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Spider Man is on Neighbourhood Watch!

For whatever reason, we’ve all dressed up as our most beloved superhero. Whether it’s the Man of Steel or Batman — we’ve all been there. We’ve also experienced nostalgic sadness when our spandex wouldn’t fit and our capes started to drape around us like a bib. I’d bet that even today you’d get a bit...

A first for technology, many firsts for humanity

Vodafone has recently launched a ‘firsts’ campaign to ‘help people do things for the first time’. At firsts.com, you’ll be able to view videos following inspirational people such as, for example, Olympian Mary Kom as she builds India’s first female fight club in the remote region of Manipur or rapper Spoek Mathambo, who crosses Africa...

George Bush is a Tit

George Washington once said, ‘Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.’ It’s truly a powerful quote said by one very iconic man, you can almost feel the power radiating from such an influential individual. Now imagine him with breasts on his...

100 years of fashion in 100 seconds

We’ve all stood in amazement before our parents cupboards, staring at their thick tweed coats and slim-brimmed fedoras. We’ve all stared at the flowing gowns our mothers would wear when accompanying our fathers to an event. Care to wonder how we got to leather jackets and Chuck Taylor’s All Stars? Here’s a fun video that...

Nike is dropping big names and most probably lots of cash in this ad

‘Every touch of the ball proves that football will always belong to those who Risk Everything, even when it matters the most,’ advises Nike in its ad out in time for the 2014 Worldcup in Brazil. The epic video is accompanied by the catchy tune ‘Miss Alissa’ by The Eagles of Death Metal and features...

Our Selection of Kick-ass Soccer Ads for Brazil 2014

12 June 2014 — the official start of The Fifa World Cup 2014 in Brazil — is fast approaching and numerous ads are intensifying the countdown. Of course the main aim is to showcase the brand and its product, but some of these clips will have you on the edge of your seat ready for...

Richie Hawtin releases new Plastikman album EX, live at Sónar by Day, in a worldwide exclusive show

On 12 June the new Plastikman album EX will premier exclusively at Sónar Barcelona with a special adaptation for SónarVillage. And, the Sónar 2014 app to check up all you need to know about the line-up is available now. More info below! The exclusive show featuring the new Plastikman album EX is the eagerly anticipated...

Vagina activism | Shameless provocation or conceptual art?

Deborah de Robertis sits silently as museum-goers stop to contemplate the Luxembourg-based artist’s spread legs until a French police man arrests her for indecent exposure. On 29 May 2014, she walked into Paris’s famous Musée D’Orsay dressed in a gold sequin dress, and posed below the controversial 19th century painting titled ‘The Origin of the...

FIRST PEEK AT HBO DOCUMENTARY SERIES FOO FIGHTERS: SONIC HIGHWAYS

Viewers watching the 29th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony this weekend on HBO were treated to a surprise teaser preview of the new HBO series Foo Fighters: Sonic Highways. The sneak peek features an exclusive Dave Grohl mission statement accompanied by the first passage of music to be unveiled from the...

Inspiring Street Art That’ll Awaken Your Creative Senses!

Here’s some amazing street art we found on the net to stimulate your creative brain cells. These street artists have successfully combined real-life features to create a piece of art that ‘lives’ because it involves its surroundings and beholders.

#sonar2014 | Spain’s Most Prestigious Festival of Advanced Music & New Media Art Comes to Cape Town

Sónar — Spain’s most prestigious International Festival of Advanced Music and New Media Art — is about to kick off in Barcelona. Taking place from 12-13 June, 2014’s line-up promises to live up to its ‘first class reputation as a leading reference for international festivals.’ Massive Attack, Caribou, Woodkid, Lykke Li, MØ as well as...

CAPE TOWN ELECTRONIC MUSIC FESTIVAL 2014 OFFICIAL AFTERMATH VIDEO

In February 2014 The Cape Town Electronic Music Festival had us all dancing alongside the fabled City Hall within Cape Town’s most central district. It was an event to remember not only for its quality music, but mesmerizing visuals. Yet most importantly it proved that Cape Town is able to compete with the ever expanding...

M.I.A.: ‘Double Bubble Trouble’ | Pitbulls & Leopards Are The Shit Right Now

Two definite videos to talk about are currently making their rounds online. Die Antwoord just dropped ‘Pitbull Terrier’ (Emir Kusturica’s awesomely fun movie Black Cat, White Cat springs to mind immediately) and female rapper M.I.A. & The Partysquad released ‘Double Bubble Trouble’ on 19 May 2014 — maybe along a similar shit-stirring vein as the...
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