Nasa’s Mars InSight Probe Touches Down On Red Planet – Nail-biting descent achieved after spacecraft slams into Martian atmosphere at 12,300mph. [guardian]
InSight Beams Home Its First Photo From The Surface Of Mars – Mars looks like a dusty wasteland in the first photo from NASA’s InSight lander sent from the surface of the red planet. [mash] It’s shit. Don’t even click that.
Chinese Researcher Claims First Gene-Edited Babies – A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — twin girls born this month whose DNA he said he altered with a powerful new tool capable of rewriting the very blueprint of life. [ap]
Trump On Climate Change Report: ‘I Don’t Believe It’ – US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on a report by his own government warning of devastating effects from climate change. [bbc]
Trump: Growing Up, I Looked Like Elvis – President Trump tells a crowd in the birthplace of Elvis, Tupelo, Mississippi, he looked like the singer growing up. [cnn] Brilliant!
The Distraction Of Fake News And WhatsApp For The African Media Business – The last decade has been a trying time in journalism. Media organizations large and small around the world have faced the existential threat of a shifting business model as traditional models were upended by digital distribution. [qz]
No Capacity To Compensate Displaced White Farmers, Says Zim – The Zimbabwean government is engaging international financial institutions and other stakeholders, hoping to mobilise resources to compensate displaced white farmers, Finance Minister Mthuli Ncube has said. [f24]
How To Sell Your Car For What It’s Really Worth – If you’re thinking of selling your car, or just curious, you can find out the actual market value of your vehicle in just a few clicks. [here]
FNB Wants A Piece Of The Massive Township Economy – First National Bank (FNB) has partnered with Selpal, a South African FinTech company that operates specifically in the township and informal economy. [btech]
PICS: Catamaran Capsizes Outside Cape Town Harbour – A chartered catamaran has capsized while on its way back to the Cape Town harbour, it emerged on Monday evening. [n24]
Microsoft Briefly Overtakes Apple To Become The World’s Most Valuable Company – Microsoft has overtaken Apple in market cap value for the first time in eight years. [verge]
Great Pacific Garbage Patch Swimmer Forced To Stop After Nearly 3,000km – Storm-damaged support ship means Ben Lecomte, 50, has to divert to Hawaii. [guardian]
Probably The Coolest Jet Ski We’ve Ever Seen – An Italian called Pierpaolo Lazzarini has given the traditional jet ski a redesign, making use of one of his country’s most iconic products. [here]
Catherine Zeta-Jones Talks Allegations Against Michael Douglas: I Was ‘Profoundly Devastated’ – “My children and I were profoundly devastated by those allegations,” she told London-based newspaper The Times. “And I was torn about where my absolute morals lie.” [usat]
Amanda Bynes On Drug-Fueled Spiral: It Was Like An Alien ‘Invaded My Body’ – Amanda Bynes has opened up about her struggle with drugs and how substances fueled her downward spiral off-screen in a new interview with Paper magazine. [beast]
‘Flying Preacher’ Charms Us All With His Over-The-Top Entrance – In a video shared on Facebook by ZaKnedria LeUnshae Webb on Sunday, the head pastor of the Brown Baptist Church in Southaven, Mississippi, Bartholomew Orr can be seen “flying” onto the stage of his church. [mash]
The Truth About Killer Robots: The Year’s Most Terrifying Documentary – In a cautionary film, director Maxim Pozdorovkin lays out the many ways that automation could affect us in the long term from labor to sex to psychology. [guardian]
Facebook Confirms Years-Old Messages Are Randomly Coming Back To Haunt Users – Facebook users are reporting one of the stranger bugs to plague the platform of late: years-old Messenger threads resurfacing automatically, without context or explanation. [verge]
‘After A Long Flight, I Like To Lie Down And Be Covered In A Mask Of Liquefied Cloned Foreskins’ – Kate Beckinsale reveals the VERY odd beauty treatment she uses to stay looking young. [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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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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