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Hard Ball: How a small guy like Xander Schauffele kills it off the tee

Ever since my early teens, I’ve tried to swing the driver very fast. Back then, it was as fast as I could. But now that I’m 24, I’m working to dial back some of that speed, knowing I have an extra gear if needed. The goal is to protect myself from injuries down the road—especially to my back. That …

Golf

The Hollywood Hit Movie That Urged FDR to Become a Fascist

Mostly forgotten now, ‘Gabriel Over the White House’ is worth watching to understand the Trump era.<p>Everybody knows that Hollywood’s a hotbed of liberal-left elitism, pumping out virtue-signaling propaganda in films and ceremonies, right?<p>So the idea of a movie celebrating fascist dictatorship as the …

Political Science

Try These 7 Home Workouts When You're Short On Time & Can't Make It To The Gym

Maintaining a consistent fitness routine is all about working around your own schedule, and making time for movement that you enjoy within your busy …

Exercise

11 Ways to Stay Motivated, According to Highly Successful Business People

Self-discipline is a prerequisite for success. Conquer it once and for all.<p>Building a successful business and a life you love takes enormous …

Motivation

The morning routine experts recommend for peak productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Science Says Doing This During Your Lunch Break Will Help You Feel Less Stressed and More Energized All Day | Inc.com

It's tempting to grab lunch and return to your desk to finish up a project while you eat. After all, won't you get more done if you keep trudging along?<p>Well, according to most researchers the answer is no. Cramming down a sandwich while you type with one hand will cause you to run out of steam by …

Mindfulness

Most people spend years stuck in a toxic cycle — and I never found real success until I managed to break free

I didn't start discovering real success until I stopped trying to do everything and started concentrating on just doing one thing really damn well.<p>I always scratch my head when I happen upon someone's Medium profile and their bios read something along the lines of: "Digital Marketer + Designer + …

Self-improvement

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The Hidden History of Trump’s First Trip to Moscow

In 1987, a young real estate developer traveled to the Soviet Union. The KGB almost certainly made the trip happen.<p>It was 1984 and General Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov had a problem. The general occupied one of the KGB’s most exalted posts. He was head of the First Chief Directorate, the …

Russia

Rain or shine ... or unbearable cold: Here's your guide to playing golf in extreme weather

We've all been there: You're looking forward to a great day on the course, but the forecast calls for rain. Or the temperature suddenly drops into …

Camping

Author Describes Writing Controversial DOE Grid Reliability Report

When Energy Secretary Rick Perry set out this year to prove that Obama-era regulations were killing coal plants and undermining grid reliability, he turned to a veteran energy consultant from his home state of Texas to write the report.<p>Alison Silverstein was known to be proficient in energy …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

'We Are Living Through a Battle for the Soul of This Nation'

The former vice president calls on Americans to do what President Trump has not.<p>In January of 2009, I stood waiting in Wilmington, Delaware, for a train carrying the first African American elected president of the United States. I was there to join him as vice president on the way to a historic …

Rights & Freedoms

Wind farms are hardly the bird slayers they're made out to be—here's why

People who oppose wind farms often claim wind turbine blades kill large numbers of birds, often referring to them as "bird choppers". And claims of …

Your Long-Term Success Depends On a Solid Daily Routine

<b>Aristotle</b> said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.”<p>A life without a positive daily routine or structure is …

97 Percent Consensus on Climate Change? It's Complicated

When you add political content to a scientific finding, you're bound to get a political reaction.<p>You may have heard the assertion that 97 percent of climate scientists believe that the earth’s climate is warming and human activity is the most likely cause. I made it in a column a couple of months …

Climate Change

5 Actionable Steps to Overcome Negative Thinking | Inc.com

Do you remember playing with building blocks as a kid? It was fun to place one upon the other until, ultimately, they all came crashing to the ground, leading to fits of laughter. Cycles of negative thinking can result in a similar crashing-down effect on your life and business, only it's no …

Self-help

In America, coal pollution is nearly as deadly as car crashes

When President Donald Trump announced on June 1 that he had decided to withdraw the United States from the Paris climate accord, he asserted that …

Fossil Fuels

Watch Lexi Thompson skydive onto a golf course for her Kingsmill Championship pro-am tee time

If Lexi Thompson faces a high-pressure shot come Sunday at the Kingsmill Championship, it won't be any scarier than what she overcame on Wednesday. The LPGA star arrived to her pro-am tee time by jumping out of a plane.<p>That's right, Lexi landed on the golf course after skydiving from thousands of …

Trump’s first 100 days: ignorant, thuggish, insecure - a president as would-be oligarch

His vanity and neediness show a man more concerned with promoting his own brand than helping his country<p>One could find 100 symbols for President Trump’s first 100 days in office, 100 different entrance points to the chaos, but for simplicity’s sake, I’ll go with Nikki Haley’s facial muscles. At a …

Donald Trump

Killing the Clean Power Plan leaves Trump’s EPA in an awkward place | Ars Technica

EPA has to reject widely accepted science and/or come up with its own climate plan.<p>The Trump administration's decision to terminate its predecessor's …

Clean Power Plan

9 Powerful Quotes from Osho That Will Blow Your Mind Wide Open

Like many of the readers of this blog, I’m a huge fan of Osho for his pragmatic wisdom about how to live an inspired life full of purpose.<p>Many …

3 'empty-stomach' workouts to aggressively start your morning

If you're a follower of <i>The 21-Day Shred</i>, you know you're essentially training every day.<p>You already know the key to melting off fat is being active …

4 Things You Can Do Every Day To Lose Fat And Build Muscle

Losing fat while building muscle is a hard line to balance.<p>Building muscle requires taking in adequate amounts of protein so your muscle tissue can …

Exercise

9 Workouts For Anyone With No Time, No Weights, And No Training

With easy-to-follow directions so they're worth your half hour.

8 Stretches You Should Do While Watching TV To Boost Your Health

If you're like most Americans, there's a good chance you're sedentary for the majority of your waking hours. According to one recent survey, Americans sit an average of 13 hours a day and sleep an average of 8 hours—and there's a growing body of research showing our sedentary ways is not helping …

Yoga

This One Move Will Get You Shredded Abs and Powerful Arms

You need your core for a hell of a lot. Physically performing at a high level, getting stronger, and, of course, looking better with your clothes …

Workouts

Everything You’ve Never Been Told About the Pullup

The pull up is a “should-be” universal tester of upper body strength.<p>Truthfully, I’d even settle for the overhead press, but the sad truth is, most …

Muscle

Low-impact exercises to target your butt - TODAY.com

Sick of squats and lunges? Though those two exercises are great for your glutes, they can be hard on the knees. Instead, try these three lower-impact training exercises. They're guaranteed to tone and shape your legs and glutes, while leaving you sore in all the right places.<p>Each move is crafted to …

Anne Hathaway

Chris Pratt's intense 'Guardians of the Galaxy' workout routine

We're so accustomed to seeing Chris Pratt as a bona-fide action star, it's almost tough to remember he first came to fame as a chubby goofball. …

Exercise

​This Shoulder Exercise Should Be a Staple In Your Workouts | Men’s Health

This exercise shown in the video below is called the landmine lateral raise and it should be a staple in your shoulder training.<p>I first saw this shoulder-friendly exercise back in the day from trainer Ben Bruno.<p>It uses what's called a "landmine" setup by placing one end of a barbell into either a …