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Meet the man who insured a Mafioso Meet the man who insured a MafiosoDate: 25/05/2015

One of his more curious clients was mafia hitman, Frankie ‘The Strangler’ Di Carlo. “He told me he was a wine bar proprietor...

Alzheimer's risk for gamers Alzheimer's risk for gamersDate: 22/05/2015

Alarming research shows that those who play action games such as Grand Theft Auto and Call Of Duty use a different part ....

Solar plane pilot readies for record Pacific flight Solar plane pilot readies for record Pacific flightDate: 04/05/2015

The 8,500 kilometre flight from China to Hawaii is expected to take five to six days non-stop, with only a single pilot.

US gets its jocks in a knot US gets its jocks in a knotDate: 20/04/2015

"Comfyballs means only one thing - that a man's testicles, or 'balls', will be comfortable in the applicant's undergarments

Why being nice just doesn’t pay Why being nice just doesn’t payDate: 02/04/2015

They say nice guys finish last. Now, scientists have confirmed there is truth in the old adage – at least when it comes to salaries

‘In last seconds, we only hear screams’ ‘In last seconds, we only hear screams’Date: 27/03/2015

“We only hear screams in the last seconds.” Then came the final impact. He added: “Death was instant.”

A320 passenger jet crashes in Southern France - reports A320 passenger jet crashes in Southern France - reportsDate: 24/03/2015

The plane crash in the French Alps was confirmed by General Directorate of Civil Aviation (DGCA

Cape Town Set To Host SA Leg of World Sevens Series Cape Town Set To Host SA Leg of World Sevens Series Date: 20/03/2015

Cape Town will be the new host city for the South African leg of the World Sevens Series circuit

Video of Cape Town & Stellenbosch Video of Cape Town & StellenboschDate: 10/03/2015

A short film of the beautiful city of Cape Town and student town of Stellenbosch nearby, made by the Mutsaards brothers

Penis sizes around the world: researchers provide the long and short of it Penis sizes around the world: researchers provide the long and short of itDate: 03/03/2015

"reassure the large majority of men that the size of their penis is in the normal range," said British researchers who had ....

South Africa spied on own government to get facts on joint project with Russia South Africa spied on own government to get facts on joint project with RussiaDate: 26/02/2015

Project Condor part of the leaked spy cables (SA "spy-gate") obtained by al-Jazeera and shared with the Guardian reveal.

Hippo's 'Shrunken' Ancestor Was Hardly Bigger Than a Sheep Hippo's 'Shrunken' Ancestor Was Hardly Bigger Than a SheepDate: 25/02/2015

What's more, the new study reveals the hippo ancestor, Epirigenys lokonensis, first evolved in Africa.

Africa is new ‘El Dorado of espionage’, leaked intelligence files reveal Africa is new ‘El Dorado of espionage’, leaked intelligence files revealDate: 25/02/2015

Pretoria has become a centre of the continent’s new Great Game, intelligence officials say , and a target of global espionage.

The Net is hiding in plain sight The Net is hiding in plain sightDate: 26/01/2015

It will be part of your presence all the time. Imagine you walk into a room and.. you are interacting with all the things going on

Party Hasn't Stopped for Russians at Davos Even With Ukraine Sanctions Party Hasn't Stopped for Russians at Davos Even With Ukraine SanctionsDate: 21/01/2015

Russian billionaires and business leaders aren’t planning to lower their profile in Davos this year despite economic sanctions.

Cat saves baby in freezing Russia Cat saves baby in freezing RussiaDate: 16/01/2015

“The residents are certain, if the cat hadn't taken care of it, the baby wouldn't have had a chance,”

Dog take solo bus rides to park Dog take solo bus rides to parkDate: 13/01/2015

Bus riders report she hops onto seats next to strangers, and watches out the window for her stop.

Divers find both AirAsia black boxes Divers find both AirAsia black boxesDate: 12/01/2015

Pilots asked to climb from 32 000 ft to 38 000 ft to avoid threatening clouds - request denied because of heavy air traffic.

Paris anti-terror rally: all religions, ages and nations in massive show of unity Paris anti-terror rally: all religions, ages and nations in massive show of unityDate: 12/01/2015

It was the first time since the liberation of Paris in August 1944 that so many people, some 1.5 to 2 million, took to the streets

All 13 on board skydive before plane plunges into lake All 13 on board skydive before plane plunges into lakeDate: 09/01/2015

The plane just made a big bang and then it stopped," he said. "The pilot told them to get out. He didn't have to tell them twice

Ten years on, tsunami dead mourned Ten years on, tsunami dead mournedDate: 26/12/2014

December 26, 2004 a 9.3-magnitude earthquake off Indonesia's western tip generated a series of massive waves.

Pakistan reinstates death penalty Pakistan reinstates death penaltyDate: 17/12/2014

Pakistan is to end its moratorium on the death penalty in terror-related cases a day after Taliban militants killed 141 people.

'Cellphones fry young brains' 'Cellphones fry young brains'Date: 11/12/2014

Studies in Europe found the bone marrow of a child's head absorbs 10 times more radiation than that of an adult, while the brain..

Found in SA … Libya’s trillions Found in SA … Libya’s trillionsDate: 08/12/2014

SA govt and Jacob Zuma have been caught in the middle of an international wrangle over R2 trillion $, tons of gold and diamonds...

Phillip Hughes funeral: Australian cricketer gets emotional send-off Phillip Hughes funeral: Australian cricketer gets emotional send-offDate: 03/12/2014

"So rest in peace my little brother. I will see you out in the middle."

Putin claims west is provoking Russia into new cold war as ‘spies’ deported Putin claims west is provoking Russia into new cold war as ‘spies’ deportedDate: 18/11/2014

Vladimir Putin has suggested to a German interviewer that the west is provoking Russia into a new cold war

Philae lander has lost power Philae lander has lost powerDate: 17/11/2014

"We still hope that at a later stage of the mission, perhaps when we are nearer to the Sun, that we can wake-up the lander

Philae lander makes historic touchdown on comet Philae lander makes historic touchdown on cometDate: 13/11/2014

Comets are the original source of Earth’s water. That lander is now in position, poised to re-write what we know about ourselves

AC/DC drummer granted bail AC/DC drummer granted bailDate: 06/11/2014

Police swooped on the veteran rocker's waterfront house at Tauranga in the North Island in the early hours and charged him with...

SA girl becomes worldwide viral superstar! SA girl becomes worldwide viral superstar!Date: 05/11/2014

A mesmerising performance by singer and songwriter Alice Phoebe Lou on TEDx Berlin has caused quite a buzz on the internet.



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