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[林之晨] 不改善義和團教育,台灣沒有未來|數位時代

台灣正面對一個恐怕是史上最嚴重的經濟結構,同時也是社會結構問題。再不改善,不僅無法恢復過去的高成長,連青年、甚至整個國家的未來,都將會被斷送。<p>GDP 成長積弱不振<p>2011 開始的過去五年,當世界從金融海嘯的震撼走出,東南各主要國家 GDP 以 5-8% 加速成長的同時:<p>台灣的 GDP 成長卻連保三都 …

騰訊QQ 要求用戶分享家中Wi-Fi密碼,遭中國用戶憤怒質疑 | T客邦 - 我只推薦好東西

中國的騰訊QQ在Android版本上改版之後,推出了一個新的功能叫做:QQ Wi-Fi,為了鼓勵用戶使用,還推出了「分享得好禮」的活動,當使用者在獎品的誘惑下參加了這個活動之後,QQ就會自動分享使用者家裡的WiFi密碼,而且WiFi的SSID和MAC地址也會被直接上傳QQ伺服器。<p>更過份的是,當使用者 …

如何激勵下屬?看華特‧迪士尼的管理哲學 | T客邦 - 我只推薦好東西

華特‧迪士尼的激勵故事,始於他的夢想園地迪士尼樂園,當時華特‧迪士尼拍攝電影預算不足,想要從迪士尼樂園取得更多營收,於是叫來當時負責迪士尼樂園的萬斯,請教他是否能從迪士尼樂園賺到更多資金?<p>萬斯召集了一個七人小組,其中一位女性成員,拿出迪士尼樂園日程表,當時迪士尼樂園只在星期三到星期日開放,星期一、二 …

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The Genius Of Taylor Swift's Girlfriend Collection

Swift has spent the last two years "making friendship fun." But her choice of Instagram girlfriends is also an incredibly savvy image maintenance strategy.<p>Around the October 2012 release of <i>Red</i>, when Taylor Swift had spent the gossip year linked with several boys — Jake Gyllenhaal, John Mayer, …

11 Hidden Messages in Company Logos

When Wendy's redesigned its logo in 2013, the company insisted the word "MOM" in the collar was unintentional. But plenty of other logos contain …

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Blizzard Entertainment第二季首日公開全遊戲更新計畫 - VR-Zone 中文版

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Здравствуйте! Flipboard Launches Russian Edition

Inside Flipboard / October 3, 2013<p>Flipboard is expanding its global reach with an edition for Russian speakers. Anyone who has their device language …

Medieval Meets Modern in Catalonia

Medieval meets modern in Alemanys 5, a project in Girona’s historical quarter by architect Anna Noguera. Noguera and her husband originally purchased …

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Healthy Soil Microbes, Healthy People

The microbial community in the ground is as important as the one in our guts.<p>A small pine tree grown in a glass box reveals the level of white, finely branched mycorrhizal threads or "mycelium" that attach to roots and feed the plant. (<i>David Read</i>)<p>We have been hearing a lot recently about a …

Articles about pinterest board day landscape architecture and outdoors on Dwell.com - Dwell

Charles Birnbaum, founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation, makes the case that historical preservationists are...<p>A recent NASA study found that houseplants can remove up to 87 percent of air toxins within 24 hours, while other studies have...<p>A refreshing change to commercial …

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Stranger than Paradise

Tilda Swinton’s totally surreal fashion adventure. Click here to read Diane Solway's profile of the enigmatic actress, and here to read more about the historical estate.

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10 Mind-Bending Discoveries In Physics

The study of physics is the study of the universe—and more specifically, just how the hell the universe works. It is without a doubt the most …

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Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

Rising Datsun: The American history of a Japanese brand

Datsun: not just the 510 and Z.<p>When rumors of a resurrected Datsun badge first oozed out onto the Internet, enthusiasts were thrilled. Would parent-company Nissan bring back performance icons like the 510 and the 250Z? They would not.<p>Instead, the world—and not the U.S.—would see the introduction of …

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Beautiful Houses: Bird House

This week we will show you the breathtaking Bird House in Mallorca, Spain, a project by Alberto Rubio. I couldn't find details about the project at …

The adventure playground of the Azores

The remote Portuguese archipelago is finally getting the recognition it deserves – with jewel-coloured lakes to kayak, misty laurel forests to hike and sparkling lava tubes to explore.<p>Asking someone to find the Azores on a map would probably have drawn a blank look a decade ago when the remote …

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5 Cars That Defined the Woodie—and the 5 Worst Woodies Ever Made

Once the mark of quality craftsmanship, wood paneling on cars became a phony vinyl travesty in the 70s and 80s. We remember the glory days of the woodie—and the ignominious era of faux wood.<p>In the earliest days of the automobile, creating steel stampings for bodies was more expensive than making …

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8 Uncommonly Cool Children's Museums

(photo: Paul Specht/Boston Children's Museum)<p>While plenty of adult museums offer specific exhibits with kid appeal, there is a whole genre of museums that take child-friendliness to a much higher level. These institutions are specifically designed to engage the younger set through hands-on, …

Blueberry Dumplings The Star Of Lasting Summer Memories

When blueberries are in season, you don't need to turn on the oven to make a delicious dessert. Valerie Erwin says it takes just 15 minutes to make one of her favorite summer dishes, Blueberry Dumplings. She shared the recipe for <i>All Things Considered</i>'s Found Recipes series.<p>Erwin is the chef and …

Classic Jet Set: Jackie O., Liz Taylor & More Stars in the Air (Photos)

From Humphrey Bogart to Audrey Hepburn, see Hollywood's Golden Era celebrities trot the globe.<p>Ed Giorandino/NY Daily News Archive, via Getty