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Some happiness is unexpected

A few years ago, after exhibiting a rather odd assortment of symptoms, I went to see a doctor. 几年前,我发现自己有些奇怪症状,就去看医生。 15 minutes later I was diagnosed with a progressive, painful, long term, incurable disease that affects, among other things, your internal organs (like the heart and lungs) and is one of the leading causes of complete…

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Some happiness is unexpected

In a kitschy bar in Cambridge, he asked to sit at my table, though later he would insist that I made the first move. 在剑桥的一间俗气的酒吧,他借坐我旁边,尽管后来他非说是我先对他有意思的。 I was intrigued by his tattoos. 我觉得他的纹身很有意思。 He thought I went to Harvard. 他以为我在哈佛上学。 All we had in common was that we’d both almost stayed home. 我们唯一的共同点是:我们本来都更愿意待在家里。 Friends had dragged…

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Online business in India is booming now

Schools around the world have closed their doors because of the coronavirus pandemic, leaving more than 1.5 billion children stuck at home. While it’s a great inconvenience for many, it has created a spike in demand for online learning. 全球学校受新冠疫情影响都停课了,有超过15亿学生宅在家。虽然对很多人来说现在生活很不方便,但在线学习的需求量却激增。 Educational institutions are introducing online courses and some education technology startups are temporarily offering free…

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Airbnb teaches landlord to do hygiene during outbreak

Airbnb is about to go on a cleaning binge. 爱彼迎要大扫除了。 The home-sharing service, under pressure from the coronavirus crisis, said Monday that it is establishing a new recommended “cleaning protocol” with the goal of reassuring both rental property hosts and their guests. 迫于新冠疫情的压力,这家家庭共享服务公司在周一说正在建立一个新的推荐的“清洁协议”,目的是要保证出租房屋的主人和客人的安全。 Airbnb said in a statement that the optional protocol will offer guidance…

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Please understand these 10 principles before 30 years old

1. If someone pissed you off, what you should focus on is not how they did it but how you can manage your own emotion. 如果有人惹怒了你,你需要注意的不是他们到底做了什么,而是你应该如何控制自己的情绪。 2. Don’t be the one who always complains. Nobody likes someone like that. Everyone will finally leave you if you do. 别总是抱怨这个抱怨那个。没有人喜欢这样的人。如果你这么做,所有人最终都会离开你。 3. There are problems that you have…