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This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

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Try This Simple Game Plan On Shots Over Water

"Gotta carry something? Add five yards for a little cushion."<p>You've got a nice fairway lie, comfortable iron to a big green. But the pin's up front, over a pond or a deep bunker. Using your range finder, you get the exact yardage: 151. Perfect 7-iron. But just when you need a solid strike, you miss …

Rory McIlroy's 5 Keys To Rip Your Driver

The setup and swing keys to launch your best tee shots this season<p>It's important to have swing thoughts on the tee. They help take your mind off all the bad things that can happen and put your focus on what you need to do to put one in the fairway.<p>Way down the fairway. But just as important as …

Four Shots You Need to Know

How to be ready for these tricky situations<p>Every golfer loves standing in the fairway with a perfect 7-iron yardage, ready to make a stock swing and stick it next to the pin. But when you get around the greens, circumstances often force you to create a particular kind of shot. Sometimes the issue …

Learn To Pitch With Your Sand Wedge

Develop that tour-pro touch around the greens<p>If you want to be a better player, copy what better players do. When tour pros need to hit a greenside shot that stops quickly, they almost always grab a club with a lot of loft. They make the ball stop by hitting it high more than trying to spin it.<p>You …

Hit It Flush On Every Hole

<b>1.) EXTEND THROUGH THE STRIKE</b><p>The way I see it, you hit 18 approach shots every time you play. Except for putting, you do more of that than anything else. What's your success rate? You probably catch a couple really solid, but I'd bet you're pretty unsatisfied. With a few keys, I think you can hit …

The Body Part You Never Thought Of That Could Be Ruining Your Swing

You're probably used to hearing people tell you to keep your left arm firm, or to turn your shoulders, or rotate your hips.<p>But in going through a bunch of Tiger Woods instruction pieces in Golf Digest, two words pop up in a bunch of pieces -- on everything from drivers to bunkers to iron play: Chin …

Elon Musk Is On Track to Collect $1.6 Billion From Tesla

Elon Musk has made good on about half of his 2022 goals as CEO of Tesla Motors (tsla)—and in short order.<p>In just five years, Musk has achieved 12 of …

Astronomers Have Discovered a Super-Fast Star System That Breaks Current Physics Models

No one can explain those speeds.<p>Thousands of light-years away, on the outskirts of the Milky Way, astronomers have detected something no one’s ever …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Top 6 Apps for Space Lovers and Stargazers

Nothing puts life into perspective like looking up at a night sky full of millions of stars. Of course they look like pin pricks, but the stars and planets above us are truly huge and remind us how small Earth is among the vast, infinite universe. Smartphones allow us to take stargazing a step …

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This Super-Efficient Building High in the Rocky Mountains Has No Central Heat

The quest to build the world’s most energy-efficient buildings largely plays out in temperate regions or in big, heat-generating cities. That’s what …

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What Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, and 13 other highly successful tech people were doing at age 25

At the time, many were already founding or making deals with multimillion-dollar companies, or simply dreaming up how they could make their dent in the universe.<p>In other words, it varied from tech titan to tech titan, and it all goes to show that there's no one path to success.<p>To underscore that …

Five best Seattle pho spots — and how to eat it correctly

You’re eating your pho all wrong.<p>You likely turn the broth into a cesspool of sriracha and hoisin sauce. You likely dump in so much basil and bean …

The 5 Mistakes Standing Between You and Your First Million

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Creating a seven-figure business online was improbable 10 or even just five years ago, but as technology improves globally, there are more seven-figure earners than ever before. The total number of millionaire households reached 9.6 …

Google Couldn’t Survive with One Strategy

When Google announced the creation of Alphabet, its new umbrella organization that separates Google’s “bread-and-butter” businesses like Google Search and YouTube from riskier or non-core ventures like GoogleX and Google Capital, shareholders rejoiced. As Todd Zenger writes in his recent HBR piece, …