Social Sciences

What makes your life meaningful

What makes your life meaningful? The Pew Research Center has published a new study revealing what thousands of US adults said when they were asked exactly that. Pew conducted two surveys at the end of 2017 to put together the report, which was published this week, just in time for Thanksgiving. The first survey asked 4,867 people open-ended questions—“What about your life do you currently find meaningful, fulfilling or satisfying? What keeps you going, and why?”—with no restrictions on how they could answer. The second asked 4,729 to choose from 15Read More

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班主任提醒:先抓孩子习惯,再谈成绩!老师家长必读

班主任提醒:先抓孩子习惯,再谈成绩!老师家长必读        新学期就要开始了,要谈孩子的成绩,先抓习惯,只有养成了良好的习惯,学习成绩才能稳步提升,看看下面这些好习惯你家孩子有没有!   0......

Clubs in a USA High School

Acts of Random Kindness *Advisor- Scott Nelson *Room 702- Club meets Fridays during lunch We high school students face stress, anxiety, drama, and negativity from time to time. The Acts of Random Kindness Club strives to make high school a little more pleasant by conducting uplifting campaigns, activities, and projects, because it’s the little things in life that make a difference. Through ARK-tivities such as “ARK Loves You” posters for victims of bullying, Kindness Scavenger Hunt, Finals Week Care Packages, and Thank You Letters for janitors and faculty, ARK hasRead More

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Making Caring Common

Preface January 2007   I wasn’t quite certain who was more in a state of shock, Ethan or me.  We had been at the local Y where John and I had been taking him for group swim lessons religiously since he was a toddler and this Saturday morning John had stayed back with Ethan’s two younger siblings, Charlie and Savanna.  It was after the Christmas break and we were back with a new class, beginning a new session.  Having proudly received the note at the end of the last sessionRead More

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Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

How to fine-tune the internal monologue that scores every aspect of our lives, from leadership to love. BY MARIA POPOVA “If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,” Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: “Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…” Far from Pollyanna platitude, this advice actually reflects what modern psychology knows about how belief systems about our own abilities and potential fuel our behavior and predictRead More

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U.S. Students Improve in Science–but Just Barely

U.S. Students Improve in Science–but Just Barely Fourth- and eighth-graders score better than before, but weak gains and overall poor marks hint at long way to go By Tanya Lewis on October 27, 2016 Credit: Corbis ADVERTISEMENT | REPORT AD Experts have long decried U.S. student performance in math and science, but new data suggests cause for cautious optimism. A nationwide report on student achievement in science, released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Education’s National Assessment of Educational Progress, showed that fourth- and eighth-graders have improved since 2009, the lastRead More

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外卖战中的送餐小哥:撑起300亿市值 为碗面落泪

2016-12-27 14:41:06 来源: 每日经济新闻 1次接6单。 这曾经是外卖员周武的极限。 如今这个数字变成了8单。这意味着,1个小时里他最多要连续跑遍3公里内的8个不同地点。 “一......

中国家庭的教育乌托邦

2016-12-16 15:40 作者杨静茹 新京报人物记者 于笑笑的家里很乱,爸爸于建军在房间的不同角落放了好多筐子甚至盆子用来盛书,14岁的女儿到哪手边都可以拿到中外名著或者名作家全集。墙面......

厉以宁:移民社会有效率 而效率主要来自道德基础

2016-12-14 10:21:14 来源: 网易财经 1/7 北京大学光华管理学院名誉院长 厉以宁 网易财经12月14日讯  2017年网易经济学家年今日在北京举行,在“展望2020”主论坛......

基辛格谈特朗普胜选:我原以为希拉里会赢

2016-11-11 11:55:00 来源: 环球时报-环球网(北京) (原标题:基辛格谈特朗普胜选:民众精英现断层 中俄必仔细斟酌应对) 【环球网报道 记者 王一】唐纳德·特朗普意外在美国大......

Five awkward photos of Trump meeting Obama

US Election 2016 When Donald Trump met President Barack Obama at the White House, their antipathy was barely concealed. Mr Trump has called the president the worst in history, while Mr Obama said the Republican was unfit for the office. The New York hotel developer, now president-elect, persistently questioned the birth legitimacy of the Hawaii-born president, and was publicly mocked for it by Mr Obama. The two men spoke for more than an hour in the Oval Office on Thursday and when they emerged, they tried to put their bitterRead More

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林毅夫撰文回应张维迎指出的四个错误

林毅夫撰文回应张维迎指出的四个错误 2016-11-08 19:26:00 来源: 第一财经日报(上海) 林毅夫 基础科学的革命不受企业家精神影响,而是政府支持的科学家推动的,政府部门发挥了相当......

10 Qualities All Successful People Share (That Have Nothing To Do With Talent)

10 Qualities All Successful People Share (That Have Nothing To Do With Talent) The Muse Contributor LEADERSHIP When I was in ninth grade, my cross country coach told me I’d never run a mile in under seven minutes and 30 seconds. “You’re too short and stocky,” he said neutrally. “Have you considered swim team?” I remember jogging away with tears in my eyes, convinced I had no fate as a runner. My mile time hovered stubbornly between eight and nine minutes for the next three months—and when the cross-country season wrappedRead More

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柔术人生:向上的态度

【原标题:不偷渡到香港,就得去富士康,部分摘录】 2016-10-26 15:33:  作者李不圆 荒牧的道馆是香港为数不多的纯巴西柔术道馆。因为需要大面积场地,一般开在商铺地带武馆为了更广泛地......

美国加州大学经济系教授:中国房价为什么失控

美国加州大学经济系教授:中国房价为什么失控? 2016-10-24 14:49:55 来源: 南方人物周刊(广州) 美国加州大学伯克利分校经济系教授巴里·埃森格林(Barry Eichengre......

Trump delivers harsh remarks on Clinton at charity dinner

Trump delivers harsh remarks on Clinton at charity dinner By Eric Bradner, CNN Updated 10:44 AM ET, Fri October 21, 2016 … Trump digs at Clinton during Al Smith dinner Donald Trump: I’m a modest person Trump joked about Melania’s RNC speech at charity dinner The best jokes from past Al Smith dinners Hillary Clinton’s entire speech at the Al Smith dinner Donald Trump’s entire speech at the Al Smith dinner Best moments from Al Smith dinner in 2 minutes Clinton jabs at Trump’s campaign manager Now Playing Clinton jokesRead More

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Third Debate Guests Include Trump Tormentor, Benghazi Mom, Obama Half-Brother

Third Debate Guests Include Trump Tormentor, Benghazi Mom, Obama Half-Brother October 19, 201612:14 PM ET Twitter The final presidential debate is Wednesday night on the campus of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) in Las Vegas. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images Psy-ops in the guest box continues at the third and final presidential debate. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are both using guest tickets in a calculated effort to rattle their rivals, or at least send a signal to voters watching on TV. The in-your-face guest list includes two billionaireRead More

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Trump’s most dangerous gambit

Is the GOP candidate trying to win anymore, or just intent on destroying the presidency? By EDWARD-ISAAC DOVERE 10/20/16 05:02 AM EDT LAS VEGAS — There are three weeks left until the election, but who knows how many more before Donald Trump would concede, should he lose. And clearly, there’s no end date in his quest to undermine Hillary Clinton’s increasingly likely presidency. He wasn’t cute or coy about it Wednesday night. Asked by moderator Chris Wallace whether he’d hold true to the basic principles that have guided American electionsRead More

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Why Donald Trump is betting on Nevada

Why Donald Trump is betting on Nevada By Maeve Reston, CNN New CNN polls: Trump, Clinton in tight swing state races 03:05 Watch the final presidential debate on CNN at 9 pm ET Las Vegas (CNN)Donald Trump returns to Nevada Wednesday for the final presidential debate in a state that is critical to his path to the White House — and one where he has remained tied with Hillary Clinton despite all the turmoil rocking his campaign. Nevada has been kind to Trump, handing him a resounding victory in thisRead More

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Cupertino: Local school districts tackling declining enrollment

Cupertino: Local school districts tackling declining enrollment By        KRISTI MYLLENBECK | kmyllenbeck@bayareanewsgroup.com August 24, 2016 at 12:04 pm With a new school year underway, both Cupertino districts are taking a hard look at future enrollment. Superintendents from the Fremont Union High School District and Cupertino Union School District have expressed concerns about shrinking enrollment numbers projected for the next five years. “We are looking at a decline in enrollment,” said Wendy Gudalewicz, Cupertino Union superintendent. “What’s happening in this district is we have very large classes; sixth, seventh and eighth [grade] areRead More

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香港大学2015暑期学术文化交流课程报名启动

由香港大学、中华文化交流基金会联合主办的2015年CSE暑期学术文化交流课程(以下简称“CSE课程”)开始接受报名。参与学员将与来自港大、哈佛、剑桥、牛津等世界顶尖学府的优秀学生交流,了解国际知......

美高中上演毕业快闪《Shake It Off》 现场气氛超嗨

【环球网综合报道】据英国《每日邮报》6月17日报道,美国新罕布什尔州朴茨茅斯一所高中的毕业生以创意快闪在当天的毕业典礼上惊艳四座,235名毕业生们随着泰勒·斯威夫特的热门单曲《Shake It ......

美国高中SAT试卷离奇失踪 236名学生将重考

据美国中文网报道,近日美国佛吉尼亚州劳登县中学发生了一起离奇的试卷失踪案,原因未查明,导致236名考生受到影响,将重新参加学术能力评估测试(SAT)。 5月2日,劳登县一所中学的236名高中生参......

教育|中国式批评不一定不好,美国式表扬也有问题

       随着赵薇主演的电视剧《虎妈猫爸》热播,中国教育模式又一次引发话题。6月18日,美国加州大学河滨分校学校心理学专业助理教授王慈欣接受澎湃新闻专访,阐释她眼中的中美校园及家庭教育差异。......

巴菲特:提高最低工资无法缩小贫富差

WARREN BUFFETT 图片来源:Getty Images/Illustration Works “美国梦”承诺,教育、个人努力和良好品行的结合可以让任何出身卑微的公民成为至少小有建树的成......

在美国,人们已经失去了过穷日子的本领

J.O.B,在美国这三个单词是一个短语的缩写:Just Over Broke,也就是“比破产好一点”。而Job这个单词的意思相信大家都懂:工作。那么结合起来看,不就是指近几年已经被广为熟知的一个......

赞!美国男子用废弃材料为流浪者建迷你屋

【环球网综合报道】据英国《镜报》4月29日报道,美国洛杉矶男子埃尔维斯(Elvis)利用废弃材料为60岁的无家可归者斯莫奇(Smokie)建造了一间迷你屋,从此改变了斯莫奇的生活。 埃尔维斯没有......

汶川震后,“范跑跑”这七年

汶川震后,“范跑跑”这七年 南方都市报[微博]何瑫2015-05-12 13:18   2008年5月12日的汶川大地震,36岁的中学教师范美忠从距离震中15公里的教室中抛下学生夺命而出,却又亲......

揭秘土豪大学:女生被录取送180万奖学金

[摘要]纽约大学阿布扎比分校可谓是神一般的学校,就读于此的学生,不仅大学四年不用花一分钱,还可以享受学校提供的其他福利。塞克斯通校长每两周飞来阿布扎比,给大一新生上课。 近日,有媒体报道,南京外......

奥巴马给女儿的16条建议

Life is short. It may feel like it takes forever sometimes, but the reality is that you live, and......

Obama takes daughters book shopping

President Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha did some shopping on Small Business Saturday at the Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, D.C. According to some tweets, traffic heading northbound on Connecticut Avenue towards the store was temporarily shut down. The president and his daughters also visited the bookstore last year, chatting with customers and purchasing 21 books. This year he purchased 17 titles, including, “Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End” by Atul Gawande, “Brown Girl Dreaming” by Jacqueline Woodson, among others. The Saturday after Thanksgiving hasRead More

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奥巴马称想到女儿即将上大学 自己大白天哭几次

美国总统奥巴马最近因即将到来的空巢症候群,常常老泪纵横。他说,自己因女儿即将上大学离家而伤心。 “大白天也会流泪” 美国媒体7日报道,目前奥巴马16岁的大女儿马莉娅高中都还没毕业,但奥巴马说他只......

诺亚方舟的发现

1984年,英国考古人员宣布在埃及发现了《圣经》中记载过的诺亚方舟,并配发了多张图片。但事实上,按《圣经》记载,诺亚方舟为世界上每一个物种都留了一个位置,据此算来,这样大的船,至今人类都无法造出......

世界文明史上的十大惊天谎言 – 尼斯湖怪兽

尼斯湖怪兽的起因比百慕大还要离奇。几十年前,一张不甚清晰的尼斯湖怪兽照片震动了整个科学界,而拍这张照片的盖斯是当地的旅游接待人员。10年前,他承认所谓的尼斯湖怪兽,是他用洗衣机排水管、泡沫塑料及......

世界文明史上的十大惊天谎言- 百慕大死亡三角

1.百慕大死亡三角   在众多科学骗局中,百慕大传说是影响最大且流传最广的一例,但它的起因只是第二次世界大战中几个美国飞行员的传说而已,由于百慕大地处大西洋中心,为了吸引更多的旅游者,百慕大政府......

Good to know

[Science] Good to know Maine also offers many special designations for license plates. 33,877 car owners have chosen the veterans plate. That dwarfs all other plates in their category that ranges from fire fighters (4,090 plates) to handicapped (12,078). There is just one Medal of Honor plate, and good for that plate owner. While the sportsman’s plate has grown in popularity over the past five years, rising from 11,409 plates to 24,717 currently on cars, the loon plate has declined significantly from 53,753 in 2010 to 43,337 today. The lobsterRead More

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[Science] Good to know Maine also offers many special designations for license plates. 33,877 car owners have chosen the veterans plate. That dwarfs all other plates in their category that ranges from fire fighters (4,090 plates) to handicapped (12,078). There is just one Medal of Honor plate, and good for that plate owner. While the sportsman’s plate has grown in popularity over the past five years, rising from 11,409 plates to 24,717 currently on cars, the loon plate has declined significantly from 53,753 in 2010 to 43,337 today. The lobsterRead More

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[Science] Good to know Maine also offers many special designations for license plates. 33,877 car owners have chosen the veterans plate. That dwarfs all other plates in their category that ranges from fire fighters (4,090 plates) to handicapped (12,078). There is just one Medal of Honor plate, and good for that plate owner. While the sportsman’s plate has grown in popularity over the past five years, rising from 11,409 plates to 24,717 currently on cars, the loon plate has declined significantly from 53,753 in 2010 to 43,337 today. The lobsterRead More

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