Besides words like ‘Nkandla’ and ‘Oscar’ and ‘vomiting,’ the most exciting words featured in headlines today are ‘drone’ and ‘GoPro.’ Add ‘fireworks’ to that and you’re laughing. Watch this..
When we watch music videos by international A-list artists, we tend to assume that the location is at some exotic place or in the thriving hub of a city such as Las Angeles or New York – but actually it’s on the shores of Cape Town that many celebrity musicians tend to choose to film [...]
Gareth Cliff was outspoken as ever in this weekend’s issue of the Sunday Times. In the article, Cliff gave his thoughts on the careers of legendary South African FM radio DJs, Alex Jay and Barney Simon.
Right now there are no written laws in South Africa to do with the private use of drones in commercial airspace. The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) thinks otherwise:
You remember the story of how the Waterkloof Four were released, but then two of them were sent back to jail for 12 months after a video of them using cellphones and partying in jail was released, right? Well it looks the one has ballsed it up again..
The Telegraph has conducted a lengthy, and very cool interview with documentarian Louis Theroux. These were our favourite parts. If nerd was a diagnosis in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual [of Mental Disorders] you would check off… No, not all of them — I’m not that good with computers. But I’ve got glasses, I’m not [...]
It’s payday! Also, this video is called Payday. Do you see what they did there? I certainly see what they did there. Derick Watts & The Sunday Blues Band have just uploaded this here cautionary tale to the internet, and it is a goodie. I strongly encourage you to watch right to the end. Grown men rub barbecue ribs on each other’s nipples.
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 [...]
In case you haven’t heard, Cape Town is the World Design Capital for 2014, and in that spirit has been named one of the best places to visit by major media all over the world. Seeing as you actually live here, we think you need to get in on that action, and become a tourist [...]
I bet you thought that notecard was digital. No no, my friends. That, right there, is the real thing. An actual ‘From the desk of Seth Rotherham’ piece of stationery. I got it from the ONLY company I use (for years) to get this shit made. Click to see the rest of their mind-blowingly cool range..
Posh Spice touched down in Cape Town over the weekend. Victoria Beckham is here to support the charity Born Free Foundation Africa. Born Free is an initiative that aims to end the transmission of HIV from mothers to their children by December 31, 2015.
I spent a large portion of Saturday night consuming generous amounts of Haute Cabriere pinot, accompanied with some quality cheese and my newly acquired Louis Vuitton City Guide box set. Hours drifted away as I engrossed myself in New York, Paris and Hong Kong. Just the tip of the iceberg..
The dawn of Bluetooth 4.0 has heralded an explosion of consumer gadgets, including personal bluetooth trackers. They purport to save you from ever losing anything again, but are they really all that? We find out.
Stor-Age started in 2007 and now consists of a portfolio of 33 properties valued in excess of R1.5 billion. They’re all about tech and online. This is your moment to shine in one of the most exciting spaces on and offline.
I recently installed a greenhouse from Urban Freedom and I think I spent a total of 10 hours inside it this weekend. I might not do anything else ever again and I cannot stress to you how urgently you need to get one of these affordable, compact greenhouses.
Spoof news network, The Onion have produced an insert titled, ‘Olympic Village Tour: See Where The Athletes Live, Train And Fuck Each Other,’ and it’s pretty much exactly that. Take a look inside the dorms, restaurants, and gymnasiums where these modern day gods and goddesses go crazy on each other’s perfect bodies.
Anyone who has investigated buying outdoor furniture will know of the rude surprise that greets you, when you start shopping around. But don’t fret, we’ve found the cause (and the solution).
I think that headline says it all. Just like Jack Parow’s new video has it all. And he made very sure that his position on hipsters is known, insinuating that they are urinating in bottles to make craft beer. It’s off the charts – click through to watch it.
That’s right, kiddo. Cape Town has a glut of new free wifi zones, and you probably don’t even know where they are. But you will in three minutes and 10 seconds. Catch Tech Report every Thursday evening at 21h30 on eNCA Africa DSTV channel 403. Check out their YouTube channel, here. Follow them on Twitter, here. Like them [...]
Reports coming out of the UK are that murder-accused Shrien Dewani has lost his appeal against an extradition order that would see him flown to South Africa to stand trial for the 2010 murder of his wife, Anni Dewani. This, from EWN: In July 2013 Shrien Dewani lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court in [...]
It’s no secret that a high number of beach goers at Clifton 1st come en masse to oogle the lifeguards. Well shame, because the next time you’re drowning and pull the whole damsel in distress shtick, you are going to be thoroughly disappointed when a drone comes to save you instead of the hunk you were dreaming of.
Next week Facebook will reach double digits as it turns 10 years old. In its decade of existence, the social network has attracted a hefty 1,1 billion users , and all their pokes, wall posts, baby photos and status updates add up to a whole lot of time. The geniuses over at TIME have created a nifty [...]
Facebook and Princeton University are embroiled in what will inevitably be the nerdiest standoff in history. A few Princeton epidemiologists got together, did some research, and published a paper on a very dubious premise: that if you look at Facebook as an infectious disease, then 80% of its hardcore users may well have “recovered” and abandoned the service by 2018.
When you buy a SAX Appeal magazine, not only are you donating money towards a good cause, you’re also ensuring that at least one student hasn’t spent the night binge drinking and getting dressed up in ridiculous outfits for nothing.
Did you know that fabulously wealthy people enjoy reading, maintain a to-do list and wake up at least three hours before work? They also set goals, watch less television and maintain a healthy diet by eating less junk food and exercising four times a week. To find out what else they do, check out the infographic below.
Ex-heavyweight boxing champion turned opposition politics leader in the Ukraine, Vitali Klitschko was caught in a ruckus during Kiev’s violent political protest this weekend. The ruckus resulted in Klitschko copping a fire extinguisher blast to the cake-hole. He was not a happy chappy.
Bill Murray fans collectively wet themselves this weekend when the man himself appeared on an Ask Me Anything session on Reddit.