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Testicle removal mistake among 1,100 NHS 'never events'

Atul Gawande's 2-minute checklist would have avoided these horrifying incidents: Catalogue of "never events" which take place in the NHS also include a woman having her fallopian tubes removed instead of her appendix

Revenge porn and the morality police: stop blaming women for being alive | Gabrielle Jackson

This patronising assumption that it’s only stupid girls who are victims of revenge porn shows a stunning lack of understanding of the issues

Women considered better coders – but only if they hide their gender

Researchers find software repository GitHub approved code written by women at a higher rate than code written by men, but only if the gender was not disclosed

Quality discussions get best quality references

Do a thorough job, and you’ll never have to fire someone again.

The removal of road markings is to be celebrated. We are safer without them | Simon Jenkins

It’s clear there are fewer accidents when drivers are trusted not to kill themselves, and each other. Assuming we need constant protection is the mark of a controlling state.

Zzzzzzzzz! 12 simple steps to a good night's sleep

Insomnia affects up to one in three of us. So what can you do about it? From the "magic yawn" to the 90-minute rule, psychologist Richard Wiseman offers 12 rules for the perfect rest

Shorter working hours the new boast! Instead of a dry January, try a work-reduced life

Just as it is vulgar to boast about how much you consume, it is now becoming vulgar to boast about how long you work

At Biotech Party, Gender Diversity Means Cocktail Waitresses - Bloomberg Business

Outside the Exploratorium, an airy event space on San Francisco’s waterfront, a long line of mostly male biotechnology investors and executives waited to get into a party.

Great networking tips for being effective when an introverts

How even shy people can master the art of schmoozing.

Ambition for this year to use straightforward words

Here are some of 2015’s worst examples of the drivel spoken and written in business


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