Category Archives: Society

Kodo Taiko Performance in Dublin

Yesterday (Sunday) I attended the Kodo Taiko family experience (before the concert) at the National Concert Hall. I had no idea what to expect, as the ticket to go was a surprise ticket and I only knew where I was … Continue reading

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Main Highlights : 10/02/2012

– The FBI file on Steve Jobs was released. The background check revealed his drug uses in the 1970’s, including marijuana and LSD, and his suspicious moral character. The file also said: “Several individuals questioned Mr Jobs’ honesty stating that … Continue reading

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03/02/2012 : Main Highlights

– Punxsutawney Phil, the famous groundhog, saw his shadow yesterday, predicting another six weeks of winter. However, almost all other groundhogs in other states did not see their shadows. I hope no one is reliving yesterday… – A big freeze … Continue reading

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09/01/2012 : Main Highlights

– The New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg has decided to learn coding this year with the Code Year initiative and Codecademy. He announced his New Year resolution on Twitter. Within six months of Codecademy opening, six million weekly lessons were completed. – … Continue reading

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06/01/2012 : Main Highlights

– A new bridge just completed in Mexico has become the highest suspension bridge in the world. It is 403 metres high and connects two sides of a ravine, completing a highway. The bridge is taller than the Eiffel Tower, … Continue reading

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05/01/2012 : Main Highlights

– The French clothing firm La Redoute was embarrassed when one of its modeling photos of children at the beach, for beach wear, contained a naked man wading in the water in the bottom right of the shot. The man … Continue reading

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04/01/2012 : Main Highlights

– Martin Reisch, from Montreal, managed to pass the Canadian border into the US using a copy of his passport stored on his iPad. He had scanned the document in case of losing it while traveling, but ended up forgetting … Continue reading

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03/01/2012 : Main Highlights

– Severe weather in England and parts of Northern Ireland has forced roads to close, and there has already been much damage in England, with winds going as fast as 100mph. Several homes were evacuated in danger of cut power … Continue reading

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22/12/2011 : Main Highlights

-A man won a Lamborghini supercar, and as he was driving friends and family around, he crashed only six hours later. The Murcielago Roadster, with 640 horsepower, suffered a punctured oil pan and wheel, as well as a few dents … Continue reading

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08/12/2011 : Main Highlights

Private pictures of Mark Zuckerberg’s were posted online to highlight a security flaw in Facebook. The bug allows users to see private pictures of other users regardless of the privacy settings. when one user flags a profile picture for inappropriate content, they … Continue reading

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