Killer Robots? Musk And Zuckerberg Escalate Row Over Dangers Of AI – Musk described the Facebook CEO’s knowledge of the field as ‘limited’ after Zuckerberg publicly dismissed AI doomsday warnings as ‘irresponsible’. [guardian]
North Korea Vows To Strike U.S With A ‘Powerful Nuclear Hammer’ – North Korea threatened to launch a nuclear strike “at the heart of the U.S.” if it sees signs that Washington is trying to remove Kim Jong Un. [time]
Jason Rohde’s Murder Trial Transferred To High Court – A pre-trial is scheduled for August 18. The trial will begin on October 9 this year. [news24]
Senate Votes Down Broad Obamacare Repeal – The Senate voted Tuesday to begin debate on a bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, but hours later, Republicans suffered a setback when their plan to replace Obama’s health law fell far short of the votes it needed. [nytimes]
House Overwhelmingly Passes Russia Sanctions Bill – The House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed a bill giving Congress the power to block any effort by the White House to weaken sanctions on Russia, offering a direct challenge to President Donald Trump’s authority. [cnn]
Switzerland Chainsaw Attack: Suspect Arrested In Thalwil – A man who sparked one of the biggest manhunts in Swiss history after allegedly attacking people with a chainsaw has been arrested, police say. [bbc]
South Africans Are Getting Pretty Nostalgic About Trains These Days – You may recently have taken a trip down memory lane, and found inspiration in the railway of yesteryear. You’re not the only one, because train travel is cool again. [here]
Spur Sales Up Despite Boycott – Restaurants catering for higher-income customers show a robust performance. [busday]
Latest Craze – Magnum Ice-Cream Hot Chocolate – This Is How You Do It – Oh, you haven’t tried a Magnum Ice-Cream Hot Chocolate yet? Come now, get with the programme and treat yourself to some goodness. [here]
Cat Stevens Announces November SA Tour – The legendary muso will perform in SA for the the first time ever. [texxandthecity]
Design The Ultimate South African Road Trip And These Guys Will Make It Happen – What would your ultimate South African road trip entail? With your help, these guys are recruiting your wisdom to find the best spots in South Africa. [here]
There’s A Trillion-Dollar Global Black Market For Fake “Designer” Chairs – The iconic Eames lounge chair is among the most copied pieces of furniture. [quartz]
Is Surfing More Sport Or Religion? – Even hardcore devotees disagree, though many acknowledge there’s something profoundly spiritual about catching waves—a feeling scientists attribute to the power of being in the water. [atlantic]
Meet The Man Who Has Lived Alone On This Island For 28 Years – Mauro Morandi’s failing catamaran was carried to Budelli Island nearly three decades ago by chance. He never left. [natgeo]
ASA: SA Athletes Speaking Out Will Be The Downfall Of Shady Administrators – Wayde van Niekerk and Akani Simbine’s camaraderie with their omitted team-mates sends a strong message to South Africa’s sporting admin: stop your nonsense. [dailymav]
Jose Mourinho: ‘Dangerous’ Fees Pose Major Threat To Game – Mourinho defended the £75 million fee United paid to sign Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku from Everton this summer and the £89 million outlay on Paul Pogba 12 months ago. [telegraph]
Here Are All Of The Nominations For The MTV Video Music Awards – Kendrick Lamar has eight more reasons not to be humble. [time]
Justin Bieber – I Cancelled My Tour Because Of Christ – Bieber’s decision seemed to come out of the blue, but our sources say it was squarely based on what Bieber believes is religious enlightenment. [tmz]
Daniel Craig ‘Will Return As James Bond’ For 2019 – It seems that the draw of playing the world’s most famous spy, and perhaps the multi-million pound payday that comes with it, has tempted him back. [telegraph]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
There are a number of ongoing deals set up at our various exclusive partners. Here they are – just for you;-)
Buy Any Product From Websites That ‘Don’t Ship To SA’ – One of our most exciting partners offers you a PO Box in US, UK or Hong Kong, for you to deliver overseas online purchases to. Postbox Courier handles it from there – getting the package to you in under a week. [more]
If You’re Sending Money Overseas, Make Sure You’re Using The Best – Currencies Direct have been in the game since 1996 so if it’s travel money, emigration, selling overseas property or moving cash around you’re after they’re the one-stop shop. [ka-ching]
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Stop Paying Way Too Much For Quality Jewellery – When you’re splashing out and spoiling you don’t want to skimp on quality, but that doesn’t mean you have to pay a fortune. Visit our friends as Diamond Jewellery International and let them hook you up. [here]
It’s 2017, You Really Should Beef Up Your Online Security – Businesses can’t afford to take risks any longer, and the same goes for our own online security. NEWORDER’s team are all about the latest hacking and industrial espionage protection. [here]
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]
Guaranteed: You Don’t Have To Pay Full Price For A 5-Door MINI – It’s quite easy to pay less than anyone else for a brand new MINI [check it out]
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]
First Month Storage Space 50% Off 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 50% offer the first month deal – no strings attached! You can take you stuff out after one month – no problem! [check it out]
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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