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The Difference Between Homeopathy and Herbology

Although many might consider homeopathy and herbology (also known as herbalism or simply herbal medicine) to be in a similar class, they are two separate forms of alternative medicine. Homeopathy Homeopathy involves treating illnesses with remedies created by repeatedly diluting particular
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A Pipe for Every Purpose

No matter where you’re standing, it’s likely that you’re surrounded by kilometres upon kilometres of pipes. Electrical cabling runs underground through piping, sewerage runs through piping, potable plumbing water runs through piping and piping is also key to irrigation systems. Here
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Easy Ways to Strengthen and Support Your Spine

One in four South Africans suffer from chronic back pain. Long hours sitting, poor posture and poor lifestyle choices can put additional pressure on the spine. Fortunately, there are easy steps you can take to strengthen your core muscles and align

The Risks of Running Windows XP

In case you haven’t already heard, Microsoft ended its official support for the Windows XP operating system on April 8, 2014. Updates and support for Microsoft Office and Microsoft Exchange ended on the same day. So what does this mean for
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The Ford Model T

Also affectionately called the “Tin Lizzie” or even just the “T”, the Ford Model T was produced by Henry Ford’s Ford Motor Company from 1908 until 1927. Although it wasn’t actually the first car ever manufactured, it was the first car
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The Best Materials for Window Blinds

Window blinds create a clean, uncluttered look that’s in keeping with today’s focus on tasteful, minimalist home décor. These versatile and highly variable window coverings are easy to install and are available in a wide range of styles, materials, textures and
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7 Most Dangerous Roads in South Africa

South Africa is one of the most dangerous places in the world to drive, figuring among the top ten in terms of road accident fatalities. Every year, approximately 14,000 people die on South Africa’s roads, and many more are left seriously
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When Can You Claim Damages for a Dog Bite?

If you’re injured as the result of a dog attack in South Africa, you may be able to sue the owner of the dog for damages. For example, you can claim hospital and other medical expenses, as well as general damages

Three Miracle Teas to Transform Your Health in 2014

Over the years, teas such as rooibos and green tea have become known for their health benefits. But outside of these household favourites, many other herbal options are being recognised due to their healing properties. Here we consider the amazing health
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Number of Cancer Patients Expected to Rise

Alarmingly, the number of cancer sufferers is set to rise significantly in the coming years, according to a report by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The report suggests that a “tidal wave” of cancer is approaching, and we should be extra