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In Good Hands: Golf's greatest players and the art of the perfect grip

One of the most interesting aspects of Tiger's revival is that he's going it alone, without Butch Harmon or Hank Haney or Sean Foley. He's playing …

Golf

Bamboo Music is a new Alexa Skill that makes learning music fun for the family

There’s a new Amazon Alexa Skill in town, and this one was created by none other than a former Amazon executive. Ian Freed previously led the Amazon …

Amazon Echo

16 of the best Alexa skills that we're obsessed with right now

Amazon Alexa is the retail giant’s "personal assistant" that lives inside of every Amazon Echo and Amazon Fire TV Stick device. The smart digital …

Smart Homes

Air-Fried Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Whether you’re having vegetarian friends over to watch the game or you just enjoy recipe mash-ups starring your favorite flavors, these spicy …

Cooking

How to listen to what Amazon's Alexa has recorded in your home

If you're worried about what exactly Amazon's Echo-connected speaker has been recording in your home, there's an easy way to find out.<p>Amazon makes all recent recordings available for listening in the companion Alexa app for iOS and Android.<p>Amazon has said consistently that the Echo speakers only …

Smart Homes

Which one is he?  The doping one?

The Curious Case of Simon Yates and the Perception of Cycling in BritainThis is a story about the story cycling in the UK tells about itself. You’ve …

The 100 best Android apps of 2018 (May)

We’ve once again overhauled our picks for the best Android apps, whittling our robust selection down to a paltry 100. Some are new, and others have …

Roberto Firmino’s season heatmap is a joke – especially compared to Lukaku

Following our final match of the season against Brighton, Premier League legend Thierry Henry labelled Roberto Firmino “the most complete forward in …

A Week In Montreal, Canada, On A $60,000 Salary

<i>Welcome to</i> Money Diaries<i>, where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they</i> …

The truth about Tulip Mania

<b>In the 17th Century the Dutch went mad trading tulip bulbs in the hope they could make a massive profit. But was Tulip Mania - a parable of greed compared to the recent heavy investment in the Bitcoin crypto-currency - really so awful?</b><p>How much is a thing worth? An ounce of gold? A kilogram of …

Cryptocurrency

This Repair Tape Is Your New Home Repair Secret Weapon

A quick fix that lasts and lasts.<p>Look out duct tape; FiberFix Repair Wrap is the handyman’s secret weapon every homeowner deserves to know about.<p>Originally designed for the military, this tape is said to be 100 times stronger than duct tape, making it the perfect long-term solution to the kinds of …

The Sights and Smells of Sicily’s Second City

We stood on the deck of the hulking cargo ship, through the bluster and drizzle in the Strait of Messina, both of us feeling something like sailors docking at an unfamiliar port of call. My new acquaintance, a Genovese Ph.D. student in anthropology named Giacomo, explained to me that he’d rarely …

Italy

15 grilling tools with a cult following—and why they’re worth it

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Once the weather …

BBQ

22 amazing rooftop bars in London

26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

Amazon Gave Alexa a Game-Changing New Ability

Now Alexa is fully at your command.<p>Amazon just made a smart play in the virtual assistant war. To complement the wealth of Alexa’s built-in functions …

The Ridiculous Saga Of Lance Armstrong, The Cheater Who Became An Enemy Of The State

It was more than five years ago when Lance Armstrong went on <i>Oprah</i>, looked her in the eye, and admitted to the world that his iconic comeback story …

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Under military rule, Venezuela oil workers quit in a stampede

CARACAS (Reuters) - Chauffeured around in a sleek black pick-up, the head of Venezuela's oil industry, Major General Manuel Quevedo, last month toured a joint venture with U.S. major Chevron.<p>Flanked by other trucks carrying security guards, Quevedo passed a handful of workers waiting by an oil well …

Venezuela

24 hidden Android settings you should know about

Master your Android phone.<p>Android phones come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes, but within, they all run the same basic operating system. That Android code includes settings that let you tailor your smartphone to your needs. In this guide, we collected 24 lesser-known customizations for you to …

Apps

Alexa Skills: Cheat sheet

Alexa apps, called Alexa Skills, are what makes the digital assistant shine. Here's what developers, business professionals, and home users need to …

The Strange Story Of ‘Dusty In Memphis’

The record that’s widely held to be the greatest album in the distinguished catalogue of <b>Dusty Springfield</b> — in fact, for many, one of the greatest …

100 Things Everyone Should Do In London

If you're visiting London, you can't afford to miss these sights.

England

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

Moog brings world’s first portable synth to iPad

Moog — pronounced “Moog” — is famous for its awesome-sounding synthesizers. But recently it has has also become famous for making dome of the best iOS music apps. For instance, Moog’s Model 15 is a perfect digital reproduction of its modular synth that sounds as good as the real thing. Which is to …

How to Plan the Perfect Trip to Barcelona

Guide to What to Do in Barcelona and Where to Go Next<p>If you're planning a trip to Spain, chances are you'll be landing in Madrid, Barcelona or …

16 Girls Who Changed The World

Proof you're never too young to make an impact.<p>Women’s History Month is a great time to look back on the achievements of women who have made waves over the years.<p>Just in the last few weeks, we’ve witnessed impressive teen activism following the deadly mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High …

The Secret | by Dani Alves

I ’m going to start with a secret. Actually, you may learn a few secrets in this story, because I feel like I am misunderstood by many people. But …

Letter to My Younger Self | by Ronaldinho

Dear eight-year-old Ronaldinho,<p>Tomorrow, when you come home from playing football, there will be a lot of people in your house. Your uncles, friends …