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Short Again?

2 ways to get it close from 10 yards out<p><i>Editor's Note: Wes Mensing, 27, was killed in a car accident on January 3. He was a Golf Digest Best Young Teacher based at Plainfield Country Club, Edison, N.J., and Golf & Body, New York City. This was his first story for Golf Digest. You can read more</i> …

Golf

Feeling Yippy?

Try this drill to steady your chipping<p>Here's what jumps out at me when I see players yipping chip shots:<p>The left arm stops dead just before impact, and the right hand flips. If this sounds familiar--you know who you are--the trick is to learn to keep your left arm moving through the shot.<p>I have a …

Golf

Fitness Friday: The One-Exercise Workout

Short on time in the gym? Golf Digest fitness advisor Ben Shear created an exercise that trains the lower and upper body in one compound movement. "It trains the hips, knees, glutes, back and shoulders in one shot," he says. The only thing you need is a dumbbell and something to sit on for the …

Workouts

Sharpen Your Short Game

Don't hit your 60. Hit your 12.<p>Forget technique. The best way to improve your short game is to adopt a new way of thinking. When you're sizing up a wedge shot, don't choose a club based on how high you want the ball to go; choose it for the lie. By that I mean, forget the big number stamped on the …

Golf

David Tennant explains Einstein’s theory of relativity on its 100th anniversary (VIDEO).

A century ago, a 36-year-old Albert Einstein published his general theory of relativity, which to the average Joe entails fuzzy concepts like …

How to Teach Your Parents About Airbnb

A former Onion editor shares a point-by-point way to discuss sleeping with strangers ... with your folks.<p>Your parents are coming to visit. Rather than try to squeeze them into the already-tight apartment you share with a roommate who's up all night playing <i>Minecraft,</i> you booked them a nearby Airbnb. …

Hospitality

25 Best Things to Do in New York

New York may be ever-changing, but when it comes to can't-miss cultural experiences, the classics always win out.<p>Whether you're a local realizing you've yet to fully explore the city or an out-of-towner who doesn't know the Met from the MoMA, these quintessential stops will help you catch a glimpse …

New York City

10 National Parks to See Before You Die

Our national parks are overwhelming in every way—in number, in size, in their capacity to inspire wonder. But this list is the perfect place to start.

Crispy Chips

A technique so easy you can do it one-handed<p>If you're making poor contact on chip shots—hitting behind the ball or catching it thin—it's probably because you're trying to help the ball into the air. Your hands are too active, and you're hitting up at impact. I'm going to walk you through a chipping …

Golf

How to Handle Your Chips

Tweak your grip to hit higher or lower shots<p>An easy way to control the trajectory of a chip shot is to adjust your left hand at address. To play a high shot, I weaken my left-hand position by setting my thumb straight down the handle at address (<i>top left</i>). I also play the ball a little forward of …

Golf

Take the Right Steps

Make a beeline for the ball<p>This might not seem like a big deal, but it is. The way you walk into a shot matters because it affects your accuracy. A lot of amateurs mistakenly approach the ball from the side, or they start from behind it but then go wide and come in from the side anyway. The more …

Golf

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Best iPad Apps of 2014

(Apologies that this post is around a week later than usual. I had a bit of a health scare during Christmas week and very low energy for a fair few days. Feeling fine now.)<p>This has been another year of notable milestones for the iPad – 225 million iPads sold, over 650,000 iPad apps in the App …

how to make the perfect poached egg

Poached eggs are pretty much my most favorite way to eat an egg. I’ve poached eggs for breakfast, lunch and dinner and never seem to get tired of …

Healthy Kale and Quinoa Patties Recipe

Enjoy a superfood kind of meal that’s delicious and good for you! Our spicy kale quinoa patties recipe is a scrumptious substitute for those rubbery …

Healthy Eating

Simple Greek Quinoa Dinner Omelets with Feta and Tzatziki.

You know all about breakfast for dinner, right?<p>Watch the How To Video Here:<p>It is something I personally do not do enough of, but that changed the …

Margarita Chicken Quesadilla with Margarita Guacamole

Oh yes, it’s Margarita time!<p>Yes, I am well aware that it is Monday.<p>But hey, who the heck said you can’t have a little fun on Monday?<p>Plus, I already …

Baja Ceviche Tostadas

Make the ceviche: In a large bowl, combine halibut, shrimp, and juice. Allow to marinate for 20 minutes. Drain and discard all but ½ cup juice. Add …

Caramelized Balsamic Onions and Gruyere Flatbread

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-low heat. Add half of onions, cook down slightly then add the other half. (You can add them all at once but …

Onions

The Sun Looks Uncannily Like A Jack-O-Lantern, Just In Time For Halloween

Halloween is on its way, and everyone’s starting to get into the festive spirit. Even the sun, it seems, wants to get in on the fun.<p>On Wednesday, the same day that skywatchers were treated to a full "blood moon," NASA captured a spooky image of the sun looking uncannily like a glowing …

How Michigan's Run Game Can Survive Without Derrick Green for Rest of 2014

Derrick Green was finally showing the Wolverines what he could do for them. Now they’ll have to find out what they can do without him.<p>The sophomore was having one of his best games for Michigan on Saturday—74 yards on just 12 carries—before breaking his clavicle during the late stages of the 26-24 …

College Football

Michigan Football May Be Mired In Long Term Regression

Don’t tell me that Rich Rodriguez isn’t just a little tickled by tumultuous times in Wolverine land.<p>While Coach Rodriguez was leading his unranked Arizona Wildcats into Eugene, OR for an upset of second-ranked Oregon on Thursday night, both his former athletics director at Michigan and replacement …

MD Anderson doctor convicted of assault in poisoning of colleague

An MD Anderson doctor poisoned her lover and colleague, jurors determined on Friday, finding her guilty of assault in a trial that revealed sordid details about a love triangle involving physicians at the world famous institution.<p>The jurors discounted claims by defense attorneys for Ana …

Crime

Embers of War

• <b>Author:</b> Fredrik Logevall<p><b>WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE</b> <br>Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, <i>Embers of War</i> is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic …

Brave Companions

• <b>Author:</b> David McCullough<p>From Alexander von Humboldt to Charles and Anne Lindbergh, these are stories of people of great vision and daring whose achievements continue to inspire us today, brilliantly told by master historian David McCullough.<p>The bestselling author of <i>Truman</i> and <i>John Adams,</i> David …

A Peace to End All Peace

• <b>Author:</b> David Fromkin<p><b>Published with a new afterword from the author—the classic, bestselling account of how the modern Middle East was created</b><p>The Middle East has long been a region of rival religions, ideologies, nationalisms, and ambitions. All of these conflicts—including the hostilities between …

Our Favorite Burger Recipes from Classic to "Crunchified"

Juicy burgers—from beef, to turkey, to veggie—that you'll want to get on your grill right now.<p><b>Fire up that grill already</b>—it's practically begging for one of these juicy burgers to make that delightful sizzling noise.

Cooking

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Michigan Wolverines 2014 QB Fall Practice Preview: Depth Chart and Analysis

Devin Gardner enters fall practice as Michigan’s presumptive starter at quarterback. While signs point to him leading the team as it tries to bounce back from a disappointing 7-6 record, there are some nagging doubts about whether Gardner’s position on the top of the depth chart is completely solid.<p>…

College Football