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Theatre: Shakespeare’s R&J – Pieter Torien Theatre

A modern retelling that needn't have been.

Beer: Devil’s Peak – King’s Blockhouse

Beer: King's Blockhouse Brewer: Devil's Peak Address: Woodstock, Capetown Availability: Year-Round What the brewery says:  Still our original IPA – still the King, Bask in the heady aromas and...

HEALTH

The ultra-marathon without end has a winner

To runners, Big's backyard ultra is the ultimate test of endurance, and last night, while SA slept, it came to an end.

Five of your kids’ things you really should be washing

Raising a child in modern society most people are hyper-vigilant about potential germs and bacteria. Who hasn't seen a mother at a playground vigorously...

Helping your child understand death

How you react will shape the way they grieve for their whole lives.

Recover faster from your next injury

These are the things you must do to speed up healing.

TECHNOLOGY

It’s official Tinder doesn’t work

The dating app was supposed to make meeting people easier, but it really doesn't.

Why bringing back the Northern white rhino is such a rare event

Artifical insemination is nowhere near as easy as it appears to be.

It’s possible you may never have to die

Some predictions say you only need to make it to 2050 if you want to live forever.

Is your phone listening to your conversations?

The technology certainly exists. Here's how to stop it.

COLUMNISTS

And they could be making us sick.

FOOD & WINE

The seven weirdest cheeses in the world

There are thousands of different cheeses and no surprise that some of them are weird.

Are Ricoffy, Frisco and Koffiehuis really coffee?

The first draft of regulations relating to coffee, chicory and related products is about to clear up the debate.

Tim Atkin’s SA wine winners for 2019

These are the best wines in SA according to UK wine journalist Tim Atkin.

Interview: Iona’s tenacious Andrew Gunn

Or how the Elgin valley was won.

ENTERTAINMENT

Do contestants on Noot vir Noot need to cheat?

Getting a song in just one note seems impossible, but a new study shows that under the right circumstances you may not even need the clue.

Comic Con Africa: More SA comics please

Relegated to a back corner of the convention Artist's alley was the real heart and soul of Comic Con Africa 2019.

New Star Wars trailer hints at key plot points

It's now near-certain a major character will die, but who?

Eight feminist novels we should all have read

A collection of intelligent, descriptive and often funny books for anyone who wants to learn.

TRAVEL

Things you may not have known about Octoberfest

It's one of the largest parties on the planet, and yet we had so much to learn.

Unique places to recharge in Namibia

These are the places to stay that are as wild, beautiful and soul-refreshing as Namibia itself.

Man arrested for ‘misusing’ a plane ticket

The 27-year-old was picked up at Singapore's Changi airport.

Five money saving tips for international travel

Travelling from South Africa can be expensive, here's how to save some cash.