World Diabetes Day, take Medtronic’s Blue Balloon Challenge to donate diabetes supplies

Medtronic, maker of insulin pumps, is kicking off this year’s World Diabetes Day, today, with their #BlueBalloon Challenge. All that’s required is you shoot yourself in a very short video, or photo, doing anything in your ordinary day, while bouncing a blue balloon. Then post it. The whole idea is to raise awareness about the … Read more

Wear Blue for Diabetes this World Diabetes Day (November 14th) – South Africans with Diabetes

Let’s come together to create awareness around diabetes in our schools and communities. Let’s #WearBlueForDiabetes! The idea Whether you’re a person living with diabetes, a carer of someone living with diabetes or a friend or family member, we want you to join us in wearing blue to create awareness for diabetes. Invite your school, workplace … Read more

Van Gelder Studio And The Blue Note Sound

Blue Note’s founders, Alfred Lion and Francis Wolff, signed some of the most brilliant musical minds in modern jazz. From Thelonious Monk and Miles Davis to John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, they recorded the music’s best and biggest names. But arguably, the most significant person they got to work for the company wasn’t a musician … Read more

New Twitter boss Elon Musk wants you to pay for your blue tick | The Citizen

Elon Musk, the world’s richest man wants more money and verified Twitter users may have to pay $20 (R365) per month, or lose Blue Tick verification status. The social media site’s new owner, whose profile now reads “Chief Twit”, paid $44 billion to buy the company and said the verification process on the platform, which … Read more

EOH’s journey to redemption has blue chips knocking on its door | The Citizen

EOH, a company once regarded as the toxic face of South African capitalism, has gone a long way to redeeming itself – both financially and reputationally – under the new management team led by CEO Stephen van Coller. Its results for the year to July 2022 point to continued improvements in operational performance, with an … Read more

Phaethon: Gigantic, blue near-Earth asteroid accelerates, acts strangely

The Apollo-class Phaethon asteroid – which has its origins in the famous Geminids meteor shower – has been baffling astronomers this week. Phaethon asteroid mystery An Apollo-class asteroid is a space rock which orbits our Sun and could, at some point in its trajectory, intercept Earth’s orbit and cause all sorts of chaos for us. … Read more

Blue Ivy Reminds Us She’s Blue Ivy, Bids $80K+ at Charity Auction

At only 10, Blue Ivy Carter has achieved things most of us can only dream of. She’s won a Grammy Award, fronted global campaigns, and even became the youngest winner of a BET Award in 2020. Now, adding to the list of Blue-Ivy-only attainable feats is her bidding of $80K+ at the Wearable Art Gala Auction this past weekend. In case … Read more

Autumn and leaves are starting to fall, so perhaps time to enjoy soup. How about cauliflower, pear and blue cheese?

If you may have spent time raking up any fallen Autumn leaves, or perhaps just been out enjoying a walk in some Autumn sunshine – then you may probably welcome a lovely bowl of this warming soup. Cauliflower, Pear and Blue Cheese Soup “This creamy soup is a wonderful combination of flavours, and the salty-sweet … Read more

Review: Broken Bells – “Into the Blue” | The Young Folks

The collaborative project of Brian Burton and James Mercer, Broken Bells releases their new album, Into The Blue, the first since After the Disco, which dropped eight years ago. Burton, better known as Danger Mouse, and Mercer, vocalist and guitarist for The Shins, decided to collaborate after meeting at Denmark’s Roskilde Festival in 2004. Yet … Read more