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VIDEO: The rowdiest hole in golf

The par-three 16th at TPC Scottsdale not only has the loudest, but also the most capricious fans in golf.

Players teeing it up in the Waste Management Phoenix Open from Thursday will be subjected to some of the loudest spine-tingling roars you’ll ever hear on a golf co…

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Profile: Pako Lefifi

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Hi Everyone! My name is Pako Lefifi, I go on these streets as Picay of Picay Photography, among others. Yasss, i’m the genius that brings you coverage (photos) of events from our local entertainment scene.

 

I’m a brother to 2 amazing young men and a Big Daddy t…

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Facebook and Instagram went down, the world spectacularly failed to end

Facebook experienced an outage that lasted roughly 40 minutes this morning. The social media giant’s Instagram service was also inaccessible. Instagram said on its Twitter account that it was aware of an outage and was working to fix it. It is worth noting that WhatsAp…
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Do men deserve any praise?

By Motlatsi Motseoile As I hopped onto the taxi this morning, I spotted a man peeing on the side of the road. At that moment, as someone who is anti peeing on the side of anything, toilet seat included, I just swelled up with rage. I was also listening to a breakfast r…
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Apple’s next iPhone to be powered by Samsung chips

A man walks at the Samsung Electronics' headquarters in Seoul

The Korean giant Samsung may have pulled off another great move to boost its electronics business. That’s not the devices division, however, but Samsung chips will reportedly power the majority of the next-generation iPhone.

The report says that Samsung will claim 75%…

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The rowdiest hole in golf

The par-three 16th at TPC Scottsdale not only has the loudest, but also the most capricious fans in golf.

Players teeing it up in the Waste Management Phoenix Open from Thursday will be subjected to some of the loudest spine-tingling roars you’ll ever hear on a golf co…

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L’ORMARINS QUEENS PLATE

 
Recently I attended the L’ORMARINS QUEENS PLATE, having attended this prestigious event  every year since it started,  I was curious to see if it would be better than last year.
 
 
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I am happy to say it was just as good as last year in the VIP Stud …
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4 Hot digital marketing skills to master in 2015 [SPONSORED]

A new year brings a new set of opportunities, but only if you’re prepared to identify where they live and have the tools to grab them. Are you ready? Modern marketers know all too well how quickly industry knowledge can develop. Now more than ever, marketing profession…
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27.01.memeburn

Microsoft Q2 results: Surface brings in a billion, low cost Lumia sales solid

Eighteen months ago, the Microsoft Surface looked like it was dead in the water. Weak sales had forced the Redmond-based technology giant to take a US$900-million writedown on the device and people were questioning whether it would ever be able to take on the likes of …
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Samsung Galaxy Note 4: Battery Life Tips

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This is somewhat of a contentious issue when it comes to smartphones these days, with many of the new devices truly disappointing when it comes to battery life.

While the Galaxy Note 4 has a large battery by today’s standards, it also has to push a lot of pixels in th…

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All The NFL Ads In One Place

One of my favourite times of the year for ads is during the NFL season. Big brands playing with big budgets in front of a lot of people. This year NBC have created a tumblr and populated it with all the ads they run. Everything from video to image. You can check it all…

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An Update on Camp Pan

The last couple of months we have seen a huge shift in the leopard dynamics in the South eastern section of Londolozi’s property with the arrival of the Piva young male who has firmly stamped his authority.For many years the Camp Pan male has been dominant in this part…
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AWOLNATION – Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf)

AWOLNATION het laat weet dat hulle nuwe studio album getiteld Run op 17 Maart release sal word en in die meantime het hulle ‘n video gemaak vir een van die tracks, Hollow Moon (Bad Wolf) – dit sal track nommer 3 op hulle nuwe album wees.

Alhoewel die video self nie reg…

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27.01.Watkykjy

Should you insure yourself against cyber-attacks?

The South African 2014 cybercrime losses are estimated at R5.8-billion and statistics show it takes on average 200 days for an organisation to identify a breach. In light of this and with the recent report that the Afrikaans singer, Steve Hofmeyr’s, website was brought…
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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End – Screenshots and Release Date Leaked

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Several years after his last adventure, retired fortune hunter Nathan Drake is forced back into the world of thieves. With the stakes much more personal, Drake embarks on his greatest adventure yet in a globe-trotting journey in pursuit of a historical conspiracy behi…

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Playful hyena pups

Nutrition – Time for cocoa

… a regular nutrition series for vegans by Anastacia Sampson

The simple cocoa bean is the basis for a wide variety of chocolate products. Pure cocoa is quite bitter and unpleasant to eat, that is if you are accustomed to regular commercial chocolate.

Dark liquid chocolate - photo courtesy of ilker at Stock.XchngThe Latin name for…

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Social Media Lessons by Social Media Lawyer Emma Sadler At HeavyChef Event

Social media law expert, South African author and top commentator on the Oscar Pistorius trial, Emma Sadleir will headline the first Heavy Chef event for 2015 in Bryanston, Johannesburg.

During this session, Sadleir will present the topic of social media ethics – the p…

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27.01.Ideate

Build Your Own Polytunnel from Scrap

For sustainable and practical organic farming, there really is no better set up than a polytunnel. Also known as ‘hoop houses’, polytunnels protect crops from harsh weather conditions and create an optimal environment for your produce to flourish all year round. Som…
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27.01.Sprig

Namibia to increase rhino and elephant protection

Here’s some guys in Plett putting a baby Great White back in the water [video]

Mandatory wildlife video of the week comes from Plettenberg Bay where a guy filmed fishermen rescue a baby Great White shark after it was accidently caught. Lars Liedberg was having breakfast at the Lookout Deck when he noticed fisherman trying to put the shark back in…

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Loadshedding reaction

And so, as widely predicted, loadshedding started again in South Africa yesterday. It’s the first time it’s happened this year, but it certainly won’t be the last. In fact, we’ve been told to expect it for the next 3 (three) years. Next week, our chronic problem will b…

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My hart verlang na die Breede…

As ek dit net tot Donderdag maak…

As ek dit net tot Donderdag maak, dan klim ek in die Swart Gevaar en druk hom innie rooi alliepad Swellendam toe. Want hierdie naweek, liewe Watkykertjies, gebeur daar ‘n grootse geleentheid genaamd Up The Creek…

O, om te kan sit en fo…

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27.01.Watkykjy

Hermanuspietersfontein Wines

Hermanuspietersfontein WinesHermanuspietersfontein’s commitment is to produce terroir-driven wines of the highest quality, focussing on Sauvignon Blancs, Rhône and Bordeaux-style blends. They are intent on adding value to the Walker Bay reputation as South Africa’s premium cool climate wine-produ…

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Rest.less Games: tales from the indie game industry and ‘Wait: Extended’

A little while ago my editor presented me with a Steam bundle of games. “I thought you might want to check them out,” he said. “Let me know if you can perhaps scrape out a review for them.” As a loyal subject to my Lord Editor, and the honourable circle of Gearburn, I …
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roasted pumpkin and ricotta gratin

My adoration with ricotta deepens every day and I love using it in both sweet and savoury recipes. its fresh neutral taste lends itself to so many different flavour applications, and its a joy to play with. It’s wonderful to eat at breakfast – on its own, with honey dr…
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Ruk en rol 101 – die beste rock albums van alle tye (deel 4 van 4)

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South Africa’s digital marketing future is as diverse as its people

Have a conversation about the future of digital advertising and you’re likely to hear (or say) things like ‘real-time engagement’, ‘geo-marketing’, ‘remarketing’ and ‘second screen’, alongside the usual: ‘mobile’, ‘personalised content’, ‘video’ and ‘e-commerce’. But, …
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Ogier beats legendary Loeb: 6 moments you missed in motorsport this weekend

There are just too many wonderful motorsport events and series to fit into a comparatively short weekend. Sadly because of this, many exciting moments go unnoticed to the oblivious racing fan. But that’s a thing of the past. What a great motorsporting weekend, featurin…
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These are Grindstone’s 13 tech startups for 2015

The second in-take of growth equity fund manager Knife Capital‘s tech startups is an interesting bunch. From popular names such as online payment service PayFast and ecommerce builder ShopStar to new and interesting ones such as CognaDev which assesses individuals for …
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MIX AND MATCH

10 slides that tell you everything you need to know about the South African digital landscape

Ask someone to list the world’s most connected countries and they’ll most likely rattle off names like South Korea, China and — if they’re unaware of the vagaries of cable companies in that country — the US. One country they’re fairly unlikely to mention is South Afric…
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[RUMOUR] Apple Watch Will Have Up To 19 Hours Battery-Life

Coffee From Around The Word

Say what you will of the BuzzFeed articles (and make sure it’s bad), but the video content isn’t all bad. Here’s a guide to coffee from around the world, and it’s actually useful.

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Country Road Women

Heavenly! The latest offering from Country Road, in stores February! Hate to wish the year away, but roll on February!

60173719 ~ Silver Grey ~ 1.Hanger60174139 ~ Grey Marle ~ 1.Hanger60174880 ~ Pale Pink ~ 1.Hanger60166133 ~ Black ~ 1.Front60175276 ~ Grey Marle ~ 1.Hanger60174102_9452_160172739 ~ Black ~ 1.Front60175922 ~ Storm Grey ~ 2.Angle60175093 ~ Navy ~ 1.Hanger60177804 ~ Black ~ 1.Hanger60174877 ~ White ~ 1.Hanger60174872 ~ Navy ~ 1.Hanger60175096 ~ Ink Blue ~ 1.Hanger60175110 ~ Silver ~ 1.Front60175139 ~ White ~ 1.Hanger60174252 ~ Light Grey Marle ~ 1.Hanger60180468 ~ Pale Pink ~ 3.Front - Alternate60175083 ~ Light Grey Marle ~ 1.Hanger

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Dotty for decor

If like me, being more organised was one of your new years resolutions – Why not reorganise your pantry, crafts or stationery in these quirky new consol jars with polka dot or plaid lids. 

 

Prices range from R8.64 (200ml Broadway canister) and R43.37 (2L Store-It Jar)…

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27.01.Kim Gray

Far below

I love this shot of an airliner and vapour trail, but taken looking down, rather than looking up:

15760017353_7164125ce7_kFellow Traveller by Alexander Gerst

Alexander, in case you hadn’t worked it out, is one of the astronauts on board the International Space Station, and that plane is flyin…

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They are launching a Marmite flavoured Easter egg next month [pic]

You either love Marmite or you hate it hey. I’m the latter group and i still can’t understand why people eat that salty ass stuff on toast and what not. I tasted it once and it was a straight nope from me. Now chocolate i can do, but not even i could be pursuaded to tr…

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How EWN used data journalism to give context to Soweto attacks

Xenophobic attacks broke out in Soweto last week spreading to other areas around Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Khayelitsha in the Western Cape. News organisations were quick to report on the killings as tension was still brewing between local and foreign business owners. …
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Style Your Own Look Like a Stylist - It's Just Push and Pull

A good fashion editor or stylist can take a very ordinary piece of clothing and make it look amazing, fresh and different to how anyone else is wearing it. You may think it is magic, but actually all it is, is a bit of push and pull. Let me explain here on Women24.

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Eskom backlog will take years to fix…stage 3 load shedding a reality

Eskom isn’t currently load shedding this morning, but most of you will have experienced load shedding yesterday at some point. They said we can expect more today and the rest of this week. So how bad is it? Well the exact extent of the problem is unclear, but if curren…

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Martin Kaymer on Abu Dhabi: “It was important to lose.”

Moments after Martin Kaymer had squandered a 10-shot lead in the Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship, he told a reporter: “[I’m] a little shocked, surprised. I don’t know how to put it into words.”

Two weeks later, in a press conference ahead of the Dubai Desert Classic,…

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One Theme, Three Ways: Customizing Twenty Fifteen

Our default theme this year, Twenty Fifteen, draws visitors’ eyes to what matters most — the text and images you publish on your site. Crisp typography, generous spacing, streamlined navigation: Twenty Fifteen shows that less can indeed be more (and that it can look gr…

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Death Cab for Cutie Share ‘Black Sun’ Lyric Video

Off of their forthcoming record Kintsugi (out March), here’s Death Cab for Cutie’s new single ‘Black Sun’.

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Need a personal stylist? Theres an app for that

Closet Space

As a woman, I am most certainly familiar with the dilemma of “I have nothing to wear” – even though I have a closet full of clothes. I am sure there are many women and men that can relate to this feeling of distress.

Of course, an option is to enlist the help of a sty…

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Get Wrecked: A Broken Things Fail Compilation

It amazes me how many themes these guys come up with for their FAIL videos. Testament to the progression of the human race, or maybe the availability of smartphones. Either way, kick your day off with a bunch of people breaking things, including themselves.

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Pastor Zondo Loses His Show

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I thought to keep quiet when Pastor Sthembiso Zondo’s video came out or broke the internet instead I made fun of it on my facebook, insta and twitter a few days ago, but when I read on Sowetan that the SABC is cancelling his ” Vuka Motivation” show on Ukhozi FM, …

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The Reading Of Words

Falafel Fundi in Durban

Falafel Fundi, at 8 Morrison Street Durban, is an experience you should not miss out on. Saar, the owner, prepares all the meals fresh while you wait, with interesting tales of his travels, this man manages to create these mouth watering masterpieces.

He has various op…

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Worthwhile links: Leaks, disruption, electric cars, boring objects, and more

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Probably the biggest and most important thing to happen to the publishing/news industry this past week is the leaking and publication of an internal report by the New York Times detailing the divides between the paper's traditi…

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