pilots not familiar with the area.

Picture: Dublin gets new 'airport' courtesy of iPhone's new map software
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Picture: Dublin gets new 'airport' courtesy of iPhone's new map software

Sep 19th 2012, 9:46 PM 31,714 Views 84 Comments

With Google Maps gone, the latest version of Apple’s iOS has designated Airfield Park in Dublin as an airport on its new mapping software.

Wait, that's the other team! Papers print wrong Olympic photo
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Wait, that's the other team! Papers print wrong Olympic photo

Aug 8th 2012, 10:02 AM 3,778 Views 8 Comments

Somebody will be apologising fulsomely this morning.

VIDEO: Protestor gets more fire than he bargained for
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VIDEO: Protestor gets more fire than he bargained for

Aug 7th 2012, 2:41 PM 5,152 Views 20 Comments

This demonstrator against same-sex marriage tried to make his point outside a corporate HQ. It didn’t go according to plan.

Olympic torchbearer gets tattoo to celebrate... but there's just one problem
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Olympic torchbearer gets tattoo to celebrate... but there's just one problem

Jul 19th 2012, 11:44 AM 13,907 Views 21 Comments

Ah, the Oylmpics. Nothing like ‘em.

Happy 'Graduataion': Students get misspelled school diplomas
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Happy 'Graduataion': Students get misspelled school diplomas

Jun 10th 2012, 11:56 AM 3,697 Views 16 Comments

The principal of a US school said the typo was an “inadvertent mistake”.

VIDEO: Andriy Voronin's shocking miss
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VIDEO: Andriy Voronin's shocking miss

May 29th 2012, 12:03 PM 610 Views 1 Comment

Oleh Blokhin can only turn his face away in disgust.

VIDEO: Dark Shadows director Tim Burton falls off stage...
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VIDEO: Dark Shadows director Tim Burton falls off stage...

May 14th 2012, 1:40 PM 3,573 Views 10 Comments

…and is caught by a quick-thinking handler.

School evacuated after student uses too much deodorant
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# So Fresh And So Clean

School evacuated after student uses too much deodorant

May 13th 2012, 9:06 AM 8,375 Views 16 Comments

Well, that’s a danger nobody saw coming…

Obama caught on mic telling Medvedev things will change AFTER he wins re-election
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Obama caught on mic telling Medvedev things will change AFTER he wins re-election

Mar 26th 2012, 4:04 PM 5,797 Views 6 Comments

Cringe.

Apology issued after M.I.A. flips the finger during Super Bowl show
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# Finger Malfunction

Apology issued after M.I.A. flips the finger during Super Bowl show

Feb 6th 2012, 9:19 AM 5,957 Views 23 Comments

The British singer also appeared to swear during the half-time show watched by tens of millions of people.

Watch: Gary Lineker's autocue fails him during MOTD
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Watch: Gary Lineker's autocue fails him during MOTD

Jan 16th 2012, 3:00 PM 1,088 Views 0 Comments

Gary Lineker’s smug exterior temporarily dropped during a broadcast of Match of the Day on Saturday. At least we know it goes out live.

Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant
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Medics drop heart being rushed for transplant

Jan 12th 2012, 9:34 AM 5,322 Views 19 Comments

After exiting a helicopter carrying the heart for transplant, a medic stumbled and the plastic-wrapped heart tumbled out of a cooler onto the street.

Celeb chef apologises after arrest ‘for shoplifting cheese and wine from Tesco’
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Celeb chef apologises after arrest ‘for shoplifting cheese and wine from Tesco’

Jan 9th 2012, 1:35 PM 10,311 Views 4 Comments

Antony Worrall Thompson was accused of stealing at the self-service checkout area five times before being arrested.

Watch: Norwegian news show's eye-test graphic blooper
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Watch: Norwegian news show's eye-test graphic blooper

Dec 29th 2011, 4:30 PM 6,833 Views 8 Comments

Instead of showing a graphic of a routine eye-test chart, viewers were greeted with a chart containing slang abbreviations…

Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes
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Video: 2011 - the year in gaffes

Dec 28th 2011, 10:00 AM 3,419 Views 2 Comments

From the government’s €3.6bn ‘accounting error’, to confusing a Hollywood actor with a serial killer, here are this year’s most memorable gaffes.

Man accidentally donates suit - with entire life savings in it - to charity
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# Ouch!

Man accidentally donates suit - with entire life savings in it - to charity

Dec 1st 2011, 7:15 AM 6,094 Views 13 Comments

A search is underway after the unidentified man mistakenly donated his suit, containing $13,000, to a charity clothing store.

Diner leaves $1 million in a suitcase at Australian pizzeria
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Diner leaves $1 million in a suitcase at Australian pizzeria

Nov 22nd 2011, 4:50 PM 5,670 Views 16 Comments

Sydney police are searching for the man who left a suitcase full of cash at an Italian restaurant this morning.

Pilot's toilet trip causes terror scare on New York flight
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Pilot's toilet trip causes terror scare on New York flight

Nov 18th 2011, 10:51 AM 5,967 Views 24 Comments

When a passenger with an accent tried to alert the co-pilot in the cockpit that the pilot was stuck in the toilet, the alarm was raised.

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe
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# Rick Perry

If you can't laugh at yourself... Perry goes on Letterman after debate gaffe

Nov 11th 2011, 1:12 PM 964 Views 8 Comments

He couldn’t remember his policies but he could remember all ten of these funny excuses…

Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes
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Ms Piggy and Yo Blair: 5 of the best open-mic political gaffes

Nov 9th 2011, 9:57 AM 1,931 Views 1 Comment

And one other that had far reaching implications for its protagonist: Brian Cowen…

Overzealous cleaner accidentally damages €800,000 artwork
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Overzealous cleaner accidentally damages €800,000 artwork

Nov 4th 2011, 1:39 PM 1,307 Views 14 Comments

Officials in Dortmund say that the dried rain puddle cleared away by the cleaner was actually meant to be there.