Hosting a cocktail party can be a minefield for disasters, but with the right preparation your holiday fête can go down as the party of the year. Party planner Susan Waggoner spills her secrets


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A chat with NASA’s chief scientist reveals that the latest space blockbuster, Interstellar, might not be so far-fetched. Dr. Ellen Stofan tells us about when we’ll land on Mars and life on other planets


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Searching for a first job can take a long time. It’s normal for some to apply for up to 20 jobs before they get an interview, but with a bit of knowledge you can help your children get on the right path. Paula Greenspan has some tips


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On ‘Visible Mondays’, mature women around the world post pictures of their stylish selves on Patti Gibbons’ site. Girls, you look good!


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Stephen Cronk, 49, gave up London life to pursue a dream. Now he has a successful business making a unique rosé


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Is 50 too late to master the new must-have skill? We sent our editor, Stefano Hatfield, to find out. Here are 12 things he learnt in a day


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At 50, the Oscar-winning actress is funny, beautiful, hot, and at the top of her career. We look at why everyone loves Sandra


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If it’s not too trite to hail a skinny-assed, multi-millionaire Hollywood film star as proof that life begins at 50, then hello Courteney Cox


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