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George Pemba (1912 – 2001). Over decades of commitment, and inspired by his passion for the canvas, he perfected his tool - both water colours and oil onto canvas. His subject is the poignant social realism of township life - through what could, superficially, be perceived as a simplistic reflection of life in the New Brighton township, Port Elizabeth and Eastern Cape surrounds. He painted the harsh story of life in a South African township at the height of Apartheid's oppression.

(973021394) BREITLING - a gentleman`s Aerospace bracelet watch. Reference F65062, serial 6326. Quartz movement. Blue dial. Calibrated bezel with gold plated riders, titanium case fitted to a titanium bracelet with folding clasp. 40mm. Fellows do not guarantee the working order or accuracy of any l

"I could see the lights of the ship starting to go under water, then soundlessly, perhaps a mile away, it just went down. It was gone. Oh yes, the sky was very black and the stars were very bright. They told me the people in the water were singing, but I knew they were screaming." Madeleine Mellinger in a Toronto Star interview, April 15, 1974, Titanic survivor

In a page from her testimony, passenger Elizabeth Lines recounts overhearing Bruce Ismay remark to Captain Smith on the speed of the ship's ...

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Alan Turing’s Reading List: Books the Computing Pioneer Borrowed From His School Library

This man, Alan Turing, helped win World War II by inventing a computer than could decrypt German messages encoded with the Enigma machine. In addition, he formally described the concepts of algorithms and computation. He proved that anything computable on one machine, is computable on another, given enough time. He is the father of computer science. After the war he was tried in court for being gay, found gulty, forced to take castration pills, and then driven to suicide. Britan has…

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