North Korea Freak Out Over Olympic Blunder – The women’s football team’s clash with Colombia is delayed for more than an hour after the South Korean flag is wrongly displayed. [skynews]
Zynga Shares Tank 40% As Facebook Investors Spooked – Zynga’s stock has plummeted after the online game maker reported a loss in the second quarter, and the poor results could hurt Facebook, which reports its earnings on Thursday. [telegraph]
FW De Klerk Reckons ANC Management Is ‘Inexcusable’ – Former president FW de Klerk has called on all South Africans to be more politically active to combat the ANC’s national democratic revolution. [mail&guardian]
They Missed Batman Killer Suspect’s Notebook Detailing Massacre – James Holmes, the accused gunman in last Friday’s midnight movie massacre in Colorado, mailed a notebook “full of details about how he was going to kill people” to a University of Colorado psychiatrist before the attack. No-one opened it. [foxnews]
Sad Start To SA’s Medal Charge – South Africa’s medal charge at the Olympic Games has started on a low note after Banyana Banyana were crushed by Sweden in the Olympic Games’ soccer tournament in Coventry on Wednesday night. [sport24]
Swaziland King’s Wives Are Off To Vegas, Baby! – Swaziland’s King Mswati III has sparked renewed criticism as three of his wives prepare to jet off for a holiday in the US gambling mecca Las Vegas. [mail&guardian]
Kristen Stewart Makes Public Apology For Affair – Kristen Stewart has made a public apology to Robert Pattinson for cheating on him. The 22-year-old beauty has released a statement admitting her guilt after she was was photographed in a passionate clinch with her married Snow White And The Huntsman director. [newsau]
Watch How The Olympic Village Was Built From The Ground Up In This Amazing Time-Lapse Video – More than 17,000 athletes will call the Olympic Village home during the 2012 Summer Games. Construction began in 2008, and much of the infrastructure will be used by community residents long after the Olympics are over. [bizinsider]
Michael Jackson’s Mom Loses Custody Of Kids – Katherine Jackson has been temporarily stripped of her guardianship over Michael Jackson’s 3 kids, and an L.A. judge just appointed Tito Jackson’s son TJ to become the temporary guardian. [tmz]
Wall Street Journal Editor Sends Controversial Batman Tweet – James Taranto, an editor at The Wall Street Journal, has found himself the target of criticism after sending a tweet about the three men who died shielding their girlfriends from gunfire during the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colo., last week. [huffpo]
Rome Alone Drama As 11-Year-Old Stowaway Is Caught On Plane – An 11-year-old schoolboy flew from one of Britain’s busiest airports to Europe on his own without a passport, ticket or boarding pass. I like this kid. Tell me more. [theage]
Feel-Good Story For The Ladies: Make-up Free Christina Aguilera Reveals Bloated Face – Yip, you heard it here first, folks! Christina Aguilera was certainly not ready for her close-up as she ventured out with boyfriend Matthew Rutler in Los Angeles yesterday. [dailymail]
‘Fearless Felix’ Hits 536 MPH Skydiving From 18 Miles Up – “Fearless Felix” took another big step toward his goal Wednesday morning with a test jump from 96,640 feet. His descent took 10 minutes and 36 seconds, and the 43-year-old skydiving star reached 536 mph during a freefall that lasted 3 minutes and 48 seconds. [wired]
Kristen Stewart Fan Feels Betrayed, Sobs Uncontrollably After Cheating News [Video] – Oh dear. Let’s just do what the nice lady says and, “everybody back off.” Slowly. [gawker]
‘Dark Knight’ Massacre Suspect Wants To Know How The Movie Ended – James Holmes reportedly asked a jailhouse worker ‘Did you see the movie?’ and nearly got slapped for it. [nydailynews]
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Wine, Harry & Song – Join SA’s favourite wino, Harry Haddon, on the Hard Willi show today at 10h30. Harry is famous for both his radio show and his highly entertaining weekly column on 2oceansvibe. He will be reviewing the Nederburg Grenache for Woolworths and Neethlingshof Chenin Blanc. Tune in at 10h30 to see what the fuss is about. [2ov.fm]
Maya On Money – Maya On Money is a finance feature, hosted by Maya Fisher-French. She will be teaming up with the Just Josie lunch show at 12h30 every Thursday, to bring us simple and useful finance tips. [mayaonmoney]
The Rolling Stone Chart – 2ov Radio has teamed up with Rolling Stone magazine to bring you the weekly charts at 12h45 each Wednesday – live to your radio / car / mobile phone on the Just Josie Show! Check out the podcast for this week’s top 5 Kwaito tunes, featuring the likes of DJ Tira and Bhar. [podcast]
Biz Takeouts – 11 Years Of Biz Community – This week’s Biz Takeouts Marketing & Media radio show, chatted about how Bizcommunity.com created a powerful online community over the past 11 years. The studio guests included Andre Rademan, one of the founders of Bizcommunity; Terry Levin, Bizcommunity’s chief branding & creative officer, and Nikki Cockcroft, head of online for Woolworths and chairperson of the DMMA. [podcast]
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