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A burglar's plans got thwarted by a terrifyingly tiny dog.

51 minutes agoOdd : Happy Place

"Run! There's a microscopic dog!" The thing about little dogs is that the smaller they are, the less aware they are of how small they are. So, if this South African burglar had the good fortune of trying to break into a home that was...Show More Summary

How To Stream Your Favourite Live Sports for Free Online

Has there ever been a time when you’ve found yourself somewhere in the wwworld outside the South African time one and your favourite live sports was being played but the country you’re in doesn’t show cricket, rugby or even tennis? You...Show More Summary

Died This Day: Raymond Dart

image Dart (Feb. 4 1893 - Nov. 22, 1988) was an Australian-born, South African physical anthropologist. In 1924, working with students in the Taung limestone South Africa, they discovered the first Australopithecus africanus. Dubbed "missing link" at the time, skull is also known as the 'Taung child', and was only three years old at the time of death. More on Dart here

Crocodile Stalks And Attacks Lion In South African River

Tourists in South Africa recently captured astonishing footage, as an unsuspecting male lion faced off with a crocodile when it entered the predator’s aquatic domain. According to Grind TV, the video was captured from the H10 bridge near the Lower Sabie River in South Africa’s Kruger National Parks. Show More Summary

South African activists reflect on parallels between life under apartheid and Israel/Palestine today

In the midst of Israel’s latest seven-week military assault on Gaza, up to 200,000 people took to the streets of Cape Town, South Africa to march in solidarity with the Palestinian people--in what many say was the largest single protest that country has seen since the mass movements that overthrew apartheid. Show More Summary

Indigenus: Contemporary High-End Planters are Made of Sustainably Sourced Materials

Design entrepreneur Peter van der Post developed Indigenus, a line of beautifully crafted high-end planters that can stand alone as works of art, even without a botanical occupant. Designed by award-winning South African designers, the Indigenus line is constructed

A Brief History of People Thinking Google's Loon Balloons Are UFOs

2 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Some South African sheep got a nasty little surprise earlier this week when a Google-branded internet balloon came tumbling down from the heavens to say hello. The sheep are in good company, though. Because this happens—a lot. And fortunately for the conspiracy theorists among us, this means all the UFO fodder their chemtrail-addled brains can handle. Read more...

Lunch with two great South African wines, and a good northern Rhône

Had a lovely long lunch yesterday. It was at Bread Street Kitchen, part of the Gordon Ramsay empire, located next to St Paul’s Cathedral. The dining room is huge. Really huge. Impressively huge. It’s beautifully finished in a faux vintage, semi-industrial style, but it’s really noisy. We could hardly hear the waitstaff as they talked to [...]

Jeremy Loops Finds Room for Growth in ‘Skinny Blues’ (Exclusive Video)

South African singer Jeremy Loops premieres his video for "Skinny Blues" on Speakeasy.

Record high 1,020 rhinos poached in South Africa

3 days agoTechnology : Tech Talk

The South African government scrambles to thwart illegal killing and save what remains of its threatened rhino population

FCB's Giant Eco-Civic Project Would Create a South African Flag Visible From Space

FCB South Africa is running an idea up the flagpole. A really big idea. In fact, the idea is ginormous. And its main component is a South African flag so large, it will be visible from space, 30 miles above the Earth. The Giant Flag project was put in motion last month by Guy Lieberman, the agency's head of green and social new business development. Show More Summary

Infiniti Q60 Concept To Debut At 2015 Detroit Auto Show?

Infiniti may have just lost its turnaround strategist Johan de Nysschen but the automaker has no intention of slowing down the expansion plans devised under the guidance of the South African executive. Infiniti recently appointed a new chief in the form of former BMW exec Roland Krüger, and at last month’s Paris Auto Show it gave us a...

Google Must Be Crazy? A Web Balloon Crashes in South Africa

Fast-forward 34 years from the film about a Bushman finding a fallen Coke bottle, and another South African has stumbled onto a vastly more advanced artifact from the sky: a crashed Google test balloon.

Reigning champions Nigeria fail to qualify for ACN after drawing with South Africa [Full Highlights]

Reigning African Cup of Nations champions Nigeria will not be at the 2015 tournament after drawing against South Africa today. The Not-So-Super Eagles came back from two goals down to get the score to 2-2 but that wasn’t enough and they missed out on qualification. Nigeria needed to top Congo’s result to secure their place […]

Super modern South African tiny house is bright and green

The 183 square foot prototype could be the start of something a whole lot bigger.

Luxury South African safari train where work is forbidden

4 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

The 3-day, $2750/person Rovos Rail train safari from Pretoria to Durban is pulled by 1930s steam trains; features giant, luxurious staterooms with their own bathtubs; offers high tea; and, true to its Edwardian time-warp, passengers are prohibited from working in public areas, lest this break the atmosphere of idle wealth and privilege. Read the rest

Ex-Ellerines boss going to Zim's Innscor

A former chief executive at failed South African furniture retailer Ellerines is now heading to Zimbabwe. ||| Harare - A former chief executive at failed South African furniture retailer Ellerines is now heading Zimbabwe's largest fast...Show More Summary

In the 'Left of Black' Studio: South African Composer & Musician Neo Muyanga

photo credit: Catherine Angst South African Musician and Composer Neo Muyanga visited the Left of Black set with Mark Anthony Neal to talk about his in-progress Libretto "Revolting Music," w hich re-imagines South African protest music in the present. Show More Summary

Stick It to Your Selfies

The selfie phenomenon has just been upgraded with the introduction of Selfie Stick to the South African market. What exactly is a Selfie Stick you may be wondering. Simply put, it’s an extendable Monopod, think one leg of a tripod camera stand with a clasp for you smart phone. The … The post Stick It to Your Selfies appeared first on Web AddiCT(s); by Rafiq Phillips.

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