yesterday was...

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A good day for:

rich Japanese golfers, with the launch of a $250 camera with 16 lenses that takes 16 pictures, to provide a golfer with a complete picture of his swing. It is voice- activated for solo use and has variable time between pictures - slow on the backswing, faster at the club reaches the ball.

A bad day for:

South African wives, following a statement by senator George Mashamba that: "Among some people in this country, for a man to express his love for his wife, he must beat her sometimes." His wife, Joyce, later said that her husband's comments did not reflect his personal views.