Technology plays a big role in enabling increasingly sedentary lifestyle but unhealthy foods are also adding to our waistlines.

“Technology got us into this mess.” Prof Niall Moyna is talking about the current trends in Ireland – and indeed globally – of rising obesity levels.(...)

Bob Ross has  become an internet sensation

Who knew, back in the nineties, that the softly-spoken, laid-back painter Bob Ross and his happy little clouds would go on to become an internet sensa(...)

Conor McGregor launching his Proper No Twelve Irish whiskey

MMA star Conor McGregor arrived onto the Irish whiskey scene this week with typical bravado, brandishing his new whiskey bottling, Proper No. Twelve. (...)

Matthew McConaughey and Anne Hathaway in ‘Serenity’

With popular streaming services such as Netflix pouring outrageous sums of money into original movies – albeit with mixed success – it is hardly surpr(...)

Finn Lough domes in Fermanagh

The recent good weather has us giddy for the outdoors. But not so giddy that we want to abandon our home comforts. Glamping – or “glamorous camping” –(...)

Reese Witherspoon, the creator and destroyer of the traditional romantic-comedy

Once upon a time there was a wonderful, magical genre in which boys-met-girls and they would fall in idealised love. The end. But as time passed, hip(...)

Idris Elba: almost enough charisma to enliven a half-written part

What is this thing, exactly? Event movies have been known to shake off pre-release outrage, suspicion and hostility. (Sometimes negative publicity enc(...)

The cosmically nihilistic sci-fi comedy Rick and Morty is back (weekly on Netflix) and Netflix is also producing a fantasy series from Matt Groening, (...)

No show is more enigmatic and ripe for reintroduction than ‘Interbang!?’

Pop culture is eating itself and it loves nothing more than to gnaw on the bones of kid’s telly. These days the space between any show ending and the (...)

Matthew McConaughey: "A bowling alley at 10pm on a school night? Let’s do it. Pizza for breakfast? Great idea. Milkshakes with the pizza? Even better." (Photo by Rick Kern/Getty Images)

Matthew McConaughey stretches out of his chair, stretches his arm out for a handshake and stretches back down in one long, languid movement. I’m wr(...)

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