On Tuesday, more than a 100 girls were kidnapped from a secondary school in Nigeria’s Borno state. No one has since come forward to claim responsibility for the kidnappings but the militant group Boko Haram is suspected to be behind the events.
One thing that is for sure, is the insanely high speed of technological advancement of every-day items we use. For most of us in our early 30’s, it seems like only yesterday that we were jogging down the street with our Walk-Mansitched to our belts or even playing a cassette tape in our cars. We […]
We’ve all seen the North Korean leader’s hair cut – not really the pinnacle of style. UK hairdresser, Mo Nabbach, thought it would be funny to use Kim Jong-un’s hairstyle as an example of a bad hair day. We think it’s hilarious and so did everyone else, everyone except officials from the North Korean embassy.
While on a trip visiting her boyfriend’s family in South Africa, Katie Bryan had a huge surprise waiting for her back home in England – a bill from her mobile carrier for R45,000. All because she downloaded a Neil Diamond album.
Somewhere on the slopes of the Altai mountain range in western Mongolia, lives the most badass 13-year-old girl ever. She is most likely the only Kazakh huntress in training. Marvel at these stunning photographs of Ashol-Pan, hunting with her massive golden eagle.
Authorities believe that the missing flight MH370 lies somewhere on the floor of the Indian Ocean. An unmanned submarine will now be used in the search, in the general location where signals suspected to be from the aircraft’s black box have been picked up.
When Gareth Cliff announced his departure from 5FM, many people hoped it was but a April Fools’ joke. For those who have been having Gareth Cliff withdrawal, here’s the promo for his new venture.
In Japan you can buy almost anything from a vending machine – milk, bread, coffee, used panties – you name it. Now citizens in Colorado, USA, can get their weed fix straight from a vending machine.
The F1 legend has been in a medically induced coma since he suffered severe head injuries after a ski accident last December. His manager, Sabine Kehm has told media that Michael Schumacher is slowly recovering from his injuries.
Microsoft has recently shelved its famous operating system, Windows XP. Let’s take a trip down memory lane: here’s the story behind XP’s iconic default background, “Bliss.”
Normally people who hate their job leave that discussion for the bar or their spouse. This guy was so fed up with his job as a court room stenographer, he wrote “I hate my job” and other gibberish in 30 cases.
A Chinese firm, Shanghai Zendai Property, plan on building the next New York right next to Jo’burg. They plan to build an R84 billion city over the next 15 years just 8km away from OR Tambo International Airport. They hope it will become the future capital of Africa.
San Francisco’s very own vigilante is back for another instalment. Batkid took a break from thwarting evil doers and their plans to cause havoc in Gotham City. Batkid’s latest appearance has all eyes focussed on the five-year-old cancer survivor Miles Scott.
Ukraine’s political turmoil is far from over. A heated debate turned into a full blown fight in Ukraine’s parliament. Check out some footage from the punch up here.
The craze that started in Japan – where else – is now starting to take hold in the west. Last year it was Paris, now London has its very own cat café, a place where feline lovers can have a cup of tea while getting their cat fix.
No jokes. A nine-month-old toddler has been charged with attempted murder in a court in the city of Lahore, Pakistan, last week. The child is in hiding after appearing in court facing murder charges with the rest of his family. His case has focused the spotlight on Pakistan’s dysfunctional justice system.
North Korea have the tendency for the theatrical. At the end of last year North Korean leader Kim Jong Un executed his uncle, Jang Song Thaek. Reports from South Korea say that 11 high-ranking officials connected to his uncle have since been either imprisoned or executed. One of whom was allegedly executed using a flamethrower.
Want to know how to blow hundreds of millions of dollars in a game of hide and seek? Take a commercial aeroplane loaded with civilians- and make it disappear. Without a trace. Permanently. In fact in the case of Malaysian Airlines missing Flight MH370 , it is becoming the most expensive search in the history of missing plane […]
Having lived a long life the old timers have earned the right to speak their mind to their heart’s content. Grandparents around the world are getting their act together and joining the digital age. Here are some hilarious text messages between the youthes and their grandparents.
Hostage situations don’t occur everyday, but only in a low budget action film would you see a man wielding a meat-cleaver as his weapon of choice. Check out the radical images of a crazy man in China holding a woman hostage with a meat-cleaver.
Somewhere a drone pilot is sitting in front of a screen closely monitoring his target, and then he sees a kid’s face. As detached as possible from the battlefield, pilots of predator drones may think twice about pulling the trigger if they saw this gigantic portrait.
Oh the irony. A man from Oregon in the USA was arrested for driving under the influence, wearing the most ironically incriminating shirt.
This bride-to-be is pure class. On her way to Barcelona for her hen party, she and her friends assaulted another bridesmaid on the plane from Manchester. Please enjoy this footage of mile-high white trash.
In an upcoming documentary on the late Muammar Gaddafi, some of the Libyan dictator’s sick and perverted habits are revealed. ‘Mad Dog: Inside the Secret World of Muammar Gaddafi’, reveals among other things, his university sex dens and his home corpse freezers.
People get bombarded with loads of emails everyday, so when you don’t get a response from an employer, chances are he/she isn’t ignoring you, your email is just on the bottom of the list. The responsibility lies on the sender to nag (politely) until a follow-up has been given. Here are a couple of ways to nag politely.
No jokes – Darth Vader is the presidential candidate for one the parties that will compete in Ukraine’s presidential elections. The Sith Lord was out doing what normal candidates do before elections, talking to old people and kissing babies.
Take a listen to two Russian ambassadors allegedly joking about the Kremlin’s plans for conquest. With Russia annexing Crimea, many suspect that Russia might not stop there. Hoax or not, this taped conversation is interesting nonetheless.
London looked similar to Beijing this week, covered in a haze of pollution. The air quality was deem to have deteriorated to 10 on a 10-point-scale that measures air pollution. Here are some photos from 3 April, showing the scale of the pollution.
A creature that rivals the legend of the Sasquatch might have been caught by a lady with a hairdo that is just as amazing as the mythical creature.