Google Drops More Than $1.8 Billion On Newest New York Office

Google Pays 1.8B For New York Building

The latest Google acquisition.

Google’s next big revenue model? New York City landlord. The search engine just posted on its own blog that it has today sealed thereported >$1.8 billion dollar deal to purchase111 Eighth Avenue in Chelsea, where it already occupies 50,000 square feet. As part of the deal, Google will be leasing out the building to continuing and new tenants…

Continue reading… “Google Drops More Than $1.8 Billion On Newest New York Office”

Julian Assange’s Underground Wikileaks Bunker


Wikileaks bond-style bunker.

A collection of the pictures that are publicly available on the internet of Julian Assnage’s Wikileaks office.  The pictures shows the security measures they have taken in order to keep the data secure and hidden. This could be the most strong and ‘wonderful’ office that’s established in the past ten years. (Pics)


Continue reading… “Julian Assange’s Underground Wikileaks Bunker”

Telecommuters Are More Satisfied Than Office-Based Employees


Working remotely relieves more stress. 

Employees who telecommute the majority of the work week are more satisfied with their jobs compared to those working mostly in the office because working remotely alleviates more stress than it creates, according to a new study by a communication researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM).


Continue reading… “Telecommuters Are More Satisfied Than Office-Based Employees”

Zero Energy Office Tower

Zero-Energy bldg 2134
Zero Energy never looked so good!

Oregon is living up to its reputation as one of the greenest states in the US, this time with an office tower designed to be the first Living Building Challenge – certified in the world. The Oregon Sustainability Center certainly looks gorgeous, and it’s packing every green trick in the book…

Continue reading… “Zero Energy Office Tower”

Trend: Offices in the Backyard


WorkPod by Ecospace

We noticed a trend going on these days: offices in the backyard! The convenience of just walking rather than driving to work is too good to pass up. Check out these backyard offices that allow people to get away from the house without really getting away and save the hassles of dealing with traffic, commuting costs, or space rentals. (Pics)


Continue reading… “Trend: Offices in the Backyard”

Finland Postal Service To Open Mail And Send Scanned e-Mail Copies




Finland’s postal service is to begin opening household mail and sending scanned copies of letters by email to cut down on costs and pollution. Not even the most intimate love letters, payslips, overdue bills and other personal messages will be spared under the controversial scheme.

The service, aimed at cutting the number of postmen and reducing CO2 emissions in the sparsely-populated country, is being offered on a voluntary basis initially. Volunteers will receive an email or a mobile phone text message as soon as their paper mail has been opened, scanned and sent as an electronic image to a secure digital mailbox, to which only the intended recipient has access.

The “highly automated” process of converting of letters into electronic documents will be conducted in “special, secured premises” where staff are bound by strict confidentiality obligations…

A Corporation Has Announced It Will Run For Congress


Just what we need. Murray Hill Incorporated has just announced its intention to run for Congress in Maryland’s 8th Congressional District.

Murray Hill Inc. is believed to be the first “corporate person” to exercise its constitutional right to run for office. As Supreme Court observer Lyle Denniston wrote in his SCOTUSblog, “If anything, the decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission conferred new dignity on corporate “persons,” treating them — under the First Amendment free-speech clause — as the equal of human beings.”

Continue reading… “A Corporation Has Announced It Will Run For Congress”

10 Inspiring Green Office Blocks


Seeing Greener

If you’re going to spend 8 hours a day at work in the office, it might as well be somewhere healthy and inspiring. Unfortunately the characterless and insipid glass edifices that so blight our inner cities are far removed from being either attractive or motivating, never mind sustainable. But there is a distinct wind of change breathing fresh life into the workplace with a new breed of elegantly designed sustainable offices. It may sound inconceivable, but these are the sort of places you actually might not mind spending the best part of your week in. StaoilHydro headquarters (pictured) is just one…

Continue reading… “10 Inspiring Green Office Blocks”

Working For Google Has It’s Advantages

Working For Google Has It’s Advantages 

 Moving around: A slide allows quick access from different floors: Google’s ‘sliding’ market share!

Google is famous for providing it’s workforce with a wide variety of amenities to it’s workforce in order to bring in talented employees and keep them working harder and longer.  Google innovations keep office work from being drab & boring. (Pics)

Continue reading… “Working For Google Has It’s Advantages”

Discover the Hidden Patterns of Tomorrow with Futurist Thomas Frey
Unlock Your Potential, Ignite Your Success.

By delving into the futuring techniques of Futurist Thomas Frey, you’ll embark on an enlightening journey.

Learn More about this exciting program.