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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Work Can Wait

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WATCH: Stunning time-lapse video of Earth from space
Put your Monday morning in perspective with this incredible clip…
YouTube Top 10: because we'd rather have a bowl of Coco Pops
All those hours spent slacking on YouTube finally paid off. Here’s this week’s round-up of the best sporting vids.
Slideshow: Eerie photographs of Ireland's abandoned houses
Photographer David Creedon explored homes left empty by death or emigration, to take these haunting images.
The burning question*: How do you hang a toilet roll?
This and every Monday, let distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)
WATCH: €7,000 of fireworks let off all at once... by accident
Residents of of Oban in Scotland thought their town’s display was the best ever, until it ended after just 50 seconds.
It's Friday so here's a slideshow of donkeys from around the world
Some nice asses here…
The YouTube top 10: because some people take Halloween a little bit too seriously
Take a quick break and enjoy our favourite sporting vids from the past seven days — featuring Muppets, Manny and Messi.
The YouTube chart: because you've got to see the Taiwanese animation of Balotelli's life
If it’s Thursday – and I’m told it is – it must be time for the week’s best online clips.
Watch: Iranian Boeing 727 lands without front wheels
Footage of incredible landing shows pilot’s ability to keep front of the plane from hitting the ground while landing.
In pictures: Life in Dublin 100 years ago
Wrapped-up days at the beach, fat cat civil servants, and a visit from the British monarch… Sound familiar?
Meet Dublin West independent candidate Jim Tallon... as Knight Rider
The independent candidate has been contesting elections since 1981 and he’s also a fan of Knight Rider if this is anything to go by…
WATCH: Three-trailer Thursday
Cinema trip this weekend? brings you snippets from three new releases to help you decide where to put your money…
YouTube Top 10: because Rory McIlroy is like the baby from 'Look Who's Talking'
This week’s round-up includes: a German expressing his love of Northern Ireland’s finest, Richie McCaw’s somersault turnover and the most inappropriate goal celebration of the season.
Walking in a... pumpkin... wonderland
You’ve never heard of the connection between turtles and pumpkins? This vid from Virginia Pumpkin Festival reveals all…
WATCH: Nationwide photographs of an Irish autumn
It’s that time of year again – so a good time to check out Irish Weather Online’s video of photographs from its contributors.
Watch it: Friday at the movies
This week, presents Jelly Baby, an unusual take on how to deal with a crying baby, for your viewing pleasure.
Learn bike safety through the medium of... rap
Irish kids had Judge from Wanderly Wagon to teach them about road safety – American kids of the 1990s had rap. White rap.
Video: Two-faced cat sets record
Vet says cat could be seen as “a bit of a miracle” after surviving rare condition far beyond life expectancy of one to four days.
WATCH: So here's what you missed on Sesame Street's Glee parody
Sesame Street’s latest pop-culture parody lampoons Glee, featuring depictions of most of the show’s best-known characters.
Here's how the 'Party Rocks' in North Korea... or so we hear
Ever goose stepped to the disco beat?
Watch it: Friday at the movies
This week, presents Badly Drawn Roy, an award-winning short film about a cartoon boy trying to survive in a live action family, for your viewing pleasure.
The YouTube top 10: hakas, spotters and Dusty Springfield
Take 10 minutes this lunchtime for the some of our favourite video clips from the past week.
Here's a random video of lots of people laughing
Sometimes you just need something random to cheer you up. Here’s a montage of various people doing their part.
Watch: Is this the best Rose of Tralee talent ever?
The Queensland Rose may have won, but she wasn’t the real star. Hold on to your chair and watch this dance…
Watch: Cork penguin becomes YouTube sensation...
…but he’s oh, so lonely.
Watch: TV host makes bad jokes about Depardieu incident then loses it
Poor Anderson Cooper couldn’t hold it together when cracking puns about Gérard Depardieu’s alleged antics aboard a flight to Dublin.
Gallery: Your worst ever dates, as told on Twitter
Ever been given your date’s eyebrow as a souvenir? Check out the world’s worst romantic encounters in 140 characters…
Ever wonder what the Irish players get up to during their down-time?
“Don’t worry about the trees” – who gave Donncha the keys to Johnny Sexton’s new ride?
YouTube top 10: because Shakira's hips don't lie
From snake-hipped Latin popstars hitting the links to gravity-defying bat skills, our round-up of the week’s best sporting videos has a little something for everyone.
Meet Allen Samuels... and 6 more of the world's most embarrassing rappers
The 55-year-old casino worker is already being hailed as ‘the new Rebecca Black’ for his hip-hop efforts. And he’s not alone…
PLAY: A ludicrously addictive 8-bit Saved by the Bell game on YouTube
An 8-bit representation of Zack, Kelly, Screech, Jessie and company is the latest YouTube smash. Fancy a go?
How to turn heads using nothing but an iPad... as a head
Heads were turned in New York, in more ways than one.
Forget planking - now all the cool kids are 'owling'
The latest offline meme showcases people posing on narrow surfaces. But is there another meme ready to pounce?
9 luxurious getaways for the bank holiday weekend. We can dream.
There’s an August bank holiday coming up and has been daydreaming about the best places in the world to spend it… if we scooped the Lotto that is…
The YouTube chart: some of the best videos from the past week
Tiger Woods gets hot, an interruption to Caroline Wozniaki’s service and Field of Dreams 2.
'Robo-Ed': Miliband gives identical answers to every question
The UK opposition leader has been hammered for a bizarre interview he gave to BBC News yesterday.
The YouTube Chart: because we've had our fill of Glasto highlights
As always on a Thursday, we round up our favourite sporting videos from the past seven days. Enjoy.
Watch: How social media conquered the world - in four minutes
One in five couples meet online and the same number blame Facebook for their divorces, according to this new video on the power of social networking.
Watch: Nadal and Federer's on camera laughing fit
It’s like pulling teeth when these two sit down together to carry out a fairly simple task.
WATCH: The hilarious trailer for Peyton and Eli Mannings' "Football Cops"
The Manning brothers are keeping busy as the American football lockout row rumbles on… with hilarious results.