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  1. swooning at 50 mph
    Sandra Bullock Crushed So Hard on Keanu Reeves, She Could Barely Shoot Speed“There was something about me that I guess he didn’t like.”
  2. WATCH: Keanu Reeves Is Obsessed With Doing His Own StuntsThat car-to-bus jump in Speed? All him.
  3. Why We Love SpeedThe U.S. now churns out 211 tons of amphetamines every year. We’re hooked on the stuff, and the reason lies deep in our evolutionary roots.
  4. 10 Apps to Help Speed Up Your LifeSave yourself some time and download them.
  5. How Much Faster Could the Fastest Human on the Planet Be?Of the six fastest 100-meter runners in history, Usain Bolt is the only one who has never tested positive for the use of a banned substance.
  6. How to Make Friends FasterFive scientifically proven ways to build meaningful relationships quickly.
  7. How to Make Friends FasterFive scientifically proven ways to build meaningful relationships quickly.
  8. Watch a Traffic Jedi Hit 240 Consecutive Green Lights in ManhattanOkay, 239 green lights and one yellow — but still!
  9. Who Really Has the Fastest Hands in Boxing?Everyone says the quickest-puncher title belongs to featherweight Gary Russell Jr., but there’s never been a way to accurately measure it — until now.
  10. SNL’s Two-Minute Set Transformation From Cold Open to Monologue Is MesmerizingNew behind-the-scenes footage shows an army of crew members dismantling Trump’s living room with seconds to spare.
  11. Supersonic Underwater Travel May Be Coming SoonThanks to the property of supercavitation, scientists say submarines will eventually be able to rocket through the ocean inside a gaseous bubble.
  12. Celebrity Speed Round: What Would You Bring to a Desert Island?From Christian Slater to Michael Fassbender, we asked 14 stars the same question. The catch? They only had 10 seconds to answer.
  13. Super Mario Run Owes Its Record Success to the ‘Speedrunner’ CommunityHow an obsessive group of gamers inspired Nintendo’s new iOS hit.
  14. Which Countries Have the Fastest Average Internet Speeds?America hasn’t cracked the top ten yet, but we’re getting closer.
  15. The Man With the Golden TongueWorld-champion auctioneer T.J. Freije on the art of the rapid-fire sell.
  16. What Is the Speed of Thought?It takes half a second for sensory information to be incorporated into conscious experience. So, in a sense, the future has already happened.
  17. We Test-drove a Microwave Meal-Delivery ServiceIt’s a whole new take on fast food: healthy, flash-frozen meals that take three minutes to “cook” at home. Is this the future of eating?
  18. We Talked to a Guy Who Breaks Things With His HeadToilet seats, actually. Forty-six of them in one minute. Yes, that’s the world record.
  19. What Is the Speed of Thought?It takes half a second for sensory information to be incorporated into conscious experience. So, in a sense, the future has already happened.
  20. Speed Painting Is the Next Hot Pageant TalentForget baton twirling, these beauty contestants can paint the Mona Lisa in 90 seconds.
  21. Would You Drop $12,000 to Learn to Drive a Lamborghini?That’s the price tag for the carmaker’s two-day driving academy at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
  22. The 9 Quickest Cars in the WorldGlorious feats of engineering from the Koenigsegg Regera to the Ferrari LaFerrari, where design meets face-melting function.
  23. Here’s How to Learn a New Language Faster Without Paying AttentionTwo recent studies suggest that trying less can actually speed up the process.
  24. When Jimmy Fallon and Sienna Miller Speed Eat Noodles, Everybody WinsThe Ramen Challenge got messy.
  25. How Your Brain Controls the Speed of TimeWhy does reality seem to slow down in moments of extreme peril? Can the mind really bend time? Here’s the neuroscience behind the phenomenon.
  26. How Did Wide Receiver Tyreek Hill Discover He Was So Fast? Wild Dogs, of CourseThe Chiefs receiver shares a not-so-rosy childhood memory.
  27. The First Official Amazon Drone Delivery Took 13 Minutes From Click to DoorFor exactly two lucky customers in the U.K., Amazon Prime Air is now a real thing that is actually happening.
  28. The Fastest Way to Shovel Your Driveway Is on a HoverboardThis kid from Wisconsin may have revolutionized snow removal for an entire generation of 12-year-olds.
  29. What’s the Difference Between a Supercar, a Hypercar, and a Megacar?That ain’t nothin but a sports car. Here’s the breakdown on some oft-misused labels.
  30. How a Karate Master Became the World’s Fastest Window Cleaner“Turbo” Terry Burrows could make a mint in midtown Manhattan. “I’m like a cheetah,” he says.
  31. Science Says Santa Claus Is About 200,000 Times Faster Than Usain BoltYes, Virginia, there is such a thing as Santa Speed, and it’s 6 million miles per hour, according to physics.
  32. Snowboarder Lindsey Jacobellis on Getting Up After the FallHow she became the most decorated boardercross racer of all time, despite an Olympic defeat that will live in infamy.
  33. Is ‘Speed Watching’ TV Shows As Stupid As It Sounds?We put a New York Times trend story to the test so you don’t have to.
  34. How to Hit a Squash Ball Harder Than Anyone Else on EarthPro squash player Cameron Pilley on the secret to crushing 176 mph shots.
  35. Baby Races Might Be the Best Thing About the NBAThe Kings are searching for the fastest babies in Sacramento to compete for the crown.
  36. China’s Literary Bad Boy Is the Most Interesting Race-Car Driver in the WorldBest-selling author, filmmaker, and blogger Han Han is one of the most famous people in China. But all he really wants to do is win car races.
  37. 10 Great Gifts for the Winter Cyclist in Your LifeWeather-appropriate gear for biking enthusiasts this season.
  38. Watch Conan Drive 141 Mph on the AutobahnAnd narrowly avoid causing an international incident.
  39. The Grand Tour Is Somehow Already the Most Pirated TV Show in HistoryIn less than a month since airing, the pilot of Amazon’s car show has sped its way to almost 8 million illegal downloads.
  40. This Nepali Teenager Plays Guitar So Fast, Even He Can’t Believe It17-year-old music prodigy Nirvana Bista on what it feels like to play at 1,600 beats per minute.
  41. Here’s How to Make 10 Cocktails in 84 SecondsHosting a holiday party? Turn yourself into a drink-making machine with these tips from a speed-bartending champion
  42. Please Enjoy This German Police-Cam Shot of a Horse Breaking the Speed LimitCaught on speed cam doing a cool 27 mph in the HOOV lane.
  43. Chairlift Speed-Dating Is Like Regular Speed-Dating Except There’s No EscapeThanks to chairlift speed-dating, you no longer have to choose between your social anxiety and your fear of heights.
  44. beauty
    21 Seconds to a More Beautiful YouYour daily beauty regimen shouldn’t be a time-suck.
  45. Is the Micro-Machines Guy Still the Fastest-Talking Man on the Planet?Inside the fight for Guinness supremacy with “Motormouth” John Moschitta Jr.
  46. Olympic Medalist Nick Willis on How to Run a Faster MileThe Miler Method can help you shave minutes off your time.
  47. The Hardest-Throwing Human Is Coming Back to the YankeesAroldis Chapman and his 105-mph fastball re-signed with the Yankees for five years, $86 million.
  48. Jeff Koons Designed a Thinking Man’s Snowboard for Shredding the GnarDeep thoughts meet deep powder in the Philosopher, a board collaboration between Burton and the artist who gave us $60 million balloon animals.
  49. Get Uncomfortably Close to the World’s Fastest Knife-ThrowerRecord-breaking “impalement artist” the Great Throwdini hurls a bunch of tips at us.
  50. These #2006vs2016 Tweets Prove Nothing Is Faster Than the Speed of PubertyWhat a difference ten years makes.
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