- Google got it wrong. The open-office trend is destroying the workplace.
I agree with a lot of the points mentioned in this article.
- The 10 world cities with the highest murder rates – in pictures
8 of them are in the Americas.
- Slave Revolt in Jamaica, 1760-1761
History, maps, revolution. Count me in!
- The Largest Vocabulary in Hip Hop
Nice combination of music, language, and statistics.
- Before I Go: A Stanford neurosurgeon’s parting wisdom about life and time
Despite the heavy topic, this is a very good read.
- Why Some Men Pretend to Work 80-Hour Weeks
My take: because they are subjected to an extremely unhealthy work culture.
- How many iPhones can fit in a 747?
Interesting little writeup on transport logistics.
- Want a Steady Income? There’s an App for That
The Silicon Valley really seems be believe that every problem can be solved with an app. At least these guys are trying…
- The Fake ‘Asian’ Who Fooled 18th-Century London
This very bizarre story would make a very interesting movie.
- Vera Putinas verlorener Sohn
An interesting story about Vladimir Putin’s alleged real origins (in German, also available in English).