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# yikes - Monday 27 August, 2018

From The Daily Edge Ben Foden used dating app Bumble to announce that he's getting divorced from Una Healy Ben Foden

# yikes - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

From The Daily Edge Demi Lovato had to apologise for a 'prank' that she played on her bodyguard

Demi Lovato had to apologise for a 'prank' that she played on her bodyguard

People thought she’d gone way over the line and some classed it as sexual assault.

# yikes - Monday 21 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge Earth, Wind and Fire's Allee Willis has had her say on Taylor Swift's 'September' cover and she has not held back Yikes!

Earth, Wind and Fire's Allee Willis has had her say on Taylor Swift's 'September' cover and she has not held back

The phrase ‘a drunk turtle dozing under a sunflower after ingesting a bottle of Valium’ makes an appearance.

# yikes - Sunday 29 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge 20 of the weirdest reviews Irish people have left on Just Eat

20 of the weirdest reviews Irish people have left on Just Eat

Don’t upset a hungry person.

# yikes - Thursday 26 April, 2018

From The Daily Edge Kim Kardashian is defending Kanye West from backlash he received for praising Donald Trump

Kim Kardashian is defending Kanye West from backlash he received for praising Donald Trump

Kanye called Donald Trump his “brother” on Twitter, because they both have “dragon energy”.

# yikes - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge This comedian just admitted to lying about escaping 9/11

This comedian just admitted to lying about escaping 9/11

Comedian Steve Rannazzisi made the claim on WTF with Marc Maron.

# yikes - Wednesday 8 July, 2015

# yikes - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Here's how long it really takes to get out of shape

An expert gives the lowdown.

# yikes - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

From The Daily Edge This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort Yikes!

This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort

And loud. Very, very loud.

Watch: This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort

# yikes - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

From The Daily Edge Budweiser was forced to apologise after this 'unsavoury' tagline appeared on bottles

Budweiser was forced to apologise after this 'unsavoury' tagline appeared on bottles

People have accused it of promoting “rape culture”.

# yikes - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Forget those US holidays because the euro could be worth 85c pretty soon

The currency has already hit a new 12-year low today.

# yikes - Saturday 7 March, 2015

From The Daily Edge This is what it's like to ride the world's tallest and fastest rollercoaster

# yikes - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Doing the '12 Pubs'? ... Here's what happens to your body after each one of those drinks

No-one does a ‘Four Pubs of Christmas’. But it might seem like a hell of a better idea, after reading this.

# yikes - Tuesday 9 December, 2014

An icy 'weather bomb' is whipping up five-storey waves in the North Atlantic

Western counties should expect gale force winds overnight.

# yikes - Wednesday 12 November, 2014

Two window cleaners rescued from outside the 69th floor of the new World Trade Center

Their scaffolding collapsed while they were working at the building.

# yikes - Thursday 21 August, 2014

This is what NASA’s unmanned airplane looks like - and it’s terrifying

This is what NASA’s unmanned airplane looks like - and it’s terrifying

It can hover like a helicopter and fly like a plane…

# yikes - Tuesday 13 May, 2014

From The42 Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad Yikes!

Torres and Mata in but no place for Isco in Spain's star-studded provisional WC squad

Vicente del Bosque has announced a hugely impressive 30-man panel ahead of next month’s finals.

# yikes - Tuesday 25 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Brave Irish kid lets dad pull his tooth out with mini helicopter TECH TOOTH FAIRY

Brave Irish kid lets dad pull his tooth out with mini helicopter

Who needs a dentist when you’ve got a daddy with a drone?

# yikes - Saturday 1 March, 2014

Minus 50 degrees you say? Let’s go for a dip….

Minus 50 degrees you say? Let’s go for a dip….

Two adventurers planning the first Irish trek to the North Pole have been acclimatising themselves in remote northern Canada.

# yikes - Saturday 30 November, 2013

From The42 NFL star Devin Hester raced a cheetah... and won Yikes!

NFL star Devin Hester raced a cheetah... and won

The Chicago Bears wide receiver performed the stunt for a documentary.

# yikes - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

Wild Goat Is Braver Than You Pic of the Day

Don’t look down.

# yikes - Monday 16 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Tiger playing with dogs is simultaneously kind of lovely and absolutely terrifying Yikes!

# yikes - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Eight injured as plane lands nose-first in New York

The plane carrying 150 people collapsed on landing at La Guardia airport.

# yikes - Wednesday 3 July, 2013

Oil prices hit massive spike in last 24 hours

Oil prices hit massive spike in last 24 hours

Egypt’s political trouble causes concern – and Portugal crisis is affecting markets worldwide.

# yikes - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Fear or phobia: The science of being afraid

The only thing to fear is fear itself – except that sometimes it can seem like other things are a lot scarier…

# yikes - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

HSBC to pay $1.9 billion to settle money laundering probe

Banking giant HSBC paid the huge sum to settle allegations of money laundering that were said to have helped terrorists and Iran.

# yikes - Saturday 1 December, 2012

Disney has a creepy new robot you can play catch with This post contains videos

Disney has a creepy new robot you can play catch with

He even shrugs if he misses the ball.

# yikes - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Eurozone and EU economies shrank in second quarter of 2012

Figures compiled by Eurostat show that economic output in both the eurozone, and the EU as a whole, is down.

# yikes - Monday 18 June, 2012

Euro crisis: Spanish cost of borrowing hits 7pc as investors seek safety

The costs had fallen after Greece’s election, but are back up this morning as the fear of contagion remains…

# yikes - Saturday 28 April, 2012

VIDEO: Scary Plane Landing of the Day This post contains videos

VIDEO: Scary Plane Landing of the Day

If you’re afraid of flying you may want to look away now.

# yikes - Monday 2 April, 2012

From The42 Leipheimer 'lucky to be alive' after training crash Yikes!

Leipheimer 'lucky to be alive' after training crash

American cyclist Levi Leipheimer was fortunate to avoid serious injury when struck by a car during a training ride in California.

# yikes - Sunday 1 April, 2012

There's another reason not to eat fast food...

…It can bring you down, man.

# yikes - Saturday 14 January, 2012

Men arrested for chasing children with hatchets

The local children were chased down Clonmeen Drive in Derry by two men in their 40s.

# yikes - Thursday 22 December, 2011

From The Daily Edge Newly-discovered 'roasted' planets may provide clues about Earth's future demise This post contains videos

Newly-discovered 'roasted' planets may provide clues about Earth's future demise

The two Earth-sized planets were discovered by a NASA team in the Kepler-20 star system.

# yikes - Monday 1 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Guess who: When court sketches go wrong... Yikes! This post contains images

Guess who: When court sketches go wrong...

How many of these famous faces can you identify from their official court sketch?

# yikes - Thursday 29 July, 2010

THE RSPCA IS warning Britons to be on the lookout for tarantulas, according to the Telegraph. The animal welfare agency says it has received calls for assistance in catching the deadly spiders after members of the public discovered them lurking in their gardens.

The RSPCA responded to two separate calls regarding tarantula discoveries in the past few weeks. Both involved the 10cm-wide Chilean Rose variety (pictured). They are one of the most common breeds kept as pets, and are considered a ‘starter species’ for budding arachnid collectors.

The tarantulas are capable of blinding people, by spitting hairs into the eyes.

An insect expect said the discoveries suggested more than mere coincidence, and said they could be part of a larger batch. People living in the greater Manchester area have been warned to be vigilant.

Both tarantulas have been rehomed.

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