Alex Liu

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What is a blockchain? Here’s everything you need to know

Blockchain technology is commonly associated with Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, but that’s only the tip of the iceberg. Some people think …

Blockchain

9 things you should never say during a salary negotiation

You're 96% sure that you are ready to schedule a meeting with your boss to ask for a raise. Or perhaps you're nearing the end of the job interview process and an offer is in sight. However, if you're like me, you have definitely put your foot in your mouth a time or two saying the wrong thing at …

Employment

20 Stovetop Dinner Recipes You Can Make in 30 Minutes

Thirty minutes seems to be the magic number when it comes to a dinner we can pull together and still feel good about. It leaves room for prep, …

Cooking

Aging and Alone in Manhattan's Chinatown, Cont'd

One of the most popular videos we featured this summer was a 10-minute documentary by Mantai Chow profiling an 80-year-old woman named King-Sim Ng. Ng’s husband died in 1985 and she has been living alone in Manhattan’s Chinatown for 15 years. Here’s a snapshot of her life, as seen by Mantai:<p>“This …

Chinatown

The One Drink You Should Have Every Day If You Want To Fight Inflammation

With the current buzz around green tea, white tea, and everything #teatox, it's no secret that teas are a healthy way to hydrate. But even less-hyped …

'The Chinese eat Big Macs at 9am. It's crazy': Olympic athletes love McDonald's just as much as the rest of us

The next time you feel guilty about reaching for a Big Mac instead of a salad, try to take solace in the fact that not even Olympic athletes are immune to the allure of a late-night trip to McDonald's.<p>As official sponsors of the Games, McDonald's has been handing out free meals to athletes and …

Olympic Village

Shake Shack Is Giving Away Free Burgers (Seriously)

Shake Shack, the burger upstart founded by NYC-based restaurateur Danny Meyer, is gearing up to celebrate a major milestone. Next week the Shack will open its 100th location at the Boston Seaport.<p>To mark the occasion, the highly successful chain with locations across the globe will give away free …

Shake Shack

The 9 Most Hilariously Unhealthy, Ridiculously Fattening Restaurant Meals in the U.S.

It's an honor to be considered elite enough to compete at the Olympic Games. It shows you have true talent, passion, and determination.<p>But if you're …