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The Science Behind Boom, the Supersonic Aircraft That Flies at Record Speeds

Quora | Posted 11.28.2016 | Technology

What technological advancements will let the Boom passenger jet fly faster than the Concorde without afterburning? originally appeared on Quora: the k...

Three Steps To Get Up To Speed On Any Subject Quickly

Nir Eyal | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
Nir Eyal

No one warns us that adulthood is full of such sweat-inducing dilemmas, where the stakes are your reputation, your career, and (rightly or wrongly) even your sense of self-worth. When you're in over your head, how do you quickly figure out what's important? Is there a way to go from incompetent to in control--really, really fast?

Former Hockey Pro Explains The Best Workouts To Increase Speed And Agility

Quora | Posted 02.23.2017 | Sports

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

Slowing Down in an Age of Speed

Homaira Kabir | Posted 09.14.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Homaira Kabir

It is in slowing down that we connect to the deep recesses of our minds, to the wonder of simply being alive, and to the responsibility we carry towards those we share our lives with.

Why Jeb Bush Would Be a Failure in Business

Steve Sipress | Posted 08.20.2016 | Business
Steve Sipress

Last week, in a response to his ever-dwindling poll numbers several months into his lackluster campaign, presidential hopeful Jeb Bush actually declared on national TV, "I tell people I'm the tortoise in the race."

Ducklings All Ditches United

Roeselien Raimond | Posted 10.28.2014 | Arts
Roeselien Raimond

On one of my bike rides, I came across one of my favourite topics: baby ducklings! Squeaky brakes and a firm jump immediately brought me at duck level...

How Fartlek Training Can Help Make You a Better Runner

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 10.22.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Fartlek is a term borrowed from the Swedish. The Swedish word Fart (speed) and lek (play) combine to form the word Fartlek (speedplay). Fartlek traini...

Why Everyone Loves America's Sweetheart Sandra Bullock On Her 50th

High50 | Posted 09.25.2014 | Fifty

At 50, the Oscar-winning actress is funny, beautiful, hot, talented and has Hollywood eating out of the palm of her hand. High50's Alexa Baracaia looks at why everyone loves America's sweetheart, Sandra Bullock.

5 Steps to Dance Your Life Away

Emilie Rambaud | Posted 09.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Emilie Rambaud

If you are able to master this precious alliance of "effort" and "grace," you will slowly and surely get to the essence of an agile mind, body and spirit and the most beautiful dance.

Lauren Duca

Why 'Speed' Was The Pinnacle Of '90s Action Movies | Lauren Duca | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment

Released on June 10, 1994, "Speed" was the pinnacle of the very specific sort of action film that we saw in the late '80s and early '90s. Thanks to an...

The Secret To Running Your Fastest Race Ever

Posted 03.25.2014 | Healthy Living

The following is an excerpt from The New Rules Of Running: Five Steps To Run Faster And Longer For Life by Vijay Vad, M.D. with Dave Allen After Bi...

V is for Velocity

Rajesh Setty | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Rajesh Setty

Speed is questionable, but velocity is pure gold because with velocity, right direction is generally implied. If you are going fast in the wrong direc...

Walking in New York City

Barbara Gunn | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Barbara Gunn

Walking in New York City is essential, but it also has rules or maybe even an etiquette, and is a whole new way of looking at the urban world. New Yo...

The Implication of Website Speed in Business -- Why Every Second Counts

Syed Balkhi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Small Business
Syed Balkhi

Making your website fast and lean boils down to continuously monitoring and implementing site audits and analysis.

Do Like Don and Seek Comfort In Film

David Cleary | Posted 07.07.2013 | TV
David Cleary

Especially in times of tragedy, films have always provided me the same type of comfort. From the time I can remember, I've always been attracted to narrative depiction.

On the 'Morality' of Cinematic Action-Movie Massacres

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Can a certain level or type of violence actually make a popcorn action film less enjoyable and/or null the would-be happy ending? Arguably there should be some kind of proverbial line in the sand when it comes to casual carnage in 'just for fun' action pictures.

Mean Questions With Harmonious Answers

Colm Mulcahy | Posted 03.20.2013 | Science
Colm Mulcahy

Aodh and Bea each biked half of a 180-kilometer fundraiser race, in that order, as a relay team. His average speed was 36 kilometers per hour, and hers was 20 kilometers per hour. What was their average speed overall?

FX Splitting Into Two Networks?

Posted 01.17.2013 | TV

FX could become two different channels, one targeting millennials with a comedy focus, according to Broadcasting and Cable. The new report claims ...

Lucia Graves

Trade Group: Don't Sell 'Bath Salts' At Convenience Store Convention | Lucia Graves | Posted 09.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vendors attending the National Association of Convenience Stores' trade show in Las Vegas next month should leave their synthetic drugs ...

'There's gOLD in Them Thar Hills!'

Harry J. Getzov | Posted 07.14.2012 | Fifty
Harry J. Getzov

Historically, our culture has placed a premium on attributes like speed, youth and beauty, and such emphasis has subsequently clashed head-on with our images of senior citizens.

How Fast Can Birds Fly? New Study Shows Speed Limit

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Searles | Posted 01.23.2012 | Science

The Northern Goshawk is nature's little speed-demon. It zooms through forests in search of prey, while constantly dodging tree-tops and underbrush. Ho...

The Speed Butcher Competition At Cochon 555

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky


Speeding Through Spain in a New Bugatti

James M. Clash | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
James M. Clash

How I got to set the speed record for journalists.

How Fast Can John Bil Shuck Oysters

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

You're not going to believe this one. When I watched this guy John Bill shuck oysters in this video, even I thought it was in fast motion. It isn't. T...

Low Double Standards: Review of Dennis Hopper Posthumous Art Opening

Fine Arts LA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Fine Arts LA

At the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, the opening of "Dennis Hopper: Double Standard" felt more like a cinematic tribute to Los Angeles stereotypes than a serious exhibition. 2010-07-20-hopperphoto.jpg