Jules Verne

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Neil McMahon hiking on a glacier in Iceland

Neil McMahon is a Limerickman who has lived in Iceland for five decades. He went there as a postgrad student after finishing his degree in history and(...)

Godzilla and Kong: Not really evil, just clumsy

The MonsterVerse franchise (yes, it really is called that) has, to this point, had an erratic history. Gareth Edwards’s boring Godzilla unintentionall(...)

Tribes of Europa lands on Netflix on February 19th

There was a mixed reaction this week to the news that UK health secretary Matt Hancock had looked towards a movie starring his namesake Matt Damon for(...)

Roche Bobois’s new collaboration with Marcel Wanders  features travel iconography of the cities of London, Paris and Istanbul.

1. GLOBE TROTTER’S SEXY LEGS Furniture is showing a lot of leg this season but the sexiest legs this winter belong to Globe Trotter, Roche Bobois’s n(...)

The ‘Normandie’ docking in New York. Photograph: Courtesy V&A

From Shall we Dance, featuring Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers sailing from Paris to New York, to Gentlemen Prefer Blondes with Marilyn Monroe and Jane(...)

There is a film called Avengers: Infinity War. It can be viewed in cinemas. That’s all we can tell you. Much of the advance publicity for the latest (...)

 Sinead Kane with running partner John O’Regan as she prepares to  become the first visually impaired athlete to complete the World Marathon Challenge, a race consisting of seven marathons on seven continents in seven days.  Photograph:  Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

Everyone has a story, Sinead Kane says. Hers began on Tuesday with a flight to Chile. She will fly south to Antarctica and back to Chile, continue to (...)

For Jules Verne it was the friend who keeps us waiting. For Edgar Allan Poe so many little slices of death. But though the reason we spend a third of (...)

Sir Philip Green’s 90m superyacht ‘Lionheart’: 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast.

A few days ago, I sailed past Sir Philip Green’s new superyacht Lionheart: nearly 3,000 tonnes of floating bombast at anchor off the Greek island of (...)

Microsoft recently placed a prototype of a self-contained data centre 30 feet under water in the Pacific Ocean. Photograph: Microsoft/NYT

Taking a page from Jules Verne, researchers at Microsoft believe the future of data centres may be under the sea. Microsoft has tested a prototype of(...)

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