Christopher Pickett

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What I Learned When I Became a Thailand Expat in My 20s

Backpacking solo through Southeast Asia for five months at 26-years-old taught me a hell of a lot: to live minimally, get out of my comfort zone and to focus on the here and now; just to name a few. When the date to fly home drew near, and I knew I wasn't ready to hop on that plane, I cancelled my …

The Secret to Perfect Egg Salad

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Some item are so basic that they are almost impossible to do perfectly. Egg salad falls into that category -- sometimes too little flavor or too much mayonnaise can take one of the most satisfying dishes and turn it into a boring …

Popular Infomercial Hair Product Line Under Fire for Allegedly Causing Hair Loss

More than 200 women in 40 states have joined a class action lawsuit against Wen by Chaz Dean and its infomercial owner Guthy-Renker because they allege that Wen's cleanser is making them go bald, The Daily Beast reports. In addition to the alleged hair loss and scalp injuries, court papers claim …

Edward Norton helps raise funds for Syrian refugee dubbed 'the Scientist'

Edward Norton has called attention to the Syrian refugee crisis after the story of one man moved him to tears.<p>The three-time Oscar-nominated actor's website Crowdrise joined forces with the Humans of New York website to fund-raise for an embattled elderly man dubbed "the Scientist," who still wants …

How Fed rate hike affects housing, autos

The Federal Reserve's Wednesday hike in its benchmark short-term interest rate — combined with rate increases the next few years — is likely to ripple across the U.S. economy, nudging up rates on everything from mortgages to bank savings rates and corporate bonds. But Fed policymakers have stressed …