Mark Hoover

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Just how big is Big Data?

Big Data started with algorithms helpfully scouring vast amounts of data to find patterns. These days it feels a bit like Big Brother. Using machine learning and AI to tweak algorithms, companies are now able to deliver profound insights from datasets once considered impossible to compile.<p>This …

The Battle of the Supertrains

Promoters are touting two different multi-billion-dollar high-speed projects between Washington, D.C., and Baltimore. Is it a fantasy, or a game changer?<p>In the space of one weird week in October, residents of Washington, D.C., and Baltimore were told that, one day, their commuting needs might be …

Study shows you should look at your line on breaking putts, not at the ball

It appears Jordan Spieth is on to something after all.<p>Spieth, widely considered one of the best putters on the PGA Tour, has a strange putting quirk, …

Wesley Bryan shows he's still really good at trick shots after Bubba Watson calls him out

Wesley Bryan's fantastic rookie campaign on the PGA Tour included a first win at Hilton Head in April and the tour's fastest round ever. But as good as he's proven to be at real golf, the rising star hasn't forgotten his trick-shot roots that first made him famous.<p>We found this out on Wednesday …

Golf

Hot, New Cars at the LA Auto Show: Pictures

Sports Cars

Incredible Time Lapse of a Gargantuan Cruise Ship Being Built from Scratch

Watch the 300-meter-long AIDAprima come together like Lego<p>With a staggering 18 passenger decks, an onboard artificial beach, a "lazy river" ride and …

Time-lapse Photography