Victor Nguyen

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Living abroad leads to a clearer sense of self, study

A new study by the Rice University, Columbia University and the University of North Carolina that focuses on abroad living, suggests that it …

How I cook a healthy and delicious dinner for 4 every night for $300 a month

I love to cook. I like to think that I've gotten pretty good at it over the past decade-plus, during which my wife and I have primarily dined in. Whether whipping up a quick pasta dish for the family or grilling burgers, brats, and steaks for a backyard full of friends, I enjoy pretty much every …

Healthy Eating

15 Foods That Increase Blood Pressure and Should Be Avoided

High blood pressure can damage your heart, brain, kidneys, and cause a number of other complications such as disabilities. There are certain foods …

The World's Happiest Country Was Announced and Surprise, the US Got Even More Unhappy This Year

Norway, which was 2017's happiest country in the world, just got knocked from first place by a Scandinavian neighbor. In this year's World Happiness Report, released March 14, Finland took 2018's top spot for happiest place to live. And as for the US? Well let's just say the country slipped lower …

11 Things Traveling on a Plane Does to Your Body

Your skin loses moisture<p>Another effect of airplane air is dry skin. “Dehydration can lead to dry skin and cracked lips, although most exposure on …

These Mediterranean Diet Desserts Taste So Good You'll Forget They're Good for You

Just because the Mediterranean diet is one of the healthiest diets for weight loss doesn't mean dessert is off the menu. These healthy Mediterranean …

Hachiko - the Most Famous Dog of Japan

Hachiko<p>On March 8, 1935, <b>Hachiko</b>, a famous Japanese Akita dog passed away, remembered for his remarkable loyalty to his owner, even many years after …

Tips for Causeway Bay Shopping in Hong Kong

Causeway Bay shopping is probably Hong Kong’s most intense shopping experience. Nowhere are more shops and more people squeezed together than the …

Top 10 Things to See and Do in Singapore

Singapore is one of the marvels of South East Asia – a true state of art of modern civilization. Visiting this city at least once in your lifetime is …

Some foods better for your brain, memory

<b>(CNN) —</b> You may be aware of foods that protect our hearts and bones and even keep our weight in check as we age. But which foods keep our brains in top shape? Below is an evidence-based list of brain foods that may help pre-empt senior moments and more.<p>Berries<p>Berries may do more than add sweetness …

Nutrition

How to Get to Iceland on Points and Miles

After a major financial crisis from 2008 to 2011, Iceland turned to tourism (as well as some serious banking reforms) to reinvigorate its economy. …

Sneak Peek: Soak Up One of the Wonders of the World at the Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland

The ever-popular Blue Lagoon is upping the luxury factor with this sleek, wellness-focused new hotel.<p>Iceland’s Blue Lagoon has long enticed wellness …

Autumn Night Streets in Tokyo

The Tokyo Photo Walk<p>Here is a video from our Facebook live in Tokyo for the fun event. It was great to see some old and new faces! 🙂<p>Daily Photo – …

Tell Us Your Best Tokyo Tips

We’re sixteen weeks into Hack Your City, so maybe it’s time to talk about the largest metropolitan area in the world. Tokyo, which houses and employs …

Top 10 most-visited cities in the world

Hong Kong has become the most-visited city in the world, attracting 26.6 million visitors in 2017, according to a report released by global market …

53% Of Companies Are Adopting Big Data Analytics

• Big data adoption reached 53% in 2017 for all companies interviewed, up from 17% in 2015, with telecom and financial services leading early adopters.<br>• Reporting, dashboards, advanced visualization end-user “self-service” and data warehousing are the top five technologies and initiatives strategic to …

Big Data

Why Does Your Nose Run When It's Cold?

You can lose more than a cup of fluid per day through your nose.<p>About 50-90 percent of people get a runny nose when it's cold. We call this …

Seoul’s Bumping B-Boy Scene

South Korea is known for many things: kimchi, K-pop bands, inventive electronics, Korean dramas and cultlike beauty products. Break-dancing doesn’t exactly come to mind, even though South Koreans have been a dominant force on the international B-boy scene for 15 years.<p>Originally founded in the …

South Korea

Female House candidate ends campaign after sexual harassment accusations

A female candidate in a congressional race in Kansas ended her campaign Friday after past allegations resurfaced of sexual harassment which were made against her by a former employee.<p>Andrea Ramsey, who had been one of several Democrats running to unseat politically vulnerable Rep. Kevin Yoder, …

Sexual Harassment

5 better, healthier bowls of ramen to make tonight

Trying to make better choices? Skip the noodle joint (and the instant noodles) and serve up these ramen recipes that are healthy, homemade and delicious.<p>Ramen is quickly becoming one of America's favorite comfort foods, and probably even one of yours. But before you give yourself a healthy pat on …

Healthy Eating

Having older brothers increases men's likelihood of being gay

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you're a guy with an older brother, there's an increased chance you're gay.<p>Scientists have noticed this pattern in previous research, but now they think they have a biological explanation as to why, and it starts long before birth. The results were published in the journal PNAS on Monday.<p>…

Community Health

The 19 Most Lavish Hotel Bars in the World

You'll want to fly across the globe just to grab a drink at one of these bars.<p>No hotel is complete without a good hotel bar.<p>As hotels aim to attract …

New Evidence Is Forcing Scientists to Rewrite The History of Human Migration 'Out of Africa'

We may find our answer in Australasia.<p>Where did we humans come from?<p>Some 40 or so years ago, our origins seemed quite straightforward.<p>But now we see …

Elusive 'Magnetic Monopole' Phenomenon Found Hiding in Older Chemistry Experiments

You might have scoffed at the “fuckin’ magnets, how do they work” line from the Insane Clown Posse song “Miracles,” but if we’re being honest here, …

Plane hack: This little-known seat rule could get you upgraded to First Class

Most of us will never know the excitement of getting on a plane and turning left rather than right.<p>But a travel expert has revealed a little-known …

Today in Gear: A Unique Down Bomber Jacket, Bellroy’s Work Folio and More

New & Noteworthy Releases<p><b>The Very Warm Vandal Bomber Jacket</b><br>Founded in New York, The Very Warm makes jackets and coats from fine materials that are …

Everything You Need to Know Before Traveling to Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia is teeming with life 24-hours a day with its markets, busy waterways, hip cities, flavorful cuisine, spellbinding natural vistas and …

Use Tile Without That Whole Annual Replacement Thing

You know we love Tile, even more so their latest waterproof Pro offerings. What we don’t love is replacing<p>themanything every year, and there are …

Why a DNA Test Is Actually a Really Bad Gift

If you’d like to gift your loved ones the chance of unwittingly sharing extremely sensitive personal information, then a DNA testing kit may be the …

In South Korea, the Virtual Currency Boom Hits Home

SEOUL, South Korea — Choi Whal-soo has been through the wringer of speculative bubbles.<p>After selling his real estate agency near Seoul, he invested in South Korean stocks and then watched them plummet in value after the Asian financial crisis of 1997. He tried to recover, continuing to play the …

Cryptocurrency