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How much money is GrabTaxi making?

GrabTaxi has become ubiquitous in Southeast Asia. But is it sustainable? We tear down how GrabTaxi makes money, and whether it has what it takes to …

The Most Important Billion-Dollar Company You've Never Heard Of

Meet Jasper, Jahangir Mohammed's fast-growing yet near-invisible company helping to power the internet of things.<p><b>My shipmate is not happy.</b> It isn't the 100-degree heat, although his stubbled brown skull is visibly sweating. And it's not the fact that we have caught exactly one tiny fish this August …

Internet of Things

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

Dave Pelz: Master The Sand

Fitness Friday: How to swing like Rory

__By Ron Kaspriske<p>__<p>In simpler terms, he can rotate his pelvis without his torso moving in the same direction. This ability, known by golf-fitness experts as lower-body dissociation, allows a player to generate a tremendous amount of energy, which can then be used to smash the ball. If you watch a …

Rory McIlroy's Short-Game Basics

478 words on getting up and down more often<p><b>→Erasing your mistakes</b>—not hitting perfect shots—is what good golf is all about. I've certainly had tournaments where I felt I was swinging great (like the 2011 U.S. Open, when I hit 86 percent of the greens in regulation). But as special as those weeks …

Wellness Wednesday: Lower back injuries in golf

Statistics point to the fact one out of every two golfers will incur a lower back injury at some point during there playing career. This includes …

Here's how six PGA Tour pros practice putting before they go play

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- An hour spent on the practice putting green watching PGA Tour pros before they go play can teach you a lot.<p>First, think what many amateurs do: most usually throw down a few balls, quickly eye-up that hole 30 feet away and pull the trigger. They do that …

Anna Rawson Shows You How to Add Backspin with an Iron-Sexiest Shots in Golf-Golf Digest

Use Martin Kaymer's Tennis Ball Drill to Improve Your Swing

Anna Rawson Shows You How to Hit a Checked Wedge Shot | Sexiest Shots in Golf | Golf Digest

Blair O’Neal Shows You How to Curve It Around a Tree-Sexiest Shots in Golf-Golf Digest

Charlie Wi Bunker Shot In Pure Slow Motion

Fitness Friday: Are you giving away yardage?

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>Your abdominal oblique muscles, on the sides of your belly, have an important function in the golf swing. They help you maintain your address posture as your trunk rotates, which is critical for making good contact. If you tend to slice the ball or hit it fat or thin, it's likely …

Loosen Up Your Grip & Relax with the 10-Ball Drill-Golf Digest

Blair O'Neal Shows You How to Hit a Flop Shot-Sexiest Shots in Golf-Golf Digest

Add a little spice to your core workout

<b>By Ron Kaspriske</b><p>Click on the video below to see me do a version of this move that adds an element of cardiovascular training and makes them more interesting to do.<p><i>Ron Kaspriske is the fitness editor of Golf Digest.</i><p>Follow @Ron Kaspriske

Fitness Friday: Pure it with your pecs

Blair O'Neal Shows You How to Hit the Sky Shot-Sexiest Shots in Golf