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2005-11-10 09:58:23

By Craig Ray CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Double U.S. Open champion Retief Goosen is set to return to the course where he was struck by lightning as a 15-year-old more than 20 years ago. The South African will play in the Limpopo Classic at the Polokwane Golf Club starting on Thursday, the first time he has returned to the course as a professional. Goosen spent his 16th birthday in hospital after being struck by a lightning bolt during a round with a friend. He was hit when standing under...

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Modjadji Cycad, Encephalartos transvenosus
2014-01-31 08:02:27

Encephalartos transvenosus is a palm-like cycad species plant. The species is also referred to as the Modjadji Cycad. It belongs to the Zamiaceae family. The plant is described as a tall and majestic tree. The species’ name, transvenosus, references the plant’s tiny network of veins found in between the plant’s main veins. They become visible when its leaf is held up under a light. E. transvenosus can grow up to 38 feet tall. Its trunk is thick and covered in a netted pattern. Its...

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Word of the Day
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.