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Made your million bucks? Sorry for you

They have yachts, fancy cars and private jets. But pity the super rich - they're miserable.

Saving Grace: Eggs fresh or frozen, ma'am?

The news that tech giants Facebook and Apple have offered to cover the costs of egg- freezing for female employees has revived a conversation South Africa is yet to have.

Grisham's sentence destruction

America is wrongly jailing far too many people for viewing child pornography, best-selling legal novelist John Grisham said in a wide-ranging attack on the US judicial system and the country's sky-high imprisonment rates.

Rowling signs up for trilogy

The secret is finally out - author JK Rowling will make her screenwriting debut when she writes the three screenplays for the looming Harry Potter spin-off films, according to the Daily Mail.

Life & Style

Rolls-Royce draws inspiration from Paris for latest bespoke collection

For each of 2014's major motor shows, Rolls-Royce has offered something special: a collection of limited edition cars that showcase the company's capabilities when it comes to craftsmanship, detailing and bespoke personalization.

Pepsi to launch naturally sweetened soda on Amazon, bypassing stores

PepsiCo Inc for the first time is introducing a product exclusively through Amazon.com Inc as the snack and soft drink maker aims to expand its footprint in e-commerce.

Send me an angel: Secret's out, South Africa

The story of Victoria's Secret started with a man. Roy Raymond wanted to buy thigh-high stockings for his wife without feeling embarrassed about perusing the lingerie department.

Toasting the Blue Angel

There comes a time when the upper echelons of society seem within reach.

Heat is on: The braai's the limit for Bonello

Justin Bonello has just released a new book, Cooked in the Karoo, co-written by Helena Lombard, inspired by his vivid, youthful memories of that region.


The age of personal DNA storage has arrived

Santa Barbara-based GENiSYSS started an Indiegogo crowd-funding campaign for its thumb-drive-sized capsules to store DNA in a way that's never been available to the public.

Moisturising newborns prevents allergies

Applying moisturiser to a newborn baby's skin could help prevent eczema and even food allergies in later life, possibly offering a cheap and easy way to combat a growing global problem, a Japanese institute said.

Facebook put eggs on ice

Facebook and Apple are covering the costs for female employees to freeze their eggs to delay childbearing that could hamper their careers, NBC News reported.

One super drug, three diseases

A wonder drug that will fight cancer, Alzheimer's disease and diabetes could be developed within 10 years according to scientists.

Health products' big fat lies

Former Constitutional Court judge Kate O'Regan has banned Herbex from advertising that its Attack the Fat Syrup, Appetite Control tablets, and Booster Eat-Less drops help people shed weight.