Real World

270 results

Power for the people: Classic Marvel Comics titles from the 1960s and 1970s. Screengrab via Pinterest

One day, Stan Lee looked out of his window and had an idea. “I want ensure that the nephews of the future are a bit violent, particularly Patrick’s n(...)

Adam Kelly, a fifth year student from Skerries Community College, is the overall winner at SciFest 2018 Photograph: Keith Arkins

Large-scale quantum computers are set to be the next frontier in advanced computing but they are not yet widely available, which means there is a requ(...)

The debate over the future of diesel power kicked up a gear this week as campaigners and car makers butted heads, and disagreed over figures

The debate over the future of diesel power kicked up a gear this week as campaigners and carmakers butted heads, and disagreed over figures. At the E(...)

Have millennials normalised bragging for the rest of us? Photograph: Adam Peck/PA Wire

Not that long ago I got an email from a friend who said he wanted to tell me about “a rather alarming trend”. He had attached two out-of-office messa(...)

Mersus Technologies’ chief executive and founder Geoff Allen at The Irish Times Innovation Awards judging day. Photograph: Conor McCabe

Athlone-based Mersus Technologies has developed an immersive virtual reality platform that mirrors real-world environments and scenarios so precisely (...)

Natalie Portman in Vox Lux: When she finally appears, she’s in every scene

It’s that time when all logic gets turned on its head. Neither A Star is Born nor Bohemian Rhapsody is a musical. The three stars of Yorgos Lanthimos’(...)

How many of us are of the view that we are not receiving the salary we deserve?. Photograph: iStock

The tech sector has a reputation for delivering very generous salaries compared with other recruitment areas, with higher wages inflated still further(...)

Students at fee-paying colleges benefit from smaller class sizes. Photograph: iStock

Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland Open day: Thursday, January 3rd, 2019, at York Street and St Stephen’s Green campuses Web: rcsi.com Located (...)

Modern, independent-minded feminist Meghan Markle. And Harry

The Duchess of Sussex, Meghan Markle is pregnant, and is expecting her first child with Prince Harry. The royal baby-to-be will be born next spring, a(...)

Dark web: 'I could make you physically sick in minutes by showing you stuff now, but the second or the third or fourth time you see it you can get desensitised.' Illustration: iStock/Getty

A “regular” murder can be arranged for $45,000, while making a victim disappear without a trace costs $60,000. A straightforward crippling is $12,000 (...)

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • Next
  • Last »