Fun Times

A restaurant owner left a very honest 'sick' note after his horse won £150,000 in a race

Calling in sick to work can be a tricky balance of trying to prove your case while not being too over dramatic, but one chef seems to believe honestly really is the best policy.

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This video of Trump playing the accordion is everything you didn't know you needed in your life

Okay, so the president-elect didn’t exactly start playing the instrument himself.

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This plane flew to HEL on Friday the 13th

Boarding a flight on Friday the 13th is something that would fill a fair few people with dread. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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This Korean YouTuber has made a 'roadman' dialect tutorial and it's bare jokes

Korean Billy’s guide to English dialects is by now legendary, but he’s surprised us with his latest upload. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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Monopoly is giving everyone the chance to vote for new game tokens

Hasbro have launched a vote online to select eight completely new tokens for this year’s version of the iconic boardgame.

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This hero turned his Christmas tree into a pen

If you still haven’t got round to taking your Christmas tree down yet and can’t decide what to do with it, we may have an idea for you.

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This is what happens when you send the O'Donovan brothers shopping

We all know the O’Donovan brothers are great craic.

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This video of swimmers practicing in the snow is making a splash

This is how the Georgia Tech swim team decided to spend their time after some icy weather forced the cancellation of a meet in Virginia.

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Quiz: Are you an awesome person?

Your life up until this point has been working towards this quiz to find out whether or not you are an awesome person.

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It’s been a roller coaster of a day for Paul from British Gas

Corporate Twitter accounts – love ‘em or hate ‘em, they do have a use. Who else would we complain to when stuck in a call queue? This story is enriched with multi-media content

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The Irish Examiner quiz: Test your general knowledge in 20 questions

Here's a great quiz to put your general knowledge to the test.

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This woman gave birth in a Chewbacca mask and it's a hilariously confusing sight

For most women, the actual process of going into labour and giving birth isn’t exactly something that has them in fits of laughter.

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This woman fell asleep on a Luas and ended up in the Luas wash!

It’s the type of thing that only happens in really bad movies, but this is funny because it actually happened.

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This guy forgot his date's name at the worst possible time - entering their details at a bowling alley

We know we shouldn’t laugh at other people’s misfortune. This story is enriched with multi-media content

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'Where's Wally' fugitive gives himself up to police live on Facebook

A man wanted by police in England who changed his Facebook profile picture to Where’s Wally has handed himself in - live on social media.

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And the award for the best Uber driver goes to...

The trouble with Uber rides is that you never quite know what to expect. Is the driver going to allow you to connect your iPhone to the stereo system and blast your favourite tunes, or will they insist you drive in complete silence all the way home?

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