Jutta Berns

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Vitamin supplements are good for you, right? Wrong, says a new book – they're a multibillion-pound con and in high doses can increase your risk of heart disease and cancer http://bit.ly/15Hjs6e Photograph: Liz McBurney for the Guardian

German researchers create a lithium-ion battery that retains 85% of its capacity after 10,000 charges

For use in electric cars and renewable energy storage<p>Scientists at the Zentrum für Sonnenenergie- und Wasserstoff-Forschung Baden-Württemberg (Centre …

Methane leaks could negate climate benefits of US natural gas boom: report

Methane leaks could undo the climate change benefits of America's natural gas boom, a new report said on Tuesday.<p>The report, produced by the Centre …

7 Shared Traits That Unite Women In Power

With more and more women looking to lean in, now is the time to examine the qualities that help female leaders get to the top.<p>If we take a look at some of the most prominent female leaders, we can see that many of them share similar traits that have helped get them to the top of their …

Sheryl Sandberg

I be on my suit and tie shit

At the album site, JT, who had teased his return to music last week, says this about the new project:<br>“This year is an exciting one for me. As you …

Albums

100 Resilient Cities - Rockefeller Foundation

Why do identical twins end up having such different lives? Their genes are exactly the same, so why don't identical siblings' lives follow more similar patterns? The scientist behind a pioneering 21-year study believes he has the answer http://bit.ly/15oWQHn Photograph: King's College, London

'My mother and I are married to the same man': matrilineal marriage in Bangladesh When her widowed mother remarried, Parvin Rema, then 13, was part of the deal – one of several such arrangements in Bangladesh. Abigail Haworth talks to mothers and daughters about a particularly knotty relationship http://bit.ly/11ttGTd Photograph: Eric Rechsteiner for the Observer

Quiet Your Mind And Embrace Logic-Defying Decisions

We all overthink, well, everything. It’s time to start exercising instinct.<p>I recently gave a commencement speech at Maine College of Art, a wonderful small college in Portland.<p>Getting up in front of bright, creative and capable young adults in the hope of imparting some modicum of wisdom is a …

Self-improvement

An iPhone App That Nags You To Work On Time

The problem with calendars is that they can never anticipate traffic. But NeverLate wants to attune your schedule to the flow of urban life.<p>It’s happened to the best of us. We hop in the car, pull on the highway and–wait–where did all this traffic come from?? If only I’d checked Google Maps traffic …

How to hire good people instead of nice people

Usually, employers rapidly scan the resume of each job applicant looking for relevant education, skills, and work experience. They select 10 candidates for telephone calls, invite three in for interviews, and hire the one they <i>like</i> the best.<p>This is a bad way to hire because at best it gets you <i>nice</i> …

Employment

More than 100,000 electric vehicles now on the roads in U.S.

America passed a milestone on Monday, according to electric-vehicle advocacy group Plug-In America. That’s when the 100,000th EV was sold in the …

The Pedestrian–Cyclist Armistice: For New York’s Citi Bike program, a 10-point resolution.

Following in the footsteps of Amsterdam; Portland, Ore.; and Washington, D.C., among other cities, New York is set to launch its bike-share program, …