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各种动物的孩子们用英文怎么称呼呢?

我们都知道狗(dog)的幼崽在英语里叫puppy,猫(cat)的幼崽叫kitten。可是,你知道吗?山羊(goat)的幼崽在英语里是用kid表示的。对,就是我们常用来指代小孩子的那个kid。所以,我们今天要跟大家一起学习的就是各种动物的幼崽在英语中的词汇表达。准备好了吗?我们现在开始。duck(鸭) …

How Rocky U.S.-China Relations Benefit North Korea’s Nuclear Missiles

Ever since North Korea tested its fifth – and most powerful – nuclear device earlier this month, the international community has been waiting for a …

The World Just Hit This Disturbing Climate Change Metric

Earth has seemingly passed a worrisome threshold for the changing climate this week, according to scientists.<p>The last week in September is often the …

How Human Violence Stacks Up Against Other Killer Animals

Humans get some of their knack for killing each other from the primate family tree, a new study says—but that doesn’t let us off the hook.<p>Humans inherited a propensity for violence from our primate ancestors, a new study says, making it easy to think, “Ah, see—we really are just animals.” But that …

Around the World in 10 Books

Send your imagination to distant lands with our fall reading list.<p>We believe every season is book season, so we found 10 new picks for you to cozy up with this fall. Whether you’re an armchair traveler looking for a quick getaway or a restless adventurer who’s already at the airport, these stories …

Books

Seven reasons to visit Pistoia, a 'little Florence' without the crowds

If you're looking for an uncrowded corner of Tuscany that is rich in history and culture, you'll be delighted to find yourself in pretty Pistoia at the foot of the snow-capped Apennine mountains.<p>Even the locals were taken by surprise when their modest city was voted Italy’s Capital of Culture for …

Italy

Leonardo DiCaprio Just Put His Malibu Home On The Market

It's located on the ritzy "Billionaire's Beach."<p>The year was 1998: Leonardo DiCaprio was a mere 24 years old and had just starred in <i>Titanic</i> when he snatched up this Malibu, California cottage for $1.6 million. Flash forward to present day and a lot has changed: He's now an Oscar winner and he just …

Gated Communities

New research reveals the best value long-haul destinations in the world

New research has revealed the best value long-haul destinations in the world, with Cape Town coming out on top.<p>The survey, conducted by the UK Post Office and holiday specialist Travelbag, looked at 34 resorts and cities around the world. The researchers examined local prices for ten typical …

Long Haul

How to Earn Airline Frequent-Flier Miles Fast

TravelThe Strategist<p>Choose the best program for your needs and rack up rewards quickly with these expert tips.<p>By some estimates, there are over 20 trillion airline frequent-flier miles left unused. This number should be no surprise, since there are more mileage and points programs than ever these …

Virgin Atlantic

Here Are The Top 10 Museums in the World

Plus, the best tours to book at each one.<p>This week, TripAdvisor announced the results of its Travelers' Choice awards for museums, and New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art was named number one in the world for the second year in a row.<p>Using an algorithm that took the quantity and quality of …

Museums

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World Conservation Community Calls for Countries to Shut Down Their Domestic Ivory Markets

Changing Planet<p><i>The following statement was released by Cristián Samper, president and CEO of WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society) and a member of the U.S. Advisory Council on Wildlife Trafficking:</i><p>“The global conservation community is stepping up: No more domestic ivory sales. Elephants have had …