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What I've Learned: George Carlin

Comedian, 64, Venice, California<p><b>I was in my mother's belly</b> as she sat in the waiting room of the abortionist's office. Dr. Sunshine was his code name. I was fifty feet from the drainpipe, and she saw a painting on the wall that reminded her of her mother, who had recently died. She took that as a …

Lance Armstrong's Confession

Nelson Mandela, Inspiration To World, Dies At 95

Nelson Mandela, who was born in a country that viewed him as a second-class citizen, died Thursday as one of the most respected statesmen in the world. He was 95.<p>President Jacob Zuma announced the death in a televised speech.<p>From his childhood as a herd boy, Mandela went on to lead the African …

‘Breaking Bad’ Recap: The Abominable Snowman

The next time we see <b>Walter White</b> and <b>Jesse Pinkman</b> will be the last time we see them. Until then, these are the images we’re left with from last …

‘Breaking Bad”s Skyler: ‘The Chickens Do Come Home to Roost’

<i>In anticipation of the</i> <i></i><i>Breaking Bad</i> <i></i><i>series finale on Sunday, September 29th,</i> <i></i>Rolling Stone <i>has been</i> <i>publishing an exclusive interview with a new cast</i> …

Fitness Friday: Perfect the plank

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>There used to be a guy who would come into the gym where I worked out almost every day, and, without fail, perform what could possibly be the worst example of a biceps curl I've ever seen. He'd start with the annoying habit of standing directly in front of the weight rack instead of …

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

Walt Jr. from ‘Breaking Bad’: ‘It Gets Crazier’

<i>In anticipation of the</i> <i></i><i>Breaking Bad</i> <i></i><i>series finale on Sunday, September 29th,</i> <i></i>Rolling Stone <i>has been</i> <i>publishing an exclusive interview with a new cast</i> …

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All in the Family: Breaking Bad Is Really Just About One Thing

<b>Breaking Bad has always been,</b> at its heart, a show about Family. Emilio and Krazy-8 were cousins, the Salamancas were an entire family involved in the drug trade. Gustavo Fring and Max Arciniega were as close as family, Mike Ehrmantraut was motivated by his granddaughter. In short, every antagonist …

Breaking Bad Precap, Episode 515: Twice More Unto the Breach

A Final Toast for Hank<p><b>Andy Greenwald:</b> Hank died last week. Let’s say it again, to be clear: Hank died last week. That was him, lying in the desert, …

Fitness Friday: Slow down to speed up

__<p>By Ron Kaspriske__<p>*You can only swing the club as fast as you can slow it down. *Think about that for a bit. I'll get back to that statement.<p>We're all looking for 10, 15, 20 more yards off the tee and to hit 8-iron where we once hit 7-iron. But how do you get it? A new driver? A new ball? Bigger …

Brazilian Team Fumes After Opposition Masseur Denies 2 Match-Winning Strikes

A team masseur who sneaked onto the pitch to deny two late goalscoring opportunities for the opposition has apologised for his actions.<p>Romildo Fonseca da Silva, masseur for Aparecidense in Brazil's fourth division, ran into the goalmouth in the dying minutes of his side's game against Tupi and …

Fitness Friday: Everything you need to know about interval training

<b>Editor's note:</b> This week we welcome golf-fitness expert Ben Shear to the Golf Digest family. Ben (<i>pictured</i>), who has been a regular contributor to the magazine for several years, recently accepted our invitation to be added to our staff as a Golf Digest Professional Advisor, meaning he'll write …

Swing Sequence: Tiger Woods

Fitness Friday: Walk this way

Fitness Friday: Take Control Of Your Golf Club

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>This is prime rough-growing season for much of the country.<p>If you haven't experienced it already, it won't be long before advancing anything longer than an 8-iron from off the fairway becomes a real challenge. Superintendents love to see you take three hacks from deep grass before …

Fitness Friday: H is the letter to remember to improve your golf posture

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>While going through the Golf Digest archives, I recently found a good article I did with fitness trainer Don Saladino, who co-owns the Drive 495 (@drive495) golf gym in Manhattan with his brother Joe.<p>The reason I bring it up is because I'm often asked what areas of the body should …

Fitness Friday: No hotel room? No problem

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>Trying to stay fit while traveling is always a challenge. Time is an issue, the quality of food available is typically poor, and getting from place to place can be exhausting.<p>What you need is a practical and convenient way to try and maintain your fitness level. Back in 2010, we …

Fitness Friday: Bigger Turn = Bigger Drives

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>Some golf instructors will tell you the reason that amateurs restrict their body turn during the backswing is because they're afraid of not making solid contact, but there's actually a more typical reason: A lot of amateurs simply can't make a full, athletic turn.<p>"It's the most …

Fitness Friday: How to improve your coil

A key ingredient to hitting the ball farther is the ability to rotate your upper body away from the target during the backswing, while your lower body remains fairly stationary. In essence, you're coiling your upper torso by using your hips and legs as resistance (<i>like Nick Watney, right)</i>). Then, …

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5 Keys Tee To Green

How to get more out of your rounds<p>Scoring is a skill, like being a great driver or being automatic out of the sand.<p>It's about reading situations and picking the best shot, given the risks and where you are with your game. When I don't have my A-game, I try to be real patient. I'd rather be in the …

Watch Chipping & Pitching | Stan Utley: Chipping Drill | Golf Digest Video | CNE

Stan Utley: Chipping Drill<p>To improve your chipping, hold a club upside down and practice gently tapping balls with the grip end with a flick of your wrist.<p>Released on 6/13/2013<p>Credits<p>Starring:<p>Stan Utley<p>Transcript<p>Embed

Fitness Friday: Reboot Your Swing At The Turn

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>How many times have you shot a personal best on the front nine only to come limping in over the final stretch of holes? Or maybe you found your groove around the seventh hole but lost it by the 13th.<p>"It could be a motor-programming issue," says Golf Digest Fitness Advisor Ralph …

Rooftop putting greens: Practice made perfect?

<b>By Keely Levins</b><p><i>Hit a house: A small green with a big Central Park view. Photo: Landon Nordeman</i><p>Would you be more likely to work on your putting if your practice green came with a great view? That might explain why more golfers are installing synthetic greens on their roofs. (Or maybe they just like …

Fitness Friday: Decompress your spine

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>Quick question: Are you sitting while you read this? If you are, think about your normal posture and how it relates to your spinal cord. Are your shoulders protracted? Are your glute muscles relaxed? Now think about your address posture when you play golf. Do you bend from your …

Stop Leaving Chips Short

Your setup might be making you quit on the shot<p>If you struggle to get the ball to the hole on chips, I'll bet your address position is too much like your full-swing address (<i>above, left</i>). This encourages you to scale down the size and speed of your chipping stroke, and, as a result, you don't hit …