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Why did the Peking Duck cross the country?

Where does Peking Duck come from? It is a trick question: the dish named for China's capital has its origins in Nanjing, hundreds of kilometres to the south.

Germany is world's biggest market for penis enlargements

According to the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), Germany is the biggest market for penis enlargements.

My year of wine: Some like it hot, dark and sweet on Route 62

While temperatures are still dropping too low for crisp, chilled sauvignon blancs, I'm letting my sweet tooth run riot with the Rieslings, late harvests, straw wines and fortified wines on the shelves.

Make Believe: Why Fanfic is taking over the world

Are you a fan of Downton Abbey? Then you might enjoy As Time Goes By, by "Willa Dedalus", which imagines what might happen if the first kiss between Matthew Crawley and Lady Mary had continued.

Hand shakes are 10 times dirtier than fist bumps: scientists

Fist bumps are more hygienic than handshakes and drastically reduce the risk of spreading infectious diseases, researchers in Britain have found.

Jaguar reveals new details on XE sports sedan

Ahead of an official unveiling in London on September 8, Jaguar has released additional information on its highly anticipated XE. The new sports sedan will be on display at the Paris Motor Show in October and is expected to hit dealerships sometime in 2015.

BMW to mark centenary in 2016 with i9 hybrid coupe

To celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016, BMW could launch a new and improved edition of its i8 hybrid coupe, according to the German website Auto Motor und Sport.

Some of my best friends are sadomasochists but...

The one thing you must never admit when you are a film critic is that a film has turned you on.

Watch: Pitbull puppy snuggles up to 10-week-old baby

It is Monday and you need to see this video of Clyde, a pitbull puppy, snuggling up with 10-week-old Eisleigh. The video has gotten over one million views already.

Fashion

Fashion Fix: Grit behind the glitz

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Cape Town starts today. Deon Redman, technical and casting director, tells us what it's like to work behind the scenes

African Couture: Design that brings out the best in us

Culture influences what trends become fashionable. Culture has a role to play in defining the identity of a society, and can have an effect on how styles change.

Beauty Spot

Our weekly vanity case

How To Wear: Germany's ubiquitous contribution to fashion...

The Birkenstock sandal trend is back, and it might have many women relegating their stiletto heels to the backs of their closets.

Insta Man: Prince of prints is no wallflower

There's little wonder why Chu Suwannapha is known as the Prince of Prints. The South African fashion darling is always wrapped head to toe in eye-popping patterns and colours.

Jaguar reveals new details on XE sports sedan

Ahead of an official unveiling in London on September 8, Jaguar has released additional information on its highly anticipated XE. The new sports sedan will be on display at the Paris Motor Show in October and is expected to hit dealerships sometime in 2015.

BMW to mark centenary in 2016 with i9 hybrid coupe

To celebrate its 100th anniversary in 2016, BMW could launch a new and improved edition of its i8 hybrid coupe, according to the German website Auto Motor und Sport.

McLaren P1 GTR to make debut

The British supercar maker is set to cause quite a stir at this year's classic car Concours d'Elegance by taking the wraps off its latest super-exclusive track-focused creation.

Customise the new Ferrari California T online

Ferrari has launched an online configurator for its California T, allowing car fans to build their ideal version of the convertible supercar down to the last detail.

Sunday Times Promotions

Chocolate cake competition 2014

Sunday Times Food Weekly, in association with Woolworths and Sandton City, held its second annual best-tasting chocolate cake competition in the fountain court at the shopping centre. Ten finalists competed for part of the R100000.00 in prizes on offer.

2014 Literary Award highlights

Sunday Times in association with Exclusive Books awarded the Alan Paton prize to Max du Preez for 'A Rumour of Spring', whilst Claire Robertson won the Fiction prize for The Spiral House. Barry Ronge was awarded with a lifetime achievement accolade as well as being announced as the new namesake for future fiction prizes.

Fiction shortlists announced

Sunday Times in association with Exclusive Books announced the short lists for both the Alan Paton and Fiction Awards during the Franschhoek Literary Festival in May 2014. If you missed the event, catch all the action here on this video.

Ladies win big at Literary Awards

The 24th annual Sunday Times, in association with CNA this year, Literary Awards took place at Summer Place. Winners this year included Karen Jayes for her novel For The Mercy of Water in the fiction category, whilst the Alan Paton Award went to Redi Thlabi for Endings & Beginnings

Look-a-like pet competition entries

Some of these lucky pet owners will be winning R500 cash plus a months supply of Hills pet food

Prime Circle 2014 SA Tour

Promoting new album Let the Night In

CCA Mark Banks Grilling

Comics Choice Awards 2014 panel grilled Lifetime Achievement recipient

Comic's Choice Nominees: VIDEO

The Times sponsors the Comic Pen Award

GenNext2014 Image & Grooming Awards

The 10th annual Sunday Times Generation Next Awards took place at Montecasino, Fourways, Johannesburg on May 29. 2014.

Sunday Times Top 100 Companies 2013

Sunday Times in association with Johnnie Walker celebrated the Top 100 Companies, who have delivered the best return on investment at a glittering event in the company of South Africa’s most successful business men and women.

Top Brands 2013 video

Sunday Times Top Brands Awards event.

Wild Weekends with Girls Gone Wild

WildWeekends‬ adventure travel guide featuring travels of Sunday Times ‪Girls Gone Wild‬ team, Claire Keeton and Marianne Schwankhart, has just been released - view audio/visual to see what you can expect.

Bryan Adams in SA

Bryan Adams is in South Africa touring Johannesburg, Cape Town, Port Elizabeth and Durban as part of his Bare Bones Tour. Adams plays unplugged stripping his music down to the bone with occasional piano backing. The result was electrifying as the rocker did not disappoint local fans who sang along to all of his best known hits and ballads at the Big Top Arena, Carnival City, Johannesburg.

Springsteen in SA: Video

Ending the last leg of their South African tour, Bruce Springsteen and his E Street band had everyone rocking, rolling and singing so loud that the roof would have been raised if FNB stadium had one.