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Dublin Airport Launches No Drone Zone Safety Campaign

Dublin Airport has launched a safety campaign focussing on drones. Airports are “no fly” areas for drones, though some people seem to either be unaware of this or choose to ignore it. To protect the airfield, signage has been mounted on the airport’s perimeter fence indicating that Dublin Airport is a “No Drone Zone” and […]

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IDI Irish Design Awards Exhibition Continues until Saturday

The 19th annual IDI Irish Design Awards is on November 17th in Dublin’s Marker Hotel, but the public has just two more days to view the exhibition of the finalists currently open at Fumbally Exchange in Dame Lane. The exhibition showcases the best of Irish design this year, encompassing architecture, fashion, interiors, product design, animation, furniture, […]

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To Mars with Musk – Or Are We Forgetting Something?

Last night, the CEO of SpaceX, Elon Musk, presented his vision for ‘Making Humans a Multiplanetary Species’. If you missed it, you can see the full presentation here as it was streamed live, or check out the short animated overview below of The SpaceX Interplanetary Transport System. [youtube]https://youtu.be/0qo78R_yYFA[/youtube]   It’s an ambitious plan (you can download the […]

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VR Heroine Slays Monsters at Tokyo Game Show [Video]

The Tokyo Game Show has just come to an end after 4 days and Virtual Reality has been the dominant technology on show. This video of a schoolgirl on a flaming-swords monster-slaying adventure has been a viral hit on Facebook. Sure, the technology is impressive – but it’s her cape-wearing swashbuckling attitude that really makes it! HT: James Corbett. Related articles Technology […]

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New Clarkson Show Will Launch November 18 on Amazon Prime

[youtube]https://youtu.be/oK0lkrtYvVs[/youtube]   Amazon has announced the launch date of the new Amazon Original series The Grand Tour with Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May. New episodes will be released weekly on Amazon Prime Video, every Friday beginning November 18. However, Irish viewers will be unable to tune in as Amazon Prime Video Streaming is […]

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iPhone 7 is Beer-Resistant [Video]

iPhone 7 is water-resistant to IP67, meaning that it can withstand immersion in water up to 1m, for 30 minutes. But what happens if you drop it in your pint? Adrian Weckler, technology editor at The Irish Independent, just had to investigate. He’s a brave man – because, while Apple asserts the device is water-resistant as sold, it doesn’t […]

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Happy Birthday Tinder [Infographic]

Tinder, the dating app which got singles swiping, is four years old today, and UK retailer Carvaka Sex Toys decided to celebrate by producing an infographic. You could call it ‘Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Tinder (But Were Afraid to Ask)’. Related articles Tinder reveals the most attractive jobs in the UK that make people […]

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Netflix Confirms Stranger Things Season 2

Netflix’s latest show Stranger Things has been a massive hit with audiences around the world. The company has announced that production on season 2 is proceeding with the second season to be aired (released?) in 2017. They’ve also confirmed that season 2 will have 9 episodes and that the show’s creators and writers Matt and […]

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