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If you need some brain fuel after mental exertion, try exercising not eating, suggests new study

If you've had a hard day at the office new US research suggests that exercise after completing your day's work could actually help to curb rather than increase your appetite.

Beginning pornography use when married can up your risk of divorce, suggests new study

Starting to watch pornography can substantially increase the risk of divorce, according to new US research.

Being overweight linked to eight more kinds of cancer

Being overweight can raise the likelihood of being diagnosed with cancers of the stomach and digestive tract, as well as certain brain and reproductive tumors, international researchers said.

Sleeping between study sessions improves memory

A French study of student sleep confirms the importance of getting enough sleep to perform better academically and remember more from revision sessions.

Study links prenatal BPA exposure to anxiety and depression in boys

According to a new American study, boys exposed in utero to bisphenol A (BPA) -- a chemical commonly used in plastics -- could be at greater risk of developing symptoms of anxiety and depression at age 10 to 12.

Sri Lanka scores as South African tourists begin avoiding terror attack countries

Travel to Belgium‚ France‚ Tunisia and Turkey declined in the first six months of the year following terror attacks in these countries‚ according to statistics from Flight Centre Travel Group.

Scientists investigate link between unhealthy diet during pregnancy and ADHD

Eating a balanced diet and making healthy choices during pregnancy could influence the mental health of children, according to a study from King's College London.

New painkiller could replace morphine: study

Scientists on Wednesday unveiled a synthetic drug that appears to neutralise pain as effectively as morphine but without the side-effects that make opioids so dangerous and addictive.

Explained: Why we do unpleasant activities‚ like chores

Why is it that human beings are routinely inclined to engage in “unpleasant” activities?

Wanted Online arrives as South Africa’s premier online luxury destination

A new digital platform of Business Day’s glossy lifestyle magazine Wanted has been launched by Times Media.

Large-scale study finds drivers are four kilograms heavier than cyclists

An ongoing European study has revealed that those who drive as their main form of transport are on average heavier than those who cycle.

Trumpet on Keyes: Vision that's bold as brass

When Trumpet, the grand new edifice next door to Circa Gallery in Rosebank, was a twinkle in Anton Taljaard's eye, he envisioned it as one to house and display his extensive private art collection.

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Your ultimate gift guide: 85+ stylish finds for him, her & the kids

No matter who you’re shopping for, Sunday Times Fashion Weekly’s definitive gift guide for 2015 will lead you to the finest presents and most covetable stocking fillers for the festive season

Women are the future of Hermes Watches, new top man says

The new head of Hermes Watches is hoping a more feminine touch, added with the fashion group's own in-house know-how, will help it navigate through the turbulence rocking the sector.

Ralph Lauren hands over CEO role to Gap executive

Ralph Lauren, creator of the Polo brand and an iconic figure in the US fashion industry, will step aside as chief executive of his namesake company, the company announced Tuesday.

Hudson Approach: Kentridge on the verge of that Manhattan transfer

William Kentridge is the toast of New York, again.

Divine Design: Accessories with 'vadumba'

''It was all slightly mad and emotional," says London-based furniture designer Justin van Breda, of his latest project Curate, a new collection of home accessories created by fellow South Africans.

The 2017 Range Rover is the most powerful and hi-tech in history

The Range Rover is already renowned for its off-road capabilities and benchmark setting levels of luxury but with its latest refresh, Land Rover's flagship SUV is about to make a name for itself in terms of semi-autonomous driving and connected car technology, too.

Mazda is not horsing around with its new Mazda6

For 2017 Mazda has made a host of driver-focused improvements to its sporty sedan that strictly adhere to its "horse and rider as one" design and development philosophy.

Ford's new Kuga feels the need for speed

Following up on its pledge to bring serious performance to all customers across as many vehicle ranges and price points as possible, Ford has given its compact crossover the ST treatment.

BMW is the world's top luxury carmaker

BMW reported record combined quarterly sales of 605,534 units for Mini, BMW and Rolls-Royce cars, making it the world's most popular premium car maker.

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Mercedes launches first new-look high performance E-Class

The Mercedes-AMG E43, revealed on Friday, offers a three-liter V6 biturbo powerplant and optional four-wheel drive.

Rolls-Royce celebrates a new Dawn

In its first ever live-streamed launch event, Rolls-Royce has officially unveiled its new four-seat drophead, The Rolls-Royce Dawn. 

Ford offering a smarter way to avoid a speeding ticket

Ford is launching a new technology called Intelligent Speed Limiter that will ensure that whatever the road and whatever the country, you'll never accidentally pick up a speeding fine.

From hats to legs to music, Joburgers party it up

Joburgers are never afraid of a ‘Phuza Thursday’. This week their diaries were packed with everything from pretty pins to punchy paintings. Oh, and there was a pathetic music party in there too