iol scitech oct 23 Candice Swanepoel
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10 models to follow on Instagram

Models are just like us; they take selfies, have lunch with friends and go on holidays.

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iol scitech oct 24 rosetta comet
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What a comet smells like

Rotten eggs, horse pee: this is the bouquet of odours you would smell if a deep space comet was brought back to Earth.

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AFP

Clean slate for your phone

Here are tips on how to wipe your phone, safely, before you resell.

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Human error to blame for recent hacks?
October 20 2014 at 14:12

Routine errors, not mastermind hackers, caused recent computer vulnerabilities, say researchers.

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Revealed, King Tut’s girlish hips, club foot
October 20 2014 at 14:11

Rather than being a boy king with a love of chariot racing, Tut relied on walking sticks to get around, say researchers.

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Twitter to reconfigure user timelines
October 20 2014 at 10:11

The popular messaging service is inching toward the Facebook model of using software to 'curate' what users see based on their interests or activities.

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Microsoft jumping on smartwatch train?
October 20 2014 at 10:11

Microsoft is preparing to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks, Forbes reported.

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Transport app makes trip-planning easy
October 20 2014 at 10:11

A cellphone app that puts all public transport times and stops at passengers' fingertips is to be launched in Cape Town.

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Exoskeleton helps groom walk down aisle
October 20 2014 at 10:10

Matt Ficarra is paralysed from the chest down, but that didn't stop him from walking down the aisle at his wedding.

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How to spot a fake website
October 20 2014 at 10:10

Criminals may be honing their design skills to make fake websites look ever more convincing.

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Thank ancient fish for joy of sex
October 20 2014 at 09:17

Scientists have discovered that the intimate act of intercourse used by humans was pioneered by an ancient fish.

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Comet makes rare close pass by Mars
October 20 2014 at 09:16

A comet from the outer reaches of the solar system made a rare, close pass by Mars where a fleet of robotic probes were poised for studies.

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Interest in rhino horn drops in Vietnam
October 20 2014 at 09:16

The findings of a study commissioned by international wildlife bodies has been hailed as a step in the right direction by local environmental groups.

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