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Doubling numbers of HIV treatment recipients could 'break' epidemic: UN

The UN urged countries to "break the AIDS epidemic" by doubling the number of people receiving HIV treatment within the next five years.

Sleeping on the right side of the bed makes us grumpy: study

That's the conclusion of a recent UK study. In other research, scientists and psychologists have carefully examined sleeping positions as a means of revealing personality traits and analyzing non-verbal communication.

Gauteng health department aiming to test 1 million people for HIV/AIDS

The Gauteng Department Health has tested over 700‚000 people for HIV and AIDS from October till to date‚ and it is on course to meet its target of testing one million people by the end of December this year.

WHO releases toolkit to strengthen medico-legal response to sexual violence

The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a toolkit to help countries respond to sexual violence in support of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children.

SA retailers gear up for Black Friday shopping mayhem

Traditional retailers and online stores are gearing up for Black Friday, which is likely to give the SA retail sector a pre-Christmas boost.

Hey dude‚ your butt smells like pig!

Underwear that looks and smells like bacon?

Scientists have located the happiness center in the brain

Using MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging), a team of Japanese scientists have located the part of the brain linked to feeling happy.

Great Expectation: Times Square Rhode show

Earlier this month, shortly after the autumn sun had set over Times Square in New York, a woman walked onto a stage mapped out with 250 pieces of paper featuring a design by South African artist Robin Rhode and started singing in German.

Talking Art: The natural way to see the light

Artist Lientjie Wessels is fascinated by nature and humanity, but her work also explores the politics of migration and land issues in South Africa.

Book Review: Get up, read, mon

In the epigraph to his sprawling, cacophonous, ambitious and often brilliant Booker prize-winning novel Marlon James quotes a Jamaican proverb that warns: "If it no go so, it go near so."

White is the world's favorite car colour

Unlike any other aspect of life, there are no grey areas when it picking the colour of a new car; it really is a black or white decision.

Walking barefoot can help to prevent some injuries

Walking barefoot helps to improve balance, posture and prevent common foot injuries, according to an American researcher.

Funeral selfies have the dead turning in the grave

For most people mourning is solemn and characterised by sadness and dignity.


Hudson Approach: Kentridge on the verge of that Manhattan transfer

William Kentridge is the toast of New York, again.

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.

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.

Baby Wear: Tiny togs for toddlers

There are entire websites dedicated to the sartorial choices made on behalf of Britain's Prince George. No wonder, then, that the style dubbed "European posh" by a Durban mother is making waves on our shores.

Style Quandary

Should you don the latest trend in headgear, a pith helmet?

Mercedes marks F1 success with special edition A Class

The Mercedes-AMG A 45 4Matic Petronas 2015 World Champion Edition offers four-wheel drive, 381hp, a 0-100km/h time of 4.2 seconds plus a host of unique racing-inspired features and will be going on sale as a memento of a momentous achievement.

White is the world's favorite car colour

Unlike any other aspect of life, there are no grey areas when it picking the colour of a new car; it really is a black or white decision.

Volkswagen debuts Dune and Denim edition Beetles

VW showed off four conceptual takes on its retro-styled Beetle and the company has confirmed that two of those cars, the Dune and the Denim, are about to become production realities.

The 650S Spider Al Sahara 79 by MSO is an ultra exclusive creation

McLaren has revealed a very special edition of its 650S Spider drop-top supercar complete with real gold in the paint finish, which will be offered exclusively to its Middle Eastern clients.

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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

Nando's new look gives SA design a boost

Next time you sit down to eat a lemon-and-herb pita and peri-peri wedges at Nando's, you could be doing so on a designer Vogel riempie chair or at a table specially created by Durban firm Egg Designs.