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MERS and Epidemic Curves

I'm planning a trip to Korea in about a month. An outbreak of MERS started a little over a month ago, so I became concerned that my trip might have to be cancelled. I researched the MERS outbreak...


Applying for an F-1 Student Visa

The first step in getting an F-1 student visa is to be accepted by an American school. This can be either a college/university, English-language program, or high school. The process for being...


Comparison of 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi

There are a number of misconceptions about 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz Wi-Fi. Let's clear those up.


Shopping in the Philippines Part 2 of 2

Living in the Philippines was a daily adventure. Even something as simple as going shopping presented new and interesting challenges. This is part two of a two-part series.


Shopping in the Philippines Part 1 of 2

Living in the Philippines was a daily adventure. Even something as simple as going shopping presented new and interesting challenges. This is part one of a two-part series.