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World's 50 best restaurants for 2018 announced

<b>(CNN) —</b> If there's ever a bad night to eat out -- not including that time you ordered those mussels -- it's the one when all the planet's top chefs skip work to find out if their restaurants have finally been named the world's best.<p>This year, culinary masterminds from five continents gathered in …

South America

The Top 10 PGA Golfers of All Time

Outside of LeBron James vs. Michael Jordan, there is no fiercer "greatest ever" debate in sports than that of Tiger Woods or Jack Nicklaus. The two PGA Tour legends with a combined 32 majors were the obvious choices for No. 1 and No. 2 on this list of the best golfers, but in which order?<p>Before we …

Golf

Golf Digest's Complete 200 Greatest International Golf Courses

Golf Digest has been ranking golf courses for more than half a century. In February 2018, we published a World 100 ranking that included the best courses outside the United States—as a way to celebrate golf in other countries. With so much course-design work now being overseas, our editors used …

Why Nine Hole Golf Is Booming

Nine golf is booming! And we have the statistics to prove it…<p><b>Why Nine Hole Golf Is Booming</b><p>According to new research, including from the governing …

New World Handicap System Designed to Welcome More Golfers

The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by the USGA and The R&A, with key …

New Golf Rules 2019: All You Need To Know

Golf's governing bodies have revealed the new rules coming into play from 1st January 2019<p><b>New Golf Rules 2019: All You Need To Know</b><p>The R&A and USGA …

Golf

97,000 People Have This Operation Each Year – Here’s What Happens When It Goes Wrong

Hernia mesh complications are leaving people in intensive care<p>“I feel like I’m a burden to my family. The whole thing’s absolutely disgusting. It’s …

11 reasons Jack Nicklaus is better than Tiger Woods

We've been debating the Jack Nicklaus vs. Tiger Woods question ever since that historic 1997 Masters and we'll be debating it for decades to come. But what if we had to have that discussion today? No predictions for the future or presumed milestones. What if Tiger Woods suddenly announced his …

Golf

Plugin hybrid a vital stepping stone to all-electric

It’s a much smaller step to go from driving around in your plugin hybrid to a full-electric model, than it is to make the jump to electric from …

What you need to know about the new Rules of Golf

The new, modernized Rules of Golf have been finalized and released by the USGA and R&A, and will go into effect at the beginning of 2019. Though the general premise for this update was to clarify the sport's notorious ambiguity around its guidelines, let's be honest: rules language can still be …

What happens if you have prostate surgery?

After a person reaches the age of 40 years old, cells in the prostate gland can sometimes begin to multiply. This growth can lead to enlargement of …

USGA/R&A unveil new World Handicap System set to debut in 2020

It’s one of the game’s unique and abiding traits: For any given round, golfers of all skills can compete against one another by virtue of having a Handicap Index that measures their ability. So what if you can’t break 90! You could be teeing it up against Jordan Spieth or Lexi Thompson and, based …

Nissan Leaf

Overview<p>What is it?<p>Most carmakers are still up to two years from launching their first proper standalone mainstream electric cars. Yet here’s Nissan …

Passing panorama: New Zealand’s glory from a train window

It’s 8.15am on the dot and with one mellow toot the TranzAlpine passenger train is off on its journey from Christchuch to Greymouth. As we rattle through the flat and fertile Canterbury plains we are soon climbing up steep gorges in the foothills of the Southern Alps, the backbone of South Island. …

New Zealand

Hard Brexit would hit 142 Irish cross-border agreements

From heart surgery to special needs education to mobile phone charges, an EC and UK study has compiled a list of activities that will be hit<p>A confidential study conducted by the UK government and the European commission has listed 142 cross-border activities on the island of Ireland that would be …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pickleball For All: The Cross-Generational Power Of Play

It's a bright fall morning in Santa Cruz County, Calif., and the tennis area at Brommer Street Park is overrun with dozens of people. But they aren't here for tennis. Instead, cadences of <i>pick-pock</i> sounds fill the air as doubles players — many in their 50s and older — whack yellow Wiffle-like balls …

Why women tend to avoid sex as they age

New research investigates the reasons behind why aging women tend to lose interest in sex after going through menopause.<p>The findings will be …

The Pension Storm Is Coming To Europe -- It May Be The End Of Europe As We Know It

I’ve written a lot about U.S. public pension funds lately. Many of them are underfunded and will never be able to pay workers the promised benefits—at least without dumping a huge and unwelcome bill on taxpayers.<p>And since taxpayers are generally voters, it’s not at all clear they will pay that bill.<p>…

Retirement

Animated map of how Earth will look in 250 million years

According to plate tectonics theory, Earth's outer shell is divided into multiple plates that slowly glide over the mantle. This slowly changes Earth's surface over time by merging, or separating, continents.<p>Here, we used projections from Chris Scotese— a professor with Northwestern University's …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2018 Nissan Leaf

No longer the oddball EV<p>It’s relatively uncommon that you encounter a vehicle changing so radically in appearance from one iteration to the next. But such is the case with the 2018 Nissan Leaf, which has morphed from a comically rounded electro-pod to a smart and somewhat athletic-looking …

Electric Vehicles

17 inspirational Jack Nicklaus quotes every golfer must read

Jack Nicklaus has been there, done that, and with his 18 major titles, is the greatest golfer to have ever played the game.<p>And if you're in need of …

Golf

These will be the 21 most powerful economies in 2030

Emerging markets will start to dominate rankings of the world's top economies by 2030, according to a report published earlier this year.<p>The report, …

8 Bucket List Golf Courses You Have To Play Before You Die

Golf is blessed with magnificent courses and stunning scenery all over the world. Rob Smith suggests a bucket-list tour of some of the game’s</b> …

The Day John Lennon Met Paul McCartney and Changed Music Forever

On July 6, 1957—60 years ago today—John met Paul. And music was never the same.<p>If you’re someone whose heart harbors notions of true romanticism, you …

How quickly are the Pillars of Creation being destroyed?

At 7,000 light years away, are they even still there today?<p><i>“There’s no difference between a pessimist who says, “Oh it’s hopeless, so don’t bother</i> …

Cosmology

Golf’s History, in Scotland and Beyond

The 117th U.S. Open is in full swing — but golf, of course, has been around much longer than the tournament.<p>Scotland is often credited with inventing the game. The earliest known reference to golf is a 1457 Scottish parliamentary resolution banning it as a distraction from archery practice, which …

Golf

The Growing Lure Of Golf And Wine Vacations

Sylvie McPhilemy spent summers growing up near the Bay of Arcachon in southwest France. In 1987 she visited Belfast in Ireland and met her future husband Lucius. After living in Paris where he worked as a financial controller, they moved to Bordeaux city with their children and founded a new …

50 Facts About The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper Album

Think you know everything about the greatest album ever made? Think again. Here are 50 facts you don’t know about <b>The Beatles</b>’ <i></i><i>Sgt Pepper’s Lonely</i> …

The 20 Most Influential People in Tech Right Now

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Leadership