Rick Darnell

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Apple Just Revealed the Secrets to Taking Perfect iPhone Pictures

Struggling to take your photography game to the next level? Then fear not, for help is at hand. Apple has just launched a new website brimming with …

Mobile Photography

Five Wild Western Overland Destinations for Your Shortlist

Every year our forum section explodes with thousands of posts dedicated to trip planning. If you live in a part of the country where the western half …

National Parks

5 Fundamentals To Better Golf

Some golfers hate practicing, but one thing I've learned is that the range — not the golf course — is where your swing gets better. You might be able to make small adjustments mid-round and play OK, but any real improvements come from practice. Let's say you've got at least 30 minutes once a week …

In Utah, How You Tread Through This Canyon Matters

Phil Lyman cared so much about what he sees as his right to drive all-terrain vehicles into Recapture Canyon, he went to jail for it.<p>"Going into this, you know, I've said a number of times, I'm a foot soldier," the San Juan County, Utah, commissioner says. "I'm not a captain. I'm not a general. I'm …

12 spots that will inspire your next road trip to Colorado

Without a car, you’re going nowhere fast in Colorado. The immense expanses that define this state demand a swiftly moving vehicle. Travel deep and …

There's Only One Thing You Need to Know About Death, According to Buddhism | HelloCare

I think we can all agree that the fear of death is the greatest fear we can face. How can we wrap our minds around the mystery of the great unknown? …

These 17 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

Masters jacket found in thrift store for $5 sold for $139K at auction

Talk about an investment!<p>Saturday, a green Masters jacket found in a Toronto thrift store 23 years ago sold at auction for $139,344 more than it cost in the thrift store.<p>That’s because it sold for $5 at that store, where it was tucked away with other used jackets.<p>Augusta National has confirmed this …

20 of the Best Breakfast Casseroles for Your Easter Brunch

If you're hosting Easter brunch this year, you're going to want to include a breakfast casserole in the spread (along with a big batch of bacon …

Lucid Dreaming Meditation: A Guided Meditation for Deep Sleep

Allow yourself to step into a blissful and relaxing state of being with an incredibly beautiful lucid dreaming meditation. This lucid dreaming …

14 apps every modern gentleman should have on his phone

But it could also be so much more than that, if only you have the proper tools in your utility belt.<p>We've put together a list of the most useful apps every modern gentleman should have on his phone.<p>From showing you how to cook to telling you how to survive in the event of a snakebite, these apps …

Describe the Pivot Turn in the Golf Swing

It's amazing how much weekend players struggle to make the pivot turns in their golf swings. Give them a plastic flying disk, a baseball bat, or even …

Synchronize your swing like Dustin Johnson

Stop pulling the club behind you in the backswing with one simple drill<p>The new world No. 1 player doesn't have what would seem to be the most copyable swing. Dustin Johnson used it to smash the field at the Genesis Open, winning by five over Thomas Pieters and Scott Brown.<p>But even if you can't get …

Watch a fake European Tour TV reporter hilariously prank some of the world's best golfers

We didn't think the European Tour could top its series of humorous videos involving a kid reporter interviewing some of golf's biggest names. But a new video of a <i>fake</i> reporter interviewing some of golf's biggest names might be even better.<p>Introducing "The Awkward Reporter," a TV journalist from a …

Take 20 Years Off Your Swing with a Brand New Stance

Your back aches. Your spine is tight. You feel about as loose as the Tin Man without his oil can. Buck up, you big stiff! You can cheat your way to a …

How to use Single Sign-On to watch pay-TV on your iPad

Back at WWDC last June Apple announced a major update to Apple TV that leaned heavily on the use of Siri for search in addition to features like Live tune-in and the ability to manage Home Kit accessories. They also revealed a new single sign-on capability that allowed customers in the US to …

Bunker Tips: Wedge bounce explained

Understanding wedge bounce and how to use it is the first step to better bunker play<p>Amateur golfers often struggle with getting out of the sand on a …

Practice using feedback! Part I: The Three Tee Drill for path

Maximize your practice by using feedback! In this three-part series, GolfTEC Certified Personal Coach Aram Hudson highlights useful drills …

A Backpacker’s Theory of Life

What I learned my first summer in the Sierra Nevada—and since<p>I’m in the autumn of my life now, a first-year baby boomer, not yet retired but given to …

Hiking

Pose a Strike: Set Up a Perfect Angle of Attack

Create the perfect angle of attack for crisp pitches and high-launch drives with this simple preshot move.<p><b>Pitch Shots</b><p><b>1. STAND STRAIGHT UP</b> with the …

New Year, New Game: Fix Your Chicken Wing for a High Draw

<b>The New Year is nearly upon us, so it’s time to start thinking about golf for 2017. We’ve assembled some basic tips to serve as a New Year’s</b> …

The best places to retire for the adventurous

Growing older can mean growing bolder. Forget golf and games of bridge, head here for the time of your life.<p>Year-round sunshine, a lower cost of living and the desire to experience different cultures are luring thousands of expats to far-flung corners of the globe for their twilight years.<p>From …

The 13 Best Places to Backpack in Northern California

With backpacking season just around the corner, we've pulled together some of our favorite multi-day backpacking treks throughout the state for your …

Editor’s Choice: Top 10 Favorite Motorcycle Stories of 2016

Top 10 Favorite Motorcycle Stories of 2016<p>While planning a content strategy for 2017, I looked back at some of the most read stories at Ultimate …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

10 Dramatic Sights You Have To See In Yellowstone National Park, USA

One of my favourite things about the US is the absolutely stunning natural beauty – something that you can find in pretty much every state you visit …

A Guide to New Mexico’s National Parks

Welcome to the Land of Enchantment.<p>Most travelers imagine New Mexico as a state of stark desert, cactus, and saguaro trees. But Bandelier National …

5 Top Reasons You DONT Get Better at Golf

4 Ways to Stop Coming Over the Top

<i>“Tom, I’m coming over the top and hitting big slices! Help!”</i><p>Nothing can ruin your score quicker than hitting three off the tee after you pump one out …