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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

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# wi-fi
Free WiFi for London's Tube stations but DART's is coming soon
London Tube stations to get free Wi-Fi but ours is coming soon, so says Irish Rail.
# Write Stuff
Dublin Writers Festival "getting bigger and bigger"
54 writers from around the world will take part in the festival from June 4-10, in venues across Dublin from Liberty Hall to the Gate Theatre, among others.
# et
VIDEO: 6 things to love about ET
It’s been 30 years since ET hit our screens back in 1982. He’ll never grow up for us.
# Especially for you
Especially for you: Kylie and Jason to duet in London
No more dreaming about tomorrow, forget the loneliness and the sorrow….
# CRUTCHES WANTED
Got a crutch? The HSE won't take it but Jack and Jill will
For health and safety reasons the HSE won’t re-use crutches, so the Jack and Jill Foundation wants you to donate your old ones for scrap aluminium.
# Spiderman
Arguments begin in New York suit over Spiderman musical
Bono and The Edge wrote the music for the most expensive Broadway production ever made.
# RoboCup
VIDEO: A good omen? The Irish team's goals in 'Euro 2012 for Robots'
If Robbie Keane’s hamstring gives way, maybe the folks at NUI Maynooth will be able to send a substitute automaton?
# DESERVE IT?
P Diddy's son lands $54,000 college scholarship
UCLA defends athletic scholarship for millionaire Sean ‘Diddy’ Combs’ son.
# RFZ
Ready to go down to Fraggle Rock again?
Yes! A reason to watch the opening theme tune to the 1980s children’s show again.
# Ready Or Not...
VIDEO: Cat loses game of hide and seek
The music makes this cats at play video all the better.
# Team Amercia
God Bless Amercia. Mitt Romney app gaffe has the Internet laughing
Late-night comedian Steven Colbert has even made up a national anthem for the new dream country.
# go pats
WATCH: Let's all make fun of Tom Brady
He may have Gisele Bündchen on his arm, but he’s also got a ‘wicked Baasten accent.’
# Bloom 2012
Slideshow: Take a sneak peek at Bloom 2012
The gardening event opens tomorrow morning in the Phoenix Park and runs until Monday evening.
# TAMBOURINE MAN
Bob Dylan commended for influence on American culture
From protests during the civil rights movement era to a presidential honour at the White House, times are a-changin’ for Bob Dylan.
# eat your veg
Irish fan puts careers of Keane, Giles and Brady down to the 'power of potatoes'
This is our new favourite amongst the flags going to Poland.
# NOT FOR SALE
Michael Jackson’s desperate letter to Lisa Marie pulled from auction
A scrawled letter from Michael Jackson complains about a lack of sleep.
# pic of the day
Gardaí Cutting Loose Pic of the Day
No comment.
# Out of the Woods
Tee break: Ireland's Euro stars chill out with a round of golf in Montecatini
We’ll spare you the puns about Shane’s Long game, Paul Green in regulation and David FOREde…
# RFZ
Referendum Free Zone: the Internet's best offerings to get you through the moratorium
Cats, kids and polar bears! What referendum?
# RFZ
VIDEO: Adorable Hamster Playing Dead Video of the Day
No comment.
# superhuman
Man saves cousin by lifting car off him
Scientific effect of so-called “hysterical strength” caused by surge of adrenaline still not fully proven – but New Zealand case provokes interest.
# Thar She Blows
VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race
“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”
# Nom
Hurray! It's National Fish and Chips Day
Anyone for a chipper? There’s an excuse to eat fish and chips today – they’re half-price. Whoo!