Dubai Launches Its Self-Driving Taxi Service – At the annual consumer electronics trade show Gitex, Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority, or RTA, showed off its autonomous taxi service. [mash]
Trump On Mimicking Christine Blasey Ford: ‘It Doesn’t Matter. We Won.’ – The president denied treating Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford with disrespect but then said he wouldn’t ‘get into it’ in an interview with ‘60 Minutes’ on Sunday. [beast]
Britain’s Princess Eugenie And Jack Brooksbank Release Official Wedding Photographs – A day after their wedding at Windsor Castle, Britain’s Princess Eugenie and Jack Brooksbank released four official photographs of the occasion, including portraits with the Queen and other royal family members. [cnn]
Elon Musk Likes Anime And Says It’s Time To Build A Giant Robot – Billionaire Elon Musk of Tesla and SpaceX fame has revealed another facet to his eccentric nature: he likes anime. Perhaps too much so, because he may be planning to build a giant anime robot. [rt]
The Five Most Expensive Bottles Of Wine Ever – As Europe nursed its wounds right after the Second World War’s end in 1945, top Burgundy producer Romanee-Conti made just 600 bottles of dark red nectar before pulling up its vines for replanting. Yesterday two of those 600 were sold in separate auction bids for a total of just over $1 million at Sothebys in New York. Three more bottles from the 1937 vintage went for a total of $930,000. [qz]
Fake Diamonds, Fake Drugs And Counterfeit Cash Seized As 5 Nabbed In Suspected OLX Scam – Five foreign nationals believed to be part of a syndicate targeting OLX advertisers are expected to appear in the Vanderbiljpark Magistrate’s Court on Monday, Gauteng police said. [n24]
The Famous Faces At Princess Eugenie’s Royal Wedding – Some of the other better known invitees include the pop star Robbie Williams and David and Victoria Beckham. George Clooney, who has been tied in the press to Jack’s work as the European ambassador of the US actor’s line of tequila, is also expected. [tlive]
British Restaurant Owner Shot Dead By Hunter While Cycling In French Alps – Prosecutors are treating the case as “aggravated manslaughter” and the hunter, 22, has been treated for shock. [sky]
Canada Cannabis Legalisation: ‘We Know The World Is Watching’ – But from 17 October, Canada will become the first G7 country to give recreational cannabis the green light. [bbc]
Julian Assange’s Communications Partly Restored By Ecuadorian Government – The Ecuadorian government has decided to partly restore communications for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. [itv]
Harry And Meghan Arrive In Australia On First Official Tour – The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have arrived in Sydney to begin an official visit to Australia, Fiji, Tonga and New Zealand. [bbc]
Bones Reveal Neanderthal Child Was Eaten By A Giant Bird – When researchers discovered the oldest human remains ever found in Poland a few years ago, they didn’t realize that the bones were hiding a grisly secret. [cnn]
Why Siamese Cats Have Become Scarce In South Africa – Steeped in legend and instantly recognisable, the elegant Siamese is an icon of feline beauty and grace. [busins]
These Are The Nominees For South Africa’s ‘Word Of The Year’ – The Pan South African Language Board (PanSALB) has announced its shortlisted words for the South African word of the year for 2018. [bustech]
Lethu’s Story – From His Grandfather’s Shop To The Big Screen – Meet Lethu, an actor, entrepreneur, and future media boss. Lethu’s feelgood story is a classic example of how to thrive. [here]
Khabib Nurmagomedov Challenges Mayweather To Fight: ‘There Is Only One King’ – Khabib Nurmagomedov has challenged Floyd Mayweather to a showdown, telling his fellow undefeated fighter: “In the jungle there is only one king”. [guardian]
Super Berries, Wrinkles And Coughs – The Household Drink With Serious Health Benefits – It never hurts to have a few facts up your sleeve, when the time comes to enjoy that post-work drink. Turns out an old favourite is packing a serious punch. [here]
Robert De Niro Goes Off: Trump Is ‘The Devil’ – The Oscar-winning film icon sat down with the SNL Trump impersonator for his new talk show, ‘The Alec Baldwin Show.’ [beast]
Are Certain Times Of Day Better For Instagram Grid Posts? Today’s burning question [mash]
Foo Fighters Deeply Impressed By 10-Year-Old’s Metallica Riffs – Dave Grohl and friends are up to their usual tricks and treats, this time inviting 10-year-old Collier Cash Rule on stage in Kansas City, Missouri to jam out with the band and, whatdoyaknow, Collier just so happens to be a Metallica expert. [mash]
Ariana Grande And Pete Davidson Call Off Their Engagement After Five Months Together – Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson have split. [dm]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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Everyone’s Talking About Streaming These Days – There’s a world of entertainment out there, but if you want to get with the program then there’s no better place to start than Showmax. [here]
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Dabbling In The Stock Market Made Easy – Finally, there’s an online investment platform which makes it fun, easy and cheap for anyone to buy shares. Get involved for as little as R5. [easyequities]
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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