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Fire Up the Grill for This Chili-Lime Corn Recipe​ | Men’s Health

<b>What You Need:</b><p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 Tbsp mayonnaise<br>• Juice of 1/2 lime<br>• 1/2 tsp chili powder<br>• 1 Tbsp finely grated Parmesan cheese<p><b>How to Make It:</b><p>Peel back the corn husks and remove the silk, then re-cover the ears with the husks and soak them in cold water for 10 minutes.<br>• Place the ears on the grill and cook …

The Newlyweds' Guide to Financial Success

What every married couple needs to know, ask, and do after saying " I do."<p>As unromantic as it sounds, finances play a big role in how successful—and …

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Frame-By-Frame: How To Copy Phil's Wedge

What You Can Learn From Lefty's Short Game: From Mickelson's signature flop shot—one he hit over his own head has 6.3 million views on YouTube—to sand plays that make the ball dance around the cup, Phil's short game is "magical."


Why You Slice

If you understand the causes, you'll stop going right.<p>I grew up on the lesson tee. Sometimes taking lessons, but mostly watching my dad [teacher Mike Malaska] give them or listening to legends like Jim Flick and Bob Toski. Now I'm teaching, too, and I can say that one thing hasn't changed: Golfers …


Groove Your Short Irons

Compress the ball to hit it pin-high<p>Any time you've got a 7-, 8- or 9-iron in your hands for your approach shot, you've got a real opportunity to knock it close. Don't squander that chance with the notion that you have to swing under the ball to get it in the air. If you want to hit it the desired …


A Simple Way To Check Your Putting Alignment

In Golf Digest's expanded video lesson program "12 Days to Better Golf" (<i>details on how to enroll, below</i>), you'll learn to develop skills in all parts of the game, including putting. Every lesson builds off the one before. Here's an example of the kind of instruction you'll get.<p>One of the first …


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 …


7 Lessons from Warren Buffett's Mistakes That Will Make You a Better Investor

Warren Buffett didn't amass his huge fortune by making a lot of mistakes. But he readily admits to making some over the years.<p>Failure can be a great teacher. Just as we can (and should) learn from our own mistakes, we can also learn from the mistakes of others. Here are seven lessons from the …

How yoga can make you swing faster

That headline is not hyperbole. Hip mobility plays a key role in creating more speed when you swing the club, and a few great yoga poses can help you internally and externally rotate the hip joint to get that speed.<p>Better mobility translates to faster swings, but not necessarily because it allows …


Basics: Get A Handle On Your Short Game

We'll show you how to pre-set the grip position at address for four greenside scenarios. Your job is to copy these positions at impact. Read on to find out what you need to know to knock it close →

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3 Ways to Dig Out of Your Pile of Debt

It's the sad truth: Many of us are facing a mountain of credit card debt.<p>In fact, the average U.S. household carries $16,061 in credit card debt, according to ananalysisconducted by<p>Meanwhile, more than half of Americans surveyed by theFederal Reservesaid they carried a credit card …

What You Can Learn From Your Divots

Unearth your best swing by studying turf cuts<p>When you hit an iron shot off the turf, you leave clues that indicate a lot about the quality of the shot. Grab your magnifying glass and have a look, inspector.<p>First, before you move, notice the location of where you took a divot. It should be in front …


Your Path To A Better Swing

12 Days To Better Golf: 36 lessons to make your game better | Start Now →<p>A lot goes into a good golf swing. Everything from posture to grip pressure to rhythm to swing speed—they all matter. But one thing that's often overlooked is the path the club takes down to the ball. In other words, the …


Swing Sequence: Dustin Johnson

What we can learn from Dustin Johnson's booming drives: Only a few tour pros have a shot that can make other tour pros stop what they're doing on the range and have a look. 2016 PGA Tour Player of the Year Dustin Johnson has one. Study his swing frame-by-frame.


National Cocktail Day: Best Cocktails For Men | Men’s Health

10 Cocktails Every Man Should Know How to Make<p>From the classics to new twists by renowned mixologists, these libations will kick your weekend off right<p>Getty Images<p>March 24th is National Cocktail Day, so we've put together a list of cocktails you need to try out. Think cocktails aren't macho? …

How to Build an At-Home Bar​ | Men’s Health

​How to Build an At-Home Bar<p>And everything you need to be a great host<p>The Washington Post<p>Setting up a bar cart is an investment impossible to regret. Spend now—then reap the rewards of never going out and paying for $21 cocktails ever again. We’ll let you handle the bottle selections (although we …

5 tips for investing during your 30s

This isn't one of those articles. Yes, you're probably too old now to go on "The Bachelor" — actually, let's call it "too wise" — but you're definitely not too old to reap the benefits of investing. Getting started now gives you plenty of reasonable paths to build a healthy $1 million by retirement.<p>…


The 7 Most Essential Fantasy Books Coming Out in March 2017

From Laini Taylor to Neil Gaiman, March is looking magical.<p>As March approaches, it doesn’t only bring unpredictable weather and a tentative hope for …


Research Says You Should Pay Off Debt Like This

Image source: Getty Images.<p>According to ValuePenguin, the average American household that carries a credit card balance has about $16,048 on its cards. For all American households (even those not carrying a current balance), the average is $5,700.<p>It's no wonder that Americans consistently add …

This is the best and easiest upgrade you can make to a MacBook

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Screenshot/YouTubeApple has improved its computers in a number of ways over the years.<p>They're faster, thinner, and lighter than they've ever …

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How to use a PlayStation 4 controller with Windows

While Valve just added native support for the DualShock 4 to Steam, not every game supports it, and what about games you bought elsewhere? Here's a …

19 ways to make your Mac run faster right now

There's also nothing like saving money when you can.<p>Macs are great computers, but they're also expensive, so you want to make sure you get your money's worth before buying a new one.<p>Here are a few suggestions to make sure you get more life out of your computer and keep it running in tip-top shape.


Want to get rich? Put your finances on cruise control

A plethora of digital money-tracking services have emerged in recent years to overtake the humble paper-and-pencil logs of the past, from budgeting …

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Fantasy Football

Daily Deals: Xbox Live, Xbox One S With $50 Gift Card, $260 PS4

Grab your next year of Xbox Live super cheap!<p>Want more deals? Join the IGN Deals Newsletter.<p><i>Welcome to IGN's Daily Deals, your source for the best</i> …

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Fantasy Football Preseason Takeaway: Running back info you can't draft without

Running backs aren't necessarily dominant in the early rounds, but Fantasy owners still chase the ones with big upside. Dave Richard breaks down the …

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Ranking the Most Impressive Preseason Performers So Far

With three weeks of NFL preseason samples to go on, we have been able to study first- and second-string players who look to make an impact on their respective franchises in 2016. Among them are seven who stand out above the rest.<p>Most are rookies, as their arrivals to the league can go over very …

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