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Use Shallow Swing To Hit Clean Crisp Irons

31 minutes agoSports / Golf : How to Break 80

We’ve all heard this advice at one time or another: Hit down on your irons. Hitting down compresses the ball against the ground for a purer, sweeter strike that throws the ball skyward. But if you take too steep an … Continue readin...

Why Uber Just Hired Obama’s Campaign Guru

Getting any startup off the ground is difficult, but things are particularly dicey when governments across the globe are working to make your app illegal. Such is the challenge facing Uber. Each time it spreads to a new city, it faces a new front in its politically charged battle to undermine local taxi monopolies in […]

Tech PR Dummies: Don't Use Ferguson to Sell Your App

Some good ground rules for public relations: never call people the n-word. Never attach a virus in your pitch email. And definitely do not use the hideous race tragedy in Ferguson, MO as an angle for your fucking app. Read more...

Dodo Internet Service Dead Around The Country

Flying high with Dodo as your ISP? Not today you’re not: Dodo customers have been grounded today with an issue affecting both dial-up and DSL customers all over Australia. More »      

Police Chief Advises Residents Of Detroit To Buy Guns

I’m all for self-protection but when a police chief throws his arms in the air, and advises citizens to purchase firearms in Detroit, it’s not a good sign. Police Chief James Craig did just that in the “Stand Your Ground” state of Michigan. The Guardian reports: Detroit police chief James Craig – nicknamed “Hollywood” for [...]

Fistfight Between Crew Delays Saudia Flight

In terms of stories that leave you scratching your head... "Via Arabian Business: A fistfight between the pilot and a cabin crew member caused a Saudi Arabian Airlines plane to be grounded for six hours last week. According to a report...Show More Summary

How to Donate Your Body to Science

3 days agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

What are you going to do when you die, just rot in the ground like a selfish jerk? If instead you'd rather set those organs you aren't using anymore to better use saving lives and training surgeons, here's what you need to know about making something of your afterlife. Read more...

3 Startup Ideas Guaranteed to Succeed

It's pretty tough to get your startup idea off the ground. Aside from all the trials of creating a working product, an attractive website and a decent marketing strategy, you need a good idea. See also: 8 Surging Startup Industries to...Show More Summary

Travelodge removes the Bibles from its rooms on grounds of 'diversity'. Were Satanists complaining?

If you’re staying in a Travelodge and you get a hankering to save your mortal soul, don’t bother. The management has decided to pull every single Gideon Bible from bedside tables in their hotels, on the grounds of "diversity" and not wanting to cause offence. Who, pray, might be offended? Cut to a Satanist coming [...]

Windows Phone's answer to Snapchat has you 'winding up' your friends

There's no official Snapchat app for Windows Phone right now, but don't worry -- Microsoft is offering an equivalent that might do in a pinch. The new WindUp app covers very similar ground, letting you send media and messages that disappear after a...

Crisis Response Lessons from Starbucks and SeaWorld

When should you course-correct if your company is getting hammered over its mistakes--and when should you stand your ground?

School Shootings: Moms Share What It's Like to Live Through a Lockdown

Post by Ericka Sóuter. Imagine dropping your child off at school and learning shortly after there is a shooter on the grounds. Too many moms to count don't have to guess what that feels like. They lived that nightmare. Once upon a time, school shootings were a rarity in this country. Show More Summary

Check Your Spice Rack: Oregano Recalled for Salmonella Risk

McCormick & Co. McCormick & Co., one of the best known names in the spice business, is recalling a batch of ground oregano because it might be contaminated with salmonella, the Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday. The recallShow More Summary

Stand Your Ground Gun Laws

The post Stand Your Ground Gun Laws appeared first on Survival Blog | Survival Spot.

Activists Press United Nations to Address 'Stand Your Ground' Laws

United States civil rights activists pressed the United Nations to take more action against “Stand Your Ground” laws passed in over 20 American states. The groups made their case in a hearing with the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. Show More Summary

Obama’s Security Frisks Golfers, U.S. Might Send Ground Troops to Iraq, Study Says Your Opinion Doesn't Matter: P.M. Links

6 days agoNews : Reason

President Obama needs to golf during his vacation, and that means other golfers must be frisked. The U.S. is trying to figure out what to do about all the refugees that this ISIS-Iraq debacle is creating and … did someone say groundShow More Summary

Devil Ball Proving Ground: Miura wedges

Welcome to Devil Ball's Proving Ground, where we put the latest golf gear through its paces. Today we look at the Miura wedges. Tester — Shane Bacon — Handicap: +1.0 Target Golf Audience — All golfers Initial thoughts Your first moment with a set of Miura golf clubs is much like a first experience with an iPhone. Show More Summary

Forty Percent of Your Kids Will Get Diabetes

If you have a "young one" waddling around your home at the moment (because it is your child), I suggest you lift them off the ground with a mighty effort, shake them (as much as you're able), and scream, "There's a 40% chance you will have diabetes one day!" (until your muscles give out). Read more...

Manchester United won't let you take laptops or tablets into its stadium

Don't plan on taking your iPad or Nexus 7 to Manchester United's next home match any time soon. The football team (soccer, for you Yanks) has banned laptops, tablets and other big devices from Old Trafford's grounds. Man U says that the crackdown...

If You Like Your "Boots On The Ground", Here's More - Obama Plans To Send 75 More 'Advisers' To Iraq

Despite reassurances that there will be "no US combat troops in Iraq again" on Friday, it appears - thanks to nuance of spin - that President Obama has changed his mind... OBAMA SAID TO CONSIDER SENDING ABOUT 75 MILITARY ADVISERS TOShow More Summary

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