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华纳兄弟:2021年上映的所有新片将同步登陆HBO Max

华纳兄弟日前宣布了一个重磅消息,将取消院线窗口期,2021年上映的所有新片将同步登陆流媒体平台HBO Max,其中包括《黑客帝国4》和《沙丘》等备受关注的大片。   Still from "Matrix 4"  (Credit: Warner Bros.)   In a momentous decision that could upend the way movies are distributed in the future, Warner Bros., the world's second-largest movie studio, announced it would stream all of its 2021 movies at...

科学证明“音乐无国界”是真的

当你想到远方某地或某种文化的歌曲,脑海里浮现的是什么?是熟悉的,还是完全不同于你习惯的、令你费解难猜的独特曲调?遍览各种文化,我们出于不同的目的写不同的歌,比如,为了宗教游行、舞蹈,或者让啼哭的婴儿安静下来入睡。《科学》周刊上发表的一项新研究结果分析了音乐如何通行于世界各地,尽管它在各个文化内部存在着令人难以置信的多样性。 Photo by 42 North from Pexels “Cultures all over the world have different kinds of music in each society, but what this means is when you zoom out, society’s musical...

英国成为首个批准新冠疫苗的西方国家 下周开始接种

英国卫生和社会保健部表示,英国已批准美国辉瑞和德国生物新技术公司联合研制的新冠疫苗紧急使用授权,下周起英国民众就可以接种疫苗。这是有史以来研发最快的疫苗,从概念到批准上市只花了10个月,完成了通常需要十年才能走完的研发步骤。   A small shopping basket filled with vials labeled "COVID-19 - Coronavirus Vaccine" is placed on a UK flag in this illustration taken November 29, 2020. Picture taken November 29, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic   Britain...

Quora精选:出国旅游时有哪些禁忌

出国旅游时,除了做行程攻略,了解当地风俗习惯、文化礼仪也是必要的。有网友在问答网站Quora上提问:“当我去别的国家时有什么绝对禁忌吗?”,网友们回复了到不同国家的注意事项,来看看高赞回复。 Photo by Alfonso Escalante from Pexels 获得1.2k好评的答案@Makiko Itoh Japan:在日本: Don't tip anyone. No one. NO ONE.Tipping is just not part of the culture. Don't even leave the small change. People will come running after you with it....

Pandemic同时当选韦氏词典和Dictionary.com的年度词汇

在新词层出不穷的2020年,却有一个词同时被韦氏词典和Dictionary.com(词典网)选为年度词汇,这个词就是pandemic(大流行病)。   Photo from Pexels   For the first time, two US dictionary companies on Monday declared the same word their word of the year: “pandemic”. 本周一(11月30日),两家美国词典公司宣布了同一个年度词汇“大流行病”,这还是有史以来首次。   The challenges of 2020, Oxford Languages said, “brought...

研究:时常保持两分饥饿,寿命可延长30%

据《生命时报》报道,澳大利亚科学家的一项研究表明:如果人类时常保持两分饥饿,其寿命可最多增长30%。报道说,在年轻时经常吃撑,危害甚至会影响两代人的健康。哪怕是短期暴饮暴食,不仅体重会上升,对全身的伤害也会持续多年。 Photo by Horizon Content from Pexels Why do we eat so much?为什么会吃多? One reason is buffet lunches – they need no explanation. Business dinners that last for hours also encourage people to eat too much. Dinner parties with...

“隔离”获选《剑桥词典》2020年度词汇

《剑桥词典》日前宣布,“隔离”成为其选出的2020年度词汇。在此之前,《柯林斯词典》宣布“封锁”一词成为2020年度词汇,而《牛津英语词典》则表示, 2020年度词汇实在选不出来。 A street in Phuket, Thailand, is largely deserted during the pandemic. [Photo/Xinhua] Cambridge Dictionary has revealed its word of the year is “quarantine”. 《剑桥词典》日前发布消息称,其评选出的2020年度词汇是“隔离”。   The dictionary’s editors said that it...

大脑如何让我们逃避人终有一死的真相

[Photo?pexels]   警告:这是一篇关于死亡的文章!你现在也许想要点击关闭键退出。 That’s because, researchers say, our brains do their best to keep us from dwelling on our inevitable demise. A study found that the brain shields us from existential fear by categorizing death as an unfortunate event that only befalls other people.研究人员说,这是因为,我们的大脑竭尽全力不让我们老去想那不可避免的死亡。一项研究发现,大脑将死亡归类为一个只会降临于他人的不幸事件,借此使我们逃避关于生死话题的恐惧。...

BBC推荐:12月不可错过的6部电影

从年头盼到年尾,《神奇女侠1984》终于要上映了,同样将在12月上映的佳片还有乔治·克鲁尼的《午夜天空》、汤姆·汉克斯的《世界新闻》、皮克斯动画《心灵奇旅》,还有改编自爱尔兰神话的动画电影《狼行者》。   Still from  Wonder Woman 1984. (Credit: Warner Bros.)   Wonder Woman 1984 《神奇女侠1984》   A year on from the day it was originally scheduled to come out, Wonder Woman 1984 is finally leaping into cinemas – and onto...

“你还有什么问题?”面试官这个灵魂拷问,究竟怎么答?

北方各地初雪都下了一阵了,应届生们关心的秋招也接近尾声。经历了重重面试的人大多都被问到过一个问题:“你对我们公司/这个岗位还有什么问题吗”( Do you have any questions for us? )多数人可能就说“暂时想不到 /没有了”。Reddit网友也发现基本没人反过来问招聘官问题。 [Photo/Pexels]   Interviewers have often told me almost no one asks questions during interviews.面试官们经常跟我提到说面试时几乎没有面试者提问。 有人想问薪水、工作职责等等,但又不知道如何开口。 Remember, at a job interview,...

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