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8 Things to Know About Golf's New World Handicap System

The handicap index was set up so golfers of all skill levels can compete with each other. Unfortunately, there isn’t just one system. That’s why the …

Golf

How to speed up your internet and stop your ISP tracking you

Your entire DNS browsing history can be recorded by your ISP, and will soon be sold to anyone who wants it.<p>DNS is what sends you to the correct site when you browse the internet, but it is also non-encrypted, and reveals your entire browsing history. Your browser’s private mode does nothing, and …

Information Security

Trump's exports-good, imports-bad trade policy, debunked by an economist

President Donald Trump’s trade policy leaves international economists like me scratching our heads.<p>His apparent desire to start a trade war with …

Globalization

Five ways China's past has shaped its present

<b>To understand today's headlines about China's approach to issues such as trade, foreign policy or internet censorship, turn to its past.</b><p>The country is perhaps more aware of its own history than any other major society on earth. That remembering is certainly partial - events like Mao's Cultural …

China

Here's how much US currency there is in circulation

When you think about it, the journey of each individual currency note is pretty incredible.<p>After being printed or minted, each bill is then passed between people and businesses to facilitate transactions. If it's a $1 or $5 bill, it changes hands on average about 110 times per year - and if it's a …

Central Banks

How Asia's airports are changing the way we travel

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a fact of life for travelers. Airports can make the journey a stressful and frustrating experience.<p>Yet airports throughout Asia are making the once-dreaded terminal a destination in its own right thanks to cutting edge technologies and carefully crafted, ultra-modern spaces.<p>It's no …

Flying

Reshaping the Future World Economy

<b>Reshaping the Future World Economy</b><p>The Belt and Road Initiative is intended to improve the infrastructure of overland and maritime routes to drive …

Just How Much Does Tiger Affect TV Ratings For The Masters?

Tiger Woods returned to the Masters on Thursday for the first time since 2015, shooting an opening-round 1-over 73 and slotting into 29th place …

Golf

Will We Stop Trump Before It’s Too Late?

On April 28, 1945 — 73 years ago — Italians hung the corpse of their former dictator Benito Mussolini upside down next to a gas station in Milan. Two days later, Adolf Hitler committed suicide in his bunker beneath the streets of war-ravaged Berlin. Fascism, it appeared, was dead.<p>To guard against a …

Political Science

16 Top Quotes to Inspire a Rare and Remarkable Type of Leadership

Be inspired by Steve Jobs, Warren Buffett, Sheryl Sandberg, Simon Sinek and others.<p>In an era where high-profile, sexual harassment allegations continue to roll in, and Facebook's data-privacy scandal grows steadily worse, it's evident this country is faced with a crisis -- the absence of true …

Leadership

Google Increased New Employee Productivity by 25 Percent With 1 Email. Here's What You Need to Know

Yet another example of when 'back to the basics' is great advice.<p>Onboarding, a term used to describe the period between job offer acceptance and assimilation (anywhere from 30 days to a year depending on the organization), is a critical time for new employees. Not only do they have to tackle a …

Employment

If a Nuclear Bomb Explodes Nearby, Here's What You Should Do

Whatever you do, don't get into a car.<p>The first thing you'd see if a nuclear bomb exploded nearby is a flood of light so bright, you may think the …

Particles

7 Gmail Secrets From a Former Google Employee

My first day at Google in 2011 felt a bit like joining Hogwarts: you’re excited and not entirely sure what you’ll be doing!<p>I was happy to do anything …

Productivity

F-35s in Japan are still losing dogfights to F-15s sometimes — here's why

The most expensive weapons system in history, the US's F-35 Lightning II, is still sometimes losing to the 1970s F-15 in dogfights during training scenarios in Japan.<p>US Air Force F-15 pilot Capt. Brock McGehee, when asked by Defense News if the F-35s at Kadena Air Force base in Japan still …

Aviation

Serverless in the cloud: AWS vs. Google Cloud vs. Microsoft Azure

If you’ve ever been woken up at 3 a.m. because a server went haywire, you’ll understand the appeal of a buzzword like “serverless.” The machines can …

Headaches

How China ends wars

Scholars have long noted the higher likelihood of war that seems to accompany the rise and decline of great powers. Harvard professor Graham Allison …

Geopolitics

If Your Employees Can't Answer This 1 Simple Question, They're a Lot Less Productive Than You Think

Nothing is more powerful for tracking productivity than these 6 words.<p>Want to know a dirty little secret in business? Everyone loves being busy.<p>Don't believe me? Try walking into your office and asking all of your employees this one simple question:<p>"What results did you achieve today?"<p>More often …

Employment

The Golf Swing In Two Moves

So much of golf instruction is <i>this</i> position, <i>that</i> position, it's sometimes good to clear your head and think in broader terms.<p>Put simply, the overall motion of a good swing is push-pull: You push the club back, and you pull it through. The opposite move—a pull-push—is a common amateur fault. So a …

Golf

What you need to know about the new Rules of Golf

The new, modernized Rules of Golf have been finalized and released by the USGA and R&A, and will go into effect at the beginning of 2019. Though the general premise for this update was to clarify the sport's notorious ambiguity around its guidelines, let's be honest: rules language can still be …

Golf

These are the 20 least corrupt countries on earth

Transparency International on Wednesday published its latest Corruption Perceptions Index, a global ranking of fairness around the world.<p>The ranking of 180 countries is based on the level of public sector corruption in 2017, according to businesspeople, journalists, and civic …

Europe

'Time traveller' who claims he was born in 2043 reveals when 'fast and brutal' World War Three will happen and which countries will be involved

A time traveller from the future claims he has 'come back in time' to warn us about the future for Donald Trump and 'when World War Three is going to …

How the world’s largest military stacks up to the US armed forces

captionMilitary delegates arrive at the Great Hall of the People for a meeting ahead of the opening ceremony of the National People’s Congress (NPC), …

Steve Jobs was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

Customers

‘Time traveller’ claims he’s from the year 5,000 and he has photographic evidence

<b>A ‘time traveller’ who claims he visited the year 5,000 has issued a chilling warning to humanity.</b><p>The traveller, who is only known as ‘Edward’ and …

10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips

Need help with your ball striking? Check out these superb tips from 10 of the world's best players<p><b>10 Tour Pro Ball Striking Tips</b><p>As golfers, we are …

What made Tiger Woods great?

More than any other player in history, Tiger Woods at his peak refuted the adage that no golfer gets it all. The image of that once-supreme completist from the century’s first decade remains indelible and continues to magnify light onto every part of the game—especially the elements that constitute …

Golf

15 Tips, Hacks and Tricks to Get the Most Out of Google Photos

Stop worrying about storage limits and scrolling endlessly to find old memories.<p>Many of us have thousands of photos and videos on our phones, and although it’s so easy to take them, it’s less clear how to keep them organized and transfer them to other devices.<p>In the age of cloud computing and …

Apps

Vancouver to Calgary: An Epic Two Week Road Trip Guide through Canada's Finest Landscapes (Part 1)

<i>this post contains affiliate links</i> Save it to your Pinterest It is safe to say that the journey from Vancouver to Calgary is one of the most popular …

Hiking

North Korea is not building nuclear weapons to destroy the US — the real reasons are much more surprising

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has been called many things — crazy, mad, insane, and "rocket man" — because of his program to build nuclear bombs and missiles capable of launching the weapons to the US.<p>But experts say he is not crazy to want a nuclear arsenal. And Kim doesn't necessarily want …

North Korea

The 10 best golf instruction stories of 2017

We publish a lot of golf instruction content with the hopes that you'll find something—a thought, a drill, a tip—that resonates with your game and helps you improve. Since it's the very end of the year, we decided to go through all of the instruction pieces we published in 2017 to find the 10 …

Golf