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Treat time as an investment and everything will change

Think of how stingy you are with your money: if someone on the street asks for $10, you’re not giving it to them. There’s no way you’re giving a 30% tip for a normal dining experience. And so on. 想想你在花钱上是多么的吝啬,如果有人在街上问你要10美元,你是不会给的。普通的一顿饭要收你30%的小费,那也是没门。诸如此类的事情还有不少。 And yet so many of us just waste ungodly amounts of our time. We throw…

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What do you think is the best occupation

Computer Programmer! You get paid to solve puzzles and learn stuff. You know what I like to do in my free time? Solve puzzles and learn stuff! 电脑程序员!你通过解决难题、学习来获薪。你知道我平常都在干嘛了吧?解决难题还有学习。 A programmer of course. 当然是一名程序员。 Low entry barriers 门槛低。 Low material needs 物质需求低。 Long career: If you want, you can keep your career as long as possible.…

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Britain starts training dogs to detect new coronavirus

Canines have been used for decades to sniff out drugs, bombs, corpses and even cancer. 犬类数十年来一直被用于检测毒品、炸弹、尸体,甚至癌症。 Now, a team of British researches are hoping dogs’ keen sense of smell can help detect COVID-19, CNN reports. 据CNN报道,现在英国的一个研究团队希望狗的灵敏嗅觉能帮助检测新冠病毒。 The London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine is working with specially trained dogs to develop a new kind…

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The value of personality is overestimated

Have you ever thought about what your own personality is like? 你有没有想过,你自己的个性到底是怎样的? If you are asked to describe yourself with three words, which three words would you choose? 如果让你用3个词来概括你自己,你会选择哪3个单词? Or, do you actually have no idea what your own personality is like? 还是说,其实你自己并不清楚自己的个性是怎样的? Are you actually a person with no personality? 或者你其实是个没有什么个性的人? But then again,…