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Elephants Communicate in Sophisticated Sign Language, Researchers Say

Wildlife & Wild Places<p>Photo courtesy of ElephantVoices<p>Elephants may use a variety of subtle movements and gestures to communicate with one another, according to researchers who have studied the big mammals in the wild for decades. To the casual human observer, a curl of the trunk, a step backward, …

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Citroën DS Wild Rubis Concept

Because no one wants a domesticated ruby.<p>Does the world need another crossover? Probably not, and any station wagon offers most of the same benefits of a crossover without looking like a butched-up minivan or sacrificing performance. But the "command" seating position, as some automakers refer to …

Automotive Industry

Twitter's Revenue Forecast Jumps Again, This Time to Almost $1 Billion

Twitter’s advertising business is growing so fast, it’s hard to get a handle on.<p>For the second time in six months, eMarketer has revised its revenue estimates for the social messenging service sharply upward, citing rising demand for the kind of native and mobile ad inventory it offers and a …

The Luxury Real Estate Market In Downtown Manhattan Is Booming

For the first time in a decade, however, the asking prices for luxury Downtown apartments have outpaced those in Midtown and Uptown, new data show, as developments in Tribeca, Soho and Chelsea demand in excess of $7,000 per square foot.<p>The average asking price for a Downtown luxury apartment rose …

Real Estate

Employee referral programs are making the workplace a lot whiter

It’s a common workplace practice: Recommend a friend or former colleague for a job and collect a handsome bonus.<p>But a Rutgers University management professor finds that such referral programs actually cut off opportunities for minority candidates. Nancy Di Tomaso says that corporate America could …

The Workplace

Next-gen Microsoft Office is codenamed “Gemini”

Microsoft’s next generation of Office software looks like it’s going to be a rebel and not follow Microsoft’s new “Blue” codename. The software will …