One of the few things pretty much everyone in the world knows about Jamaica is that it produced Bob Marley, who sported the world’s most famous dreadlocks and also made some music you may be familiar with. Kagiso’s decided to get serious about his little Jamaican documentary and so he’s taken his crew to the [...]
Introducing the Bluetooth Audio Receiver, which effortlessly connects your music sources to one another. As long as your hi-fi / Docking station / boombox has an AUX-in port, it can become a bluetooth hotspot.
Finally, the world’s first point-and-shoot 3D camera! While it’s not a conventional camera, if you can use a point-and-shoot Nikon we are told that you’ll find the Lynx even easier to use. Instead of 2D images, the ‘Lynx A’ produces 3D models of whatever you point it at. Although it’s the size of a laptop [...]
As Anthony Kiedis takes to the spotlight this evening, we thought we’d bring the topic of his tattoos to the table. Even if you’re in the golden circle tonight, you’re still not going to be close enough to see the detail that makes up his numerous pieces of body art. Here’s a helpful guide, so [...]
No one actually watches the Super Bowl for the futball, do they? For your viewing pleasure, please enjoy our selection of favourite TV ads and movie trailers from Super Bowl 2o13. 1. Every year Dorito’s runs a competition called the “Crash the Super Bowl Contest”. This year, their Goat 4 Sale ad came in at [...]
For once the famous Cape Town wind was appreciated when as many as 5 000 spectators gathered in Big Bay yesterday, along the West Coast, to watch the world’s 16 best kiteboarders and eight wildcards take to the sea and of course, the air. The extreme competition - returning after a seven year hiatus – wowed the crowds [...]
Everyone deserves a holiday, and we know a place. Meandering through the Natal Midlands and staying at a four star country home can be a costly affair. But with this deal, you and your partner stay at The Bend Country House for two nights, for a paltry R1 190! Seriously? That’s less than R300 “pps”. [...]
This photo of billionaire internet entrepreneur, Mark Zuckerberg (or someone bearing a strong resemblance) surfaced on the web this morning. Front and centre of the dance floor, is a loved up Zucks in his grey shirt and jeans getup, who appears to have had a raving time, sweating up a storm to a set by [...]
2oceansvibe and Sanbona have teamed up to give you this limited time offer! THE DEAL R2100 pp/pn in luxury suite accommodation! Book and pay within 7 days and get 50% off standard rates! Rates include five star luxury accommodation, all game drives, meals and selected beverages. Book and pay within 7 days and get [...]
A group of Ukrainian students are deservedly receiving a large amount of attention for a very impressive student project that has seen them qualify as one of the six finalists at this year’s Microsoft Imagine Cup. They’ve invented a glove that can translate the movements made by sign language into speech.
Everything has to start somewhere, that’s just how it works. Jack Honey is no different. In fact, Jack Honey needs one of nature’s most important assets: the bee. Without the bee, there could be no honey in Jack Honey, and that would make the world a lot more boring, friends. Jack Honey is beautifully rounded, possessing the [...]
Pandas have been on the endangered species list for some time now, so to promote their plight 108 performing pandas took to the streets of London to entertain commuters and passers-by. Click through for the video.
This weekend, as part the ceremony of exchange of the national flag in Brasíla, Brazil’s capital, two Mirage 2000 jets performed a very low altitude flyover. So low in fact that their supersonic boom shattered almost all of the windows of the Supreme Court and Congressional buildings! Click through for the awesome video.
Grammy Award winning Band “Switchfoot” will perform in South Africa for the first time in August, and 2oceansVibe Radio is proud to announce we’re on board as a partner! Switchfoot are all-round nice guys who love to surf, have sold millions of records, and are known for their incredible energetic live performances during their sold-out [...]
When was the last time you ventured to KwaZulu-Natal’s Midlands? Regardless of provincial loyalties or preferences, you can’t deny that it’s a stunning part of the world, and we are lucky to count it as part of the country. If you’ve never had the pleasure of wandering along the famous Midlands Meander, let me paint [...]
Following a nasty and expensive divorce last year, Tiger Woods is now preparing to move into his new bachelor pad in Florida. He recently posted pics of his lavish new abode and, even at a glance, it’s safe to say his “bachelor pad” would easily fall into the same category as Tony Stark’s. Click through for pics of his new mansion.
You’ve heard about Jack Honey, haven’t you? You’d be doing yourself a serious injustice if you hadn’t. Now, there’s always a good story behind every bottle of Jack, and it goes without saying that’s no different when it comes to Jack Honey. Only, there’s a bee keeper this time. A master bee keeper, who naturally [...]
Entries are now open for an epic Friday on 6 July in Cape Town and Joburg – that’s right gang, this time we’re spreading the love! We’ve always felt that life was too short for a five-day workweek. Much like the folks at the Jack Daniel Distillery, who celebrate Fridays with an age old tradition [...]
In more news to terrify you, the US Army has released photographs depicting their new laser-guided lightning gun blowing up a car. They’re calling it the Laser-Induced Plasma Channel (LIPC) because it’s important to make the ability to call down lightning with a laser pointer sound safe.
According to a bold, but accurate claim made by vice president for Chrome and apps Sundar Pichai, chances are you’re using Google Chrome to view this page. This is what Pichai announced yesterday at Google’s I/O, and in celebration of launching the most popular browser in the world, Google created and posted a commemorative video tracking their rise. Click through for the fun, informative video.
Liu Yang, China’s first-ever female astronaut, had a night shift on Shenzhou 9 a couple of days ago – which is apparently sort of dull in space too, because she entertained herself by going through some Tai Chi exercises. In space. And since the spacecraft returned to earth today, we get to see what that looks like.
Sony is in the process of rebooting the subervisve, anti-fascist 1997 film Starship Troopers – also known as the movie with a post-Doogie Howser, pre-Barney Stinson Neil Patrick Harris. The reboot follows the trend of such franchise remakes as RoboCop and Total Recall, where satire and irony get cut out and replaced with 3D and totally slick graphics.
To promote this year’s BET Awards, host Samuel L. Jackson did an amazing impersonation of popstar Nicki Minaj. His groundbreaking performance casts the traditionally typecast badass in a whole new light and is a must-see for any fan. Click through for Jackson’s award-worthy performance.
So hey, we’ve had a pretty cool look at the future thanks to Google’s I/O Keynote yesterday – where they covered the new Nexus 7 tablet, the Nexus Q media orb, and the awesome, skydiving-filled Project Glass demonstration that you’re really, really going to want to watch, after the jump.
The London Olympics may be crazily over budget, have an insane opening ceremony planned – with live animals – but they have what has to be the raddest official song in Olympic history, “Survival”, Muse’s new track from their upcoming album The 2nd Law. Click through to listen.
Attention time geeks: a leap second has been scheduled for June 30, 2012. The month will be one second longer, to re-synchronize Coordinated Universal Time (UTC), which is based on an atomic clock, and Universal Time (UT) which is based on the earth’s rotation. Basically it’s a cool moment where your clock will legitimately read 23:59:60.
This is awesome, a video made for no other reason than to inspire, motivate and give hope. Whether you’re stuck in a rut, having a bad day or just need a pick-me-up, this is the video that’ll get you back on track. Click through for a tear-jerking dose of inspiration.
The Department of Environmental Affairs (read: the South African government) has welcomed (obviously?) the Council of the Global Environment Facility’s approval of R25 million worth of funding aimed at strengthening the current wildlife forensic capabilities in South Africa. The donation will help combat wildlife crimes like rhino poaching.
The Economist has surprised everybody by doing something fun, using the United Nations’ World Drug Report 2012 (released yesterday) to generate a map of the world’s heaviest weed users. The Pacific island of Palau wins easily, with nearly a quarter of people aged 15 to 64 having smoked pot in the past year. South Africa does okay, too.