Good Reads

Philosophical novels help use form questions about the world around us, and come to our own understanding
10 philosophical novels to read in times of uncertainty

If you’re self-isolating, in quarantine, or social distancing due to the coronavirus, you probably have a lot of questions. These books may help.

1 Apr 2020 - 8:00AM
Who else has resolved to eat more healthily this year?
5 New Year's food resolutions that have nothing to do with dieting

In 2020, we all vow to do better. Here's some inspiration as to how to tackle your approach to better eating in the year ahead

4 Jan 2020 - 9:00AM
Amazon warriors might have been more than myth
There may be some truth to the existence of Amazons like Wonder Woman after all

Fierce female warriors of the steppe were thought to be myths, or a figment of ancient imaginations. New discoveries might show they were all too real.

3 Jan 2020 - 8:00AM
This stack of World War II love letters was found in a secondhand shop in Tennessee. Photo: Courtesy of Lindsy Wolke
A bunch of second-hand World War II love letters was the first clue in solving the mystery of who wrote them

Two friends found correspondence between two teens separated by war, and couldn’t rest without knowing what had become of them

1 Jan 2020 - 11:00AM
Make sure to consider your mental health when you make your New Year's resolutions!
7 tips for making New Year’s resolutions that are good for your mental health

A life coach shares professional advice on how to take care of your emotional, physical and social well-being in 2020

7 Apr 2020 - 1:43PM
Social media feeds illuminate the Dear Evan Hansen set behind star Ben Levi Ross (centre). Photo: Matthew Murphy
‘Dear Evan Hansen’ star Ben Levi Ross on the challenges of a Broadway show

The 21-year-old actor decided ‘less is more’ when it came to the famously challeging role

27 Dec 2019 - 8:00AM
A Burmese python swims in the everglades
The epic battle to rid Florida's Everglades of invasive Burmese pythons

Among the vast range of flora and fauna in the national park are a number of invasive species that are threatening the natural balance.

2 Jan 2020 - 12:24PM
Trees need protecting for the health of the planet, as well as the safety of its biodiversity. Photo: Volcanoes Safaris
Combine your travel with tree planting and help tackle the climate crisis
17 Dec 2019 - 8:00AM
Post-it notes are amazing, but you need a better system if you really want to get organised.
How to control your to-do list, with top tips from the experts

If you want to get organised, but never seem to accomplish essential tasks this professional advice will help

28 Nov 2019 - 8:00AM
If you’re looking for old-world charm to go with your book shopping, Daunt Books is the place. Photo: Carly Adlington/Daunt Books
The best bookstores in London for every interest and budget

The British capital is the centre of the English-speaking literary world, and its selection of unique places to buy books is befitting a city of such a status

11 Dec 2019 - 8:00AM
What you need to know about testosterone
Five myths about testosterone

The hormone gets a lot of stick for driving aggression and is often thought of as a ‘male’ chemical – but those, and other beliefs are misconceptions

25 Nov 2019 - 8:00AM
If women want to be in the top office, they need a lot more than coding skills
Here's what future female CEOs need more than coding camps

The bosses of companies including Bed Bath & Beyond, Popsugar and Spanx learned that resilience and audacity are key to a girl’s success

19 Nov 2019 - 3:21PM
Superstitious nonsense, life guidance or fashion accessory? Semi-precious stones are big business.
What gemstones to wear for love and luck

The ancient trend of wearing semi-precious stones for protection from illness and evil translates into fashion and the timeless tradition of finding a lucky charm

8 Nov 2019 - 9:00AM
The main gate of the German Nazi concentration camp Auschwitz-Birkenau in Oswiecim, Poland. Photo: EPA-EFE
Behaviour matters when it comes to dark tourism
31 Oct 2019 - 12:54PM
Justin Schubel is the founder of DCFoodPorn. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by KK Ottesen
The secrets to one Instagram influencer's success

Justin Schuble who set up DCFoodPorn, and dining app TidBit, started his half-million strong account when he was at university

29 Oct 2019 - 10:19AM
Friendship can be a good basis for a relationship - but it helps to answer some important questions first.
5 questions to ask yourself if you want to date a friend

The idea of moving a relationship out of the friendzone into a romantic partnership is very appealing, but unless you consider these issues, it can backfire. Badly

23 Oct 2019 - 8:00AM
From picky child eater to chef, author and TV foodie: Antoni Porowski is all about the noms.
‘Queer Eye’ foodie Antoni Porowski talks avocados and learning to love his heritage

The Canadian member of the hit Netflix show, whose cookbook, Antoni in the Kitchen, was published last month, was a picky eater as a child.

13 Oct 2019 - 9:21AM
Exploring your EQ can reduce your stress and lead to a happier life all round.
7 fantastically underrated feelings and where to find them
16 Oct 2019 - 8:00AM
Solo travel can be an empowering experience.
7 tips for solo travel inspired by a trip to Tokyo
11 Oct 2019 - 11:20AM
It's important to talk about suicide
It's important to talk about suicide

At a time when young people are under so much pressure, leading to mental illnesses such as depression or anxiety, we should know how to keep each other safe.

10 Oct 2019 - 8:00PM