Category Archives: General

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The term “astronaut”

Astronaut The term "astronaut" comes from Greek words that mean "star" and "sailor."

How to ensure Trivia SA always shows up in your Facebook Newsfeed

We know you love our Trivia SA Facebook page (because you told us so) - and that makes us very happy. However, simply liking our page won't be enough to ensure we keep in touch. Here's how to make sure we don't disappear from your Facebook Newsfeed:

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22 October 1986 – General Motors pulls out of South Africa

On this day in South Africa's history: 22 October 1986

General Motors logo General Motors becomes the fourth big US business to pull out of South Africa. It joins Honeywell, IBM and Warner. It was believed the decision was influenced by the US Senate overriding of President Reagan's … Continue Reading ››

‘n Trivia SA intekenaar bieg: ek het verhoudings met ander mans

(Bydrae ingestuur deur 'n anonieme vroulike Trivia SA intekenaar.)
Ek wil vandag by julle bieg. Ek moet dit net met iemand deel en julle is tog my vriende, so ek hoop julle verstaan en verkwalik my nie. In my getroude lewe het ek al verhoudings met 'n hele paar ander mans gehad. Maak nie saak in … Continue Reading ››

21 October 1986 – IBM re-forms in South Africa

On this day in South Africa's history: 21 October 1986

IBM logo When U.S. lawmakers approved economic sanctions against South Africa over President Reagan's veto, several high profile companies divested in name only. IBM calmly announced that it had sold its South African subsidiary to a new company … Continue Reading ››

How to draw a perfect circle – freehand

Dave demonstrates a simple technique to help you draw a near perfect circle freehand. This could be useful for drawing charts and diagrams, and sketches, or just use it to challenge your friends in a 'who can draw the neatest freehand circle' competition!

We have a best smeller

When we launched our website in June 2014, we promised you fascinating facts, intelligent humour - and the smell of braaivleis. We've recently managed to deliver the smell of braaivleis to the whole world out there in a big and very unique way. if you Google "the smell of braaivleis", you'll … Continue Reading ››