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Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…

Safe flying, 50 Shades, and Irish pleasures.
Feb 11th 2015, 3:15 PM 12,024 0

LOOKING FOR SOME articles and videos to help break up the afternoon, but only have 10 minutes to spare?

Try these nuggets for size – all take 10 minutes or less to enjoy.

1. Is flying safe?

Source: Vox/YouTube

This video aims to prove that flying IS safer than ever. What do you think of it? [Vox - 2 mins]

2. Can science save your marriage?

The Royal Wedding Source: PA Archive/Press Association Images

No, seriously. If you examine data, can you make sure you have a long and fruitful union? [NY Times - 6 mins]

3. Welcome to New York

new york photos Source: The Guardian

These photographs by Camilo José Vergara of NY in the 70s and 80s are magical. [The Guardian - 7 mins]

4. 50 Accents of Dornan

Source: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon/YouTube

Oh go on, you love a bit of 50 Shades coverage. We won’t tell! [The Tonight Show/YouTube - 3 mins]

5. Irish pleasures

989536766_2501964db6-2-2 Source: Jana Mills

15 distinctly Irish pleasures… including someone tearing open a packet of crisps at the pub for everyone to share. Aaah. [DailyEdge.ie - 3 mins]

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Aoife Barry

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