Doomsday evangelist Harold Camping passed away in his California home on 15 December – without seeing the world ascend to heaven. He passed away at the age of 92 from a fall. You might remember that Harold Camping is the man who swept everyone into a frenzy by predicting the world would end on 21 May 2011.
Who is Jordan Belfort? Wall Street millionaire at 26, playboy, philanderer, addict, charismatic leader, giant fraud and federal convict at 36, Jordan Belfort says he’s a man who has found atonement. He’s coming to Cape Town. 2oceansvibe landed an exclusive interview with the man.
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Luis Suarez, hated universally for his unsportsmanlike conduct, was in the headlines again this week after a Tottenham Hostpurs mascot snubbed his handshake on live TV.
There are a lot of rich folk working at Google – and many of them have had to suffer extreme inconvenience simply because Google could not offer them a space to park their jets. Until now.
Working up the balls to propose to your girlfriend is one thing, but doing it on stage next to an a-list celebrity that is almost definitely a hundred times better looking than you are – now that’s cavalier.
The Mega Millions jackpot never fails to live up to its name, but chances are that it just might supercede its own mega ambitions by racking up a billion-dollar jackpot before Christmas.
The tumultuous streets of Kiev are attracting thousands of anti-government protesters, and drones are getting the best footage. Latest reports suggests that over 200,000 individuals are involved in the protest – a protest that a remote-controlled quadcopter was able to capture in stunning detail.
Good old Arnie. The world loved him as robot-killing machine, and they loved him as the Governor of California – and he will endear our hearts even further with this little clip he posted on YouTube this week.
Australia – where the English sent their convicts in the 18th century, and where the convicts hunted the aboriginals to near-extinction. It’s a harsh land, full of mystery and wonder. And incest, it seems.
On average, we spend about 40 hours a week at work. That ads up to 30% of our lives! So it makes sense that you choose carefully where you are going to spend that time. Glassdoor just released its 6th annual Employees Choice awards and technology companies rule the list with Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google all making the Top Ten.
If you’re not eating, sleeping and breathing social media, it’s time to hop on board. Fortune Magazine’s predictions for social media in 2014 show that social media is transforming the way fundamental ways in which businesses function – which makes this set of predictions especially useful.
Ah – how desperately lovely it must been to be there for Prince George’s first Christmas.
Why has this old guff resurfaced? An alien craft that landed in Russia in 1969 – and people are talking about it again now?
We all know the drill when it comes to Elvis impersonators. An elderly man in tight white pants strolls on stage, gives a little hip-wobble, and then proceeds to warble out some truly painful melodies.This 16 year-old, by those standards, is a breath of fresh air.
According to the managing editor, deciding on Time’s person of the year is “not about how good or bad someone has been but how much of a difference they’ve made.” So who has followed in the footsteps of Joseph Stalin, Mark Zuckerberg, and last year’s winner – Barack Obama?
After relaxing some of the laws around gadget use inside planes, the US government is considering yet more aviation rule changes. But the American public seems to have already made up their minds.
Harlem Shake, the fox, Miley Cyrus, the russian meteorite – they’re all there. But there are a few surprise inclusions. For your educational edification, please enjoy this run down of the top viral, music, and news videos on YouTube in 2013.
When the world’s elite gathered inside the FNB stadium on a rainy Tuesday afternoon, South Africans inside the stadium took the opportunity to voice their concerns over Jacob Zuma’s leadership capabilities.
A lot of incredibly important stuff happened in 1994. South Africa became a real country thanks to the anti-apartheid movement spearheaded by Nelson Mandela’s ANC, and many others. 1994 also brought us many special pop culture gifts like Timone and Pumbaa from ‘The Lion King’, the immortal quote “Run Forrest run!”, and Radiohead’s ‘Creep’.
Goalkeepers have it hard, harder than most sub-groups of athletes. Regardless of the context, if you let that ball slip in, you WILL get a bollocking from your whole team. Which is presumably why these Slovenian footballers in the fourth division team SD Gorisnica decided to use actual cannons to launch soccer balls at their keeper.
As the world moves progressively towards an ever more eco-friendly environment, celebrities and businessmen have begun investing into ‘Formula E’ racing. That is – racing without any petrol, diesel, or any other combustible material.
If Obama’s speech yesterday left you yearning for more, then this video should do the trick.
A Chinese man, like so many others before him, thought death to be more favourable than shopping. Difference is – he actually killed himself.
Kanye West recently had a fan jettisoned from one of his performances, after the brave soul heckled him relentlessly.
2013 will be remembered for many reasons. It was the year of the Reeva Steenkamp shooting, Mandela’s passing, and Miley Cyrus’ twerking. All-in-all, it was a year with moments that left us shocked, bewildered, amazed, and heart-broken. In honour of this crazy year, TIME has put together a collection of the ‘Most Surprising’ images of 2013.
After Barack Obama delivered a stirring speech celebrating Mandela’s life, he saw it fitting to celebrate by taking a little presidential selfie with Denmark’s foxy prime minister, Helle Thorning-Shcmidt.
Ukranian president Viktor Yanukovych is facing a wave of massive protests, as citizens camp out in Kiev’s independence square.