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14 Questions You Need to Ask Yourself Before Entering a New Relationship

Entering a new relationship is a big deal, particularly when your past relationships have continually failed. If you’re having reservations about …

Relationships

5 Vital Keys to Success in Love and Dating

Love acts in mysterious ways, but research can help you learn some of its secrets and make yourself a more attractive love prospect. Love is a …

Why Self-Control Isn’t the Reason You Can’t Meet Your Goals

When we opt for the elevator over the stairs, swear we’ll start eating healthier on Monday, or skip that morning workout, we tend to blame our lack …

Sights to see in Johannesburg, South Africa: readers' travel tips

From a cycle tour taking in Soweto’s history to a hole-in-the-wall serving Ethiaopian inerja flatbread meals and all the urban regeneration in between – readers share their city favourites<p><b>The largest mural painting in South Africa</b><p>During the apartheid era, the Orlando power station towers in Soweto …

South Africa

The alternative city guide to Johannesburg, South Africa

In the first of a series of guides to alt South Africa, we head to Johannesburg – the sprawling city with a restless drive – and talk to musicians, poets, designers, cooks and activists at the cutting edge of its creative scene • Alternative guides to Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Durban and …

South Africa

Zika virus: South Africa confirms first case in Colombian businessman visiting Johannesburg

A Colombian business man has become South Africa's first recorded case of the Zika virus. He was found to have the disease during a visit to …

A Mies van der Rohe-Inspired Cottage in Johannesburg

A floating wall on a Johannesburg cottage draws inspiration from local mining moguls and Mies van der Rohe.<p>Architect Georg van Gass could have stopped the special effects after creating an elevated foundation that allows the prefab home to hover over the landscape. Instead, he went one step further …

Prefab Homes

In Johannesburg, teens give Shakespeare a hip-hop makeover

<b>(CNN) —</b> Romeo & Juliet -- arguably one of William Shakespeare's most famous plays -- has been set... well, pretty much everywhere over the centuries. The infamous star-crossed lovers have acted out their tragic affair to the soundtrack of Radiohead and in the midst of a New York City gang war.<p>Now, …

South Africa

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Rights & Freedoms

Is Sex Keeping You From Finding Real Love?

<i>Monica Parikh is a dating coach and the founder of School of Love NYC, a site intended to help people find happy, healthy relationships. Her personal</i> …

Relationships

People With Less Active Social Lives May Be Happier -- If They're Intelligent

The "paleo happiness” theory suggests that people with high IQs could be better off living in cities and spending less time with friends.<p>Are you an urban-dwelling loner who often prefers staying home with a book to going to a party? If so, psychologists say there could be a good evolutionary …

Psychology

10 Signs You and Your Partner Are a Great Match

No couple is perfect, but you two are pretty close.<p>You’re pretty sure you’ve finally found that right person for you. You know, the one who listens intently while you vent about your grueling day at work and is there to hold you tightly on the couch with your Netflix queue already lined up. But how …

Acquainted

Belief in God involves suppressing analytical part of brain and boosting empathy

Belief in God occurs when we suppress the analytical part of our brain and engage the empathic network, but when we focus on the physical world we …

Nobel Prize

Polyamory Made My Marriage Better—and It Might Make My Divorce Better, Too

What non-monogamy has taught me about "moving apart without blame."<p>A few years ago, my husband, Rob, and I converted our traditional marriage to a polyamorous one. It's been remarkably smooth. We're very happy with our choice. And yet eventually we'll probably divorce. Does this mean that polyamory …

Relationships

5 Daily Language (and Body Language) Habits of Great Leaders

Leaders have the biggest impact on employee engagement. Here are 5 simple things you can do to boost morale and increase productivity.<p>Employee engagement is running at around 32 percent. Which means that a staggering 68 percent of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or, even worse, …

Astrology Forecast and Elections for April 2016

Episode 69 features a discussion with Kelly Surtees and Austin Coppock about the astrological forecast for April of 2016, as well as a segment on …

Astrology

Is "Saturn Return" Real? An Astrological Investigation

In your late 20s and feel like your life is falling apart? This might be why.<p>At the farewell party from my last job—my first magazine gig, the job that had taught me how to be a grown-up—I was a tearful wreck, crying into multiple margaritas as I explained how emotional the last few days had been. …

3 Lessons on how to be an Attractive Man Influenced by Buddhist Philosophy

What I want to talk about in this article is how my approach to attracting women has been influenced by some of the ideas present in Buddhist …

Relationships

11 skills that are hard to learn but will pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>To ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: "What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?"<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.

Domino’s unveil 'world’s first' pizza delivery robot

Australian fast-food retailer convert military robot into Domino’s Robotic Unit, which could spell the beginning of the end of the pizza delivery boy<p>Pizza company Domino’s Australia has turned a military robot into a pizza delivery droid.<p>DRU, Domino’s Robotic Unit, a prototype of what Domino’s says …

Robotics

What Each Sex Position Feels Like for Guys

<i>How much do you know about the male body?</i><p>​<p>“Good old faithful. Though I think missionary is over-used, it serves several good purposes. It's the position where I feel most in control of what is going on, probably partially due to my familiarity with it since it’s over-used. When I have that control, …

Letter from Africa: Ghana opens doors to other Africans

<b>In our series of letters from African journalists, Ghanaian writer Elizabeth Ohene reflects on Ghana's decision to remove visa requirements for citizens of all African countries.</b><p>After President John Dramani Mahama delivered his State of the Nation address two weeks ago, most of the discussions were …

Africa

Africa Universities Summit 2016 to be held in Ghana

March 10, 2016<p>You've reached your article limit.<p>Register to continue<p><b>Get a month's unlimited access to THE content online.</b> Just register and complete …

Africa

Graduate unemployment crisis in Ghana: Our leaders must act quickly [Article]

There is rising deep anxiety about the rapid increase in the rate of graduate unemployment in Ghana. The reality of the job market has sent many …

Economics