John Watson

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If Jordan’s race car had been anything less than brilliant the team would not have survived to mid-season and sunk without trace later in the year.

Today marks 30 years to the day since Eddie Jordan’s debut as a Grand Prix constructor when the 7UP Jordan - Ford 191, driven by the underappreciated (...)

Pavlov sounded a metronome as he gave a dog food. After a while the dog salivated on hearing the metronome, even when no food was present. Photograph: Nick Vedros/Image Bank

We are approaching the 171st anniversary (September 26th) of the birth of famous Russian physiologist Ivan Petrovich Pavlov (1849-1936). Pavlov did pi(...)

The idea of Martin Freeman’s new show Breeders first came to him in his sleep.

“In nice sort of lefty, liberal circles, you don’t really talk about how you want to throw your kids out of the (expletive) window,” Martin Freeman sa(...)

Uruguay’s forward Edinson Cavani (R) vies with Egypt’s midfielder Sam Morsy (L) during the Group A football match between Egypt and Uruguay. Photograph: Christine Poujoulat/AFP/Getty Images

The best revenge is living spitefully. Nothing is more satisfying than enjoying life in a manner that annoys your enemy. The World Cup has started. I(...)

The internet offers opportunities to meet people to date, to find love or to have one-night-stands, but the platforms don’t teach us anything about romance, love or sex.
The future of sex for Irish women
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  • February 11, 2017, 09:15

Here is a brief sampling of things that have happened to me while on dates with people I met on dating sites and hook-up apps: One date abandoned (...)

Like many Formula 1 innovations, the technology has trickled downstream. Photograph: David Loh/Reuters

When it comes to performance car design, weight is everything. The heavier the vehicle, the slower the speed, the more fuel it consumes. The weight-s(...)

Bective House, aerial shot indicates poor condition of house and buildings, and its magnificent surroundings

Once described as one of Co Meath’s finest estates and “a trophy buy” for a Celtic-tiger era millionaire, the 180-acre walled demesne Bective House o(...)

 An art installation by  Danish-Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson entitled Ice Watch, made with parts of Greenland’s ice cap, on display in front of the Pantheon in Paris.  Photograph: Eric Feferberg/AFP/Getty Images

Organisers of the COP21 UN climate conference and environmentalists are deeply divided over the role of the fossil fuel industry. A group of NGOs sub(...)

John Crosslé, who founded the Crosslé Car Company in Holywood, Co Down, in 1957, has died. After finishing school in St Columba’s College, Rath(...)

The chapel to commemorate the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising, which is due to be completed to coincide with the the Easter 2016 centenary celebrations, will be built at Glasnevin Cemetery. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

An international architectural competition to design a chapel to commemorate the 232 people who died during the 1916 Rising has been opened by the Gla(...)

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