Dublin’s newest accommodation offering, Iveagh Garden Hotel, will source its energy from an underground river that runs 50 metres below the hotel. This makes it the first hotel in Europe to develop a unique low energy system that creates the lowest carbon footprint possible. The four-star hotel in the Irish capital opened this week on Harcourt Street, a renowned Georgian street. Continue reading ““A new Dublin hotel is fully powered by an underground river””
Not sure I agree with this, my taste has changed considerably since my teen years.
A New York Times analysis of Spotify data has found that the songs we listen to during our teen years sets our musical taste as adults.
For men, the most important period for forming musical taste is between the ages of 13 to 16. Men were on average, aged 14, when their favorite song was released. For women, the most important period is between 11 and 14, with 13 being the most likely age for women when their favorite song came out. It also found that childhood influences were stronger for women than men and the key years for shaping taste were tied to the end of puberty. Continue reading ““Our musical tastes peak as teens, says study””