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# rocket - Sunday 12 January, 2014

7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger
# Notions
From The Daily Edge
# Notions

7 foods that simply did not exist in Ireland before the Celtic Tiger

Jan 12th 2014, 1:00 PM 97,462 Views 175 Comments

Our pre and post Celtic Tiger diets.

# rocket - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Birthday boy O'Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Birthday boy O'Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships

Dec 5th 2013, 6:47 PM 2,537 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Bingham inflicted a 6-4 quarter-final defeat on The Rocket.

# rocket - Sunday 11 August, 2013

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it
# Private Spaceships
# Private Spaceships

The new space race, and the startups looking to profit from it

Aug 11th 2013, 9:15 AM 6,474 Views 26 Comments

Whether for personal dreams of adventure or for profit, these companies are doing the engineering and basic science needed to get humans into space.

# rocket - Tuesday 2 July, 2013

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch
# Explosion
# Explosion

Video: Russian rocket explodes just after launch

Jul 2nd 2013, 1:20 PM 6,120 Views 16 Comments

The unmanned booster rocket was carrying three satellites when it crashed shortly after launch in Kazakhstan.

# rocket - Thursday 2 May, 2013

Steve Davis warns of Ronnie O'Sullivan 'disrespect' to snooker
# Snooker Loopy
From The42
# Snooker Loopy

Steve Davis warns of Ronnie O'Sullivan 'disrespect' to snooker

May 2nd 2013, 4:43 PM 4,056 Views 2 Comments

The Rocket has again threatened to pack away his cue after the weekend.

# rocket - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

'I needed to pay the school fees but snooker's not for me' - O'Sullivan says he's retiring
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

'I needed to pay the school fees but snooker's not for me' - O'Sullivan says he's retiring

May 1st 2013, 10:30 PM 7,670 Views 25 Comments

The defending world champion eased into the semi-finals at the Crucible but insists it’s his last major event.

Ronnie O'Sullivan says his psychiatrist can help sort Suarez, bring title to 'Pool
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan says his psychiatrist can help sort Suarez, bring title to 'Pool

May 1st 2013, 4:19 PM 2,105 Views 2 Comments

‘If Liverpool can have Steve there for four or five years, then they’ll win the Premier League.’

# rocket - Thursday 18 April, 2013

9 ways to live your life like Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

9 ways to live your life like Ronnie O'Sullivan

Apr 18th 2013, 9:00 AM 3,675 Views 4 Comments

Want to be like (arguably) the greatest snooker player ever? Here are some quick tips.

# rocket - Friday 1 March, 2013

SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit
# Space
# Space

SpaceX capsule encounters problems in orbit

Mar 1st 2013, 7:04 PM 5,686 Views 10 Comments

Three of the capsule’s four thrusters failed to fire up en route to the space station.

# rocket - Thursday 24 January, 2013

North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US'
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea 'plans nuclear test aimed at US'

Jan 24th 2013, 7:23 AM 11,420 Views 75 Comments

The communist state did not specify when the atomic test might be carried out.

# rocket - Wednesday 12 December, 2012

Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket
# Tensions
# Tensions

Condemnation after North Korea launches rocket

Dec 12th 2012, 7:50 AM 6,879 Views 59 Comments

America, China and Russia have all expressed concern about the successful launch of the rocket by North Korea – and asked all sides to avoid ‘stoking the flames’.

# rocket - Tuesday 11 December, 2012

North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea removes rocket from launch pad: report

Dec 11th 2012, 9:25 AM 5,820 Views 27 Comments

According to analysis of the latest satellite imagery, the entire three-stage Unha-3 carrier has been removed to a nearby assembly facility.

# rocket - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Sports Film Of The Week: Ronnie O’Sullivan, Life Stories
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Sports Film Of The Week: Ronnie O’Sullivan, Life Stories

Dec 2nd 2012, 9:22 PM 1,565 Views 0 Comments

The Rocket, baby.

# rocket - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

World champion O'Sullivan to miss rest of season because of 'personal issues'
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

World champion O'Sullivan to miss rest of season because of 'personal issues'

Nov 6th 2012, 2:59 PM 915 Views 2 Comments

The Rocket won’t defend his title at the Crucible… if you believe what he says today.

# rocket - Monday 8 October, 2012

SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included
# Space
# Space

SpaceX rocket on a mission to the ISS - with ice cream included

Oct 8th 2012, 3:10 PM 4,643 Views 4 Comments

The commercial cargo ship is bringing 1,000 science experiments and gear to the inhabitants of the ISS – as well as a freezer of chocolate-vanilla swirl ice cream.

# rocket - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Yes, the Mars rover cost $2bn – but it’s far from a waste of money.

Aug 15th 2012, 6:45 AM 238 Views 28 Comments

Technology developed by NASA’s top scientists will prove pretty handy for the rest of us too, writes Colm Quinn.

# rocket - Sunday 24 June, 2012

Impressive Sculpture Made Out of Tin Cans of the Day
# Canny
From The Daily Edge
# Canny

Impressive Sculpture Made Out of Tin Cans of the Day

Jun 24th 2012, 6:33 PM 5,923 Views 17 Comments

Careful now…

# rocket - Monday 7 May, 2012

Rocket man: O'Sullivan takes 10-7 lead in world snooker final
# Pot Luck
From The42
# Pot Luck

Rocket man: O'Sullivan takes 10-7 lead in world snooker final

May 7th 2012, 1:00 PM 309 Views 0 Comments

Three time champion holds a slight advantage over Ali Carter.

# rocket - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader
# North Korea
# North Korea

Kim Jong Un makes first public speech since becoming leader

Apr 15th 2012, 3:58 PM 3,998 Views 11 Comments

At the culmination of two weeks of celebrations marking the centenary of the birth of his grandfather, North Korea’s new leader made his first public speech since stepping into power last December.

# rocket - Saturday 14 April, 2012

What went wrong for North Korea's rocket?
# Flop
# Flop

What went wrong for North Korea's rocket?

Apr 14th 2012, 7:40 AM 2,797 Views 19 Comments

“Anybody can make something go boom. Controlling it is hard.”

# rocket - Friday 13 April, 2012

VIDEO: North Korean rocket shatters after launch
# North Korea
# North Korea

VIDEO: North Korean rocket shatters after launch

Apr 13th 2012, 7:24 AM 5,460 Views 45 Comments

The rocket splintered into pieces over the sea just a minute or two after taking off.

# rocket - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

North Korea begins fuelling rocket ahead of planned launch
# North Korea
# North Korea

North Korea begins fuelling rocket ahead of planned launch

Apr 11th 2012, 4:26 PM 2,116 Views 16 Comments

North Korea has openly defied calls to back down from a planned satellite launch, openly beginning to fuel its rocket.

# rocket - Monday 9 April, 2012

VIDEO: North Korea prepares to launch long-range rocket
# North Korea
# North Korea

VIDEO: North Korea prepares to launch long-range rocket

Apr 9th 2012, 9:44 AM 3,093 Views 16 Comments

Meanwhile intelligence officials have said the country is preparing to test a nuclear weapon.

# rocket - Friday 30 March, 2012

Japan says it will intercept North Korean rocket if threatened
# North Korea
# North Korea

Japan says it will intercept North Korean rocket if threatened

Mar 30th 2012, 11:45 AM 3,245 Views 10 Comments

Japan has ordered missile units to intercept a long-range rocket expected to be launched by North Korea next month if the rocket – or any its fragments – threaten to hit the country.

# rocket - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'I feel like I'm being raped by snooker bosses'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'I feel like I'm being raped by snooker bosses'

Oct 19th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,151 Views 28 Comments

Three-time world champion insists he’s being ‘blackmailed’ into playing smaller tournaments because of rankings system.

# rocket - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Poll: Is space exploration worth the money?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is space exploration worth the money?

Sep 24th 2011, 2:39 PM 2,232 Views 44 Comments

As one of NASA’s dead satellites comes crashing to Earth, we ask if space exploration is worth the money spent on it. What do you think?

# rocket - Monday 22 August, 2011

Rocket fire from Gaza despite ceasefire
# Israel
# Israel

Rocket fire from Gaza despite ceasefire

Aug 22nd 2011, 8:14 AM 372 Views 13 Comments

Israel’s Defence Forces say that southern Israel was attacked overnight, after a Hamas official said that a truce had been agreed.

# rocket - Tuesday 19 April, 2011

We have lift-off: Rocket Ronnie back at the Crucible with a bang From The42
Live Apr 19th 2011, 11:48 AM

We have lift-off: Rocket Ronnie back at the Crucible with a bang

# rocket - Monday 7 March, 2011

WATCH: Karlovic breaks fastest serve record
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

WATCH: Karlovic breaks fastest serve record

Mar 7th 2011, 11:57 AM 123 Views 0 Comments

Croatian Ivo Karlovic produced a world-record 156mph serve during Saturday’s Davis Cup doubles match-up.