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Dublin: 13 °C Saturday 25 October, 2014

Living - Today’s News

From The Daily Edge 13 Halloween costumes for exceptionally lazy people Lazy Town

13 Halloween costumes for exceptionally lazy people

Hey, we never said ‘good’.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring: a new game from the makers of Angry Birds, a portal for borrowing e-Books from your local library, and a brand new old-school chat room.

From The Daily Edge 14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand Public Transport

14 weekend transport struggles every student will understand

People placing their bags on the aisle seat :|

Living - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge 11 people who need to be banned from Halloween Trick Or Treat

11 people who need to be banned from Halloween

They really do not understand how this whole thing works.

Opinion: ‘You never feel embarrassed to admit you don’t understand something’

I was nervous going back to education after 25 years, but I soon realised that adult education is very unlike the classroom scenarios I remember from school.

From Business ETC Facebook has launched a new, anonymous chat room app Do Come In

Living - Thursday 23 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 essential Penneys shopping tips for Americans, from us Irish experts

7 essential Penneys shopping tips for Americans, from us Irish experts

Primark have sealed a deal to expand into the US. They have a LOT to learn.

From The Daily Edge Could you handle the world’s scariest haunted house? Mckamey Manor

Could you handle the world’s scariest haunted house?

You have to sign a waiver to go in. (Warning: Some readers might find the images inside disturbing.)

Living - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 Songs From Your Youth That Might Make You Weep Nostalgia

7 Songs From Your Youth That Might Make You Weep

Mary Black, Johnny Logan, The Frog Chorus…

From The Daily Edge Café owner who banned rowdy kids from her premises defends her decision Australia

Opinion: Driving home on a stormy night, I saw a distressed young man on a bridge wall

I hope I did the right thing in that situation. To tell you the truth, I haven’t really slept properly since.

From The Daily Edge 7 annoying phone habits that must be stopped immediately Manners Matter
From Business ETC Here’s how you should rescue a soaking wet smartphone* TechGuide

Here’s how you should rescue a soaking wet smartphone*

*For those of us not lucky enough to own a waterproof or water-resistant device.

Living - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 majestic dogs handling the wind way better than you Easy Breezy Beautiful

11 majestic dogs handling the wind way better than you

Stunning hounds. Not so stunning people.

Opinion: Irish family life has changed dramatically in just one generation

Domestic life is more diverse than ever – but strong relationships, love and support within families are more important than their structure.

Kickstarter is live for Irish projects so now you can support this teenage bounty hunter

Kickstarter is live for Irish projects so now you can support this teenage bounty hunter

Don’t just stand there, get creating… or funding.

From Business ETC Newstalk’s Chris Donoghue will anchor UTV Ireland’s news programmes On The Box

Newstalk’s Chris Donoghue will anchor UTV Ireland’s news programmes

The broadcaster will also continue presenting Newstalk’s Breakfast show.

Opinion: What happens when a pregnant woman or nursing mother gets sent to jail?

The question of women who are pregnant or parenting in prison is a complex one – and their number is rising.

Living - Monday 20 October, 2014

From Business ETC Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this Pick Me

Creative crowdfunding site Fund It has raised €3 million for projects like this

The money has gone to everything from a multimedia horror show to a heart-rate monitor for sheep.

From The Daily Edge What’s the kindest thing a stranger has ever done for you? Thank You Stranger

What’s the kindest thing a stranger has ever done for you?

Share your random acts of kindness. Because it’s Monday, and we all need a boost.

From Business ETC 7 apps that will transform your phone into the ultimate toolkit Pc Or Macgyver

Opinion: Does money really buy happiness?

A recent trip down the Revenue office got me thinking…

Living - Sunday 19 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 words and phrases that have a totally different meaning in the Midlands Feek
From Business ETC Thinking of getting an iPhone 6 Plus? Here’s what’s good and bad about it Pros And Cons

Thinking of getting an iPhone 6 Plus? Here’s what’s good and bad about it

They usually say bigger is better, but is this the case for Apple’s entry into the phablet market?

From The Daily Edge No downloading required: 7 quality TV dramas that will be on your TV this winter Telly

No downloading required: 7 quality TV dramas that will be on your TV this winter

Hospital dramas, explorations of LGBT life in Britain and more.

From The Daily Edge Quiz: Are You Going To Survive This Hangover? Quiz

Quiz: Are You Going To Survive This Hangover?

How much of a heap are you in?

Living - Saturday 18 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge How Much of a Sap Are You? Saps

How Much of a Sap Are You?

Take our quiz to find out.

From The Daily Edge 13 of the most inappropriate ‘sexy’ Halloween costumes for women How About No

13 of the most inappropriate ‘sexy’ Halloween costumes for women

It’s the most wonderful tiiime of the yeeeearrr…

From The Daily Edge 11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous Wanderlust

11 once-in-a-lifetime winter holiday experiences to make your friends jealous

Weather getting you down? Here are some dreams.

Opinion: ‘Fat shaming’ is not the way to encourage healthy eating

Rather than scaremongering children into thinking that eating sweet food will make them (horror of horrors) fat, let’s teach them about being healthy.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a way to control your music player via hand gestures, Skype’s answer to instant messaging, and the perfect app for those who just can’t get the right shot.

Staff realise painting stolen after frame discovered in a toilet

Police say the thieves are likely to try and sell the valuable painting.

Living - Friday 17 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 reasons you’re an absolute boss for staying in this Friday night Friday Friday
From The Daily Edge Video demonstrates just how much booze is actually in a standard Irish serving size Drankin'
Poll: Do you agree with companies paying to freeze female workers’ eggs? Your Say This post contains a poll

Living - Thursday 16 October, 2014

From The Daily Edge 12 deeply unfortunate supermarket fails Supermarket Sweep

12 deeply unfortunate supermarket fails

It’s not just you, SuperValu.

From Business ETC Apple takes iOS 8 criticism to heart with major update arriving next week Fixing It

Apple takes iOS 8 criticism to heart with major update arriving next week

iOS 8.1 will be available to download on Monday and is expected to fix many of the problems that plagued the original release.

Living - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

From Business ETC REVEALED: Apple’s new iPad Air and iPad Mini show up in iTunes Leak

REVEALED: Apple’s new iPad Air and iPad Mini show up in iTunes

Based on the photos, it doesn’t seem as if the iPad Air 2 will be much different from its predecessor in terms of design.

Meet Blosom, the world’s tallest cow

Meet Blosom, the world’s tallest cow

Blosom’s owner decided to keep her as a pet when she was just a calf and she’s now 13-years-old.

A book about a prisoner-of-war camp won the Booker Prize last night

Richard Flanagan is the third Australian to win the prestigious award.

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