The Editor’s Blog Archives

European Union Avoids Fracturing


The EU’s financial union may be cracking, but our friends overseas seem to be uniting over one thing: they don’t like fracking.

“Mitbestimmung” in Tennessee


Volkswagen seeks the middle ground as the UAW targets the German automaker’s assembly plant in a right-to-work state.

Ed McCallum, 1953 – 2013


Business Facilities mourns the loss of a widely respected consultant, colleague and friend, a perennial speaker at our LiveXchange event.

Send in the Drones


As 24 states bid to host test flights for Unmanned Aerial Vehicles, the FAA predicts that 7,500 drones will be flying over the U.S. within five years.

Germ of an Idea


The U.S. government thinks Plum Island, the nation’s former bio-warfare lab site, would be a great place to build luxury homes.

Rising Tide


The scientists who first sounded the alarm on climate change are back, giving us 87 years to pack up our stuff and get off the beach.

Beam Me Down to L.A., Scotty


The entrepreneur behind Tesla and SpaceX conjures up a 700-mph mag-lev train that will take people from SF to LA in 35 minutes.