Pop the champagne, we have gone full circle. Mashable’s article on the ever increasing interest of the Oscar Pistorius trial, is a good read, but it is our own little feature that we would like to point out.
UberFacts reaches millions of people with its factoids everyday. But what most of its 6.3 million Twitter followers don’t know is that, unfortunately, many of these “facts” are half-truths, completely wrong or misleading.
Saturday Night Live happened again this weekend (wouldn’t ya know it), and ‘Girls’ creator Lena Dunham spoofed Darren Aranofsky’s (and God’s) forthcoming film, ‘Noah’. It’s funny. Check it out.
Short and sweet. This 15 second teaser is here to remind you that Mad Men Season 7 is just a bit over a month away. Like Breaking Bad, Mad Men will split its final series of episodes in two. The forthcoming season titled “The Beginning,” will be made up of seven episodes starting from April 13.
The BBC has apologised for playing audio clips of howling dogs, a shrieking woman and yelling men during a radio report on Oscar Pistorius’s trial proceedings. The radio host claimed the sound clips to be due to “technical problems” – sure. It’s not the first time BBC offered an apology after reporting about Pistorius’s case. […]
“Let’s send Kobus to Mars,” is something you will never hear coming out of NASA mission controller’s mouth. The likelihood that a South African would be chosen to go to space, let alone to form a human colony on Mars is not very strong. But through private and public funding, the Mars One Expedition may do just […]
Piers Morgan might be going off air due to poor ratings soon, but the Brit had our back when American lawyer, Alan Dershowitz, called South Africa a “failed country.”
Gangland thrillers, with their true-to-life characters and gripping storylines, are taking South African cinema by storm. Best-selling crime fiction writer Mike Nicol finds out why.
This online tool allows you to keep up with the Jones’, Tshabalala’s, Botha’s, and Naidoo’s voting habits. The Know Your Hood tool provides you with the voting demographics and statistics of a certain neighbourhood. The statistics and data are based on ward results from the 2009 general elections.
At first glance, thinking outside the box when it comes to word choice in an article has become increasingly difficult for journalists. Needless to say, you would have to think very hard to avoid some of the no-no cliches listed by the Washington Post.
This man has no effs to give. 21-year-old, Daniel Kowalski was arrested in Cook (yes) County in the States, and charged with charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials – he was running a meth lab out of his home. Please enjoy the t-shirt he put on for his mugshot.
If you, like me, have found yourself lost in the Urals with nothing but the salvaged wing of a light aircraft for shelter, you’ll have wished for a satellite phone. Unfortunately, satellite phones are notoriously expensive, and confusing to operate. We’d like to introduce you to the Thuraya satellite sleeve. It’s your iPhone, but with satellite phone reception.
The trial of Oscar Pistorius will be partially televised. Thus spake Judge Dunstan Mlambo at the North Gauteng High Court.
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.
Die Burger has reported that a freelance journalist named Alan Bowen fell from the 26th floor of the Naspers building in the early hours of this morning. His body was discovered in the parking area below.
Hugh Bonneville plays Lord Grantham in the critically-acclaimed television series, Downton Abbey. And it turns out he’s a capital fellow. Here’s an excerpt from a long interview he recently gave. Check it out: How has life changed since Downton? There isn’t a country I’ve been where someone hasn’t come up and said how much they […]
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue, Life magazine looked back on some of their own swimsuit editions from the past. 1970 to be exact. It’s a testament to the winning formula of sun, beach, plus good looking women wearing swimsuits equals magazine sales.
OK – We think Sports Illustrated is loosing the plot. With your main demographic being young men, why on earth would you put a little girl’s play doll on the cover of the magazine. They may have been under criticism for objectifying women previously, but now they are objectifying an object.
If you’ve ever felt the pain of buying an overly expensive university text book, or found yourself perplexed by the cost of a novel that you’re not sure you like yet, Paperight is a God-send. A proudly South African business, Paperight makes a digital library of books available to copy shops, who can print those […]
Columnist at the New York Post, Andrea Peyser, is in hot water after her comments regarding the death of Philip Seymour Hoffman. In her article she states that Hoffman “made his choice” and the media should stop portraying him as a victim of addiction.
Winter can’t get here soon enough. With the show set to start on the 6th of April, we are counting the days until its return. This 15 min teaser will have grown men squeal with joy, as you get a glimpse of what is installed for Game Of Thrones Season 4.
Derick Watts and the Sunday Blues Band are kicking ass and taking names again with this excellent Walter White Facebook Look Back video, which has gained almost a million views in just a few days. Why have they been ignored by SA media? Naughty, SA media. Naughty.
After the recent political fallout between AgangSA and the DA, AgangSA leader Mamphela Ramphele has confirmed that South African-born billionaire, Nathan Kirsh has funded her party and will continue to do so. The revelation comes in the wake of Helen Zille claiming that Ramphele’s motivation for the now deceased merger was to secure donor funding.
One Jay Leno, who hosted the Tonight Show for over 30 years, has called it quits. In the video below, the likes of Kim Kardashian, Oprah, and Billy Crystal sing Jay Leno a tribute fitting the span of his career.
Vanity Fair reveals a sensational letter written by Wendi Deng Murdoch on her infatuation with Tony Blair. We don’t know how much we would agree with Wendi about Tony Blair’s good looks, but hey, he’s a belter compared to her ex-husband Rupert Murdoch.
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 […]
A skills audit report done by PricewaterhouseCoopers may have SABC executives and staff member’s looking for new jobs. But after the report showed that “60% of executive and senior managers do not meet the minimum required level of strategic thinking skills for executives,” they may as well start applying at McDonalds.