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# stop digging
People have donated $100,000 to a website to dig a big hole in the ground
Organisers Cards Against Humanity has not pledged to give the donations to charity, or to any cause.
# Radio Gaga
RTÉ makes better radio than the BBC and NPR*
*According to a prestigious New York festival.
# correction
NPR has published the greatest correction ever
Stay with us.
# radio waves
Here's what those US journalists 'rejected' by our Ministers made of us
Their first NPR report is now live.
# Prime Numbers
Water protests, death threats, and Bono: The week in numbers
Plus: Which county has more roads than any other county in Ireland?
America's main public broadcaster is not happy with our ministers
Not happy. Not one little bit.
# Bill Cosby
Bill Cosby stays quiet when asked about rape allegations on US radio
The comedian appeared on NPR this morning.
# time out
Need a 10-minute break? Step into the Reading Room…
Ferguson and Facebook, eating meat, and the Ice Bucket Challenge.
# News Blues
I read the news today, oh boy: Study finds news is stressing people out
New study finds that over-exposure to the media could have a serious impact on your mood
# too long didn't read
US radio station plays excellent April Fool's prank on their Facebook fans
It’s an April Fool’s prank with a lesson.
# Marketing
Why is this Amazon customer/reviewer so powerful?
Michael Erb approaches reviews like a job – now companies send him products for free in the hope that he’ll notice them.
# delicacy
Americans are consuming more guinea pig than ever before
Peruvian importers say the demand has never been higher – possibly from the ex-pat South American community in the USA.
# decisions decisions
Family affair: How Daddy decides what sports team we support
Researchers in America have found that almost 40% of men cite their fathers as the main influence in picking a team.