Alex Schenker

Alex started Exploring Life's Mysteries with his wife Michelle, as they set out on a quest to discover the mysteries of life together. Alex loves to philosophize, wonder what our purpose is, and travel the world in search of new cultures, ideas, and lifestyles. He has been an international traveler since he was 6 months old and has lived in and visited over a dozen countries from Southeast Asia to South America.

He holds a Management Science degree from the University of California at San Diego and a Computer Science degree from NJIT. He brings over a decade and a half of content marketing and publishing experience to Exploring Life's Mysteries.

Your Ultimate Guide To Cigars

Cigars are an art-form. Tobacco is carefully grown in soil that is nurtured for generations in varying regions across the globe. What’s a better way to finish a day than with a sungrown hand-rolled, meticulously aged stogie? You’ve got options as well, sizes come in all sorts of sizes, flavors, and price points…

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Mysterious Seeds From China: What Is Their Purpose?

Seeds in envelope from China in the mail (Caption: Mysterious Seeds From China: What Is Their Purpose?)

Residents across the United States are receiving mysterious packages of seeds (as in those you can plant) in the mail via the U.S. postal service (USPS). It’s capturing the global headlines, and still, no one knows what their purpose is. Is it an agricultural hack? Is it brushing (read: deceitful e-commerce technique used to boost a seller’s ratings by creating fake orders)? Or is it aliens sending trojan horse DNA and making it look like it’s from China? The expert researchers at Exploring Life’s Mysteries that brought you the truth behind 2012 and the Denver Airport conspiracy (featured on the Travel Channel) bring you what we know so far on the mysterious China seeds…

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Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Whiskey (And Then Some)

Glass of liquor on table (caption: Guide to Whiskey)

Ron Burgundy once said, “I love scotch, scotchy, scotch, scotch. Here it goes down, down into my belly. Mmmmm mmmmm mmmmm.” Isn’t that how we all feel? Some say that scotch is the eighth wonder of the world. Okay, maybe we’re exaggerating, but it sure is a delectable beverage. We’ve created a whole section on our site dedicated to whiskey. From bourbon of the month clubs to detailed guides and videos on how various forms of whiskey are made, we bring you closer to the fun and exciting world of this ancient craft…

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Our Guide To Helping You Stay Healthy, Happy, And Well

Part of our exploration into life’s mysteries include researching our mind, our body, our gut, and how they affect our health and well-being. We have a group of dedicates professionals on board for consulting us with medically relevant content. And of course, our researchers always cite legitimate sources and papers to back up their findings. …

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How Are Uber Driver-Partners Rated?

Man driving guy in Uber

Uber is a great platform for both drivers (partners) and passengers when it comes to safe and reliable ridesharing. If you are planning to be one of the happy Uber partners or drivers in your city, you need to know how to maintain a spotless Uber driver rating. This is often times the difference between a mediocre shift and a cash-stacking ridesharing adventure…

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Can I Get A Free Uber Ride?

Empty Uber car

Uber, the pioneer ridesharing company, has changed the way we think about taxi transportation. With great flexibility for both drivers and riders, this has turned out to be the most preferred transportation system around the world. Uber is currently operating in more than 400 major cities in the world and the number is increasing at an exponential rate. To attract new riders both from existing and new cities, Uber offers a free Promo Code (worth approx $20) which lets newly registered riders enjoy their free Uber ride!…

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Wondering How Uber Ridesharing Works? Here’s the Scoop

Backseat of Uber car

Uber is an on-demand internet-based transportation system which has brought about a revolutionary change in the transit industry around the world. Convenience and simplicity have the key to success and massive growth for Uber. Advanced and secured features and technologies of Uber have made it possible for a rider to have a car at his/her location whenever needed by simply tapping his/her smartphone…

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Easy and Delicious Panang Curry Recipe

Bowls of Thai curries

I’m not sure why it took a backpacking trip through North and South Thailand to get me hooked on Thai food, but it certainly did the trick. My favorite food for the past decade continues to be Thai, and I’m especially partial to authentic Thai curries.I’m particularly fond of Panang curry….

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