D-Rod just can’t stop himself from visiting secretive rulers in tiny, controversial countries. Yesterday, Dennis was spotted outside the Vatican City. Fresh off his tour of North Korea, where he befriended dictator Kim Jong-Un, Rodman is in Rome – and the Vatican – to promote Irish gambling company, Paddy Power. Although Rodman stated that he [...]
The Rally Fighter is the first production race car to be designed and built through internet crowdsourcing. The muscly car turned heads as it drove through downtown Austin, flaunting a new, bright orange paint job and steer horns mounted to the grill. John B Rogers, the President of Local Motors – the car company that [...]
Last night white smoke billowed from the Sistine Chapel, signalling the election of the new Pope. Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio was the chosen one to lead the Catholic Church, and was officially sworn in with the name of Francis. But everyone knows that by now. If you want to be the one to impress your friends [...]
Ok it’s not really Woody Allen, but damn Jorge Bergoglio of Argentina looks a lot like the Bullets Over Broadway director! Anyway, the new guy is 76 years old and is also the first non-European leader of the church in more than 1,000 years.
Incredible scenes today, as our first ‘Naughty Hipster’ who was spotted in The Loop, Cape Town, has come forward to claim his pair of Puma shoes. As per the competition rules, the photographer only gets the Puma shoes if the hipster doesn’t come forward within 24 hours. Here is his proof.
Wow, you will be very impressed with this week’s Naughty Hipster Of The Week winner. The tight pants were great, the beard and elf shoes were awesome, the shades at 8am on a rainy day were killer. But it was the headband that really sealed it..
I don’t think shopping has ever looked any easier. All of us have had a run in with the shopping demons, there can be more than a few things that make our day at the shops more stressful, for example: Not being able to find something specific in the shopping isles Looking for something that [...]
Let’s be honest, you probably haven’t made plans for the Easter Weekend yet. It’s a long one, and it deserves something special, but work has been so hectic since the new year kicked off, and you honestly haven’t had the time to call up a handful of B&B’s in Paternoster. And then you’re wrestling with [...]
NASA’s Curiosity rover has found evidence that ancient Mars could have supported organisms, and they may even have thrived. Curiosity touched down on Gale crater a little over seven months ago. The crater had been identified by satellite data as a possibly inhabitable environment. The results were returned fast, with Curiosity discovering an ancient riverbed [...]
I have been thinking quite a lot about Pinot Noir lately after having written an article on the grape for a local magazine. I feel that I can usefully reconstitute some of those points here in slightly stronger language.
The obituary of Harry Weathersby Stamps, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College’s former Dean has gone viral. “Harry Weathersby Stamps, ladies’ man, foodie, natty dresser, and accomplished traveler, died on Saturday, March 9, 2013,” was the opening line of Stamps’ obituary. Each of those traits were later detailed. The obituary reports Stamps loving smart women, from his [...]
Are you quite good at spotting hipsters? With their beards and tight jeans and tweed jackets and pipes? Then you could win a pair of Pumas every week. And if you’re the hipster in our weekly competition, then you could ALSO win a pair of Pumas.
This 22 year old found her claim to fame through the French Elite Model Look Contest at the ripe age of 16. Constance has now appeared on covers of Chinese, German, Portuguese, Greek, Spanish and Russian Vogue, has had her fair share of editorials AND was the face of Estée Lauder!
Apparently Britain’s elite, celebrities and Olympic Gold medalists choose Nando’s. The first woman to win a gold medal for boxing, Nicola Adams celebrated at the popular food restaurant. And footballers earning £25 000 (R330 000) a week, choose Nando’s as their after training meal of choice, not to mention Rihanna, Britney Spears and Lewis Hamilton. In [...]
Marcial Maciel Degollado, a priest from Mexico is a walking contradiction. He was the greatest postwar fundraiser for the Catholic Church, and its greatest criminal. Pope Benedict XVI described Degollado as “A life … out of moral bounds,” and a “wasted, twisted life.” In the 1940′s Degollado founded the religious order, The Legion of Christ. Degollado [...]
We spotted an article on BusinessInsider about a Reddit post which showed a search for high and low end retailers, as a way to define a city’s rich and poor areas. We did the same thing, pitting Woolworths against Shoprite. Here are the results:
For over four years, the BBC searched the African continent to find and film unfamiliar wildlife, surprising behaviour and new landscapes for the BBC’s new Africa series. The Africa series is however drawing to a close, with only one geographic still to be covered on BBC Knowledge, DSTV Channel 184. Episode one was filmed [...]
Recently, a hacker gained access to self-portrait artwork painted by the former United States President, Georg. W Bush The self portraits framed Dubya in the shower and bath, and they were so, so awful. It has now surfaced that the person to blame is Bush’s art teacher, Bonnie Floods. Floods reportedly spent a month teaching [...]
While Sharai Mawera and an unidentified fisherman friend were making the beast with two backs in the middle of “a bushy area” somewhere in Kariba, Zimbabwe, they had no idea that another beast was lurking in the distance. Actually, seven beasts were lurking. The pride of lions attacked the couple, and unfortunately Mawera could not get away. The [...]
“Video love telegram” is also known as a YouTube vid. But there we are. Two of the ugliest and most delightful men in the history of modern television are terrifically delighted to be headed back to Durban for the 2013 installment of the Top Gear Festival. But James is just keen to get his shoes [...]
In the early 1990′s, three psychologists called on the Universität der Künste in West Berlin, Germany to study violinists. The psychologists asked a music teacher which of the violinists were most likely to have professional careers. The scientists separated that group out as the elite players. For comparison they also selected a group of students from [...]
Okay, so we probably went for the low hanging fruit on that headline. Locust plagues have swarmed Egypt, southern Israel and Gaza. The plague has struck three weeks before the Jewish Passover holiday that recounts the deadly plagues of Exodus – one of which is a plague of locusts, according to scripture. Farmers in the affected [...]
South Africa is home to Africa’s most prolific tweeters according to a report by Portland Communications and Tweetminster. They monitored more than 11,5 million geolocation tweets in Africa. They also conducted a survey of the region’s 500 most active twitter users. The results are interesting./p> The report, “How Africa Tweets” noted that South Africa has [...]
See what we did there with the headline? Low cost flying is set to make a come back when Skywise begins operations between OR Tambo International Airport and Cape Town International Airport in the latter part of this year. Skywise is aiming to cut domestic flight costs by 20%, says Finance Director and former Founding [...]