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When standing alone makes you stand out

Researchers used beards to test a theory that some features become more desirable when fewer people have them.

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On a diet? Stay away from your friends

One in four will try and sabotage a friend's diet, because going without food makes people miserable, a new survey reveals.

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AFP

Clooney chooses brains and beauty

This time Gorgeous George has fallen for someone quite different, writes Alison Boshoff.

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What’s in that manbag?
January 31 2014 at 14:42

According to a poll, the item you’re most likely to find stashed inside a manbag is a wallet.

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Keep your mouth shut with the Kardashians
January 31 2014 at 09:44

Kourtney rages after strangers tell her kids to cover their mouths

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Hubby not doing chores? Blame his sister
January 30 2014 at 14:49

Researchers claim that men who have sisters are less likely to perform housework.

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Don’t feel guilty about being a gossip
January 30 2014 at 12:14

Conventional wisdom holds that gossip is always malicious, but it can be good for society, scientists claim.

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Pulling the plug on bathtime
January 29 2014 at 15:01

Baths are dying out, with only one in ten people taking a daily dip and half never bathing at all.

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Rape is ‘an assault with a weapon’
January 29 2014 at 12:14

Anti-rape campaigners pounce on agony aunt after she said women should not get drunk around men.

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Cordially not invited...
January 28 2014 at 12:02

"You're not invited" messages make it patently clear that there is no space for you at the party.

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Feeling sad? Hit the shops!
January 27 2014 at 14:51

A study found that retail therapy - far from being superficial - can be an ‘effective way to minimise sadness’.

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Meet young hotshot behind online mag
January 27 2014 at 12:28

In just two years Previdar online magazine has carved out a strong niche in the art and fashion world. Helen Grange chatted to its creator.

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A city where the living is slow
January 24 2014 at 14:35

The Slow City movement is gaining a global following with a back to basics campaign to make small towns the new place to be.

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