In 1852, a boating race between students from Harvard and Yale took place on Lake Winnipesaukee, representing the first-ever intercollegiate sporting event in the United States. Since then, the idea of college athletics has expanded into one of the country’s most popular past times. The Intercollegiate Athletic......

#25 — Mordecai “Three Finger” Brown Origin: Remember how your parents told you to be careful around power tools? They weren’t kidding. When future MLB pitcher Brown was a young man he accidentally put his hand in his family farm’s feed chopper. The chopper’s blades cut off most of......

I’ve come a long way (forwards or backwards, I’m not sure) since my high school days of when I knew the score of every single NFL game over the weekend. I don’t follow sports nearly as closely anymore as my journey of self-absorption continues in......

After spending more than 40 hours researching and two months testing 12 monitored home security systems, we found SimpliSafe to be the best self-installed option for most people. SimpliSafe gives you the benefits of a 24/7-monitored security system without locking you into a long-term contract, and it’s......

Sometimes watching beautiful people make and consume food is even more fun than making or consuming it oneself. The successes can be more poignant: remember Kristin Wiig preparing that perfect cupcake in Bridesmaids and then, with no one else to appreciate it, eating it herself? And the......

Guys: you know how it is. You want to look good without having to go to the store, without having to spend too much money and without asking for too much help (or some combination of the above). Ya, for most dudes, shopping for clothes......

Anyone who lives in the Ditmars neighborhood of Astoria, Queens will speak fondly of El Rey Del Taco, a neighborhood favorite food late night food truck that often has a line down the block. However, it isn’t the only place in the area; in fact, there......

Tokyo is one of the best cities to enjoy food in the world, and it’s a true paradise for foodies. As food is one of the biggest attractions in Japan, from the biggest fish market to the authentic local Izakaya, there are thousands of spots......

1. Oaxaca, Mexico Mole, Mezcal and some of the most vibrant food markets in the world await in Oaxaca. Don’t miss the squash blossom quesadillas from local street vendors. 2. Osaka, Japan A quick bullet train from Tokyo and you’ll find world class snow crab, seafood pancakes......

My Dad was an Administrative Law Judge and United States Marine Corps veteran. He was a no-nonsense kind of guy. Dad wore his hair high and tight, devoured history books, and had little patience for gossip and small talk. Despite the fact that we lived......

Or buy flowers. Or text every day. I can absolutely understand the desire for daily texts, flowers, formal labels, and other displays of commitment and security. They’re fine in and of themselves, and I understand their merit. But there’s a difference between markers and makers of a relationship. Jumping straight to these......

TThe subtle design choices that nobody talks about People love their messaging apps like their hometown sports teams. You’ll find die hard fans of iMessage, Whatsapp, and Facebook’s Messenger defending their platforms with a ferocity found more in sports bars than on internet forums. Oh and......

With the growing use of mobile devices, minimalism is on the rise. Minimalism brings additional benefits to apps and websites, in the shape of faster loading times and better compatibility between screen sizes. Beautiful minimalist apps combined with great usability are really impressive: an easily navigated, simple......

Despite what certain companies might want you to believe, writing well, by hand, is one of the keys to a satisfying life and a healthy mind. Writing by hand and then publishing digitally on platforms like Medium is the perfect combination. You get the tactical......

5 Scientifically-Backed Reasons Fasting Helps Effortlessly Burn Fat Without Wasting Money on Gym Memberships, Supplements, or Expensive Equipment “The best of all medicines are resting and fasting” — Benjamin Franklin The ancient art of fasting has been practised for thousands of years. Christians, Muslims, Jews, Monks, Buddhists all......

Thales of Miletus, considered the first true philosopher in ancient Greece, lived a simple life. We know him today for his application of early scientific principles to the study of nature. In a way, he was the intersection that caused mythology to diverge away from......