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Managers can’t ignore the mental health impact of working from home

Two new studies highlight the importance of social connection in the workplace and illustrate why working from home may ...

How desk jobs alter your brain – and why they’re so tiring

You’ve been sitting down all day. So why do you feel as tired as your friends who have physical jobs?

China’s big tech problem: even in a state-managed economy, digital companies grow too powerful

China has made clear it aims to be a global leader in digital infrastructure and technologies.

Born from an orphanage, Chanel No 5 marks 100 years

Coco Chanel asked her perfumer to create a scent that would make "its wearer smell like a woman, and not a rose”.
Ethical fashion

Why ethical fashion is confusing and often overwhelming

Opinion: Very few Australians understand ethical fashion....

Is the dress green or red? Planet-friendly couture won’t be for everyone but it can lead the way

Hollywood legend Jane Fonda hit the 92nd Academy Awards ceremony stage this week in a beaded red dress by Elie Saab – a ...

Nature lovers may #OptOutside on Black Friday, but they consume resources year-round

While shoppers scramble for Black Friday bargains this year, outdoor retailer REI is closing its 154 US stores.