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Massive Fires Sweep Through The Garden Route

Widespread blazes have ravaged most of the Garden Route in South Africa this past weekend. It took a fiery toll on firefighters and uprooted communities. At least 8 have been confirmed dead following the blaze. Officials stated on Saturday afternoon that residents from the surrounding areas in the Garden Route have been evacuated as a precaution as fires continue to rage. The evacuations took place in Jonkersberg, Bosdorp, Sonskyn Valley village, Rheenendal, Buffelsnek and Protea Valley in the Goudveld. A video posted by the Working on Fire revealed a horrifying scene. A massive, uncontrolled fire whipping through vegetation. The wind is causing the fire to behave chaotically, damaging and burning through both wild and residential area. Another 300 residents in surrounding areas are asked to be on standby in case evacuations are needed. “This is by far the country’s biggest fire in a populated area to have occurred. We have…

Largest Octopus Breeding Ground Discovered in the Ocean

Deep under the sea, scientists have discovered thousands of female octopuses brooding eggs. National Geographic team announced last week, in what appears to be the world’s largest, that a deep-sea octopus nursery had been discovered. Scientists piloting a remote-operated submersible noticed something that has never been seen before. Two miles below the Pacific Ocean, off the coast of Monterey in California, hundreds of octopuses were found huddled at the base of an underwater mountain. It is extremely rare to find such a large number of octopuses together. They have typically been thought of as solitary or isolate creatures. The lead scientist, Chad King, said: “We went down the eastern flank of this small hill, and that’s when—boom—we just started seeing pockets of dozens here, dozens there, dozens everywhere.” The species, Muusoctopus robustus, numbering an estimated 1000 in total, were nestled among the rocks. The octopuses appear to be turned inside out, wrapping their…

Importance of Wine Storage for your Prized Wines

Wine storage is essential for the success of any sort of collection of fine wines. If you enjoy having fine wines then you are required to have a look into the wine storage options that are available. There are numerous ways to store your wine but whichever wine storage solution you select you will have to keep the temperature and humidity conditions constant. When you mention the word ‘wine’, your mind unescapably thinks of big wooden barrels relaxing in dark cellars for years. Wine must be kept for an appropriate time before it can be consumed so that its flavor matures entirely. Some wines are too old that they are retained in storage systems for years and for everyone who is serious about guarding all the aromas and spirits of their prized wines a wine storage system is vital. A standard refrigerator that you use for storing your food can…

Essential Advice From a Divorce Attorney

Deciding to end your marriage, no matter who is at fault is a sad time for all parties involved. You’ll be going through a wide range of emotions while you deal with this stage of your life. A divorce attorney can help you through the process. While you know you must take your time and find the best representative for you, there are a few things your new lawyer would like you to know to make your working relationship the best. You will hear from everyone on how the process is supposed to be. Your divorce attorney is going to work hard to do the best for you. Unless “he” or “she” is the judge, and they will not be in their own proceedings, there is no way to know for certain what the judge will do. Take some deep breaths and trust your lawyer.If planning to hire an attorney…

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