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#Work Can Wait

# work-can-wait - Friday 23 March, 2012

Watch: celebrities read nasty tweets about themselves
# Twitterland
From The Daily Edge
# Twitterland

Watch: celebrities read nasty tweets about themselves

Mar 23rd 2012, 8:19 PM 10,171 Views 6 Comments

This made us giggle.

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby elephants from around the world
# Elephant Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Elephant Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of baby elephants from around the world

Mar 23rd 2012, 6:30 PM 5,064 Views 3 Comments

Because it’s been a tough week…

# work-can-wait - Monday 19 March, 2012

The burning question*: DIY shops on bank holidays - heaven or hell?
# Dilemma
# Dilemma

The burning question*: DIY shops on bank holidays - heaven or hell?

Mar 19th 2012, 12:00 PM 3,862 Views 15 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# work-can-wait - Sunday 18 March, 2012

Readers on… All the best (and worst) advice your mother gave you
# Over To You
From The Daily Edge
# Over To You

Readers on… All the best (and worst) advice your mother gave you

Mar 18th 2012, 8:34 PM 9,314 Views 17 Comments

From how to get a boyfriend to how (not) to fall off a horse, readers share all the most memorable advice from their mothers.

15 places you should discover this year…
# Holidays
From The Daily Edge
# Holidays

15 places you should discover this year…

Mar 18th 2012, 10:00 AM 11,970 Views 32 Comments

Finances allowing, of course. From Antigua Guatemala to San Sebastian, we take a look at the most beautiful, historic and downright fascinating locations for you to discover this year.

11 amazing things that Google employees can learn for free
# Google
From The Daily Edge
# Google

11 amazing things that Google employees can learn for free

Mar 18th 2012, 8:15 AM 13,596 Views 4 Comments

If you work for Google, you can take part in some pretty interesting classes. We take a look at 11 of them, from beekeeping to how do to do your taxes.

# work-can-wait - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Top 10 readers' comments of the week
# Readers' Comments
From The Daily Edge
# Readers' Comments

Top 10 readers' comments of the week

Mar 17th 2012, 9:15 AM 2,907 Views 0 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the wittiest, most thought-provoking and original comments you lot made this week. Did you make it in?

# work-can-wait - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Rate your husband/wife... 1930s style
# Know Your Place
From The Daily Edge
# Know Your Place

Rate your husband/wife... 1930s style

Mar 15th 2012, 2:00 PM 10,979 Views 15 Comments

American Psychological Association test gave you chance to score spouse on 50 negative and positive areas.

# work-can-wait - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Open thread: What has gotten this garbage man so angry?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Open thread: What has gotten this garbage man so angry?

Mar 13th 2012, 9:02 AM 1,732 Views 8 Comments

What on earth could possibly possess a binman to tear up a mailbox and then throw it into the back of a garbage truck?

# work-can-wait - Monday 12 March, 2012

WATCH: Chinese company builds sustainable 30-storey hotel... in 15 days
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

WATCH: Chinese company builds sustainable 30-storey hotel... in 15 days

Mar 12th 2012, 1:12 PM 5,548 Views 28 Comments

Is this why the Chinese economy is booming so incredibly?

The burning question*: Bottled water or tap?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Bottled water or tap?

Mar 12th 2012, 12:35 PM 5,644 Views 44 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# work-can-wait - Sunday 11 March, 2012

WATCH: Superman takes on the Hulk
# Face Off
From The Daily Edge
# Face Off

WATCH: Superman takes on the Hulk

Mar 11th 2012, 4:12 PM 5,413 Views 23 Comments

Who wins?

# work-can-wait - Friday 9 March, 2012

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of hedgehogs from around the world
# Hedgehog Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Hedgehog Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of hedgehogs from around the world

Mar 9th 2012, 5:27 PM 5,335 Views 6 Comments

Because they’re spiky… and cute.

# work-can-wait - Thursday 8 March, 2012

The YouTube top 10: Because Derek Rabelo is a better surfer than you
# Hang 10
From The42
# Hang 10

The YouTube top 10: Because Derek Rabelo is a better surfer than you

Mar 8th 2012, 2:03 PM 721 Views 0 Comments

Aside from that, we have a pretty hairy ride down Chilean sidestreets, Lionel Messi (x 5) and David Beckham turns down a polite invite to have a beer.

VIDEO: This isn't the Caribbean, this is Dublin's Grand Canal
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

VIDEO: This isn't the Caribbean, this is Dublin's Grand Canal

Mar 8th 2012, 1:17 PM 10,227 Views 24 Comments

If you need a few minutes of quiet this lunchtime, you could do worse than check out some videos from Underwater Ireland.

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday
# Cinema
From The Daily Edge
# Cinema

VIDEO: Three-trailer Thursday

Mar 8th 2012, 11:11 AM 911 Views 1 Comment

Cinema trip this weekend? TheJournal.ie brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decided where to put your money.

# work-can-wait - Tuesday 6 March, 2012

Watch: A short history of the iconic 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Watch: A short history of the iconic 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster

Mar 6th 2012, 5:01 PM 3,959 Views 13 Comments

A bookshop in England says it discovered the previously undistributed WWII posted in a box of books.

# work-can-wait - Monday 5 March, 2012

The next Riverdance? Victory for Irish troupe in dance show
# Riverdance II
From The Daily Edge
# Riverdance II

The next Riverdance? Victory for Irish troupe in dance show

Mar 5th 2012, 1:59 PM 8,083 Views 21 Comments

Irish dance troupe Prodijig won Sky’s Got to Dance programme last night. And they are kind of awesome.

The burning question*: When do you butter your toast?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: When do you butter your toast?

Mar 5th 2012, 11:45 AM 7,358 Views 50 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

WATCH: Glacial ice dam breaks into Argentinian lake
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

WATCH: Glacial ice dam breaks into Argentinian lake

Mar 5th 2012, 10:58 AM 6,305 Views 8 Comments

The Perito Moreno Glacier periodically builds up a natural ice dam over the river, before rupturing spectacularly.

# work-can-wait - Friday 2 March, 2012

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of lambs from around the world
# Lamb Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Lamb Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of lambs from around the world

Mar 2nd 2012, 2:56 PM 4,611 Views 6 Comments

The Silence of the Lambs…

'I'm just worried about the dinosaurs': on set with The Hobbit
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

'I'm just worried about the dinosaurs': on set with The Hobbit

Mar 2nd 2012, 12:00 PM 3,361 Views 4 Comments

Peter Jackson’s latest video blog shows some of the challenges facing his crew while filming in New Zealand.

# work-can-wait - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Watch: German finance minister plays Sudoku during Greek bailout debate
# Busted
From The Daily Edge
# Busted

Watch: German finance minister plays Sudoku during Greek bailout debate

Feb 29th 2012, 3:09 PM 4,357 Views 14 Comments

You would think that Wolfgang Schaeuble would have something better to do during an important debate…

# work-can-wait - Monday 27 February, 2012

Video: Waiter spills five beers over Angela Merkel
# Work Can Wait
# Work Can Wait

Video: Waiter spills five beers over Angela Merkel

Feb 27th 2012, 3:19 PM 14,158 Views 59 Comments

The German Chancellor was soaked ahead of her address to the Christian Democratic Union on Ash Wednesday.

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen escorted from Oscars red carpet after Kim Jong Il stunt
# Oscars
From The Daily Edge
# Oscars

Watch: Sacha Baron Cohen escorted from Oscars red carpet after Kim Jong Il stunt

Feb 27th 2012, 11:54 AM 8,761 Views 28 Comments

That spilled ashes stunt didn’t go down well with security…

The burning question*: How should sandwiches be cut?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: How should sandwiches be cut?

Feb 27th 2012, 11:53 AM 7,081 Views 64 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# work-can-wait - Thursday 23 February, 2012

The YouTube top 10: Because everybody loves throwing snowballs
# Work Can Wait
From The42
# Work Can Wait

The YouTube top 10: Because everybody loves throwing snowballs

Feb 23rd 2012, 3:55 PM 1,033 Views 0 Comments

…but nobody likes getting kicked in the face.

# work-can-wait - Monday 20 February, 2012

The burning question*: Self-service checkouts - evil or not?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Self-service checkouts - evil or not?

Feb 20th 2012, 11:41 AM 7,526 Views 93 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# work-can-wait - Friday 17 February, 2012

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of goats from around the world
# Goat Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Goat Friday

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of goats from around the world

Feb 17th 2012, 1:34 PM 3,549 Views 12 Comments

We’re not kidding…

# work-can-wait - Thursday 16 February, 2012

The YouTube top 10: because this is the best Whitney Houston tribute video
# Going Viral
From The42
# Going Viral

The YouTube top 10: because this is the best Whitney Houston tribute video

Feb 16th 2012, 4:18 PM 1,294 Views 0 Comments

Work can wait. Although if your name’s Herve Renard, you probably haven’t got too much work done this week anyway.

# work-can-wait - Wednesday 15 February, 2012

Video: Take Jacqueline Kennedy’s tour of the White House
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

Video: Take Jacqueline Kennedy’s tour of the White House

Feb 15th 2012, 5:15 PM 3,564 Views 4 Comments

It’s 50 years since Jackie Kennedy’s televised tour opened the doors of the White House to the public. Check it out…

# work-can-wait - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

It's Valentine's Day, so here's a slideshow of animals in love
# Valentine's Day
From The Daily Edge
# Valentine's Day

It's Valentine's Day, so here's a slideshow of animals in love

Feb 14th 2012, 8:30 AM 5,570 Views 3 Comments

Ah sure it would be rude not to…

# work-can-wait - Monday 13 February, 2012

Public service announcement of the day
# Bahrain
# Bahrain

Public service announcement of the day

Feb 13th 2012, 1:55 PM 3,776 Views 6 Comments

Courtesy of Bahrain’s Ministry of Interior…

The burning question*: Tea or coffee?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Tea or coffee?

Feb 13th 2012, 11:56 AM 6,004 Views 71 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# work-can-wait - Friday 10 February, 2012

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of squirrels from around the world
# Squirrel Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Squirrel Friday

It's Friday, so here's a slideshow of squirrels from around the world

Feb 10th 2012, 12:46 PM 3,821 Views 10 Comments

Because they’re cuter than you might think…

# work-can-wait - Thursday 9 February, 2012

YouTube Top 10: because if you stick at it, you can do anything you want
# Work Can Wait
From The42
# Work Can Wait

YouTube Top 10: because if you stick at it, you can do anything you want

Feb 9th 2012, 5:31 PM 945 Views 0 Comments

The inspiring tale of paraplegic skiier Josh Dueck, and nine other weird and wonderful clips from the world of sport – it’s this week’s YouTube Top 10.

No prosecutions in case where 'Big Man' threw alleged fare dodger off train
# Viral Video
From The Daily Edge
# Viral Video

No prosecutions in case where 'Big Man' threw alleged fare dodger off train

Feb 9th 2012, 12:00 PM 4,976 Views 29 Comments

The video of the incident became a viral sensation with over two million hits on YouTube.

# work-can-wait - Wednesday 8 February, 2012

Back up, guys: Obama shoots a marshmallow from a cannon in the White House
# Woaaah
From The Daily Edge
# Woaaah

Back up, guys: Obama shoots a marshmallow from a cannon in the White House

Feb 8th 2012, 9:05 AM 2,964 Views 10 Comments

We’re not sure who’s more excited, the eighth grader or the President of the United States.

# work-can-wait - Friday 3 February, 2012

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of chimpanzees from around the world
# Chimp Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Chimp Friday

It's Friday so here's a slideshow of chimpanzees from around the world

Feb 3rd 2012, 12:38 PM 2,826 Views 11 Comments

Fridays were made for chimpanzees, they just were…

# work-can-wait - Thursday 2 February, 2012

Enda's Cuddly Photocall of the Day (part 2)
# Pic Of The Day
From The Daily Edge
# Pic Of The Day

Enda's Cuddly Photocall of the Day (part 2)

Feb 2nd 2012, 4:40 PM 4,800 Views 29 Comments

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