Photo Essay

This week Dr Norman Cahi shares his fascination with doors.“I have always had a keen interest in taking photographs of beautiful doors. Around the world, wherever I find myself I snap doors. I find them interesting, intriguing and inviting. It leaves me wondering what lies beyond each door. Here are some of the most beautiful doors I have photographed over many, many years,” Cahi saidSaturday

Matric results: Easy Steps to check results online

Exams have come to an end and the time to receive your matric results is coming up. Here are easy steps to check your matric results online.

Heritage Heat: Unwrapping Durban's Timeless Lamb Curry Recipe

How do you prepare a tasty DURBAN LAMB CURRY? Read to find the ingredients you need and steps to follow in order to cook the tasty meal for your loved ones.

The darkest tales from each US state

Movies with similar plots (released at the same time)

Screenwriting is an art, and it's definitely not easy to come up with an interesting, original plot. This might be why there have been many cases where two strikingly similar movies have come out in close succession. It's possible that there was a particularly hot topic in the world at the time, or perhaps there was competition between Hollywood studios. However it came to pass, cinemagoers ended up with two bizarrely similar films in theaters at the same time! It's not surprising that these movies often get mixed up... In this gallery, we take a look at some of the most glaring examples. Click through to get started.

The most overrated literary classics

What makes a work a “classic”? Why are some books almost universally known while other, much better, works are forgotten? To have been written by a dead white man seems to be a fairly common criterion. Do these “classics” really live up to their reputation? Here’s a list of 20 overrated literary works.

Who was Person of the Year the year you were born?

28 Wish-List-Worthy Beauty Gifts for $25 or Less

We know it's hard to find the right gifts for your loved ones, so we've compiled a ton of fashion and beauty-focused gift guides tailored to a range of interests and budgets. Check out our latest below and find more right here.The skyrocketing cost of groceries may get most of the attention when it comes to conversations about sticker shock and inflation, but few consumer categories are immune — and that includes beauty. Before you start...

Popular food trends from the last 100 years

Food fashions come and go and nothing highlights this more than digging up old recipes. We look at the most popular dishes from every decade of the past century, from still-loved recipes like clam chowder to forgotten favourites like hoover stew.

Crabs tear their way out of plastic packaging

The freshly caught crabs were still a bit too lively when they were wrapped in cellophane on styrofoam trays and put on sale in Rikuzentakata, a city in Iwate Prefecture, Japan. The horsehair crab is found mainly in the north-western Pacific Ocean and is popular in Japanese cuisine.

Friendship across generations: Connecting with diverse age groups

Friendship has no number. There is no limit on age or generation. When it comes to being friends, shared interests and mutual respect are all that matter. But with all that being said, sometimes it's difficult to have these shared interests across generations. To combat this, swipe through this gallery and find out how to bridge that gap.

Indian Christmas dinner ideas to spice up your holiday feast

If you are looking to make something different for your Christmas party, then consider trying some Indian recipes.

20 dishes you can make in a muffin pan

Whether used for portion control or grab-and-go snacks, muffin pans are a great kitchen tool that you can use for so much more than just muffins. Get creative and surprise your family with these 20 muffin-pan dishes.

30 clever hacks to fix your baking mistakes

Read on to learn how to fix some of the most common baking mistakes – and try some of our most popular baking recipes.

RECIPE: Strawberries and Pimms Eton Mess

It’s a light and surprisingly refreshing dessert that isn't too sweet and is perfect for a summertime treat.

African Proverb of the day: 07 December 2023

An African proverb reflects and reveals a community's culture that provides a glimpse into its value systems, beliefs, and ancient folklore

Is Rice Gluten Free? A Review By Nutrition Professionals

The differences between Greek and Roman mythology

Few ancient religions or mythologies have been as meticulously preserved and studied as that of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Even more than a thousand years after the fall of the Roman Empire, and more than two thousand years after the height of ancient Greece, the stories and characters from these mythologies continue to captivate people all around the world. Remnants of the influence of these great gods, goddesses, and heroes of old can be found all across modern society, from the constellations in the sky to the Apollo Theater in New York. But while it's widely accepted that the Roman gods and goddesses were mere copies of the Greek deities who came before, that's not completely true. In fact, there are a number of key differences between the two religions that make them endlessly interesting in their own rights. Intrigued? Read on to learn what makes the ancient Greek and Roman mythologies unique and distinct from one another.

Common skincare mistakes you’re probably making

27 sizzling stir-fry tips to up your cooking game

Stir-fries are versatile, healthy, budget-friendly and quick. Here are our top tips to get them right, plus some inspiring recipe ideas.

The 50 Best Romantic Movies of All Time

How to get the most out of your island holiday

Embarking on an island holiday is often a promise of sun-soaked relaxation, thrilling adventures, and cultural immersion. At least that's what we'd like to guarantee for you! From strategic planning to hands-on activities like volleyball matches on pristine beaches and exhilarating excursions such as swimming with dolphins or renting a catamaran, we've curated a roadmap for a fulfilling and memorable island experience. Ready? Let's unlock the secrets to a harmonious blend of leisure and adventure, making every moment count in your island paradise.

15 ways to spot online shopping scams

In recent years, the growing popularity of online shopping has created a golden opportunity for scammers who seek out the most vulnerable targets. As phishing techniques become increasingly sophisticated, it’s more important than ever to be able to recognize the signs that a website might be fraudulent. The following 15 tips will help you steer clear of online shopping scams.

What the Catholic Church doesn't want you to know

22 easy noodle recipes for tasty mid-week dinners

From noodle soups and stir-fries to noodle bowls and salads, these recipes are sure to bring you all the cooking inspiration you need.

Everything you need to know to make perfect homemade burgers

This guide is packed with tips and hints for burger perfection, from how to select the right meat and essential tips for cooking on the grill, to tasty extras to add the 'wow' factor.

The Jouhatsu - the mysterious 'evaporated people' that are taboo in Japan

Cheesy stone fruit and charcuterie bread for those Festive Feasts

Embrace the season of fruit and friendship with this cheesy stone fruit and charcuterie bread from Juicy Delicious this summer.

Recipe of the Day: South African beef sosaties [Video]

Kick off your festive season braai with some South African beef sosaties. They are a true staple to your weekend braai.

Why the Maya civilization is so fascinating

TFG unveils omni-enabled distribution centre

TFG, speciality fashion and lifestyle retailer, launched the completed first phase of its new Riverfields omni-enabled distribution centre. With a significant 75,000m2 capacity, this facility will revolutionise TFG's fulfilment costs, operating capacity and omni-channel capabilities.Image suppliedStrategically positioned in Midrand, Gauteng, the Riverfields DC is a first step to consolidate 13 sub-scale distribution centres, enhancing efficiency...

Daily Horoscope: Here’s what’s in store for you today – Thursday, 7 December 2023

Wondering what the day has in store for your star sign? Here's a quick glance at your daily horoscopes, motivational quote and more!

30 unusual Pringles flavours you've probably never heard of

From pizza to pecan pie, here's a taste of just some of the incredible Pringles flavours that have been released around the globe.

Cancer: Your love horoscope - December 07

Cancer: here are your love predictions for the day December 07

A look at McDonald's new top secret CosMc store

The spin-off brand, which is named after McDonald's alien mascot from the 1980s and early 1990s, appears to be emulating Starbucks with a range of colourful slushes, iced teas and coffees.

Homegrown happiness: Recipes using ingredients from your garden

Freshness is amongst the most important requirements when it comes to food. With all the pesticides, hormones, and who knows what else is going on with food these days, homegrown freshness cannot be undervalued. Aside from the satisfaction of growing your food, you have incredible recipes to enjoy the fruits of your labor, which makes it all the sweeter. Interest piqued? Swipe through to learn more about how you can create incredible dishes from garden to plate.

Ask A Nutrition Professional: What Are The Best Substitutes For Butter?

4 road safety tips for parents travelling with kids this festive season

A safe journey is a happy one, so make sure never to compromise on safety.

Shades of grey — why wildlife crime is proving complicated and hard to beat

Wildlife crime has many threads. It’s entangled in the very fabric of our society and we must get to grips with its subtleties if we hope to unpick it. Maxcine Kater reports.

The most famous and popular Christmas cookies

Why you're showering the wrong way

Men’s fashion tips: How to wear a football shirt on a date

Looking to wear a football shirt to a date and not be judged? We've got some men's fashion tips to help you pull it off!

The single most valuable lesson I learnt about managing my money

When it comes to personal finance, small changes can mean big changes.

What are arboreal animals?

Arboreal animals are those creatures that spend the majority of their lives in trees. Numbering numerous species across the globe, these animals are remarkably well adapted to their lofty environment, enabling them to feed, play, move, and sleep high up in forest and woodland canopies. Sadly, much of this wildlife is endangered to the point where many of these tree-dwelling animals are now rare and scarce. In this gallery, take a look at animals who enjoy the high life. Click on.

The most beautiful buttes in America

What You Can Expect During Your First Year of Fashion School

A fashion school's website and promotional material can provide tons of helpful information for prospective students, but there are certain crucial details about the first-year experience that remain an enigma to many. Like, do you need prior sewing experience? Is it anything like "Project Runway"? How soon can you get an internship?Some of the most common questions on what you can expect in your first year of fashion school can really only be...

How to be more open-minded

Having an open mind is generally considered a good character trait. We are generally attracted to people who are willing and able to acknowledge different perspectives and points of view. But while we may think we're open-minded, we all have our own preconceived notions. Luckily, there are things we can do to challenge those preconceptions and be more open-minded. Check out this gallery for some tips on how to practice open-mindedness.

My Dad, the legend — all man and all father and all true

Karen Mallinson, the South African chef, food writer, and restaurateur behind the now closed The Kitchen in Woodstock, Cape Town, shares the many ways her dad influenced her.

Phrases to effectively end any argument

31 Luxury Fashion Gifts Under $500 That Even Your Fanciest Friend Will Love

We know it’s hard to find the right gifts for your loved ones, so we’ve compiled a ton of fashion and beauty-focused gift guides tailored to a range of interests and budgets. Check out our latest below and find more right here.There are the dream wish lists, then there are the still-covetable-but-more-realistic things we add to our carts to give (and send to our loved ones as strong hints to receive) as holiday gifts. Sure, the runway pieces may...