Did you get up this morning and think, “Hell, I reckon I’m ready for my castle now.” If you did, you’re in luck. There’s one going in George for 21 bar. And it comes with underfloor heating.
By now you’ll have heard that Facebook has purchased Whatsapp, an app that most consumers use for free, for $19 billion. The deal was signed at a very sentimental location for co-founder Jan Koum: the former North County Social Services office – the place where he used to stand in line to collect food stamps.
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.
The tax man has his eyes set firmly on bikini model Candice Van Der Merwe. The SA model claims she received R168 million from an anonymous Arab benefactor, but SARS isn’t taking Candice on her word.
Raffling away your property seems like a far better option than having to deal with real estate agents and fussy buyers – especially when you can rake in R14.9 million on a property worth only R4 million. By purchasing a raffle ticket for €99 (about R1 400) you stand the chance of winning a 400 square metre villa in Diemersfontein Wine and Country Estate in Wellington.
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 have a spare 50 bar squirrelled away, you may want to consider picking up this sweet little eight-bedroom, treat nestled in Bantry Bay. And did we mention there’s parking for eight cars? There is. So, you know, bring your collection along.
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 [...]
Valentine’s Day is bearing down upon us, and some may be starting to panic for the lack of decent gift for your partner. Stop that. Stop that RIGHT this instant. You have absolutely no right to stress. Just look at this beautiful array of ideas we found on Gumtree!
Since November SAA have been charging customers flying from OR Tambo between R50 and R100 for a service that didn’t even exist yet. What is that service? Wrapping luggage in plastic. The service in question was only introduced at the end of last month.
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.
Online education in South Africa has joined a global revolution with Apple’s latest decision to open up iTunes U Course to another 70+ countries from around the world.
Much has been made of Russia’s homophobic policies in the lead up to the 2014 Olympics.The Canadian Institute of Diversity and Inclusion have therefore taken it upon themselves to piss the Russians off with the stunning combination of lycra body suits, synchronised thrusting, Human League, and an Olympic sport.
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.
There’s something rather special about necking a cold one from the cool comfort of a rooftop pool. Opportunities to do so are few and far between, often limited to hotel stays. Unless you own this stunning apartment in Green Point. We highly recommend buying a waterproof case for your iPhone, because you’ll be cranking out poolside panos like nobodies business.
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.
Anglo American’s Chairman Fund’s Chair, Clem Sunter, has written an opinion piece about how well Afrikaners have done since apartheid, and how he hopes “our black brothers and sisters will be liberated in the same way.”
He once was a notorious criminal defense lawyer, using his craft to defend the villains of society. Until one day, everything changed – his brother was murdered. Meet personal injury lawyer Jamie Casino, dispatching his own justice… Casino’s Law.
Even a tight-lip confidentiality agreement couldn’t stop cast and crew from Neill Blomkamp’s new film, from telling City Press how much of an asshole Ninja from Die Antwoord was on set. Anonymous sources explain how Ninja made life on set hell, during the shoot of ‘Chappie’, filmed in Joburg.
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.
In a very obvious PR stunt, two British spies supervised three employees of The Guardian, as they used angle grinders and a drill to destroy three laptops containing the files leaked to the news organization by Edward Snowden. Deputy editor for The Guardian Paul Johnson expressly told the government that the paper had numerous files overseas, and the destruction of these computers was pointless:
In case you were wondering how easy it is to heist a fast food joint, now you know. The 25-year-old male suspect allegedly asked for two cheeseburgers, pulled a toy gun on the unsuspecting cashier and made off with the contents of the till in his getaway car… sorry bicycle. He peddled away with R3,320 in cash, but left the cheeseburgers behind.