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Here Is What Jeff Bezos and Hospice Patients Say You Will Regret Most in Life

What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>We all have regrets--opportunities we've missed and things we wish we'd done differently.<p>What if we knew now what our biggest regrets would be and had the chance to avoid them?<p>In a way, we do.<p>In a recent …

Jeff Bezos

Everything You Need to Know About Great Leadership

Leaders are not born, they are made.<p>Effective leadership can be thought of as a set of qualities and skills. Different leaders may have different makeups, different strengths and challenges. But there are certain traits that lie at the core of leadership--the qualities that all great leaders …

Leadership

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

The Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide to JavaScript Geolocation Tracking

Combining the Google Maps JavaScript API and PubNub for realtime tracking of device location (with the bells and whistles)<p>Brought to you by …

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Turn Your Local Streets Into A Map That Reveals The Character Of Your Neighborhood

Seen side by side, it isn’t hard to guess which of two tiny street maps depicts part of Portland, Oregon, and which shows the sprawl of car-centric Irvine, California.<p>A new data visualization tool takes a square-mile snapshot of any city and converts it into a simple graphic diagram that can be …

We’re probably underestimating how quickly electric vehicles will disrupt the oil market

Unpredictably rapid growth happens pretty predictably.<p>Just about every analyst agrees that the electric vehicle market is poised for rapid growth. But how rapid?<p>It’s not an idle question. The rate of EV growth will have huge implications for oil markets, auto markets, and electric utilities. Yet it …

Fossil Fuels

The Science Behind What Really Drives Performance (It's Going to Surprise You)

If you're skeptical that this is too touchy-feely for a business setting, the research doesn't lie.<p>Imagine you could have a skill where--in any given conversation with colleagues, clients, or subordinates--you could be keenly aware of, and even experience, their feelings and thoughts.<p>Sounds like …

Empathy

Use A Rope To Max Out Your Swing Speed

Would you pay $15 for 10 mph more clubhead speed? I thought so.<p>1. Head to your local D.I.Y. store (or your garage) and get some ½- to ¾-inch nylon …

‘Up Side Down’ map quiz puts your geography skills to the test

See cities, countries, and lakes as you’ve never seen them before<p>Mapping is more than a handy reference tool: It’s a powerful technique to understand the world. But few people recognize the assumptions and Euro-centric conventions inherent in typical renderings of the earth. As a new project from …

Stop hitting that weak fade into the pond down the right side

Re-route your swing to start hitting draws<p>If you don't think slices are still a problem even with the latest in driver technology, take a look in the bags on the carts at your favorite course tomorrow.<p>More than two-thirds of the adjustable drivers you see will be clicked over to draw bias--to help …

Rackspace Trading Halted on Report of Private Equity Talks

Trading in shares of Rackspace was halted late Thursday after Dow Jones reported that the company is in “advanced talks” with private equity players …

Stop Steering Your Driver and Swing It

For a lot of players, that section of the bag at the top reserved for the driver can be radioactive.<p>When the hole gets the least bit tight, they don't want to go near it, and if they do pull driver, it's obvious they don't want to be touching it.<p>If you're nervous about where the ball is going to …

Get in the Conversation

Coming off Achilles tear.<br>Won't be ready for start of season<br>Will be ready well before the real season (playoffs) start. https://t.co/iHCh9hGgFp<p>Why NFL …

Lance Stephenson

Ever sat on a beach and wondered what's across the ocean? It may not be what you think.

Have you ever sat on a beach on wondered what's across the ocean?<p>If you think you can answer this question just by looking at a map, read on. You may be surprised.<p>To ask the question more concretely<i>, what's across the ocean from New York?</i> It doesn't really matter what beach in New York you choose, …

Fitness Friday: Check your 'golf mobility' with 3 easy tests

If you're off to a bad start this golf season, struggling to hit the ball the way you want, it's natural to think the cause is a fault in your swing. "But sometimes the fault isn't the cause, it's a symptom," says Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear. Sometimes poor shots are the result of a …

Muscle

One of the most important stats on the PGA Tour is entering an "expansion phase"

When it came to statistics, golf was historically a simple study. You had a player's scoring average, his earnings, maybe driving distance...and that was about it. However, the past 20 years have ushered a more analytical, diagnostic view to athletics. And though golf might have been slower to this …

A Civilian's Guide To The U.S. Military

We Americans love a lot of things about ourselves, and perhaps nothing more so than our military. Like many things about the U.S., it’s bigger than …

New Willie Horton Field of Dreams is nightmare for Corktown residents

The historic Tiger Stadium site has become an abandoned lot where sketchy activity is shielded from view.This article by Michael Betzold first …

7 Maps That Will Change How You Think About Global Politics

The ways we look at geopolitics are hopelessly out of date. Military might and the power of nation-states aren’t what they used to be. Now it’s all about who’s the most connected.<p>Power in the 21st century means something very different than it did even a few decades ago. Military might, territory, …

A Tiger Woods story shows us that we do not know athletes. At all.

I don’t watch golf. I don’t play golf. I don’t care about golf. When I’m being less mindful of the importance of the “don’t hate that other people …

Tiger Woods

Anyone who wants to be president needs to understand these 5 maps

Maps shape how we see the world.<p>The world has less than 500,000 kilometers of borders.<p>By comparison, it has 64 million km of highways, 4 million km of railways, 2 million km of pipelines and more than 1 million km of Internet cables ­­all part of a rapidly expanding global infrastructural Matrix.<p>As …

World Population History

Higher taxes will impact Rams employees in move to Los Angeles

The move from St. Louis to Los Angeles has many appealing qualities for Rams players, coaches and staff. Much warmer weather and a much larger fan …

The fascinating story of the world’s most famous baseball card

PHOENIX – There it is. A perfect rectangle, sealed in hard plastic, placed into a green velvet holding box, protected by a glass display case, hard …

These 7 maps explain US strategy

What's striking about American strategy is its paradoxical nature, that each solution to a threat poses a new threat.<p>Since its birth, the US has sought to defend itself. It approaches each threat with a constant outward movement of attention and resources, and now it straddles the world.<p>This means …

The 64 Most Annoying People In Sports Media: Skip Bayless Region | The Spun

The 2016 NCAA Tournament field was unveiled Sunday night, meaning that for the next three days, college basketball fans will be spending their time …