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Jordan Spieth reveals his special connection with Michael Jordan

The last 36 hours have seen<p>Jordan Spiethon a whirlwind media tour, making the rounds to talk about his Masters victory and confirming a little-known fact about himself.<p>The 21-year-old golfer was named after Michael Jordan.<p>"We're just a big sports family," he told "CBS This Morning" on Tuesday. …

Jordan Spieth

The Hummingbird Effect: How Galileo Invented Timekeeping and Forever Changed Modern Life

While we appreciate it in the abstract, few of us pause to grasp the miracles of modern life, from artificial light to air conditioning, as <b>Steven Johnson</b> puts it in the excellent <b>How We Got to Now: Six Innovations That Made the Modern World</b> (<i>public library</i>), “how amazing it is that we drink water …

Report: Tom Watson angered Phil Mickelson, disregarded gift in team meeting

Tom Watson's Ryder Cup captaincy has been the subject of much debate following the United States' five-point loss at Gleneagles, and a recent report from ESPN's Bob Harig will hardly do anything to quash that discussion.<p>The piece is certainly worth reading in its entirety, but here's a …

9 Books Bill Gates Thinks Everyone Should Read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books

The Final Walk-Off

Now that Derek Jeter has joined the ranks of baseball immortals, we pause, in appreciation, to look at what he has meant to the Yankees, to the game, …

Derek Jeter

The “rubber stamp” SCOTUS: How corporations’ ugly myth became law

American corporate law is broken, ruining our democracy — and worse than you thought, a leading author tells Salon<p>In a recent interview with the New Republic, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, who is often considered the most powerful and influential liberal legal theorist in American …

Jordan Zimmermann throws first no-hitter in Washington Nationals history

Pitcher leads NL East champions to 1-0 win over Miami Tigers take AL Central, Cardinals win NL Central<p>Jeter ends Yankees career with single in Boston<p>The Washington Nationals pitcher Jordan Zimmermann had a no-hitter on Sunday’s final day of Major League Baseball’s regular season, in a 1-0 victory …

How to Turn Customer Interviews Into Sales

Most entrepreneurs just use customer interviews for data, but there are easy ways to turn these potential customers into paying clients.<p>The lean startup methodology took what they taught in MBA classes and turned it upside down, completely changing the way most of us thought about entrepreneurship. …

Business Strategy
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