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Christmas gifts: Just smile and fake it

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

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

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

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Marilyn Monroe’s lost letters up for sale
November 13 2014 at 11:50

Marilyn Monroe's dramatic love life is in the limelight in an auction of items that include unseen love letters.

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Blogger burnout: It became a slog so I quit
November 12 2014 at 13:26

Ufrieda Ho talks to bloggers who opted to give up their creative outlets.

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Robin William’s will
November 12 2014 at 08:34

Late comedian left millions to his three children

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Watershed moment that is paying off
November 11 2014 at 14:34

Giving up your day job can be daunting.Meet some entrepreneurs who did it anyway. By Nontando Mposo.

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Crafter blogs about pretty things
November 10 2014 at 16:00

Our 10 blog questions are put to a Cape-Town based genetics researcher

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The power of a 'thank you' at work
November 7 2014 at 11:26

Saying 'thank you' to employees is not just polite, it is critical for keeping them engaged, says Joyce E. A. Russell.

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Tiny Timberlake on the way
November 5 2014 at 18:53

Actress Jessica Biel is expecting her first child with husband Justin Timberlake.

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Web famous? Hope it doesn’t happen
November 5 2014 at 13:58

Terrence McCoy explores the 'Alex from Target' phenomenon - and what it says about the exploitative danger of Internet fame.

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‘I’m not stupid, I just stutter’
November 5 2014 at 11:32

Leana Wen is a doctor who stutters. She recalls the pain of a misunderstood patient...

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New job? How to talk about pay
November 4 2014 at 13:59

Career coach Joyce Russell says you won't get a good salary if you don't ask...

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