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The Quickest Way to Melt Pounds

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Let's all agree that the quickest way to burn fat isn't a slow, 60-minute session on the elliptical. In fact, if you want to see results, you've got to think quick. Go shorter and lose more? Here's why high-intensity interval training...Show More Summary

Madrid Muggles Are Spellbinding At Quidditch [Video]

Harry Potter would be proud. Despite the fact that the Potter movies are all done, a whole bunch of Muggles in Madrid, Spain have taken up the magical sport of quidditch. While they are quick to say they cannot fly, they also say, “but...Show More Summary

Google Maps adds quick facts for local points of interest and more in latest update

Google Maps for iPhone and iPad has been updated. The app will now help you find businesses near an address that you search for. You can also find quick facts about local landmarks. Users can also now find information for upcoming events from select venues. Show More Summary

Google Maps for iOS adds POI quick facts, upcoming events for select venues, more

Google is packing even more useful information into the latest version of its Maps app for iOS. Google Maps 4.3.0 for iPhone and iPad adds several contextual data points to locations like nearby businesses for address searches, quick facts for notable locations, and even event information for select venues.As you can see with the Empire State […]

Washington Post declares Coffman a combat veteran

I told you last week that Michelle Ye Hee Lee is quickly becoming my favorite fact checker at the Washington Post and once again she proves that she’s free of the political ties that bind many of the folks at the Post. This week she examines the charges coming from “somewhere” in Washington, in regards […]

Why You Need to Stop Hating Self Promotion

I counsel a lot of job seekers looking to get into the startup world. Very quickly, I lay out the fact that getting a job comes down to two very simple things: 1) Do you know what you do? 2) Does everyone else? That's it. If people had...Show More Summary

This travel-sized quick charger hides the pointy parts, keeps the bulk

Our chief complaint about quick chargers is that they're not small. In fact, they're big. Travel chargers should be smaller, right? So if you're going throw a quick charger in your gear bag, you're either going to have to choose carefully...Show More Summary

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao -- MGM Grand Hotel Sells Out ... Minutes After Fight Announced

Better book your hotel rooms for May 2nd quickly... because Vegas is selling out like crazy -- in fact, the MGM Grand's official booking page showed the hotel is already SOLD OUT for the night of the fight.  Minutes after Floyd Mayweather…

2 not-so-secret tools for your real estate business

I've got a secret — a couple, in fact — that could really and truly transform your business. First, there is no "magic" in real estate or any industry. The common theme I see in so much promotion of new ideas is that they're quick or easy...

VA still fudging numbers after all these years

The Washington Post‘s Michelle Ye Hee Lee is quickly becoming my favorite fact checker at the Post. Yesterday, she checked Department of Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert McDonald claim that he’s been busy firing incompetent leaders at the VA since he took over the job. It turns out that he’s not being completely honest to Congress […]

Readers respond to fact check on Rand Paul’s statements about college degree

Our fact check of Sen. Rand Paul’s statements about his undergraduate degree has quickly become one of the most widely read ever — and also among the most controversial. The column has about 2,500 comments from readers arguing about its fairness. That’s a lot of material to wade through, so we thought we would share […]

Major new details spill out about Apple’s top-secret car

It’s amazing how quickly the Apple Car story has gone from insane rumor to established fact. Following both The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, Reuters has now come out with its own report that offers some key new details about Apple’s top-secret Applemobile project. Show More Summary

A Shameful Perception Will Beget a Difficult Reality for Kansas

One truism unifies law and politics: Perception becomes reality. Smart lawyers and politicians quickly realize that actual facts matter much less than litigants' or voters' perceptions of those facts. Thus, the shameful decision by Kansas...Show More Summary

Too Scared to Let Your Kids Walk to the Store? So Were The Parents of These Two!

Jim Epstein at Reason produced this video, which shows how quickly a family filled with fear can flip: The whole exercise — really very simple — is based on the fact that, left unchecked, fear just grows. But if you do let your kids do something on their own that they’re ready for, you will (continue reading...)

Quick Hit: Addressing sexual violence against students with disabilities

At this point, the fact that schools mishandle sexual violence against students is sort of old news. But Azmat Khan just published powerful investigative piece at Al Jazeera America about harassment and abuse of students with disabilities, who are both particularly vulnerable to these abuses and too-often ignored. Show More Summary

First Draft Fact Book: Philly Edition

With the Democratic National Convention heading to Philadelphia in 2016, we here on First Draft thought we'd whip up a quick fact book for those just getting acquainted with the Cradle of Liberty.

Los Angeles Kings Must Face the Fact That Jonathan Quick Is Not an Elite Goalie

Jonathan Quick is not an elite NHL goaltender. There are many who would contend that he is, and with good reason. When we look back to the 2012 Stanley Cup win that elevated the Kings from nearly failed rebuild to perpetual contenders,...Show More Summary

Google Will Put Some Basic Information About Your Medical Questions Right On The Search Page

You may have noticed recently that when you search on some topics in Google, before the results on outside Web sites, first you see quick information on the subject such as dictionary definitions or basic facts pulled from Wikipedia entries. Show More Summary

Knicks Rumors: Breaking Down Latest Buzz and Pablo Prigioni Trade Rumblings

There is no quick fix for the New York Knicks. The calendar now says February and the team's record reads 10 wins. Ten. This should speak well enough to the fact that there is no quick fix for Carmelo Anthony and the Knicks, even ifShow More Summary

Gunman Clive 2 boss animation may end up removed

Random GunmanClive2 fact: the Samurai boss does a quick harakiri in his death anim. Not sure it's very tasteful and considered cutting it — Bertil Hörberg (@BertilHrberg) February 9, 2015

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