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Bringing Down the House Writer Talks Blackjack and Writing Fiction

(1) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 6:03 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora:Why is there no longer an MIT blackjack team?

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Answer by Ben Mezrich, New York Times Bestselling Author of Seven Wonders, Bringing Down the House, and the book that...

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What Does It Feel Like to Be Racially Profiled?

(0) Comments | Posted August 28, 2014 | 5:32 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora:What does it feel like to be racially profiled?

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Answer by Raj Ramanan, Co-Founder, Loku

I am an American of Indian (sub-continental) descent, and I have been racially profiled. I...

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Veep Star Anna Chlumsky Talks About the Show, the Cast, and Much More

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 12:02 PM

These questions originally appeared on Quora:

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Answesr by Anna Chlumsky, Actress, Veep

Growing up as a kid, which career did you want to choose back then and why?

In addition to wanting...

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Author of The Giver Talks About the Writing Process, Adaptations, Streep, and Bridges

(0) Comments | Posted August 22, 2014 | 10:18 AM

These questions originally appeared on Quora:

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Answers by Lois Lowry, Author of The Giver

What is the process that a writer goes through while writing a novel?

I sit alone in a room every...

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Why Do We Sleep?

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2014 | 1:14 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora: "Why do we sleep?"

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Answer by Paul King, computational neuroscientist

A number of proposals and perspectives have emerged that, taken together, paint a compelling and converging picture of why...

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Marvel vs. DC Comic Characters: How Different Are They?

(28) Comments | Posted August 19, 2014 | 1:44 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora:What are the fundamental differences between the DC Comics and Marvel Comics characters and universes?

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Answer by Robert Bell-Fysh, Network Technician

Regarding characters, in the DC universe a superpower...

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I'm Old And This Is Why I Drive A Buick

(199) Comments | Posted August 16, 2014 | 8:06 AM

This question originally appeared on Quora:Why do so many old people drive Buicks?

Answer by Julie Starr, Retired Military Spouse, Art Instructor

As an old person who drives a Buick, I can tell you that it's all about comfort.

It's very...

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21st Century Marine vs. Space Commando -- Who Wins? A Real Marine Breaks Down the Battle

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 4:49 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora:Who would win between a Space Commando and a 21st century US Marine if the Space Commando can't use his plasma swords, photon blasters, cybernetic power suits, or holoshields?

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Answer...

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Are Male Cats Good Kitty Daddies?

(0) Comments | Posted August 14, 2014 | 2:10 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora: Can male cats recognize their own kittens?

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Answer by Dianne Meriwether

If it wasn't for personal experience I would have said the answer is no, but I once...

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What It Is Like to Be a Woman Working in the Video Game Industry

(1) Comments | Posted August 13, 2014 | 10:37 AM

This question originally appeared on Quora:What is it like to be a woman working in the video game industry?

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Answer by Feifei Wang, Video Game Designer

Thank you for A2A. I have thought about if I should answer this question...

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How Will We Remember Robin Williams?

(2) Comments | Posted August 12, 2014 | 3:10 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora:What will Robin Williams be remembered for?

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Answer by Sanjay Sabnani, Founder and CEO of CrowdGather

Robin Williams' legacy is the laughter that comes from hearing the truth and...

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Why Do Lesbians Often Like Masculine Women, Yet Have No Attraction to Men of Equal Masculinity/Femininity?

(15) Comments | Posted August 10, 2014 | 5:02 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora: Why do lesbians often like masculine women, yet have no attraction to men of equal masculinity/femininity?

Answer by Erica Friedman, The Librarian is IN, 5₵

This question starts with a presumption - lesbians like...

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Is the Internet of Things a Solution or Just Another Problem Waiting to Happen?

(1) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 1:47 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora:Is the Internet of Things a solution looking for a problem? Why or why not?

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Answer by Jonathan Brill, Start-up Specialist

Internet of Things is a collection of technologies that...

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Will Humans Go Extinct If All Animals Die?

(1) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 12:54 PM



This question originally appeared on Quora:Will humans go extinct if all other animals die?

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Answer by Suzanne Sadedin, Evolutionary Biologist

Probably, yes. Without worms, beetles and other animal detrivores it would be difficult, if...

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Did We Lose the Technology to Go to the Moon?

(16) Comments | Posted August 7, 2014 | 12:18 PM



This question originally appeared on Quora: How did we lose the technology to go to the Moon?

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Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor/Engineer in the NASA Mission Operations Directorate

Why does it take 3 years...

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The Hundred-Foot Journey Producer Juliet Blake Talks Strong Female Characters, Cultural Difference, and Cuisine

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 4:29 PM

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Answers by Juliet Blake, Producer of The Hundred-Foot Journey

Part Two of Juliet Blake's Reflections on The Hundred-Foot Journey...

What impact do films like The...

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A Star Wars Conspiracy Theory Debunked

(0) Comments | Posted August 6, 2014 | 4:10 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora: Did the Rebel Alliance really blow up the Death Star, or was it all planned by Vader and the Emperor to drum up support for their war against the terrorists?

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Why Do We Hiccup?

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 4:58 PM

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Answer by Jae Won Joh, Medical Doctor

What causes hiccups?

It's just a weird phenomenon in which your phrenic nerve (which controls the diaphragm) starts firing irregularly....

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Producer Juliet Blake on What it is Like to Work with Spielberg, Oprah, and Adapting a Best Seller

(0) Comments | Posted August 5, 2014 | 1:41 PM

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Answers by Juliet Blake, Producer of The Hundred-Foot Journey

What is it like to produce a film involving both Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey?

It was...

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How to Buy a Car on Craigslist Without Getting Scammed

(0) Comments | Posted August 4, 2014 | 8:15 PM

This question originally appeared on Quora.

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Answer by Jason Lancaster, Editor of AccurateAutoAdvice.com

My strategy for buying a used car on Craigslist (or from any private buyer):

1. Assume that the person selling the...

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