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Science advocate Bill Nye promotes his new PBS special with Vanity Fair with a jaunt through various scientific  terms like “arsole,” “hinny,” “champagne tap” and more.



ShardborneLimerick prog/technical metal

What you may need to know…

01. At last, an excuse to talk about Limrock proggers Shardborne and their ridiculous array of riffs.

02. As well-known for tireless work in mucking in on metal events in Limerick as they are for their intricate, technical metal, the band emerged at the tail end of the last decade, releasing debut E.P. Aeonian Sequence in 2011.

03. Streaming above is the band’s debut album, Living Bridges, released in 2015 via Out on a Limb Records, and available for download on the band’s Bandcamp.

04. Catch them playing Fred Zeppelin’s in Cork in support of Guilty Optics‘ album launch this Thursday. €7 in the door, kickoff at 9.

Thoughts: One of the leading lights of Irish metal, a considered fusion of technical metal precision and prog-rock exploration.


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Scenes from the Technical Engineering and Electrical Union (TEEU) protest at the Department of Education’s site for the new DIT education campus in Grangegorman, Dublin this morning.

Sam writes:

“Union members blocked the entrance in a dispute over pay and conditions and conditions of Workers at the site. The Union say that workers should be getting the appropriate rates of pay including sick pay, pension and mortality benefit which they are not getting on this site.”


(Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland)