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ANC Suffers Another Setback As Land Expropriation Bill Is Defeated – Small parties unite to isolate limping governing party, which had 30 MPs absent at the important sitting in parliament. [timeslive]
Father Of Three SA Girls Killed In New Zealand Is Back Home – Graham Dickason, the father of the three girls allegedly killed by their mother in New Zealand, is back in South Africa. Lauren, 40, allegedly killed their three daughters at their Timaru home in September. [news24]
Accuser Testifies Ghislaine Maxwell Told Her She ‘Had A Great Body For Epstein And His Friends.’ She Was 14 – Each time she visited, $300 in cash was left for her on the bathroom sink, she said — but it was not without a cost. [cnn]
Global Calls Grow For The Lifting Of The Southern African Travel Ban – Britain’s High Commissioner to South Africa, Antony Phillipson, said British and SA scientists were regularly talking to each other to try to understand the challenge posed by Omicron. [dailymav]
Joe Biden Warns Vladimir Putin That US Would Launch ‘Strong’ Response If Russia Invaded Ukraine – The US president’s team described the call as “direct and straightforward”. The Kremlin said it was “frank and businesslike”. [sky]
The Science Behind Why Coffee Makes You Need The Toilet – Coffee is a surefire way to get moving in the morning. By that, I don’t just mean the getting-out-of-bed, opening-the-curtains kind of moving. [here]
Amazon Web Services Outage Hits Sites And Apps Such As IMDb And Tinder – Amazon said the outage was probably due to problems related to application programming interface (API), which is a set of protocols for building and integrating application software. [guardian]
Trump Ordered Staff To ‘Bust Some Heads’ Of Black Lives Matter Protesters Prior To Church Photo Op: Book – “We need to restore order,” the former president told his chief of staff before his infamous Bible photo op. [rollingstone]
The Elizabeth Holmes Trial Is The Hottest Ticket In Silicon Valley – Spectators and media members are waiting in line for hours every day for a chance to see the former Theranos CEO testify. [washpost]
Downing Street Party: No 10 Staff Joked About Party Amid Lockdown Restrictions – At the time, the government’s coronavirus guidance specifically stated that people should not have Christmas parties. [bbc]
German Man Kills Family Over Fake COVID Pass: Prosecutors – A German man killed his wife and three children before taking his own life, leaving behind a note that said he feared being jailed for faking a COVID-19 health pass. [ewn]
Acclimatising To Alt Season: Part Two – How Do I Know When An Alt Season Is Coming? – It’s an exciting time for the crypto investor, and given the amount of evidence suggesting that an alt season may be incoming, getting up to speed will place you in good stead to make the most of it. [here]
F1 Champ Lewis Hamilton Sells Sprawling NYC Penthouse For $49.5m – Despite never living in the 12,000sq-ft Tribeca property – which boasts FIVE bedrooms, a plunge pool and wraparound terrace. [dmail]
Giant, Cryptic Ocean Dweller Filmed Roaming The Deep Sea – Marine scientists at the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute recently captured rare footage of a giant phantom jelly. [mashable]
Elon Musk Says There Are ‘Not Enough People’ And The Falling Birth Rate Could Threaten Human Civilisation – “If people don’t have more children, civilisation is going to crumble, mark my words,” said Elon Musk. [businsider]
Man Claiming To Be Bitcoin’s Creator Wins Dispute Over $50B In Bitcoin – Craig Wright, who says he’s bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, is still on the hook for $100 million. [cnet]
Croc Attack: The Redemption Arc Of Fashion’s Most Divisive Shoe – 2020 saw global fashion search engine, Lyst, crown Crocs’ signature clog the eighth most-wanted item worldwide in its annual report. [vice]
Playboy Bunny Holly Madison Spills ‘Gross’ Sex Secrets Of Playboy Mansion – Former Playmate and Madison’s Girls Next Door co-star Bridget Marquardt, 48, says: “Hef would be pretty abrasive in the way he said things to Holly. [newsau]
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