日期:2017-03-14 Speed geeking is a participation process used to quickly view a number of presentations within a fixed period of time. Speed geeking gets its name from speed dating, since they both employ similar techniques. 极速演讲指的是在一定的时间内,快速进行数... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-14 Norman door is a door with a design that makes it difficult to determine the correct way to open the door. 不知道怎么开门才是正确的,有这样设计的门就称为诺曼门。 A so-called Norman Door has design elements that give you the wrong usability signals t... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-14 USB ports are ubiquitous on our electronic devices as a way to charge them and transfer data. But theyre also an easy entry point for malware or other nasty viruses. USB接口在我们的电子设备中普遍存在,用来充电或者传输数据。但它也是恶意软件或者其他令... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-14 The act itself is familiar to anyone whos ever watched comedy: One character takes a swig or bite of something just as another character says or does something shocking or outrageous, causing the first character to spew out the contents of his or he... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-14 Napping at work isnt acceptable in the UK, but in Japan dozing anywhere from Parliament to business meetings is allowed. Its called inemuri , which literally means to be asleep while present. 上班时打盹在英国是不被接受的行为,但在日本,不管是在国会... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-14 Phubbing refers to ignore (a person or ones surroundings) when in a social situation by busying oneself with a phone or other mobile device. 低头族描述的是只顾自己玩手机或者其他移动设备,忽略周围的人和环境的社交行为。 Phub是 phone和snub(冷落)的合... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-14 Man date is a neologism of the 2000s that is used to describe a social situation where two men spend time together one-on-one. 男男约会是本世纪出现的一个新词,用来描述两名男性共度时光的社交行为。 Man date refers to a platonic social encounter, not s... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-14 Mansplaining is a portmanteau of the words man and explaining, defined as to explain something to someone, typically a man to woman, in a manner regarded as condescending or patronizing. 男人说教是英文单词男人和解释说明两个词的合成词,指的是向别人,... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-03-10 Dinner with a date Whoever asks for the date pays, regardless of gender. Double Date Dinners Split between couples, and whoever asked for each respective day pays. Dinner with a boyfriend/girlfriend Take turns treating each other, or split evenly. B... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Slippery slope is a process or series of events that is hard to stop or control once it has begun and that usually leads to worse or more difficult things. 滑坡效应指的是一旦开始便难以阻止或驾驭的一系列事件或过程,通常会导致更糟糕、更困难的结果。 Te... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Election anxiety is a real thing. Lots of people have become uncomfortably stressed-out by the long, contentious campaign. 大选焦虑确实存在。很多美国人由于长时间的争来辩去的竞选活动而感到压力山大。 Around half of people surveyed (52 percent) say the... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Infomania is the debilitating state of information overload, caused by the combination of a backlog of information to process, and continuous interruptions from technologies like phones, instant messaging, and e-mail. 资讯癖指的是信息超载的超负荷状... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 The worlds first hangover bar has opened - and youll be breathalysed to check you have been drinking. 世界首家宿醉酒吧开业,进门前你需要先进行呼吸测试。 The Hangover Bar, in Amsterdam, is only open from Friday to Sunday and has everything you need t... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 It may feel like a new lease of life, but those who divorce in their latter years and move into another relationship are seriously risking their health. 人到晚年与伴侣离婚,跨入一段新恋情,这看起来像是翻开了人生的新篇章,但却会给健康带来很大风险。 R... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Baby hunger is the strong desire to have a baby, especially amongst older, professional women. 要娃狂指的是想要生娃的强烈愿望,特别是在较为年长的职业女性中间。 It has been estimated that one of six American couples will face difficulty getting pregn... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Glocalization (a portmanteau of globalization and localization) is the adaptation of international products around the particularities of a local culture in which they are sold. The process allows integration of local markets into world markets. 全... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Mystery shopping is a tool used externally by market research companies, watchdog organizations, or internally by companies themselves to measure quality of service, or compliance with regulation, or to gather specific information about products and... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 As you plan -- or even go -- on your summer vacation, think about this: More and more Americans are no longer taking a few weeks off to suntan and sightsee abroad. Instead theyre working in orphanages, building schools and teaching English. 如果你正... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Freeganism is a practice and ideology of limited participation in the conventional economy and minimal consumption of resources, particularly through recovering wasted goods like food. 免费素食主义是指有限参与传统经济,尽力减少资源消耗的行为和理念,... 阅读全文>>

日期:2017-02-23 Donorcycle is a combination of organ donor and motorcycle; the term apparently originates from emergency room personnel who often see motorcycle accident victims. It alludes to the high percentage of donated organs that come from motorcyclists. Dono... 阅读全文>>

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