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The Porsche Dynasty Is Taking On Jeff Bezos And Elon Musk In Space – The company on Wednesday unveiled an investment into Germany’s Isar Aerospace, a space startup attempting to rival Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin and Elon Musk’s SpaceX. [cnn]
South Africans Are Using Montenegro To Avoid UK Red List – Here’s Why It’s A Great Option – Those wanting to avoid lengthy and expensive quarantine hotel stays on arrival in England have been looking for loopholes since the restrictions began. [businsidersa]
520 Covid-19 Deaths Recorded In SA In 24 Hours – The NICD also said on Wednesday that there were 17,351 new Covid-19 cases identified in the past 24 hours. [timeslive]
Most South Africans Don’t Want Covid Shot, Many Rely On Prayer – Hesitancy is highest among those below the age of 35 and among the poor, according to the survey. [bloomberg]
Astronomers See Back Of A Black Hole For First Time, Proving Albert Einstein Was Right – Researchers prove theory through studying a supermassive black hole 800 million light years away. [telegraph]
Interesting Coffee Rituals From Around The World – Coffee is immensely popular across the globe, and some countries have a history of traditions and ceremonies that draw on the drink. [here]
Celebrity Sommelier Has Been Moonlighting As An Arsonist: FDNY – Caleb Ganzer, charged with a slew of fire-related crimes, is “on a leave of absence” from the SoHo Parisian hotspot where he serves as the managing director. [dbeast]
New Zealand Rated Best Place To Survive Global Societal Collapse – A collapse could arise from shocks, such as a financial crisis, the impacts of the climate crisis, destruction of nature, an even worse pandemic than Covid-19 or a combination of these. [guardian]
See Astronaut’s Wild View Of A Discarded ISS Module Burning Up – The ISS said goodbye to the Russian Pirs module and sent it off to turn into a streaking fireball. [cnet]
Warring Taxi Associations Reach Ceasefire – The standoff between the Cape Amalgamated Taxi Association (Cata) and the Congress of Democratic Taxi Association (Codeta) over routes saw public transport being disrupted for just over two weeks. [citypress]
Win A R1 000 Bar Tab At Cape Town’s Finest Watering Holes – As part of the #siplocal initiative, here’s your chance to win a R1 000 bar tab voucher at 13 different establishments across Cape Town. [here]
SA’s Schoenmaker, Corbett Set Up Dream Olympic Final In 200m Breaststroke – South African swimming duo Tatjana Schoenmaker and Kaylene Corbett have advanced to the women’s 200m breaststroke final after winning their semi-finals. [sport24]
Weightlifter’s Silver Medal At Olympics Earns Her Free Movies, Pizza For Life – Winning an Olympic medal is reward enough for any athlete, but Indian weightlifter Mirabai Chanu’s silver at the Tokyo Games has earned her some added bonuses. [iol]
The Devil Made Me Do It — The Streaming Edition – The already high cost of Hollywood’s streaming wars is getting higher, a corporate spending spree that at some point will be borne by consumers. [forbes]
‘I Made A Mistake’: Wayne Rooney Makes Public Apology To Holidaying Coleen And Rest Of His Family Over Photographs In Hotel Room – He was with three women he met in a nightclub. [dmail]
ZZ Top Bassist Dusty Hill Dead At Age 72 – In ZZ Top, Hill played bass guitar, sang and played keyboards. The trio was founded by Gibbons in 1969, and both Hill and Beard signed on in 1970. [npr]
Britney’s Dad Planted Spies Within Her Inner Circle, New Court Docs Claim – On Monday, she made a bold legal move that could finally turn her dream of ending her conservatorship into a reality. [vice]
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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