Winter Rains Ease Cape Town’s Historic Drought As Dams Fill Up – Dam levels have risen to 31.5% as of this week compared with just 21% the same time a year ago. [mweb]
‘We’re America, Bitch’: Trump Aides Explain US Foreign Policy – Two high-ranking aides to President Trump summed up the administration’s foreign policy in three bombastic words, “We’re America, Bitch,” according to a published report on Monday. [nyp]
‘La Barbie’: Cocaine Kingpin Sentenced To 50 Years For Drug Trafficking – Edgar Valdez Villarreal ordered to forfeit $192m after pleading guilty to conspiring to import and distribute drugs from Mexico. [guardian]
Twenty Years Later, Everything Is The Truman Show – Jim Carrey, Peter Weir, Andrew Niccol, Laura Linney, and Sherry Lansing thought their paranoid dramedy seemed absurd—until life began to imitate art. [vanfair]
Octopus And Ice Cream: What President Trump And Kim Jong Un Ate At Their First Lunch – The historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un continued midday Tuesday, as the leaders satisfied their appetites while holding negotiations with a contingent of advisers over a working lunch. [time]
How Much Money Do South Africans Need To Retire? – Everyone wants to hang up their boots with a little nest egg tucked away, but how much is enough? Given medical advancements, you might want to get cracking. [here]
America’s Got Talent Winner Neal Boyd Dead At 42 – Boyd had been seeing numerous doctors, E! News has learned. He was in heart failure, kidney failure, and had liver disease. Ponder Funeral Home confirms to E! News that they received Boyd’s body and he has been cremated. No information on services has been released at this time. [eol]
US Suicide Hotline Calls Spiked 25% After Kate Spade’s Death – Calls to the the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline rose by 25% as the high-profile suicides of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain captured public attention. [time]
Facebook Releases 500 Pages Of Damage Control In Response To Senators’ Questions – When Mark Zuckerberg appeared before Congress in April, the CEO faced a public grilling from lawmakers — and left them with several lingering questions. Now, Facebook has followed up with 500 of pages of answers to written questions from two Senate committees, although some of the responses may be cause for even more digging. [verge]
British Model Kidnapper Sentenced To 16 Years In Prison – Milan court convicts Lukasz Herba of kidnapping British model and demanding ransom. [guardian]
Rose McGowan Indicted By Va. Grand Jury On Felony Cocaine Possession – Actress Rose McGowan was indicted on a felony charge of possession of a controlled substance Monday by a Virginia grand jury, court documents confirm. [usat]
Rose McGowan: Don’t Blame Asia Argento For Anthony Bourdain’s Suicide – ‘Do NOT do the sexist thing and burn a woman on the pyre of misplaced blame,’ McGowan writes. [beast]
Anthony Bourdain’s Estranged Wife Posts Heartbreaking Tribute – Ottavia Busia-Bourdain on Monday posted her first public comment following the death of her estranged husband Anthony Bourdain. [beast]
Jack Daniel’s Tells French Wine Maker It Cannot Use Its Own Chateau’s Name On Drink – The makers of Jack Daniel’s whiskey have launched legal action against one of France’s most celebrated châteaux, Chambord, in a bid to stop it using its own name on wine it plans to produce. [tele]
Elon Musk Sells First 1,000 Flamethrowers For The Boring Company – The flamethrowers were sold as part of a funding round for the Boring Company, Musk’s hyperloop tunnel construction business. [sky]
Dads And Drones Don’t Always Mix Well – Sometimes you get those dads who are on the ball when it comes to tech, and other times there are dads who aren’t quite as gifted. [here]
Swazi King Still Shameless At 50 – He was dripping in cash when he celebrated his 50th birthday in the Mandvulo Grand Hall at Lozitha Royal Palace two months ago. [cp]
A Company Built On A Bluff – For almost 25 years, Shane Smith’s plan for Vice was that, by the time the suckers caught on, he’d never be stuck owning the company he co-founded. [nymag]
Johnny Knoxville Breaks Down Every Injury Of His Career – Johnny Knoxville breaks down all the injuries of his career. From pepper spray and taser guns, to breaking his ankle crossing the LA river, to getting shot by a rocket over a lake and getting landed on by a motorbike. [van]
The Happiness Curve: How And Why Life Gets Better After Middle Age – Jonathan Rauch confesses to having, somewhere in the back of his mind, an alternative title for his new book. “Sometimes I think it could be called All The Things I Wish I’d Known at 38. Perhaps I should have put that on the jacket. It’s what it is really about.” [tele]
Kylie Jenner Deletes All Photos Of Stormi Webster’s Face On Instagram – Kylie Jenner has deleted all photos of Stormi Webster’s face from Instagram. [eol] This is huge!
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So These Guys Are Apparently The Top SA Winery Of The Past 10 Years – You’ve tasted Chocolate Block, right? Of course you have, so make 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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