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October 25, 2017 9:05 AM Man flies over Johannesburg on camp chair held up by 100 helium balloons

OK, it’s not a house – but Tom Morgan’s experiment was pretty impressive nonetheless. The adventurer ended up 2 000 kilometres in the air while sitting on a camping chair! Tom, who is originally from Bristol in England and runs a company called The Adventurists, recently went to Botswana with plans to set up the first-ever competitive helium balloon 117

October 24, 2017 2:47 AM Harvey Weinstein's former assistant claims to violate NDA to allege harassment and assault

Zelda Perkins was working as Harvey Weinstein's assistant at Miramax in London in the late '90s when, she claims, he harassed her and sexually assaulted one of her colleagues. Those events, she told The Financial Times, ultimately led to a total settlement of £250,000 (over $330,000) for herself and a colleague and the signing of non-disclosure agreements 124

October 23, 2017 6:52 PM Stranger Things 2 Is Deserving of All the Love

Stranger Things is a certified phenomenon now, but back when we reviewed the first season – before the Internet took a minor character to the Emmys and the show won five out of its eighteen nominations – the 80s’ nostalgia-fuelled drama was virtually unknown. That also meant there were no expectations from it, and it surprised everyone in the best of ways, with the younger 139

October 23, 2017 8:03 AM Someone wants me dead- Franco

Kwaso Kwaso star, Franco Lesokwane is living in fear after narrowly escaping the flames of death on Tuesday night following a petrol bomb attack that nearly burnt down his house and vehicle. The 46-year-old singer was watching a football match on TV at one of his three homes in Mmankgodi when, what he described as the ‘attempt on my life’ was made. In an exclusive 836

October 20, 2017 6:02 PM Miners urged to spread first aid

The mining industry has been urged to benchmark with similar organisations from around the world to improve the standard of first aid in the country. Speaking recently at the Intermine First Aid Competitions, speakers said it was imperative for the mining industry to take this essential component of life seriously. Hosted under the theme: ‘What you do in an emergency 164

October 19, 2017 10:34 PM Extreme air pollution in Ireland caused by ‘burning of solid fuel’

Such fuels promoted as ‘low-carbon’ but are devastating in terms of air pollution – expert There should be no cause for complacency in Europe or Ireland over the findings of the Lancet medical journal’s major study of the global health impacts of pollution, which shows air pollution as the single biggest cause of deaths. That is the verdict of Prof Colin 125

October 19, 2017 5:28 PM New Pokémon Go Monsters Are Coming Just in Time for Halloween

As if it wasn’t hard enough trying to catch them all, Pokémon Go players will have a few new monsters to collect during the Halloween season. New creatures will start appearing on the game Friday. The in-game Halloween event will feature new monsters such as Sableye, Banette and “a few other ghost-type Pokémon” like Gastly, Drowzee and Cubone, according 92

October 18, 2017 11:56 PM It was Bob and Harvey Weinstein against the world. Then they turned on each other

For the Weinsteins, it had always been Bob and Harvey against the world. In 1979, the twenty-something rock promoters brought their unpolished demeanor, fast-talking style, and rough negotiating tactics to the movie business, naming their new film production company after their parents, Miriam and Max. Together, they built a studio that would redefine 145

October 18, 2017 6:34 PM New Google Maps feature lets you go to space

Google Maps is no longer just for getting directions here on Earth. You can now explore numerous planets, moons and the International Space Station using a new Google Maps feature. The new feature uses imagery captured by the Cassini spacecraft, which was launched 20 years ago and finally burned up in Saturn's atmosphere over the summer. During its long mission 101

October 17, 2017 3:48 PM Putin encourages world youth

He said this when officially opening the festival on Sunday. He said this time the festival was as representative as it had ever been because it united youth of the world. “Almost 30,000 participants, guests and students from over 180 states and all of the world’s continents have gathered here in Sochi,” he said. “Back then, young men and women just like you were united 122