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Friday 29 September 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Take a Break

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"Look up here, I’m in heaven": Lyrics to Bowie's last single show mortality was on star's mind
“Look up here, man, I’m in danger. I’ve got nothing left to lose.”
There's a killer robot patrolling the Great Barrier Reef
And starfish are quaking. The brilliantly-titled Crown of Thorns Starfish robot is systematically killing starfish that are upsetting the eco-system
Feeling peckish? Feeling extravagant? Introducing the $100 gold-plated doughnut
Yes, actual gold. Bad for your wallet, bad for your stomach too you’d have to think…
Watch: Homeless Irish man's stunning rendition of Summertime
Bernard Davey’s performance has made a big impression.
This astronaut is taking stunning photos of Earth from space
Scott Kelly is in the final stretch of a year-long mission on the ISS, which orbits Earth every 92.91 minutes.
This man makes art out of his body hair
Mike Wolfe, 35, has a different look shaved on his back every four months.
Nasa is pretty excited about this Star Wars-style space 'lightsaber'
The space agency claims to have spotted a massive lightsaber shooting through the Milky Way.
These kids were asked if a woman could do Santa's job
Their answers were pretty interesting.
Take a break and watch these animals eating bananas in unison
It takes them quite a while.
Take a break and try to figure out this Einstein riddle
It’s Einstein’s famous five houses riddle, with a twist.
Watch: Trinity students' acapella cover of After the Storm
Take a break and watch Trinitones’ latest cover.
This is the chicken nugget dispensing machine you've been waiting your entire life for
AND it’s made of Lego.
Watch: The world's first IVF puppies are pretty goddamn cute
It also could help eradicate heritable diseases in dogs, according to the researchers.
This homeless man has just won €450,000 on a scratchcard
He had been staying at a homeless shelter in Aspen, Colorado.
This 71-year-old man had a calm, collected response to the floods
Sure you might as well use it for a spot of yoga.
Santa uses sign language to make sure he gets this toddler's wish list
Take a break and watch the moment here.
Here's (almost) every film released this year in nine minutes
Sit back and watch this.
Take a break and watch this magical Disney proposal
Cue tears.
Take a break and watch Daniel Radcliffe's original Harry Potter audition
The actor has changed quite a bit.
Planning some Christmas shopping in Dublin? Check this site before you head in
Any parking spaces? How is Dublin Bikes looking?
Take a break and have a look at these pics of a baby princess
The fourth in line to the throne is looking cheerful.
Boy writes heart-wrenching note asking Santa to help catch the man who shot him
Christian Hickey and his mother Jayne were shot on the doorstep of their home in Manchester.
Katie Taylor will have a new coach in her corner during Irish title fight
However, her father Pete will return in time for the Olympics.
Take a break and enjoy the ticket this little boy issued to his phone-addicted Mam
It came with a pretty hefty fine…
Three delivered a lovely festive surprise to Galway kids who complained about its ad
A group of students at a Galway school wrote letters complaining about the company’s Christmas ad.
Take a break and check out this list a man wrote about all the things that make his wife cry
“She watched a video about a dog.”
Take a break and watch Miss Piggy's heartbreaking Adele cover
Piggy has given us some insight into the turbulent end to her relationship with Kermit.
This company wants to hire someone 'with a mouth and a brain choc-full of sweet dreams'
“Applicants must have the ability to act like a kid in a sweet shop”.
People have been honouring the police dog killed in yesterday's Paris raid
French police said dogs like Diesel are indispensable in police raids.
Take a break and watch basketball fans try to make these babies race
Most of them were having none of it.
Take a break and watch this amazing stuntman recreate moves from Tekken
Hopping phoenix, clean sweep, deadly current – you name the move and this guy can pull it off.
Take a break and watch this terrified Irish mammy battling a huge spider
The arachnophobes among us feel for her, but it’s still pretty hilarious…
This calamity-prone cat has been a hit with viewers in the battle of the Christmas ads
Mog the Cat has been resurrected, after being killed off by author Judith Kerr in 2002.
Take a break and watch a bulldog on a skateboard set a new world record
The most impressive feat by a dog on a skateboard you’ll see today…
Take a break and watch Alanis Morissette's 2015 update of Ironic
“It’s like swiping left on your future soulmate.”
WATCH: This portrait session with a twist shows the power of photography
One man, six photographers, six different stories.
Boy with autism saves his classmate with Heimlich manoeuvre he learned on SpongeBob
His classmate had been choking on a piece of apple.
Here's what happens when strangers made intense eye contact in Dublin
Spoiler alert: It wasn’t that weird. But it was powerful.
This university has a plan to stop people getting hurt because of smartphones
No more falling over your friends while texting.
A lost Disney film has been rediscovered after 87 years
It was discovered by a researcher in the British Film Institute’s archives.