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Ireland set to experiment against US after Farrell's men see off Japan
Gavin Coombes made his debut last weekend and more should follow this Saturday.
Four new faces in All Blacks squad to face Tonga, Fiji
New Zealand are facing into a 15-game schedule.
'I enjoyed it' - Seamus Coleman on new role under Carlo Ancelotti
The Ireland captain was deployed as a right-sided centre-back in the Everton manager’s first game in charge.
Conor Hourihane to start at left-back for Ireland against Bulgaria
The Aston Villa man is normally used as a central midfielder for club and country.
Klopp pleased with Lallana's performance in 'Jorginho role'
The midfielder did not feature extensively for the Reds last season, but could find more playing time in a new position.
Do you agree with this controversial video referee decision from the France-England match?
Raphael Varane was sent off after some deliberation, much to the dismay of his team-mates.
An Indian schoolbook advised children to suffocate kittens
It was part of an experiment designed to show what would happen to an animal in an airtight box – the result isn’t too surprising.
NASA scientists to spend eight months in Hawaiian dome for 'Mars simulation'
The study will assess the psychological difficulties associated with living in isolation.
History made as penalty awarded by video referee for the first time
Japan’s Kashima Antlers stunned South American champions Atletico Nacional 3-0.
Analysis: Could the diamond formation be a viable option for Ireland at the Euros?
Martin O’Neill tried out the system against Slovakia at the Aviva Stadium the other night.
The experiment failed -- time for Martin O'Neill and Ireland to ditch 4-4-2
The Boys in Green earned a 1-0 win over Switzerland in last night’s friendly at the Aviva Stadium.
This American girl sent a Valentine's text to every random Irish guy she met when here
Two summer’s worth of unknown numbers.
These people tried the condom challenge for the first time to see what it's like
They would not recommend.
Microsoft is giving Windows 10 pirates an easier way to go official
It’s offering a one-click purchase option to US users that pirated Windows 10, and will expand it to other countries if successful.
Poll: Is it ok to cat-call people as part of a social experiment?
4FM’s The Niall Boylan Show set a reporter out to wolf whistle women and men as part of a segment earlier this week.
3 Midweek Longreads: Can this controversial child experiment end racism?
Longreads to savour or save.
Coke mixed with milk is the stuff nightmares are made of
It goes clear. Totally clear.
"Do you trust me?": Blindfolded Muslim asks strangers to hug him
Do they?
Is Google going to introduce a 'try before you buy' feature for apps?
The company is said to be working on a system which would allow users to download micro versions of an app before paying for it.
Facebook is copying Snapchat again, but not in the way you would expect
The service is experimenting with a feature that will allow posts on the main site to delete themselves after a set period of time.
Twitter is clogging timelines with favourites and people are not impressed
The website’s latest experiment is not a hit with users.
How an empty crisp packet could be used to listen in on a conversation
Researchers from MIT, Microsoft and Adobe have developed an algorithm which can identify vibrations through objects and convert them into sound.
Irish watchdog to investigate Facebook's controversial mood experiment
It will be working with Britain’s independent data watchdog, the Information Commissioner’s Office, as it investigates Facebook’s decision to alter 700,000 users’ News Feed as part of an experiment
O'Neill vows to experiment in Ireland's summer friendlies
“This is an opportunity, it’s ideal for me but not ideal for the players,” the coach added.
Here's what happens when you mix Coke and milk, and it's disgusting
You’ll never look at Coke the same way again.
The ultimate coke-mentos eruption involves nutella and a condom
He might be a bit hoarse after this.
Here is yet another reason all men should have beards
The storage potential is infinite.
POLL: Are sin bins in football a good idea?
FIFA are considering bringing in the concept.
Teacher ‘slices’ student in shiver-inducing class experiment
May not be for the overly squeamish.
Which gets mouldier quicker: brown or white bread?
Brown bread is more nutritious, while white bread is more processed.
How to trick algae to save the planet
Plus – why the Hen Harrier bird needs to be saved.
Man eats only McDonalds for 3 months, ends up healthier than he started
Well that was unexpected!
Legal recreational 'pot shops' open in Colorado
Business owners opened their doors to shoppers at 8am, with 25 pot shops in eight towns opening today.
Gene discovery linked to why we stop feeling the clothes we wear once we’re dressed
Trinity College scientists work with fruit flies to make discovery about ‘habituation’ that could help with some neurological diseases.
Twitter tests out location feature that shows nearby tweets
The experimental feature would allow users to see a map and timeline of what people are tweeting in their area.
Here's what happens if you put an iPhone in a microwave
Why would anyone want to find out? It’s art, of course!
Snapshot: What Arjen Robben and Franck Ribéry would look like as a single entity
Bayern fans’ dream was taken a step further thanks to Old School Panini.
VIDEO: Here's what happens when you serve a ping pong ball at 900mph
Hint: it’s not returnable.
Duffy admits that yellow card rule may be reviewed
The GAA Director-General also insists that Hawkeye has to be used in inter-county championship games this year.
So, exactly how happy is Ireland?
The Happiness Experiment says it has found the answer…