日期:2017-09-26 The fleshy fruit rich in healthy fats is more popular than ever, but in addition to surging prices, avocado fans may have one more thing to worry about. The number of injuries caused by improper handling and cutting of avocados is on the rise. 富含... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 Verbicaine refers to soothing words used to calm or distract a patient who is awake during a surgical procedure. 话语可卡因指的是在外科手术过程中,用来安抚病人或者让病人转移注意力的使人宽心的话语。 Many patients are anxious about anticipated procedu... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 Exercise bulimia refers to the compulsive behaviour in which people count the calories ingested during a meal, and then tailor a workout to burn off the same number of calories. 运动暴食症指的是人们计算每餐摄入的卡路里,之后对锻炼进行调整,以燃烧掉... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 Situational insomnia refers to a temporary form of insomnia that occurs as a result of short-term factors present in a persons life, ranging from travel (sleeping in a strange bed) to changed life circumstances (e.g., job loss, divorce, death of a l... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 Aerotropolis refers to a city in which the layout, infrastructure, and economy are centered around a major airport. 航空大都市指的是城市设计、基础设施和经济形式都以大型机场为中心的城市。 This word combines the prefix aero-, relating to airplanes and... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 Mechanical placebo refers to a device or object that appears to perform a specific function, but in fact does nothing at all. 机械安慰剂指的是看上去似乎能完成某种特定功能,但其实什么也做不成的装置或设备。 It is an impressive looking device or scheme... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 Fanfic refers to the plots and stories written by fans of a television show or movie. 同人小说指的是电视剧或电影的粉丝编写的情节或故事。 Fan fiction or fanfiction (also abbreviated to fan fic, fanfic or fic) is fiction about characters or settings f... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 Computer rage is physical or verbal abuse towards a computer or computer-related accessory due to heightened anger or frustration. 电脑狂暴症是指由于极度愤怒或沮丧,所引发的对电脑或配件的拳打脚踢或言语羞辱。 Examples of computer rage include cursing... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-26 The impostor syndrome is the persistent inability to believe that ones success is deserved or has been legitimately achieved as a result of ones own efforts or skills. 骗子综合症指一直无法相信个体成功是自身努力的结果,或是不相信个体成功是自身努力或... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-14 Granny nanny is a grandmother who cares for her grandchildren while their parents are working. 奶奶保姆指的是在儿女上班时,承担起照顾孙子孙女工作的祖母或外祖母。 Families squeezed by falling real incomes and rising childcare costs are increasingly r... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-14 The people you work with are driving you nuts and youd love nothing more than to scream at them at the top of your lungs. 同事简直要把你逼疯,而你想做的不过是冲他们发火。 Sure, youd feel so much better venting your rage, but overt anger remains a ta... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-14 Scanxiety is the anxiety experienced while waiting to undergo a medical scan or receive the results of one. 扫描焦虑症指的是等待进行医学扫描或接收检查报告时感到的焦虑。 Whether scans are being done for diagnosis, to monitor treatment, to check for a... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-14 Racecation refers to a trip that combines participating in a race, such as a marathon or triathlon, and a vacation. 比赛休假指的是途中要参加比赛的旅行,比如在假期行程中参加马拉松或三项全能比赛。 Who said running is all work and no play? Yes, trainin... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-14 Snoopervision is a management or regulatory style characterized by intrusiveness or excessive prying. 窥探管理是一种管理方式或监管风格,特点是干涉或过多打听。 Snoopervision has always been a concern among US workers. Its not uncommon for employees t... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-14 Walkman effect refers to the disengagement from surrounding public space caused by the use of technology, such as a portable music player. 随身听效应指的是由于使用便携式音乐播放器等科技产品,使人们从周围的公共环境中脱离出来。 The Walkman Effect is t... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-09-14 Email apnea refers to the unconscious and temporary suspension of regular breathing while checking and reading email. 电邮呼吸暂停指的是在查阅邮件时出现的规律呼吸的无意识暂停。 It might sound strange, but apparently 80 percent of us have picked up t... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-08-30 1. 切洋葱前先冷藏或冷冻 According to the Institute, putting onions in the fridge 30 minutes or in the freezer for 10-15 minutes before chopping can prevent the stinging as the cold stops tear-jerking gas from being produced. 2. 将洋葱浸泡在水中 Anot... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-08-30 Clicking your fingers for the waiter Being too loud and raucous Letting children listen to videos on a phone Blowing your nose in a napkin Texting at the table Letting your children play with cutlery and condiments Placing your phone on the table ne... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-20 Toxic bachelor is an unmarried man who is selfish, insensitive, and afraid of commitment. 有毒单身汉指的是自私、感觉迟钝、惧怕承诺的未婚男性。 They also refer to men who remain single past 40. 40 is a race-dependent number. Asians can be considered... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-06-20 Coworking is a style of work that involves a shared working environment, often an office, and independent activity. Unlike in a typical office environment, those coworking are usually not employed by the same organization. 合伙办公是一种以共享工作环... 阅读全文>>

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