Scoot Up!

Take to the open road this spring on a scooter.

Aside from the obvious reasons — such as fuel economy and convenience — modern scooters are the hottest thing to hit the road since Ryan Gosling in Drive.

The designs are more girl-friendly and sexy, the automatic gear-change system makes them easy to drive and the selection of stylish helmets means you don’t have to look like Darth Vader while cruising down the road.

STEP INTO THE SADDLE

Scooters cost between R5 000 and R60 000. ‘If you’re a beginner, it’s a good idea to rent one first,’ says Greg

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MEET THE CEO

What, for you, are the most significant and exciting implications for Cape Town as a World Design Capital? The design world is coming! It is an opportunity for our local design talent to create new markets for the services. And for the country as a whole? South Africa can participate by creating its own spectacular programmes — Cape Town is just the backdrop but we hope that it will generate a country-wide showcase. CTD is responsible for the official programme — the unofficial exhibitions and events don’t need our approval (they just cannot use the ICSID brand). What kind of

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Matthew Wild

An opera director’s apartment in Cape Town is the perfect backdrop for his creative lifestyle

Matthew Wild was furiously packing his suitcase. His flight to Stockholm was at 4pm and it was already 3pm when we popped in for a chat at his apartment in Cape Town’s City Bowl. This isn’t the first time he’s travelled to Sweden in a rush. With a career in theatre direction, he’s taken his productions to playhouses as far removed as Australia and Dublin, and from his trips abroad he’s picked up a love for design, especially that from Scandinavia. When he gets back

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Everything favours WP.

Western Province’s history of success at Port Elizabeth Golf Club, the coastal conditions, plus their experienced line-up, makes them favorites at the 52nd Interprovincial.

Eight different provinces have won titles (A and B sections) in the last five Interprovincials. Western Province and KwaZulu-Natal have each won twice going back to 2007, and there have been once-off triumphs in the different divisions for Central Gauteng, Gauteng North, Boland, Free State, Southern Cape and Limpopo.

While it’s encouraging to see the medals being spread around the country, it’s also an indication of how the tradition-ally stronger provincial unions have struggled to build

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Launched another Arctic expedition of the joint Russian-American project

The research vessel "Professor Khromov"

Employees of the Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, headed by Doctor of Biological Sciences, senior research fellow at the Laboratory of Marine Research Stanislav Denysenko at the end of August 2012 to join the next expedition to the Chukchi Sea as part of a joint Russian-American program RUSALCA (Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic).

The project began in 2004 and is aimed at investigating the effect of long-term climate change on the hydrological regime and the biota of the Arctic seas. The duration of the expedition will be about 30

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In Cape Town, the South African state of emergency due to snow

June 3, 2013. Unusually cold weather in the parliamentary capital of South Africa — Cape Town, where for the first time in many years, in early June, the snow fell. Climate Cape Peninsula, where the metropolis is considered subtropical. As a rule, the snow formed there occasionally and then either at the top of Table Mountain or the mountain passes in the area.

According to local media reports, last night speck of snow and hail covered the quays of Cape Town, near the shore in some places there was ice.

In the winter, which is in the southern

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Russian researchers raskonserviruyut base at Cape Baranov

June 24. / Correspondent. Itar-Tass Mikhalchanka /

Nuclear-powered icebreaker "Yamal", on board of which are employees of scientific equipment and evacuated the station "North Pole-40", moored at the ice floe near Cape Baranova relating to the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago to drop a group of scientists here. They will reopen ice base at Cape Baranov, where in the 80-ies of XX century observations were made of the state of the oceans.

According to the correspondent. ITAR-TASS head of the center of the ice hydrometeorological information Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Sergei Brestkin, scientists moved to canned

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Launched another Arctic expedition of the joint Russian-American project

The research vessel "Professor Khromov"

Employees of the Zoological Institute of Russian Academy of Sciences, headed by Doctor of Biological Sciences, senior research fellow at the Laboratory of Marine Research Stanislav Denysenko at the end of August 2012 to join the next expedition to the Chukchi Sea as part of a joint Russian-American program RUSALCA (Russian-American Long-term Census of the Arctic).

The project began in 2004 and is aimed at investigating the effect of long-term climate change on the hydrological regime and the biota of the Arctic seas. The duration of the expedition will be about 30

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Cape Town is drowning in rain water

Cape Town is drowning in rainwater Natural Disasters

After overflowing rainwater Lisbik river burst its banks, many roads and homes in Cape Town were flooded. Moreover, almost all over the country, it was announced warned the cold snap and a new series of showers that will linger in the coming days.

Cold rains accompanied by winds gusting to 55 km / h In the Bay Lamberts waves, head to Cape Coast, reaching 4-5 meters. In general, the affected coastal huts. Local government and charitable organizations have established collection of blankets and hot food supply 350 flooded residents.

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Russian researchers raskonserviruyut base at Cape Baranov

June 24. / Correspondent. Itar-Tass Mikhalchanka /

Nuclear-powered icebreaker "Yamal", on board of which are employees of scientific equipment and evacuated the station "North Pole-40", moored at the ice floe near Cape Baranova relating to the Severnaya Zemlya archipelago to drop a group of scientists here. They will reopen ice base at Cape Baranov, where in the 80-ies of XX century observations were made of the state of the oceans.

According to the correspondent. ITAR-TASS head of the center of the ice hydrometeorological information Arctic and Antarctic Research Institute Sergei Brestkin, scientists moved to canned

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