Alexa Coetzee

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Nirvana: 10 of the best

1 About a Girl<p>Beneath all that cooler-than-thou championing of the obscure, Kurt Cobain also deeply loved popular culture – trashy, sometimes conservative and often tragically unhip. Though he claimed the first gig he attended was Black Flag, it had really been Sammy Hagar. Nirvana might have been …

Kurt Cobain

Lincoln Continental Concept First Look

Intercontinental Style: Continental Concept Showcases Lincoln's new Face, Engine, and Commitment to China<p>The iconic name is back, the split-wing grille is gone, and to answer your first question: No, it’s almost certainly not rear-wheel drive.<p>The official response from Lincoln‘s PR team goes …

Readers' recipes: delicious cinnamon recipes to spice up your life

From the ultimate cinnamon rolls to Greek lamb stew, we share the best reader recipes using this favourite spice<p>Sweet, warm and aromatic, cinnamon is an ingredient that cooks have treasured for thousands of years. In medieval times, all sorts of fanciful stories abounded about where it came from: …

Breakfast

2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV Price Announced

It may not be news, but the Lamborghini Aventador is crazy expensive. Prices for the all-new 2016 Aventador LP 750-4 Superveloce start at $493,095, the automaker recently announced.<p>This total includes a $3495 destination fee and a nasty $3700 gas guzzler tax. The pricing was announced in …

Chicken breasts: easy, stylish dinner recipes

Chicken breasts are quick to cook and extremely versatile. Here we share our favourite recipes<p>Chicken breasts hold a peculiar power over us Brits. Many food lovers will roll their eyes at being served them: this part of the bird can be less flavourful than meat on the bone, and they are all too …

Cooking

'DmC: Devil May Cry Definitive Edition' Review: New Dante At 60 FPS

<i>DmC: Devil May Cry – Definitive Edition</i> takes much of what made the last-gen game fun even better.<p>There were plenty of reasons for fans of the older Devil May Cry games to dislike the reboot. The combat was different, dumbed down—in other words, great for someone like me who wasn’t all that great …

Miniature

Nvidia GTX 960M Arrives To Amp Up Slimmed Down Gaming Notebooks

Following up on last year’s 980M and 970M Maxwell GPU launches, today Nvidia is rounding out their 900M series with the 960M and 950M mobile graphics cards, specifically designed for the thin and light category of gaming notebooks.<p>Nvidia’s 860M represented the first generation of mobile Maxwell …

Computer Hardware

Hubble at 25: the cosmos at its most breathtaking – in pictures

<b>THE CARINA NEBULA</b><p>One of the largest regions of star-birth in the galaxy, the Carina Nebula is made up of vast towers of cool hydrogen that are laced with dust and which are rising from the nebula’s wall. This strikingly beautiful image of stellar creation, taken in 2010, reveals the head of a …

Cosmology

The Three Most Amazing PCs Of February 2015

Every month, I take a look at some of the most amazing PCs that have been created from around the world. You probably know it’s possible to build your own PC, however, hardcore enthusiasts are taking things one step further and customising their PCs too. They’ll kit them our with water cooling …

Intel Corporation

6 Things To Consider Before Building Your Next Gaming PC

Believe it or not, the act of physically building your first PC is relatively simple. It’s the research beforehand and process of choosing your parts that can be daunting. Will X component be compatible with Y component? Is this case future proof? How large a power supply do I need? What should I …

Computer Hardware

Magic Leap CEO: Augmented Reality Could Replace Smartphones

Who needs smartphones and screens when you have augmented reality?<p>In an “Ask Me Anything” session on Reddit Tuesday morning, Magic Leap founder and CEO Rony Abovitz described a future where smartphones are replaced by his company’s technology, which projects a digital light field into a user’s eye …

Augmented Reality

Ten things we learned this week

Barn-find Ferraris aren't cheap<p>A slew of recent classic car auctions have fetched tens of millions of pounds, with the Old Desirable Car market …

A New Book Celebrates the Lost Art of the Concert Poster

In a city that bills itself as the “Live Music Capital of the World” and has spawned one of the most mammoth annual festivals in the industry, the art of the concert poster is serious business. Long before SXSW attendees descended in droves, Austin, Texas, was a countercultural oasis in the middle …

Music

Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 Review Part II: 1440p Benchmarks, 2-Way SLI, And Radeon 285 Showdown

Welcome to part 2 of my Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 review. If you missed it, part 1 focuses on single card 1080p benchmarks, performance, and temps. Get a primer on the GTX 960 by referring back to that. In this installment we’ll analyze how the 2GB, 128-bit GTX 960 handles 1440p (2560 x 1440) gaming …

Computer Hardware

Zao Fox Village, a Sanctuary in Japan Where Foxes Roam Freely

Located near the city Shiroishi in the mountains of Miyagi, Japan, the Zao Fox Village (Zao Kitsune Mura) is a paradise for fox lovers. Open since 1990, the village is a sanctuary for over a hundred animals, including six different breeds of foxes who roam freely.<p>After paying a small admission fee, …

Japan

Common Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Follow for the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

Making scrambled eggs isn't exactly rocket science—but our test kitchen has outlined a few surprising ways you might be getting it wrong.<p>For many young cooks, a pan of scrambled eggs is the first dish they master. But after we crack those first few eggs, it's probably a technique we don't think …

Breakfast

7 Whiskey Drinks That Could Help Cure Your Cold

Here, seven whiskey cocktails to help dilate your blood vessels and put you on the path to recovery.<p>When you’re stuffed up and sick, there’s nothing …

Cocktails

Twin stars at nebula's heart doomed to end in supernova explosion

At the heart of a strangely shaped planetary nebula, astronomers have discovered a pair of doomed white dwarf stars that will inevitably merge and explode in a dramatic supernova.<p>The imperiled pair, described in the journal Nature, sheds light on how different stellar systems can meet the same …

Universe

Slovakia Holds Referendum On Restricting Gay Rights

Slovakia held a national referendum on Saturday on placing further restrictions on gay rights. Reported by the BBC, citizens of the small European …

The 10 best beach holidays in Italy for 2018

For more general advice on booking a break in Italy, see our Italy summer holidays guide. Our complete guide features expert recommendations for city, beach, villa, culture, food and drink and activity holidays.<p>1. Puglia, Italy<p>Some of the best beaches in mainland Italy are in Puglia – particularly …

Italy

The world's most romantic hotels

Which cities have the most romantic hotels? Our destination experts make a case for their favourite locations and where to stay when there.<p>Venice<p>In a city so unremittingly romantic as Venice, accommodation to match the mood is essential. George Clooney opted for the opulent Aman Grand Canal – for …

Italy

97 Brunch Recipes to Make This Weekend

At-home brunch means no waiting in line, plus: eating in pajamas! These leisurely homemade brunch ideas will help you do it up in style.<p><b>An at-home brunch means no waiting in line</b>, as many mimosas as your heart desires, and, best of all, eating in your pajamas. These recipes will help you tackle a …

Cooking

37 Curry Recipes For When Nothing Else Will Do

Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes).<p>Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes). It's what the Spice Girls (and Future You) would want.

Cooking

2016 Jaguar F-type Manual and AWD

Manuals: saved. Rear-wheel drive: in jeopardy.<p>One of these days our Save the Manuals campaign will arrive at its inevitable end. Even if the ol’ stick shift wins a battle every now and then, newer, smoother, and faster transmission technology is dominating the war. We’ll be devastated to concede …

Jaguar Cars

Ten stunners from RM’s Paris auction

Classic car auctions are big business nowadays. Ferraris, McLarens, Bugattis and more all regularly fetch prices of seven - or even eight - …

Build A Compact 1080p Gaming PC For $400 (Benchmarks Included)

<b>[UPDATE: This has proven to be a popular build, but what if you want to stretch your budget to $800? Check out this newer mini-ITX, 1440p gaming build!]</b><p>There’s a widespread misconception floating around that says building a decent gaming PC is an expensive endeavor. But what if you could assemble …

Computer Hardware

Pictures: Animals of Canada

Canada's wildlife is as varied as its landscapes. Take a look at its furry and feathered inhabitants.

Wildlife

'Evangelion' Inspired Animation Short Looks Simply Astounding

As part of Studio Khara’s ongoing Japanese Animator Expo, with unique animation shorts released each week, we have now been graced with an Evangelion inspired entry that looks simply amazing.<p>Handled by Sola Digital Arts, who recently created the CG Captain Harlock film, the short was directed by …

Anime

After Years In Lockdown, Rosa Parks' Papers Head To Library Of Congress

Archivists at the Library of Congress are hard at work cataloging the papers of Rosa Parks, received on loan recently after a legal battle kept them under lock and key for the past decade.<p>Among the collection are a receipt for a voting booth's poll tax, postcards from Martin Luther King Jr., a …

Black History

Abductions reported in Mexico area where students disappeared

As many as 12 people reported to have been kidnapped in the same state of Guerrero as dozens of students were taken and killed late last year<p>At least 12 people have been kidnapped in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero in the same municipality where federal authorities say 43 college students …

Mexico