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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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Clooney chooses brains and beauty

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

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A twerk won’t work at the office party
November 25 2013 at 12:30

Gerry Cupido has some advice to make sure you don’t regret your year-end jol for the next 12 months.

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Thought there was just one type of boredom?
November 25 2013 at 15:02

Boredom could be more complicated than most people think, experts say.

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Young adults stay in the nest longer – study
November 26 2013 at 12:35

Scientists say there is a new life stage named ‘emerging adulthood’ which applies to 20-somethings living with their parents.

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Bullock’s private agony plays out on screen
November 22 2013 at 14:30

In Gravity, Sandra Bullock's character has a lonely battle for survival - echoing the actress's own life.

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How little libraries get people reading
November 22 2013 at 14:43

The latest trend in Washington is surprisingly old-school: “little libraries,” stuffed with paperbacks, cropping up on front lawns.

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Sexiest man alive? Maybe not
November 22 2013 at 12:12

Amanda Hess says Adam Levine is “edgy” - to people whose tastes are mainstream and a few years out of date.

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How to manage your mother-in-law
November 21 2013 at 12:39

Mother-in-law types are revealed in a new self-help book which recommends you change yourself...

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Disney stubs out the truth
November 20 2013 at 11:27

Walt Disney was a smoker who died of lung cancer, but a new film about him will not depict him lighting up.

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Love really does give you a warm glow
November 19 2013 at 12:13

Declarations of support and affection actually leave us feeling physically warmer, claim scientists.

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‘Mend yourself to mend your heart’
November 18 2013 at 15:02

Omeshnie Naidoo speaks to experts about ways to deal with being suddenly single.

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