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10 Reasons to Get Excited for Fifty Shades Darker

The set photos have confirmed it — this is happening.<p><b>1. The soundtrack.</b> Nothing is confirmed yet, of course, but look at what the first movie hath wrought. An Oscar nomination for The Weeknd! An amazing Beyoncé remix! A pretty sick Annie Lennox cover of "I Put a Spell on You," not technically made …

Movies

Driven to Innovate Episode 4: Performance Technology

Watch this 11-year-old score a hole in one in front of Tiger Woods on his brand new course

Tiger Woods opened a brand new golf course called Bluejack National and 11-year-old Taylor Crozier took the inaugural shot, making a hole in one.<p><i>Produced by Emma Fierberg. Video courtesy of Bluejack National.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b>On Twitter

Winners and Losers from the 2015 John Deere Classic

Jordan Spieth. What can you say? The 21-year-old Texan is pretty good at winning these golf-tournament things.<p>A day after Spieth lit up TPC Deere Run to the tune of a 61, he came out flat during the tournament's final round before turning it on late (as champions are prone to do) to take down Tom …

Phil Mickelson abandons claw putting grip . . . for now

Phil Mickelson has gone back-and-forth on the claw grip before, and he has again going into the Farmers Insurance Open.<p>Mickelson opened 2015 putting inside 10 feet with the claw, but after two tournaments he's going back to his conventional grip. Asked on Monday if he was sticking with the claw, …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Here are Wall Street’s six worst trades of 2014

A lot of money went the wrong way on Wall Street this year, and none of it was managed by the Quartz staff. Still, we used our 20/20 hindsight to gather up six of the worst investing ideas of the year. We hope none of them have punished your portfolio too much.<p><b>1. Oil</b><p>Analysts had expected oil prices …

Markets

The Best Food Books of 2014

The top cookbooks and culinary histories of the year<p>If food books last year were about adventure, exoticism, and bringing the lab right into your own kitchen, this year they're sticking closer to home.<p>Already in recent years, chefs-cook-at-home books (Mario Batali and his two sons, John Besh and …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

Dessert

Can You Guess America's Most Expensive ZIP Codes?

Manhattan dominates the list, but doesn't top it.<p>Get ready for a shocker: Lots of rich people live in Silicon Valley and Manhattan. America's most expensive ZIP codes, as calculated by <i>Forbes</i> in its annual list, are located in Northern California and very specific parts of New York City.<p>Using data …

Tiger, Nicklaus take differing paths

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico -- The view from the 18th tee of Tiger Woods' first completed golf course design is a nice place to take it all in. The …

Golf

That time sharks invaded an Australian golf course and scared everyone

Between the Australian PGA and the Australian Open, there's been a lot of golf played Down Under recently. So it's only fitting that we return there for Throwback Thursday.<p>Back in 2011, all the lakes on Carbrook Golf Club in Australia flooded after a heavy storm. Aside from lots of excess water, a …

Hackers to Sony: We'll stand down if you never release the movie

The hackers behind a devastating cyberattack at Sony Pictures have sent a new message to executives at the company, crediting them for a "very wise" decision to cancel the Christmas day release of "The Interview," a source close to the company told CNN.<p>The email message was received by Sony's top …

Flower as an Equalizer: Drew Barrymore on Beauty, Business, and Being a Woman

The thing about former <i>Vanity Fair</i> cover girl Drew Barrymore—and I’m not the first to say this—is that she is so down-to-earth it’s almost disarming. She’s been a household name since I started watching movies, and yet it was easy to forget, upon meeting her, that I once knew every line to <i>Never Been</i> …

Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal How Studio Dumped ‘Asshole’ Adam Sandler

Leaked drama-filled emails between Sony Pictures studio chief Amy Pascal and other execs show some of the reasons why the longtime Sandler home let …

Here's how you can play some of the best golf courses in the country in 2015

Do you have a golf course -- or perhaps a list of courses -- that you've made it your goal to play next year? Golf Channel posed that question on Morning Drive a few days ago, and we thought it was a good one, so we explored it a little further.<p>It turns out that The First Tee of Central Ohio is …

Pictures of the Week 12.18.14

Reese Witherspoon: My Divorce From Ryan Phillippe Made My Brain Feel Like 'Scrambled Eggs'

Between producing <i>Gone Girl</i> and starring in <i>Wild</i>, Reese Witherspoon is enjoying one of the hottest years of her career, but the Oscar winner is the …

Sony exec fires back at President Obama

Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton, denying that the studio had "caved" by scrapping next week's opening of "The Interview," fired back Friday after President Obama said the studio had "made a mistake."<p>In an interview with CNN's Fareed Zakaria, Lynton also reopened the door to a future release …

Golf instruction loses one of its most influential figures

Doyle was probably most famous for his relationship with the Golfing Machine teaching manual -- a complicated golf textbook written by Homer Kelley in 1969. Doyle was the first teacher to become certified to teach Kelley's method, and spent more than 40 years advancing its core principles.<p>He did it …

How He Hit That: Oliver Wilson's controlled iron shots

Oliver Wilson took the long way to win his first European Tour title at the Alfred Dunhill Links Championship. Not only did the 34-year-old Brit go 227 events into his professional career before his first victory, he also had to hold off Rory McIlroy in a nail-biter at the home of golf -- St. …

This guy is so bad at golf, and it's painfully funny

On YouTube there's a video titled simply: "Brian's entire golf career in two mintues [SIC]". It's not an inspirational time lapse of a beginner-turned-scratch handicap, or an older golfer recounting his life on the links. It's a disaster film featuring a new golfer -- "Brian" -- who tries to play …

The Grind: A Ryder Cup reality TV show, Tiger's terrible jeans, and Lexi shows off her guns

Welcome to another edition of The Grind, where we feel a Ryder Cup reality TV show should be in the works. You've got players sweating out if they're going to be in the lineup. You've got WAGs. You've got old-school captains ruling with an iron fist and scoffing at team gifts. You've got the …

There is a serious flaw in "Gone Girl" and it has to do with golf

The novel "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn was a runaway best-seller, and now the movie starring Ben Affleck is taking off at the box office. All understandably so. It's a riveting story about marriage, crime and small-town America that we won't get into here in case you want to see it for yourself. …

Ankle injury 48 hours before match is a good thing for Stacy Lewis

<b>By Keely Levins</b><p>Here's all you need to know about the kind of year the LPGA Tour is having in 2014. The No. 1 player in the world suffers an ankle injury days before the tour's newest flagship event is set to debut, and it might actually be a good thing.<p>In a Tuesday practice round for the inaugural …

Nike's Lunar Adapt shoes will have women wanting to wear them off the course

<b>By Keely Levins</b><p>Nike has added the athletic, spikeless Lunar Adapt to its women's golf shoe line. The two-tone, waffle-pattern bottom is designed to keep your feet close to the ground to help maintain traction. The emphasis is on comfort and the idea that golfers like the flexibility of wearing …