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Google Translate adds 20 more languages, makes voice translation faster and smoother

Google Translate has received an update, adding 20 more languages. Now users can instantly translate up to 27 languages, making the program available to a wider audience. The update also makes real-time voice translation a lot faster and smoother. These updates are com…

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Driving Change: how self-driving cars could revolutionise our world

Self-driving cars are the talk of the day. From Google (latest model pictured above) to the German automakers, who’s making the most headway? How is this going to change the way we view ownership and insurance?
Back in 1939, industrial designer Norman Bel Geddes painte…

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Windows 10 first impressions: what Gearburn thinks of Microsoft’s new baby

We may be soulless journalists, but that doesn’t mean a software release has no bearing on our lives. As a squad of Windows users (except for one or two in this office), we expect to receive the best user experience constantly. The operating system we use daily doesn’t…

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CLARINS bright plus { beauty }

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If you are like me and suffer from uneven skin tone its probably a skin care priority to find a product that reduces the appearance of dark spots and leaves your skin looking bright and luminous. I have tried a lot of products but recently I have come across the CLARI…

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A Few Reasons Why South Africa is Simply Awesome

Some Say… I am In Africa The Truth is… Africa is in Me Under the roof of the Ubuntu Hut in the Londolozi village, staff from a variety of departments joined to listen to guest speaker Steuart Pennington, CEO of South Africa: The Good News. A friend of the Varty Family,…
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1976 – 2015: Why We Are Thankful For More Than Just a “Newspaper Story”

39 years ago to the day, young South African students in Soweto marched in protest of the iniquities of the Apartheid government, specifically a 1976 government decree that forced schools in so-called “black areas” to use Afrikaans and English in a 50-50 mix as the lan…
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KFC celebrates 60 years with the Memories Bucket

The finger-licking goodness is celebrating 60 years of serving chicken meals. Recently KFC released a YouTube video teasing the arrival of its new Memories Bucket.

The Memories bucket is a Bluetooth-enabled bucket of chicken pieces (weird combo!). It connects to your s…

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A Food Safari to Tantalise Your Senses – Part 2 London

“One of the very nicest things about life is the way we must regularly stop whatever it is we are doing and devote our attention to eating”. – Lucien Pavarotti  In our previous food blog we featured Anna’s trip to the San Pellegrino World 50 Best Restaurant Awards held…
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5 Things you didn’t know you could do on your PlayStation 4

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So you have a PlayStation 4, and you play games on it daily, but did you know that there is a whole bunch of features on the PS4 that you probably never even knew about? From never getting off the couch again, to making your gaming session quieter and more per…
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Jimmy Kimmel gets emotional talking about Cecil the lion [video]

It’s been a few days now that news broke of the US dentist who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe. The public outcry has been enormous and it’s spurred massive media coverage. Thus far the person responsible, Walter Palmer, has been forced to close his dentistry practic…

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PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 25.3 Million

PlayStation 4 Sales Surpass 25.3 Million
Sony have revealed their financials for the first quarter and it seems that the PlayStation 4 sales have continued to exceed expectations. 3 million consoles were sold during the first three-month period of 2015 ending on June 30. This has pushed the console’s…
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Book Review | Girls on Fire by Camilla Comins

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Girls on Fire is the ultimate braai guide for girls wanting to show the guys that they, too, can braai and do a better job … while wearing high heels and looking fabulous. Girls on Fire demystifies the South African braai, which has traditionally been a ‘guy’ thing – …

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5 Things I Learnt from an African Quilt

What was started last week as a lesson in making quilts on the Londolozi Digital Learning Centre veranda turned out to be a deeply profound lesson of learning for all of us who were there. My memory keeps gently tugging me back to those beautiful few hours, as more tha…
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SNAPnSAVE: A Shopping App that Gives Shoppers Cash Back

SNAPnSAVE: A Shopping App that Gives Shoppers Cash Back
SNAPnSAVE is a locally developed FREE app that helps you get cash back on your in-store shopping when you scan your receipt or till slip with your mobile device’s camera. RELATED: APPLE’S TOP APPS AND GAMES OF 2014 SNAPnSAVE provides you with an easy and simpl…
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Exploring Woodstock with Skyscanner

Exploring Woodstock with Skyscanner – #24HPeriscope

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In one of my more exhilirating Saturday mornings (no lazing in fleecy P.Js with a cuppa and Twitter) – this one past to be precise, 26 July, I got to dash around my beloved Woodstock, elected a #YuccieCity (more abou…

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The UN is hiding the true extent of global hunger

As the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) expire, the United Nations and the international NGO community are rallying around the conclusion that this has been “the most successful anti-poverty movement in history”. Poverty has been cut in half, they tell us. And hunge…
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Karien Belle & Jetlag Poetry Pop Up Shop

GoPro unveils premium content licensing portal

GoPro has now unveiled GoPro Licensing, its premium content licensing portal.

The portal is the next step in rewarding the GoPro creator community with a premium content licensing portal for global advertising brands and agencies to license premiere video and images. T…

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Flutes & Tutes.

Having attended my fair share of events in the past, I know just how they end up feeling like one long event, because you see the same faces at the same venues and there is nothing new or exciting. It is not often that one attends an event that has all the boxes ticked…

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Unique market, unique startup – what can we learn from the UAE’s gurus?

Every country has its fair share of small businesses and startups. This trend is only increasing as more people become equipped with the knowledge, tools, and specific skills required to run their own businesses.
While starting your own business is considered a spectac…

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Motorola’s new mid-range champion Moto G announced

It was a very busy week for Motorola. Not only did they announce their new Moto X Style and Moto X Play smartphones, but their mid-tier champion Moto G has also been given the updated treatment.

As we expected after numerous leaks, the Moto G 2015 features a five-inch …

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Zombie borsbroeke – eersdaags beskikbaar.

St Helena in photos

On St Helena, one of earth's most isolated inhabited islands, jaw-dropping landscapes, fascinating natural history and contemporary politics paint a picture of our planet in miniature. Tyson Jopson discovers, soon the planet will be closer than ever before.

The post St…

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Varkmetal en ander grappige verhale.

Boargazm – The Baconing
Ok, ek was nog nooit rêrig ‘n moerse fan van Strepsil Metal nie, maar ek het ‘n glyskaal. Heel onder aan die lys is ‘twee pakkies Strepsils ‘n dag metal’ soos Cannibal Corpse. Death metal. Varkstront, dit klink vir my net na onherkenbare geraas.…

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New Fabrikate

LAYERED CHAIN CHOCKER TREND

There is nothing better than layers of tiny gold/silver chain  or tattoo  chokers with crisp white shirts and tees, see more inspiration on our pinterest boards here

 

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Jennifer Morrison's Monte Carlo Style Diary

Talk about princess dresses! Man, the lady actor who stars in fairy tale TV series, Once Upon a Time, Jennifer Morrison, was in Monte Carlo last week to promote the series. And she took her dressing up duties very literally. As a girl I really can't help but absolutely…
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Windows 10: Everything you should know about the Xbox App

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Windows 10’s biggest feature is the ability to link up your PC to your Xbox One using the Xbox App. But the Xbox App dives so much deeper than just linking your console to your PC, you can do so much more than that. The app lets you stream your Xbox One games …
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Top 5 Mortal Kombat X Fatalities

Top 5 Mortal Kombat X Fatalities
Mortal Kombat X has some serious violence and gore and the Mortal Kombat X fatalities are insane! Check out our top 5: Cassie Cage Sergeant Cassandra Carlton “Cassie” Cage is a brand new character included in Mortal Kombat X and is the daughter of Mortal Komba…
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5 questions to ask before hitting ‘publish’ on branded content

In the midst of the content marketing rush, great content is becoming increasingly elusive. We can’t all be Red Bull overnight, but while everyone tries to become a content publisher, let’s take a step back and look at what we’re doing.
Whether it’s crafting posts for …

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BEAUTY REVIEWS COMING UP THIS MONTH

Social For Good : How To Define Success

The key outcomes to focus on when it comes to a social for good campaign aren’t always the same as those in a campaign aimed at sales or brand building. Social Media is a major medium for advertising and marketing, but these practices aren’t limited to brands trying to…

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The Sky Has Weight

If you carry someone in your heart for too long, it will become heavy.
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Spend Time With Elephants

One of my favourite books is called Elephantoms, written by Lyall Watson. It explores the soul of these great pachyderms, more from an anecdotal than scientific viewpoint, nevertheless sharing some startling insights into their behaviour and evolution. More than in any…
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The Chance To Disappoint You

I love you.

So let me disappoint you.

Because I know that if you love someone, you are opening yourself up to being disappointed by them.

Because how can you love someone as a human, without everything that comes with that.

So disappoint me.

Disappoint me constantly, with a…
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MIT Is Setting Up A Global Startup Lab @ WITS University

MIT Global Start-up Labs (GSL) is a multidisciplinary group out of MISTI (MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives) that promotes development in emerging regions by cultivating young technology entrepreneurs. GSL develops a hands-on curriculum that provides…

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The Flickering Light

"I had trouble sleeping" is just another way of saying you spent the night fighting ghosts in the dark.
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What basic things can you do to limit load shedding’s effects on your business?

Load shedding is set to be part of our lives in South Africa for the foreseeable future, bringing with it inconvenience and expense for all citizens, not to mention the business landscape. While the digital environment we tend to operate in and rely on brings with it s…

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(Not) Final Farewells

Wow. What an incredible two weeks it has been. (Has it only been that long???)


Words fail as we try to adequately sum up our time here – what it meant to us, what it meant to the community, the nature of the relationships we made, and the unexpected ways that God worked…

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SA kid flips out when seeing the biggest great white shark ever filmed [video]

Sorry for the lack of posts recently, but been busy sorting out some gremlins in my backend. In the mean time here’s a rather amusing post you’ll enjoy. It’s a video about the biggest great white shark in the world called Deep Blue and obviously since it was recently s…

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Google’s Project Loon rolls out in Sri Lanka

If the Internet of Things is a new buzzword we should all become accustomed to, Balloonternet might be another ordeal entirely.

Officials announced earlier today that Sri Lanka will be one of the first countries to benefit from Google’s Project Loon; an initiative whic…

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Jaime King's Style

I'm not sure how to express how much I love the style of Jaime King without coming off sounding like a bit of a stalker type. But my goodness I think that she is just gifted in this department. I love that she really does cool, edgy, high-fashion without looking like s…
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Microsoft start rolling out free Windows 10 upgrade

Today is finally the day, people. By the time you read this article we have already installed Windows 10 on out local machine and have started testing it out.

The new version of Microsoft’s flagship operating system has started to roll out in 190 countries across the g…

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Coming out my closet…

I did a sort of “coming out the closet” recently on Facebook. As many people know, I have been part and parcel of the evangelical church movement for the biggest portion of my life. Since leaving formal church gatherings, however, I have been sitting the...
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COFFEE ART TO THE MAX

Anyone who knows me knows I love coffee especially lattes and there is nothing better than when your latte appears with a special message or picture. How gorgeous are these lattes, definitely a work of art, see more on our pinterset board

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The ProWein Song: Basically Eurovision for Wine (with lyrics)

Oh deary me. Via @thirstforwine today on twitter I came across this song that ProWein – a huge “international…trade fair for the wine and spirits business” – has commissioned for the fair in 2014. It is possibly the worst song
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South Africa’s mobile money adoption rates are about to explode

There’s an understanding by some that mobile money has no place in the developed world and only those countries that are far less advanced can this be of use. South Africa is, evidently so, a developing country as we carry the title of being the most unequal society in…

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