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5 fascinating ‘non-car’ vehicles built by Japanese automakers

lexus-f-sport-road-bike Car-makers spend the vast majority of their time, well, making cars. If they didn’t, of course, they wouldn’t be considered car-makers at all. But some of these manufacturers have also tried their collective hands at building vehicles that certainly AREN’T cars. And most of these multitalented automakers -- for whatever reason -- seem to be based in Japan. Of course, some of the biggest names in the global car manufacturing business – including BMW, Honda, and Suzuki – also produce ...

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5 games that broke our hearts

ME3 Irving Stone once wrote "There is no love without pain." Admittedly he probably didn’t have gaming in mind but it applies just as much, none the less. For all our love of gaming and the amazing experiences it has provided us with, there are just some titles that horribly failed us and left us with a dull and unsatisfying emptiness. This list serves as a sort of anti-ode to these blasphemous titles, reminding us that our wonderful world of gaming ...

Humour, Twitter

Lion’s Head, Devil’s Peak and Northcliff Hill spark SA’s latest Twitter war

Lions Head Signal Hill Twitter's a cavalcade of strange people with even stranger opinions. Take the #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence trending hashtag yesterday after the Oscar Pistorious verdict if you need a yardstick. But perhaps even more strange are inanimate yet famous natural monuments that have garnered their own voices on the social network. I'm talking about Lion's Head, Devil's Peak and the Signal Hill noon gun -- part of Cape Town's distinguished silhouette. For those not familiar with the city's skyline, Devil's Peak and Lion's Head flank the ...

BurnCast, News

BurnCast #15: Social media on the Oscar Pistorius court case finale

Oscar Bateman Welcome to BurnCast, our weekly podcast that discusses tech trends, innovation and news. This week saw paralympic icon Oscar Pistorius get sentenced five years imprisonment for killing his former girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. On this edition of BurnCast, we rounded up the whole editorial team -- Andy Walker, Stuart Thomas, Michelle Atagana, Jacques Coetzee -- and brand manager Jason Bechervaise, to discuss how the event played out on Twitter. While there was outrage on Twitter and other social channels about the judge's ultimate ...

Africa, Google

Google Street View enables humans to hang out with their blood-related chimpanzees

Chimpanzee There is not a place Google has not taken us human beings, be it for education or leisure. It appears that Google wants to take us from Angkor to some of the greatest art galleries in the world to the Pyramids of Giza and all around the world. And now Google is taking us to the Gombe Stream National Park in Tanzania, Africa, a park to a population of over 100 wild chimpanzees. Also living in the park is a ...

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Africa, News

Airtel partners with UNESCO for IT youth training in Gabon

airtel4 Bharti Airtel Limited, commonly known as Airtel -- an Indian multinational telecommunications services company with its headquarters in New Delhi -- has launched a training programme aimed at giving new technology skills to thousands of young people in Gabon. The initiative, which will be run in partnership with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO), is called “Train My Generation: Gabon 5 000” and will be stretched out over a period of three years. For UNESCO, the initiative is ground-breaking. ...

Social media

21 #ThingsLongerThanOscarsSentence, according to Twitter

Oscar in the stand If you've been on Twitter today, chances are you haven't managed to avoid the rage around the five-year prison sentence Oscar Pistorius today received for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. The anger around what many perceived to be an already light charge was only compounded when it was revealed that the former Olympic and Paralympic athlete would only serve 10 months of his sentence before being eligible to apply for parole. As is so often the case though, anger ...

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