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One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

One Out of Four Workers Have Encountered Employment Discrimination

More than one in four American adults – 27% – say they have encountered employment discrimination, and with unemployment rising and competition in the workplace increasing, it’s getting even tougher to get a job – or get ahead – in today’s market....Read More...

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Unveiled

Times Square New Year's Eve Ball Unveiled

The co-organizers of New Year’s Eve in Times Square (Times Square Alliance, Countdown Entertainment) unveiled a new Times Square New Year’s Eve Ball last week at Hudson Scenic Studio in Yonkers, New York. The New Year’s Eve Ball is a 12 foot geodesic sphere, double the size of previous Balls, and weighs 11,875 pounds. Covered in 2,668 Waterford Crystals and powered by 32,256 Philips Luxeon Rebel LEDS, the new...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: New Office Policy As A Result Of The Credit Crunch

FRIDAY FUNNY: New Office Policy As A Result Of The Credit Crunch

This offering is a tongue in cheek look at the drastic measures that could be put into place by the most desperate...Read More...

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

Emerging Property Market Downturn Accelerates Except in China

The property market in China is showing more resilience while India has been hard hit by the global economic...Read More...

Weird Wednesday: Fire Protection… “Do You Smell Wasabi?”

Weird Wednesday: Fire Protection… “Do You Smell Wasabi?”

Japanese firm SEEMS Inc. has developed the "Wasabi Fire...Read More...

"Dynamic" Architect Recognized

"Dynamic" Architect Recognized

David Fisher has been honored as the worldwide Architect of the Year 2008 by The Developers & Builders...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Only In Japan

FRIDAY FUNNY: Only In Japan

Move over, dancing fountains of the Bellagio, there's another water wonder in the...Read More...

Design Firm Changes Name

Design Firm Changes Name

Thompson, Ventulett, Stainback & Associates, Inc. and its affiliates has changed its name to...Read More...

Further Softening in U.S. Warehouse Market During Q3

Further Softening in U.S. Warehouse Market During Q3

This ongoing notable weakness suggests that the industrial real estate market will continue to be impacted by recessionary...Read More...

Pepperidge Farm Installs Second Fuel Cell Power Plant

Pepperidge Farm Installs Second Fuel Cell Power Plant

The food manufacturer dedicated a 1.2 megawatt fuel cell power plant at its bakery facility in Bloomfield, CT earlier this month....Read More...