Trump Withdraws US From Paris Climate Accord – President Donald Trump proclaimed Thursday he was withdrawing the US from the Paris climate accord, a sweeping step that fulfills a campaign promise while acutely dampening global efforts to curb global warming. [cnn]
What a tool…
‘Make Our Planet Great Again’: Macron Rebukes Trump Over Paris Withdrawal – In a televised address, French president Emmanuel Macron rules out any renegotiation after Donald Trump pulled out of the Paris agreement on Thursday, calling the move a mistake. [guardian]
Elon Musk Quits As Trump Adviser Over Paris Agreement Withdrawal: ‘Climate Change Is Real’ – President says he seeks ‘level playing field’ for US and claims accords were about other countries gaining ‘financial advantage’ [ind]
Read Barack Obama’s Statement On Trump’s Exit From The Paris Climate Agreement – The former president issued this statement today (June 1) after his successor, Donald Trump, said he would pull out of the agreement and seek to re-negotiate its terms. [qz]
Silicon Valley Comes Out Strong Against Trump’s Decision To Abandon Paris Agreement – Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella all said today that they remain committed to the environment and clean energy initiatives in the face of Trump’s decision to withdrawn the US from the Paris climate coalition. [verge]
Franziska’s Killer Blames ‘Evil Spirit’ – “I didn’t mean for things to turn out that way – that a girl had to lose her life. It was not my intention, my intention had been to rob her of her cellphone. I don’t know what evil spirit took hold of me.” [n24]
#GuptaEmails: Duduzane Emerges As Middleman For Zuma With Foreign Business – The first evidence has emerged of Duduzane Zuma’s role as a middleman in his father’s dealings with foreign business entities. [tlive]
Gupta Plane Used Waterkloof Air Force Base Again – Leaked e-mails seen by The Times show the aircraft, ZS-OAK, has been chartered by the SA National Defence Force since the wedding in 2013 and has subsequently been allowed to land at the base. [tlive]
Megyn Kelly Launches New NBC Sunday Night Show With Vladimir Putin Interview – Megyn Kelly has exploded back onto US television screens, returning after a four month hiatus with an exclusive interview with Vladimir Putin. [tel]
Our Top Five Picks From The Inside Guide’s ‘Hottest New Cape Town Restaurants’ 2017 List – It’s exhausting trying to keep up with the new restaurants opening their doors in the city, but we’re here to make your next eat out choice a whole lot easier. [here]
A Huge Crack In An Antarctic Ice Shelf Is Even Closer To Breaking Off A Giant Iceberg – On the same day that President Donald Trump is making his big announcement on whether to keep the U.S. in the Paris Agreement on climate change, potentially ominous news has emerged from a group of scientists keeping watch on Antarctica’s ice sheet. [mash]
Scientists Remotely Move A Mouse’s Whiskers With Electrodes Outside Its Brain – Scientists can now move a mouse’s whiskers, ears, and a paw using just electrodes on the outside of the animal’s head. This new method can stimulate deep parts of the brain without surgery and — if it pans out in humans — it could be very helpful for people with neurological conditions like Parkinson’s, depression, or epilepsy. [verge]
I’m fine with that…
King Charles III – Trailer About Prince Charles As King Is Thoroughly Fascinating [video]
Tell Your Mates Who Work In Fashion To Check This Out – The fashion industry is a notoriously tough nut to crack, so it often pays to have a helping hand. Consider this talent search your foot in the door. [here]
Eat Your Heart Out, AfrikaBurn – Indonesia’s Wicked Two-Wheeled Mutant Vehicles – If you think you saw it all out in the Tankwa then think again, because over in Indo they take their mutant vehicles very seriously. [here]
Phil Collins Has Started Enjoying ‘A Couple Of Glasses Of Wine Again’ – Despite admitting alcohol almost killed him. [dm]
Ginger Spice Just Apologized For Leaving The Spice Girls 19 Years Ago – Pop culture bade farewell to one of the greats when Geri Halliwell a.k.a. Ginger Spice dropped some devastating news during a global tour in 1998: she was leaving the Spice Girls. [time]
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50 % Of The World’s Mohair Is Produced In SA – It turns out South Africa is the world leader when it comes to mohair production, and the team at Mohair SA are the industry leaders keeping us top of the game. [here]
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South Africans Are Drinking Quality Beer Now So Get With The Programme – Stop being that person who is silently judged at every braai, and get your hands on the tastiest beer the country has to offer. [cheers]
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Everyone’s Talking About Gather Online, The South African Start-Up That’s Taking On Facebook – Years from now you might well remember where you were when you signed up for Gather Online, and we’re proud to have been paired up with them from the start. [get talking]
GetSmarter’s Online Courses Are Changing The Business World As We Know It – It’s never ideal to get left behind at work, and given how quickly things change these days fine-tuning and increasing your skill set is more important than ever [getsmarter]
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]
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 R150 off your first ride! Sign up and boom, you’re done! [check it out]
Calling The Home DIY Do-It-Alls – If you’re using a drill around the house and you don’t have a Drilby then grow up. A hundred bucks and you can kiss that dust goodbye [drilby]
So These Guys Are Apparently The Top SA Winery Of The Past 10 Years – You’ve tasted Chocolate Block, right? Of course you have, somake sure you arrive at every dinner party with a bottle of the best [boekenhout]
How Can You Leave Your Dog At Home While You Go To Work? – You say he’s part of the family – yet you’d never leave your human child at home, alone, for the whole day. Drop that little rascal off at Proud Hounds and see the joy in his eyes! [proudhounds]
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