Spain Set To Become One Of The First Countries To Test 4-Day Workweek – Más País is proposing a three-year, €50-million project that would allow companies to test out a 32-hour workweek without docking employee pay. [businsider]
Atlanta Spa Shootings: Suspect Had Sex Addiction And Was Attempting To Take Out Temptation, Police Say – Robert Aaron Long, 21, was arrested and charged after seven women, six of whom were of Asian descent, and one man were shot dead. [sky]
Georgia Officer Condemned For Saying Atlanta Shooter Was ‘Having A Bad Day’ – Capt Jay Baker also reportedly posted images on Facebook of T-shirts with racist slogan on China and coronavirus. [guardian]
2 Pilots Killed After Rare SAAF Plane Crashes At Swartkop AFB In Pretoria – Two Reserve Force pilots were killed after the Patchen Explorer crashed during a scheduled General Flying Day at the SA Air Force (SAAF) Museum in Valhalla, Pretoria. [news24]
John Magufuli: Tanzania’s President Dies Aged 61 After Covid Rumours – Magufuli had not been seen in public for more than two weeks, and rumours have been circulating about his health. [bbc]
Bitcoin On Course To Use Nearly 1% Of The World’s Electricity – The bitcoin market now exceeds $1 trillion with its price rising tenfold in a year, but focus is shifting towards the massive power requirements needed to sustain the online currency. [citizen]
1,500 New Covid-19 Cases And 74 Deaths Recorded In SA In 24 Hours: Mkhize – This means that there have now been 1,532,497 cases recorded to date, along with 51,634 confirmed coronavirus-related fatalities. [timeslive]
What To Do If Your Online Order Arrives Late (Or Not At All) – Once you’ve forked over your cash, the waiting game begins. If the retailer doesn’t deliver the goods, there are some laws you should read up on. [here]
Scientists In US And Canada Set To Battle Murder Hornets – “It’s an absolutely serious danger to our health and well-being,” he said. “These are intimidating insects.” [huffpost]
KwaZulu-Natal Prison Warden To Be Disciplined For Graphic ‘Sex-In-The-Cells’ Video – The department said the incident happened at the Ncome Correctional Centre in Vryheid, KwaZulu-Natal. [witness]
Fugard Theatre Latest Victim In Ongoing Decimation Of SA’s Cultural Life – Cape Town’s premier independent theatre, The Fugard, announced on Tuesday it will be closing permanently. It’s the latest blow to a cultural sector being hollowed out by Covid-19. [dailymav]
Why Airlifting Rhinos Upside Down Is Critical To Conservation – Conservationists like the upside-down airlift because it’s faster, easier and less expensive than the stretcher option, but until now it hasn’t been clear how being flipped affects the rhinos. [cnn]
Lyle Wheeler, The Dusi King Without A Crown – The 71-year-old paddler lines up for his 50th Dusi Canoe Marathon on 18 March, etching his name into the history books of the race. But Wheeler says he could go on for another decade. [newframe]
Listen To NASA’s Perseverance Rover Drive Over The Rocky Terrain Of Mars – This is what Mars sounds like. [cnet]
Capetonians Lose Minds Over Free Pizza And Beer Competition – As they say in the classics, ‘may you always have a beer in your hand and a pizza in your belly.’ [here]
Skateboarding Internet Star Nathan Apodaca To Sell Viral TikTok For $500k – Without Fleetwood Mac’s Dreams – Mr Apodoca to auction 23-second clip that put the 44-year-old song back in the charts. [tele]
Piers Morgan’s Meghan Outbursts Become Ofcom’s Most Complained About TV Moments – Ofcom complaints about Piers Morgan now stand at 57,121, surpassing those made over Shilpa Shetty’s treatment on Big Brother. [sky]
Elliot Page Says He Would Ask His Mom If I Could Be A Boy Someday – Oscar-nominated actor Elliot Page opened up for the first time in a recent interview after publicly coming out as transgender in December 2020. [iol]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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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]
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