It’s rare to come across a company that doesn’t have a presence on social media, even if it’s just one or two of the more popular channels. In fact, social media has become one of the most important ways that companies interact with their clients and market their goods or services. Just as it is… Continue reading Keeping Brand Consistency With Your Social Media Marketing
Most of us will have experienced the moving process at least once in our lives; the location scouting, house hunting, the stacks of paperwork and, of course, the dreaded packing. But in order to pack, you first need to find suitable boxes and that entails either a trip to the supermarket to scrounge for leftovers,… Continue reading Moving House? The Perfect Alternative to Cardboard Boxes
You’d be forgiven for assuming that you’re better off choosing plastic over cardboard but, while plastic may not biodegrade like cardboard or paper does, the environmental cost of producing and recycling cardboard is actually much higher than plastic. When making a decision about the greenest option, it’s not enough to only consider the end product;… Continue reading The True Environmental Cost of Cardboard
In celebration of their 100th anniversary, BMW has unveiled a self-balancing bike that is so safe, they claim you can ride it sans helmet. The futuristic prototype uses self-stabilising technology to remain upright, even at a complete stop. While this sort of technology might seem far-fetched, the Segway already employs gyroscopic sensors to remain balanced… Continue reading Bike of the Future: BMW’s Self-Balancing Motorcycle
In 2011, Breadline Africa, a non-profit organisation focusing on early childhood development (ECD), in collaboration with the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, launched a simple yet innovative idea to address the lack of learning resources in underprivileged areas. Using repurposed shipping containers, they set up libraries for poorly resourced schools that would otherwise never have… Continue reading Containers and the Mandela Day Library Project
Few of us stop to consider how harmful the products we use to clean our houses might be, and yet these products are a big part of our daily lives. It’s little wonder that a South African study discovered that 21.5% of poisoning cases in children under the age of five were due to accidental… Continue reading How Dangerous Are Common Household Cleaning Products?
Ask the average person in South Africa what they know about our car industry and there is a good chance they will tell you that we pay more for our cars on average than buyers from other countries. Unfortunately, this is true and while the cost of running and maintaining a car might be higher… Continue reading Why Are Cars in South Africa So Expensive?