Yung-hsin Chien

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See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

This travel hacker paid $400 for a $52,000 round-the-world trip — here's how he did it

His most recent vacation was a $52,294 round-the-world trip that took him to Tokyo; Cape Town, South Africa; Dubai, United Arab Emirates; and other far-off destinations.<p>It was the trip of a lifetime, but Gillaspia isn't a big spender.<p>So when it came to planning his trip, he employed every trick and …

Singapore Airlines

This CV landed me interviews at Google and more than 20 top startups

During my senior year of college, I decided that I wasn't going to become another boomerang kid that moved back home, jobless and with no plan for …

How to survive the ultimate national park road trip

Our teens had visited the top theme parks in the country, but they hadn’t experienced the grandeur of our national parks in the West. With the National Park Service commemorating its Centennial Anniversary on Aug. 25, this was the perfect year to take them. So we piled into an RV and saw three …

Meet David Phillips, The Guy Who Earned 1.2 Million Airline Miles With Chocolate Pudding

David Phillips is a deal-finding genius, and you can travel like him too.<p>If there’s anyone who knows how to hack a travel deal, it’s DavidPhillips.<p>In 1999, the civil engineer from California catapulted into fame after he earned a whopping 1.2 million airline miles by taking advantage of a Healthy …

Bacon on a stick? Just add potatoes and onion.

By Bonnie S. Benwick<p>, Deputy Food editor<p>This is a smack-your-forehead, wish-I’d-thought-of-it, glad-someone-else-did dish that could just as easily be hors d’oeuvres or even breakfast with a side of fried eggs. Farmer Bernard Boyle of Garner’s Produce at the market in Bloomingdale was nice enough …

Recipes

5-Ingredient Parmesan Garlic Spaghetti Is What Solo Dinner Dreams Are Made Of

I am not exaggerating when I say nothing brings me more joy than the combination of pasta, garlic, and parmesan cheese. My undying love for that comfort food paired with my busy schedule means I make this parmesan garlic spaghetti recipe more often than I'd like to admit, and once you try it, I'm …

A Guide to Every Cut of Pork Worth Eating

At the Brooklyn Kitchen in Williamsburg, past the registers, past the display of cast iron, past the $850 Big Green Egg and a display case full of …

Cooking

Traveler sues TSA for missed flight

Although Minneapolis man Hooman Nikizad arrived at the airport two hours early, as recommended, his hour-and-a-half wait in the security line made …

Tyson Foods Executives Assure Critics Their Chickens Physically Incapable Of Walking Even If They Had Room

SPRINGDALE, AR—Responding to activists’ demands that they discontinue the use of cramped pens and give their poultry space to roam freely, executives …

7 great pre-mixed drinks for World Cocktail Day

TAKING the hassle out of making your own cocktails, the supermarkets have everything ready made.<p>NEVER mind Friday the 13th , it's World Cocktail Day. …

Why Cocktails Are Served In Different Sizes And Shapes Of Glasses

There's no reason for you to have a dozen different types of glasses on your home bar, so why do bartenders serve cocktails in so many different …

The Busy Girl's Guide To Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

On any given day — heck, we’re not even talking about particularly long days — there are a whole host of obstacles that get in the way of cooking our …

Recipes

5 Awesome Uses for Drone Technology

<b>Interest in flying robot technology is skyrocketing, bringing a thrilling wave of novel uses for drones from saving lives to creating new</b> …

Intel Corporation

Photojournalist Caught Posing Girl at Brussels Memorial

Staging scenes is considered a big no-no in photojournalism, but that’s what one award-winning photojournalist was apparently caught doing at a …

How To Build Solid Relationships (With Enormously Successful People)

<i>“You are the average of the people you spend the most time with.”<br>― Jim Rohn</i>Over the years Angel and I have written a lot about our <i>personal</i> struggles …

Success

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The 6 Physical Features Men Can't Resist, According to Science

Science is not wrong.<p>Science is at it again.<p>According to Business Insider, a new study says men were designed to look for key physical attributes in women. The study claims these features make women attractive because they are associated with good health and fertility, making them subconsciously, …

A sigh's not just a sigh - it's a fundamental life-sustaining reflex

Research reveals that sighing is more than a sign of depression or despair: it’s a reflex that happens several times an hour and helps preserve lung function<p>Californian scientists have identified the source of the sigh. It is not just a response to sadness, depression or despair: it is, also, they …

Cognition

Google experiments with a way to pay without taking out your phone

Google is rolling out a pilot program today that introduces a new way to pay cashiers — and it involves leaving your phone in your pocket.<p>It’s called Hands Free, and it’s a way to basically connect your phone with a point of sales system using the sensors on your phone. The end result is that a …

Google is quietly building a much smarter email app

There are more ways to communicate online than ever before. Yet millions of people still use email to interact with one another.<p>You may use Slack to talk with work colleagues and Facebook Messenger to chat with friends, but chances are you still go — often begrudgingly — back to your email inbox …

Machine Learning

FDA Looking at Packaged Spices to Prevent Foodborne Illness

In an effort to curb the number of foodborne illness outbreaks in America, the Food and Drug Administration is taking a harder look at packaged spices that are typically found on grocery store shelves. The government agency has announced it is analyzing a recently completed two-year, nationwide …

I Grew Up Poor in a Rich Person's World -- Tales of a Serial Entrepreneur

I stopped asking for presents at age 8. That's when I understood that my family was poor, and that I couldn't ask for much, because the answer would be "No."<p>It's these memories that stand out in sharp relief -- the shame of handing my lunch lady that brightly colored free lunch ticket instead of …

Entrepreneurship

Will there be more fish or plastic in the sea in 2050?

<b>A recent claim that there will be more plastic than fish in the sea by 2050 was intended to highlight a pollution crisis in the oceans. The problem really does exist, but do the figures hold water, or is there something fishy going on?</b><p>The prediction was made by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation and …

Pollution

For Busy People: 20 Must-Have Healthy Foods In Your Fridge

Does your fridge need a makeover? When you’re tired, short on time, or just plain hungry, having healthy food in your fridge can make junk food …

2 Ways to Beat Your Fear of Rejection, Backed by Research

We all deal with fear of rejection. Jia Jiang did too. But he overcame it… thanks to a box of donuts.<p>He explains how this happened in his wonderful …

Americans May Not Be Ready to Ban Tipping

As restaurants increasingly move toward the no-tip policy, a new study shows that diners have reservations.<p>As restaurants increasingly move toward …

Livestream your next GoPro video through Periscope

Those Periscope livestreams on Twitter are about to get a bit more eXtreme (note the uppercase X). Or at least you'll have a front row seat to someone wiping out. Today Periscope and GoPro announced that the app will now support streams from HERO4 Black and HERO4 Silver cameras. Unfortunately, only …