Kyle Abbott has been a hot topic of discussion this week for his incredible debut for the Proteas over the weekend. And tonight, Abbott will be on the Silly Point Show with Bruce Kay, chatting about his debut for the best South African test side. It was also the real start of the Super Rugby [...]
The Tenth Annual Design Indaba kicks off tomorrow for five days of inspiration under one roof from 27 February to 3 March 2013. And as with every installment of the Design Indaba, South Africa’s most beautiful object will be crowned. Check out the finalists, below. Zanzan umbrella – Gareth Cowden, Babatunde The Babatunde brand stands [...]
Oscar Pistorius’ reputation management company has confirmed he will be holding his own private memorial service for his slain girlfriend tonight. “He wants it to be private” – insisted his reputation management company.
Silver Linings Playbook star and new Oscar owner Jennifer Lawrence gave quite the performance at the 2013 Academy Awards. In short, she’s funny. Funnier than Seth Macfarlane, for sure. Step aside, Jimmy Fallon. [Source: Reddit]
If you don’t know about the Mediterranean diet this is it in short. It’s a modern and nutritional diet based on the use of traditional foods from southern Italy, Greece and Spain. According to proponents of the diet, adding high content of olive oils, vegetables, fruits and even wine to your daily consumption helps to [...]
Hell, print your own robot army, if you want. The future is NOW! If you have access to a basic 3D printer, a few motors, a circuit board and a cool R7 000, the InMoov robot could be yours. Gael Langevin, a 41 year old French sculptor, model-maker and dedicated robot developer, reckons it’s easy [...]
Saturday 2 March marks the 10th annual Shavathon. The Shavathon was created to allow the public to show support and solidarity with cancer survivors, or anyone treated for dread disease. The Shavathon inspires people to shave, spray or even gel their hair after making a small donation to support the Cancer Association of South Africa [...]
Social media can change our lives. The last two weeks has been an eye opening experience to say the least. A South African hero and international role model for millions was arrested for the pre-meditated murder of his girlfriend, in his house, while she was locked in the toilet. His defence is that he thought [...]
Always wanted to be in the pilot’s seat? Well here’s your chance! Pilots have long been known as the cowboys of the sky, traversing the open fields of cloud and lassoing herds of runaway balloons. Giddy up, up, and away and save on a beginner’s flight course for up to three people with Trans Africa [...]
Whoopsie. Here we have the classic boarding gate near miss scenario, combined with your standard government official self-entitlement complex, whipped into a beautiful medley of foot-stomping. After Yan Linkun (a mining company executive and CPPCC member) and his family arrived late for their flight back to Guangzhou from Kunming Changshui airport, it wasn’t the end of the world [...]
Students at the Illinois University of Chicago and inventor Victor Mateevisti investigated whether an “enhanced sense of one’s environment can be created with off-the-shelf sensors and hardware.” And according to them , yes, yes it can. The Spider Man suits allows the wearer to sense obstacles and other people without the use of their vision. [...]
Stellenbosch University’s meat scientists have been busy little bodies, conducting a thorough study of commercially-available meat products in the wake of an international scandal around the presence of delicious horse meat in European meat products not labelled “horse meat”.
Helicopter rescues of prisoners seem to be popular in Greece, and for the most part they prove successful. This was not the case for Panagiotis Vlastos. Greek killer Vlastos made his fourth attempt to escape the Trikala Athens prison on Sunday. A helicopter flew above the prison courtyard and after failing to pull down the fences with a [...]
The New York Times is a good example of how savvy print publishers can survive in a digital age. And their advertisers are keeping in step with them, giving a great example of what it takes to delight the eye on the printed page in an era of online rich media ads. The full page [...]
The Wall Street Journal reported on Saturday that Google was in talks with record labels to launch their very own music streaming channel. Since that report broke, reports have emerged that indicate that YouTube is preparing to do the same thing by fencing off part of its video real estate in order to become a [...]
Murder in the ANC. Inappropriate Cardinal resigns. Iranian media pissed about Argo win. Putin to ban smoking in Russia. Goodluck Jonathan blew $1million to get Jay Z and Beyonce to visit. Italy’s election is getting messy. Pippa’s gigs are getting desperate. Nicole as Grace Kelly.
Carte Blanche gave extensive coverage on the current Oscar Pistorius case last night. This includes unprecedented footage and interviews with Derek Watts and the likes of Reeva Steenkamp’s parents.
A study conducted by a geologist from University of Oslo, Bjørn Jamtveit, and his colleagues suggests that a micro continent may lie between Madagascar and India. The evidence of the long lost land comes from sand extracted from the Mauritian coast. The sand collected from the two sites of the coast showed about 20 zircons – crystals [...]
I did a survey of some friends to see what gel they’re using. It turns out everyone seems to be using something different. Check out this report and let us know what vibe you’re going for?
This year’s Marie Claire naked issue is on sale, and boy it is a doozy. If you ever wanted to catch the likes of Rob van Vuuren, 2oceansvibe Radio‘s Bailey Schneider or EWN’s Aki Anastasiou in their birthday suits, then this is an all-in-one solution. Who does this year’s issue benefit? The Organ Donor Foundation [...]
North Korean women are being urged to choose one of the 18 approved hairstyles below, to do their bit for their country. The hairstyles have been approved by communist officials in an attempt to outlaw any western influences. It will also be easy to distinguish between married and unmarried women based on their hairstyles under [...]
If you’re an up and coming artist, you’ve almost definitely heard of South African art heavyweights like Penny Siopis, Karel Nel, Dianne Victor and Colbert Mashile. And you know what they all have in common? They’re all past winners of the Absa L’Atelier art competition – winning this competition is what launched their careers. If [...]
Finally! A cure for that dirty scraping sound. Park like a pro and never damage those rims/pavements again. Like attempting to walk backwards on a tight rope, reverse parking can be somewhat difficult; with the reverse parking sensor delegated drivers can experience easy docking. The sensor has an LED display that shows the distance of [...]
If you missed the Mail & Guardian Newsroom show on 2oceansvibe Radio, don’t dispair. We have the podcast of this week’s Mail & Guardian Newsroom show for your analytical pleasure. In this week’s edition, show presenters Deshnee Subramany and Lisa Van Wyk covered the Oscar Pistorius bail application hearing, and Mamphela Ramphele’s new political party platform, “Agang”. They spoke [...]
At least 33 people were injured at a NASCAR race at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, when a car flew into the fence of the track. The pile-up was triggered by the leading driver, Regan Smith when he tried to block Brad Keselowski from winning. Justin Allgaier, a driver said, “Just seeing the carnage on the racetrack, [...]
On Saturday night the audience at one of Kanye West’s headlining shows in London got more than they bargained for. During West’s performance of “Clique,” he shared his opinion of Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake’s new ensemble, “Suit & Tie,” adding in some of his own lyrics to the duo’s new hit single. I got love for Hov. But I [...]
After 10 weeks of awesome online content, we’re finally at the finale of Tropika’s Kagiso’s Island of Treasure web series and the last episode finishes things off on a nice, quiet note. Kagiso tracks down his crew and takes a final trip to the Ocho Rios dolphin cove. While when the show kicked off I [...]
Moving House’ debut/self titled album is one which every ‘Hipster’ on Kloof Street – sporting a denim shirt, bowler hat and a pair of skinny jeans with a skinny Caffè Mocha in one hand, an iPhone in the other, has been anticipating. Even though one might feel that this band caters to a pop/indie lover, [...]
Oscar Pistorius is currently out on bail of R1 million as handed down by Magistrate Nair on Friday in the Pretoria Magistrates Court, and will be charged with murder of Reeva Steenkamp. During Nair’s judgment on Friday afternoon, he listed a number of personal facts relating to Oscar Pistorius, including the net worth of his [...]
That’s right, kids. The 85th edition of the Oscars has come and gone. If you’re keen to outsmart your friends who don’t spend the majority of their time on the internet, then catch the full list of winners below.