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只有受過傷的人才能變得強大?《分裂》中的5條「魔性思想」

GE fired up world’s largest commercial jet engine using 3D-printed metal parts

General Electric this month started testing the largest jet engine ever built, at its wooded test site near Peebles, Ohio. The new engine, the GE9X, is more efficient, more powerful, and more heat resistant than its predecessors. It’s also made with 3D-printed parts.<p>Its development marks another …

General Electric

Canada's mining industry is a 'horror story'

NEW REPORT SHOWS THAT OVER HALF (52%) OF ALL CANADIAN-LISTED MINING COMPANIES ARE ZOMBIES<p><i>The Chart of the Week is a weekly Visual Capitalist feature on Fridays.</i><p>Canada has a reputation worldwide as the epicenter for mining exploration, and over the years the country's junior-listed companies have …

Mining

Restricting Your Eating Time Period to 8 Hours Will Transform Your Health & Fitness

Intermittent fasting can provide many important health benefits, including improving your insulin/leptin sensitivity, helping your body …

嘉能可持續減產減債,再賣 1.4 億盎司銀資產

全球原物料行情持續不振,讓綜合礦業與大宗物資貿易商嘉能可(Glencore)在 2013 年 5 月購併超達(Xstrata)帶來的高負債成為沉重負擔,為了回應投資人的壓力,嘉能可積極減債,先是大砍鋅產能再賣銅礦,除了繼續減產救市,嘉能可也變賣銀資產,估計可帶來超過 20 億美元的償債現金。<p>賣銀償債 …

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全美最大螺絲經銷商:美國工業已處於衰退狀態

美國部份產業早已陷入衰退?彭博社 4 日報導,標準普爾五百貿易公司暨經銷商指數(包括 Fastenal、WW Grainger Inc. 以及 United Rentals Inc.)今年迄今下跌 18%,全年度恐將創下 1996 年以來次差紀錄。Fastenal 財務長 Daniel Florne …

U.S. Stocks Edge Lower

Investors say the odds are rising that the Fed will raise interest rates in December<p>Stocks inched lower Thursday, pulling back from a sharp prior-day rally, as investors looked ahead to the prospect of an interest-rate increase later in the year.<p>The Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 23.72 points, …

Stock Markets

為什麼水庫清淤不能用搬的就好?讓專業的鍵盤「水庫王」告訴你

$800 (Rebel) vs $5400 (Mark III) | Can You Tell The Difference?

18 More Photos of People Awestruck by Nature

After we published our first set of photos that showed people awestruck by nature, we felt as though we owed it to you to find more. Here, then, are 18 more photos of people taken aback by their surroundings – whether that's by land, sea or sky. This time around, we listed the exact places where …

Rio De Janeiro

Review: Sigma’s 50mm f/1.4 is Simply Stunning, Stunningly Simple

In a world where there’s an always-on march of forward progress driven by the notion that bigger is better, I find it refreshing to see that at least …

MIOPS: A New High Speed Camera Trigger You Can Control with Your Phone

MIOPS is a new smartphone-controlled camera trigger created by the minds behind the Nero Trigger. Looking to get financed through Kickstarter, the …

7 Reasons to Work Out in the Morning

Because who wants to blow off an ugly sweater party just to go to the gym?

15 Healthy High-Fiber Foods That Make You Feel Full and Satisfied

Fill up (and not out) with these good-for-you, high-fiber foods

How to Get Superb Color in Your Photography

Color accuracy is one of the most important aspects of photography. A big part of this is getting accurate white balance. White balance relates to …

Back to Basics: Useful Tutorial Shows You How to Properly Assess & Clean Your Gear

Most camera gear is built with longevity and strenuous activity in mind, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take the best possible care of your …

Video: Useful Tips for Buying Second-Hand Lenses

When it comes to buying glass, deciding what you want and how much you’re willing to spend can be difficult even in the best of conditions. So, …

Bank of Scotland survey: Starting salaries rise sharply

<b>A continuing surge in demand for staff helped to boost starting salaries in Scotland last month, according to a regular survey of recruitment agencies.</b><p>Data from the Bank of Scotland's Report on Jobs showed a survey-record increase in starting pay for permanent jobs.<p>The bank said a further …

Salaries & Wages

A&E doctors heading to Australia 'for a better life'

<b>Despite record numbers of patients, accident and emergency departments are struggling to recruit and retain staff, the College of Emergency Medicine says. So why are doctors leaving to find work elsewhere?</b><p>"The work's better, the hours are better, the pay's better, the training's better, work's more …

Emergency Medicine

Australia to investigate foreign ownership of homes

<b>A government committee in Australia is set to examine laws governing foreign investment of property.</b><p>The move follows a report by Credit Suisse which showed Chinese buyers are pouring in more than A$5bn ($4.5bn; £2.7bn) into Australia's residential market every year, pushing up prices.<p>The …

Australia

Toyota halts car production in India amid labour row

<b>Toyota, the world's largest car maker, has halted production at its two factories in India amid a labour dispute regarding wages.</b><p>In a statement, Toyota said it was left "with no other option but to declare a lockout of the premises to ensure the safety of its workers and management …

Automotive Industry

How to Use Selective Focus for More Creative Images

Ansel Adams and his work remain central to photography discussions; he’s been a source of inspiration and emulation for generations of photography …

Upgrade your photo game from amateur to pro with our 16 top photography tips

The Rule of Thirds, Sunny 16, and always shooting in RAW. The books are full of photography tips — some essential, others downright constrictive. But …

Minerva :用 7 億台幣打造一所能打敗哈佛的線上大學

來自舊金山的 Minerva Project 創辦人 Ben Nelson 今年不過 38 歲,但是他發下豪語要創辦一所比哈佛還威的大學。<p><b>Minerva Project 就是他的夢想啟發點,這所打破大眾認知、「重新構想」的大學,讓世界各地的學生都可以藉由線上課程學習,不會被地理因素所限制。</b> 而現在美 …