Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Rise Of The Metrosexual: Are Men More Concerned With Appearance Than Women?

By theSharpeUser | October 26, 2016 | (No) | 2850
Appearance is something to which we as a culture give a tremendous amount of attention. We certainly aren’t the only species to obsess over it, but we are the first to build industries celebrating and feeding off of this widespread fascination. Women are traditionally used to espouse ideals of beauty, their bodies seen as objects to promote brands or lure in consumers. While images of women are generally more exploited for all sorts of businesses, leading to absurd standards in media and fashi..

Five Kick Ass Fitness Apps

By theSharpeUser | October 24, 2016 | (No) | 932
Are you getting into shape but need a little extra motivation? Check out these fitness apps for a little extra kick in your fitness regimes. Let us know what you think of the fitness app you pick or if you’re using something else. Fitbit Fitbit claims to be the world’s leading app for tracking all-day activity and workouts. Users can record steps taken and distance covered with its Mobile Track and it offers a variety of cool features when the app is paired with a Fitbit tracker. You can..

How The Ireland Euro 2016 Heroes Have Done Since

By theSharpeUser | October 21, 2016 | (No) | 750
Some cynics would look at Ireland’s EURO 2016 campaign and ask what was won or where is the trophy but it has to be said that it was a very successful campaign for the boys in green. Ireland is not a major footballing nation by any stretch of the imagination which is evident when you consider how big it is just to qualify for a tournament. Some of that team went over to France with doubters and as bit part players in the team and have come home as heroes. Jeff Hendrick was the standout player ..

Champions League Week 2 Refresher

By theSharpeUser | October 18, 2016 | (No) | 358
With this weeks Champions League well underway we’re looking to refresh your memory about who had a great round last time out and was pure muck! Let’s get into it right away. Winner – Celtic  For years these guys have been stealing a living at the top table of European football. Let’s face it, they’re not the Celtic of old that would regularly and deservedly compete at the latter stages of Europe’s top competitions. The Scottish league has just fallen by the wayside ..

Liverpool v Man United – Where Will You Be Watching?

By Darren Bates | October 17, 2016 | (No) | 938
Is there any game, in English Football, more anticipated than Liverpool v Man United? We at TheSharpe don’t think so. A fixture that’s produced more highlights than ‘Reeling in the Years’, football fans will no doubt be tuning in in their droves come Monday night. Well, you may put a hold on that diet, ‘cause the fact that Liverpool v Man Utd is on Monday night can only mean one thing… Monday pints! It’s never advisable to go too mental of a Monday, but if you do decide to go out f..

The Most Fun Quizzes Online

By theSharpeUser | October 5, 2016 | (No) | 675
Whether you’re part of a fandom or you want to learn a little more about yourself, there is a quiz for you on this list. 1) Harry Potter Quizzes To find the ultimate Harry Potter quizzes online, you should look no further than Pottermore. The website is filled with quizzes to determine your Hogwarts house, your ideal wand and your patronus. The patronus quiz was added recently and it’s quite an intriguing experience. It urges users to plug in their headphones for the optimum experience which..

Four Great Exercises You Can Do In The Shorter Evenings

By theSharpeUser | October 5, 2016 | (No) | 671
Winter is creeping in, the days are getting shorter and the weather, well the weather is being pretty typical but there is no excuse that you cannot stay fit during the coming months. Whether you are a fitness novice or you’re already accustomed to exercising on a regular basis and simply want to bring some variety to your current routine, there are some excellent exercises you can undertake in the shorter evenings. The likelihood of you actually maintaining a fitness routine is greatly impact..

The Conor McGregor Bandwagoner’s Guide to UFC 204!

By Darren Bates | October 3, 2016 | (One) | 1927
UFC 204 is less than a week out and this is usually around the time that the “Conor McGregor Bandwagoners” come out of the woodwork in search of info that’ll help them impress that one mate who’s been watching UFC since before it was “mainstream”. To save you the trouble of having to scour the internet, we at The Sharpe have put together the definitive “Conor McGregor Bandwagoner’s Guide to UFC 204” with a few extra nuggets thrown in for good measure. Is Conor McGregor fighting..

Are We Getting Sick Of Voting?

By theSharpeUser | October 1, 2016 | (No) | 486
Voting, democracy, and elections; three words it’s fair to say that you wouldn’t associate with the younger classes of Ireland. It is difficult enough to ensure that the middle aged people in the country vote; never mind the young! However, last year saw a change in the norm of this country, as hundred upon thousands of young people descended onto the voting booths of this country to ensure their voices were cast in the marriage equality referendum. Many people; experts, pundits and the like..

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Monthly Archives: October 2016

The Rise Of The Metrosexual: Are Men More Concerned With Appearance Than Women?

By theSharpeUser | October 26, 2016 | (No) | 2850
Appearance is something to which we as a culture give a tremendous amount of attention. We certainly aren’t the only species to obsess over it, but we are the first to build industries celebrating and feeding off of this widespread fascination. Women are traditionally used to espouse ideals of beauty, their bodies seen as objects to promote brands or lure in consumers. While images of women are generally more exploited for all sorts of businesses, leading to absurd standards in media and fashi..

Five Kick Ass Fitness Apps

By theSharpeUser | October 24, 2016 | (No) | 932
Are you getting into shape but need a little extra motivation? Check out these fitness apps for a little extra kick in your fitness regimes. Let us know what you think of the fitness app you pick or if you’re using something else. Fitbit Fitbit claims to be the world’s leading app for tracking all-day activity and workouts. Users can record steps taken and distance covered with its Mobile Track and it offers a variety of cool features when the app is paired with a Fitbit tracker. You can..

How The Ireland Euro 2016 Heroes Have Done Since

By theSharpeUser | October 21, 2016 | (No) | 750
Some cynics would look at Ireland’s EURO 2016 campaign and ask what was won or where is the trophy but it has to be said that it was a very successful campaign for the boys in green. Ireland is not a major footballing nation by any stretch of the imagination which is evident when you consider how big it is just to qualify for a tournament. Some of that team went over to France with doubters and as bit part players in the team and have come home as heroes. Jeff Hendrick was the standout player ..

Champions League Week 2 Refresher

By theSharpeUser | October 18, 2016 | (No) | 358
With this weeks Champions League well underway we’re looking to refresh your memory about who had a great round last time out and was pure muck! Let’s get into it right away. Winner – Celtic  For years these guys have been stealing a living at the top table of European football. Let’s face it, they’re not the Celtic of old that would regularly and deservedly compete at the latter stages of Europe’s top competitions. The Scottish league has just fallen by the wayside ..

Liverpool v Man United – Where Will You Be Watching?

By Darren Bates | October 17, 2016 | (No) | 938
Is there any game, in English Football, more anticipated than Liverpool v Man United? We at TheSharpe don’t think so. A fixture that’s produced more highlights than ‘Reeling in the Years’, football fans will no doubt be tuning in in their droves come Monday night. Well, you may put a hold on that diet, ‘cause the fact that Liverpool v Man Utd is on Monday night can only mean one thing… Monday pints! It’s never advisable to go too mental of a Monday, but if you do decide to go out f..

The Most Fun Quizzes Online

By theSharpeUser | October 5, 2016 | (No) | 675
Whether you’re part of a fandom or you want to learn a little more about yourself, there is a quiz for you on this list. 1) Harry Potter Quizzes To find the ultimate Harry Potter quizzes online, you should look no further than Pottermore. The website is filled with quizzes to determine your Hogwarts house, your ideal wand and your patronus. The patronus quiz was added recently and it’s quite an intriguing experience. It urges users to plug in their headphones for the optimum experience which..

Four Great Exercises You Can Do In The Shorter Evenings

By theSharpeUser | October 5, 2016 | (No) | 671
Winter is creeping in, the days are getting shorter and the weather, well the weather is being pretty typical but there is no excuse that you cannot stay fit during the coming months. Whether you are a fitness novice or you’re already accustomed to exercising on a regular basis and simply want to bring some variety to your current routine, there are some excellent exercises you can undertake in the shorter evenings. The likelihood of you actually maintaining a fitness routine is greatly impact..

The Conor McGregor Bandwagoner’s Guide to UFC 204!

By Darren Bates | October 3, 2016 | (One) | 1927
UFC 204 is less than a week out and this is usually around the time that the “Conor McGregor Bandwagoners” come out of the woodwork in search of info that’ll help them impress that one mate who’s been watching UFC since before it was “mainstream”. To save you the trouble of having to scour the internet, we at The Sharpe have put together the definitive “Conor McGregor Bandwagoner’s Guide to UFC 204” with a few extra nuggets thrown in for good measure. Is Conor McGregor fighting..

Are We Getting Sick Of Voting?

By theSharpeUser | October 1, 2016 | (No) | 486
Voting, democracy, and elections; three words it’s fair to say that you wouldn’t associate with the younger classes of Ireland. It is difficult enough to ensure that the middle aged people in the country vote; never mind the young! However, last year saw a change in the norm of this country, as hundred upon thousands of young people descended onto the voting booths of this country to ensure their voices were cast in the marriage equality referendum. Many people; experts, pundits and the like..

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