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Dublin: 2 °C Saturday 31 January, 2015

Living - Yesterday’s News

McDonald’s will now accept selfies and hugs as payment

Participating restaurants will let some customers pay for their food with loving deeds up until Valentine’s Day.

From The Daily Edge 9 struggles that middle children know all too well Stuck In The Middle

9 struggles that middle children know all too well

Middle children, stand up and be counted.

Rolling in it – the richest counties in Ireland are…

Latest figures from the CSO highlight worrying levels of indebtedness in the east of the country…

VIDEO: Five young men and women explain why they became priests and nuns Found Their Calling This post contains videos

VIDEO: Five young men and women explain why they became priests and nuns

One thing is certain, nuns can’t play table tennis.

From Business ETC Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify Music

Jay Z is going head to head with Spotify

The rapper is taking over the premium music streaming service WiMP for €49 million.

From The Daily Edge The 8 emotions of the first payday after Christmas Bills Bills Bills

The 8 emotions of the first payday after Christmas

We’ve been waiting, such a long time….

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it

A hazardous level of alcohol consumption exists across Irish society, but women and young people are showing the most alarming trends.

Living - Thursday 29 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 11 ways to make the most of your daily commute Travellin'

11 ways to make the most of your daily commute

You spend a set amount of time travelling every day – make the most of it.

From Business ETC Drinkers across the world are falling out of love with Guinness Stout Of Favour

Drinkers across the world are falling out of love with Guinness

But the iconic stout is making a comeback in its home country.

Living - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 struggles of bringing your phone to bed

9 struggles of bringing your phone to bed

Can’t live with it, can’t live without checking it every seven minutes.

“10% of all civil servants should be proficient in the Irish Language”

According to a report by a culture and Gaeltacht committee anyway…

Going up: Irish property prices rose by 16.3% in 2014

The rate of increase in Dublin is twice that of the rest of the country however…

From Business ETC Irish Five Guys burger franchise shows ‘the worm is turning’ Mmmmm... Burger

Irish Five Guys burger franchise shows ‘the worm is turning’

RAI chief Adrian Cummins believes our low minimum wage is the key to the Irish restaurant industry remaining competitive

Potholes could soon be but an unpleasant memory

New research has developed a system of detecting costly road damage before it occurs.

From Business ETC Here’s how you can quickly clean your device* TechGuide

Here’s how you can quickly clean your device*

*in software terms, that is.

Here’s what €220,000 will get you as a first-home buyer across the country

The Central Bank has announced a 10% minimum deposit for new buyers on properties under that price.

Opinion: Age-ing or Sage-ing? It’s time to focus on the positive aspects of getting older

Disempowering attitudes towards ageing are pervasive in our culture, leading to the more positive dimensions of ageing getting lost.

Living - Tuesday 27 January, 2015

From Business ETC What you can learn from one of the world’s greatest football managers? Quite a lot, really Sme Book Club

What you can learn from one of the world’s greatest football managers? Quite a lot, really

This month, we take a look inside the mind of Manchester United’s all-conquering chief, Sir Alex Ferguson.

From Business ETC Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter Appealing To The Masses

Here’s what you need to know about sending private group messages on Twitter

Twitter has introduced both group messaging and the ability to upload 30-second videos as it looks for ways to increase its user base.

Opinion: I thought my eating disorder gave me control, but it was really controlling me

Talking to people is so important – keeping everything bottled up inside only leads to disaster.

From The Daily Edge 12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland Heh Heh

12 of the most smartass graffiti responses to signs around Ireland

We are a nation of sarcastic bollixes.

Living - Monday 26 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 tricks that will actually help you get up in the morning Wake Up Call

9 tricks that will actually help you get up in the morning

Give your snooze button a holiday. It deserves it.

From The Daily Edge 11 times brands desperately tried to get down with the kids, and failed Fellow Kids
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Opinion: Not being open about my health nearly cost me my colon

Don’t ever find yourself in the position I did – don’t put off getting health problems checked out.

Living - Sunday 25 January, 2015

How to pick the right therapist for you

People are reaching out more for counselling and psychotherapy, write Dil Wickremasinghe and Anne Marie Toole, but it’s important to know how to find the right help.

From The Daily Edge 11 of the most surprising celebrity cameos on The Simpsons Hank Scorpio

11 of the most surprising celebrity cameos on The Simpsons

Including THAT Johnny Cash cameo.

From Business ETC The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces Reach Out

The Big Idea: How to build happier (and more productive) workplaces

Many companies offer workplace perks, but looking after staff mental health can pay even bigger dividends.

Detectives hunting the mysterious disappearance of Amelia Earhart have travelled to a remote Pacific island

Earhart disappeared in 1937 while attempting to circumnavigate the world.

From The Daily Edge 12 accidentally hilarious wedding photos that are just perfect Big Day Gone Wrong

12 accidentally hilarious wedding photos that are just perfect

These should never have been allowed to happen.

From Business ETC Weird Wide Web: Invisible boyfriends, reckless Snapchats and what it’s like to have your life stolen online Week In Web This post contains videos

Weird Wide Web: Invisible boyfriends, reckless Snapchats and what it’s like to have your life stolen online

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

Living - Saturday 24 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge How Much of a Mammy’s Boy Are You? Mammy's Boy

Column: On marriage equality and the red herring of raising children

Whenever same-sex marriage is argued against – be it in print, radio or television – the issue of raising children is inevitably raised. But it’s a red herring.

From The Daily Edge 12 struggles anyone moving to a new flat understands The Hassle

12 struggles anyone moving to a new flat understands

Finding a place is only the start of it.

From Business ETC Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill? Learning

Review: Will the Nest Thermostat help reduce your heating bill?

A lot has been made out about the company Google bought last year, but does it really make things easier for you?

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From Business ETC From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer’s career Evolution

From dial-up to The Devil Wears Prada: How the internet helped this writer’s career

Sophia Stuart’s career began when the internet was taking its first steps, and her fascination with it took her all over the world.

From Business ETC 5 apps worth downloading this week Pick Me

5 apps worth downloading this week

Featuring a relaxing ski down the slopes, instant messaging based around drawings, and new motivation to get all those tasks done.

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Kids TV From the 90s? TCC

How Well Do You Remember Kids TV From the 90s?

90s kid? Step right in.

Opinion: Advice for overweight people to slim down is valid – it’s about health, not body image

We don’t need a nation of size 8s and Disney-proportioned cartoon characters, but we do need to admit that being overweight is not healthy.

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