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The story of a primary-school teacher, Margaret Skinnider, who was shot and wounded during the Easter 1916 uprising, has rightly caught the eye of Dublin journalists
Wilderness environments bring out the best in people At Burning Man [the annual week-long cultural event , held in Black Rock Desert, Nevada , which Harvey co-founded in 1986], people come prepared for survival in an extreme environment, and as you're all in the same boat, you bond. There was a fellow who came out a few years ago, a wealthy lawyer, who brought all this newly bought high-end survival kit, laying everything out along the floor. Then a wind came and whipped them into oblivion; he had a nervous breakdown. But a giant dust storm brings home everyone's mortality, and you come together: replacement items began to appear. He was overwhelmed by other people's kindness.
Why sloths descend from the safety of the trees once a week to go to the toilet has baffled scientists - but one specialist thinks he has the answer
Studying the disease among dogs could allow experts to build a defence if human cancers became transmissible
If you go down to the woods today you’re sure for a big surprise – especially if you have dogs.
Sleep researchers found that disruption to natural body clock has ‘severe’ impact on finely-tuned DNA
Ukip leader says women must sacrifice family life to achieve more than men
It's hoped the way they adapt their foraging behavior will help to develop smarter robots
The sight of thousands of people with previously incurable forms of blindness could be saved thanks to a pioneering new gene therapy that requires just one operation.
A radio announcer has told the court in the trial of DJ Dave Lee Travis that she was in a “panic” after he allegedly grabbed her breasts when she was speaking live on air.
Man is being kept alive medically after devastating series of heart attacks and could die at any time, High Court told
Rolf Harris, the royal artist and television entertainer, has denied sexually assaulting four girls - the youngest aged seven - in a string of alleged attacks said to have spanned nearly two decades.
Thomas Lippert allegedly switched a sperm sample with his own while working at a fertility clinic
The bottom line is that this wizard is curing my back
US researchers find specific cells in the blood of heart attack sufferers
I have been courting osteopaths on and off