Thursday, December 31, 2009
THIS WOMAN IN THE VIDEO FOUND THIS LION INJURED IN THE FOREST READY TO DIE. SHE TOOK THE LION WITH HER AND NURSED THE LION BACK TO HEALTH. WHEN THE LION WAS BETTER SHE MADE ARRANGEMENTS WITH A ZOO TO TAKE THE LION AND GIVE IT A NEW AND HAPPY HOME.
THIS VIDEO WAS TAKEN WHEN THE WOMAN AFTER SOME TIME WENT TO GO VISIT THE LION TO SEE HOW HE WAS DOING.
WATCH THE LION'S REACTION WHEN HE SEES HER. AMAZING!!!!!
Thanks Johan & Steph
Wednesday, December 30, 2009
Hiccup Cure: Peter C. from Ottawa, Ontario, Canada writes; "When I have the hiccups I take a good mouthful of Coke and gargle it. My hiccups are gone each and every time."
Movie Set Magic: Amy in Los Angeles, CA writes; "I'm a set dresser, when I can get the work. And in movies, if we're going to shoot a dance scene or a fight scene in a place that has potentially slippery floors, we mop the floor with Coke and let it sticky up for a few minutes before they do the scene. Then we don't have to worry about the actors slipping anymore!"
Colic Remedy: This remedy was sent in by Bonnie Soderqvist from Dalskog Sweden; "The best thing I ever found for colic when my boy was a bay was a hint from the doctor. Leave out a glass of warm coke and give it a stir now and then during the day so most of the bubbles are out by the time colic normally hits. Put it in the babies bottle and let him drink and burp like you normally would and the colic and tears will be gone. This works like a charm. I have passed this remedy on to many young mothers and it has worked every time. Make sure the coke is room temp. and use flat, regular Coca Cola (not diet). My doctor had 8 kids and brought home a case of coke with every baby."
Keep Your Tires Dirt Free: Lawrence, aka-Ldog, writes; "Back in the early 80's while showing my car in the Super Nationals car show I learned this fantastic tip from an older gentleman. First, wash and scrub your tires then dry off the rims. Then you just spray the Coca Cola (reg. not diet) onto your tires. Or, just use a rag dipped in the coke and rub onto your tires. Let dry and repeat. This will leave the tires black as can be and will not attract the dirt like all the other products out there. You have to try this before you believe it."
Doggy Paws??: Corey from N. Carolina writes; "I have two dogs that I exercise a lot. They attend performance event and sometimes their foot pads get worn down. When the pads become shiny it's time to soak them for 20 minutes in the glass bottled Coca Cola. It prevents them from getting bloody paw pads from too much wear, and makes the pads rough again. I don't know how it works, but it does."
Plump Raisins Tip for Cooking: Mary from Enfield, Middlesex, England writes; "When baking, if you need to "plump" raisins before adding to cakes and cookies, soak them in Coca Cola instead of water. Water leaches out the flavor of the raisins, but Coke adds a spiciness and intensifies the flavor."
Clean Burnt Pans Effortlessly: Carolyn from Nova Scotia, Canada writes; "I would like to share a slightly different 'cleaning' use. While watching "How Clean Is Your House" on TV recently (British show), the ladies cleaned a long-forgotten burnt saucepan simply by boiling some Coca Cola in it. A few weeks later my turnip boiled dry and the pan was quite encrusted in places. I recalled this show and since my son had some Coke on hand I decided to try it. True to their word, it worked like magic!"
Get a Tan?: Velma from Milwaukee writes; "I was in Mexico a couple of years ago and a lady saw me tanning outside the hotel and I just couldn't tan, she then said, " want a great tan"? Of course, " I said". She said buy some Coke, not diet coke, cherry coke or generic, just plain Coke and apply it over skin. Believe me, I did, and laid out for a while, I got up, and I had the best tan ever. It lasted for about 6-7 months. So, now I do it here in Milwaukee when it gets hot, I even use the coke in the tanning machines and it really works. And, no, bugs will not eat you. The coke dries in your skin and then your skin is silky. This is the best tanning lotion I have ever used."
Beautiful Curls: Gwendolen from the United Kingdom writes: "Pour a can of flat coke onto long hair and leave it in for a few minutes before washing thoroughly for perfectly separated curls! I didn't expect this to work, but it did!"
Antique Your Photos: This great tip was sent in by Gwen from Denver, PA; "I found this tip in the Women's World magazine and thought it would be a great addition to your Coca Cola page. To make a new photo look antique, just take a photo (make sure you have a second print of the photo in case you mess up!!) and soak it in Coca Cola. I just used a small brownie pan and poured in about 1/2 inch of Coca Cola. Then I put in the photo until it was covered with the cola. Just soak for a few minutes until you get the color that you want. Gently lift out the photo (careful not to touch the front with your fingers). Then gently pat dry with a soft lintless material. Or, drip dry. Then finish drying with a hair dryer.
Yummy Constipation Remedy: Verna Donnelly from Biloxi, MS sent in this great remedy; "For constipation, I used to take Caster oil or mineral oil. It always made me gag until I hit on this great recipe! Just take 1 to 3 Tablespoons of Caster or Mineral oil and mix in the blender with a cup or so of Coca Cola for a few moments. It tastes just like Cream Soda! You can't taste the yucky oil at all! This remedy is just for occasional use and if you are pregnant, do not use mineral oil, caster oil, or any other laxative without consulting your Doctor!"
Too Dark Dye Job: Lucy, from Dorset in England writes; "I went to the hairdressers today, and I asked her if there was anything that would strip dye from hair, or at least fade it (I have a thing for dying my hair you see) and she said that if you pour a bottle of diet coke (and diet coke only) over your hair, it helps fade dye and even remove it!
Gum in your Hair!: This tip was sent in by Linda from Texas; "Just take the gum coated hair and dip in a small bowl that has some Coca Cola in it. Let sit for just a few minutes and the gum will wipe right off."
The Navy uses Coke to help preserve it's submarines: Bill Ferris from Summerville, SC writes; "A retired enlisted sailor, I made 17 submarine patrols between 1975 and 1992. Subs normally stayed in the cooler, northern waters, but on one patrol we spent a great deal of time in the warmer, southern Atlantic. When we returned to port, our normally black hull was covered with a snowy, white film. It was apparently some type of marine animal or plant that thrived in the warmer water. Try as we might, we couldn't clean the film off to prepare the hull for routine preservation (Navy term for painting). Finally, one old salt suggested we try Coke syrup. We had a soda dispenser onboard, so we had access to gallons of the syrup. We poured it on the hull, let it sit for a few minutes, and easily brushed the growth off."
Interesting.... Jessie from Phoenix Az writes; "If you put a can of diet Coca Cola and a can of regular Coca Cola in a swimming pool..... the can of regular Coke will sink, but the can of Diet Coke will float!"
Clean Ancient Coins: An anonymous contributor writes; "I have a use for Coca Cola. We use it to clean ancient bronze coins. Badly corroded coins are first soaked in 100 percent lye for several weeks, then in the final stage, they are soaked in Coke and hand cleaned."
Silky Soft Skin: Brianna Fenn from Watertown, CT writes; "I have always had extremely dry skin. So has my mother. I've tried lots of different types of lotions, but they just don't leave my legs smooth like they should. I decided that I had enough of dry skin and I wanted it to stop, so I decided to try something new. I mixed a spoonful of regular coca-cola (not diet) with unscented lotion, and it worked! My legs were smoother than ever and was like that for days! It really works!! Hope it works for you, too!!"
Swimming Pool Tip!: Carol Ruby from Sweeny Texas writes; "I have well water and the last time I bought salt for my softener, I didn't buy the kind with the rust remover in it. I filled up my swimming pool and shocked it but my water turned brown because of the iron in it. I put two 2-liter bottles of coke in the water and the next day my pool was clear!"
Clean Tile Grout: By accident, I found the perfect grout cleaner for my tile floors! I spilled a can of Coca Cola on my kitchen floor. When I wiped it up, to my surprise the grout was as white as can be!
Something's Fishy in Kodiak, Alaska!: Joy from Seattle, WA writes; "In Kodiak, Alaska, at the local Laundromat, the staff charge an extra dollar per load of drop-off laundry to add Coke to your wash. It is the "only" thing I ever saw that got the stink of Halibut out of fishing clothes, and it even works on clothes that have been washed and dried - if you wash them again with Coke, the smell will come entirely out"
Wednesday, December 23, 2009
Tuesday, December 22, 2009
Barack Obama doll, now with super "Spineless" feature
Want change you can believe in? Seeing is believing with this awesome (in)action figurine of the US President. Pull out his easily detachable spine and watch him flip-flop this way and that, saying "Yes you can!" to both Banker Doll and Unemployed Doll. (Afghan troop surge sold separately. Batteries and victory not included.)
The old favourite updated for South African fans. Play as Telkom, Eskom or Armscor and try to lose all your money as fast as you can.
A new version of the evergreen anatomical brain-teasing classic, Operation. Get spotted outside your Durban mansion and go to jail ? or not! One minute you'll be mortally ill, the next you'll be down at the Spar buying milk. It's a Christmas miracle!
Msholozi AK-47 Jive-Blaster
Buy this awesome toy machine-gun for your kids and they'll never need another thing, especially not accountability! Equipped with a realistic rattling noise, set it on single-shot, semi-automatic, or just click it over to full populist mode and listen to it fire out up to 400 promises per minute!
SABC International - The Box Set
Yours to own, the show that bankrupted the SABC! Contains over 75,000 hours of television, including 75,000 hours of never-before-seen footage - because nobody watched it when it was on air. You can watch amazed as clueless SABC staffers drag furniture around and pick their noses and eat their snot in the background, apparently unaware that they are on camera! If you love the space where current affairs meets slapstick, then this is the box set for you.
Inflatable Tiger Woods sex doll
One for adults only! Ladies, it's time to experience what so many other woman have: the man with the longest wood in town. Comes with own pump, and guaranteed to have a more vivacious personality and make better conversation than the real Tiger.
Monday, December 21, 2009
Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible without surrender
be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,
even the dull and the ignorant;
they too have their story.
Avoid loud and aggressive persons,
they are vexations to the spirit.
If you compare yourself with others,
you may become vain and bitter;
for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.
Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.
Keep interested in your own career, however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.
Exercise caution in your business affairs;
for the world is full of trickery.
But let this not blind you to what virtue there is;
many persons strive for high ideals;
and everywhere life is full of heroism.
Especially, do not feign affection.
Neither be cynical about love;
for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment
it is as perennial as the grass.
Take kindly the counsel of the years,
gracefully surrendering the things of youth.
Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune.
But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings.
Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.
Beyond a wholesome discipline,
be gentle with yourself.
You are a child of the universe,
no less than the trees and the stars;
you have a right to be here.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.
Therefore be at peace with God,
whatever you conceive Him to be,
and whatever your labors and aspirations,
in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul.
With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,
it is still a beautiful world.
Strive to be happy.
Thursday, December 17, 2009
This led to her being dubbed "Dr Beetroot" by critics. Her views on the use of antiretroviral (ARV) drugs in the treatment of Aids often provoked vehement opposition from both Aids activists and experts.
In 2004, she said: "I have always said there are three options ... and we must remember that ARVs are not a cure and they do have side-effects."
She said at the time that garlic, lemon, olive oil and beetroot "are absolutely critical - first of all to have a beautiful face and beautiful skin - but they also protect you from disease".
Wednesday, December 16, 2009
On top of that, it has two dependants and they are both nuts!
10 - 20 cm. Priviledge Tax R100.00
20 - 25 cm Pole Tax R200.00
25 - 30 cm Luxury Tax R300.00
PLEASE DO NOT ASK FOR AN EXTENSION...
Tuesday, December 15, 2009
For those of you Wondering what
to get me this Christmas? Wonder no
longer! Here is my list in
no real order of preference
Johnie Walker Blue Label
Hey You Cant Blame a Man for being Thirsty
Sunday, December 13, 2009
in paradise ! Something like Tahiti
I prefer the name French Polynesia
and with that comes dreams of
Bora Bora and the stunning
rooms over the Ocean. So when
we going to do this people
come on now "You Pay I Go"
Hell i might even be tempted
to share a room if you a Hunny
Anybody fancy sponsoring me on
a holiday here?
I could enjoy this lifestyle
beautiful babe to
accompany me a couple
of those Pineapple
cool drinks and hey a
man could be
Saturday, December 12, 2009
Visitors to the Boardwalk Inkwazi shopping mall in Richards Bay are thrilled to see local wildlife artist Joe Marais at work on the giant canvas where a majestic bull elephant is steadily emerging. Work on the 5m by 3m acrylic painting, the first in the series ‘Zululand on Canvas: the Journey of the Big 6’, started at the end of October. On completion within the next two months, the work will ultimately be auctioned to raise funds for local conservation efforts. An official local launch and details of the international marketing of the project will be announced shortly. In the meantime, Joe continues to paint with a purpose, knowing that his labour of love has already been a boost in promoting an interest in wildlife conservation.
Extract from the Zululand Observer
Friday, December 11, 2009
The boss of a big company needed to call one of his employees about an urgent problem with one of the main computers.
He dialled the employees’ home phone number and was greeted with a child’s whispered, “Hello?”.
Feeling put out at the inconvenience of having to talk to a youngster the boss asked, “Is your Daddy home?”
“Yes,” whispered the small voice.
“May I talk with him?” the man asked.
To the surprise of the boss, the small voice whispered, “No.”
Wanting to talk with an adult, the boss asked, “Is your Mommy there?”
“Yes,” came the answer.
“May I talk with her?”
Again, the small voice whispered, “No.”
Knowing that it was not likely that a young child would be left home alone, the boss decided he would just leave a message with the person who should be there watching over the child.
“Is there any one there besides you?” the boss asked the child.
“Yes,” whispered the child, “a policeman.”
Wondering what a cop would be doing at his employee’s home, the boss asked, “May I speak with the policeman?”
“No, he’s busy,” whispered the child.
“Busy doing what?” asked the boss.
“Talking to Daddy and Mommy and the Fireman” came the whispered answer.
Growing concerned and even worried as he heard what sounded like a helicopter through the ear piece on the phone, the boss asked, “What is that noise?”
“A hello-copper,” answered the whispering voice.
“What is going on there?” asked the boss, now alarmed.
In an awed whispering voice the child answered, “The search team just landed the hello-copper!”
Alarmed, concerned, and more than just a little frustrated, the boss asked, “Why are they there?”
Still whispering, the young voice replied along with a muffled giggle, "
They’re looking for me”
Thursday, December 10, 2009
Back in 2004, 2000 SLR's in five variants were produced - two coupés, two roadsters and, finally, the uncompromisingly purist SLR Stirling Moss, of which only 75 will be made.
It has neither roof nor windscreen to separate the driver and passenger from nature as a 478kW supercharged V8 engine accelerates the car from 0-100km/h in less than 3.5sec and on to 350 km/h – performance that the maker claims no other production car can match.
The Stirling Moss made its public debut at the 2009 Mille Miglia in the hands of the former Mercedes Formula 1 drivers Mika Häkkinen and David Coulthard, with Sir Stirling Mos a spectator at Brescia.
The SLR project was conceived for a limited period from the start but its spirit will live on in the members of the SLR Club, who share driving events on the most demanding race circuits, participation in the Mille Miglia and tours covering the most picturesque routes in Europe.
The SLR legend was born in 1955 when Rudolf Uhlenhaut, then head of car testing and in charge of racing-car development at Mercedes-Benz, combined the design of the spectacular Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing coupé with the underpinnings of the 300 SLR - the most successful racing machine of its era
It dominated all the major road races, especially the notorious Tourist Trophy in Northern Ireland and the two Italian classics, the Targa Florio and Mille Miglia.
Stirling Moss and motoring journalist Dennis Jenkinson won the 1955 Mille Miglia in a record time that still stands but they weren't the only ones - Juan Manuel Fangio, who went on to become F1 World champion five times, and works driver Karl Kling also achieved notable race wins in SLR roadsters.
Today's McLaren SLR brings together innovative technology and carefully hand-crafted, high-grade materials in the tradition of the classic Gran Turismo cars. For example, McLaren provided the F1 technology for the carbon-fibre front structures and the front mid-engine layout concentrates mass near the centre of the car for a low moment of inertia, delivering exceptional agility and handling.
The 5.5-litre V8 was developed at Mercedes-AMG and delivers 460kW in the coupé and roadster models, there's an an extra 18kW on tap in the Stirling Moss.
It's a classic sports-car design, with stretched bonnet, rear-set passenger cell and short rear deck, incorporating racing-derived features such as a diffuser, an enclosed underbody, a spoiler and even an air brake.
But the SLR was never conceived as a stripped-out track-day special – the cockpit is all about carbon fibre, aluminium and the highest quality leather to emphasise the car's unique nature
At Home this week
Doctors at Ngwelezane Hospital in Empangeni have had to conduct surgical procedures by torchlight because of an insufficient emergency power supply for their theatres.
It emerged this week that the problem became apparent during power outages when the uninterrupted power supply (UPS) for the theatre lights did not kick in.
Yesterday, the KwaZulu-Natal Health Department said they were in the process of replacing the current UPS there to prevent similar problems in future.
A doctor, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said this week that there was a power failure lasting longer than 20 minutes.
"This was while patients were anaesthetised in three theatres. Fortunately, the anaesthetic machines and monitors have their own battery back-up, but the theatre lights do not. As a result, surgeons have had to use laryngoscopes and torches to operate," he said.
Wednesday, December 9, 2009
Ndebele has also requested voice recordings from the cockpit of an Airlink plane involved in a crash in Durban two months ago, in which pilot Allister Freeman was fatally injured.
On September 24, Freeman was forced to make a landing on a school sports field in Merebank, south of the city, when the aircraft he was piloting lost power shortly after take off. Three others were injured.
After the crash in George on Monday, Ndebele said there was "no reason to panic", but he was singing from a different song sheet after yesterday's meeting with the CAA.
The meeting ended late yesterday evening, with the transport ministry calling on the CAA to urgently supply detailed information about Airlink's operations "by close of business on Friday. in order to enable the minister to make a decision on the grounding".
Tuesday, December 8, 2009
Chef Gino D'Acampo, who won the viewer-feedback contest series, and actor Stuart Manning were charged after animal welfare activists lodged a complaint about a segment for the British TV program, which was filmed in Australia, the activists and British media reported Sunday.
In a statement to The Associated Press, New South Wales state police said Sunday that two men, aged 33 and 30, were charged with animal cruelty for acts in connection to the program but did not give names or other details. They have been asked to appear in court to face the charge on Feb. 3. The maximum penalty is three years in prison.
The performers and ITV, the network that produces the show, did not immediately respond to media inquiries about the incident.
"The killing of a rat for a performance is not acceptable. The concern is this was done purely for the cameras," David O'Shannessy from the New South Wales RSPCA told the British Broadcasting Corp.
He said producers were normally required to have animal welfare officers on set when animals were used during filming, but in this case it did not take place.
"I'm a Celebrity" strands C-list celebrities in the Australian Outback, subjects them to a series of icky trials involving spiders and snakes, and allows the public to vote them off the show one by one.
Well i was thinking would these guys sponsor me a motor
like the one below for my Lada Super Sport
Monday, December 7, 2009
You produce a R50 note instead of your driver's license when stopped by a traffic officer.
You can do your monthly shopping on the pavement.
You have to hire a security guard every time you park your car.
You can count the national soccer team's scores with no fingers.
Hijacking cars is a profession.
You can pay your tuition fees by holding up a sign at a traffic light.
The petrol in your tank may be worth more than your car.
More people vote in a local reality TV show, than in a local election.
People have the most wonderful names: Christmas, Goodwill, Pretty, Office, Wednesday, Blessing, Brilliant, Gift, Given, Letters, Beauty.
"Now-Now" can mean anything from a minute to a month.
You continue to wait after a traffic light has turned green to make way for taxis traveling in the opposite direction.
Traveling at 120 km/h you are the slowest car on the highway.
You're genuinely and pleasantly surprised whenever you find your car parked where you left it.
The last time you visited the coast you paid more in speeding fines and toll fees than you did for the entire holiday.
You paint your car's registration number on the roof.
Only half of your mail is guaranteed to reach its destination.
You have to take your own linen if you are admitted to a government hospital.
You dial a toll-free number and nobody answers.
You have to prove that you don't need a loan to get one.
Prisoners go on strike.
On Saturday in Nongoma, KwaZulu-Natal, President Jacob Zuma and Zulu King Goodwill Zwelethini led the Ukweshwama ritual in which young men killed a bull with their bare hands. The killing of the bull was to celebrate the first fruits of the harvest. The strength of the dying bull, it is believed, would be transferred to the king.
The problem with the debate, if one can call the insults that were hurled after the organisation Animal Rights for Africa brought a court application to have the ceremony stopped because it believed the killing of the bull was cruel, is that it is framed incorrectly.
By Friday, the noise that persisted was about black versus white, European versus African, colonialist versus "freedom fighter".
In truth, the debate should be about what is right and wrong in a new and liberated South Africa. It is about what carves a path for us into the future as a nation.
Firstly, the bull should not be killed in such a manner.
The pummelling with fists until an animal dies cannot but be cruel and painful. None of us should stand for cruelty meted out in the name of culture. Or because the Spanish also kill their bulls cruelly. I do not measure myself by the lowest standards, but by the highest.
The argument put forward was that this bull must suffer because my ancestors made animals suffer. The argument is, with all due respect, stupid: my ancestors had not read the work of JM Coetzee and were not on Facebook. I know that I know more than they did, and that my practices must of necessity differ with theirs.
What is surprising is to see the ANC, the party of progress for 98 years in South Africa, falling into the backwardness of support for superstition and cruelty to animals in the name of culture and tradition.
"The slaughtering of cattle carries a particular significance in African culture, as it does in many other countries in the world," wrote Zizi Kodwa, Zuma's spokesman in the ANC.
"The disrespect and contempt for African culture and traditions demonstrated by the debate that continues to ensue in our public discourse demonstrates the utter hypocrisy of those who have anointed themselves voices of reason. This is reminiscent of the arrival of the European settlers on our shores who declared that our people were barbaric heathens who needed to be civilised."
Kodwa is ignoring a crucial point: is the practice itself cruel or not? Does the fact that we have practised it for so long make it right? Why not kill this bull swiftly?
At the conference of the precursor to the ANC Youth League, the SA Youth Congress, in KaNyamazane in 1990, one matter obsessed the delegates.
Clause 10 of the Aims and Objectives of the draft Constitution proclaimed that one of the goals of the organisation's members was to "fight all forms of superstition".
The delegates from Polokwane had a problem with this clause. In their view "witchcraft existed" and they had "every right to burn alleged witches", as indeed many were doing.
Many of the other delegates pointed out that in fact, viewed scientifically, no such thing as witchcraft could possibly exist.
The ANC of today seems to be travelling backwards to beliefs in superstition, such as witchcraft. It is an ANC in denial of progress, in denial of the science that leaders such as Blade Nzimande claim to follow in terms of Marxist-Leninist writings.
This is the ANC that Kader Asmal correctly pointed out is gripped by "low level decision-making".
This is the debate that should be raging inside the ANC itself. The question asked should be: what does the ANC want?
Does it want to take over where the cultural chauvinism of the Inkatha Freedom Party left off, or does it want to be the party of Pixley ka Seme - discarding the incoherent in our cultures and embracing the progressive?
Clearly for Zuma, who has morphed into a latter-day Zulu monarchist modelled on the Mangosuthu Buthelezi of the 1980s, the answer is only one. He is taking the ANC back to beliefs such as those shown outside his trial in Pietermaritzburg: the burning of incense for luck, the killing of bulls to strengthen kings - and what else? The burning of witches?
I have spoken for the bull. I mourn for an ANC that has abandoned science for superstition.
Sunday, December 6, 2009
i think it really smacks of the truth!
Guys and Girls will be equally impressed
by the truthful and refreshing look at our
clumsy mating rituals. I would say this
is a must see movie for all you prudes
out there. It’s a great lighthearted movie
in the best tradition of romance and
Take the time to see it you will enjoy