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Biomimicry & Life's Principles

BY SARITA VAN DER WALT
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

While doing her Masters of Science in Biomimicry, through Arizona State University Sarita Van der Walt recently learnt about an awesome tool called Life's Principles. She will briefly introduce people to this tool, as well as the field of Biomimicry.

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Find Out What You're Made Of

BY DR. SAHAL JACOOB
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

Dr. Sahal  Jacoob will introduce some ideas from quantum mechanics and Einstein’s theory of special relativity, to describe our deepest understanding of the ingredients needed to form the universe. He may also mention why CERN’s Large Hadron Collider is important. The theory built based on these results is robust but incomplete.

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Repurposing an Architectural Dinosaur

BY MACIO MISZEWSKI
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

Macio Miszewski presentes the 1920s docklands Grain Silo, one of the City’s most significant surviving Heritage Resources, and how it is undergoing a dramatic re-purposing - designed by Thomas Heatherwick and implemented by local Architects - to become the most unique art destination in Africa set in Cape Town’s newest mixed use urban precinct at the V&A Waterfront. Co-Presenters: Lloyd Rubidge & Karien Trengove

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Falling in Love with Tequila

BY SARAH KENNAN
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

Sarah Kennan shares a journey of one girl's passion for Tequila that has led her on adventures through Mexico to learn from the Tequila masters, inspiring her to start her own Tequila company in South Africa.

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The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring

BY TEGAN PHILLIPS
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

“Cycle touring is the future of travel. It’s cheap, It’s environmentally friendly, it's a lot of fun and it's a type of travel where you:re not trying to get from city to city as fast as you can. ”

What happens when a young cartoon-blogger plus her family decide to pack up for a year and embark on an 11,000km unsupported bicycle trip through Africa? A serious, permanent addiction to seeing the world by bicycle – that’s what. In The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring, from PechaKucha Night Cape Town’s 37th volume, speaker Tegan Phillips give a short cartoon presentation about the wonders of long distance bicycle-travel.

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Sail Training for Leadership

BY KRIS STEYN
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

Kris Steyn explains to the audience some of the benefits of sailing on a tallship, showing different aspects of what can be achieved and allowing for thought beyond perceived horizons. Outlining what sailing is like as a career, the travel to far distant lands without the trapping of tourism. More young people are needed to get involved bringing new energy.

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Natural Eyesight Improvement

BY LAWRENCE BATCHELOR
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

Are you tired of wearing glasses? Your eyesight can return to normal in the same way that your body naturally heals cuts, broken bones and illnesses! Lawrence Batchelor explains the exercises involved, sharing that we just need to return to the simple, relaxed, vision habits we learned as a child. This talk challenges the beliefs and myths about our eye’s ability to heal!

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Growing Young Again

BY DELROY GUZHA
@ VOL 37 ON MAR 07, 2016

This is Delroy Guzha's journey of moving away from weight training and fitness towards movement and health, of making lifestyle choices and habits that apply throughout the day instead of taking an hour to work on his health and then doing damage for the other 23 hours, and finally of remembering to have fun always. Move.

 

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The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring


“Cycle touring is the future of travel. It’s cheap, It’s environmentally friendly, it's a lot of fun and it's a type of travel where you:re not trying to get from city to city as fast as you can. ”
What happens when a young cartoon-blogger plus her family decide to pack up for a year and embark on an 11,000km unsupported bicycle trip through Africa? A serious, permanent addiction to seeing the world by bicycle – that’s what. In The Wonders of Bicycle Adventuring, from PechaKucha Night Cape Town’s 37th volume, speaker Tegan Phillips give a short cartoon presentation about the wonders of long distance bicycle-travel.

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About the City's Organizers

  • Andrew Cole

    Andrew Cole is a communications professional and spokesperson with nearly 20 years of experience consulting to, or working in, various blue chip companies in Canada and South Africa. In Cape Town he has operated an independent consultancy for the past five years focusing on enterprise development, storytelling (presented as podcasts), strategy and sustainability communications. Andrew holds a post-graduate diploma in Sustainable Development from Stellenbosch University's School of Public Leadership, a Diploma in Public Relations Management from Ryerson University (Toronto), and a B.Sc. in Anatomical Science and Cell Biology, with a minor in Management, from McGill University (Montreal).

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