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What it takes to be a risk taker

Risk taking is based around our thinking preferences and how comfortably we view the world. Hence, risk taking does not necessarily mean the same thing for two people. An expert reveals which of your behaviours are within your comfort zone.

9 weirdest deaths in history

Death is the only thing none of us can avoid, but every now and then someone goes out with a bang. A real one.

Windy weather a toughie for Cape Town drivers

Capetonians have been hit by the infamous South Easter which has been blowing at up to 50 kilometres per hour and resulted in the closure of some main routes. We look at tips to help you drive safely in windy weather conditions.

Husband jealous of gynae

Why does something as simple as a gynaecological check up cause some men anxiety? Our Sexologist answers two reader questions.

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Winter road safety tips

It's winter and the roads are wet. Rainy weather can lead to bad driving conditions and serious accidents.

Men and the mid-life slump

A mid-life crisis isn’t just a mental state - it turns out that many men experience a drop in testosterone levels as they get older.

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