Trending Storylines Hone LinkedIn’s Relevance

LinkedIn on Wednesday began rolling out Trending Storylines, a feature that offers curated feeds of the most interesting developing stories in a member's industry. Storylines are personalized for members through a combination of algorithms and the choices of LinkedIn's editorial team. The feeds may include perspectives from relevant influencers and news sources,

Facebook Builds a VR Space, but Will Anyone Come?

Facebook on Tuesday announced the beta launch of Facebook Spaces, a new app that allows users to connect with friends and colleagues in an interactive virtual reality environment. Facebook Spaces is available for Oculus Rift and Touch at the Oculus Store. The app provides a way for social media users to hang out

Best spots for brunch in Johannesburg

With mild-weather mornings throughout the year, Johannesburg is a brunch lover’s paradise. In summer, take your feast outside to soak up the sun with a leisurely glass of champagne. Come autumn or winter, and the cosy cafes serve up hearty dishes and hot coffee. At the weekend, the frenetic pace of

Ten tips for tackling your first bike tour

Long-distance cycle tours are a cheap, challenging and entirely unforgettable way to see the world. But are you willing to swap planes and hotel beds for a tent, two wheels and the open road? Here are 10 bikepacking hacks to get you off the couch and onto the saddle. When it comes

Valley of the Kings

The west bank of Luxor had been the site of royal burials since around 2100 BC, but it was the pharaohs of the New Kingdom period (1550–1069 BC) who chose this isolated valley dominated by the pyramid-shaped mountain peak of Al-Qurn (The Horn). Once called the Great Necropolis of Millions