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英语常用短语--Kill Time

<b>Kill Time</b><p><b>Ally:</b> How do you kill time at a boring airport?<p><b>Andy:</b> I read books so I won’t feel bored.<p>在机场候机太无聊了,不过Andy读书来“kill time”。 “Kill time” 在这里可不是杀死时间,它指的是打发时间,尤其指空闲时消磨时间。<p>比如说:<p>Reading magazines will help you kill time when you are waiting for the medical check-up.<p>你等待体检时可以阅读杂志来打发时间。<p>I read an article …

A parent's guide to why teens make bad decisions

From getting beyond drunk at a friend’s party, to some seriously questionable outfit choices, teenagers often do things that seem outlandishly …

3 things the most successful people do at work every day, according to neuroscience

<b>• Having the right mindset is key to your ultimate success.</b><p><b>• But achieving success isn't as simple as just working hard.</b><p><b>• Strong focus, a positive attitude, and "flow" can all help set you up for success.</b><p>We have an obsession with successful people. From the small things they do every day to their …

Self-improvement

21 Things You Should Make Your Kids Pay For

Kids who need money are more likely to work, and working outside the house helps them develop valuable skills.<p>Whether they receive it from relatives …

Kids

17 books Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg think everyone should read

Gates, the former CEO of Microsoft, reads 50 books a year, he told The New York Times. In 2015, Zuckerberg, the CEO of Facebook, created an online book club in which he read a book every two weeks.<p>Here are some of the titles the pair have recommended over the past few years.

22 Famous Writers Told Us About The Book They're Most Thankful For

Celebrate Thanksgiving with the books Stephen King, Joyce Carol Oates, Jonathan Franzen, R.L. Stine, James Patterson, Rainbow Rowell, Michael Chabon, Lemony Snicket, Chuck Palahniuk, and more of your favorite authors are grateful for.

Books

How to Get a Free Flight Using Southwest Companion Pass

As a family of four, we love traveling together. But flights for four people could cost us quite a fortune. I was extremely happy when I found there …

Save Your Receipts: 8 Ways Receipts Can Help you Save Money

What do you do with your receipts? Many people just toss them away almost immediately after check-out or just put them in a random place and then …

How to Save Money in College: 11 Easy Saving Tips for College Students

According to a survey conducted at Ohio State University, 70% of nearly 19,000 college students worried about their finances. The rising student debt …

These Stores Offer Free Activities for Kids: Don't Miss their Fun Events

No matter at what age, kids can benefit tremendously from participating in various kid-friendly activities and events. Wouldn’t it be even better if …

How to Eat Healthy on a Budget: 12 Super Cheap Foods for a Healthy Diet

When you are living on a tight budget, you have to try all means to control spending. Food is not an exception.<p>There has been a myth that junk food …

Saving Money on Electricity Bill: Six Tips to Lower Electricity spending

Electricity often accounts for a large proportion of a household utility bill. So getting started implementing the following tips to cut your …

Home Improvement

8 Best Drugstore Skin Care Products: Great Quality, Cheaper Prices

We love our skin but it does not mean we must burn our wallets to look great. I purchase my skin care products from both designer and drugstore …

Skin Care

Robinhood App Review: A Commission-free Trading App for Investors

Investment is an important way to grow your money. There are many apps designed to make the stock transaction easier and to help users track their …

Where to Get Free Boxes for Moving - Here are Some Tips

Moving can be expensive; don’t let moving boxes add more cost to it. Why spend money on something that you can get for free?<p>Here are some places …

How to Use Ebates to Earn Money: 6 Hacks you Need to Know

You probably already know that Ebates is an awesome website that gives your free money for shopping. Every time when you log in to your Ebates …

Personal Finance

60 Fantastic Online Resources that Help Saving Money

There are many online resources that make saving money easier. Here is a list of useful websites and apps that help you with different aspects of …

How to Save Money on Groceries: Top 5 Do’s and 5 Don’ts

Groceries take a big piece of our monthly expenses pie. Smart shoppers definitely would not ignore savings from shopping for foods, drinks, and …

Personal Finance

25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

When it comes to saving money, not every way is the right way. A lot of it depends on your lifestyle and the goals that you’ve established.<p>At the …

The 8 best pieces of saving advice from real people who banked a fortune

I learned that important lesson from the dozens of people we've profiled on Business Insider, from early retirees to real-estate investors to teachers turned travelers, many of whom saved their way to million-dollar net worths while earning an average salary.<p>We've rounded up the best pieces of …

10 Tips on How to Save Money at Target

As the second-largest discount store retailer in the United States, Target attracts millions of shoppers every day. Are you also a Target shopper and …

Personal Finance

Where to Find Best Free Online Courses to Learn New Skills

<b>“An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” –Benjamin Franklin</b><p>One thing that can always make me happier and more confident is to learn a new …

Learning

2 Incredibly Cheap Dividend Stocks to Buy Now

Shares of GM and Graham Holdings offer a tempting mix of income and value within the current generally expensive market.<p>Buying cheaply valued …

10 Dividend Stocks That Will Deliver Double-Digit Returns Every Year

Today we’re going to take a look at 10 dividend stocks that look like solid bets to generate double-digit total returns every year, or at least every …

Investing

How to Invest in Yourself: 12 Frugal but Effective Ways

According to Warren Buffett, “The best investment you can make is in yourself.” Unlike investment in stocks or real estate, investing in self does …

Immune System

How to Create a Work-Life Balance in Your Small Business

5 Ways to Create a Work-Life Balance in Your Small Business<p>Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and More Successful Business Owner<p>Updated April 06, 2017<p>…

7 Reasons Why your New Year Financial Resolutions Do not Stick

As we entered the second quarter of the year, it is time to check the status of our new year resolutions. Many of us have set goals for career, …

Personal Finance

Liz Weston: The money numbers you need to know

Some numbers matter more than others. How much you make is important, for example, but your financial health depends far more on how much you …

Retirement

Microsoft's new PowerPoint tools make your presentations way less boring

It's not a secret that PowerPoint presentations can be really, really dull. The last thing you want on a Friday afternoon is a bland slide deck and transitions from the 1990s, so Microsoft is trying to make things a lot less boring. In the coming weeks, Office 365 subscribers will get two new tools …