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Dublin: 7 °C Monday 30 March, 2015

Living - Today’s News

‘Sometimes politicians are more accurate than journalists’ – Simon Coveney

The agriculture minister has been speaking about reports the Irish dairy industry is to lose 3,000 farmers in the next 5 years

Here’s the most beautiful man and woman in the world… So Hot Right Now This post contains a poll

Here’s the most beautiful man and woman in the world…

They’re not actually real people though unfortunately.

Sunny side up for spring! How to get a pop of colour with daffodils

Get that flush of colour that lights up our city parks and gardens every spring with a little forward planning.

Living - Yesterday’s News

From Business ETC This is how you make sure everything you have online stays safe Unhackable

This is how you make sure everything you have online stays safe

Or at the very least, make it very difficult to be compromised.

No one on Tinder into UFOs or ghosts? Try this supernatural dating website Ghouls This post contains a poll

Imagine how terrifying it is for a child to become homeless

Too many families are facing homelessness. Why are we allowing this to continue?

From Business ETC Want to speed up your typing on your smartphone? Here’s how TechKnowHow

Want to speed up your typing on your smartphone? Here’s how

We use it all the time, but there are ways of speeding up the process.

BBC chief receives death threats over sacking of Jeremy Clarkson

It has been reported that Tony Hall’s home has been under 24-hour guard since the threats were made.

Living - Saturday 28 March, 2015

From Business ETC Snapchat is worse for your relationship than Facebook Jealousy

Snapchat is worse for your relationship than Facebook

Scientists found Snapchat is more likely to elicit jealousy from a partner than Facebook.

Demystifying home-grown food: How to sow indoors

By sowing indoors you are giving a seedling a chance to get itself established and sturdy before it has to deal with outside threats.

From Business ETC Why our relationship with the potato is in need of couples counselling A Spud Affair

Why our relationship with the potato is in need of couples counselling

It’s hard to keep the home fires burning after all the years.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

This week features another way to livestream through your phone, an incredibly stretchy dog, and a new standalone app from Instagram.

From Business ETC An Irish product that predicts when a cow will give birth is about to make it big time (oh, and it’s called Moocall) Who Ya Gonna Call?

An Irish product that predicts when a cow will give birth is about to make it big time (oh, and it’s called Moocall)

Quite apart from having the best name ever, Moocall works a treat. And it’s going to make its three founders a lot of money.

Living - Friday 27 March, 2015

‘I pick up patients and drive them to the hospital – it’s a privilege’

Volunteers like Breda Lane help out people undergoing cancer treatment in a simple but invaluable way, and you could too.

These are the college degrees you need to do if you want to be filthy, stinkin’ rich

And first on the list is ‘don’t do a degree’ – just like 32% of the top 100 richest people in the world who have no third level education whatsoever.

Want to watch US Netflix in Ireland? It could be on the cards

Legally that is. The EU are on the case.

Living - Thursday 26 March, 2015

How many sons and brothers must we lose to suicide before we act?

Ireland has exceptionally high rates of male suicide, but it’s being met with a wall of silence.

From Business ETC Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones Looking Up

Facebook is building a fleet of internet-connected super-drones

The social media giant has laid out three core priorities for the company over the coming years.

From Business ETC Autoplay video on YouTube bothering you? You can disable it Q-tip

Non-religious parents are being discriminated against by our outdated school system

Children who are not baptised are discriminated against by Irish national schools (despite the taxpayer funding these schools).

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From Business ETC Businesses don’t have to scrimp on quality – a little innovation can go a long way Sme Book Club

Businesses don’t have to scrimp on quality – a little innovation can go a long way

‘Frugal Innovation’ is a book for businesses that want to do great things with less.

From Business ETC Forget photos or videos, your next obsession is going to be mobile livestreaming Who's Watching Whom

Forget photos or videos, your next obsession is going to be mobile livestreaming

Two apps, Meerkat and Periscope, are competing to become the leader in the space, and they’re both addictive.

Who was Andreas Lubitz?

And why did he do what he did? The 28-year-old was co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus A320 that crashed in the French Alps on Tuesday.

From Business ETC Now you have another place to read TheJournal.ie Read All About It

Now you have another place to read TheJournal.ie

Irish publications have now been added to Google Play Newsstand alongside international content.

Saudi air strikes on Yemen have “dramatically worsened” the situation there

The beleaguered Middle Eastern state is facing civil war.

‘A load of nonsense’: Leo dismisses claim that most TDs will vote No

The agriculture minister reckons Ireland is ready for same-sex marriage.

Living - Wednesday 25 March, 2015

Meet Nellie Cashman – Irishwoman, philanthropist and prospector in Alaska’s gold rush

Nellie Cashman was an extraordinary woman from Cork who made her way to the US west coast in search of a lucky strike.

From Business ETC You’ll need to be extra careful the next time you visit an ATM Fraud

You’ll need to be extra careful the next time you visit an ATM

Now you have to worry about what heat signature you leave when using one.

From Business ETC The reason why Facebook wanted people to get Messenger is now clearer Platform

The reason why Facebook wanted people to get Messenger is now clearer

It’s now a platform, and Facebook has big plans for it.

No surprise about what the most-played song on Irish radio last year was…

May not make up for Blurred Lines, but at least it’s something…

It’s been a BAD week for drug smugglers…

More than €2.8 million in cocaine and ‘skunk’ cannabis has been seized across the island.

‘If you put two pigs flying up O’Connell Street it’d be the number one news item on RTE’

Point-scoring was the order of the day as RTE appeared before an Oireachtas Committee today to discuss alleged bias in its coverage.

From Business ETC Don’t want sites tracking your activity? Here’s how you can ask them to stop TechGuide

Don’t want sites tracking your activity? Here’s how you can ask them to stop

And it’s an option that’s available on all major browsers.

From Business ETC These fake Apple employees try talking people into buying rival products instead Mischievous

These fake Apple employees try talking people into buying rival products instead

“Honestly, I would just sell it and go Microsoft instead.”

‘When I realised my thoughts were unhealthy, I retreated into myself even more’

After struggling in silence for so long, the feeling of freedom that comes from talking openly about my eating disorder is indescribable.

Living - Tuesday 24 March, 2015

We need to talk more about relationships, consent and sexual violence

A recent survey in UCC found that many students have worrying gaps in knowledge about sexual violence.

From Business ETC Android has added a handy way to keep your phone unlocked Couldn't Put It Down

Android has added a handy way to keep your phone unlocked

Although it has its drawbacks.

From Business ETC Alcohol companies may have learned some lessons from the fight against Big Tobacco Everything Is Spinning

Alcohol companies may have learned some lessons from the fight against Big Tobacco

A health committee was looking at the government’s proposed new alcohol laws today.

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