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Put something next to the fruit that will last longer

This tiny sachet the size of a sugar packet can be placed in a crate of fruit and it makes the produce last roughly three times longer than usual. 在盛水果的箱子里放一小包东西就可以使水果的保质期比平时延长近两倍的时间,而这小一小包东西只有糖包那么大。 The technology, from a startup called Hazel Technologies, was created as a simple way to tackle one piece of the world’s problem with food waste.…

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Artificial meat industry begins to develop uniform standards

What do you call a burger that isn’t made of meat? Plant-based options are growing rapidly, but there hasn’t yet been a consensus on how to refer to these meatless dishes. 你把不是肉做的汉堡叫做什么?植物基食物正迅速发展,但就如何描述不含肉类的食物方面还没有达成共识。 The issue, it seems, lies in whether consumers understand these foods best by names that mention the meat-based items they represent—burgers, sausage, bacon,…

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Small coin for the operator

When I was 19 十九岁的时候 I legally immigrated to the USA. 我非法移民到了美国 I left my country on Mother’s day 1963. 1963年的母亲节,我离开了故土 Circumstances were such that 我的处境如此糟糕 I for a short time 有一小段时间里 became homeless 我无家可归 but then found a job 后来我找到一份工作 in East Los Angeles. 在旧金山东部 I was able to live in one of their…

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How new careers in the U.S. dominate their income

薪水应该怎么花?怎样才能存下钱?存钱真的有用吗?哪些消费才是明智的? 这些对于很多职场新人来说都是很头疼的问题。 美国人对本国的职场新人做了一个调查,统计了他们支配自己收入的方式;如果你正在被这类问题困扰着,不如先来看看他们是怎么管理自己的薪水的吧。 Einstein once said that the most powerful force in the universe was compound interest. 爱因斯坦曾经说过:宇宙中最强大的力量就是复利。 No one is in a better position to harness this force than those who have just started earning a regular salary. But popular wisdom tells you that it is just this demographic that has a tough time…

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Spend more than 400 pieces with Apple’s wireless earphones

Retailers are selling $60 cords for Apple’s wireless Airpods. 有零售商在出售用于苹果无线耳机Airpods的绳套,其售价为60美元。 Back in the year 2016, we had no problems. Well, okay, that’s not true. We had some problems. But our headphones weren’t one of them. 在2016年的时候,我们没遇到什么问题。好吧,事实并非如此。我们确实遇到了一些问题。但那时候我们的耳机还没什么问题。 That’s because headphones featured a universal design that was based upon a simple 3.5 mm jack that had been…