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What cruel life taught me

The best and most amazing thing about life is that no matter what happens or how hard it may get, or how useless you feel, stay patient. 生活教会我们最伟大精深奥妙之处莫过于,不管眼下有多难,自己是多么的无用,你一定要耐心。 All you need to focus on is doing good even if it maybe the smallest thing like greeting someone with a smile it goes a long way,…

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Silicon Valley epidemic a new wave: dopamine withdrawal

It’s the latest fad in Silicon Valley. By reducing the brain’s feel-good chemical known as dopamine – cutting back on things like food, sex, alcohol, social media and technology – followers believe that they can “reset” the brain to be more effective and appreciate simple things more easily. 这是硅谷的新风潮。通过减少大脑中使人感觉良好的化学物质多巴胺(减少接触食物、性、酒精、社交媒体和科技),拥护者们相信他们可以“重置”大脑,使其更高效,更容易欣赏简单的事物。 Some even go so far as…

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More and more people are poisoned by plant essential oils

Essential oils are a popular choice for people keen to remedy a wide variety of ailments, from minor infections to stress. But new data indicate that people are increasingly putting their health at risk when they turn to these fragrant, volatile plant extracts. 人们在治疗各种疾病(如轻微感染、压力大)时喜欢选择精油,但新的数据显示这些芳香的具有挥发性的植物提取物的使用对健康的危害会越来越大。 A new analysis from Australia, based on records from a poisons…

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New Zealand’s glaciers turn red

As the Southern Hemisphere enters summer, a catastrophic bushfire season is well underway on Australia’s east coast. Homes have been destroyed, koalas are dying, and there’s currently a thick smog of smoke blanketing parts of the state of New South Wales. 随着南半球进入夏季,澳大利亚东部海岸爆发灾难性的森林大火。房子被烧毁,考拉相继死去,目前浓烟笼罩着新南威尔士州部分地区。 Some think the effects of the extensive fires could even be travelling across…