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IOL pic mar5 cape fire tokai
REUTERS

Flames bring life to Cape’s fynbos

The fires caused widespread devastation. But without such ruin, many types of fynbos would become extinct.

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IOL pic mar5 Game Developers Conference-Project Morpheus
AP

Sony lifts lid on new Morpheus head gear

Sony has unveiled a virtual reality system synched to work with its PlayStation 4 video game consoles.

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IOL pic feb19 coffee beans
SXC.HU

Inventor can’t stomach coffee pods

Entrepreneur John Sylvan revolutionised the way the Western world gets its daily caffeine fix - and he’s upset about it.

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Oscars' social media moment... Lady Gaga
February 24 2015 at 12:20

The Oscars lit up digital platforms, with 21 million people logging 58 million interactions about the awards ceremony.

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Orphan rhino celebrates first birthday
February 24 2015 at 12:05

Nine months after being found “crying inconsolably” for his mother, rhino Gertjie rang in his first birthday. [VIDEO]

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Parking? Israel’s got an app for that
February 23 2015 at 16:37

start-ups are tackling a perennial source of frustration –- finding a parking space.

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Wonderful wifi – but why a dead spot?
February 23 2015 at 11:24

Even as we marvel at the magnitude of wif-fi, those weird ‘dead zones’ continue to mystify.

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Warding off cyber stalkers
February 23 2015 at 10:55

As our digital dependence increases, so too do the risks of being stalked in cyberspace.

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PCs just got smaller, sexier
February 23 2015 at 16:51

Alan Cooper takes a closer look at the CloudGate, a homegrown computer that weighs just 225g.

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Hackers target Naked Chef
February 23 2015 at 16:38

Malicious software installed on Jamie Oliver’s website.

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Discovery paves the way for Alzheimer’s cure
February 23 2015 at 16:33

Scientist have discovered a naturally occurring molecule that stop the disease in the early stages.

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Robins worn out by 24/7 singing
February 23 2015 at 10:56

City lights are disrupting their biological clocks, causing songbirds to sing when they should sleep.

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Pakistan’s problem with polio
February 23 2015 at 10:49

Eradicated in the west, polio’s persistence shows how difficult it is to wipe out a disease, say vaccinators.

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