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Blazers announcer thinks Oklahoma City is in Texas Damian Lillard is quickly becoming one of the NBA’s best clutch players.  Tuesday night in OKC, Lillard hit a three to send the game into OT that looked a lot like the one he hit against the Houston Rockets in last year’s playoffs. Show More Summary

PG&E: Smart grid helped speed storm recovery

Pacific Gas & Electric is crediting smart grid technology for helping quickly return power to about a half million customers who were offline following strong storms which hit the west coast last week. via PG&E: Smart grid helped speed storm recovery | Utility Dive.

Songbirds Could Predict The Onset Of Tornadoes – Flock Fled En Masse Before One Hit America

Tornadoes are one of nature’s worst destroyers. They tend to build up quickly and are known for their erratic pattern. However, scientists feel they are close at deciphering a method to predict their path. They are basing their findings on songbirds. Show More Summary

Fundamental Concepts - Quick Hits [Weirddave]

I didn't do one of these today, but in light of the murder of twp NYPD officers, Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, I thought I'd bring up one quick concept that too many people tend to forget or understandably...

A Woman Pulls Off an Epic Jenga Move by Quickly Hitting Out the Bottom Brick Without Knocking Over the Tower

6 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Redditor DKBobby recently posted a video on YouTube of their sister-in-law pulling off an epic move while playing Jenga. With a quick karate chop, she was able to knock out the bottom brick without knocking the tower over. After the block shoots out, the tower just slams back down onto the table without a problem. […]

Friday Varia and Quick Hits

After a week off to work in the Bakken, I’m back with a pre-holiday quick hits and varia for your enjoyment. I’ll be too honest and say that my daily productivity has begun to decline as the holidays approach. We have a tree, are heavy into menu planning, and are looking forward to a day […]

Jahlil Okafor hits UConn with a quick spin move and powerful dunk

There is a reason the Duke freshman is expected to be one of the first picks in the 2015 NBA Draft. This is it.

Ryan Boatright hits Duke with a killer crossover

First it was Kemba Walker, then Shabazz Napier. Now it's Ryan Boatright. UConn knows how to recruit quick, little guards.

Reach Higher, Michelle!

Michelle and Barack hit People Magazine to give an interview about the unbearable racism they have experienced in their lives. (Gotta capitalize on the #blacklivesmatter thing, don’t you know.) The storytelling quickly culminates in a tale of the ultimate indignity: Michelle (despite her lofty, lofty status as the FIRST LADY OF THE UNITED STATES) being […]

North Dakota Highway Patrol Spokesman Says Google-Owned Waze App Helps Criminals

With the Christmas holiday coming up a lot of you will probably be hitting the road to visit friends and family. One tool you might use to help you get to your destination quickly and easily is Waze, a Google-owned GPS app which helps route you around traffic delay, and warns of you of hazards...

Amid Sydney Siege, Uber Reverses Course on Higher Fares

Uber acted quickly Monday in an attempt to tamp down the latest controversy to hit the company, saying it was offering passengers free rides amid an unfolding siege at a Sydney café after complaints that rates had soared to exorbitant levels.

Junior dos Santos vs. Stipe Miocic live results, UFC on Fox 13: Round 4

About 20 seconds into the fourth, Miocic fired a kick that hit low and caused a stoppage in the action. Dos Santos recovered fairly quick, however, and they resumed battle with Junior going hard at the body. Miocic never stopped walking "Cigano" down, pushing the action at every opportunity. Show More Summary

On the Market: First Resale at the Icon Wants $113K More Than Last Year

When 18 condos at boutique building Icon first hit the market last year, they raised some eyebrows with their high prices. But the units sold quickly, with some going for above asking. Now, less than 18 months after Unit #204,...

How fear Of Occupy Wall Street undermined the Red Cross’ Hurricane Sandy relief effort

last weekNews : The Raw Story

In the days after Superstorm Sandy, relief organizations were overwhelmed by the chaos and enormous need. One group quickly emerged as a bright spot. While victims in New York’s hardest hit neighborhoods were stuck in the cold and dark, volunteers from the spontaneously formed Occupy Sandy...

HSBC To Customers: Merry Christmas, Pay Your Mortgage Or We’ll Take Your House

Holiday greetings generally contain salutations of thanks and wishes for a happy season. A note from HSBC hits all of those points, but then tacks on a quick threat you’d expect from Scrooge: pay us, or we’ll take your home. A photo of HSBC’s holiday note was first tweeted by James Ball an editor at The Guardian on Wednesday morning. … [More]

Quick Hit: Three Blogs to Expand Your Arts Nonprofit Universe

2 weeks agoArts / Museums : Museum 2.0

It's that time of year. Scrambling at work, socializing afterwards... which, if you are a torn extro/introvert like me, can involve a lot of time in the bathroom reading while everyone else is toasting the season.Here are three blogs that I'm loving these days for breaks from the chaos. Show More Summary

Storm headed for Bay Area could bring 8 inches of rain and a blizzard

One of the biggest winter storms to hit the Bay Area in the last 10 years is expected to quickly dump inches of rain and blast residents with powerful winds Thursday and Friday, the National Weather Service said.

Pippa Middleton: truffle hunting, cowboy dancing and Kim Kardashian’s bottom

In The Spectator’s Christmas special, hitting the streets tomorrow, Pippa Middleton writes about truffle hunting, cowboy dancing in Wyoming and — as the Daily Mail has been quick to point out – Kim Kardashian’s… Continue reading The post Pippa Middleton: truffle hunting, cowboy dancing and Kim Kardashian’s bottom appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

A Detachable Wheel That Makes Your Bike Electric Is About To Hit The Market

Quickly change up the front wheel of your bike, and all of a sudden, you can zoom up hills and across town without breaking a sweat. At a cost of about $2,000 to $4,000, electric bikes are an investment that most people aren't willing to make. Show More Summary

NFL Playoff Picture: Quick Update for Week 15

This is a short update with quick hitting updates to the playoff picture.

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