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《中國任務》:馬歇爾未能阻止的國共殊死之爭 - 紐約時報中文網

<b>《中國任務——喬治·馬歇爾未完成的戰爭,1945–1947》(THE CHINA MISSION: George Marshall’s Unfinished War, 1945-1947)。</b><br>丹尼爾·庫爾茨-費倫(Daniel Kurtz-Phelan)著。<br>有插圖。476頁。<br>W·W·諾頓出版社(W.W. Norton & Company)出版。28.95美元。

Mosaic Portraits by Charis Tsevis

A series of mosaic illustrations created as cover art for Womankind magazine by Greek visual designer Charis Tsevis based in Pafos, Cyprus. Each …

Cover Art

Geometric Desserts by Dinara Kasko

Desserts in the shape of different geometric figures by pastry chef Dinara Kasko from the Ukraine. With a background in architecture and design, she …

Biomimicry

There's So Much Meaning Hidden in Sansa Stark's Fashion Evolution

We see what you did there, Game of Thrones.<p>Sansa Stark's style has changed as much as she has over the years—which is to say a <i>lot</i>. Here's how Sansa's style has changed and what these looks really ~mean~.

Strange Storm as Wide as Earth Appears on Neptune

The bright tempest is the first ever spotted near the planet’s equator, raising questions about how it formed and persisted.<p>Neptune’s wild, windy weather has taken a turn for the worse, with a new storm erupting in a surprising spot near the beautifully blue planet’s equator.<p>Estimated to stretch …

It's Official: Stunning Fossil Is a New Dinosaur Species

A new study of the fossil also makes the controversial claim that the armored dinosaur had anti-predator camouflage.<p>About 110 million years ago in what’s now Alberta, Canada, a dinosaur resembling a 2,800-pound pineapple ended up dead in a river.<p>Today, that dinosaur is one of the best fossils of …

Unexplored African Lakes Reveal Hidden World

Researchers dove beneath the surface of the Okavango source lakes and traveled the rough and wild Cubango River for the first time.<p>Even for the team of seasoned adventurers, exploring each new river section that feeds southern Africa's Okavango Delta presents unique challenges—but no matter what, …

7 Steps for Criticizing Anyone (Including Your Boss) Without Hurting Any Feelings

Management expert Ken Blanchard coined the phrase, “Feedback is the breakfast of champions,” for good reason. Feedback is a two-way street. We all …

3 Keys to Turning Down a Job Offer Without Burning Bridges

Breaking up is hard to do. Especially when “breaking up” means declining a job offer that you’ve worked really hard to get. You know who it’s even …

This Is the Email to Send When You're About to Miss a Big Deadline

You’re in panic mode right now.<p>You’ve been cramming to meet a deadline, and there’s just no way it’s going to happen. Not to mention, this project …

A New Approach to Figure Out What You're Meant to Do

Way back in school, when you first thought about the working world, I bet you had a pretty limited view of what kinds of jobs existed: Doctor, …

The real reasons you procrastinate — and how to stop

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>Have you ever sat down to complete an important task — and then suddenly discovered you were up loading the dishwasher or engrossed in the Wikipedia entry about Chernobyl? Or perhaps you suddenly realize that the dog needs to be fed, emails need to be answered, your ceiling …

Procrastination

Don’t End a Meeting Without Doing These 3 Things

When a sports team finishes a game, they usually don’t gather up their gear and immediately leave the court, rink, field or locker room. The players and coaches take a few minutes for a post-game meeting – a ritual that’s just as important as the pre-game warm-up.<p>In our view, participants in …

Management

8 Times You Don't Owe Anyone an Apology

An apology can heal many wounds. But it can also create a lot of problems when uttered unnecessarily. An ill-placed “sorry” can undermine your …

4 Talking Points Every Introvert Needs to Memorize Before an Interview

Job interviews are the worst.<p>If you’re anything like me, you change jobs every few years, and each time, you’ve had to go through a lot of awkward …

5 Email Templates That'll Save Your Reputation When Your Response Is Long Overdue

Raise your hand if, at this very moment, you have at least one email you should’ve already sent—a day ago, a week ago, even (eek!) a month ago.<p>I know …