Notes From the Fieldby Martin Weil

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October 1, 2014

“Stealthy Starbucks” – How Business Adapts to a Different Culture

The new supervisor thought his idea was innocent enough. He wanted the baristas to write the names of customers on their cups to speed up lines and ease confusion, just like other Starbucks do around the world.

But these aren’t just any customers. They are regulars at the CIA Starbucks.

This WaPo article takes a peek at daily life at the “world’s busiest” Starbucks inside the CIA’s Langley, VA HQ.

October 1, 2014

A Great Image

Nissen poses on his trolley on the track to the tiny islands of Oland and Langeness in the North Sea during his last working-dayA German postman delivering mail near the North Sea. From Reuters

September 22, 2014

Risks to Wealth



Pointer by The Big Picture

September 11, 2014










September 9, 2014

No, Not Photoshopped



Just a guy having fun in outer space. More images here.

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