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Keeping the Ice in Ice-Cream

Donkey's years ago we all knew that CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) were bad, they made holes in the ozone layer and we were all going to fry in the direct glare of the sun. Unfortunately, the quick ..
(December 10, 2008)
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Luxury in the Foothills of the Lebombo Mountains

The Kruger National Park is one of South Africa's most famous and popular tourist destinations among local and international travellers. The Park covers an enormous area and consists of a number of ..
(October 09, 2008)
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Battlefields Make Great Holiday Destinations - Spionkop

Spionkop is the site of one of the bloodiest and most famous (or infamous) battles of the 1899 - 1902 Anglo-Boer War. The Battle of Spionkop is peppered with famous names: Winston Churchill was a war .
(October 09, 2008)
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The Bicycle Helmet Myth - True and Not

Apparently there is a popular myth that city cyclists have been bandying about for years - that they are more likely to be hit by a car if they wear a helmet than if they don't. This myth so ..
(October 09, 2008)
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Information in the Tera Era

According to Larry Swezey from Hitachi Global Storage Technologies, the IT industry is moving from the “Information Age" established in 1971 to the current, newly coined “Tera Era". In ..
(October 09, 2008)
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Invisible Clothing Fit For Harry Potter

What would you do if you could become invisible? Answers to that ever popular question range from the criminal (rob a bank) and obscene (spend a day in a women's locker room) to the political ..
(October 09, 2008)
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The Allure of Modular Housing

It's difficult to call a modular housing a new craze in the housing industry as so far it has only captured around 7-8% of the US housing industry, it's not even a phenomenon; at best it's a growing ..
(October 09, 2008)
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Cuban Olympic Fiasco

Taekwondo's turbulent history followed it into the Olympic arena at Beijing this year. The popular martial art has been dogged by controversy and scandal virtually since its inception. Instead of ..
(September 19, 2008)
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Is Microwave the Future of WiFi?

WiMax (Worldwide Interoperability for Microwave Access) isn't new technology (the WiMax forum was created in 2001 to promote the standard), but it's only recently that it has made people sit up and ..
(September 19, 2008)
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Wireless Networks Expand in Leaps and Bounds

The uptake of wireless networks has grown exponentially since it was first touted as the “next big thing" in computing. And it's not only businesses that have taken to the technology, according .
(September 19, 2008)
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Open Source Vs SaaS Vs Cloud Computing

In a recent article on Earthweb.com, Bruce Byfield voiced his views in favour of free or open source software, and claimed that he didn't see the point of proprietary network services, cloud ..
(September 19, 2008)
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Wireless Technology Takes to the Skies

Since 2006 airlines have been working on ways to allow internet connections to passengers above the clouds. Boeing abandoned its efforts, but American Airlines, Delta and Lufthansa persevered with ..
(September 19, 2008)
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Lying on Your CV? Employee Background Checks Will Catch You Out

The days of getting a job based on your family's good standing within the community are long passed, these days applicants are often subjected to rigid screening processes, including employment and ..
(September 03, 2008)
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Depressed Housing Market Leads to Arson Attacks

Housing crisis. Stricken housing market. Housing Slump. With headlines like this, it's no wonder that the housing market is depressed. Unfortunately, this is one instance when the media can't be ..
(September 03, 2008)
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PlayStation Portable to Get a Hard Drive?

The Sony PlayStation is one of the most coveted gaming devices currently in existence. The gaming world is enjoying variety a fair share of variety at the moment, with Microsoft's Xbox and Nintendo's .
(August 11, 2008)
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Discover Your Soul, Visit the Kalahari

The Kalahari Desert is actually a misnomer because the Kalahari isn't a true desert. Rainfall is seasonal, although fairly erratic, and there is plenty of vegetation to support the rich and varied ..
(August 11, 2008)
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Housing Estates Go Green

According to the US Energy Information Administration, residential buildings are responsible for 21% of energy consumption in America, while the construction and operation of buildings is responsible .
(August 11, 2008)
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Japan Leads the Mobile Technology Market

While western designers and manufacturers battle to corner the mobile web market, and while debate rages as to whether the mobile web even has any value to the western world, Japan is surging ahead ..
(August 13, 2008)
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South African Travel Companies Market World Heritage Sites to ..

Tourism plays a major role in the economy of South Africa. A lot of emphasis is placed on marketing South Africa as a favoured destination for foreign tourists and until recently, very little ..
(August 13, 2008)
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The Pitfalls Of Creativity

It's said that the there is a fine line between insanity and creative genius. According to James Kaufman, that distinction may be more exact among creative writers - female poets especially - where ..
(May 16, 2008)
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Dont Be a Statistic Check Your Deck Regularly to Ensure That ..

Decks are supposed to be places of fun and leisure. They provide sanctuary when you need some peace and quiet and are ideal for gathering your friends together for a cookout. Unfortunately not ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Lord Mayor of London Puts on Quite a Show

When I think of the Lord Mayor of London, I think of Dick Whittington and the story my parents read to me as a child. I enjoyed the tale; although all I really remember about it is that Dick ..
(June 19, 2008)
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Wanted Mechanical Engineers to Run Data Centres

Some sort of social hierarchy exists in all fields of life, from work to social circles, even within families, although many would deny it. The IT industry, as glorified as it is, has not escaped ..
(June 24, 2008)
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Would You Use Your Laptop to Crack Nuts?

I suppose there are any number of reasons why one would choose to use a laptop (a rather expensive and sophisticated piece of equipment) as a nutcracker. A more traditional nutcracker might not be ..
(July 01, 2008)
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Nipping and Tucking a Little Plastic Surgery Into Your African .

Medical tourism is a growing industry in South Africa, so much so, that there was a need to create a Medical Tourism Association to ensure that that companies which facilitate medical tours in the ..
(July 01, 2008)
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