Richard Chau

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A Traveler’s Guide to Taking a Smartphone Abroad

The summer travel season will soon be upon us, with notions of escape, unplugging and faraway lands.<p>But while the idea of disconnecting from technology when abroad seems relaxing, the stress of visiting a foreign country without a smartphone connection can quickly counteract the benefits of a …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

If Your Job Interview Is Going Too Smoothly, You Probably Won't Get the Job

A common complaint among job seekers: It felt like you nailed the interview, but weeks later you still haven’t heard from the company. Subtle signs …

Homeless boy using McDonald’s light to do homework proves inspirational

Picture of homeless boy forced to do his homework on a pavement in the Philippines goes viral<p>An image of a homeless boy who used light from a McDonald’s restaurant in the Philippines to do his homework has gone viral on social media with many saying he had inspired them.<p>Daniel Cabrera was spotted …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

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6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

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Should I Tell The Interviewer About My Upcoming Vacation?

Hi Liz,<p>My wife asked me a question that I knew you could answer. I’m interviewing for a new job right now and it’s going pretty well I would say. I’m getting some of the interviews on my own and others through two recruiters I have worked with before.<p>I haven’t had any job offers yet but I haven’t …

7 Common Mistakes That Cause Homebuyers to Overpay

Homebuyers often undermine their own best interests and end up overpaying, many real estate agents say.<p>First-time homebuyers, as well as those …