Zack Raney

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When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Operating Systems

Training aid that speaks the (swing) plane truth

<b>By Stephen Hennessey</b><p>One of the hardest parts of learning the golf swing is knowing whether you're on the proper plane. A new training aid from SKLZ -- the Power Position -- attempts to help you hone the correct muscle memory so your golf swing becomes more consistent.<p>The Power Position features two …

Here are three drills Nick Faldo is doing that might help your game

<b>By Luke Kerr-Dineen</b><p>HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. -- Nick Faldo isn't playing in the RBC Heritage Pro-Am on Wednesday but he was on the range anyway, geeking out to videos just like in 1985. But this time, he's going through some of the same struggles that are daunting golfers everywhere as the season …

Bot or not? Try to tell a human poet from a computer

How good are you at telling the difference between words written by a human and words written by a computer? Maybe after taking the Bot or Not test, …

‘Walmart’s Worst Nightmare’ Is Expanding Massively

WinCo Foods is pushing into one of the country’s hottest grocery store markets, Texas—and the competition is quaking in their boots.<p>This week, WinCo …

Bill Nye Wins Over the Science Crowd at Evolution Debate

Science News<p>Some scientists were skeptical that Bill Nye the Science Guy, who made his name as the host of a TV show for children, could hold his own in Tuesday's debate over evolution and creationism — but now that it's over, his performance has won praise from those skeptics, and perhaps some …

Bill Nye

U.S. official: 'Specific' Sochi threats

WASHINGTON — A top U.S. counterterrorist official says there are “a number of specific threats” aimed at the Winter Olympics that start this week in Sochi, Russia — with the greatest danger coming from the Caucasus Emirate, which has threatened to attack the games.<p>Matthew Olsen, director of the …

Egypt's interim leader says end to 'pharoah presidents' as Morsi trial resumes

Egypt's deposed leader Mohamed Morsi returns to court to stand trial over accusations that he was responsible for the killing of demonstrators, as interim president says that the days of a "pharaoh president" are over<p><b>Egypt</b>'s interim President Adly Mansour has said there will be no more "pharaoh …

Sochi officials order stray dogs killed ahead of Olympics

Thousands of stray dogs have been living amid the mud and rubble of Olympic construction sites, roaming the streets and snowy mountainsides, and begging for scraps of food.<p>But as the games drew near, authorities have turned to a company to catch and kill the animals so they don't bother Sochi's new …