You may knowingly or unknowingly be one of five million South Africans who have two Identity Documents, even if you don’t want two. Minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma said yesterday that they were able to determine this fact by checking the re-issue dates of documents. Simple, but brilliant.
When his two-year-old sister was found floating in their grandmother’s pool on Sunday, Mesa, Arizona boy Tristin Sagh knew exactly what to do, and performed CPR on her, saving her life.
One cannot but be amazed and horrified at the actions of Kipp Rusty Walker of Bend, Oregon, who stabbed himself to death on stage, in front of a live audience. Kipp had just finished playing a song called “Sorry For All the Mess”, at an open mike night at Strictly Organic Coffee Co. when he repeatedly stabbed himself in the chest with a six-inch knife.
Our infallible chief of police, General Bheki Cele, has humbly decided to withdraw his statement calling murder suspect, Shrien Dewani, “a monkey”. It has been a mere four months, but Cele decided that in the interest of all concerned, he ought to withdraw his monkey comment, Public Protector Thuli Madonsela said on Monday. And so he did.
There’s only one kind of person crazier than the lunatic, Charlie Sheen, and that’s the 9/11 conspiracy theorist. So it shouldn’t really come as a surprise that members of “The 9/11 Truth Movement” are saying that the usually vocal Sheen isn’t spouting off nearly as much about the topic as he ought to.
We are mere days away from the most important event in human history: the wedding of HRH Prince William to the commoner, Kate Middleton. To celebrate (cash-in on) this wonderful occasion, the Lifetime Network in the US has created “William and Kate”, a sort-of true story of the couple’s romance.
YouTube is becoming your mother. Starting Thursday, if you upload something that violates copyright law you’ll be forced to watch a video telling you just how naughty you’ve been.
It’s Friday, and I always look for things that bring joy on a Friday. And nothing brings more joy than a wedding, wait, no, that’s not entirely true. Nevertheless, here is a wedding invitation the folds out to become its very own record player. Very clever.
Everybody loves a celebrity humiliating him or herself. And, even though Lady Gaga humiliate herself frequently, here she is, falling off her piano stool during a recent concert in Houston, Texas. She doesn’t just fall, she rolls around a bit and then ends up under the piano. Bravo for carrying on singing though.
The South African Football Association (SAFA) has decided not to tell anyone anything about the decision as to whether or not the national Soccer team will change its name from Bafana Bafana to something else.
If you’ve seen “The Social Network”, then you’ll be aware of Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss (a.k.a. “the Winklevii”), who, in 2004 sued Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg for allegedly stealing their idea. Well their great battle against Zuckerberg may finally be over.
The Saudis are quite keen on flashing the gold and proving just how powerful and rich they really are, even if the people of that land might not be as free as they’d like. But what they’ve got planned next is sure to outdo just about any other oil-rich country: build a mile-high skyscraper.
The Beastie Boys’ new album is about to be released and that means their incredibly star-packed short film “Fight For You Right Revisted”, premiered at last month’s Sundance Film Festival, will also soon see the light of day.
Whether it’s out of the kindness of their hearts or just good PR, KLM has helped set the record for world’s highest dance party.
Hot on the heals of controversy surrounding a statue of Michael Jackson, erected by multi-millionaire Mohammed Al Fayed, outside Fulham Football Club, comes the news of a statue of baby-dangling Michael Jackson. Oh no.
The British newspaper, The Daily Mirror, that all too reliable and chock-full of journalistic integrity source, has claimed that Top Gear host, Jeremy Clarkson, is cheating on his wife with a colleague.
During my little spare time, I love nothing more than to cruise the inner bowls of the net for lovely lovely trash. And every now and and then I find a gem. And I would like to share this one with you good people. It’s what my favourite white-trash singer, KE$SHA, sounds like without the addition of Auto-tune.
I was amazed to see, on Gizmodo, that a company has brought out a USB cartridge that actually allows you to take digital photos with your old 35mm film camera. But all my hopes were dashed when I read that it was all just a terribly cruel April Fools joke.
In an interesting case of irony, head of the ANC youth league, Julius Malema, said yesterday that head of the DA, Helen Zille, dances like a monkey. An astute political statement from the well learned gentleman.
Yo yo yo, Captain Jack Parow has just released his newest video called “Byellville”. The video, directed by Duvand Durand and Thomas Ferreira, portrays the world of “Belville Cultue”, as seen through the lens of the somewhat strange musician.
Google introduced their revolutionary new addition to Gmail on Friday and its name is Gmail Motion. Of course most people knew it was a joke, but the brains over at the ICT MxR Labs, the FAAST team, decided to make it a reality.
I grew up with Gummy Bears, Smurfs and Disney’s Winnie The Pooh as my favourite daytime TV shows. And now, more than three decades after the last theatrical release, we will see a full-length, hand-drawn, Pooh movie. And I, for one, cannot wait.
It’s Friday and I like to share on Fridays. So in that spirit, Here’s Katy Perry’s new video for “E.T.” from her album “Teenage Dream”. Enjoy.
What with radiation being the topic du jour at the moment (Google Japan), I thought it my civic duty to share this chart that shows very simply just how much radiation you’ll need to absorb before turning into a sludgy mass.
The ANC Youth League’s website was hacked yesterday. A message was posted saying that the great one himself, Julius Malema, had decided to quit as president of the organisation due to his own incompetence, lack of integrity and a lot of other stuff we know all too well.
Some time ago Top Gear aired a show in which the Tesla Roadster electric car was put through it’s paces. It ran out of electricity, and then had to be pushed back into the garage. Tesla said the test was rigged, and they plan on getting even.