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Here’s What Happened Today: Wednesday

Everybody’s talking about the penalty points report, the airport strikes being called off and Rehab releasing more information.

Updated 23.10pm

NEED TO CATCH up? TheJournal.ie brings you a round-up of today’s news…

image(Image An Garda Síochanna Facebook page)



imageThe scene of a gas explosion in New York today. (Image: FDNY)

#NEW YORK: A gas explosion has killed two people and injured 18 in Harlem.

#MALAYSIA AIRLINES: The last radio transmission from the cockpit of the missing plane has been disclosed.

#LOUISIANA: A man who was on death row for 26 years was freed from prison after a judge said he was innocent.


  • A tech-savvy hospital in Boston have developed Google Glasses which lets ER doctors scan a QR code on the wall of each room to call up information about patients. [arstechnica]
  • An art project is scanning brains so that signals from people’s brains can be turned into a 3D prints. [The Verge]


Ever wondered how you would go about using half a million cubes of sugar to build a castle. These Irish sculptors show us how it’s done. [Wired.com]

First published 9.00pm

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