Forget the hype of the Go-Pro – this new little gadget is going to rock your world. In a 360 degree view. Centr is a new UFO-like shaped device that you get to control with your smart phone – and it lets you capture everything in a 360 degree view. It’s like a Go-Pro, but [...]
Imagine something crossed between the Loch Ness Monster and a lantern fish with those giant cage-like teeth… got it? I promise you, what these fisherman pulled from the dark depths of the Gulf of Mexico is more beastly and freakish than the image in your head. Patience, I shall reveal the horror shortly. Like most [...]
Can you remember your first selfie? Was it of you and mates sharing a good time or was it you pulling the dreaded duckface? It might just be a pic of two smiling old people, but we highly doubt your first selfie was as epic as Joe Biden’s.
San Francisco’s very own vigilante is back for another instalment. Batkid took a break from thwarting evil doers and their plans to cause havoc in Gotham City. Batkid’s latest appearance has all eyes focussed on the five-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott.
Drones are the future and the US company Gofor is bringing the drones to the masses. Not being able to afford a drone or pilot it yourself is no longer an issue with this radical drone on demand service.
This is not your average GoPro footage of some adrenalin junkie doing some crazy stunt, with a video camera strapped to their head. It features just a dude going for a leisurely ride on his bike and in his car, but in a mind bending 360-degree panoramic view.
The first music video for Skrillex’s new album ‘Recess,’ was shot in SA. ‘Ragga Bomb’ is pretty hectic, and in the words of its director Terence Neale: “Shot in the heart of JHB with ‘Jedi’ Recycling Boarders…..? Don’t ask……..just watch!”
What’s worse than crashing your Porsche GT3? When the car is not yours and some Jo’burg boet captures the moment in all its glory. Please enjoy the worst test drive ever.
Unlike animals, humans like to stay put. However people do migrate for various reasons: war, strife, job opportunities or even technology. Check out this cool interactive graphic that shows global international migrations between 1990 and 2010.
Destroying things with lightsabers, scaling rooftops with his grappling hook and nailing death defying stunts over a pit of molten magma is but child’s play for this three-year-old kid. Check out these awesome clips of ‘Action Movie Kid.’
Pulling a tooth with a string and a door is so last century. Let’s get real people – this is the 21st century – only an aerial drone can suffice. Watch as maybe the coolest (slightly irresponsible) dad finds an awesome new way to pull a tooth.
I was in Joburg last week, and while cruising around the Pineslopes shopping centre in Fourways in search of an emergency fluffy bathrobe, I happened upon vida’s new Pineslopes store. I went inside to nail my customary wet-wet-wet-meia-de-leite-to-hamba, and it hit me like a frigging fist to the face – the FRIO.
We were getting tired of people posting their lame drone videos, depicting bird’s-eye views of landscapes. Sure, your video showing a city hub is cool, but does it have liquid hot magma? No? Move along then.
This view has been 12 years in the making, and it is spectacular. Following 9/11, only a building of grand scale would be able to claim back the skyline of Manhattan. Nearing completion, One World Trade Center does just that. This interactive image by TIME allows you to see New York from the momentous building’s perspective, 1,776 feet (541 m) up in the air.
The Internet is a big place, and a large number of sites have come and gone. This map of the Internet created by graphic designer Martin Vargic is insane. Representing the online world through cartography, with no detail spared, this map is worth checking out.
This is when you shout at your local supermarket for never giving you what you never knew you wanted, but always craved. Here it is – a geriatric singing a double-entendre-filled German minimal electric dance song, while sitting in a bath tub eating cereal.
This is the coolest yet most bizarre “children’s” book ever. ‘Movies R Fun!’ will have you tucking in your kids with the famous words of Buffalo Bill – “It rubs the lotion on its skin, or else it gets the hose again.”
Consider this 4830 square meter model. Northlandz is the world’s largest model railroad, with an eight mile track (no relation) constructed from 40 houses worth of material.
Gone are the days of driving around endlessly looking for an open parking spot. This site shows, in real-time, the available parking bays in Stellenbosch and a couple of other cities and neighbourhoods in South Africa.
Will Ferrell opens up in his Reddit AMA, revealing – “There is no Will Ferrell. Only Chad Smith.” This was his first ever Reddit AMA aiming to raise funds on behalf of the non-profit, Cancer For College.
Apart from burly men throwing pigskin and tackling each other into a comas, the Superbowl brings us a heap of quality commercials every year. And we have a few of the best from 2014, right here.
Keen to watch the GoPro footage of an Austrian falling from 24 miles above the earth? Sure you are. This newly released video shows the first person perspective of Felix Baumgartner’s jump from back in 2012.
This compilation video includes multiple Vine videos by an illusionist named Zach King. Enjoy shots of him pulling fruit, cats and a variety of other objects out of computer screen, jumping through walls and other mind-blowing stuff.
With more drones coming onto the market, TIME Magazine might have found the complete package in the DJI Phantom 2 Vision. Almost no tinkering is needed to get this model in the air, and will have even the most amateur of pilots shooting 1080p HD film from the sky in no time.
Cape Town’s very own internet pet, Knoffel, will pull on the heartstrings as you watch him struggle with his existential doubts.
We know it becomes very cumbersome to lug around your death-ray from flat to flat. Urgh – and finding property in town with two bedrooms, en-suite bathrooms, with a pool big enough to house your sharks with frickin lasers can be such a hassle.
Showing the middle finger to gravity, these skateboarders have taken over the rooftops of NYC. Enjoy the resulting footage taken from the film ‘Tengu: God of Mischief’.
Up until recently, Google Glass was only available in one very nerdy frame. But with their new Titanium Collection, Google is trying to make strapping a screen to your face a bit trendier. Four new frames are on their way.
Have a spare $330,000 lying around? In a couple of months you could be the proud owner of thousands of sports goggles, flexible shoes, headphones, a blender or colourful football and bike helmets – nearly anything you can think of made from polymers.