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With the emergence of apps, it’s easy to forget how important the web itself is. We look at the best websites, Chrome extensions and more, to make your life a little better.

Can You Leave the Catholic Church Using GDPR?

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25 May 2018 was one hell of a day for Ireland. We Repealed the Eighth Amendment and paved the way for the women of Ireland to have bodily autonomy. It was a massive stride forward. It was a stride forward from an Ireland where the Catholic church dictated how things are done, though I still read...

Irish Craft Brewery Set To Host First International Beer Festival Online

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A couple of things have happened in isolation. I'm sporting a beardstache, I've forgotten how airports work and I've developed a taste for craft beer. To be honest, I had really developed a taste for craft beer before isolation hit and even started a website just to talk about beer. The cool thing about getting into craft...

Which Companies Have Stopped Advertising With Facebook?

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You know why fines exist, right? If you do something wrong and are told you're wrong, there's a fair chance you'll do it again. If you're hit in the pocket, you're less likely to re-offend. Works for speeding and borrowing books from the local library. It also works in big business. Over the past few weeks, some...

Reddit Ireland: Irish Subreddit To Close During Late Hours

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Owing to "growing levels of targeted abuse, hatred, and racism on Reddit" moderators of the subreddit r/ireland have made the decision to close the subreddit during temporarily between midnight at 8 am GMT every day. Reddit is an American social news aggregation and discussion website. The site is divided into popular subreddits and, as you might imagine, one of the...

Influencers In The Wild Page To Close

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Over the past six months, a rather enjoyable page appeared on Instagram. It's called Influencers in the Wild. However, after some doxing within the past few days, the man behind the profile has decided to shut it down for the time being What Is Influencers In The Wild? You've seen them....

Featured Snippets: Why Google Now Highlights Parts Of Webpages Yellow

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Part of running a website like this is understanding how search engines like Google works. That makes you notice things. One thing I've noticed in the past week is that some webpages now highlight text yellow when you click a Google search result. It's a good thing for you as an internet user but it does look a bit...

ISS Docking Simulator: Try Docking Crew Dragon With ISS In The SpaceX Simulator

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It's been a day to recapture the imagination when it comes to space exploration. SpaceX and Nasa have together put humans into space on a new vehicle. The SpaceX designed and Nasa crewed Crew Dragon is currently undergoing a demonstration flight. This flight will involve docking with the International Space Station (ISS) and you can test your...

Watch Today’s SpaceX Launch: Crew Dragon’s Manned Space Flight

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Today marks another attempt by SpaceX to launch their first manned space flight. What Time Is The SpaceX Launch Irish Time? Weather permitting, the SpaceX launch will take place from Pad 39-A at 20.22 Irish time or 19.22 UTC. If it's another no-fly day, the launch will be attempted again on Sunday, 31st May at 20.00 Irish time. Can I See The...

The Perfect Plank: Using Tech To Perfect Your Form

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Everybody, listen up. There's a fairly unfit tech reviewer about to give you all fitness tips. Many home fitness fans seek the perfect plank, but how do you know you've achieved it? A new iOS app from a company called Exer has the solution. Why Is The Perfect Plank So Important? I don't do enough planks. I don't do enough because...

The Ultimate Guide To Shopping On Amazon.co.uk In Ireland

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Just a few years ago, ordering from Amazon.co.uk to Ireland was a bit of a pain. Today, there's still not official Amazon Ireland store online. However, that doesn't stand in the way of Irish shoppers spending their money on Amazon.co.uk instead. In a survey, we carried out, 34% of respondents said they had made a purchase with the online...