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The (emergency) burning question*: King or Tayto crisps?
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The (emergency) burning question*: King or Tayto crisps?

May 8th 2012, 2:00 PM 12,077 Views 111 Comments

Let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

VIDEO: Here's how an atomic clock operates
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VIDEO: Here's how an atomic clock operates

May 8th 2012, 12:39 PM 2,060 Views 1 Comment

Short archive 1950s film explains the processes behind the clock’s accurate timekeeping.

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day...
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# Star Wars

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day...

May 8th 2012, 12:00 PM 1,810 Views 8 Comments

Over 300 hours of recording time results in one man’s ode to Star Wars.

9 locations where you can holiday like a movie star
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# Paradise

9 locations where you can holiday like a movie star

May 7th 2012, 7:00 PM 12,634 Views 6 Comments

Want to take a holiday – or daydream – to a far-flung location that has Hollywood connections? Here are nine of our favourite places.

It worked! Bid placed after used-car sale pitch
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It worked! Bid placed after used-car sale pitch

May 3rd 2012, 3:12 PM 12,056 Views 11 Comments

But engineer cum used-car salesman Rob O’Rourke is playing hard ball.

Is Ashton Kutcher's new "dating" ad racist?
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Is Ashton Kutcher's new "dating" ad racist?

May 3rd 2012, 11:42 AM 3,180 Views 32 Comments

Or does it just highlight that the actor is actually pretty good at accents?

VIDEO: 'Jetman' flies over Rio de Janeiro
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VIDEO: 'Jetman' flies over Rio de Janeiro

May 3rd 2012, 11:28 AM 1,045 Views 7 Comments

The Swiss daredevil flew over the city before landing on a Copacabana beach.

Best Used-Car Sales Pitch of the Day
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Best Used-Car Sales Pitch of the Day

May 2nd 2012, 3:24 PM 32,320 Views 23 Comments

“The Best Car You Will Ever Own. Fact.”

The burning question*: Do you add salt before tasting your dinner?
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The burning question*: Do you add salt before tasting your dinner?

Apr 30th 2012, 2:00 PM 6,207 Views 30 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of gerbils from around the world
# Gerbil Friday
# Gerbil Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of gerbils from around the world

Apr 27th 2012, 12:49 PM 3,923 Views 13 Comments

Because it’s Friday and we like Fridays…

Vincent Browne Archive Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Vincent Browne Archive Pic of the Day

Apr 27th 2012, 11:38 AM 6,137 Views 16 Comments

No comment.

Mini Jockey and Trainer Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Mini Jockey and Trainer Pic of the Day

Apr 24th 2012, 5:01 PM 5,215 Views 11 Comments

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And here is the view from space...
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And here is the view from space...

Apr 23rd 2012, 4:30 PM 6,013 Views 5 Comments

NASA timelapse photos. It’s a wonderful world.

Minister for Education in Hipster Glasses Pic of the Day
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# Pic Of The Day

Minister for Education in Hipster Glasses Pic of the Day

Apr 23rd 2012, 1:42 PM 3,429 Views 18 Comments

No comment.

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap?
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The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap?

Apr 23rd 2012, 11:45 AM 5,889 Views 46 Comments

This and very Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of capybaras from around the world
# Capybara Friday
# Capybara Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of capybaras from around the world

Apr 20th 2012, 2:51 PM 3,977 Views 10 Comments

What do you mean you’ve never heard of them?

VIDEO: The Most Labour-Intensive Flatpack Dinner of the Day
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VIDEO: The Most Labour-Intensive Flatpack Dinner of the Day

Apr 20th 2012, 12:42 PM 7,195 Views 37 Comments

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VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday
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VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Apr 19th 2012, 11:58 AM 2,439 Views 4 Comments

Which new movie release is worth the price of a cinema ticket this weekend? Decide for yourself with trailers of these three films, opening in cinemas tomorrow.

How to... get your owner out of bed in the morning
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How to... get your owner out of bed in the morning

Apr 18th 2012, 11:30 AM 6,800 Views 29 Comments

Follow this cat’s example…

Creepy Michael Fassbender Robot Viral of the Day
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# Prometheus

Creepy Michael Fassbender Robot Viral of the Day

Apr 18th 2012, 10:52 AM 3,564 Views 11 Comments

No comment.

The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway?
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# Dilemma

The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway?

Apr 16th 2012, 1:18 PM 13,353 Views 136 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Video: Snoop Dogg raps with Tupac hologram at Coachella
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Video: Snoop Dogg raps with Tupac hologram at Coachella

Apr 16th 2012, 9:55 AM 3,407 Views 13 Comments

Yep. That’s not at all weird…

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of piglets from around the world
# Piglet Friday
# Piglet Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of piglets from around the world

Apr 13th 2012, 10:01 AM 4,176 Views 9 Comments

Get ‘em in early…

How to...make a viral video
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How to...make a viral video

Apr 13th 2012, 9:56 AM 2,739 Views 6 Comments

Include a fist-fight and a shoot-out, a scantily-clad woman on a motorbike, American footballers, some overly-dramatic music…and a large cannot-resist-pressing-it red button.

VIDEO: Duo take Nike's money, spend it on round-the-world trip
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VIDEO: Duo take Nike's money, spend it on round-the-world trip

Apr 10th 2012, 5:45 PM 8,834 Views 20 Comments

Max Joseph and Casey Neistat were given cash by Nike to make a film. They spent it travelling until the money ran out.

Loo roll - a priority for every man's car?
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# Bog Standard

Loo roll - a priority for every man's car?

Apr 10th 2012, 2:00 PM 8,825 Views 29 Comments

Shopping centre survey reveals the oddities people keep in their cars.

The burning question*: How do you queue?
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# Dilemma

The burning question*: How do you queue?

Apr 9th 2012, 12:00 PM 7,673 Views 34 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

VIDEO: 6 of the best parodies of Google's Project Glass
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# Viral Videos

VIDEO: 6 of the best parodies of Google's Project Glass

Apr 8th 2012, 12:31 PM 5,028 Views 6 Comments

Google’s latest invention is the subject of some talk… and some jokes…

VIDEO: Greek news presenter gets pelted with eggs and yoghurt
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# Viral Video

VIDEO: Greek news presenter gets pelted with eggs and yoghurt

Apr 7th 2012, 11:20 AM 7,283 Views 30 Comments

A not so eggs-cellent outcome for this news presenter.

UCD Promo of the Day - part deux
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UCD Promo of the Day - part deux

Apr 4th 2012, 2:20 PM 5,623 Views 6 Comments

Those meal deals in the UCD get stranger and stranger…

VIDEO: BBC business presenter does an Irish jig live on air
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# Viral

VIDEO: BBC business presenter does an Irish jig live on air

Apr 3rd 2012, 12:06 PM 6,869 Views 26 Comments

Steph McGovern was paying tribute to Titanic star Kate Winslet’s dancing in the hit film…

In pictures: Polar bear cub hand-reared in China
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In pictures: Polar bear cub hand-reared in China

Apr 2nd 2012, 2:40 PM 4,519 Views 6 Comments

Take a few moments to bask in the cuteness of this three-month-old cub.

The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast?
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The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast?

Apr 2nd 2012, 1:40 PM 7,276 Views 35 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Watch: Two-year-old's Elvis impersonation becomes viral hit
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# Viral Video

Watch: Two-year-old's Elvis impersonation becomes viral hit

Mar 31st 2012, 9:52 AM 7,689 Views 18 Comments

So good, it’s beaten the Kony 2012 video as the most viral of all time.

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby giraffes from around the world
# Giraffe Friday
# Giraffe Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby giraffes from around the world

Mar 30th 2012, 2:05 PM 4,313 Views 3 Comments

Because everyone loves smaller version of big animals…

YouTube Top 10: because we'll never forget Twickenham 2006, Shaggy
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YouTube Top 10: because we'll never forget Twickenham 2006, Shaggy

Mar 29th 2012, 10:30 AM 976 Views 0 Comments

That try, that anthem gaffe, and that dog scooter race (?) all feature in our weekly rundown of the best sporting vids.

PIC: A cloudless Ireland at 6am today
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# Good News

PIC: A cloudless Ireland at 6am today

Mar 26th 2012, 2:44 PM 9,812 Views 37 Comments

Update: The noon satellite pic is even clearer. Nice.

The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads?
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The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads?

Mar 26th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,479 Views 41 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

Watch: Here's what you can do with seven iPads
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Watch: Here's what you can do with seven iPads

Mar 26th 2012, 10:26 AM 3,998 Views 7 Comments

Illusionists show off their sleight of hand with some tablet assistants.

Top 10 readers' comments of the week
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Top 10 readers' comments of the week

Mar 24th 2012, 9:15 AM 3,890 Views 12 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the wittiest, most thought-provoking and original comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?