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【Atlantic】Do Olympic-Level Achievements Make People Happy?

The promise of success can propel us forward, but it comes with pitfalls that can undermine the satisfaction of actually succeeding.Gold medalist Cheung Ka Long of Hong Kong during the medal ceremony for the men's individual foil during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games The appeal of the Olympics is that they decide who can claim the title of best in the...

【Medium】Men, This Is Why Women Won’t Date You

Helpful notes, from a womanRecently, I listened in on a conversation between a friend and his brother. My friend’s brother was ranting about women, his dating life, and how hard it was for him to find a girlfriend. It was a painful conversation to listen to.He blamed all the women he’d been with for the ever-failing cycles of his dating life. Rather...

【Economist】Bursting the bubble: How gum lost its cool

中文导读曾几何时,嚼口香糖体现了年轻人的酷——叛逆、大胆、性感,受到了追捧。由于疫情,口香糖行业的泡沫破灭了;但早在疫情前,其销量就在下降。口香糖从风靡全球到跌落神坛,大部分是因为嚼塑料对千禧世代不再有吸引力,如今他们追捧的是健康饮食和有机食品,迎合这一趋势的口香糖或许能重获年轻人的青睐。Gen Z doesn’t see the appeal of chewing plasticFor decades, chewing gum was a symbol of rebellion, synonymous with youthful angst, bestowing the chewer with an aura of boldness, bravado and sex appeal. Rockstars...

【BBC】Why walking through doorways makes you forget

Why do I always walk into a room and forget what I’m doing? Cognitive neuroscientist Dr Christian Jarrett explains how our memories are vulnerable to the ‘doorway effect’.Fear not, you’re far from the only one to have had this rather unsettling experience.Since 2006, psychologists at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana have been investigating what’s...

【Bloomberg】China's Crackdown on Tutors Won't Fix Its Schools

The government wants to reduce anxiety and inequality in education. Its latest plan won’t do either.Make or break. In late July, the Chinese government decreed that companies in the after-school tutoring industry could no longer make a profit, raise capital or go public. The goal was to reduce pressure on parents and children consumed by a fear of falling...

【Economist】The infrastructure bill:It's a deal

中文导读日前,美国参议院推动通过了1.2万亿美元的基础设施协议,将在道路、桥梁等公共工程上大幅增加支出,这对深受党争荼毒的美国来说已然是重大进展。与特朗普时期不成熟、决策失调的政府相比,当前拜登的白宫和参议院都更有耐心地去努力达成共识。然而,协议的立法尚未开展,众议院也举止谨慎,基建法案会走向何方仍然未知。Joe Biden's bipartisan dream stays alive, for nowEven before the Senate voted overwhelmingly to advance a bipartisan $1.2trn infrastructure agreement, President Joe Biden hailed it as proof “that our...

【CNBC】How much Olympic athletes earn for winning medals

Olympians typically receive monetary, and sometimes non-monetary, rewards from their countries for winning a place on the podium.Hidilyn Diaz of Team Philippines competes during the Weightlifting - Women’s 55kg Group A on day three of the 2020 Olympic Games at Tokyo International Forum on July 26, 2021 in Tokyo, Japan.The Philippines clinched its first...

【Economist】China's tech-bashing: Get poor quickly

中文导读从去年十一月开始,中国的监管机构开始对科技公司进行打压。先后对蚂蚁集团、腾讯等互联网巨头进行监管,近期对教育产业重拳出击。而市场受此举影响,股价全面下跌。China’s crackdown on the online-education business marks a turning-pointTo get rich is glorious, Deng Xiaoping supposedly said. “To get as rich as Jack Ma is clearly not so glorious,” quipped an investor last November when the initial public offering of Mr Ma’s Ant Group...

【Knowable】Yes, all this screen time is hurting your eyes

OPINION: A neuroscientist says that he’s particularly worried about kids, who may have spent much of last year learning online. Some easy hacks can help.Recent data suggest online school may be putting kids at risk of myopia and other eye problems.There’s no way around it: Since the pandemic began, people around the world, of all ages, are spending...

【NYTimes】Chinese-Canadian Pop Star Detained on Suspicion of Rape

Kris Wu, a 30-year-old celebrity, is the most prominent figure in China to be held over #MeToo allegations.Kris Wu performing at a music awards show in Toronto in 2018.The police in Beijing said Saturday they had detained Kris Wu, a popular Canadian Chinese singer, on suspicion of rape amid a #MeToo controversy that has set off outrage in China.The...

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