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Photo of man holding dead dog is very touching, isn’t from Cape Town

In the… well, in the “duringmath” (it’s like an aftermath, but for an ongoing event, see?) of the Muizenberg Fire, this heartbreaking photo has been doing the rounds:

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This man is holding his dog who passed on due to smoke inhalation. This picture was ta…

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10 technologies that will have a huge impact on education in 2015 and beyond

Technology has the capacity to fundamentally change every aspect of our lives. There are few sectors where this is more visible and obvious than education. According to technology research house Gartner, worldwide education sector spending is forecast to grow 2.3% to r…
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Bagging $100m: how WorldRemit is filling Africa’s remittance market gap

Founded in 2010 by Somali entrepreneur Ismail Ahmed, WorldRemit — a London-based tech startup providing low-cost international money transfers — made headlines a few weeks ago when it raised US$100-million in series B funding. Having personally experienced the frustrat…
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Let’s shout about Durban

Here’s drone footage of the damage caused by the devastating Cape Town fires [video]

When the devastating fires started in Cape Town a few days ago i asked on social media if anyone has drone footage and the replies were a very obvious “it’s too windy to fly and the smoke makes visibility low”. That and the fact that it may be too hot and could interfe…

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10 Creative Business Cards

10 Creative Business Cards

If the eyes are the windows to the soul, creative business cards are the windows to a great business. Many people opt for the traditional business card only containing basic information on a plain card with maybe the business logo on it. But these 10 businesses r…

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Cape Town startup throws its weight behind Cape fire rescue efforts

As raging fires in the Cape’s Southern Peninsula continued today, rain finally brought relief to some of the firefighting efforts although it wasn’t enough to complete douse the flames. As firefighters continue working tirelessly, various companies have started using t…
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Firefighter Food

Parents donated fillings and bread and the high school students at the kids’ school made sandwiches for the firefighters today. The packaged sandwiches were then labeled with ‘Thank You’ stickers made by the younger children.

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Brilliant stuff – especially the kid…

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Let’s shout about it: a guide to Durban

Dark New Trailer For Batman: Arkham Knight

Here’s everything you need to know about the enormous Roc space plane

Deep in the Californian Mojave desert an ambitious project is taking place that aims to send ripples through the corridors of time. A beast is being created, the likes of which the world has never seen. This creature is “Roc”, named after the Middle-Eastern bird of pre…
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#CricketFire vs #CapeFire: the story of a fire and a One Day International

After a fire broke out in the Cape’s Southern Peninsula on Sunday, hundreds of Capetonians took to Twitter to share incredible photos from the fire and call for assistance. Some of the tweets started being grouped around the hashtag #CapeFire. Read more: 61 astonishing…
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This Year’s Best Mobile Products At The Mobile World Congress

This Year’s Best Mobile Products At The Mobile World Congress

The Mobile World Congress is one of the world’s biggest mobile and technology events and usually features each year’s big players in the mobile and tech markets. The event is currently underway in Barcelona, Spain and there have been some pretty awesome moments d…

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Confessions of an Addict by Mumtaz Moosa Saley

Table of Contents Chapter 1 – Humble Beginning Chapter 2- Hooked Chapter 3 – Things fall apart Chapter 4 – Small steps  Chapter 5 – Lies Chapter 6 – Guilt Chapter 7 – Sins Chapter 8 – Hangover Chapter 9 – Caught Chapter 10 – Betrayal Chapter 11 – Anger Chapter 12 – Dec…
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People Are Awesome: the Guinness World Records Edition [video]

You should be familiar with the People Are Awesome videos by now and what better way to start off bro day on Life is Savage than with a new compilation featuring the awesome people that attempt Guinness World Records. Here’s 3 min that will give you some inspiration fo…

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Drones, maps and social networks: how SA’s media has used tech to report on the #CapeFire

The fire sweeping across Cape Town’s Southern peninsula has dominated South African headlines for three days now. A number of factors, including the scale of the blaze and limited access to the areas affected by it, have seen the country’s media houses bring together a…
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Guide to Prince Albert

Goa – A Basic Guide

Goa – A Basic Guide

beach hotel, Goa

Why Goa?

The behemoth Indian subcontinent can take years, if not longer to get to grips with, to traverse and savour. In contrast, Goa, India’s smallest state allows you to cover its length in a day. That’s if you’re in a hurry.

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The Rust And The Rain

Time will teach you love.
Love will teach you pain.
And in the end, time will teach you to love again.
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REVLON ULTRA HD

Being some what a beauty fundie I love getting products to test out and review for myself and all my readers and the latest to land on the beauty desk of fashionjazz is the new  REVLON ULTRA HD Lip Lacquer  and Lipstick.  As you all know I  am a huge fan of pink, pink …
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A leopard brawl

Why you should book a photo safari

Sony’s Morpheus VR headset slated for 2016 release

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Sony is forging ahead with their highly anticipated Project Morpheus – a virtual reality headset – and today announced that Morpheus will see an early 2016 release.

Shuhei Yoshida –  the president of Sony’s Worldwide Studios division – made the announcement, alongside…

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Liu Wen – Woensdag se warm bokkie

Liu Wen is die eeste Asian model wat vir Victoria Secret op die planke uitgeloop het. New York Times het haar  “China’s first bona fide supermodel” gedoop. In 2013, was sy ook die eerste Asian model  wat dit op Forbes se jaarlikse lys van modelle gemaak het wat die mee…

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How To Win Signed Copies Of All The I Wrote This For You Books

You've got until the end of Sunday to help me tell people about I Wrote This For You, and whoever does the most, the biggest, the best, and the most creative thing to help will win a hamper of signed I Wrote This For You books, including I Wrote This For You, I Wrote T…
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Dear Father – Donovan Borne

About amper presies ‘n jaar gelede het Chopper ‘n review gedoen oor Donovan Borne se debuut solo album, Greatest Hits, Vol. 2. Die bra het nou ‘n nuwe tune of twee geskryf en het besluit om een van die nuwe outjies sommer op YouTube te sit. As jy dit smaak, gaan tune h…

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Shades of Grey & White { OOTD }

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Jacket from Truworths | Dress from Forever New | Louis Vuitton Damier Azure Neverfull handbag | MRP Heels | Cotton On necklace

I decided to steal my mom’s handbag to go with my new Truworths jacket! Apparently the jacket is blue but I see grey so maybe its one of thos…

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New Music: Stream Fantasma’s ‘Free Love’ Album

“It’s a total head trip and an instant classic of genre bending and blending.”

 

Ladies and gentlemen, take a deep breath and please prepare yourself for an audio journey of epic proportions. A journey that spans the sonic landscape not only of South Africa, but of th…

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Giving it all up to travel Southern Africa as a family

Video: lion opens car door on safari

We can't believe it took so long for us to find this video of a curious lioness opening a car door on safari, but the hilarious responses make it worth a watch. Birds aren't the only things that squawk in the Kruger.

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Local newspaper lists world’s 2nd richest man, Carlos Slim Helu, as a Mexican drug lord [pic]

My previous post was the monthly fail compilation and we may as well continue with the fail theme hey…courtesy of a local newspaper who published a story today on the Forbes billionaire list and the rich getting even richer. Bill Gates topped the list again and telecom…

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Let’s shout about it: a family’s guide to Durban

Fish Pie – make it and invite a crowd!

fish Pie

Fish Pie was the reason  I crossed paths with the Bloemfontein Fynproewers. Oh happy days!

Fish Pie and Bloemfontein – quite an odd combination, but sometimes opposites attract and this fish pie story is proof that it works. Retha Cronje, former chairlady of the Bloem…

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Nokia Lumia 930 review-in-brief: Nokia’s last stand

From the 3310 to the 930, here’s a toast to Nokia. The Nokia Lumia 930 is the last Lumia that will carry the Nokia name. Just before Microsoft snatched up the Finnish brand’s mobile and services division, the once-mobile phone leader managed to squeeze one last Lumia i…
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One lion’s life – a lesson about hunting

VIDEO: Long-drive trick shots with Jamie Sadlowski

The guys from Dude Perfect (known for their basketball trick shots) recently teamed up with the long-drive champion Jamie Sadlowski (who is ridiculously long) to conjure up a six-minute trick-shot video in which they incorporate props ranging from a packet of skittles …

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Ultra hi-res photo illustrates the destructive beauty of the #MuizebergFire

Plenty of people have been sharing photos of the wild fire that’s been sweeping through the Cape’s Southern peninsula since the early hours of Sunday morning. Few though capture the destructive beauty of the blaze as powerfully as this ultra hi-res photo from Tuesday n…
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Ultra hi-res photo illustrates destructive beauty of #MuizenbergFire

Plenty of people have been sharing photos of the wild fire that’s been sweeping through the Cape’s Southern peninsula since the early hours of Sunday morning. Few though capture the destructive beauty of the blaze as powerfully as this ultra hi-res photo from Tuesday n…
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Four Themes for Photographers and Photobloggers

Don’t Miss Out on 2015’s Most Incredible African Adventure

According to Boyd Varty (who has some experience and says this with a wry smile), “you probably won’t be into this.” One of Africa’s lowest human populations. Herds of gemsbok and migrating desert elephant. Exceptionally beautiful grasslands and open, rocky expanses th…
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Review: I read the Piketty book

Nothing screams ‘holiday reading’ more than a thick, technical, mind-numbing book on economics. And Thomas Piketty’s Capital in the Twenty-First Century certainly did not disappoint. Since it’s debut last year, it shot up to the top of the New York Times Best Seller li…

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The Shaper

Alex Ligowski likes gym and beer. In that order. Not tennis or football or rugby. And certainly not golf. “Don’t get me wrong: I can play but I prefer to do other things with my weekends,” he says, reclining nonchalantly in his chair on the balcony at Randpark’s clubho…

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Ultra hi-res photo illustrates destructive beauty of #MuizebergFire

Plenty of people have been sharing photos of the wild fire that’s been sweeping through the Cape’s Southern peninsula since the early hours of Sunday morning. Few though capture the destructive beauty of the blaze as powerfully as this ultra hi-res photo from Tuesday n…
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WRAPPED IN FRINGE AND SUEDE

Some More Fire Stuff

RAIN: It’s raining in Cape Town. And while all the helicopter buckets in the world (which obviously aren’t in Cape Town anyway) are great, the clouds can do a much better job on the ongoing fire. Still, it’s just rain. And while it’s very welcome news: it’s actually qu…

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Planning a family-friendly safari in Botswana

Building Blue Chip Ecommerce Sites: The Learnings

Retailers offering an online experience has long been an expectation in developed markets. With increased investment and growth in connectivity on our continent, I would hazard to guess consumers will have similar expectations in 5 years’ time. Failure to consider your…

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We need to change our attitude toward women, not just rape

One of the rapists in the brutal gang rape of a student in Delhi in 2012 has said the victim was to blame for the attack. “A girl is far more responsible for rape than a boy,” Mukesh Singh said in an interview. “A decent girl won’t roam around at 9 o’clock at night …...
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Watch: Riky Rick’s Boss Zonke Music Video

Take a trip around Durban, Umlazi, Joburg, Soweto and Cape Town with the Boss.

 

 

Riky Rick has been on a steady ride to the top tier of the SA rap game over the last year in a bit. With just two major singles and a handful of choice features, he’s played his cards c…

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Forever We are Changed...

Tonights Blog was written by Paul

We travelled half way around the world to experience God, to see his hand at work, to be his voice to these children here at Bridges Academy.  Each of us came with our own reason, our own need and our own expectations.  As you have read…
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