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Saturday, April 2 2022

The Eclectic Weekend


Sport FREE

Will the Bulls’ cheap-ticket gamble leave them singing the blues?

With the Bulls charging R25 a ticket, Saturday’s URC match against Ulster looks set to be a sell-out

Liam Del Carme
Sports reporter
3 min read
Ideas FREE

Architect? Good luck with that house of cards

A column to satisfy your inner grammar nerd

Sue de Groot
Deputy features editor: Sunday Times
4 min read

It’s a sin, cuzzie: Oscars’ ‘ugly cousin’ sticks it to lame films

‘Diana’, ‘Space Jam’, Jeanna de Waal, Jared Leto and Bruce Willis snag Razzie awards

By Daniel Trotta
1 min read

Peugeot 208 aims to beat the odds

Offerings like this prove that one of the biggest mergers in the automotive industry has certain gems in its stable

Brenwin Naidu
Motoring editor, reporter and presenter
2 min read

The curious case of Julia Fox: four ways to wear the viral ‘Ye muse’ liner

We can’t stop thinking about ‘that’ eyeliner! Take a dive into the actress’s short but drastic beauty evolution

Nokubonga Thusi
Beauty editor
3 min read

Pluto’s ice volcanoes give scientists something to get their teeth into

Towering ice volcanoes, which extrude toothpaste-like ice, are providing new insight into the ‘dynamic’ planet

By Will Dunham
3 min read
Sport FREE

Loose-lipped Johnny du Plooy was a portent of drugs to come

Clinton van der Berg’s new book uncovers a doping culture that has spread its tendrils deep into SA sport and society

David Isaacson
Sports reporter
5 min read
World FREE

Big Willie be damned, I’m focusing on my rocks, says Chris

At a Boston concert, Chris Rock dodged the Oscars incident, revealing instead that he’s having a vasectomy

By Reuters, Tim McLaughlin and Lisa Richwine
3 min read
Ideas FREE

We want our place in the sun revolution, say Northern Cape residents

People in the region are seeking greater gains, with experts saying without shared ownership there’s no shared growth

By Kim Harrisberg
6 min read

Nothing cryptic: NFTs the answer to saving the Amazon, says Brazilian firm

The business is selling them to fund conservation, saying preserving areas outweighs the impact of transactions

By Anthony Boadle
2 min read
World FREE

Forget past predictions, a nuclear attack is a clear and present danger

In the face of a faltering campaign, Putin might well justify using weapons of mass destruction against Ukraine

By Max Hastings
12 min read
Ideas FREE

It’s book fair season, so allow me to hammer out the chemistry

A feast of books is released each April, so let’s not mess about. Here’s what’s on offer

Jennifer Platt
Sunday Times books editor
4 min read