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ActivismFeaturedFeminism

You Strike A Women, You Strike A Rock

The title of this post has great historic significant and is a very important mantra in the history of South Africa. These words are from a protest song written for the women’s march of 1956. “Now you have touched the women you have struck a rock” which later developed into …

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BiologyFeaturedScience & NatureScience SundaySkepticismSTEM

Science Sunday: UV Light vs Bacteria

While looking for a project for this year’s science expo (or science fair as it is called in the States), I came across the most fascinating thing. Airports use UV light hand-dryers in their restrooms.  Now admittedly I do not frequent airports as I rarely fly anywhere so I have …

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ActivismEnvironmentMathSTEM

Mathematicians to save the Rhino?

A most interesting study group is taking place at WITS University this week. Mathematicians will attempt to find a solution to the problem of Rhino poaching. International mathematicians and graduate students will converge at Wits University next week to help solve various industry problems during the 2013 Mathematics in Industry …

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ActivismFeminismSkepticism

Little Boxes

There has through the history of modern man been a tendency to place people in little boxes. Or perhaps as it is more often called: labeling. Warning: Rant to follow. Now I realize that this is probably just human nature and that it is something that happens quite naturally and mostly this is …

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Birthday Presents? How pagan of you.

This was quite the busy weekend for me seeing as how 2 of my friends had Birthday parties. It also so happens that my Mom is celebrating her birthday next week (she has been turning 25 for the last 14 years but who am I to question that?). All these …

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Religion and SpiritualitySkepticism

Prophetic equals Fickle

As you all know I had a previous rant about a certain Mr Ronald Weinland who predicted stated that Jesus was to return on the 27th of May 2012. You will remember that he was up on 5 charges of tax evasion and that the court date was set for …

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ActivismMedia SkepticismScience

Circumcision and HIV AIDS

In African News… Zimbabwe has decided to fight the scourge of HIV AIDS by ensuring that their cabinet ministers are all circumcised. In fact they have quite the drive on circumcising men at the moment and according to this article are hoping to reach at least 5MIL people through their …

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Advertising that makes a difference

Here in South Africa we have a grilled chicken franchise by the name of Nando’s.  If you have not had the good fortune of having a meal there please do so for I understand they are also available in the USA and the UK. To be honest though it is …

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