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Wisdom is everywhere, can you find it?

Once there was a great Sufi saint. In his last days, someone asked him about his master. Saint said, “Since you asked I will certainly tell you about three masters.” 曾经有一位伟大的苏菲派(伊斯兰神秘主义派别的总称)圣人。在他生命快结束时,有人让他说说他的老师。圣人说:“既然你问了,我就给你讲讲我的三位老师。” # Among three of them one master was a thief. 这三个人中有一个是小偷。 Once while wandering around in a desert I got lost and till I…

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When you hurt, you can really relieve the pain

Swearing is good for you. Well, kind of. A growing body of research suggests that, under the right circumstances, simply saying taboo words out loud seems to make people feel less pain – but not just any swear words will suffice, new findings reveal. 说脏话对你有好处。嗯,是有一点好处。新的研究结果显示,越来越多的研究表明,在适当情况下,仅仅是大声说脏话就能减轻人们的痛苦,但不是仅仅说脏话就够了。 Exactly how and why the act of swearing manages to…

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Do tomatoes need to be put in the refrigerator?

Tomatoes are the second-most eaten vegetable in the United States, following potatoes. (And are potatoes really vegetables? Are tomatoes? We digress.) People eat $60 billion worth worldwide every year, which is a lot. 番茄是美国食用量排第二的蔬菜,仅在土豆之后。(土豆算蔬菜吗?番茄算吗?有点跑题了。)全球每年吃掉价值600亿美元的番茄,真是不少。 But how should tomatoes be stored in your kitchen? Chefs and Italians have long left tomatoes at room temperature, while safety-…