Ever since their introduction to the WWW, we’ve been posting a lot of stories about Bitcoin. But what is Bitcoin, and how does it work? New York-based director and designer Duncan Elms has directed and animated an amazing short motion infographic explaining Bitcoin in detail.
Chinese Company Tencent is bigger than YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter combined, with a market capitalization of $57 billion. It is also the company that makes billions of rands each year for Naspers and Koos Bekker.
This six minute animated film was created by six students from The Animation School in Cape Town. Within 24 hours of it appearing on Vimeo, it had garnered 90,000 views. That’s a big deal.
It’s the rich man’s ultimate fantasy – to be far removed from all the poor people back on dry land, while you cruise into the sunset on your fully equipped, luxury ship.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos appeared on an episode of ’60 Minutes’, where he revealed that the world’s largest online store has been working on experimental drone-based delivery systems.
The world used to be hard. Our days used were filled with unpleasant tasks that we just couldn’t escape or make easier. Notice how we say used to – because it’s no longer true. Technology is not just a thing that makes you MacBook work – it’s changing the way we live our everyday lives.
Get ready for this trip down memory lane. Remember BOB T savings cards? And how special they made you feel? Turns out they’re still around.
The world held its breath on the day that international DJ David Guetta challenged Dr Dre to create the perfect set of world-class ear cups. One year later, the collaboration between Dre and Guetta led to the creation of the lightest, loudest and most neon headphones ever.
The beer-tapping phenomenon was a long-standing puzzle in beer science (isn’t that something you wish you’d studied…) until physicist Javier Rodriguez of Madrid University and his team decided to undertake the challenge of figuring it out. We get it Spain. Your problems are cooler than ours.
It’s just about to become your favourite time of the year. Work is winding down, the sun is coming out to play and holiday season is just around the corner.
Leon Gersten is a 79 year-old holocaust survivor. Before his village in Poland was liberated by the soviet army, Gersten managed to survive thanks only to one man – Czeslaw Polziec.
It’s easy to get down on South Africa. With crippling strikes, the mess our police force made arresting Krejcir and the Nkandla saga, there’s more than enough news every morning to send even the most positive person into a depression. And goodness knows, Facebook loves nothing more than a good bitch about The Republic. That’s where the epic [...]
Puma and the Bulls have revealed their most daring home and away kits ever. Dubbed the “InvisiBull”, the new camouflage-inspired kit has a military feel – perfect for the battle of SuperRugby.
The Telegraph Travel awards asked 75,000 people to vote for their favourite travel companies and destinations, so this is no phony award. In fact, the Telegraph’s survey is one of most comprehensive and wide-ranging travel surveys out there.
21 years ago ITV’s award-winning TV series ’7UP’ South Africa documented a cross-section of the country’s seven-year-old children and asked them about their lives, hopes and dreams.
Marcos Rodriguez Pantoia claims that not only was he raised by wolves but that he had a guardian pet snake.
If you’re anything like us, your love for coffee knows no bounds. And while you might be on good terms with your local barista, travelling abroad and not knowing where to get your morning cuppa is an awful thought.
For the past two years, a secretive online organisation has piqued the interest of the world’s finest code-breakers in a series of seemingly unsolvable puzzles. But why? And who is behind the puzzle? Welcome, friends, to the dark and twisted world of Cicada 3301.
The Hindenburg passenger airship crash was a disaster – but from its ashes rose a beer miracle. It seems that scorched, unopened beer from the Lowenbray brewery survived the plane crash and is going up for auction.
In a dark corner of the internet we found a website that will shine a light into the lives of single men who think real women are a drag. Or, you know, hard to talk to. The ‘Invisible Girlfriend’ website will help you project the illusion of having a girlfriend. The process is as simple as selecting your fake mate from a library, and personalising her according to your specific needs and circumstances.
Making Capetonians proud: Cape Town-based businessman and media personality, Richard Hardiman, has made it into the global final of Entrepreneur X Factor 2013! Hardiman has had his entrepreneurial fingers in a number of successful pies like digital platforms, online radio (right here at 2oceansvibe nogals) as well as manufacturing. But it’s his latest venture that pits him against 20 businessmen from 15 countries.
This car ad is just the thing you need to toughen up the un-manly hole that is your life. It’s the most macho, testosterone-fuelled ad that has ever appeared on Craigslist, so don’t blame us if you feel like hunting with your bare hands after you’ve read it.
Not everyone is gifted with the ability to wakeboard with such ease. Nor is everyone gifted with the ability to use chopsticks. And until now, nobody was known to have the ability to do both… simultaneously.
Those little cameo appearances on QI, The Tonight Show and The Late Show seemed to have really done the trick for Trevor Noah’s career – as it has just been revealed that he will star in his very own US sitcom.
The dog that fell the equivalent of 50 stories into the depths of Kimberley’s big hole has been successfully rescued, thanks to a dedicated ER24 team.