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These 4 part-time jobs that can be done at home

If you’re alive in 2018, you’ve probably heard of the side hustle. These days, it seems like everybody has one. In fact, if you’re a millennial, half of your peers already do. 生活在2018年,你可能听说过兼职。现如今,每个人好像都有兼职。其实,如果你是千禧一代,半数你的同龄人中已经在做兼职了。 And sure, you may only earn a little per month at first. But because these side hustles cost almost nothing to start,…

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Gucci’s new products are ugly and expensive?

World-famous Italian fashion house Gucci has joined forces with American sports’ winningest franchise, the New York Yankees. 世界著名的意大利时尚品牌Gucci和美国运动界最强球队纽约洋基队合作了。 The high-end retailer is selling items with the famous interlocking ‘NY’ logo as part of its line of baseball apparel. 这一高端零售品牌正在销售带有著名重叠“NY”标志的棒球服系列单品。 Shoppers in the market for a houndstooth coat can buy one with the Yankee logo on…

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The pros and cons of working four days a week

Work-life balance has always been a struggle. But an increased concern for workers’ rights paired with the power of automation has created a shift. Certain industries don’t require as many working hours anymore, and the global trend–especially in Europe–leans toward a four-day workweek. 维持工作和生活的平衡一直是件难事。但是,在自动化影响下,劳动者权利愈发受到重视,这导致了一个转变。一些行业已经不再需要那么多的工作时间,从全球趋势来看,尤其是欧洲,更倾向于每周工作四天。 THE PROS OF A FOUR-DAY WORKWEEK 四天工作周的优点 Better productivity. Productivity during…