You Could Be Prosecuted For Posting Olympic Games Photos To Facebook – For an event being hyped by organizers as the world’s “first social media Olympics,” the summer 2012 games in London have some pretty antisocial policies. Athletes will not be allowed to tweet photos of themselves with products that aren’t official Olympics sponsors or share photos or videos from inside the athletes’ village. [mashable]
Malema’s Alleged R10 Million Tax Bill – Suspended ANC Youth League president Julius Malema owes the South African Revenue Service (Sars) more than R10-million, City Press reported on Sunday. He had been sent a tax bill of more than R10-million, apparently related to the millions deposited into his Ratanang Family Trust. [mail&guardian]
Velvet Sky Refunds – If you own a credit card, there’s a good chance you’ve been using it for years without ever having heard the term “chargeback”, much less understood how it could work for you. [iol]
Dep. Minister Of Police Compares Kim Il Sung To Mandela – Deputy minister of police, Maggie Sotyu, has compared the deceased former leader of North Korea, Kim Il Sung, to former president Nelson Mandela, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate. [news24]
Sarkozy Down, Depending On Far Right – Socialist challenger Francois Hollande beat Nicolas Sarkozy in the first round of France’s presidential election Sunday, with a resurgent far-right emerging as possible kingmakers in the run-off. [yahoo]
IBM Demos ‘Breathing Battery’ – IBM has demonstrated a battery that breathes. – Under the aegis of its Battery 500 project — an effort to build a battery capable of powering a car for 500 miles — Big Blue has designed a battery that produces power by taking in oxygen and then recharges by expelling oxygen. [wired]
Bee Gee Wakes From Coma – Bee Gees star Robin Gibb has shown signs of recovery after waking from a coma by responding to his family, his spokesman said. The 62-year-old singer fell into a coma last week after contracting pneumonia in his battle against colon and liver cancer. [dailymail]
Vettel Wins Bahrain F1 Grand Prix, As Protests Continue – Formula One world champion Sebastian Vettel won the Grand Prix in Bahrain on Sunday while rage boiled beyond the circuit among protesters who say the island’s rulers should not have hosted the race after crushing Arab Spring demonstrations last year. [reuters]
iPhone 5 To Be Cased In ‘Liquid Metal’ – The iPhone 5, likely to be released later this year, is expected to be cased in a ‘metallic glass’, otherwise known as Liquidmetal. The material has been around since the 1990s, but since a new breakthrough in ‘superspeed pulse mould technology’, this type of glass, which is as tough as metal, can now be used for phone casings. [telegraph]
Google Eric Schmidt Got $101 Million Last Year – Google Inc. Chairman Eric Schmidt was paid $101 million last year, including stock awards and options that vest over a four-year period, as he turned over control of the company to co-founder Larry Page. [washpo]
Woman’s Cause Of Death : Coca-Cola – The family of a 30-year-old mother who died suddenly say her 7.5 litre-a-day Coca-Cola habit was partly to blame. Pathologist Dr Dan Mornin told the court Ms Harris’ main cause of death was cardiac arrhythmia, but she also had severe hypokalemia – lack of potassium in the blood – probably relating to excessive consumption of soft-drink. [nzherald]
Pastor Opens Sex Shop For Christians – While lust might be considered a deadly sin by many Christians, one former Dutch pastor is on a crusade against lust “phobia.” He has opened an online sex shop for Christians in the hope of improving their private lives and helping them to embrace sexuality. [spiegel]
This Cover of Radiohead’s “Creep” Will Make Your Ears Orgasm [Video] – Carrie Manolakos, a former Broadway actress who made her mark as Sophie Sheridan in Mamma Mia!, is promoting her upcoming debut album Echo with the release of a climactic “Creep” cover she performed earlier this month at Le Poisson Rouge in Greenwich Village. [gawker]
‘Hunger Games’ Knocked Off Perch – “Think Like A Man,” the new adaptation of Steve Harvey’s best-selling book, earned a muscular $9 million at the box office on Friday, reports THR. That puts the little-discussed film on track to knock “The Hunger Games” out of the top position when final numbers are tabulated on Monday. [huffpo]
Jack Nicholson: Unpublished Photos Of An Actor On The Brink – More promising and talented than many, perhaps. Certainly more riveting, as both an artist and as an individual, than most. But still, in the late 1960s, Jack Nicholson was just Jack Nicholson: a guy with some interesting, supporting roles under his belt and, one suspected, a slew of starring roles in his future. [time]
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