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Blood red snow in Antarctica

A few weeks ago, scientists at Ukraine’s Vernadsky Research Base in Antarctica awoke to find their usually pristine white surrounds drenched in a shocking blood-red. 几周前,位于南极的乌克兰沃纳德斯基研究站的科学家醒来发现周围原本白茫茫的雪地被染成了血红色,令人震惊。 From the gory-looking images, you could be forgiven for wondering if there’d been some sort of horror-movie-style penguin massacre. The good news is that the real cause is far…

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Only people who care about you will treat you

Everyone has that period in which they find those who are close to them start to seem annoying . 每个人都会经历这样的时期:发现身边那些亲近的人开始变得有点烦了。 You suddenly realized that they’ve always been talking and talking. 你会突然意识到,长久以来他们就一直不停地在说啊说。 They never stopped. 他们从来就没有停过。 Some of us get angry with them, thinking they are trying too hard to intervene in our lives. 我们中的有些人,会开始变得愤怒,觉得他们对我们的生活介入太多。 But…

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U.S. starts selling friends monopoly board game

Last week, the world briefly stopped spinning when news broke about the Friends reunion special. Just to think, we were already ecstatic over the new Central Perk-themed coffee shop that opened in Wisconsin, and then we hear that our six faves are coming back to TV. 上周要出《老友记》重聚特辑的消息一出,地球都停转了。想想看,威斯康星州开了一家新的中央公园咖啡馆都让我们狂喜不已,现在可是听说我们最喜欢的6个角色要回归荧幕了呀。 But of course, good things take time, and…

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Dad gave me a thousand dollars

Growing up 在我长大的过程中 I’ve always been very independent. 我一直表现得十分独立 I’ve never asked for my parents for money or help, 我从未向父母要过钱,或寻求过帮助 and I’ve always lived a pretty secluded life from them. 每天的生活,也与他们十分疏离 We’re close, 我们关系很好 but not in a “I’m going to tell you every detail of my life” way. 但不是那种“我要把生活中所有的细节都告诉你”的好 A little back ground: 再告诉你们吧…