Artificial intelligence expert Max Tegmark's new book, Life 3.0, urges us to act now to decide our future, rather than risk it being decided for us writes Andrew Anthony, of The Observer.
Life & Style
There are a lot of claims being spread about manuka honey. And some of them are true, write Shona Blair and Nural Cokcetin.
The secret to a popular children’s stage show? Make it funny, Horrible Histories actor and director Neal Foster tells Shane Gilchrist.
A patch-up job is not the best long-term option for our energy needs, writes Scott Willis.
They have their allowance and their piggy bank - now a few ideas for teaching budgeting and managing spending when they’re a little older, writes Ian Munro.
To talk about butter is to step into a nutritional minefield, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Higher butter prices are starting to bite, writes Shane Gilchrist.
Gillian Vine meets a nurseryman who says specialisation keeps his business alive.
An attractive feature of many rhododendrons is their tendency to produce flowers that initially emerge in a deeper colour shade than that of the fully open bloom.
SKYWATCH: Astronomical spring is almost here.
US designer Tommy Hilfiger closes out London Fashion Week with a rock-themed show held at a venue famous for classic rock concerts, featuring model and social media star Gigi Hadid as the centrepiece.
Fermented foods are becoming increasingly trendy, and there's evidence the fermentation and the compounds produced are linked with physical and mental health.
You exchange daily chat-chat, the odd joke and they know what you want before you ask, but what do you actually know about the person who makes your coffee every day?
I love collecting cake recipes and this is another one I would recommend keeping. You can substitute the fruit with apples, plums, peaches etc.
Rather than the three Rs of reading, 'riting and 'rithmetic, today's Waitaki Valley focus settles on the two, much more pleasurable, Rs of riesling and rose.
Ask a Chef reveals the secrets of those superb dishes you ate in cafes and restaurants and wanted to try yourself.
With summer on the horizon, Brittany Pooley shares this year’s trends, taking inspiration from local brands.
The change in season brings with it longer days, warmer weather and the need for a new wardrobe-particularly one which pays tribute to the world blossoming around us, writes Amy Parsons-King.
Canada’s national parks are beautiful, writes Alan Solomon.
The trees are turning a blushing pink and delicate petals swirl at our feet. This can mean only one thing: spring is here!