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The Nine Most Eagerly Awaited New Golf Courses Of 2017

The bucket list mentality is strong with golfers. Sure, the majority of golf is played locally, but that doesn’t change the fact that the diehards among us can’t wait to hear about the next great course or destination.<p>The unvarnished truth is that the golf industry continues to go through a period …

Golf

Watch Phil Mickelson chip in three times -- in just NINE holes

Phil Mickelson holed a flop shot for eagle on Thursday. He played a perfect pitch shot off the sixth <i>green</i> on Saturday. And yet, that didn't even touch the final-round short-game clinic he put on at the Genesis Open.<p>Dustin Johnson's dominant win and ascension to No. 1 deserved nearly all of the …

The Tinder-inspired Wallet!

I never thought I’d live to see the day where a wallet design would take direct inspiration from smartphones. The Vessel wallet literally allows you …

The tech industry has $21 billion worth of open, high paying jobs — here are the top 15

It now includes a salary estimate with every job listing, based on sifting through the millions of self-reported salaries hosted on its site.<p>To celebrate that new feature, it dug into its data to find out which industries and job titles had the most openings.<p>All told, there are a whopping $272 …

Employment

4 Free Small Business Marketing Tools

Here's a list of four marketing tools that add real value -- but don't cost a thing!<p>This story originally appeared on PR Newswire's Small Business PR Toolkit<p>There’s only one thing better than finding a cool new marketing tool, and that’s finding a <i>free,</i> cool new marketing tool. Here’s a list of four …

Small Business

This is what Pebble Beach and Cypress Point look like from an astronaut's point of view

Golf Digest will unveil the latest edition of America's 100 Greatest Golf Courses later this week. But before the complete ranking comes out, we got an interesting look at a couple of courses -- Pebble Beach and Cypress Point -- that always make the cut. From outer space, that is.<p>That's because …

How far do average golfers really hit it? New distance data will surprise you

What constitutes a long drive? For most golfers, they turn to the TV for context. Sadly, the bombs produced by Dustin Johnson and Jason Day aren't realistic standards (even for most pros). Moreover, despite the advances in technology and fitness, 300 yards remains a desired and hallowed target, …

Golf

Seven simple ways to get golf fit in 2017

If you’re the type of person who uses Jan. 1 as a springboard to make improvements in your life, there are some really simple things you can do to look better, feel better and play better golf. There’s no need to think of them as resolutions; just minor adjustments. Consider these suggestions for …

Exercise

15 tips and tricks to close more deals and make tons of money in 2017

Selling is a tough job.<p>But there are certain things you can do to improve your salesmanship.<p>We sifted through a number of different sales-related surveys and reports to come up with the 15 things every salesperson should do to up their game in 2017.

Wall Street

We really thought we had seen it all until we saw this flying trick shot

Let's preface all of this by saying that we can't verify for sure if this is real, because well, look at it.<p>Then again, the guy who produced it, Ryan Rustand, has pretty solid trick shot credentials (he's the guy hitting the shot, not the flying guy). Rustand is a golf coach who lives in Maryland, …

Golf

The Outrageous Story of the Dale, A 1970s Three-Wheeled Scam

In the height of the 1970s gas crunch, this revolutionary car promised 70 mpg. It turned out to be one of the auto industry's most brazen con-jobs.<p>Back in the 1970s, people were desperate for something different. Malaise-era cars filled the streets with their boxy averageness, and the gas crunch …

The No. 1 Reason Companies Can't Get Good People to Work for Them

Having trouble recruiting the right talent for your team? This could be why...<p>Ask any manager today what the key to business success is and they'll likely say something along the lines of, <i>"Our people."</i> Executive teams know the effectiveness of their employees determines just how far the company can …

Employment

Microsoft Reveals Its Secret Ingredient For Success

You’ve either got it, lost it, or want it. This week proved that Microsoft, after a long solace in the digital desert, has returned. It has a clear strategy for growing its cloud services, the software is working well, and the Surface hardware has added the last ingredient to the mix… desire.<p>It has …

Windows Phone

SEC commissioner says postponed Florida-LSU game 'needs to be played'

Greg Sankey believes its best for the conference that the Gators and Tigers play this season<p>During Saturday's SEC on CBS game between Texas A&M and …

Do You Know How High To Tee Your Driver?

Half a ball above the club face? Right in the middle? We've got the answer.<p>How do you tee up your ball when you’re hitting driver? Do you have one of those tees that has lines on it that lets you know how high the tee should be? Do you measure with your pinky? Or do you more go by feel? There are a …

Golf

11 Overlay Maps That Will Change The Way You See The World

All maps face the challenge of making the globe appear to scale in two dimensions. Most, like the traditional Mercator projection, keep either size or shape consistent — not both — which skews our perception of continents and countries one way or the other.<p>But when you compare square mileage, a …

Graphic Design

Realtime map of lightning strikes

Average delay is about 3-5 seconds. Make sure you turn the sound up too. That’s the North American map…there are also maps for Europe, Asia, …

An Open Letter To The Balls Who Left Me

My Dear Balls,<p>Where did you go?<p>I woke up one day and you were gone. No note, no warning, nothing. Just…gone.<p>I can’t believe you left. After all, …

Last Week Tonight made this gross gif to use when politicians make you sick

Odds are you're going to be irritated/disgusted/disturbed by a politician at least 10 times a day from now until you take your final breath, but …

What's in a name? The 'World Capitals' of Louisiana | NOLA.com

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New Orleans

Hugh Hefner's Son Explains What It Was Really Like to Grow Up in the Playboy Mansion

"It's funny because the whole world sees it as this mecca for orgies, but for me, it has always represented a sort of Indiana Jones adventure."<p>Cooper Hefner, the youngest son of Hugh, gave <i>Business Insider</i> an in-depth tour of the Playboy Mansion last year, and now that the place has been sold — will …

The story behind the Gordie Howe jersey Cameron wears in 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off'

The sports world is mourning Gordie Howe, aka “Mr. Hockey,” who passed away on Friday at the age of 88. Howe, who played for the Detroit Red Wings for most of his career, scored 801 goals during his time in the NHL (second only to Wayne Gretzky), and officially retired at the impressive age of …

Ice Hockey

12 Vintage Car Toys Now Worth Big Bucks

Kids who were into cars, trucks, and motorcycles had plenty of cool toys to choose from in the 1970s and 1980s. These toys were well built, and many moved under their own power. And since so many of these machines were modeled after the ones made famous on TV shows and movies, every kid wanted …

Hot Wheels

The first phone with Google Tango is a 6.4-inch monster from Lenovo

The Phab 2 Pro is coming this fall for $499<p>Lenovo is today announcing a new range of smartphones that will be coming to the US later this year. The Phab 2 and Phab 2 Plus are updates of last year's Phab model and feature oversized 6.4-inch displays, metal construction, and low prices. But the most …

Mobile Technology

20 of the Most Popular Cleaning Hacks on Pinterest

Slow Cookers

Turn Sweeping the Workshop from a Chore to a Joy with a DIY Air Broom

Build a basic air broom to quickly clean your floors.<p>It's important to keep your workshop floor clean so you don't track sawdust and debris back into the house. There's nothing <i>wrong</i> with a broom and a dustpan, but this DIY air broom quickly pushes dust and debris of all sizes into manageable piles. …

Samsung's latest fitness smartwatch has some incredible new features, but it's missing something important

It's the successor of the good-but-flawed Gear Fit, and it comes with a great new map feature that shows your route and helps direct you in the right direction.<p>At the same time, it's lacking an important feature that we believe would have made the Gear Fit 2 an undisputed winner as a fitness device.<p>…

Fitness Technology

Why This One Kind of Quarter from 1970 is Unique and Super Valuable

Check your pockets.<p>Many vintage childhood toys—Beanie Babies, Lego sets, and even iPods—could be worth a small fortune if they're in good condition. But now there's another seemingly ordinary thing from the 1970s that's making headlines for its unbelievable value.<p>Quarters—yes, the coins that are …

King Tut's Knife Was Made From A Meteorite

Scientists say an iron knife buried with King Tut is truly out of this world.<p>The knife was made with iron that came from a meteorite, according to an article in the journal Meteoritics and Planetary Science published online last month.<p>The dagger in question was one of two found in the wrapping of …

Archaeology

We Tested a Bunch of Growlers to See How Long They Kept Our Beer Cold

The growler has made it possible to bring fresh beer home from your favorite brewery. Normally that is a simple process, and the growler ends up in …

Stainless Steel