What's Inside: An Average Cup of Coffee-WIRED
Coffee is the lifeblood of most of our mornings, but do you know what’s actually inside that cup of coffee you’re drinking each day? You’d be surprised. ...
Why China loves to build copycat towns
China is well known its cheap rip-offs, but this "copycat culture" extends to architecture too - with whole towns sometimes replicated.
People in negative equity are not only poor, they are worse than poor because they are in debt. If wealth equates to the value of your assets over the value of your liabilities, those in negative equity are worse than poor. My Comment: It was into the midst of these worse than poor people that the current Irish Government parachuted #FamilyHomeTax.
Column: How to protect your private data in a digital world
With Snowden, Prism and national security secrets in the news, it’s clear that technology has made privacy harder to ensure. Renaat Verbruggen gives a run down of how cryptography can protect your private information.
Two miracles later and Pope John Paul II is on his way to sainthood
For healings to be officially certified as miracles, they must be instantaneous, permanent and with no scientific explanation.
The night I witnessed Anglo's macho culture in full flight
You have to be up early to get your paper these days, there was a run on copies of the Irish Independent last week. After a daily drip feed of Anglo Tapes, the public staggered around in a state of shock glued to the television and radio and hungry for more.