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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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How to work the business cocktail party
January 24 2014 at 14:32

Among the most valuable venues for networking are after-hours business cocktail parties and receptions.

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In plane sight
January 24 2014 at 14:24

Tracey Curtis-Taylor has realised her dream of flying a biplane over Africa, but not without a few dramas.

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The White House’s bizarre love triangle
January 24 2014 at 14:23

A new book claims ballet legend Rudolf Nureyev seduced JFK’s wife, sister-in-law and brother...

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Who knew? Men don't like strip clubs
January 24 2014 at 12:29

Esquire magazine did a poll on male behaviour and found some very surprising things...

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Storm over ‘soap opera’ TV about poverty
January 23 2014 at 14:50

A growing genre of reality shows about the poor has been dubbed ‘poverty porn’ because of its sensationalist nature.

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Seven secret steps to haggling
January 23 2014 at 12:28

Victoria Bischoff went to negotiating school - to discover the seven steps to get big discounts in major stores.

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Consumer chooses remedy if item is defective
January 23 2014 at 12:13

Wendy Knowler is angry and distressed about continuing reports of consumers’ right to return defective goods being trampled on.

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Want a promotion? Get a desk plant
January 22 2014 at 15:00

Office plants can help staff be more creative and productive, which could ultimately result in promotion.

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Applying for a job? Create a ‘MeVie’
January 22 2014 at 12:07

In the self-obsessed age of Twitter and YouTube, it seems the CV is simply not enough.

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New knitting craze sweeps the Net
January 21 2014 at 14:55

Forget needles - a new craze has got knitters hooked on using just their arms instead. [VIDEO]

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