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A Few Simple Phrases To Help Keep Students Engaged

At the faculty meeting today, our principal, Jim Peterson, shared three simple phrases/instructions that teachers can use to maximize student …


To Remember a Lecture Better, Take Notes by Hand

<b>The Atlantic:</b><p>Psych 101 was about to start, and Pam Mueller had forgotten her laptop at home. This meant more than lost Facebook time. A psychology …


Firefox has a new extension to prevent Facebook from snooping on you

Facebook's come under a lot of fire for its mishandling of user data, and rightfully so. Not too long after the FTC announced it had an ongoing …


How to make the most out of secure messaging app Signal

It doesn’t matter whether you are an activist in a police state, a tech-savvy young individual who cares about their privacy, a professional with business secrets of value, or a soon-to-be mother who cares to keep her data private from advertising companies. Privacy breaches and shady uses of our …

Information Systems

One Move To Better Golf

Let me guess: You have trouble making solid contact on simple chips and pitches. Seems ridiculous, right? You've played enough golf that you should own these little shots. But you don't. And you know what—neither does just about every amateur golfer out there.<p>Why is this? It's not hard to explain, …


Fitness Friday: One simple exercise to fix a backswing like this

True story: A basketball coach who is a friend of mine was trying to explain to a bunch of his kids how to take a jump shot. He told them to jump straight up as if they were standing in a phone booth without a roof. One kid raised his hand and said, "Coach, what's a phone booth?" I'll spare you the …


How to cure golf’s No. 1 swing flaw

If you are a player who is plagued by this swing flaw, then no doubt you’re a tortured golfer who believes there is no cure for your ills. What is …


The reality of aim and alignment, and why golfers get them wrong

I’ve often said I would hate to be at a rifle range with a bunch of golfers; someone would get shot. That’s because golfers tend to have the most …


How to Fix a Slice in 5 minutes

My new drill will re-route your swing and get you hitting draws. We proved it with 60 slicers<p>There's a good reason why people who slice the ball want to fix it: Because on the road you take to playing good golf, nowhere is there a slice. You can go from hitting a hook to playing good golf, but if …


Learn to hit a draw in 2 easy steps

For most club golfers, a ball that curves from left to right is common, but most golfers would prefer to move the ball the other way, or what’s …


13 Quick Swing Fixes


Miguel Angel Jimenez's moves really work

You gotta love Miguel Angel Jimenez for "putting it out there." It's hard not to giggle at the array of gyrations and contortions he creates during his "risqué" pre-round stretching routine. But when you're done laughing at it, you might want to try it, says Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ben Shear. …


Fitness Friday: How to train to hit a draw

One of the most common swing flaws amateurs have is swinging the club down into the ball on a path that is too steep and cuts across the target line from out to in. This produces a myriad of bad shots including slices, pulls, toe hits, thins, etc. Golf instructor Trillium Rose says many amateurs …


Ben Hogan's Golf Swing