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Mario has another new game, “Paper Mario” is coming soon

Nintendo is angling for yet another hit on its Switch console system with its latest installment of the Mario franchise, “Paper Mario: The Origami King,” which will be released in July. 任天堂将在Switch游戏机系统上推出另外一款火爆游戏,就是最新的《马里奥》系列游戏《纸片马里奥:折纸王》,将于7月上市。 “Paper Mario” will arrive on the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite on July 17 for $59.99, Nintendo announced last Thursday. 上周四任天堂宣布,《纸片马里奥》将于7月17日登陆任天堂Switch和Switch Lite,售价59.99美元。 The…

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Money is not everything, but it is necessary

Sure, money cannot buy you everything. 诚然,钱不能带给你一切。 But no one can deny that it’s necessary. 但所有人都不得不承认:钱是必要的。 I need money to have a shelter so that I won’t freeze to death when winter comes. 我得有钱才能有个栖身之所,好让我在寒冬来临时不至于冻死。 I need money to buy food so that I can live a healthy life. 我得有钱才能买到食物,好让我能健康地活着。 Plus, with money you can see…

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What is “externality” in economics?

The market for cigarettes has a negative externality on consumption because consuming cigarettes imposes a cost on others not involved in the market for cigarettes in the form of second-hand smoke. 香烟市场对消费展现了负面的外部性,因为它用二手烟的形式对其他人征收了一种不会统计在香烟市场中的成本。 And that’s what we’ll talk about today: Externality. 而这就是我们今天要谈的东西:外部性。 When making the claim that free, unregulated markets maximize the amount of value created…

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The latest global storm is getting stronger

The most powerful storms on our planet have grown substantially stronger, and almost forty years’ worth of hurricane satellite imagery suggest a warming planet might be fuelling the changes. 全球最强风暴变得更强了,近四十年的飓风卫星图像显示,地球变暖可能加剧了这一变化。 According to the data, the likelihood of a hurricane developing into a category 3 storm or greater, with sustained winds of over 177 kilometres per…