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Entries by Quora from 02/2014

NFL Player Delanie Walker Shares What Goes On During a Super Bowl Half Time in the Locker Room

| Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports

In the Super Bowl, I didn't see anybody get their headphones on. We were down at the half, so everyone was trying to hype everyone else up: "We got this. We got to come back out and start fast. We have to be aggressive." So everyone's talking and moving around.

A Super Bowl Cheat Sheet, Everything You Need to Know Before the Game

| Posted 02.01.2014 | Sports

Denver, thanks largely to Peyton Manning, has been putting up crazy video game numbers on offense. Seattle has the league's best defense. Rarely does the whole "immovable object vs. irresistible force" thing line up so nicely, but this year it does.

What Does It Feel Like to Lose the Super Bowl? NFC Champion Delanie Walker Answers

| Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports

'It's probably the worst feeling ever. It's terrible. I was upset, and I cried a little bit, and I don't cry too much, but losing the Super Bowl and seeing purple and black confetti go down and all the Ravens fans rush the field ... It hurts'

What Happens After Winning a Super Bowl? Super Bowl Champions Mike Tomczak and Will Smith Share

| Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports

I knew one thing: after I knelt down, I had the game ball in my arms. I knew I wanted to preserve that, and I still have that game ball. After I took that final kneel-down, and I went right to the locker room, put it in my bag, grabbed a hat, and ran back onto the field.

NFL Players and Coaches Discuss How Life Is Different After Winning the Super Bowl

| Posted 02.02.2014 | Sports

'You know that professionally you will forever be introduced as 'Super Bowl winning Head Coach Brian Billick.' I won my Super Bowl in just my second year as a Head Coach and created a whole new dynamic with regards to expectations going forward.'

Q&A With Blake Mycoskie, Founder of TOMS

| Posted 02.04.2014 | Impact

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Blake Mycoskie, Chief Shoe Giver, Founder of TOMS Q: What is the mission of TOMS?A: While...

Why Is Philz Coffee Different From Other Hand-Poured Coffee Establishments in San Francisco? CEO Jacob Jaber Explains

| Posted 02.06.2014 | San Francisco

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jacob Jaber, CEO of Philz Coffee Multiple reasons. Let me first start by providing context.P...

Why Don't Big Companies Innovate More?

| Posted 02.06.2014 | Business

Innovation is hard. As an organization, it's easy to proclaim, "we want to be more innovative," but it's very hard to put into practice.

How Does the 2014 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team Compare to the 2010 Team That Won the Silver?

| Posted 02.10.2014 | Sports

As a team, USA is about as strong as they were in 2010. The big improvement for USA is the amount of players that they had to select from this time.

A Guide to Figure Skating: Politics Behind Scoring, What It's Like to Fall, and Why Skaters Don't Get Dizzy

| Posted 02.11.2014 | Sports

These questions originally appeared on Quora. Answers by Joseph Lee, U.S. Junior Nationals Competitor in both singles and pairs, involved with STARs...

What Is the One Most Difficult Thing About Being a Woman in the United States of America in 2014?

| Posted 02.12.2014 | Women

It is hard to see something when it is everywhere you look. It is the absence of it that makes it noticeable. For example, when was the last time we herald the "first man" to do whatever?

How Will Michael Sam's Coming Out Affect His Position in the NFL Draft?

| Posted 02.14.2014 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Jonathan Brill, Start-up specialist I agree with Pete Thamel and Thayer Evans, who wrote the...

What Are the Jumps in Figure Skating?

| Posted 02.17.2014 | Sports

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Tanya Zyabkina, Main jumps in the order of generally accepted difficulty. Additional inform...

If You Were a 17-Year-Old Out of High School, What Would You Do With Your Life?

| Posted 02.17.2014 | GPS for the Soul

I tested out of high school two years early, and lately I've just become so stuck and cynical of life. I don't know what I'm missing and why I'm stuck...

Life Is a Game, This Is Your Strategy Guide

| Posted 02.19.2014 | GPS for the Soul

This post originally appeared on Quora. by Oliver Emberton, founder of Silktide Real life is the game that - literally - everyone is playing....

What Is It Like to Live on a Small Island?

| Posted 02.24.2014 | Travel

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Amanda Tendler, Yo ho yo ho island life's for me I'll answer for an island of 300 in th...

What You Need to Know About Flappy Bird If You're Clueless But Want to Sound in the Know

| Posted 02.24.2014 | Technology

What do I need to know about Flappy Bird if I am clueless but want to sound smart? This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Kartik Ayy...

Who Would Win If All the Disney Villains Fought, Hunger Games Style?

| Posted 02.27.2014 | Entertainment

First, we need to make a couple of assumptions. The first is that the villains stay true to their nature and their skill sets. And the second is that they all can lose.

Why Did Facebook Acquire WhatsApp?

| Posted 02.28.2014 | Technology

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Kartik Ayyar, founder and CTO of a startup that will be launching in 2014, previously the CTO ...