21 Tokens of Wisdom


The best birthday present anyone can receive is great advice, especially when turning 21. Saffiya Ismail shares a few pearls of wisdom with her son, that you will all relate to.

5 of the dirtiest houses you’ll ever see


If you think you’re messy, think again. These 5 homes take messy to a whole new level.

Terry Pratchett is angry, but anger is magic

Book Club

According to Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett is not a jolly little elf. He's angry, and that's a good thing.

Amal Alamuddin’s dress: We’re wowed!


So George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin have finally wed and bloggers Julie and Layla from RocksnFrocks can’t get over how gorgeous the bride looked.

Laser cellulite reduction: how it works


Cellulite reduction is now easier than ever. A single visit to Pulse Dermatology & Laser in Kenridge left our fashion and beauty editor amazed by its effectiveness.

How I saved R2000 per month.


Many of us love cooking, and we spend a lot of money to make great edibles because we think more is, well, more. This savvy blogger shows us how to be foodies without breaking the bank.

Watch Kirsten Dunst destroy “selfie culture” with one short film

Celeb Gossip

We live in an age where it's easy to take a photos, and that's great, but what happens when you're so busy capturing pictures of lived experiences that you forget to live them?

Instagram style file: Siki Msuseni


Siki Msuseni is a stylist, blogger and closet organiser. Be sure to check out her blog All Things Intriguing.

The three most outrageous wedding brawls


As if a wedding itself isn’t eventful enough, some people just have to take it to the next level.

The look: clean skin with a touch of colour


Paris Fashion Week has shown us minimal make-up looks, paired with slicked back or straight hair and a touch of colour - be it a lip, a brow, an eyelash or eyelid.

This is what would have happened on Generations if it hadn’t been cancelled


SA’s favourite soapie is going off air soon, but we know what would have gone down this October if the series had continued its run.

There’s nothing wrong with hitting like a girl


“You run like a girl, you throw like a girl” are just a few of the common insults that people use on a daily basis, but what's so wrong with being a girl?

I’ve been through hell, but I survived


A difficult miscarriage almost broke me, but I'm finally free.

Is baby North Kim K’s fashion week accessory?


Kim Kardashian and Kanye have been seen show-hopping all over Paris Fashion Week, clad in the best of the best designer gear. The only question we have is: why take baby North West along?

10 wedding dresses to die for


What type of bride are you: modern or perhaps very traditional? Flip through our gallery of designer wedding dresses, taking your pick.

Recovery of bodies underway at Japan volcano


Military and other rescue workers have started airlifting more than two dozen bodies from the ash-blanketed peak of a Japanese volcano, as family members of the missing waited at a nearby school.

Is this the world's skimpiest swimwear?


TV star wears, yet another, horrifyingly tiny swimwear bottom.

Liberia's top doctor under Ebola quarantine


Liberia's chief medical authority has placed herself in quarantine following the Ebola death of her deputy, health officials and humanitarian sources say.

Hey misogynists? You're losing


When 4chan believed nude images of Emma Watson might leak, they though it would kill her feminist campaign - but their reaction and attitude only make her message stronger.

Police: 15 hurt in Miami nightclub shooting


A shooting sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub and left 15 people wounded, including an 11-year-old child, authorities have said.

What your mobile may be giving away


You may own your smartphone but it could have three masters - handset makers, app developers and phone companies - who could be grabbing data from your phone.

Adultery no longer a legal basis for claiming damages


Is marriage still one of the most important institutions in our society?

Dealing with the subject of anorexia in fiction

Book Club

Subjects like anorexia is only one of the many reasons why issue-driven fiction for teens should be promoted instead of banned.

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