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Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery
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# Oops

Facebook admits its app is draining your iPhone's battery

Oct 23rd 2015, 8:59 AM 20,083 Views 31 Comments

But if you update to the latest version, it will solve most of the problems.

Michael Darragh Macauley had a moment to forget during a schools skills challenge earlier
# Slipped Up
From The42
# Slipped Up

Michael Darragh Macauley had a moment to forget during a schools skills challenge earlier

Oct 14th 2015, 7:14 PM 12,284 Views 5 Comments

The Ballyboden St Enda’s man won’t want to see this again.

Politician resigns after video of him cheating on his wife is sent from his phone
# USA
# USA

Politician resigns after video of him cheating on his wife is sent from his phone

Oct 1st 2015, 2:16 PM 24,151 Views 39 Comments

He has apologised to those who received the message.

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane
# Flight Relief
# Flight Relief

Man arrested for urinating on fellow passengers on plane

Sep 12th 2015, 4:55 PM 38,412 Views 38 Comments

The suspect slept through most of the three-hour flight but woke up shortly before landing and began relieving himself.

Sky News being investigated after presenter says 'f***' live on air
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# Oops

Sky News being investigated after presenter says 'f***' live on air

Aug 19th 2015, 9:30 PM 42,271 Views 62 Comments

Two people complained.

Tottenham score the first goal of the season (but it's at the wrong end)
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Tottenham score the first goal of the season (but it's at the wrong end)

Aug 8th 2015, 1:32 PM 6,962 Views 16 Comments

Man United prevailed 1-0 at Old Trafford.

Everything about this five-a-side goal is practically perfect
# Low Five
From The42
# Low Five

Everything about this five-a-side goal is practically perfect

Aug 5th 2015, 8:16 AM 7,544 Views 1 Comment

And let’s face it, we’ve all scored some terrible ones.

This engagement photo is going viral for a seriously awkward reason
# Faaaail
From The Daily Edge
# Faaaail

This engagement photo is going viral for a seriously awkward reason

Jul 28th 2015, 5:43 PM 8,736 Views 2 Comments

When initials go wrong.

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van
# Search
# Search

Armed robber released from prison by accident taunts police by posing with police van

Jul 22nd 2015, 12:39 PM 18,036 Views 12 Comments

The 34-year-old was in his first year of a nine year sentence.

This lad got 'Gary Lineker shags crisps' tattooed on his arse, and immediately regretted it
# Banter
From The Daily Edge
# Banter

This lad got 'Gary Lineker shags crisps' tattooed on his arse, and immediately regretted it

Jun 30th 2015, 4:23 PM 6,556 Views 1 Comment

“Non, je ne regrette rien…”

Liverpool's stars take dizzy penalties and fail miserably
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Liverpool's stars take dizzy penalties and fail miserably

Jun 26th 2015, 8:10 PM 9,195 Views 6 Comments

Even professionals struggle without spacial awareness, it seems.

Limerick County Council demolishes family home by mistake
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# Oops

Limerick County Council demolishes family home by mistake

Jun 22nd 2015, 7:21 PM 46,594 Views 28 Comments

Brian and Mary O’Shaughnessy described the destruction of their house as “a nightmare”.

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama
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# Oops

Israeli minister's wife apologises for 'stupid' tweet about Obama

Jun 22nd 2015, 10:25 AM 24,309 Views 87 Comments

The talk-show host tweeted a joke comparing the US President to a cup of weak, black coffee.

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident
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# Oops

US presidential hopeful calls Charleston massacre an accident

Jun 20th 2015, 10:34 AM 23,408 Views 103 Comments

The Republican governor said drugs, and not gun control, may be the real issue here.

Would you look at the state of this defending by David Luiz?!
# Oops
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# Oops

Would you look at the state of this defending by David Luiz?!

Jun 15th 2015, 12:51 PM 7,925 Views 17 Comments

Brazil still managed to overturn the deficit and beat Peru 2-1.

Lebron James does a Janet Jackson as the Warriors pull level in Game 4
# Oops
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# Oops

Lebron James does a Janet Jackson as the Warriors pull level in Game 4

Jun 12th 2015, 8:34 AM 6,899 Views 8 Comments

The Golden State Warriors beat Cleveland Cavaliers 103-82 last night.

This six-year-old girl went to meet the Queen... but was hit in the face
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# Oops

This six-year-old girl went to meet the Queen... but was hit in the face

Jun 11th 2015, 8:00 PM 43,445 Views 25 Comments

Poor little Maisie.

This 6-year-old went to meet the Queen... and accidentally got whacked in the face
# Thwack
From The Daily Edge
# Thwack

This 6-year-old went to meet the Queen... and accidentally got whacked in the face

Jun 11th 2015, 6:46 PM 4,047 Views 3 Comments

Poor little Maisie.

The wording of this charity ad has caused a lot of confusion on Twitter
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From The Daily Edge
# Oops

The wording of this charity ad has caused a lot of confusion on Twitter

Jun 5th 2015, 3:31 PM 5,804 Views 2 Comments

The Motor Neurone Disease Association ad has gotten flack on the internet.

Isis militant takes selfie, shows US where command centre is
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# Oops

Isis militant takes selfie, shows US where command centre is

Jun 5th 2015, 11:55 AM 23,367 Views 63 Comments

Intelligence experts were able to pinpoint the militant’s precise location after he uploaded a selfie to the internet.

This inadvertently rude t-shirt from China proves that some things are lost in translation
# Oops
From The Daily Edge
# Oops

This inadvertently rude t-shirt from China proves that some things are lost in translation

May 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 6,381 Views 2 Comments

Oh dear.

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air
# Slip Up
# Slip Up

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air

May 14th 2015, 2:02 PM 37,927 Views 33 Comments

Awkward.

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air From The Daily Edge

A BBC reporter just accidentally called Nigel Farage a c**t live on air

May 14th 2015, 1:42 PM 3,920 Views 2 Comments

Freudian slip, eh?

Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards'
# My Bad
# My Bad

Water protesters mistaken for No campaigners and called 'homophobe b***ards'

May 1st 2015, 5:47 PM 21,901 Views 129 Comments

“We are getting dog’s abuse.”

What on earth was Brad Guzan doing? His inexcusable blunder gifted City an early lead
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# Oops

What on earth was Brad Guzan doing? His inexcusable blunder gifted City an early lead

Apr 25th 2015, 5:47 PM 6,406 Views 6 Comments

Unconfirmed reports that Shay Given greeted the mistake with a wry smile.

Cork team make history only for their captain to break the trophy in over-eager celebration
# Slam Dunk
From The42
# Slam Dunk

Cork team make history only for their captain to break the trophy in over-eager celebration

Mar 30th 2015, 11:13 AM 7,710 Views 4 Comments

The reaction of the presentation party is priceless.

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers
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# Oops

Immigration officer accidentally leaked world leaders' passport numbers

Mar 30th 2015, 8:07 AM 17,870 Views 9 Comments

An email with the details was inadvertently sent to the wrong person by an Australian immigration department worker.

Soccer team learns hard way -- lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea
# Oops
From The42
# Oops

Soccer team learns hard way -- lengthy goal celebrations are NOT a good idea

Mar 26th 2015, 1:01 PM 9,262 Views 8 Comments

The unusual incident took place during the 2015 Future Champions Gauteng International Tournament.

Police swoop on student actors wearing balaclavas and brandishing gun at take away
# As You Were
# As You Were

Police swoop on student actors wearing balaclavas and brandishing gun at take away

Mar 19th 2015, 8:54 PM 18,583 Views 21 Comments

A passerby raised the alarm.

A Craig Gordon blooper gifted Inter the lead against Celtic
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# Oops

A Craig Gordon blooper gifted Inter the lead against Celtic

Feb 19th 2015, 9:29 PM 4,939 Views 8 Comments

The Celtic goalkeeper won’t want to see this one again.

Defender beats keeper from 40-yards... unfortunately it's his own
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Defender beats keeper from 40-yards... unfortunately it's his own

Feb 19th 2015, 9:16 AM 4,906 Views 3 Comments

This is pretty special.

You're not alone - 7 people who have already broken their Lent promises
# Broken Promises
From The Daily Edge
# Broken Promises

You're not alone - 7 people who have already broken their Lent promises

Feb 18th 2015, 10:36 AM 5,358 Views 4 Comments

Oh well, you tried.

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident
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# Oops

Man who crashed drone onto White House grounds says it was an accident

Jan 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 20,270 Views 23 Comments

President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, were overseas when the quadcopter struck the southeast side of the grounds at about 3am.

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry
# Sorry
# Sorry

Limerick mayor says picture of his car parked in disabled space is political... but he is sorry

Jan 14th 2015, 8:52 AM 33,540 Views 131 Comments

Kevin Sheahan has apologised for the blunder and said it won’t be an event that is repeated.

This poorly placed Weight Watchers sign would ruin all your good intentions
# Bad Sign
From The Daily Edge
# Bad Sign

This poorly placed Weight Watchers sign would ruin all your good intentions

Jan 5th 2015, 8:34 AM 5,912 Views 0 Comments

Oh, cruel world.

Drink-driver crashes his car... into a police station
# Ello Ello Ello
# Ello Ello Ello

Drink-driver crashes his car... into a police station

Jan 2nd 2015, 9:14 PM 18,639 Views 13 Comments

A cautionary tale.

US clothing brand forced to confirm it's NOT affiliated with the IRA

US clothing brand forced to confirm it's NOT affiliated with the IRA

Jan 2nd 2015, 5:30 PM 25,309 Views 54 Comments

Oh dear.

Something seems a bit off in Graham Norton's Google biography...
# Wifed Up
From The Daily Edge
# Wifed Up

Something seems a bit off in Graham Norton's Google biography...

Jan 2nd 2015, 10:14 AM 15,608 Views 0 Comments

Well that doesn’t sound right.

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland
# Lost In Translation
From The Daily Edge
# Lost In Translation

This US clothing brand name has a completely different meaning in Ireland

Jan 1st 2015, 4:35 PM 6,670 Views 4 Comments

Impact Reduction Apparel is fine, don’t shorten it…

It may be the first day of 2015 but we already have a contender for own goal of the year
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From The42
# Oops

It may be the first day of 2015 but we already have a contender for own goal of the year

Jan 1st 2015, 3:46 PM 4,336 Views 0 Comments

Look away now, Newcastle fans.