And that’s because scientists have proven, with a rather deceitful method, that you were merely mistaken all along and that there’s no possible way you could actually have had an out-of-body experience. Why? Because your senses were just confused and they tricked you into believing it happened.
It’s sort of hard to be on the internet right now without hearing about protests from whichever North African/Middle Eastern country is falling under the ‘freedom’ bandwagon, but this Google Maps/Twitter mashup contextualizes the online protest movement nicely – and in real time.
Ha! Yes. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), is looking at plans to send a humanoid robot to the International Space Station. Except by humanoid I mean it will look attempt to look sexy but end up being insanely creepy. Also, it’s going to post photos and text to Twitter.
The National Enquirer, a bstion of critical and investigative journalism in the United States, has reported that Apple Inc. CEO and Messiah of the Cult Of Apple, Steve Jobs, has six weeks left to live, give or take a few days.
Ha. Last night, someone in control of the Red Cross Twitter feed accidentally posted “Ryan found two more 4 bottle packs of Dogfish Head’s Midas Touch beer…when we drink we do it right #gettngslizzerd. ” Then the internet found out & made a meme of it, resulting in a flood of Red Cross blood donations.
It’s one thing to be forwarding a funny email on to those that you feel might benefit from the humour you found to be present in said email. But what happens when you’re a big cheese at a major construction and infrastructure development company and the joke is politically incorrect, and you get caught?
* Note entry time has come and the finalists are listed below. Good luck on Friday! It’s weird to think that if you do the right thing between now and tomorrow, you might be playing with your brand new Netbook before the weekend – courtesy of MWEB and 2oceansvibe Radio! But it’s all up to […]
Yes, I know, me and everybody’s grandma used ‘there’s an app for that’ as the headline, but that’s because me and everybody’s grandma have an awesome sense of humour. New York’s Health Department released a smartphone app for finding free condom distribution points via GPS on Monday.
If you think about it, music is simply data ordered in a specific way by a clever human and then executed by either man or machine. So why not take some existing data from a very clever machine and see if it makes music? Well that’s what the very very clever people at CERN have done.
Wow, this kid in America is pretty hardcore! And not only because he probably OWNS Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. No, he actually killed his own mother while she was sleeping because she punished him by taking his PlayStation away.
Sort of. HP recently released a study looking under the hood of Twitter’s ‘Trending Topics’ function – revealing (gasp) that most of the time, popular topics get broadcast by major media twitter accounts, then amplified by their followers, rather than some wanky cloud-based news system.
As you’re all well aware by now, it’s just not our prerogative here at 2oceansvibe to support brands that don’t follow the ethics and values that we uphold. Once again something unnecessary has been brought to our attention that we need to tell you about – “force field” insect repelling plugs for your home or flat.
The Edge stays cool, as Bono gives it horns [source:timeslive] U2 Wows Crowd In Johannesburg – “With a roar that could rival the one seen last week in Tahrir square, Cairo, (huh?) fans at the FNB Stadium last night gave U2 a rousing welcome. But unlike the relief of Egyptians at President Hosni Mubarak’s exit […]
So here’s something we don’t normally discuss, in general, but it’s actually really fascinating and I’m sure you, like me, wouldn’t have ever described flies mating quite like this: “They get up to the craziest stuff. Amazing genitalia.” Well, now London’s Natural History Museum has put it out there, so to speak.
This is special. I mean, I would talk a little bit more about the basic premise of the thing, but it does pretty much exactly what it says on the tin: you clap, bra comes off. It’s not quite the snip-snap process of seduction I’d hoped for as a tiny-man child, but it’s close.
Nokia is in a bad place right now. Ten years ago they led the cellular telephone market. In a time when the division of origin between hardware and software one one device was not concievable, Nokia led the pack with hardy engineering and familiar, easy to use operating systems. They’ve since suffered a catastrophic drop in sales and creativity. They’ve finally lost all points of market leadership that they used to hold. And their new CEO, Stephen Elop, has just given the whole company a literary ass-kicking. Check out his fire and brimstone company memo after the jump.
Ha. But no, seriously, they’re talking about this – the dudes and ladies who run Twitter are being courted by a couple of companies, Facebook and Google among them, who want to shell out the $10bn that the company is apparently worth. Predictably, a bunch of people are whining about this being the end of Twitter, etc.
So, you currently live the holiday here in South Africa. But what happens if you’d like to go and live it in France like Seth does for a month once a year? Well, now you can! With the FREE iTunes Google Translate app. Basically this is what Google refers to as “a small glimpse at the future of search.”
I’m not sure what is more awesome – the fact that someone made this watch or the fact that you can actually buy it. Ek soek een. If you don’t know what is special about a 4:20 watch, it basically means you have to click through to the rest of this piece.
So according to the ever pessimistic Russians, we’re all gonna die in the year 2036. See, this 900-foot-long asteroid, epically named ‘99942 Apophis’, is apparently headed towards our measly little planet. NASA doesn’t agree, but don’t you worry, even if things go pear, they’ve got a plan.
Huh. Well, alright. UK church officials have given the holy thumbs up to ‘Confession: A Roman Catholic App,’ which walks users through sacrament, having them admit their wrongdoings – and keep track of their sins. Please keep your comments until the end of the lecture, though, because this baby costs $1.99
John W. Philips, a 54 year old man from what can only be America, has been arrested and convicted of having sex with a 13 year old girl, whom he met and “married” in an online game.
Well this is pretty awesome. Researchers at OkCupid waded through 776 million matches of questions and answers between would-be-couples, and matched those against relationships success rates – and come up with some bizarre, awesome data. Apparently beer drinkers put out more.
A valiant effort was made late last Wednesday by two daring would-be Mexican immigrants. The two, suited up in full wetsuits, made an assault on Imperial Beach, just a few kilometres south of San Diego with the aid of dive scooters. Until a US Customs and Border Protection helicopter crew spotted them.
Feeling bad about buying, say, “Ass” products for example, and the related ethical practices involved in their manufacture? Well, you no longer need to worry my friends, because as usual, there is now an app available to clear up any confusion you may have had prior to deciding on your now, ethical purchase.
Ha. Some kid called Jack Weppler broke up with his girlfriend, so she put a truckload of embarassing Lolcat-style photos of him online – and tweaked it so that they’d all show up if somebody tried to Google him. So hey, that’s something new to worry about.
Nasa has discovered a new habitable planetary system. Needless to say, calling the new system part of the Kepler-11 is mildly ironic considering what is being sent to orbit the pitches and dressing rooms of the approaching Cricket World Cup. But we won’t go there and that’s not what this is about either, it’s much more important.
Local video producer, Jaco Wolmarans was lucky enough to engage in a spot of aerial photography and videography recently. He was acting, quite literally, as the wing man (keeping an eye on the horizon for oncoming air traffic) for a colleague of his who was shooting the planes. In between playing lookout he shot this clip.
With the Radlantic continuing its game of lake-lake as far as Windguru will forecast (7 days ahead, actually), rumours of your plastic water bottle causing cancer are bound to peak. No doubt reaching for a sun exposed bottle of warm water will be met with upturned noses and precautionary words. So, hit them with the truth.