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讓難民能真正在德國「安居樂業」的方法:別大發社會福利 (亞當斯密,清教徒,難民,國富論,經濟學了沒,社會福利,公立大學,難民,德國,國安,大發,...) - 時事 - 國際 - 經濟學了沒 - 商業周刊

除了你家的小強,還有其他漂亮的蟑螂

蟑螂,這麼可怕的生物,怎麼會有人當成寵物飼養呢?蟑螂最古能追溯到石炭紀(約三億年前) [1],而現存的蟑螂中除了熟知的「小強」,在古巴還有晶瑩剔透的綠蟑螂,澳洲有愛挖洞又充滿慈愛光輝的犀牛蟑螂,以及用聲音彼此溝通的馬達加斯加蟑螂等。就讓我們來看看這些有趣的蟑螂家族吧~<p><b>晶瑩剔透的水果蟑螂-古巴蟑螂</b> <i></i><p>在加 …

The vanished streets of Old Paris

Lost streets of Old Paris<p>Eugène Atget's record of a city about to be swept away<p>1902<p>1902<p>Eugène Atget (1857-1927) took up photography because he felt …

【Gene思書齋】機率陷阱的風險

連日本人都管不好核電廠,台灣的核四不會爆炸嗎?基改作物是違反大自然的怪物,會禍害人間嗎?吃了美國牛肉,就會狂牛症發作嗎?加入亞投行,錢都會被中國騙走嗎?<p>我們生活中,無處不是風險,連本期頭獎上看二十五億的威力彩也是不小的風險,如果不小心中了,該如何是好啊?姑且不論這些機車的風險,如果說今天的降雨機率為 …

As New Horizons Speeds Toward Pluto, We Revisit Its Gorgeous Jupiter Pics

Pluto won’t be the only world the New Horizons spacecraft gets a good look at.<p>In 2007, New Horizons caught an angry volcano in the act of exploding. Blasting plumes of material 180 miles into the sky, the volcano is called Tvashtar — and it’s located on Io, one of Jupiter’s four largest …

Solar System

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THE ONLY NEWS APP YOU NEED<br>With News Suite, you no longer have to visit multiple sites and apps to stay in the know. It organizes articles from 1000s …

告白的遊戲:紀念約翰‧納許|囚徒困局系列(六)

就像盯著黑洞看:地表最黑材料「奈米碳管黑體」

編譯 / 許瑞福(台大電機系雙主修哲學,人文與科學的兩棲類) 編輯 / y編<p>逍遙自在的油漆工思想大家莊子曾經寫下:「人皆知有用之用,而莫知無用之用也。」看看這塊黑漆漆的東西,你不禁懷疑:「這到底有什麼用啊?」這時候,發明它的科學家們肯定會跳出來說:「你這不識貨的傢伙!」<p>在英國南方一座不顯眼的工業區, …

Europe's Exit From Asia ... 'Only' Soft Power Remains

Geopolitically Europe is conspicuously absent in South and East Asia. This has been a trend for some time, but it has recently intensified. Seen from Asia Pacific where so much is happening, Europe is a distant dot on the horizon.<p>Retrospectives:<p>For much of the 19th and 20th centuries, not only was …

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综述:中国房地产增长趋稳分化加剧 地方有望祭出去库存新招

國泰房地產指數調查 Q1 3大指標萎縮 房市「相當冷清」 | 財經

5大行庫3月新增房貸利率升至1.99% 創6年來新高 | 財經

減輕還款壓力!銀行推40年期首購房貸、利率1.9%起 | 財經

A veteran stargazer and photographer captured this spectacular image of emission nebula Sh2-112 Sharpless. http://oak.ctx.ly/r/20eq9

Europa: Facts About Jupiter's Icy Moon and Its Ocean

Europa is one of the Galilean moons of Jupiter, along with Io, Ganymede and Callisto. Astronomer Galileo Galilei gets the credit for discovering …

地球全史──從精美的照片認識地球科學

如果你是自然科學的愛好者,《地球全史:46億年的奇蹟》這本書將使你感動萬分;如果你是孜孜獵影的攝影家,這本書將使你大開眼界;如果你只是在書店恰巧翻開這本書,你或許會大為驚嘆,驚嘆地球長久演化的足跡,奇蹟且華麗地呈現在你眼前!<p>自地球誕生以來,已走過了46億年漫長的時光。物換星移,滄海桑田,過去的景象在 …

King Tut's Mummified Penis Hints at Political Struggle?

The king's burial as god of the afterlife reflects ancient turmoil, study says.<p>He's ancient Egypt's most famous pharaoh. The discovery of King Tut's treasure-filled tomb in 1922 made him an international sensation and a subject of continuing study and analysis.<p>Most recently, mummy expert Salima …

Weight loss - The Running Bug

One Simple Strategy for Avoiding Weight Gain in the Off Season

Here's how to continue to make healthy food choices when your training slows down.<p><i>Jenny,<br>After reading your post on recovery, I’m taking some time off this fall to chill, move differently, and as you say—restore. While in my off season, are there things I can do for my eating performance? I tend to</i> …

What's the Difference Between Fartlek, Tempo, and Interval Runs?

Here's a quick breakdown of these three major types of speed workouts.<p><i>Hi Jenny, I just read your article,</i> <i>'</i><i>What Should I Do During the Off Season</i><i>?'. Very helpful, thanks! Could you briefly explain to me the difference between fartlek, tempo, and interval runs? Thanks! Mary</i><p>Hi, Mary. Thanks for the …

The Essential 7-Minute, No-Gym Warmup

Work in these five moves before your run to get faster and stay injury free.<p>Seven minutes can be an eternity—for a runner, at least. That's enough time to bang out a mile repeat, ice a cranky knee, or boil water for pasta. And now, it's also enough time to squeeze in a strength-training workout.<p>We …

Elephants Use Their Trunks to Ace Intelligence Tests

Smells, and not sounds, seem to be the key to pachyderm cognition.<p>Say it ain't so, Dumbo. Elephants rely on their trunks and not those big ol' ears to find their way to food and likely to solve other puzzles, report scientists. (See: "Elephants at Risk.")<p>Elephants are renowned for their acute …

So, Where Do Christmas Trees Come From?

<i>From Mother Nature Network's Laura Moss:</i><p>Nearly 30 million Christmas trees are sold in the U.S. each year, and while they appear in our homes only briefly, growing them is a full-time, year-round task.<p>Large-scale Christmas tree farms like Oregon's Noble Mountain Tree Farm are massive operations that …

多一個S,小心變成罵人 (換工作 英文,換公司 英文,i have no idea,i have no ideas,i have no idea with,...) - 職場力 - 英文學習 - 戒掉爛英文 - 商業周刊

常常有學生問,英文口語中多一個the或a,少一個s,一定要斤斤計較嗎? 如果從「溝通瞭解」的需要來說,大部份情況不必斤斤計較,講英文的時候,「自在感」比「正確性」重要。但還是有一些特例,差了一個字就完全不一樣,這些特例要特別記住了。所幸這樣的例子不多,我們來看四個例子:<p><b>1. Do you have </b> …

視覺商機:看電影 空間大進化 | 蘋果日報

經營行業生存得八面玲瓏,因應時代推出各式新穎經營手法,在日本,AV行業興盛,帶動周遭行業發展,1980年代吹起的成人MTV,迄今約有1000家,年產值高達200億元,今年12月,台灣刮起日本風,第一間24小時營業的成人MTV即將開幕,推出個人包廂,可觀看AV影片,還可當成簡易平價旅館;在台灣已有30 …