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Mr South Africa – more than a looker

The Mr South Africa brand prides itself on finding role models – rather than just male models.

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What to do when someone dies

Many practical details must be taken care of when a loved one dies. Helen Grange provides a guide...

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Why celeb gossip is like a lottery win

Hearing juicy gossip about famous people fires up the brain’s pleasure centre, a study shows.

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My child’s Jewish, why the Santa hat?
December 23 2014 at 11:40

Does respecting everyone mean having to eschew all tradition, asks Michelle Boorstein.

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The machine that manufactures internet cool
December 22 2014 at 10:14

Tumblr is giving adults a glimpse into the pulsing heart of youth internet culture. Caitlin Dewey finds it a blessing and a curse.

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Why you never finish that novel
December 19 2014 at 13:09

It’s no surprise that half of us never finish novels. Tom Utley is still wading through one he began 43 years ago...

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Black sheep in the family? Relish your role
December 19 2014 at 10:48

They are the family members who don't quite fit in. But it turns out that black sheep are a lot rarer than you think.

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Men, the sympathetic sex?
December 18 2014 at 13:28

A study found men's patience with a suffering partner lasts for 19 hours - but women can deal with it for 16 hours.

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Celebrate small wins
December 18 2014 at 10:46

As a leader, you have to understand how important recognition - especially shared recognition - is to you and your employees.

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Christmas gifts: Just smile and fake it
December 17 2014 at 10:01

Diet books and gaudy ties are among the least wanted festive gifts we receive, according to a survey.

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Just give me scratch tickets and vodka
December 15 2014 at 13:20

The silly season is here, and once again Alexandra Petri is stumped on what goes into a thoughtful gift.

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Office parties: Don't have too much fun
December 15 2014 at 11:30

The office Christmas party is always fun and festive, except when it's awkward and uncomfortable...

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Man behind the suit
December 12 2014 at 11:24

Father Christmas visits Canal Walk and reveals what it's like to be Santa.

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