From the frozen desert of Antartica to Cape Town's Boulders Beach to Darwin's Galápagos Island, a certain flightless black-and-white bird is being celebrated today.
5 styling lessons to steal from the Gucci runway that'll help you add a good dose of designer whimsy to your look
These South African insta-crushes have been killing their hair game lately. Here are five ideas to steal for your next hairdo
Grandparents have always been the cornerstone of African families. Historically, many have even helped raise us or our children, and today, despite political and economic changes, distant parenting is still in practice. We explore the effect this has on parent-child dynamics.
Along the back wall of a Mitchell Plain psychiatric facility Latief tends to a row of brinjals. He works quickly‚ removing dead leaves and pouring water around their bases.
Americans and Europeans — both men and women — believe that a C cup is the ideal bust size, according to an international survey undertaken by the medical teleconsultation website Zava. More generally, men and women prefer bigger cup sizes, namely C, D, and DD.
Feeling sleep-deprived and flagging at your computer? Don’t grab (another) cup of coffee or a cooldrink. Instead walk the stairs and get a quick boost.
A new study involving 4‚000 participants reinforces concerns that drinking sugary beverages like sodas and fruit juices every day risks harming the brain.
A fresh survey from one of the most popular dating apps on the planet has revealed some naked truths about the dating habits of the Millennial set, by comparing experiences between online and offline daters.
Teaching happiness skills to men with HIV gives them greater control over the virus and reduces anti-depressant use‚ a new study shows.
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Oh how silly men are. With the London Marathon having just finished it beggars belief to think that their testosterone befuddled brains once banned women from running marathons allegedly for fear of their reproductive health.
A Cape Town sculptor who followed in his slain father’s artistic footsteps to connect with him‚ has landed a debut showing at the iconic Christie’s Auction House in London.
There's hard work and then there's raw talent. With 25 millions copies of sold books under her belt, author Diana Gabaldon obviously has both, writes Rosa Lyster
We chat to three experts working in the art world to find out who they’re putting their money on when it comes to the next generation of South African artists
Should you eat before going running or heading to the gym? Many sports doctors recommend a meal rich in protein and carbohydrates at least three hours before intense exercise. However, a new study from the UK's University of Bath could contradict this advice.
The scientific community has been a bit sniffy about the first season of 'Genius', the National
Geographic Channel’s first-ever scripted series, a 10-parter on the life of Albert Einstein, which premieres globally this weekend (Sunday, NatGeo DStv 181).
Shanthini Naidoo is enchanted by the way Disney's animated classic has been brought to life
From Cape fynbos to Karoo botanicals, an ever-increasing number of local distillers are crafting gins imbued with homegrown flavours. We find out what kick-started the trend
The ultimate side dish: baked potatoes stuffed with mash and caramelised onions topped with a creamy herb sauce
It should be a doddle but too many bowls of gloopy mess means there’s an art to making the perfected mashed potatoes. Here are eight tips that'll help you nail it every time
In an ideal world meal times are a harmonious gathering where children wolf down their greens with glee before asking for seconds.
While wearable technology usually conjures up ideas of dresses flashing lights to the rhythm of your heartbeat or trainers that use your own sweat to self-clean, fashion giant H&M has used tech for an altogether different purpose - to help reduce waste in the environment.
If a chaotic tangle of clothes is making you groan every time you open your wardrobe doors, it's time for a mass clear out. These expert tips will make de-cluttering so simple, you'll wonder why you didn't do it sooner
Katherine Mary Pichulik, local superwoman of the accessories world, has looked to Japan for inspiration for her fall-winter 2017 collection.
Even before 'Beauty and the Beast' began breaking box-office records in the US and around the world, Emma Watson knew there would be a lot of attention focused on the live-action adaptation of the beloved Disney classic.
Forbes has unveiled its list of the world's top beauty influencers — the top 10 beauty bloggers, vloggers and Instagrammers who have turned their social media following into success and international stardom.
The winter chill doesn’t have to signal the beginning of a seasonal struggle with your hair. Whether you wear it in braids, a weave, or let your natural locks loose, your winter haircare game is about to become next level thanks to this expert guide.