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The Wall Street Journal

Why the Best Offices Are Like Jails

By<p>Adam Auriemma<p>Adam Auriemma<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@adamauriemma<p>adamauriemma<p>Google+<p>adam.auriemma@wsj.com<p>Kristine Woolsey would like to make your office more like a jail. And she has a particular jail in mind.<p>An architect by training, then a professor at Arizona State University, and now a …

HumanProgress

The Week In Drones: Impersonating Superman, Fighting Smog, And More

Keeping up with the droneses<p>Here's a roundup of the week's top drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of unmanned aircraft.<p><b>Smog Warriors</b><p>According to state-owned media, China is using small drones to battle its disastrous smog problem. …

Drones

NATO: Russia Has 'Sizeable' And 'Ready' Forces at Ukraine Border

Russia has amassed enough forces on Ukraine’s border to reach Moldova’s vulnerable Trans-Dniester region, NATO’s top military commander warned on Sunday.<p>Moscow has mobilized a “very, very sizeable and very, very ready” military contingent on Ukraine’s eastern boundary, Supreme Allied Commander …

Russia

You Must Read This Test Pilot's Story of an SR-71 Disintegrating Midair

This story has been kicking around the internet for awhile, but man oh man oh <i>man</i> is it worth a read. Test pilot Bill Weaver was flying an SR-71 …

Dubai police add Lamborghini to fleet

Dubai Police has added a Lamborghini Aventador to its fleet, the force announced on its Twitter feed.<p>On Wednesday, the official DubaiPoliceHQ feed posted a photo of its latest purchase driving outside Dubai Mall, the world's biggest shopping centre, and said: "Dubai Police patrols, now at your …

The Science of Six Packs

If you've always yearned for a washboard stomach, and you can do a thousand crunches but you still aren't seeing results, you're not alone. But never …

Are You Paying Enough Attention to Your Sales Force?

There’s a question all top managers should ask: How can I make my sales force, which is one of the biggest and most important investments my company makes, perform more effectively?”<p>There are several reasons that question is so important.<p><b>Sales forces are expensive.</b> Despite predictions by some …

Brassiere Support Is A Lie, Say French Scientists

Strapping breasts down won't keep them from their inevitable journey south, according to the preliminary results of a 15-year study.<p>In a 15-year study from the University of Besançon in eastern France, sports science professor Jean-Denis Rouillon found that wearing a bra may not actually keep a …

New Jersey Has Prime Seats for Tonight's Aurora Borealis

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Northern lights will be on display tonight for the top half of the United States, thanks to a …

From DARPA, A Navigational Device That Fits On A Penny And Works When GPS Doesn't

DARPA's new on-the-go navigation chip can measure orientation, acceleration, and time.<p>GPS is great, but it isn't always reliable. The signal can be interrupted by, say, a tunnel, or something else smothering the relay between here and space. So DARPA wants to navigate GPS blackout areas with a chip …