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Office space: What does the ideal workplace look like?

<b>Cubicles are isolating and soul-sucking. Open offices are noisy and distracting. Alex Bozikovic reports on a trend that both extroverts and introverts can get behind</b><p>(Jasper Sanidad)<p>Robert Probst never meant to invent the cubicle. It was the 1960s and a growing class of North Americans were being …

OpenOffice

7 reasons I love my boss

Every once in a while I get a call from a headhunter asking if I’m interested in changing jobs. Because I work in high-tech, some of these jobs come …

The Workplace

Steal This Look: The Ultimate Outdoor Kitchen

I’m a skeptic when it comes to outdoor kitchens (who needs anything more than a grill and a set of tongs?). I’m revising my thinking, however, after …

Cross-Laminated Timber is the Most Advanced Building Material

Cross-Laminated Timber Continues to Impress Builders and Engineers<p>On a cloudy day in early October, the architect Andrew Waugh circles the base of a nondescript apartment tower in Shoreditch, a neighborhood in East London. Shoreditch suffered heavily during the blitz of World War II—“urban renewal, …

Rushmore, Rush-less: Wes Anderson's Films, From Worst to Best

Rolling Stone looks back at 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' director's career and ranks the movies<p>12<p>By<p>Believe it or not, Wes Anderson has been making …

The Hidden Ecosystem Of The Walmart Parking Lot

Stick around outside a Walmart long enough and you’ll notice that a lot of people actually live there. In a new series, photographer Nolan Conway documents these parking lot nomads.<p>Pull into a Walmart parking lot late at night and you’ll probably run into a few RVs that didn’t quite make it to …

The WikiLeaks Mole

How a teenage misfit became the keeper of Julian Assange's deepest secrets - only to betray him<p>On a recent frigid night near Reykjavik, Iceland, …

The FDA will take a closer look at the safety of antibacterial soaps

Millions of Americans rely on soaps and body washes labeled "antibacterial" or "antimicrobial" to kill germs and prevent illnesses. But the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) isn't convinced that the products do what they claim — and says they might pose longterm health risks that outweigh any …