The WATT aims to change the way Capetonians commute in the inner city. Have a look at this new compact electric scooter designed and developed in Cape Town by a local tech startup called eLabs.
The Boeing P-8 Poseidon is one of the most advanced search and surveillance aircraft in the world. It was used in the search of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370. Take a look at his behemoth of the skies.
Often a westerner may succumb to emoting a racial slur of how everyone looks the same in an Asian country. Well in North Korea, it is even harder to distinguish people, seeing that there are only a couple of hairstyles allowed by the government. Here are 28 official North Korean haircuts.
When a girl says she rates a guy’s personality higher than his looks, most of the time she is hiding her Pinocchio nose under layer upon layer of cosmetic products. Well in the case of Darren Donaghey, there isn’t much else but his personality to go on. He and his fiancee won the ‘Punching Above Your Weight’ competition, where listeners voted for the most mismatched couple.
Morning! It isn’t Monday. How about that! Excellent Capetonians, Shamiel Soni and Tannan Woods have directed this Kaapstad video remix of Pharell Williams’ track, ‘Happy,’ and it is super. Enjoy it.
While you’re kicking it like Pablo Escobar, you probably aren’t thinking about that pretty little face of yours. Heroin, cocaine and meth use over time wreaks havoc on your appearance. Check out these harrowing changes of drug users’ physical appearances, cataloged by their mugshots.
Participants in the Norwegian military’s annual Cold Response exercise have been encouraged by their senior officers to take snapshots of themselves during their day-to-day activities. So naturally one jerk had to top everyone by nailing a selfie while piloting an F-16.
According to a recent study, the number of words a child hears in early life will determine their academic success and IQ in later life. By three, children from professional families hear 30 millionaire more words than children from poorer backgrounds. So talk to your baby. Talk to them just a whole damn lot.
For more than two weeks the disappearance of flight MH370 has flummoxed experts and civilians alike. On Monday, Malaysia’s Prime Minister announced that the plane ended up in the southern Indian Ocean. Experts came to their conclusion using a mathematical and scientific principle called the Doppler Effect.
He may not have been known that well by his name, but actor James Rebhorn’s face will have you recognize him in an instant. The popular actor passed away at the age of 65, after a long battle with skin cancer.
The Prime Minister of Malaysia has announced that the official position on the fate of Malaysia Airlines flight 370 is that the aircraft “ended its journey” somewhere in the vast Southern Indian Ocean. No one on board is assumed to have survived.
Welsh rugby star Andy Powell filed for divorce after he faced the wrath of his wife, Natasha Gascoine. His estranged wife let the world know what she thinks of Powell when she painted “cheat,” “liar” and “scum” on his car and house.
Along the beautiful back roads of Durbanville, home to many of the Cape’s finest wine farms, is where Fair Cape Dairies’ 2000 hectare sized farm can be found.
There are a lot of old people around these days. Experts estimate that by 2030 there will be a million centenarians living among us. But is living 100 years on the planet too short? How about living to 1,000 before kicking the bucket?
I was chatting to Luke Dale Roberts, owner of Cape Town’s famed Test Kitchen and Pot Luck restaurants the other day and he told me the funniest story about rap superstar and Cape Town resident, Mos Def. Def has since changed his name to Yasiin Bey, but people are taking a while to abandon the old name.
Nicknamed ‘The Hookies,’ the eighth Annual International Escort Award ceremony is a star-studded event showcasing the best of the best in the male escort industry. Meet male escort Duncan Black, nominee in the Best Ass and Best Newcomer categories.
I’ve just received a slightly frantic email from Seth, instructing me to tell you about the “greatest app ever invented.” It’s called Cloak, and the man is literally plutzing. He almost phoned me to tell me about it.
Trust us now, okay? You WANT to go to Wembley Taps in Gardens TONIGHT, and you WANT to go to Cabrito in Gardens on Saturday night. And you WANT to keep an eye out for the #ISEARCHMYCITY emblem. What the heck’s going on here? A competition, with a prize worth THIRTY. THOUSAND. RONDS. That’s right. Keep reading.
“The Australian Maritime Safety Authority (Amsa) has received information based on satellite information of objects possibly related to the search. Following specialist analysis of this satellite imagery, two possible objects related to the search have been identified.” So said Australian Prime Minister, Tony Abbot.
Maybe it’s the cool sea breeze, the mountain with it’s tablecloth of clouds or just the Cape Town attitude – we don’t know, but Capetonians live longer than Tshwane residents – fact. According to the report on mortality and causes of death for 2011 by Statistics South Africa (Stats SA), Cape Town residents have a longer life span.
If you don’t know by now, Beau Constantia is a stunning wine estate perched on the slopes of the Constantia Valley, less than 15 minutes away from the city bowl. The farm’s wine maker, Justin van Wyk has this report on the state of the vines ahead of the 2014 harvest. Make sure you read [...]
Apple’s security is leakier than a colander of late. These images – based on a first hand description – of the company’s life data tracking app ‘Healthbook’ have surfaced. It is expected that Apple’s health-monitoring software for its mobile operating system will be launched with iOS 8.
Sleep, glorious sleep. If you didn’t have enough reasons to nod off, take a gander at a few more. Some of these facts you can even use to try and convince your employer to start instigating nap time. It may sound contradictory to work efficiency but a having a six minute nap improves your memory.
You’ve probably seen this kind of thing on Luxuo, or other platforms dedicated to showcasing the very best in home design that people in cities like Helsinki get to enjoy thanks to their very many Euros. Look at this. It’s a cellar IN YOUR KITCHEN FLOOR. Keep looking at this. What if I told you could have this. What if I told you that you could pay a local company to do it. In Rand.
Check out the winning photographs of the Open and Youth categories of the 2014 Sony’s World Photography Awards. This year Sony’s World Photography Awards had to select the winners from 70,000 entries from around the world. These are some of the best amateur photographs you’re likely to see.
Brunch: it’s excellent. The combination of bubbly, soft poached eggs and hollandaise sauce is what is commonly referred to as “the holy trinity.” But some of you are doing it wrong, and you need to improve your lives.
Easter is fast approaching. While some of us only see it as a couple of days off from work, Christians will be all talk around the water cooler about the man that allegedly rose from the dead 2,000 years ago. Here are five little known facts about Jesus.
What is the exact definition of “Tennessee Whiskey”, anyway? For an alcohol to qualify as Tennessee Whiskey, it must be fermented in the state from mash of 51 percent corn, aged in brand-new charred oak barrels, filtered through maple charcoal and bottled at over 80 proof. That’s how Jack Daniel’s make their whiskey, which is why they’re allowed to call it that. But that could change if lawmakers in Tennessee get their way.
If you’ve put cocaine up your nose recently, there’s roughly an 80% chance that you’ve ingested a cattle deworming medication that will give you “chemical Aids” if ingested in the right quantities. Oh, and hairspray. Kim Gosner is a chemist specialising in the study of narcotics. Vice caught up with him to find out about [...]