The selfie. Has it become an accepted means of self-expression – have we all decided it’s okay? Is it an art form? No one can really say, but it certainly seems that the initial disgust with the self-indulgent practice has been subtly swept under the carpet. Everybody’s doing it.
The sentence “I wonder when Mike Tyson will write an autobiography” was definitely never uttered by anyone ever. But despite this, Mike Tyson shocked all when his new work ‘Undisputed Truth’ was published on Tuesday.
Carmen Carrera used to be a man, note this down now before you simply can’t believe it anymore. She was born in 1986 as ‘Christopher Roman’, now, Carmen Carrera has gained a massive following after appearances on reality TV shows and catwalks around the country. Her dream is to model for Victoria’s Secret – and she’s close to making it happen.
Maybe the guy who bought the R10 million toy car saved some of his pennies and bought this too? Until now, the most expensive piece of artwork ever sold was Edvard Munch’s ‘The Scream’ for the neat sum of R1,2 billion. Now, Mr Munch has been toppled by someone whose surname is ‘Bacon’.
Those in the know will tell you about the effortless vibe going down at the Oasis Bistro, next to the pool at the Mount Nelson. No parking hassles, civilised, laid-back, and you won’t have to keep running into those losers you find in town.
With production increasing everyday, the debate around e-cigarettes is hotting up. On the one hand, they can save lives. On the other, there are those who (correctly) point out that we need to be doing more research before we hail the e-cigarette as the second coming in health science.
Okay, so we know that these sorts of collectors items are not targeted at sensible, middle-class sorts of people. They’re targeted at completely looney rich folk who have lost their sense of judgement after years of eating nothing but imported salmon. But still, a million bucks for a toy? Come on.
This is one of those (strangely comforting) stories that remind you how kak it is to be a celebrity sometimes. All Alec Baldwin wanted to do was hang out, you know, live his life. But after being repeatedly stalked by aspiring actress Genevieve Sabourin, he was forced to take her to court to make it stop.
The Kreepy Krauly was pioneered in South Africa wellover 50 years ago. It’s moved on from an aquatic gimmick to South African staple – if you have a pool in this country, it’s likely that you have a Kreepy.
Video currently accounts for less than six percent of internet traffic across Africa, according to the Sandvine Global Internet Phenomena Report, but that number is expected to grow faster than it did for any other region before it.
Instagram just isn’t the fun, family-friendly service that it used to be. The Facebook-owned platform had some problems a few weeks ago when it was found that users were selling guns via the photo-sharing app. Now though, if you wanted to buy a little bit of drugs to go with your guns, you need not even leave the Instagram app – it’s all there.
But how do you tame your brilliant beard? Shaving is hard. Isreali director Michael Mevorach felt so passionate about the obstacles men face when they shave that he made this hilarious short film about a man cleaning himself up for a date.
Word is that scientists are on the brink of creating a drug that mimics all the nice things about alcohol, but eliminates all the hangovers, addiction and health issues. You know you want to read more.
Blockbuster has been an American institution for well over 25 years. At the peak of it’s power, it employed up to 60,000 employees in 9,000 stores across America. Now, they’re moving online, and in so doing have closed all of their remaining 300 stores.
The latest twist in the Justin Bieber prozzie-plot is a humdinger. Just how big is Little Justin? Due to the fact that he’s been sleeping with so very many prostitutes lately, it’s difficult to know who to believe.
Mentally disabled people in the rural Eastern Cape are considered worthless, even evil. When girls are sexually abused, mothers are no longer shocked. We talk to M&G health editor Mia Malan about a small organisation trying to change the shocking way mentally disabled people are treated in rural Eastern Cape, and the support they’ve had since her article was published.
This is something straight out of the Daily Sun. Bethany Arceneaux, 29, was kidnapped last Wednesday afternoon by her ex-boyfriend (and father of her son), Scott Thomas. Happily, her family was so determined to see her safe and sound that they executed a dangerous rescue mission by themselves.
For those who keep up with Jenna Jameson-related news, you’ll know that she’s not been in a good way lately. Not that she ever was in a particularly ‘good way’. Now, the 39 year-old is going back into porn after promising to “never ever ever spread my legs again in this industry.”
After what was a tightly contested 2-2 draw that saw Chelsea claim a point after a controversial last-minute penalty, Jose Mourinho stirred some violence after the match when he called West Brom defender Jonas Olsson a ‘mickey-mouse player’.
Remember Gymkhana 5? Sure you do. It got almost 4 million views in 24 hours. You’ll be happy to know that Ken Block is back with Gymkhana 6, and it looks like it could be heading the same way as Gymkhana 5. Written, directed and driven by Ken Block, Gymkhana 6 is yet another masterful demonstration of driving genius.
For a fee, New Yorkers can now enjoy the fully pimped out experience from within a cab – the Car Force One. We’re talking plasma screens, Xbox 360s, Cable TV and two mobile printers. According to Car Force One founder and CEO Ishai, the company’s priority is customer satisfaction. “My company is not about the car, it’s about the service. It’s for the clients.”
We often tend to lambaste the SAPS on this site, but we do also give recognition when recognition is due. And sincere praise is due to one Beauty-Queen Nchabeleng, who went deep undercover to nab a rapist, and make our country that little bit safer.
We’re not lying. This is an actual ad for a hotel in Bloemfontein: “Now you can experience staying in a Shanty within the safe environment of a private game reserve. This is the only Shanty Town in the world equipped with under-floor heating and wireless internet access!”
On Friday last week the Continental Run2Stop Challenge came to an end at the Leamogetswe Children’s Home in Atteridgeville, Pretoria. The home was the site of the final CSI challenge of the competition, and doubled as the finish line for the athletes, who had clocked up close to 1,000 kilometres on the road over the [...]
The Biebs just can’t do anything right lately. In a very short space of time, the Canadian has managed to sully his reputation quite badly. The problems seem to stem from a recent fascination with prostitutes. First, he was caught leaving a brothel under a bed sheet. Then he got hit in the face with a bottle. Then a ‘mystery woman’ (prostitute) posted a video of him in his bed – and now this.
Kimberley Rose had always dreamed of being a superstar on the world stage, but she was diagnosed with cancer before she could make her dream a reality. This prompted local band, The Plastics to step in and help make her dream come true.
Everyone likes the idea of the Sunday papers being delivered to their door. But imagine if one of those papers was the orange/pink pages of the FT Weekend? And imagine it came with the ‘How To Spend It’ magazine. Stop imagining, baby shoes!
While a protestor nailed his testicles to a some cobblestones in Moscow, the same city hosted the Miss Universe 2013 pageant. In a night that glittered with tiaras, sequins and female objectification, Miss Universe Venezuela, Gabriela Isler, took home the grand prize.
Many of us haven’t even begun dreaming about one day going on a luxury train journey. But in the interests of being prepared, we’d like to offer you a list of some of the world’s best – just in case you feel the need to drop some serious dollar when you next go on holiday.
Afrikaans e-news website, the Pro Afrikaans Action Group (Praag), has been put under severe pressure, after Google has pulled the plug on all of its advertising. The site had been generating thousands of rands, but without it’s advertsing revenue it maybe forced to shut down.