After US$65m Hack, Questions If Bitcoin Can Ever Be Safe – It seemed bitcoin exchange Bitfinex was doing all the right things. In the end, that didn’t stop hackers from stealing US$65 million. [mmo]
Usain Bolt Wins Gold In 200m Final – The Jamaican won gold in the men’s 200m final, beating his rivals with a time of 19.78 seconds. [newsau]
Gawker.com Will Shut Down After 14 Years – Gawker.com is going to shut down as its parent company is sold to Univision, a reporter for the 14-year-old site said Thursday. [gawker]
Viljoen Wins Women’s Javelin Silver – Sunette Viljoen won a silver medal in the Olympic women’s javelin final on Thursday. [enca]
Pole Vaulter Cries On Medal Stand Because Rio Crowd Keeps Booing Him – Those weren’t tears of joy. French pole vaulter Renaud Lavillenie cried while receiving his Olympic silver medal, as boos rained down on him for a second straight night at Olympic Stadium in Rio de Janeiro. [huff]
Uber Buys Self-Driving Truck Startup Otto; Teams With Volvo – Ride service Uber Technologies Inc said on Thursday it acquired self-driving trucks startup Otto and formed a $300 million alliance with Volvo Car Group to develop self-driving cars. [reuters]
Amber Heard Will Donate Her Entire $7 Million Divorce Settlement To Charity – It is now being confirmed that Heard will indeed receive the $7 million, and that she will donate the full amount to charity. [vulture]
In 44 Days The US Will No Longer Oversee The Internet’s Naming System – The US government has been the ultimate authority on the way the internet locates its content since the network was created. Come Oct. 1, it’s giving up that control to a non-profit. [qz]
Olympic Pole Vault Penis Claim Denied By Japan Athlete Hiroki Ogita – Japanese pole vaulter Hiroki Ogita has described his bewilderment after reports his penis had prevented him from progressing in the Rio Olympics went viral. [bbc]
Trump Expresses Regret Over Causing ‘Personal Pain’ – Donald Trump on Thursday expressed regret over causing “personal pain” through ill-chosen words he has used “in the heat of debate,” an unexpected and uncharacteristic declaration of remorse for a candidate whose public persona is defined by his combative and bombastic style. [washpo]
One Syrian Child No One Can Forget, Among Thousands No One Sees – He is 5 years old and has a name: Omran Daqneesh. People are reacting to his image as they did a year ago to the boy washed up on a beach. Emotions are running high. And then? [db]
This Is The Lowest Point Of Our Political Life: ANC Tshwane – The ANC leadership in Tshwane has described the loss of the city during the municipal elections as the lowest point of its political life. [n24]
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Egyptian Television Station Suspends Eight Female Presenters ‘For Being Overweight’ – Women’s rights groups call the move ‘violence against women’ – but say it would have been acceptable to suspend the anchors for wearing too much make-up. [ind]
Inside The Nasty Backlash Against ‘No Man’s Sky’ – Where there is hype, there is inevitably a backlash. This has proven especially true for Hello Games, the developers behind one of 2016’s most anticipated games, No Man’s Sky. [vice]
For R85 I Guess You Could Call This Cape Brekkie “Reassuringly Expensive” – An R85 breakfast isn’t going to break the bank, but it does point to the kind of meal you should be starting the day with. Decent setting, too. [here]
Meet The Wine World’s Bernie Madoff – The rise and fall of Berkeley’s acclaimed Premier Cru wine store leaves customers out tens of millions of dollars. [beast]
Irina Shayk Poses Completely Naked – In risque black and white spread for GQ Italia – scoring yet another highly-coveted September cover. [dm]
Kim Kardashian Shows Off Slimmed-Down Bikini Body With North And Saint In Mexico! See The Pics – #TeamAtkins. Kim Kardashian showed off her impressively slimmed-down bikini body while on vacation in Mexico with her two kids, North and Saint West, on Thursday, August 18. [usm]
Kim and Kanye Trying To Score Free $30M Apartment – Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are trying to land a free $30 million apartment in Manhattan through Airbnb. [p6]
WATCH: Angry Baboon Hurls Poo At Family With Pinpoint Accuracy – Don’t monkey around with this baboon. [huff]
Kid’s face at the end is excellent..
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