Is it just me or are high-profile types doing an awfully large amount of sexting? There isn’t a day that goes by where I don’t see some celebrity that’s in the news for sending naked pictures of himself. And now, To Catch a Predator’s Chris Hansen has made it into the news twice in a week for his pervy behaviour.
Rupert Murdoch shortly after the news broke Rupert Murdoch Closes News Of The World – News Corp’s Rupert Murdoch has spent years clashing with unions, rivals and governments. Now the scandal at one of his London newspapers is threatening to become the biggest crisis of the 80-year-old’s career. News Corp. said yesterday it would close the […]
Hugh Grant has joined the fray against the News Corp phone hacking calamity and was on hand to deliver his personal perspective of things outside the British House of Commons yesterday. He told the BBC that Margaret Thatcher was an undignified sycophant and that every prime minister since then has basically tickled Murdoch’s belly for him.
When Andrew Castle from the UK’s wife told him that she wanted a divorce after 18 years of marriage, he did not take too kindly to it. After devising a home-made electric chair in his garage, he casually invited her to sit down in it “for a chat”. He then tried to hit her over the head, in a plan to knock her unconscious before connecting her metal armchair to the house’s main electricity board.
Pimps and prostitutes alike, from Seoul’s red-light district, are furious with the police. So much so that they’ve now started stocking their brothels with flammable liquid and gas containers. They say they are willing to set themselves on fire if things don’t change. This is in response to “increased patrols, police cars parking visibly in the area and plainclothes officers watching them with binoculars.”
We all know that President Obama has paid a visit to the headquarters of “Twitterrrs”, but it wasn’t until yesterday that we learned that, in order for the President to log onto Twitters on his presidential computer, he needs to visit the “internets”.
Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, co-hosted 2oceansVibe Radio‘s Morning Meeting from 08h00 to 09h00. Helen held no punches, bemoaning the timing of the allegations against Public Protector, Thuli Madonsela, relating her experience of having her phone tapped, and praising the Western Cape for it’s entrepreneurial spirit. And then, of course, there was that […]
Mail & Guardian editor, Nic Dawes, appeared via phone call on 2oceansVibe Radio‘s Morning Meeting to discuss the potential unraveling of international media tycoon, Rupert Murdoch, and his multi-billion dollar News Corp empire, amid reports of phone tapping conducted by The News Of The World, a British tabloid in the News Corp stable. The reports […]
Taxi Violence will be paying yet another visit to 2oceansVibeRadio.com this evening on The Rock Dimension, hosted by Gary Cool and The Passion. And in their own words, “shit will be talked.” The chatter will be especially interesting, given that last month’s confusion over the alleged announcement of Taxi Violence as the official support band […]
This morning Kylie Minogue got down with the Soweto gospel choir, who welcomed her on her arrival in Johannesburg a few hours ago. She tweeted this rather festive picture of herself dancing with the singers, obviously having a great time. Wonder who’ll greet her at CT International next week. The possibilities are endless.
There is a lot you can do with an iPhone these days and there is a lot that Australians will do for a beer or two. Not too long ago those clever buggers even invented a pair of slip slops that could open a beer. Naturally, they have now merged their love of beer with their iPhones.
They never thought it possible.. I mean how could a jackpot ever go over the previous biggest EuroMillions lottery winner’s jackpot? We all remember the anonymous ticketholder who scooped a £113million prize last October. But it has gone bigger, with ongoing rollovers breaking records on a weekly basis. Friday’s jackpot is now sitting on an […]
A Dutch TV show looking for the “worst driver in the Netherlands” has found a clear winner. During filming of the last episode, this guy had to accelerate up to speed, apply the brake and swerve to miss a giant obstacle. Instead of breaking, he opted for accelerating – ploughing into the camera crew set up, hitting two people, including the host, and one parked car.
Shell Fracking Ads Banned – Anglo-Dutch energy giant Shell was ordered on Wednesday to withdraw claims about controversial shale gas drilling in an advertisement carried in several South African newspapers. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said the company had made claims that were unsubstantiated and likely to mislead, in a complaint brought by a lobby group […]
A massive sand storm, called a “Haboob”, wreaked havoc in Phoenix, Arizona when it came roaring through the desert like an apocalyptic nightmare on Tuesday night. The massive storm resulted in absolute chaos, delaying flights and causing power outages across the city.
That’s right fellow civilians, superheroism is no longer reserved for super-babies in rockets from other planets. The days of microwaving spiders, trying to recreate Spidey’s powers are over! Behold, now you too can slip out during your lunch break and save the world, and all it will cost you is a ticket to the Big Apple.
Moscow’s mighty 10-lane Ring Road is famous for rather large volumes of traffic, and this morning was no different, except that this morning, fake money was responsible for the chaos. Russian radio station Echo Moskvy reported that scores of drivers hurriedly left their vehicles during peak hour traffic to gather what looked like 1000-ruble notes.
Love or hate them – horror movies have become ingrained in popular culture to the point that spine-tingling one-liners like “Hi, I’m Chucky, wanna play?”, “Heeeeeeeeere’s Johnny!”, “I see dead people.”, “It’s alive! It’s alive!” and “They’re heee-re.” have become jokes. How else do you explain another Scream sequel?
One of the things that makes wine stand out in the world of beverages is its ability to age and develop. It is a miraculous thing, tasting something older than you are (frustratingly, this gets more difficulty and expensive as you shuffle along the mortal coil). To taste a living thing formed by the elements […]
“When it snows in East London” is a bit like saying “When hell freezes over”. That is, it never happens (not what you thought I was saying). But this week, the windy city has experienced unusually low temperatures coupled with unbelievable snowfall. Click through for photos of Vincent Park shopping centre in the aftermath of flooding and snow yesterday.
Just when it appeared that American moral fabric couldn’t get any worse, it did. Donna Simpson already holds the honour of being the Guinness Book Of Records’ fattest woman to ever give birth. Now she’s after the record for the world’s most obese woman. Did we mention she gets her daughter to feed her? Can you say child abuse?
You know how sometimes football players take off their shirts after the game and swop them with other players or fans? That happens at the FIFA Woman’s World Cup too. The only difference is that when it happens there, former pin-up models, like Josefine Öqvist, are the ones stripping down…
While the rest of us have been wondering whether or not people are born gay, India’s Health Minister has know all along: that it is in fact a disease from the West. The only thing he is still struggling with is identifying sufferers from this illness as it is “difficult to find them because you don’t know who is doing it and where they are.”
Monkey Steals Camera And Takes Pics Of Himself – A macaque monkey in Indonesia took a camera from a wildlife photographer before snapping himself in a variety of poses. David Slater, 46, said: “They were quite mischievous jumping all over my equipment, and it looked like they were already posing for the camera when one […]
Helen Zille, Premier of the Western Cape and undercover online enthusiast, will be co-hosting 2oceansVibe Radio‘s Morning Meeting with Lindsay Williams and Richard Hardiman at 09h00 this coming Thursday morning. Helen is, of course, no stranger to the 2oceansVibe Media franchise. You’ll remember her magnificent performance as a 2oceansVibe Weather Girl in November 2009. This […]
This article is not about pediatric math equations. Promise. It’s about an Australian study that shows a link between gum disease and poor fertility, with a little comparison to obesity thrown in as well. Read on if you forgot to floss this morning ladies.
Click to enlarge This is happening right now on the corner of Buitenkant and Roeland Street. If you’re in the city, you should get out onto the street, slap your shades on, and enjoy the timeless combination of fresh air and quality humour. And now from the side. Click to enlarge A thing of beauty. […]
An inmate at a Michigan jail says he’s being subjected to cruel and unusual punishment because he has been banned from having porn.
Yesterday, police in Australia’s New South Wales state were handed more authority to remove burqas and other face coverings to identify potential criminal suspects. The move follows the recent case of a Muslim woman who was acquitted after a judge ruled her Islamic veil made a positive identification of her impossible.