1. PrimeSteak

    Newborn baby killed when allegedly thrown from car in Cape Town
  2. Gordon_R

    [US] Maeve Kennedy McKean's body is recovered after canoe search

    Another Kennedy descendant death:
  3. Matt91

    How can I prepare for my grandfather's passing?

    My grandfather, who is now 85, has recently had a spate of poor health almost over night and it's seems rather serious. He is now always tired and out of breath; the doctors say he has developed an irregular heart beat and is in the early stages of heart failure - nothing much they can do for a...
  4. mercurial

    Being lazy is better way to live longer, study finds
  5. mercurial

    Woman's sex addiction almost killed her

    Woman's sex addiction almost killed her
  6. mercurial

    PayPal told customer her death breached its rules

    PayPal told customer her death breached its rules
  7. mercurial

    British tourist dies taking selfie after falling off beach wall

    British tourist dies taking selfie after falling off beach wall with another traveller
  8. mercurial

    Nocturnal 'night owls' risk early death, study finds

    Nocturnal 'night owls' risk early death, study finds
  9. F

    DSL Line Problem for 5+ months (Nigel, Gauteng)

    I have no idea if this is in the area or just our home. But I have a 4Mbps line, and cannot even pull 1Mbps of download speed. So I contacted Telkom a few times, asking for a technician to come take a look. They said they will see if they can fix the problem and send me an SMS when it's fixed...
  10. medicnick83

    [LEGAL] Last Will and Testament

    Hi all, I'm going through something now and it is really awful to have happen to me but I don't want anyone else to experience this so hopefully with this post, many of you will go and get your "last will and testament" (LW&T) sorted out or at least go check on it. Guys, please do not get...
  11. Bryn

    PE Prof Gerrit Radder killed in cycling tragedy

    I don't think there's a thread for this yet so I thought I'd create one. Many students from NMMU (now NMU) will remember Prof Radder as a total legend. Crazy to think he's dead now and the holes he must have left in the many circles he was involved with. Easily one of the best lecturers I've...
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    Do you have a plan for your "online identity" if you die?

    If you were to suddenly pass away, do you have a plan in place for your online self to be taken care of? For example, is there a trusted person who has been instructed to delete/manage your Google accounts, Facebook page, cloud-stored media or data, your LastPass account, etc? Something as...
  13. NeonNinja

    Annual Global Road Crash Statistics

    - Nearly 1.3 million people die in road crashes each year, on average 3,287 deaths a day. - An additional 20-50 million are injured or disabled. - More than half of all road traffic deaths occur among young adults ages 15-44. - Road traffic crashes rank as the 9th leading cause of death and...
  14. P

    The true (hidden) cost of nuclear power

    It seems few people know of or even mention these consequences of what happens when things go wrong with nuclear power : Are these discussions part of the decision making? Cape Town does not even have stock of iodine in case Koeberg blows. Research how many "events"...
  15. medicnick83


    Hi all, Day 1 So yesterday I woke up - got ready to goto work - went to find out from my mom how she is feeling and remind and remind her that if she is not feeling better - I'm DRAGGING HER KICKING AND SCREAMING to hospital - instead, I found her dead. Let's be honest - I'm shocked and I...
  16. M

    Are banks a good place to draw up and keep your will?

    Does anyone have any experience regarding where the best place is to draw up and keep your will? I need to do one but have heard conflicting stories about where to go. FNB give me extra eBucks points :D for drawing it up and keeping it there. But I won't do it just for the eBucks if its better...
  17. I

    SANDF: No SA soldiers killed in DRC Johannesburg - No South African soldiers have been killed or seriously injured in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the SA National Defence Force [SANDF] said on Wednesday. Reports that SANDF troops were injured...
  18. NeonNinja

    20 most dangerous cars on the road

    #20 The Chevrolet Corvair Fumes in cabin #19 Suzuki Samurai Prone to rollovers #18 Chevrolet Vega Breaks apart #17 Pontiac Fiero Spontaneous fires #16 Smart ForTwo May become airborne #15 Yugo GV Engine destroys self #14 Audi 5000 Unexpected acceleration #13 Geely CK1 0-star rating from...
  19. I

    Robbers kill KZN farmer at his front gate

    The police only showed up a hour later! WTF Welcome to the new South Africa :D
  20. jes

    iPhone 5 causes electrocution death, Apple investigates

    iPhone 5 electrocution death investigated: Apple Apple is investigating an accident in which a Chinese woman was killed by an electric shock when answering a call on her iPhone 5