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Work-life balance: Why we should only work 15 hours a week

Bregman will discuss the 15-hour work week as well as other ideas from his book <i>Utopia for Realists</i>, such as the universal basic income, at the Sydney …

A litany of privacy disasters: how to ruin public faith in just 12 months

This week marks the end-of-financial-year here in Australia, which means it’s time for a stock-take: see where we are at, count the positives and …

Privacy

Are global investors in SA rushing to the exit?

<b>Friday’s</b> <b>speculation reported by</b> <b>Bloomberg</b> that NTT Group was looking to offload African operations it acquired when it bought Dimension Data in 2010 …

South Africa

Colonialism in Africa: Who is Helen Zille, the South African Politician Whose Tweets are Sparking a Debate About Race?

Colonialism is never the easiest subject for discussion—but it’s particularly loaded in South Africa.<p>Africa’s most industrialized state was for …

South Africa's Gigaba says Gupta family were granted citizenship lawfully | Reuters

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa’s Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba on Tuesday denied unlawfully granting citizenship to five members of the wealthy Gupta family, who are friends of President Jacob Zuma, during his time as minister of home affairs.<p>South Africa's Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba …

Middle class South Africans are paying double tax to fund infrastructure and public services

South Africa’s upper middle class are under substantial financial pressure as they pay high tax rates and get limited benefits – they therefore …

Retirement

ALERT: Moody’s downgrades Eskom, Sasol, MTN, ACSA… and more

Cape Town – Moody’s downgraded the credit ratings of Eskom, Sasol, MTN, ACSA and has taken action on eight other South African corporates.<p>The …

South Africa

Zuma's Grip Loosened by South African Power Utility Upheaval

Management upheaval at South Africa’s Eskom Holdings SOC Ltd. has dealt another blow to President Jacob Zuma as he battles allegations that he’s been …

South Africa

South Africa’s opposition tries to patch things up

HELEN ZILLE, a doyenne of South Africa’s liberal opposition, knew it was time to go when she stepped down as leader of the Democratic Alliance (DA) …

Exclusive: The most viral TV shows of 2016/2017 season

Nielsen conducted its first social media ratings study that includes data from Twitter and Facebook to find which shows got the most social media …

TV shows

A conflict could involve North’s neighbours – South Korea, China and Japan – which along with the US are Australia’s top four trade partners<p>Australia may indeed be “blindly and zealously toeing the US line” with regards to North Korea – at least openly – but in truth, Canberra wants to avoid …

North Korea

Everything coming to Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO Now in May

The month that Netflix shows off<p>Normally in these posts I try to put together some sort of competition-style write-up, pitting the services against one another in a streaming free-for-all. That’s not really going to be necessary this time, because May is all about one thing: Netflix bringing back …

12 Movies Worth the Haul to the Multiplex in April 2017

The load gets a little lighter this month after a blockbuster-filled March.<p>March was such an enormous month for blockbusters–thanks to <i>Logan</i>, <i>Kong: Skull Island</i>, <i>Beauty and the Beast</i>, and yes, even <i>Power Rangers</i>–that it's somewhat surprising to find April a bit light on the tentpole-franchise releases. …

The groundbreaking app turning millennials into stock traders is now said to be worth more than $1 billion

The new round of funding is reportedly led by Yuri Milner's investment arm, DST Global, and values the investing app at over $1 billion. That makes it a "unicorn" in Silicon Valley terms.<p>Robinhood declined to comment on the new funding round. Fortune previously reported that the startup was looking …

11 Amazing Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

You've got all the time in the world and all the world to see. Start planning.<p>No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end …

A Step-by-Step Guide for Starting a New App Design Project in Sketch

Sketch Tutorials<p>And why I never, EVER start them from scratch.<p><b>I’m a firm believer in transparency, so before we start, I owe you this:</b><br>Portions of …

20 holiday destinations the experts say not to miss | CNN Travel

Emma Stone and Jonah Hill’s New Netflix Series ‘Maniac’ Gets Production Start Date

All 10 episodes of the series will be directed by Cary Fukunaga, his first project since "Beasts of No Nation."<p>Since the release of his film “Beasts …

8 Costly Flight Booking Mistakes You Make All the Time

Before you book your next flight, here's how to make sure you're getting the best deal.<p>Whether you travel for pleasure or for business, buying a …

Personal Finance

New At Photography? Check Out This Helpful Visualization

DSLR cameras are fantastic for taking stunning photographs, but if you don’t understand how to use them, it’s an expensive purchase. There are so …

100 movies on Netflix that everyone needs to watch in their lifetime

It's become harder on the movie front, as Netflix boosts its TV side, but you can put a good dent in some classic films if you have the right guide.<p>That's why we're here.<p>We have searched through all of the latest titles on the streaming giant so you don't have to, and we've put together the 100 …

The Best Etsy Shops for Buying Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …

Trains

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016 | Salty Popcorn

Salty Popcorn Top 20 Movies of 2016<p>And so it is another fine movie year draws to a close. I present to you my TOP 20 MOVIES OF 2016. This year’s list …

10 Albums You Need to Listen to in January

Tune into next month's best new releases.<p>The coming of a new year means 52 new sets of weekly music premieres, and the first month is already looking promising. While rap duo Run the Jewels dropped their highly-anticipated record three weeks early on Christmas, and Drake's <i>More Life</i> playlist is …

75 under-the-radar places everyone should visit in Europe

Did you know there's a natural cave in Croatia that's so blue it looks fake? Or an amusement park in Copenhagen that rivals Disneyland Paris?<p>Probably not.<p>We've compiled a comprehensive list of little-known — yet spectacular — places worth visiting in Europe.<p>From quiet cities and tiny villages to …

These are the top 16 movies of 2016

Controversial opinion: 2016 has been a <i>great</i> year.<p>For movies.<p>After I bah-humbugged 2014 and declared 2015 a dud for prestige films, 2016 – for all the …

21 Travel Apps You Will Use and Continue Using in 2017

The Best Travel Apps<p>I’ve been on the road for almost two years now. Last year, I had a list of Android apps (and iPhone) that I used most. Since then …

Apps

The US Virgin Islands Will Give You Money to Visit in 2017

This is not a drill.<p>When daydreaming about your life next year, are you envisioning yourself lounging on a beach with the wind in your hair and some sort of fruity tropical drink right beside you? No? Well, YOU SHOULD. Because in 2017, the US Virgin Islands will pay you to take a vacation …