Kathrine Richter

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Tesla announces low-cost batteries for homes

Elon Musk claims at launch that two billion large batteries could provide enough electricity to meet the world’s needs<p>The electric car company Tesla has announced its entry into the energy market, unveiling a suite of low-cost solar batteries for homes, businesses and utilities, “the missing …

Tesla

20 Basic Cooking Techniques That Every Home Chef Should Master

<b>There are an endless amount of cooking techniques one should know</b>, but let's just start with the basics. Master these 20, and we'll definitely be coming over for dinner.

The 16 Best Street-Food Cities in the World, Ranked

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>Sometimes the finest dining a country has to offer isn't in a Michelin-starred restaurant -- it's within a few feet of spinning Michelin tires. Street food is the true fuel of the people, and there's no better way to get to know a country's cuisine than by hitting up a food stall and …

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Intoxicating Puerto Vallarta

The brilliance of stunning emerald waters lapping sugar-soft beaches and welcoming hospitality create an energy you'll long treasure!<p>Romance is in the air! Welcome to Puerto Vallarta! The sizzling contrast of gold sand, verdant jungle-covered mountains and traditional Mexican architecture continues …

Why We Act Irrationally: What Drives Our Senseless Habits

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>It was 1977 and, although nobody knew it at the time, psychologist Ellen …

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Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows

The new settlers, revealed by a genetic analysis, may solve a mystery swirling around the origins of Indo-European languages.<p>New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years …

The best country house hotels in Britain

The British country house hotel was born in 1949, brought to us in the pink and frilly shape of Sharrow Bay, overlooking Ullswater in the Lake District. Presided over by a splendid couple, Francis Coulson and his partner Brian Sack, it came complete with a gargantuan afternoon tea, and Sack’s …

This might be the most gorgeous Google-powered smartwatch yet

The Huawei Watch looks more like a timepiece that a gadget, and Huawei said it worked with watchmakers on the gadget's design. The watch itself is made of more than 130 components and comes in gold, silver, and black.<p>It has a round screen like the Moto 360 and LG G Watch R. Huawei is also calling …

Wearable Tech

Travel tips: the historic Potteries, plus deals of the week | Joanne O’Connor

Photograph: PR<p>Enjoy a Winter Warm-Up break.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/24/1424800270723/3fe4fe7c-e9ee-4a44-85b0-1fe07bfb344a-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: PR<p>Enjoy a Winter Warm-Up …

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

European Travel

Leaked Al Jazeera Emails Show Angry Internal Rift Over Free Speech And Charlie Hebdo's Mocking Of Islam

The slogan "I am Charlie" has caught on and brought people together against the Islamic jihadists who killed 12 people in the attack on Wednesday, including the magazine's editor-in-chief and leading cartoonists.<p>Within most western countries, there has also been strong support for Charlie Hebdo's …

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Six productivity apps you’ll never want to be without

Optimize your inbox<p>Boomerang<p>I love using Boomerang even more than I love <i>saying</i> “Boomerang.” This plugin has changed my entire e-mail behavior. It’s a genius tool that adds a “send later” button to your messages, allowing you to schedule your e-mails to go out at a chosen time in the future. It also …

Our 39 Best Holiday Roast Recipes To Carve This Season

All the roast ham, lamb, and prime rib you could dream of<p>Updated:<p>Celebrate the holidays in style with these impressive holiday roasts. Whether you're …

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The Best Lessons from 40 Holiday Cookbooks

From better salad dressings to flakier pie crust, here are tips from the best holiday cookbooks.<p><i>This season’s list of exceptional cookbooks is long</i> …

Milan travel: Love me Tinder

Photograph: Federica Lazza<p>‘All the photos on his profile were taken from his right side’: Morwenna meets Stefano.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2014/11/18/1416336366803/aab37987-a232-4f7f-b178-b93df2a5b1c2-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Federica Lazza<p>‘All the photos on his …

9 Ways To Avoid Cracked, Dry Skin This Winter

Let's just put it out there: winter and skin are <b>not</b> the best of friends.<p>At this point in the season, your door can't hang one more heavy coat and your online shopping cart is full of one too many scarves, but let's not forget about the most essential part of winter: the ongoing battle with dry skin.<p>…

The home security device that's always listening

For Airbnb hosts who want to keep tabs on their homes, a full home security system might be overkill. They're expensive, and live cameras and motion detectors invade guests' privacy. So how do they make sure guests keep the volume down, aren't smoking inside and don't ransack their home?<p>A new …

How to Make the Ultimate Vegetarian Lasagna

Chef Gerard Craft’s lasagna is a bit of a project, but the result is over-the-top delicious.<p>The best lasagna, says chef Gerard Craft, doesn’t have …

Google's trusted places just made my life so much easier

I never have to unlock my Android phone at home again<p>I don't make a habit of counting how many times I unlock my phone, but I'm willing to believe the stats that say the average user does it hundreds of times each day. That can be an unnecessary chore when using a device in a place safe from …

4 Things You Must Do to Get the Salary You Deserve

The top workplace question I get asked about from young women is, <i>"How do I negotiate the salary for a new job?"</i><p>Sorry, that's not quite right. What they usually ask me, all too apologetically, is <i>"Is it okay to ask for more money?"</i><p>In other words, will their would-be boss be put off by their demands? …

Employment

These Are The Most Creative Techie Resumes We’ve Ever Seen

And these days, a traditional resume often just won't cut it.<p>We've found cool, eye-catching resumes on Instagram and Pinterest, but these are the most creative techie resumes we've seen over the years.

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Germany can deny benefits to jobless EU migrants, court rules

Court of justice of the European Union,Migration,European Union,Europe,Welfare,Benefits,Germany,World news,Law,Politics,Society,UK news<p>David Cameron’s office says European court of justice ruling vindicates his moves to restrict benefits to EU migrants<p>The European court of justice (ECJ) has ruled …

'Serial': the new podcast that's already a cult phenomenon

Never has a podcast collected a loyal cult following in such a short amount of time like <i>Serial</i>.<p>The nonfiction series, which unravels a story …

Top 10: what to do in the Lake District

<b>Cruising on Lake Windermere</b><p>Stretching for more than 10 miles between Ambleside and Newby Bridge, Windermere is not only the largest lake in the <b>Lake District</b>, it’s the largest lake anywhere in England. The main focus of attention is touristy Bowness-on-Windermere, where you can brave the quayside …

G20: Australia makes token concession on climate change after US lobbying

Australia has reluctantly conceded that climate change can be included in a single brief paragraph of the G20 leaders’ communique after heavy lobbying by the US and European nations.<p>The government had resisted any discussion of climate at the Brisbane meeting on the grounds that the G20 is …

Let’s go to … Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland

Take in the Northern Ireland Food and Drink show in Belfast, then head to Strangford Lough, County Down, to see where all the lovely produce comes from<p><b>Tell me about it…</b><br>Northern Ireland may not be known as a foodie mecca, but head to Belfast this weekend and the Food and Drink Show Northern Ireland …

How to Get Respect: 5 Points Backed by Science

<b>We all want to know how to get respect.</b><p>Research shows respect is key to both your love life and your career.<p>But it’s difficult. Others size you up …

5 Huge Resume Mistakes That Will Ruin You

<i>This post is in partnership with The Muse. The article below was originally published on The Muse.</i><p>Laszlo Bock, Google’s senior vice president of …