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21 09月
'World's Largest Indoor Ski Resort (度假地)' Coming to China -- via Dubai
1. China's latest import is snow. From Dubai. 2. Well, not quite. Dubai-based retail ...
21 09月
Chinese Billionaire Leaves the U.S. despite Arrest on Suspicion of Sexual Assault
1. BEIJING -- Chinese billionaire and tech mogul Qiangdong Liu returned to China on Monday, t...
21 09月
Coca-Cola Agrees to Acquire British Coffee Chain Costa
1. Coca-Cola announced Friday that it will acquire the British coffee chain Costa, the second...

The Power of Reading
        By Stephen Krashen
Students who read a lot become
                BETTER READERS.
They have better scores at tests.
They have greater vocabulary.
They are better at grammar.
They are better at speaking.
They are better at listening.
They have better spelling.
They write better.
They read better.
They read faster.
They know more.


Clint Eastwood: a Filmmaker Like No Other
   1."Go ahead, make my day" is one of the most famous cinema lines ever spoken in the history of Hollywood. The actor was Clint Eastwood, and the fil...
Pulling out Nine Tons of Trash
   1.A work crew consisting of 150 volunteers worked for eight hours in a light drizzle (毛毛雨,细雨) on Saturday to clean Carson Creek of almost nin...
Southwest Airlines Bans Exotic Emotional Support Animals
   1.Options (选择权) are getting limited for travelers looking to fly with unconventional (非传统的) animal companions (伴侣). Southwest Airline...
Obama Reveals He Was Once Booted from Disneyland
   1.Former President Barack Obama told a crowd at a rally in California that he was once kicked out of Disneyland for smoking. 2.In a story that...
'World's Largest Indoor Ski Resort (度假地)' Coming to China -- via Dubai
   1. China's latest import is snow. From Dubai. 2. Well, not quite. Dubai-based retail giant Majid Al Futtaim -- the company behind Ski D...
Rooftop Gardens: Buzzing and Blooming
   1. Should weary hacks (雇佣文人) trudging (吃力地走) at the end of the day from The Economist’s office to Charing Cross station...
Chinese Billionaire Leaves the U.S. despite Arrest on Suspicion of Sexual Assault
   1. BEIJING -- Chinese billionaire and tech mogul Qiangdong Liu returned to China on Monday, three days after Minneapolis police arrested him on...
Hunting for Fossils in the Quirks (奇事) of Language
   1. When stone tools were recently found in China, they were interpreted as proof that the exodus (大批离去) of humans from Africa took pla...
Exercising for 90 Minutes or More Could Make Mental Health Worse, Study Suggests
   1. Exercising for 90 minutes a day or more could make mental health worse, a major new research suggests. 2. In the largest study of i...
Hallquist Will Make History as First Openly Transgender (变性人) Major Party Nominee for Governor
   1. Christine Hallquist's bid to become the country's first transgender governor will clear an historic hurdle (障碍) on Tuesday. 2. Hallquist wi...
Coca-Cola Agrees to Acquire British Coffee Chain Costa
   1. Coca-Cola announced Friday that it will acquire the British coffee chain Costa, the second-largest coffee house in the world, for about $5.1...
How Does Dog Saliva Turn into a Life-Threatening Infection?
   1.A Wisconsin man was preparing for additional surgeries after having part of his legs and forearms amputated (截肢) because of a dog lick that led...
Why Does Ebola Keep Showing up in the Democratic Republic of Congo?
   1.When news broke this week that the Democratic Republic of the Congo is facing yet another Ebola (埃博拉病毒) outbreak, many public health experts...
Tips for Cruising with Kids
   1. (CNN) -- Cruises score big points with families, offering up value, adventure and convenience (see the world and unpack once!). 2.&...