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Across the world in 19 hours

2019-11-08T08:30:21+00:00

Across the world in 19 hours With the continuous development, innovation and improvement of air travel and aircrafts – it seems that the world is not in fact so large, as continents and people can be connected in a matter of hours. Air travel and airplanes have come a long way since the inception of the Wright brothers’ (Wilbur and Orville) “Aeronautical Experiments” in 1901 which focused on “three general classes” in order to achieve successful mechanical flight. The three principles of flight encompassed the achievement of the following: the construction of the “sustaining wings”, the “generation and application of [...]

Across the world in 19 hours 2019-11-08T08:30:21+00:00

Drunk words, sober thoughts

2019-11-08T08:28:33+00:00

‘Drunk words, sober thoughts' Jamie Foxx’ lyrics: “Blame it on the booze, got you feeling loose, blame it on ‘tron, got you in the zone, blame it on the a-a-a-a-a alcohol” describes a feeling that many of us have experienced after a big night out. The alcohol was definitely to blame, right? Especially for any ‘uncharacteristic’ or embarrassing behaviour, or for things that we said that we probably (definitely) should not have. We often associate our alcohol consumption with a definite or distinct ‘change in personality’ as it has a tendency to bring out another side of us. Is any [...]

Drunk words, sober thoughts 2019-11-08T08:28:33+00:00

Why SA can’t afford not to be water savvy

2019-11-08T08:26:26+00:00

Why SA can’t afford not to be water savvy Water, unsurprisingly and undeniably is our most important natural resource. 70% of Earth’s surface is covered by water. This statistic on its own sounds like a pretty decent water percentage, however we need to take into account that of that 70%, approximately 97% of that water is salt water, and therefore not easily consumable. Of the remaining 3% that classifies as fresh water only an estimated one percent can actually be consumed or used by life on earth due to the fact that the rest is in solid form – in [...]

Why SA can’t afford not to be water savvy 2019-11-08T08:26:26+00:00

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