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(SCREENGRAB SNAFU) The stakes have never been higher for bowl season

22 hours agoSports : Awful Announcing

Rutgers and North Carolina collided in the Quick Lane Bowl on Saturday and the stakes were obviously high.  SO high in fact that we can’t even find words in the English language to define them, just a string of nonsensical letters.  Somehow, it’s a perfect description for the early bowl games. Show More Summary

Congress is letting tax credits for hydrogen-fuelled cars expire at the end of 2014

If you’re planning on buying a hydrogen car – you should do it quickly. That's because the federal tax credit worth up to $8,000 for fuel cell vehicle purchasers expires on Dec. 31, 2014 due to the fact that Congress didn’t renew it before their holiday

Cam Newton’s toughness on display yet again

That Cam Newton was able to bounce back from a potentially game-killing interception was one thing. But the fact he bounced back so quickly after breaking two bones in his back less than two weeks ago inspired his Panthers teammates. After missing last week’s game following his car wreck, Newton led the Panthers to the…

7 Quick IRA Tips for Entrepreneurs

Think you're too young for a retirement plan? Wrong. In fact, the younger you get an IRA started, the richer you're going to be.

Five Family Vacation Spots on Sale for Winter Break

The holidays are rarely the cheapest time to travel, as airlines hike fares to make the most of increased demand and space sells out quickly to hordes of travelers visiting relatives or taking advantage of school vacation. In fact, between...Show More Summary

UPDATE: Pope Francis Didn’t Say Paradise Is Open To All God’s Creatures, But Another Pope Did

It was a mix-up, probably based on what we expect this pope to say. But it was a previous pope who said pets go to heaven while comforting a boy who lost his dog. So how could such a fable so quickly become taken as fact? Part of the answer may be the topic of [...]

That Was Quick

Disturbingly quick as a matter of fact : A Chicago police officer has been disciplined after he admitted playing a song some consider racially offensive during a protest against police violence last weekend, the department announcedShow More Summary

Playing Fact or Fiction with All of MLB's Hottest Mid-Winter Meetings Buzz

The stove is officially piping hot, and so are the Chicago Cubs and White Sox. The White Sox quickly emerged as one of the big winners of Major League Baseball’s winter meetings on Monday night (or early Tuesday morning, depending on...Show More Summary

A Quick Hospital Visit For President Obama: Soft Tissue Inflammation To Blame

President Obama’s quick hospital visit was no emergency, the White House says. In fact, the president’s trip to Bethesda’s Walter Reed Memorial Hospital had to be quick; he took advantage of a brief break in his usual schedule to have a nagging sore throat examined. Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Penguins Must Boost Their Forward Lines to Stay Among NHL Leaders

How quickly things can change in the NHL. Injuries are a fact of life, but since Patric Hornqvist left the Pittsburgh Penguins' game against the Vancouver Canucks on Thursday with an injury, the Penguins' top six has been effectively...Show More Summary

Once Again, a Todd Starnes Tale of Anti-Christian Bias Doesn’t Hold Up After All the Facts Are In

Something you notice when you follow Fox News' Todd Starnes is that he's always very quick to write about a particular story. And there's a simple reason for that: He puts out his side of the story (the Christian Persecution version)...Show More Summary

Blowback: Jonah Goldberg's questioning of UVA rape story falls flat

In his recent column questioning allegations of brutal rape at a University of Virginia fraternity, Jonah Goldberg made clear -- though he didn't say explicitly -- that he has never been in a fraternity. In fact, some quick research shows that his alma mater has not had any Greek presence on...

Ep. 357: Modern Women: Vera Rubin

It’s time for another series. This time we’ll be talking about famous female astronomers. Starting with: Vera Rubin, who first identified the fact that galaxies rotate too quickly to hold themselves together, anticipating the discovery of dark matter.

A quick follow-up on Keynesian economics

Tim Worstall has a new piece in Forbes: Scott Sumner points us to this interesting proof that the Keynesian economic model must be true. For the Financial Times is crowing about the fact that when government spending rises then so does GDP. And when government spending falls, so does GDP. Thus, getting government to spend […]

Will any Thanksgiving records fall today?

As the first of three Thanksgiving games approaches, let’s take a quick look at the history of the best of the best performances on the fourth Thursday in November. Courtesy of the 2014 Official NFL Record & Fact Book, here are the single-game records from the league’s annual Thanksgiving game. On Thanksgiving Day in 1929,…

Three Cats Loudly Beg For a Taste of Ready-Made Whipped Cream Whenever They Hear Their Human Shake the Can

last monthOdd : Laughing Squid

Upon hearing their human shake a can of ready-made whipped cream, a trio of house cats loudly begged for a just little taste. The sample was quickly dispensed despite the fact that Minion the grey tabby was a little slow on the uptake. Their human freely admits that she “foolishly gave one of our cats […]

8 Tips For Taking on Black Friday This Year

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Black Friday (Thursday?) is quickly approaching, and whether you see it as a daylong spend-a-thon or a blight on American consumer culture, the fact remains—it can be crazy out there. Read more...

Obama: I’m Not Acting Like An Emperor – WaPo Fact Checker: Yes, You Are…

Really, Obama? You do realize your ridiculous speech yesterday was broadcast worldwide, right? Obama flip flops quickly when he realizes he must go another way to force his absurd Amnesty

These Are The Highest Paying Programming Languages You Should Learn, Ranked By Salary

Computer programming has quickly become one of the most lucrative industries in the United States. In fact, the average salary for a computer programmer just hit an all-time high as it approaches $100,000. But, there are some languages...Show More Summary

Quick Country ETF Comparison Reveals the US as the Best in a Bad Bunch

Let’s take a quick fly-by overview of the international ETF landscape to reveal an interesting fact of the current environment. Here’s our quick 12-International ETF Comparison Chart: With the exception of Japan – which recently entered an official recession (by definition) – the other country ETFs trade far away from their 2014 peaks. Of course, the other exception [...]

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