Mark Vitello

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What a Fraternity Hazing Death Revealed About the Painful Search for an Asian-American Identity

Pocono Pines, Pa., is a two-hour drive from New York City. After you exit the Interstate, the route into town winds past short trees and abandoned gas stations with rust-­edged signs showing gas prices from years before. The town, on the shore of Lake Naomi, once serviced the traffic to Mount Airy …

This Cilantro Lime Chicken & Veggie Rice Meal Prep Will Keep You On Track All Week

#LunchGoals<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, cubed<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>1 lime, juiced<p>⅓ cup cilantro, minced<p>Preferred cooking oil, to taste<p>1 red bell pepper, diced<p>½ red onion, diced<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 bag riced …

​The 4 Best Homemade Snacks to Eat Before Your Workout

​Fuel your gym session with the right ratio of carbs and protein<p>What you eat before your workout can make or break your results. No one likes to feel like they are running on empty, but overeating before your gym session can sabotage your stomach and your workout, too.<p>At Foodtrainers, a private …

NASA Scientists Watch A Star Turn Into A Black Hole Before Their Very Eyes

"It went out with a whimper instead of a bang."<p>It’s not everyday that you get to witness the birth of a black hole, and yet that it precisely what …

Black Holes

Bread Baking 101 for Beginners | The Art of Manliness

My bread-baking hobby all started with a Netflix documentary. <i>Cooked</i>, based on Michael Pollan’s book of the same name, explores the origins of food in …

Baking

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Chemistry

8 Metabolism Secrets That Help You Burn Calories

It’s no wonder metabolism is a subject of fascination and speculation: The process that turns food into fuel powers all that we do. “Even when you’re …

Fitness

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks

6 "Healthy" Foods a Nutritionist Never Eats

When you're constantly bombarded with the latest health fads and wellness trends, trying to separate the ones that are <i>actually</i> healthy from the ones …

Booking website offers travellers 'hidden city flights' for a fraction of the cost

It may not have endeared them to airline companies … but a booking website says its service for unlocking “hidden city flights” can save travellers up to 80% on the cost of trips.<p>Skiplagged searches deep within airline websites to find what are known as “point beyond tickets”, which can yield …

San Francisco

5 Top Designers On How To Create The Ultimate PowerPoint Presentation

Slide presentations usually suck–but a good designer can turn that around. Here are four tips for selling your ideas.<p>PowerPoints are awful. Long and uninteresting, they are the corporate drone of visual media–synonymous with endless meetings, academic conferences, and corporate retreats.<p>For graphic …

Public Speaking

Election Update: There Are 4 Ways This Election Can End — And 3 Involve Clinton Winning

<i>Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>It’s tempting to say that voters have made up their minds and …

Government

Take a 3D look at the Nintendo Switch

You can't hold it in your hands yet though<p>For those who haven't seen enough of the Nintendo Switch yet — or the proper angle, or zoom on it — this 3D model from Virtual Studio should help indulge their curiosity with a launch date about five months away.<p>Nintendo Switch by Virtual Studio on Sketchfab<p>…

20 of the Most Beautiful Microscopic Photos in the World

If you thought it was impossible to take a stunning photo of cow dung, get prepared to be proven wrong. Cow dung, espresso coffee crystals, centipede …

The mystery of the Bermuda Triangle may finally be solved

One of life’s great mysteries, the Bermuda Triangle might have finally found an explanation. This strange region, that lies in the North Atlantic …

North Atlantic

Fat or thin: can the bacteria in our gut affect our eating habits and weight?

<i>Our gut does more than help us digest food; the bacteria that call our intestines home have been implicated in everything from our mental health and</i> …

Weight Loss

How to Learn Something and Actually Retain It

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Northern Forest Canoe Trail

The Northern Forest Canoe Trail is the longest canoe trail in the Northeast. Stretching for a grand total of 740-miles, it winds from Old Forge, New …

8 Toxic Foods That You Should Stop Consuming Immediately