Go on Cowen, spill the beans about what happened at the bank guarantee meeting
The Taoiseach’s wish to make Ireland the best small country in the world in which to hold inquiries took a ... won’t be able to grill ministers from the last government about what happened in cabinet on the night of the bank guarantee.
The Top Five Most Luxurious Trains in The World
They simply offer an outrageous yet charming train ride that creates unforgettable memories in terms of national history and heritage – nothing to sneeze ... in the most luxurious trains in the world. The train provides travelers with the best of the ...
The sneeze that shook the world
Tearing through a world still reeling from the horrors of the First World ... advising just a few pointers: avoid sneezing and coughing in public, carry plenty of fresh handkerchiefs, wash hands regularly and gargle with disinfectant mouthwash.
The Most Dangerous Place in the World
From the thick, ambush-perfect swamps around Kismayo in the south to the lethal labyrinth of Mogadishu to the pirate den of Boosaaso on the Gulf of Aden, Somalia is quite simply the most dangerous place in the world ... some of the best and cheapest ...
The mantis shrimp has the world's fastest punch
Reference: Patek, Korff & Caldwell. 2004. Nature 428: 819-820. Update: At the time of writing, the mantis shrimp’s punch was a strong candidate for the fastest movement in the natural world. It has since been trumped by the bite of the well-named trapjaw ...