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‘Tomboy gene linked to promiscuity’

Girls who are tomboys grow up to have more lovers whether they are straight or gay, a study has found.

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How Hepburn wept over Holden

Audrey Hepburn’s romance with married heart-throb William Holden ended when she discovered he couldn’t have children.

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That time of the month for shopping

A study of more than 500 women suggests that women like to buy more things when they are at their most fertile.

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2014: The good, the meh and the nasty
December 29 2014 at 11:14

To close off 2014, here's a list of who we loved, hated and felt indifferent about...

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The Christmas rush is a dangerous affair
December 24 2014 at 10:10

What makes people lose their minds in December, asks Masood Boomgaard, who can't contain his festive fear.

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Why thoughtful gifts are the worst
December 23 2014 at 13:40

Gift-buying has become a deceivingly selfish pursuit. Roberto A Ferdman has some tips.

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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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