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Saturday 9 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# it's science

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Momentum, upsets, and your NFL divisional weekend preview
It’s not how you finish December, it’s how you start February, writes Steve O’Rourke.
The 100% accurate and completely definitive guide to the best sports movie montages
Disagree? You’re wrong.
Move over, Paul the Octopus - mathematical model says Ireland WILL progress from their Euro 2016 group
The AA’s Analytics team say Ireland has a 1% chance of making the final.
Genes have a big influence on when you lose your virginity
That’s according to a study which looked at the lives of 380,000 people.
Russell Wilson has made a bizarre claim about how he prevented a concussion
Wilson says a $3 bottle of water is the reason his concussion went away.
Explained: why we think bubble wrap is so great
There’s some science in them there hills.
Do you wear old festival wristbands? Science says you're manky
Oh, you know you want to see what happens when you burn through a jawbreaker
Gross and mesmerising in equal measures.
Both the Sixers and the Heat want to lose tonight in the weirdest NBA game of the season
And here’s why…
Why you need to take electrolyte tablets to prevent the onset of cramps
Gather round, fellow runners.
Man builds ultimate machine to make the perfect cookie
The cookie perfection machine. The dream.
A new technology coming to the NFL will revolutionise a fan's viewing experience
Sensors on players will tell us exactly where they were in real time.
Eating more than five-a-day may be a complete and utter waste of time
That’s according to a major new study… So put the banana down.
Fist bumps are the least infectious way to say hello
Forget hand shakes and high fives.
This doodle reveals what scientists are REALLY up to in the labs
We thought we knew but we were wrong. SO wrong.
The NBA could replace the draft lottery with 'The Wheel' — a system that sets the draft order for the next 30 years
It’s designed to stamp out teams ‘tanking’ to get a high pick.
3D printing, biomechanical data and custom spike plates? New Balance running customisation in new direction
I want that one.
Who knew? Chocolate keeps you slim
Enjoy that bar of chocolate, safe in the knowledge that it’s helping you keep your trim figure. Hurrah!