An ambitious project, dreamed up by a mixed team of scientists and artists, will see a selection of 100 images sent off into orbit as an eternal archive representing humanity and its achievements throughout history.
The Fresh Prince is back! Recently, while at a celebrity friend’s birthday party, Will Smith took up the mic for the first in years and broke into a freestyle rap. Backed by the party’s official entertainer, Doug E. Fresh, Smith proceeds to steal the show and later teaches the crowd a very special dance.
As one of the world’s biggest and most successful companies, it’s no surprise that Google is pretty much the first place people look when they’re considering online advertising. But, what exactly does that mean for the search giant? As it turns out, it means money, lots and lots of money.
Another sex tape of Kim Kardashian and her former lover/co-star, Ray J, has surfaced and has gone on sale for R264 million. It appears that the reality TV star, who starred in the film, is the only one shocked by this.
Throughout his life, Steve Jobs was renowned for his perfectionist tendencies, so it’s no surprise that his yacht, Venus, was built to the same specifications. The unique, self-designed yacht recently made its first public appearance in the Dutch city of Aalsmeer.
Movember is now only a few days away and everyone is preparing their upper lip for majestic growth. True to form, local parody kings, Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues, have weighed in on the issue with a brilliant new single.
In a new ad, sponsored by US President Obama’s campaign, the creator of the popular HBO series Girls compares voting to losing one’s virginity. As you might imagine, not everyone was impressed.
This is awesome: a nine-gigapixel photo of the Milky Way in all its glory and splendor. Click for the link of the full-size image on which you can zoom in, scroll around and search for the universes secrets.
It’s almost that time of year again when every man with even a tickle of fluff on his upper lip wears his whiskers proudly. Movember is upon us, and in the spirit of good competition we found this inspirational instuctional video from the Godfather of contemporary sitcom moustaches, Nick Offerman, to help you along.
Sharks, particularly Great Whites, have a pretty bad rep. The apex predators are often labelled as man-eaters based on a handful of out of context events. Photographer Daniel Botelho spent two weeks with the ancient beasts and returned with what he calls “definitive proof” that they don’t deserve the label or association.
Whether you agree or disagree with them, IQ tests are the most commonly accepted measure of intelligence. Using IQ data, garnered from The World Genius Directory, the folks over at Business Insider have put together a list of the 16 smartest people alive today.
Tomorrow marks the start of Islam’s annual Hajj (which means pilgrimage), a trek to the Grand Mosque in Mecca made by millions each year. These breathtaking photos offer a glimpse of the masses already at, or en route to, the mosque.
It’s finally here folks, the first, full-length trailer for Marvel’s latest superhero blockbuster, Iron Man 3.
Much like a highly contagious strain of superflu, PSY’s Gangnam Style has penetrated every tier of society and has even managed to somehow find its way into the military and redirect otherwise well-spent funding to teaching a highly advanced robot how to perform the infamous dance.
A team of South African scientists has discovered that certain people’s blood is capable of producing antibodies that can kill nine of ten known strains of HIV.
From “Bubble Jetting Emperors”, to an awe-inspiring shot of Peyto Lake in Canada’s Banff National Park, the winning photographs of this year’s Veolia Environnement Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition are truly astonishing, and not to be missed.
You might have noticed that we mentioned Will Ferrell’s new Old Milwaukee ads in today’s Spice. You might also have noticed that once you followed the link the actual ads were nowhere to be seen. Therefore, you will be delighted to know that we found the ads, and they’re awesome.
In the first move of its kind, Twitter has officially banned the account of a German neo-Nazi group. The action came after a request from German police, who claimed the account holders were a “criminal organisation”.
When a brand gets called out by a civilian on any of the various, very popular, very public social platforms it can only go one of a few ways, and usually they all end up with the brand having egg on its face. Unless you are UK-based maxipad maker Bodyform, who spun one man’s comments into a brilliant marketing opportunity.
According to university leaders, South Africa’s school system is failing to adequately prepare learners for tertiary studies. As such, these leaders are calling for four-year undergraduate degrees to allow an extra year to improve our young adults skills.
Over the past few weeks the government departments financial results have been doing the rounds in Parliament and, amongst other findings, it was revealed that local goverment has spent R4,67 billion on food, entertainment and travel and accommodation.
There are few things, let alone animals, that can stop a herd of thousands of wildebeest mid-migration, but it appears one angry two-ton hippo might just be enough.
Google has become famous for its fun, interactive Doodles, each new iteration drawing in a few more newcomers. Today’s Doodle is no different and also happens to be the online giant’s biggest, most expansive effort yet.
This past weekend, Microsoft unveiled its first TV commercial for its new operating system, Windows 8. The fast-paced, upbeat ad offers a glimpse of Microsoft’s “reimagined” campaign.
Classic rock legends, The Rolling Stones, have just released their first new single in almost a decade, and it’s awesome. Click through and enjoy.
An American ad agency, together with the Centre for Science in the Public Interest, have thrown down the gauntlet to the giants of the soft drink industry with a controversial new three-and-a-half minute video that looks at the health risks of the overconsumption of sugary, carbonated drinks.
Paying off student loans is never easy, even more so when decent-paying jobs are few and far between. Which is exactly what drove two British students to turn their faces into marketing and advertising real estate.
Revolutionary hero, and centerpiece for countless t-shirts and flags, Ernesto “Che” Guevara’s handwritten diary, from the year leading up to his death, has been released online. This is the first time a broad audience will have access to the unedited text.