The girl with eight Ivy League college offers. Image copyright Cassandra Hsiao "In our house, there is beauty in the way we speak to each other ... language is not broken but rather, bursting with emotion.
It is a little messy. But this is where we have made our home. " Those were words from 17-year-old Cassandra Hsiao, whose moving college essay caught the attention of multiple US universities and the world. 明天不會更好，只能選擇把今天過好？全拋世代的負能量啟示錄. 【中國手機廠大戰】面對「連蘋果都贏不了」的 OPPO 和 Vivo，小米跟華為被迫見招拆招. How the Internet Ruins Productivity (by Design) Uber 沒了之後叫車用什麼？21 款叫車 APP 整理資訊，其實台灣計程車 APP 也有不錯的選擇 - 就是教不落. How children play, even in the harshest of environments. 不再夜盲！小蟻智慧攝影機(夜視版)室內夜視效果實測. 散步逛5間隱藏好店，跟著文博會發現台北城市新靈魂！ - Shopping Design. 深圳不想當中國矽谷！那台灣可不可以當台灣就好，不要當亞洲矽谷？ – TechOrange. 「大家說，一切都會好轉的。十年過去了，我依然還在這」——一位憂鬱症患者的自白.
國中生職業試探寒假育樂營活動. 國中生玩3D列印玩到當顧問. This Futuristic Office Doesn't Have Chairs And Desks. Forget standing desks.
In the office of the future, you might lean instead—supported by giant rock-like sculptures that designers argue are a healthier, more active way to work than anything that's come before. A prototype of the office design is now on display in Amsterdam. "We said, what if we could create a work environment which is not based on tables and chairs anymore? " says Ronald Rietveld, one of the founders of RAAAF, a Dutch design firm that worked on the project with artist Barbara Visser.
Athos - Wearable Technology for Fitness. Read: An email currently making the rounds among Shanghai expats: Shanghaiist. Chinese Drone Startup Yuneec Grabs $60M In Funding From Intel. 阿凱現身電影《破風》記者會 （700 × 1050 ) 天津爆炸獲救 萌犬生化隨恩人災區奔走. Coffee: Do Italians do it better? Starbucks is everywhere, but not in Italy.
Yet Starbucks' founder, Howard Schultz, came up with the idea for his coffee chain whilst sipping espresso in a Milan bar. So what? You may say. He took a good product, repackaged it and globalised it. 43戶在半小時內被淹沒...溪洲部落盼了多年的社會住宅在哪兒？ Dear Federer and Nadal fans, time to accept we are living in the Djokovic era. Caught between the glorious memories of Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic will always -- in the eyes of many -- remain the third wheel; a great player who survived until age caught up with Federer and injuries with Nadal; a player who could have never beaten them at their best.
But then memories have a strange way of playing tricks on the mind. You remember what you want to remember, the rest simply fades away. In this case, the rest unfortunately also includes Djokovic. Our Twitter and Facebook timelines are filled with comments about the Wimbledon final and almost all of them have a simple underlying theme -- great that Djokovic won but so sad that Federer lost. Roger Federer as Religious Experience - Tennis. This present article is more about a spectator’s experience of Federer, and its context.
The specific thesis here is that if you’ve never seen the young man play live, and then do, in person, on the sacred grass of Wimbledon, through the literally withering heat and then wind and rain of the ’06 fortnight, then you are apt to have what one of the tournament’s press bus drivers describes as a “bloody near-religious experience.” It may be tempting, at first, to hear a phrase like this as just one more of the overheated tropes that people resort to to describe the feeling of Federer Moments. But the driver’s phrase turns out to be true — literally, for an instant ecstatically — though it takes some time and serious watching to see this truth emerge.
俗又大碗的「小米空氣清淨機」開箱，PM 2.5 過濾效率測給你看. 「辣」炒空心「蔡」? 洪秀柱:我來選總統. Unlimited Colors – Scan-Draw-Save-Sync to your Favorite Devices. This Is the Unhealthiest Meal You Can Eat at an American Chain Restaurant. According to the Center for Science in the Public Interest A shrimp dish at Red Lobster has a calorie count that will leave you shell-shocked.
On June 3, the food safety and nutrition consumer advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) published a list of the nine unhealthiest meals at chain restaurants, which are over 2,000 calories (a day’s worth of food). At the top of the list is Red Lobster’s shrimp version of the “Create Your Own Combination” menu option. Customers can consume four days worth of sodium and a whopping 3,600 calories when they order the Parrot Isle Jumbo Coconut Shrimp, Walt’s Favorite Shrimp, and Shrimp Linguine, side orders of Caesar salad, French fries, and a Cheddar Bay Biscuit, while washing it all down with the chain’s 890-calorie, 24-ounce signature margarita.
Why You Shouldn’t Eat Delicious Charred Foods. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) announced on Thursday that it has concluded that acrylamide in food—a chemical that can develop during high temperature cooking—potentially raises the risk of cancer.
The agency first released its opinion in July 2014, and allowed the public to respond. It has now published it’s official scientific opinion on the matter, saying acrylamide “potentially increases the risk of developing cancer for consumers in all age groups.” Acrylamide is a chemical that forms in starchy foods—like fries and potato chips—when foods are cooked at high temperatures like during baking, frying or roasting.
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Suspended Coffee. Glurge: Café customers buy "suspended coffees" for less fortunate patrons.
Example:[Collected via e-mail, March 2013] This story will warm you better than a coffee on a cold winter day: "We enter a little coffeehouse with a friend of mine and give our order. While we're approaching our table two people come in and they go to the counter: 'Five coffees, please. Just a cup of coffee on the wall ( a story)
A cup of coffee on the wall. NOTE: This was sent to me by a friend today.
What a wonderful story and wouldn't it be great to get something similar going in all of the places where we live. What a beautiful spirit of care and generosity. - FT I sat with a friend in a high-class coffee shop in a small town near Venice, Italy. As we enjoyed our coffee, a man entered and sat at an empty table beside us. He called the waiter and placed his order saying, "Two cups of coffee, one of them there on the wall. " Cirque du Soleil sold to Chinese, US investors in bid to expand in China: Shanghaiist. Globally renowned circus troupe Cirque du Soleil has sold a majority stake to the US private equity firm TPG Capital and the Chinese conglomerate Fosun Capital Group, as the company now seeks to spread its wings in China.
"After 30 years building the Cirque du Soleil brand, we have now found the right partners in TPG, Fosun and the Caisse to take Cirque du Soleil forward to the next stage in its evolution as a company founded on the conviction that the arts and business, together, can contribute to making a better world," said Guy Laliberte, who founded Cirque in 1984. The Canadian firm, valued at 1.5 billion USD, has held performances for over 160 million people in 48 countries across the world, although previous attempts to break into the Chinese market have proved rough.
Sichuan man surprises cancer-stricken fiancée with hospital wedding shoot: Shanghaiist. Twenty-six-year-old firefighter Guo Kai arrived at the orthopedics ward of Sichuan People's Hospital with a team of professional photographers on April 26 to surprise his bed-ridden fiancée with a wedding photo shoot for her birthday.
Dong Hui, 22, was diagnosed with malignant giant-cell tumor of the bone (GCTOB) in April, and now has difficulty even standing up. Regardless, nurses helped her put on a brown wig and change into a white dress so that she could join the photo shoot with her fiancée. Hainan security guard's act of kindness goes viral online: Shanghaiist. The simple gesture of a 27-year-old bank security guard in Hainan who held up an umbrella for an elderly wheelchair-bound woman has become a source of inspiration after a picture of the deed went viral online. A netizen with the username 小东585 captured the image after the security guard, later identified as Xie Fei, walked over to the elderly woman with an umbrella to offer shade as she waited outside in the heat.
It turns out that the woman had been brought to the bank by her husband, who'd left her outside in the hot weather to withdraw some money, according to Tencent News. The guard unknowingly won the hearts of hundreds of web users with his act of kindness. "So sweet... he stood bolt upright! " A Clever Canister That Forces Air Out With Its ‘Piston’, Keeps Food Fresh.
If you simply hate eating stale cereal or chips, this cool line of canisters will help you keep your food fresher—by keeping it away from stale air. In Prepara’s Evak line of canisters, a manual piston replaces the conventional flat lids found in most food storage containers. Evak’s automatic twin-valve system also removes the air as you push down the piston. By reducing the exposure of stale air in the canister, your chips stay crisp, while other dried food items, such as tea leaves and granola, will remain fresh. Watch What Happens When Organic Food Experts Were Served McDonald’s. Photos: A Race Against Time. Of all the things a cyclist could list as essentials for riding, the road is not likely to be the first to jump to mind; it is a given. But in the vineyards and rolling hills of the Chianti area of Tuscany, preserving the heritage of the white gravel roads inspired a vintage-bicycle race that has grown to more than 5,000 participants. L’Eroica, which means “the heroic” in Italian, takes place each October.
AI-CL661_IPHONE_16U_20141023043020.jpg (JPEG Image, 1280 × 971 pixels) - Scaled (80%) 15歲被宣判要洗腎一輩子，他不願在逐夢路上出局，決定奉獻人生陪伴偏鄉學童. 4 Habits Of Lucky People. How One Boy With Autism Became B.F.F.'s With Apple’s Siri. New U.N. Ebola Trust Fund Falls Far Short of Goal. Chinese waste 200 billion yuan annually on leftover food: Shanghaiist. Chinese waste 33 bln USD food annually on dining tables. The Giant Chinese Odor Dome, and Other Sad Ideas for Surviving Our Future Cities. One-Third of Food Is Lost or Wasted: What Can Be Done.
醫師陸續倒下 賴國醫籌莫展. 揭開麵包隱藏的４大危機－《康健雜誌》五大連鎖麵包店大調查 - 康健雜誌. Monte dei Paschi di Siena reports heavy loss. Ebola outbreak: How you can help. Cloud-shaped skyscraper considered for Shenzhen skyline: Shanghaiist. Antibiotic resistance rise continues. @FacesPics: Twitter Account Dedicated to Seeing Hidden Faces In Everyday Things. French Artist Turns Everyday Objects Into Playful Characters. Expanding Dress Gives Its Wearer More Personal Space In Crowded Public Places. Why Can’t Men Be Friends? Want an Easy Life? Try Canberra, Australia.