Kehinde Wiley Art Exhibition In Cape Town! – One of Michael Jackson‘s Favourite painters, Kehinde Wiley, is in town! He will be exhibiting his football inspired paintings, the result of an extraordinary collaboration with Puma. The Kehinde Wiley exhibition is to be held at Studio One, 186 Bree Street, Cape Town, from the 24 June – 3 July 2010. Viewing is open to the public from 10am to 6pm daily. [pumanity]
French Team Refusing To Train – Here’s an interesting one. The French team, who are playing Bafana Bafana on Tuesday at 16h00, have refused to attend training sessions. This, after their striker, Nicolas Anelka was dropped, for telling the coach, “go screw yourself, dirty son of a whore.” It’s fine, we’ll just score five goals, while youchaps carry on bickering. [telegraph]
Panic As Mozambique Resorts Burn – Three holiday resorts in Ponta do Ouro, Mozambique, were razed by fire after a woman apparently knocked over a candle in her sleep. Nobody was killed or injured when The Whaler, Dolphin EnCOuntours and Simply Scuba burnt down on Friday morning. At least 110 bungalows and various other buildings were destroyed. [news24]
Princess Victoria Marries Fitness Trainer – It was the day all of Sweden had been waiting for. Crown Princess Victoria – the nation’s future queen – has married her long-term love Daniel Westling in a beautiful ceremony held at Stockholm’s Cathedral. In a nutshell, this oke has played completely out of his socks. You see a lot of this in the Southern Suburbs. [hellomagazine]
Pioneer To Produce Car Radio’s With Internet Radio Capability – Streaming music provider Pandora has struck a deal with electronics manufacturer Pioneer that will connect the internet radio service to users’ cars. The deal could represent a considerable threat to Sirius XM’s satellite radio service, which is offered by some automakers as a factory-installed option for newer models. [pcontent]
The Ivory Coast Coward: Player Fakes Face Injury in World Cup Game – “He should be embarrassed to be rolling around,” said ABC’s announcer moments after the Ivory Coast’s Keita faked a blow to the face in the most overdramatic, ridiculous way possible, forcing an unjust red card for Brazil’s Kaka. Video inside.
Tiger Woods Killing It At US Open – The life and image of Tiger Woods will never be the same again but his golf is back on track and so may be his pursuit of Jack Nicklaus’s record number of major championship victories. A sensational 66 at Pebble Beach, reminiscent in every way of his pre-scandal prime except for the absence of the sour demeanour, left Woods tucked in behind the leaders after three rounds of the US Open. [guardian]
The Ten Best TV And Movie Dad Cars – Yesterday was Father’s Day. To celebrate, we present you ten of the coolest and most memorable cars driven by TV and movie dads. Every so often, Hollywood does dad right. You might wanna think back to a certain Ferris Buller’s Day Off! Ferrari 250 GT California, anyone? [jalopnik]
Advice On How To Cheat On Women, By Women – Every woman looks at her man’s cell phone log when the opportunity arises. The same goes for sideways glances at your phone when a new text arrives. Is it your friend Joe commenting on the Cubs game? Or is it that whore Ivanahave Yourbabies you boning—I knew it, you filthy pig! A little name change in your phone book never hurt! [looport]
What’s Good For Christiano Ronaldo Is Not Good For Megan Fox – Armani have debuted their new lingerie ads starring Megan Fox. But not her abs. What is good for the boys is not good for the girls apparently, as her admirable six-pack, which she showed off on her recent holiday in Maui, Hawaii, was nowhere to be seen. Was it retouched out, or lost due to calories consumed via one too many Blue Hawaiis? [hurricanevanessa]
Women With Low IQ’s More Likely To Go After Rich Men – They get a bad press, but when it comes to choosing a partner for life, it appears that bimbos are shrewder than we think. New research has found that women with low IQs are more likely to pursue rich men than their intelligent counterparts. And experts say the reason is not so much naked greed, but more an instinctive urge to guarantee a secure financial future for any potential children. [dailymail]
Facebook ’09 Revenue Neared $800 Million – Facebook’s financial performance is stronger than previously believed, as the Internet social network’s explosive growth in users and advertisers boosted 2009 revenue to as much as $800 million, according to two sources familiar with the situation. The company also earned a solid net profit, in the tens of millions of dollars last year, one of the sources said. [wired]
Invictus With Vuvuzela Horns [Video] – Ever imagined what the 1995 World Cup would have been like if we had vuvuzelas? Ever imagine what it’s like trying to communicate to your team on the rugby field with vuvuzelas playing in the stadium? Well wonder no more, because we have managed to find a clip from Invictus, WITH vuvuzelas! [chumour]
The Internet – Everything You Ever Need To Know – In spite of all the answers the internet has given us, its full potential to transform our lives remains the great unknown. Here are the nine key steps to understanding the most powerful tool of our age — and where it’s taking us. [mail&guardian]
[thanks jean, dad, nico]
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