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5 Best South African Medical Aid Rewards Plans

Medical aid reward plans are designed to encourage members to live more active, healthier lives. Some plans simply offer discounts on particular products and services. Others actively reward members for eating healthily and exercising, giving points for healthy behaviours that can be exchanged for discounts or goods.

10 Creative Uses for CNC Machinery

CNC machines are machining tools controlled by computers. Traditionally CNC machining is used to shape pieces of metal or other rigid materials – for example, to make parts for cabinets, boats or cars. Some creative types have used their CNC routers to make things that are unexpected

Types of Chairs You’ve Never Heard Of

We all know office chairs, stackable plastic chairs, bar stools and other chairs we see in day-to-day life. There are, however, many chairs that are only used in particular circumstances, were only used at a particular stage in history or are collected and used by galleries and

Awesome South African Herbal Health Products

Cancer Bush Capsules Cancer Bush, known locally as “kankerbos”, is a widely used plant that supports the immune system in a variety of ways. It has anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties, and is known as a natural anti-depressant. Its anti-depressant quality led the Zulu people to call

Interesting Storage Methods You Never Knew Existed

People have invented innovative methods for storing everything from energy and water, to industrial waste, data and personal belongings. Pumped-storage hydroelectricity Pumped-storage hydroelectricity (PSH) is a method for storing capacity and then generating electrical power during periods of high demand. It uses water that’s pumped from a

Abandoned Machines

As a copy writer for Hans Von Der Heyde, a team of industrial engineers who design and build cutting edge machinery, I often come across beautiful photographs of old, derelict machinery when looking for imagery of more modern machines. This contrast between new and old has sparked

10 Essential Parts to Keep in the Car

Driving long distance can be a pleasure, but if something goes wrong with your vehicle, it can turn into a nightmare. Keeping some essential car parts in your car can prevent a good trip from going bad, and may well save you the costs of tow-trucks and

SubTropolis: The World’s Largest Underground Storage Facility

SubTropolis is one of eight underground storage facilities in the Kansas City area, and is home to offices and storage for 55 businesses. It consists of a staggering 4.5 square kilometres of leased space, including warehouses, light industry space, offices, a network of several kilometres of rail

Famous Product Liability Cases

Product liability cases arise when manufacturers, suppliers, distributers or retailers who make products available to the general public are held accountable for injuries that the products they supply have caused. If it’s known that a product can be dangerous, manufacturers or retailers typically include warning labels, summarizing

What’s the Difference between Medical Aid and Medical Insurance?

Medical aid and medical insurance aren’t the same. They differ in four main ways. Price versus Benefits The price of medical aid plans has continued to rise and many South Africans can no longer afford the premiums, especially given the rough economic climate. Underwriters noticed a gap