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# rats - Wednesday 21 May, 2014

Just some mice, on turntables, running as fast as their little legs will carry them
# Hipster Hamsters
From The Daily Edge
# Hipster Hamsters

Just some mice, on turntables, running as fast as their little legs will carry them

May 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 2,973 Views 0 Comments

Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is. Bear with us.

# rats - Saturday 10 May, 2014

6 unexpected things that happened this week
# Mad World
From The Daily Edge
# Mad World

6 unexpected things that happened this week

May 10th 2014, 10:15 AM 16,099 Views 2 Comments

Loyal dogs, a “serial pooper” and hot dogs – it’s all the weirdest stories you need to hear.

# rats - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs
# Vigilantes
# Vigilantes

Poster encourages community to 'clobber' burglars with hurls and golf clubs

Apr 24th 2014, 11:55 AM 18,979 Views 109 Comments

A local councillor said he does not condone the violence encouraged by the notice posted in a Dublin housing estate but said there has been a lot of petty crime in the area – particularly targeting the elderly.

# rats - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Rats chew through woman's house from the inside out
# Ah Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Ah Rats

Rats chew through woman's house from the inside out

Apr 10th 2014, 10:16 AM 3,535 Views 2 Comments

The rats are coming from inside the house.

# rats - Friday 4 April, 2014

People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin
# Aaahh! Real Monsters
From The Daily Edge
# Aaahh! Real Monsters

People are rightly freaking out about the giant rat found in Dublin

Apr 4th 2014, 12:38 PM 15,014 Views 7 Comments

It was 2ft long and NASTY. So nasty.

# rats - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests
# Don't Give A Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Don't Give A Rats

Pub offering beers in exchange for dead rats in attempt to rid city of pests

Mar 13th 2014, 6:00 PM 25,838 Views 21 Comments

Students in Wellington, NZ can trade in their unwelcome houseguests for a cold one.

# rats - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work
# PHOBIA
# PHOBIA

Dead rat stench and mice on desks: Woman gets €20k over rodents at work

Feb 12th 2014, 9:35 AM 46,210 Views 57 Comments

Amanda Byrne said she had a life-long phobia and was petrified to go to work in case a rat or mouse crossed her path.

# rats - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict
# Rats
From The Daily Edge
# Rats

Rats could evolve to become 'bigger than sheep', scientists predict

Feb 4th 2014, 8:00 PM 2,828 Views 4 Comments

If you’re terrified of rodents you may want to avert your eyes.

# rats - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida
# Snail Attack
# Snail Attack

Rat-sized snails are taking over South Florida

Apr 16th 2013, 11:02 AM 18,148 Views 40 Comments

The state authorities have warned that the giant snails are the most damaging in the world and can pose a serious risk to human health.

# rats - Monday 15 April, 2013

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat
# Transplant
# Transplant

In lab 'bio-kidney' successfully transplanted into rat

Apr 15th 2013, 10:39 AM 5,509 Views 19 Comments

The new kidney started filtering blood and producing urine through the ureter as soon as the bloody supply was restored.

# rats - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice
# Rats On A Plane
# Rats On A Plane

Plane damaged on Dublin Airport runway was carrying... rats and mice

Mar 7th 2013, 1:57 PM 45,958 Views 87 Comments

Rodents were on the cargo flight from England which became stranded on the airport’s main runway this morning.

# rats - Monday 19 November, 2012

Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer
# Ratbo
# Ratbo

Enda Kenny: Taoiseach, teacher... rat-killer

Nov 19th 2012, 6:45 AM 10,598 Views 47 Comments

Extracts from The Unlikely Taoiseach by John Downing show a tough side to Enda ‘Ratbo’* Kenny. (*We may have made up this nickname.)

# rats - Friday 12 October, 2012

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique
# Trust Me I'm A Rat
# Trust Me I'm A Rat

Rats recruited to hunt for TB in Mozambique

Oct 12th 2012, 5:50 PM 4,871 Views 11 Comments

The trained rodents are going to sniff out the disease, apparently.

# rats - Tuesday 9 October, 2012

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments
# Rats
# Rats

New research into what causes nausea may help improve cancer treatments

Oct 9th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,006 Views 9 Comments

The research, carried out by the University of Guelph in Canada, used rats to better understand what led to the condition.

# rats - Friday 24 August, 2012

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on
# In Pictures
# In Pictures

Rats, mould and dampness: Priory Hall 10 months on

Aug 24th 2012, 6:45 AM 15,012 Views 19 Comments

Security personnel told a visiting resident to watch out for the rats earlier this week.

# rats - Friday 9 December, 2011

# rats - Monday 14 November, 2011

WATCH: An owl eat a rat during Colombia v. Venezuela
# Crossbar Challenge
From The42
# Crossbar Challenge

WATCH: An owl eat a rat during Colombia v. Venezuela

Nov 14th 2011, 6:00 PM 566 Views 1 Comment

And now for something completely different.

# rats - Sunday 6 November, 2011

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads
# Sitdown Sunday
From The Daily Edge
# Sitdown Sunday

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

Nov 6th 2011, 11:00 AM 72 Views 6 Comments

The very best of the week’s writing from around the world.

# rats - Thursday 2 June, 2011

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found
# Ugh
# Ugh

Rats on a plane: Qantas grounds flight after baby rodents found

Jun 2nd 2011, 11:48 AM 569 Views 0 Comments

The animals were discovered in a cupboard on the Boeing 767 minutes before it was due to take off in Australia.

# rats - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment
# Mews At Ten
From The Daily Edge
# Mews At Ten

Downing Street opens war on rats with rodent-catching cat appointment

Feb 15th 2011, 3:39 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

Larry the cat has been appointed to deal with Number 10′s rat problems.

# rats - Thursday 11 November, 2010

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches
# Invasion
# Invasion

Exterminators warn of rodent increase as winter approaches

Nov 11th 2010, 6:51 PM 397 Views 0 Comments

Rentokil says its call-out figures are up 40% this year as the onset of a cold winter attracts rodents indoors.