Ever since their introduction to the WWW, we’ve been posting a lot of stories about Bitcoin. But what is Bitcoin, and how does it work? New York-based director and designer Duncan Elms has directed and animated an amazing short motion infographic explaining Bitcoin in detail.
60 years ago, two children were born in the same hospital. One of them had rich parents – the other had poor parents. In a cruel twist of fate, the children were swapped by the hospital staff.
The internet is a place where lots of dark things happen. Bitcoins can be used to kill politicians and buy drugs, social media is used to post rape videos, and don’t even try to start a debate on Twitter. But a new low was reached when a 20-year-old live streamed his suicide attempt.
Chinese Company Tencent is bigger than YouTube, LinkedIn and Twitter combined, with a market capitalization of $57 billion. It is also the company that makes billions of rands each year for Naspers and Koos Bekker.
Look, we all like success, and we’re forever reading up on people we admire in an effort to ape some of their better qualities in order to achieve the same success. Sometimes, though, we need a little negative reinforcement.
The debutantes ball – where the next young crop women are freshened up, and presented to ‘polite society’.
This six minute animated film was created by six students from The Animation School in Cape Town. Within 24 hours of it appearing on Vimeo, it had garnered 90,000 views. That’s a big deal.
Seeing that Eminem will be arriving on our shores next year, we thought we’d try and pick out those ‘real’ slim shady fans among you.
Prostitution may well be one of the very oldest professions, but it certainly isn’t one of the most technologically sophisticated. Although, a new local website might change that.
It’s the rich man’s ultimate fantasy – to be far removed from all the poor people back on dry land, while you cruise into the sunset on your fully equipped, luxury ship.
Siesa, my bru! It’s the Kommetjie Festival on Saturday and if you’ve never done it before, I assure you it’s worth your while. The ‘Anything That Floats’ feature is my personal favourite. Go down, grab a beer and have a jol! Read on for details..
Groupies defend their technology with an iPhone 5 Incipio ATLAS™ Waterproof Case. Constructed to perform in rugged conditions and tested according to Ingress Protection (IP68) and Military Standard 810G, the Incipio ATLAS™ Waterproof Case keeps your iPhone protected against drops, water and dust. Waterproof up to two metres for 60 minutes, the case ensures your [...]
YES PLEASE. The marketing campaign behind ‘Anchorman 2′ is turning out to be a bit of a humdinger. This time, it has led Ron Burgundy himself to appear live on KXMB-TV, a local news broadcast from Bismarck, North Dakota.
It was just last week that we posted a story about how a lotto-winning couple’s relationship was destroyed – and now yet another couple is finding it hard to be happy after winning the lotto.
Donka Panova is a 77 year-old woman who is revered in her community for her “special talent”. Otherwise known as ‘Golden Hands’, Panova is one of the most well respected pick-pockets in Bulgaria.
Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos appeared on an episode of ’60 Minutes’, where he revealed that the world’s largest online store has been working on experimental drone-based delivery systems.
They want to mint physical Bitcoins. New York train derails. Helicopter crashes into UK pub. Why Apple’s top stores changed their logo to red. Chaos in Ukraine, Beijing. Fight Club sequel? Cape gangsters form new political party.
The world used to be hard. Our days used were filled with unpleasant tasks that we just couldn’t escape or make easier. Notice how we say used to – because it’s no longer true. Technology is not just a thing that makes you MacBook work – it’s changing the way we live our everyday lives.
Get ready for this trip down memory lane. Remember BOB T savings cards? And how special they made you feel? Turns out they’re still around.
The world held its breath on the day that international DJ David Guetta challenged Dr Dre to create the perfect set of world-class ear cups. One year later, the collaboration between Dre and Guetta led to the creation of the lightest, loudest and most neon headphones ever.
The beer-tapping phenomenon was a long-standing puzzle in beer science (isn’t that something you wish you’d studied…) until physicist Javier Rodriguez of Madrid University and his team decided to undertake the challenge of figuring it out. We get it Spain. Your problems are cooler than ours.
It’s just about to become your favourite time of the year. Work is winding down, the sun is coming out to play and holiday season is just around the corner.
Thuli Madonsela, you biscuit. The public protector’s provisional Nkandla report has found that our president has “derived substantial personal benefit from works that exceeded security needs,”and must repay the state.
This gallery of photos makes important steps towards providing a pictorial definition of the word “obsessive”.
This weekend, the good folks over at BetFlash have put together a very interesting multiple based on the 5 Premier League matches. Aston Villa vs Sunderland Cardiff vs Arsenal Everton vs Stoke Spurs vs Manchester United Chelsea vs Southampton Some cracker games right there! Last weekend’s matches served some awesome results with the highlight being [...]
Yep. Which means that you have exactly zero properties obstructing your view of the coastal fynbos, the ocean, and the beasts therein. Added bonus if your surname is Jones, because people will most definitely be attempting to keep up with you if you own this place.
Correct, that is a stunt person flying through the air in a tiny pink car with a blast of flame trailing behind. What the hell is going on here? The best stunt show you’ll ever watch, that’s what. And it’s coming to your town.
Leon Gersten is a 79 year-old holocaust survivor. Before his village in Poland was liberated by the soviet army, Gersten managed to survive thanks only to one man – Czeslaw Polziec.
Some of Hollywood’s biggest names gathered together on ‘The Late Show With David Letterman’ on Wednesday night, and collectively took the piss out of disgraced ex-mayor Rob Ford.