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Inside the High-Pressure, High-Wire Act of Putting on Hairspray Live! On the eve of NBC’s live production, choreographer Jerry Mitchell tells us: “It’s crazy what I’m asking them to do.”
3-Hour Supersonic Flights From New York to London Are Just Around the Corner A partnership between Virgin Galactic and Colorado-based Boom, the passenger jet will hit speeds of Mach 2.2.
21 Seconds to a More Beautiful You Your daily beauty regimen shouldn’t be a time-suck.
Ford vs. Ferrari at Le Mans: Inside Racing’s Most Legendary Rivalry Watch an exclusive clip from The 24 Hour War, a new documentary about the epic battle for Le Mans in the 1960s.
How to Fall Asleep Faster A few simple sleep hacks to help you minimize the time between going to bed and getting to bed.
Kristen Stewart — and a Mustang GT — Star in the New Rolling Stones Video The Twilight alumna channels her inner Steve McQueen in a Stones-sponsored high-speed chase.
How to Move Faster Than Light The speed of light might not be the universal constant of physics Albert Einstein said it was.
How Fast Does a Christmas Tree Burst Into Flames? About 9 Seconds Watching this local-news footage of a Christmas-tree inferno is oddly hypnotic.
Man Livestreams 115-mph Joyride on Facebook, Promptly Crashes This is why they add “closed track, professional driver” to the bottom of stunt-y TV car ads.
We Got Schooled by a 15-Year-Old Rubik’s Cube Speed-Record Holder Fast-fingered sophomore Lucas Etter can solve a Rubik’s Cube in 4.9 seconds.
Sorry Birds, This Bat Is Now the Fastest Horizontal Flier on Earth Scientists tracked the Brazilian free-tailed bat in an airplane, clocking speeds of 100 mph.
Watch All 8 Harry Potter Movies in 80 Minutes, Thanks to Some Editing Magic This feat of super-cut wizardry shaves about 18 hours off, delivering Potter straight to your vein.
Tesla Easter-Egg Download Will Make New Model S As Quick As a LaFerrari The software update enhances performance, as Musk’s vehicles edge closer to multi-million-dollar supercars and full autonomy.
Apps Are Slow Because You Don’t Trust Computers It is actually possible for software to be too fast.
From the Speed Bus to the Better Off Dead Paperboy: 10 Other Unstoppable Forces Because, of course, Denzel Washington isn’t the only one who has ever tried to put on the brakes.
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Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Amelia Rules’ All week on the Comics Page, we’re excerpting a special Independence Day issue of Jimmy Gownley’s wonderful all-ages comic Amelia Rules, “The Things I Cannot Change,” a funny and touching story of duty to family, to country, and to friends.
This Woman Is One of the World’s Most Daring Wingsuit Fliers Airborne adventure junkie Roberta Mancino soars between skyscrapers and over active volcanos. What did you do today?
Watch a Supersized Drone Lift a Snowboarder Off a Mountain Casey Neistat is at it again, this time hovering over Finland with the help of 16 propellers.
10 mph Moving Sidewalks Could Make Crosstown Buses Obsolete Swiss engineers have a plan for accelerated city walkways that can move pedestrians quicker than a cab at rush hour.
14 Singers on the Fastest Way to Recover From Losing Your Voice Feeling hoarse? We asked professionals from Sting to Patti LaBelle for their best advice.
How Your Brain Controls the Speed of Time Why does reality seem to slow down in moments of extreme peril? Can the mind really bend time? Here’s the neuroscience behind the phenomenon.
How to Type 360 Words a Minute The Michael Jordan of court reporting shares his secrets.