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#Work Can Wait

The (emergency) burning question*: King or Tayto crisps? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

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

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 Work Can Wait This post contains videos

VIDEO: Here's how an atomic clock operates

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

VIDEO: A Capella Star Wars Theme Tune of the Day... Star Wars This post contains videos

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

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 Paradise This post contains images

9 locations where you can holiday like a movie star

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

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

Is Ashton Kutcher's new "dating" ad racist? Badvertising This post contains a poll

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

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

VIDEO: 'Jetman' flies over Rio de Janeiro Work Can Wait This post contains videos

VIDEO: 'Jetman' flies over Rio de Janeiro

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

Best Used-Car Sales Pitch of the Day Work Can Wait This post contains images

Best Used-Car Sales Pitch of the Day

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

The burning question*: Do you add salt before tasting your dinner? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains images

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

Because it’s Friday and we like Fridays…

Vincent Browne Archive Pic of the Day

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Mini Jockey and Trainer Pic of the Day

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From TheJournal.ie And here is the view from space... View From Above This post contains videos

And here is the view from space...

NASA timelapse photos. It’s a wonderful world.

The burning question*: liquid handwash or bar of soap? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

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

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 This post contains images

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

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

VIDEO: The Most Labour-Intensive Flatpack Dinner of the Day Work Can Wait This post contains videos
VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday Sneak Peek This post contains videos

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

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 Work Can Wait This post contains videos

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

Follow this cat’s example…

Creepy Michael Fassbender Robot Viral of the Day Prometheus This post contains videos
The burning question*: Do you hover on outside lane on dual carriageway? Dilemma This post contains a poll

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

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 Work Can Wait This post contains videos

Video: Snoop Dogg raps with Tupac hologram at Coachella

Yep. That’s not at all weird…

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of piglets from around the world Piglet Friday This post contains images

How to...make a viral video

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 Work Can Wait This post contains videos

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

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?

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

The burning question*: How do you queue? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: How do you queue?

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 Viral Videos This post contains videos

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

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

VIDEO: Greek news presenter gets pelted with eggs and yoghurt Viral Video This post contains videos

VIDEO: Greek news presenter gets pelted with eggs and yoghurt

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

UCD Promo of the Day - part deux

Those meal deals in the UCD get stranger and stranger…

VIDEO: BBC business presenter does an Irish jig live on air Viral This post contains videos

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

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 Work Can Wait This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Polar bear cub hand-reared in China

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

The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Do you eat breakfast?

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 Viral Video This post contains videos

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

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 This post contains images

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

Because everyone loves smaller version of big animals…

From The42 YouTube Top 10: because we'll never forget Twickenham 2006, Shaggy Work Can Wait This post contains videos

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

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

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

The burning question*: Do you prefer to buy CDs or (legal) downloads? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

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

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 Work Can Wait This post contains videos

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

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

Top 10 readers' comments of the week

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