Oliver Bücken

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New solar panel integrates battery storage, inverter, and smart software into a single unit

<b>This startup is reinventing the solar panel, and aims to cut the cost of integrating clean power and energy storage to homes by half.</b><p>Home solar has …

Cook With The Sun: Solavore Solar Oven Review

What’s better than a daylong hike over secluded rocky trails through the remote wilds? Returning to your campsite with a hot meal waiting for you, …

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

<b>It's not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about "one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years".</b><p>It is based around the idea that some people are being betrayed by their fiercest protector. …

Depression

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

Happiness

As a psychiatrist I've seen how culture affects views of mental illness

Persuading one south Asian family that their mentally ill daughter was not possessed by a demon showed me NHS staff need greater cultural awareness<p>“I am already dead! I have been buried.” said a young south Asian girl on the psychiatric ward. Prior to her admission she had stopped going to school, …

Mental Health

No grades, no timetable: Berlin school turns teaching upside down

Pupils choose their own subjects and motivate themselves, an approach some say should be rolled out across Germany<p>Anton Oberländer is a persuasive speaker. Last year, when he and a group of friends were short of cash for a camping trip to Cornwall, he managed to talk Germany’s national rail …

Education

What You Should Know About Dating Someone With A Mental Health Problem

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>"Depression," Eva Recinos tells me, "is the third wheel in my relationship." Recinos has been with her boyfriend for three-and-a-half years and lived with him for one-and-a-half. Even as their relationship has flourished, her depression and anxiety have always featured in …

Mental Health

A Friendly Chat About Suicide

I was once told that talking about suicide "makes people uncomfortable." Now, if you haven't felt suicidal, and talking about it makes you …

Mental Health

10 of the best festivals in Europe ... that you’ve probably never heard of

From a rave in an abandoned Polish coalmine to bonfires and bunting in the Bulgarian mountains, these under-the-radar festivals are an excuse to explore new musical landscapes<p>Compare the costs of festivals around the world<p>Meadows in the Mountains, Bulgaria<p>With a wild camping vibe – bonfires, small …

Festivals
Psychology

The networks’ House of Cards: Kevin Spacey’s salvo and the new “Netflix effect”

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>The iconic poster for Netflix’s House of Cards shows star Kevin Spacey seated regally on the Lincoln Monument, blood on his …