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A Different Way To Turn A Slice Into A Draw

Banish the Banana Ball<p>The physics of a slice is uncomplicated. It happens because your club strikes the ball with the face pointing open in relation to the swing's path. For right-handers, that means the clubface is pointing right of the path at impact—that's it. What's not so simple is the …

Golf

How Occam's Razor Works

You know the rule that says the simplest explanation is probably the correct one? That’s called a razor and it’s meant to guide logic. But over time …

Critical Thinking

Want to shape shots like the pros? Here's how to do it on command

<i>Tour players don't like to discuss how they shape shots. They simply shape them, whether it's by "thinking" fade or, maybe, "feeling" a draw. Trust</i> …

Golf

Stop Listening to Those 'Personal Development Gurus.' Use These 3 Strategies to Succeed Instead

The rush of gurus to personal development has caused many people to lose trust in the market as a whole.<p>The personal development market was valued at nearly $10 billion last year according to Marketdata Enterprises, an independent Tampa-based research firm that tracks everything from adoption …

How to modify your yoga practice to alleviate common wrist, back, and joint pain

Yoga is supposed to feel good, right? As in blissed-out-all-day good. So when you’re nursing a nagging ache (see: sore wrists, overworked lower …

This could be the ‘simplest diet in the world’ — here’s how it works

It has been dubbed as the “simplest diet in the world,” and nutrition experts say the Scandi Sense Diet really deserves this title.<p>Story continues …

It Took Steve Jobs Less Than 60 Seconds to Share the Best Leadership Advice You'll Hear Today

Resist the urge to fix all your team's problems, and do this instead<p>Back in the spring of 1992, Steve Jobs was invited to speak to a group of students at the MIT Sloan School of Management. (According to MIT, the lecture was a bit of a surprise, the result of the efforts of a Sloan student whose …

WATCH: How to Swedish Death Clean Your Closet

By now, you’ve probably heard of Swedish death cleaning. Also known as döstädning—from the Swedish words for “death” and “cleaning”—this home …

YouTuber makes incredible time-lapse video showing three month fitness transformation

A YouTuber has posted a time-lapse video showing his fitness transformation over 12 weeks.<p>Hunter Hobbs took a picture every day for three months, …

Fitness

Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

12 Amazon Prime Perks You Might Be Missing Out On

From diapers to camera equipment to jewelry, you can buy just about anything on Amazon and have it delivered to your doorstep in a matter of days—or …

13 Simple Ways To Make People Love Talking To You

There are more subtle skills than just being a good listener.

How to give your Finder window superpowers

The Finder has been with the Mac since day one, way back in 1984. But just because it’s old, doesn’t mean that it doesn’t have some new tricks. Did you know, for instance, that you can add a path bar to the bottom of the window to show the path of the current folder on your Mac? Or that you can add …

Operating Systems

A Professor Not to Be Pigeonholed

While Peterson’s arguments against political correctness are what he is most well-known for, the real substance of his ideas is surprisingly …

The Peterson–Craig Encounter: A Missed Opportunity?

<b>On January 26, Wycliffe College,</b> a graduate school federated with the University of Toronto, hosted a discussion on the question: “Is there meaning …

Rules to live by from a grumpy old man

The Canadian writer and psychologist Jordan Peterson is either the world's most important or dangerous academic, depending on your point of view. Ian …

Human Rights

Use this playlist to remove unwanted Apple Music downloads

Shuffle and skipping are two great tools for listening to new music on your iPhone, using Apple Music. You can download lots of new music to your iPhone, then set it to shuffle while you take a walk. If you’re also wearing a pair of AirPods, a double tap on one of them will skip any tracks you …

Apple Music

We all want good sex. It’s time for men to do their part.

<i>This is part of a series about love in the #MeToo era.</i><p>As the pain grew intolerable in my right hip, I treated myself to a professional massage. I am a single mom and busy professional. Luxury items don’t happen often. I expected to feel relief from a chronic sports injury. Instead, I was flooded …

Hands On: Ulysses 12.3 for Mac and iOS aims to be where you do all your writing

Hands-On<p>The more technically-minded you are, and the less dependent on paper, the more you'll love Ulysses, the comprehensive writing tool for both …

An Animated Introduction to Epicurus and His Answer to the Ancient Question: What Makes Us Happy?

These days the word <i>Epicurean</i> tends to get thrown around in regard to things like olive oil, cutting boards, and wine aerators. The real Epicurus, an …

San Diego

How to organise your phone to make it less stressful

Everyday we have countless interactions with our beloved screens – research suggests people look at their phones up to 150 times per day. And a lot …

14 Teeth Whiteners That Actually Really, Really Work

Charcoal powder, whitening paste, and LED kits that won't break the bank but will definitely whiten your smile!!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock</b> …

How to Build Your Own App If You Don't Know How to Code

<i>In our series</i> Getting It<i>, we’ll give you all you need to know to get started with and excel at a wide range of technology, both on and offline. Here,</i> …

With 1 Sentence, This NBA Champion Coach Teaches Everything You Need to Know About Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Over the summer, San Antonio Spurs five-time all-star basketball player LaMarcus Aldridge asked his coach, Greg Popovich, to be traded. That's basically the worst thing a coach or leader wants to hear from a talented and valuable contributor.<p>Popovich then spent time with the player, took action, …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Simple Ways to Actually Enjoy Running

A few easy tweaks and handy tools can shift your entire attitude toward your workouts.<p>Though he’s now a pro trail runner—a two-time national …

18 Spider-Killing Spiders Discovered—And They Look Like Pelicans

The brutally effective assassins live in the rain forests of Madagascar, a new study says.<p>There's a spider killer on the loose in the rain forests of Madagascar.<p>It’s quiet as an owl, quick as a cobra, small as a grain of rice, and when it strikes, it impales its victims on one of its jaws, which is …

Zoology

15 Words You Need to Eliminate From Your Vocabulary

Newsprint is on life support, emojis are multiplying faster than hungry Gremlins, and 300 million people worldwide strive to make their point in 140 …

Decision Making Under Uncertainty: How Behavioral Economics Can Make You A Better Coach

As coaches, trainers and therapists we make countless decisions on a daily basis. However, have you ever wondered what sits behind this decision making process? Have you ever asked why you decided to make decision A when you could have also made decision B, C or D? While we may feel that this …

How Confirmation Bias Affects You Every Single Day

What would you think if your best friend, who texts you almost daily, hasn’t been in contact for over a week. Let’s say that you’ve texted, emailed, …

The 10 best golf instruction stories of 2017

We publish a lot of golf instruction content with the hopes that you'll find something—a thought, a drill, a tip—that resonates with your game and helps you improve. Since it's the very end of the year, we decided to go through all of the instruction pieces we published in 2017 to find the 10 …