日期:2017-06-16 A micro job is a temporary, task-type job of all types, often booked through the Internet. Work may include online or in-person jobs, such as writing blogs, virtual assistant, handyman, nanny, website design, etc. 微工作是一种临时的任务式工作,可以... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-16 Snob effect refers to the desire to purchase something only because it is extremely expensive or extremely rare. 购买一样商品只因为它特别昂贵或者极度稀缺,这种购物欲望就是虚荣效应。 Snob effects is the phenomenon that a thing becomes more desirable... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-16 Fertility tourism refers to the practice of traveling to another country for fertility treatments. 生育旅游指的是去其他国家进行不孕治疗。 Fertility tourism is booming. Wealthy Europeans who are desperate to have children are shopping around for the... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-16 Desire line is an informal path that pedestrians prefer to take to get from one location to another rather than using a sidewalk or other official route. 期望路线指的是行人从A地到B地选择走的非正式道路,而不是走人行道或者其他的正式道路。 Desire lines... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 Bikini medicine refers to the medical practice, research, and funding that focuses solely on the female breasts and reproductive system. 比基尼医疗指的是仅针对女性乳房和生殖系统的医疗实践、研究和资助。 Bikini medicine is an informal term that refers... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 Millions of middle-aged singles in Japan still live with their elderly parents and depend on them financially, research has revealed, contributing to the countys falling birth rate and ageing population. 调查显示,日本有数百万中年单身族依然与年迈的... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 In economics, shrinkflation is the process of items shrinking in size or quantity while their prices remain the same. 在经济学领域,缩水式通胀指的是商品的大小或数量减少,而价格不变。 Shrinkflation is a rise in the general price level of goods per un... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 Zombie lie is a false statement that keeps getting repeated no matter how often it has been refuted. 尽管屡次被驳斥,但还是频频出现,这样的假话就是僵尸谎言。 No matter how hard we try to kill them, they keep coming back to eat our brains. 不管我们有... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 A sock puppet is an online identity used for purposes of deception within an online community. It is a fake identity through which a member of an Internet community discusses or comments on oneself or ones work, pretending to be a different person,... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 Onlineness refers to the fact of maintaining a constant online presence, in order to be able to instantly react to any new internet developments, no matter how insignificant. Onlineness may lead to acute loneliness and pathological syndromes such as... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 Errorist refers to someone who repeatedly makes mistakes. Says stuff he believes is true, but anyone with common sense can see hes wrong. 某人老是不停的犯错。说着他自认为正确的话,但是任何有常识的人都会知道他是错的。这就是不停犯错的人。 They believe... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-03 Chairdrobe refers to the art of piling clothes on a chair to be used in place of a closet or dresser. If a chair is not available one can always defer to a floordrobe. 把衣服堆在椅子上,而不是放进壁橱或者衣柜,这就叫椅柜。如果找不到合适的椅子,还可... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-02 Bedgasm is a feeling of complete and utter euphoria which peaks when climbing into bed at the end of an 18-hour workday, a long road trip or hours of extremely strenuous physical activity. 工作了18个小时,长途旅行过后,或者进行了几个小时极度辛苦的体... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-02 Mockumentary is a fictional film that is in the style of a documentary and pretends to be a documentary. 伪纪录片是指仿照纪录片,并以纪录片的风格拍摄的虚构电影。 Mockumentary (also known as mock documentary) is a genre of film and television in whic... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-02 Affluenza , a portmanteau of affluence and influenza, is a term used by critics of consumerism. It is defined as a painful, contagious, socially transmitted condition of overload, debt, anxiety, and waste resulting from the dogged pursuit of more.... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-02 A chocoholic is a person who craves or compulsively consumes chocolate. 巧克力狂指的是吃巧克力上瘾的人。 For chocoholics, little can be done to restrain their cravings. 对巧克力狂来说,想吃巧克力的冲动总是无法控制。 There is some medical evidence to... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-05-26 Google gives its staff unlimited free ice cream, while drugs giant Johnson Johnson pays for its workers dry cleaning. 谷歌公司的员工可以无限量地取用免费冰淇淋,医疗巨头强生公司为员工付干洗费。 Now, a UK firm is offering employees another novel benef... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-05-26 A small new study published in Frontiers in Human Neuroscience suggests that one easy way for older adults to get deeper sleep and stronger memories is to listen to a certain soothing sound called pink noise -- a mix of high and low frequencies that... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-05-26 Moonlighter is a person who holds a second job (usually after hours). 月光人指的是拥有第二职业的人(通常在下班后去做)。 According to the US Department of Labor, about 7 to 8 million of us -- about 5+ percent of all workers -- work multiple jobs (wh... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-05-26 Small dining table (xiao fan zhuo in Chinese) is a commonly accepted name for lunch services provided by schools, communities or private homes for primary and middle school students who live far away from schools or whose parents are too busy to pre... 阅读全文>>

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