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You don’t even need waves to ride this electric hydrofoil surfboard

Previous Next<p>1 of 12<p>One of the biggest trends in surfing over the past few years has been the adoption of hydrofoil surfboards by some of the sports …

Extreme Sports

Rare Green Comet Twice As Wide As Jupiter Could Be Visible To The Naked Eye In August

Comet PANSTARRS (C/2017 S3) is on what looks like its first visit to our solar system and will be making its closest approach to the sun on August 16.<p>…

Astronomy

Lose the laces with this one low-tech shoe hack that will change your life

There are a handful of artifacts from earlier times that feel especially out of place in our modern lives. Most office phone and voicemail systems have remained largely unchanged for many years. I personally find it confounding that people still walk around handing out tiny paper cards with their …

Shoes

The making of 'Caddyshack' was even wilder than the movie

GOLF's Sean Zak talks with Chris Nashawaty, author of 'Caddyshack: The Making of a Hollywood Cinderella Story', about his book and the wild times …

Hunter Mahan: 6 Easy Ways to Crush It Down the Fairway

I love driving. My caddie had better have a very good reason for handing me a 3-wood or hybrid on the tee box, because unless it makes zero sense to …

Google Just Launched a Smartphone Game to Teach Adults How to Code

From programmable LEGO robots to mobile apps like Hopscotch, there’s no shortage of games and toys designed to get children interested in computer …

Computer Science

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

Hard Ball: How a small guy like Xander Schauffele kills it off the tee

Ever since my early teens, I’ve tried to swing the driver very fast. Back then, it was as fast as I could. But now that I’m 24, I’m working to dial back some of that speed, knowing I have an extra gear if needed. The goal is to protect myself from injuries down the road—especially to my back. That …

Trader Joe’s Does It Again With Fudgy Coffee Brownies. Here’s How to Make Your Own.

A lot of great desserts have come from the masterminds at Trader Joe’s, including a deep dish chocolate chip cookie and a birthday cake candy bar.<p>But …

This Bidet Toilet Seat Not Only Cleaned My Butt, It Changed My Life

After using the Bemis Renew Plus Bidet Cleansing Spa, how could I ever go back to toilet paper?<p>I was deep in a lavatory idyll when I realized that …

Improve Your Iron Consistency with One of Butch Harmon's Favorite Drills

If you want your irons to fly with that nice, high trajectory you see from good players, Butch Harmon says you have to learn how to shift your weight back and through the ball. A proper weight shift will help you hit down on the ball, which is far more effective in creating good, consistent contact …

Golf

How To Safely Access The Dark Web

The deep web and its inner recess, the dark web - those less well-trodden parts of the internet beyond the reach of Google and Bing - are not for the …

Privacy

Blair O'Neal's Fast, Easy Move to Strengthen Legs, Super-Size Drives

At the gym, I stick to drills that improve both my physique and my swing. This exercise gets your back into the correct hitting posture while …

Want to Hit Driver Better? Think Shoulder Angle and Full Turn

The driver is different than other clubs because to hit driver well, the low point of your swing should be further back than with other full-swing clubs. “The low point of the swing needs to be behind the ball, so the club is traveling in an upward direction and launches the ball without a lot of …

Clubface Control Through Impact - hit it straighter by opening up

Clubface Control Through Impact - hit it straighter by opening up<p>Andrew Rice<p>Today, Andrew Rice comes to you with a tip aimed at helping you maintain …

Dream Weekend: A Golfer's Weekend in Tampa

<i>Plan your next trip with our new Dream Weekend series, which gives you the best recommendations for golf courses, hotels, restaurants, and</i> …

The Simple Swing Plane Drill That's Going to Make You a Good Iron Player

A lot of amateurs struggle hitting consistent, solid iron shots - especially under pressure. Kyle Morris, one of our Golf Digest Best Young Teachers, says that a lot of the reason why golfers have problems with their irons is because their swing plane is wrong. Commonly, Morris says the hands go …

Road Trip: Northwest Montana

A road trip is one of the most American travel concepts there is. Leaving home to explore a new world, while zigzagging through dusty roads and urban centers is only one of the thrills. The beauty of a road trip is that while you normally have a destination in mind, the journey is usually the best …

Why this '5-4-3-2-1' mindfulness trick is so effective at beating anxiety

People are saying the results are instant.<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of worries.<p>But next time you feel overwhelmed with anxious thoughts, a simple mindfulness trick may offer some relief.<p>Shared by Boston University clinical …

Quick Tips For More Power

When it comes to power, there's an epidemic of misapplied force that is ruining thousands of swings every day. I'm talking about the concept of pushing the handle ahead of the clubhead through impact. It's a basic piece of instruction you've probably heard a lot—usually as a seemingly innocent part …

Top Road Trip Spots in North America, From a Man Who's Seen It All

1 of 25<p>Medicine Lake — Alberta, Canada<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 25<p>Tombstone Territorial Park — Yukon Territory, Canada<p>3 of 25<p>Salmon Glacier — British …

Wedges: Stop Pulling Your Wedge Shots

You're shutting the face. Keep it square by folding your right arm.

Why pay for Office and Photoshop when you can get these alternatives for free?

Top-quality software that costs nothing.<p>We rely on expensive computer programs to edit photos and video, deal with office work, and protect our computers from malware. But they're not our only options. Often, commercial studios will offer the most basic versions of their products free of charge. In …

Before & After: We Can't Believe This Isn't Real Marble

Marble is as pricey as it is gorgeous, but there's no real substitute for it, right? If you want the look of marble, you'll just have to save up …

Cold Calling is Dead. Here's an Effective New Approach

It's time to ditch the cold calling to heat up sales.<p>Cold calling doesn't work because no one like to be on the receiving end. (and most likely, your sales reps hate it too). Are your sales reps cold calling hundreds of prospects a day without seeing much success? It's time to quit the old-school …

Cold Calling

The Rose Bowl made me wonder how it took me so long to fall in love with college football

An unbelievable game opened my eyes to everything I’ve been missing.<p>When the clock struck midnight before New Year’s Day, I’d never watched a Rose Bowl from start to finish. I’d seen the iconic opening shots of those hazy mountains in the late afternoon sun and I had watched a few plays, but I …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Clever Tape Measure Tricks Every Craftsman Should Know

From helping with math to drawing straight lines, the humble tape measure has plenty of hidden talents.<p>A tape measure's purpose is obvious. Just pull out the blade and it will tell you just how long something is. It'll even adjust for the width of its own hook. But in the hands of an experience …

Smart Google Doodle puts coding in everyone's hands

Coding is for everyone.<p>The idea of stringing together commands to make a program is daunting prospect for most, but that's because many have never …