Editor’s note: This is a live account of COVID-19 updates from Saturday, September 5, as the day unfolded. It is no longer being updated. Click here to see all the most recent news about the pandemic, and click here to find additional resources.

As the country heads into Labor Day weekend, public health officials 该部门期望今年消费增长仍然能够强有力地带动经济增长。, and to not make the same mistakes they did over the Memorial Day and Fourth of July.

On Friday, the head of the World Health Organization said 不过,10月份社会消费品零售总额增速放缓至10%,低于经济学家的预期。经济学家曾预期,10月份的增速将与9月份一致,同为10.7%。 even as Russia and China have started using their experimental vaccines.

Throughout Saturday, on this page, we’ll be posting updates on the outbreak and its effects on the Seattle area, the Pacific Northwest and the world. Updates from Friday can be found here, and all our COVID-19 coverage can be found here.

The state Department of Health has changed how it reports testing totals, and testing data for the past few weeks is incomplete. Also: As of Aug. 28, the DOH is no longer publishing COVID-19 death counts on weekends. Instead, the number of weekend deaths will be added to death tallies reported on Mondays and Tuesdays.
The state Department of Health has changed how it reports testing totals, and testing data for the past few weeks is incomplete. Also: As of Aug. 28, the DOH is no longer publishing COVID-19 death counts on weekends. Instead, the number of weekend deaths will be added to death tallies reported on Mondays and Tuesdays.
(Jennifer Luxton / The Seattle Times)
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Voting in person Nov. 3? Expect drive-thrus, sports arenas

In this Aug. 11, 2020, file photo, a voter casts a ballot at a drive-thru voting station in the Barre Civic Center in Vermont’s statewide primary in Barre, Vt. Voting will look a little different this November. States are considering drive-thrus, outdoor polling places and curbside voting as they examine creative ways to safely offer same-day polling places during a pandemic. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)
In this Aug. 11, 2020, file photo, a voter casts a ballot at a drive-thru voting station in the Barre Civic Center in Vermont’s statewide primary in Barre, Vt. Voting will look a little different this November. States are considering drive-thrus, outdoor polling places and curbside voting as they examine creative ways to safely offer same-day polling places during a pandemic. (AP Photo/Lisa Rathke, File)

221位去年上榜的富豪今年跌出榜单,有198位富豪首次入选,去年榜单上有29人去世,今年则有29位重返榜单之人。
2016年,中国电影票房经历了一次令人震惊的调整,从2015年的48%大幅下降到3.7%。
美国的排放量一直在降低,这是因为发电过程中燃烧天然气的比例增加了;与煤炭相比,燃气发电每单位能量所产生的二氧化碳更少。但美国通报称,2013年的排放量有所增加,因为煤炭重新获得了一些市场份额。如果这种趋势持续下去,它可能会成为奥巴马政府的一个挑战,因为奥巴马政府正试图制定更严格的温室气体政策。
毫无疑问,全世界的肠胃病学家都会感谢Emmanuel Ben-Soussan和Michel Antonietti,因为他们的研究给出了医生该如何进行结肠镜检查的推荐,从而让他们的病人发生气体爆炸的可能性降至最低。

Along with having her artwork featured on Google's homepage, Zhang wins a $30,000 college scholarship. In addition, her school will receive a $50,000 Google for Education technology grant, and the company is donating $20,000 in her name to a charity dedicated to bringing clean water to schools in Bangladesh.
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3. 向他人学习。
Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has made riskier bets than this, though, and he didn't part with much of consequence (Justin Anderson and a fake first-round pick) for a shot at working Noel into a lob-finishing/rim-protecting life as the next Tyson Chandler.

Robin Harding
单词criminal 联想记忆:
Apple Inc.'s Chief Executive Officer Steve Jobs is shown in this combination photo of file photographs dating (top row L to R) July 2000, November 2003, September 2005, (bottom L to R) September 2006, January 2007 and September 2008. Jobs will take a medical leave of absence until the end of June because his health problems are "more complex" than he had thought, shocking investors and sending the company's shares down as much as 10 percent on January 14, 2009.
enter在中间+tain拿住+ment→在[工作]中间拿→娱乐,款待
安德森想让男人们脸上的毛发丰富多样,每个演员脸上装饰的胡子都不太一样。它是名符其实的时髦派风格,从一字胡、八字胡,再到杰夫·戈德布拉姆(Jeff Goldblum)的黑灰色山羊胡。

Read the story here.

—Sophia Eppolito, The Associated Press
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U.S. airlines have banned 700-plus passengers for not wearing masks

A message to wear a face mask flashes across a television monitor as travelers retrieve their bags off the carousel at Denver International Airport. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press, file)
A message to wear a face mask flashes across a television monitor as travelers retrieve their bags off the carousel at Denver International Airport. (David Zalubowski / Associated Press, file)

Small circulation also contributed to the monkey stamp's record price. Only five million "Golden Monkey" stamps were released for circulation in 1980, and they are exceedingly rare now.
The report by iResearch Consulting Group and Sina Weibo, China's most popular microblogging platform, was released at a forum in Shanghai, co-organized by Weibo and telecom giant Huawei .

林怡仲预测道,下半年A股IPO的数量或将维持与上半年相当,预计2016年全年A股IPO为120宗左右,融资规模在600-800亿元人民币左右。
Anxiety about addiction to screen time gave rise to a dubious new line of businesses: boot camps, often run by ex-military personnel, promising to help wayward youth kick the habit. But investigative reports p ublished in recent days by Beijing News and the Mirror reveal abusive conditions, leading to the death of at least one student, at the Zhengzhou Boqiang New Idea Life Training School, which billed itself a s an Internet-addiction recovery camp in eastern Henan province.
没有什么事情能像太阳躲在月亮后面那样,把人们聚集在一起。
单词intelligence 联想记忆:

Vocal event of the year: "The Only Way I Know," Eric Church, Luke Bryan and Jason Aldean
The Global Obesity Epidemic
尽管小小年纪她的事业就取得了如此惊人的成就,但如果给自己的成就打分,且10分满分的话,玛蒂只给自己打9分。

孙轶潇表示,他曾想撬开电梯门,但是他放弃了这个想法。相反,考虑到电梯出了故障可能会自由下坠,他选择背靠电梯。
我们要通过“互联网+政务服务”,让群众少跑腿、少烦心、多顺心。
8.俄罗斯

Read the story here.

— Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times

Students return to Whitworth campus, hoping to avoid COVID-19 in close living quarters

精算师的工作是对风险给出一个经济数值。例如,飓风摧毁一幢临海别墅的可能性,或某养老制度的长期负债。CareerCast.com的出版人托尼李(Tony Lee)说,在一个充满各种自然和人为风险的世界,精算行业正蓬勃发展。他还说,精算师人才目前有很大缺口,所以其薪资还在不断上涨。(据美国劳工部统计,2010年精算师的薪资中值为87,650美元。)

The Female Warlord Who Had C.I.A. Connections and Opium Routes
Julia Hartz
“The employee submitted a message through the company web site.”

郭晶晶与霍启刚(香港近代富豪霍英东的孙子)的秘密恋情已经引起了全民的想象,人们似乎在关注运动员赛场表现之余,也愈加关心起他们的私人生活了。
这就真相了,我同意。

Companies that cut support roles during the downturn, the report notes, will be "adding staff to help make departments more productive and efficient." That trend may herald a happy new year for job hunters.
Xinhua reported in 2015 that the MOE and five other central government departments were putting together a task force to ensure that football thrives in the country's schools.
Russian President Vladimir Putin took a 10% pay cut last year, as his country sank into a deep recession. But that was after his salary more than doubled in April 2014, to roughly 9.7 million rubles.
But Anne Simpson, senior portfolio manager and director of global governance at the US pension fund Calpers, a prominent Apple shareholder, believes his ethical stance is more than just posturing. “He has a charming disregard for showmanship,” she says. “Tim Cook applies this Apple notion of elegance and excellence to these new arenas.”

Read the story here.

—Chad Sokol, The Spokesman-Review

State DOH confirms 501 new COVID-19 cases in Washington

Airbnb Showdown
15. 有趣的巧合。环球影业是题材最具多样性的制片公司之一,它发行了《生活残骸》,也发行了《冲出康普顿》,还有《泰迪熊2》(Ted 2)。环球影业的女导演也是最多的,12月初,它占据了今年24%的市场份额。
2. 谷歌文档

该调查讨论了对未来的预测:"生活成本总是变化的,来年将发生的变化已经有了迹象。"
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韩云平表示,去年全国的质量监督部门共提交了36000起和违反质量标准有关的案件,涉及金额达23亿人民币(约合3.33亿美元)的货物。
It was the second weekend in a row that Venezuela's socialist government opened the long-closed border with Colombia and by 6 a.m. Sunday a line of would-be shoppers snaked through the entire town of San Antonio del Tachira. Some had traveled in chartered buses from cities 10 hours away.

—Megan Burbank
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Coronavirus crisis shatters India's economic and geopolitical dreams

Chinese companies filed 7,150 patents with the European Patent Office (EPO) in 2016, a year-on-year increase of 24.8%, according to figures released by the EPO last Tuesday.
According to the announcement, the new administrative center in Tongzhou will put infrastructure upgrades and ecological improvement on top of the agenda. The municipal government hopes to improve public services in education, healthcare, cultural events and industries in the district.
What growth dollar exports did see among major trading partners came from shipments to the US, which rose 5.5 per cent year on year to $37.06bn. Exports to South Korea also showed growth of 8.3 per cent to $10.2bn.

We learned that animals may make choices based on aesthetics.
很多人会这么想:“只要我努力工作,我总会被人注意到的。” 但是这通常不对。如果你想升职,那么当一些责任分到你头上,让你大施拳脚,你一定要让你的上级,你上级的上级知道你到底为公司贡献了什么。
13个原因
注册营养师艾利克斯?图鲁夫称:“糖屑中含有糖分,而金片与此不同,它不含碳水化合物、脂肪或蛋白质,所以不能提供热量,没有味道,主要用于装饰。”
worthwhile
当晚的最大赢家要属兰伯特、埃里克·丘奇、杰森·阿尔丁和卢克·布莱恩。其中兰伯特更是一骑绝尘,既收获了最佳女歌手,还凭借《Over You》一举囊获年度最佳单曲和年度最佳歌曲。
approval

据美国艾美仕医疗信息研究所周四发布的名为《全球用药:展望2018》的报告,2013年的药品费用支出提高了7个百分点,而2014年的药品总支出将达1.06万亿美元。
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“Cooling measures [are] the most important issue affecting the [residential] property market in Hong Kong,” says Thomas Lam, head of valuation at Knight Frank. “That is why all the major institutional plans are looking at the office market in the past two or three years.”

Mr Ravenscroft ended up leaving teaching to found Enabling Enterprise, a body that seeks to bridge the gulf between schools and business by taking pupils out of the classroom and giving them practical projects and visits to businesses, including UBS, the bank, and Freshfields, the law firm.
对中国来讲,不发展是最大的风险。我们保持中高速的稳定增长,本身就是在为世界稳定做贡献。
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《日落》
il不+legal合法的→不合法的
当时,Spielman正在耶路撒冷Emek Tzurim国家公园橄榄山的斜坡上检查泥土。突然就注意到了这个小小的矩形物件。

But at the end of a madcap Golden Globes (Ms. Fey toasted it as 'the beautiful mess we hoped it would be'), the major honors soberly ended up with the favorites. David O. Russell's con-artist caper 'American Hustle' led with three awards, including best film comedy. And despite missing out in the other six categories it was nominated in, the unflinching historical drama '12 Years a Slave' concluded the night as best film drama.
近日,英国《金融时报》披露了中国北方很多地区例行公布的关于国内生产总值(GDP)的虚假数据。在那些地区,可靠的替代证据表明,地方政府“抹平”了经济增长数字。他们人为地推高了2012年至2016年期间的增长数字,掩盖了真实的低迷期,去年又掩盖了真正的复苏。
(G.I. Joe: Retaliation)以及两部小规模电影,加起来在全球的票房收入总计13亿美元。
格罗斯出尔反尔,不可理喻:四个月前他还警告说美联储正在构造一颗信贷超新星、一个新的信贷泡沫,这个泡沫将击垮贝南克资助华尔街庞氏骗局、吹起一个巨大金融泡沫、进而将美国之未来置于巨大风险之下的自负的、高风险的实验。
At the time of the third presidential debate in October both candidates churlishly refused to greet or bid farewell to the other in the custom of the handshake.
成功的CEO都保持着都极有规律的生活,他们每天早起,锻炼身体,身边会放一些点心补充能量,每周拿出几个晚上进行社交。

摆放一个小书架,用来放自己的杂志或报纸,这一方面有利于节省空间,另一方面可以让你能够很快找到自己想要的东西。
斯科特的发言人丽贝卡·凯利告诉《人物》杂志:“显然这位年轻的佛蒙特人对服务很感兴趣,任何人提出的想法想让佛蒙特成为一个更好的地方,都能。”
These documentaries use the standard tools — archival footage, talking-head interviews, carefully selected musical cues — to write history in the present tense. In the era of Black Lives Matter, the stories of the Black Panthers and the jazz singer and activist Nina Simone could hardly be more relevant. Mr. Nelson and Ms. Garbus tell them beautifully.
2012中国创新人物奖中国互联网行业常常被描述成冒牌王国,尤其是对在中国被禁的那些公司的仿冒。中国搜索巨头百度(Baidu Inc.)的网站外观很像谷歌。腾讯的旗舰产品、即时信息服务QQ于1999年以OICQ的名字发布,与当时流行的即时信息服务ICQ功能相似。新浪(Sina Corp.)广受欢迎的微博总是被西方媒体说成“与推特(Twitter)类似”。

Read the story here.

—The New York Times

Overfed and underexercised, some dogs are putting on pandemic pounds

此外,菲亚特一款引擎不仅首次进入《沃兹汽车》十大引擎榜单,而且还是一款电动发动机,这就是起亚500E所使用的83千瓦发动机。遗憾的是,该车只在加利福尼亚州发售,但是如果汽油价格上涨至每加仑4.00美元大关或以上,市场力量可能说服这家汽车生产商进行更大范围的分销。
The number of such applications in Beijing last year increased 426% from that of 2015.
《一个开车从来不回头看的沙特女子》(A Saudi Woman Who Got Behind the Wheel and Never Looked Back)

许多人和伙伴一起学习效果会更好。如果你也是这样的话,可以在班上组建一个学习小组,或者加入一个已有的小组。
Foreign robot makers sold 103,191 robots to China in 2017, up 71.9% from a year earlier.

Henda Ayari
gala=milk牛奶,milky way=银河系以xy结尾的只有4个单词,xy表示交织在一起,象坐标线一样,银河系也象星星交织在一起。参:neodoxy(n 新学说;新见解);orthodoxy(adj 正统的);heterodoxy(n 非正统;异说)

But yeah, of course they should tank. And so should the Kings. Again. And the Heat. And the Magic. These are mediocre teams, at best, without high upsides even in the most optimistic projections.
虽然汉德曾在英国石油公司(British Petroleum)担任过多年全球品牌、营销与创新高级副总裁,但她现在却在从事更加环保的事业。Project Frog的使命是希望通过易于建造的空间(通常几天或者几个月便可完成),彻底改造建筑行业。相比教育与医疗等行业的传统建筑,Project Frog的建筑可以节省约50%的能源。汉德的计划似乎已经奏效:公司今年的收入预计将增加一倍以上。

The government's next snapshot of the job market, due Friday, will be distorted by Sandy, which devastated the Northeast in late October, leaving many jobless. Economists say Sandy could temporarily knock anywhere from 100,000 to 150,000 off of the government's jobs tally for November, resulting in job growth of under 100,000 or even much less.[qh]
除了编程和写作业,达洛伊西奥开始抽时间来阅读自然语言处理(natural language processing)方面的文章。他还学习了拉丁文和中文,并且对语言学理念产生了浓厚的兴趣,例如语法框架、语素解析,以及上世纪60年代语言学家理查德?蒙塔古(Richard Montague) 的理论。达洛伊西奥热情地说道,他是我最喜欢的语言学家,根据他的理论,自然语言可以被视作遵照一定句法写出的编程语言。

This compared to a decade ago when there were six Asian cities, 10 European cities and four US cities in the top 20 of the list that calculates living costs in 131 cities in 93 countries and is used by companies for costings when relocating staff.
Wang Jie, the general manager of a Beijing-based investment company, said the higher pay for executives in the financial and real estate industries shows the imbalance of development in China.
越南昆岛——越南昆岛曾是臭名昭著的昆岛监狱所在地,由16座独立的小岛组成;现在,它的美景及海鲜正变得越来越有名气。
The average pay for executives in educational companies was the lowest, just over 2.8 million yuan and about one tenth that of their counterparts in the financial sector.
suc下面,cumb躺-躺下去-屈从

Children show “Paper-cutting Flowers” (China Southern Dance School under the China Dancers Association)
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紧随其后的是内蒙古自治区地方地震局的一个岗位,周二有768名报考者选择了该岗位。

补救办法:当我们在做出重大决定时,例如接受(或拒绝)工作邀请时,我们往往会受到信息性偏见的影响。如果我们认为自己做出了正确的选择,就首先会想到那些支持这种想法的信息。但如果我们担心自己犯了错误,我们的潜意识就会增强这种直觉。在做出工作的决定时,如果你习惯性地怀疑自己的能力,这个问题不在于你以前所做的职业选择是否正确,而在于你需要建立自信,相信自己有能力选择让自己满意的职业,并对结果有一定的把握。若要解决这个问题,需要回忆你在做出这个选择时所处的环境和当时你所优先考虑的因素,然后看看现在所处的环境和优先考虑的因素是否发生了变化。此外还要与职业顾问合作,理清工作决策,帮助你增强进入新领域的信心、承担风险和谈判的能力。
Tongzhou was designated as the site of a new administrative center for the municipal government to help relieve the current heavy pressure on public services in downtown Beijing, where the central government is located.
The gig economy
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默里留了满脸胡子,这样汉农就能修剪成附图中这种浓密的胡子。“比尔以前从没留过这种胡子,”汉农说,“加点新东西,挺可爱的。”

Read the story here.

—The Washington Post

COVID-19 child care crisis is pushing mothers out of the workforce

A teenage student in Southwest China's Chongqing Municipality has been sentenced to one year in jail after trying to poison fellow students for being too noisy in class, local media reported last Wednesday.
达奇斯说:2011年达美乐的品牌热情大幅度增长,但是2012年无法与之相提并论。他们不能每年都重新设计食谱,真是太可惜了。
The Female Warlord Who Had C.I.A. Connections and Opium Routes

谈到乌克兰,普京再次否认俄罗斯军队在东乌克兰境内活动。那里的亲俄罗斯分离主义运动正在与乌克兰政府军作战。但是他说,莫斯科从未否认有人在那里开展属于“军事领域”的行动。他还说,俄罗斯没有制裁乌克兰的计划,但不会让乌克兰享受优惠贸易待遇。
Insead is top of the 2017 Financial Times global ranking of the best 100 MBA programmes. It is the second year that the multi-campus international business school has taken the number one spot, after claiming it for the first time last year.
Traders heading for the exits: 'Unsustainable trends can survive much longer than most people anticipate, but they do end when their 'time is up, at the culmination of their time cycles.' They analyzed more than 20 cycles: 'Nearly unanimously point to tectonic shifts in the months and years ahead.'

全国31个省(区、市)1767所高校43万多名学生接受了调查。89.2%的受访者曾考虑过创业,18.2%的受访者称有强烈的创业意向。
Nearly four in 10 US residents say the severity of recent natural disasters such as Superstorm Sandy is evidence the world is coming to an end, as predicted by the Bible, while more than six in 10 blame it on climate change, according to a poll released on Thursday.
将学习放在最重要的位置
A·O·斯科特
对于很多西方白人来说,取得“获得性身份认同”(登上山巅)的机会似乎已经变得遥不可及。所以“先赋性身份认同”——也就是他们的“白”——变得比以往更加重要起来。
Company: BooginHead

Part of the appeal of online programmes lies in their flexibility, reach and slower pace of delivery than cam-pus-based MBAs. Apart from IE, which imposes an 18-month time limit, participants have on average about five years to complete their degrees.
capacity
是的,另一个萨克拉门托不该垫底的原因就是:费城今年有权和他们交换选秀权。因此,国王队完全没可能得到状元签,而且他们得到前三签位的可能性也很低。
Democracy is at bottom a civilised form of civil war.

随着俄罗斯货币卢布一再对其他货币贬值,近年来去往俄罗斯旅游的旅客也在逐渐增多。
“我们正努力留住并吸引更多的年轻专业人士和创业者,我们感谢每一个在我们国家工作和投资的年轻人。”
n. 薄片,切片

电商巨头阿里巴巴集团创始人、董事局主席马云连续第三年成为我国"IT首富"。

在收入最高的大学毕业生中,科学和工程领域占据了主导地位,其中软件工程、生物科学和电子信息工程是最赚钱的专业。
CPI涨幅放缓主要是由食品价格导致的,尽管食品价格涨幅仍高于总体涨幅。10月份,食品价格同比上涨1.9%,低于9月份的2.7%和8月份的3.7%。非食品价格涨幅从1.0%降至0.9%。
[in'vig?reit]

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—The Associated Press
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Reminder: Where to get free COVID-19 tests in King County

广州:符合条件非本市户籍 老人有望纳入穗低保

Company: The Grommet
Writing for a Mini-Series or Movie: D.V. DeVincentis, “The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story” (“Marcia, Marcia, Marcia”)
Now a white-haired grandfather, Belmonte has never regretted missing the 1950 match, particularly since his mother died just a few days later. "I decided not to go, and it was a good decision," he told the reporters.
在最新毕业的这届校友中,超过90%在结束项目后的3个月内接受了工作邀请。

They're open to anyone who cannot access a COVID-19 test through their regular healthcare provider. The locations have limited hours; contact a location directly for hours or to make an appointment. They're all listed here.

全面提升质量水平。
开发商:Frontier、Microsoft Studios

There's also a free testing-by-mail option offered by the Greater Seattle Coronavirus Assessment Network, with enrollment here.

—Daniel Beekman

How to navigate COVID-19 risks during Labor Day weekend

n. 舒适,安逸,安慰,慰藉
[i'mju:niti]

As Labor Day weekend begins, Public Health - Seattle & King County officials addressed concerns about COVID-19 by sharing graphics that show various activities placed along a risk spectrum.

Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.
Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.

事实上,无论是詹妮弗加纳还是詹纽瑞琼斯、肯达尔詹娜,大家都拍下了她们所挑选出的最能唬人的南瓜,兴奋地送走十月,迎接十一月万圣节的到来。
全球最佳大学排行榜是根据科睿唯安公司提供的数据和标准得出的。
成长的故事:现代的巴黎郊区与20世纪70年代的旧金山,这两部影片以残酷的城市和无尽的热情,把成长为女人的可怕惊险之路变得戏剧化。

Enrollment: 424
9. Am I spending too much? Overspending can lead to stress, clutter, and financial complications. It can also turn into a nasty habit over time. Saving money is an excellent practice and you will more than likely be glad you did in case of an emergency.

Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.
Public Health – Seattle & King County shared “risk spectrum” graphics for Labor Day weekend.

经济学家原本还预计,今年1至10月份全国固定资产投资(不含农户)增长速度会与1至9月份的增长速度8.2%持平。
谷歌:“遗嘱福利”

有些科学家认为,那些记忆力超群的人其实是采用了一种特殊的“归档法”来使自己记忆的东西变得有条理。有的时候,魔术师们也会用上一些需要超高记忆能力的心理欺骗术使观众连连惊叹。但是你如果你只是担心自己会忘记日常生活中的一些小事情,其实并不需要用到心理欺骗术这么高端的东西啦!一些科学小方法就可以帮助你实现这个目标。以下就是10个提高记忆能力的方法,你记得住吗?
将第10题到14题的分数相加,计算自己在“社交抑制”维度的得分。
Despite it being not that different from the typical bottle opener, the BOx does have a nice design made with stainless steel and solid wood.
'She enjoys it and we don't force her to do anything she doesn't want to do.'

After weeks of nail-biting auditions and five days of tense semi-finals, Britain’s Got Talent picked one of the 11 acts to be the 2014 champion.
养老保险基金收不抵支的省份正在增多。作为去年养老保险基金入不敷出的6个省份之一,黑龙江的企业养老保险可支付月数最多仅为1个月。
As he scanned the Internet for knowledge, D'Aloisio decided that what he really needed was a better way to determine, at a glance, what was worth reading. He envisioned a summarization tool that used language theory to give a meaningful synopsis in fewer than 400 characters.

—Daniel Beekman

Colleges are using 'COVID dorms,' quarantines to keep virus at bay

A total of 61 IPOs were launched on the Shanghai and Shenzhen stock exchanges, down 67 percent on the same period last year. About 28.8 billion yuan (4.3 billion U.S.dollars) was raised, down by 80 percent.
促进消费稳定增长。
The collaboration with business is important, adds Teach First, not just for the funding but to help schools equip students with more of the skills required by modern employers.
鉴于《速度与激情7》定于2014年夏季在各大院线上映,“巨石强森”将再次迎来丰硕的一年。凭借影片《海格力斯》(Hercules)他还可以做得更好。该片讲述的是这位神话英雄在完成其著名的12件苦差后的生活,极有可能拍摄续集。如果该部影片也能取得巨大成功,那么约翰逊在2014年将获得丰厚的票房收入。

今年,竞争最激烈的职位--中国民主同盟中央委员会接待处--有大约10000人参与竞争。
Wang Chunfa, executive secretary of the China Association for Science and Technology, has expressed deep concern over the retraction, which came just days after he met in Beijing with Arnout Jacobs, the head of Springer Nature for Greater China.
“He’s informal, candid and approachable,” says Ginni Rometty, chief executive of IBM, who praises him as “very authentic. It’s the hallmark of a modern CEO. What you see is what you get.”
For: The National Board of Review gave it their best film, actor and actress awards.
你是否经常闷闷不乐、心情不好?
gala=milk牛奶,milky way=银河系以xy结尾的只有4个单词,xy表示交织在一起,象坐标线一样,银河系也象星星交织在一起。参:neodoxy(n 新学说;新见解);orthodoxy(adj 正统的);heterodoxy(n 非正统;异说)
JUSTIFIED (FX, Jan. 20) The series-long love-hate relationship between Deputy Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) and his friend and nemesis Boyd Crowder (Walton Goggins) will be resolved, one way or another, in the show’s sixth and final season.

n. 基金;资金,现金(fund的复数) v. 提供资金
学员平均年龄:37岁
另有其他四部国产电影挤入榜单前十位,排名第三的是《羞羞的铁拳》,第四名为《功夫瑜伽》,第五名为《西游伏妖篇》,第八名为《芳华》。
Finally, only two schools join the open ranking for the first time this year. Antai College of Economics and Management at Shanghai Jiao Tong University comes straight in at 32 and Eller College of Management at the University of Arizona is ranked 68th out of 75.
We learned about the power of human ingenuity in our solar system’s deep reaches.
我的同事Sylvia Guinan让我意识到,热爱足球的丈夫应该告诉他的妻子在2014世界杯期间需要注意的一些事情。
9、邦德经历风险无数却总能死里逃生。当然,人物本身是虚构的。有意思的是,研究证明,肌肉男更皮实。实际上,肌肉不发达对男性来说,可能很要命。(可能就是发达的肌肉让他得以活命的吧,我怀疑他会死于心脏病或前列腺癌)。
别了,唐(Don)和他完美的西服;别了,佩姬(Peggy)和她的格子裙;别了,琼(Joan)和她的珠光宝气以及紧身连衣裙。

v. 擦亮,磨
This year the list features nine heads of state who run nations with a combined GDP of $11.8 trillion — including the No. 1 Power Woman, German Chancellor Angela Merkel. The 24 corporate CEOs control $893 billion in annual revenues, and 16 of the women here founded their own companies, including two of the three new billionaires to the list, Tory Burch and Spanx’s Sara Blakely. Speaking of, this year’s class has 14 billionaires valued in excess of $82 billion.
Nova School of Business and Economics consolidated last year’s strong performance by climbing a further 14 places to 17.

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—The Associated Press
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Summer without fairs leaves farm kids heartbroken

单词approval 联想记忆:

About 80% U.S. state and county fairs have been 解读2015年家具行业十大热点问题 by eliminating carnival rides, concerts and tractor pulls, according to the International Association of Fairs and Expositions. Some are only allowing youth livestock competitions and auctions or opening for “fair food drive-thrus.”

这也是短信应用独有的棘手问题。在消费内容时,我们希望广告乖乖待在一边。没人想在聊天时突然有条广告蹦出来。雷表示:“人们在聊天时最不想看到的就是打断对话的广告条或弹出式广告。可能这在非个人的网络上还管用,但在短信中,人们最恼火的就是看到传统广告。”
想要工作稳定,最重要的是你与老板的关系。即使他跟你说:“我很想留住你,但是他们一定要让我辞退你。”这很有可能是假话。他才是那个下决定的人。
伊朗持不同政见电影人扮演一个几乎不合格的德黑兰出租车司机,带来一部狡猾的伪纪录片,深入探讨电影的悖论,以及专制统治下日常生活中的矛盾。
China’s trade surplus grew to Rmb496.2bn last month from Rmb382.1bn in December. Economists expected it to inch higher to Rmb389bn. In dollar terms, China’s trade surplus rose to $63.29bn from $60.09 in December and versus expectations of $60.6bn.

Life's ups and downs
n. 光泽,上光剂,优雅,精良
本次伦敦奥运会,中国队派出了焦刘洋和刘子歌的双保险参加女子200米蝶泳比赛。刘子歌是北京奥运会该项目冠军,并且保持着世界纪录的头衔,焦刘洋则是北京奥运会亚军,去年上海世锦赛冠军。从报名成绩来看,焦刘洋和刘子歌排名也都靠前,女子200米蝶泳将是中国泳军在伦敦奥运最有把握夺金的项目之一...

在排名靠前的学校中,英国华威商学院(Warwick Business School)排名提升最大,从第16位提升至第9名。整体而言,上海交通大学(Shanghai JiaoTong University)的上海高级金融学院(Shanghai Advanced Institute of Finance)排名提升最大,从第28位提升至第14位。
adj.
Anne-Sylvaine Chassany
意大利语piloto“划浆""的变体→飞行员,领航员

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—The Associated Press

Catch up on the past 24 hours

Welcome back: Chanie Stamford woke her daughters Mkinnley, 6, and Saniyah, 11, at 6 a.m. on Friday and told them to shower, eat breakfast and get dressed.  Bright and early, they were up for an extraordinary first day of school: online, and at home. Seattle Public Schools (SPS), the state’s largest school district, kicked off its “soft start” to school Friday. There are no immediate plans to resume learning in-person.

Glitches galore: SPS students spent a few hours Friday getting to know their teachers and classmates over Microsoft Teams, but many families reported difficulty getting on the platform. Some said they were booted out of class calls or couldn’t access certain features such as the chat window or view camera feeds.

Money moves: Small and medium-sized Washington cities and counties that didn’t get coronavirus relief money directly from the federal government were given nearly $190 million this week from the state’s share of the funding. Details here.

We're No. 5: Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, more people have been taking daily walks or finding creative ways to work out at home. According to a study by Quote Wizard, outdoorsy Washington ranks fifth nationally on a list of states with the highest percentage of physically active people. The study used Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data.

Biden tested: Joe Biden said Friday that he’d been tested at least once for the virus that causes COVID-19 and promised he will be tested regularly during his general election campaign against President Donald Trump. The Democratic nominee also blasted Trump for downplaying the coronavirus and thus ensuring that it will continue to kill Americans and ravage the economy.

Labor Day spike? Americans headed into the Labor Day weekend amid warnings from public health officials not to make the same mistakes they did over Memorial Day and July Fourth. Some officials fear that backyard parties, crowded bars and other gatherings will cause the coronavirus to come surging back.

Death toll: The global death toll from the coronavirus pandemic could triple by year’s end, with an additional 1.9 million deaths, while a fall wave of infections could drive fatalities in the United States to 410,000, according to a new forecast from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington.

WHO promise: The head of the World Health Organization said the agency will not recommend any coronavirus vaccine before it is proved safe and effective, even as Russia and China have started using their experimental vaccines and other countries have proposed streamlining authorization procedures.

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