How We Proved A Rembrandt Painting Owned By The University Of Pretoria Was A Fake – The paintings of the Dutch master are displayed in prestigious art galleries in capital cities around the world. But one small painting, donated to Tuks, is a fake. [dailymav]
Another Blow For Magashule As Court Challenge To ANC Suspension Is Dismissed – In a strongly worded ruling, the High Court said “there are no political imperatives which influenced” the court’s decision, or any “prejudgment” of the issue before the court. [news24]
Melania Trump Said ‘No’ When Given Chance To Call For Peace On January 6, Sources Say – Trump was at the White House during the insurrection, overseeing a photo shoot of a carpet she had installed. [cnn]
Woman Set Alight In Car Outside Benoni Preschool In ‘Domestic Dispute’ – The woman had just dropped off her child when a man approached her vehicle and tried to pull her out. [timeslive]
No Need For A Vaccine Third Jab Booster: Study – Some countries have started offering extra doses over fears about the much more contagious Delta variant, causing the WHO to call for a moratorium on third jabs amid concerns about vaccine supplies to poorer nations. [ewn]
How Long Coffee Should Take To ‘Kick In’ – For some people, the caffeine kick comes quick and hard, giving a real ‘skop’. However, there are multiple factors that will affect this. [here]
Internet Sleuths Find Hidden Message In SpaceX Space Tourism Photo – The Morse code riddle was reminiscent of another recent Easter egg embedded in a Mars rover’s parachute. [vice]
Tucker Carlson Admits He Sometimes Lies On His Show – “I mean, I lie if I’m really cornered or something,” Carlson told conservative talk show host Dave Rubin. [huffpost]
What To Expect From Apple’s iPhone 13 Event – Apple’s first fall event is coming up on Tuesday, September 14th, right around the time when the company typically introduces its latest version of the iPhone. [verge]
Prince Andrew’s Lawyer Says NY Case Is Baseless And Non-Viable – Andrew Brettler told a pre-trial conference call in New York that a 2009 settlement between Virginia Giuffre and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein released the duke from “any and all liability”. [bbc]
SA May Be At Level 2, But Your Boss Is Still Supposed To Let You Work From Home – Where workers have to be present to do their jobs, the time they spend at work must be minimised. [businsidersa]
Facebook Has A VIP Program That Basically Allows Celebs To Avoid Moderation – The social media giant apparently has a secret program that allows America’s rich and famous to flout its rule system. [gizmodo]
This Bug Gun (With Laser) Is Real And They’re Selling In South Africa – Sharks with frickin’ laser beams are out, and bug guns with lasers are in. Laugh all you want, but the Bug-A-Salt has made Lorenzo Maggiore a very wealthy man. [here]
Ivermectin Frenzy: The Advocates, Anti-Vaxxers And Telehealth Companies Driving Demand – Health authorities have warned there’s no proof for Ivermectin’s value in treating Covid-19. Still groups are touting the drug as the way out of the pandemic. [guardian]
Good News About Load Shedding – Power utility Eskom says it does not expect the explosion at Medupi unit 4 in early August to impact its improved outlook for load-shedding in the coming months. [mybb]
How Silver Medallist Bianca Buitendag Overcame Trauma, Tragedy To Triumph In Tokyo – Buitendag’s father, a former Western Province provincial surfer, died tragically in 2015, aged 54. Buitendag’s mother, Yvette, “beat two cancers in one year”. [sport24]
R. Kelly Accuser Says She Saw Him Sexually Assault Aaliyah, Too – The witness gave some of the most disturbing testimony yet in the horrifying trial. [dbeast]
Irina Shayk Looks Pretty As A Petal In Flower-Trimmed Nude Moschino Dress And Debuts Pixie Hair At Met Gala – The 35-year-old Russian model beamed ear-to-ear as she hit the red carpet in Manhattan on Monday. [dmail]
DON’T SAY WE DIDN’T TELL YOU…
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