Gerrie Nel: Is Psychiatrist’s Testimony A ‘Fall-Back’ For Oscar’s Defence? – The state and the defence have argued over sending murder-accused Oscar Pistorius for mental observation after the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard the athlete had general anxiety disorder. [cp]
Oscar Awaits Judge’s Ruling On Observation – Oscar Pistorius will learn on Wednesday if he will be sent for mental observation after the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard he had general anxiety disorder. [iol]
Those With Anxiety Shouldn’t Have Guns, Says Pistorius Witness – Speaking at the trial of Oscar Pistorius, a psychiatrist has told a court that firearms are what makes people with general anxiety disorder dangerous. [m&g]
Google Must Honor Requests To Delete Some Links, E.U. Court Says – The highest court in the European Union decided on Tuesday that Google must grant users of its search engine a right to delete links about themselves in some cases, including links to legal records. [nyt]
Local Company Quietly Gets Acquired By Snapchat – While Snapchat are turning down offers of $3 billion, it seems they’ve been doing some acquiring of their own. [2ov]
Google Glass Now Available to All, No Invitation Needed – If you’re among those who have been hoping to get your hands on Google Glass, but could never score an invite or missed the one-day sale, we have good news: Glass is now available to all. [mash]
Shrien Dewani Can Only Concentrate For 30 Minutes, Court Told – Murder-accused Shrien Dewani’s condition is improving but he can only concentrate for 30 minutes at a time, the Western Cape High Court heard this morning. [cp]
‘Alien’ Artist H.R. Giger Dead At 74 – H.R. Giger, the Swiss surrealist artist best known for designing the iconic “xenomorph” creature in the Alien movie franchise, has died. [verge]
Ukraine’s Fighting Words – In the psychological war that’s dismembering Ukraine, the historical (and hysterical) insults used by both sides are almost as dangerous as the guns. [beast]
North Korea Vows ‘Merciless’ Revenge Against South Korea – North Korea vowed “merciless” reprisals on Tuesday after a South Korean military official suggested the isolated Stalinist nation should simply disappear. [tom]
Magic Johnson On Donald Sterling: ‘I’m Going To Pray For Him’ – Los Angeles Lakers legend Earvin “Magic” Johnson on Tuesday responded to the offensive comments Donald Sterling made a day before, saying that he would pray for the embattled Los Angeles Clippers owner. [nbc]
British Millionaire Denies Claims He Kept ‘Harem’ Of Model Lovers Against Their Will – Iranian born British millionaire dismissed claims he had slept with all nine of the young females or that he was father to their seven children. [telegraph]
A Furniture Salesman Got Hit In The Head And Turned Into A Math Genius – A furniture salesman got attacked outside a karaoke bar by a pair of unknown assailants. A few days later, he realized he could see complex geometrical equations everywhere he looked. [gawk]
Justin Bieber Accused In Attempted Robbery: LAPD – Justin Bieber was being investigated Tuesday in connection with an alleged attempted robbery that occurred in the San Fernando Valley, police said. [ktla]
This Guy Traveled Around The World For Three Years Just To Take An Epic Selfie – All while you were probably taking selfies of yourself sitting at home eating Popchips and watching Law & Order. [time]
Deals we think you’ll dig..
There are a number of ongoing deals setup at our various exclusive partners. We get emailed regularly to remind the readers about these various discounts and specials. They’re all pretty fantastic and worth knowing about – so we thought we would leave them here, out of your way at the bottom of the Morning Spice, should you ever need to find the one you’re looking for 😉
Get R150 Off Your First Uber Ride – If you haven’t tried Uber yet, you’re making a mockery of yourself. Stop riding cheap unreliable taxis with drivers who don’t know if they’re coming or going. Give yourself the private driver treatment with Uber and get R180 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
Cook Amazing Meals With Awesome Recipes And Fresh Ingredients Delivered – Every week DailyDish delivers the exact ingredients you need + recipes for four amazing meals. Stop killing yourself shopping for food in the week. Now you can just do the fun part – cooking and eating! [check it out]
R2,999 / Month For A Brand New MINI – The product range at MINI is diverse, to say the least. That’s why we’ve managed to structure a special deal for those of you desperate to join the MINI family, but are struggling to pull it together. [check it out]
Affordable Cane Furniture – If you’re buying cane or wicker furniture anywhere else, you’re wasting a lot of time and money. These guys import direct from Malawi. Hand-Made cane furniture – buy online and have it delivered! [check it out]
50% Off At Grootbos Private Luxury Lodge, Just 2 Hours Out Of Cape Town – Finally the last minute deal returns! If you book at Grootbos within 48 hours of arrival, you get 50% off your booking. That’s a VERY healthy discount – especially for a 5-star luxury surrounded by the splendour of nature. [check it out]
Case Of Pierre Jourdan MCC for Only R600 – For something that usually sells in high-end restaurants for R250+ it’s nice to know you can order Pierre Jourdan Cuvee Brut for only R100 a bottle. [check it out]
If You’re Paying Full Price For A New Car You’re A Fool – Anyone looking for any model of new car should be aware that 7days makes it their business to squeeze every last possible discount out of car dealers around the country. [check it out]
First Month Storage Space Only R1 At Stor-Age – Whether you need a locker for a bicycle or a garage for your house contents, Stor-age has the space you need. And they’re offering a special R1 for the first month deal – no strings attached! You can take you stauff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
Only uses 20Mb an hour of data
[imagesource: Instagram / @charlizeafrica] Charlize Theron would be well advised to cea...
[imagesource: Get Lucky Summer] This year's December jol looks absolutely raging. An...
[imagesource: Property24] How far is too far from Cape Town for a comfy weekend away? ...
[imagesource: YouTube / VICE] Every so often, one comes across a story that sounds so f...
[imagesource: Twitter / @kevykay10] The whole Messi versus Ronaldo argument is really t...